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1. Cavusoglu: Greece must be prepared to share in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-greece-must-be-prepared-to-share-in-the-east-med

Turkey is willing to reach a compromise with Greece as long as the latter is prepared to share in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....

2. New Brexit immigration system to favour high-skilled workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-brexit-immigration-system-to-favour-high-skilled-workers

Britain will prioritize access for high-skilled workers from around the world in its post-Brexit points-based immigration system, the government said on Tuesday, setting out its plans to put an end to a reliance on “cheap labor from Europe”....

3. Greece, US hold live-fire drill after major base deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-us-hold-live-fire-drill-after-major-base-deal

At the foot of Mount Olympus, army aviation forces from Greece and the United States are taking part in a live-fire exercise with attack helicopters, marking deepening defense ties between the two countries....

4. Erdogan says third Turkish drill ship to begin operations in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-third-turkish-drill-ship-to-begin-operations-in-2020

Turkey has purchased its third offshore drilling ship which will arrive in Turkey next month, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, adding that the ship will begin operations in 2020. ...

5. Dense fog on peaks, rain and storms on the cards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rain-and-storms-on-the-cards-for-tuesday-dense-fog-on-peaks

Dense fog had set on the mountain regions on Tuesday, with drivers urged to show particular caution due low visibility, by driving at low speeds and keeping a safe distance from other vehicles....

6. 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....

7. Amid tension, Greece, Turkey hold military-to-military talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amid-tension-greece-turkey-hold-military-to-military-talks

A delegation of Turkish military officials is due in Athens to resume confidence-building talks amid tension between the two NATO members over maritime oil-and-gas drilling rights....

8. Greek-US ties and the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greek-us-ties-and-the-east-med

By Lieutenant General Thomas Trask On the occasion of his meeting last month with President Donald Trump in Washington, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis remarked how the US-Greece relationship “is the best it ever was. But it can become even better.”...

9. Teen girl hospitalized after night on the town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girl-hospitalized-after-night-on-the-town

A thirteen-year-old girl was taken to hospital by her father after she consumed alcohol and had a firecracker accident at a public park in Limassol...

10. Woman gets seven years in white collar crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-gets-seven-years-in-white-collar-crime

A former employee at a credit union in eastern Nicosia has been sentenced to seven years in prison for financial crimes worth over half a million...

11. Wet and cold weekend ahead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wet-and-cold-weekend-ahead

A weak high pressure system and a cold nor’easter are affecting Cyprus as the week comes to an end, with low pressure setting in for the weekend...

12. House President continues contacts in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-continues-contacts-in-australia

President of the House of Representatives Demetris Syllouris continued his contacts in Australia, in the framework of an official visit heading a parliamentary delegation, during which he discussed the Cyprus issue, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey’s military operations, avoiding double taxation, and bilateral cooperation. ...

13. UK 'deplores' Turkey's actions in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-deplores-turkey-s-actions-in-cyprus-eez

The British Government’s position regarding the Cyprus issue and Turkey’s activity within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus does not change now that the UK has exited the European Union, the Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher said. ...

14. Government welcomes support expressed in US Senate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-welcomes-support-expressed-in-us-senate

The Government Spokesman Kyriakos Kousios welcomed on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus the US position that Turkey is the sole party contributing to rising tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, and not Greece or Cyprus....

15. Athens drafts package to ease tension with Anakara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-drafts-package-to-ease-tension-with-anakara

Athens plans to present a package of proposals to ease Aegean tensions in talks with Ankara on confidence building measures on February 17-21....

16. Bewildering footage of blood-red Caspian Sea strip

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bewildering-footage-of-blood-red-caspian-sea-strip

Locals of the city of Aktau in south-eastern Kazakhstan were astounded by the sight of what appeared to be a ‘bleeding sea’, as a stretch of coast turned dark red and flowed over the white snow covering the shore, creating a remarkable but horrific sight....

17. Italian Navy frigate departs from Larnaca port after joint military exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italian-navy-frigate-departs-from-larnaca-port-after-joint-military-exercise

The Italian Navy’s frigate Virginio Fasan departed from the Larnaca port on Tuesday after being docked there from February 8 to 10 as part of patrolling operations in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Italian embassy in Nicosia announced....

18. Limassol’s trade enabler gets new CEO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-trade-enabler-gets-new-ceo

The appointment of a new CEO at DP World Limassol is expected to give the company a new impetus, after a year of investing and upgrading infrastructure and equipment...

19. Cold weather alert climbs to orange

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cold-weather-alert-climbs-to-orange

A new orange alert was issued Sunday evening for Cyprus as extreme low temperatures are set to sweep across the island overnight with frosty conditions reaching the lowlands...

20. Freezing weather spreads across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freezing-weather-spreads-across-cyprus

An extreme cold warning has been issued for Cyprus with temperatures expected to fall down to zero degrees around the capital and around nine below zero up high in the mountains...

21. Cavusoglu: Turkey is prepared to cooperate with all apart from G/C

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-turkey-is-prepared-to-cooperate-with-all-apart-from-g-c

Turkey is prepared to cooperate with everyone apart from the Republic of Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean, including Greece, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said....

22. Cyprus gets yellow warning ahead of cold blast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-yellow-warning-ahead-of-cold-blast

A wind advisory and a flood warning went into effect Friday, ahead of a cold weekend, with weather officials warning of gusty winds as an incoming cold front and high pressure battle it out...

23. 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....

24. 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....

25. Three killed in Istanbul plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plane-crashes-after-landing-in-istanbul

A Pegasus Airlines plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport skidded off the end of a wet runway and broke into three pieces after landing on Wednesday, killing three people and injuring 179...

26. French aircraft carrier in Cyprus Block 8

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-aircraft-carrier-in-cyprus-block-8

Amid rising tensions in the East Mediterranean, the flagship of the French Navy, aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle, remains in Block 8 of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone, bearing a small fleet of Rafale fighter jets, helicopters, other aircraft and drones....

27. Turkey deploys extremists to Libya, local militias say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-extremists-to-libya-local-militias-say

Syrian militants affiliated with groups such as al-Qaida and the Islamic State group are currently being sent by Turkey to fight on behalf of the UN-supported government in Libya, according to two Libyan militia leaders and a Syrian war monitor....

28. Senior US energy official urges region's players to show restraint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senior-us-energy-official-urges-region-s-players-to-show-restraint

Senior US energy official Francis Fannon currently holding a round of talks in Nicosia highlighted the importance of the partnership between Cyprus, Greece, Israel and the US, but urged all parties to refrain from provocative moves which may further destabilize the region....

29. Dendias: Athens, Rome view Turkey-Libya MoU as 'illegal, groundless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-athens-rome-view-turkey-libya-mou-as-illegal-groundless

After a meeting on Tuesday with Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias said on Tuesday that Athens and Rome both view the memorandum of understanding between Turkey and the Tripoli-based government of Libya on maritime borders as “illegal and groundless”....

30. Greece not trying to create ‘anti-Turkish front,’ Greek FM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-not-trying-to-create-‘anti-turkish-front-greek-fm-says

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias says Greece is not trying to drum up opposition against Turkey but rather support for what is reasonable and would enable more cooperation in the Mediterranean....

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