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24 September, 2020
 

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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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....

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. Turtle found dead off Limassol coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turtle-found-dead-off-limassol-coast

There has been no official word following the discovery of a sea turtle carcass that washed ashore in Limassol over the weekend...

18. Syrian refugees dropped off in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-dropped-off-in-cyprus

A new boatload of Syrian refugees arrived in the Republic of Cyprus Wednesday, with 47 people dropped off at Tylliria in the early hours...

19. Syrian refugees picked up off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-picked-up-off-cape-greco

A boat carrying seventeen people was spotted off Cape Greco on Monday, with reports suggesting they are all presumptive refugees from Syria...

20. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus safe and sound

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-safe-and-sound

An inflatable boat with twenty Syrian refugees on board arrived in Cyprus on Monday, following a two-day trip in the open sea that started in Lebanon...

21. Police recover sunk boat in Xylofagou fatal accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-recover-sunk-boat-in-xylofagou-fatal-accident

The sunken powerboat in Xylofagou has been recovered as authorities try to piece together what caused an accident where a 60-year-old woman died during a family outing...

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