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16 October, 2021
 

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1. ‘A Dark Room’: excerpts from Alexis Papachelas’ forthcoming book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-excerpts-from-alexis-papachelas-forthcoming-book

“The nut, he went and did what we didn’t,” said Greek dictator Georgios Papadopoulos the morning of July 15, 1974 after he found out that Dimitris Ioannidis, the junta’s military police chief, had orchestrated a coup to overthrow Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios....

2. New developments in the English School strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/developments-in-the-english-school-dismissed-the-president-of-staff

Teachers, staff and students protested outside the English School after Myrto Hassapopoulou, president of ESSA (English School staff union), was dismissed by the school's management....

3. Cyprus’ top diplomat: Turkey is creating new Ottoman empire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-diplomat-turkey-is-creating-new-ottoman-empire

The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus is accusing Turkey’s president of attempting to promote a new Ottoman empire in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East...

4. Jury still out on UN rep after New York lunch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jury-still-out-on-un-rep-after-new-york-lunch

Divided Cyprus’ leaders are on standby following a meeting they had together with the Secretary General, with reports saying a joint statement was past due following disagreement over specifics in assigning another UN representative on the island...

5. EU and US convene in first Trade and Tech meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/first-trade-and-tech-meeting-convenes

The United States and the European Union hope to discuss chip shortages, artificial intelligence and tech competition issues during the first Trade and Tech Council meeting this week,...

6. Elpidophoros clears up Turkish House incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elpidophoros-clears-up-turkish-house-incident

Archbishop Elpidophoros says he is 'sincerely sorry' for pain he may have caused to Cypriot and Greek Americans by attending the opening of a Turkish House in New York City, while pointing out he has always sought 'honest and courageous' dialogue for peace and religious freedom...

7. Hope for a new perspective on the Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hope-for-a-new-perspective-on-the-cyprus-issue

The meeting of the President of the Republic Nikos Anastasiadis with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, lasting 20 minutes, did not seem to change the climate that exists in the Cypriot view in view of next Monday's appointment with the Turkish leader Ersin Tatar....

8. Fotis Fotiou concludes UK visit, meets with Minister Wendy Morton

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fotis-fotiou-concludes-uk-visit-meets-with-minister-wendy-morton

Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian Issues and Overseas Cypriots Fotis Fotiou met with UK Under-Secretary of State for European Neighborhood Policy Wendy Morton....

9. A 'creative' meeting between Anastasiades and Guterres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-creative-meeting-between-anastasiades-and-guterres

The meeting between President Anastasiades and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres took place yesterday at 6 pm New York time....

10. President Anastasiades is ready for a solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-is-ready-for-a-solution

President Nicos Anastasiades, sent a letter last week to UN S.G. Antonio Guterres underlining his readiness for a solution to the Cyprus problem....

11. Nicosia’s senator friend pays visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-senator-friend-pays-visit

US Senator Bob Menendez, a well-known ally of Greeks and Greek Cypriots, is on a private visit to Nicosia on Monday where he will receive the island’s highest honor...

12. Chaos as Biden defends withdrawal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-as-biden-defends-withdrawal

Thousands of people desperate to flee Afghanistan thronged Kabul's airport on Monday after the Taliban seized the capital, prompting the United States to pause evacuations, as President Joe Biden confronted mounting criticism over the US withdrawal...

13. Biden taps close advisor as energy plots thicken

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-taps-close-advisor-as-energy-plots-thicken

US State Secretary Antony Blinken has appointed a businessman and former lobbyist as energy security envoy, signaling a new strategic focus in Washington in the aftermath of thorny geopolitics over Nord Stream 2 and unresolved issues relating to the eastern Mediterranean...

14. Congress presses State on Turkey’s drone program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/congress-presses-state-department-on-turkey-s-drone-program

Twenty-eight members of the House of Representatives, led by Congressmen David Cicilline of Rhode Island and Gus Bilirakis of Florida, wrote to Secretary of State Antony Blinken to '[express] concern over Turkey’s UAV program, which has destabilized multiple regions of the globe and threatens US interests, allies, and partners'...

15. Unvaxxed hospitalization data still sporadic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-on-unvaxxed-hospitalizations-still-sporadic

Most hospital admissions for COVID-19 in Cyprus concern unvaccinated cases according to health officials, but basic details on cases regarding infected patients remain sporadic...

16. Minister says unvaccinated should pay up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-unvaccinated-should-pay-up

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela suggests vaccinated persons do not need to take rapid tests for Covid, adding those who choose to remain unvaccinated should now have to pay out of their own pocket to keep getting tested if they want to use Safe Pass...

17. Cavusoglu visit sets threshold in Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-visit-sets-threshold-in-cyprus-talks

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara does not accept the mentality that Turkish Cypriots are a minority in Cyprus, accusing Greek Cypriots of denying equality between the two communities while also pulling favors from the European Union...

18. Cyprus sea dispute pinned down over coffee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-maritime-dispute-pinned-down-over-coffee

A Greek Cypriot fishing boat was intercepted by a Turkish coast guard vessel this week off the northeastern tip of the island, with the captain speaking out upon returning south empty-handed...

19. No concessions to Erdogan, says Bob Menendez

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-concessions-to-erdogan-says-bob-menendez

No concessions should be made to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan 'without a significant behavior change,' US Senator Bob Menendez, a Democrat and chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, tells Kathimerini...

20. Biden and Putin take center stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-and-putin-take-center-stage

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin decided at a 'pragmatic' first summit on Wednesday to hold arms control and cyber-security talks and return their respective ambassadors, while agreeing to differ on other issues...

21. Blinken covers all bases in phone call to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-covers-all-bases-in-phone-call-to-cyprus

US State Secretary Antony Blinken has pledged support for a federal solution in Cyprus, urging both sides to be open to compromise while also warning over Russian and Chinese influence in the region...

22. Israel destroys Gaza tower housing media

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-destroys-gaza-tower-housing-media

Israel destroyed a 12-storey tower block in Gaza housing the offices of the U.S.-based Associated Press and other news media on Saturday, saying the building was also used by the Islamist militant group Hamas...

23. No common ground in sight in Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/geneva-resumes-after-leaders-slept-on-it

The two Cypriot leaders and media coverage of their separate discussions with the UN chief in Geneva could not be more diametrically opposed, with the parties in the 5+1 meeting called to reflect on their positions before assembling again on Thursday...

24. Jam-packed day in Geneva underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jam-packed-day-in-geneva-underway

UN chief Antonio Guterres started his day with a full plate on Wednesday, with reports saying efforts could be made to draft a joint statement in Geneva despite the two Cypriot leaders reportedly painting different pictures of their priorities during the 5+1 meeting...

25. Search for common ground on Cyprus begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-for-common-ground-on-cyprus-begins

The United Nations are launching in Geneva their latest effort in the Cyprus Problem, with an informal 5+1 meeting starting Tuesday in search for common ground despite the two sides on the divided island having denounced each other’s official position...

26. Christodoulides: Failure in Geneva won’t benefit anyone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-failure-in-geneva-won-t-benefit-anyone

A failure of the informal five-party summit would constitute a negative development for all participants, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said in an interview with Kathimerini Cyprus' Marina Economides, just before the new UN-led initiative was set to kick off in Geneva on Tuesday....

27. Anastasiades sets course for Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-sets-course-for-geneva

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is flying to Geneva on Monday ahead of an informal five party meeting held by the UN to ascertain whether there is common ground to push for a new round of peace talks for the divided island...

28. Alan Duncan publishes book ahead of Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alan-duncan-publishes-book-ahead-of-geneva

Sir Alan Duncan who irritated Greek Cypriots two years ago when he said sovereignty over waters off the island was 'under dispute' has written a book, in which he says the British High Commissioner felt betrayed by President Nicos Anastasiades...

29. Gloves are off in EU-China relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-in-eu-china-relations

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden...

30. UK concerned over Varosha, reiterates call for flexibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-concerned-over-varosha-reiterates-call-for-flexibility

The UK continues to follow the situation in Varosha “with concern”, Foreign Minister for the European Neighbourhood Wendy Morton stated in response to a question by Conservative MP Matthew Offord....

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