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17 July, 2019
 

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1. National Council dismisses Turkish natural gas proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-council-dismisses-turkish-natural-gas-proposal

The national council unanimously rejected a proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to co-manage the islands’ natural gas resources...

2. Turkey rejects EU sanctions, vows to continue drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-rejects-eu-sanctions-vows-to-continue-drilling

EU Foreign affairs ministers who met in Brussels on Monday endorsed a decision to curb diplomatic contacts and funding for Turkey. In response the Turkish MFA issued a statement signalling that the conclusions adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council ‘’will in no way affect Turkey's determination to continue its hydrocarbon activities in the Eastern Mediterranean’’...

3. 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...

4. David Harris: US closer to Greece, Cyprus, Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/david-harris-us-closer-to-greece-cyprus-israel

Washington recognizes Greece’s strategic value and reliability as an ally, attributes that only grow stronger as doubts deepen over Turkey’s stance, American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris tells Kathimerini in an interview...

5. Recovering lost ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/recovering-lost-ground

The government that has just taken power in Greece is different to what we are accustomed to and close to what a big chunk of the population is eager to see. The center-right administration appears well-prepared. The comparison is not only being made with SYRIZA, which was completely unprepared when it took over at a crucial period in 2015, but also with other supposedly experienced administrations before them. That said, in politics plans can be undone by unforeseen events. ...

6. The extent of betrayal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-extent-of-betrayal

Forty-five whole years later and the image of dead bodies stacked onto a semi-trailer dump cart with watermelons has stuck with me, tormenting me every single time that the hot Cypriot sun splits July in two...

7. Nicosia to reject Turkish natural gas proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-to-reject-turkish-natural-gas-proposal

A proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci for a committee that would jointly administer natural gas affairs is expected to be rejected by the government and party leaders when they meet on Tuesday...

8. Turkey will drill for gas until Cyprus accepts plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-will-drill-for-gas-until-cyprus-accepts-plan

Turkey will continue drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus if the internationally recognised Greek Cypriot government does not accept a cooperation proposal put forward by Turkish Cypriots, Ankara’s foreign minister said on Sunday. ...

9. Police arrest wrong-way drunk driver [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrest-wrong-way-drunk-driver

A drunk driver was arrested Saturday morning after traffic police spotted him driving the wrong way on the Nicosia-Larnaca highway...

10. Cyprus rejects extradition of Kurdish activist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-extradition-of-kurdish-activist

A Kurdish man wanted by German authorities on terrorism-related charges won’t be extradited, following a decision by a Larnaca court that found political beliefs were behind the persecution...

11. The new government, image and symbolism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-new-government-image-and-symbolism

The first indications from the new government are sending out all the right signals. Tuesday’s handover ceremonies at the ministries confirmed a return to normalcy, after a decade-long crisis that painfully divided the country. Both sides should be given credit for the civilized political discourse that prevailed during the change of guard. It is hoped that this spirit will continue during the debates that are expected to take place in Parliament, not only in the sense of a more sophisticated rhetoric, but also, hopefully, in the approval of some government bills by the new main opposition....

12. Bus driver cries foul over airport assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bus-driver-cries-foul-over-airport-assault

A Turkish Cypriot bus driver says Greek Cypriots threw rocks at his vehicle at Larnaca International Airport where he had gone to pick up tourists...

13. Mobile phones now work across divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mobile-phones-now-work-across-divided-cyprus

The United Nations has lauded the news that mobile phone coverage has been extended to both sides of the divide on the east Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus. ...

14. George Low murder still open case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/george-low-murder-still-open-case

The unsolved murder of George Low was back in the headlines this week, with some new information about additional possible suspects and a frustration over two identified suspects who remain at large...

15. Displaced Greek Cypriots up in arms over land

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/displaced-residents-up-in-arms-over-land

Dozens of Greek Cypriot families in Limassol are up in arms over a land dispute, accusing the government of lying to them as they face lawsuits from a Turkish Cypriot property owner...

16. Six killed as severe weather hits Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-killed-as-severe-weather-hits-greece

17. Syrians trapped at Ercan head to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrians-trapped-at-ercan-head-to-turkey

Turkish Cypriot officials say Ankara has decided to host 50 Syrians who have been trapped in Ercan airport due to visa issues...

18. Mitsotakis, expectations and the need for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mitsotakis-expectations-and-the-need-for-unity

The coming weeks will naturally see an emphasis on New Democracy’s proposals on all the major issues, from the economy and security, to education and health. At the same time the new prime minister will have to strike a balance between the rival forces within his party’s ranks, combining the new with the old. ...

19. Coral Bay defendant admits lesser charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coral-bay-defendant-admits-lesser-charges

The Coral Bay trial resumed Tuesday following a number of procedural delays, with the prosecution introducing three lesser charges against the defendant while the court formally suspended prosecution on two previous counts, manslaughter and premeditated murder...

20. New Greek cabinet sworn in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-greek-cabinet-sworn-in

Greece’s new cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday after New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was elected on Sunday on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the economically stricken nation...

21. A wise verdict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-wise-verdict

The Greek people voted wisely, as they have done in the past. They have given Kyriakos Mitsotakis a comfortable majority and a strong mandate. A percentage so close to 40 percent is unprecedented in the years of the crisis, as is a government with an outright majority. ...

22. 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...

23. Body found inside trunk in north Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-found-inside-trunk-in-north-nicosia

A bad smell coming from a car near a school in north Nicosia led to the discovery of a dead body in the trunk, with Turkish Cypriot police investigating the murder of a foreign national...

24. 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...

25. Partition starting to show

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/partition-starts-to-show

The most revealing broadcast last Monday on the Russian-made missile that fell in the occupied areas was a tell-all account by Despina Kouri during RIK’s primetime news on what was being reported by the foreign press regarding the incident...

26. ND surges to power, promising change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nd-surges-to-power-promising-change

27. Far-right soundly defeated in Greek elections

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

28. Woman crashes car during police chase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-crashes-car-during-police-chase

A young female driver was arrested on Sunday following a police chase that ended up in a crash of a stolen vehicle in downtown Paphos...

29. President congratulates new Greek prime minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-congratulates-new-greek-prime-minister

President Nicos Anastasiades, who was released from hospital on Sunday evening, tweeted a congratulatory message to center-right leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis who won the elections in Greece...

30. The others were Merkel’s puppets, we were just naive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-others-were-merkel-s-puppets-we-were-just-naive

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras admitted to being naive enough to believe that his European counterparts, whose countries have loaned Greece billions of euros, would go easy on him...

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