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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. Anastasiades says guarantees cannot be part of solution

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-says-guarantees-cannot-be-part-of-solution

President Nicos Anastasiades says there can be no solution to the Cyprus problem if a settlement includes guarantees, adding that France is sending a similar message...

3. 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...

4. PM to seek NATO’s support over detention of Greek soldiers in Turkey

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pm-to-seek-nato-s-support-over-detention-of-greek-soldiers-in-turkey

The continued detention of two Greek soldiers by Turkey is one of the key issues that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will be discussing with Greece’s allies at the NATO Summit in Brussels, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Tuesday....

5. Turkish FM reiterates claims Tsipras promised extradition of officers

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-fm-reiterates-claims-tsipras-promised-extradition-of-officers

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday reiterated claims that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had promised to see to the extradition of eight Turkish officers who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in the summer of 2016....

6. Greece wants to talk security before Cyprus conference

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wants-to-talk-security-before-cyprus-conference

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias says Greece and Turkey should first come to an agreement on the aspects of security and guarantees, before a new Conference on Cyprus is convened...

7. 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...

8. Erdogan plans visit to north Nicosia

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-plans-visit-to-north-nicosia

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Turkish Cypriots in north Nicosia on July 9, marking his first trip overseas following his victory in a watershed election...

9. 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...

10. Nicosia agrees with EU that Turkey should be a better neighbour

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-agrees-with-eu-that-turkey-should-be-a-better-neighbour

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides is expressing his appreciation for his EU counterparts, following a report by the General Affairs Council that calls on Turkey to be a better neighbour...

11. Tsipras, Erdogan discuss meeting on sidelines of NATO summit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-erdogan-discuss-meeting-on-sidelines-of-nato-summit

Officials in Athens and Ankara are busy trying to lay the groundwork for a meeting, even a brief one, between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the NATO Summit on July 10....

12. Nicosia unmoved by Erdogan win

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-unmoved-by-erdogan-win

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides does not expect big changes in Cyprus peace talks following Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s re-election on Sunday, without ruling out small steps as long as nationalists take a back seat...

13. Greek Cypriot gets five years in the north in cannabis case

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriot-gets-five-years-in-the-north-in-cannabis-case

A Greek Cypriot man was sentenced to five years by a Turkish Cypriot court for carrying half a kilo of Blue Dream cannabis from the south into north Nicosia...

14. Two students in the north arrested for not standing up

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-students-in-the-north-arrested-for-not-standing-during-anthem

Two female students at the Eastern Mediterranean University were detained by Turkish Cypriot police at their graduation ceremony, following the girls’ refusal to stand during the national anthem...

15. 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...

16. Turkish court rejects fourth appeal for release of Greek soldiers

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-court-rejects-fourth-appeal-for-release-of-greek-soldiers

A court in the northwestern Turkish province of Edirne on Tuesday rejected for the fourth time an appeal to release from pre-trial detention two Greek servicemen who have been imprisoned in the country since early March, after they accidentally crossed into the neighbouring country, Greek TV broadcaster Skai reported....

17. US Senate votes to block F-35 deal to Turkey

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senate-votes-to-block-f-35-deal-to-turkey

US senators voted overwhelmingly to block the sale of F-35 jet fighters to Turkey on Monday, while Lockheed Martin says it expects to deliver planes before the bill could become law...

18. May tourists up 7.6% despite Russian drop

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/may-tourists-up-7-6-despite-russian-drop

Tourist arrivals went up by 7.6% last month, lending credence to earlier predictions that industry numbers were on a good path despite a disappointing Russian exit...

19. Noratlas replica finds its way to Makedonitissa

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/noratlas-replica-finds-its-way-to-makedonitissa

The parts of a Noratlas plane arrived at Makedonitissa military cemetery on Monday, where they will be put back together in an exact replica of the aircraft that was shot down by friendly fire during a secret mission in 1974...

20. 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...

21. Turkey: Even birds need our consent to fly in the Aegean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-even-birds-need-our-consent-to-fly-in-the-aegean

With Greece featuring prominently in Turkey’s election campaigning, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu raised the tension a notch again Thursday, warning that not even a bird will fly over the Aegean without Ankara’s permission....

22. 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...

23. Syrian refugees arrive in Kato Pyrgos overnight

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-arrive-in-kato-pyrgos-overnight

Another boatload of Syrian refugees came ashore in Kato Pyrgos, carrying 60 men and one woman who said she was coming to reunite with her husband on the island...

24. Greek foreign minister reiterates support for Cyprus solution

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-foreign-minister-reiterates-support-for-cyprus-solution

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias reiterated Wednesday his country’s supports for a solution to the Cyprus problem as long as there are no interventionist rights from other countries...

25. Technicalities and lack of trust behind Skourides delays

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/technicalities-and-lack-of-trust-behind-skourides-delays

Turkish Cypriot groups in the north are speaking out against a decision by the Immovable Properties Commission that granted permission to Greek Cypriot Nicolas Skourides to build in his native town...

26. Nicosia says US-North Korea agreement 'absolutely positive development'

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-says-us-north-korea-agreement-absolutely-positive-development

Nicosia has described the agreement between the United States and North Korea as an “absolutely impressive development” adding that better international relations can benefit Cyprus and the whole world...

27. Ankara: Issue of Turkish officers a thorn in relations

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-issue-of-turkish-officers-a-thorn-in-relations

Turkey has escalated its rhetoric with regard to the eight Turkish servicemen it wants extradited, insisting that the issue will remain at the core of its differences with Greece....

28. Parents of Ayia Napa murdered victim blame Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-of-ayia-napa-murdered-victim-blame-cyprus

The parents of George Low, the 22-year-old Briton who was stabbed to death in Ayia Napa two years ago, say the killers of their son walk free because north and south in divided Cyprus don’t cooperate...

29. Erdogan ally says ‘Cyprus is Turkish and will remain so’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-ally-says-‘cyprus-is-turkish-and-will-remain-so

The leader of Turkey’s nationalist MHP opposition party Devlet Bahceli, an ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, attacked Greece and Cyprus during an election rally in Izmir on Sunday, claiming “Cyprus is Turkish.”...

30. EU says Greece-Turkey readmission deal required for visa waiver

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-says-greece-turkey-readmission-deal-required-for-visa-waiver

The agreement between Greece and Turkey for the return of migrants that Ankara suspended on Thursday is a “point of reference” for the EU-Turkey statement on readmissions and constitutes a precondition for the abolition of visas for Turkish citizens, European Commission spokeswoman Natasha Bertaud said on Friday....