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29 September, 2022
 

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1. US Embassy in Moscow tells citizens to leave immediately

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embassy-in-moscow-tells-citizens-to-leave-immediately

The United States Embassy in Moscow has told all Americans left to leave immediately to avoid being conscripted into Vladimir Putin's mobilized army....

2. 'UN adopts equidistant stance, even when faced with violation of resolutions'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-adopts-equidistant-stance-even-when-faced-with-violation-of-resolutions

The UN, unfortunately, adopts an equal-distance stance, even when faced with the violation of decisions, resolutions and defined scope and terms of reference specified to the Secretariat said Friday Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades. He also referred to recent statements by Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan which he described as provocative....

3. Council pulls plug on Cyprus' Titina Loizidou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/council-pulls-plug-on-cyprus-titina-loizidou-case

The Council of Europe has tossed aside the Titina Loizidou case, a human rights political football between Turkey and Cyprus, with Nicosia noting its disappointment after some countries decided to pull the plug after many years...

4. Turkey threatens Cyprus and East Med security over arms issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-threatens-cyprus-and-east-med-security-over-arms-issue

Turkey has threatened Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean and condemned the United States after the US decided to lift an arms embargo on Cyprus....

5. Western retaliation against Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/western-retaliation-against-ankara

Western governments are expressing concern about the tightening of relations between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a development that makes the prospect of retaliation more likely if the NATO member state helps Moscow avoid sanctions....

6. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

7. Anna Luhrmann speaks to 'K' with a view to strengthening Cypriot-German relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anna-luhrmann-speaks-to-k-with-a-view-to-strengthening-cypriot-german-relations

German State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs, Anna Luhrmann, arrived in Cyprus on an official visit and spoke to "K" about the current developments in the eastern Mediterranean and the war in Ukraine. ...

8. Liz Truss becomes Britain new PM after Johnson fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/liz-truss-becomes-britain-new-pm-after-johnson-fallout

Liz Truss will become Britain's next prime minister after winning a leadership race for the governing Conservative Party on Monday, vowing to press ahead with promised tax cuts and action to tackle the deepening energy and cost of living crisis....

9. US to appoint Arctic ambassador, first time in history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-appoint-arctic-ambassador-first-time-in-history

The United States is ready to appoint its first-ever American ambassador to the Arctic region, a State Department official has announced, with the move coming at a time when both the Russians and the Chinese are strengthening their presence in the region....

10. Turkey's stance undermines prospects for peace in Cyprus and the wider region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-stance-undermines-prospects-for-peace-in-cyprus-and-the-wider-region

Turkey's stance creates deadlock which undermines prospects for peace in Cyprus and in the wider region, said on Sunday the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Interior, Costas Constantinou....

11. US ambassador’s murder in Cyprus still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-s-murder-in-cyprus-still-unresolved

The killing of the American Ambassador in Cyprus in August 1974 made headlines on Friday, as it happens every year on the island on the anniversary of his death, with convoluted information emerging in the public domain through the years and no convictions half a century later...

12. EU states facilitating employment of third country nationals to ease labor shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-facilitating-employment-of-third-country-nationals-to-ease-labor-shortage

The European Union’s population is aging. The factors behind this phenomenon are many, but the declining fertility rates and the increased life expectancy, along with migration to countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, are the main ones....

13. Ukraine's first grain export is a fraction of what it needs to sell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-first-grain-export-is-a-fraction-of-what-it-needs-to-sell

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy dismissed the importance of the first grain export shipment from his country since Russia invaded, saying it was carrying a fraction of the crop Kyiv must sell to help salvage its shattered economy....

14. Sides react ‘as usual’ after Council renews UNFICYP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sides-react-‘as-usual-after-council-renews-unficyp

The Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, one of UN’s longest-running peacekeeping missions, drawing different reactions as usually from both sides on the divided island...

15. Kasoulides declares Cypriot foreign ministry reliable again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-declares-cypriot-foreign-ministry-reliable-again

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides says the Republic of Cyprus is once again a reliable partner, suggesting that a dire state of affairs during his predecessor’s tenure has been recovered...

16. Ukraine, Russia set to sign deal on resuming grain exports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-russia-set-to-sign-deal-on-resuming-grain-exports

Russian and Ukrainian officials were poised Friday to sign deals designed to clear millions of tons of desperately needed grain for export, ending a standoff brought on by the war in Ukraine that threatened food security around the globe....

17. Cyprus Ambassador to UN concerned over Peacekeeping Force report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ambassador-to-un-concerned-over-peacekeeping-force-report

The Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations, Ambassador Andreas Hadjichrysanthou, expressed to Cyprus News Agency his concerns and his disappointment over the reports concerning the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) and the Secretary-General's Good Offices Mission, noting that there is no mention anywhere of a Cyprus settlement....

18. Minister: Ukraine needs assurances to resume grain exports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-ukraine-needs-assurances-to-resume-grain-exports

The Ukrainian foreign minister says grain exports from his country’s ports won’t resume without security guarantees for ship owners, cargo owners and Ukraine as an independent nation....

19. World leaders stunned by fatal shooting of Shinzo Abe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-leaders-stunned-by-fatal-shooting-of-shinzo-abe

The killing of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Friday sparked condemnation from political leaders around the world....

20. Boris Johnson has stepped down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-has-stepped-down

After an acute political meltdown in the U.K., Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resigned as leader of the Conservative Party, setting in motion a race for a new prime minister....

21. The US would act in an Aegean confrontation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-us-would-act-in-an-aegean-confrontation

It was the habit of American presidents to take their breakfast at the Willard Hotel back in the 1930s, just a block from the White House. The lobby would always be packed with people who wanted a few moments of their time to raise all sorts of issues – and thus lobbyists were born....

22. High ranking UN official to undertake mission for resumption of peace talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-ranking-un-official-to-undertake-mission-for-resumption-of-peace-talks

Assistant UN Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia and the Americas in the United Nations Department of Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča informed President Nicos Anastasiades that he will undertake an investigative mission to create the conditions for the resumption of Cyprus peace talks, Government Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said on Friday....

23. Biden believes Congress will give green light for F-16 sale to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-believes-congress-will-give-green-light-for-f-16-sale-to-turkey

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday the United States supports the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey and that he is confident the congressional approval needed for the sale can be obtained....

24. Retail trade in the grip of inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retail-trade-in-the-grip-of-inflation

The market is under intense pressure due to the inflationary trends of recent months with consumers appearing hesitant on their trips to retail stores. More shoppers are looking for special offers and refraining from impulsive buys....

25. Nicosia jittery about US demand to ban vessels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-jittery-about-us-demand-to-ban-vessels

The Republic of Cyprus reportedly has concerns over a US request to ban vessels transporting Russian oil, with the small island but major maritime player feeling pressure as Washington leads a G7 effort to sharply reduce Russian oil revenue...

26. Lack of trust on both sides a 'fundamental issue'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lack-of-trust-on-both-sides-a-fundamental-issue

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus Colin Stewart discussed today the need to build trust among people as a foundation for finding some way to move forward on the political process with regard to the Cyprus problem....

27. President formally appoints new Labour Minister, deputy Minister and director of his office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-formally-appoints-new-labour-minister-deputy-minister-and-director-of-his-office

The appointment ceremony of the new Minister of Labour and Social Insurance Kyriacos Koushos, the new Deputy Minister to the President, Petros Demetriou and the new Director of the President's Office Pantelis Pantelides took place on Monday at the Presidential Palace, in the presence of the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades....

28. Moscow and NATO could clash over Kaliningrad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-and-nato-could-clash-over-kaliningrad

The United States today said its support for Lithuania is 'ironclad' and that any attack on the country would 'constitute an attack on all NATO members'....

29. Efforts afoot to de-escalate tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-afoot-to-de-escalate-tensions

The United States, seconded by Germany, has intervened decisively to keep tensions between uneasy allies Greece and Turkey from boiling over....

30. UK approves Julian Assange's extradition to the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-approves-julian-assange-s-extradition-to-the-us

The UK has approved Julian Assange's extradition to the US, where the WikiLeaks founder faces hacking and espionage charges, the UK Home Office confirmed Friday....

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