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29 November, 2022
 

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31. Turkey to deploy its fourth drillship in August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-deploy-its-fourth-drillship-in-august

Turkey’s fourth drilling ship will start work in the first half of August and probably in the Mediterranean, according to Turkey’s Energy Minister Fatih Donmez....

32. Valuable ally, you said?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-valuable-ally-you-said

I have been trying for a long time to understand exactly what various Western officials mean when they monotonously repeat that “Turkey is a valuable ally.” Turkey is obviously a large, strategically important country at a critical geopolitical crossroads. No great power can ignore it....

33. Greek court overturns seizure of Iran tanker’s oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-overturns-seizure-of-iran-tanker-s-oil

A court in central Greece has overturned a ruling that authorized the confiscation of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker at the center of a volatile dispute over international sanctions...

34. Nicosia on the defense over ill-timed Israeli drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-on-the-defense-over-ill-timed-israeli-drill

Cypriot diplomats were on the defensive this week after a joint military exercise with Israel sent jitters in the region, with Nicosia finding itself in a predicament with Tehran and Beirut as well as usual suspect Turkey...

35. Efforts continue for the release of the Cypriot captain on one of the seized ships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-continue-for-the-release-of-the-cypriot-captain-on-one-of-the-seized-ships

Cyprus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs is continuing its diplomatic efforts for the release of a Cypriot captain, a member of the crew of one of two Greek oil tankers recently seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards in the Gulf. ...

36. Cypriot seafarer on seized ship in good health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-seafarer-on-seized-ship-in-good-health

The Cypriot citizen who is one of the crew members of the two Greek-flagged tankers seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces in the Gulf is in good health, the Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday. Meanwhile, efforts to end the hostage crisis continues....

37. Iran seizes two Greek tankers as tensions rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-seizes-two-greek-tankers-as-tensions-rise

Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take "punitive action" against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United States from a tanker held off the Greek coast...

38. Israel reassures Turkey over Cyprus drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-reassures-turkey-over-cyprus-drill

A 'new chapter' in relations between Ankara and Jerusalem was launched this week during a visit to Israel by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who reportedly sought an explanation regarding a large-scale military drill said to take place in Cyprus over the weekend...

39. FRONTEX: 57,800 illegal migrants have been detected at EU external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-57-800-illegal-migrants-have-been-detected-at-the-eu-external-borders

The number of illegal migrants detected at the EU borders by the standing corps officers of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) has spiked up in the four first months of 2022, compared to the same period last year....

40. Cashing in: No payment problems for Russian tourists in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-expands-usage-of-mir-to-circumvent-payment-problems-for-russian-tourists

Turkey is trying to attract more Russian tourists by expanding the usage of the Russian Mir payment system in Turkey as it seeks to bypass the payment bottleneck created by Western sanctions....

41. Russians pile into property in Istanbul and Dubai to shelter from sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-pile-into-property-in-istanbul-and-dubai-to-shelter-from-sanctions

Wealthy Russians are pouring money into real estate in Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, seeking a financial haven in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and Western sanctions, according to many property companies....

42. Zelensky to US Congress: 'Is it too much to ask for a no-fly zone?' (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-to-us-congress-is-it-too-much-to-ask-for-a-no-fly-zone-video

President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine is going through 9/11 and Pearl Harbor every day, urged the US to protect his skies as he invoked Martin Luther King and the Founding Fathers in a heart-wrenching speech to Congress on Wednesday morning....

43. Where have wealthy Russians disappeared to?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-have-wealthy-russians-disappeared-to

It stretches into the Persian Gulf from Dubai. The man-made archipelago in the shape of a huge palm tree is full of luxury hotels, apartments and villas....

44. Putin says he may recognise breakaway regions of Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-says-he-may-recognise-breakaway-regions-of-ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he was considering a request by two regions of eastern Ukraine held by Russian-backed separatists to be recognised as independent - a move that could give Moscow a reason to openly send troops....

45. Plea bargain offers glimpse into Azeri trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-bargain-offers-glimpse-into-azeri-trial

Prosecutors in Cyprus were on the rebound this week in the Azeri case after a defendant pleaded guilty to two charges, prompting media to speculate that a deal with the suspect-turned-witness could also make good on terror charges in a thwarted plot against Israelis on the island...

46. Saudi sees Cyprus as bridge between Europe, Middle East

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-sees-cyprus-as-bridge-between-europe-middle-east

Saudi Arabia views Cyprus as a “bridge” between the Middle East and the European Union, helping the 27-nation bloc “understand what’s going on” in the region, the Saudi foreign minister said Sunday....

47. Desperate Afghan families resorting to selling their kidneys and even their own children to buy food

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/desperate-afghan-families-resorting-to-selling-their-kidneys-and-even-their-own-children-to-buy-food

Entire families in Afghanistan have been forced to sell their kidneys so they can buy food, as the country plunges deeper into a humanitarian crisis....

48. Historic Meeting between Israeli and Emirate leaders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-meeting-between-israeli-and-emirate-leaders

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met Monday in Abu Dhabi with UAE strongman Mohammed bin Zayed, a historic meeting that marks a "new reality" in the region....

49. Police keep tight lid on another assassination plot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-keep-tight-lid-on-another-assassination-plot

Cyprus police are keeping a tight lid on another alleged assassination plot, as a similar case involving Israeli businessmen is ongoing behind closed doors, with law enforcement saying nothing except to confirm three people have been arrested...

50. Another gun emerges in convoluted Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-gun-emerges-in-convoluted-azeri-case

Police have reportedly found a third gun in connection with a thwarted alleged plot against Israeli businessmen in Cyprus, while the prime suspect’s lawyer is resorting to the Constitution and crying foul over consecutive remand renewal tactics against his client...

51. Legal doubts over detentions in Cyprus’ Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-doubts-over-detentions-in-cyprus-azeri-case

The legality of arrests of four Pakistani men, who were identified by Cyprus police as suspects based on phone records in connection with an alleged plot against Israelis, will be reexamined after the Supreme Court ruled that a law allowing indiscriminate data retention on all citizens violated European human rights...

52. Afghanistan: Selling their daughters to avoid starvation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/afghanistan-selling-their-daughters-to-avoid-starvation

When her husband told her that they would have to sell their two little girls so that their family would not starve to death after being displaced by the drought in western Afghanistan, Fahima "cried a lot"....

53. US will require foreign travellers to get WHO-authorised vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/us-will-require-foreign-travellers-to-get-who-authorised-vaccines

The Biden administration will allow all international travellers to enter the US as long as they have received any vaccine authorised by the World Health Organization...

54. More suspects swept up in plot against Israelis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-suspects-swept-up-in-alleged-plot-against-israelis

A total of five men are in custody in Cyprus in connection with an alleged plot against Israeli businessmen on the island, with local police using phone records to identify suspects but still keeping a very tight lid on the case...

55. Alleged plot in Cyprus takes bizarre turn of events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-plot-in-cyprus-takes-bizarre-turn-of-events

A Cypriot newspaper says it has forwarded information to police regarding an alleged plot against Israelis after it was contacted by a man who claimed he had seen the Azeri suspect hide a handgun in a hotel in the north...

56. Lebanon: Explosions and shootings in Beirut with dead and wounded

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lebanon-explosions-and-shootings-in-beirut-with-dead-and-wounded

At least two large explosions were heard Thursday morning in the Lebanese capital Beirut,...

57. Second suspect arrested in alleged plot against Israelis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-suspect-arrested-in-alleged-plot-against-israelis

Cyprus police have arrested another man in connection with an investigation into an alleged assassination plot against Israeli businessmen, while lawyers representing the main suspect say lack of a public hearing is not fair to their client...

58. Azeri’s defense signals hell of a fight in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/azeri-s-defense-signals-hell-of-a-fight-in-court

The defense team of an Azeri man in Cyprus, suspected in an alleged plot to assassinate Israelis on the island, has invoked its client’s right to a public trial, arguing it would be unfair to him and the court to allow insinuations of terrorism fueling a media frenzy...

59. Is America really back?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-america-really-back

In a 1990 Atlantic Monthly piece, the most influential realist of a generation – John Mearsheimer – put forth a provocative title: “Why we will soon miss the Cold War.” ...

60. Israel stays firm on Iran behind plot in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-still-points-to-iran-behind-plot-in-cyprus

Businessman Teddy Sagi says Cypriot police never warned him to leave, with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett insisting a thwarted alleged assassination plot was a much larger effort by Iran to kill Israelis in Cyprus and his defense minister backing the claim alluding to intelligence sources...

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