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20 October, 2019
 

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1. 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...

2. 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. ...

3. 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. ...

4. 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....

5. 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? ...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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.” ...

9. 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....

10. 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...

11. 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. ...

12. 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...

13. 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. ...

14. 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. ...

15. 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. ...

16. 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...

17. A wise verdict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-wise-verdict

The Greek people voted wisely, as they have done in the past. They have given Kyriakos Mitsotakis a comfortable majority and a strong mandate. A percentage so close to 40 percent is unprecedented in the years of the crisis, as is a government with an outright majority. ...

18. Mitsotakis sworn in as PM amid east Med tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-sworn-in-as-pm-amid-east-med-tensions

Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister on Monday after storming to victory on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the economically stricken nation...

19. ND surges to power, promising change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nd-surges-to-power-promising-change

20. President congratulates new Greek prime minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-congratulates-new-greek-prime-minister

President Nicos Anastasiades, who was released from hospital on Sunday evening, tweeted a congratulatory message to center-right leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis who won the elections in Greece...

21. Greek elections: The main questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greek-elections-the-main-questions

Who will win? This is usually the fundamental question in any election, but very few people seem to have doubts this time around. The outcome of the recent European Parliament election and the bolstered credibility of opinion polls make virtually everyone – both winners and losers in May’s Euro vote, both experts and ordinary voters – believe that New Democracy will win Sunday’s ballot....

22. The liberal narrative and the risks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-liberal-narrative-and-the-risks

23. ND maintains 9 point lead over SYRIZA in opinion poll for Skai

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nd-maintains-9-point-lead-over-syriza-in-opinion-poll-for-skai

Just over a week before snap general elections, center-right opposition New Democracy is nine percentage points ahead of leftist SYRIZA, according to the results of a new opinion poll carried out by Pulse for Skai....

24. Erdogan suffers defeat in Istanbul rerun

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-suffers-defeat-in-istanbul-rerun

Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies...

25. EastMed Act to boost ties with 'real allies' says Menendez

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-act-to-boost-ties-with-real-allies-says-menendez

26. The silent vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-silent-vote

27. Undiplomatic behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/undiplomatic-behavior

28. They are not Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/they-are-not-europe

Britain and the chaos that has taken over the country is the biggest sign of what dangerous populism can do if it is underestimated, but it is not the only example...

29. The election results and ND’s next challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-election-results-and-nd-s-next-challenge

30. A new chapter for Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-new-chapter-for-greece
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