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1. Turkey, West poised to dance a ‘violent tango,’ foreign policy expert tells K

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-turkey-west-poised-to-dance-a-‘violent-tango-foreign-policy-expert-tells-k

A lot of Erdogan’s rhetoric focuses on making Turkey a great power. He sees that as challenging European hegemony....

2. Greece is more secure with Biden as president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-is-more-secure-with-biden-as-president

US Senator Bob Menendez is one of Greece and Cyprus’ greatest supporters and he exerts considerable power and influence in the foreign policy arena....

3. Congress presses State on Turkey’s drone program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/congress-presses-state-department-on-turkey-s-drone-program

Twenty-eight members of the House of Representatives, led by Congressmen David Cicilline of Rhode Island and Gus Bilirakis of Florida, wrote to Secretary of State Antony Blinken to '[express] concern over Turkey’s UAV program, which has destabilized multiple regions of the globe and threatens US interests, allies, and partners'...

4. International Luxury Property and Residency Conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-meeting-point-after-multiple-lockdowns-and-months-of-being-shut-away

5. Cyprus against the clock to stop Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-against-the-clock-to-stop-erdogan

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides has been going all out on a preemptive diplomatic strike aimed at garnering support in Brussels, Washington, and the international community to stop the Turkish President from revealing ‘surprises to the world’ during a scheduled visit to the island on July 20...

6. Jewel sets sail fully vaccinated from Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-sets-sail-fully-vaccinated-from-limassol

The Jewel of the Seas sets sail from Limassol on Saturday marking the beginning of Royal Caribbean’s return to the Mediterranean, a bold move mid-pandemic after Cypriot authorities jumped on board to offer a helping hand to an industry desperately looking for a welcoming port...

7. Heavy rains loom over flood festival in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rains-loom-over-flood-festival-in-cyprus

A yellow warning has been issued in Cyprus for Whit Monday, as heavy showers and possibly hailstorms could possibly disrupt outdoor activities during flood festival celebrations...

8. No fly on the wall during Brussels meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-fly-on-the-wall-during-brussels-meeting

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet Monday in Brussels where they are attending a NATO Summit, with reports saying the two leaders at some point plan to have only their interpreters in the room...

9. Nations look to train at Cyprus security center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nations-look-to-train-at-cyprus-security-center

Three European Union member nations and three Middle Eastern countries are looking to train personnel in border, customs, maritime and cybersecurity techniques at a cutting-edge US-funded facility in Cyprus that is expected to be ready early next year, the Cypriot foreign minister said Thursday...

10. Jewel readies trial cruise from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-readies-trial-cruise-from-cyprus

The Jewel of the Seas is setting anchor in deep waters on Thursday just off Limassol, as the cruise ship prepares for an ultimate summer getaway from Cyprus for the first time ever...

11. Odyssey leaves Cyprus after Haifa cancelation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/odyssey-leaves-cyprus-after-cancelation

Odyssey of the Seas sailed away from Cyprus on Tuesday after Royal Caribbean pulled the plug on operations out of Haifa, but Cypriot officials remain upbeat over cruise ships seeking a friendly port in Limassol...

12. Palestinians rally in Nicosia but show not strong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palestinians-rally-in-nicosia-but-show-not-strong

Demonstrators gathered in downtown Nicosia over the weekend to protest against Israeli action in Gaza, while a pro-Palestinian group pulled out at the last minute citing a number of concerns over the event...

13. Cyprus police keep eye on Israeli interests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-keep-eye-on-israeli-interests

Police in Cyprus are taking precautionary measures to secure Israeli interests on the island, after tensions in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict spiraled out of control this week...

14. Cyprus under siege as it celebrates Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-siege-as-it-celebrates-easter

Towns across the Republic of Cyprus were overrun with anarchists on Holy Saturday, when street fires and loud explosions dominated urban areas late into the night amid pandemic lockdown and midnight mass...

15. Teens wreak havoc on Holy Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teens-wreak-havoc-on-holy-thursday

Four teenagers were arrested on Friday morning in connection with a group delinquency incident in Limassol, where youths started fires near a local church and then attacked fire fighters and police officers who rushed to the scene...

16. US-Turkish alliance at a critical crossroads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-turkish-alliance-at-a-critical-crossroads

The rift between Joe Biden and Recep Tayyip Erdogan runs deep as the American president – in contrast to his predecessor – attaches a great deal of importance to respect for democratic values and does not see his Turkish counterpart as willing to cooperate in the framework of a world order based on shared principles and rules, Ian Bremmer, the head of Eurasia Group, tells Kathimerini in an interview....

17. Cyprus decides lockdown in Golgotha meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-decides-lockdown-after-golgotha-meeting

After a tough debate amongst ministers over how the government ought to respond to a deteriorating pandemic situation, a proposal for a short and partial lockdown was approved at the last minute after the Cypriot health minister ascended his Calvary to secure a lockdown ahead of Orthodox Holy Week...

18. MED 5 want EU to act as one on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med-5-want-eu-to-act-as-one-on-migration

The interior ministers of the five Mediterranean countries on the front line of mass migration to Europe want their European Union partners to share the burden more equitably...

19. Blinken says US fully engaged on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-says-us-fully-engaged-on-cyprus

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says American diplomacy will be “fully engaged” on the Cyprus issue, with Washington calling out aggressive actions in the eastern Mediterranean but also supporting positive developments...

20. Florida giant denies Huawei in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/florida-giant-denies-huawei-in-cyprus

An American company has put words into action in the middle of global 5G wars, with Phoenix Tower International and Monaco Telecom announcing an agreement that includes acquiring newly constructed wireless towers across Malta and Cyprus...

21. Cyprus, India FMs discuss enhancing bilateral relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-india-fms-discuss-enhancing-bilateral-relations

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus and the Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India held extended political consultations at the highest level this afternoon, under Ministers Nikos Christodoulides and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, respectively, during which views were exchanged on the further enhancement of the two countries` bilateral relations with particular focus on specific areas, including entrepreneurship, innovation, and tackling the pandemic. ...

22. Cyprus, Greece, Egypt FMs call for federal Cyprob solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-egypt-fms-call-for-federal-cyprob-solution

The Foreign Ministers of Greece, Egypt and Cyprus signed a joint statement in support for a Cyprus solution on the basis of a bizonal bicommunal federation, in accordance with international law, the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions, and in line with the European acquis....

23. Christodoulides, Dendias hold talks in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-dendias-hold-talks-in-athens

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides met with his Greek counterpart in Athens on Friday on the sidelines of the Friendship Forum held Thursday in what was seen as an effort by Greece to expand its network of allies from the Mediterranean to the Gulf....

24. Jordan supports Cyprus solution based on UN resolutions, Ambassador says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jordan-supports-cyprus-solution-based-on-un-resolutions-ambassador-says

Jordan’s Ambassador to Cyprus Mohamed El-Fayez affirmed on Tuesday his country’s support for a resolution of the Cyprus Problem on the basis of relevant UN resolutions....

25. Cypriot FM visits Gulf before US inauguration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fm-visits-gulf-before-us-inauguration

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides flew to the United Arab Emirates on Monday to hold a private meeting with his counterpart, days after the two countries signed a military cooperation agreement but also days before a changing of the guard in Washington could spell trouble for US arms sales to Gulf states...

26. Cyprus, UAE sign first military cooperation agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-uae-sign-first-military-cooperation-agreement

Cyprus and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday signed their first military cooperation agreement as the eastern Mediterranean island nation seeks to bolster relations with nearby countries in the Middle East....

27. Cyprus, Portugal agree to take ties to next level

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-portugal-agree-to-take-ties-to-next-level

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides paid an official visit to Portugal’s capital on Thursday for a tête-à-tête with his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva on the occasion of Portugal’s assumption of the presidency of the Council of the European Union on January 1....

28. Cyprus, US sign Declaration of Intent on border security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-us-sign-declaration-of-intent-on-border-security

Cyprus and the USA signed on Tuesday a Declaration of Intent on strengthening cooperation on border security issues, in view of enhancing their capacity to counter common threats and foster stability in the region. ...

29. Cyprus, US officials mark 'watershed' moment in bilateral relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-us-officials-mark-watershed-moment-in-bilateral-relations

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides and acting US Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cyprus Center for Land, Open-Seas and Port Security (CYCLOPS) took place in Larnaca on Monday, with the two officials lauding the strong partnership between Cyprus and the US as well as the crucial role that the training center will play in the region....

30. Cyprus calls on Egypt to assist in persuading Turkey to shift intransigent stance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-on-egypt-to-assist-in-persuading-turkey-to-shift-intransigent-stance

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has asked the Egyptian government to exert every effort towards persuading Turkey to alter its intransigent stance and to reverse its unilateral and provocative actions, in view of ultimately easing of tensions in a consistent and sustained manner, allowing the cultivation of a climate that is conducive to facilitating the resumption of the peace process....

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