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1. FYROM PM sees solution to name dispute with Greece in June

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-pm-sees-solution-to-name-dispute-with-greece-in-june

FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said an agreement between Skopje and Athens to settle a decades-old name dispute could be reached before a European Union summit in June...

2. Another move forward in building Athens' first mosque

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-move-forward-in-building-athens-first-mosque

Another step has been taken toward the opening of Athens’ first mosque after the Education Ministry launched an online public debate on the rules governing its operation...

3. International congress on Greece and Cyprus geoparks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/international-congress-on-greece-and-cyprus-geoparks

The first International Congress of UNESCO Geoparks in Greece and Cyprus will take place in Athens on Thursday and Friday...

4. Protesters in march for Gaza pelt stones at Israeli embassy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-in-march-for-gaza-pelt-stones-at-israeli-embassy

A march by leftist groups and Palestinians in central Athens on Tuesday to express solidarity with Palestine following the deaths of protesters by Israeli soldiers in the Gaza Strip turned violent, as demonstrators pelted stones at riot police vans guarding the Israeli embassy and the embassy building itself....

5. Probe into lawyers involved in migrant smuggling rackets

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-lawyers-involvement-in-migrant-smuggling-racket

Judicial authorities in northern Greece are investigating the involvement of local lawyers in rackets smuggling migrants and refugees across Greece’s Evros River border from Turkey...

6. All lights 'set on green' for end to Greek bailout

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/all-lights-set-on-green-for-end-to-greek-bailout

Greece’s exit from a bailout program instituted by the eurozone and International Monetary Fund looks set to proceed in August, Luxembourg finance minister Pierre Gramegna said on Friday...

7. Truck driver faces criminal charges over Kifissou crash

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/truck-driver-faces-criminal-charges-over-kifissou-crash

A 64-year-old truck driver was on Thursday to answer to criminal charges of manslaughter through neglect after a crash he caused in Athens in the early hours of Wednesday, while under the influence of alcohol, resulted in the death of two motorists....

8. Changing the constitution of FYROM

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/changing-the-constitution-of-fyrom

As talks aimed at resolving the name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) intensify, it has to be understood by all sides that any name that is agreed should be used domestically as well as internationally...

9. Detainees escape during transport from Korydallos

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-detainees-escape-during-transport-from-korydallos

Four detainees on Wednesday escaped during their transport from Korydallos prison in Athens to the port of Piraeus, where they would be transferred to a prison in Chania, Crete....

10. Prince Charles in 'historic' visit to Greece

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/prince-charles-in-historic-visit-to-greece

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and his wife Vlassia Pavlopoulou-Peltsemi welcomed the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall at the Presidential Mansion in Athens, as they kicked off their official three-day visit to Greece...

11. Akinci says East Med pipeline not a route for peace

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-says-east-med-pipeline-not-a-route-for-peace

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci says plans to push forward for the EastMed pipeline are counter to peace efforts in the region, adding that an energy solution which excludes Turkey would be a mistake...

12. Prince Charles: ‘Greece is in my blood’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/prince-charles-‘greece-is-in-my-blood

Ahead of an official visit to Greece, the Prince of Wales referred to his close connection to and “fascination” with the country, saying in exclusive comments to Kathimerini that Greece is “in my blood.”...

13. Akinci dismisses zero troops and no security guarantees for Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-clears-up-the-troops-and-security-issue-for-cyprus

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has put to rest any ideas of ‘zero troops and zero guarantees’ in Cyprus, saying on Monday both communities on the divided island have suffered in the past and calling on Greek Cypriots to abandon maximalist positions...

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. Cypriot leaders have different versions of UN road map

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-have-different-versions-of-un-road-map

Following a public spat between the two Cypriot leaders on the elusive ‘Guterres framework’, both sides on the divided island are trying to pin down the exact UN guidelines for resuming and potentially resolving the Cyprus problem...

16. Greece's new startup culture: technology and seagrass sunglasses

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-s-new-startup-culture-technology-and-seagrass-sunglasses

Greek student Stavros Tsompanidis was walking on a beach when he saw a business idea in the piles of dried-up seagrass...

17. Cypriot leaders test each other's readiness for talks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-test-each-other-s-readiness-for-talks

The two Cypriots leaders are opening their cards this week in a very public way, with one calling on the other to demonstrate readiness to restart peace talks in what some describe as a politically difficult period...

18. You can’t put a price on heritage

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/you-can-t-put-a-price-on-heritage

When the German tabloid Bild suggested that Greece should sell off Corfu and the Parthenon as part of its asset-stripping, they didn't know that Durrell had foreseen this many years ago...

19. Hypocrisy over defence spending

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/hypocrisy-over-defence-spending

Beyond the competition that has always existed between France and Germany in this field, Greece is being accused of spending European taxpayers’ money on a shopping spree...

20. 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...

21. On Athens visit, Juncker appears upbeat about Greek recovery

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/on-athens-visit-juncker-appears-upbeat-about-greek-recovery

In a speech before Greece’s Parliament on Thursday, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressed optimism about Greece’s economic recovery and called on its European partners to honor pledges for debt relief....

22. 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...

23. Athens asks EU official to stop ‘undermining’ FYROM talks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-asks-eu-official-to-stop-‘undermining-fyrom-talks

As diplomats from Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) prepare to resume talks in Vienna on Wednesday, European Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn on Tuesday expressed optimism that the dispute could be resolved in the next two weeks....

24. Three EU students in court for entering fenced-off Varosha

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-eu-students-on-trial-for-entering-varosha-in-cyprus

Three international students, who were arrested in the ghost town of Varosha went before a judge on Tuesday to answer to charges including trespassing in a military zone...

25. Buying Greek property makes sense

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/buying-greek-property-makes-sense

Investor confidence in the real estate market’s prospects and the notion that prices have completed their downward cycle has prompted more property acquisitions...

26. New Turkey's hasty birth

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/new-turkey-s-hasty-birth

The way in which the snap elections were called is not normal, nor is the unsettled situation in the country and on its borders...

27. Turkey says enemies see Greece as 'safe haven'

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-enemies-see-greece-as-safe-haven

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement accusing Athens of “protecting the coup plotters”...

28. Kammenos to be summoned over botched Saudi arms sale

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kammenos-to-be-summoned-over-botched-saudi-arms-sale

Leftist deputies on Thursday blocked another request from New Democracy and other opposition parties for government ministers and other officials to appear before Parliament’s Institutions and Transparency Committee to respond to questions about the botched sale of ammunition to Saudi Arabia....

29. 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....

30. Britain hotter than Cyprus as temperatures soar

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-hotter-than-cyprus-as-temperatures-soar

Britain was warmer than popular holiday hotspots including the Costa Del Sol, parts of Cyprus and Greece as the mercury reached 27C - making it the hottest day so far...