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1. France signals support for Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-signals-support-for-greece

The participation of the Hellenic Navy in the carrier group that will escort the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on a part of its mission in the Eastern Mediterranean is seen as yet another indication of Athens’ desire to strengthen its ties with Paris. The government also sees the move as French support for Greece in light of the Turkish-Libyan maritime border accord....

2. Cyprus hopes to join US visa waiver

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Cypriot officials say they are setting up a task force aimed at including the country in the US visa waiver programme the soonest possible...

3. Video walkthrough explains Iran plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-walkthrough-explains-iran-plane-crash

A chilling video published by The New York Times offers a step-by-step walkthrough of what happened before and after a Ukrainian airliner was brought down by an Iranian missile...

4. Iran says military shot down plane in error

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-says-military-shot-down-plane-in-error

Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 people aboard and voiced its deep regret, after initially denying it brought down the aircraft in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on US targets in Iraq...

5. Missile suspected in Iran plane crash

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The plane crash in Iran that killed 176 people aboard was likely brought down by a missile unintentionally, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says, while Tehran has invited officials from the US, Ukraine, and Canada to join the investigation...

6. Both US and Iran claim ‘self defence’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/both-us-and-iran-claim-‘self-defence

Iranian UN ambassador has sent a letter to the UN Security Council calling Tehran’s missile strikes a "measured and proportionate" act of "self-defense,” while the US also says killing Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was for self defence...

7. Iran attacks US air bases in revenge

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Iran launched missile attacks on US-led forces in Iraq early on Wednesday in retaliation for the US drone strike on an Iranian commander whose killing last week raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East...

8. Iran escalation continues after midnight tweet

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US President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard” if Iran attacks Americans or US assets after a drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, as tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq to mourn their deaths...

9. US preemptive strike put to the test

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The Trump administration on Friday justified its killing of a top Iranian general as an act of self-defense, trying to deflect accusations that it violated international law and concerns raised by legal experts and a senior UN rights investigator....

10. Pompeo cancels trip to Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-cancels-trip-to-nicosia

US State Secretary Mike Pompeo has cancelled a trip to Cyprus next week in the wake of protests outside the US Embassy in Iraq, with Department officials vowing to reschedule the visit “in the near future"...

11. US forces take out ISIS leader

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Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a US military operation in Syria, sources in the region said on Sunday and U.S. President Donald Trump was due to make a “major statement” at the White House...

12. Cypriot jihadist taken into US custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-jihadist-taken-into-us-custody

A jihadist terrorist of Cypriot origins was reportedly taken out of Kurdish custody just as Turkey was initiating its ground offensive in Syria, with the US president saying “dangerous ISIS fighters” are in secure locations...

13. Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-begins-escorting-all-uk-vessels-through-hormuz-strait

Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after the government previously said it did not have resources to do so. ...

14. F35 back to UK after Cyprus mission

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Four F-35 fighter jets have just returned to the UK after a two-month exercise in Cyprus, where they also flew reconnaissance missions over Iraq and Syria...

15. UK F35 jets fly first sorties out of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-f35-jets-fly-first-sorties-out-of-cyprus

The UK’s newest and most advanced generation of fighter jet, the Lightning F-35B, has completed its first operational missions to Syria and Iraq, as part of the ongoing fight against Daesh, following a successful training period in Cyprus, UK Defence Secretary, Penny Mordaunt said during a visit she paid to the British Bases in Cyprus....

16. Sixteen years on, frustration with Ankara resurfaces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/sixteen-years-on-frustration-with-ankara-resurfaces

17. Man draws knife in road rage incident

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Limassol police are investigating a possible road rage incident after a driver said another man drew a knife at a roundabout...

18. ExxonMobil eyes Israel gas bid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exxonmobil-eyes-israel-gas-bid-in-major-middle-east-shift

19. Interview with Jeffrey Sachs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interview-with-jeffrey-sachs

20. RAF Tornados leave Cyprus for the last time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/raf-tornados-leave-cyprus-for-the-last-time

All RAF Tornado GR4s that were based in Cyprus and took part in operations against the Islamic State have left Cyprus to return home in the UK...

21. Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Kurds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-threatens-turkey-with-economic-devastation-if-it-attacks-syrian-kurd-militia

22. How Trump's phone call to Erdogan changed the Syrian war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-trump-s-phone-call-to-erdogan-changed-the-syrian-war

23. Christmas in photos around the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christmas-in-photos-around-the-world

Here are a few photos from different parts of the world where Christmas was celebrated on 25 December 2018...

24. Islamic State claims responsibility for Melbourne attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/islamic-state-claims-responsibility-for-melbourne-attack

25. Hundreds of thousands march against Brexit in London

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hundreds-of-thousands-march-against-brexit-in-london

26.  Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nobel-peace-prize-awarded-to-denis-mukwege-and-nadia-murad-for-their-efforts-to-end-the-use-of-sexual-violence-as-a-weapon-of-war

27. Anastasiades deeply concerned about Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-deeply-concerned-about-cyprus-talks

28. Cypriot jihadist facing extradition to Guantanamo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-jihadist-facing-extradition-to-guantanamo

The US government is requesting for the “Beatles of ISIS” squad, one of them of Cypriot origin, to be moved to Guantanamo Bay, a move that could p[ossibly make them eligible for the death penalty...

29. Three men confess to involvement in student's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-men-confess-to-involvement-in-student-s-death

Three men arrested by police in Athens late on Thursday have confessed to their involvement in a mugging last week during which a 25-year-old student died, police sources have told state-run news agency AMNA....

30. Six killed in migrant van crash in northern Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-killed-in-migrant-van-crash-in-northern-greece

Six people were killed and 10 injured when the mini-van they were traveling in crashed on the Egnatia Odos highway in northern Greece on Friday morning. ...

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