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1. US government moving ahead with intention to sell F-16's to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/us-government-moving-ahead-with-intention-to-sell-f-16-s-to-turkey

The Biden administration is moving ahead with its intention to supply Turkey with 40 new F-16 fighter jets and upgrade 80 of the country’s older ones....

2. Cyprus taps into expat travel pros across the pond

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-taps-into-expat-travel-pros-across-the-pond

Tourism Deputy Minister Savvas Perdios has concluded a first visit to Washington and New York with a view to gathering information and promoting Cyprus as a tourism destination with a 'positive impression' he told CNA....

3. NATO has demonstrated that it is no longer scared of Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-has-demonstrated-that-it-is-no-longer-scared-of-russia

According to a CNN analyst, the decision by both Washington and Berlin to send sophisticated attack tanks to Ukraine demonstrates not only the West's willingness to significantly strengthen the Ukrainian effort to retake the occupied territories but also that NATO has overcome its fear of a Russian response....

4. Germany to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-send-leopard-tanks-to-ukraine

Germany cleared the way on Wednesday for Europe to send scores of battle tanks to Ukraine, and Washington was poised to make a similar announcement - moves hailed by Kyiv as a potential turning point in the war and condemned by Moscow as escalation. ...

5. Nicosia downplays Leopard rumors as plot thickens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-downplays-leopard-rumors-as-plot-thickens

Cypriot Defense Minister Charalambos Petrides says weapons deals were being kept on the down low in response to rumors that Nicosia was seeking German Leopards in exchange for Russian tanks to Kiev, while clarifying his country won’t be stuck with military equipment of the past...

6. Menendez won’t let it rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-won-t-let-it-rest

Any decision by the United States to go ahead with the sale of F-16 fighter jets and upgrade kits to Turkey would be 'baffling' given the 'belligerent' stance of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan towards NATO ally Greece, said Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, reiterating that he will not approve the sale...

7. Ukraine looks at Cyprus as Germany stalls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-looks-at-cyprus-as-germany-stalls

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides is in Brussels this week where he will discuss with his EU counterparts a number of issues including Ukraine, whose president has slammed Germany for stalling on delivering Leopard tanks that Cyprus also wants according to military websites in what appears to be a convoluted arrangement...

8. Berlin: We will send tanks to Ukraine if the US does the same

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-we-will-send-tanks-to-ukraine-if-the-us-does-the-same

Berlin will send German tanks to Ukraine if the United States acts accordingly, a German government official said on Thursday, according to Reuters, as NATO allies search - partly unsuccessfully - for common ground on arming Kyiv, with Leopards taking center stage....

9. Lavrov gives Greek reporter a mouthful after Cyprus question

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-gives-reporter-a-mouthful-after-cyprus-question

A question asked by a Greek reporter was met with a long-drawn-out response from Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who suggested European leaders were 'hasty' in their support for Kiev including traditional friends Greece and Cyprus who followed American advice...

10. Cavusoglu travels to US amid troubled ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-to-travel-to-us-amid-troubled-ties

Turkey and the United States will aim to smooth out a series of disagreements between the NATO allies when the Turkish foreign minister visits Washington this week. But expectations that outstanding issues can be resolved are low....

11. Cavusoglu to the US: The stability in Cyprus is eroding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-to-the-us-the-stability-in-cyprus-is-eroding

The balance in Cyprus and in Greek-Turkish relations has begun to unravel, according to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who stated that it makes no difference to whom weapons are sold....

12. Zelensky calls Anastasiades as peace talks loom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-calls-anastasiades-as-peace-talks-loom

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades received on Thursday a not entirely unexpected phone call from Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky, who has been calling leaders of partner states after returning from a trip to Washington amid rumors of peace talks...

13. Mixed messages as Cyprus offers boosters to visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-messages-as-cyprus-offers-boosters-to-visitors

The Republic of Cyprus is offering to vaccinate short-term foreign visitors against the coronavirus, but the government’s position on booster shots remained unclear in the wake of recent revelations through the Twitter Files about discussions on natural immunity...

14. WhatsApp given green light to sue Pegasus spyware company

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/whatsapp-given-green-light-to-sue-pegasus-spyware-company

The US Supreme Court on Monday let Meta Platforms Inc’s WhatsApp pursue a lawsuit accusing Israel’s NSO Group of exploiting a bug in the WhatsApp messaging app to install spy software allowing the surveillance of 1,400 people, including journalists, human rights activists and dissidents....

15. Cyprus wrestles with decision on China measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wrestles-with-decision-on-china-measures

Cypriot health officials are meeting on Tuesday to sift through data before deciding on possible COVID measures on travelers from China, but the task is made more difficult by criticism from a local expert and a new variant sweeping through the West...

16. Cypriot minister talks Ukraine in Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-talks-ukraine-in-berlin

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides will meet with his German counterpart Annalena Baerbock on Monday, just days after she warned any weak links in Europe’s resolve would only embolden Moscow...

17. Leaked UN report on Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-un-report-on-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

A draft report by the UN Secretary General on the peacekeeping force in divided Cyprus has been leaked to Greek Cypriot media, prompting political pundits to point to bleak and candid references to a host of divisive issues including...

18. Cyprus undecided as divided EU debates Chinese travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-undecided-as-divided-eu-debates-chinese-travel

Nicosia failed on Tuesday to reach a decision on whether COVID measures should be imposed on travelers from China, with officials this week pointing to a new effort by the European Union to coordinate a response to Beijing’ move to ease restrictions...

19. Cavusoglu says US lost honest broker status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-tells-americans-they-lost-honest-broker-status

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accused Washington of having stopped maintaining a ‘balance’ regarding Greece and Cyprus, just as Athens fired back at Ankara over increasing rhetoric in Aegean disputes...

20. Cypriot judge slams Chinese justice in extradition case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-slams-chinese-justice-in-extradition-case

A Cypriot judge denied last week an extradition requests citing a lack of fair trials in China, a decision said to be a precedent for many other cases on the island, in Europe, and around the world...

21. Greeks and Turks square off over Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-and-turks-square-off-over-aegean-flights

US calls to deescalate tension in the Aegean fell on deaf ears as NATO allies Greece and Turkey continued to trade accusations during Christmas, with Ankara accusing Athens of harassing Turkish aircraft and the Greek prime minister talking about a troublemaker neighbor...

22. Zelensky heads to Washington

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-heads-to-washington

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky says he is on his way to Washington, where he will meet US President Joe Biden on Wednesday....

23. Predator probe focuses on suspicious SMS from US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/predator-probe-focuses-on-suspicious-sms-from-us

Two Greek prosecutors investigating all allegations of illegal electronic surveillance of dozens of individuals in Greece have submitted a request to US authorities for judicial assistance...

24. Biden signs same-sex marriage bill into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-signs-same-sex-marriage-bill-into-law

“Marriage is a simple proposition. Who do you love? And will you be loyal to that person you love?” the president asked from the South Lawn. “It’s not more complicated than that.”...

25. The end of an era for the plane that shrank the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-end-of-an-era-for-the-plane-that-shrank-the-world

The last Boeing 747 is about to leave the assembly line today, after 53 years and at least 1,570 planes....

26. Rafales swing by Cyprus after testing NATO integration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rafales-swing-by-cyprus-after-testing-nato-integration

French fighter jets pierced Cypriot skies over Paphos on Sunday morning, following multicarrier interoperability operations between NATO navies in the Mediterranean...

27. Fisher backs federal model in Cyprus peace talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fisher-backs-federal-model-in-cyprus-peace-talks

I will use the full weight of my office to support Cypriot-led, UN-facilitated efforts to reunify Cyprus as a bizonal, bicommunal federation with political equality for all Cypriots candidate for the position of the US Ambassador to Cyprus, Julie Fisher, has assured...

28. China: Protesters are summoned to present their case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-protesters-are-summoned-to-present-their-case

Even though they were not identified during the protests, those who attended this weekend's protests in China have received phone calls from the authorities in recent days....

29. Turkey says S-400 ready for use if needed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-s-400-ready-for-use-if-needed

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar says his country’s Russian-made surface-to-air missile batteries are ready for action and will be used if the country is threatened...

30. Replacement of Russian arms mooted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/replacement-of-russian-arms-mooted

The war in Ukraine is expediting the complete decoupling of the Hellenic Armed Forces from Russian-made weapons systems, as it is becoming abundantly clear that the rupture between Moscow and NATO is not conducive to the creation of conditions for their maintenance...

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