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26 October, 2021
 

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1. Cyprus airs migration grievances at divided Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airs-migration-grievances-at-divided-europe

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris wants strong EU awareness on external borders to be shown in Cyprus as well, in remarks he made near the buffer zone on Sunday, just two days after the European Commission president signaled there would be no funding for barbed wire and walls...

2. NGO says refugee woman misled by agents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngo-says-refugee-woman-misled-by-agents

A pro-migrant group in Cyprus is accusing officials of using dubious methods to pressure a Syrian woman refugee to withdraw her asylum application, including hiding a recent development that could reunite her family on the island more quickly...

3. Asylum seekers arrested in Chloraka raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-arrested-in-chloraka-raid

Ten asylum seekers have been arrested in Paphos district according to local reports, citing a violation of an emergency law issued last December that bans international protection applicants from residing in Chloraka...

4. Turkey asks US to buy 40 F-16 jets to upgrade Air Force, sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-asks-us-to-buy-40-f-16-jets-to-upgrade-air-force-sources-say

Turkey has made a request to the US to buy 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets and nearly 80 modernization kits for its existing warplanes,...

5. Outage highlights how vital Facebook has become worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/outage-highlights-how-vital-facebook-has-become-worldwide

In Lima, Peru, the breakdown complicated dental technician Mary Mejia’s job. Like most Peruvian medical workers, she uses WhatsApp for a multitude of tasks, including scheduling appointments and ordering crowns....

6. Cyprus’ top diplomat: Turkey is creating new Ottoman empire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-diplomat-turkey-is-creating-new-ottoman-empire

The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus is accusing Turkey’s president of attempting to promote a new Ottoman empire in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East...

7. Suspect cleared of murder cries foul over scare tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-cleared-of-murder-cries-foul-over-scare-tactics

All charges in the disappearance of an ex-con presumed dead by local authorities have been dropped against two suspects, with one of them accusing prosecutors of pushing him to claim a recent arson in exchange of walking free in the murder and kidnapping case...

8. Erdogan says Turkey plans to buy more S400

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-turkey-plans-to-buy-more-s400

President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey still intended to buy a second batch of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, a move that could deepen a rift with NATO ally Washington and trigger new US sanctions...

9. President Anastasiades addresses the 76th UN General Assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-addresses-the-76th-un-general-assembly

The President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, today addressed members of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York....

10. Hope for a new perspective on the Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hope-for-a-new-perspective-on-the-cyprus-issue

The meeting of the President of the Republic Nikos Anastasiadis with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, lasting 20 minutes, did not seem to change the climate that exists in the Cypriot view in view of next Monday's appointment with the Turkish leader Ersin Tatar....

11. EUMED9 summit poised to tackle migration and climate crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eumed9-summit-poised-to-tackle-migration-and-climate-crisis

Nine European countries on the Mediterranean are holding a summit in Athens Friday afternoon to discuss issues ranging from climate change to migration and Afghanistan....

12. Dutch foreign minister resigns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dutch-foreign-minister-resigns

Dutch Foreign Minister Zigrid Kaag submitted her resignation from the government on Thursday,...

13. President to leave for Athens, then New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-leave-for-athens-and-then-to-new-york

President Anastasiadis is going to Athens tomorrow to take part in the EUMED Summit, and will continue on to New York for the UN General Assembly....

14. Russia: President Putin in quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-president-putin-in-quarantine

Russian President Vladimir Putin is self-isolating after several members of his entourage were found to be positive of the coronavirus....

15. NATO must 'stand together' in Afghanistan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-must-stand-together-in-afghanistan

The political and military leadership of the Afghan Army must shoulder a significant part of the blame for its swift collapse...

16. Greece is more secure with Biden as president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-is-more-secure-with-biden-as-president

US Senator Bob Menendez is one of Greece and Cyprus’ greatest supporters and he exerts considerable power and influence in the foreign policy arena....

17. Shocking details emerge after pushback in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-details-emerge-after-pushback-in-cyprus

More shocking details have emerged about a Syrian refugee’s ordeal in Cyprus, with police saying they were unaware last month they were separating a pregnant woman from her family during a pushback while some members of a House committee told a different story...

18. ISIS 'Beatles' member expected to plead guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-beatles-member-expected-to-plead-guilty

An Islamic State jihadist of Cypriot origins and member of the terrorist cell “The Beatles” is rumored to have changed his plea to guilty, thus foregoing trial in a US courtroom...

19. All eyes on oil spill response in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-oil-spill-response-in-cyprus

Traces of last week’s oil spill from Syria that came close to the north-eastern tip of Cyprus have been spotted further south off the coast of Cape Greco, with officials on both sides of the divided island scrambling to manage the disaster...

20. Syrian mom with newborn beats Cyprus pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-mom-with-newborn-beats-pushback-in-cyprus

A pregnant woman who reached Cyprus on a refugee boat last month has given birth to a boy, while the rest of her family and other passengers who were pushed back to Lebanon were said to be facing deportation to Syria...

21. Divided Cyprus braces for oil spill from Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-braces-for-oil-spill-from-syria

Cypriot authorities went on alert Tuesday after a fuel oil leak in Syria was proven to be bigger than expected, with local media saying a visible slick had come close to the northeastern tip of the divided island...

22. Cyprus jails captain for docking in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-jails-captain-for-docking-in-the-north

The captain of a Ukraine-bound oil tanker was sentenced to prison on Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, two days after he was arrested in the south for docking his ship in the north last year...

23. Man stabbed in the neck in broad daylight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-stabbed-in-the-neck-in-broad-daylight

Two men have been apprehended by police in connection with a stabbing incident under investigation in downtown Nicosia, with reports saying the attack in broad daylight was preceded by an altercation between three individuals...

24. HMS Queen Elizabeth stops in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hms-queen-elizabeth-stops-in-cyprus

Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy, arrived in the port of Limassol on Wednesday, a week after a maritime incident with Russia...

25. Another refugee boat pushed back in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-refugee-boat-pushed-back-in-cyprus

A boat carrying 58 presumptive refugees including women and children was pushed back by Cypriot authorities, after a standstill ended when marine police received instructions from land to escort the vessel back to Lebanon...

26. Biden and Putin take center stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-and-putin-take-center-stage

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin decided at a 'pragmatic' first summit on Wednesday to hold arms control and cyber-security talks and return their respective ambassadors, while agreeing to differ on other issues...

27. Women and children allowed off refugee boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-and-children-allowed-off-refugee-boat

Close to a hundred Syrian refugees were spotted on board a vessel on Wednesday off Cyprus’ Cape Greco, with reports saying half of them were women and children while coast guard officials ordered the men to remain on the boat...

28. Cyprus turns refugee boat back to Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-turns-refugee-boat-back-to-lebanon

Dozens of refugees who were on board a vessel spotted off Cyprus on Sunday returned to their point of departure in Lebanon, contradicting earlier reports that the boat had been escorted to Cape Greco...

29. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-by-boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

30. US-Turkish alliance at a critical crossroads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-turkish-alliance-at-a-critical-crossroads

The rift between Joe Biden and Recep Tayyip Erdogan runs deep as the American president – in contrast to his predecessor – attaches a great deal of importance to respect for democratic values and does not see his Turkish counterpart as willing to cooperate in the framework of a world order based on shared principles and rules, Ian Bremmer, the head of Eurasia Group, tells Kathimerini in an interview....

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