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1. US ambassador’s murder in Cyprus still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-s-murder-in-cyprus-still-unresolved

The killing of the American Ambassador in Cyprus in August 1974 made headlines on Friday, as it happens every year on the island on the anniversary of his death, with convoluted information emerging in the public domain through the years and no convictions half a century later...

2. Kea opens spectacular shipwreck dive sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-opens-spectacular-shipwreck-dive-sites

Jacques-Yves Cousteau would probably have been surprised to learn that the wreck of the World War I Britannic (the sister ship of the legendary Titanic) he discovered in 1975 off southwestern Kea would be listed as an underwater historical site almost 50 years later, becoming one of a handful of such marine parks in the world. ...

3. Police on high alert following Russian invasion in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-on-high-alert-following-russian-invasion-in-ukraine

Cyprus Police are taking increased measures outside embassy buildings in Nicosia, following the Russian invasion in Ukraine, Police spokesperson Christos Andreou told the Cyprus News Agency, adding that measures are being taken in other places in the capital Nicosia but also island-wide....

4. Refugees choose rough seas over Cypriot port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-choose-rough-seas-over-cypriot-port

A refugee boat believed to be bound for Italy escaped custody at Kato Paphos port on Thursday, after passengers were not allowed to disembark the previous day but spent the night onboard awaiting further instructions from Nicosia...

5. Four daredevils cheat death in Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-daredevils-cheat-death-in-cape-greco

Four people in Ayia Napa were pulled to safety on Sunday following a coastline rescue mission in windy conditions, with officials reminding the public to keep away from cliffs at Cape Greco’s sea caves...

6. EU aims for deal with Turkey to stem migrant flows to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-aims-for-deal-with-turkey-to-stem-migrant-flows-to-cyprus

The European Union could work out ways to stem the flow of migrants from Turkey to Cyprus and other EU nations...

7. Syrian mom with newborn beats Cyprus pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-mom-with-newborn-beats-pushback-in-cyprus

A pregnant woman who reached Cyprus on a refugee boat last month has given birth to a boy, while the rest of her family and other passengers who were pushed back to Lebanon were said to be facing deportation to Syria...

8. Marine patrol chased out of northern waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marine-patrol-chased-out-of-northern-waters

A Greek Cypriot police vessel was chased out of an area north of Tylliria, with reports saying shots were fired before an encounter with a Turkish coast guard vessel came to an end, while a Turkish Cypriot statement denies such an incident ever took place...

9. Another refugee boat pushed back in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-refugee-boat-pushed-back-in-cyprus

A boat carrying 58 presumptive refugees including women and children was pushed back by Cypriot authorities, after a standstill ended when marine police received instructions from land to escort the vessel back to Lebanon...

10. Bloated body found in Ayia Napa waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloated-body-found-in-ayia-napa-waters

The corpse of a man was spotted at a beach in Ayia Napa on Monday morning, with authorities trying to establish the identity of the body already in the process of decomposition...

11. Mystery over tied-up dead turtle in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mystery-over-tied-up-dead-turtle-in-limassol

Officials on Monday said they knew nothing about a sea turtle incident at Governor’s Beach, after a photo was posted online over the weekend showing a tied-up carcass on a rocky cliff by the water...

12. Syrian refugees escorted to Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-escorted-to-cape-greco

A total of 75 undocumented migrants from Syria reached the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, after a Cypriot coast guard vessel escorted their wooden boat to Cape Greco...

13. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

14. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

15. ECHR asks Cyprus to explain boat incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-asks-cyprus-to-explain-boat-incidents

The European Court of Human Rights has asked the government of the Republic of Cyprus to answer questions concerning recent refoulement of undocumented travelers at sea, in response to a request of an interim measure from a local attorney handling another case...

16. Cyprus defends blocking migrant boats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-blocking-migrant-boats

A police task force from the Republic of Cyprus is hoping to hash out a plan with Lebanese authorities to deter “economic migrants” from traveling to the island, as government and state officials rush to respond to criticism over a decision to send back undocumented migrants to the neighbouring country...

17. Boat carrying refugees pushed back by Cyprus, ends up in UN area

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boat-carrying-refugees-pushed-back-by-cyprus-ends-up-in-un-area

A boat carrying 21 refugees from Lebanon and Syria that reached the Paralimni shore on Monday was pushed back by marine and port police, only to disembark in a nearby UN-controlled area on Tuesday....

18. Police say party boat did not violate rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-say-party-boat-did-not-violate-rules

Police say there were no health protocol violations on a crowded vessel off Protaras on the weekend, following concerns that passengers on a party boat had exceeded the legal threshold...

19. Man killed in propeller boating accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-killed-in-propeller-boating-accident

A man was killed in an apparent marine accident in Larnaca on Sunday, with reports saying he was out fishing when he was struck by a speedboat...

20. Suspicious container searched at Limassol port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspicious-container-searched-at-limassol-port

Reports of a possible explosives shipment prompted authorities at Limassol port to investigate a suspicious container from Egypt that was bound for Syria...

21. Cyprus blocks another boat citing coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-blocks-another-boat-due-to-coronavirus

A video showing a Republic of Cyprus coast guard vessel pursuing a boat of undocumented migrants has emerged, with police saying they blocked the boat due to the coronavirus crisis...

22. Body spotted on Akamas cliff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-spotted-on-akamas-cliff

The body of a young man was spotted on a rough coastal terrain in the Akamas areas on Tuesday morning by volunteer divers who were on the lookout for a missing person....

23. Boat carrying over 50 migrants spotted off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boat-carrying-over-50-migrants-spotted-off-cape-greco

A boat carrying more than 50 migrants was spotted off the coast of Cape Greco, police announced on Tuesday....

24. Coast guard seizes catch of the day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coast-guard-seizes-catch-of-the-day

Another boat has been caught fishing without a licence off the coast of Cyprus, as local coast guard officers increase efforts to target illegal activities beyond territorial waters...

25. Locals stage protest on Lara beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-stage-protest-on-lara-beach

A protest in favour of local exploitation of Lara beach was held on Sunday in response to activists and state officials who recently reiterated that illegal human activity on turtle nesting sites will not be tolerated...

26. Search for late night swimmer in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-resumes-for-late-night-swimmer-in-limassol

A search and rescue operation resumed Wednesday morning in search of a Polish national who went for a night swim in Limassol and never rejoined his friends on the beach...

27. Larnaca completes another joint rescue drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-completes-another-joint-rescue-drill

A joint Search And Rescue exercise took place on Monday near the coast of Cyprus, with SAR Units and Personnel of the Republic of Cyprus and France taking part in CYFRA-04/19...

28. Minister offers way out of turtle nesting debacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-offers-way-out-of-turtle-nesting-debacle

Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis says he is ready to work with experts and communities in protecting sea turtle nesting areas in such a way that local residents could also benefit...

29. Audit office weighs in on turtle nests debacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/audit-office-weighs-in-on-turtle-nests

A report by the audit office slams the forestry department for removing acacia trees very close to turtle nests earlier this year, just as another confrontation between locals and conservationists in a nearby area is gaining traction...

30. Confrontation over turtle nests caught on tape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confrontation-over-turtle-nests-caught-on-tape

A group of European experts in a sea turtle conservation programme was asked by police to leave a beach in Argaka on Thursday, after locals showed up and pestered the visitors...

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