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1. Three dead in helicopter crash near Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-dead-in-helicopter-crash-near-greek-island

A private helicopter crashed near a Greek island resort Tuesday, killing two Russian passengers and the Greek pilot and causing power outages after electricity lines were damaged in the crash...

2. Villages evacuated in Greek wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/villages-evacuated-in-greek-wildfire

Aircraft sprayed water early on Wednesday in a bid to douse the flames of a huge wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal from authorities for assistance from European partners...

3. Brussels piles on pressure over Greece-Cyprus-Israel electricity cable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-piles-on-pressure-over-greece-cyprus-israel-electricity-cable

Just when the Greek Energy Minister thought he could take a short August break, after a hectic first 30 days of the Mitsotakis administration, a stern warning from Brussels has exposed the wavering attitude that Athens has chosen by succumbing to pressure from the Chinese-controlled transmission system operator ADMIE over the Attica-Crete subsea electricity cable...

4. Police seek more answers in Natalie’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-seek-more-answers-in-natalie-s-death

The post mortem of Dr. Natalie Christopher could take another couple of days until more is known about the death of the British Cypriot astrophysicist who was found dead in a gorge on the Greek island of Ikaria...

5. Autopsy shows Natalie died instantly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/autopsy-shows-natalie-died-instantly

A local forensic examiner has ruled that Natalie Christopher’s death on the Greek island of Ikaria was instant after falling from up high earlier this week...

6. 1st Energy Ministerial Meeting: Full support for Cyprus' and Greece's stance on regional energy issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1st-energy-ministerial-meeting-full-support-for-cyprus-and-greece-s-stance-on-regional-energy-issues

Full support for Cyprus' and Greece's stance on regional energy issues and for the expansion of security and environmental co-operation is the outcome of the 1st Energy Ministerial Meeting, held in Athens on Wednesday, and participated by Greece, Cyprus, Israel and the United States...

7. Greek PM in charm offensive aiming to ease primary surplus targets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-in-charm-offensive-aiming-to-ease-primary-surplus-targets

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is planning a series of trips abroad toward the end of this month and next, hoping to convince Greece’s creditors of the recently elected government’s commitment to reforms and to lay the groundwork for reducing demanding primary surplus targets agreed under the country’s post-bailout agreement....

8. Forensic experts visit site in Natalie’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forensic-experts-visit-site-in-natalie-s-death

Forensic pathologists are descending upon the Greek island of Ikaria on Thursday to conduct an on-site autopsy in the death of Natalie Christopher, a London-based scientist whose body was found in a ravine two days after she had disappeared...

9. Energy officials from Greece, Cyprus, Israel and US meet in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-officials-from-greece-cyprus-israel-and-us-meet-in-athens

Officials from Greece, Cyprus, Israel and the United States are meeting in Athens Wednesday to discuss energy issues...

10. Detectives join missing woman’s case in Ikaria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/detectives-join-missing-woman-s-case-in-ikaria

Greek police have found blood on the hotel bed of a British Cypriot female, who was reported as missing while on vacation by her boyfriend hours before the couple was set to fly back to Cyprus...

11. Energy ministers to meet in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-ministers-to-meet-in-athens

The officials plan to set up a working committee of high-level officials to identify specific cooperation projects and ways to implement them....

12. Kastellorizo ignored by Turkey in EEZ map

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kastellorizo-ignored-by-turkey-in-eez-map

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu presented a map Monday of Turkey’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) stretching south of the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes to a few miles west of Paphos on Cyprus’ western coast. ...

13. Cypriot reports British girlfriend missing on Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-reports-british-girlfriend-missing-on-greek-island

Greek police are on high alert over the disappearance of a British female scientist, whose Cypriot boyfriend says she failed to answer her phone hours before their flight to Cyprus...

14. Greece 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-2021

Milestones often present opportunities and the upcoming 200-year anniversary of the start of the Greek War of Independence in 1821 could serve as an opportunity for a new beginning...

15. The first visits to Washington and Jerusalem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-first-visits-to-washington-and-jerusalem

It’s only three weeks since Nikos Dendias took over the foreign affairs portfolio, but he has already sent a pretty clear signal regarding the new government’s foreign policy priorities...

16. Greek PM: We choose peace and reconciliation, without giving up sovereign rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-we-choose-peace-and-reconciliation-without-giving-up-sovereign-rights

History, which is recorded in books and in memories, is alive and present and reminds us of our obligation to defend justice and not be complacent, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday from the Cyprus Republic, where he is wrapping up a two-day official visit. ...

17. With courage and moderation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/with-courage-and-moderation

It is often said Greece’s post-dictatorship era ended with SYRIZA’s defeat. But how will we now close the accounts of the past and stop arguing about what happened 44 or 75 years ago? And how will Greece look ahead to resolve its accumulated problems – now we are done with ideological fixations and have lived the “dream” of the Left in power?...

18. Cyprus and Greece strike a chord on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-strike-a-chord-on-migration

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says immigration and refugee issues are of “national importance” during comments on return policies for undocumented migrants throughout the EU...

19. Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mega-fires-bring-new-challenge-to-europe

The European Union describes wildfires as “a serious and increasing threat” across the continent....

20. No time for mixed signals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/no-time-for-mixed-signals

We are entering a very thorny patch in Greek-Turkish relations. Turkey’s activities within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), combined with the standoff with the United States over Ankara’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system are increasing the tension further in Greece’s wider region. ...

21. US to participate in East Med energy summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-participate-in-east-med-energy-summit

At an Economist conference in Greece it was announced that United States Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Frances Fannon will participate in the East Med energy summit in Athens which will be held on the 29th of July along with the the Ministers of Energy from Cyprus Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Greece's Kostis Hatzidakis and Israel's Dr. Yuval Steinitz....

22. Athens back among top 10 shipping hubs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/athens-back-among-top-10-shipping-hubs

The Greek capital’s shipping cluster is back among the top 10 global metropolitan centers, the annual report by the Baltic Exchange shows, though this was not thanks to shipping activity in Athens and Piraeus, but due to the development of the Port of Piraeus after its acquisition by China’s Cosco...

23. Morning sirens trigger memories of 1974

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/morning-sirens-trigger-memories-of-1974

Emergency sirens sounded all over the island on Monday morning to mark the anniversary of a military coup in 1974...

24. Which way will SYRIZA go?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/which-way-will-syriza-go

It will take a couple of months before we see what kind of style SYRIZA plans to adopt in its reprised role as the country’s main opposition party. For the time being at least, it appears willing to cut some slack to the new government of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. ...

25. Christodoulides: Nicosia completely satisfied with EU measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-nicosia-completely-satisfied-with-eu-measures

Speaking on state radio Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said the the government is completely satisfied with the final proposal on EU measures against Turkey. ...

26. Eurogroup rules out any talk of primary surplus target reduction for Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurogroup-rules-out-any-talk-of-primary-surplus-target-reduction-for-greece

Discussion on Greece was brief at Monday’s Eurogroup, but the council of eurozone finance minsters sent a clear message to Athens that creditors are ready to cooperate with the new government while warning that the handouts announced in May by the previous administration are putting growth and fiscal targets at risk...

27. Mitsotakis sworn in as PM amid east Med tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-sworn-in-as-pm-amid-east-med-tensions

Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister on Monday after storming to victory on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the economically stricken nation...

28. Far-right soundly defeated in Greek elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-soundly-defeated-in-greek-elections

29. Playing with fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/playing-with-fire

The emerging crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean over Turkey’s drilling activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) raise the prospect of an open Greco-Turkish conflict to a level higher than anytime since the Imia crisis...

30. A top athlete, a rare human being, a true Greek

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-top-athlete-a-rare-human-being-a-true-greek

Giannis Antetokounmpo is a unique example of a great athlete, but also, more importantly, an exceptional person. He is the best response to racists and all those who cannot stomach diversity – whether in Greece, the United States or the world. ...

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