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1. EU Health Commissioner to visit vaccine production plant in South Africa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-to-visit-vaccine-production-plant-in-south-africa

EU Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides will visit a vaccine production plant and an mRNA technology hub whilst in South Africa. She will be in the country from Thursday to Saturday,...

2. Belgian judge throws book at Eva Kaili

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/belgian-judge-throws-book-at-eva-kaili

EU lawmaker Eva Kaili has been ordered to remain in custody for another month as investigations continue into corruption charges, with one of her lawyers suggesting prosecutors were ‘acting politically’ in the case...

3. Missing link in Qatargate broached in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-link-in-qatargate-broached-in-cyprus

A lawmaker and transparency advocate in Cyprus is calling on a Cypriot MEP to clarify earlier comments about his Greek colleague Eva Kaili, who remains in custody in connection with a corruption probe in the European parliament...

4. MEP Eva Kaili fires back from jail cell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mep-eva-kaili-fires-back-from-jail-cell

An attorney for EU lawmaker Eva Kaili, who is accused of being involved in an alleged bribery scandal involving a Gulf state, says money found in his client’s Brussels home did not belong to her, while a Cypriot MEP says he was troubled by her colleague’s stance towards Turkey’s ally Qatar...

5. US-Cyprus army cooperation bill heads to the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-army-cooperation-bill-heads-to-the-house

A bill that paves the way for further military cooperation between Cyprus and the Unites States reached the House this week, following months of media hype about the island’s intent to help Ukraine with Russian-made missiles, but the specific agreement explicitly excludes weapons systems...

6. Cyprus sits out as UN50 seek to condemn China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sits-out-as-un50-seek-to-condemn-china

Fifty member states of the United Nations are calling on China to “uphold its international human rights obligations” in a joint statement on Xinjiang, with Cyprus being absent from that list...

7. China finds friendly ear in Cyprus as EU cranks it up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-finds-friendly-ear-in-cyprus-as-eu-cranks-it-up

Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou reaffirmed Nicosia’s One China position this week during a meeting with the Chinese ambassador, who responded with a similar One Cyprus principle as the two countries sought to strengthen ties while Brussels warned EU should steer clear...

8. Iran: Protests continue for 10th night, at least 41 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-protests-continue-for-10th-night-at-least-41-dead

Iranians have taken to the streets for a 10th consecutive night to protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in defiance of a warning from the judiciary....

9. Anastasiades scrutiny grows after Zakharova tease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-scrutiny-grows-after-zakharova-tease

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ cold shoulder to his Russian counterpart in New York is back in the news after Moscow’s spokeswoman poked fun at western leaders, claiming officials from big EU countries have been discretely requesting meetings while dissuading others in the bloc from sitting down for a chat...

10. Cypriot president criticized for snubbing Lavrov

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-criticized-for-snubbing-lavrov

A Nicosia professor says Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ decision to snub Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the last minute was 'unwise' and a 'missed opportunity' after hearing the government spokesperson on state radio citing guidelines from Brussels...

11. Suspense grows in Greek Cypriot’s arrest in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspense-grows-in-greek-cypriot-s-arrest-in-the-north

People on both sides of the divided island are questioning the prolonged detention of a Greek Cypriot businessman, who remains in Turkish Cypriot police custody after he was linked to a walkie-talkie and maps found in a hotel room after checkout...

12. More red tape for Russians looking to visit EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-red-tape-for-russians-looking-to-visit-eu

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Wednesday to fully suspend a visa facilitation agreement with Russia, making it harder and more costly for Russian citizens to enter the EU, the bloc’s foreign policy chief Josep Borell said....

13. EU mulls military training for Ukrainian forces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-military-training-for-ukrainian-forces

The European Union is considering the possibility of organizing a "training and assistance" mission for the Ukrainian army, which will take place in neighboring countries, the EU High Representative on foreign policy Josep Borrell said on Monday....

14. World leaders stunned by fatal shooting of Shinzo Abe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-leaders-stunned-by-fatal-shooting-of-shinzo-abe

The killing of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Friday sparked condemnation from political leaders around the world....

15. Borrell calls on Turkish side to study CBMs proposed by Cyprus President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-calls-on-turkish-side-to-study-cbms-proposed-by-cyprus-president

EU High Representative Josep Borrell has conveyed to the Turkish Foreign Minister the position that the Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) proposed by Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, can strengthen the efforts for the settlement of the Cyprus problem and lead to the resumption of the negotiation process, Government Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said on Friday....

16. Op-ed: A cornered rat is very dangerous indeed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-cornered-rat-is-very-dangerous-indeed

Russian President Vladimir Putin has always been eager to share an instructive story from his childhood, about how, when he was growing up in poverty in Soviet Leningrad, he used to spend his days chasing rats....

17. Frozen Russian reserves should be used to rebuild Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fozen-russian-reserves-should-be-used-to-rebuild-ukraine

EU capitals should consider seizing frozen Russian foreign exchange reserves to cover the costs of rebuilding Ukraine after the war, the bloc’s top diplomat has said, as the west debates how to force Moscow to pay for some of the damage the conflict has caused....

18. Discord takes hold in front against Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/discord-takes-hold-in-front-against-russian-oil

Nicosia has been defending its stance towards sanctions against Moscow on the basis of principles and European unity, but lack of consensus for the bloc to seek a collective ban on Russian oil supplies has made cracks in the united front appear larger...

19. Cyprus welcomes the adoption of EU Strategic Compass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-the-adoption-of-eu-strategic-compass

Cyprus welcomed the adoption of the EU Security and Defense Compass Strategy....

20. Versailles Summit: EU to boost military support to Kyiv, mulling new sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/versailles-summit-eu-to-boost-military-support-to-kyiv-mulling-new-sanctions

European Union leaders said on Friday they will continue applying pressure on Russia by devising a new set of sanctions to punish Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine while stepping up military support for Kyiv....

21. Turkey’s condemnation of the Russian invasion as well as its mediation efforts have been noted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-condemnation-of-the-russian-invasion-as-well-as-its-mediation-efforts-have-been-noted

The European Commission has noted Ankara’s efforts to mediate between Russia and Ukraine, as well as their condemnation of the invasion, Commission spokesperson Peter Stano told the Cyprus News Agency. ...

22. European plan to donate fighter jets to Ukraine collapses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-plan-to-donate-fighter-jets-to-ukraine-collapses

A proposed deal to allow Ukrainian pilots to fly fighter jets donated by European Union countries has fallen apart....

23. EU bans all Russian owned aircraft from EU airspace, private and commercial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-bans-all-russian-owned-aircraft-from-eu-airspace-private-and-commercial

EC President Ursula von der Leyen announced today a ban on all Russian-owned aircraft, including commercial airlines and private jets owned by oligarchs...

24. Developments in the first few hours of the Russian invasion of Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/developments-in-the-first-few-hours-of-the-russian-invasion-of-ukraine

Kharkiv - Fierce battles Fight in the cities, in the squares, where you live said in his sermon the President of Ukraine...

25. EU poised to announce wide-ranging sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-poised-to-announce-wide-ranging-sanctions-against-russia-over-ukraine

Russia’s defense minister, Sergei Shoigu, the commanders-in-chief of the Russian air force and the Black Sea fleet, leading state “propagandists” and 351 Duma deputies are expected to be targeted in EU sanctions announced on Wednesday....

26. The return of Varosha in exchange for international flights to Tymbou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-return-of-varosha-in-exchange-for-international-flights-to-tymbou

Cyprus' Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides met with EU High Commissioner Josep Borrell on Monday morning, in the margins of today’s Foreign Affairs Council taking place in Brussels....

27. FM to ask for EU support on Confidence Building Measures (CBM's)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fm-to-ask-for-eu-support-on-confidence-building-measures-cbm-s

Cyprus Foreign Affairs Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, will request EU`s support to promote Nicosia`s proposal for Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) between the two communities in Cyprus, during bilateral meetings he will have in Brussels, where he will participate on Monday in the EU Foreign Affairs Council....

28. Ukraine: Britain, US withdraw diplomats and their families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-britain-us-withdraw-diplomats-and-their-families

The United Kingdom has begun withdrawing some staff from its embassy in the Ukrainian capital amid fears of an imminent Russian military invasion....

29. Cyprus FM to have talks in Washington with Blinken on February 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-to-have-talks-in-washington-with-blinken-on-february-1st

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, will pay a visit to Washington at the invitation of the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, with whom he will hold talks on February 1st, at the State Department....

30. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

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