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07 December, 2019
 

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1. Senate blocks Armenian vote for third time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-blocks-armenian-vote-for-third-time

Republican Senator Kevin Cramer prevented the US Senate from voting on a resolution on Thursday that would recognize as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying it was not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey...

2. Turkey says Greek Cypriots 'spoiled' in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-greek-cypriots-spoiled-in-the-eu

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his country’s continental shelf is not up for discussion, accusing Greeks and Greek Cypriots of holding maximalist and uncompromising positions....

3. Large group of refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-group-of-refugees-reaches-cyprus

A boat carrying over 120 refugees reached Cyprus on Wednesday, with reports saying most were Palestinians from Syria...

4. Armenian genocide resolution hits senate wall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armenian-genocide-resolution-hits-senate-wall

A US resolution that would have officially described atrocities against Armenians in 1915 as genocide has stopped dead in its tracks on Wednesday, following a meeting between the Turkish president and a senator...

5. Young builder falls to his death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-builder-falls-to-his-death

A young man was killed at a construction site in Limassol when he fell from scaffolding up on the fourth floor...

6. Trump has ‘wonderful’ meeting with Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-has-‘wonderful-meeting-with-erdogan

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, calling it a “very serious challenge” to bilateral ties, even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as “wonderful"...

7. Turkey reacts to EU sanctions over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-reacts-to-eu-sanctions-over-cyprus

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to sanction Turkey over drilling off the coast of Cyprus could disrupt talks with the bloc, and he warned that Turkey could send captured Islamic State fighters to Europe...

8. EU okays framework on Turkey over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-okays-framework-on-turkey-over-cyprus

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday economic sanctions over Turkey's drilling off the coast of Cyprus, setting up the legal framework for travel bans and asset freezes but leaving names until a later date...

9. EU ministers follow up on Turkey conclusions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-follow-up-on-turkey-conclusions

EU foreign ministers meet in Brussels on Monday where they are expected to adopt measures against Turkish drilling activities around Cyprus...

10. Senator urges Trump to stand Erdogan up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-urges-trump-to-cancel-erdogan-invitation

US Senator Bob Menendez has called on President Trump to cancel any invitation to Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the White House until the Turkish President commits himself to upholding democratic values...

11. Protection rackets behind Engomi shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protection-rackets-behind-engomi-shooting

Police are still looking for a main suspect in the Engomi shooting, while reports suggest the incident took place amid disputes over protection rackets...

12. Speed boat intercepted in latest refugee arrival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-in-speedboat-arrested-in-latest-refugee-arrival

Coast guard officials arrested two suspects after giving chase to a fleeing speedboat on Monday, in connection with the arrival of another boat that carried 131 undocumented migrants to northwestern Cyprus...

13. Kurd arrested north on terrorism charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kurd-arrested-north-on-terrorism-charges

A man of Kurdish origins who has been arrested by Turkish Cypriot police in the north is accused of being a member of a terrorist organization...

14. Engomi shooting suspect turns himself in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-extremely-critical-after-engomi-shooting

One of two prime suspects in the Engomi shooting has been arrested, with two local men already in custody and the Syrian gunshot victim still in extremely critical condition...

15. Three locals wanted in Nicosia shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-shot-in-the-head-in-west-nicosia

A man has been injured following a shooting incident outside a nightclub in Nicosia, with reports saying three suspects have been identified...

16. Teachers in the north up in arms over hijab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teachers-in-the-north-up-in-arms-over-hijab

Turkish Cypriot educators in the north are up in arms over the appointment of a teacher who showed up at her school wearing a hijab...

17. Greek jets on NATO mission fly over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-jets-on-nato-mission-fly-over-cyprus

Greek fighter jets are flying over Cyprus for a second time within a span of just a few weeks, with reports saying they are on a NATO mission to Syria...

18. US forces take out ISIS leader

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-forces-take-out-isis-leader

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a US military operation in Syria, sources in the region said on Sunday and U.S. President Donald Trump was due to make a “major statement” at the White House...

19. Turkey expresses displeasure at military exercise with barrage of violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-expresses-displeasure-at-military-exercise-with-barrage-of-violations

Turkish fighter jets on Wednesday conducted a total of 70 airspace violations, which led to six overflights and five mock dogfights with Greek fighter jets....

20. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

21. EU lawmakers reject Turkey's 'safe zone' in Syria, eye sanctions steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-reject-turkey-s-safe-zone-in-syria-eye-sanctions-steps

European Union lawmakers on Wednesday condemned Turkey’s offensive to carve out a “safe zone” in northeast Syria and prepared the way for new EU financial sanctions against Ankara....

22. Cypriot foreign minister welcomes ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-foreign-minister-welcomes-ceasefire

The Cypriot foreign minister says it remains to be seen how the agreement to halt military operations in Syria will play out, adding that any agreement was a positive development in keeping the peace...

23. EU heads come through on Turkey conclusions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-heads-come-through-on-turkey-conclusions

The European Council endorses the Foreign Affairs Council conclusions on Turkey’s drilling and reaffirms its solidarity with Cyprus, according to the conclusions adopted after the first day of the EU leaders Summit in Brussels...

24. Dutch police arrest Cypriot wanted man

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dutch-police-arrest-cypriot-wanted-man

Dutch police have arrested a Limassol cafeteria owner who was wanted by Cypriot authorities in connection with the fatal drug overdose of a teenager last year...

25. US and Turkey work out a ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-turkey-work-out-a-ceasefire

Ankara has confirmed statements made by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying the two countries agreed to a 5-day ceasefire in northeast Syria and a hold to additional US sanctions against Turkey...

26. Pence urges Erdogan to halt operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pence-urges-erdogan-to-halt-operation

US Vice President Mike Pence met President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday on a mission to persuade him to halt an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, but Turkish officials said the action would continue regardless...

27. Last straw as Johnson heads to Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-straw-as-johnson-heads-to-brussels

European Union leaders’ two-day summit in Brussels starting on Thursday will be dominated by last-gasp efforts to seal a deal on Britain’s exit from the bloc despite a raft of other pressing issues, from the crisis in the Middle East to the bloc’s budget...

28. Nicosia awaits EU council decisions on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-awaits-eu-council-decisions

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed on Tuesday his satisfaction over the decision of EU Foreign Ministers with regard to Turkey’s illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, and said he expected the European Council to endorse sanctions in its upcoming meeting...

29. Akinci stands ground in Facebook fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-stands-ground-in-facebook-fallout

Political parties in the north are scrambling to pass a mutual statement through the assembly following controversial comments made by the Turkish Cypriot leader regarding Ankara’s offensive in Syria...

30. Ankara calls EU decisions ‘unlawful and biased'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-calls-eu-decisions-‘unlawful-and-biased

Turkey's Foreign Ministry has rejected and condemned decisions taken by the European Union to suspend arms exports to Turkey following Ankara's northeast Syria incursion and drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean...

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