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1. Xi and Putin reinforce alliance with joint critique of US actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/xi-and-putin-reinforce-alliance-with-joint-critique-of-us-actions

China's President Xi Jinping and Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday pledged a ''new era'' of partnership between their nations, presenting a united front against what they described as the United States' aggressive Cold War mentality and global destabilization efforts....

2. Putin picks economist Belousov as defense chief, Shoigu switches gears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-picks-economist-belousov-as-defense-chief-shoigu-switches-gears

Russian President Vladimir Putin tapped a civilian economist as his surprise new defence minister on Sunday in an attempt to gird Russia for economic war by trying to better utilise the defence budget and harness greater innovation to win in Ukraine....

3. EU Commission President affirms support for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-president-affirms-support-for-cyprus

In a recent interview commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 2004 enlargement of the EU, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen spoke to Kathimerini reporter Geroger Kakouris and expressed unwavering support for Cyprus in its ongoing issues, emphasizing the EU's solidarity with the country. ...

4. Britain under fire as Russia steps up for Cyprus peace talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-under-fire-as-russia-steps-up-for-cyprus-peace-talks

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova referred on Wednesday to the 65th anniversary of the Zurich-London Agreements......

5. Politico: Doubts arise over Putin's statements in Tucker Carlson interview

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-doubts-arise-over-putin-s-statements-in-tucker-carlson-interview

According to a report in Politico, there are doubts about the credibility of Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent interview with Tucker Carlson....

6. Japan lands 'moon sniper' on moon, faces urgent power challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-lands-moon-sniper-on-moon-faces-urgent-power-challenge

In a groundbreaking achievement, Japan joined the exclusive club of nations that have successfully executed a soft lunar landing....

7. Three suspects in Greek mafia assassinations face prosecutor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-suspects-in-greek-mafia-assassinations-face-prosecutor

Three suspects arrested in connection with the assassinations of two prominent members of the so-called Greek Mafia were led before a public prosecutor on Thursday....

8. Cyprus and the porn industry: High-tech hub exposed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-the-porn-industry-high-tech-hub-exposed

For many years, the Republic of Cyprus, due to its art visa law, served as a hub for white flesh trafficking....

9. Henry Kissinger, influential diplomat, passes away at 100

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/henry-kissinger-influential-diplomat-passes-away-at-100

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, the diplomat with the thick glasses and gravelly voice, passed away at the age of 100, according to his consulting firm. Known for dominating U.S. foreign policy during the Vietnam War and fostering relations with China, Kissinger's legacy is marked by both acclaim and criticism....

10. Serbia's deal with Cyprus strengthens air force

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/serbia-s-deal-with-cyprus-strengthens-air-force

In a move to enhance its air force capabilities, Serbia has acquired eleven Russian-made Mi-35 military helicopters from Cyprus, solidifying its position as a key player in the regional military landscape....

11. Guardian: Russian money flows ''without questions'' in the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guardian-russian-money-flows-without-questions-in-the-occupied-territories

In the Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, an influx of Russian speakers, particularly from the former Soviet Union, has turned the area into a real estate hotspot. ...

12. 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....

13. Turkey, the most unreliable ally of the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/turkey-the-most-unreliable-ally-of-the-west

The latest developments in the Middle East after the terrorist actions of Hamas and the reaction of Israel have proven once again that Turkey does not want and does not belong to the Western alliance. Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to align himself with the extremist Islamists of Hamas and Iran clearly shows where the country is heading....

14. Thousands of Armenians flee Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-armenians-flee-nagorno-karabakh-conflict-zone

Tens of thousands of ethnic Armenians have fled from Nagorno-Karabakh since the territory surrendered to Azerbaijan on 20 September....

15. Is Jack Straw's position the way forward?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-jack-straw-s-position-the-way-forward

In an opinion piece on Politico's website, Jack Straw, a former UK Foreign Minister (2001-2006) and Labour MP from 1979 to 2015, shared his thoughts on Cyprus joining the European Union in 2004, the EU's Inter-Governmental Conference (IGC), and how to solve the Cyprus issue. In summary, he argued that Cyprus should not have joined the EU in 2004 without resolving the Cyprus problem first. ...

16. India makes history, first to land on moon's south pole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/india-makes-history-first-to-land-on-moon-s-south-pole

India made history Wednesday, becoming the first to land on the south pole region of the moon....

17. Russian spacecraft mission to Moon ends in crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-spacecraft-mission-to-moon-ends-in-crash

Roscosmos said it lost contact with the spacecraft on Saturday after it ran into trouble while preparing for its pre-landing orbit of the Moon....

18. Poland's big parade shows readiness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-s-big-parade-shows-readiness

Poland held its largest military parade in decades on Tuesday, in a flex of defensive muscle that comes as tensions rise on the border between the NATO nation and key Russian ally Belarus....

19. British military intelligence reveals Russian navy's use of combat dolphins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-military-intelligence-reveals-russian-navy-s-use-of-combat-dolphins

British military spies on Friday said Russia appears to be training combat dolphins in the annexed Crimean peninsula to counter Ukrainian forces....

20. Belarus receives Russian tactical nuclear weapons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/belarus-receives-russian-tactical-nuclear-weapons

Belarus has started to receive tactical nuclear weapons from Russia, its leader has said....

21. Nicosia to take up resolution on Soviet famine in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-to-take-up-resolution-on-soviet-famine-in-ukraine

Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou told her Ukrainian counterpart over the weekend that Turkey ought not to assume any mediator role in international conflicts, as Kiev continues to call on EU capitals to stay the course against Russia...

22. Nicosia says US army links not against Turkish Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-says-us-army-links-not-against-turkish-cypriots

Greek Cypriots are rejecting Turkish Cypriot claims that American actions disrupt balance on the divided island, following the recent docking of a US attack submarine in Limassol, with Nicosia accusing the north of regurgitating Ankara’s longstanding criticism...

23. Cyprus chips in as EU seeks quick ammo for Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-chips-in-as-eu-seeks-quick-ammo-for-ukraine

The Republic of Cyprus has joined other EU member states as the European Defence Agency sought ways to procure ammunition for Ukraine, but ammo from Nicosia to Kiev is not expected any time soon...

24. #PoliticsBlog: The Judas kiss and the new ministers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/politicsblog-the-judas-kiss-and-the-new-ministers

But let us return to our own shocking kiss between Averof and Christodoulides: it was spontaneous, full of nostalgia for carefree moments in the past, and definitely tinged with liberalism, or, to be more precise, the popular European right. ...

25. Chinese spy balloon lingers over the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-spy-balloon-lingers-over-the-us

A Chinese spy balloon has been flying over the United States for a couple of days, U.S. officials said on Thursday, in what would be a brazen act just days ahead of a planned trip to Beijing by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken....

26. Anastasiades says Russia forced Cyprus to change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-says-russia-forced-cyprus-to-change

Cyprus’ commander-in-chief says Russia forced his country to adopt an EU stance against Moscow, in response to Russian criticism that suggested Europeans were toeing an American line against the Kremlin and Nicosia and Athens were suffering because of it...

27. Russia puts Greece on notice over Cyprus’ S-300 missiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-puts-greece-on-notice-over-cyprus-s-300-missiles

Moscow is warning Athens that a potential transfer of Cyprus’ Russian-made S-300 missile defense system from Greece to Ukraine would be 'a blatantly aggressive move against Russia'...

28. Finland: More kids with foreign ancestry were born in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-more-kids-with-foreign-ancestry-were-born-in-2021

Finnish residents with foreign backgrounds have a higher birth rate compared to the native-born, including both men and women, the statistics show....

29. G7 price cap on Russian oil kicks in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/g7-price-cap-on-russian-oil-kicks-in

The Group of Seven price cap on Russian seaborne oil came into force on Monday as the West tries to limit Moscow's ability to finance its war in Ukraine, but Russia has said it will not abide by the measure even if it has to cut production....

30. Russian-born lawyer in Cyprus throws hat in ring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-born-lawyer-in-cyprus-throws-hat-in-ring

Local media this week got wind of a possible presidential run by a Limassol-based corporate lawyer, who was born in Russia before the dissolution of the Soviet Union and believes Cyprus should be a neutral state...

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