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1. Erdogan says Turkey will respond to Greek buildup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-turkey-will-respond-to-greek-buildup

Referring to Greece’s recent arms procurements, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Thursday that “Turkey will not sit and watch Greece strengthen, it will be shielded.”...

2. Security Council renews UNFICYP but scolds both sides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-but-scolds-both-sides

The Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for another six months, but not without causing angst in both sides of the divided island...

3. Calls for calm as twin quakes strike off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-calm-as-twin-quakes-strike-off-cyprus

A low impact earthquake struck off the northwestern coast of Cyprus on Friday morning, with experts looking into the possibility that two separate tremors were aftershock from seismic activity two weeks ago...

4. Turkish Cypriot leader: Vote endorses 2-state Cyprus deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-leader-vote-endorses-2-state-cyprus-deal

The Turkish Cypriot leader in split Cyprus’ breakaway north says his hardline party’s victory in weekend parliamentary elections is an endorsement of his controversial stance on resolving the island’s ethnic division that’s in line with Turkey’s policy....

5. FM Kasoulides discusses Cyprus problem with UNSG's Special Representative Stewart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fm-kasoulides-discusses-cyprus-problem-with-unsg-s-special-representative-stewart

Cyprus Foreign Affairs Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, met on Thursday morning with the UN Secretary General`s Special Representative in Cyprus, Colin Stewart....

6. Security Council expected to renew UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-expected-to-renew-unficyp-mandate

The UN Security Council is expected to approve a resolution on Thursday morning (New York time) that will renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for six months, until July 31st, 2022....

7. EuroAsia secures EU funds for Cyprus but Israel left out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euroasia-secures-eu-funds-for-cyprus-but-israel-left-out

Cypriot Energy Minister Natasa Pilides has welcomed the approval the approval of EU funds for the EuroAsia Interconnector, but the money is not enough for the submarine cable to reach Israel...

8. Turkey and pseudo-state are 'two states, but one nation'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sucuoglu-turkey-and-pseudo-state-are-two-states-but-one-nation

The "Prime Minister" and Chairman of the National Unity Party (KEE), Faiz Sucuoglu, met yesterday with the General Director of Turkish State Television (TRT), Hasan Oymen, and its representative in the occupied territories, Sefa Karasashan....

9. Political parties from both sides discuss opening of new crossing points

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/political-parties-from-both-sides-discuss-opening-of-new-crossing-points

Activities to support the opening of new crossing points were examined during a meeting on Wednesday between leaders and representatives of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot political parties participating in the bi-communal meetings at the Ledra Palace Hotel....

10. Op-ed: The EastMed project and dilemmas over energy strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-eastmed-project-and-dilemmas-over-energy-strategy

The unprecedented energy crisis unfolding in Europe is a result of the European Union’s stubborn and one-sided preoccupation with the Green Deal (which is important in its own right). ...

11. North irked over Turkish handball player’s airlift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-irked-over-turkish-handball-player-s-airlift

Turkish Cypriots are accusing Greek Cypriots of trying to trying to score political points after a handball player quarantined in the south was not allowed to cross into the north to head back to Istanbul and had to be airlifted by an ambulance plane...

12. French Ambassador: Conditional dialogue with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-ambassador-conditional-dialogue-with-turkey

The need for careful monitoring of Turkey`s actions in all activity areas was underlined by the French Ambassador to Cyprus Salina Grenet-Catalano, who participated in today`s meeting of the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives in order to present the priorities of the French Presidency of the European Union....

13. Flights halted and cars banned as snow silences Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flights-halted-and-cars-banned-as-snow-silences-istanbul

Flights were suspended for a second day at Istanbul Airport and private vehicles were barred from city streets on Tuesday, as heavy snowfall snarled traffic and left people stranded in Turkey's biggest city and across the country....

14. Co-chair of bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage resigns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/co-chair-of-bicommunal-technical-committee-on-cultural-heritage-resigns

Takis Hadjidemetriou, the co-chair of the bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage has resigned. Doctor of Turkish Studies, Sotos Ktoris, who was a member of the Committee until now has been appointed as the new co-chair....

15. Nouris calls on EU partners to conclude agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-calls-on-eu-partners-to-conclude-agreement-between-frontex-and-turkey

Cyprus Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, has called for the conclusion of a Status Agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey, as a matter of urgency and as a condition for additional EU support to Turkey....

16. Cyprus FM to have talks in Washington with Blinken on February 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-to-have-talks-in-washington-with-blinken-on-february-1st

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, will pay a visit to Washington at the invitation of the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, with whom he will hold talks on February 1st, at the State Department....

17. Tatar: A campaign to recognize the pseudo-state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-a-campaign-to-recognize-the-pseudo-state

18. Turkey's claim for a two-state solution is unacceptable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-claim-for-a-two-state-solution-is-unacceptable

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides was received on Wednesday by the President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou during his official visit to Greece....

19. Cyprus will cover the cost for the identification of 2,500 bones of missing persons, Photiou says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-will-cover-the-cost-for-the-identification-of-2-500-bones-of-missing-persons-photiou-says

Presidential Commissioner, Photis Photiou, announced that the Republic of Cyprus will release the amount of €1.2 million, for the identification of 2,500 small bones....

20. Greece’s first six Rafale jets mark arrival with salute over Acropolis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-first-six-rafale-jets-mark-arrival-with-salute-over-acropolis

The first six Rafale fighter jets Greece has purchased from France as part of a new defense agreement flew over the Acropolis in a salute on Wednesday after making the journey from Istres near Marseilles to Athens....

21. Tatar: The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-the-wealth-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-is-common

The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common, said Turkish leader Ersin Tatar, adding that they are obliged to defend their rights to the end....

22. Op-ed: Beyond the EastMed pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-beyond-the-eastmed-pipeline

The US decision to shift its focus from the EastMed gas pipeline to regional electricity interconnectors is an opportunity for Greece. The pipeline has always been a long shot, and the case for pursuing it may have run its course. Greece now has a chance to reframe the dialogue around energy and climate change in the region, and it should seize it....

23. UNSC to discuss current situation of the Cyprus problem today, Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-to-discuss-current-situation-of-the-cyprus-problem-today-monday

The UN Security Council will discuss on Monday afternoon (New York time) the current situation of the Cyprus problem, in the framework of deliberations for the renewal of the UN Peacekeeping Force`s (UNFICYP) mandate for six more months. The adoption of the resolution for the renewal of the mandate is scheduled for January 27....

24. Turkish frigate calls on Nautical Geo to change course just south of Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-frigate-calls-on-nautical-geo-to-change-course-just-south-of-paphos

The Nautical Geo research vessel which conducts surveys around the waters of Cyprus was intercepted by a Turkish frigate on Saturday afternoon (15/1) and called upon to immediately change course, according to a report from Omega news....

25. Erdogan wants direct dialogue amid threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wants-direct-dialogue-amid-threats

Despite the declaration Thursday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he is ready for a direct dialogue with Greece, the message conveyed by Ankara remains contradictory given the harsh language aimed at President Katerina Sakellaropoulou by the Turkish Foreign Ministry Thursday and continued overflights by fighter jets in the Aegean....

26. Greece says 'Turkey distorting history'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-says-turkey-distorting-history

Turkey “distorts the reality” when it comes to its past, Greece said on Thursday, responding to the neighboring country’s Foreign Ministry which chided President Katerina Sakellaropoulou for mentioning the genocide of Pontic Greeks....

27. Washington bows out of East Med gas pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-bows-out-of-east-med-gas-pipeline-talk

Washington implicitly clarified in a statement on Monday that it did not support an ambitious East Med gas pipeline project, following a Twitter storm sparked by Greek media reports on a non-paper expressing American reservations about the plan...

28. Earthquake strikes off Cyprus’ west coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/earthquake-strikes-off-cyprus-west-coast

A submarine earthquake struck just off Cyprus’ west coast Tuesday early morning, with local authorities reporting no damages as seismic activity was felt across the island and in nearby Turkey, Israel, and Lebanon...

29. Rising anger with Turkey drives calls for reunification in crisis-hit northern Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-anger-with-turkey-drives-calls-for-reunification-in-crisis-hit-northern-cyprus

In his sun-filled office in north Nicosia, Şener Elcil is plotting his next protest. Anger, he says, is in the air in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus....

30. Turkish convert to Orthodoxy caught Holy Cross in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-convert-to-orthodoxy-caught-holy-cross-in-istanbul

A Turkish citizen, who had been baptized Christian Orthodox, caught the Holy Cross in the waters of the Horned Gulf in Istanbul in a moving ceremony presided by the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Bless the Waters of Fanari on the day of the Epiphany....

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