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29 September, 2022
 

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1. Locals still object to barbed wire around divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-keep-objecting-to-barbed-wire-around-divided-nicosia

New video footage shows barbed wire tossed aside in east Nicosia, with local media following the story after locals west of the capital demonstrated over the weekend against a controversial government fence aimed at keeping irregular migrants at bay...

2. Activists attacked during animal liberation protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-attacked-during-animal-liberation-protest

Animal Party Cyprus is calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate an incident over the weekend after two animal rights activists said they were attacked by an unknown person during a peaceful demonstration in Nicosia...

3. Gunman opens fire at a recruitment center in the Irkutsk region in Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gunman-opens-fire-at-a-recruitment-center-in-the-irkutsk-region-in-russia

An armed man was taken into custody after he opened fire at a recruitment center in Russia's Irkutsk region, the governor of the area has said....

4. Spotty afternoon rain this week in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spotty-afternoon-rain-this-week-in-cyprus

Afternoon rain is expected to dominate Cypriot skies this week with a drop in temperature taking place just before the weekend...

5. Israeli minister in Nicosia as gas bargain heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-minister-visits-nicosia-as-energy-bargain-heats-up

Israeli Energy Minister Karine Elharrar is visiting Cyprus on Monday to talk gas directly with her Cypriot counterpart, after companies tasked by the two governments to negotiate a joint reservoir failed to agree on a buyout deal...

6. Euro-dollar exchange falls to a 20-year low

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/euro-dollar-exchange-falls-to-a-20-year-low

The escalation of the energy crisis with Moscow's aggressive, albeit predictable, decision to close the Nord Stream 1 pipeline indefinitely has led to a new fall in the euro, this time below 99 cents on the dollar....

7. Carob wars continue at peak harvest season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carob-wars-continue-at-peak-harvest-season

Carob wars continue to rage in Limassol after local farmers discovered that someone beat them to their trees as the harvest season was drawing to a close...

8. Cyprus spits bars in latest Greek-Turkish spat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spits-bars-in-greco-turkish-latest-spat

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is accusing Turkey of hyping 'rhetoric madness' following Ankara’s criticism towards Athens, as the two NATO allies continue to accuse each other of harassment...

9. Presidential candidates on the move as campaign heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-candidates-on-the-move-as-campaign-heats-up

The presidential election campaign trail over the weekend ended with the Cyprus Green Party deciding next month on the name of the presidential candidate it will support. ...

10. Pakistan's floods fueled by its melting glaciers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pakistan-s-floods-fueled-by-its-melting-glaciers

A series of extreme floods have utterly devastated the South Asian nation, which is home to some 225 million people, washing away roads and buildings, destroying farms, and stranding hundreds of thousands. ...

11. Erdogan insists Greece’s S-300 locked on Turkish plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-insists-greece-s-s-300-locked-on-turkish-plane

The theory that Greece’s Cypriot-bought Russian-made S-300 could be heading for Ukraine got some attention this week, after Ankara insisted that Athens used the previously-forgotten missile system to lock on a Turkish plane over the weekend, a claim Greek officials deny...

12. UNFICYP urges caution after buffer zone reports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-urges-caution-following-buffer-zone-reports

A couple of incidents that took place in the buffer zone are making headlines in Cyprus, including allegations that Turkish soldiers violated the green line, with UN peacekeepers saying they were investigating but also urging caution before drawing conclusions...

13. US ambassador makes case for unity against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-makes-case-for-unity-against-russia

The American ambassador in Nicosia praised the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend for endorsing sanctions against Russia, saying broad support for Ukraine shows unity among allies, but a proposed visa ban on Russians still remains a controversial issue as EU foreign ministers meet this week...

14. Changing weather brings summer showers (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/changing-weather-brings-summer-showers-video

Heavy rain fell at noon on Thursday (25/08) in various areas of Cyprus....

15. Cyprus goes light on Israel's Iron Dome

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-goes-light-on-israel-s-iron-dome

Foreign media are tracking a story on the Cypriot government’s aspirations to obtain Iron Dome, Israel’s field-tested defense system, but news and sources piling up over the weekend suggest the island’s neighbor warming up to Turkey and the war in Ukraine could tell a more complicated story...

16. Tatar gets icy reception at Buyuk Han

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-gets-icy-reception-at-buyuk-han

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar got the cold shoulder as he was out and about in north Nicosia on Saturday, when a mixed group of peace activists on the island refused to be cordial with the man they view as 'Ankara's puppet'...

17. Conflicting details surface in hotel pool death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/different-account-surfaces-in-hotel-pool-death

Police say CID Paphos are investigating an apparent drowning incident following the death of a little girl at a hotel swimming pool on Sunday, with exact circumstances of the fatality not yet fully known...

18. Twitter wars get ugly over Cyprus 1974

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twitter-wars-get-ugly-over-cyprus-1974

Cyprus’ UN ambassador has called on Turkey to step aside so that Cypriots could reunite after Ankara accused Nicosia and Athens of not wishing to reach a settlement, with sides giving their own account of events amid an emotionally charged weekend for Greek Cypriots...

19. Cyprus scores monkeypox jabs ahead of schedule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-monkeypox-jabs-ahead-of-schedule

A handful of close contacts in the Republic of Cyprus were cleared for an urgent monkeypox jab on Sunday after vaccines arrived ahead of schedule, but the country providing the vaccines was not named as doctors in the European Union have been turning people away due to a serious shortage...

20. Russian dissident in Cyprus cries foul over poster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-dissident-in-cyprus-cries-foul-over-poster

An anti-Putin activist in Cyprus believes Russians were probably behind a publicity stunt in Limassol over the weekend, when a poster in public view portrayed him and eight others in what was described as a threat against antiwar Russian dissidents...

21. Officials smuggle ailing Berton out of Limassol zoo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-officials-smuggle-ailing-berton-out-of-limassol-zoo

There was no end in sight for Berton’s ordeal after news broke on Tuesday that the ailing Savannah cat in state custody was taken to Paphos, unbeknownst to his owner, instead of getting treatment by a local vet in Limassol...

22. Former Putin ally hospitalized with rare disorder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-putin-ally-hospitalized-with-rare-disorder

A former Vladimir Putin advisor who resigned and fled Russia shortly after the Ukraine invasion was this weekend hospitalized with a rare disorder that saw him suddenly losing feeling in his hands and legs, The New York Times reported....

23. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

24. Public rooting for hybrid cat detained at Limassol zoo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-rooting-for-hybrid-cat-detained-at-limassol-zoo

Public support came pouring in over the weekend for a woman and her Savannah cat, which is being detained at the Limassol zoo over safety concerns, with social media users shocked that her request to take the animal to the vet was initially rejected...

25. Two arrested in suspected racial attack in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-in-suspected-racial-attack-in-nicosia

Nicosia police are investigating a possible racially-motivated attack downtown last Friday, with two young men arrested over the weekend after a foreign national said he was assaulted as he was walking home from work...

26. Scorcher tightens grip over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scorcher-tightens-grip-over-cyprus

Another heat warning has been issued for Cyprus due to excessive temperatures, with daytime highs on Sunday expected to climb back up to 40 degrees in the afternoon, but evening skies call on sky enthusiasts to look up after sunset...

27. Cops seek public's help in Ledra clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-seek-public-s-help-in-ledra-clash

Nicosia police are asking the public for help in identifying young men who appear in a video in connection with a downtown brawl last weekend...

28. Cyprus under grim heat warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-grim-heat-warning-overnight

New heat warnings have been issued for Cyprus due to excessive overnight temperatures as well as daytime highs climbing back up to 40 degrees on Thursday...

29. Cypriot priest reassigned after coup faux pas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-priest-reassigned-after-coup-faux-pas

Failure to commemorate a Greek Cypriot man killed by EOKA in 1973 lead to a local priest being reassigned this week, with the cleric saying it was an honest mistake but the relatives argue there was a sinister motive...

30. High temperatures and wildfires test Europe's patience (pictures)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-temperatures-and-wildfires-test-europe-s-patience-pictures

Firefighters have been battling several blazes in southern Europe for the past few days as the mercury soared, with scientists linking the very high temperatures to climate change....

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