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1. Von der Leyen: Turkey ‘further away’ from EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-turkey-‘further-away-from-eu

Turkey is now further away from the EU compared to what was happening a quarter of a century ago, according to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, in an interview given to a small number of European newspapers, including Kathimerini....

2. Ukraine takes first steps to EU membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-takes-first-steps-to-eu-membership

The European Commission has backed Ukraine and Moldova to become candidates for EU membership....

3. 'EuroAsia Interconnector will help free EU from energy dependence'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euroasia-interconnector-will-help-free-eu-from-energy-dependence

Tapping into Israel’s vast renewable sources of energy will help reduce the EU’s dependence on Russia, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said during her visit to Israel, highlighting the importance of Cyprus and Greece in securing energy supply....

4. Nicosia in waiting game for LNG supply and distribution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-in-waiting-game-for-lng-supply-and-distribution

In her speech in Davos on Tuesday in front of an audience of businessmen and political leaders, EC President Ursula von der Leyen appeared to put Cyprus on center stage for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the European Union, announcing that "soon" LNG terminals will operate in Greece, Cyprus and Poland....

5. Europe agrees to ban 90% of Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-agrees-to-ban-90-of-russian-oil

European Union leaders agreed Monday to embargo most Russian oil imports into the bloc by year-end as part of new sanctions on Moscow worked out at a summit focused on helping Ukraine with a long-delayed package of new financial support....

6. Cyprus now an important player in LNG arena

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-now-an-important-player-in-lng-arena

The EU produces LNG from naphthalene in Cyprus An important step is the support from the Commission that is expected to shuffle the energy deck of the Eastern Mediterranean...

7. Orban gets his way as EU bans Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orban-get-his-way-as-eu-bans-russian-oil

The European Union on Thursday gave its final approval to new sanctions on Russian oil and top bank Sberbank, after much wrangling with Hungary, as punishment for Russian President Vladimir Putin's Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine...

8. Russia ready to allow ships with food to leave Ukraine in exchange of lifting sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-ready-to-allow-ships-with-food-to-leave-ukraine-in-exchange-of-lifting-sanctions

Russia is ready to provide a humanitarian corridor for vessels carrying food to leave Ukraine, in return for the lifting of some sanctions, the Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko as saying on Wednesday (25 May)....

9. EU's von der Leyen: LNG in Cyprus and Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-von-der-leyen-lng-in-cyprus-and-greece

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos and what she said about the energy sources of the Old Continent is essentially the first step in the role that the Eastern Mediterranean and its reservoirs can play in the EU's efforts to cut its dependence on Russian hydrocarbons....

10. EU to propose import ban on all Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-propose-import-ban-on-all-russian-oil

Brussels will propose a phased-in ban on imports of all Russian oil as member states prepare to discuss a sixth package of penalties against Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine....

11. Europe scrambles for natural gas solution as Putin squeezes supply

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-scrambles-for-natural-gas-solution-as-putin-squeezes-supply

The European Union is racing to find alternative suppliers of natural gas after Russia's Gazprom cut flows to two EU nations, sparking fears that others will soon follow....

12. Ukraine rushing to evacuate civilians as the war hits its 6th week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-rushing-to-evacuate-civilians-as-the-war-hits-its-6th-week

Fearing a new offensive in the six-week-old war, Ukraine rushed to evacuate civilians as Russian forces pounded cities and towns in the east and south, and Kyiv called on the West to place "ruinous" sanctions on Moscow....

13. ‘UN’certainty reigns supreme over Bucha atrocities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uncertainty-reigns-supreme-over-bucha-atrocities

All eyes are on the United Nations this week as western countries point the finger at Moscow over civilian killings outside Kiev, while Russia says it is prepared to reveal evidence that images of atrocities were a staged 'provocation'...

14. The Cypriot oligarch and passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cypriot-oligarch-and-passports

On the first day of the invasion, Thursday, February 24, as Ukrainian cities were being bombed by the Russian army, Vladimir Putin met with 37 businessmen and members of his government to assess the impact of sanctions already imposed by the United States and members of the European Union....

15. Russians in Cyprus targeted over Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-in-cyprus-targeted-over-ukraine

The Russian Embassy in Cyprus says it has received reports that Russians living in Cyprus have been targeted due to the war in Ukraine...

16. The US joins Canada and the EU in banning Russian aircraft from its airspace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-us-joins-canada-and-the-eu-in-banning-russian-aircraft-from-its-airspace

President Joe Biden announced during Tuesday night's State of the Union that the US will ban Russian aircraft from US airspace, joining a growing number of countries who are closing their skies to Russia following President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine....

17. YouTube in Cyprus blocks RT over Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youtube-in-cyprus-blocks-rt-over-ukraine

YouTube in Cyprus has blocked access to popular Russian news outlet RT citing 'the ongoing war in Ukraine' after European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said pro-Russia sites were spreading lies...

18. Ruble in free fall as sanctions against Russian central bank come into force

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ruble-in-free-fall-as-sanctions-against-russian-central-bank-come-into-force

European Union sanctions against Russia's central bank have come into force after they were published in the EU Official Journal in the early hours of Monday, leading the ruble to fall sharply. ...

19. Cyprus closes airspace to Russia, but reserves right to reconsider

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-closes-airspace-to-russia-but-reserves-right-to-reconsider

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides expressed on Sunday Cyprus’ support to measures discussed with EU counterparts during an informal videoconference regarding, among other things, humanitarian support to Ukraine and targeted restrictive measures against Russia....

20. 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...

21. Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know in the escalating crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-russia-crisis-what-to-know-in-the-escalating-crisis

From a hastily-convened meeting of the United Nations Security Council to capitals around the world, leaders have condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recognition of two pro-Russia regions in eastern Ukraine as independent and his order to send troops there....

22. Metsola rises through EU’s power structure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-rises-through-eu-s-power-structure

Malta’s Roberta Metsola has been elected president of the European Parliament, after the madam speaker with Greek roots became the youngest MEP to hold the post after tough negotiations and a gentleman’s agreement...

23. Commission approves 560 million for refugees in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-approves-560-million-for-refugees-in-turkey

The European Commission on Tuesday published two financing decisions, worth 560 million euros, to support inclusive quality education initiatives, including access to higher education through scholarships, for refugees in Turkey as well as for border protection....

24. Anastasiades reiterates issues concerning migration in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-reiterates-issues-concerning-migration-in-cyprus

President Anastasiades presented Cyprus` positions on migration, during a discussion on the external aspects of migration that took place yesterday, at the afternoon session of the European Council in Brussels, government spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said in a written statement....

25. Rift in pandemic response wide open in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-in-pandemic-response-wide-open-in-cyprus

A rift between scientists and government became more apparent on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with local media saying the health ministry director was even checking the minutes from a meeting to shed light on debate over controversial measures...

26. Greece will require Covid tests from travelers, including from EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-requires-covid-tests-from-travelers-including-from-eu

Greece will require all visitors traveling to the country, including those from fellow European Union countries, to present a PCR test taken within 48 hours of arrival, the country’s health ministry said Wednesday....

27. Lawyer cries foul over ban on unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-cries-foul-over-ban-on-unvaccinated

A local lawyer is invoking European rules to argue the Cypriot government’s measure banning unvaccinated citizens from certain places is a violation of fundamental human rights, with health experts attributing decisions in the last few weeks to the Cabinet...

28. ECJ rules Bulgaria must issue ID to child of same sex couple

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecj-rules-bulgaria-must-issue-id-to-child-of-same-sex-couple

The European Union’s top court ruled on Tuesday that Bulgaria must issue an identity document to a child of a Bulgarian woman and her wife despite same-sex marriage not being recognized in the country....

29. East Med is ‘not a Turkish sea,’ president of French Senate tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-is-‘not-a-turkish-sea-president-of-french-senate-tells-kathimerini

The East Mediterranean is not a Turkish sea and interoperability between the French and Greek armed forces is a factor that brings stability to the region...

30. Immigration: Anastasiades' five requests to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigration-anastasiades-five-requests-to-the-eu

"The country is in a state of emergency in terms of migration flows, and there is absolutely no chance of accommodating more migrants,"...

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