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1. Six countries downgraded, one upgraded in Cyprus travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-countries-downgraded-one-upgraded-in-cyprus-travel-list

The Republic of Cyprus’ health ministry announced on Monday that six countries will be bumped down a category in its three-tier coronavirus risk-based classification system governing travel, with the updated list to come into effect on September 24....

2. NATO keeps France-Turkey probe under wraps as tempers flare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-keeps-france-turkey-probe-under-wraps-as-tempers-flare

A NATO investigation into a naval standoff between French and Turkish ships in June has been rated too sensitive to discuss in public and does not apportion blame, as Paris and Ankara wage a war of words, diplomats have told Reuters....

3. France stands behind Cyprus, defends sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-stands-behind-cyprus-defends-sanctions-against-turkey

The EU must be ready to activate all its tools, including sanctions, against Turkey, French State Secretary for European Affairs Clément Beaune said Friday during a visit to Cyprus....

4. Berlin to take in 1,553 refugees from Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-to-take-in-1-553-refugees-from-greece

As Germany indicated on Tuesday that it would take in more than 1,500 refugees from Lesvos and other Greek islands, the Greek government welcomed the move, indicating however that it should not be seen as rewarding irregular immigration. ...

5. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-updates-risk-based-travel-list

The Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday downgraded Estonia and Georgia from category A to B, the Czech Republic and Hungary from B to C, while upgrading Rwanda from C to B, and Australia from B to A, in its three-tier coronavirus risk-based classification system governing travel rules....

6. European Council president to visit Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-council-president-to-visit-cyprus

European Council President Charles Michel is due to visit Cyprus on Wednesday, ahead of a meeting of European Union leaders on September 24 and 25...

7. Sanctions unfeasible and ineffective

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Nathalie Tocci was a close adviser to former EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, during the years when the Cyprus Problem came – according to many - closer than ever to a solution. Today, she is a close advisor to Josep Borrell and, having monitored the Cyprus Problem for many years and having played a central role in the effort to formulate a European strategy for foreign policy, she has a strong view not only on Cyprus but also on the Greek-Turkish conflict. At the same time, she takes a critical approach to the efforts exerted by Athens and Nicosia to link sanctions against Turkey with those against Belarus. ...

8. Thousands protest after Greek refugee camp burns down

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Thousands of protesting refugees and migrants left homeless on the Greek island of Lesbos after fires destroyed the notoriously overcrowded Moria camp gathered on a road leading to the island's main town Friday, demanding to be allowed to leave....

9. Greek PM expected to unveil French defense deal on Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-expected-to-unveil-french-defense-deal-on-saturday

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is due to unveil the details of a defense deal with Paris that was the subject of talks with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of a European-Mediterranean leaders’ meeting in Corsica on Thursday....

10. Anastasiades finds sympathetic ear at MED7

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-finds-sympathetic-ear-at-med7

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades highlighted a need for a decisive EU stance towards Turkey, while praising his French counterpart for showing “practical and stable support” towards Cyprus...

11. Cyprus problem, Varosha on MED7 summit agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-problem-varosha-on-med7-summit-agenda

The Cyprus problem, Turkey’s activities in the eastern Mediterranean and in the fenced-off ghost town of Varosha, will be on the agenda of MED7 summit to take place on Thursday....

12. Charles Michel reiterates EU support for Greece, Cyprus in East Med row

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charles-michel-reiterates-eu-support-for-greece-cyprus-in-east-med-row

European Council President Charles Michel on Monday reiterated European Union solidarity with Greece and Cyprus during a telephone conversation with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in which the increasingly tense situation in the Eastern Mediterranean was the key topic of discussion, according to sources....

13. Turkey: Russia to hold live-fire exercises in Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-russia-to-hold-live-fire-exercises-in-mediterranean

Turkey has announced that Russia will hold live-fire naval exercises in the eastern Mediterranean, amid escalating tensions between Turkey and its coastal neighbors Greece and Cyprus over rights to search for energy resources in the region. ...

14. EU ‘very clear’ on expectations from Turkey for de-escalation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-‘very-clear-on-expectations-from-turkey-for-de-escalation

The message, the expectations, the timeline and the consequences of not acting towards a de-escalation of tension in the Eastern Mediterranean were “made clear” to Turkey, both via the informal Foreign Affairs Council last week in Berlin and in the telephone call on Monday between EU High Representative Josep Borrell and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, according to EU foreign policy spokesman Peter Stano....

15. Cyprus revises classification of countries for travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-revises-classification-of-countries-for-travel

The Cyprus health ministry on Tuesday downgraded Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia and Lichtenstein to category B in its three-tier risk-based travel classification system, while Rwanda and Monaco were bumped down to category C....

16. Charles de Gaulle returning to the eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charles-de-gaulle-returning-to-the-eastern-mediterranean

In the wake of Erdogan's war threats, Paris is responding by sending the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to the eastern Mediterranean region....

17. Ankara accuses Athens of beating the war drum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-accuses-athens-of-beating-the-war-drum

Turkey says the European Union is not sincere in its efforts to weigh in on the maritime disputes in the eastern Mediterranean, while accusing Athens of beating the war drum by intending to expand Greek territorial waters...

18. Greece starts more training exercises amid Turkey tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-starts-more-training-exercises-amid-turkey-tension

Greece and the United Arab Emirates have begun joint air force training exercises in the eastern Mediterranean, in the latest build-up of military forces in the region where Greece and Turkey are at odds over seabed mineral rights....

19. Six Greek F-16s participated in joint drill off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-greek-f-16s-participated-in-joint-drill-off-cyprus

Six Greek F-16 fighter jets participated on Thursday in joint military exercises with Cyprus, France and Italy in the Eastern Mediterranean....

20. EU reaches vaccine deal with AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-reaches-vaccine-deal-with-astrazeneca

The Cyprus-born EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety announced Thursday the EU’s first vaccine deal, reached with the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, for a quantity of up to 400 million doses of the vaccine under development....

21. Joint drill makes waves around Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-drill-makes-waves-around-cyprus

Turkey issued a new navigational telex on Thursday for gunnery exercises next week in the eastern Mediterranean, following an ongoing joint military drill between Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy...

22. Cyprus takes part in eastern med drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-part-in-eastern-med-drill

Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy took further steps on Wednesday to strengthen their common naval and aerial presence in the eastern Mediterranean, through an operation that takes its name from an ancient Greek goddess but also meaning “order” in the ancient language...

23. French and Greek fighter jets at Paphos air base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-and-greek-fighter-jets-at-paphos-air-base

Joint aeronautical exercises featuring the militaries of Greece, France, and Cyprus are set to take place from Wednesday until Friday off the west coast of Cyprus is set to send a strong response to Turkey’s activities in the eastern Mediterranean....

24. Cyprus re-classifies countries with several downgraded

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-re-classifies-countries-with-several-downgraded

Cyprus on Monday downgraded several countries in its three-tier risk-based classification system after increasing numbers of airport arrivals have recently been found coronavirus-positive....

25. Russia considering to resume flights to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-considering-to-resume-flights-to-cyprus

Russian authorities are considering to allow the resumption of international flights to Cyprus and six other countries, the Russian daily Izvetsia said Monday, citing unnamed airport and airline sources....

26. France and Germany tackle eastern Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-and-germany-tackle-eastern-med

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made statements seen as mutual support for Greece and the Republic of Cyprus on Thursday, prompting a reaction from Ankara...

27. Rival warnings keep on in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rival-warnings-keep-on-in-mediterranean-waters

Rival warnings continued to be issued over waters in the eastern Mediterranean this weekend, after EU ministers reaffirmed the bloc’s solidarity with Greece and the Republic of Cyprus and Turkey saying it would not “bow to banditry”...

28. Greek and Turkish warships in 'mini collision,' says defense source

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-turkish-warships-in-mini-collision-says-defense-source

A Greek and a Turkish warship were involved in a mini-collision on Wednesday during a standoff in the eastern Mediterranean, a Greek defense source said, describing it as an "accident."...

29. Amid tensions with Turkey, Greece in joint manoeuvres with France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amid-tensions-with-turkey-greece-in-joint-manoeuvres-with-france

Amid ongoing tensions with Turkey over disputed waters in the eastern Mediterranean, the French military conducted training exercises with Greek forces on Thursday off the southern island of Crete, including in the maritime area reserved by Turkey’s Navtex earlier this month for seismic exploration....

30. French La Fayette frigate spotted off Larnaca coast

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After the two French Rafale fighter jets and the C 180 utility aircraft landed in the National Guard’s ‘Andreas Papandreou’ air base in Paphos, a warship of the French Navy has also arrived in Cyprus....

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