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04 June, 2020
 

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1. The growing complications of the reopening of checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-growing-complications-of-the-reopening-of-checkpoints

The discussion for the reopening of checkpoints will be anything but an easy feat, as in addition to the role played by the epidemiological situation, the matter is inevitably being politicized in view of ‘elections’ set to take place in the north, but also in light of the UNSG’s report expected around the end of June....

2. Cyprus to launch SMS campaign to stem migrant arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-sms-campaign-to-stem-migrant-arrivals

Cyprus is launching a multilingual SMS campaign to head off more migrant arrivals by dispelling the mistaken belief the European Union member country is a gateway to the continent, the Cypriot interior minister said Sunday....

3. Cyprus records third least coronavirus cases in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-third-least-coronavirus-cases-in-eu

Among all European countries, Cyprus has so far recorded the third least coronavirus cases, data released by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control on Wednesday showed....

4. President: Lockdown measures extended until end of April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-measures-extended-until-end-of-april

Lockdown and other measures in place to contain the coronavirus outbreak will be extended until April 30, with no exceptions to be made during the Orthodox Easter period, President Nicos Anastasiades said in his televised national address on Wednesday night....

5. NGOs raise alarm over inhumane conditions at overcrowded migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngos-raise-alarm-over-inhumane-conditions-at-overcrowded-migrant-detention-camp

Two migrant and refugee support NGOs, Cyprus Refugee Council and Caritas Cyprus, have raised the alarm over the inhumane conditions that have developed in the Kokkinitrimithia camp, particularly since the coronavirus pandemic broke out on the island....

6. China's ambassador responds to US criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-responds-to-us-criticism

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia is firing back at US and media criticism over his country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, adding that he believes Cyprus will win the battle against the coronavirus...

7. EU leaders call for recovery plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-call-for-recovery-plan

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades took part in a video conference with the EU leaders, as the bloc sought to find common ground on how best to share the burden...

8. British High Commission issues FAQ responses for UK tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commission-issues-faq-responses-for-uk-tourists

The British High Commission on Wednesday provided a series of responses to frequently asked questions by British tourists in Cyprus regarding the unfolding coronavirus pandemic on the island. ...

9. Cyprus confirms three new coronavirus cases, total hikes to 10

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-three-new-coronavirus-cases-total-hikes-to-10

The Republic of Cyprus saw three additional confirmed coronavirus cases on Thursday evening, raising the total to 10. A second COVID-19 case was also confirmed in the north earlier in the day...

10. Μeasures needed to curb flow of migrants through Green Line, Anastasiades tells Akinci

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-needed-to-curb-flow-of-migrants-through-green-line-anastasiades-tells-akinci

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed grave concern about the “organised and increasing illegal flow of migrants through the Green Line” and told the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, that measures need to be taken. ...

11. UN: EU needs to stop bickering, support Greece on refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-eu-needs-to-stop-bickering-support-greece-on-refugees

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday urged European Union countries to give more resources and support to Greece as it faces a new wave of migrants and refugees from Syria and other parts of the Middle East....

12. Support for solution widespread though many undecided, survey shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/support-for-a-solution-widespread-though-many-undecided-survey-shows

Support for a solution remains strong, contact between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots is at its uppermost level and demand for economic contact between the two communities is high, the latest, the February 2020 Pulse survey showed....

13. EU scrambling to contain COVID-19, calls for coordinated response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-eu-scrambling-to-contain-covid-19-calls-for-coordinated-response

European Union countries should coordinate their responses to the outbreak of the coronavirus to avoid diverging approaches, the EU’s Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides told reporters....

14. Cavusoglu: Greece must be prepared to share in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-greece-must-be-prepared-to-share-in-the-east-med

Turkey is willing to reach a compromise with Greece as long as the latter is prepared to share in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....

15. Cyprus gets tough on economic migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tough-on-economic-migrants

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is determined to cut down on asylum and residence permit applications by blocking economic migrants from filing non-legitimate petitions...

16. British comic runs through divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-comic-runs-through-divided-nicosia

British comedian Eddie Izzard is running 28 marathons around European capital cities in a month, in a bid to promote unity and shared humanity across the continent...

17. Nicosia to press on with energy plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-to-press-on-with-energy-plans

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades says Nicosia’s energy plans are moving forward while criticizing Ankara for seeking preconditions for dialogue...

18. British High Commission replies to British expats FAQ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commission-replies-to-british-expats-faq

The British High Commission in Cyprus compiled and replied to some of the most frequently asked questions by UK nationals in Cyprus, providing further clarity on what British expats living on the island can expect post-Brexit. ...

19. Greece seeking EU alliances to boost migrant returns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-seeks-eu-alliances-to-boost-migrant-returns

As tensions at migrant camps on the Aegean islands simmer amid continuing arrivals, the Greek government is looking at ways of accelerating the return of those whose asylum applications are rejected....

20. British High Commissioner talks trade, free movement after Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commissioner-talks-trade-free-movement-after-brexit

In an interview with the Cyprus News Agency, British High Commissioner in Cyprus, Stephen Lillie, talks about what tomorrow will look like, and what applies for Cypriot and British nationals living in both countries, which he said share a deep historical relationship....

21. UN says its plan for military contacts not recognition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-says-its-plan-for-military-contacts-not-recognition

The UN intend to enquire both sides in Cyprus about their ideas concerning the establishment of an effective mechanism for direct military contacts, after a relevant reference in the UNFICYP resolution the Security Council passed Thursday. ...

22. WHO declares a global health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-declares-a-global-health-emergency

The World Health Organization has declared coronavirus a global health emergency, saying the fast-spreading virus has infected more than 8200 people across the world...

23. 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....

24. 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...

25. Cypriot president joins leaders in Jerusalem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-joins-leaders-in-jerusalem

World leaders and royalty from around the world gathered in Israel on Wednesday to attend a Holocaust forum in Jerusalem, marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp...

26. Iran says military shot down plane in error

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-says-military-shot-down-plane-in-error

Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 people aboard and voiced its deep regret, after initially denying it brought down the aircraft in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on US targets in Iraq...

27. Video shows plane going down in Tehran

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-shows-plane-crashing-in-tehran

A Ukrainian airliner crashed soon after taking off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport on Wednesday, killing all 176 people aboard, Iran’s state television and Ukraine’s leaders said...

28. Greece, Cyprus and Israel sign EastMed deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-cyprus-and-israel-sign-eastmed-deal

Greece, Israel and Cyprus have signed a deal for an undersea pipeline designed to carry gas from offshore deposits in the southeastern Mediterranean to continental Europe...

29. Cabinet adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-adopts-ihra-definition-of-anti-semitism

The President’s Cabinet has approved a decision by which the Cypriot Government adopts the definition of anti-Semitism as it has been spelled out by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance...

30. EastMed bill squeezed through federal budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-bill-squeezed-through-federal-budget

US Senator Bob Menendez on Monday applauded a bipartisan deal on federal government spending that is comprised of 12 appropriations bills, including legislation shaping American strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean...

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