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01 October, 2022
 

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1. Erdogan files lawsuit against German parliament's VP for calling him 'sewer rat'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-files-lawsuit-against-german-parliament-s-vp-for-calling-him-sewer-rat

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan filed a lawsuit against Bundestag Vice President Wolfgang Kubicki for insult and defamation, through his lawyer in Cologne....

2. Op-ed: Where will Turkey be in a year from now?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/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. ...

3. Greece is covertly occupying the islands, says Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-is-covertly-occupying-the-islands-says-erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan raised the stakes again on Tuesday, accusing Greece of carrying out a “covert occupation” of the islands of the eastern Aegean....

4. 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....

5. Op-ed: Turkey singing the same old song

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-turkey-singing-the-same-old-song

In a letter dated June 5, 1963, and addressed to the elderly Turkish prime minister Ismet Inonu, US President Lyndon Johnson sought to avert a military invasion of Cyprus by threatening that in the case of a Soviet attack, the United States and NATO would not come to Ankara’s aid....

6. 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...

7. Two Turkish banks suspend Russian Mir payments after U.S. sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-turkish-banks-suspend-russian-mir-payments-after-u-s-sanctions

Turkish lenders Isbank and Denizbank have suspended the use of the Russian payment system Mir, the banks said on Monday, following a U.S. crackdown on those accused of helping Moscow skirt sanctions over the war in Ukraine....

8. The economy and Turkey's East Med push dominated candidate's talking points this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-economy-and-turkey-s-east-med-push-dominated-candidate-s-talking-points-this-week

The development of the economy, the basic positions of the Committee of Occupied Municipalities on the Cyprus problem and Turkey's activities in the Eastern Mediterranean are the main talking points of the presidential candidates this week....

9. Erdogan calls on world to open up to Turkish Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-world-to-open-up-to-turkish-cypriots

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the international community to stop imposing sanctions on northern Cyprus, saying Ankara’s unheeded calls for cooperation showed “who supports provocation and conflict and who supports peace and stability” in the region...

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. 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...

13. Greek FM expresses concern over deteriorating relations with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-expresses-concern-over-deteriorating-relations-with-turkey

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Thursday expressed concern for the continued deterioration of relations with Turkey, dating Ankara’s slide into aggressive posturing to the fall of 2019 when it signed a maritime border agreement with Libya....

14. Members of CMA call for an end to medical conferences in the occupied side

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/members-of-cma-call-for-an-end-to-medical-conferences-in-the-occupied-side

The Cyprus Medical Association and the Panhellenic Medical Association condemn the organizing of international medical conferences in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus...

15. Ankara accuses Greece of fatal pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-accuses-greece-of-fatal-pushback

Ankara says Greece is responsible for the deaths of six irregular migrants, including young children, whose boat sunk this week during an alleged pushback, with Athens denying the allegations and pointing out that the incident took place in Turkish waters...

16. Op-ed: Alexandroupoli and the three-way barter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/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. ...

17. 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. ...

18. Rhetoric escalates as shots fired in Aegean Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhetoric-escalates-as-shots-fired-in-aegean-sea

Turkey says Greek coast guard fired shots at a Turkish cargo ship in international waters in the Aegean, with Athens saying the ship was 'moving suspiciously' in Greek waters while others are calling for calm as rhetoric escalates again...

19. Washington scratches beneath surface in Aegean dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-scratches-beneath-surface-in-aegean-dispute

The State Department called on Turkey and Greece 'to refrain from rhetoric and actions that could further escalate tensions,' with a statement from Washington that Greece’s sovereignty over these islands was not in question tying to Turkey’s grievances over 'width of territorial waters and national airspace'...

20. Cyprus spits bars in latest Greek-Turkish spat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spits-bars-in-greco-turkish-latest-spat

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is accusing Turkey of hyping 'rhetoric madness' following Ankara’s criticism towards Athens, as the two NATO allies continue to accuse each other of harassment...

21. 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....

22. Akar takes F-16 flight over northern Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-takes-f-16-flight-over-northern-aegean

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar flew in an F-16 fighter jet over the northern Aegean on Friday....

23. Erdogan insists Greece’s S-300 locked on Turkish plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-insists-greece-s-s-300-locked-on-turkish-plane

The theory that Greece’s Cypriot-bought Russian-made S-300 could be heading for Ukraine got some attention this week, after Ankara insisted that Athens used the previously-forgotten missile system to lock on a Turkish plane over the weekend, a claim Greek officials deny...

24. Op-ed: Irregular immigration, the responsibilities of Turkey and the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-irregular-immigration-the-responsibilities-of-turkey-and-the-eu

"Turkey will take all necessary measures to prevent the opening of new sea or land routes of irregular migration from Turkey to the EU and will cooperate in this regard with neighboring countries as well as the EU." ...

25. 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....

26. US warns Turkey for violating sanctions against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-warns-turkey-for-violating-sanctions-against-russia

The Biden administration has warned Turkish businesses not to do business with sanctioned Russian institutions and individuals, ramping up US pressure on a NATO ally that maintains strong ties to Russia during its invasion of Ukraine, the Wall Street Journal reported....

27. 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....

28. Erdogan: Turkey has saved thousands left to die by Greece in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-has-saved-thousands-left-to-die-by-greece-in-the-aegean

Turkey has saved the lives of thousands of migrants and asylum seekers that were illegally pushed back by Greece, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed on Monday....

29. 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....

30. Cyprus goes light on Israel's Iron Dome

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-goes-light-on-israel-s-iron-dome

Foreign media are tracking a story on the Cypriot government’s aspirations to obtain Iron Dome, Israel’s field-tested defense system, but news and sources piling up over the weekend suggest the island’s neighbor warming up to Turkey and the war in Ukraine could tell a more complicated story...

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