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1. US, Cyprus launch strategic dialogue post Blinken-Kombos meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-launch-strategic-dialogue-post-blinken-kombos-meeting

Cyprus and US confirmed Monday the strategic aspect of their relationship and set the timetable for the beginning of the Strategic Dialogue which is going to be starting in September....

2. Attorney General continues testimony in Auditor General suspension hearing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-continues-testimony-in-auditor-general-suspension-hearing

The biggest challenge facing the Legal Service is the continuous attacks from the Audit Service and its allies, Attorney General George Savvidis testified on Friday. ...

3. US sanctions target Russian-Cypriot connections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-sanctions-target-russian-cypriot-connections

A Cypriot connection has emerged among the latest targets of US sanctions against Russia, with the US Treasury Department announcing penalties on Wednesday affecting individuals and entities linked to Cyprus. ...

4. Kombos bolsters US relations while paving the path for Cyprus' future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kombos-bolsters-us-relations-while-paving-the-path-for-cyprus-future

Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos is currently on a diplomatic tour across three American states: Washington, New York, and Chicago. His agenda is packed with crucial meetings aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between the US and Cyprus,...

5. Four U.S. university staff stabbed in China park (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-u-s-university-staff-stabbed-in-china-park

Four staff members from a U.S. university were stabbed in Beishan Park in northeast China, officials said Monday....

6. Foreign Minister begins US diplomatic blitz

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-begins-diplomatic-blitz-in-the-us

Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs, Constantinos Kombos, embarks on a significant working visit to the United States, starting with engagements in Washington, New York, and Chicago....

7. US CENTCOM continues to facilitate humanitarian aid into Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/centcom-continues-to-facilitate-humanitarian-aid-into-gaza

US CENTCOM said on Monday that its personnel continued to support the delivery of humanitarian assistance into Gaza....

8. Former US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber passes away at 63

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-us-ambassador-to-cyprus-judith-garber-passes-away-at-63

Former US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber, who served in the role from 2019 to 2022, passed away on May 4 at the age of 63. Garber's diplomatic career spanned decades,...

9. Israel threatens Rafah invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-threatens-rafah-iinvasion

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken that Israel will invade Rafah if Hamas continues to make an end to the war a condition of the hostage deal, two Israeli and US officials said....

10. Our neighborhood just got unpredictable again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/our-neighborhood-just-got-unpredictable-again

This part of the world has always been full of surprises. The most recent came on Friday afternoon when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the United States and Israel and said he was calling off a planned visit to Washington. ...

11. Government unveils ambitious housing strategy, Minister Ioannou reveals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-unveils-ambitious-housing-strategy-minister-ioannou-reveals

The government has set the people and their servicing without undue inconvenience at the core of its policies, Minister of the Interior Constantinos Ioannou said on Tuesday, adding the Ministry is working on issuing of public documents the Civil Registry Department. ...

12. Human rights status remains steady in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/human-rights-status-remains-steady-in-cyprus

The US State Department's annual report on human rights reveals that the situation in Cyprus saw no significant changes in 2023. The report covers both the Republic of Cyprus and the area administered by Turkish Cypriots, emphasizing the unique political landscape of the island....

13. US blocks UN resolution recognizing Palestinian statehood

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-blocks-un-resolution-recognizing-palestinian-statehood

The United States blocked a United Nations Security Council resolution on Thursday that would have recognized a Palestinian state, sparking sharp criticism from Palestinian leaders....

14. Assistant Secretary Rena Bitter to visit Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assistant-secretary-rena-bitter-to-visit-nicosia

Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Rena Bitter will travel April 11-19 to Nicosia, Frankfurt, Bucharest, and Sofia, the US State Department said on Thursday in a media note....

15. US transfers seized Iranian arms to aid Ukraine's defense

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-transfers-seized-iranian-arms-to-aid-ukraine-s-defense

US Central Command (CENTCOM) revealed on Tuesday that the United States has transferred a substantial arsenal, including machine guns, sniper rifles, rocket launchers, and ammunition, seized from Iran to Ukraine....

16. Turkish Cypriot leader meets US officials before UN talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-leader-meets-us-officials-before-un-talks

Ersin Tatar, the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, held discussions with State Department officials in Washington as part of his visit to the United States, where he is scheduled to meet with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York today....

17. Akamas road irregularities demand answers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-road-irregularities-demand-answers

A series of pressing questions has emerged concerning irregularities in the initial phase of the road network construction in Akamas....

18. Occupied territories are a 'black hole' for illicit funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-territories-are-a-black-hole-for-illicit-funds

The recent update to the US-UK sanctions list, active since last April and aimed at Russia, continues to scrutinize Cypriot-based entities suspected of violating the Russian embargo. ...

19. Cyprus and US forge anti-financial crime alliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-us-forge-anti-financial-crime-alliance

The Republic of Cyprus and the United States of America have announced a significant cooperation initiative aimed at enhancing the ROC's capabilities to combat illicit finance....

20. USA: Cargo ship collision collapses main Baltimore bridge (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-cargo-ship-collision-collapses-main-baltimore-bridge

The Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore suffered a partial collapse early Tuesday after being struck by a large cargo ship, triggering a search for at least seven individuals in the water, officials reported....

21. Cyprus sets sights on US tourists with digital campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-sets-sights-on-us-tourists-with-digital-campaign

Cyprus is gearing up to launch a digital campaign aimed at promoting itself as a holiday destination in the United States, with a focus on the East Coast regions of New York, Washington DC, Boston, and Philadelphia....

22. Biden impeachment talk after false bribery claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-impeachment-talk-after-false-bribery-claim

A startling revelation shook the political landscape as Alexander Smirnov, an FBI informant, faced charges for concocting a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme implicating President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, alongside a Ukrainian energy company. ...

23. Los Angeles battles devastating mudslides after record-breaking storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/los-angeles-battles-devastating-mudslides-after-record-breaking-storm

The aftermath of one of the wettest storms in southern California's history has left Los Angeles grappling with the devastating aftermath, as at least 475 mudslides have been reported across the city....

24. US firmly rejects two-state solution for Cyprus settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-firmly-rejects-two-state-solution-for-cyprus-settlement

25. USA: Alabama makes history with first nitrogen gas execution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-alabama-makes-history-with-first-nitrogen-gas-execution

In a historic move, Alabama carried out the execution of convicted murderer Kenneth Eugene Smith, making it the first state to use nitrogen gas for an execution. Smith, 58, was declared dead at 8:25 p.m. Thursday after a process that involved visible convulsions and shaking....

26. Sorry, Putin, Alaska's not up for grabs!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sorry-putin-alaska-s-not-up-for-grabs

The U.S. State Department has dismissed speculations about the return of Alaska to Russia, responding to reports of President Vladimir Putin ordering an investigation into Russian ''real estate'' abroad....

27. How the consumer pocket faces a perfect economic storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-the-consumer-pocket-faces-a-perfect-economic-storm

The uncertainty and the intense upheavals in the global supply chain continue....

28. 'One Stop Shipping Centre' launched to boost competitiveness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/one-stop-shipping-centre-launched-to-boost-competitiveness

The One Stop Shipping Centre has set sail in Cyprus, marking a significant development for the Cypriot shipping industry. Launched by the Deputy Ministry of Shipping under the President of the Republic,...

29. USA: Detroit unveils groundbreaking electric charging road

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-detroit-unveils-groundbreaking-electric-charging-road

Detroit has reportedly unveiled new technology beneath its streets after a year of waiting, with electric vehicles able to get a boost that could ultimately make range anxiety a thing of the past....

30. Trimiklini scandal unveiled: 15-year licensing nightmare shakes state agencies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trimiklini-scandal-unveiled-15-year-licensing-nightmare-shakes-state-agencies

The Control Committee of the Parliament heard an outcry from the state services, who took almost 15 years to act on a series of illegal activities......

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