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1. Traveler arrested over suspicious documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traveler-arrested-over-suspicious-documents

A judge in Paphos ordered a male traveler of undisclosed origins to be remanded in custody for five days, after airport police said they spotted inconsistencies in his documents as he was trying to catch a flight to Mykonos...

2. Tourism staggers but officials still hope

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-staggers-this-year-but-officials-still-hope

Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios says 2019 is a difficult year for tourism but there is no need for panic as positive developments may be expected in the coming weeks...

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. 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...

5. Turkish drillship starts operations off Karpasia peninsula

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-drillship-starts-operations-off-karpasia-peninsula

Turkish drillship “Yavuz” has begun operating off the coast of Cyprus, just south of the Karpasia (Kaspas) peninsula and will remain there for three weeks, Cypriot media reported Tuesday, citing an article in Turkey’s pro-government newspaper Daily Sabah. ...

6. Kastellorizo ignored by Turkey in EEZ map

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kastellorizo-ignored-by-turkey-in-eez-map

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu presented a map Monday of Turkey’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) stretching south of the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes to a few miles west of Paphos on Cyprus’ western coast. ...

7. 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....

8. 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....

9. 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...

10. 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 ...

11. 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...

12. Akar says effort to scrap guarantees on Cyprus 'futile'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-says-effort-to-scrap-guarantees-on-cyprus-futile

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has reportedly reiterated Ankara’s rejection of calls by Cyprus and Greece for a scrapping of the system of guarantees that were established when the island gained independence from Britain in 1960. ...

13. Guarantees and Rights of Intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guarantees-and-rights-of-intervention

Both Turkey’s illegal invasion in 1974 and its occupation of Cyprus, were claimed to be based on its own interpretation of the Treaty of Guarantee. These arguments are well known. Today, Turkey still insists on the same interpretation of this Treaty....

14. Greek PM: We choose peace and reconciliation, without giving up sovereign rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-we-choose-peace-and-reconciliation-without-giving-up-sovereign-rights

History, which is recorded in books and in memories, is alive and present and reminds us of our obligation to defend justice and not be complacent, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday from the Cyprus Republic, where he is wrapping up a two-day official visit. ...

15. East Med an 'issue' for 82 million Turks, energy minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-an-issue-for-82-million-turks-energy-minister-says

The Eastern Mediterranean is an issue for 82 million Turks, Turkey's Energy Minister Fatih Donmez has said, declaring that the country will not back down in its demands...

16. 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. ...

17. 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 ...

18. Three West Nile virus cases in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-west-nile-virus-cases-in-the-north

Turkish Cypriot media say authorities in the north have detected three cases of the West Nile virus, while officials in the south are still waiting for tests on one possible case...

19. 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. ...

20. President Anastasiades congratulates UK’s new Prime Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-congratulates-uk-s-new-prime-minister

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has sent a letter of congratulations to the United Kingdom’s new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, noting that he counts on the British government’s support towards the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus and efforts to address the continuing aggressive actions on behalf of Turkey. ...

21. Emergency flight to Ercan forced to revise plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emergency-flight-to-ercan-forced-to-revise-plan

A Turkish flight en route to Jordan, which diverted to Ercan due to a medical emergency, was forced to perform a fly-over in Antalya before heading to its final destination...

22. Pyatt calls for stronger defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyatt-calls-for-stronger-defense-cooperation

“The United States has spoken very clearly on the question of the S400 and the F-35. We’ve spoken very clearly on the provocative nature of the drilling activities that Turkey has engaged in in waters off of Cyprus. But none of that changes the fact that we, like you, need to find a way to make this work,” Pyatt added....

23. Still surrounded 45 years later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/still-surrounded-45-years-later

We are living through a series Waterloo battles with the government pretending not to know about it and delusional politics obviously taking its toll...

24. Defence Ministers of Cyprus and Greece to discuss Turkish provocations on Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-ministers-of-cyprus-and-greece-to-discuss-turkish-provocations-on-friday

The Ministers of Defence of Cyprus and Greece, Savvas Angelides and Nikos Panagiotopoulos, will discuss about the Turkish provocations in Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and territorial waters during the official talks they will have on Friday in Nicosia. Panagiotopoulos will also represent the Greek government at the events organized on the occasion of the anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, that took place on July 20, 1974....

25. Bloomberg: Turkey has abandoned the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloomberg-turkey-has-abandoned-the-west

In an opinion piece Bloomberg's editorial board writes that Turkey is an increasingly erratic ally that is no longer worth the risks. ...

26. US removes Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile purchase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-removes-turkey-from-f-35-program-after-russian-missile-purchase

The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defence system last week. ...

27. Moscow irked by EU sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-irked-by-eu-sanctions-against-turkey

Moscow “cannot accept” the European Union's decision to slap Turkey with sanctions over its illegal drilling for hydrocarbon deposits in Cyprus' exclusive economic zone, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova was quoted by the TASS news agency as saying at a briefing on Wednesday. ...

28. Anastasiades ready to meet Akinci

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-ready-to-meet-akinci

In a statement government spokesperson Prodromou said that President Anastasiades ''is pleased that Mr. Mustafa Akinci, contrary to his proposal on the issue of hydrocarbons on 13 July, in his letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations dated July 10, suggests the convening of an informal conference on the Crans Montana model, basically adopting one of the proposals that the President of the Republic has written in his letter to the Secretary General in his letter of 14 June.''...

29. No time for mixed signals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/no-time-for-mixed-signals

We are entering a very thorny patch in Greek-Turkish relations. Turkey’s activities within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), combined with the standoff with the United States over Ankara’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system are increasing the tension further in Greece’s wider region. ...

30. Cyprus, diplomacy and the dizzying gas effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-diplomacy-and-the-dizzying-gas-effect

The spin on political developments in Cyprus has had a dizzying effect on the public but state institutions seem unshaken...

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