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1. Ties with Moscow under strain after Athens expels diplomats

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ties-with-moscow-under-strain-after-athens-expels-diplomats

The outlook for bilateral ties between Greece and Russia was unclear on Wednesday amid tensions prompted by Greece’s decision to expel two Russian diplomats who are alleged to have sought to intervene in domestic affairs and national security....

2. Greece decides to expel Russian diplomats

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-decides-to-expel-russian-diplomats

The Greek government has decided to expel two Russian diplomats, and ban the entry into Greece of two more, accusing them of intrusion into domestic affairs and illegal acts against Greece’s national security, Kathimerini has learned....

3. 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...

4. Supermarket closed down on Turkish Cypriot property violation

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supermarket-closed-down-on-turkish-cypriot-property-violation

There was tension in Peristerona Friday morning, when owners of a supermarket and local residents took to the streets to protest government closing their business due to Turkish Cypriot property violations...

5. 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....

6. Technicalities and lack of trust behind Skourides delays

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/technicalities-and-lack-of-trust-behind-skourides-delays

Turkish Cypriot groups in the north are speaking out against a decision by the Immovable Properties Commission that granted permission to Greek Cypriot Nicolas Skourides to build in his native town...

7. Driver gets nine months in Nicosia fatal road accident

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-gets-nine-months-in-nicosia-fatal-road-accident

A 73-year-old man was sentenced to nine months for involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 38-year-old mother, who was fatally struck as she was crossing the street with her 6-year-old son...

8. 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...

9. Turkish ship to begin drilling for gas in Eastern Mediterranean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-ship-to-begin-drilling-for-gas-in-eastern-mediterranean

The Turkish drillship Fatih was to set sail on Thursday from the Gulf of Izmit for the eastern Mediterranean to begin exploration for oil and gas....

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

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-still-wants-to-talk-after-trump-nuked-summit

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...

11. Greek and Turkish armed forces seek ways to reduce tension in Aegean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-turkish-armed-forces-seek-ways-to-reduce-tension-in-aegean

Hellenic Armed Forces General Staff (GEETHA) Chief Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar discussed ways of de-escalating tension in the Aegean to avoid the possibility of an accident, in talks held on the sidelines of recent military conferences in Europe...

12. Trump relaxed about Kim summit being cancelled

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-relaxed-about-kim-summit-being-cancelled

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...

13. Turkey blames Greece for Aegean tension

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-blames-greece-for-aegean-tension

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has once more attempted to raise questions about Greek sovereignty over parts of the Aegean Sea, saying that tension would be avoided if Athens stopped considering it as an entirely Greek sea...

14. US says Cyprus energy riches must be shared as part of a solution

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-says-cyprus-energy-riches-must-be-shared-as-part-of-a-solution

Cyprus’ oil and gas resources should be equitably shared between both communities on the island, in the context of an overall settlement said Jonathan Cohen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs...

15. Cyprus energy search – averting a US-Turkey crisis

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-energy-search-–-averting-a-us-turkey-crisis

Cyprus continues to proceed with offshore oil and gas projects despite Turkey's opposition...

16. 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...

17. Greece's Souda Bay naval base is ‘world-class’

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-souda-bay-military-base-is-‘world-class

Greece’s military base in Souda Bay, Crete, is an “essential hub” for NATO operations in the Mediterranean, combining world-class facilities with access to North Africa, the Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples and US Naval Forces Europe and Africa, US Navy Admiral James Foggo....

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

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forces-kill-dozens-in-gaza-protests-as-anger-mounts-over-us-embassy

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...

19. UK spy chief says Russia is spreading lies to undermine the West

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-spy-chief-says-russia-is-spreading-lies-to-undermine-the-west

Britain’s MI5 spy chief accused Russia on Monday on attempting to subvert Western democracies by sowing disinformation and spreading lies...

20. Strovolos double murder suspects to enter plea June 13

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strovolos-double-murder-suspects-to-enter-plea-june-13

The arraignment of the four suspects in the Strovolos double murder was set for June 13 during Friday’s hearing, where one of the defence lawyers raised questions over the conduct of police investigators with his client...

21. 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...

22. Iran targets Israeli bases across Syrian frontier

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-targets-israeli-bases-across-syrian-frontier

Iranian forces in Syria launched a rocket attack on Israeli army bases in the Golan Heights early on Thursday, Israel said, prompting one of the heaviest Israeli barrages against Syria since the conflict there began in 2011...

23. Cyprus, Greece, Israel recommit to a way forward

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-israel-recommit-to-a-way-forward

President Nicos Anastasiades says a ‘code of conduct’ has been established between Cyprus, Greece, and Israel, following the completion of a trilateral meeting in Nicosia that yielded a long declaration and paved the way for another meeting before the year is out to discuss an ambitious EastMed pipeline...

24. Greek gunboat on patrol nudged by Turkish cargo vessel

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-gunboat-on-patrol-nudged-by-turkish-cargo-vessel

A Greek gunboat was nudged by a Turkish cargo vessel early on Friday while on patrol for unauthorized migrant crossings in the Aegean Sea, the Greek navy said. ...

25. Greek island protest about migrant influx turns violent

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-island-protest-about-migrant-influx-turns-violent

Greek riot police fired tear gas Thursday to try to disperse angry protesters on the island of Lesvos who tried to topple a police bus during a demonstration against a European Union migration policy....

26. You can’t put a price on heritage

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/you-can-t-put-a-price-on-heritage

When the German tabloid Bild suggested that Greece should sell off Corfu and the Parthenon as part of its asset-stripping, they didn't know that Durrell had foreseen this many years ago...

27. Tension rising on the Greek islands

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tension-rising-on-the-greek-islands

More than 15,500 migrants are living in cramped conditions in state-run centres on the eastern Aegean islands...

28. Cyprus anticipating UN moves to end talks deadlock

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-anticipating-un-moves-to-end-talks-deadlock

Forthcoming elections in Turkey and tensions in the wider region have complicated the matter further...

29. New Turkey's hasty birth

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/new-turkey-s-hasty-birth

The way in which the snap elections were called is not normal, nor is the unsettled situation in the country and on its borders...

30. Far-right extremists attack migrants on Greek island

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-extremists-attack-migrants-on-greek-island

Police forced dozens of migrants onto buses and transported them to the Moria camp in the early hours after Mytilini was turned into a battleground...