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1. Migrant trafficking concerns rise as Cyprus rescues 41 individuals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-trafficking-concerns-rise-as-cyprus-rescues-41-individuals

Two boats carrying a total of 41 irregular migrants arrived Thursday afternoon in Cyprus. According to Cyprus News Agency (CNA), the radar of the Cyprus Coast Guard spotted the two boats sailing 12 nautical miles southeast of Cape Greco. ...

2. Libya: Tragic road accident claims lives of Greek rescue mission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-tragic-road-accident-claims-lives-of-greek-rescue-mission

The death in the horrific road accident on Sunday afternoon in Benghazi of five Greeks who were part of an armed forces mission to Libya to assist flood-affected residents of Derna raises legitimate concerns about the planning and execution of such a complex mission in the midst of chaos, in a country that is, in any case, unsafe due to years of civil war....

3. Over 10,000 reported dead in Libya floods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-10-000-reported-dead-in-libya-floods

Libya’s eastern city of Derna has buried 700 people killed in devastating flooding and 10,000 were reported missing as rescuers teams struggled to retrieve many more bodies from the horrific deluge, officials said Tuesday....

4. Nicosia encourages green transportation with new policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-encourages-green-transportation-with-new-policy

Effective Saturday, July 1, the Nicosia Municipal Council will implement new parking fees in municipal parking areas, following a decision made on April 20, 2023. ...

5. Deadly earthquake in Turkey, Syria felt in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-earthquake-in-turkey-syria-felt-in-cyprus

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck central Turkey and northwest Syria on Monday, killing scores of people and injuring hundreds as buildings collapsed, and triggering searches across the snowy region for survivors trapped in rubble...

6. Greek president to attend funerals of two F-4 pilots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-president-to-attend-funerals-of-two-f-4-pilots

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou will attend both funerals of the Hellenic Air Force officers aboard the F-4 'Phantom' fighter jet that crashed in the Ionian Sea on Monday...

7. Cyprus honors Greek families who sheltered Cypriot children after 1974 invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-honors-greek-families-who-sheltered-cypriot-children-after-1974-invasion

A memorial plaque was unveiled on Tuesday at Limassol port in Cyprus to honor the Greek families which provided accommodation to thousands of children from Cyprus right after the 1974 Turkish invasion of the island....

8. Greek Navtex is a message to Libya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-navtex-is-a-message-to-libya

The navigation warning issued by Greece on Saturday expanding the area of seismic surveys for oil and natural gas deposits off the coast of Crete was in response to a request by US oil firm ExxonMobil, which has been granted exploration rights, but also serves a geopolitical purpose...

9. Turkey intends to drill south of the island of Crete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-intends-to-drill-south-of-the-island-of-crete

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday announced Turkey’s plans to drill for hydrocarbons – oil and natural gas – in its maritime zone, as well as on land and sea in third countries....

10. Greeks challenge legitimacy of Turkey-Libya deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-challenge-legitimacy-of-turkey-libya-deal

Libya's Tripoli government signed a preliminary deal on energy exploration on Monday, prompting Greece and Egypt to say they would oppose any activity in disputed areas of the eastern Mediterranean...

11. Ukraine's first grain export is a fraction of what it needs to sell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-first-grain-export-is-a-fraction-of-what-it-needs-to-sell

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy dismissed the importance of the first grain export shipment from his country since Russia invaded, saying it was carrying a fraction of the crop Kyiv must sell to help salvage its shattered economy....

12. Syrian refugees await fate off Cypriot coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-await-fate-off-cypriot-coast

Refugees including children and pregnant women stepped on Cypriot soil for medical treatment on Thursday night, while dozens of their fellow travelers were stuck on a boat waiting on an interior ministry verdict that will decide their future...

13. Cyprus grabs a seat at the Libya conference table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grabs-a-seat-at-the-libya-conference-table

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has a seat waiting for him at the Libya conference in Paris on Friday, the first time ever for the east Mediterranean island to officially state its views on the war-torn country proxied by power struggles in the region...

14. Refugees choose rough seas over Cypriot port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-choose-rough-seas-over-cypriot-port

A refugee boat believed to be bound for Italy escaped custody at Kato Paphos port on Thursday, after passengers were not allowed to disembark the previous day but spent the night onboard awaiting further instructions from Nicosia...

15. Erdogan: Turkey to snub Libya conference if Greece, Cyprus or Israel participate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-to-snub-libya-conference-if-greece-cyprus-or-israel-participate

Turkey will not attend an international conference on Libya in Paris on November 12 if Greece, Israel or Cyprus are invited, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, according to Turkish media....

16. Cyprus brings FBI to check mystery plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-brings-in-fbi-to-check-mystery-plane

FBI experts were in Cyprus heading to Paphos airport on Tuesday morning to inspect a mystery plane stored in a private hangar, following a UN report calling on inspections to be carried on the possibly-modified plane believed to have violated embargos in war-torn Libya...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. Turkey slams joint declaration by Cyprus, Greece and Egypt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-slams-joint-declaration-by-cyprus-greece-and-egypt

Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Thursday slammed a joint statement by Greece, Cyprus and Egypt that condemns Turkish energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean and numerous "provocations" that they maintain are threatening regional peace....

21. Cyprus, Greece, Egypt present united front

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-egypt-present-united-front

Cooperation between Cyprus, Greece and Egypt aims to safeguard peace and stability in the region on the basis of international law, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said during a trilateral summit in Nicosia Wednesday....

22. Turkey reacts to US plan for military education, training for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-reacts-to-us-plan-for-military-education-training-for-cyprus

Turkey expressed its disagreement over a US government plan to make International Military Education and Training (IMET) available to Cyprus, saying it does not help resolve the island’s division....

23. Turkey warns it will respond if EU takes fresh measures against it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-warns-it-will-respond-if-eu-takes-fresh-measures-against-it

Turkey will respond with its own steps if the European Union imposes further sanctions on Ankara, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday after meeting the EU’s top diplomat....

24. Turkey says Macron suffers 'eclipse of the mind' over Libya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-macron-suffers-eclipse-of-the-mind-over-libya

Turkey hit back on Tuesday at French criticism of its intervention in Libya, saying President Emmanuel Macron must have suffered an "eclipse of the mind" to oppose Ankara's support for the internationally recognised Tripoli government....

25. Turkish FM accuses Athens of shirking dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-turkish-fm-accuses-athens-of-shirking-dialogue

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu dismissed accusations that Ankara is unwilling to seek a solution through talks with Greece, saying that the Greek prime minister needs to “look in the mirror and ask himself where he went wrong.” ...

26. Greece and Italy sign ‘historic’ maritime borders accord

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-italy-sign-‘historic-maritime-borders-accord

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday inked a maritime borders agreement delimiting an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) between the two countries....

27. Greek PM says Greece ready for any challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-says-greece-ready-for-any-challenge

Amid renewed tensions with Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stressed on Wednesday that Greece “will face all challenges with consistency, stability, confidence and always with a commitment to international law, as it always does.”...

28. Mitsotakis: Turkey-Libya deal a ‘threat’ to states in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-turkey-libya-deal-a-‘threat-to-states-in-the-region

The agreement on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea signed between Turkey and Libya’s Tripoli-based government is in violation of international law and poses a threat to other states in the region, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said....

29. Greek and French Defence Ministers declare united front

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-french-defence-ministers-declare-united-front

Greek and French Defence Ministers, Nikos Panagiotopoulos and Florence Parly, denounced Turkey’s illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean during their meeting in Athens on Monday....

30. Pressed in Syria, Turkey ups the ante in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressed-in-syria-turkey-ups-the-ante-in-the-east-med
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