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1. Senator introduces bill to end US arms embargo on Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-introduces-bill-to-end-us-arms-embargo-on-cyprus

Robert Menendez, a top Democrat in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has introduced a bill to end the Cyprus arms embargo enforced by Washington since 1987...

2. UK soldiers ‘horrifically tortured children’ during EOKA struggle

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-soldiers-‘horrifically-tortured-children-during-eoka-struggle

British soldiers allegedly tortured Greek Cypriots by stubbing cigarettes out on their rectums, simulating executions and using a metal contraption that caused eyes to bleed, High Court papers have revealed...

3. Turkish aircraft violate Greek airspace 28 times

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-aircraft-violate-greek-airspace-28-times

Greek and Turkish fighter jets engaged in a dogfight on Wednesday after Turkish aircraft violated Greek airspace 28 times in sections of the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean....

4. Cyprus remains a safe haven for those in need

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-remains-a-safe-haven-for-those-in-need

Cyprus will remain a safe haven for those in need, especially for the refugees who are forced to abandon their homes and families, Defence Minister Savvas Angelides said...

5. Cypriot brothers in Fiji will make their plea in June

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-brothers-in-fiji-will-make-their-plea-in-june

Defence lawyer Mark Anthony representing two Cyprus nationals charged with money laundering told the Fiji High Court that his clients were not ready to take their plea...

6. Cyprus energy search – averting a US-Turkey crisis

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-energy-search-–-averting-a-us-turkey-crisis

Cyprus continues to proceed with offshore oil and gas projects despite Turkey's opposition...

7. Court martial punishes soldiers for abusing kitten

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-court-martial-punishes-soldiers-for-abusing-kitten

A group of soldiers who violently threw a kitten into the street were sentenced 20 days by a court martial, with the Defence Ministry scrambling to come up with ways to prevent such brutal acts in the future...

8. North Korea reconsiders summit with Trump, puts talks on ice

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-reconsiders-summit-with-trump-puts-talks-on-ice

North Korea threw next month’s unprecedented summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump into doubt, threatening weeks of diplomatic progress by saying it may reconsider if Washington insists on unilateral denuclearization...

9. Greece's Souda Bay naval base is ‘world-class’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-souda-bay-military-base-is-‘world-class

Greece’s military base in Souda Bay, Crete, is an “essential hub” for NATO operations in the Mediterranean, combining world-class facilities with access to North Africa, the Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples and US Naval Forces Europe and Africa, US Navy Admiral James Foggo....

10. Elusive peace grows more remote with Jerusalem embassy move

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elusive-mideast-peace-grows-more-remote-with-jerusalem-embassy-move

The move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, coupled with the killings of dozens of Palestinian protesters , makes the odds of a U.S.-brokered peace even more remote, analysts said....

11. Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forces-kill-dozens-in-gaza-protests-as-anger-mounts-over-us-embassy

Israeli forces killed at least 41 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, health officials said, as demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem...

12. Russia backs off supplying Syria with S-300 missiles

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-backs-off-supplying-syria-with-s-300-missile

Russia is not in talks with the Syrian government about supplying advanced S-300 ground-to-air missiles and does not think they are needed, the Izvestia daily cited a top Kremlin aide as saying on Friday, in an apparent U-turn by Moscow...

13. Strovolos double murder suspects to enter plea June 13

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strovolos-double-murder-suspects-to-enter-plea-june-13

The arraignment of the four suspects in the Strovolos double murder was set for June 13 during Friday’s hearing, where one of the defence lawyers raised questions over the conduct of police investigators with his client...

14. EU can't save Iran deal after Trump nuked it

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-can-t-save-iran-deal-after-trump-nuked-it

European countries are powerless to salvage the nuclear deal with Iran after the United States pulled out, the deputy head of the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said ...

15. Iran targets Israeli bases across Syrian frontier

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-targets-israeli-bases-across-syrian-frontier

Iranian forces in Syria launched a rocket attack on Israeli army bases in the Golan Heights early on Thursday, Israel said, prompting one of the heaviest Israeli barrages against Syria since the conflict there began in 2011...

16. Iran poses a 'threat' in the East Med

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-poses-a-threat-in-the-east-med

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Iran constitutes a threat against every country in the Mediterranean and it is in the interest of everyone to “prevent the aggression.”...

17. Revolution sweeps Armenian opposition leader into power

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/revolution-sweeps-armenian-opposition-leader-into-power

Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan was elected Armenia’s prime minister on Tuesday, capping a peaceful revolution driven by weeks of mass protests against corruption and cronyism in the ex-Soviet republic...

18. Hawaiians brave volcanic lava to rescue their pets

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hawaiians-brave-volcanic-lava-to-rescue-their-pets

Lava spewing in fountains up to 90 meters high from an erupting Hawaiian volcano has destroyed 35 homes and other buildings, officials said, warning residents allowed brief visits to their properties to be prepared to flee at a moment’s notice...

19. Defence attorney in Strovolos murders raises legal questions

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-attorney-in-strovolos-murders-raises-legal-questions

The fourth suspect in the Strovolos double murder was re-remanded in custody Monday, with his lawyer raising questions in court over the way police investigators got statements out of his client...

20. Colleagues mourn airman's death in Akrotiri road accident

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/colleagues-mourn-airman-s-death-in-akrotiri-road-accident

The name of the British airman who died in a traffic accident in Cyprus has been released, sending his family into mourning and colleagues paying tribute...

21. Police chief says Strovolos murders to be solved soon

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-chief-says-strovolos-murders-to-be-solved-soon

The chief of police says the investigation in the Strovolos double murder is getting closer to the end, with investigators waiting to see if any evidence would link directly any of the four suspects to the murders besides their testimonies against each other...

22. Israel says Iran lied on nuclear arms, pressures US to scrap deal

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-says-iran-lied-on-nuclear-arms-pressures-us-to-scrap-deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled what he said was evidence of a secret Iranian nuclear weapons program that could step up pressure on the United States to pull out of a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran...

23. Hypocrisy over defence spending

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/hypocrisy-over-defence-spending

Beyond the competition that has always existed between France and Germany in this field, Greece is being accused of spending European taxpayers’ money on a shopping spree...

24. Crunch year as Cyprus bids to become regional energy player

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crunch-year-in-cyprus-bid-to-become-regional-energy-player

Cyprus is ramping up efforts to become a regional energy player with 2018 seen as a critical year in deciding where it stands, Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides said in an exclusive interview with Kathimerini...

25. Three US senators move to block F-35 transfers to Turkey

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-us-senators-move-to-block-f-35-transfers-to-turkey

Three US senators introduced a measure on Thursday aimed at blocking the transfer of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to Turkey, a NATO ally and one of nine partner nations involved in producing the high-tech, radar-evading aircraft....

26. Bill Cosby once beloved 'America's Dad' convicted of sexual assault

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-cosby-once-beloved-america-s-dad-convicted-of-sexual-assault

Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a onetime friend in 2004, marking the first such conviction of a celebrity since the #MeToo movement that has brought down rich and powerful men for their treatment of women...

27. Limitless incompetence and puerility

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/limitless-incompetence-and-puerility

Who would have thought that the news regarding the lease of two frigates from France, confirmed with such fanfare to Kathimerini would be denied in an equally loud manner just days later...

28. French frigates could be built in Greece

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-frigates-could-be-built-in-greece

Tsipras and Macron discussed the possible use of profits on Greek bonds held by the cental banks of other European countries, such as France, for the construction of frigates...

29. Cops keep a tight lip in Strovolos double murder

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-keep-a-tight-lip-in-strovolos-double-murder

Police are keeping a tight lip in the Strovolos double murder case, saying the investigation is going forward despite public and media criticism pointing to a series of errors. ...

30. Building a shield

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/building-a-shield

Paris has taken some practical steps as demonstrated with the decision to give Greece two FREMM-type navy frigates on a five-year lease and talks on defence cooperation with Cyprus...