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1. Syrian men deported in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-men-deported-in-the-north

Syrian refugees who arrived in Cyprus last week were deported by Turkish Cypriot authorities after spending several days in detention...

2. Egypt issues warning over Cyprus rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-issues-warning-over-cyprus-rights

Egypt has sent out a warning on Sunday about repercussions of any unilateral moves that could breach the rights of the Republic of Cyprus and pose threats to security and stability in the Middle East...

3. Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-powers-back-libya-ceasefire

Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country’s crude production...

4. Nicosia and Athens condemn Ankara's illegal drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-and-athens-condemn-ankara-s-illegal-drilling-plan

The Government of Cyprus publicly condemned Turkey’s newly planned illegal drilling within the Exclusive Economic Zone and continental shelf of the Republic of Cyprus, while the Greek Foreign Ministry strongly condemned Turkey΄s plans, stressing that their actions have neither legal effect nor create fait accompli....

5. House condemns Turkish involvement in Libya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-condemns-turkish-involvement-in-libya

The House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus, in a resolution adopted unanimously, condemns the decision of Turkey to sell and dispatch weapons and troops, which violates the Libya embargo, and calls on the UN to monitor the implementation of the UN and EU embargo on weapons by Turkey, in order to impose sanctions wherever necessary, at least in the EU framework, and also calls on the Cyprus government to send humanitarian aid to the Libyan people. ...

6. Haftar tells Athens Turkey-Libya deal invalid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/haftar-tells-athens-turkey-libya-deal-invalid

The agreement on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean signed between Turkey and the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord is in violation of international law and is therefore invalid, Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar said after a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Athens on Friday...

7. Libya’s Haftar in Athens for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-s-haftar-in-athens-for-talks

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed on Thursday to veto any solution on the North African country if the maritime border deal between the Tripoli-based government with Turkey is not scrapped...

8. US Congresspersons: USA and UNSC members must continue supporting peacemaking efforts in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congresspersons-usa-and-unsc-members-must-continue-to-support-peacemaking-efforts-in-cyprus

The United States and the other members of the UN Security Council must continue to support peacemaking efforts in Cyprus, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Caucus stressed....

9. Libya summit will not discuss maritime borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-official-says-libya-summit-will-not-discuss-maritime-borders

The summit that will be held in Berlin this Sunday, January 19th, to try to find a path to peace for Libya will not discuss a contentious deal signed between Turkey and Libya on maritime borders, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, responding to a question on why Greece was not invited to the conference, despite its request to participate....

10. Cyprus and Italy to continue cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-italy-to-continue-cooperation-in-the-eastern-mediterranean

Cyprus Defence Minister Savvas Angelides and his Italian counterpart Lorenzo Buerine, agreed to continue the mutual information, coordination and cooperation, regarding the issue of energy security in the EEZ of Cyprus and more generally in the Εastern Mediterranean...

11. Brussels cannot accept the Turkish behaviour in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-cannot-accept-the-turkish-behaviour-in-cyprus-eez

The EU cannot accept the behaviour of Turkey and will stand strongly by the side of Cyprus, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday, January 14th, while Andrej Plenkovic, Prime Minister of Croatia whose country holds the EU rotating presidency, stated that their policy will remain within the context of EU Council conclusions....

12. Large boat with refugees reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-boat-with-refugees-reaches-cyprus

Over a hundred presumptive refugees from Syria reached the eastern coast of Cyprus on Tuesday, including women and young children...

13. Effort at international level for Cyprus missing persons to be intensified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/effort-at-international-level-for-cyprus-missing-persons-to-be-intensified

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and the Pancyprian Organisation of the Relatives of Undeclared Prisoners and Missing Persons discussed on Tuesday, ways to intensify the effort at an international, political and diplomatic level to be intensified so that Turkey can be pressured to cooperate in the matter of the missing persons in Cyprus, during a meeting at the Presidential Palace, in the presence of Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Christodoulides and Presidency Commissioner on Humanitarian Issues Photis Photiou....

14. Libya truce on shaky ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-truce-on-shaky-ground

Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army, has left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement drafted at talks in Russia on Monday...

15. Libya in the wake of a ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-in-the-wake-of-a-ceasefire

Libyan eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar announced on Saturday a ceasefire in the western region, which includes the capital Tripoli, starting 00:01 on Sunday and the internationally recognized Government of National Accord agreed to the truce...

16. Peace water on hold after weather incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/peace-water-on-hold-after-weather-incident

Turkish Cypriot officials say it will take two months to restore a submerged water pipeline from Turkey, following an incident due to severe weather...

17. Terrorism suspect jailed in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/terrorism-suspect-jailed-in-the-north

A suspected terrorist arrested in the north earlier this week was ordered to remain in custody on Friday, as Turkish Cypriot authorities continue to investigate possible links with ISIS...

18. Libya blames maritime tensions on Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-blames-maritime-tensions-on-greece

Libya has slammed Greece in a recent letter to the United Nations, accusing Athens of refusing to play fair, while US State Secretary Mike Pompeo says he is taking on a new initiative to de-escalate Greco-Turkish tensions over maritime borders...

19. Greek Premier asks Trump for support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-asks-trump-for-support

US President Donald Trump hailed his country's "extraordinary" relations with Greece as he welcomed Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the White House on Tuesday...

20. Greece, Cyprus and Israel sign EastMed deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-cyprus-and-israel-sign-eastmed-deal

Greece, Israel and Cyprus have signed a deal for an undersea pipeline designed to carry gas from offshore deposits in the southeastern Mediterranean to continental Europe...

21. Tough dilemmas in Greek-Turkish affairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tough-dilemmas-in-greek-turkish-affairs

Turkey’s claims in the Aegean were first brought to the table in 1973 and have escalated ever since, reaching successive peaks over 10 to 15 years and multiplying...

22. Cypriot FM works the phones over Libya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fm-works-the-phones-over-libya

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides has been working the phones Thursday and Friday, discussing with counterparts of other nations the situation in Libya and a need to avoid illegal actions...

23. Athens says Ankara 'playing with fire'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-says-ankara-playing-with-fire

Athens says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is “playing with fire” as he seeks parliament approval to send military troops into Libya, following a formal request from Tripoli...

24. Diplomatic hype over eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diplomatic-hype-over-eastern-mediterranean

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias attended Christmas Mass in Istanbul amid diplomatic tensions and power play between Athens and Ankara over gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean...

25. Israel opposes Turkey-Libya deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-opposes-turkey-libya-deal

Israel opposes an accord signed last month between Libya and Turkey mapping out maritime boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean, but the deal was unlikely to lead to a conflict with Turkey, Israel's foreign minister says...

26. Young man suspected of human smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-suspected-of-human-smuggling

A 19-year-old man has been remanded in custody in connection with a human smuggling case, after 33 undocumented migrants reached Cyprus on Sunday...

27. EastMed deal to be inked January

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-deal-to-be-inked-january

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades plans to attend a ceremony in Athens for the signing of an agreement on the EastMed pipeline, after Greece announced Sunday the project will proceed despite the objections of Turkey...

28. Cyprus hails US EastMed bill signed into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hails-us-eastmed-bill-signed-into-law

A new US law geared toward boosting energy and security cooperation in the east Mediterranean is indicative of the significance that Washington attaches to the region, Cyprus' foreign minister said Saturday...

29. Senate-approved EastMed on Trump’s desk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approved-eastmed-on-trump-s-desk

US Congress’ approval of a spending package that includes the Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019 signals a “new day in Greek-American relations,” said Senator Bob Menendez, one of the authors of the bipartisan legislation...

30. President talks Turkey-Libya deal with Sisi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-talks-turkey-libya-deal-with-sisi

President Anastasiades on Thursday had a phone conversation with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi with whom he discussed the recent Turkey-Libya memorandum of understanding on maritime boundaries, according to a written statement by Government Spokesman Kyriakos Kousios...

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