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1. Search for 'lost brides' of Cyprus digs up painful past

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/search-for-lost-brides-of-cyprus-digs-up-painful-past

Those who witnessed it said a sobbing Fetine Menish had to be physically dragged by each arm to meet her fate; the 14-year-old was being married off to a Palestinian merchant searching Cyprus for a suitable Muslim wife to take back home...

2. Senator introduces bill to end US arms embargo on Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-introduces-bill-to-end-us-arms-embargo-on-cyprus

Robert Menendez, a top Democrat in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has introduced a bill to end the Cyprus arms embargo enforced by Washington since 1987...

3. Turkey's Muslim-friendly holidays find a modest place in the sun

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/turkey-s-muslim-friendly-holidays-find-a-modest-place-in-the-sun

Turkey’s $26 billion tourism industry has been battered by security fears and political disputes in recent years but one corner of the market is quietly growing - beach holidays for conservative Muslims...

4. Cyprus remains a safe haven for those in need

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-remains-a-safe-haven-for-those-in-need

Cyprus will remain a safe haven for those in need, especially for the refugees who are forced to abandon their homes and families, Defence Minister Savvas Angelides said...

5. Cyprus tightens vetting for investment-for-passport scheme

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-tightens-vetting-for-investment-for-passport-scheme

In the wake of criticism that it was operating a "passports-for-cash" scheme, Cyprus has toughened up vetting procedures for those investors looking to get their hands on a European Union passport...

6. 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...

7. Environmental study holding up casino resort

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/environmental-study-holding-up-casino-resort

A potentially huge glitch has appeared just days ahead of the scheduled stone laying ceremony for the Cypriot casino resort, with an environmental impact assessment not yet in the clear and the company blaming the delay on British military interests...

8. Total wants to expand Cyprus oil and gas search

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/total-wants-to-expand-cyprus-energy-search

French energy giant Total wants to expand its search for oil and gas off the east Mediterranean coast of Cyprus, a senior company official said on Monday...

9. 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...

10. The first modern Islamist fundamentalist conquest of the West?

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-first-modern-islamist-fundamentalist-conquest-of-the-west

New revelations expose Turkey stealthily positioning itself to attempt to permanently possess the northern third of Cyprus which is rich in hydrocarbons...

11. Cyprus can play a role in monitoring climate change

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-can-play-a-role-in-monitoring-climate-change

Cyprus has a role to play in issues concerning climate change by building up a new station to monitor the effects, General Secretary of the World Meteorological Organisation, Petteri Taalas told CNA...

12. Cyprus energy search – averting a US-Turkey crisis

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-energy-search-–-averting-a-us-turkey-crisis

Cyprus continues to proceed with offshore oil and gas projects despite Turkey's opposition...

13. Booming Cyprus breaks more tourism records

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/booing-cyprus-breaks-more-tourism-records

An influx of Russian and British tourists has helped Cyprus break more records for the number of arrivals this year...

14. Thomas Cook buoyed by strong demand for Turkey, Greece, Egypt holidays

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/thomas-cook-buoyed-by-strong-demand-for-turkey-greece-egypt-holidays

British holiday company Thomas Cook said it was on track to meet annual forecasts helped by strong demand for holidays to Turkey, Greece and Egypt, and as part of its plan to shift capacity away from parts of Spain where margins are lower...

15. 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....

16. Eight dead migrants found washed up in north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-dead-migrants-found-washed-up-in-north

A total of eight bodies have been found washed up on the shores of the island's northern part over the past two days, Turkish Cypriot authorities said, adding the dead were believed to be Syrian migrants...

17. Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forces-kill-dozens-in-gaza-protests-as-anger-mounts-over-us-embassy

Israeli forces killed at least 41 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, health officials said, as demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem...

18. Eastern Mediterranean faces 'security threat' from Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastern-mediterranean-faces-security-threat-from-cyprus

The eastern Mediterranean region will face a sustained security threat if Cyprus continues unilateral operations there, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said...

19. 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...

20. Turkey to start drilling in Mediterranean this summer

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-start-drilling-in-mediterranean-this-summer

Turkey will start drilling for oil and gas in the Mediterranean before the end of the summer, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak said on Friday, according to Sabah newspaper...

21. Russia backs off supplying Syria with S-300 missiles

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-backs-off-supplying-syria-with-s-300-missile

Russia is not in talks with the Syrian government about supplying advanced S-300 ground-to-air missiles and does not think they are needed, the Izvestia daily cited a top Kremlin aide as saying on Friday, in an apparent U-turn by Moscow...

22. 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...

23. First shipping minister sets ambitious targets for Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/first-shipping-minister-sets-ambitious-targets-for-cyprus

The country’s location and tax system have made it a shipping magnet -- drawing maritime companies from Norway, Greece, Dubai and South Korea -- and prompting the creation of a ministry for the industry...

24. Iran poses a 'threat' in the East Med

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-poses-a-threat-in-the-east-med

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Iran constitutes a threat against every country in the Mediterranean and it is in the interest of everyone to “prevent the aggression.”...

25. Cyprus, Greece, Israel recommit to a way forward

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-israel-recommit-to-a-way-forward

President Nicos Anastasiades says a ‘code of conduct’ has been established between Cyprus, Greece, and Israel, following the completion of a trilateral meeting in Nicosia that yielded a long declaration and paved the way for another meeting before the year is out to discuss an ambitious EastMed pipeline...

26. Hawaiians brave volcanic lava to rescue their pets

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hawaiians-brave-volcanic-lava-to-rescue-their-pets

Lava spewing in fountains up to 90 meters high from an erupting Hawaiian volcano has destroyed 35 homes and other buildings, officials said, warning residents allowed brief visits to their properties to be prepared to flee at a moment’s notice...

27. Cyprus and Israel need gas-sharing deal to tap East Med riches

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-and-israel-need-gas-sharing-deal-to-tap-east-med-riches

An ownership squabble over Cyprus' main natural gas field is threatening to delay multi-billion dollar plans to turn the eastern Mediterranean into a major energy hub...

28. Cyprus Residency and Citizenship-by-Investment Scheme Remains Appealing to Investors

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-residency-and-citizenship-by-investment-scheme-remains-appealing-to-investors

With more than three decades of presence operating as a leading international advisory services firm, K. Treppides & Co Ltd offers insight into the latest residency and investment trends to impact Cyprus...

29. Passenger terminal marks new era

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-limassol-passenger-terminal-marks-new-era

A new passenger terminal at Limassol port paves the way for a new era in tourism and maritime industries for the southern town and Cyprus...

30. Don’t get caught up in the East Med energy hype

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/don-t-get-caught-up-in-the-east-med-energy-hype

It is tempting for resource-poor countries to overestimate the promise of newly discovered hydrocarbon resources, particularly in times of need...