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1. Opposition parties walk out of Novartis debate

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-parties-walk-out-of-novartis-debate

Lawmakers of the opposition walked out of a parliamentary debate on Friday ahead of a vote on whether to request the prosecution of 10 prominent politicians named in a bribery scandal involving Swiss drugs manufacturer Novartis....

2. Europe’s walls and Italy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/europe-s-walls-and-italy

A coalition government between two Italian parties that are ready to challenge core European Union rules and practices will show whether the Union still has reserves of strength or whether decay and fragmentation are inevitable...

3. Cyprus energy search – averting a US-Turkey crisis

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-energy-search-–-averting-a-us-turkey-crisis

Cyprus continues to proceed with offshore oil and gas projects despite Turkey's opposition...

4. Britain slashes top stake on gambling machines to £2

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-slashes-top-stake-on-gambling-machines-to-£2

Britain will cut the maximum stake on fixed odds betting terminals to just two pounds after the government rejected claims that it would damage the industry in favour of efforts to tackle problem gambling...

5. German football stars under fire for posing with Erdogan

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-football-stars-under-fire-for-posing-with-turkey-s-erdogan

Germany’s DFB soccer federation and several German politicians have criticised two top national soccer players for posing for a photo with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, whose policies have come under fire in Europe...

6. Greece's Souda Bay naval base is ‘world-class’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-souda-bay-military-base-is-‘world-class

Greece’s military base in Souda Bay, Crete, is an “essential hub” for NATO operations in the Mediterranean, combining world-class facilities with access to North Africa, the Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples and US Naval Forces Europe and Africa, US Navy Admiral James Foggo....

7. The 'guards' are waiting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/the-guards-are-waiting

Today, Greece is being run by a combination of “pink guards” officials of the old PASOK, friends and relatives...

8. New British High Commissioner wants to deepen special relationship

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-british-high-commissioner-wants-to-deepen-special-relationship

On presenting his credential in Nicosia new British High Commissioner in Cyprus Stephen Lillie said there was a great deal for the two countries to celebrate despite the complexities....

9. Trump seeks 'very meaningful' summit in with N. Korea

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-seeks-very-meaningful-summit-in-with-n-korea

US President Donald Trump has high hopes of “doing something very meaningful” to curtail North Korea’s nuclear ambitions at a summit in Singapore next month, after Pyongyang smoothed the way for talks by freeing three American prisoner...

10. BBC’s wrong translation of ‘Fuego’ highlights Eurovision reality

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bbc-s-wrong-translation-of-‘fuego-highlights-eurovision-reality

An error on BBC that got the translation mixed up in Cyprus’ Eurovision song title “Fuego” shows it can be a daunting experience for the media trying to keep up with different languages and cultures all at once...

11. Greece, Cyprus and Israel together in Washington

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/greece-cyprus-and-israel-together-in-washington

While the leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Israel confirmed once again in Nicosia their strategic choice to follow a common course on a number of issues and to promote cooperation in a series of sectors – leading with energy – diaspora organizations from the three countries organized a joint conference in Washington...

12. EU can't save Iran deal after Trump nuked it

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-can-t-save-iran-deal-after-trump-nuked-it

European countries are powerless to salvage the nuclear deal with Iran after the United States pulled out, the deputy head of the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said ...

13. Changing the constitution of FYROM

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/changing-the-constitution-of-fyrom

As talks aimed at resolving the name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) intensify, it has to be understood by all sides that any name that is agreed should be used domestically as well as internationally...

14. US committed to preserving Cyprus peacekeeping

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-committed-to-preserving-cyprus-peacekeeping

Jonathan Cohen, the nominated Deputy Representative of the United States to the UN, vowed to preserve the UN Peace Keeping Force in Cyprus...

15. 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...

16. First shipping minister sets ambitious targets for Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/first-shipping-minister-sets-ambitious-targets-for-cyprus

The country’s location and tax system have made it a shipping magnet -- drawing maritime companies from Norway, Greece, Dubai and South Korea -- and prompting the creation of a ministry for the industry...

17. Cyprus, Greece, Israel recommit to a way forward

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-israel-recommit-to-a-way-forward

President Nicos Anastasiades says a ‘code of conduct’ has been established between Cyprus, Greece, and Israel, following the completion of a trilateral meeting in Nicosia that yielded a long declaration and paved the way for another meeting before the year is out to discuss an ambitious EastMed pipeline...

18. Security is tight as Nicosia hosts trilateral meeting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-is-tight-as-nicosia-hosts-trilateral-meeting

Security is tight on the island as the leaders of Cyprus, Greece, and Israel hold a trilateral meeting at the Presidential Palace Tuesday, with police setting up road blocks and flying helicopters non-stop...

19. Parliament to discuss Novartis panel report on May 18

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-to-discuss-novartis-panel-report-on-may-18

Lawmakers will debate in a plenary session on May 18 the results of a report completed by an inquiry committee into the alleged bribery of Greek politicians by the Swiss drugs firm Novartis....

20. Greek and Jewish Diaspora team up for Cyprus security

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-jewish-diaspora-team-up-for-cyprus

The Greek-American and American Jewish communities have joined forces to promote legislation in the United States that would bolster the security status of Cyprus and block the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey...

21. Clock ticking for Cyprus reunification 

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clock-ticking-for-cyprus-reunification 

Former South African President F.W. de Klerk is a man who knows how to read the warning signs of history and he urges Cypriot leaders not to miss another opportunity to make peace before it’s too late...

22. Meghan Markle's father to walk her down aisle

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/meghan-markle-s-father-to-walk-her-down-aisle

Meghan Markle’s father will walk her down the aisle when the American actress marries Britain’s Prince Harry this month and both her parents will meet Queen Elizabeth and senior royals in the run-up to the ceremony...

23. Language and political nonsense

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/language-and-political-nonsense

In his famous essay “Politics and the English Language,” George Orwell argued that the use of simple language – free of pretension, foreign words and vagueness – would improve the level of political thought...

24. May avoids London blitz in local elections

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/may-avoids-london-blitz-in-local-elections

Theresa May’s Conservative Party avoided a wipeout in London local elections and eked out gains in Brexit-supporting regions elsewhere, partial results on Friday showed, denting the opposition Labour Party’s hopes of a big win....

25. Turkey seeks new path in Cyprus talks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-seeks-new-path-in-cyprus-talks

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci is on the receiving end of new criticism from Turkey and Turkish Cypriot politicians, following his remarks on a highly contested UN framework for Cyprus peace...

26. Oil tank demolition paves the way for a new Larnaca

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/oil-tank-demolition-paves-the-way-for-a-new-larnaca

The first oil tank demolition started Thursday on the old Larnaca-Dhekelia road, with President Nicos Anastasiades doing the honours by helping cut the first piece using a welding torch...

27. Cypriot leaders test each other's readiness for talks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-test-each-other-s-readiness-for-talks

The two Cypriots leaders are opening their cards this week in a very public way, with one calling on the other to demonstrate readiness to restart peace talks in what some describe as a politically difficult period...

28. Breast cancer screening failure may have shortened 270 lives in England

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/breast-cancer-screening-failure-may-have-shortened-270-lives-in-england

As many as 270 women’s lives may have been shortened after an IT failure in England’s breast cancer screening programme meant 450,000 patients were not invited for appointments...

29. Russian tourist arrivals expected to drop this year

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tourist-arrivals-expected-to-drop-this-year

Holiday reservations appear to be down this time of the year but experts believe things could be on the upswing again, even as Russian arrivals in Cyprus take a hit due to competition from Turkey...

30. Facebook to play cupid in online dating debut

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/facebook-to-play-cupid-in-online-dating-debut

Facebook is entering the dating game to matchmake millions of people on the world’s largest online social network and nudge them into spending more time there...