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18 August, 2019
 

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1. Interview with Endy Zemenides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interview-with-endy-zemenides

Ever since Joe Biden declared that Cyprus was a “strategic partner” of the United States, people have been trying to identify substance behind those words. There has been a similar search of what “best relations ever” between the U.S. and Greece means...

2. Tangible rewards for alliance-building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tangible-rewards-for-alliance-building

Greece's military spending has shrunk dramatically as a result of the crisis, widening the defense gap with Turkey. Successive Greek governments have spent billions on armaments over the past few decades, yet there is very little to show for it in terms of a defense industry. After an ambitious start, state-owned firms such as the Hellenic Aerospace Industry (EAV) and others were gradually choked by mismanagement from political parties and unionism...

3. Guarantees and Rights of Intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guarantees-and-rights-of-intervention

Both Turkey’s illegal invasion in 1974 and its occupation of Cyprus, were claimed to be based on its own interpretation of the Treaty of Guarantee. These arguments are well known. Today, Turkey still insists on the same interpretation of this Treaty....

4. The first visits to Washington and Jerusalem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-first-visits-to-washington-and-jerusalem

It’s only three weeks since Nikos Dendias took over the foreign affairs portfolio, but he has already sent a pretty clear signal regarding the new government’s foreign policy priorities...

5. Greek Prime Minister in Cyprus for an official visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-prime-minister-in-cyprus-for-an-official-visit

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis begins today a two-day official visit to Cyprus, his first after he assumed his duties following the elections of July 7th. He is accompanied, inter alia, by Greece`s Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias ...

6. Memes flood internet after bishop’s gay comments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/memes-flood-internet-after-bishop-s-gay-comments

Morphou Neophytos has taken heat after making controversial comments about gay sex, with the internet flooding with funny memes but also criticism against the bishop...

7. Lacroix-Anastasiades discuss UNFICYP’s mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lacroix-anastasiades-discuss-unficyp-s-mandate

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Wednesday that President Anastasiades had the opportunity to raise the matter of Turkey’s provocations within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) as well as his efforts for the resumption of reunification talks during a meeting with Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations. ...

8. Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-calls-for-european-naval-mission-to-counter-iran-s-piracy

It is unclear how much influence Britain may have in Europe given it is about to have a new prime minister, widely expected to be Boris Johnson, who takes over a country divided over Brexit, its planned departure from the European Union. ...

9. Volunteers to enlist as fire lookouts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volunteers-to-enlist-as-fire-lookouts

A volunteer wildfire lookout programme is set to begin in Cyprus, following public criticism and disdain over preventable fires and arson attacks in forested areas...

10. Pyatt calls for stronger defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyatt-calls-for-stronger-defense-cooperation

“The United States has spoken very clearly on the question of the S400 and the F-35. We’ve spoken very clearly on the provocative nature of the drilling activities that Turkey has engaged in in waters off of Cyprus. But none of that changes the fact that we, like you, need to find a way to make this work,” Pyatt added....

11. Still surrounded 45 years later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/still-surrounded-45-years-later

We are living through a series Waterloo battles with the government pretending not to know about it and delusional politics obviously taking its toll...

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. Trump says 'not fair' that U.S. can't sell F-35s to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-says-not-fair-that-u-s-can-t-sell-f-35s-to-turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is “not fair” to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 fighter jets after it bought a Russian air defense system...

14. Turkey rejects EU sanctions, vows to continue drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-rejects-eu-sanctions-vows-to-continue-drilling

EU Foreign affairs ministers who met in Brussels on Monday endorsed a decision to curb diplomatic contacts and funding for Turkey. In response the Turkish MFA issued a statement signalling that the conclusions adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council ‘’will in no way affect Turkey's determination to continue its hydrocarbon activities in the Eastern Mediterranean’’...

15. The extent of betrayal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-extent-of-betrayal

Forty-five whole years later and the image of dead bodies stacked onto a semi-trailer dump cart with watermelons has stuck with me, tormenting me every single time that the hot Cypriot sun splits July in two...

16. Morning sirens trigger memories of 1974

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/morning-sirens-trigger-memories-of-1974

Emergency sirens sounded all over the island on Monday morning to mark the anniversary of a military coup in 1974...

17. Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-says-iran-attempted-to-block-its-oil-tanker

Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday. ...

18. UNFICYP mandate extended for another six months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-mandate-extended-for-another-six-months

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has recommended that the Security Council extends UNFICYP’s mandate until January 31, 2020 in recognition of its continued contribution to the maintenance of peace and stability. ...

19. Far-right soundly defeated in Greek elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-soundly-defeated-in-greek-elections

20. Turkey issues Navtex for exercises off Kastellorizo on Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-issues-navtex-for-exercises-off-kastellorizo-on-sunday

Turkey has issued a navigational telex reserving a large area south of the island of Kastellorizo, within Greece's continental shelf, for military exercises on Sunday as Greeks go to general elections...

21. Two women at the top of EU decision making

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-women-at-the-top-of-eu-decision-making

Under the deal, Ursula von der Leyen, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will replace Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm...

22. New missile scenarios tossed in the mix

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-missile-scenarios-tossed-in-the-mix

Reports in the Turkish Cypriot press point to a number of different scenarios, as authorities on both sides of the divided island try to learn more about the rogue missile that ended up on Cypriot soil...

23. President intends to meet Spehar ahead of the UNSC consultations on UNFICYP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-intends-to-meet-spehar-ahead-of-the-unsc-consultations-on-unficyp

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, intends to have a meeting and discuss with the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) Elizabeth Spehar, prior to her departure for New York, where she will brief the UN Security Council on July 19, ahead of the adoption of the resolution for the renewal of UNFICYP’s mandate on July 30, CNA has learned....

24. Bloomberg: Turkey stockpiles weapon parts in anticipation of US sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloomberg-turkey-stockpiles-weapon-parts-in-anticipation-of-us-sanctions

Turkey has been stockpiling parts for F-16 fighter jets and other military hardware in anticipation of American sanctions, Bloomberg has reported, citing two Turkish officials familiar with their country’s defense strategy. ...

25. Cyprus should not be on the list of countries not getting US arms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-should-not-be-on-the-list-of-countries-not-getting-us-arms

In 1987, the US Department of State placed the Republic of Cyprus on a list of countries to which sales and transfers of defense articles and services is prohibited under the International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR). ...

26. 'No reason to panic' over stray missile

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-chemicals-on-stray-missile-in-cyprus

Turkish Cypriot officials confirmed Monday that they believe a part of a Russian-made S200 missile reached Cyprus early morning and caused multiple explosions, while a team of Turkish experts is traveling to the island to conduct tests...

27. Missile goes astray, hits Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-kyp-chief-says-missile-went-astray

A former intelligence chief says an object that crashed in the north after midnight is mostly likely an S-200 surface-to-air missile, based on images and ongoing conflict in the region...

28. Nicosia expects UN to maintain position on Varosha based on Security Council decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-expects-un-to-maintain-position-on-varosha-based-on-security-council-decisions

The government said on Friday that it expected from the UN to maintain their long-standing position with regard to the ghost-town of Famagusta, that is consistent with the UN Security Council decisions which are explicit and are now blatantly violated through the announcement made in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus...

29. US Senate votes to lift Cyprus arms embargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senate-votes-to-lift-cyprus-arms-embargo

The US Senate on Thursday voted to lift a decades-old arms embargo against Cyprus and to cut Turkey off the American F-35 fighter jet program if it proceeds with the acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system...

30. Amendments to Menendez Rubio bill 'unfortunate'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-amendments-to-menendez-rubio-bill-unfortunate

President Nicos Anastasiades described on Thursday the amendments made to the bipartisan legislation of Robert Menendez and Senator Rubio on an updated United States strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean as ''unfortunate'' ...

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