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1. Police detain one person after Pournara incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-detain-one-person-after-pournara-incident

An asylum seeker in Cyprus was arrested over the weekend following an incident at Pournara migrant camp on Friday, when police made use of tear gas as people fled the overcrowded facility, with the interior minister vowing to expel anyone involved in clashes that also led to two tents catching fire...

2. Police gun drawn outside football stadium stirs debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-gun-drawn-outside-football-stadium-stirs-debate

A viral photo showing a police officer holding his firearm outside a football stadium in Cyprus has prompted the reaction of a law enforcement association that suggests proportional response to out-of-control football hooliganism could warrant the use of a lethal weapon...

3. Hooligan mayhem spills onto highway in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooligan-mayhem-spills-onto-highway-in-nicosia

Eye witnesses on the highway south of Nicosia found themselves in the middle of a full blown battle Sunday night, when football hooligans fought each other amid flares and smoke bombs, followed by tear gas from riot police who managed to make no arrests...

4. A 62-year-old woman relives the horrors of war during the 1974 Turkish invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-a-62-year-old-woman-relives-the-horrors-of-war-during-the-1974-turkish-invasion

Forty-eight years are not enough for a young girl to forget the systematic rape at the hands of Turkish soldiers, during the 1974 Turkish invasion. ...

5. Sri Lankan president flees country amid devastating economic crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sri-lankan-president-flees-country-amid-devastating-economic-crisis

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country on Wednesday and hundreds of protesters stormed the prime minister's office demanding his ouster, as a people's uprising over a devastating economic crisis overwhelmed security forces....

6. Greece preparing for mass migrant entry from Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-preparing-for-mass-migrant-entry-from-turkey

Amid rising tensions with Turkey, plans are being drafted to deal with the possibility of an attempted mass entry of migrants into Greece at the instigation of Ankara, in a repeat of the spring 2020 incident at the Evros land border....

7. Putin warns West of lightning retaliation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-warns-west-of-lightning-retaliation

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of lightning-fast retaliation if countries interfere in Ukraine as European leaders accused Russia of 'blackmail' over its cuts to gas supplies...

8. Urgency and skepticism clash as west probes chems in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgency-and-skepticism-clash-as-west-probes-chems-in-ukraine

Moscow says claims by American officials about the possibility of Russia using chemical weapons in Ukraine were 'baseless' as politicians and experts were becoming more skeptical about Kiev’s allegations...

9. Greek Cypriots honor EOKA boy’s sacrifice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-honor-eoka-boy-s-sacrifice

A Greek Cypriot boy who was shot and killed during a protest in 1955 was given a hero’s burial over the weekend, decades following a fight against Britain and an ethnic struggle for union with Greece...

10. 'Show this to Putin', a doctor in Mariupol says after the death of 18 month old Kirill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/show-this-to-putin-a-doctor-in-mariupol-says-after-the-death-of-18-month-old-kirill

A man dashes into a hospital with a desperately wounded toddler in his arms, the child’s mother on his heels. Doctors use smartphone torches to examine patients’ wounds....

11. Turkey: Tear gas used against women protesting against gender-based violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-tear-gas-used-against-women-protesting-against-gender-based-violence

Turkish police used tear gas on Thursday night against hundreds of women protesting in Istanbul to denounce gender-based violence and Turkey's withdrawal from the International Convention for the Protection of Women....

12. EOKA boy to get hero’s burial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eoka-boy-to-get-hero-s-burial

Greek Cypriot officials are on a quest to exhume the remains of a young boy, who was shot and killed during a student riot against British forces in 1956, in order to give him a hero’s burial...

13. One shot dead after rioters storm US capitol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-dead-after-rioters-storm-us-capitol

Trump supporters breached one of the most iconic American buildings on Wednesday, engulfing the nation's capital in chaos as electoral votes were being counted to confirm President-elect Joe Biden's win...

14. Anti-vaxxers clash with police in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-vaxxers-clash-with-riot-police-in-nicosia

Riot police clashed with protesters in west Nicosia on Thursday, where a demonstration took place against vaccinations and health restrictions imposed by the government...

15. Cyprus suspends freedom of assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-freedom-of-assembly

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on public gatherings, including the right to a peaceful assembly, saying high risks of spreading the coronavirus could take a toll on the country’s healthcare system...

16. Police feel tricked over Limassol protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-feel-tricked-over-limassol-protest

Police say the main organizer of Saturday’s chaotic protest in Limassol “broke his promise” after he reassured officials the demonstration had been canceled, while members of the public landed hard on authorities for not doing enough to clamp down on violent protesters...

17. Greek court rules Golden Dawn party criminal organization

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-rules-golden-dawn-party-criminal-organization

A Greek court ruled on Wednesday that the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, delivering a landmark guilty verdict in a marathon five-year trial....

18. Beirut calls off search and rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-calls-off-search-and-rescue

The Cypriot rescue mission in Beirut was on its way back to the island after Lebanon shifted its search and rescue focus to recovery, while world leaders including Anastasiades pledged aid amid violent protests over the weekend. ...

19. Pournara camp lockdown measures to be scrapped Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-camp-lockdown-measures-to-be-scrapped-monday

The Interior Ministry announced Friday that lockdown measures at the Pournara camp for refugees and asylum seekers will be scrapped on Monday....

20. Police use tear gas at migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-use-tear-gas-at-migrant-camp

Police officers responded with tear gas at a group of migrants at the Pournara camp in rural Nicosia, as the debate over detaining asylum seekers continues on Cyprus...

21. Greece to make massive riot police equipment purchase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-make-massive-purchase-for-riot-police-equipment

Greece is planning purchases worth millions of euros to equip the Hellenic Police’s (ELAS) riot force with shields, helmets, uniforms, bullet-proof vests and other supplies, including large quantities of tear gas, in anticipation of a fresh push on the northeastern border with Turkey by undocumented migrants and refugees trying to force their way into the European Union....

22. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

23. 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....

24. Union calls on authorities to show caution after three on-duty T/C journalists injured at Saturday protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/union-calls-on-authorities-to-show-caution-after-three-on-duty-t-c-journalists-injured-at-saturday-protest

The Union of Cyprus Journalists called on the authorities of the Republic of Cyprus to show caution in the presence of journalists, after three on-duty Turkish Cypriot journalists required hospital treatment following the spraying of tear gas at the Ledra checkpoint protest on Saturday....

25. Special force from Cyprus flies to Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/special-forces-from-cyprus-fly-to-greece

Nearly two dozen members of Cypriot special security forces have been deployed to Greece’s Evros region to assist in a pushback of undocumented migrants, with reports saying the situation was calmer after a tense weekend...

26. Eight Turkish Cypriots rushed to hospital after Ledra checkpoint protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-turkish-cypriots-rushed-to-hospital-after-ledra-checkpoint-protest

Protesters gathered on both sides of the Ledra Street divide on Saturday to demonstrate against the closure of four checkpoints by the government of the Republic of Cyprus, a move it said was part of a bundle of coronavirus protection measures but which has been criticized as a measure veiling ulterior political motives....

27. EU criticizes Turkey on migration as border clashes resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-criticizes-turkey-on-migration-as-border-clashes-resume

Clashes between Greek riot police and migrants attempting to cross the border from Turkey erupted anew Friday as European Union foreign ministers took aim at what they called “Turkey’s use of migratory pressure for political purposes.” ...

28. Turkey deploys 1,000 police at Greek border to stem pushback of migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-1-000-police-at-greek-border-to-stem-pushback-of-migrants

Turkey is deploying 1,000 special police forces along its border with Greece on Thursday to halt the pushback of migrants toward its territory, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, adding that 164 migrants had been wounded by Greek authorities....

29. 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....

30. 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....

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