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1. Turkey grapples with stray dog crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-grapples-with-stray-dog-crisis

Dogs rush over and greet Nilgul Sayar when she arrives by car to feed them in the countryside near Istanbul, one of many Turks with affection for Turkey’s estimated four million stray dogs, whose fate now lies in the government’s hands....

2. ''UN and EU force unfair system on Turkish Cypriots'', says Tatar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-and-eu-force-unfair-system-on-turkish-cypriots-says-tatar

''There's thuggery, pressure, injustice, and lawlessness in the EU's stance,'' said Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, commenting on references to Turkey and the occupied territories in the Conclusions of the European Union leaders' summit (EU)....

3. Cyprus leads EU with highest rate of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-with-highest-rate-of-asylum-seekers

Cyprus had the highest rate of registered first-time applicants for asylum compared to its population in January 2024, according to the latest monthly asylum data released by Eurostat....

4. Turkey's Central Bank reports 2023 loss of 818.2B lira

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-central-bank-reports-2023-loss-of-818-2b-lira

Turkey’s central bank posted a 2023 loss of 818.2 billion lira ($25.25 billion), showed its balance sheet published in the Official Gazette on Sunday, on the back of steep loss stemming from the “KKM” foreign exchange-protected deposit scheme....

5. The CIA's secret plans for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cia

The CIA was drafting scenarios for the geographic separation of Greeks and Turks in Cyprus as early as 1964. These plans, ranging from relocating Turkish Cypriots to Turkey to exchanges of populations and territories with Greece...

6. Fterikoudi: Where scandal blooms amongst the ferns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fterikoudi-where-scandal-blooms-amongst-the-ferns

For nearly a month, Fterikoudi village has been thrust into the spotlight due to revelations of financial and other scandals at the Monastery of Saint Avvakoum. ...

7. Rhodes island initiates special visa for Turkish tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-island-initiates-special-visa-for-turkish-tourists

Officials on the Greek island of Rhodes opened a new vacation visa terminal for Turkish visitors Monday as part of a diplomatic effort to ease long-standing tensions between the two countries. ...

8. US senators allow F-16 sale to Turkey despite concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-allow-f-16-sale-to-turkey-despite-concerns

US senators declined on Thursday to block the sale of F-16s to Turkey, despite voicing deep disdain for Turkey’s conduct as an ally. They were upholding an unofficial bargain that Turks would get the fighter jets if they stopped blocking Sweden’s accession to NATO....

9. Capturing history on the slopes: The 1962 Int'l Ski Championships in Cyprus (Photo Gallery)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/capturing-history-on-the-slopes-the-1962-int-l-ski-championships-in-cyprus-photo-gallery

Images capturing a moment of normality, a year before the intercommunal riots of 1963, were captured by the camera of 17-year-old Yannis Michaelides from Nicosia....

10. Greek islands open up for Turkish travelers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-islands-open-up-for-turkish-travelers

Watching their faces and listening to the statements of Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Recep Tayyip Erdogan after their meeting on Thursday, one could ask what all the tension of the past few years was about....

11. What about the day after in Gaza? What about the days before?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-about-the-day-after-in-gaza-what-about-the-days-before

A colleague of mine asked me the other day a very interesting question. Let's assume, he said, that Israel does manage to destroy Hamas somehow. What's the use? Will it not be revived otherwise in a few years time?...

12. 'The Dead Zone'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-dead-zone

Last August, when we discussed the Pyla crisis, the incidents in the "border states," and the aftermath of the peacekeepers' beating in the buffer zone by Turks, the perception was that the government handled the situation proactively and was diplomatically prepared. ...

13.  AHI reflects on Kissinger's controversial legacy in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ahi-reflects-on-kissinger-s-controversial-legacy-in-cyprus

The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) issued a statement on Monday, commenting on the legacy of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and his significant failure in addressing the Cyprus issue. Kissinger passed away last week at the age of 100....

14. Cyprus sees 33% drop in new asylum applications, compared to 19% EU increase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-33-drop-in-new-asylum-applications-compared-to-19-eu-increase

In August 2023, the European Union saw a 19% increase in new asylum seekers compared to the same period in 2022, with 91,735 applications recorded. ...

15. FT: Netanyahu called on EU to pressure Egypt to accept Gaza refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-netanyahu-called-on-eu-to-pressure-egypt-to-accept-gaza-refugees

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to convince European leaders to put pressure on Egypt to accept refugees from Gaza, according to people briefed on the discussions....

16. Putin and Erdogan's plan for turning Turkey into an ''Energy Hub'' stalls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-and-erdogan-s-plan-for-turning-turkey-into-an-energy-hub-stalls

A joint endeavor between Putin and Erdogan to transform Turkey into a crucial conduit for Russian gas to Europe appears to have hit a roadblock, according to sources cited by Reuters....

17. Reddit's aroma awards for the 20 most odorous countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reddit-s-aroma-awards-for-the-20-most-odorous-countries

In this article, we will take a look at the 20 countries with the worst body odor according to Reddit....

18. Clashes erupt in Pyla buffer zone as UN prevent roadwork

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clashes-erupt-in-pyla-buffer-zone-as-un-prevent-roadwork

Clashes erupted this morning within the buffer zone near Pyla, Cyprus, as Turkish Cypriots confronted United Nations personnel. The incident unfolded as UN peacekeepers intervened to block unauthorized road construction between occupied Arsus and Pyla, which violates the established status quo....

19. European leaders standing firm against Erdogan's tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-leaders-standing-firm-against-erdogan-s-tactics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is riding high after extorting Europe and forcing not only Sweden but also NATO to humiliate themselves as supplicants caving to extortion. ...

20. The common dilemma of Zelenskyy and Makarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-common-dilemma-of-zelenskyy-and-makarios

How and when will the war in Ukraine end? Concerning the “how,” there is relative unanimity among Western politicians and analysts. Ukraine will either join NATO or secure an explicit commitment that the Alliance will henceforth protect its borders. ...

21. Turkish president's construction plans in occupied Kato Deryneia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-president-s-construction-plans-in-occupied-kato-deryneia

In a recent statement, Deryneia Mayor Andros Karayiannis expressed concerns regarding Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's plans for the construction of over a thousand residential units in occupied Kato Deryneia. ...

22. UNFICYP responds to allegations of farmland transfer in UN buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-responds-to-allegations-of-farmland-transfer-in-un-buffer-zone

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has rejected allegations related to Greek Cypriot farmland inside the UN buffer zone in the Denia area as "false and misleading", its spokesperson, Aleem Siddique, has said....

23. Forty-nine years of lies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/forty-nine-years-of-lies

And suddenly we discovered that in the Occupied Territories, Greek Cypriot properties are being sold to Turkish Cypriots or Turks. Some of us went crazy and remembered the patriotic slogans about selling the holy and sacred places of the nation....

24. Turkish elections: No matter who wins, Greece remains skeptical

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-elections-no-matter-who-wins-greece-remains-skeptical

Greek-Turkish Relations Hang in the Balance After Turkish Elections" Subtitle: "Uncertainty Looms as Turkey's Strategic Priorities Likely to Remain Unchanged Regardless of Election Outcome"...

25. Turkish Cypriot entrepreneur purchases hotels in closed Famagusta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-entrepreneur-purchases-hotels-in-closed-famagusta

Yeni Bakis reported today that a Turkish Cypriot entrepreneur claims to have purchased three hotels and two floors of apartment buildings from their Greek Cypriot proprietors in the closed Famagusta. ...

26. Greek American think tank reaffirms Cyprus commitment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-american-think-tank-reaffirms-cyprus-commitment

The American Hellenic Institute says it is committed to continuing to strengthen US-Cyprus relations, following a visit by delegates to the island to emphasize military ties between the two countries...

27. Greek and Turk connect over tombstone in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-turk-connect-over-tombstone-in-istanbul

Kerem Soyyilmaz knew very little about the 1923 population exchange between Greece and Turkey but felt such a strong urge to investigate after discovering in the summer of 2017 a marble slab with an inscription in Greek...

28. Turks cry foul over Cypriot army link to New Jersey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-cry-foul-over-greek-cypriot-army-link-to-new-jersey

Ankara says it will 'never allow any harm to come to the Turkish Cypriots' while condemning US policy towards Cyprus, including an agreement last week between Greek Cypriot and New Jerseyan armies on a program viewed as a potential precursor to NATO...

29. Rescuers work through night as hopes fade for survivors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescuers-work-through-night-as-hopes-fade-for-survivors

Rescuers worked through the night to rescue people clinging to life beneath the rubble eight days after Turkey's worst earthquake in modern history but hopes of finding many more survivors were fading on Tuesday...

30. Erdogan accused of inciting conflict to stay in power

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-accused-of-inciting-conflict-to-stay-in-power

The authoritarianism of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as well as his stance with regard to Sweden and Finland’s NATO application, is drawing the ire of an increasing number of international media....

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