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26 January, 2022
 

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1. 'US is undercutting three of its strongest allies in region by undermining EastMed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-is-undercutting-three-of-its-strongest-allies-in-region-by-undermining-eastmed

US Representatives Gus Bilirakis and Nicole Malliotakis recently sent a stern letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken vociferously objecting to the Administration’s recent reversal of support for the Eastern Mediterranean Pipeline....

2. Teddy Sagi's Playtech embroiled in takeover battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/teddy-sagi-s-playtech-embroiled-in-takeover-battle

Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi, the founder of Playtech, declined to comment on the withdrawal of Eddie Jordan's potential bid for the online gambling company he founded back in 1999....

3. Ukraine: Britain, US withdraw diplomats and their families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-britain-us-withdraw-diplomats-and-their-families

The United Kingdom has begun withdrawing some staff from its embassy in the Ukrainian capital amid fears of an imminent Russian military invasion....

4. Severe weather brings snow to Athens, Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/severe-weather-brings-snow-to-athens-greek-islands

A severe weather front has hit Greece, with below-freezing temperatures and snowfall in many parts of the country, including the capital Athens and many Aegean islands....

5. U.S. weighs sending 5,000 troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-weighs-sending-5-000-troops-to-eastern-europe-to-counter-russia

The Biden administration is considering sending as many as 5,000 U.S. troops to Eastern Europe, a U.S. official confirmed to NPR, in what would be a step-up in American military involvement in the region amid growing fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine....

6. US and Russia try to lower temperature in Ukraine crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-russia-try-to-lower-temperature-in-ukraine-crisis

The United States and Russia sought to lower the temperature Friday even as they said no breakthrough was imminent in a heated standoff over Ukraine that has raised fears of a possible Russian invasion....

7. Cyprus FM to have talks in Washington with Blinken on February 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-to-have-talks-in-washington-with-blinken-on-february-1st

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, will pay a visit to Washington at the invitation of the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, with whom he will hold talks on February 1st, at the State Department....

8. It will be Brrrr... again before weekend is out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-will-be-brrrrr-again-before-weekend-is-out

A low pressure system is affecting Cyprus with showers and strong winds, while a second cold front is expected to affect the island on Sunday with further temperature drops...

9. Tatar: A campaign to recognize the pseudo-state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-a-campaign-to-recognize-the-pseudo-state

10. Cyprus between back-to-back cold fronts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-between-back-to-back-cold-fronts

A cold front currently affecting Cyprus won’t start going away until Friday, but the island will be hit again with another cooler air mass before the weekend is out...

11. Turkey's claim for a two-state solution is unacceptable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-claim-for-a-two-state-solution-is-unacceptable

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides was received on Wednesday by the President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou during his official visit to Greece....

12. Blinken urges unity to fight ‘relentless’ Russian aggression, during his visit to Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-urges-unity-to-fight-‘relentless-russian-aggression-during-his-visit-to-kyiv

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged western nations Wednesday to remain united in the face of what he called “relentless” Russian aggression against Ukraine and reassured Ukraine’s leader of their support....

13. Greece’s first six Rafale jets mark arrival with salute over Acropolis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-first-six-rafale-jets-mark-arrival-with-salute-over-acropolis

The first six Rafale fighter jets Greece has purchased from France as part of a new defense agreement flew over the Acropolis in a salute on Wednesday after making the journey from Istres near Marseilles to Athens....

14. Tatar: The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-the-wealth-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-is-common

The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common, said Turkish leader Ersin Tatar, adding that they are obliged to defend their rights to the end....

15. Airlines worldwide rush to change flights over US 5G problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airlines-worldwide-rush-to-change-flights-over-us-5g-problem

Airlines across the world, including the long-haul carrier Emirates, rushed Wednesday to cancel or change flights heading into the U.S. over an ongoing dispute about the rollout of 5G mobile phone technology near American airports....

16. Financial feasibility study will show whether the EastMed gas pipeline is attainable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/financial-feasibility-study-will-show-whether-the-eastmed-gas-pipeline-is-attainable

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, has said that a financial feasibility study will show whether the EastMed gas pipeline is attainable....

17. Haftar’s plane flies from Cyprus to Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/haftar-s-plane-flies-from-cyprus-to-israel

Reports over the weekend said a plane belonging to Libyan warlord and presidential candidate Khalifa Haftar landed in Israel last week after a quick ‘diplomatic stop’ in Cyprus...

18. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

19. Op-ed: Beyond the EastMed pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-beyond-the-eastmed-pipeline

The US decision to shift its focus from the EastMed gas pipeline to regional electricity interconnectors is an opportunity for Greece. The pipeline has always been a long shot, and the case for pursuing it may have run its course. Greece now has a chance to reframe the dialogue around energy and climate change in the region, and it should seize it....

20. 'We are ready to consider other alternatives'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-are-ready-to-consider-other-alternatives

“If this project is practically feasible, (if) we can meet the great geological challenges and, at the same time it is financially viable, then there is the political will to implement it,”...

21. Bitter cold weather sticks around this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bitter-cold-weather-sticks-around-this-week

A cold front is still affecting Cyprus this week, as temperature levels go up and down in the next few days but remain frigid along with wind activity on Monday and rain chances on Tuesday...

22. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

23. Exploratory drilling in 'block 10' underway [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exploratory-drilling-in-block-10-underway-video

The appraisal drilling of "Glafkos-2" in block 10 of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus is proceeding smoothly, Energy Minister Natasa Pilides said on Friday, during a visit to the drilling - ship "Stena Forth". The drilling is expected to be completed in March....

24. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

25. Polish scientists find gene that doubles risk of serious COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polish-scientists-find-gene-that-doubles-risk-of-serious-covid

Polish scientists have found a gene that they say more than doubles the risk of becoming severely ill with COVID-19, a discovery they hope could help doctors identify people who are most at risk from the disease....

26. Dior documentary highlights Greek artisans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dior-documentary-highlights-greek-artisans

“The Greek Bar Jacket,” a film by award-winning director Marianna Economou, premiered yesterday on YouTube. ...

27. COVID-19: Self-isolation for fully jabbed in England cut from seven days to five

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-self-isolation-for-fully-jabbed-in-england-cut-from-seven-days-to-five

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five, the health secretary has announced....

28. Europe at greatest risk of war in 30 years, Poland warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-at-greatest-risk-of-war-in-30-years-poland-warns

Europe is closer to war than it has been at any time in the last 30 years, Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau warned on Thursday at the launch of his country's year-long chairmanship of the region's largest security organization....

29. The moment the earthquake struck Cyprus - video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-moment-the-earthquake-struck-cyprus-video

Security cameras in a Paphos supermarket captured the moment a 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Cyprus early this morning. ...

30. Washington bows out of East Med gas pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-bows-out-of-east-med-gas-pipeline-talk

Washington implicitly clarified in a statement on Monday that it did not support an ambitious East Med gas pipeline project, following a Twitter storm sparked by Greek media reports on a non-paper expressing American reservations about the plan...

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