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1. NATO names Mark Rutte as new leader ahead of Washington summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-names-mark-rutte-as-new-leader-ahead-of-washington-summit

NATO appointed Mark Rutte as its next secretary-general on Wednesday, putting the outgoing Dutch prime minister in charge of the world’s biggest security organization at a critical time for European security as war rages in Ukraine....

2. Ukraine's NATO membership in the cards, Blinken asserts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-nato-membership-in-the-cards-blinken-asserts

A summit to mark the alliance's birthday doubled as a renewed effort to keep members on board with aid for Ukraine....

3. Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny dies in Arctic prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-opposition-leader-alexey-navalny-dies-in-arctic-prison

In a shocking development, Alexey Navalny, the prominent Russian opposition leader and fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, has died at the age of 47, according to the Russian prison service. ...

4. European leaders standing firm against Erdogan's tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-leaders-standing-firm-against-erdogan-s-tactics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is riding high after extorting Europe and forcing not only Sweden but also NATO to humiliate themselves as supplicants caving to extortion. ...

5. Unmasking Turkey's masterful diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/unmasking-turkey-s-masterful-diplomacy

Both the history concerning fuel in the Occupied Areas and the ongoing journalistic investigation, initially highlighted by "Politis," about the development of Greek-Cypriot properties......

6. Historic day for NATO as Turkey agrees to ratify Sweden's accession

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-day-for-nato-as-turkey-agrees-to-ratify-sweden-s-accession

Hailing a “historic day,” NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday evening that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed – after marathon trilateral consultations with Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson on the eve of the Alliance’s Summit – ...

7. All-inclusive reference in EU draft good enough for Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-inclusive-reference-in-eu-draft-good-enough-for-nicosia

President Nikos Christodoulides said he was pleased with the reference included in the latest draft conclusions of the European Council on the EU's readiness 'to contribute at all stages' during the UN-sponsored talks as well as with the reference to EU-Turkey relations...

8. Nicosia ups voice during defense meeting in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ups-voice-during-defense-meeting-in-brussels

Defence Minister Michalis Giorgallas stressed that EU - NATO needs to take place on an equal footing for all member states, speaking after the conclusion of the Foreign Affairs Council which was held in Brussels on Tuesday in its Defence Ministers configuration...

9. Finland joins NATO, doubling the alliance's border with Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-joins-nato-doubling-the-alliance-s-border-with-russia

Finland Joins NATO, Doubling Russia's Border with the Alliance Subtitle: ...

10. China proposes ceasefire in bid to save credibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-proposes-ceasefire-in-bid-to-save-credibility

The West reacted with skepticism to China's proposal on Friday - the first anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine - for a ceasefire, with NATO saying Beijing did not have much credibility as a mediator....

11. US-Cyprus army cooperation bill heads to the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-army-cooperation-bill-heads-to-the-house

A bill that paves the way for further military cooperation between Cyprus and the Unites States reached the House this week, following months of media hype about the island’s intent to help Ukraine with Russian-made missiles, but the specific agreement explicitly excludes weapons systems...

12. NATO response convoluted in missile aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-response-convoluted-in-missile-aftermath

Puzzled world leaders breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday after it was revealed that Ukrainian forces, not Russian, had fired missiles into Poland, but the incident had already disrupted G20 diplomacy meetings in Bali and further revealed hidden divisions within NATO...

13. Cyprus’ senator friend under criminal investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-senator-friend-under-criminal-investigation

Cyprus friend Bob Menendez is once again under federal criminal investigation, with the news coming just days after the senator’s plan to block Turkey from getting F-16 jets was undone...

14. Arming Ukraine rumors intensify in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arming-ukraine-rumors-intensify-in-cyprus

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has clarified that his country will not send weapons directly to Ukraine, but the commander-in-chief did not rule out a swap through a third country that was willing to replace Russian-made systems with modern armaments...

15. 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....

16. World leaders stunned by fatal shooting of Shinzo Abe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-leaders-stunned-by-fatal-shooting-of-shinzo-abe

The killing of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Friday sparked condemnation from political leaders around the world....

17. Cyprus thrown a curveball as Turkey lifts veto

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-thrown-a-curveball-as-turkey-lifts-veto

Turkey lifted its veto over Finland and Sweden applying to join NATO after the three nations agreed on Tuesday to protect each other's security, with some of terms potentially raising issues for Nicosia...

18. Efforts afoot to de-escalate tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-afoot-to-de-escalate-tensions

The United States, seconded by Germany, has intervened decisively to keep tensions between uneasy allies Greece and Turkey from boiling over....

19. Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-and-sweden-formally-apply-to-join-nato

Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the NATO alliance on Wednesday, a decision spurred by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, but face objections from Turkey to an accession process that is expected to take only a few weeks....

20. Swedish FM signs application for NATO membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swedish-fm-signs-application-for-nato-membership

Swedish Foreign Minister Anne Linde signed the country's application for NATO membership this morning, officially confirming its intention to join the Alliance....

21. 'Grave mistake' if Finland and Sweden join NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grave-mistake-if-finland-and-sweden-join-nato

Russia has told Finland and Sweden that their decision to join the Nato military alliance is a serious mistake with far-reaching consequences and that they should not assume that Moscow will not respond....

22. Moscow warns of retaliation if Helsinki joins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-warns-of-retaliation-if-helsinki-joins

Finland said on Thursday it would apply to join NATO 'without delay', with Sweden expected to follow, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine looked set to bring about the very expansion of the Western military alliance that Vladimir Putin aimed to prevent...

23. Athens puts CBMs with Turkey on ice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-puts-cbms-with-turkey-on-ice

Greece has frozen plans for the next round of confidence-building measures (CBMs) with Turkey at the level of defense ministries, following a barrage of Turkish overflights in the eastern Aegean. The talks have been postponed for the future, government sources said....

24. Zelensky gets face-to-face pledge from US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-gets-face-to-face-pledge-from-us

Washington's top diplomat and defense secretary both visited Kyiv on Sunday, and used the first official US visit to Ukraine since Russia invaded two months ago to announce a gradual return of US diplomats to the country and the nomination of a new ambassador...

25. Finland and Sweden could join NATO in the summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-and-sweden-could-join-nato-in-the-summer

Finland and Sweden could soon join NATO, moves that would likely infuriate Moscow and that officials say would further underscore Russia's strategic error in invading Ukraine....

26. World horrified over Bucha death footage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-horrified-over-bucha-death-footage

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was “deeply shocked” by images of civilian deaths in Ukraine posted online over the weekend, with Kiev blaming Moscow and Russia rejecting the accusations and calling for a special Security Council meeting on Monday...

27. Russian troops not withdrawing but regrouping in Ukraine, NATO says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-troops-not-withdrawing-but-regrouping-in-ukraine-nato-says

Russian forces in Ukraine are not withdrawing but regrouping, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday, commenting on Moscow's announcements about a scaling down of military operations around Kyiv....

28. US imposes fresh sanctions on Russia while providing an additional $1B in humanitarian aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-imposes-fresh-sanctions-on-russia-while-providing-an-additional-$1b-in-humanitarian-aid

The United States will expand its sanctions on Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine, targeting members of the country’s parliament and the central bank’s gold reserves, the White House announced Thursday....

29. Zelensky: 'We will not join NATO'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-we-will-not-join-nato

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky appears to have accepted that his country will not become a member of NATO, one of the demands made by Russia before it invaded....

30. Could another war be on the horizon?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/could-another-war-be-on-the-horizon

Greece is calling on its allies to condemn Turkey over recent aggressive rhetoric from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has hinted at the possibility of open conflict as tensions rise between the two countries....

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