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1. US ambassador sees opportunities in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-see-opportunities-in-cyprus

US Ambassador to Nicosia Judy Garber says the pandemic aftermath in Cyprus could be seen as an opportunity for the island, praising officials for managing the crisis and calling the country a “fantastic place for people” to do business...

2. Hagia Sophia mosque conversion verdict expected within 15 days, says report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hagia-sophia-verdict-expected-within-15-days-says-report

A verdict on whether Hagia Sophia in Istanbul will be converted into a mosque is to be issued within 15 days, Turkey’s Daily Sabah reported Thursday....

3. Anastasiades: Cyprus wants escalation of EU action against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-cyprus-wants-escalation-of-eu-action-against-turkey

“Cyprus is asking for an escalation of EU action against Turkey’s provocativeness,” President Nicos Anastasiades stated in an interview with the Greek television network Open....

4. CNN: Erdogan phoned Trump 'at least twice a week'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-erdogan-phoned-trump-at-least-twice-a-week

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called his US counterpart Donald Trump as often as two times a day and was “put through directly” to the US president, American news broadcaster CNN said in a report published on Monday....

5. Turkish FM accuses Athens of shirking dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-turkish-fm-accuses-athens-of-shirking-dialogue

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu dismissed accusations that Ankara is unwilling to seek a solution through talks with Greece, saying that the Greek prime minister needs to “look in the mirror and ask himself where he went wrong.” ...

6. Gulenist cop arrested in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gulenist-cop-arrested-in-the-north

Turkish Cypriot police have arrested one of their own this week, a man thought to be second in command amongst officers with FETO links in the north, while dozens more were arrested in Turkey during a similar operation...

7. Post-lockdown jump in coronavirus cases rattles Turkish officials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/post-lockdown-jump-in-coronavirus-cases-rattles-turkish-officials

Turkey may have to adopt a harder line on social interactions following a worrying jump in coronavirus infections but it has no plans to reverse an easing of lockdown restrictions aimed at reviving the economy, officials say....

8. Turkish secret services target Greek refugee camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-secret-services-target-greek-refugee-camps

Turkey has been conducting secret missions in refugee camps and other places in Greece to gather information about critics of the Turkish government and supporters of self-exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, who have taken refuge in Greece, according to a publication by the Nordic Monitor website. ...

9. Turkish special forces fire over Greek military vehicle at border, Kathimerini learns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-special-forces-officers-fired-over-greek-military-vehicle-at-border-kathimerini-learns

There is evidence of a sharp increase in aggressive behavior by Turkish security forces in both the Aegean and at the Evros land border, Kathimerini has learned. ...

10. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

11. Erdogan says Greece’s treatment of migrants at border ‘murderous’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-greece-s-treatment-of-migrants-at-border-‘murderous

Turkey intends to take Greece to task over its alleged “maltreatment” of refugees and migrants spurred on by Ankara to push into the European Union through the Greek-Turkish border, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on a flight back from Brussels on Tuesday, according to the pro-government Daily Sabah. ...

12. EU executive tells Turkey to take migrants back from Greek border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-executive-tells-turkey-to-take-migrants-back-from-greek-border

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said ahead of talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Turkey must move refugees and migrants away from the Greek border....

13. Special force from Cyprus flies to Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/special-forces-from-cyprus-fly-to-greece

Nearly two dozen members of Cypriot special security forces have been deployed to Greece’s Evros region to assist in a pushback of undocumented migrants, with reports saying the situation was calmer after a tense weekend...

14. EU criticizes Turkey on migration as border clashes resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-criticizes-turkey-on-migration-as-border-clashes-resume

Clashes between Greek riot police and migrants attempting to cross the border from Turkey erupted anew Friday as European Union foreign ministers took aim at what they called “Turkey’s use of migratory pressure for political purposes.” ...

15. Turkey deploys 1,000 police at Greek border to stem pushback of migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-1-000-police-at-greek-border-to-stem-pushback-of-migrants

Turkey is deploying 1,000 special police forces along its border with Greece on Thursday to halt the pushback of migrants toward its territory, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, adding that 164 migrants had been wounded by Greek authorities....

16. Greek forces use tear gas to repel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-forces-use-tear-gas-to-repel-migrants

Greek riot police and troops used water cannon and tear gas on Wednesday against hundreds of migrants as they made another attempt to cross the border from Turkey into Greece....

17. Turkish FM alleges three migrants killed trying to cross Greek border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-fm-alleges-three-migrants-killed-trying-to-cross-greek-border

A war of words between Ankara and Athens over the migrant crisis escalated on Tuesday when Turkey’s foreign minister said without providing evidence that Greek soldiers had killed three migrants attempting to enter the country, a claim denied by Greece....

18. Greek army, police dig in along Turkey border after migrant clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-army-police-dig-in-along-turkey-border-after-migrant-clashes

Greek troops and riot police remained on high alert on Tuesday along the land border between Greece and Turkey, the main flashpoint in an escalating row between the EU and Ankara over how to deal with a new wave of migrants and refugees....

19. Guards use tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants at Greek-Turkish border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guards-use-tear-gas-to-disperse-hundreds-of-migrants-at-greek-turkish-border

Guards on Greece’s northeastern land border with Turkey made “deterrent use” of tear gas to disperse some 500 refugees and migrants trying to enter the country and the European Union after Ankara loosened controls on migrant flows....

20. Greek border crackdown amid concerns over Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-crackdown-amid-concerns-over-turkey

Greek government sources on Friday stressed that authorities are boosting security at the country’s border following reports that Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from traveling to Europe....

21. 14 EU countries demand Syria govt, Russia return to 2018 ceasefire deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-eu-countries-demand-syria-govt-russia-return-to-2018-ceasefire-deal

Foreign ministers from 14 European countries, including France and Germany, demanded on Wednesday that Syrian government forces and their Russian backers end their offensive in Idlib province and return to the terms of a 2018 ceasefire deal....

22. Pressed in Syria, Turkey ups the ante in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressed-in-syria-turkey-ups-the-ante-in-the-east-med

23. Cavusoglu: Greece must be prepared to share in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-greece-must-be-prepared-to-share-in-the-east-med

Turkey is willing to reach a compromise with Greece as long as the latter is prepared to share in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....

24. Military clash with Syria is imminent, Erdogan says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-military-clash-with-syria-is-imminent-erdogan-says

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday a Turkish military operation to push back a Syrian government offensive against rebel strongholds in northwest Syria was now “a matter of time” after talks with Russia failed to halt the assault....

25. Erdogan says third Turkish drill ship to begin operations in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-third-turkish-drill-ship-to-begin-operations-in-2020

Turkey has purchased its third offshore drilling ship which will arrive in Turkey next month, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, adding that the ship will begin operations in 2020. ...

26. Greek-US ties and the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greek-us-ties-and-the-east-med

By Lieutenant General Thomas Trask On the occasion of his meeting last month with President Donald Trump in Washington, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis remarked how the US-Greece relationship “is the best it ever was. But it can become even better.”...

27. Turkish delegation to visit Moscow to discuss Syria's Idlib

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-delegation-to-visit-moscow-to-discuss-syria-s-idlib

A Turkish delegation will go to Moscow in coming days to discuss the escalating conflict in Syria’s Idlib region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday, adding that around 1 million people had been displaced there due to Russian-backed Syrian attacks....

28. Cavusoglu slams Akinci after comment that Turkey-north annexation would be 'horrible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-slams-akinci-after-comment-that-turkey-north-annexation-would-be-horrible

“I’ve never worked with a more unreliable politician,” the Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu said on Monday, referring to the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci in response to an interview where Akinci said the prospect of Crimea-style annexation with Turkey was “horrible”....

29. House President praises Australia’s principled stance over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-praises-australia-s-principled-stance-over-cyprus

Australia is a friendly country that supports Cyprus and retains a principled stance vis-à-vis the Cyprus problem, said the President of the House of Representatives, Demetris Syllouris, who is paying an official visit to the country as head of an inter-party delegation....

30. Greek Defence minister denies Erdogan's phone talk claims on Imia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-defence-minister-denies-erdogan-s-phone-talk-claims-on-imia

Greek Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos rejected on Thursday claims by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he sent a message to Greece through Defence Minister Hulusi Akar not to make any “move” over the eastern Aegean islets of Imia, for which the two countries were brought to the brink of war twenty-four years ago....

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