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14 August, 2020
 

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1. Ankara responds to Greek warnings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-responds-to-greek-warnings

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says an attack on Oruc Reis in the eastern Mediterranean would incur a “high price” while at the same time calling for a win-win solution through dialogue...

2. Borrell calls extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-calls-extraordinary-foreign-affairs-council-meeting

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has called an extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting Friday afternoon....

3. Cyprus and Russia come to terms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-russia-come-to-terms

It will no longer be possible for wealthy Russians to distribute profit via dividends to foreign firms in Cyprus, after Nicosia said it agreed with Moscow on terms to amend a double tax treaty, but some say the island still kept some competitive advantages...

4. Regional tensions flare up anew as Turkey issues new Navtex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/regional-tensions-flare-up-anew-as-turkey-issues-new-navtex

5. Cyprus at the ready to help Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-at-the-ready-to-help-lebanon

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides says the government has expressed its “immediate readiness” to assist the neighbouring country following two powerful explosions that rocked Beirut...

6. Borrell, Cavusoglu agree on need to de-escalate EastMed tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-cavusoglu-agree-on-need-to-de-escalate-eastmed-tension

EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell held a telephone conversation on Thursday with the Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu, with the two agreeing on the need to de-escalate tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. ...

7. Christodoulides, Dendias discuss Turkey with Borrell on sidelines of EU meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-dendias-discuss-turkey-with-borrell-on-sidelines-of-eu-meeting

Relations between the European Union and Turkey were at the center of talks Monday between the bloc’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides....

8. Dolphins spotted off Mackenzie beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dolphins-spotted-off-mackenzie-beach

Dolphins took to Mackenzie beach in Larnaca for a swim early on Friday morning....

9. EPP head calls for more EU support for Greece, Cyprus vis-a-vis Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epp-head-calls-for-more-eu-support-for-greece-cyprus-vis-a-vis-turkey

The chairman of the European People’s Party (EPP) and German MEP on Tuesday urged the European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, to call for debate on “ongoing and repeated Turkish aggressions” against Greece and Cyprus....

10. EU top official and Cyprus defence minister fly over Cyprus' EEZ by helicopter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-top-official-and-cyprus-defence-minister-fly-over-cyprus-eez-by-helicopter

The EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell joined the Cyprus defence minister Savvas Angelides on a helicopter ride over the Republic’s exclusive economic zone to observe the sea areas that are increasingly emerging as zones of contention....

11. Cyprus FM on 'short but important' visit to Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-on-short-but-important-visit-to-israel

The “short but important” visit of Cyprus foreign minister Nikos Christodoulides to Israel on Tuesday, as his Isreali counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi described it in a tweet, is set to focus on ways to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries. ...

12. Cyprus residents flock to checkpoints as north matches decision of Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-residents-flock-to-checkpoints-as-north-matches-decision-of-republic

Residents of both sides of the island flocked to cross through checkpoints on Monday, after the administration in the north agreed in an emergency meeting late on Sunday to match the Republic’s decision to open checkpoints to Cyprus nationals and legal residents of the island....

13. Cyprus FM holds telephone conversation with new Iraqi FM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-holds-telephone-conversation-with-new-iraqi-fm

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides shared on Thursday a telephone conversation with the new Foreign Minister of Iraq Fuad Hussein...

14. Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and Russia discuss Cyprus question, EastMed and Lybia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-ministers-of-cyprus-and-russia-discuss-cyprus-question-eastmed-and-lybia

The Cyprus problem, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, and Libya, were among the topics discussed over the phone between the Cyprus foreign minister Nicos Christodoulides and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavov on Wednesday....

15. Anastasiades discusses Turkey, EU role with top EU officials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-discusses-turkey-eu-role-with-top-eu-officials

President Nicos Anastasiades found mutual understanding with European Council President Charles Michel and EU Foreign Affairs Chief Josep Borrell regarding the role the EU must play in view of Turkey’s activities in the eastern Mediterranean....

16. Cyprus records third least coronavirus cases in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-third-least-coronavirus-cases-in-eu

Among all European countries, Cyprus has so far recorded the third least coronavirus cases, data released by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control on Wednesday showed....

17. China's ambassador responds to US criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-responds-to-us-criticism

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia is firing back at US and media criticism over his country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, adding that he believes Cyprus will win the battle against the coronavirus...

18. EU leaders call for recovery plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-call-for-recovery-plan

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades took part in a video conference with the EU leaders, as the bloc sought to find common ground on how best to share the burden...

19. Cyprus confirms three new coronavirus cases, total hikes to 10

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-three-new-coronavirus-cases-total-hikes-to-10

The Republic of Cyprus saw three additional confirmed coronavirus cases on Thursday evening, raising the total to 10. A second COVID-19 case was also confirmed in the north earlier in the day...

20. Μeasures needed to curb flow of migrants through Green Line, Anastasiades tells Akinci

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-needed-to-curb-flow-of-migrants-through-green-line-anastasiades-tells-akinci

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed grave concern about the “organised and increasing illegal flow of migrants through the Green Line” and told the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, that measures need to be taken. ...

21. UN: EU needs to stop bickering, support Greece on refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-eu-needs-to-stop-bickering-support-greece-on-refugees

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday urged European Union countries to give more resources and support to Greece as it faces a new wave of migrants and refugees from Syria and other parts of the Middle East....

22. EU scrambling to contain COVID-19, calls for coordinated response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-eu-scrambling-to-contain-covid-19-calls-for-coordinated-response

European Union countries should coordinate their responses to the outbreak of the coronavirus to avoid diverging approaches, the EU’s Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides told reporters....

23. British comic runs through divided Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-comic-runs-through-divided-nicosia

British comedian Eddie Izzard is running 28 marathons around European capital cities in a month, in a bid to promote unity and shared humanity across the continent...

24. WHO declares a global health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-declares-a-global-health-emergency

The World Health Organization has declared coronavirus a global health emergency, saying the fast-spreading virus has infected more than 8200 people across the world...

25. Cypriot president joins leaders in Jerusalem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-joins-leaders-in-jerusalem

World leaders and royalty from around the world gathered in Israel on Wednesday to attend a Holocaust forum in Jerusalem, marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp...

26. Iran says military shot down plane in error

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-says-military-shot-down-plane-in-error

Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 people aboard and voiced its deep regret, after initially denying it brought down the aircraft in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on US targets in Iraq...

27. Video shows plane going down in Tehran

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-shows-plane-crashing-in-tehran

A Ukrainian airliner crashed soon after taking off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport on Wednesday, killing all 176 people aboard, Iran’s state television and Ukraine’s leaders said...

28. EastMed bill squeezed through federal budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-bill-squeezed-through-federal-budget

US Senator Bob Menendez on Monday applauded a bipartisan deal on federal government spending that is comprised of 12 appropriations bills, including legislation shaping American strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean...

29. Turkish military drone lands in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-military-drone-lands-in-cyprus

A military armed drone landed in the northern part of Cyprus on Monday after flying a five-hour mission from its naval base in Turkey...

30. Senate approves Armenian resolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approves-armenian-resolution

The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, a historic move that infuriated Turkey and dealt a blow to the already problematic ties between Ankara and Washington...

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