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17 October, 2021
 

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1. ‘A Dark Room’: excerpts from Alexis Papachelas’ forthcoming book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-excerpts-from-alexis-papachelas-forthcoming-book

“The nut, he went and did what we didn’t,” said Greek dictator Georgios Papadopoulos the morning of July 15, 1974 after he found out that Dimitris Ioannidis, the junta’s military police chief, had orchestrated a coup to overthrow Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios....

2. Greece braces for tension with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-braces-for-tension-with-turkey

The prospect of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “testing” the freshly ratified Greek-French agreement, by escalating tensions in the Aegean or in the Eastern Mediterranean, is worrying Athens....

3. Erdogan without Trump or Merkel to deal with

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/erdogan-without-trump-or-merkel-to-deal-with

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was afraid of one world leader and listened to another....

4. Turkey renews call for demilitarization of islands in letter to UN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-renews-call-for-demilitarization-of-islands-in-letter-to-un

With yet another round of exploratory low-level talks set to start between Greece and Turkey on Wednesday, Ankara has renewed calls for the demilitarization of the eastern Aegean islands....

5. Is America really back?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-america-really-back

In a 1990 Atlantic Monthly piece, the most influential realist of a generation – John Mearsheimer – put forth a provocative title: “Why we will soon miss the Cold War.” ...

6. Turkey denies Cypriot vessel in contested waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-denies-cypriot-vessel-in-contested-waters

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides was working the phones on Monday, a day after Turkey expelled a research vessel from waters west of the island, a maritime area with zones claimed by both Ankara and Nicosia...

7. Ankara expresses ire over Greek-French defense agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-expresses-ire-over-greek-french-defense-agreement

In its first official response to the defense agreement...Turkey expressed its ire at “Greece’s maximalist claims,”...

8. Double geopolitical poker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/double-geopolitical-poker

Geopolitics is a game that is much like poker. This means that you have to keep your cards close to your chest and, most importantly, keep the other players guessing....

9. Digging deep to unlock the past and future in Santorini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/digging-deep-to-unlock-the-past-and-future-in-santorini

Scientists seeking to shed light on the geological history of the southern Aegean are spearheading an international oceanographic mission...

10. Hope for a new perspective on the Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hope-for-a-new-perspective-on-the-cyprus-issue

The meeting of the President of the Republic Nikos Anastasiadis with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, lasting 20 minutes, did not seem to change the climate that exists in the Cypriot view in view of next Monday's appointment with the Turkish leader Ersin Tatar....

11. Greece and France ink ‘historic’ defense agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-france-ink-‘historic-defense-agreement

French President Emmanuel Macron and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis inked what they described as a “historic” defense agreement in Paris on Tuesday....

12. EUMED9 summit poised to tackle migration and climate crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eumed9-summit-poised-to-tackle-migration-and-climate-crisis

Nine European countries on the Mediterranean are holding a summit in Athens Friday afternoon to discuss issues ranging from climate change to migration and Afghanistan....

13. Greece’s significant air power projection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-s-significant-air-power-projection

Greece’s military procurement program – a thorn in Turkey’s side, described by its defense minister, Hulusi Akar, as “provocative” – is back at the fore, after the recent briefing in Parliament about the navy’s acquisition of 44 torpedoes for its Type 214 submarines....

14. Military talks with US going down to the wire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/military-talks-with-us-going-down-to-the-wire

Negotiations between Greece and the US on a technical and diplomatic level will be in progress until the last moment...

15. Turkey, West poised to dance a ‘violent tango,’ foreign policy expert tells K

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-turkey-west-poised-to-dance-a-‘violent-tango-foreign-policy-expert-tells-k

A lot of Erdogan’s rhetoric focuses on making Turkey a great power. He sees that as challenging European hegemony....

16. Greece is more secure with Biden as president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-is-more-secure-with-biden-as-president

US Senator Bob Menendez is one of Greece and Cyprus’ greatest supporters and he exerts considerable power and influence in the foreign policy arena....

17. No concessions to Erdogan, says Bob Menendez

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-concessions-to-erdogan-says-bob-menendez

No concessions should be made to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan 'without a significant behavior change,' US Senator Bob Menendez, a Democrat and chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, tells Kathimerini...

18. EU-US summit mentions eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-us-summit-mentions-eastern-mediterranean

In a move to restore transatlantic ties, the US commander-in-chief and his two EU counterparts stressed the need for “sustainable de-escalation' of tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, with a final draft making reference to Turkey and international law after some words were left out...

19. Turkey sees Greek/Cypriot bias in EP report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-sees-greek-cypriot-bias-in-ep-report

The European Parliament has adopted a damning report on Turkey, calling among others for a formal suspension of accession talks, while drawing an immediate response from Ankara that says the report is not objective...

20. US-Turkish alliance at a critical crossroads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-turkish-alliance-at-a-critical-crossroads

The rift between Joe Biden and Recep Tayyip Erdogan runs deep as the American president – in contrast to his predecessor – attaches a great deal of importance to respect for democratic values and does not see his Turkish counterpart as willing to cooperate in the framework of a world order based on shared principles and rules, Ian Bremmer, the head of Eurasia Group, tells Kathimerini in an interview....

21. Greek, Turkish ministers stand their ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-foreign-ministers-stand-their-ground

Greek and Turkish foreign ministers Nikos Dendias and Mevlut Cavusoglu hailed the relaunch of exploratory talks between Athens and Ankara and called for a de-escalation of tension, but both stood their ground on key issues dividing the two sides in an unusually frank press conference following their meeting in Ankara on Thursday...

22. Cyprus scrambles to reduce asylum backlog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-reduce-asylum-backlog

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is moving forward with rejections of asylum applications under new, faster procedures to clear a system backlog, with Europe seeking a comprehensive solution and a commissioner calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate illegal pushbacks...

23. Greece, Turkey resume preliminary talks on maritime dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-resume-preliminary-talks-on-maritime-dispute

Greece and Turkey began another round of exploratory talks in Athens on Tuesday, seeking common ground on a long-standing maritime boundaries dispute before a European Union summit later this month...

24. Blinken says US fully engaged on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-says-us-fully-engaged-on-cyprus

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says American diplomacy will be “fully engaged” on the Cyprus issue, with Washington calling out aggressive actions in the eastern Mediterranean but also supporting positive developments...

25. Athens sees Ankara games ahead of summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-sees-ankara-games-ahead-of-summit

Not only did Turkey continue to ignore Athens’ proposals for the next round of exploratory contacts between the two countries on Monday, its Defense Ministry once again revisited the issue of demilitarization of the Greek islands of the eastern Aegean, going as far as denouncing the presence of Greek warships at Kastellorizo....

26. Rate of women in knowledge-intensive services in Cyprus well below EU average

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rate-of-women-in-knowledge-intensive-services-in-cyprus-well-below-eu-average

In 2019, 77.9 million people in the EU were employed in knowledge-intensive services, of whom 31.8 million were men and 46.1 million were women. Although women represent less than a half of all employed people in the EU (46%), they are in a majority in knowledge-intensive services (59%), according to data released today by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

27. Akar: Turkey determined to defend rights across ‘Blue Homeland’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-turkey-determined-to-defend-rights-across-‘blue-homeland

Turkey is determined to defend its rights across the “Blue Homeland,” the country’s defense minister, Hulusi Akar, said Friday, invoking an expansionist doctrine that envisages Turkish control over the waters of the eastern Aegean and the northern Mediterranean....

28. Turkey says Greek fighter jets ‘harassed’ research vessel; Greece rejects claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-greek-fighter-jets-‘harassed-research-vessel-greece-rejects-claim

Greek fighter jets “harassed” Turkey’s research vessel Cesme while it was sailing in international waters in the Northern Aegean, National Defense Ministry sources were cited as saying on Tuesday by Turkey’s state-run news agency Anadolu....

29. From Bismarck to Merkel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-bismarck-to-merkel

'Turks and Germans loved each other for a long time,' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during a visit to Berlin in 2018. He was citing the historic words of Germany’s first chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, which still seem to determine Berlin’s policy on Ankara. We should recognize this reality as we enter a new geopolitical era, without succumbing to sentimentalism and spasmodic reactions....

30. EU keeping close eye on Turkish moves

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-keeping-close-eye-on-turkish-moves

European Union foreign ministers have agreed to a “wait-and-see” approach towards Turkey, with some member-states appearing more skeptical of Ankara’s recent overtures....

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