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1. Cyprus commemorates half a century since Turkish invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-commemorates-half-a-century-since-turkish-invasion

Half a century has passed since the tragic morning of July 20, 1974, when Turkish forces invaded Cyprus, marking the start of a prolonged period of death, destruction, and occupation that persists to this day. ...

2. Cyprus' political failure 50 years on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-political-failure-50-years-on

The 20th of July will mark the day the Turkish Army invaded and occupied 40% of the island of Cyprus. Greece’s Prime Minister Mitsotakis, dignitaries and other heads of state will be welcomed as guests by President Christodoulides to commemorate that historical dark event but to also make the customary petty speeches aimed to tickle people’s ears....

3. Turkish parliament urges recognition of Northern Cyprus as independent state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-parliament-urges-recognition-of-northern-cyprus-as-independent-state

In a resolution marking the 50th anniversary of Operation Attila, the Turkish parliament has called on the international community to recognize the occupied territories in Northern Cyprus as an independent state....

4. Cyprus marks 50 years since 1974 invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-marks-50-years-since-1974-invasion

This year marks fifty years since the 1974 coup and Turkish invasion, events that profoundly shaped modern Cyprus. ...

5. Cyprus and Greece commit to Eastern Med security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-commit-to-eastern-med-security

Defence Minister Vasilis Palmas stressed the joint commitment of Cyprus and Greece to make every possible effort to maintain peace, security, stability and cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean......

6. Armed convoy of 800 fighters from Paphos to Nicosia marred by tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-convoy-of-800-fighters-from-paphos-to-nicosia-marred-by-tragedy

In recent months, a freshly painted bus from another era has been placed in a shelter near the roundabout at the Paphos General Hospital....

7. Interior Minister stresses President's diplomatic pursuit for reunification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-stresses-president-s-diplomatic-pursuit-for-reunification

Minister of the Interior, Constantinos Ioannou, who, on Saturday, attended events that took place in Serres and Vergina in Greece to condemn the coup and the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in July 1974,...

8. Cyprus and U.S. celebrate strengthened ties at U.S. Independence Day event

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-u-s-celebrate-strengthened-ties-at-u-s-independence-day-event

The 248th anniversary of U.S. Independence was marked with a grand celebration hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia on Tuesday evening....

9. Varosha resolution: PACE calls for return to legal owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-resolution-pace-calls-for-return-to-legal-owners

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Thursday approved a resolution calling for the return of Varosha to its lawful inhabitants......

10. UK parties to support Cyprus reunification ahead of election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-parties-to-support-cyprus-reunification-ahead-of-election

UK political parties have responded to a call by the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK to pledge their support for a free and reunified Cyprus, as stipulated in relevant UN Security Council resolutions....

11. US, Cyprus launch strategic dialogue post Blinken-Kombos meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-launch-strategic-dialogue-post-blinken-kombos-meeting

Cyprus and US confirmed Monday the strategic aspect of their relationship and set the timetable for the beginning of the Strategic Dialogue which is going to be starting in September....

12. €102.3M spent on 275,000 people trained on 30,500 programs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€102-3m-spent-on-275-000-people-trained-on-30-500-programs

In the last five years, 275,000 people participated in 30,500 training programmes of the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA) and the total expenditure reached to 102.3 million euro,...

13. Kombos bolsters US relations while paving the path for Cyprus' future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kombos-bolsters-us-relations-while-paving-the-path-for-cyprus-future

Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos is currently on a diplomatic tour across three American states: Washington, New York, and Chicago. His agenda is packed with crucial meetings aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between the US and Cyprus,...

14. 60 Cyprus relics to be repatriated from Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/60-cyprus-relics-to-be-repatriated-from-germany

The long-running case involving Turkish antiquities smuggler Aydin Dikmen reached its conclusion Tuesday with an agreement signed for the repatriation of 24 ecclesiastical relics and 36 prehistoric and other antiquities to Cyprus by June 20....

15. Foreign Minister begins US diplomatic blitz

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-begins-diplomatic-blitz-in-the-us

Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs, Constantinos Kombos, embarks on a significant working visit to the United States, starting with engagements in Washington, New York, and Chicago....

16. Cyprus and Montenegro strengthen ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-montenegro-strengthen-ties-pave-way-for-eu-integration

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides extended a warm welcome to Montenegro's President Jakov Milatović on Monday during his official visit to Cyprus, expressing Cyprus' readiness to provide technical support to Montenegro as it aligns further with European standards....

17. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

18. Surge in Turkish Cypriot voters expected in upcoming elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-turkish-cypriot-voters-expected-in-upcoming-elections

With only a few days left until Sunday, June 9, European citizens will decide who will represent them in the European Parliament. Cyprus will send six representatives to the European Parliament,...

19. Stranded migrants face worsening conditions in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stranded-migrants-face-worsening-conditions-in-buffer-zone

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) expressed concern on Wednesday over the health and welfare of a group of asylum seekers stranded in the UN buffer zone, emphasizing the urgent need for access to asylum procedures....

20. Cyprus FM in Cairo to strengthen ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-in-cairo-to-strengthen-ties

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, Constantinos Kombos, is currently on an official working visit to Egypt. ...

21. Murders linked to firearms surge in Limassol and Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/murders-linked-to-firearms-surge-in-limassol-and-nicosia

The recent discovery of weapons in a cemetery in Oroklini serves as a stark reminder of the increasing presence of organized crime networks in Cyprus, particularly their access to military-style firearms, classified as illicit traded firearms....

22. Navigating summer stalemates in the Cyprus conundrum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/navigating-summer-stalemates-in-the-cyprus-conundrum

Historically, there has never been a peak in the Cyprus problem during the summer. The last significant event in Crans-Montana occurred at the start of the season....

23. Cyprus elevates maritime diplomacy with new Permanent Rep to IMO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-elevates-maritime-diplomacy-with-new-permanent-rep-to-imo

In a significant diplomatic move, the High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Kingdom, Kyriacos Kouros, formally assumed his role as the country's new Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization (IMO)....

24. Cypriots torn between Palestine and Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cypriots-torn-between-palestine-and-israel

The Greek Cypriot approach to the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis has always been conflicted, mainly because we don't know with whom to identify....

25. No negotiation on two-state solution with ambiguous sovereign equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-negotiation-on-two-state-solution-with-ambiguous-sovereign-equality

A two-state solution with the vague term of sovereign equality will never be negotiated by the Greek Cypriot side, President Nikos Christodoulides said on Sunday, stressing that ''we have no secret plan B.''...

26. President urges EU action for final settlement of Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-urges-eu-action-for-final-settlement-of-cyprus-problem

The Cyprus problem is a European issue par excellence and the European Union has every interest, but also obligation, to actively contribute through a leading role for its final settlement, using, utilizing all the politico-economic means and tools at its disposal in the context of EU-Turkey relations, President Nikos Christodoulides said in an address at an event on Thursday evening to mark Cyprus' 20th anniversary of accession....

27. Millions saved in Cyprus pension reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/millions-saved-in-cyprus-pension-reform

The saga surrounding multiple pensions remains in limbo, as two bills navigate the corridors of power, scrutinized by the Presidential office, Cabinet, and Parliament....

28. USA: Bipartisan bill aims to end US arms embargo on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-bipartisan-bill-aims-to-end-us-arms-embargo-on-cyprus

In a bipartisan effort, four Greek American members of the House of Representatives introduced a bill on Wednesday aimed at lifting the US arms embargo on Cyprus and abolishing the annual renewal requirement....

29. Ursula von der Leyen commends Cyprus for 20 years of transformation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ursula-von-der-leyen-commends-cyprus-for-20-years-of-transformation

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, emphasized the pivotal role of the European Union (EU) in fostering peace in Cyprus... ...

30. UCLA protests prompt large police deployment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ucla-protests-prompt-large-police-deployment

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), has become a focal point of tension as clashes erupted between pro-Palestinian activists and supporters of Israel, echoing similar unrest unfolding across American campuses....

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