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19 January, 2021
 

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1. 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...

2. Cyprus, UAE sign first military cooperation agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-uae-sign-first-military-cooperation-agreement

Cyprus and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday signed their first military cooperation agreement as the eastern Mediterranean island nation seeks to bolster relations with nearby countries in the Middle East....

3. Greek, Cypriot and US special forces hold joint exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriot-and-us-special-forces-hold-joint-exercise

Special forces from Greece, Cyprus and the United States are holding a joint exercise in the sea area off the naval base at Souda Bay on the southern Greek island of Crete, state-run Athens-Macedonia news agency (ANA-MPA) reports....

4. Cyprus, US sign Declaration of Intent on border security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-us-sign-declaration-of-intent-on-border-security

Cyprus and the USA signed on Tuesday a Declaration of Intent on strengthening cooperation on border security issues, in view of enhancing their capacity to counter common threats and foster stability in the region. ...

5. Report says ministry was shuffling papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-says-ministry-was-shuffling-papers

An initial redacted report on golden passports made public in the Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday painted a picture of an Interior Ministry serving as a “filing office” without ability to examine cases in any meaningful way, with opposition crying foul over the committees’ selective method...

6. 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....

7. 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...

8. Tornado leaves some 15 homes in Nicosia outskirts uninhabitable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tornado-leaves-15-homes-in-nicosia-outskirts-uninhabitable

Visiting the site of the tornado that blew through Nikitari in the suburbs of Nicosia, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said that thankfully “there were no human casualties,” adding that families whose homes were severely affected will receive a €2,000 grant to make do for the holiday period. ...

9. AstraZeneca hitches ride with Russia's Sputnik in vaccine race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-hitches-ride-with-russia-s-sputnik-in-vaccine-race

AstraZeneca will start clinical trials to test a combination of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine with Russia's Sputnik V shot aimed at boosting the efficacy of the British drugmaker's vaccine, Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Friday....

10. 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...

11. Cyprus, Greece and Jordan to step up cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-and-jordan-to-step-up-cooperation

Cyprus, Greece and Jordan vowed Tuesday to further enhance their trilateral cooperation, which will cover defence and security issues as well as economic and trade cooperation....

12. Cyprus calls on Turkey to engage in maritime zone delimitation talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-on-turkey-to-engage-in-maritime-zone-delimitation-talks

In an interview with the UAE television channel Alarabiya, defence minister Charalambos Petrides called on Turkey to accept the Republic of Cyprus’ invitation to engage in talks in view of reaching an agreement over the delimitation of the contested maritime zones between the two countries, or alternatively refer the issue to the International Court of Justice....

13. Erdogan says Greeks behind raid on ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-greeks-behind-raid-on-ship

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday suggested Greece and Cyprus were behind the interception of a Turkish vessel by German soldiers on behalf of a European Union mission off the Libyan coast late Sunday...

14. Woman jailed for strangling mother-in-law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-jailed-for-strangling-mother-in-law

A woman in Nicosia has been sentenced to eight years in prison on attempted murder charges, after she tried to strangle her mother-in-law whom she held responsible for ruining her marriage to her son...

15. Cyprus rationalizes sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rationalizes-sanctions-against-turkey

Cypriot Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides has reiterated his country’s position in seeking a settlement of the Cyprus problem, adding that economic sanctions against Ankara remain on the table 'as long as Turkey continues to maintain tensions'...

16. Holiday period restrictions to be announced Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holiday-period-restrictions-to-be-announced-friday

The Cyprus cabinet will be deciding on Wednesday on the restrictions that are to apply for December and the Christmas holidays, with the new measures to be announced to the public by the health minister on Friday....

17. Experts assist in Cyprus' spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-assist-in-cyprus-spy-van-probe

Following months of sluggish investigation into Cyprus’ spy van, police investigators are reportedly in the process of drafting their final report while another expert is due to arrive on the island to lend a hand...

18. Cyprus, Slovakia FMs discuss Turkey's regional behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slovakia-fms-discuss-turkey-s-regional-behaviour

Turkey’s escalating provocations in relation to Varosha, as well as in Cyprus’s EEZ and maritime zones, were the focus of discussions in Nicosia on Monday between the Cyprus Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides and the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Ivan Korcok....

19. Israeli fighter jets fly across Cyprus skies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-fighter-jets-fly-across-cyprus-skies

The “Onisilos-Gedeon 2020" military exercise between the Republic of Cyprus and Israel wrapped up successfully on Thursday, a defence ministry statement said....

20. Israeli F-35 jets test Cyprus air defence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-f-35-jets-test-cyprus-air-defence

Cyprus gets to test its air defence systems against American-made F-35 jest, with Israeli pilots flying their cutting edge stealth fighters during a joint exercise this week over Limassol and Paphos...

21. Cyprus, Israel, Greece agree to boost defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-greece-agree-to-boost-defense-cooperation

The defense ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus agreed Thursday to step up military cooperation which they said will keep their armed forces better prepared, help create more jobs and bolster security in a fraught region. ...

22. Cyprus, Israel affirm excellent bilateral relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-affirm-excellent-bilateral-relations

Israeli Minister of Defence Benny Gantz has stressed the necessity for Turkey to immediately terminate its illegal actions in Cyprus and the broader region, in order to create the favourable conditions that would allow for the resumption of a productive dialogue on the Cyprus issue....

23. Cyprus 2021 defence budget up by €70 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-2021-defence-budget-up-by-€70-million

The six pillars of the defence ministry’s strategic aims in defence and security matters were presented before the parliamentary finance committee by defence minister Charalambos Petrides on Monday, in the context of his ministry’s budget for 2021....

24. Athens starts diplomatic offensive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-starts-diplomatic-offensive

Athens has embarked on an ambitious diplomatic offensive aiming to woo old and new friends in the bid to advance its positions in the face of Turkey’s stance in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean. ...

25. Roxy’s 'Charo' takes Cyprus to ECHR

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roxy-s-charo-takes-cyprus-to-echr

A Dominican woman, who was recognized as a sex trafficking victim after her ordeal in the capital’s Roxy strip club over a decade ago, is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights, after the country’s Supreme Court sided with a lower court judge who threw out her lawsuit seeking damages...

26. Masked youths rob Limassol convenience store

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masked-trio-rob-limassol-convenience-store

Three male youths robbed a convenience store in the wee hours Friday morning in Limassol, with police later finding evidence that had been set on fire...

27. Two ministers and deputy shipping minister in isolation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-ministers-and-deputy-shipping-minister-in-isolation

Transport minster Yiannis Karousos, defence minister Charalambos Petrides and the deputy shipping minister Vasilis Demetriades all went into isolation on Tuesday after a close associate of the transport minister tested positive for the virus....

28. Erdogan says Turkey tested Russian S-400s, shrugs off US reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-turkey-tested-russian-s-400s-shrugs-off-us-reaction

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed on Friday that Turkey had been testing the S-400 air defense systems that it bought from Russia and said US objections on the issue did not matter. ...

29. Supreme Court says Daniela case closed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-says-daniela-case-closed

The Supreme Court has refused to reopen Daniela Rosca’s murder case, a woman who was killed by intruders in her own home in Larnaca, while the convicted mastermind insists he has new information that could exonerate him...

30. Largest ever deployment of Royal Navy ships to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/largest-ever-deployment-of-royal-navy-ships-to-cyprus

In a “demonstration of the breadth of the UK-Cyprus defence relationship,” HMS Albion, the Royal Navy’s flagship, will participate in an extensive programme of exercises and training with Cypriot forces throughout October and November. ...

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