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1. First black astronaut nominee fulfils space dream after 60 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-black-astronaut-nominee-fulfils-space-dream-after-60-years

Ed Dwight, America’s first Black astronaut candidate, finally rocketed into space 60 years later, flying with Jeff Bezos’ rocket company on Sunday....

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. 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. ...

5. Albania reopens Soviet-era air base amid Russian threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/albania-reopens-soviet-era-air-base-amid-russian-threat

NATO member Albania, which has no fighter jets of its own, opened a rebuilt Soviet-era air base to serve NATO aircraft on Monday amid an increased threat from Russia, Prime Minister Edi Rama said....

6. 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......

7. Navalny's bruised body uncovered, investigation gains momentum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/navalny-s-bruised-body-uncovered-investigation-gains-momentum

In a dramatic turn of events, the body of Alexei Navalny has been discovered following yesterday's thriller where his relatives claimed he was not returned to them by Russian authorities....

8. FT: Estonia PM on Russia's wanted list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-estonia-pm-on-russia-s-wanted-list

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. Major crime boss gunned down in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-crime-boss-gunned-down-in-greece

New evidence has emerged about the mafia execution of Vangelis Zambounis on Sunday morning in Neos Kosmos. The Hellenic Police are still investigating the case, which is another episode in the bloody cycle of the Greek mafia....

13. 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....

14. 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....

15. Russia's 'loyalty agreements' pose threat to foreigners' freedom of expression

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-loyalty-agreements-pose-threat-to-foreigners-freedom-of-expression

In a move that raises concerns over freedom of expression, Russia's interior ministry has drafted legislation requiring foreigners to sign a "loyalty agreement" upon entry....

16. Helicopters, popes, and the rise of global Trumpism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/helicopters-popes-and-the-rise-of-global-trumpism

Today, our President is set to meet His Holiness Pope Francis, a rendezvous that comes with a touch of irony given the president's previous likening to the late Archbishop Chrysostomos...

17. 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....

18. 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. ...

19. 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....

20. 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....

21. 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....

22. 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. ...

23. 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....

24. 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....

25. 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....

26. MI6 chief urges Russians to share info

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mi6-chief-urges-russians-to-share-info

The head of the British Secret Service MI6, Richard Moore, urged Russians who are against the war to "share" information or documents they possess with the British secret services, to bring the war to a faster end....

27. 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....

28. Israeli deal fuels Cyprus arming Ukraine rumors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-deal-fuels-rumors-of-cyprus-arming-ukraine

Cyprus has emerged in media reports as the 'unknown European country' that negotiated to buy Israeli Merkava tanks, fueling persistent rumors that dozens of the island’s Russian T-80 were set aside for Ukraine in a so-called swap deal...

29. Cyprus still vague on Ukraine swap deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-vague-on-ukraine-swap-deal

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides declined to say whether any of the island’s Soviet-made defense systems could end up in Ukraine, pointing to Turkey and budget concerns but also echoing a broader ambiguity as EU allies argue over the best defense strategy...

30. 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....

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