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1. Egypt, Cyprus, Greece condemn gas exploration by Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-cyprus-greece-condemn-gas-exploration-by-turkey

Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece are condemning an "unlawful and unacceptable" bid by Turkey to drill inside waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights....

2. Cairo summit underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cairo-summit-underway

A summit held between Cyprus, Greece, and Egypt was taking place Tuesday in Cairo, with President Anastasiades drawing attention to international law amidst challenges posed by Turkish drilling off the island’s southern coast...

3. Turkish ships disturb Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-ships-disturb-cypriot-waters

Nicosia and Athens are calling on Turkey to back off following Ankara’s decision to send more ships off the southern coast of Cyprus...

4. Yavuz on its way to a new well

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yavuz-is-on-its-way-to-a-new-well-donmez-said

Turkey is sending an oil and gas drilling ship to waters off southern Cyprus where Greek Cypriot authorities have already awarded exploration rights to Italian and French companies, according to Turkish statements on Thursday....

5. Sharp increase in migrant arrivals in past 5 months, says minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sharp-increase-in-migrant-arrivals-in-past-5-months-says-minister

Greece's migration minister said Wednesday there was a 200 percent jump in the number of migrants and refugees who have reached Greek shores in the last five months....

6. US Embargo on Turkish drilling in East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embargo-on-turkish-drilling-in-east-med

Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet reported yesterday on the reasons for the departure of the drillship Yavuz from Karpasia and the expected departure of Fatih currently off the coast of Paphos. It confirms the difficulties faced by the two Turkish drilling rigs that are related to the reluctance of major firms to cooperate with Turkey in the supply of materials for research and extraction of hydrocarbons. ...

7. Mitsotakis, Erdogan to meet in New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-erdogan-to-meet-in-new-york

A day after Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted that Turkish troops will remain on Cyprus, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is on Wednesday scheduled to meet with Turkey’s President in New York. ...

8. Cyprus FM highlights need for regional cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-highlights-need-for-regional-cooperation-in-the-eastern-mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean is the only region in the world without a regional organization and this is something that we have to work on, Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday evening. ...

9. Greece-Israel, beyond the elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-israel-beyond-the-elections

The divided Israeli society has once again failed to reach a clear decision. The results of Tuesday’s elections have cast the country back into a cycle of negotiations. Center-left Benny Gantz and conservative incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu are weighing their options, while former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman is pursuing the role of potential kingmaker...

10. Mitsotakis, Trump meeting scheduled for September 24 in New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-trump-meeting-scheduled-for-september-24-in-new-york

A meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US President Donald Trump has been set for September 24, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported on Monday, citing sources. ...

11. Ownership status of properties in Famagusta undisputed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ownership-status-of-properties-in-famagusta-undisputed

This is a clear message towards Cavusolglu and every direction, the Foreign Minister noted, in statements after a memorial service, in Nicosia ...

12. Cavusoglu speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-speaks-to-kathimerini

Our meeting with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu took place in Famagusta on September 9, 2019, the day the Turkish official entered the fenced-off town of Varosha ...

13. Saudi minister makes historic visit to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-minister-makes-historic-visit-to-cyprus

Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Ibrahim Bin Abdulaziz Al–Assaf, paid an official visit to Cyprus on Wednesday, the first ever in the history of diplomatic relations between the two countries...

14. More US energy companies to operate in Cyprus, US Ambassador says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-us-energy-companies-to-operate-in-cyprus-us-ambassador-says

US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber expressed on Wednesday evening her conviction that more US energy companies will operate in Cyprus, joining ExxonMobil and Noble Energy. She was addressing a business dinner of the American Chamber of Commerce in Cyprus, in Nicosia, in the presence of Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides...

15. Nicosia says terms of reference are within reach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-says-terms-of-reference-are-within-reach

Government Spokesman, Prodromos Prodromou, said on Monday that it seems that there is justified hope and ground for the formulation of the terms of reference that would pave the way for the resumption of the negotiations on the Cyprus problem. ...

16. Macron sends stern warning to Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-sends-stern-warning-to-ankara

In a show of solidarity with Cyprus, French President Emmanuel Macron sent a stern message to Turkey on Thursday that Paris and the European Union will not tolerate violations in the Eastern Mediterranean...

17. Interview with Endy Zemenides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interview-with-endy-zemenides

Ever since Joe Biden declared that Cyprus was a “strategic partner” of the United States, people have been trying to identify substance behind those words. There has been a similar search of what “best relations ever” between the U.S. and Greece means...

18. 1st Energy Ministerial Meeting: Full support for Cyprus' and Greece's stance on regional energy issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1st-energy-ministerial-meeting-full-support-for-cyprus-and-greece-s-stance-on-regional-energy-issues

Full support for Cyprus' and Greece's stance on regional energy issues and for the expansion of security and environmental co-operation is the outcome of the 1st Energy Ministerial Meeting, held in Athens on Wednesday, and participated by Greece, Cyprus, Israel and the United States...

19. Kastellorizo ignored by Turkey in EEZ map

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kastellorizo-ignored-by-turkey-in-eez-map

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu presented a map Monday of Turkey’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) stretching south of the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes to a few miles west of Paphos on Cyprus’ western coast. ...

20. Akar says effort to scrap guarantees on Cyprus 'futile'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-says-effort-to-scrap-guarantees-on-cyprus-futile

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has reportedly reiterated Ankara’s rejection of calls by Cyprus and Greece for a scrapping of the system of guarantees that were established when the island gained independence from Britain in 1960. ...

21. The first visits to Washington and Jerusalem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-first-visits-to-washington-and-jerusalem

It’s only three weeks since Nikos Dendias took over the foreign affairs portfolio, but he has already sent a pretty clear signal regarding the new government’s foreign policy priorities...

22. East Med an 'issue' for 82 million Turks, energy minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-an-issue-for-82-million-turks-energy-minister-says

The Eastern Mediterranean is an issue for 82 million Turks, Turkey's Energy Minister Fatih Donmez has said, declaring that the country will not back down in its demands...

23. Ice cubes for tigers as heatwave smashes European records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ice-cubes-for-tigers-as-heatwave-smashes-european-records

Belgian zookeepers fed chickens in giant ice cubes to tigers on Wednesday as northern Europe baked in record temperatures during another heatwave that climate experts believe could become the new normal. ...

24. President Anastasiades congratulates UK’s new Prime Minister

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

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has sent a letter of congratulations to the United Kingdom’s new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, noting that he counts on the British government’s support towards the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus and efforts to address the continuing aggressive actions on behalf of Turkey. ...

25. Cyprus and Greece strike a chord on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-strike-a-chord-on-migration

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says immigration and refugee issues are of “national importance” during comments on return policies for undocumented migrants throughout the EU...

26. Bloomberg: Turkey has abandoned the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloomberg-turkey-has-abandoned-the-west

In an opinion piece Bloomberg's editorial board writes that Turkey is an increasingly erratic ally that is no longer worth the risks. ...

27. US to participate in East Med energy summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-participate-in-east-med-energy-summit

At an Economist conference in Greece it was announced that United States Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Frances Fannon will participate in the East Med energy summit in Athens which will be held on the 29th of July along with the the Ministers of Energy from Cyprus Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Greece's Kostis Hatzidakis and Israel's Dr. Yuval Steinitz....

28. President's response to Akinci's proposal being drafted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-response-to-akinci-s-proposal-being-drafted

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades` response to the proposal of Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on the co-management of the natural resources is already being drafted, a government source has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA). Anastasiades` response will be sent to Akinci as well as to the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres and the EU officials to which Akinci`s proposal was also delivered....

29. National Council dismisses Turkish natural gas proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-council-dismisses-turkish-natural-gas-proposal

The national council unanimously rejected a proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to co-manage the islands’ natural gas resources...

30. Turkey rejects EU sanctions, vows to continue drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-rejects-eu-sanctions-vows-to-continue-drilling

EU Foreign affairs ministers who met in Brussels on Monday endorsed a decision to curb diplomatic contacts and funding for Turkey. In response the Turkish MFA issued a statement signalling that the conclusions adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council ‘’will in no way affect Turkey's determination to continue its hydrocarbon activities in the Eastern Mediterranean’’...

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