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1. Rhetoric cranked up over Laundromat story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhetoric-cranked-up-over-money-laundering-story

The Presidential Palace is fighting back against criticism over claims that President Anastasiades’ law firm was involved in a network of shell companies that laundered billions out of Russia...

2. US congresswoman on a money trail to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congresswoman-on-a-money-trail-to-cyprus

A US Congress delegation is set to visit Cyprus to hold meetings on financial matters, led by Chairwoman Maxine Waters who vowed earlier this year to conduct oversight hearings into financial dealings of the US president...

3. Common interest for talks but disagreements remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/common-interest-for-talks-but-disagreements-on-serious-issues-remain

President Anastasiades said that there is a positive climate and a common basis on which the talks for a Cyprus settlement can take place, noting, at the same time, that disagreements on serious issues remain, but there is an agreement that differences cannot be bridged without dialogue. ...

4. Authoritarian, divisive, hard right?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/authoritarian-divisive-hard-right

A few days ago, the New York Times published an opinion piece on political developments in Greece on its front page in which the author denounced the return to power of the “hard” right under the leadership of an “authoritarian” prime minister with “anti-democratic instincts.” ...

5. Interview with Endy Zemenides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interview-with-endy-zemenides

Ever since Joe Biden declared that Cyprus was a “strategic partner” of the United States, people have been trying to identify substance behind those words. There has been a similar search of what “best relations ever” between the U.S. and Greece means...

6. 1st Energy Ministerial Meeting: Full support for Cyprus' and Greece's stance on regional energy issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1st-energy-ministerial-meeting-full-support-for-cyprus-and-greece-s-stance-on-regional-energy-issues

Full support for Cyprus' and Greece's stance on regional energy issues and for the expansion of security and environmental co-operation is the outcome of the 1st Energy Ministerial Meeting, held in Athens on Wednesday, and participated by Greece, Cyprus, Israel and the United States...

7. Greek PM in charm offensive aiming to ease primary surplus targets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-in-charm-offensive-aiming-to-ease-primary-surplus-targets

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is planning a series of trips abroad toward the end of this month and next, hoping to convince Greece’s creditors of the recently elected government’s commitment to reforms and to lay the groundwork for reducing demanding primary surplus targets agreed under the country’s post-bailout agreement....

8. Substantive debate and ministers who listen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/substantive-debate-and-ministers-who-listen

All of the participants on the Committee for Public Administration need to be applauded for the outcome. The former minister of administrative reform in the SYRIZA government, Mariliza Xenogiannakopoulou, publicly lauded the stance of State Minister George Gerapetritis, stressing that he showed a very creative and positive mood. ...

9. Consultations ahead of Anastasiades-Akinci meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/consultations-ahead-of-anastasiades-akinci-meeting

President Nicos Anastasiades will be holding meetings and consultations with FM Christodoulides and former FM Kasoulides today and Thursday, ahead of his meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, set for Friday at 10:30am local time...

10. Trump’s yuan move makes a China deal much harder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-s-yuan-move-makes-a-china-deal-much-harder

The decision to label China a currency manipulator boxes in Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. The U.S. Treasury Department made the move after Beijing allowed the yuan to slide below the key level of 7 to the dollar. It’s the first such designation for the People’s Republic since 1994. The sudden escalation will make it harder for both sides to reach a trade truce...

11. President Anastasiades aims at a creative meeting with Akinci, Spokesman says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-aims-at-a-creative-meeting-with-akinci-spokesman-says

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades aims at a creative meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, on Friday, in a bid to create the necessary conditions for the resumption of settlement talks, Prodromos Prodromou said on Monday....

12. Stella Kyriakidou: Climate change and gender equality a priority for the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakidou-climate-change-and-gender-equality-a-priority-for-the-eu

There have been many who have questioned the EU because of the economic crisis that has emerged in recent years. Today we are coming out of this crisis and we realize that the EU still has a lot to offer....

13. Tangible rewards for alliance-building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tangible-rewards-for-alliance-building

Greece's military spending has shrunk dramatically as a result of the crisis, widening the defense gap with Turkey. Successive Greek governments have spent billions on armaments over the past few decades, yet there is very little to show for it in terms of a defense industry. After an ambitious start, state-owned firms such as the Hellenic Aerospace Industry (EAV) and others were gradually choked by mismanagement from political parties and unionism...

14. President meets with party leaders in Troodos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-meets-with-party-leaders-in-troodos

President Nicos Anastasiades is meeting with party leaders today at his residence in Troodos, ahead of a meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on August 9 ...

15. Message not received, over!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/message-not-received-over

The upcoming Anastasiades-Akinci meeting on Friday will be extremely important for the future of the Cyprus settlement process, and this is what FinMin Christodoulides told RIK News on Thursday...

16. Greece 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-2021

Milestones often present opportunities and the upcoming 200-year anniversary of the start of the Greek War of Independence in 1821 could serve as an opportunity for a new beginning...

17. Officials spot loopholes in medical cannabis law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-spot-loopholes-in-medical-cannabis-law

A number of provisions in the medical marijuana legislation were taken out prior to a vote, prompting officials to call for amendments to block doctors from prescribing cannabis without any limits...

18. Finance Committee seeks compromise on foreclosures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-committee-seeks-compromise-on-foreclosures

The House of Representatives Finance Committee meets on Friday to discuss proposals that would normalize the legislative framework on foreclosures...

19. All set for Akinci-Anastasiades meeting as President calls for leaders council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-set-for-akinci-anastasiades-meeting-as-president-calls-for-leaders-council

In statements in Limassol after President Anastasiades had a meeting with UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus and head of UNFICYP Elizabeth Spehar, Prodromou announced that “Anastasiades has convened a meeting with political party leaders on Monday, August 5, at 1030 hrs to hold discussions in view of his meeting with Akinci.” ...

20. Ombudswoman weighs in on Bishop controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ombudswoman-weighs-in-on-bishop-controversy

Criticism towards Bishop Neophytos is picking up steam, following his comments about homosexuality and abortion that stirred debate and prompted all sorts of reactions...

21. Dombrovskis: The EU leads the world in the battle against climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dombrovskis-the-eu-leads-the-world-in-the-battle-against-climate-change

This year, millions of young people across the world joined an international movement for climate change. They demanded action instead of mere talk, marching to fix the planet before it is too late. ...

22. Cyprus issue top priority says Mitsotakis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-issue-top-priority-says-mitsotakis

The main concern and complete, firm strategic pursuit of Greece’s external policy is an end to the Turkish occupation, stated Monday Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. ...

23. With courage and moderation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/with-courage-and-moderation

It is often said Greece’s post-dictatorship era ended with SYRIZA’s defeat. But how will we now close the accounts of the past and stop arguing about what happened 44 or 75 years ago? And how will Greece look ahead to resolve its accumulated problems – now we are done with ideological fixations and have lived the “dream” of the Left in power?...

24. Greek Prime Minister in Cyprus for an official visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-prime-minister-in-cyprus-for-an-official-visit

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis begins today a two-day official visit to Cyprus, his first after he assumed his duties following the elections of July 7th. He is accompanied, inter alia, by Greece`s Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias ...

25. UNFICYP mandate renewal sends message of urgency for resumption of Cyprus talks, US diplomat says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-mandate-renewal-sends-message-of-urgency-for-resumption-of-cyprus-talks-us-diplomat-says

US Mission’s to the UN Political Coordinator Rodney Hunter has said that his country believes UNFICYP’s new mandate sends a message that the two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci "must work with a sense of urgency" to resume reunification talks. He also expressed disappointment with the lack of progress since the Conference on Cyprus in 2017 but expressed the belief that a settlement "remains achievable." ...

26. Lacroix-Anastasiades discuss UNFICYP’s mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lacroix-anastasiades-discuss-unficyp-s-mandate

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Wednesday that President Anastasiades had the opportunity to raise the matter of Turkey’s provocations within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) as well as his efforts for the resumption of reunification talks during a meeting with Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations. ...

27. Early signs of civility and consensus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/early-signs-of-civility-and-consensus

Despite some natural degree of skirmishing and isolated criticism, rays of civility, consensus and cooperation are breaking out across the Greek political landscape. ...

28. Stepping into power, Johnson seeks more diverse cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stepping-into-power-johnson-seeks-more-diverse-cabinet

Taking over as prime minister on Wednesday, Boris Johnson is expected to unveil a more diverse top team in a government to be tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal. ...

29. Boris Johnson named British PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-named-british-pm

Boris Johnson has been elected as a leader of Britain’s governing Conservative Party and the next prime minister, tasked with following through on his “do or die” pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....

30. Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-set-to-become-next-uk-pm

Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain’s governing Conservative Party and the country’s next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his “do or die” pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time. ...

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