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1. Sweden's gang war reaches Greece with key arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-s-gang-war-reaches-greece-with-key-arrests

In September 2023, Sweden was rocked by a surge of 12 murders linked to a violent gang war over drug trafficking in cities like Uppsala and Umeå....

2. University seminar explores identity dynamics in occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-seminar-explores-identity-dynamics-in-occupied-cyprus

In an upcoming seminar scheduled for May 23, 2024, at Göteborgs universitet......

3. Erdogan's fate hangs in the balance as local elections loom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-fate-hangs-in-the-balance-as-local-elections-loom

In a pivotal moment for Turkey, millions of voters are scheduled to participate in local elections on Sunday, March 31st, marking a crucial test for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's popularity and the political landscape of the nation. ...

4. Erdogan gambles all in bid to retake Istanbul in municipal elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/erdogan-gambles-all-in-bid-to-retake-istanbul-in-municipal-elections

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is playing all his cards to regain Istanbul in the municipal elections on March 31. On Friday, he attempted to rally his supporters and persuade those who were not convinced to vote for his party's candidate, implying that these would be his "last elections."...

5. Turkey's alleged plan to resettle Palestinian refugees raises concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-alleged-plan-to-resettle-palestinian-refugees-raises-concerns

Turkey is reportedly strategizing the resettlement of Palestinian refugees, aiming to relocate up to 250,000 individuals from the Gaza Strip to Kurdish-inhabited regions in southeastern Turkey and the occupied territories of Cyprus....

6. PKK attack sparks Turkey's cleanup efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pkk-attack-sparks-turkey-s-cleanup-efforts

The PKK has claimed responsibility for Sunday morning's terrorist attack outside Turkey's Interior Ministry in Ankara, resulting in the deaths of two assailants and injuries to two police officers. ...

7. New senate chairman eyes Turkey's F-16 deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-senate-chairman-eyes-turkey-s-f-16-deal

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s new chairman on Thursday said he would look at Turkey’s $20 billion Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jet deal and that more issues than Sweden’s ascension to NATO would affect the decision on lifting his predecessor’s longstanding hold....

8. Turkey to play Cyprus card at NATO summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-play-cyprus-card-at-nato-summit

The spokesman for the ruling party in Turkey says Cyprus will inevitably be on the agenda at the next NATO summit, as the alliance still struggles to overcome hesitation in Ankara over Sweden’s membership due to terrorism concerns...

9. Nationalism, the big winner in Turkish elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nationalism-the-big-winner-in-turkish-elections

He may have failed to get elected in the first round of the Turkish presidential elections, and that is obviously a blow to him, especially given his absolute control over the media, but Recep Tayyip Erdogan did not suffer the defeat that the West had hoped for. ...

10. Cyprus to extradite Kurdish activist to Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-extradite-kurdish-activist-to-germany

The Republic of Cyprus will extradite Kenan Ayaz, a Kurdish activist arrested on terrorism charges, to Germany after the Supreme Court unanimously rejected his appeal on Tuesday, May 16. ...

11. Murdered sex worker from Ukraine still unnamed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/murdered-hooker-still-unnamed-as-friend-gets-jailed

More details have emerged in the brutal murder of a woman from Ukraine, with Cypriot police focusing primarily on a single male suspect while also arresting her female friend, a key witness who says she had booked an extended paid sex appointment for the victim on the night she was killed...

12. Cops boost sex trafficking ops days after Limassol murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-boost-sex-trafficking-ops-days-after-limassol-murder

Cyprus Police arrested a man in Limassol on Tuesday during a sex trafficking operation, but officials declined to comment whether the investigation was linked to the murder of an unnamed woman from Ukraine over the weekend...

13. Cyprus extradites Kenan Agias to Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-extradites-kenan-agias-to-germany

A Larnaca District Court approved the extradition of Kenan Agias, a 49-year-old Kurdish man, to Germany over his alleged involvement in a terrorist organization. ...

14. Finland joins NATO, doubling the alliance's border with Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-joins-nato-doubling-the-alliance-s-border-with-russia

Finland Joins NATO, Doubling Russia's Border with the Alliance Subtitle: ...

15. 'Greek fan' Menendez boasts F35 okay for Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fan-menendez-boasts-f35-okay-for-athens

US Senator Bob Menendez, who has been blocking fighter jets for Turkey over the years, told an audience in Washington this week that he was 'a fan of the Greek people' and further had no qualms about okaying the F35 stealth for Athens...

16. Cavusoglu travels to US amid troubled ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-to-travel-to-us-amid-troubled-ties

Turkey and the United States will aim to smooth out a series of disagreements between the NATO allies when the Turkish foreign minister visits Washington this week. But expectations that outstanding issues can be resolved are low....

17. Turkish asylum applications in Germany increased by 216%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-asylum-applications-in-germany-increased-by-216

A total of 20,802 asylum applications from Turkish nationals were received by authorities in Germany in the first 11 months of 2022, marking a significant increase compared to 7,873 applications filed under the same purpose during the same period in 2021....

18. Prosecutors say Cidan was tortured to give up password

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-say-inmate-was-tortured-to-give-up-password

Cypriot state prosecutors say an inmate who was killed inside Nicosia’s prison had been cruelly tortured for two days by a felon who demanded a password to check if nude photos of his wife were on the victim’s phone...

19. Iran: Rape used as a means to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-rape-used-as-a-means-to-quell-protests

Rape is being used systematically by Iranian security forces to deal with the now three-month-old protests against Tehran's regime, with women leading the charge, according to a detailed CNN report that includes facts and testimony....

20. Suspect in Nicosia prison murder case cries foul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-in-nicosia-prison-murder-case-cries-foul

The main suspect in the death of a Turkish Cypriot inmate in Nicosia has leveled multiple accusations during a court appearance on Monday, when reporters also heard him screaming at police and asking to be transferred to a different jailhouse...

21. North not buying Greek Cypriot version in prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-not-buying-greek-cypriot-version-in-prison-death

The family of Tansu Cidan, a Turkish Cypriot inmate whose dead body was discovered in his prison cell in south Nicosia, says their loved one was tortured for three days, while officials in the north are also casting doubt over the investigation by Greek Cypriot authorities...

22. 1,000 people indicted in Iran over protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-000-people-indicted-in-iran-over-protests

Iran's hardline judiciary will hold public trials of about 1,000 people indicted over unrest in Tehran, a semi-official news agency said on Monday, intensifying efforts to crush weeks of protests ignited by Mahsa Amini's death in police custody....

23. Greece is covertly occupying the islands, says Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-is-covertly-occupying-the-islands-says-erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan raised the stakes again on Tuesday, accusing Greece of carrying out a “covert occupation” of the islands of the eastern Aegean....

24. Iran: Pro-regime marchers calling for execution of protesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-pro-regime-marchers-calling-for-execution-of-protesters

State-organized demonstrations took place in several Iranian cities on Friday to counter anti-government protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody, with some marchers calling for the execution of rioters....

25. CNN journalist cancels interview with Iranian president when asked to wear headscarf

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-journalist-cancels-interview-with-iranian-president-when-asked-to-wear-headscarf

CNN's Christiane Amanpour canceled an interview with the Iranian president after he asked her to wear a headscarf amid the civil unrest in Tehran....

26. Iran: Massive protests continue after the death of Mahsa Amini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-massive-protests-continue-after-the-death-of-mahsa-amini

Surrounded by a crowd chanting slogans, a woman picks up a pair of scissors and cuts off her ponytail, revealing her head. In a sea of people, many of them men, neither a hijab nor a headscarf is visible....

27. Cyprus spits bars in latest Greek-Turkish spat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spits-bars-in-greco-turkish-latest-spat

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is accusing Turkey of hyping 'rhetoric madness' following Ankara’s criticism towards Athens, as the two NATO allies continue to accuse each other of harassment...

28. ‘Erdogan feels weak,’ says ex-Mossad chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘erdogan-feels-weak-says-ex-mossad-chief

With 42 years' worth of experience in the armed forces and intelligence, General Danny Yatom is a living legend in Israel....

29. On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

30. Lavrov in Turkey to discuss plans to ship Ukrainian grain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-in-turkey-to-discuss-plans-to-ship-ukrainian-grain

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is due to hold talks Wednesday with Turkish officials on a plan that could allow Ukraine to export its grain through the Black Sea to global markets amid an escalating food crisis....

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