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1. US to include Cyprus in army programme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-include-cyprus-in-army-programme

The American Embassy in Nicosia says the United States are looking forward to expanding their military education and training programmes to include Cyprus, with plans to introduce professional and technical courses in 2021...

2. Chloroquine hype begins to wane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloroquine-hype-begins-to-wane

More doubts over chloroquine emerged this week, with new studies pointing to high risks and a US top health official saying he was fired after being pressured to direct money towards the “game changer” drug...

3. Cooperation and Transparency Needed to Fight COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cooperation-and-transparency-needed-to-fight-covid-19

In today’s age of social media, it has unfortunately become normal to see false information reach a broad audience instantaneously through the Interne...

4. Trump found not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-found-not-guilty

President Donald Trump was acquitted on Wednesday in his US Senate impeachment trial, saved by fellow Republicans who rallied to protect him nine months before he asks voters in a deeply divided America to give him a second White House term...

5. Democrats lay out case against Trump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/democrats-lay-out-case-against-trump

Democrats planned to plow ahead on Thursday at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with their arguments for removing him from office, but Republicans showed no signs of softening their resistance to the Democratic case...

6. US Congresspersons: USA and UNSC members must continue supporting peacemaking efforts in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congresspersons-usa-and-unsc-members-must-continue-to-support-peacemaking-efforts-in-cyprus

The United States and the other members of the UN Security Council must continue to support peacemaking efforts in Cyprus, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Caucus stressed....

7. Libya blames maritime tensions on Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-blames-maritime-tensions-on-greece

Libya has slammed Greece in a recent letter to the United Nations, accusing Athens of refusing to play fair, while US State Secretary Mike Pompeo says he is taking on a new initiative to de-escalate Greco-Turkish tensions over maritime borders...

8. Iran escalation continues after midnight tweet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-escalation-continues-after-midnight-tweet

US President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard” if Iran attacks Americans or US assets after a drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, as tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq to mourn their deaths...

9. US preemptive strike put to the test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-preemptive-strike-put-to-the-test

The Trump administration on Friday justified its killing of a top Iranian general as an act of self-defense, trying to deflect accusations that it violated international law and concerns raised by legal experts and a senior UN rights investigator....

10. Senate-approved EastMed on Trump’s desk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approved-eastmed-on-trump-s-desk

US Congress’ approval of a spending package that includes the Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019 signals a “new day in Greek-American relations,” said Senator Bob Menendez, one of the authors of the bipartisan legislation...

11. US House votes to impeach Trump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-house-votes-to-impeach-trump

Donald Trump became the third U.S. president to be impeached as the House of Representatives formally charged him on Wednesday with abuse of power and obstructing Congress...

12. Turkey warns US over Cyprus arms embargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-denounces-move-to-end-cyprus-arms-embargo

Ankara has warned Washington that an impending lift of a US arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus is a “dangerous escalation” that would hamper efforts to reach a peace settlement on the divided island...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. US arms embargo to be lifted on conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-arms-embargo-to-be-lifted-on-conditions

President Donald Trump will have discretion over a current US arms embargo imposed on Cyprus, as both Senate and House conferees have reached an agreement on the defence budget for next year...

16. Senate blocks Armenian vote for third time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-blocks-armenian-vote-for-third-time

Republican Senator Kevin Cramer prevented the US Senate from voting on a resolution on Thursday that would recognize as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying it was not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey...

17. US affirm commitment to eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-affirm-commitment-to-eastern-mediterranean

State Secretary Mike Pompeo underlined the commitment of the United States in the Eastern Mediterranean and the deepening of bilateral relations with the Republic of Cyprus on security...

18. Pompeo opts for diplomacy over Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-opts-for-diplomavy-over-cyprus-eez

The new defense deal signed between Athens and Washington will contribute to Greece’s security, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Kathimerini in a recent interview, while staying firm on diplomatic efforts regarding Cyprus' EEZ...

19. Impeachment inquiry hits close to home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/impeachment-inquiry-hits-close-to-home

Congresswoman Maxine Waters says there is “absolutely” enough evidence to draft articles of impeachment against Trump, adding that she and other committee chairs can finish their investigations “before the year is out"...

20. Trump impeachment inquiry begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-impeachment-inquiry-begins

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing him of seeking foreign help to smear Democratic rival Joe Biden ahead of next year’s election...

21. Trump files bimonthly report on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-sends-bimonthly-cyprus-report-to-congress

US President Donald Trump has submitted to the Members of the Congress his Bi-monthly Congressional Report on progress toward a negotiated solution of the Cyprus question covering February through March 2019...

22. More US energy companies to operate in Cyprus, US Ambassador says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-us-energy-companies-to-operate-in-cyprus-us-ambassador-says

US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber expressed on Wednesday evening her conviction that more US energy companies will operate in Cyprus, joining ExxonMobil and Noble Energy. She was addressing a business dinner of the American Chamber of Commerce in Cyprus, in Nicosia, in the presence of Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides...

23. Greece and the US: Commitments and credibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-and-the-us-commitments-and-credibility

The signals coming from the two centers of power in the United States, the president and Congress, are often conflicting, which makes it hard for Athens to carve out an effectual foreign policy. This conundrum is set to continue throughout the Trump administration...

24. Finance minister pleased with Waters’ visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-pleased-with-waters-visit

Finance Minister Harris Georgiades says a visit by a US delegation affirms that Cyprus is on the right track in combating money laundering, following a statement by California Congresswoman Maxine Waters who said “Cyprus is up to the challenge....

25. Waters’ summer mission reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/waters-summer-mission-reaches-cyprus

California Congresswoman Maxine Waters is on summer recess trip to Europe with a US special delegation on a mission meeting with officials in Switzerland and Cyprus...

26. US congresswoman on a money trail to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congresswoman-on-a-money-trail-to-cyprus

A US Congress delegation is set to visit Cyprus to hold meetings on financial matters, led by Chairwoman Maxine Waters who vowed earlier this year to conduct oversight hearings into financial dealings of the US president...

27. Interview with Endy Zemenides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interview-with-endy-zemenides

Ever since Joe Biden declared that Cyprus was a “strategic partner” of the United States, people have been trying to identify substance behind those words. There has been a similar search of what “best relations ever” between the U.S. and Greece means...

28. Greece 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-2021

Milestones often present opportunities and the upcoming 200-year anniversary of the start of the Greek War of Independence in 1821 could serve as an opportunity for a new beginning...

29. Still surrounded 45 years later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/still-surrounded-45-years-later

We are living through a series Waterloo battles with the government pretending not to know about it and delusional politics obviously taking its toll...

30. No time for mixed signals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/no-time-for-mixed-signals

We are entering a very thorny patch in Greek-Turkish relations. Turkey’s activities within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), combined with the standoff with the United States over Ankara’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system are increasing the tension further in Greece’s wider region. ...

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