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1. Ties with Moscow under strain after Athens expels diplomats

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ties-with-moscow-under-strain-after-athens-expels-diplomats

The outlook for bilateral ties between Greece and Russia was unclear on Wednesday amid tensions prompted by Greece’s decision to expel two Russian diplomats who are alleged to have sought to intervene in domestic affairs and national security....

2. Lute on the move

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-on-the-move

UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute is reportedly on the move, with sources learning that she is expected to meet with President Nicos Anastasiasdes on July 23 during her tour to Nicosia, Athens, and Ankara...

3. Greece decides to expel Russian diplomats

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-decides-to-expel-russian-diplomats

The Greek government has decided to expel two Russian diplomats, and ban the entry into Greece of two more, accusing them of intrusion into domestic affairs and illegal acts against Greece’s national security, Kathimerini has learned....

4. Government exploring ways to suspend pension cuts

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-exploring-ways-to-suspend-pension-cuts

The government is hoping that surpluses at the Single Social Security Entity (EFKA) will allow the non-implementation of pre-legislated pension cuts on January 1 next year....

5. Greek airports unprepared for increased traffic volume

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-airports-unprepared-for-increased-traffic-volume

Pressured by the explosive growth of passenger numbers generated by Greece’s expanding tourism market, officials are calling for additional air traffic controllers to ensure safe travel....

6. Moderate quake, measuring 4.1 Richter, strikes off Peloponnese

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderate-quake-measuring-4-1-richter-strikes-off-peloponnese

A moderate undersea quake, measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale, struck off the coast of the Peloponnese late on Sunday, seismologists said in the early hours of Monday....

7. FYROM’s NATO accession hinging on name deal

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-s-nato-accession-hinging-on-name-deal

The final declaration of the NATO summit in Brussels this week is expected to state that the accession of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to the North Atlantic Alliance hinges on its ratification of the name deal signed with Athens last month, according to a draft seen by Kathimerini. ...

8. Turkish FM reiterates claims Tsipras promised extradition of officers

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-fm-reiterates-claims-tsipras-promised-extradition-of-officers

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday reiterated claims that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had promised to see to the extradition of eight Turkish officers who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in the summer of 2016....

9. Spehar holds separate meetings with Cypriot leaders

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-holds-separate-meetings-with-cypriot-leaders

Elizabeth Spehar is laying the groundwork with separate meetings with the two Cypriot leaders, just weeks prior to UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute’s visit to the island...

10. Greece wants to talk security before Cyprus conference

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wants-to-talk-security-before-cyprus-conference

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias says Greece and Turkey should first come to an agreement on the aspects of security and guarantees, before a new Conference on Cyprus is convened...

11. Tsochadzopoulos steps out of prison on early release

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsochadzopoulos-steps-out-of-prison-on-early-release

Akis Tsochadzopoulos, a former defense minister convicted in 2013 to 19 years in prison for corruption, stepped out of the Greek capital's Korydallos Prison on Tuesday after being granted early release....

12. Nicosia detains ELDYK soldier on Greek warrant

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-detains-eldyk-soldier-on-greek-warrant

A Greek solider serving in Cyprus was arrested in connection with funding a terrorist group, following a deposit he made last year to the Revolutionary Fund...

13. Turkey gives Jane Lute the nod

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-gives-jane-lute-the-nod

Jane Holl Lute is expected to be named the next special UN envoy to Cyprus, signaling the start of a new effort that could lead to peace talks...

14. Airtickets.gr, Travelplanet24 suspend sales

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airtickets-gr-travelplanet24-suspend-sales

Tripsta SA, the parent company of travel sites Airtickets.gr and Travelplanet24, announced on Thursday the suspension of all new ticket sales as part of a radical restructuring of the Greek-owned firm, which has also resulted in the sacking of 180 employees from Athens headquarters....

15. EU membership talks for Albania, FYROM set for June 2019

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-membership-talks-for-albania-fyrom-set-for-june-2019

European Union member-states have agreed to opening membership talks with Albania and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in a year if reform efforts in the two nations continue to progress....

16. Tsipras, Erdogan discuss meeting on sidelines of NATO summit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-erdogan-discuss-meeting-on-sidelines-of-nato-summit

Officials in Athens and Ankara are busy trying to lay the groundwork for a meeting, even a brief one, between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the NATO Summit on July 10....

17. ND: Tsipras's 'delusions' delayed debt deal by four years

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nd-tsipras-s-delusions-delayed-debt-deal-by-four-years

Commenting on the debt deal for Greece secured at the Eurogroup summit early on Friday, conservative New Democracy said that agreement could have been achieved in 2015 if Alexis Tsipras, then opposition leader, had not been "peddling his delusions on the backs of Greek citizens."...

18. Athens bus employees walk off job on Thursday

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-bus-employees-walk-off-job-on-thursday

Employees at the Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) will hold a work stoppage on Thursday to protest the planned closure of the bus depot at the former airport at Elliniko, in southern Athens, and further cutbacks....

19. Ousted far-right MP to appear before examining magistrate over coup remarks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ousted-far-right-mp-to-appear-before-examining-magistrate-over-coup-remarks

The ousted Golden Dawn MP Constantinos Barbarousis, who is accused of treason, will appear before an examining magistrate on Wednesday to explain his remarks during a parliamentary debate last Friday, when he called for a military coup....

20. Burglary gang suspects escape police station by jumping out of window

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/burglary-gang-suspects-escape-police-station-by-jumping-out-of-window

Three Albanian nationals, arrested on June 13 over dozens of thefts and burglaries, escaped the police station where they were being held in Argyroupoli, southern Athens, by jumping out of the bathroom window....

21. Noratlas replica finds its way to Makedonitissa

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/noratlas-replica-finds-its-way-to-makedonitissa

The parts of a Noratlas plane arrived at Makedonitissa military cemetery on Monday, where they will be put back together in an exact replica of the aircraft that was shot down by friendly fire during a secret mission in 1974...

22. Ousted Golden Dawn member Barbarousis arrested

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ousted-golden-dawn-member-barbarousis-arrested

The ousted Golden Dawn MP Constantinos Barbarousis was arrested on Monday morning in the Penteli area of northern Athens at a friend’s home by counter terrorism officers....

23. Prosecutor brings treason charges against extreme-right MP

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutor-brings-treason-charges-against-extreme-right-mp

A deputy Supreme Court prosecutor in Athens charged a lawmaker of extreme-right Golden Dawn with preparatory acts to commit treason, after he called for a military coup during a speech in parliament on Friday....

24. Greek foreign minister reiterates support for Cyprus solution

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-foreign-minister-reiterates-support-for-cyprus-solution

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias reiterated Wednesday his country’s supports for a solution to the Cyprus problem as long as there are no interventionist rights from other countries...

25. Name deal to eliminate Skopje’s irredentist pretensions, Greek FM says

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/name-deal-to-eliminate-skopje-s-irredentist-pretensions-greek-fm-says

The name deal reached between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) will eliminate irredentist pretensions in Skopje, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said Wednesday....

26. Technicalities and lack of trust behind Skourides delays

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/technicalities-and-lack-of-trust-behind-skourides-delays

Turkish Cypriot groups in the north are speaking out against a decision by the Immovable Properties Commission that granted permission to Greek Cypriot Nicolas Skourides to build in his native town...

27. Greece, FYROM close to deal on name, gov't source says

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-fyrom-close-to-deal-on-name-gov-t-source-says

Athens and Skopje are very close to reaching a deal to resolve a decades-old dispute over the ex-Yugoslav republic’s name, Greek government officials told Reuters on Tuesday....

28. 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....

29. 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....

30. Ecumenical Patriarch on ‘green’ offensive

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecumenical-patriarch-on-‘green-offensive

Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios, the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, inaugurated an international environmental conference on the island of Spetses, southwest of Athens, on Wednesday....