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1. €620M blueprint for transformative projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€620m-blueprint-for-transformative-projects

The overall projects, totaling almost €620 million, are outlined in the Ministry of Internal Affairs Budget....

2. Turkey, the most unreliable ally of the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/turkey-the-most-unreliable-ally-of-the-west

The latest developments in the Middle East after the terrorist actions of Hamas and the reaction of Israel have proven once again that Turkey does not want and does not belong to the Western alliance. Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to align himself with the extremist Islamists of Hamas and Iran clearly shows where the country is heading....

3. Greek ports stand ready to secure global south's grain supply

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-ports-stand-ready-to-secure-global-south-s-grain-supply

Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis addressed the EU Foreign Ministers' meeting in Kyiv, stressing the significant consequences resulting from the breakdown of an agreement with Russia concerning the secure export of Ukrainian grain via the Black Sea. This development is particularly critical for the supply of countries in the global south....

4. Unprecedented disasters prompt urgent calls for risk assessment review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unprecedented-disasters-prompt-urgent-calls-for-risk-assessment-review

Unfortunately, this year has been a game changer in terms of risk prediction as the scale and impact of recent disasters has been unprecedented, Dr. George Boustras, ...

5. Evros wildfire recedes, but 93,000 hectares lost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evros-wildfire-recedes-but-93-000-hectares-lost

The wildfire in Evros, in northeastern Greece, where firefighting efforts continue for the 17th consecutive day, is abating on Monday....

6. Evros blaze devours 808.7 sq. km

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evros-blaze-devours-808-7-sq-km

The Evros fire in northeastern Greece has destroyed at least 808.7 square kilometers, an area larger than New York City, which occupies 778.2 square kilometers, making it the largest blaze in the EU since 2000, according to data from Copernicus’ Emergency Management Agency....

7. Vigilante militias detain migrants in Evros: New video emerges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vigilante-militias-detain-migrants-in-evros-new-video-emerges

A recently surfaced video depicts four migrants allegedly apprehended by vigilante "militias" in the Evros region, now circulating across online platforms....

8. Greeks fight on amidst devastating wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-fight-on-amidst-devastating-wildfires

Greek authorities reinforced firefighting forces in the northeastern part of the country Monday, where a massive deadly wildfire was burning for a 10th day with no signs of abating....

9. Record-breaking EU wildfire threatens Greek Alexandroupoli

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/record-breaking-eu-wildfire-threatens-greek-alexandroupoli

Firefighters battled high winds and hot, dry weather on Thursday to put out three wildfires raging across Greece, including one in the Alexandroupoli region in the northeast that officials believe is the largest ever recorded in the European Union....

10. Trail of fire and suspicion: The 13 migrants' saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trail-of-fire-and-suspicion-the-13-migrants-saga

Two separate case files were created by the Alexandroupolis Security regarding the incident of detaining 13 migrants in a trailer by three self-proclaimed "police officers." ...

11. Wildfires ignite political backlash amidst growing anger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wildfires

As thick black smoke filled the Athenian sky and blazes consumed homes in the suburbs, a political firestorm broke out among Greek politicians Wednesday....

12. EC: ''Greece, you are not alone, the EU is with you''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-greece-you-are-not-alone-the-eu-is-with-you

Water-dropping planes from several European countries joined hundreds of firefighters Wednesday battling wildfires raging for days across Greece that left 20 people dead, while major blazes also burned in Spain’s Tenerife and in northwestern Turkey near the Greek border....

13. Desperate battle against unyielding fires rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/desperate-battle-against-unyielding-fires-rages-on

Greece is grappling with an ongoing state of fire as blazes continue to ravage several regions....

14. Two migrant children among the dead from Evros fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-migrant-children-among-the-dead-from-evros-fires

Eighteen people died in the village of Avantas in Evros, northeastern Greece, where fires raged on Tuesday for a fourth straight day, along with dozens of new blazes....

15. 18 charred bodies of immigrants found in Evros fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-charred-bodies-of-immigrants-found-in-evros-fire

Amidst the relentless wildfires that have engulfed Greece, at least 18 charred bodies of immigrants have been discovered in the scorched expanse of Dadia Forest in Evros....

16. Evacuations ordered NW of Athens as blaze ravages villages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evacuations-ordered-nw-of-athens-as-blaze-ravages-villages

Greek authorities ordered the evacuation of two villages in the central Viotia region, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) northwest of Athens after a forest fire broke out Monday morning....

17. EU grants 24M euros to upgrade Greece's Alexandroupolis Port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-grants-24m-euros-to-upgrade-greece-s-alexandroupolis-port

Greece has secured 24 million euros ($26 million) in European Union funding to upgrade its northern Aegean Sea port of Alexandroupolis, privatization agency HRADF said on Wednesday....

18. Blinken pops into Athens to shore up Ukraine effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-in-athens-to-shore-up-ukraine-effort

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be in Athens on February 20-22 to meet with the country’s leadership and launch the fourth round of the US-Greece Strategic Dialogue. The US official’s trip comes after a visit to Turkey, where he pressed NATO expansion...

19. Alexandroupoli and the three-way barter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-alexandroupoli-and-the-three-way-barter

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to be obsessed with the northern Greek port of Alexandroupoli. He’s furious about the American presence at this strategic port and realizes that it serves US interests vis-a-vis Russia at this critical juncture. ...

20. Aegean and Emirates announce codeshare partnership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/aegean-and-emirates-announce-codeshare-partnership

Emirates and AEGEAN announce the launch of a codeshare partnership, enabling their passengers to benefit from increased connectivity and travel to eight domestic Greek destinations via Athens, with a single ticket....

21. Greek border with Turkey to be fully fenced-off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-with-turkey-to-be-fully-fenced-off

Responding to an apparent escalation in Turkish moves to push migrants into Greece over land and sea, the Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) decided on Tuesday in favor of additional measures for the protection of the country’s borders....

22. Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-must-behave-as-a-nato-ally

Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, calls for more steps to deepen the multidimensional relationship between Greece and the US, from defense and security to emerging technologies, the digital economy, the maritime industry and commercial shipping....

23. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

24. ‘Largest transfer of military equipment ever’ at northern Greek port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘largest-transfer-of-military-equipment-ever-at-northern-greek-port

The American vehicle carrier ARC Endurance arrived in Alexandroupoli bringing the “largest transfer of military equipment ever” handled by the northern Greek port, the chairman of the port authority said in a tweet on Tuesday....

25. On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

26. Greece preparing for mass migrant entry from Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-preparing-for-mass-migrant-entry-from-turkey

Amid rising tensions with Turkey, plans are being drafted to deal with the possibility of an attempted mass entry of migrants into Greece at the instigation of Ankara, in a repeat of the spring 2020 incident at the Evros land border....

27. Menendez: 'There will be consequences for Turkey's violations'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-there-will-be-consequences-for-turkey-s-violations

The Turkish occupation of Cyprus and Ankara's policy, which remain a threat to stability and prosperity in the region, was raised by Senator Robert Menendez during the Annual Economist New York Mediterranean Business Summit on Tuesday....

28. Nicosia in waiting game for LNG supply and distribution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-in-waiting-game-for-lng-supply-and-distribution

In her speech in Davos on Tuesday in front of an audience of businessmen and political leaders, EC President Ursula von der Leyen appeared to put Cyprus on center stage for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the European Union, announcing that "soon" LNG terminals will operate in Greece, Cyprus and Poland....

29. EU representative communicates 'serious concern' to Turkey over fighter jet flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-representative-communicates-serious-concern-to-turkey-over-fighter-jet-flights

The Secretary-General of the European Union External Action Service Stefano Sannino expressed his “serious concern” to the Head of Turkey’s Permanent Representation to the European Union Mehmet Bozay on Wednesday over the recent flight of two Turkish fighter jets within 2.5 nautical miles of the northeastern city of Alexandroupoli, calling for respect of international law and cohesion between allies....

30. EU's von der Leyen: LNG in Cyprus and Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-von-der-leyen-lng-in-cyprus-and-greece

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos and what she said about the energy sources of the Old Continent is essentially the first step in the role that the Eastern Mediterranean and its reservoirs can play in the EU's efforts to cut its dependence on Russian hydrocarbons....

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