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1. North Korea still wants to talk after Trump nuked summit

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North Korea responded on Friday with measured tones to US President Donald Trump’s decision to call off a historic summit with leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, saying Pyongyang hoped for a “Trump formula” to resolve the standoff over its nuclear weapons programme...

2. White House bars Democrats from seeing classified documents

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Two Republican lawmakers, and no Democrats, are expected to attend a meeting scheduled for Thursday to review classified information relating to US President Donald Trump’s suggestion the FBI might have used an informant to gather information on his 2016 election campaign...

3. Trump relaxed about Kim summit being cancelled

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US President Donald Trump said there was a “substantial chance” his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not take place as planned on June 12 amid concerns that Kim is resistant to giving up his nuclear weapons...

4. North Korea reconsiders summit with Trump, puts talks on ice

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-reconsiders-summit-with-trump-puts-talks-on-ice

North Korea threw next month’s unprecedented summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump into doubt, threatening weeks of diplomatic progress by saying it may reconsider if Washington insists on unilateral denuclearization...

5. Meghan's father says heart op puts him out of royal wedding

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/meghan-s-father-says-heart-op-puts-him-out-of-royal-wedding

The father of American actress Meghan Markle said he could not attend his daughter’s wedding to Britain’s Prince Harry on Saturday because he needed a heart procedure...

6. Even royal weddings don't go according to plan

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This weekend’s carefully planned wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry to his fiance Meghan Markle was mired in confusion on Tuesday after the father of the American actress told a celebrity news website he was no longer coming...

7. Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

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Israeli forces killed at least 41 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, health officials said, as demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem...

8. UN frustrated over Turkey stalling on envoy to Cyprus

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Ankara’s reluctance to give the green light for the arrival of Jane Holl Lute in Cyprus, as the Secretary-General’s personal envoy to probe the potential resumption of settlement talks is causing frustration at the United Nations...

9. Trump seeks 'very meaningful' summit in with N. Korea

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-seeks-very-meaningful-summit-in-with-n-korea

US President Donald Trump has high hopes of “doing something very meaningful” to curtail North Korea’s nuclear ambitions at a summit in Singapore next month, after Pyongyang smoothed the way for talks by freeing three American prisoner...

10. Minister contemplates requisition in Paphos bus strike

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The Transport Ministry is considering a tough response to the ongoing bus strike in Paphos, including a possible order for requisition to put an end to the saga affecting thousands just before student exams...

11. Akinci dismisses zero troops and no security guarantees for Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-clears-up-the-troops-and-security-issue-for-cyprus

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has put to rest any ideas of ‘zero troops and zero guarantees’ in Cyprus, saying on Monday both communities on the divided island have suffered in the past and calling on Greek Cypriots to abandon maximalist positions...

12. Clock ticking for Cyprus reunification 

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clock-ticking-for-cyprus-reunification 

Former South African President F.W. de Klerk is a man who knows how to read the warning signs of history and he urges Cypriot leaders not to miss another opportunity to make peace before it’s too late...

13. US Treasury Assistant Secretary encouraged by meetings in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-treasury-assistant-secretary-encouraged-by-meetings-in-cyprus

The United States have been encouraged by the commitments made by Cypriot officials in the framework of meetings US Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea held on Friday and will continue to work with Cyprus to combat corruption, money laundering, and other financial threats....

14. Cypriot leaders have different versions of UN road map

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Following a public spat between the two Cypriot leaders on the elusive ‘Guterres framework’, both sides on the divided island are trying to pin down the exact UN guidelines for resuming and potentially resolving the Cyprus problem...

15. Cypriot leaders test each other's readiness for talks

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The two Cypriots leaders are opening their cards this week in a very public way, with one calling on the other to demonstrate readiness to restart peace talks in what some describe as a politically difficult period...

16. Israel says Iran lied on nuclear arms, pressures US to scrap deal

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-says-iran-lied-on-nuclear-arms-pressures-us-to-scrap-deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled what he said was evidence of a secret Iranian nuclear weapons program that could step up pressure on the United States to pull out of a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran...

17. Another UK minister bites the dust over immigration

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigned on Sunday after Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced an outpouring of indignation over its treatment of some long-term Caribbean residents who were wrongly labelled illegal immigrants...

18. Britain backs the island's energy search and peace initiatives

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-backs-the-island-s-energy-search-and-peace-initiatives

UK's Minister for Europe, Sir Alan Duncan, has reiterated his government’s recognition of the Republic of Cyprus’s sovereign rights in its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and support for the resumption of reunification talks...

19. Understanding Kim: Madman or misunderstood

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US intelligence experts are trying to build a profile of Kim Jong Un to give Trump a competitive edge in one of the most consequential summits since the Cold War...

20. Driver kills 10 after ploughing van into Toronto crowd

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The brutal incident - which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “tragic and senseless attack” - was one of the most violent in recent Canadian history...

21. Millions in compensation to Cyprus Airports under review

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/millions-in-compensation-to-hermes-airports-under-review

A compensation agreement between the state and Hermes Airports is being challenged in parliament, echoing a public debate on how Larnaca and Paphos airports should receive government funds due to the operation of the illegal Ercan (Tymbou) airport in the north....

22. South Korea discussing peace deal with North Korea ahead of summit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-korea-discussing-peace-deal-with-north-korea-ahead-of-summit

South Korea and a US-led U.N force are technically still at war with North Korea after the Korean War ended with a truce, not a peace treaty...

23. UN official DiCarlo may have to pick up the pieces in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-official-dicarlo-may-have-to-pick-up-the-pieces-in-cyprus

There is a possibility the UN Secretary General will send a personal envoy in order to examine the chances of resuming talks...

24. US says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons programme

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-says-air-strikes-cripple-syria-chemical-weapons-programme

US President Donald Trump called the operation a success...

25. US and allies launch air strikes in Syria

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US, British and French forces pounded Syria with air strikes early on Saturday in response to a poison gas attack that killed dozens of people last week, in the biggest intervention by Western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad....

26. Russia spied on Skripal and daughter for at least 5 years

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-spied-on-skripal-and-daughter-for-at-least-5-years

Russia’s ambassador to Britain said he was concerned the British government was trying to get rid of evidence related to the case...

27. UK mulls Syria attack that could lead to confrontation with Russia

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/west-weighs-syria-attack-that-could-lead-to-confrontation-with-russia

Syria’s military has repositioned some air assets to avoid fallout from possible missile strikes...

28. Cyprus asks the US to lift arms embargo

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-asks-the-us-to-lift-arms-embargo

Cyprus wants to "further grow and deepen bilateral relations and cooperation in the areas of defence and security with the US”...

29. Trump warns the missiles are coming for Syria

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The White House pushed back against suggestions that Trump had broadcast his plans for military strikes via Twitter...

30. Anastasiades to meet UN official ahead of April 16 dinner

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-to-meet-un-official-ahead-of-april-16-dinner

The dinner date is not expected to lead to the resumption of talks but it may help in dispelling the climate of distrust ...