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20 July, 2024
 

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1. Armed convoy of 800 fighters from Paphos to Nicosia marred by tragedy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-convoy-of-800-fighters-from-paphos-to-nicosia-marred-by-tragedy

In recent months, a freshly painted bus from another era has been placed in a shelter near the roundabout at the Paphos General Hospital....

2. Labour Party triumphs, Keir Starmer to become Prime Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labour-party-triumphs-keir-starmer-to-become-prime-minister

The Labour Party has secured victory in Britain’s general election, marking the first change in power in 14 years. ...

3. Cyprus condemns Russian media ban, defends press freedom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-condemns-russian-media-ban-defends-press-freedom

The Russian government's recent decision to block access to more than 80 media outlets, including three based in Cyprus, starkly undermines democratic principles and the pluralism that supports them, according to a statement by Cypriot government spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis....

4. Nicosia looks to Washington for key defense and visa policy changes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-looks-to-washington-for-key-defense-and-visa-policy-changes

In a bid to strengthen its relationship with the United States, Cyprus is focusing on two crucial dossiers: lifting the U.S. arms embargo and joining the U.S. Visa Waiver Program....

5. Turkey-Greece relations could improve but Cyprus policy stays the same

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-greece-relations-could-improve-but-cyprus-policy-stays-the-same

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar emphasized that while relations between Turkey and Greece have the potential to bring mutual benefits, Turkey’s policy on Cyprus remains unchanged. ...

6. Councilor claims vehicle vandalism in pre-election turmoil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/councilor-claims-vehicle-vandalism-in-pre-election-turmoil

Savvas Kyriakou, a Municipal Councilor from Dromolaxia, has filed a complaint with authorities alleging an attack against him and damage to his vehicle....

7. China's leader targets Hungary, Serbia for investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-leader-targets-hungary-serbia-for-investments

Chinese leader Xi Jinping will spend most of his five-day tour in Europe this week in two small countries in the continent’s eastern half, a region that Beijing has used as a foothold for its expanding economic ambitions in Europe....

8. Macron declares ''Europe is mortal,'' calls for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-declares-europe-is-mortal-calls-for-unity

The 27-country bloc needs to urgently rethink its defence and economic models to not fall behind its rivals, the French leader said. ...

9. Christodoulides and Von der Leyen strategize on Cyprus migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-and-von-der-leyen-strategize-on-cyprus-migration-crisis

In a cordial atmosphere, the meeting between President Nikos Christodoulides of the Republic of Cyprus and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen took place today, Sunday, April 7, in Athens....

10. Erdogan's worries mount as opposition claims victory in key cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-worries-mount-as-opposition-claims-victory-in-key-cities

There's a palpable sense of satisfaction among the opposition, resonating with a significant portion of the populace, following Sunday's electoral outcome in Istanbul and other major Turkish cities....

11. Government mulls UAE-led takeover of Daily Telegraph

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-mulls-uae-led-takeover-of-daily-telegraph

In a pivotal moment for British media, the government is deliberating the approval of a UAE-led takeover of the Daily Telegraph, eliciting widespread objections from politicians, journalists, ...

12. Mythologizing Nikos Koshis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mythologizing-nikos-koshis

The portrayal of Nikos Koshis as a role model for combating organized crime, being showcased on various TV stations whenever crime rates surge, has consistently caused me significant embarrassment....

13. Taiwan elects Lai Ching-te as President amidst China's strong disapproval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taiwan-elects-lai-ching-te-as-president-amidst-china-s-strong-disapproval

Taiwan's political landscape makes history as Lai Ching-te and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) clinch a landmark third consecutive term....

14. Wolfgang Schäuble, former German Finance Minister, dies at 81

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wolfgang-schauble-former-german-finance-minister-dies-at-81

Wolfgang Schäuble, the influential former German Finance Minister and speaker of the Bundestag, passed away at 81, leaving a profound mark on European financial affairs....

15. Divisions in Cyprus amplify fact-checking challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divisions-in-cyprus-amplify-fact-checking-challenges

Cyprus, an ethnically divided island in the Mediterranean, is like any other nation: It’s been hit by a wave of misinformation, and residents are trying to keep up....

16. Trump leaves door open to power play in potential White House return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-leaves-door-open-to-power-play-in-potential-white-house-return

Former President Donald Trump, in a Fox News interview with Sean Hannity, left the question of potential power abuse unanswered, fueling Democratic concerns about his rhetoric and future plans....

17. Cyprus proposes lifeline to Gaza in 'Amalthea' project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-proposes-lifeline-to-gaza-in-amalthea-project

The debate on the humanitarian corridor in Gaza, from Cypriot territory within the context of the 'Amalthea' project, represents Cyprus' attempt to assert 'flag projection' and a broader diplomatic role in the evolving situation in the Middle East sub-system post-October 7....

18. UN chief's controversial view on Cyprus unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/un-chief-s-controversial-view-on-cyprus-unity

In a recent interview, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of UNFICYP, Colin Stewart, referred to the fact that his country of origin, Canada, has a French-speaking Prime Minister, despite the fact that French-speakers make up 25% of the population, in order to show that ethnic and linguistic differences are being addressed and over time will not pose a threat to the unity of the country....

19. Biden's cabinet seeks $105 billion aid for Israel and Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-s-cabinet-seeks-$105-billion-aid-for-israel-and-ukraine

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken will make the case Tuesday that the United States should immediately send aid to Israel and Ukraine, testifying at a Senate hearing as the administration’s massive $105 billion emergency aid request for conflicts in those countries and others has already hit roadblocks in the divided Congress. ...

20. Democracy is ailing because we are failing it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/democracy-is-ailing-because-we-are-failing-it

Interestingly, here as in the rest of Europe, the big ''winner'' of what happened after October 7 in Israel is one and only. The far right....

21. Could Kasselakis be the catalyst for resolving the Cyprus problem?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/could-kasselakis-be-the-catalyst-for-resolving-the-cyprus-problem

Stefanos Kasselakis, the newly elected President of SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance, is currently on a two-day visit to Cyprus, marking his first international trip since assuming office as the President of SYRIZA-PS....

22. Kasselakis arrives in Cyprus, talks on Cyprus problem await

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasselakis-arrives-in-cyprus-talks-on-cyprus-problem-await

Stefanos Kasselakis, the newly elected president of the SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance, expressed his support for restarting talks on the Cyprus issue from where they left off in Crans Montana during an interview with the Cyprus News Agency....

23. Holocaust memorials under attack amidst German far-right rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holocaust-memorials-under-attack-amidst-german-far-right-rise

Surveys show that hardcore political beliefs are spreading beyond traditionally right-wing demographic groups....

24. Arrest of UK researcher for spying fuels UK's China policy reevaluation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrest-of-uk-researcher-for-spying-fuels-uk-s-china-policy-reevaluation

The arrest of a British parliamentary researcher on suspicion of spying for China has reignited a fierce debate about the future of the United Kingdom’s relationship with Beijing....

25. Kuwait bans Barbie, Lebanon weighs censorship for ''homosexuality''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kuwait-bans-barbie-lebanon-weighs-censorship-for-homosexuality

Kuwait has banned the film Barbie in a bid to protect "public ethics and social traditions," while a Lebanese minister has made moves to censor the film on grounds it "promotes homosexuality and sexual transformation"....

26. Trump to stand trial for Capitol riot charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-to-stand-trial-for-capitol-riot-charges

Donald Trump is due to appear in court to face charges over involvement in the January 6th Capitol riots. ...

27. Trump faces indictment over 2020 election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-faces-indictment-over-2020-election

Donald Trump was indicted on felony charges Tuesday for working to overturn the results of the 2020 election in the run-up to the violent riot by his supporters at the U.S. Capitol, with the Justice Department acting to hold him accountable for an unprecedented effort to block the peaceful transfer of presidential power and threaten American democracy....

28. Nicosia's push to involve EU in Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nicosia-s-push-to-involve-eu-in-cyprus-problem

When last March, as usual, newly elected President Christodoulides visited Athens in his new capacity as the Greek Prime Minister, the news of the establishment of a "supreme body of institutional coordination between Greece and the Republic of Cyprus" made big headlines, at least in the news....

29. European journalists accuse EU leaders of invalidating media freedom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-journalists-accuse-eu-leaders-of-invalidating-media-freedom

Draft legislation published by EU leaders that would allow national security agencies to spy on journalists has been condemned by media and civil society groups as dangerous and described by a leading MEP as “incomprehensible”....

30. Turkey faces runoff election with Erdogan leading

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-faces-runoff-election-with-erdogan-leading

Turkey headed for a runoff vote after President Tayyip Erdogan led over his opposition rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Sunday's election but fell short of an outright majority to extend his 20-year rule of the NATO-member country...

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