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1. Moratorium on energy plans would be the end of Cyprus' energy prospects, Lakkotrypis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moratorium-on-energy-plans-would-be-the-end-of-cyprus-energy-prospects-lakkotrypis-says

Outgoing Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis told Kathimerini Cyprus that a moratorium on the Republic’s energy plans due to internal or external instabilities would mean the end of any energy prospects for the country....

2. New Defence Minister holds first call with Greek counterpart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-defence-minister-holds-first-call-with-greek-counterpart

Cyprus’ new Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides shared his first official telephone conversation with his Greek counterpart Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos on Wednesday....

3. Govt mulling over state guarantee scheme for Cyprus students in UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/govt-mulling-over-state-guarantee-scheme-for-cyprus-students-in-uk

Cyprus Ministers and MPs put their heads together on Wednesday to find ways of dealing with the UK’s decision to end home fee status for EU students from the 2021-22 academic year....

4. Anastasiades: Cyprus wants escalation of EU action against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-cyprus-wants-escalation-of-eu-action-against-turkey

“Cyprus is asking for an escalation of EU action against Turkey’s provocativeness,” President Nicos Anastasiades stated in an interview with the Greek television network Open....

5. New Ministers of Justice and Defence sworn in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-justice-defence-ministers-sworn-in

The new Ministers of Justice and Defence, Emily Yiolitis and Charalambos Petrides, were sworn in at the Presidential Palace on Monday....

6. 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....

7. Cabinet reshuffle: Anastasiades' new cabinet announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-reshuffle-anastasiades-new-cabinet-announced

Government Spokesperson Kyriakos Koushios announced Cyprus’ new Cabinet on Wednesday, after the appointment of the current Ministers of Justice and Defence as Attorney-General and Deputy Attorney-General on Tuesday paved the way for a cabinet reshuffle....

8. Cabinet reshuffle on the way as justice minister gets appointed attorney-general

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-reshuffle-on-the-way-as-justice-minister-gets-appointed-attorney-general

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, exercising the powers conferred upon him by the Constitution, decided Tuesday to appoint the current justice minister Giorgos Savvides as the new state attorney-general, and the current defence minister Savvas Angelides as deputy attorney-general....

9. EU foreign policy chief to hold string of meetings in Cyprus this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-foreign-policy-chief-to-hold-string-of-meetings-in-cyprus-this-week

The EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is set to hold a meetings with top Cyprus government officials including president Nicos Anastasiades on June 25 and 26, the Cyprus News Agency reported Tuesday....

10. Cyprus Defence Minister stresses need for EU naval presence in EastMed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defence-minister-stresses-need-for-eu-naval-presence-in-eastmed

Cyprus Defence Minister Savvas Angelides briefed his EU counterparts on Tuesday on Turkey’s ongoing activities in the Republic of Cyprus’ EEZ, stressing the need for an EU naval presence in the Eastern Mediterranean region....

11. Cyprus readies to deport suspected terrorists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moves-to-deport-suspected-terrorists

The Republic of Cyprus says it is getting ready to deport 17 undocumented migrants suspected of having ties to foreign terrorists, but proceedings could be delayed due to ongoing pandemic and other legal issues...

12. Report draws attention to migrant centres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-draws-attention-to-migrant-centres

A report published this week by Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides takes stock of current conditions in migrant facilities in the Republic of Cyprus, pointing out medical challenges, problems associated with weather, and asylum issues...

13. Coronavirus hits Cypriot armed forces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-hits-cypriot-armed-forces

Two high ranking military officers have tested positive for the coronavirus, while the entire camp of commandos in Stavrovouni has been placed under quarantine over a suspected case of a soldier...

14. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

15. President says increasing migrant flows from Turkey distorting demographic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-says-increasing-migrant-flows-from-turkey-distorting-cyprus-demographic

President Nicos Anastasiades expressed concern over the flow of immigrants from Turkey, which he said is an attempt to distort the demographic character of Cyprus....

16. State pushes ahead with Ledra protest trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-pushes-ahead-with-ledra-protest-trial

A Cypriot peace activist, who was arrested after a physical altercation with a soldier during a protest at the Ledra checkpoint, will face trial on multiple charges including assault and unlawful assembly...

17. Greek and French Defence Ministers declare united front

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-french-defence-ministers-declare-united-front

Greek and French Defence Ministers, Nikos Panagiotopoulos and Florence Parly, denounced Turkey’s illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean during their meeting in Athens on Monday....

18. France stands by Greece and Cyprus, says French Defense Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-stands-by-greece-and-cyprus-says-french-defense-minister

France will stand by Greece and Cyprus, supporting both in their disputes with Turkey over maritime zones in the Mediterranean, French Defence Minister Florence Parly was quoted saying in a Greek newspaper on Sunday....

19. Defence minister goes ‘behind enemy lines'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-goes-‘behind-enemy-lines

Cypriot Defence Minister Savvas Angelides got up close and personal with special commandos during their winter training high up in the snowy mountains...

20. French Defence Minister expresses solidarity with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-defence-minister-expresses-solidarity-with-cyprus

The French Defence Minister, Florence Parly, who met on Tuesday with President Nicos Anastasiades and her Cyprus counterpart Savvas Angelides, expressed France’s solidarity with Cyprus, which she said is under intense pressure when seen from an international perspective....

21. Anti-aircraft systems activated in joint military exercise with France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-aircraft-systems-activated-in-joint-military-exercise-with-france

French Rafale fighter jets put the capabilities of the Cyprus army’s anti-aircraft umbrella to the test during a joint military exercise on Monday....

22. Officials deny weak spots in virus front lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-deny-weak-spots-in-virus-front-lines

State health officials have denounced questions in the media over the handling of the coronavirus risk at airports, saying the image of the Republic of Cyprus was at stake...

23. Cyprus’ Foreign Minister to attend Munich Security Conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-foreign-minister-to-attend-munich-security-conference

The Foreign Minister of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides, departs on Friday for Munich, to attend the Munich Security Conference, taking place between February 14-16....

24. Cyprus and Israel Defence Ministers discuss developments in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-defence-ministers-discuss-developments-in-the-region

The current strategic environment and future security developments in the region, as well as their subsequent implications on their respective countries, were discussed on Tuesday by Cypriot Minister of Defence Savvas Angelides and his Israeli counterpart Naftali Bennet....

25. Defence Minister requests US muscle against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-requests-us-muscle-against-turkey

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides asked senior US energy official Francis Fannon for a substantial US contribution to efforts seeking to end Turkish activities in the Cyprus exclusive economic zone....

26. Greek Defence minister denies Erdogan's phone talk claims on Imia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-defence-minister-denies-erdogan-s-phone-talk-claims-on-imia

Greek Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos rejected on Thursday claims by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he sent a message to Greece through Defence Minister Hulusi Akar not to make any “move” over the eastern Aegean islets of Imia, for which the two countries were brought to the brink of war twenty-four years ago....

27. Refugees spotted off Cape Greco

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-spotted-off-cape-greco

A vessel with about 80 presumptive refugees on board was spotted on Monday off Cape Greco in eastern Cyprus...

28. Greece wants floating fence to keep migrants out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wants-floating-fence-to-keep-migrants-out

Greece wants to install a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to deter migrants arriving at its islands’ shores through Turkey, government officials said on Thursday....

29. Tsipras versus the US and Trump's intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tsipras-versus-the-us-and-trump-s-intervention

Opposition leader Alexis Tsipras’ critical stance toward the extension of the defense cooperation agreement between Greece and the United States is a sign of inconsistency, as he is refusing to vote in favor of an agreement that he is effectively responsible for after negotiating its parameters when he was prime minister....

30. Greece, Cyprus talk defence cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-cyprus-talk-defence-cooperation

Cooperation on defence and security is main discussion topic between Defence Minister Savvas Angelides and his Greek counterpart, Nicos Panayiotopoulos, in the framework of the 6th Greece-Cyprus Intergovernmental Defence Council taking place in Athens....

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