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1. Op-ed: The EastMed project and dilemmas over energy strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-eastmed-project-and-dilemmas-over-energy-strategy

The unprecedented energy crisis unfolding in Europe is a result of the European Union’s stubborn and one-sided preoccupation with the Green Deal (which is important in its own right). ...

2. U.S. weighs sending 5,000 troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-weighs-sending-5-000-troops-to-eastern-europe-to-counter-russia

The Biden administration is considering sending as many as 5,000 U.S. troops to Eastern Europe, a U.S. official confirmed to NPR, in what would be a step-up in American military involvement in the region amid growing fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine....

3. Cypriot judge bails Chinese duo on technicality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-bails-chinese-duo-on-technicality

A mother and son from China facing extradition in Cyprus on investment fraud charges have been released on bail, with a Paphos judge allowing them to walk free citing prosecution paperwork delays...

4. US and Russia try to lower temperature in Ukraine crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-russia-try-to-lower-temperature-in-ukraine-crisis

The United States and Russia sought to lower the temperature Friday even as they said no breakthrough was imminent in a heated standoff over Ukraine that has raised fears of a possible Russian invasion....

5. Cyprus FM to have talks in Washington with Blinken on February 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-to-have-talks-in-washington-with-blinken-on-february-1st

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, will pay a visit to Washington at the invitation of the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, with whom he will hold talks on February 1st, at the State Department....

6. Blinken urges unity to fight ‘relentless’ Russian aggression, during his visit to Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-urges-unity-to-fight-‘relentless-russian-aggression-during-his-visit-to-kyiv

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged western nations Wednesday to remain united in the face of what he called “relentless” Russian aggression against Ukraine and reassured Ukraine’s leader of their support....

7. Airlines worldwide rush to change flights over US 5G problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airlines-worldwide-rush-to-change-flights-over-us-5g-problem

Airlines across the world, including the long-haul carrier Emirates, rushed Wednesday to cancel or change flights heading into the U.S. over an ongoing dispute about the rollout of 5G mobile phone technology near American airports....

8. Op-ed: Beyond the EastMed pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-beyond-the-eastmed-pipeline

The US decision to shift its focus from the EastMed gas pipeline to regional electricity interconnectors is an opportunity for Greece. The pipeline has always been a long shot, and the case for pursuing it may have run its course. Greece now has a chance to reframe the dialogue around energy and climate change in the region, and it should seize it....

9. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

10. Washington bows out of East Med gas pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-bows-out-of-east-med-gas-pipeline-talk

Washington implicitly clarified in a statement on Monday that it did not support an ambitious East Med gas pipeline project, following a Twitter storm sparked by Greek media reports on a non-paper expressing American reservations about the plan...

11. Dr. Christopher Murray speaks to Kathimerini, 'The pandemic will probably end in March'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-christopher-murray-speaks-to-kathimerini-the-pandemic-will-probably-end-in-march

Dr. Christopher Murray, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, is waiting for the light at the end of the tunnel concerning the "Omicron" cases in Greece....

12. State Department affirms commitment to 3+1 mechanism of EastMed natural gas project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department-affirms-commitment-to-3-1-mechanism-of-eastmed-natural-gas-project

Following reports of US reservations over the financial and environmental sustainability of the EastMed natural gas pipeline project, a State Department spokesman has affirmed Washington’s commitment to the 3+1 regional alliance scheme (Cyprus, Greece, Israel plus the US), while emphasizing that Europe’s energy independence is a key national security issue....

13. Kazakh president gives shoot-to-kill order to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kazakh-president-gives-shoot-to-kill-order-to-quell-protests

Security forces appeared to have reclaimed the streets of Kazakhstan's main city on Friday after days of violence, and the Russian-backed president said he had ordered his troops to shoot to kill to put down a countrywide uprising....

14. Twins born on different days, months and years – but only 15 minutes apart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twins-born-on-different-days-months-and-years-–-but-only-15-minutes-apart

Twins in California were born just 15 minutes apart, but their birthdays are on separate days, months and years....

15. Skier who hoisted Turkish Cypriot flag dies in US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/skier-who-hoisted-turkish-cypriot-flag-dies-in-us

A Turkish Cypriot mountaineer who made headlines last week after waving a flag in Antarctica has died in a skiing accident in Oregon, sending shock waves to friends and fans who only last week were cheering him on...

16. Turkish Cypriot mountaineer waves flag in Antarctica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-mountaineer-waves-flag-in-antarctica

A Turkish Cypriot mountaineer on a mission to complete the Seven Summits challenge made headlines on the island after waving a flag on Mount Vinson in Antarctica, saying he was honoring his late grandfather and country...

17. Feeding your dogs insects can help fight climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/feeding-your-dogs-insects-can-help-fight-climate-change

Many pet owners reflexively bark “No!” when their dog or cat prepares to feast on a bug. But despite what scientists call the “yuck factor,” insects could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry....

18. Turkish defense minister makes fresh accusations against Greece, Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-defense-minister-makes-fresh-accusations-against-greece-cyprus

Turkey has “problems” in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean because of Greece and Cyprus’ “expansionist-minded policies and claims,” Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has told lawmakers in Ankara....

19. An American president with special knowledge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/an-american-president-with-special-knowledge

Criticism of Turkish practices by the international community is a recurrent feature in world politics. ...

20. Artifacts returned to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/artifacts-returned-to-cyprus

Cyprus recently recovered 38 of its antiquities. The Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, has announced that on the 11th November 2021...

21. Americans told to avoid travelling to Denmark and Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-told-to-avoid-travelling-to-denmark-and-germany

Washington is urging its citizens to avoid traveling to Denmark and Germany, citing the increasing number of covid cases in these 2 countries....

22. Divided Cyprus clears band for 5G across divide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-clears-band-for-future-5g

A low frequency band that can deliver a better 5G experience to home users will be freed up on both sides of divided Cyprus, but the milestone agreement reached by the two communities could be overshadowed by ongoing 5G wars overseas...

23. Jeff Bezos: Space will become a home to people - This is how they will live

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/jeff-bezos-space-will-become-a-home-to-people-this-is-how-they-will-live

In the future, space will be a home to people, and people will visit the earth for vacation, predicted the billionaire founder of Amazon and Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos....

24. US food banks struggle to feed hungry amid surging prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-food-banks-struggle-to-feed-hungry-amid-surging-prices

U.S. food banks already dealing with increased demand from families sidelined by the pandemic now face a new challenge — surging food prices and supply chain issues walloping the nation....

25. Greek-US relations take on a new level

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-us-relations-take-on-a-new-level

The renewal of the defense pact last week with the US further shields Greece from threats,...

26. ‘A Dark Room’: excerpts from Alexis Papachelas’ forthcoming book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-excerpts-from-alexis-papachelas-forthcoming-book

“The nut, he went and did what we didn’t,” said Greek dictator Georgios Papadopoulos the morning of July 15, 1974 after he found out that Dimitris Ioannidis, the junta’s military police chief, had orchestrated a coup to overthrow Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios....

27. Cyprus brings FBI to check mystery plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-brings-in-fbi-to-check-mystery-plane

FBI experts were in Cyprus heading to Paphos airport on Tuesday morning to inspect a mystery plane stored in a private hangar, following a UN report calling on inspections to be carried on the possibly-modified plane believed to have violated embargos in war-torn Libya...

28. Greece braces for tension with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-braces-for-tension-with-turkey

The prospect of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “testing” the freshly ratified Greek-French agreement, by escalating tensions in the Aegean or in the Eastern Mediterranean, is worrying Athens....

29. Turkey asks US to buy 40 F-16 jets to upgrade Air Force, sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-asks-us-to-buy-40-f-16-jets-to-upgrade-air-force-sources-say

Turkey has made a request to the US to buy 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets and nearly 80 modernization kits for its existing warplanes,...

30. California: Turning air into water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/turning-air-into-water

The machine Ted Bowman helped design can make water out of the air, and in parched California, some homeowners are already buying the pricey devices....

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