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91. Historic day for NATO as Turkey agrees to ratify Sweden's accession

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-day-for-nato-as-turkey-agrees-to-ratify-sweden-s-accession

Hailing a “historic day,” NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday evening that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed – after marathon trilateral consultations with Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson on the eve of the Alliance’s Summit – ...

92. High stakes for Cyprus at Vilnius and New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-stakes-for-cyprus-at-vilnius-and-new-york

All eyes are turned towards Vilnius, Lithuania, and the NATO Summit, as the negotiation deadlock between Turkey and the West, with Sweden's accession to the Alliance in the background, largely determines Erdogan's grid of relations with NATO and the EU in the coming months. ...

93. Sweden's NATO Membership hangs in the balance as Turkey poses last-minute hurdle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-s-nato-membership-hangs-in-the-balance-as-turkey-poses-last-minute-hurdle

The developments surrounding Sweden’s NATO membership are rapidly unfolding, with indications pointing towards an imminent announcement of an agreement during the Vilnius summit held on July 11-12. However, there remains the possibility that Turkey may disrupt the proceedings at the last moment....

94. Restart seen in talks between Greece, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restart-seen-in-talks-between-greece-turkey

Prompted by the recent period of calm in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, both freshly re-elected, are aiming to announce the resumption of bilateral contacts after meeting at the NATO summit in Vilnius on July 11-12...

95. Mossad and Cyprus foil Iran's terror cell targeting Jews

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mossad-and-cyprus-foil-iran-s-terror-cell-targeting-jews

The Mossad helped Cyprus crack an Iranian terror cell, according to sources on Sunday, 25th of June....

96. Cyprus takes center stage as it strengthens its defense planning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-center-stage-as-it-strengthens-its-defense-planning

Last week, Ankara used the reference to the ''Republic of Cyprus'', the legitimate and internationally recognized state entity on the island of Cyprus, in the ongoing regional plans of NATO as a pretext to derail the process....

97. Turkey to play Cyprus card at NATO summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-play-cyprus-card-at-nato-summit

The spokesman for the ruling party in Turkey says Cyprus will inevitably be on the agenda at the next NATO summit, as the alliance still struggles to overcome hesitation in Ankara over Sweden’s membership due to terrorism concerns...

98. Controversy surrounds expansion of occupied airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversy-surrounds-expansion-of-occupied-airport

Without receiving significant coverage from the Greek Cypriot media, Turkish Vice President Cevdet Yilmaz made a substantial visit to the so-called TRNC following Erdogan's illegal visit....

99. Spoilsport Tatar puts damper on eager Christodoulides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spoilsport-tatar-puts-damper-on-eager-christodoulides

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar believes that a political push for more EU involvement in the Cyprus Problem speaks volumes about the Greek Cypriot south, which is spearheading a “futile” initiative that has already been rejected by the north...

100. Erdogan calls on Greek Cypriots to face reality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-greek-cypriots-to-face-reality

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Greek Cypriots to face reality, vowing during a Monday visit to north Cyprus that Turkish Cypriots will never be a minority on the island and calling for equal status before any talks take place...

101. Erdogan's controversial visit to the occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-controversial-visit-to-the-occupied-areas

Breaking from tradition, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan embarked on an unauthorized visit to the "TRNC" before his scheduled trip to Azerbaijan on June 13....

102. President keeps EU initiative alive after phone call

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-keeps-his-eu-initiative-alive-after-phone-call

Dialogue prospects on divided Cyprus may seem small after UN efforts failed this week to bring together the two community leaders, but President Nikos Christodoulides remained upbeat on Thursday over a hard sell to involve Brussels in the peace process, citing a phone call he received on Thursday...

103. New Defense Minister pledges to protect the ''Blue Homeland''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-defense-minister-pledges-to-protect-the-blue-homeland

Turkey’s newly appointed Defense Minister Yasar Guler has vowed to protect his country’s interests and the “Blue Homeland,” a revisionist doctrine expressing Ankara’s expansionist ambitions in the Aegean....

104. Germany urged to simplify visa process for Turkish government opponents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-urged-to-simplify-visa-process-for-turkish-government-opponents

The Co-chairperson of the German Left Party, Martin Schirdewan, wants Germany to facilitate visa application procedures for Government opponents in Türkiye, and offer a simplified political refugee admission process for them....

105. One step for East Med gas but no giant leap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-step-for-east-med-gas-but-no-giant-leap

An Israeli gas company with Greek interests wants to lay a subsea pipeline from Aphrodite natural gas field to a facility in Egypt, a proposal potentially seeking to reduce time and cost but also bypassing the issue of Turkey...

106. EU envoy a modern European approach, says Letymbiotis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-envoy-a-modern-european-approach-says-letymbiotis

The proposal for the appointment of a special envoy from the EU for the Cyprus issue is a modern European proposal that can change the EU's relations with Turkey and solve a longstanding problem, ...

107. Menendez wants change from Turkey before F-16 approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-wants-change-from-turkey-before-f-16-approval

A senior US senator who has long opposed the potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey said on Tuesday he wants Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to take a 'less belligerent stance toward NATO allies and Turkey’s neighbors before lifting his opposition to the deal...

108. Ankara, Cairo waste no time after Erdogan prevails

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-cairo-waste-no-time-after-erdogan-prevails

Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed on 'the immediate start of upgrading diplomatic relations, exchanging ambassadors,' Egypt's presidency said in a statement on Monday...

109. Erdogan wins Turkish election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wins-turkish-election

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won Turkey’s presidential election, defeating opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Sunday’s runoff vote and stretching his rule into a third decade...

110. Christodoulides calls island’s division a European problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-calls-island-s-division-a-european-problem

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz called for 'political courage' in Cyprus peace talks during a visit to Berlin by Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides, who said the island’s division was a 'European problem' and Brussels could lead the way to a solution...

111. Italian lawmakers call for gas ‘pipeline of democracies’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italian-lawmakers-call-for-gas-‘pipeline-of-democracies

The Foreign Affairs Committee in Italy has called on the government to work with east Mediterranean countries to assess the prospects of an EastMed gas project, while taking note of energy diversification as well as geopolitical balances in the region...

112. Cyprus wants Hungary to match actions to words

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-hungary-to-match-actions-to-words

Cypriot Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos is calling on Budapest to match actions to words, with reports suggesting he had a follow up with his Hungarian counterpart in Brussels after Nicosia cried foul over a Turkic summit faux pas two months ago...

113. Cyprus favors sanctions while taking jabs at Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-favors-sanctions-while-taking-jab-at-turkey

Cypriot Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos has accused Turkey of shunning Europe’s sanctions against Russia, while also expressing his own country’s support for a 'proper implementation' of measures amid reports that Athens cried foul over Kiev’s proposal to blacklist Greek companies...

114. Turkey's illegal Navtex sparks outcry as Cyprus government responds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-illegal-navtex-sparks-outcry-as-cyprus-government-responds

The new Navtex issued by Turkey is illegal, Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis, told CNA on Monday, stressing that the national airspace, FIR and maritime area are the responsibility of the authorities of the Republic of Cyprus....

115. Italians come clean on EastMed gas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italians-come-clean-on-eastmed-gas

Turkey cannot be left out of the natural gas game in the eastern Mediterranean according to ENI’s newly re-elected CEO Claudio Descalzi, whose recent comments during a parliamentary hearing committee echoed latest developments but also gave credence to Rome’s previous doubts over Cypriot endeavors that bypass Ankara...

116. Nationalism, the big winner in Turkish elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nationalism-the-big-winner-in-turkish-elections

He may have failed to get elected in the first round of the Turkish presidential elections, and that is obviously a blow to him, especially given his absolute control over the media, but Recep Tayyip Erdogan did not suffer the defeat that the West had hoped for. ...

117. Turkey faces runoff election with Erdogan leading

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-faces-runoff-election-with-erdogan-leading

Turkey headed for a runoff vote after President Tayyip Erdogan led over his opposition rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Sunday's election but fell short of an outright majority to extend his 20-year rule of the NATO-member country...

118. Turkish elections: No matter who wins, Greece remains skeptical

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-elections-no-matter-who-wins-greece-remains-skeptical

Greek-Turkish Relations Hang in the Balance After Turkish Elections" Subtitle: "Uncertainty Looms as Turkey's Strategic Priorities Likely to Remain Unchanged Regardless of Election Outcome"...

119. 'Full speed ahead to manage the partition'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/full-speed-ahead-to-manage-the-partition

Varosha was considered the last hope for a solution to the Cyprus problem and was "the negotiating card" of the Turkish side, as the former leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Mehmet Ali Talat,...

120. Cyprus working on comprehensive refugee policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-working-on-comprehensive-refugee-policy

The government is working on a comprehensive refugee policy, President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides said on Monday....

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