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23 February, 2020
 

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1. Greece, US hold live-fire drill after major base deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-us-hold-live-fire-drill-after-major-base-deal

At the foot of Mount Olympus, army aviation forces from Greece and the United States are taking part in a live-fire exercise with attack helicopters, marking deepening defense ties between the two countries....

2. Greek-US ties and the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greek-us-ties-and-the-east-med

By Lieutenant General Thomas Trask On the occasion of his meeting last month with President Donald Trump in Washington, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis remarked how the US-Greece relationship “is the best it ever was. But it can become even better.”...

3. Wuhan coronavirus close to strand in bats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wuhan-coronavirus-close-to-strand-in-bats

A coronavirus known to live in bats is the closest strain of the 2019-nCoV virus that first appeared in China's Wuhan region and has since spread to other parts of Asia, with cases reported in Europe, Australia and North America, a study by Greek scientists at Athens University and the University of Crete has revealed....

4. Cyprus taps into Europe’s mountain know-how

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-taps-into-europe-s-mountain-know-how

Cyprus is hosting a European conference on mountain areas of large Mediterranean islands, hoping to gain valuable information and know-how from countries with a long tradition in managing mountain area policies...

5. Egypt issues warning over Cyprus rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-issues-warning-over-cyprus-rights

Egypt has sent out a warning on Sunday about repercussions of any unilateral moves that could breach the rights of the Republic of Cyprus and pose threats to security and stability in the Middle East...

6. France signals support for Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-signals-support-for-greece

The participation of the Hellenic Navy in the carrier group that will escort the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on a part of its mission in the Eastern Mediterranean is seen as yet another indication of Athens’ desire to strengthen its ties with Paris. The government also sees the move as French support for Greece in light of the Turkish-Libyan maritime border accord....

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. Greek Premier asks Trump for support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-asks-trump-for-support

US President Donald Trump hailed his country's "extraordinary" relations with Greece as he welcomed Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the White House on Tuesday...

9. Israel opposes Turkey-Libya deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-opposes-turkey-libya-deal

Israel opposes an accord signed last month between Libya and Turkey mapping out maritime boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean, but the deal was unlikely to lead to a conflict with Turkey, Israel's foreign minister says...

10. EastMed deal to be inked January

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-deal-to-be-inked-january

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades plans to attend a ceremony in Athens for the signing of an agreement on the EastMed pipeline, after Greece announced Sunday the project will proceed despite the objections of Turkey...

11. Erdogan points to drilling spots off Crete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-points-to-drilling-spots-off-crete

In an interview on Turkish television, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has indicated where Turkey plans to conduct research for hydrocarbons but also drilling, using a map to indicate the location east of Crete...

12. Athens denounces sea border deal to UN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-denounces-sea-border-deal-to-un

Greece’s objections to the “legally invalid” maritime boundary deal between Turkey and Libya are meticulously outlined in two letters it has sent to the United Nations, which also call on Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to bring the matter before the Security Council...

13. Athens and Ankara take jabs at each other

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-and-ankara-take-jabs-at-each-other

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is expected to raise the Turkey-Libya deal on maritime borders in Brussels, after accusing Ankara of blackmailing its way through an agreement totally devoid of substance...

14. Leaked Turkey-Libya deal under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-libya-deal-under-scrutiny

A copy of a controversial maritime agreement between Turkey and Libya leaked to the press on Thursday after Ankara shared the memorandum with parliament ahead of a vote in the coming days...

15. Neighbours criticise Turkey-Libya deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-libya-deal-draws-criticism-from-neighbours

The foreign ministry of the Republic of Cyprus has condemned the signing of an agreement on maritime boundaries between Turkey and Libya, calling it a “serious violation” of international law...

16. Crete hosts Medusa 9 military exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crete-hosts-medusa-9-military-training-exercise

Cyprus Defence Minister Savvas Angelides attended with his counterparts from Greece and Egypt the trilateral aeronautical military exercise “Medusa 9”, which took place in Crete...

17. Greek jets on NATO mission fly over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-jets-on-nato-mission-fly-over-cyprus

Greek fighter jets are flying over Cyprus for a second time within a span of just a few weeks, with reports saying they are on a NATO mission to Syria...

18. Quake strikes south of Crete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quake-strikes-south-of-crete

An earthquake measuring between 5 and 5.5 on the Richter scale struck the southeastern coast of Crete on Tuesday morning, rattling residents in Siteia and beyond...

19. Macron sends stern warning to Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-sends-stern-warning-to-ankara

In a show of solidarity with Cyprus, French President Emmanuel Macron sent a stern message to Turkey on Thursday that Paris and the European Union will not tolerate violations in the Eastern Mediterranean...

20. Villages evacuated in Greek wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/villages-evacuated-in-greek-wildfire

Aircraft sprayed water early on Wednesday in a bid to douse the flames of a huge wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal from authorities for assistance from European partners...

21. Brussels piles on pressure over Greece-Cyprus-Israel electricity cable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-piles-on-pressure-over-greece-cyprus-israel-electricity-cable

Just when the Greek Energy Minister thought he could take a short August break, after a hectic first 30 days of the Mitsotakis administration, a stern warning from Brussels has exposed the wavering attitude that Athens has chosen by succumbing to pressure from the Chinese-controlled transmission system operator ADMIE over the Attica-Crete subsea electricity cable...

22. Natalie's body found in a ditch on Ikaria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/natalie-s-body-found-in-a-ditch

The body of Natalie Christopher was discovered on Wednesday afternoon on the Greek island of Ikaria, putting an end to search efforts for the British Cypriot scientist who went missing on Monday while on vacation...

23. Detectives join missing woman’s case in Ikaria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/detectives-join-missing-woman-s-case-in-ikaria

Greek police have found blood on the hotel bed of a British Cypriot female, who was reported as missing while on vacation by her boyfriend hours before the couple was set to fly back to Cyprus...

24. Cypriot reports British girlfriend missing on Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-reports-british-girlfriend-missing-on-greek-island

Greek police are on high alert over the disappearance of a British female scientist, whose Cypriot boyfriend says she failed to answer her phone hours before their flight to Cyprus...

25. No policy shift seen on Crete-Attica power interconnection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-policy-shift-seen-on-crete-attica-power-interconnection

The new Greek government will toe the line of its predecessor on the urgent need for and the safeguarding of the construction of the Crete-Attica power interconnection project, while supporting the international connection of Greece with Cyprus and Israel, according to statements made by Energy Minister Kostis Hatzidakis after his visit to Cyprus...

26. Pyatt calls for stronger defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyatt-calls-for-stronger-defense-cooperation

“The United States has spoken very clearly on the question of the S400 and the F-35. We’ve spoken very clearly on the provocative nature of the drilling activities that Turkey has engaged in in waters off of Cyprus. But none of that changes the fact that we, like you, need to find a way to make this work,” Pyatt added....

27. Winds of War

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/1-winds-of-war

28. East Med Gas Forum to turn into an international organisation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-gas-forum-to-turn-into-an-international-organisation

29. Crete’s power supply remains vulnerable without EuroAsia Interconnector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crete-s-power-supply-remains-vulnerable-without-euroasia-interconnector

30. Interpol asks Cyprus to chip in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interpol-asks-cyprus-to-chip-in

The Australian man arrested for the slaughter of Muslim worshipers in New Zealand has piqued the interest of Cypriot authorities, after it emerged that the suspected terrorist had traveled to many countries in the region...

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