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1. V-E Day marked the turning point towards a democratic, prosperous, and peaceful future

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Today is the 75th anniversary of the Allied Victory in Europe in World War II - “V-E Day.” This is a day to remember and honor the shared sacrifice, enduring commitment, and unflinching bravery of the Allied forces and the underground movements in defeating Fascism in Europe. We also remember the immense sorrow and misery suffered by so many, and we recognize the bravery and sacrifice of tens of millions of civilians in the Second World War....

2. President: mistakes, complacency over Easter will mean restrictions drag on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-mistakes-complacency-over-easter-will-mean-restrictions-drag-on

Addressing the nation anew on Thursday, President Nicos Anastasiades said that this weekend, which marks the Greek Orthodox Easter, will test the island’s population but stressed the need for absolute compliance with restriction measures so that it can remain feasible to begin a gradual lifting of the measures as soon as possible....

3. Quarantined students in north put foot down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quarantined-students-in-north-put-foot-down

Turkish Cypriot students who flew to the north on a charter flight were up in arms over quarantine accommodations, while both sides of the island were having a hard time convincing people to comply with quarantine rules...

4. National Guard to oversee returnees quarantined in hotels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-national-guard-to-oversee-returnees-quarantined-in-hotels

As of Saturday, the National Guard will be bolstering efforts for the surveillance of quarantine facilities where some 1,300 repatriated Cypriots will be isolated for two weeks....

5. Paphos medic found after coronavirus scare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-medic-missing-after-coronavirus-incident

Police have tracked down a medical practitioner in Paphos who went missing after he and other individuals were known to have come in contact with a confirmed coronavirus case...

6. EU slams Trump’s Europe travel ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-slams-trump-s-europe-travel-ban

The European Union has slammed the new anti-virus travel ban announced by US President Donald Trump, lashing out at an “unilateral” decision taken “without consultation.”...

7. Turkish special forces fire over Greek military vehicle at border, Kathimerini learns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-special-forces-officers-fired-over-greek-military-vehicle-at-border-kathimerini-learns

There is evidence of a sharp increase in aggressive behavior by Turkish security forces in both the Aegean and at the Evros land border, Kathimerini has learned. ...

8. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

9. Cyprus confirms two coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-two-coronavirus-cases

The island’s first two confirmed coronavirus cases were recorded on Monday, Health Ministry sources said...

10. Police hold the line at Ledra checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-hold-the-line-at-ledra-checkpoint

Greek Cypriot police at Nicosia's Ledra crossing thwarted a barricade breach by Turkish Cypriot protesters on Saturday, as demonstrations against the checkpoint shutdown continued on both sides of the divided island...

11. Soldier quarantined in Cyprus 'high risk' case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-quarantined-in-cyprus-high-risk-case

A Greek soldier has been quarantined in Cyprus after a trip he took to visit his family where his mother tested positive for the coronavirus...

12. Protesters march for checkpoint closings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-march-for-checkpoint-closings

A large group of protesters flocked to downtown in old Nicosia on Wednesday, condemning a recent barricade breach at Ledra checkpoint and calling for crossings on the divided island to be shut down on a permanent basis...

13. Greek forces use tear gas to repel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-forces-use-tear-gas-to-repel-migrants

Greek riot police and troops used water cannon and tear gas on Wednesday against hundreds of migrants as they made another attempt to cross the border from Turkey into Greece....

14. Turkish FM alleges three migrants killed trying to cross Greek border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-fm-alleges-three-migrants-killed-trying-to-cross-greek-border

A war of words between Ankara and Athens over the migrant crisis escalated on Tuesday when Turkey’s foreign minister said without providing evidence that Greek soldiers had killed three migrants attempting to enter the country, a claim denied by Greece....

15. Greek army, police dig in along Turkey border after migrant clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-army-police-dig-in-along-turkey-border-after-migrant-clashes

Greek troops and riot police remained on high alert on Tuesday along the land border between Greece and Turkey, the main flashpoint in an escalating row between the EU and Ankara over how to deal with a new wave of migrants and refugees....

16. Man in custody over Ledra protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-court-over-ledra-protest

A local resident was remanded in custody on Sunday over a Saturday incident at Nicosia's Ledra crossing, when protesters broke through barriers that had been set up in response to the coronavirus threat...

17. Greek border crackdown amid concerns over Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-crackdown-amid-concerns-over-turkey

Greek government sources on Friday stressed that authorities are boosting security at the country’s border following reports that Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from traveling to Europe....

18. Turkish delegation to visit Moscow to discuss Syria's Idlib

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-delegation-to-visit-moscow-to-discuss-syria-s-idlib

A Turkish delegation will go to Moscow in coming days to discuss the escalating conflict in Syria’s Idlib region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday, adding that around 1 million people had been displaced there due to Russian-backed Syrian attacks....

19. Government ups the ante on Spiftire impasse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-the-ante-on-spiftire-impasse

The Republic of Cyprus has already decided on measures to be taken in the event that the UN fails to resolve the Spitfire Café impasse between the Nicosia Municipality and the Turkish military....

20. Turkish soldiers attempt to block work on Spitfire coffeeshop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-soldiers-attempt-to-block-work-on-spitfire-coffeeshop

Turkish soldiers in civilian clothes on Thursday attempted to block the Nicosia Municipality crew working on historic Spitfire coffeeshop in Nicosia, the Municipality reported....

21. North cries foul over Spitfire operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-cries-foul-over-spitfire-operation

Turkish Cypriot officials in north Nicosia are accusing city crew maintenance in the south of sneaking into the buffer and stealing a number of items with UNFICYP weighing in and calling on involved parties to back away from the iconic Spitfire Cafe...

22. Structural support work begins on historic 'Spitfire' coffeeshop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/municipality-launches-structural-support-work-on-historic-spitfire-coffeeshop

Cleaning and structural support work has begun on the iconic but dilapidated Spitfire coffeeshop located on the Green Line, at the Paphos Gate area of the Nicosia walls, the Nicosia municipality announced on Wednesday....

23. Turkey deploys extremists to Libya, local militias say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-extremists-to-libya-local-militias-say

Syrian militants affiliated with groups such as al-Qaida and the Islamic State group are currently being sent by Turkey to fight on behalf of the UN-supported government in Libya, according to two Libyan militia leaders and a Syrian war monitor....

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. Minister explains joint patrols downtown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-explains-joint-patrols-downtown

The interior minister says joint patrols in downtown Nicosia are meant to prevent crime and combat illegal migration, while also clarifying that the two are not necessarily connected to each other...

27. Armed patrols begin this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-patrols-begin-this-weekend

Armed soldiers and police officers will very soon be holding joint patrols in downtown Nicosia, with the justice minister saying the measures are being taken to combat crime, terrorism, and illegal immigration...

28. Remains of soldiers killed during 1964 Turkish bombing discovered in Pachyammos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-soldiers-killed-during-1964-turkish-bombing-discovered-in-pachyammos

The remains and personal items, possibly belonging to a number of National Guard soldiers, killed during the 1964 aerial bombardment of the Tylliria area by Turkey, have been discovered at the site of a former makeshift hospital in Pachyammos, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou has said....

29. Pachyammos bombsite dug up 55 years later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pachyammos-bombsite-dug-up

Experts in the Republic of Cyprus exhumed human remains in the northwest some 55 years after Turkish planes bombed a Greek Cypriot stronghold in Pachyammos...

30. World’s last divided capital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-s-last-divided-capital

As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus' no man's land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world's last — on Europe's southeastern frontier...

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