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04 February, 2023
 

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1. Is there a permanent American presence at the bases?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-there-a-permanent-american-presence-at-the-bases

In an article published last Wednesday on the British website DeclassifiedUK, there is talk of broadening US presence - on a permanent basis - in the areas of the Sovereign British Bases (SBA) in Akrotiri. According to sources in the British Ministry of Defence, ...

2. Cyprus and US sign first bilateral defense program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-us-sign-first-bilateral-defense-program

Chief of the National Guard Lieutenant General Demokritos Zervakis has expressed satisfaction with the signing of the first Bilateral Defence Cooperation Program between Cyprus and the USA....

3. Russia puts Greece on notice over Cyprus’ S-300 missiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-puts-greece-on-notice-over-cyprus-s-300-missiles

Moscow is warning Athens that a potential transfer of Cyprus’ Russian-made S-300 missile defense system from Greece to Ukraine would be 'a blatantly aggressive move against Russia'...

4. Cyprus UN-certified for earthquake assistance to countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-un-certified-for-earthquake-assistance-to-countries

Cyprus Civil Defence is the fourth in the world to earn the INSARAG Light Usar Team certification for assistance to other states after an earthquake from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs...

5. The week that shook Brussels saw a police stakeout, piles of cash, and reform promises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-week-that-shook-brussels-saw-a-police-stakeout-piles-of-cash-and-reform-promises

The police had been waiting since dawn. Officers from the special unit of Belgium’s federal police gathered on Rue Wiertz, close to the European Parliament in Brussels. ...

6. US at the ready to lend support to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-at-the-ready-to-lend-support-to-cyprus

Should disaster strike once again, the United States stands ready to lend its support, resources, and expertise to the Republic of Cyprus, US Ambassador Judith Garber assured, pointing out at the same time, that Americans have benefitted directly from the heroism and efficiency of the Civil Defense team in the past....

7. The 2023 Budget in the vortex of the elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-2023-budget-in-the-vortex-of-the-elections

The government of President Anastasiades has just submitted its final budget, for 2023. DISY will undoubtedly support the budget, but it will be interesting to see what position it will take if and when the polls are confirmed....

8. Rafales swing by Cyprus after testing NATO integration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rafales-swing-by-cyprus-after-testing-nato-integration

French fighter jets pierced Cypriot skies over Paphos on Sunday morning, following multicarrier interoperability operations between NATO navies in the Mediterranean...

9. Cypriot defense minister visits Serbia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-defense-minister-visits-serbia

Cyprus’ Defence Minister, Charalambos Petrides was on an official visit to Serbia on Tuesday during which he discussed with his Serbian counterpart, Milos Vucevic, the relations of the two countries in the field of defence and security, as well as current developments ...

10. Nord Stream leaks: Sabotage confirmed, traces of explosives found

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nord-stream-leaks-sabotage-confirmed-traces-of-explosives-found

Investigators have found traces of explosives at the site of the damaged Nord Stream gas pipelines, confirming sabotage had taken place, a Swedish prosecutor said on Friday....

11. US-Cyprus army cooperation bill heads to the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-army-cooperation-bill-heads-to-the-house

A bill that paves the way for further military cooperation between Cyprus and the Unites States reached the House this week, following months of media hype about the island’s intent to help Ukraine with Russian-made missiles, but the specific agreement explicitly excludes weapons systems...

12. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

13. NATO response convoluted in missile aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-response-convoluted-in-missile-aftermath

Puzzled world leaders breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday after it was revealed that Ukrainian forces, not Russian, had fired missiles into Poland, but the incident had already disrupted G20 diplomacy meetings in Bali and further revealed hidden divisions within NATO...

14. The future of civil protection in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-future-of-civil-protection-in-the-mediterranean

The Nicosia Risk Forum 2022, which begins on Tuesday at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Larnaca, strives to be a game changer in Mediterranean civil protection....

15. Boris Johnson or Rishi Sunak expected to be UK's next prime minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-or-rishi-sunak-expected-to-be-uk-s-next-prime-minister

Boris Johnson and his former finance minister Rishi Sunak were leading potential contenders to replace British Prime Minister Liz Truss on Friday, with candidates canvassing support to become Conservative Party leader in a fast-tracked contest....

16. Cyprus seen as ‘special window’ to arming Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seen-as-‘special-window-to-arming-ukraine

Rumors continue to grow regarding Cyprus potentially supplying Russian-made weapons to Ukraine, with The New York Times this week suggesting Nicosia has been actively discussing better replacements from Washington in recent meetings where Kiev also came up as a topic of discussion...

17. Building defense, innovation and a better future for our children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/building-defense-innovation-and-a-better-future-for-our-children

Candidates for the presidential elections that will take place in February 2023 continue their pre-election campaign with meetings, events and announcements on various issues....

18. Reuters: 'escape' flights from Russia skyrocket after military draft begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reuters-escape-flights-from-russia-skyrocket-after-military-draft-begins

A sharp rise in internet searches and the purchase of tickets for flights "fleeing" from Russia is reported by Reuters, in the wake of the partial conscription announced by Vladimir Putin, seven months after the invasion of Ukraine....

19. The Russian plan to annex occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-russian-plan-to-annex-occupied-territories

It now holds about 60% of Donetsk and had captured nearly all of Luhansk by July after slow advances during months of intense fighting. But those gains are now under threat after Russian forces were driven from neighbouring Kharkiv province this month,...

20. Cyprus to provide logistical support and services to US naval vessels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-provide-logistical-support-and-services-to-us-naval-vessels-video

The US and Cyprus commemorated on Monday the completion of the Acquisition and Cross Services Agreement (ACSA) between the Republic of Cyprus and the United States of America the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus Charalambos Petrides and US Ambassador Judith Garber....

21. Russia: 'Either we send convicts to fight in Ukraine, or your children'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-either-we-send-convicts-to-fight-in-ukraine-or-your-children

The head of a notorious Russian mercenary group has defended the idea of sending prisoners to fight in Ukraine's war after the publication of a video showing him recruiting in a prison....

22. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

23. €19m funding for photovoltaics in National Guard camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€19m-funding-for-photovoltaics-in-national-guard-camps

Cyprus Ministry of Defence has secured, through EU structural funds and in particular the Thalia Programme, €19 million to fund the installation of photovoltaic systems in National Guard camps, ...

24. Cyprus' Air Force One takes its maiden voyage to Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-air-force-one-takes-its-maiden-voyage-to-larnaca

At a special ceremony held today at the Elefsina Air Base, the President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades received from the Prime Minister of Greece Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, an aircraft of the Hellenic Republic donated to the Republic of Cyprus....

25. Akar accuses Greece of avoiding talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-accuses-greece-of-avoiding-talks

Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar on Thursday accused Greece of avoiding talks with Turkey while vowing to defend the rights of Turkey and of the breakaway state in northern Cyprus....

26. Cyprus goes light on Israel's Iron Dome

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-goes-light-on-israel-s-iron-dome

Foreign media are tracking a story on the Cypriot government’s aspirations to obtain Iron Dome, Israel’s field-tested defense system, but news and sources piling up over the weekend suggest the island’s neighbor warming up to Turkey and the war in Ukraine could tell a more complicated story...

27. EDF funds seven Cypriot projects proposed in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/edf-funds-seven-cypriot-projects-proposed-in-2021

Several Cypriot businesses and research institutions have secured funding for seven projects from the European Defence Fund (EDF) for 2021, the Ministry of Defence has said....

28. First ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves Odesa port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-ship-carrying-ukrainian-grain-leaves-odesa-port

A ship carrying grain left the Ukrainian port of Odesa for Lebanon on Monday under a safe passage agreement, Ukrainian and Turkish officials said, the first departure since the Russian invasion blocked shipping through the Black Sea five months ago....

29. Ukraine grain export coordination center opens in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-grain-export-coordination-center-opens-in-istanbul

Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar on Wednesday unveiled a center in Istanbul to oversee the export of Ukrainian grains after a landmark U.N. deal last week, with the first shipment expected to depart from Black Sea ports within days....

30. Anastasiades: 'Our aim for reunification remains'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-our-aim-for-reunification-remains

Cyprus paid tribute to all those who lost their lives in the 1974 Turkish invasion, which resulted in the occupation of 37% of its territory, with President Nicos Anastasiades stressing that we continue to aim at reunifying and “rid the island of third-party dependencies.”...

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