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1. Cypriot jihadist facing extradition to Guantanamo

http://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...

2. Court ruling stirs Turkey tension

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-ruling-stirs-turkey-tension

Greek-Turkish relations took a turn for the worse on Wednesday, with the Turkish Foreign Ministry and other senior officials accusing Athens of violating the Geneva Convention and of protecting terrorists....

3. Turkish pilot could receive travel papers

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-pilot-could-receive-travel-papers

Suleyman Ozkaynakci, the Turkish serviceman who piloted the helicopter in which he and seven other Turkish officers fled to Greece following Turkey’s failed coup in 2016, could be eligible to receive travel documents, according to the decision in May by the Council of State to grant him asylum....

4. President fires back at critics over UN document

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-fires-back-at-critics-over-un-document

President Nicos Anastasiades is firing back at critics both north and south of the Green Line, who are accusing him of tripping over a UN document that many believe could serve as a basis for peace talks...

5. Man kills passerby and two police officers in Belgium

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-kills-passerby-and-two-police-officers-in-belgium

A gunman killed two police officers and a passer-by on Tuesday before being shot dead in the center of the Belgian city of Liege, public broadcaster RTBF said on its website and authorities said terrorism could not be ruled out as a motive...

6. Turkey's Muslim-friendly holidays find a modest place in the sun

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/turkey-s-muslim-friendly-holidays-find-a-modest-place-in-the-sun

Turkey’s $26 billion tourism industry has been battered by security fears and political disputes in recent years but one corner of the market is quietly growing - beach holidays for conservative Muslims...

7. Turkey says countries should not follow US on Israel embassy move

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-countries-should-not-follow-us-on-israel-embassy-move

Muslim countries must together ensure that other nations don’t follow in the path of the United States and open embassies in Israel’s Jerusalem, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Friday, at the start of a summit to address the issue...

8. Chemical attack accusations ‘a farce’ Assad tells Kathimerini

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chemical-attack-accusations-‘a-farce-assad-tells-kathimerini

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied that the Syrian Army used chemical weapons against civilians while taking aim at both Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump...

9. Three US senators move to block F-35 transfers to Turkey

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-us-senators-move-to-block-f-35-transfers-to-turkey

Three US senators introduced a measure on Thursday aimed at blocking the transfer of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to Turkey, a NATO ally and one of nine partner nations involved in producing the high-tech, radar-evading aircraft....

10. Trump and Macron seek stronger measures on Iran

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-and-macron-seek-stronger-measures-on-iran-as-deadline-looms

With a May 12 deadline looming for Trump to decide on restoring US economic sanctions on Tehran, Macron said he spoke to Trump about a “new deal”...

11. Driver kills 10 after ploughing van into Toronto crowd

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-kills-10-after-ploughing-van-into-toronto-sidewalk-crowd

The brutal incident - which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “tragic and senseless attack” - was one of the most violent in recent Canadian history...

12. New Turkey's hasty birth

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/new-turkey-s-hasty-birth

The way in which the snap elections were called is not normal, nor is the unsettled situation in the country and on its borders...

13. US believes Russia may tamper with chemical evidence

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-suggests-russia-syria-may-tamper-with-chemical-evidence

Syria and Russia deny unleashing poison gas on April 7 during their offensive on Douma...

14. US says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons programme

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-says-air-strikes-cripple-syria-chemical-weapons-programme

US President Donald Trump called the operation a success...

15. British jets in Cyprus take part in Syria operation

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-jets-in-cyprus-take-part-in-syrian-strike

Four British Tornado jets took off from RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus on Saturday to join precision strikes against Syria, jointly taken on by the US, the UK and France. ...

16. US and allies launch air strikes in Syria

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-allies-launch-air-strikes-in-syria

US, British and French forces pounded Syria with air strikes early on Saturday in response to a poison gas attack that killed dozens of people last week, in the biggest intervention by Western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad....

17. Threat of US-Russia battle hangs over Syria

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/threat-of-us-russia-clash-hangs-over-syria

Two days ago U.S. President Donald Trump warned that missiles “will be coming” in response to that attack...

18. May gets backing for action against Syria

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/may-gets-backing-for-action-against-syria

She told her senior ministers the Douma events showed a “deeply concerning” erosion of international legal norms barring the use of chemical weapons...

19. UK seeks closure of Cyprus airspace around RAF Akrotiri

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-seeks-closure-of-cyprus-airspace-around-raf-akrotiri

The Cyprus government has stressed it is not involved in any planned attack on Syria and no country has asked to use facilities on the island...

20. RAF bombers on standby in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/raf-bombers-on-standby

RAF bombers on standbyTornado bombers at RAF Akrotiri are on standby and ready to strike against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad if such an order is given out, just days after a US missile destroyer left Larnaca port....

21. Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 15 in Nigeria

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-boko-haram-militants-kill-15-in-nigeria

Maiduguri is the epicentre of the nine-year conflict with Boko Haram that has killed more than 20,000 people...

22. France could bolster Syria role in fight against Islamic State

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-could-bolster-syria-role-in-fight-against-islamic-state

France, like the United States, has already extended arms and training to the YPG-led militia in the fight against Islamic State...

23. Erdogan’s parallel universe

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/erdogan-s-parallel-universe

The EU, the United States and the international community as a whole have very little leverage with Erdogan...

24. Iraq will prevent attacks on Turkey

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iraq-will-prevent-attacks-on-turkey

The PKK considered a terrorist organization by Turkey has for decades been based in Iraq’s Qandil mountain range...

25. Cyprus Parliament condemns unanimously Turkey's invasion in Afrin

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-condemns-unanimously-turkey-s-invasion-in-afrin

The plenary of the House of Representatives on Friday condemned Turkey's invasion in Afrin, Syria, pointing out that it is a blatant violation of international law and Syria`s sovereignty and territorial integrity....

26. Three killed in French supermarket shooting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-killed-in-french-supermarket-shooting

Three people were killed in southwestern France on Friday when a gunman held up a car, opened fire on police and then took hostages in a supermarket, screaming “Allahu Akbar”. ...

27. Two people killed in French supermarket hostage-taking

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-victims-in-french-supermarket-hostage-taking-mayor

Mayor Eric Menassi also told LCI TV that the man had entered the shop screaming “Allahu Akbar, (God is greatest) I’ll kill you all”...

28. This is it!

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/this-is-it

Behind the “killing” of various conjectures that made a solution possible, the responsibility of the Greek Cypriot conclave was the conviction that the only "ideal" settlement of the Cyprus problem was, from the onset, its non settlement....

29. Saudi women get behind the wheel

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-women-get-behind-the-wheel

Saudi King Salman is ending a conservative tradition banning female drivers, a change coming June 2018 seen as a step towards personal freedom for women in the kingdom. ...

30. Cubs of the Caliphate

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cubs-of-the-caliphate

There is little in the way of specialized care for them in Iraq, where the minimum age of criminal responsibility is nine...