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21 July, 2018
 

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1. No more pretexts

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/no-more-pretexts

The world will never be the same since Donald Trump was installed in the White House. In a sense, his election was unavoidable. Not because matters became unbearable in the last 30 years after the fall of the communist system in Europe. Rather, it was because they became in a way unnatural....

2. Lavrov 'welcome in Athens,' Greek diplomatic sources say

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-welcome-in-athens-greek-diplomatic-sources-say

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is welcome in Athens, Greek diplomatic sources said on Thursday after Russia's TASS news agency reported that he had canceled a planned visit to Athens in the fall. ...

3. Russia pushes back Lavrov's Greece visit after diplomatic row

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-pushes-back-lavrov-s-greece-visit-after-diplomatic-row

The timing of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s planned visit to Greece this autumn is no longer suitable, Russia’s ambassador to Athens said on Thursday, the TASS news agency reported....

4. Turkish court rejects release appeal for Greek soldiers again

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-court-rejects-release-appeal-for-greek-soldiers-again

Judges in the Turkish city of Edirne on Tuesday rejected for the fifth time an appeal for the release of two Greek soldiers held in a prison there since early March....

5. Turkish FM reiterates claims Tsipras promised extradition of officers

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-fm-reiterates-claims-tsipras-promised-extradition-of-officers

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday reiterated claims that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had promised to see to the extradition of eight Turkish officers who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in the summer of 2016....

6. Nicosia keeps Israeli pier request on the down-low

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-keeps-israeli-pier-on-the-down-low

Nicosia is handling with kid gloves the possibility of Israelis operating a dock in Cyprus, where they would be able to monitor humanitarian aid going into Gaza...

7. FYROM government submits deal on new name to parliament

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-government-submits-deal-on-new-name-to-parliament

The government of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) set in motion Monday the process of ratifying a pending agreement to change the country's name to "North Macedonia" in hopes of ending a bitter 27-year dispute with southern neighbor Greece....

8. UN sending envoy to Cyprus for consultations

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-sending-envoy-to-cyprus-for-consultations

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is sending a special envoy to Cyprus in the coming weeks, hoping to get crystal clear views from both sides in order to assess whether or not a new push for peace is possible...

9. Name deal sparks acrimony in Greece, FYROM

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/name-deal-sparks-acrimony-in-greece-fyrom

Greece’s political parties are on a collision course over the name deal struck with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) after New Democracy filed a no-confidence motion challenging Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s right to strike the agreement, given the objections of the coalition’s junior coalition partner, Independent Greeks (ANEL)....

10. Turkey: Even birds need our consent to fly in the Aegean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-even-birds-need-our-consent-to-fly-in-the-aegean

With Greece featuring prominently in Turkey’s election campaigning, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu raised the tension a notch again Thursday, warning that not even a bird will fly over the Aegean without Ankara’s permission....

11. Nicosia says US-North Korea agreement 'absolutely positive development'

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-says-us-north-korea-agreement-absolutely-positive-development

Nicosia has described the agreement between the United States and North Korea as an “absolutely impressive development” adding that better international relations can benefit Cyprus and the whole world...

12. Greece, FYROM close to deal on name, gov't source says

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-fyrom-close-to-deal-on-name-gov-t-source-says

Athens and Skopje are very close to reaching a deal to resolve a decades-old dispute over the ex-Yugoslav republic’s name, Greek government officials told Reuters on Tuesday....

13. Ankara: Issue of Turkish officers a thorn in relations

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-issue-of-turkish-officers-a-thorn-in-relations

Turkey has escalated its rhetoric with regard to the eight Turkish servicemen it wants extradited, insisting that the issue will remain at the core of its differences with Greece....

14. Tsipras, Zaev hold phone call ‘in good climate’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-zaev-hold-phone-call-‘in-good-climate

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his counterpart Zoran Zaev of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Monday held a telephone conversation, according to local media reports....

15. Kammenos to brief NATO counterparts on Bozdag remarks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kammenos-to-brief-nato-counterparts-on-bozdag-remarks

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has said he plans to brief his counterparts during a meeting of NATO defense ministers Thursday on the controversial remarks made by Turkey’s deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag regarding the eight army officers released from pretrial detention on Monday....

16. Cyprus court will hear Browder’s case in July

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-court-will-hear-browder-s-case-in-july

The Nicosia District Court will hear a motion from Bill Browder’s lawyer seeking an order that would prevent Cyprus from acting on a Russian warrant against the famous Putin critic...

17. With eye on re-election Tsipras rolls dice on Macedonia

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-eye-on-re-election-tsipras-rolls-dice-on-macedonia

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is taking a big gamble in trying to settle a decades-old name dispute with neighbouring Macedonia which could backfire in a pre-election year among voters already jaded by his economic austerity policies...

18. Merkel speaks with Tsipras, Zaev over FYROM name talks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/merkel-speaks-with-tsipras-zaev-over-fyrom-name-talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel conveyed her country's interest in the developments concerning talks between Athens and Skopje over the name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), during a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday....

19. Israel unhappy over parliament vote on Gaza

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-unhappy-over-parliament-vote-on-gaza

Israel has expressed regret over a resolution adopted by the Cyprus parliament, condemning Israeli actions in Gaza...

20. 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 ...

21. Changing the constitution of FYROM

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/changing-the-constitution-of-fyrom

As talks aimed at resolving the name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) intensify, it has to be understood by all sides that any name that is agreed should be used domestically as well as internationally...

22. Security is tight as Nicosia hosts trilateral meeting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-is-tight-as-nicosia-hosts-trilateral-meeting

Security is tight on the island as the leaders of Cyprus, Greece, and Israel hold a trilateral meeting at the Presidential Palace Tuesday, with police setting up road blocks and flying helicopters non-stop...

23. 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...

24. European Commission warns Turkey over its aggression toward Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-warns-turkey-over-its-aggression-toward-cyprus

The European Commission report urged Turkey to avoid violence or to make threats for the use of violence against an EU member state...

25. Cypriot leaders to sound each other out

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-to-sound-each-other-out

The two Cypriot leaders are set to meet Monday evening in the buffer zone, with the two men being nowhere near a common agenda and the UN hoping at best for more meetings to follow....

26. Celebrating Israel’s 70th Independence Day in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/celebrating-israel-s-70th-independence-day-in-cyprus

The significant natural gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean offer much potential for joint ventures and commercial growth...

27. May says UK had no choice but to conduct missile strikes against Syria

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/may-says-uk-had-no-choice-but-to-conduct-missile-strikes-against-syria

More than 100 missiles fired from ships and manned aircraft, the allies struck three of Syria’s main chemical weapons facilities...

28. Open agenda for leaders dinner date

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/open-agenda-for-leaders-dinner-date

Expectations aren’t high about Monday’s social gathering which doesn’t signal a formal resumption of peace talks...

29. Turkey and Greece ratchet up tension in the Mediterranean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/turkey-and-greece-ratchet-up-tension-in-the-mediterranean

With help from rabble-rousers on both sides, disputes over airspace and maritime borders, which have poisoned relations between Greece and Turkey for decades...

30. Russia is drifting away

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/russia-is-drifting-away

Michalis Tsikalas says the fact that Russia and Turkey are locked in an embrace, which is getting stronger over time, should not go unnoticed in Cyprus. Taking action on any chosen path remains difficult in the world of energy choices, but don’t have all the luxury in the world to pick and choose. ...