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20 October, 2019
 

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1. Cypriot foreign minister welcomes ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-foreign-minister-welcomes-ceasefire

The Cypriot foreign minister says it remains to be seen how the agreement to halt military operations in Syria will play out, adding that any agreement was a positive development in keeping the peace...

2. US and Turkey work out a ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-turkey-work-out-a-ceasefire

Ankara has confirmed statements made by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying the two countries agreed to a 5-day ceasefire in northeast Syria and a hold to additional US sanctions against Turkey...

3. Pence urges Erdogan to halt operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pence-urges-erdogan-to-halt-operation

US Vice President Mike Pence met President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday on a mission to persuade him to halt an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, but Turkish officials said the action would continue regardless...

4. Last straw as Johnson heads to Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-straw-as-johnson-heads-to-brussels

European Union leaders’ two-day summit in Brussels starting on Thursday will be dominated by last-gasp efforts to seal a deal on Britain’s exit from the bloc despite a raft of other pressing issues, from the crisis in the Middle East to the bloc’s budget...

5. Turkey likens Syria push to Cyprus intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-likens-syria-push-to-cyprus-intervention

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey's military offensive into northeast Syria is as "vital" to Turkey as its 1974 military intervention in Cyprus, which split the island in two....

6. Syria moves troops to confront Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syria-moves-troops-to-confront-turkey

The Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria to help repel a Turkish offensive, the Kurdish-led administration said on Sunday...

7. Cypriot jihadist taken into US custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-jihadist-taken-into-us-custody

A jihadist terrorist of Cypriot origins was reportedly taken out of Kurdish custody just as Turkey was initiating its ground offensive in Syria, with the US president saying “dangerous ISIS fighters” are in secure locations...

8. Trump hopes to mediate between Turkey and Kurds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-hopes-to-mediate-between-turkey-and-kurds

US President Donald Trump has put three options on the table for US action following heavy criticism and worldwide condemnation of Turkey’s military offensive in Syria...

9. Cypriot president: Turkish offensive ‘unjustified’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-calls-turkish-offensive-‘unlawful-and-arbitrary

President Nicos Anastasiades has described the Turkish military offensive in Syria as “unlawful and arbitrary"...

10. Turkey launches ground offensive in Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-launches-ground-offensive-in-syria

Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies have launched their military operation into northeastern Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, adding that the offensive aimed to eliminate a “terror corridor” along the southern Turkish border...

11. 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....

12. 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. ...

13. Cyprus rejects extradition of Kurdish activist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-extradition-of-kurdish-activist

A Kurdish man wanted by German authorities on terrorism-related charges won’t be extradited, following a decision by a Larnaca court that found political beliefs were behind the persecution...

14. First parts of Russian S-400 system delivered to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-parts-of-russian-s-400-system-delivered-to-turkey

Turkey’s purchase of the Russian defense systems, which Washington says are not compatible with NATO’s defense network, is one of a series of issues which have put the allies at odds. ...

15. George Low murder still open case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/george-low-murder-still-open-case

The unsolved murder of George Low was back in the headlines this week, with some new information about additional possible suspects and a frustration over two identified suspects who remain at large...

16. Don’t mess with the US Congress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/don-t-mess-with-the-us-congress

17. Kurd wanted in Germany makes bail in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kurd-wanted-in-germany-makes-bail-in-cyprus

A Kurdish man wanted by German authorities on terrorism-related charges has been released on bail in the Republic of Cyprus, after supporters scraped together enough cash on Friday...

18. Germany signs new warrant for Kurdish activist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-signs-new-warrant-for-kurdish-activist

A Kurdish man wanted by German authorities on terrorism-related charges has been re-arrested in the Republic of Cyprus on a new extradition warrant, following a back-and-forth on legal issues...

19. Extradition flop cases back in the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-flops-back-in-the-spotlight

A number of legal ‘faux pas’ in failed extraditions have reappeared in the local press, including that of an alleged mystery spy, following the failure of Cypriot authorities to extradite a Kurdish man wanted by Germany on terrorism-related charges...

20. Kurd’s extradition hearing cutting it close

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kurd-s-extradition-hearing-cutting-it-close

The decision whether or not to extradite a Kurdish man wanted by German authorities has been postponed once again, with time running out very quickly for a Larnaca judge...

21. Kurd facing extradition addresses Larnaca court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kurd-facing-extradition-addresses-larnaca-court

A Kurdish man facing extradition to Germany on terrorism charges used his time in a Larnaca court to spell out his grievances against Turkey...

22. Kurd facing extradition could soon make bail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-riot-police-ready-for-kurd-s-extradition-hearing

A Kurdish man wanted by German authorities on terrorism related charges could soon walk free on bail following his extradition hearing at the Larnaca courthouse...

23. Kurdish man arrested at Larnaca airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kurdish-man-arrested-at-larnaca-airport

A man of Kurdish origins is contesting his extradition to Germany on terrorism-related charges, following his arrest on Thursday at Larnaca airport...

24. Limassol cops arrest two in high risk takedown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cops-arrest-two-in-high-risk-takedown

Two men were arrested in Limassol on Monday, with reports saying one suspect is wanted for a high profile heist in the south while the other is wanted for murder in the north...

25. Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Kurds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-threatens-turkey-with-economic-devastation-if-it-attacks-syrian-kurd-militia

26. Erdogan refuses to meet with Bolton

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-refuses-to-meet-with-bolton

27. How Trump's phone call to Erdogan changed the Syrian war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-trump-s-phone-call-to-erdogan-changed-the-syrian-war

28. Slain Briton’s parents want fair trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/slain-briton-s-parents-want-fair-trial

The parents of murder victim George Low, who was fatally stabbed in Ayia Napa two years ago, are left with more questions than answers as another Christmas holiday goes by without any sign of a criminal trial...

29. Pentagon warns against Turkish military action in Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pentagon-warns-against-turkish-military-action-in-syria

30. US must reassess Turkey policy, analyst says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-must-reassess-turkey-policy-analyst-says

The US should reassess its Turkey policy as the two NATO allies no longer share common interests and values, according to a report published by the Council of Foreign Relations (CFR) think tank....

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