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29 January, 2020
 

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1. Island sees above average rainfall this winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/island-sees-above-average-rainfall-levels-this-winter

During the first month of 2020, Nicosia saw 169 per cent of the average January rainfall levels, the Met Department showed on Wednesday. Meanwhile, December saw some striking meteorological events as well, including strong rains and winds, hail, and snowfall, the Press and Information Office said on Wednesday....

2. Mother says state ‘dishonest’ in son’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-says-state-‘dishonest-in-son-s-death

A woman in Cyprus is accusing the state of a cover-up in her son’s death, saying a recent ECHR judgment reprimanding the Republic over an 'inadequate investigation' was not enough and she was demanding to know the whole truth...

3. UNFICYP draft under ‘silence procedure’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-draft-under-‘silence-procedure

A resolution renewing the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for an additional six months is under the “silence procedure” and it is expected to be adopted on Thursday if no member breaks the silence...

4. Greek Diaspora Minister on first Cyprus visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-diaspora-minister-on-first-cyprus-visit

The newly-appointed Greek Diaspora Minister, Costas Vlasis, arrived in Cyprus on Tuesday to hold a series of meetings over the next two days in view of strengthening bilateral cooperation on matters relating to the diaspora and missing persons....

5. EU tells UK it will 'never, never, never' compromise on single market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-tells-uk-it-will-never-never-never-compromise-on-single-market

The European Union will “never, never, never” compromise on the integrity of its single market, its chief Brexit negotiator warned Britain on Monday, saying London must now face reality after underestimating the costs of leaving....

6. Tripartite meetings do little to bolster Turkey relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tripartite-meetings-do-little-to-bolster-turkey-relations

Tripartite meetings constitute one of the most successful initiatives of the island’s foreign policy, though they do little toward Cyprus’ problems with Turkey, prominent academic and former diplomat to Cyprus Michalis Attalides told Kathimerini in an interview....

7. Health Ministry geared up against coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/head-ministry-geared-up-against-coronavirus

Health Ministry officials are fully prepared to implement a coronavirus management protocol that has been drawn up, should the virus affect the local population, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Monday....

8. Nicosia ups efforts ahead of UNFICYP vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ups-efforts-ahead-of-unficyp-vote

Nicosia is intensifying efforts over the final makeup of an UNFICYP draft resolution in New York, as the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus is expected to be renewed ahead of its expiry at the end of the month...

9. Flamingo deaths raise alarm in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-deaths-raise-alarm-in-cyprus

Over a dozen flamingos were found dead at Aliki salt lake in Larnaca, with officials playing down the incident while members of the Green party are calling for an investigation...

10. Estranged husband denies killing wife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/estranged-husband-denies-killing-wife

The suspect in the Paphos murder was remanded in custody for eight days on Friday, with local reports saying he had confessed to a group of fellow Syrian men that he killed his wife to restore honour...

11. Freezing weather sweeps through Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freezing-weather-sweeps-through-cyprus

A number of schools opened late or remained closed in foothill communities due to very cold weather on Friday, while weather-related incidents were recorded all over the island...

12. Paphos murder suspect apprehended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-murder-suspect-apprehended

A murder suspect and husband of a Syrian woman who was stabbed to death in Paphos earlier this week was arrested in Limassol on Thursday...

13. Cyprus under severe wind warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-severe-wind-warning

A severe wind warning has been issued for Cyprus as very powerful winds from the north are expected to pound the island late on Thursday...

14. Northerly winds to pound Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/northerly-winds-to-pound-cyprus

Strong winds are making their way to Cyprus, as a northern front is expected to make landfall on the island late Thursday night...

15. Nicosia suspicious over Yavuz drilling spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-suspicious-over-yavuz-drilling-spots

The government of the Republic of Cyprus believes Turkey has obtained privileged drilling information regarding an area off the southern coast of the island...

16. Turkey blocks Cyprus from Geneva conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-blocks-cyprus-from-geneva-conference

Turkey has blocked a request from the Republic of Cyprus to take part in the global Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, as an adversarial relationship between the two countries is growing more intense...

17. Syrian men deported in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-men-deported-in-the-north

Syrian refugees who arrived in Cyprus last week were deported by Turkish Cypriot authorities after spending several days in detention...

18. Egypt issues warning over Cyprus rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-issues-warning-over-cyprus-rights

Egypt has sent out a warning on Sunday about repercussions of any unilateral moves that could breach the rights of the Republic of Cyprus and pose threats to security and stability in the Middle East...

19. DP World Limassol agrees to revise policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dp-world-limassol-agrees-to-revise-policy

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has been promised a change of policy at DP World Limassol, with the company saying it would service more than two cruise ships in a given day following complaints...

20. Berengaria sees hope on the horizon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berengaria-sees-hope-on-the-horizon

Local media reported on Thursday that investors have been found for a potential revival of the historic Berengaria, with rumours pointing to renovation plans for the abandoned property in the Troodos Mountains...

21. Cyprus hopes to join US visa waiver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-to-join-us-visa-waiver

Cypriot officials say they are setting up a task force aimed at including the country in the US visa waiver programme the soonest possible...

22. Cyprus pays off costly crisis loan early

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pays-off-costly-crisis-loan-early

The Cypriot finance minister says the government is repaying an IMF rescue loan faster and at a lower rate after a double bond issuance expected to secure most of the country’s borrowing needs for 2020...

23. Human remains found in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/skeletal-remains-wash-up-in-larnaca

Local reports emerged on Tuesday saying human remains have been found on two separate occasions in the water at a Larnaca beach...

24. Cyprus hopes cooler heads will prevail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-cooler-heads-will-prevail

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday said he hoped more sensible ideas would prevail regarding the situation in the Middle East, while sources expect "no unpleasant surprises” ahead of a mandate review for UN peacekeeping on the island...

25. Libya blames maritime tensions on Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-blames-maritime-tensions-on-greece

Libya has slammed Greece in a recent letter to the United Nations, accusing Athens of refusing to play fair, while US State Secretary Mike Pompeo says he is taking on a new initiative to de-escalate Greco-Turkish tensions over maritime borders...

26. Both US and Iran claim ‘self defence’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/both-us-and-iran-claim-‘self-defence

Iranian UN ambassador has sent a letter to the UN Security Council calling Tehran’s missile strikes a "measured and proportionate" act of "self-defense,” while the US also says killing Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was for self defence...

27. Cyprus okays US ’forward deployed’ unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-okays-us-forward-deployed-unit

Nicosia has accepted a request from Washington regarding the arrival of an American Rapid Deployment Forces unit for humanitarian purposes in case of an emergency...

28. Heavy rains slam all of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rains-slam-all-of-cyprus

Local authorities all over the island were busy Wednesday dealing with the aftermath of heavy rains, while road closures were caused by heavy runoff both north and south...

29. Greek Premier asks Trump for support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-asks-trump-for-support

US President Donald Trump hailed his country's "extraordinary" relations with Greece as he welcomed Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the White House on Tuesday...

30. Cypriots weathering windstorm aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-weathering-aftermath-of-windstorm

A wind advisory was set to expire Tuesday following several reported incidents and damages, while an east-moving low barometric pressure around Rhodes was showing signs of gradually falling by mid-week...

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