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1. COVID vaccines 'should remain voluntary, never forced'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-vaccines-should-remain-voluntary-never-forced

Greg Abbott, the Republican governor of Texas, issued an executive order Monday banning any mandate for mandatory COVID-19 vaccination from any entity, including private companies....

2. Greece braces for tension with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-braces-for-tension-with-turkey

The prospect of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “testing” the freshly ratified Greek-French agreement, by escalating tensions in the Aegean or in the Eastern Mediterranean, is worrying Athens....

3. Turkey asks US to buy 40 F-16 jets to upgrade Air Force, sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-asks-us-to-buy-40-f-16-jets-to-upgrade-air-force-sources-say

Turkey has made a request to the US to buy 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets and nearly 80 modernization kits for its existing warplanes,...

4. Is America really back?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-america-really-back

In a 1990 Atlantic Monthly piece, the most influential realist of a generation – John Mearsheimer – put forth a provocative title: “Why we will soon miss the Cold War.” ...

5. Warm congratulations from US President Joe Biden on the 61st anniversary of Cyprus independence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/warm-congratulations-from-us-president-joe-biden-on-the-61st-anniversary-of-cyprus-independence

US President Joe Biden sent a congratulatory letter to President Anastasiades today on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the declaration of independence of the Cyprus Republic...

6. Biden's Ankara pick says no two-state solution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-s-ankara-pick-says-no-two-state-solution-in-cyprus

Never-Trumper Jeff Flake reversed his position on the Armenian issue on Tuesday, replying with a resounding “yes” to US Senator Bob Menendez before the foreign relations committee that holds the hey to advancing his nomination to be ambassador to Turkey...

7. Erdogan says Turkey plans to buy more S400

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-turkey-plans-to-buy-more-s400

President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey still intended to buy a second batch of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, a move that could deepen a rift with NATO ally Washington and trigger new US sanctions...

8. No more apologies: Inside Facebook's push to defend its image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-apologies-inside-facebook-s-push-to-defend-its-image

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, signed off last month on a new initiative code-named Project Amplify....

9. US to ease restrictions on fully vaccinated visitors from the EU and UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-ease-restrictions-on-fully-vaccinated-visitors-from-the-eu-and-uk

The United States plans to ease travel restrictions on visitors from the European Union and the United Kingdom starting in November, a person familiar with the matter told CNN Monday....

10. The Day that changed the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twenty-years-since-9-11

Today marks the 20 year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the US. A day that will forever be etched in the minds of people around the world....

11. Turkey, West poised to dance a ‘violent tango,’ foreign policy expert tells K

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-turkey-west-poised-to-dance-a-‘violent-tango-foreign-policy-expert-tells-k

A lot of Erdogan’s rhetoric focuses on making Turkey a great power. He sees that as challenging European hegemony....

12. Greece is more secure with Biden as president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-is-more-secure-with-biden-as-president

US Senator Bob Menendez is one of Greece and Cyprus’ greatest supporters and he exerts considerable power and influence in the foreign policy arena....

13. Are COVID boosters needed?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/are-covid-boosters-needed

Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are expected to discuss whether boosters will help....

14. Nicosia’s senator friend pays visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-senator-friend-pays-visit

US Senator Bob Menendez, a well-known ally of Greeks and Greek Cypriots, is on a private visit to Nicosia on Monday where he will receive the island’s highest honor...

15. Chaos as Biden defends withdrawal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-as-biden-defends-withdrawal

Thousands of people desperate to flee Afghanistan thronged Kabul's airport on Monday after the Taliban seized the capital, prompting the United States to pause evacuations, as President Joe Biden confronted mounting criticism over the US withdrawal...

16. Biden taps close advisor as energy plots thicken

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-taps-close-advisor-as-energy-plots-thicken

US State Secretary Antony Blinken has appointed a businessman and former lobbyist as energy security envoy, signaling a new strategic focus in Washington in the aftermath of thorny geopolitics over Nord Stream 2 and unresolved issues relating to the eastern Mediterranean...

17. Congress presses State on Turkey’s drone program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/congress-presses-state-department-on-turkey-s-drone-program

Twenty-eight members of the House of Representatives, led by Congressmen David Cicilline of Rhode Island and Gus Bilirakis of Florida, wrote to Secretary of State Antony Blinken to '[express] concern over Turkey’s UAV program, which has destabilized multiple regions of the globe and threatens US interests, allies, and partners'...

18. Greek Cypriots mount cancel Varosha campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-unleash-varosha-cancel-campaign

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades declared on Tuesday that no Greek Cypriot from Famagusta 'would become an accomplice to Turkish plans' in Varosha, while also rejecting accusations that he was against Turkish Cypriots sharing power on the island...

19. Cyprus against the clock to stop Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-against-the-clock-to-stop-erdogan

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides has been going all out on a preemptive diplomatic strike aimed at garnering support in Brussels, Washington, and the international community to stop the Turkish President from revealing ‘surprises to the world’ during a scheduled visit to the island on July 20...

20. Nicosia fares well in intense EU council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-fares-well-in-intense-eu-council

Nicosia has welcomed a European Council statement that included conclusions on Turkey, after the EU27 leaders held long and protracted consultations that got testy at times especially during Russia talk...

21. No concessions to Erdogan, says Bob Menendez

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-concessions-to-erdogan-says-bob-menendez

No concessions should be made to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan 'without a significant behavior change,' US Senator Bob Menendez, a Democrat and chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, tells Kathimerini...

22. Biden and Putin take center stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-and-putin-take-center-stage

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin decided at a 'pragmatic' first summit on Wednesday to hold arms control and cyber-security talks and return their respective ambassadors, while agreeing to differ on other issues...

23. EU-US summit mentions eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-us-summit-mentions-eastern-mediterranean

In a move to restore transatlantic ties, the US commander-in-chief and his two EU counterparts stressed the need for “sustainable de-escalation' of tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, with a final draft making reference to Turkey and international law after some words were left out...

24. No fly on the wall during Brussels meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-fly-on-the-wall-during-brussels-meeting

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet Monday in Brussels where they are attending a NATO Summit, with reports saying the two leaders at some point plan to have only their interpreters in the room...

25. Blinken: differences with Turkey are no secret

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-differences-with-turkey-are-no-secret

US President Joe Biden will raise the issue of Turkey’s activities in the Eastern Mediterranean during his upcoming meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Tuesday...

26. G7 agree on plan targeting tax heavens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/g7-agree-on-plan-targeting-tax-heavens

The G7 reached a landmark deal on Saturday to pursue higher global tax rates on multinational businesses but the measures need broader support including an EU resolution, with retractors including Cyprus where Amazon recently registered a company...

27. Cyprus opposes global minimum corporate tax

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opposes-global-minimum-corporate-tax

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides says Cyprus opposes both Biden’s proposal for a minimum corporate tax and a recently reached deal by MEPs on improved transparency for tax reporting...

28. Nations look to train at Cyprus security center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nations-look-to-train-at-cyprus-security-center

Three European Union member nations and three Middle Eastern countries are looking to train personnel in border, customs, maritime and cybersecurity techniques at a cutting-edge US-funded facility in Cyprus that is expected to be ready early next year, the Cypriot foreign minister said Thursday...

29. Erdogan calls on Greek Istanbulites to return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-calls-on-greek-istanbulites-to-return

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and others that he welcomes the return of Istanbulite Greeks back to their ancestral homes...

30. US-Turkish alliance at a critical crossroads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-turkish-alliance-at-a-critical-crossroads

The rift between Joe Biden and Recep Tayyip Erdogan runs deep as the American president – in contrast to his predecessor – attaches a great deal of importance to respect for democratic values and does not see his Turkish counterpart as willing to cooperate in the framework of a world order based on shared principles and rules, Ian Bremmer, the head of Eurasia Group, tells Kathimerini in an interview....

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