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1. Pyatt calls for stronger defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyatt-calls-for-stronger-defense-cooperation

“The United States has spoken very clearly on the question of the S400 and the F-35. We’ve spoken very clearly on the provocative nature of the drilling activities that Turkey has engaged in in waters off of Cyprus. But none of that changes the fact that we, like you, need to find a way to make this work,” Pyatt added....

2. Still surrounded 45 years later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/still-surrounded-45-years-later

We are living through a series Waterloo battles with the government pretending not to know about it and delusional politics obviously taking its toll...

3. The ‘public interest'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-‘public-interest

Greece can really take off. The economy has already reached its lowest point and is now poised for a spectacular rebound. The country’s human capital is unlimited in all sectors and for the first time in a long time we have a government that understands the notion of entrepreneurship and wants to move dynamically in the field of investments. ...

4. Defence Ministers of Cyprus and Greece to discuss Turkish provocations on Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-ministers-of-cyprus-and-greece-to-discuss-turkish-provocations-on-friday

The Ministers of Defence of Cyprus and Greece, Savvas Angelides and Nikos Panagiotopoulos, will discuss about the Turkish provocations in Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and territorial waters during the official talks they will have on Friday in Nicosia. Panagiotopoulos will also represent the Greek government at the events organized on the occasion of the anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, that took place on July 20, 1974....

5. US removes Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile purchase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-removes-turkey-from-f-35-program-after-russian-missile-purchase

The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defence system last week. ...

6. No time for mixed signals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/no-time-for-mixed-signals

We are entering a very thorny patch in Greek-Turkish relations. Turkey’s activities within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), combined with the standoff with the United States over Ankara’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system are increasing the tension further in Greece’s wider region. ...

7. Cyprus, diplomacy and the dizzying gas effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-diplomacy-and-the-dizzying-gas-effect

The spin on political developments in Cyprus has had a dizzying effect on the public but state institutions seem unshaken...

8. 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....

9. Man sentenced in arcade cannabis trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-in-arcade-cannabis-trial

The main suspect in the cannabis-stuffed claw machine trial has been sentenced to 14 years, after refusing to reveal the brain behind the illegal operation...

10. Cyprus to establish diplomatic relations with North Macedonia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-establish-diplomatic-relations-with-north-macedonia

At an Economist conference in Lagonisi it was revealed that Cyprus will establish formal diplomatic relations with North Macedonia ...

11. Talent shortages costing European private businesses €414 billion each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/talent-shortages-costing-european-private-businesses-€414-billion-each-year

European private businesses’ biggest challenge is the increasingly growing skills shortage that is preventing them from hiring the right talent for growth. A PwC survey across 31 European countries shines a spotlight on a wider, ongoing issue across the region. PwC estimates that the skills shortage is costing the region €414 billion annually in lost revenues - just from private businesses. That’s around 2.6%of European GDP and is more than the combined annual GDP of Greece and Portugal. ...

12. Paphos-bound plane hit by lightning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-bound-plane-hit-by-lightning

A plane that landed at Paphos International Airport was struck by lightning on Tuesday, with reports saying Ryanair passengers were unharmed during the incident...

13. Bidding for Nicosia bypass begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bidding-for-nicosia-bypass-begins

The government has issued a public highway tender for the first phase of the long-awaited Nicosia bypass, which is expected to significantly reduce traffic jams in the capital...

14. Athens back among top 10 shipping hubs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/athens-back-among-top-10-shipping-hubs

The Greek capital’s shipping cluster is back among the top 10 global metropolitan centers, the annual report by the Baltic Exchange shows, though this was not thanks to shipping activity in Athens and Piraeus, but due to the development of the Port of Piraeus after its acquisition by China’s Cosco...

15. Band of rain on the way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/band-of-rain-on-the-way

A low pressure system is affecting Cyprus, with humidity levels dropping noticeably while chances go up for strong winds and widespread rain later in the week...

16. David Harris: US closer to Greece, Cyprus, Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/david-harris-us-closer-to-greece-cyprus-israel

Washington recognizes Greece’s strategic value and reliability as an ally, attributes that only grow stronger as doubts deepen over Turkey’s stance, American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris tells Kathimerini in an interview...

17. Famagusta mayor Alexis Galanos passes away

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagusta-mayor-alexis-galanos-passes-away

Alexis Galanos, who served as the 7th President of the House of Representatives, between 1991-1996, passed away while on holidays in Greece. ...

18. 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. ...

19. The extent of betrayal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-extent-of-betrayal

Forty-five whole years later and the image of dead bodies stacked onto a semi-trailer dump cart with watermelons has stuck with me, tormenting me every single time that the hot Cypriot sun splits July in two...

20. Morning sirens trigger memories of 1974

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/morning-sirens-trigger-memories-of-1974

Emergency sirens sounded all over the island on Monday morning to mark the anniversary of a military coup in 1974...

21. 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. ...

22. The new government, image and symbolism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-new-government-image-and-symbolism

The first indications from the new government are sending out all the right signals. Tuesday’s handover ceremonies at the ministries confirmed a return to normalcy, after a decade-long crisis that painfully divided the country. Both sides should be given credit for the civilized political discourse that prevailed during the change of guard. It is hoped that this spirit will continue during the debates that are expected to take place in Parliament, not only in the sense of a more sophisticated rhetoric, but also, hopefully, in the approval of some government bills by the new main opposition....

23. Neo Plaza construction up for grabs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/neo-plaza-construction-up-for-grabs

Companies from Greece and Cyprus are showing interest in building Neo Plaza, a price-slashing outlet mall in west Nicosia...

24. Six killed as severe weather hits Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-killed-as-severe-weather-hits-greece

25. Trump congratulates Mitsotakis, pledges to maintain close cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-congratulates-mitsotakis-pledges-to-maintain-close-cooperation

The two leaders expressed their mutual interest in working together and continuing strong cooperation between the United States and Greece, the White House said. ...

26. Cyprus pushes for ferry link with Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-pushes-for-ferry-link-with-greece

The government is looking for ferry links to Greece as cheaper alternatives to costly flights, with the shipping deputy minister hoping there will be a weekly connection by next summer...

27. 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. ...

28. 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...

29. Eurogroup rules out any talk of primary surplus target reduction for Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurogroup-rules-out-any-talk-of-primary-surplus-target-reduction-for-greece

Discussion on Greece was brief at Monday’s Eurogroup, but the council of eurozone finance minsters sent a clear message to Athens that creditors are ready to cooperate with the new government while warning that the handouts announced in May by the previous administration are putting growth and fiscal targets at risk...

30. 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...

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