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1. Cyprus to draw over €2.7b from EU pandemic recovery fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-draw-over-€2-7b-from-eu-pandemic-recovery-fund

European Union leaders reached a deal on a massive stimulus plan for their coronavirus-blighted economies at a pre-dawn meeting on Tuesday after a fractious summit that went through the night and into its fifth day....

2. Wailing sirens mark 1974 coup in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wailing-sirens-mark-coup-in-cyprus

Emergency sirens sounded all over the island of Cyprus on Wednesday morning, marking the anniversary of the military coup of 1974...

3. Evidence destroyed in Edek probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evidence-destroyed-in-edek-probe

A political party in the Republic of Cyprus is at the centre of a new investigation into possible obstruction of justice, after it emerged that important evidence into an ongoing probe had been destroyed...

4. Greece assumes chairmanship of Council of Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-assumes-chairmanship-of-council-of-europe

Greece on Friday took over the rotating six-month chairmanship of the Council of Europe (CoE) from Georgia, in a ceremony that was conducted online due to public health precautions....

5. EastMed a project of major geostrategic importance, Hatzidakis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-a-project-of-major-geostrategic-importance-hatzidakis-says

Lawmakers in Athens on Monday ratified, at the committee level, a deal for an undersea pipeline to carry gas from new offshore deposits in the southeastern Mediterranean to continental Europe signed by Greece, Cyprus and Israel earlier in the year....

6. Woman in the north tests negative for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-in-the-north-tests-negative-for-coronavirus

Samples taken from a suspected coronavirus carrier in the north were sent to Turkey for examination, as per the request of the World Health Organization, Turkish Cypriot ‘Health Minister’ Ali Pilli said on Monday. The results came back negative, Turkish Cypriot media reported....

7. Greece to speed up creation of migrant holding centers to ease tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-speed-up-creation-of-migrant-holding-centers-to-ease-tension

Greece plans to accelerate the creation of detention centers on its outlying islands in the Aegean Sea after a backlash against overcrowded camps by some migrants and nearby residents....

8. Dissatisfaction with democracy 'at record high'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dissatisfaction-with-democracy-at-record-high

Dissatisfaction with democracy within developed countries is at its highest level in almost 25 years, according to University of Cambridge researchers. ...

9. Greece elects first woman president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-elects-first-woman-president

Greece’s parliament elected former Council of State head Katerina Sakellaropoulou as the country’s next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited political powers...

10. 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...

11. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Family offices and Succession Planning for the Next Generation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-family-offices-and-succession-planning-for-the-next-generation

The expansion of the family office sector has increased exponentially since the millennium. For most family offices, the greatest challenge to overcome is the successful transfer of the family structure to the next generation....

12. Senator urges Trump to stand Erdogan up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-urges-trump-to-cancel-erdogan-invitation

US Senator Bob Menendez has called on President Trump to cancel any invitation to Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the White House until the Turkish President commits himself to upholding democratic values...

13. Friday the 13th to sort it all out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/friday-the-13th-to-sort-it-all-out

Britain will hold its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval from parliament on Tuesday for an early ballot aimed at breaking the Brexit deadlock...

14. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

15. Cambodia’s elite exposed through Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cambodia-s-elite-exposed-through-cypriot-documents

Golden visas are back in the news following reports that members of the Cambodian elite received or applied for Cypriot passports, with Reuters raising questions over the citizenship by investment programme...

16. Cyprus resorts to UN Security Council over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-resorts-to-un-security-council-over-varosha

In statements to the press late on Friday after having completed all his meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Anastasiades expressed his satisfaction about the outcome of his “interesting and extremely important” meeting with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the understanding with which Cyprus’ positions were received by the five Security Council permanent members. ...

17. UK Supreme Court rules PM Johnson's suspension of parliament was unlawful

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-rules-pm-johnson-s-suspension-of-parliament-was-unlawful

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to shut down the British parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit was unlawful, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in a humiliating rebuke to him. ...

18. Schinas to take over as European Commission VP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schinas-to-take-over-as-european-commission-vp

Chief spokesman Margaritis Schinas is slated to fill the post of European Commission vice president, replacing Frans Timmermans in the Number Two role, sources have told Kathimerini Greece....

19. Adults in the theaters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/adults-in-the-theaters

The film has been dismissed outright and its director, Costa-Gavras, until recently hailed as one of Greece’s top filmmakers, is suddenly being accused by some of getting carried away. Why? ...

20. Singing from the same hymn sheet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/singing-from-the-same-hymn-sheet

I feel that the success of the New Democracy administration will largely depend on Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ ability to strike a balance between the two camps...

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. Authoritarian, divisive, hard right?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/authoritarian-divisive-hard-right

A few days ago, the New York Times published an opinion piece on political developments in Greece on its front page in which the author denounced the return to power of the “hard” right under the leadership of an “authoritarian” prime minister with “anti-democratic instincts.” ...

23. Stella Kyriakidou: Climate change and gender equality a priority for the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakidou-climate-change-and-gender-equality-a-priority-for-the-eu

There have been many who have questioned the EU because of the economic crisis that has emerged in recent years. Today we are coming out of this crisis and we realize that the EU still has a lot to offer....

24. 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...

25. Early signs of civility and consensus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/early-signs-of-civility-and-consensus

Despite some natural degree of skirmishing and isolated criticism, rays of civility, consensus and cooperation are breaking out across the Greek political landscape. ...

26. Golden Dawn voters, women and Mitsotakis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/golden-dawn-voters-women-and-mitsotakis

Some foreign journalists have in recent days made two negative observations regarding New Democracy’s victory in the July 7 snap election and the makeup of the new cabinet...

27. Recovering lost ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/recovering-lost-ground

The government that has just taken power in Greece is different to what we are accustomed to and close to what a big chunk of the population is eager to see. The center-right administration appears well-prepared. The comparison is not only being made with SYRIZA, which was completely unprepared when it took over at a crucial period in 2015, but also with other supposedly experienced administrations before them. That said, in politics plans can be undone by unforeseen events. ...

28. Which way will SYRIZA go?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/which-way-will-syriza-go

It will take a couple of months before we see what kind of style SYRIZA plans to adopt in its reprised role as the country’s main opposition party. For the time being at least, it appears willing to cut some slack to the new government of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. ...

29. Mitsotakis, expectations and the need for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mitsotakis-expectations-and-the-need-for-unity

The coming weeks will naturally see an emphasis on New Democracy’s proposals on all the major issues, from the economy and security, to education and health. At the same time the new prime minister will have to strike a balance between the rival forces within his party’s ranks, combining the new with the old. ...

30. New Greek cabinet sworn in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-greek-cabinet-sworn-in

Greece’s new cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday after New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was elected on Sunday on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the economically stricken nation...

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