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1. US government moving ahead with intention to sell F-16's to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/us-government-moving-ahead-with-intention-to-sell-f-16-s-to-turkey

The Biden administration is moving ahead with its intention to supply Turkey with 40 new F-16 fighter jets and upgrade 80 of the country’s older ones....

2. Senator links Burisma to Biden classified documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-links-burisma-to-biden-classified-documents

A newly revealed email from Hunter Biden’s laptop regarding Ukraine is raising eyebrows, with critics pushing a theory that the first son had access to classified information at a time when he maneuvered for a seat on Burisma, a Ukrainian gas company based in Cyprus...

3. Menendez won’t let it rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-won-t-let-it-rest

Any decision by the United States to go ahead with the sale of F-16 fighter jets and upgrade kits to Turkey would be 'baffling' given the 'belligerent' stance of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan towards NATO ally Greece, said Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, reiterating that he will not approve the sale...

4. Ukraine looks at Cyprus as Germany stalls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-looks-at-cyprus-as-germany-stalls

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides is in Brussels this week where he will discuss with his EU counterparts a number of issues including Ukraine, whose president has slammed Germany for stalling on delivering Leopard tanks that Cyprus also wants according to military websites in what appears to be a convoluted arrangement...

5. Berlin: We will send tanks to Ukraine if the US does the same

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-we-will-send-tanks-to-ukraine-if-the-us-does-the-same

Berlin will send German tanks to Ukraine if the United States acts accordingly, a German government official said on Thursday, according to Reuters, as NATO allies search - partly unsuccessfully - for common ground on arming Kyiv, with Leopards taking center stage....

6. Lavrov gives Greek reporter a mouthful after Cyprus question

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-gives-reporter-a-mouthful-after-cyprus-question

A question asked by a Greek reporter was met with a long-drawn-out response from Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who suggested European leaders were 'hasty' in their support for Kiev including traditional friends Greece and Cyprus who followed American advice...

7. Cavusoglu travels to US amid troubled ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-to-travel-to-us-amid-troubled-ties

Turkey and the United States will aim to smooth out a series of disagreements between the NATO allies when the Turkish foreign minister visits Washington this week. But expectations that outstanding issues can be resolved are low....

8. Russian arms dealer exchanged for Britney Griner won't fight in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-arms-dealer-exchanged-for-britney-griner-won-t-fight-in-ukraine

The Russian arms dealer who was freed in a prisoner exchange for Brittney Griner late last year has walked back on earlier claims that he would volunteer to fight on the front line in Ukraine....

9. Garage gate erupts as Biden faces Burisma email deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/garage-gate-erupts-as-biden-faces-burisma-email-deadline

US President Joe Biden is facing new challenges following revelations that a second batch of classified documents has been discovered in his home garage in Delaware, just weeks before a deadline expires on releasing emails related to Cyprus-based Burisma, a Ukrainian oil company where his son Hunter got a seat on the board...

10. 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'...

11. WhatsApp given green light to sue Pegasus spyware company

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/whatsapp-given-green-light-to-sue-pegasus-spyware-company

The US Supreme Court on Monday let Meta Platforms Inc’s WhatsApp pursue a lawsuit accusing Israel’s NSO Group of exploiting a bug in the WhatsApp messaging app to install spy software allowing the surveillance of 1,400 people, including journalists, human rights activists and dissidents....

12. Cyprus is in the midst of the new 'Narcos'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-in-the-midst of-the-new-narcos

Since December 20, cannabis has been washing up on the shores of free and occupied Famagusta, specifically over 100 kilos of packaged Indian hemp were collected by police....

13. US retail pharmacies to dispense abortion pills with prescription

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-retail-pharmacies-to-dispense-abortion-pills-with-prescription

Retail pharmacies in the United States will be permitted to sell abortion pills, health officials said Tuesday, a move that could significantly expand access to the procedure after last year's landmark Supreme Court ruling that overturned federal abortion rights....

14. Pele, Brazilian legend of the beautiful game, dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pele-brazilian-legend-of-the-beautiful-game-dies

Pele, the legendary Brazilian soccer player who rose from barefoot poverty to become one of the greatest and best-known athletes in modern history, died on Thursday at the age of 82...

15. 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...

16. Zelensky heads to Washington

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-heads-to-washington

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky says he is on his way to Washington, where he will meet US President Joe Biden on Wednesday....

17. White House dazed over emails about Cypriot gas company

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/white-house-dazed-over-cypriot-gas-company-s-emails

US President Joe Biden is expected to say whether he would challenge a decision by National Archives to release documents concerning his son’s role in a controversial gas company in Cyprus and allegations that business dealings may have improperly influenced American policy...

18. TikTok to be outlawed on US government-owned devices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tiktok-to-be-outlawed-on-us-government-owned-devices

The US Senate late on Wednesday passed by voice vote a bill to bar federal employees from using the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on government-owned devices....

19. Biden signs same-sex marriage bill into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-signs-same-sex-marriage-bill-into-law

“Marriage is a simple proposition. Who do you love? And will you be loyal to that person you love?” the president asked from the South Lawn. “It’s not more complicated than that.”...

20. Britney Griner swapped for Russian arms dealer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britney-griner-swapped-for-russian-arms-dealer

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from Russian detention in a prisoner swap for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, according to a source familiar with the matter....

21. Menendez: 'I will not support the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-i-will-not-support-the-sale-of-f-16-fighter-jets-to-turkey

According to Senate International Affairs Committee Chairman Robert Menendez, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the defense budget is not a victory for Turkey....

22. NATO response convoluted in missile aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-response-convoluted-in-missile-aftermath

Puzzled world leaders breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday after it was revealed that Ukrainian forces, not Russian, had fired missiles into Poland, but the incident had already disrupted G20 diplomacy meetings in Bali and further revealed hidden divisions within NATO...

23. Cyprus ‘greatly concerned’ after missiles hit Poland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-‘greatly-concerned-after-missiles-hit-poland

Cyprus says it is following a deadly missile attack in Poland 'with great concern' after an explosion at a grain facility near the Ukrainian border killed two people, with Moscow flatly denying any involvement and Washington suggesting Russia was likely not an actor in the attack...

24. Republicans move towards a majority in the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republicans-move-towards-a-majority-in-the-house

Republicans edged closer on Thursday to securing a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives while control of the Senate hinged on a few tight races, two days after Democrats staved off an anticipated "red wave" of Republican gains in midterm elections....

25. Iranian protesters look to outside world for help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-protesters-look-to-outside-world-for-help

The anti-government protests sweeping Iran are now in their eighth week, with no sign of ending, despite a bloody crackdown. The rest of the world has watched with alarm, with some countries taking steps in support of the protests....

26. USA: Republican 'red tide' fails to sweep US midterms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/usa-republican-red-tide-fails-to-sweep-us-midterms

Republicans are favored to win the House of Representatives, but the fight for the Senate is on a knife edge....

27. Anastasiades 'an ally and true friend' of Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-an-ally-and-true-friend-of-israel

At a special ceremony held today at the Presidential Residence in Jerusalem, the President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades was awarded the Presidential Medal of Honor by the President of Israel Mr. Herzog....

28. Israel to award Anastasiades with medal of honor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-award-anastasiades-with-medal-of-honor

The Israeli Presidency announced on Tuesday evening that Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will be awarded on Wednesday the Presidential Medal of Honor by his Israeli counterpart Yitzhak Herzog....

29. Biden: Late Archbishop 'a man of courage and conviction'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-biden-late-archbishop-a-man-of-courage-and-conviction

US President Joe Biden has described the late Archbishop Chrysostomos II as a "man of remarkable conviction and courage who led Cyprus’ Greek Orthodox Christian Church with grace during a pivotal period."...

30. Deep political divide in the US as midterm elections loom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deep-political-divide-in-the-us-as-midterm-elections-loom

In a stark closing argument ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, President Joe Biden on Monday warned that a Republican victory could weaken the country's democratic institutions, while former President Donald Trump hinted he could announce another White House bid as soon as next week....

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