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1. Greeks challenge legitimacy of Turkey-Libya deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-challenge-legitimacy-of-turkey-libya-deal

Libya's Tripoli government signed a preliminary deal on energy exploration on Monday, prompting Greece and Egypt to say they would oppose any activity in disputed areas of the eastern Mediterranean...

2. Denmark: Half of the gas from the two Nord Stream pipelines has already leaked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denmark-half-of-the-gas-from-the-two-nord-stream-pipelines-has-already-leaked

More than half of the gas contained in the pipelines at the bottom of the Baltic Sea in which unexplained explosions occurred earlier this week has now leaked, Denmark's Energy Agency said on Wednesday....

3. Erdogan: Turkey will strengthen its army in the occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-will-strengthen-its-army-in-the-occupied-areas

Turkey will strengthen its military presence in occupied Cyprus following the US decision to fully lift the arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with CNN Türk on Wednesday evening....

4. Op-ed: The embargo has its own history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-embargo-has-its-own-history

The US decision to lift the embargo on the supply of military equipment to the Republic of Cyprus has a decades-long history and is linked to the embargo imposed on Turkey after its invasion of Cyprus in 1974. ...

5. Yeni Safak: Flights from Moscow to the occupied territories via Antalya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yeni-safak-flights-from-moscow-to-the-occupied-territories-via-antalya

Flights from Russia to the occupied territories will start in November via Antalya, according to the pro-government Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak, which reports that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will be on the first flight....

6. Op-ed: Turkey singing the same old song

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-turkey-singing-the-same-old-song

In a letter dated June 5, 1963, and addressed to the elderly Turkish prime minister Ismet Inonu, US President Lyndon Johnson sought to avert a military invasion of Cyprus by threatening that in the case of a Soviet attack, the United States and NATO would not come to Ankara’s aid....

7. Erdogan convenes meeting to discuss sanctions on Russia in possible turnaround

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-convenes-meeting-to-discuss-sanctions-on-russia-in-possible-turnaround

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will convene a top-tier economy-focused meeting on Friday at which Russian payment system Mir and possible Western sanctions will be discussed, two sources with information on the matter told Reuters....

8. Two Turkish banks suspend Russian Mir payments after U.S. sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-turkish-banks-suspend-russian-mir-payments-after-u-s-sanctions

Turkish lenders Isbank and Denizbank have suspended the use of the Russian payment system Mir, the banks said on Monday, following a U.S. crackdown on those accused of helping Moscow skirt sanctions over the war in Ukraine....

9. Putin threatens: 'It's not a bluff'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-threatens-it-s-not-a-bluff

Vladimir Putin has threatened to use weapons of mass destruction against the West, as he announced a partial military mobilization in an escalation of the war on Ukraine....

10. The Russian plan to annex occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-russian-plan-to-annex-occupied-territories

It now holds about 60% of Donetsk and had captured nearly all of Luhansk by July after slow advances during months of intense fighting. But those gains are now under threat after Russian forces were driven from neighbouring Kharkiv province this month,...

11. Turkey threatens Cyprus and East Med security over arms issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-threatens-cyprus-and-east-med-security-over-arms-issue

Turkey has threatened Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean and condemned the United States after the US decided to lift an arms embargo on Cyprus....

12. Western retaliation against Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/western-retaliation-against-ankara

Western governments are expressing concern about the tightening of relations between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a development that makes the prospect of retaliation more likely if the NATO member state helps Moscow avoid sanctions....

13. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

14. Rhetoric escalates as shots fired in Aegean Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhetoric-escalates-as-shots-fired-in-aegean-sea

Turkey says Greek coast guard fired shots at a Turkish cargo ship in international waters in the Aegean, with Athens saying the ship was 'moving suspiciously' in Greek waters while others are calling for calm as rhetoric escalates again...

15. Residents curious about low flights over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-get-curious-over-low-flights-in-cyprus

Cypriot defense officials rushed to clarify low flights over the island on Monday after alarmed residents sought answers online, with the activity taking place while NATO is also testing readiness of the western alliance...

16. Washington scratches beneath surface in Aegean dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-scratches-beneath-surface-in-aegean-dispute

The State Department called on Turkey and Greece 'to refrain from rhetoric and actions that could further escalate tensions,' with a statement from Washington that Greece’s sovereignty over these islands was not in question tying to Turkey’s grievances over 'width of territorial waters and national airspace'...

17. 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...

18. Akar takes F-16 flight over northern Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-takes-f-16-flight-over-northern-aegean

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar flew in an F-16 fighter jet over the northern Aegean on Friday....

19. NATO takes down Turkish tweet after Greek gripe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-takes-down-turkish-tweet-after-greek-gripe

A tweet by NATO’s Allied Land Command congratulating Turkey on its Victory Day was quickly deleted this week, following a demarche by Greece which has a different take on the history...

20. Erdogan insists Greece’s S-300 locked on Turkish plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-insists-greece-s-s-300-locked-on-turkish-plane

The theory that Greece’s Cypriot-bought Russian-made S-300 could be heading for Ukraine got some attention this week, after Ankara insisted that Athens used the previously-forgotten missile system to lock on a Turkish plane over the weekend, a claim Greek officials deny...

21. US to appoint Arctic ambassador, first time in history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-appoint-arctic-ambassador-first-time-in-history

The United States is ready to appoint its first-ever American ambassador to the Arctic region, a State Department official has announced, with the move coming at a time when both the Russians and the Chinese are strengthening their presence in the region....

22. Bicommunal peace event to take place on September 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bicommunal-peace-event-to-take-place-on-september-1st

Political parties, trade unions and organizations from both sides of the divide in Cyprus stressed on Monday their determination to continue their struggle for the reunification of the country....

23. Penalizing Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-penalizing-russia

The parallels between the Baltic countries' strategy towards Russia and the Cyprus strategy, so to speak, towards Turkey, seem easy (and are an official line of the Cypriot Foreign Ministry, which has instructed its diplomats to link the ongoing Russian invasion with the Turkish invasion)....

24. Washington reiterates gas hopes for entire region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-reiterates-gas-hopes-for-entire-region

The US state department has reiterated the American position on Cyprus' natural resources this week after ENI announced a new gas find south of the island, with a Cyprus News Agency report alluding to slightly altered language in the latest statement attributed to an official from across the pond...

25. US warns Turkey for violating sanctions against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-warns-turkey-for-violating-sanctions-against-russia

The Biden administration has warned Turkish businesses not to do business with sanctioned Russian institutions and individuals, ramping up US pressure on a NATO ally that maintains strong ties to Russia during its invasion of Ukraine, the Wall Street Journal reported....

26. Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-must-behave-as-a-nato-ally

Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, calls for more steps to deepen the multidimensional relationship between Greece and the US, from defense and security to emerging technologies, the digital economy, the maritime industry and commercial shipping....

27. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

28. Menendez responds to Turkey's S-400 purchase rumors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-responds-to-turkey-s-s-400-purchase-rumors

A new statement about Turkey's possible purchase of S-400 missile systems from Russia was once again expressed in a statement issued by US Senator Bob Menendez, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee....

29. US response muted following reports of Turkey's second S-400 shipment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-response-muted-following-reports-of-turkey-s-second-s-400-shipment

The Biden administration on Tuesday stopped short of threatening additional penalties following reports Turkey plans to receive the second batch of the Russian S-400 missile defense system....

30. Solving Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-solving-cyprus

The recent commemoration of the 48th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus is a dark reminder that a solution is long overdue. Greek and Cypriot government officials, as well as organizations around the world, called for an end to the Turkish occupation and the reunification of the island....

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