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1. Erdogan says 'will never forget those who embraced coup-plotters'

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-will-never-forget-those-who-embraced-coup-plotters

In a speech to a large crowd marking the second anniversary of a foiled military coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that he would "never forget those who embraced the coup-plotters" in an apparent dig at Greece where eight Turkish servicemen have sought asylum....

2. Minister unfazed by angry educators

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-unfazed-by-angry-educators

Thousands of public teachers stood outside the gates of the Education Ministry on Friday, calling on Education Minister Costas Hambiaouris to resign and union members refusing to go to his office to talk things out...

3. Security Council expected to renew UNFICYP

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-expected-to-renew-unficyp-despite-pressure

Despite pressure to cut back on peacekeeping missions worldwide, it appears the UN Security Council will most likely vote to renew UNFICYP in Cyprus for another six months...

4. Diko calls for inquiry on controversial glossary

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diko-calls-for-inquiry-on-controversial-glossary

The House foreign affairs committee will discuss a controversial glossary of political terms aimed at journalists in Cyprus, following debate and criticism on Greek Cypriot social media on fears of censorship...

5. Browder case in Cyprus pushed back another week

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/browder-case-in-cyprus-pushed-back-another-week

The Bill Browder case had been pushed back for another week due to a scheduling conflict with his defence attorney, with a Nicosia judge setting a new hearing date for July 18...

6. Erdogan points fingers at Greek Cypriots

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-points-fingers-at-greek-cypriots

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visited the northern part of Cyprus Tuesday, saying his country will not abandon Turkish Cypriots and criticising Greek Cypriots for what he described as lack of vision for peace on the island...

7. Johnson pushes the eject button right after Davis

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-pushes-the-eject-button-right-after-davis

Two leading eurosceptic ministers have quit British Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet, calling into question her ability to deliver the vision of continued close ties with the European Union that she said they had agreed to last week...

8. House approves state guarantees in co-op deal

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-approves-state-guarantees-in-co-op-deal

The House passed legislation Sunday night in favour of providing state guarantees to Hellenic Bank in its acquisition of Cyprus Cooperative Bank’s healthy portfolio...

9. Energean commits to Eastern Mediterranean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/energean-commits-to-eastern-mediterranean

Energean is seeking approval from Cyprus for the Greek oil and gas firm to build a pipeline from its Israeli offshore gas fields and import 0.5 to 1 billion cubic meters of gas a year to the island...

10. Spehar holds separate meetings with Cypriot leaders

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-holds-separate-meetings-with-cypriot-leaders

Elizabeth Spehar is laying the groundwork with separate meetings with the two Cypriot leaders, just weeks prior to UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute’s visit to the island...

11. Turkey gives Jane Lute the nod

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-gives-jane-lute-the-nod

Jane Holl Lute is expected to be named the next special UN envoy to Cyprus, signaling the start of a new effort that could lead to peace talks...

12. Bad loans revive MP financial disclosure debate

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bad-loans-revive-mp-financial-disclosure-debate

A ruthless debate is picking up steam among members of parliament following public discussion and media coverage that raises the issue of conflict of interest ahead of a crucial vote on bad loans...

13. Senators add more roadblocks to Turkey’s F35 deal

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senators-add-more-roadblocks-to-turkey-s-f35-deal

US senators are turning up the pressure over the F35 fighter jet sale to Turkey, with new restriction proposals that could possibly make the delivery of the stealth warplanes more difficult...

14. EU leaders under pressure to curb migration

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-under-pressure-to-curb-migration

European Union leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to agree new measures to restrict arrivals across the Mediterranean as growing popular discontent over immigration puts pressure on governments from Germany to Italy....

15. Rouvikonas claims attempted attack on ANEL MP’s office

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rouvikonas-claims-attempted-attack-on-anel-mp-s-office

The Rouvikonas anti-establishment group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an attempted attack on the office of an MP with Independent Greeks, the right-wing party in Greece’s left led-coalition....

16. Former judge points fingers at the establishment

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-judge-points-fingers-at-the-establishment

Former ECHR judge Loukis Loucaides says police abuse and corruption are part of a systemic problem in Cyprus that cannot change until those at the top who hold political office stand up and follow the letter of the law...

17. ND: Tsipras's 'delusions' delayed debt deal by four years

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nd-tsipras-s-delusions-delayed-debt-deal-by-four-years

Commenting on the debt deal for Greece secured at the Eurogroup summit early on Friday, conservative New Democracy said that agreement could have been achieved in 2015 if Alexis Tsipras, then opposition leader, had not been "peddling his delusions on the backs of Greek citizens."...

18. Cyprus president carries a tune after work

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-carries-a-tune-after-work

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades may be known for making long and serious speeches, but all bets are off when the Greek Cypriot leader puts words into melody during a live performance...

19. Athens bus employees walk off job on Thursday

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-bus-employees-walk-off-job-on-thursday

Employees at the Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) will hold a work stoppage on Thursday to protest the planned closure of the bus depot at the former airport at Elliniko, in southern Athens, and further cutbacks....

20. Probe countdown begins for Cyprus Co-Op debacle

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-countdown-begins-for-cyprus-co-op-debacle

Attorney General Costas Clerides is moving forward with the launching of an investigation into possible offences at the Cyprus Cooperative Bank, in connection with bad loans worth €7.5 billion...

21. Fake news and quality journalism under scrutiny

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fake-news-and-quality-journalism-under-scrutiny

Fake news, a term used almost daily and a byproduct of the rapid spread of social media networks, will be one of the main topics in the first digital policy conference on “Cyprus in the Digital Agenda” on Thursday in Nicosia...

22. New push in the UK for direct flights in the north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-push-in-the-uk-for-direct-flights-in-the-north

The Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce is lending its support to a new petition in the UK, sponsored by a British conservative MP, who is pushing for direct flights to the north one year after the Pegasus restrictions...

23. #PoliticsBlog End of an era and Harris’ bitter chalice

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/politicsblog-end-of-an-era-and-harris-bitter-chalice

Journalists often abuse the term 'end of an era' but in the case of the Cyprus Cooperative Bank, these words totally fit the bill...

24. FYROM government submits deal on new name to parliament

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-government-submits-deal-on-new-name-to-parliament

The government of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) set in motion Monday the process of ratifying a pending agreement to change the country's name to "North Macedonia" in hopes of ending a bitter 27-year dispute with southern neighbor Greece....

25. UN sending envoy to Cyprus for consultations

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-sending-envoy-to-cyprus-for-consultations

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is sending a special envoy to Cyprus in the coming weeks, hoping to get crystal clear views from both sides in order to assess whether or not a new push for peace is possible...

26. Prosecutor brings treason charges against extreme-right MP

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutor-brings-treason-charges-against-extreme-right-mp

A deputy Supreme Court prosecutor in Athens charged a lawmaker of extreme-right Golden Dawn with preparatory acts to commit treason, after he called for a military coup during a speech in parliament on Friday....

27. Supermarket closed down on Turkish Cypriot property violation

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supermarket-closed-down-on-turkish-cypriot-property-violation

There was tension in Peristerona Friday morning, when owners of a supermarket and local residents took to the streets to protest government closing their business due to Turkish Cypriot property violations...

28. Name deal sparks acrimony in Greece, FYROM

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/name-deal-sparks-acrimony-in-greece-fyrom

Greece’s political parties are on a collision course over the name deal struck with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) after New Democracy filed a no-confidence motion challenging Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s right to strike the agreement, given the objections of the coalition’s junior coalition partner, Independent Greeks (ANEL)....

29. Committee on Cyprus missing has more work to do

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/committee-on-cyprus-missing-has-more-work-to-do

The Committee on Missing Persons says they need to start opening graves to obtain DNA, just days after media reports said CMP was slowing down, but the task ahead is difficult and in need of cash...

30. Denuclearisation agreement seen as symbolic

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denuclearisation-agreement-seen-as-symbolic

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged on Tuesday to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula while Washington committed to provide security guarantees for its old enemy...