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1. Cyprus eyes 10-year low yield bond after S&P lifts sovereign to investment grade

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-eyes-10-year-low-yield-bond-after-s-p-lifts-sovereign-to-investment-grade

2. New Democracy to vote against Hungary in European Parliament

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-democracy-to-vote-against-hungary-in-european-parliament

Greece's Conservatives will support possible disciplinary action against Hungary in the European Parliament which is debating whether the country has breached core EU values, party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in a statement on Tuesday....

3. Obama slums Trump

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/obama-slums-trump

Former US President Barack Obama assailed President Donald Trump and Republicans on Friday, urging Democrats to deliver a check on the administration’s “abuses of power” and restore a sense of sanity to politics by voting in November’s elections...

4. Boris and wife file for divorce

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-and-wife-file-for-divorce

Boris Johnson, Britain’s former foreign secretary, said on Friday he had separated from his wife Marina Wheeler and the couple will divorce...

5. New government members sworn in

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-government-members-sworn-in

The new members of the government were sworn in on Wednesday afternoon, in a ceremony held in the presence of President Prokopios Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras....

6. Former trustee says co-op sapped with impunity

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-trustee-says-co-op-sapped-with-impunity

Investigators in the probe into the collapse of credit unions in Cyprus heard testimony this week that political parties endorsed a sense of impunity among bank officials...

7. Ozersay accuses south of putting the clamps on north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ozersay-accuses-south-of-putting-the-clamps-on-north

A Turkish Cypriot top official has accused the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus of unfairly targeting the shipping industry and universities in the north at a time when there are calls for better relations between the two communities...

8. Nicosia seeks legal input in Browder case

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-seeks-legal-input-in-browder-case

Nicosia has to make a final decision on whether authorities can legally cooperate with Russia in the Browder case, following a court ruling in early August opened the door for judicial assistance...

9. Come back, support Greece

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/come-back-support-greece

We are caught between celebrations over Greece’s “clean exit” from the bailout programs on one hand and, on the other, allegations that the country has effectively signed up to what can be considered a “fourth memorandum” and is headed to economic disaster....

10. Tsipras: Greece's modern-day 'Odyssey' is over

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-greece-s-modern-day-odyssey-is-over

Greece’s emergence from nine years of crisis and international financial bailouts marks a “new day” for the country, a “day of redemption but also the dawning of a new era,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday, in a televised address from the Ionian island of Ithaca....

11. Shadows loom over government’s ‘clean exit’ scenario

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shadows-loom-over-government-s-‘clean-exit-scenario

Greece’s bailout exit has been eliciting condescending and bitter commentary on the country’s beaches and in its near-deserted cities, as few Greeks believes their lives are going to improve or that the country’s prospects will be akin to those of other bailed-out eurozone states. Greece’s “return to normalcy” and “clean exit,” much touted by the government, appear to be happening somewhere else....

12. Stephen Lillie: There is only plan A for Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stephen-lillie-there-is-only-plan-a-for-cyprus

There is a clear plan A for Cyprus, that of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation solution, and there is no plan B, UK High Commissioner in Nicosia, Stephen Lillie, has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), stressing that “for plan A to succeed the negotiations need to be well prepared, and the public opinion needs to be well prepared” as well....

13. Should we listen to President Trump or the diplomats?

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/should-we-listen-to-president-trump-or-the-diplomats

As Greece finds itself faced with a wide range of challenges – from Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean to its relationship with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and developments on the Balkan peninsula – it would be useful to have a clear idea of Washington’s strategic objectives regarding these issues. This is regrettably not an easy task considering that what President Donald Trump says does not necessarily reflect official US policy....

14. The mistakes of Greece’s creditors

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/the-mistakes-of-greece-s-creditors

A lot has been said about the mistakes made by Greece’s lenders during the bailout programs. The fact is they made many errors, including some serious ones. Meanwhile, Greek politicians were responsible for refusing to take ownership of the required reforms and failing to reach a degree of basic consensus. ...

15. Greece: Russia's decision to expel embassy personnel 'arbitrary and retaliatory'

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-russia-s-decision-to-expel-embassy-personnel-arbitrary-and-retaliatory

Russia’s decision to expel members of the Greek embassy in Moscow is “arbitrary, retaliatory and not based on any evidence,” the Greek Foreign Ministry said in a lengthy announcement issued on Friday....

16. Mitsotakis: Government wanted to shift blame for deadly blaze

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-government-wanted-to-shift-blame-for-deadly-blaze

Main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis accused the government of attempting to blame others for the wildfire that killed at least 92 people and injured scores in east Attica in July....

17. Wanted: A respected person for assistance effort

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/wanted-a-respected-person-for-assistance-effort

After the cries of despair come the calls for help and the need for long-term support. The victims of the lethal inferno that devastated eastern Attica on July 23 don’t just need words of solidarity but deeds too....

18. Russian expulsion of Greek envoys ‘asymmetric’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-expulsion-of-greek-envoys-‘asymmetric

Greece's Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian Ambassador to the country, Andrey Maslov, to protest Moscow's decision on Monday to expel Greek diplomats in retaliation to a similar move by Athens....

19. ND accuses gov't of wildfire deaths cover-up

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nd-accuses-gov-t-of-wildfire-deaths-cover-up

The government is engaged in a “systematic operation to cover up” last month’s devastating fires in Attica by failing to publish the names of the victims, the main opposition party said on Monday....

20. 2021, a landmark year

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/2021-a-landmark-year

It won’t be long before 2021 is upon us. In three years’ time Greece will be celebrating the bicentennial of its war of independence against Ottoman rule. It will be a landmark anniversary and should be commemorated as such. All sorts of institutions, foundations and associations will host events which, combined with the state ceremonies, will lend a celebratory character to the occasion....

21. Cyprus hunters form political party

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hunters-form-party

A new group is knocking on the door of political lobbying in Cyprus, as organised hunters have taken all steps except formalities to join the political landscape...

22. Municipal councillor: mayor and regional councillor 'absent' during fires

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/municipal-councillor-mayor-and-regional-councillor-absent-during-fires

As local authority officials in Marathon, eastern Attica, press for an emergency session of the municipality over last week's fatal fires, one municipal councilor has hit out at Marathon Mayor Ilias Psinakis for alleged negligence....

23. A useful proposal, instead of useless noise

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-useful-proposal-instead-of-useless-noise

24. Government muddying waters over who is responsible for deadly fires

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-muddying-waters-over-who-is-responsible-for-deadly-fires

In the aftermath of what was the worst fire in Greece’s modern history, the government is coming under increasing criticism for failing to provide clear-cut information on the number of missing and for allegedly trying to muddy the waters over who is responsible....

25. Kammenos defends government's response to blaze

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kammenos-defends-government-s-response-to-blaze

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Monday defended the government’s response to the deadly wildfires east of Athens that have so far claimed at least 91 lives....

26. The state we’re in

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-state-we-re-in

27. Tsipras says he assumes political responsibility for deadly fires

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-says-he-assumes-political-responsibility-for-deadly-fires

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday he took full political responsibility for the deadly blaze that has killed at least 87 people in a coastal town in east Athens this week....

28. #PoliticsBlog The imposing Mrs Lute and the moment of truth

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/politicsblog-the-imposing-mrs-lute-and-the-moment-of-truth

Onasagoras takes a look at the Lute visit and as always, there's an inside scoop on the usual suspects...

29. Holding referendums in FYROM and Greece

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/holding-referendums-in-fyrom-and-greece

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is moving ahead with preparations for its referendum on the name deal reached with Athens, which will pave the way for its induction to NATO and remove a major obstacle to the process for it to join the European Union....

30. 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....