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1. Nicosia scrambles to keep CyProb on UN agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-scrambles-to-keep-cyprus-problem-on-un-agenda

Greek Cypriots want UN reports on the Cyprus Problem to continue every six months, but sources say the Security Council is leaning towards an annual extension at least for the peacekeeping force mandate following 'no meaningful progress' on the issue...

2. Cops criticized after wild brawl at contentious memorial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-criticized-after-wild-brawl-at-contentious-memorial

Cyprus Police have arrested a handful of suspects following a wild brawl during a memorial event of a controversial army general in Limassol, but critics accuse law enforcement of failing to detain offenders during the event as things got out of hand...

3. Debate: The disagreements, the tensions and what united the candidates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/debate-the-disagreements-the-tensions-and-what-united-the-candidates

The RIK debate on Thursday night (19/01) ended with disagreements, tensions, and characterization among the participants, who included Averof Neophytou, Nikos Christodoulides, Andreas Mavroyiannis, and Christos Christou. ...

4. Greek PM says 'we will not go to war with Turkey’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-says-we-will-not-go-to-war-with-turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Thursday he still believes it is possible to resolve his country’s differences with Turkey by speaking with Turkey’s president, and stressed that the two neighbors will not go to war...

5. Presidential candidate wants Cyprus in NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-candidate-wants-cyprus-in-nato

Cypriot presidential candidate Averof Neophytou says NATO membership would be a 'natural development' for the Republic of Cyprus, a divided island that continues to raise tensions between the western alliance’s members Greece and Turkey...

6. Cyprus talks up imminent Chevron announcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-talks-up-imminent-chevron-announcement

Cypriot Energy Minister Natasa Pilides is waging a battle to ensure Chevron’s reluctant development concept for Aphrodite will stick to plan, but cost-cutting ideas, merger wars, and maritime issues continue to blur options backed by an administration on its last leg...

7. Cyprus features prominently in US Congress’ Turkey report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-features-prominently-in-us-congress-turkey-report

The possible sale of F-16s to Turkey and tensions between Turkey and Cyprus and Greece are included in a US Congressional Research Service report on Turkey released on January 9, which outlines Biden administration support of the sale and opposition by 'some members of Congress'...

8. Presidential debate: Boring, hilarious and chaotic but otherwise satisfactory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-debate-boring-hilarious-and-chaotic-but-otherwise-satisfactory

Averof Neophytou, Andreas Mavroyiannis, Nikos Christodoulides, Christos Christou, Achilleas Demetriades, Giorgos Kolokasidis, and Konstantinos Christofides clashed in another debate last night which was aired on TV stations Alpha, Ant1, Sigma, and Omega....

9. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

10. Looking ahead to 2023: House prices in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/looking-ahead-to-2023-house-prices-in-cyprus

The end of 2021 saw Europe’s and Cyprus’ economies gradually recovering from the two-year rollercoaster ride of lockdowns, the stock market at record highs, and inflation increasing....

11. Greeks and Turks square off over Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-and-turks-square-off-over-aegean-flights

US calls to deescalate tension in the Aegean fell on deaf ears as NATO allies Greece and Turkey continued to trade accusations during Christmas, with Ankara accusing Athens of harassing Turkish aircraft and the Greek prime minister talking about a troublemaker neighbor...

12. The reason behind the President's political 'pirouette'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-reason-behind-the-president-s-political-pirouette

I've watched and re-watched President Anastasiades' recent statements several times. The abrupt change of heart and his decision to support Averof Neophytou just 80 days before the election....

13. Greek Navtex is a message to Libya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-navtex-is-a-message-to-libya

The navigation warning issued by Greece on Saturday expanding the area of seismic surveys for oil and natural gas deposits off the coast of Crete was in response to a request by US oil firm ExxonMobil, which has been granted exploration rights, but also serves a geopolitical purpose...

14. Larnaca headmaster in the hot seat again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-headmaster-in-the-hot-seat-again

The principal of a high school in Larnaca who had expelled dozens of students at the beginning of the school year due to their haircuts is in the hot seat again. ...

15. EU states should share responsibility for migrants, says Pope Francis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-should-share-responsibility-for-migrants-says-pope-francis

Pope Francis said on Sunday that European Union member states should share responsibility for taking in migrants and not just leave it to the countries where people arrive....

16. US Raptors swing by Cyprus with surprise detour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-raptors-swing-by-cyprus-with-surprise-detour

An unspecified number of F-22 fighter jets flew over Cyprus on Wednesday, with Greek media suggesting that a detour over the north of the island caught Turkey off guard...

17. EU leaders burn midnight oil on gas prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-burn-midnight-oil-on-gas-prices

European Union leaders ended another debate on the bloc's response to the energy crunch without agreement on whether to cap gas prices, deciding in the early hours of Friday morning to keep examining options to put a ceiling on costs...

18. China finds friendly ear in Cyprus as EU cranks it up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-finds-friendly-ear-in-cyprus-as-eu-cranks-it-up

Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou reaffirmed Nicosia’s One China position this week during a meeting with the Chinese ambassador, who responded with a similar One Cyprus principle as the two countries sought to strengthen ties while Brussels warned EU should steer clear...

19. Turks test fire missile full of double entendre

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-test-fire-missile-full-of-double-entendre

Turkey reportedly test-fired a short-range ballistic missile over the Black Sea on Tuesday in an apparent double entendre, as Ankara called on Athens this week to resolve issues through dialogue but also repeated warnings to Greece to demilitarize the Aegean...

20. President: By 2027, Cyprus will be able to export renewable energy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-by-2027-cyprus-will-be-able-to-export-renewable-energy

It is estimated that by the end of 2027 Cyprus will have an excess of renewable energy that could be exported or exchanged, in addition to the quantities that could be available from Egypt, Israel, and Greece, President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, said on Friday morning, in his address at the EMGF Energy Transition Conference hosted in Nicosia....

21. Anastasiades, Erdogan size each other up in Prague

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-erdogan-size-each-other-up-in-prague

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades had a brief encounter with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Prague on Thursday, with conflicting reports emerging as to what exactly they talked about on the sidelines of the first European Political Community summit...

22. 22 dead, dozens missing, after 2 migrant ships sink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-dead-dozens-missing-after-2-migrant-ships-sink

Bodies floated amid splintered wreckage in the wind-tossed waters off a Greek island Thursday as the death toll from the separate sinkings of two migrant boats rose to 22, with many still missing....

23. Nicosia concerned over 'MoU' signed between Libya and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-concerned-over-mou-signed-between-libya-and-turkey

Nicosia has expressed concern and skepticism over the signing of the "MoU" between the government of national unity (GNU) of Libya and Turkey in the hydrocarbons field on the basis of the illegitimate Turkish - Libyan 'memorandum' of 2019....

24. Finance Minister calls for prudency to safeguard economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-calls-for-prudency-to-safeguard-economy

Cypriot Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides, stressed on Wednesday evening the need to be “even more careful” with the fiscal discipline in the new challenging era, while Central Bank Governor Constantinos Herodotou referred to the risk of new NPLs due to the challenging economic conditions....

25. Where will Turkey be in a year from now?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-where-will-turkey-be-in-a-year-from-now

The disputes with Greece will be useful ammunition for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should he decide to manufacture a crisis that would divert attention away from his country’s economic disintegration. ...

26. Kasoulides on Bloomberg: Cyprus concerned by Aegean Sea rhetoric (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-on-bloomberg-cyprus-concerned-by-aegean-sea-rhetoric-video

Cyprus is wary of getting drawn into a potential conflict between Greece and Turkey as rhetoric between the countries intensifies, Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said....

27. CNN journalist cancels interview with Iranian president when asked to wear headscarf

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-journalist-cancels-interview-with-iranian-president-when-asked-to-wear-headscarf

CNN's Christiane Amanpour canceled an interview with the Iranian president after he asked her to wear a headscarf amid the civil unrest in Tehran....

28. EY Cyprus to present findings of 2nd ΕΥ Attractiveness Survey at Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized on 25 October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-to-present-findings-of-2nd-ey-attractiveness-survey-at-cyprus-attractiveness-forum-investment-realized-on-25-october

EY Cyprus is proud to present the findings of the second edition of the EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2022, during its flagship event, Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized 2022 on 25 October 2022 at Parklane Hotel, Limassol....

29. Will the riots in Iran be the catalyst for an uprising?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-the-riots-in-iran-be-the-catalyst-for-an-uprising

Riots erupted during the funeral of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran. Amini died under dubious circumstances last Friday after being arrested by the country's morality police....

30. Officials fear retaliation after school incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-fear-retaliation-after-school-incident

School officials in a racially diverse community in Paphos say they fear retaliation from student groups, following an incident that made headlines after a teenager’s parents told police their son was assaulted during recess...

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