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1. Cops defend use of firearm in traffic stop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-defend-use-of-firearm-in-traffic-stop

Questions have been raised in local media over the use of firearms by on-duty police officers, following an incident in Paphos when warning shots were fired during a traffic stop...

2. Cyprus-Israel military exercise wraps up successfully

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-military-exercise-wraps-up-successfully

A joint Cyprus-Isreal military exercise dubbed ‘Iason 2020’ was successfully completed late on Wednesday night, an announcement by the Cyprus defence ministry said....

3. Law professor takes on manslaughter case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/law-professor-takes-on-manslaughter-case

The Russian suspect accused of being behind the death of a Ukrainian man in Paphos has appointed a law professor for his defence, a Cypriot attorney with research interests in criminal procedures...

4. Education ministry launches disciplinary probe against artist-headmaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-ministry-launches-disciplinary-probe-against-artist-headmaster

The health ministry announced on Wednesday that it will be launching a disciplinary investigation against a public school headmaster, whose artwork, which he uploaded onto his personal Facebook profile, came to the attention of local social media users in recent days, drawing mixed reactions....

5. Turkey accuses Greece of treaty violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-accuses-greece-of-treaty-violations

Turkey has issued a navigational telex to mariners accusing Greece of violating the Lausanne Treaty by militarizing the Greek island of Chios just 10 miles from a Turkish port...

6. Pompeo 'deeply concerned' over eastern Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-deeply-concerned-over-eastern-mediterranean

The United States remains 'deeply concerned' about Turkey's actions in the eastern Mediterranean, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday, urging a diplomatic end to a simmering crisis over offshore natural resources...

7. Greek PM expected to unveil French defense deal on Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-expected-to-unveil-french-defense-deal-on-saturday

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is due to unveil the details of a defense deal with Paris that was the subject of talks with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of a European-Mediterranean leaders’ meeting in Corsica on Thursday....

8. Woman behind infection chains upon returning from US fined

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-behind-chains-of-infections-upon-returning-from-us-fined

The Larnaca district court on Wednesday imposed an €800 fine on the woman who formed chains of coronavirus infections after returning from US....

9. EU calls on Cyprus to manage migration flows in line with EU law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-calls-on-cyprus-to-manage-migration-flows-in-line-with-eu-law

The EU said Tuesday that it acknowledges the difficulties faced by the Republic of Cyprus in terms of the flow of refugees it is called to deal with, but stressed that basic principles and EU legislation must be respected....

10. Cyprus defends blocking migrant boats

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A police task force from the Republic of Cyprus is hoping to hash out a plan with Lebanese authorities to deter “economic migrants” from traveling to the island, as government and state officials rush to respond to criticism over a decision to send back undocumented migrants to the neighbouring country...

11. Russia’s top diplomat visits Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-top-diplomat-visits-cyprus

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is flying to the Republic of Cyprus on Monday where a new agreement is expected to be signed on the avoidance of double taxation between the two countries...

12. Politics turn ugly over Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politics-turn-ugly-over-cyprus-papers

The main left party opposition in the Republic of Cyprus is firing back at the government, after reports emerged over threats and a confidential letter about Cypriot golden passports a decade earlier...

13. Chief Justice scolds bench in Alexoui case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chief-justice-scolds-bench-in-alexoui-case

A dissenting opinion written by the Supreme Court president pointed to “errors of principle” on Thursday, after a new appeal to get Alexoui and Rudolf out of remanded custody based on new facts was struck down again...

14. Turkey: Russia to hold live-fire exercises in Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-russia-to-hold-live-fire-exercises-in-mediterranean

Turkey has announced that Russia will hold live-fire naval exercises in the eastern Mediterranean, amid escalating tensions between Turkey and its coastal neighbors Greece and Cyprus over rights to search for energy resources in the region. ...

15. Upgrading Cyprus' defence urgent, Defence Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/upgrading-cyprus-defence-urgent-defence-minister-says

Minister of Defence Charalambos Petrides said Thursday that the strengthening and upgrading the Republic of Cyprus’ defence constitutes an urgent need, given the fact that the Cyprus problem remains unresolved, and Turkey’s aggressive behaviour in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone is ongoing....

16. Washington lifts Cyprus arms embargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-lifts-cyprus-arms-embargo

Washington has announced a partial lifting of a decades-old arms embargo to the Republic of Cyprus, with Turkey saying the decision ignores equality and balance between the two sides on the divided island...

17. EU ‘very clear’ on expectations from Turkey for de-escalation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-‘very-clear-on-expectations-from-turkey-for-de-escalation

The message, the expectations, the timeline and the consequences of not acting towards a de-escalation of tension in the Eastern Mediterranean were “made clear” to Turkey, both via the informal Foreign Affairs Council last week in Berlin and in the telephone call on Monday between EU High Representative Josep Borrell and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, according to EU foreign policy spokesman Peter Stano....

18. Charles de Gaulle returning to the eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charles-de-gaulle-returning-to-the-eastern-mediterranean

In the wake of Erdogan's war threats, Paris is responding by sending the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to the eastern Mediterranean region....

19. Boat carrying 23 migrants reaches Pervolia shore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boat-carrying-23-migrants-reaches-pervolia-shore

23 irregular Syrian migrants who arrived by boat at a Larnaca beach on Sunday night were on Monday transferred to the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia....

20. Ankara accuses Athens of beating the war drum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-accuses-athens-of-beating-the-war-drum

Turkey says the European Union is not sincere in its efforts to weigh in on the maritime disputes in the eastern Mediterranean, while accusing Athens of beating the war drum by intending to expand Greek territorial waters...

21. Cyprus collects additional 170 tonnes of Beirut relief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-collects-additional-170-tonnes-beirut-relief

The Cyprus public has amassed an additional 170 tonnes of humanitarian aid for the people of Lebanon, who were ravaged by deadly blasts at a Beirut port area earlier this month, with the aid currently being loaded into containers that will be transferred to the Limassol port, from where they will be shipped to the neighbouring country....

22. Six Greek F-16s participated in joint drill off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-greek-f-16s-participated-in-joint-drill-off-cyprus

Six Greek F-16 fighter jets participated on Thursday in joint military exercises with Cyprus, France and Italy in the Eastern Mediterranean....

23. Joint drill makes waves around Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-drill-makes-waves-around-cyprus

Turkey issued a new navigational telex on Thursday for gunnery exercises next week in the eastern Mediterranean, following an ongoing joint military drill between Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy...

24. Cyprus takes part in eastern med drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-part-in-eastern-med-drill

Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy took further steps on Wednesday to strengthen their common naval and aerial presence in the eastern Mediterranean, through an operation that takes its name from an ancient Greek goddess but also meaning “order” in the ancient language...

25. French and Greek fighter jets at Paphos air base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-and-greek-fighter-jets-at-paphos-air-base

Joint aeronautical exercises featuring the militaries of Greece, France, and Cyprus are set to take place from Wednesday until Friday off the west coast of Cyprus is set to send a strong response to Turkey’s activities in the eastern Mediterranean....

26. Potential witness in Alexoui case arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/potential-witness-in-alexoui-case-arrested

A drug case suspect and potential key witness in an ongoing attempted murder trial is in police custody, after serving time in the north before being handed over on Friday to authorities in the south...

27. Greek defence minister radios Limnos captain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-defence-minister-radios-limnos-captain

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos has congratulated the captain of the Greek frigate that was involved in last week's collision with a Turkish ship in the eastern Mediterranean...

28. Amid tensions with Turkey, Greece in joint manoeuvres with France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amid-tensions-with-turkey-greece-in-joint-manoeuvres-with-france

Amid ongoing tensions with Turkey over disputed waters in the eastern Mediterranean, the French military conducted training exercises with Greek forces on Thursday off the southern island of Crete, including in the maritime area reserved by Turkey’s Navtex earlier this month for seismic exploration....

29. French La Fayette frigate spotted off Larnaca coast

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After the two French Rafale fighter jets and the C 180 utility aircraft landed in the National Guard’s ‘Andreas Papandreou’ air base in Paphos, a warship of the French Navy has also arrived in Cyprus....

30. Turkey says it wants to resolve dispute with Greece through dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-it-wants-to-resolve-dispute-with-greece-through-dialogue

Turkey’s Energy Minister Fatih Donmez tweeted Wednesday that Turkey plans to lay two cables, totaling 1,750 km in length, for seismic research for energy resources in the Mediterranean Sea by August 23....

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