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1. North unhappy after US sub anchors in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-unhappy-after-us-sub-anchors-in-limassol

Ankara and the Turkish Cypriot leadership repeated warnings over the weekend about Washington 'disrupting the balance' on the divided island, with their latest criticism targeting a deployed US attack submarine that anchored in Limassol...

2. Cyprus weighs in on Armenia-Azerbaijan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-weighs-in-on-armenia-azerbaijan-clashes

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides has spoken with his Armenian counterpart, calling on all sides involved in Nagorno-Karabakh to resolve the conflict diplomatically while also accusing Azerbaijan of violating a fragile truce...

3. Greek-Turkish ties come under strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-ties-come-under-strain

The already tense relationship between Greece and Turkey has been strained further in the wake of Ankara’s leaking of a supposedly secret meeting between Greek, Turkish and German officials following Turkey’s controversial decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque and amid an increasingly aggressive Turkish stance in the East Mediterranean. The already tense relationship between Greece and Turkey has been strained further in the wake of Ankara’s leaking of a supposedly secret meeting between Greek, Turkish and German officials following Turkey’s controversial decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque and amid an increasingly aggressive Turkish stance in the East Mediterranean. ...

4. A first step in an effort to reset Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-first-step-in-an-effort-to-reset-greek-turkish-relations

The Greek government reportedly sees Wednesday’s first meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Change Summit in New York as a first step in the effort to reset Greek-Turkish relations. ...

5. The balancing act after the Tsipras - Erdogan meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-greece-turkey-balancing-act-after-the-tsipras-erdogan-meeting

6. Tsipras, Erdogan stick to positions after Ankara talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-erdogan-stick-to-positions-after-ankara-talks

7. Turkey offers reward for return of eight servicemen from Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-offers-bounty-of-700-000-euros-for-eight-turkish-servicemen-in-greece

8. Ankara raises issue of eight officers again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-raises-issue-of-eight-officers-again

A few days before Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visits Turkey, the country’s National Security Council said in a statement on Thursday that Ankara will continue to pursue people it accuses of taking part in the failed coup attempt in 2016 – including the eight servicemen Greece has refused to extradite....

9. Court ruling stirs Turkey tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-ruling-stirs-turkey-tension

Greek-Turkish relations took a turn for the worse on Wednesday, with the Turkish Foreign Ministry and other senior officials accusing Athens of violating the Geneva Convention and of protecting terrorists....

10. Two Greek soldiers released from Turkish jail return home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-greek-soldiers-released-from-turkish-jail-return-home

Two Greek soldiers freed after months in a Turkish prison returned to Greece by government jet early Wednesday after their unexpected release by a provincial court....

11. Greek soldiers released from Turkish jail pending trial soldiers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-soldiers-released-from-turkish-jail-pending-trial-soldiers

Two Greek servicemen who had been detained in Turkey since early March for accidentally crossing the border in bad weather have been released from jail pending trial, Anadolu agency reported on Tuesday evening....

12. Erdogan says 'will never forget those who embraced coup-plotters'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-will-never-forget-those-who-embraced-coup-plotters

In a speech to a large crowd marking the second anniversary of a foiled military coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that he would "never forget those who embraced the coup-plotters" in an apparent dig at Greece where eight Turkish servicemen have sought asylum....

13. Tsipras, Erdogan discuss meeting on sidelines of NATO summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-erdogan-discuss-meeting-on-sidelines-of-nato-summit

Officials in Athens and Ankara are busy trying to lay the groundwork for a meeting, even a brief one, between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the NATO Summit on July 10....

14. Turkish court rejects fourth appeal for release of Greek soldiers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-court-rejects-fourth-appeal-for-release-of-greek-soldiers

A court in the northwestern Turkish province of Edirne on Tuesday rejected for the fourth time an appeal to release from pre-trial detention two Greek servicemen who have been imprisoned in the country since early March, after they accidentally crossed into the neighbouring country, Greek TV broadcaster Skai reported....

15. Ankara: Issue of Turkish officers a thorn in relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-issue-of-turkish-officers-a-thorn-in-relations

Turkey has escalated its rhetoric with regard to the eight Turkish servicemen it wants extradited, insisting that the issue will remain at the core of its differences with Greece....

16. Turkey suspends migrant deal with Greece, says Cavusoglu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-suspends-migrant-deal-with-greece-says-cavusoglu

Turkey has suspended a migrant readmission deal it had signed with Greece in response to a Greek court ruling that refused to extradite the eight Turkish soldiers who fled to the country after the failed coup in 2016, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, according to reports in Daily Sabah and Reuters....

17. Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman says Athens ‘a refuge for coup plotters’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-foreign-ministry-spokesman-says-athens-‘a-refuge-for-coup-plotters

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has reacted angrily to news Monday that the last four Turkish servicemen of the eight who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in 2016 were released after the 18 months of maximum detention expired, with a spokesman accusing Athens of becoming “a refuge for coup plotters.”...

18. Opposition demands answers from PM over Turkish extradition claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-demands-answers-from-pm-over-turkish-extradition-claims

Opposition chief Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to respond to claims by a Turkish government spokesman that Athens had pledged to extradite eight Turkish servicemen wanted by Ankara in connection with the botched coup of 2016....

19. Last four Turkish officers freed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-four-turkish-officers-freed

The last four Turkish servicemen of the eight who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in Turkey in 2016 left the police station at the Olympic Village where they were being held on Monday, as the 18 months of maximum detention had expired....

20. Turkish court rejects third appeal for release of Greek soldiers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-court-rejects-third-appeal-for-release-of-greek-soldiers

A Turkish misdemeanours court has rejected for the third time an appeal to release from pre-trial detention two Greek soldiers who were arrested after accidentally straying into Turkish territory...

21. Ankara came close to overstepping the mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-came-close-to-overstepping-the-mark

Turkey has “come close” to overstepping Greece’s “red lines” Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias told Skai in an interview...

22. Limitless incompetence and puerility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/limitless-incompetence-and-puerility

Who would have thought that the news regarding the lease of two frigates from France, confirmed with such fanfare to Kathimerini would be denied in an equally loud manner just days later...

23. Thousands gather for ANZAC Day memorials around world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-gather-for-anzac-day-memorials-around-world

The date is seared into the national consciousness as a point where the two nations emerged from the shadow of the British empire...

24. Yildirim calls Tsipras to express condolences for Mirage pilot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yildirim-calls-tsipras-to-express-condolences-for-mirage-pilot

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke with Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim who called to express his condolences and those of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the death of the Greek fighter jet pilot whose plane crashed into the sea in the central Aegean earlier on Thursday....

25. Yildirim dig at Tsipras over 8 Turkish servicemen in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yildirim-dig-at-tsipras-over-8-turkish-servicemen-in-greece

Turkish government spokesman Bekir Bozdag stated outright that the cases of the eight Turks and two Greeks are unrelated...

26. Kammenos: Arrest of two Greek servicemen was pre-planned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kammenos-arrest-of-two-greek-servicemen-was-pre-planned

The arrest of the two Greek soldiers who inadvertently strayed into Turkish territory during a regular border patrol last month was "pre-planned," Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said on Monday during a briefing of journalists in parliament....

27. President Erdogan’s exasperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/president-erdogan-s-exasperation

His aim, in this case, is to exert pressure on the Greek government for the extradition of the eight...

28. Turkish court upholds detention of two Greek soldiers-Haberturk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-court-upholds-detention-of-two-greek-soldiers-haberturk

A Turkish court rejected on Thursday an objection submitted by the lawyers of the two Greek soldiers who have been detained in Edirne's prison against a decision to keep them in custody, according to Haberturk newspaper....

29. A lingering crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/a-lingering-crisis

Ever since the failed 2016 coup, Erdogan has been looking at the world through the prism of a conspiracy theorist...

30. Greece fears protracted crisis with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fears-protracted-crisis-with-turkey

Turkey is resorting to a strategy that includes the arrest of people as a means of blackmail, especially of Western countries...

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