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15 December, 2019
 

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1. Senate approves Armenian resolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approves-armenian-resolution

The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, a historic move that infuriated Turkey and dealt a blow to the already problematic ties between Ankara and Washington...

2. Johnson on course to deliver swift Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-on-course-to-deliver-swift-brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to take Britain out of the European Union in matter of weeks...

3. British voters head to the polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-voters-head-to-the-polls

Voters go to the polls on Thursday in an election that will pave the way for Brexit under Prime Minister Boris Johnson or propel Britain toward another referendum that could ultimately reverse the decision to leave the European Union...

4. Senate blocks Armenian vote for third time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-blocks-armenian-vote-for-third-time

Republican Senator Kevin Cramer prevented the US Senate from voting on a resolution on Thursday that would recognize as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying it was not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey...

5. Greece-Turkey dialogue kept alive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-dialogue-kept-alive

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday he discussed with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “all the issues" that have recently increased tensions between the two countries during a meeting on the sidelines of NATO’s 70th birthday gathering in London...

6. Spy van owner fires back at police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spy-van-owner-fires-back-at-police

The CEO of WiSpear, the high-tech company caught in a media storm for owning the confiscated “spy van” in Cyprus, says local police have not done much to dispel false rumours...

7. Cyprus asks to review Turkey-Libya deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-asks-to-review-turkey-libya-deal

Τhe Republic of Cyprus has joined Greece in demanding to review two recent Turkey-Libya deals, with the Cypriot foreign minister accusing Ankara of extorting the memorandum from Tripoli...

8. President lauds outgoing finance minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-lauds-outgoing-finance-minister

President Nicos Anastasiades thanked outgoing Finance Minister Harris Georgiades for the work he has done in steering the economy “out of deep crisis towards growth" ...

9. Some new faces in cabinet reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-new-faces-in-cabinet-reshuffle

The government has announced the latest Cabinet shuffle by President Nicos Anastasiades, with a combination of current office holders appointed to new posts and the appearance of some new faces...

10. Neighbours criticise Turkey-Libya deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-libya-deal-draws-criticism-from-neighbours

The foreign ministry of the Republic of Cyprus has condemned the signing of an agreement on maritime boundaries between Turkey and Libya, calling it a “serious violation” of international law...

11. Attorney general weighs in on spy van

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-attorney-general-weighs-in-on-spy-van

The attorney general of the Republic of Cyprus has appointed a special investigator in the “spy van” case, while the Israeli company that sells controversial surveillance vehicles is calling on authorities to investigate what it calls a “false accusations” campaign...

12. Greece caught in US-China conflict on 5G

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-caught-in-us-china-conflict-on-5g

The development of 5G networks in Greece has been caught in the crossfire of the US-China trade war, with pressure growing on the Greek side...

13. Guterres committed to explore possibility to convene five-party meeting on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secretary-general-committed-to-explore-possibility-to-convene-informal-five-party-meeting-on-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday that he committed to explore with the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and the guarantor powers the possibility to convene an informal five party meeting on Cyprus “at an appropriate stage”, following an informal dinner in Berlin attended by both leaders. ...

14. UNSC briefed on Cyprus ahead of Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-briefed-on-cyprus-ahead-of-berlin

The Security Council held consultations on Cyprus on Thursday behind closed doors, where members were briefed on the latest developments and urged leaders to be productive in the period ahead...

15. North says flag burners in the south identified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-says-flag-burners-in-the-south-identified

Authorities in the north have alerted their officers at all checkpoints to be on the lookout for specific individuals in the south who were identified in a video during the burning of a Turkish Cypriot flag...

16. WiSpear says it never spied on Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wispear-says-it-never-spied-on-cypriots

The company linked to an Israeli spy van in Cyprus has weighed in on media speculation following reports that it was spying illegally all over the island...

17. Cyprus President saddened over latest statements by Turkish FM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-saddened-over-latest-statements-by-turkish-fm

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday that he was saddened to hear about the latest statements by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, noting that “they convey in essence the message that the Turkish side is not returning to the negotiating table if the requirements it is putting forward are not met.”...

18. President stresses political determination ahead of Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-stresses-political-determination-ahead-of-berlin-as-nicosia-condemns-ankara-s-new-drilling-attempt

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades stressed on Friday his determination and political will to attend a meeting in Berlin, later this month, with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, in a positive and creative spirit, aiming to conclude the terms of reference “whatever the Turkish intentions are.”...

19. Armenian genocide resolution hits senate wall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armenian-genocide-resolution-hits-senate-wall

A US resolution that would have officially described atrocities against Armenians in 1915 as genocide has stopped dead in its tracks on Wednesday, following a meeting between the Turkish president and a senator...

20. Greece responds to Turkey over Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-responds-to-turkey-over-cyprus-problem

The Cyprus question calls for an urgent and mutually acceptable settlement on the basis of international law, says Greece’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in response to a Turkish letter last month...

21. Pachyammos bombsite dug up 55 years later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pachyammos-bombsite-dug-up

Experts in the Republic of Cyprus exhumed human remains in the northwest some 55 years after Turkish planes bombed a Greek Cypriot stronghold in Pachyammos...

22. World’s last divided capital

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As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus' no man's land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world's last — on Europe's southeastern frontier...

23. Lute to return to Cyprus ahead of Berlin leaders' meeting with the UNSG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-to-return-to-cyprus-ahead-of-berlin-leaders-meeting-with-the-unsg

In mid-November, the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Cyprus, Jane Holl Lute will be in Cyprus to prepare for the meeting of the leaders with the SG in Berlin....

24. Cyprus plans to revoke passports after uproar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plans-to-revoke-passports-after-uproar

Cyprus said on Wednesday that it had started a process to strip 26 individuals of citizenship they received under a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, admitting it had flaws...

25. Teachers in the north up in arms over hijab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-in-the-north-up-in-arms-over-hijab

Turkish Cypriot educators in the north are up in arms over the appointment of a teacher who showed up at her school wearing a hijab...

26. Cypriot FM bets on economic diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-foreign-minister-bets-on-economic-diplomacy

Economic diplomacy is indispensable, Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides said on Wednesday, adding the Foreign Ministry has elevated economic diplomacy to one of its top priorities...

27. Friday the 13th to sort it all out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/friday-the-13th-to-sort-it-all-out

Britain will hold its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval from parliament on Tuesday for an early ballot aimed at breaking the Brexit deadlock...

28. Johnson seeks backing for early election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-seeks-backing-for-election

The European Union agreed to a Brexit delay of up to three months on Monday, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would push on with his bid to end Britain’s political paralysis with an election on December 12...

29. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

30. EU lawmakers reject Turkey's 'safe zone' in Syria, eye sanctions steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-reject-turkey-s-safe-zone-in-syria-eye-sanctions-steps

European Union lawmakers on Wednesday condemned Turkey’s offensive to carve out a “safe zone” in northeast Syria and prepared the way for new EU financial sanctions against Ankara....

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