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20 May, 2018
 

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1. 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....

2. 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....

3. 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...

4. 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....

5. 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. ...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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....

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. 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...

17. 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....

18. 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 ...

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. Greece in mourning after death of fighter pilot

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-in-mourning-after-death-of-fighter-pilot

The jet piloted by 34-year-old Captain Giorgos Baltadoros was one of two Mirages sent to intercept a pair of Turkish F-16s...

22. Yildirim calls Tsipras to express condolences for Mirage pilot

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yildirim-calls-tsipras-to-express-condolences-for-mirage-pilot

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke with Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim who called to express his condolences and those of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the death of the Greek fighter jet pilot whose plane crashed into the sea in the central Aegean earlier on Thursday....

23. Pilot dead in Greek Air Force jet crash off Skyros

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-air-force-jet-crashes-in-sea-off-skyros

The Mirage had been one of two jets on a mission to intercept Turkish jets in the Aegean earlier in the day...

24. Knowing exactly what we’re doing

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/knowing-exactly-what-we-re-doing

International experience has shown that some of the greatest tragedies were the result of bad or vague communication...

25. Commission extends Greece's visa-at-the-gate scheme for Turks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-extends-greece-s-visa-at-the-gate-scheme-for-turks

The European Commission on Wednesday approved a one-year extension to a special visa agreement between Greece and Turkey that allows Turks who want to visit seven Greek islands to apply for a visa directly at their destination....

26. Airspace violations from Turkish aircraft continue unabated

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airspace-violations-from-turkish-aircraft-continue-unabated

Five new violations of Greek airspace and six infringements of the Athens Flight Information Region by Turkish aircraft were recorded by the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (HNDGS) on Tuesday, as tensions continue to broil between the two countries....

27. Greek troops fire warning shots at Turkish helicopter

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-troops-fire-warning-shots-at-turkish-helicopter

It was not clear what type of helicopter was involved in the incident...

28. Cyprus seeks to overcome regional tension for peace

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seeks-to-overcome-regional-tension-for-peace

Rival Cypriot leaders will meet for dinner on April 16 in an effort by the United Nations to reignite a stalled peace process...

29. Tsipras looking to rein in hawkish defence minister

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-looking-to-rein-in-hawkish-defence-minister

According to a senior official, the incendiary rhetoric “is not needed” at a time when Greece is trying to de-escalate tension with Turkey...

30. FYROM and its irredentist claims

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/fyrom-and-its-irredentist-claims

Greece has never recognized an ethnic minority and the present government will be no exception...