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151. 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....

152. Biden praises Greek position over war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-praises-greek-position-over-war-in-ukraine

US President Joe Biden has thanked Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for Athens’ 'moral leadership' following the Russian invasion in Ukraine in late February...

153. '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....

154. Disquiet in Nicosia over NATO and sanctions talk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disquiet-in-nicosia-over-sanctions-and-nato-talk

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says Nicosia will implement only targeted measures against Russia while talk of the island joining NATO is premature, citing Ankara that appeared to be pumping the brakes on western alliance expansion over hostility from current member Greece and two likely Nordic applicants...

155. Eni-Total may start drilling in Cyprus this month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eni-total-may-start-drilling-in-cyprus-this-month

Cyprus Energy Minister Natasa Pilides said on Thursday that the Eni-Total joint venture’s next drilling in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone will probably take place this month, as soon as the drilling rig concludes its work in Egypt....

156. Turkey could veto Finnish and Swedish NATO membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-could-veto-finnish-and-swedish-nato-membership

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that his country is “not favorable” toward Finland and Sweden joining NATO, indicating that Turkey could use its status as a member of the Western military alliance to veto moves to admit the two countries....

157. Critics furious over ‘gynic rules’ for Green Line cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-furious-over-‘gynic-rules-for-green-line-cops

Rules referring to gynecological restrictions for female border cops in Cyprus are raising eyebrows, with critics crying foul over the measure while ridiculing the lack of mental evaluation for gun possession...

158. Nouris: 'We have reached the point where migrants call the police and ask to be picked up'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-we-have-reached-the-point-where-migrants-call-the-police-and-ask-to-be-picked-up

In a bill submitted to Parliament, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Interior are requesting the recruitment of 300 special police officers with a contract of up to 28 months to monitor the green line and conduct other tasks relating to the increased migration flow into the Republic of Cyprus....

159. New Turkish passports to feature Hagia Sophia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-turkish-passports-to-feature-hagia-sophia

The new generation of Turkish passports will feature an updated design, including a drawing of the 1,500-year-old Hagia Sophia, the Byzantine cathedral-turned-mosque, the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said in an address to the nation....

160. Op-ed: It’s time for Turkey to choose

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-it-s-time-for-turkey-to-choose

Picking a side is rarely an easy task. It means disappointing one side and committing to a particular course. It means putting aside tactics such as maintaining a policy of equal distances or prevarication....

161. Nouris discusses illegal immigration and occupation with Czech MP's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-discusses-illegal-immigration-and-occupation-with-czech-mp-s

Illegal immigration and the war in Ukraine were the focus of a meeting held on Thursday between Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris and Chairman of the Czech Parliamentary Committee on European Affairs, Ondřej Benešík, who was heading a delegation of Czech MPs and members of the Committee....

162. Tatar: Greek Cypriots ‘are preparing to shed blood’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-greek-cypriots-‘are-preparing-to-shed-blood

Clearly annoyed by Cyprus’ decision to bolster its military defense, Turkish-Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar claims “Greek Cypriots have started an aggressive armament program and are preparing to shed blood.”...

163. Inflation in Turkey spikes to almost 70%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-in-turkey-spikes-to-almost-70

Inflation in Turkey reached record levels of almost 70% in April, rising by 8.83 points in a month, according to official statistics released today....

164. UN: Obesity levels in Europe at ‘epidemic proportions’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-obesity-levels-in-europe-at-‘epidemic-proportions

The World Health Organization says the rates of people who are obese and overweight in Europe have hit “epidemic proportions,” with nearly 60% of adults and a third of children in one of those categories....

165. Op-ed: Turkey antagonizing Greece at every opportunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-turkey-antagonizing-greece-at-every-opportunity

Turkey is trying to reach out to most countries in the region in a quest for a new, smoother and ultimately more beneficial – to Ankara itself – modus vivendi....

166. Cyprus to export natural gas by 2026, Energy Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-export-natural-gas-by-2026-energy-minister-says

Cyprus is hoping to begin exporting its natural gas from the “Aphrodite” gas field by 2026, Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry, Natasa Pilides, has said....

167. PM hails ‘new energy gateway’ at LNG terminal project launch in northern Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pm-hails-‘new-energy-gateway-at-lng-terminal-project-launch-in-northern-greece

The liquified natural gas terminal being developed in Alexandroupoli will be a “new energy gateway” that will help Europe and the Balkans become less reliant on Russian supplies, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday, at the inauguration of the landmark project in northern Greece....

168. ‘I will visit Athens when we win the war,’ Ukraine’s President tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘i-will-visit-athens-when-we-win-the-war-ukraine-s-president-tells-kathimerini

Volodymyr Zelenskyy looked worn, he was probably sleepless, but he spoke passionately in his signature husky, nasal voice, stopping often to take a sip of coffee from the cup next to him....

169. Cyprus energy hub hopes hanging by a thread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-energy-hub-hopes-hanging-by-a-thread

Nicosia is eagerly awaiting news any day now that could potentially revive the island’s hopes in the energy game, with all eyes on whether a UK-based company with contracts in Israel could find enough gas to bypass red tape and send some of it to a friendly neighbor’s hub...

170. Head of EU border agency offers to resign after accusations of rights abuse, sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/head-of-eu-border-agency-offers-to-resign-after-accusations-of-rights-abuse-sources-say

The head of the European Union’s border agency Frontex, Fabrice Leggeri, has offered to resign, a source told Reuters on Friday, after accusations that the body mistreated migrants on the external frontiers of the bloc....

171. A scandalous revelation: How the Swedes stole their national product from the Turks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/a-scandalous-revelation-how-the-swedes-stole-their-national-product-from-the-turks

Sweden, the country known for our beloved Ikea and being the welfare state, confessed on Twitter today, citing a revelation that has shocked the entire world. ...

172. Cashing in: No payment problems for Russian tourists in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-expands-usage-of-mir-to-circumvent-payment-problems-for-russian-tourists

Turkey is trying to attract more Russian tourists by expanding the usage of the Russian Mir payment system in Turkey as it seeks to bypass the payment bottleneck created by Western sanctions....

173. 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....

174. UN chief and Putin concur on Azovstal evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-and-putin-concur-on-azovstal-evacuation

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reportedly agreed on arranging evacuations from a besieged steel plant in the battered city of Mariupol...

175. Land earthquake and aftershocks hit Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/land-earthquake-and-aftershocks-hit-cyprus

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck Cyprus on Tuesday night, with the shaking felt in many districts across the island and throughout the region...

176. Erdogan critic in Cyprus sentenced by Turkish court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-critic-in-cyprus-sentenced-by-turkish-court

Turkish Cypriot journalist Sener Levent says he does not recognize a sentence handed down by a court in Turkey, where prosecutors accused him in absentia of insulting the country’s president with an offensive cartoon as well as offending the state’s military...

177. Cyprus doubles down on immigration policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-doubles-down-on-immigration-policy

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has renewed its response to migration flows to the island, tasking authorities and lawmakers with tightening measures in a number of areas...

178. Russia to offer consular services in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-to-offer-consular-services-in-the-north

Russians living in the northern part of divided Cyprus will soon be able to receive consular services, with Greek Cypriot media reporting that the development had been kept quiet for about a year...

179. Surrender window to 'spare lives' in Mariupol closes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surrender-window-opens-in-mariupol-to-spare-lives

The Russian Armed Forces offered Ukraine’s militants in Mariupol a way out on Sunday but there was no response, while the wife of the war-torn country’s pro-Russia opposition leader has called for his release in exchange of two British combatants...

180. Greeks halt weapons to Ukraine as Russia warns US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-halt-weapons-to-ukraine-as-russia-warns-us

Athens signaled this week there would be no more weapons shipments to Ukraine, as reports emerged that Moscow has also warned Washington that US and NATO weaponry sent to Kiev could bring 'unpredictable consequences'...

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