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21 February, 2020
 

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1. Temperatures rebound after cold nights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temperatures-rebound-after-cold-night

A cold front and high pressure will be affecting areas over Cyprus in the early part of the week, with sunshine and cloudy skies battling it out as temperatures are on the rebound...

2. Defence Minister requests US muscle against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-requests-us-muscle-against-turkey

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides asked senior US energy official Francis Fannon for a substantial US contribution to efforts seeking to end Turkish activities in the Cyprus exclusive economic zone....

3. Foreign Minister on official visit to Beirut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-on-official-visit-to-beirut

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides travels to Beirut on Friday on an official visit. He is the first foreign official to visit Lebanon after the new government of Lebanon assumed duties....

4. Insurers need profound transformation and the right talent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/insurers-need-profound-transformation-and-the-right-talent

As insurance industry growth remains stagnant for another year due to low interest rates, the shifts in consumer demographics around the world coupled with heightened expectations for digital experiences present insurers with risks and opportunities...

5. Foreign Minister in Rome for working visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-in-rome-for-working-visit

Cyprus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Nicos Christodoulides is travelling to Rome, where on Wednesday he will hold a working visit at the invitation of his Italian counterpart, Luigi Di Maio, during which the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, in the light of Turkey’s aggressive activities in the marine zones of the Republic of Cyprus and Libya, will be discussed....

6. Turkish hackers target Cyprus government emails

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-hackers-target-cyprus-government-emails

Sweeping cyberattacks targeting governments and other organizations in Europe and the Middle East are believed to be the work of hackers acting in the interests of the Turkish government, three senior Western security officials said. The hackers have attacked at least 30 organizations, including government ministries, embassies and security services as well as companies and other groups, according to a Reuters review of public internet records. Victims have included Cypriot and Greek government email services and the Iraqi government’s national security advisor, the records show. ...

7. Trump readies Middle East peace plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-readies-middle-east-peace-plan

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will release his long-awaited peace plan for the Middle East before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Washington next week...

8. Egypt issues warning over Cyprus rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-issues-warning-over-cyprus-rights

Egypt has sent out a warning on Sunday about repercussions of any unilateral moves that could breach the rights of the Republic of Cyprus and pose threats to security and stability in the Middle East...

9. Cypriot students take to the streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-students-take-to-the-streets

Organized student groups were gathering outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on Thursday to protest the implementation of exams on a semester basis...

10. Video walkthrough explains Iran plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-walkthrough-explains-iran-plane-crash

A chilling video published by The New York Times offers a step-by-step walkthrough of what happened before and after a Ukrainian airliner was brought down by an Iranian missile...

11. Iran says military shot down plane in error

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-says-military-shot-down-plane-in-error

Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 people aboard and voiced its deep regret, after initially denying it brought down the aircraft in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on US targets in Iraq...

12. Cyprus hopes cooler heads will prevail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-cooler-heads-will-prevail

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday said he hoped more sensible ideas would prevail regarding the situation in the Middle East, while sources expect "no unpleasant surprises” ahead of a mandate review for UN peacekeeping on the island...

13. Both US and Iran claim ‘self defence’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/both-us-and-iran-claim-‘self-defence

Iranian UN ambassador has sent a letter to the UN Security Council calling Tehran’s missile strikes a "measured and proportionate" act of "self-defense,” while the US also says killing Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was for self defence...

14. Iran attacks US air bases in revenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-attacks-us-air-bases-in-revenge

Iran launched missile attacks on US-led forces in Iraq early on Wednesday in retaliation for the US drone strike on an Iranian commander whose killing last week raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East...

15. Iran escalation continues after midnight tweet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-escalation-continues-after-midnight-tweet

US President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard” if Iran attacks Americans or US assets after a drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, as tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq to mourn their deaths...

16. Pompeo cancels trip to Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-cancels-trip-to-nicosia

US State Secretary Mike Pompeo has cancelled a trip to Cyprus next week in the wake of protests outside the US Embassy in Iraq, with Department officials vowing to reschedule the visit “in the near future"...

17. Cyprus President saddened over latest statements by Turkish FM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-saddened-over-latest-statements-by-turkish-fm

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday that he was saddened to hear about the latest statements by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, noting that “they convey in essence the message that the Turkish side is not returning to the negotiating table if the requirements it is putting forward are not met.”...

18. Armenian genocide resolution hits senate wall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armenian-genocide-resolution-hits-senate-wall

A US resolution that would have officially described atrocities against Armenians in 1915 as genocide has stopped dead in its tracks on Wednesday, following a meeting between the Turkish president and a senator...

19. Jho Low may have multiple passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jho-low-may-have-multiple-passports

Reports suggest that fugitive financier Jho Low may be travelling on foreign passports while Malaysian authorities suspect he may be hiding in the Middle East...

20. No rain in sight as temps reach 30

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-rain-in-sight-as-temps-reach-30

A warm front is affecting areas over Cyprus, with temperature highs expected to reach 30 degrees on Monday and no rain in sight at least until midweek...

21. Wars continue over semesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-wars-over-semesters

OELMEK teachers voted on Monday against a proposed strike on exam day, essentially turning their backs on the leadership that has been calling on members to resist a new semester-based system...

22. ExxonMobil’s Vice President briefs Ministers in Cyprus on the company’s appraisal plan for Block 10

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exxonmobil-s-vice-president-briefs-ministers-in-cyprus-on-the-company-s-appraisal-plan-for-block-10

ExxonMobil’s Vice President Don Bagley has discussed with Ministers in Cyprus, the company’s plan for an appraisal drilling for “Glaucus” gas deposit in Block 10 of Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), during a visit in Nicosia where he spoke to the 15th Cyprus Summit/ Economist Conference....

23. Unzipped driver arrested for indecent exposure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unzipped-driver-arrested-for-indecent-exposure

Police arrested a middle-aged man on Wednesday evening after a teenage girl said he pulled his car over and exposed his genitals in front of her...

24. MAP S.Platis joins forces with global firm FTI Consulting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/map-s-platis-joins-forces-with-global-firm-fti-consulting

25. 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...

26. Cyprus says frigate underlines French support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-frigate-underlines-french-support

Cypriot Defence Minister Savvas Angelides says a French frigate within the Cypriot EEZ was not intended to militarize a situation but to show support from France towards the Republic’s sovereign rights...

27. Pompeo opts for diplomacy over Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-opts-for-diplomavy-over-cyprus-eez

The new defense deal signed between Athens and Washington will contribute to Greece’s security, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Kathimerini in a recent interview, while staying firm on diplomatic efforts regarding Cyprus' EEZ...

28. Cyprus FM highlights need for regional cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-highlights-need-for-regional-cooperation-in-the-eastern-mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean is the only region in the world without a regional organization and this is something that we have to work on, Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday evening. ...

29. Teacher strike looming over semesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teacher-strike-looming-over-opposition-to-semesters

State high school teachers are preparing to strike over their opposition to a semester-based exam schedule, with OELMEK union calling on its members to show no interest in putting the exams together...

30. Cavusoglu speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-speaks-to-kathimerini

Our meeting with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu took place in Famagusta on September 9, 2019, the day the Turkish official entered the fenced-off town of Varosha ...

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