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20 May, 2018
 

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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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....

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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. ...

11. 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....

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. French arch stretching from the Aegean to Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-arch-stretching-from-the-aegean-to-cyprus

There is growing evidence of a broader French plan to support Cyprus in the region but also to strengthen Greece as it tries to manage the geopolitical challenges that have accumulated in the East Med and will intensify...

18. Early elections in Turkey give Greece the jitters

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/early-elections-in-turkey-give-greece-the-jitters

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to call for snap elections on June 24 is of direct consequence to Greece, more than at any other time, as the Turkish president increasingly espouses a nationalist stance and invests in the political gains this brings him....

19. Nicosia conference will stand up evidence on climate change

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/nicosia-conference-will-stand-up-evidence-on-climate-change

There is now overwhelming scientific evidence that climate is changing because of human activities....

20. European Commission's report on Turkey most critical

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-s-report-on-turkey-most-critical

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed the view that a European Commission progress report on Turkey published on Tuesday is the most critical one since 2005 and has also agreed with a Commission assessment that the implementation by Turkey of its Cyprus related obligations would significantly boost its relations with the EU....

21. London believes Cyprus peace process should start sooner than later

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/london-believes-the-cyprus-peace-process-should-start-sooner-than-later

British High Commissioner says "whatever is going to happen should start to happen quickly because after such a long delay since last summer and with other things that are happening, the world is not waiting"...

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. Flag claim sparks fresh tension between Greece and Turkey

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flag-claim-sparks-fresh-tension-between-greece-and-turkey

Ankara’s dispute of Greek sovereignty brought the two countries to the brink of war in 1996 over the islet of Imia...

24. Leaders ponder next steps after dinner date failure

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaders-uncommitted-after-dinner-date

There was no breakthrough apart from the leaders not excluding any new moves from the UN...

25. Are we heading for a West v East showdown in Syria

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/are-we-heading-for-a-west-v-east-showdown-in-syria

Following the allied strikes on Syria, the regional map is changing and Cyprus is the only EU-Member state stuck in the middle...

26. Threat of US-Russia battle hangs over Syria

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/threat-of-us-russia-clash-hangs-over-syria

Two days ago U.S. President Donald Trump warned that missiles “will be coming” in response to that attack...

27. Turkey and Greece ratchet up tension in the Mediterranean

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/turkey-and-greece-ratchet-up-tension-in-the-mediterranean

With help from rabble-rousers on both sides, disputes over airspace and maritime borders, which have poisoned relations between Greece and Turkey for decades...

28. Knowing exactly what we’re doing

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/knowing-exactly-what-we-re-doing

International experience has shown that some of the greatest tragedies were the result of bad or vague communication...

29. Trump warns the missiles are coming for Syria

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-warns-the-missiles-are-coming-for-syria

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

30. Airspace violations from Turkish aircraft continue unabated

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airspace-violations-from-turkish-aircraft-continue-unabated

Five new violations of Greek airspace and six infringements of the Athens Flight Information Region by Turkish aircraft were recorded by the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (HNDGS) on Tuesday, as tensions continue to broil between the two countries....