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17 July, 2018
 

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1. Turkey: Even birds need our consent to fly in the Aegean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-even-birds-need-our-consent-to-fly-in-the-aegean

With Greece featuring prominently in Turkey’s election campaigning, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu raised the tension a notch again Thursday, warning that not even a bird will fly over the Aegean without Ankara’s permission....

2. Ankara: Issue of Turkish officers a thorn in relations

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-issue-of-turkish-officers-a-thorn-in-relations

Turkey has escalated its rhetoric with regard to the eight Turkish servicemen it wants extradited, insisting that the issue will remain at the core of its differences with Greece....

3. Erdogan ally says ‘Cyprus is Turkish and will remain so’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-ally-says-‘cyprus-is-turkish-and-will-remain-so

The leader of Turkey’s nationalist MHP opposition party Devlet Bahceli, an ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, attacked Greece and Cyprus during an election rally in Izmir on Sunday, claiming “Cyprus is Turkish.”...

4. Turkish overflights in the eastern Aegean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-overflights-in-the-eastern-aegean

Turkish fighter jets embarked on a series of overflights on Friday when four aircraft flew over the eastern Aegean....

5. Dozens of Kurds face deportation

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dozens-of-kurds-face-deportation

Dozens of asylum seekers who left the Moria migrant processing center for other facilities on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos will be barred from the process if they do not return to the official camp, the Migration Ministry announced on Monday....

6. Greek and Turkish armed forces seek ways to reduce tension in Aegean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-turkish-armed-forces-seek-ways-to-reduce-tension-in-aegean

Hellenic Armed Forces General Staff (GEETHA) Chief Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar discussed ways of de-escalating tension in the Aegean to avoid the possibility of an accident, in talks held on the sidelines of recent military conferences in Europe...

7. Turkish aircraft violate Greek airspace 28 times

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-aircraft-violate-greek-airspace-28-times

Greek and Turkish fighter jets engaged in a dogfight on Wednesday after Turkish aircraft violated Greek airspace 28 times in sections of the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean....

8. Greek FM urges Washington to protect Cyprus in region

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-urges-washington-to-protect-cyprus-in-region

Cyprus was on the agenda at a meeting in Washington between Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell...

9. Turkey blames Greece for Aegean tension

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-blames-greece-for-aegean-tension

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has once more attempted to raise questions about Greek sovereignty over parts of the Aegean Sea, saying that tension would be avoided if Athens stopped considering it as an entirely Greek sea...

10. US says Cyprus energy riches must be shared as part of a solution

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-says-cyprus-energy-riches-must-be-shared-as-part-of-a-solution

Cyprus’ oil and gas resources should be equitably shared between both communities on the island, in the context of an overall settlement said Jonathan Cohen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs...

11. Greece's Souda Bay naval base is ‘world-class’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-souda-bay-military-base-is-‘world-class

Greece’s military base in Souda Bay, Crete, is an “essential hub” for NATO operations in the Mediterranean, combining world-class facilities with access to North Africa, the Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples and US Naval Forces Europe and Africa, US Navy Admiral James Foggo....

12. Greek coast guard rescue 67 migrants at sea

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-coast-guard-rescue-67-migrants-at-sea

The Greek coast guard rescued 67 foreign nationals whose dinghy was in distress at sea near the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos early on Monday morning....

13. UN frustrated over Turkey stalling on envoy to Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-frustrated-over-turkey-stalling-on-envoy-to-cyprus

Ankara’s reluctance to give the green light for the arrival of Jane Holl Lute in Cyprus, as the Secretary-General’s personal envoy to probe the potential resumption of settlement talks is causing frustration at the United Nations...

14. Nine arrests in Lesvos after clashes during Tsipras' visit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nine-arrests-in-lesvos-after-clashes-during-tsipras-visit

Police on Lesvos made nine arrests following clashes between local residents and police on Thursday evening during Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s visit to the eastern Aegean island, the Athens-Macedonian News Agency reported on Friday, adding that several more suspects were being sought....

15. Greek gunboat on patrol nudged by Turkish cargo vessel

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-gunboat-on-patrol-nudged-by-turkish-cargo-vessel

A Greek gunboat was nudged by a Turkish cargo vessel early on Friday while on patrol for unauthorized migrant crossings in the Aegean Sea, the Greek navy said. ...

16. Ankara came close to overstepping the mark

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-came-close-to-overstepping-the-mark

Turkey has “come close” to overstepping Greece’s “red lines” Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias told Skai in an interview...

17. Crunch year as Cyprus bids to become regional energy player

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crunch-year-in-cyprus-bid-to-become-regional-energy-player

Cyprus is ramping up efforts to become a regional energy player with 2018 seen as a critical year in deciding where it stands, Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides said in an exclusive interview with Kathimerini...

18. Limitless incompetence and puerility

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/limitless-incompetence-and-puerility

Who would have thought that the news regarding the lease of two frigates from France, confirmed with such fanfare to Kathimerini would be denied in an equally loud manner just days later...

19. French frigates could be built in Greece

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-frigates-could-be-built-in-greece

Tsipras and Macron discussed the possible use of profits on Greek bonds held by the cental banks of other European countries, such as France, for the construction of frigates...

20. Specialist team recovers Mirage flight recorder

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/specialist-team-recovers-mirage-flight-recorder

An oceanographic vessel of the Greek Center for Marine Research, using a robotic submersible, retrieved on Tuesday the flight recorder of the Mirage 2000-5 which crashed into the sea in the central Aegean, near Skyros, on April 12, killing the pilot Captain Giorgos Baltadoros....

21. Tension rising on the Greek islands

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tension-rising-on-the-greek-islands

More than 15,500 migrants are living in cramped conditions in state-run centres on the eastern Aegean islands...

22. Far-right extremists attack migrants on Greek island

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-extremists-attack-migrants-on-greek-island

Police forced dozens of migrants onto buses and transported them to the Moria camp in the early hours after Mytilini was turned into a battleground...

23. French arch stretching from the Aegean to Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-arch-stretching-from-the-aegean-to-cyprus

There is growing evidence of a broader French plan to support Cyprus in the region but also to strengthen Greece as it tries to manage the geopolitical challenges that have accumulated in the East Med and will intensify...

24. Early elections in Turkey give Greece the jitters

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/early-elections-in-turkey-give-greece-the-jitters

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to call for snap elections on June 24 is of direct consequence to Greece, more than at any other time, as the Turkish president increasingly espouses a nationalist stance and invests in the political gains this brings him....

25. European Commission's report on Turkey most critical

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-s-report-on-turkey-most-critical

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed the view that a European Commission progress report on Turkey published on Tuesday is the most critical one since 2005 and has also agreed with a Commission assessment that the implementation by Turkey of its Cyprus related obligations would significantly boost its relations with the EU....

26. A need to upgrade Greece’s F-16 fighter jets

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/upgrading-greece-s-f-16-fighter-jets

Lawmakers are awaiting a joint report by the State and Defense departments on how the country can help Greece upgrade its existing F-16 fleet...

27. Turkish fighter jets harass Tsipras's helicopter

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-fighter-jets-harass-tsipras-s-helicopter

Two Turkish fighter aircraft reportedly harassed the Chinook helicopter carrying Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the Greek Armed Forces Chief Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis as they were flying from the islet of Ro to Rhodes on Tuesday afternoon....

28. Athens will not bow to Turkish bully-boy tactics

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-will-not-bow-to-turkish-bully-boy-tactics

Greek PM says Greece will not back down from protecting its sovereign rights ...

29. Flag claim sparks fresh tension between Greece and Turkey

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flag-claim-sparks-fresh-tension-between-greece-and-turkey

Ankara’s dispute of Greek sovereignty brought the two countries to the brink of war in 1996 over the islet of Imia...

30. Turkey and Greece ratchet up tension in the Mediterranean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/turkey-and-greece-ratchet-up-tension-in-the-mediterranean

With help from rabble-rousers on both sides, disputes over airspace and maritime borders, which have poisoned relations between Greece and Turkey for decades...