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1. Turkey: The stance of the '6' on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-the-stance-of-the-6-on-cyprus

The publication of the foreign policy positions of the coalition of six opposition parties (led by the Kemalist CHP) contesting Erdogan's power is of particular interest,...

2. Turkey issues travel warnings for Europe and the United States

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-issues-travel-warnings-for-europe-and-the-united-states

On Saturday night, Turkey's foreign ministry issued two consecutive travel advisories for both European countries and the United States, expressing concern about the possibility of racist attacks....

3. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

4. Cavusoglu travels to US amid troubled ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-to-travel-to-us-amid-troubled-ties

Turkey and the United States will aim to smooth out a series of disagreements between the NATO allies when the Turkish foreign minister visits Washington this week. But expectations that outstanding issues can be resolved are low....

5. WhatsApp given green light to sue Pegasus spyware company

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/whatsapp-given-green-light-to-sue-pegasus-spyware-company

The US Supreme Court on Monday let Meta Platforms Inc’s WhatsApp pursue a lawsuit accusing Israel’s NSO Group of exploiting a bug in the WhatsApp messaging app to install spy software allowing the surveillance of 1,400 people, including journalists, human rights activists and dissidents....

6. Cyprus is in the midst of the new 'Narcos'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-in-the-midst of-the-new-narcos

Since December 20, cannabis has been washing up on the shores of free and occupied Famagusta, specifically over 100 kilos of packaged Indian hemp were collected by police....

7. Did Iran just abolish the morailty police?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/did-iran-just-abolish-the-morailty-police

Both Iranian state media and anti-government protesters downplayed statements by an Iranian judicial official that the "morality police" had been abolished on Sunday....

8. Iranian protesters look to outside world for help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-protesters-look-to-outside-world-for-help

The anti-government protests sweeping Iran are now in their eighth week, with no sign of ending, despite a bloody crackdown. The rest of the world has watched with alarm, with some countries taking steps in support of the protests....

9. US Supreme Court says 'no' to Turkey's request to stop brawl lawsuits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-supreme-court-says-no-to-turkey-s-request-to-stop-brawl-lawsuits

The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected Turkey’s bid to shut down lawsuits in US courts stemming from a violent brawl outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington more than five years ago that left anti-government protesters badly beaten....

10. 1,000 people indicted in Iran over protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-000-people-indicted-in-iran-over-protests

Iran's hardline judiciary will hold public trials of about 1,000 people indicted over unrest in Tehran, a semi-official news agency said on Monday, intensifying efforts to crush weeks of protests ignited by Mahsa Amini's death in police custody....

11. Bin Salman granted US immunity for Khashoggi murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bin-salman-granted-us-immunity-for-khashoggi-murder

The US has determined that Saudi Arabia's de facto leader - Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - has immunity from a lawsuit filed by murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée....

12. Iran: Pro-regime marchers calling for execution of protesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-pro-regime-marchers-calling-for-execution-of-protesters

State-organized demonstrations took place in several Iranian cities on Friday to counter anti-government protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody, with some marchers calling for the execution of rioters....

13. CNN journalist cancels interview with Iranian president when asked to wear headscarf

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-journalist-cancels-interview-with-iranian-president-when-asked-to-wear-headscarf

CNN's Christiane Amanpour canceled an interview with the Iranian president after he asked her to wear a headscarf amid the civil unrest in Tehran....

14. Iran: Massive protests continue after the death of Mahsa Amini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-massive-protests-continue-after-the-death-of-mahsa-amini

Surrounded by a crowd chanting slogans, a woman picks up a pair of scissors and cuts off her ponytail, revealing her head. In a sea of people, many of them men, neither a hijab nor a headscarf is visible....

15. Over 1,000 people have died in Pakistan's worst flooding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1-000-people-have-died-in-pakistan-s-worst-flooding

The Cyprus government has expressed deep condolences and solidarity to the Government and the people of Pakistan for the tragic loss of life following the floods in the country....

16. Nicosia issues warning over Tatar-Aliyev meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-issues-warning-over-tatar-aliyev-meeting

Nicosia is voicing its displeasure over the Turkish Cypriot leader’s official visit to Baku, with Greek Cypriots saying they were disappointed by the Azeri president and pointing to UN resolutions that recognize only one Republic in Cyprus...

17. Al Jazeera reporter likely killed by unintentional Israeli gunfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-reporter-likely-killed-by-unintentional-israeli-gunfire

Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was likely killed by unintentional gunfire from Israeli positions, but independent investigators could not reach a definitive conclusion about the origin of the bullet that struck her, the U.S. State Department said on Monday....

18. Efforts continue for the release of the Cypriot captain on one of the seized ships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-continue-for-the-release-of-the-cypriot-captain-on-one-of-the-seized-ships

Cyprus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs is continuing its diplomatic efforts for the release of a Cypriot captain, a member of the crew of one of two Greek oil tankers recently seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards in the Gulf. ...

19. Iran seizes two Greek tankers as tensions rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-seizes-two-greek-tankers-as-tensions-rise

Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take "punitive action" against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United States from a tanker held off the Greek coast...

20. Cyprus makes progress in fight against terrorist financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department

Cyprus has continued to make progress in strengthening banking efforts to combat terrorist financing, according to the State Department's report on terrorism for 2020. ...

21. Azeri’s defense signals hell of a fight in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/azeri-s-defense-signals-hell-of-a-fight-in-court

The defense team of an Azeri man in Cyprus, suspected in an alleged plot to assassinate Israelis on the island, has invoked its client’s right to a public trial, arguing it would be unfair to him and the court to allow insinuations of terrorism fueling a media frenzy...

22. ISIS 'Beatles' member expected to plead guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-beatles-member-expected-to-plead-guilty

An Islamic State jihadist of Cypriot origins and member of the terrorist cell “The Beatles” is rumored to have changed his plea to guilty, thus foregoing trial in a US courtroom...

23. Cyprus worried as Taliban talks amnesty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-as-taliban-talks-amnesty

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus said non-discrimination against women and girls in Afghanistan should be an 'immediate priority' while there was wide skepticism over Taliban’s latest amnesty comments...

24. Chaos as Biden defends withdrawal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-as-biden-defends-withdrawal

Thousands of people desperate to flee Afghanistan thronged Kabul's airport on Monday after the Taliban seized the capital, prompting the United States to pause evacuations, as President Joe Biden confronted mounting criticism over the US withdrawal...

25. Cyprus against the clock to stop Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-against-the-clock-to-stop-erdogan

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides has been going all out on a preemptive diplomatic strike aimed at garnering support in Brussels, Washington, and the international community to stop the Turkish President from revealing ‘surprises to the world’ during a scheduled visit to the island on July 20...

26. Erdogan wishes to improve testy relations with US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wishes-to-improve-testy-relations-with-us

Turkey’s president says mutual interests with the United States outweigh their differences and has called for more cooperation with President Joe Biden’s new US administration....

27. Ankara focused on getting recognition of north Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-focused-on-getting-recognition-of-north-cyprus

Well-informed sources in the Turkish capital and in the Turkish Cypriot community insist on the fact that the messages relayed during Sunday’s celebrations in the north are of particular importance for the future course of the Cyprus Problem. Returning to the well-known rhetoric of the division, Turkey once again brought to the fore strategies and moves for the Cyprus Problem that had been forgotten for several years....

28. ISIS ‘Beatles duo’ plead not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-‘beatles-duo-plead-not-guilty

Two Islamic State suspects from the UK, including one with Cypriot origins, have pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American hostages...

29. Judge Ankara by its actions not its words

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/judge-ankara-by-its-actions-not-its-words

Michael Rubin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, favors a less sympathetic approach on Turkey, arguing ad hoc partnerships can put pressure on Ankara to come around...

30. Biden in hot water over Turkey comments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-in-hot-water-over-erdogan-comments

US presidential candidate and presumptive nominee for the Democrats, Joe Biden, is in hot water over old comments he made about Turkey’s Erdogan, after a video surfaced just days before the launch of the Democratic National Convention...

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