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1. Greece, France to sign $2.8 billion fighter jet deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-france-to-sign-$2-8-billion-fighter-jet-deal

Greece is due to sign a 2.3 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) deal with France on Monday to purchase 18 Rafale fighter jets as tensions grow with neighbor Turkey....

2. Informal Cyprob summit to take place in New York's Greentree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/informal-cyprob-summit-to-take-place-in-new-york-s-greentree

Cyprus’ outgoing Permanent Representative to the UN and Greek Cypriot negotiator, Andreas Mavroyiannis, said Monday that the informal five-party summit on the Cyprus Problem which the UN Secretary-General (UNSG) Antonio Guterres intends to convene is an ambitious project, adding that "we must not lose the window of opportunity that lies before us." ...

3. Greece and Turkey resume exploratory talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-turkey-resume-exploratory-talks

Exploratory contacts between Greece and Turkey are set to resume in Istanbul, with Ankara trying to gain an upper hand over the agenda and Athens appearing to have low expectations citing disagreement on both sides on what to discuss...

4. Greek MPs approve extension of Ionian Sea territorial waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-mps-approve-extension-of-territorial-waters-in-ionian-sea

With 284 votes in favor and 16 “present,” lawmakers approved legislation on Wednesday to extend Greece’s territorial waters along its western coastline from six to 12 nautical miles....

5. UNSC backs federal solution to Cyprus Problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-backs-federal-solution-to-cyprus-problem

The UN Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday expressed its support to the efforts being undertaken by the UN Secretary-General (UNSG) to resume Cyprus Problem peace talks and unanimously stood behind a bizonal bicommunal federation settlement basis....

6. Paphos wipes out Ottoman street name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-wipes-out-ottoman-street-name

The city council in Paphos has voted to rename Talaat Pasha street, after examining a request representing interests within the Armenian community...

7. Cavusoglu says Turkey-EU in more ‘positive place,’ but chides Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-says-turkey-eu-in-more-‘positive-place-but-chides-greece

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said relations with the European Union are in a “more positive place” but continued to accuse Greece of raising obstacles to exploratory talks planned for later this month....

8. The chaos of the pandemic in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-chaos-of-the-pandemic-in-the-north

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to affect the north against the backdrop of broad political and economic insecurity, with the recent manoeuvres of the Ersan Saner ‘government’ raising questions as to the ability of the Turkish Cypriot leadership to effectively address the pandemic....

9. Cypriot FM visits Gulf before US inauguration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fm-visits-gulf-before-us-inauguration

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides flew to the United Arab Emirates on Monday to hold a private meeting with his counterpart, days after the two countries signed a military cooperation agreement but also days before a changing of the guard in Washington could spell trouble for US arms sales to Gulf states...

10. Borrell reiterates criticism of Turkey over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-reiterates-criticism-of-turkey-over-varosha

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has reiterated criticism of Turkey’s decision to reopen part of the beachfront of Varosha, a resort abandoned since Turkey invaded Cyprus in 1974....

11. Turkey and Greece to resume talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-and-greece-to-resume-talks

Turkey and Greece will resume talks aimed at reducing tensions between the neighbors on Jan. 25, Turkish and Greek officials announced Monday, following this summer’s dispute over maritime borders and energy rights in the eastern Mediterranean...

12. Violent brawl breaks out at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/violent-brawl-breaks-out-at-pournara

A large-scale violent confrontation between groups of asylum seekers erupted at Pournara camp on Monday night, with police calling for backup and two dozen ending up in the Emergency Room...

13. Five-party meeting within eyeshot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-party-meeting-within-eyeshot

UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute on Monday got both leaders of divided Cyprus to commit to the possibility of informal talks as early as next month, with local media on both sides noting the lack of an official statement from the global organization...

14. UN envoy rolls the dice on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-rolls-the-dice-on-cyprus

UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute is meeting separately with the leaders of divided Cyprus on Monday, in an effort by the global organization to gauge possible outcomes before committing to informal talks on the decades-long problem...

15. Cyprus, Portugal agree to take ties to next level

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-portugal-agree-to-take-ties-to-next-level

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides paid an official visit to Portugal’s capital on Thursday for a tête-à-tête with his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva on the occasion of Portugal’s assumption of the presidency of the Council of the European Union on January 1....

16. Lute set to visit Cyprus anew by mid-January

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-set-to-visit-cyprus-anew-by-mid-january

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cyprus, Jane Holl Lute, is expected to visit the island anew during the first half of January in view of holding meetings with the leaders of the two sides as preparations continue toward the organisation of an informal conference on the Cyprus problem....

17. Ankara wants Lausanne Treaty change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-wants-lausanne-treaty-change

Reiterating a call frequently made by Turkish leaders, Turkey’s Energy Minister Fatih Donmez raised the issue of renegotiating the Lausanne Treaty of 1923, which set out the modern borders between Greece and Turkey....

18. Cyprus upbeat after first shots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upbeat-after-first-shots

Cypriot patients received their first vaccine shot against COVID-19 on Sunday without immediate side effects, at a time when the coronavirus referral hospital was nearing capacity and experts saying protection for those vaccinated will kick in seven days after their second dose...

19. Turkey hopes to turn new page with US, EU in 2021, Erdogan says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-hopes-to-turn-new-page-with-us-eu-in-2021-erdogan-says

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Turkey hopes to “turn a new page in its ties with the United States and European Union, and that Ankara had been subjected to “double standards” by both its NATO ally Washington and the bloc....

20. Cyprus calls on Egypt to assist in persuading Turkey to shift intransigent stance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-on-egypt-to-assist-in-persuading-turkey-to-shift-intransigent-stance

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has asked the Egyptian government to exert every effort towards persuading Turkey to alter its intransigent stance and to reverse its unilateral and provocative actions, in view of ultimately easing of tensions in a consistent and sustained manner, allowing the cultivation of a climate that is conducive to facilitating the resumption of the peace process....

21. Turkey at risk of extended sanctions by March, EU source tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-at-risk-of-extended-sanctions-by-march-eu-source-tells-kathimerini

Ankara could be slapped with more European sanctions depending on the findings of an evaluation report on Turkey expected by March, a senior diplomatic official has told Kathimerini on condition of anonymity....

22. New Chinese Ambassador hails deepening relations with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-chinese-ambassador-hails-deepening-relations-with-cyprus

China opposes any unilateral provocations and actions that undermine the peace and stability of Cyprus and the region and as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, it will continue to play a constructive and coordinating role in facilitating the settlement of the Cyprus problem, UNFICYP’s mandate renewal, and the implementation of relevant UN resolutions, to uphold fairness and justice for Cypriots, China's new Ambassador to Cyprus, Liu Yantao said, presenting on Thursday his credentials to Cyrpus President, Nicos Anastasiades....

23. ‘Federation project no longer sustainable,’ Turkish FM tells Lute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘federation-project-no-longer-sustainable-turkish-fm-tells-lute

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday said that Ankara no longer considers the “federation project” for the reunification of Cyprus as a “sustainable” plan....

24. 15 days of hell in Varosha in the summer of '74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/15-days-of-hell-in-varosha-in-the-summer-of-74

Varosha. August 19, 1974. Appartments, Block 10, apartment 2. There lived Michalakis Hadjipavlou, 30 years old, with his wife, Xenia Hadipavlou, aged 25, and two of their three children. Their firstborn, four-year-old Thomas, and two-year-old Marios, while their three-year-old daughter Maria was at a friend’s house in Larnaca....

25. Turkey’s defence industry to go it alone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-defence-industry-to-go-it-alone

US Senator Robert Menendez says he is not worried about retaliation from Turkey after Washington imposed sanctions on Ankara, with officials in Turkey warning further development of their domestic defence industry could speed up as a result...

26. Ankara tries to open Jerusalem channel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-tries-to-open-jerusalem-channel

In a bid to create rifts in Israel’s alliances with Greece and Cyprus, Turkey is reportedly trying to open channels with Tel Aviv through proposals officially submitted by retired rear admiral Cihat Yayci, architect of Ankara’s expansionist Blue Homeland doctrine and its maritime borders pact with Libya. ...

27. Cyprus energy designs unaffected by Turkey's provations, President says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-energy-designs-unaffected-by-turkey-s-provations-president-says

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said Tuesday that that the Republic, as a sovereign and independent state and despite Turkey’s provocations, threats and illegal activities, is determined to go ahead with the implementation of its energy policy....

28. Dendias warns against appeasing Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-warns-against-appeasing-turkey

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias says the European Union should have shown more determination in taking decisions regarding Turkey, breaking ranks with Cyprus’ president who said he was fully satisfied with EC conclusions...

29. Cyprus President 'absolutely satisfied' with EC Conclusions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-absolutely-satisfied-with-ec-conclusions

President Nicos Anastasiades expressed absolute satisfaction with the Conclusions of the European Council regarding Turkey’s activities in the Eastern Mediterranean....

30. EU leaders pull Turkey punch at last minute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-pull-turkey-punch-at-last-minute

European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prepare limited sanctions on Turkish individuals over an energy exploration dispute with Greece and Cyprus, postponing any harsher steps until March as countries sparred over how to handle Ankara...

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