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25 September, 2020
 

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1. The four scenarios after the 'veto'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-four-scenarios-after-the-veto

The decision on EU sanctions has been postponed for the meeting of the 27 leaders of member states, likely to take place on October 1 and 2 due to a case of coronavirus. At that meeting, it will become clear whether the case of Belarus will be linked with whether sanctions will be imposed on Turkey for its provocations in the Cyprus EEZ or not. Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides made it clear to the Council of Foreign Ministers that what was agreed in Berlin should be respected, in essence using his veto. Whether Nicosia will maintain this position until the end will be seen at the summit of the 27....

2. NATO keeps France-Turkey probe under wraps as tempers flare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-keeps-france-turkey-probe-under-wraps-as-tempers-flare

A NATO investigation into a naval standoff between French and Turkish ships in June has been rated too sensitive to discuss in public and does not apportion blame, as Paris and Ankara wage a war of words, diplomats have told Reuters....

3. Law professor takes on manslaughter case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/law-professor-takes-on-manslaughter-case

The Russian suspect accused of being behind the death of a Ukrainian man in Paphos has appointed a law professor for his defence, a Cypriot attorney with research interests in criminal procedures...

4. Coronavirus cluster grows to 12 persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-cluster-grows-to-12-persons

Six new coronavirus cases were detected on Tuesday, when 3,157 tests were carried out, raising total cases recorded in the Republic of Cyprus to 1,540....

5. Sanctions unfeasible and ineffective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sanctions-unfeasible-and-ineffective

Nathalie Tocci was a close adviser to former EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, during the years when the Cyprus Problem came – according to many - closer than ever to a solution. Today, she is a close advisor to Josep Borrell and, having monitored the Cyprus Problem for many years and having played a central role in the effort to formulate a European strategy for foreign policy, she has a strong view not only on Cyprus but also on the Greek-Turkish conflict. At the same time, she takes a critical approach to the efforts exerted by Athens and Nicosia to link sanctions against Turkey with those against Belarus. ...

6. Pompeo 'deeply concerned' over eastern Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-deeply-concerned-over-eastern-mediterranean

The United States remains 'deeply concerned' about Turkey's actions in the eastern Mediterranean, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday, urging a diplomatic end to a simmering crisis over offshore natural resources...

7. Pompeo coming to sound Nicosia out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-coming-to-sound-nicosia-out

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to arrive in Cyprus on Saturday evening, a day after surprising reporters on a plane en route to Doha saying he wanted to swing by the island to hear a fresh perspective on regional tensions...

8. Charges downgraded in Paphos death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charges-downgraded-to-manslaughter-in-paphos-death

The suspect in the death of a Ukrainian man in Paphos has refused to enter a plea to a lesser charge without a lawyer, with the court ordering that he remain in custody until his arraignment hearing...

9. Republic finds one new case as north re-imposes restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republic-finds-one-new-case-as-north-re-imposes-restrictions

A single new coronavirus case was detected in the Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday after 2,797 tests, but in the north authorities moved to reinstate several restriction measures after a renewed flare-up of the virus as a result of high numbers of cases imported from Turkey....

10. Lavrov says Russia ready to support peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-says-russia-ready-to-support-peace

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says his country stands ready to help diffuse tensions in the region while criticizing US efforts for fueling conflict rather than promoting peaceful solutions...

11. Russia’s top diplomat visits Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-top-diplomat-visits-cyprus

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is flying to the Republic of Cyprus on Monday where a new agreement is expected to be signed on the avoidance of double taxation between the two countries...

12. Politics turn ugly over Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politics-turn-ugly-over-cyprus-papers

The main left party opposition in the Republic of Cyprus is firing back at the government, after reports emerged over threats and a confidential letter about Cypriot golden passports a decade earlier...

13. Turkey: Russia to hold live-fire exercises in Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-russia-to-hold-live-fire-exercises-in-mediterranean

Turkey has announced that Russia will hold live-fire naval exercises in the eastern Mediterranean, amid escalating tensions between Turkey and its coastal neighbors Greece and Cyprus over rights to search for energy resources in the region. ...

14. US urges everyone to stand down in East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-urges-everyone-to-stand-down-in-east-med

The United States is urging “everyone to stand down” in ongoing disputes about drilling and maritime rights in the East Mediterranean, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday...

15. Washington lifts Cyprus arms embargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-lifts-cyprus-arms-embargo

Washington has announced a partial lifting of a decades-old arms embargo to the Republic of Cyprus, with Turkey saying the decision ignores equality and balance between the two sides on the divided island...

16. Cyprus revises classification of countries for travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-revises-classification-of-countries-for-travel

The Cyprus health ministry on Tuesday downgraded Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia and Lichtenstein to category B in its three-tier risk-based travel classification system, while Rwanda and Monaco were bumped down to category C....

17. Curtain rising for citizenship-by-investment program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/curtain-rising-for-citizenship-by-investment-program

The Presidency has before it four scenarios for dealing with the issue of purchased citizenships. The most likely possibility is that of suspending the investment program for a short period, as revealed by Kathimerini on Sunday....

18. Cyprus detects 14 new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-cyprus-detects-14-new-coronavirus-cases

The Cyprus health ministry announced 14 new coronavirus cases on Friday, when 2,917 lab tests were conducted to check samples for the virus, bringing total known cases to 1,481....

19. International EastMed tension-diffusing efforts battling on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-eastmed-tension-diffusing-efforts-battling-on

International moves to de-escalate tension in the eastern Mediterranean continued on Tuesday, with the German Chancellor holding a tete-a-tete with the NATO Secretary General and the kickstarting of the informal meetings of EU ministers in Berlin, where regional tensions were at the top of the agenda....

20. US concerned over east Med tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-concerned-over-east-med-tensions

A US top diplomat has criticized Turkey’s policy in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean, while voicing concerns that tensions in the region complicate NATO's efforts to present a united front in the face of Russia's destabilizing activities...

21. Cyprus detects 14 new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-detects-14-new-coronavirus-cases

The Cyprus health ministry announced 14 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, when 2,769 lab tests were conducted to check samples for the virus....

22. Cyprus re-classifies countries with several downgraded

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-re-classifies-countries-with-several-downgraded

Cyprus on Monday downgraded several countries in its three-tier risk-based classification system after increasing numbers of airport arrivals have recently been found coronavirus-positive....

23. Russia considering to resume flights to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-considering-to-resume-flights-to-cyprus

Russian authorities are considering to allow the resumption of international flights to Cyprus and six other countries, the Russian daily Izvetsia said Monday, citing unnamed airport and airline sources....

24. Cyprus 'golden passports' under more scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-under-more-scrutiny

A foreign investigative report says leaked documents from the Republic of Cyprus suggest the island’s government violated its own rules in granting “golden passport” citizenships, with Cypriot officials denying the accusations and raising credibility issues over the report...

25. Navigating under pressure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/navigating-under-pressure

The latest crisis in relations between Athens and Ankara is different from previous ones. It is broader in scope, it has a hegemonic dimension, and it is permeated by an imperial rather than – as in the past – nationalist attitude....

26. Cyprus and Russia come to terms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-russia-come-to-terms

It will no longer be possible for wealthy Russians to distribute profit via dividends to foreign firms in Cyprus, after Nicosia said it agreed with Moscow on terms to amend a double tax treaty, but some say the island still kept some competitive advantages...

27. Cyprus and Qatar team up in Beirut rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-qatar-team-up-in-beirut-rescue

Cypriot emergency rescuers are teaming up with their Qatari counterparts in Beirut, in an effort to find more victims as time is running out in the devastated town...

28. Cyprus police question Russian businessman linked with Beirut deadly cargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-question-russian-businessman-linked-with-beirut-deadly-cargo

Cyprus police said Thursday that they located and brought in for questioning the Limassol-based Russian who has been identified as the former owner of the company that managed the vessel from which the 2,700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate that caused Beirut’s deadly blast late on Tuesday were unloaded....

29. Six of 13 new Cyprus coronavirus cases asymptomatic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-of-13-new-cyprus-coronavirus-cases-asymptomatic

The Cyprus health ministry announced 13 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, four of which were asymptomatic carriers detected at airports....

30. Egypt, Greece sign agreement on exclusive economic zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-egypt-greece-sign-agreement-on-exclusive-economic-zone

Egypt and Greece signed an agreement on Thursday on setting up an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) between the two countries, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said....

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