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1. Lawyer criticises police in gang rape investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-criticises-police-in-gang-rape-investigation

Police are conducting DNA tests and examining mobile phones of twelve Israeli youths arrested in the Ayia Napa gang rape case, while allegations of abuse at the hands of law enforcement are also coming into focus...

2. Bloomberg: Turkey has abandoned the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloomberg-turkey-has-abandoned-the-west

In an opinion piece Bloomberg's editorial board writes that Turkey is an increasingly erratic ally that is no longer worth the risks. ...

3. 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. ...

4. Moscow irked by EU sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-irked-by-eu-sanctions-against-turkey

Moscow “cannot accept” the European Union's decision to slap Turkey with sanctions over its illegal drilling for hydrocarbon deposits in Cyprus' exclusive economic zone, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova was quoted by the TASS news agency as saying at a briefing on Wednesday. ...

5. 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’’...

6. David Harris: US closer to Greece, Cyprus, Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/david-harris-us-closer-to-greece-cyprus-israel

Washington recognizes Greece’s strategic value and reliability as an ally, attributes that only grow stronger as doubts deepen over Turkey’s stance, American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris tells Kathimerini in an interview...

7. Isabelle Dumont the new French Ambassador to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isabelle-dumont-the-new-french-ambassador-to-cyprus

Isabelle Dumont will succeed René Troccaz as the Ambassador of the Republic of France to Cyprus. The 44-year-old diplomat is currently serving as the French Ambassador in Ukraine. ...

8. Bus driver cries foul over airport assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bus-driver-cries-foul-over-airport-assault

A Turkish Cypriot bus driver says Greek Cypriots threw rocks at his vehicle at Larnaca International Airport where he had gone to pick up tourists...

9. George Low murder still open case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/george-low-murder-still-open-case

The unsolved murder of George Low was back in the headlines this week, with some new information about additional possible suspects and a frustration over two identified suspects who remain at large...

10. 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. ...

11. US urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-urges-turkey-to-halt-drilling-operations-off-cyprus

The United States has said that Turkey's most recent dispatch of the drillship Yavuz to conduct drilling operations off the Karpas Peninsula of Cyprus is a "provocative step" and has urged Turkish authorities to halt these operations. ...

12. Mitsotakis, expectations and the need for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mitsotakis-expectations-and-the-need-for-unity

The coming weeks will naturally see an emphasis on New Democracy’s proposals on all the major issues, from the economy and security, to education and health. At the same time the new prime minister will have to strike a balance between the rival forces within his party’s ranks, combining the new with the old. ...

13. Body found inside trunk in north Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-found-inside-trunk-in-north-nicosia

A bad smell coming from a car near a school in north Nicosia led to the discovery of a dead body in the trunk, with Turkish Cypriot police investigating the murder of a foreign national...

14. Emergency Room doctors go on strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/er-doctors-go-on-strike

Union doctors in the Emergency Rooms of state hospitals went on strike on Tuesday morning, with the government crying foul and saying the move is unwarranted...

15. US Congressional Delegation visits Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congressional-delegation-visits-cyprus

A 9-member bipartisan delegation of the U.S. House of Representatives, headed by Ted Deutch (D-FL), the Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, visited Cyprus this weekend....

16. ND surges to power, promising change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nd-surges-to-power-promising-change

17. Citizens praised for helping police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-praised-for-helping-police

Dozens of citizens got praise from authorities during a police award ceremony on Wednesday in recognition of their role in combating crime...

18. 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....

19. 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). ...

20. 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...

21. 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...

22. Galanos on Famagusta: Now the time for government to take action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/galanos-on-famagusta-now-the-time-for-government-to-take-action

23. Cyprus strongly protests to UN over airspace and sea violations by Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-strongly-protests-to-un-over-airspace-and-sea-violations-by-turkey

Cyprus has strongly protested to the UN the violations of its national airspace, the infringements of international air traffic regulations in Cyprus’s flight information region and the illegal use of closed ports and airports in Cyprus by Turkey...

24. Taxi drivers go on strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taxi-drivers-go-on-strike

City taxi drivers went on strike Thursday morning to protest a number of issues including city permits, social security, and the traffic code...

25. Apple Pay now available to Bank of Cyprus customers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apple-pay-now-available-to-bank-of-cyprus-customers

26. US bill calls for end to Russian military vessels refueling in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-bill-calls-for-end-of-russian-military-vessels-refueling-in-cyprus

The Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019 would allow the U.S. to fully support the trilateral partnership of Israel, Greece, and Cyprus through energy and defense cooperation initiatives...

27. US Senate Foreign Relations committee advances East Med Act

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senate-foreign-relations-committee-advances-east-med-act

28. Sex offender fined for flipping the bird

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-offender-fined-for-flipping-the-bird

A pardoned sex offender has been fined €700 for flipping off the parents of his victim after getting out early...

29. Winds of War

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/1-winds-of-war

30. Missing Romanian teen gets married in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-romanian-teen-gets-married-in-cyprus

A tip from Interpol about a concerned family in Romania over their teenage daughter led to the arrest of a male suspect at Larnaca airport in a possible human trafficking case...

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