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1. Johnson calls Anastasiades to touch base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-calls-anastasiades-to-touch-base

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with President Nicos Anastasiades over the phone on Wednesday, discussing the latest developments regarding UK’s withdrawal from the European Union...

2. Cyprus to fully repay IMF loan in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-fully-repay-imf-loan-in-2020

According to figures from the 2020 budget presented by Finance Minister Haris Georgiades to the Cabinet, Cyprus will repay the IMF loan early resulting in government debt reduction to 91.1% of GDP ...

3. Rights of Cypriot nationals secured after Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rights-of-cypriot-nationals-secured-after-brexit

The visit by the Secretary of State for Brexit Stephen Barclay to Cyprus on Wednesday is part of the UK Government’s engagement with EU member states “as the UK seeks to reach a deal with the backstop removed,” a DExEU spokesperson told the Cyprus News Agency in London...

4. Anastasiades: Turkey’s aim for control scuppers peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-turkey-s-aim-for-control-scuppers-peace

Turkey is undercutting efforts to quickly revive peace talks aimed at solving Cyprus’ decades-long ethnic split by imposing unacceptable terms, the island nation’s president said Tuesday...

5. 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. ...

6. 'Get ready for Brexit' launches in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/get-ready-for-brexit-campaign-launches-in-cyprus

The UK Government launched on Monday a major information campaign urging UK nationals living in Cyprus to get ready for Brexit on 31 October...

7. The next six months are crucial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-next-six-months-are-crucial

Since July’s general election, there has been a sense of optimism regarding the country’s course, especially in business circles, inside and outside of Greece. As we learn in the first lessons in economics, climate is everything. At the moment, we have a winning combination of trust and euphoria...

8. 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 ...

9. US ambassador cautions Nicosia over 5G

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-ambassador-cautions-nicosia-over-5g

Nicosia is feeling the pressure over 5G technology as the Republic is caught in an international tech war between superpowers, only months away from state-owned Cyta making a move to upgrade its network...

10. Trump files bimonthly report on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-sends-bimonthly-cyprus-report-to-congress

US President Donald Trump has submitted to the Members of the Congress his Bi-monthly Congressional Report on progress toward a negotiated solution of the Cyprus question covering February through March 2019...

11. Ekaterini Xagorari appointed new Ambassador of Greece to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ekaterini-xagorari-appointed-new-ambassador-of-greece-to-cyprus

Ekaterini Xagorari is set to succeed Elias Fotopoulos as the next Ambassador of Greece to Cyprus. ...

12. Migration and geopolitics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-and-geopolitics

The significant increase in the arrival of refugees and migrants recorded on Greece’s Aegean islands over the past few weeks is cause for concern as it indicates that Turkey is seeking to exploit the issue in order to remind the European Union of Ankara’s critical role in containing inflows. ...

13. Cavusoglu enters Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-enters-varosha

Disregarding Security Council resolutions for the 45-year-old fenced off part of Famagusta, Varosha, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu became the highest-ranking Turkish government official to enter Famagusta since the town was captured on the 14th of August 1974...

14. 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....

15. Speaker Bercow, champion of Britain's parliament in clash with Johnson, bows out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speaker-bercow-champion-of-britain-s-parliament-in-clash-with-johnson-bows-out

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, champion of Britain’s parliament in its move to rein in Prime Minister Boris Johnson over Brexit, said on Monday he would stand down, issuing a warning to the government not to “degrade” parliament. ...

16. House looks at state salaries for clergy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-looks-at-state-salaries-for-clergy

State salaries for the clergy are back in the news as a House finance committee is looking for ways to amend an outdated agreement with the Church dating back to 1971...

17. Johnson again bids for snap poll as Brexit delay bill to become law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-again-bids-for-snap-poll-as-brexit-delay-bill-to-become-law

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try for a second time on Monday to call a snap election, but is set to be thwarted once more by opposition lawmakers who want to ensure he cannot take Britain out of the European Union without a divorce agreement. With no majority in parliament, which is determined to prevent what many businesses fear would be a calamitous way to quit the EU, Johnson wants to hold an election to keep his promise of leaving by Oct. 31, with or without an agreement. ...

18. The uncertain landscape to the east

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-uncertain-landscape-to-the-east

One of the Greek government’s biggest problems is its inability to get a clear reading of Turkey’s or rather of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s intentions...

19. Two states and a consulate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-states-and-a-consulate

The Turkish Foreign Minister in a visit to Yialousa on the Karpasia Peninsula stated that Turkey is planning to open a consulate in Famagusta. Cavusoglu speaking on Sunday following an unsuccessful UN attempt to bridge differences that would pave the way for a negotiated settlement repeated that President Anastasiades during the conference at Crans Montana in 2017 proposed a two state solution ...

20. President launches Exandas portal in a bid to enhance transparency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-launches-exandas-portal-in-a-bid-to-enhance-transparency

The implementation of 767 development projects, with a total cost of more than 2.7 bln euros, as well as the progress in implementing 321 government policies, reforms and national strategies are outlined in “Exandas”, the new internet portal launched on Friday by Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades. According to officials, 92.17% of the projects listed is expected to be completed by 2023. ...

21. Overtaxation led to tax evasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/overtaxation-led-to-tax-evasion

Losses incurred by the state coffers due to tax evasion in 2014-17 were greater than the value-added tax revenue increase as a result of consecutive tax hikes, according to a European Commission report on the so-called VAT deficit (the difference between the expected VAT revenues and actual collections)...

22. Leaders to meet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixth-round-of-talks-as-lute-continues-efforts-to-hammer-out-a-deal

The UN Secretary General's special envoy Jane Holl Lute will hold new meetings on Friday morning with Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, and with the Turkish Cypiot leader, Mustafa Akinci, as efforts continue to formulate the terms of reference, that will pave the way for the resumption of the Cyprus talks. ...

23. Funeral held for Arian

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/funeral-held-for-arian

Friends and relatives of Arian attended her funeral on Thursday, five months after the body of the young Filipina was discovered in an abandoned mine shaft outside Nicosia...

24. Johnson's brother quits parliament, torn between family loyalty and national interest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-s-brother-quits-parliament-torn-between-family-loyalty-and-national-interest

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s younger brother, Jo, has resigned as a junior minister and said he would also step down as a lawmaker, citing a conflict between family loyalty and the national interest...

25. Lute continues consultations as obstacles remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-continues-consultations-as-obstacles-remain

Government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou told reporters that the President had today another meeting with Mrs Lute and that the consultations are continuing...

26. Lute still thrashing out terms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-still-thrashing-out-terms-of-reference

A new meeting has been for Thursday between President Nicos Anastasiades and UN envoy Jane Lute, aimed at reaching an agreement on the terms of reference for the resumption of Cyprus peace talks...

27. Officials downplay drone risk off Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-downplay-drone-risk-off-paphos

Cypriot officials dismiss reports that say Turkish drones had interfered with flight paths of commercial airplanes taking off or landing at Paphos airport...

28. Brexit plans at breaking point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-plans-at-breaking-point

The British parliament voted on Wednesday to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31, but rejected his first bid to call a snap election two weeks before the scheduled exit...

29. Brexit no-deal preparedness: Final Commission call to all EU citizens and businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-no-deal-preparedness-final-commission-call-to-all-eu-citizens-and-businesses

With 8 weeks to go until the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union on 31 October 2019, the Commission has today – in its 6th Brexit preparedness Communication – reiterated its call on all stakeholders in the EU27 to prepare for a ‘no-deal' scenario. In light of the continued uncertainty in the United Kingdom regarding the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement – as agreed with the UK government in November 2018 – and the overall domestic political situation, a ‘no-deal' scenario on 1 November 2019, remains a possible, although undesirable, outcome...

30. Johnson demands October 15 election after defeat over Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-demands-october-15-election-after-defeat-over-brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday demanded an Oct. 15 snap election after lawmakers seeking to prevent a no-deal Brexit dealt him a humiliating defeat in parliament which he cast as an attempt to surrender to the European Union...

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