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1. Coronavirus hits Cypriot armed forces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-hits-cypriot-armed-forces

Two high ranking military officers have tested positive for the coronavirus, while the entire camp of commandos in Stavrovouni has been placed under quarantine over a suspected case of a soldier...

2. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

3. Cop sentenced over teen girl’s nudes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-sentenced-over-teen-girl-s-nudes

A Nicosia district judge handed down a six month prison sentence to a police officer, who used a fake profile on Facebook to obtain naked photos from a female high school student and then blackmailed her...

4. Judges deny bail for Alexoui

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judges-deny-bail-for-alexoui

A criminal court ordered Nicosia businessman Alexis “Alexoui” Mavromichalis to remain locked up pending trial, one day after he pleaded not guilty to charges in an attempted murder case followed by long arguments over bail...

5. Civil Defence calls for volunteers to set up tents at Kokkinotrimithia camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-defence-calls-for-volunteers-to-set-up-tents-at-kokkinotrimithia-camp

The Civil Defense called for helping hands to assist in putting up tents on Friday at the Kokkinotrimithia refugee camp, which has in recent days seen an influx of asylum seeker arrivals....

6. Alexoui lawyer lashes out at police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-lawyer-lashes-out-at-prosecutors

Nicosia businessman Alexis “Alexoui” Mavromichalis pleaded not guilty on Thursday to four charges in an attempted murder case, with his lawyer lashing out at the police and accusing them of dirty tricks...

7. President says increasing migrant flows from Turkey distorting demographic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-says-increasing-migrant-flows-from-turkey-distorting-cyprus-demographic

President Nicos Anastasiades expressed concern over the flow of immigrants from Turkey, which he said is an attempt to distort the demographic character of Cyprus....

8. State pushes ahead with Ledra protest trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-pushes-ahead-with-ledra-protest-trial

A Cypriot peace activist, who was arrested after a physical altercation with a soldier during a protest at the Ledra checkpoint, will face trial on multiple charges including assault and unlawful assembly...

9. Greek and French Defence Ministers declare united front

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-french-defence-ministers-declare-united-front

Greek and French Defence Ministers, Nikos Panagiotopoulos and Florence Parly, denounced Turkey’s illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean during their meeting in Athens on Monday....

10. France stands by Greece and Cyprus, says French Defense Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-stands-by-greece-and-cyprus-says-french-defense-minister

France will stand by Greece and Cyprus, supporting both in their disputes with Turkey over maritime zones in the Mediterranean, French Defence Minister Florence Parly was quoted saying in a Greek newspaper on Sunday....

11. New Life in Cyprus of Russian Businessman after unfair seizure of Promsvyazbank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-life-in-cyprus-of-russian-businessman-after-unfair-seizure-of-promsvyazbank

In 2017 Dmitry Ananiev was at the peak of his success. He and his brother Alexei owned a bank, an IT firm and an office complex overlooking the Moscow River. ...

12. Football duo free on bail until corruption trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/football-duo-free-on-bail-in-corruption-case

Two suspects in a high-profile football corruption case in Cyprus will face a criminal trial next month, while a judge has ordered for them to be released on bail pending trial...

13. Defendant gets 15 years in Strovolos murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strovolos-double-murder-trial-draws-to-an-end

The last of four defendants in the Strovolos double murder trial was sentenced to fifteen years in prison, as the case drew to a close on Thursday after a lengthy and complicated criminal trial that shocked public opinion...

14. Defence minister goes ‘behind enemy lines'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-goes-‘behind-enemy-lines

Cypriot Defence Minister Savvas Angelides got up close and personal with special commandos during their winter training high up in the snowy mountains...

15. French Defence Minister expresses solidarity with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-defence-minister-expresses-solidarity-with-cyprus

The French Defence Minister, Florence Parly, who met on Tuesday with President Nicos Anastasiades and her Cyprus counterpart Savvas Angelides, expressed France’s solidarity with Cyprus, which she said is under intense pressure when seen from an international perspective....

16. Anti-aircraft systems activated in joint military exercise with France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-aircraft-systems-activated-in-joint-military-exercise-with-france

French Rafale fighter jets put the capabilities of the Cyprus army’s anti-aircraft umbrella to the test during a joint military exercise on Monday....

17. Officials deny weak spots in virus front lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-deny-weak-spots-in-virus-front-lines

State health officials have denounced questions in the media over the handling of the coronavirus risk at airports, saying the image of the Republic of Cyprus was at stake...

18. Cyprus’ Foreign Minister to attend Munich Security Conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-foreign-minister-to-attend-munich-security-conference

The Foreign Minister of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides, departs on Friday for Munich, to attend the Munich Security Conference, taking place between February 14-16....

19. Cyprus' Coronavirus front lines under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-coronavirus-front-lines-under-scrutiny

Critics including medical professionals are raising questions over the handling of the coronavirus risk at ports of entry in the Republic of Cyprus...

20. Cyprus and Israel Defence Ministers discuss developments in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-defence-ministers-discuss-developments-in-the-region

The current strategic environment and future security developments in the region, as well as their subsequent implications on their respective countries, were discussed on Tuesday by Cypriot Minister of Defence Savvas Angelides and his Israeli counterpart Naftali Bennet....

21. Marios asks for leniency in Strovolos murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-argues-for-leniency-in-double-strovolos-murder

The lawyer of Marios Hadjixenofondos, the last of four defendants in the Strovolos double murder trial, has asked the criminal court to show “maximum leniency” saying his client was also a victim in the case...

22. Cyprus to purchase arms worth €240m from France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-purchase-arms-worth-€240m-from-france

Contracts have been signed for the purchase of military equipment worth €240 million from France, Defence Ministry announced on Friday, confirming recent reports in French media....

23. Defence Minister requests US muscle against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-requests-us-muscle-against-turkey

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides asked senior US energy official Francis Fannon for a substantial US contribution to efforts seeking to end Turkish activities in the Cyprus exclusive economic zone....

24. Greek Defence minister denies Erdogan's phone talk claims on Imia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-defence-minister-denies-erdogan-s-phone-talk-claims-on-imia

Greek Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos rejected on Thursday claims by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he sent a message to Greece through Defence Minister Hulusi Akar not to make any “move” over the eastern Aegean islets of Imia, for which the two countries were brought to the brink of war twenty-four years ago....

25. Alexoui jailed as ‘flight risk’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-jailed-as-‘flight-risk

Nicosia businessman Alexis “Alexoui” Mavromichalis will remain in jail pending trial, after a judge on Thursday said the suspect was a flight risk...

26. State drops case in Ayia Napa police blunder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-drops-case-in-ayia-napa-police-blunder

A case has been dropped against former deputy police chief Andreas Kyriacou, just hours before a judge was expected to rule in Alexoui’s bail hearing...

27. Judge delays verdict in Alexoui bail hearing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-delays-verdict-in-alexoui-bail-hearing

Alexoui’s lawyer came very close to securing the release of his client on Wednesday, after arguing police could not deprive someone of his freedom based on contradictory witness statements, but a judge needed another day to decide whether to grant bail...

28. Cops hope to score win against Alexoui

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-hope-to-score-win-against-alexoui

Police prosecutors are hoping to keep Alexoui in jail even as the remand for the Nicosia businessman is set to expire on Wednesday, while the defence attorney says his client is being detained on fabricated allegations...

29. Refugees spotted off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-spotted-off-cape-greco

A vessel with about 80 presumptive refugees on board was spotted on Monday off Cape Greco in eastern Cyprus...

30. Greece wants floating fence to keep migrants out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wants-floating-fence-to-keep-migrants-out

Greece wants to install a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to deter migrants arriving at its islands’ shores through Turkey, government officials said on Thursday....

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