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1. Nautical Geo sails again, this time south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nautical-geo-sails-again-this-time-south

Nautical Geo, a research vessel that Turkey expelled two weeks ago from an area west of Cyprus, was scheduled to resume activities off the coast of the island but this time staying out of zones claimed by Turkey...

2. Greek-US relations take on a new level

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-us-relations-take-on-a-new-level

The renewal of the defense pact last week with the US further shields Greece from threats,...

3. ‘A Dark Room’: excerpts from Alexis Papachelas’ forthcoming book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-excerpts-from-alexis-papachelas-forthcoming-book

“The nut, he went and did what we didn’t,” said Greek dictator Georgios Papadopoulos the morning of July 15, 1974 after he found out that Dimitris Ioannidis, the junta’s military police chief, had orchestrated a coup to overthrow Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios....

4. Pebble rocks the tests market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/biopix-t

Greek startup BIOPIX-T is proceeding with the sale of a portable molecular diagnosis device named “Pebble” ...

5. 6.3-magnitude quake rocks Crete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/6-3-magnitude-quake-rocks-crete

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 on the Richter scale hit Crete on Tuesday afternoon...

6. Coronavirus: What are the main symptoms of long Covid?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-coronavirus-what-are-the-main-symptoms-of-long-covid

All citizens, young and old, should be vaccinated, scientists say, as studies show that asymptomatic patients - in the first phase - developed long Covid symptoms after months....

7. Turkey denies Cypriot vessel in contested waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-denies-cypriot-vessel-in-contested-waters

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides was working the phones on Monday, a day after Turkey expelled a research vessel from waters west of the island, a maritime area with zones claimed by both Ankara and Nicosia...

8. Three-quarters of earthquake-stiken homes on Crete temporarily uninhabitable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-quarters-of-earthquake-stiken-homes-on-crete-temporarily-uninhabitable

Engineer inspections of homes damaged in Monday’s 5.8-magnitude quake earthquake on Crete have established that three-quarters of them are temporarily uninhabitable....

9. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Renewed European finance strategy and implementation of the action plan on financing sustainable growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-renewed-european-finance-strategy-and-implementation-of-the-action-plan-on-financing-sustainable-growth

The European Commission adopted on 21 April 2021, a comprehensive package of measures to help improve the flow of money towards financing the transition to a sustainable economy, whereas these measures will be instrumental in reaching climate and environmental targets as well as vital for economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

10. Aftershocks rock Crete this morning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crete-earthquake-update

The situation in Arkalochori worsened when another aftershock measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit the island a few minutes before 8 am this morning....

11. Digging deep to unlock the past and future in Santorini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/digging-deep-to-unlock-the-past-and-future-in-santorini

Scientists seeking to shed light on the geological history of the southern Aegean are spearheading an international oceanographic mission...

12. Magnitude 5.8 quake hits the island of Crete this morning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/earthquake-in-crete

A strong earthquake shook the island of Crete at 9:17 am this morning, sending residents running outside their homes....

13. Turkish warship blocks Greek research vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-warship-blocks-greek-research-ship

A Turkish warship issued a warning to a Greek research vessel to prevent it entering what Turkey considers its territorial waters, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The showdown came a year after tensions in the eastern Mediterranean threatened to escalate into open conflict between the neighbors and NATO allies...

14. Athens protests Turkey's fishing in Greek territorial waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-protests-turkey-s-fishing-in-greek-territorial-waters

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has instructed the Greek Embassy in Ankara to issue a protest demarche over illegal fishing by Turkish fishing boats inside Greece’s territorial waters, the ministry said Monday....

15. Cruise ship docks at Paphos after COVID ordeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cruise-ship-docks-at-paphos-after-covid-ordeal

Passengers on a luxury cruise with alternating departures in Greece and Egypt ended up in Paphos on Sunday for a brief stop, after the Cairo-bound ship had to turn back following a COVID case on board...

16. Massive forest fire ravages Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-forest-fire-ravages-greek-island

Firefighters and residents battled into the night Monday for a seventh day against a massive fire on Greece’s second-largest island as the nation endured what the prime minister described as 'a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions'...

17. Royal rethinks policy on vaccinated passengers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/royal-rethinks-policy-on-vaccinated-passengers

Royal Caribbean is now requiring negative COVID-19 test results from all guests including those vaccinated prior to boarding in the United Sates, but the new rules do not appear to affect other cruises including the Jewel of the Seas sailing from Cyprus...

18. Reports suggest two cases detected on Jewel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reports-suggest-two-cases-detected-on-jewel

There have been some reports that at least two passengers on the Jewel of the Seas tested positive for the coronavirus, with a number of crew and passengers currently in isolation on the fully-vaccinated cruise to the Greek islands...

19. Open season for players searching for gas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/open-season-for-players-searching-for-gas

The Republic of Cyprus along with Greece and Israel have leased a research vessel to conduct seismic surveys in waters east and west of the island, at a time when chatter over gas exploration rounds in the region are coming back to the surface...

20. Jewel readies trial cruise from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-readies-trial-cruise-from-cyprus

The Jewel of the Seas is setting anchor in deep waters on Thursday just off Limassol, as the cruise ship prepares for an ultimate summer getaway from Cyprus for the first time ever...

21. US-Greece-Cyprus naval training exercise in pictures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-greece-cyprus-naval-training-exercise-in-pictures

Greece, Cyprus and the United States conducted a joint training exercise in naval special forces that ran between 16-24 March off the coast of Souda bay in Crete....

22. Cyprus, Greece, USA, conduct maritime special ops exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-usa-conduct-maritime-special-ops-exercise

Naval special operations forces from the Cypriot Underwater Demolition Team, the Greek Underwater Demolition Team and U.S. Navy Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen, joined forces to conduct a maritime exercise in Souda Bay, in the Greek island of Crete, between January 11-29. ...

23. Greek MPs approve extension of Ionian Sea territorial waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-mps-approve-extension-of-territorial-waters-in-ionian-sea

With 284 votes in favor and 16 “present,” lawmakers approved legislation on Wednesday to extend Greece’s territorial waters along its western coastline from six to 12 nautical miles....

24. Greek convict facing extradition skips court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-convict-facing-extradition-skips-court

Cypriot police are searching for a man free on bail, who is wanted by Greek authorities to serve the remainder of a long prison sentence, after he failed to attend a court hearing in Limassol...

25. Greek, Cypriot and US special forces hold joint exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriot-and-us-special-forces-hold-joint-exercise

Special forces from Greece, Cyprus and the United States are holding a joint exercise in the sea area off the naval base at Souda Bay on the southern Greek island of Crete, state-run Athens-Macedonia news agency (ANA-MPA) reports....

26. Wintry weather slams Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wintry-weather-slams-cyprus

A low pressure system moving across the eastern Mediterranean is affecting Cyprus, with officials on the island issuing a flood warning and police warning motorists to drive carefully...

27. Cyprus, Greece, Israel to bolster cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-israel-to-bolster-cooperation

The foreign ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Israel hailed the tripartite partnership between the three countries, aimed at bolstering economic and energy cooperation, during a meeting in Athens on Tuesday, and agreed that it could be expanded to include other countries in the region....

28. Pompeo’s visit prompted by Turkey’s S-400s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-s-visit-prompted-by-turkey-s-s-400s

The indications that Turkey activated the radars of its Russian-made S-400 anti-aircraft systems in order to detect US-made Greek F-16 fighter jets on their return from the Eunomia exercise on August 27 off Cyprus apparently sounded the alarm in Washington about the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and reportedly prompted the visits by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Cyprus on September 12 and Greece on September 27-29. ...

29. Pompeo sees window of opportunity for dialogue, in Kathimerini interview

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/pompeo-sees-window-of-opportunity-for-dialogue-in-kathimerini-interview

In an interview with Kathimerini, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo deplores the use of threats and unilateral actions as a way of resolving bilateral disputes, sending a clear signal to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....

30. Pompeo: No to unilateral actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-no-to-unilateral-actions

Following a visit to the US naval base at Souda Bay on Crete with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday reiterated his opposition to unilateral actions amid disputes between countries and, in an interview with Kathimerini, indicated that the US is prepared to “play any role that’s appropriate and useful and constructive.” ...

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