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1. Op-ed: Turkey singing the same old song

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-turkey-singing-the-same-old-song

In a letter dated June 5, 1963, and addressed to the elderly Turkish prime minister Ismet Inonu, US President Lyndon Johnson sought to avert a military invasion of Cyprus by threatening that in the case of a Soviet attack, the United States and NATO would not come to Ankara’s aid....

2. California to allow human remains to be composted and used as soil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-to-allow-human-remains-to-be-composted-and-used-as-soil

California will begin offering the option of human composting after death thanks to a bill recently signed into law that aims to tackle climate change....

3. Erdogan convenes meeting to discuss sanctions on Russia in possible turnaround

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-convenes-meeting-to-discuss-sanctions-on-russia-in-possible-turnaround

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will convene a top-tier economy-focused meeting on Friday at which Russian payment system Mir and possible Western sanctions will be discussed, two sources with information on the matter told Reuters....

4. Two Turkish banks suspend Russian Mir payments after U.S. sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-turkish-banks-suspend-russian-mir-payments-after-u-s-sanctions

Turkish lenders Isbank and Denizbank have suspended the use of the Russian payment system Mir, the banks said on Monday, following a U.S. crackdown on those accused of helping Moscow skirt sanctions over the war in Ukraine....

5. The Russian plan to annex occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-russian-plan-to-annex-occupied-territories

It now holds about 60% of Donetsk and had captured nearly all of Luhansk by July after slow advances during months of intense fighting. But those gains are now under threat after Russian forces were driven from neighbouring Kharkiv province this month,...

6. Turkish Cypriots predict direct Russian flights to north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-predict-direct-russian-flights-to-north

Turkish media are citing information that Turkish Cypriots could be closer to getting direct flights between Russia and north Nicosia, an otherwise politically unworkable task due to the division of the island that has come under challenge in recent years...

7. Turkey threatens Cyprus and East Med security over arms issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-threatens-cyprus-and-east-med-security-over-arms-issue

Turkey has threatened Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean and condemned the United States after the US decided to lift an arms embargo on Cyprus....

8. Western retaliation against Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/western-retaliation-against-ankara

Western governments are expressing concern about the tightening of relations between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a development that makes the prospect of retaliation more likely if the NATO member state helps Moscow avoid sanctions....

9. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

10. Ankara accuses Greece of fatal pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-accuses-greece-of-fatal-pushback

Ankara says Greece is responsible for the deaths of six irregular migrants, including young children, whose boat sunk this week during an alleged pushback, with Athens denying the allegations and pointing out that the incident took place in Turkish waters...

11. Op-ed: Alexandroupoli and the three-way barter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-alexandroupoli-and-the-three-way-barter

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to be obsessed with the northern Greek port of Alexandroupoli. He’s furious about the American presence at this strategic port and realizes that it serves US interests vis-a-vis Russia at this critical juncture. ...

12. Op-ed: Winter, Putin's ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-winter-putin-s-ally

Twice in the history of Europe, the two Great Powers of the continent attempted to crush Russia. On June 24, 1812, the Great Army under the leadership of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Russia from the territory of present-day Poland....

13. Metsola has full plate as she flies to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-has-full-plate-as-she-flies-to-cyprus

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola is flying for an official visit to Cyprus, where years ago she spent time as a college student, but this short trip is packed with hot button issues for Europe’s youngest-ever speaker...

14. Washington scratches beneath surface in Aegean dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-scratches-beneath-surface-in-aegean-dispute

The State Department called on Turkey and Greece 'to refrain from rhetoric and actions that could further escalate tensions,' with a statement from Washington that Greece’s sovereignty over these islands was not in question tying to Turkey’s grievances over 'width of territorial waters and national airspace'...

15. USA: A classified document on another country's nuclear arsenal was found in Trump's home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-a-classified-document-on-another-country-s-nuclear-arsenal-was-found-in-trump-s-home

A classified document detailing a foreign country's defenses, including its nuclear capabilities, was found during an FBI search last month of Republican former President Donald Trump's home in Mar-a-Lago, Florida, a newspaper report said Tuesday. Washington Post published in its online edition....

16. Cyprus spits bars in latest Greek-Turkish spat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spits-bars-in-greco-turkish-latest-spat

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is accusing Turkey of hyping 'rhetoric madness' following Ankara’s criticism towards Athens, as the two NATO allies continue to accuse each other of harassment...

17. Russia announces sanctions against Sean Penn and Ben Stiller

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-announces-sanctions-against-sean-penn-and-ben-stiller

Russia announced today that it is banning 25 Americans from entering its territory, including actor/director Sean Penn and actor Ben Stiller....

18. Pakistan's floods fueled by its melting glaciers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pakistan-s-floods-fueled-by-its-melting-glaciers

A series of extreme floods have utterly devastated the South Asian nation, which is home to some 225 million people, washing away roads and buildings, destroying farms, and stranding hundreds of thousands. ...

19. Erdogan insists Greece’s S-300 locked on Turkish plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-insists-greece-s-s-300-locked-on-turkish-plane

The theory that Greece’s Cypriot-bought Russian-made S-300 could be heading for Ukraine got some attention this week, after Ankara insisted that Athens used the previously-forgotten missile system to lock on a Turkish plane over the weekend, a claim Greek officials deny...

20. Trump demands reinstatement as 'rightful' president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-demands-reinstatement-as-rightful-president

Former President Donald Trump demanded reinstatement as president or "a new Election, immediately" after news that Facebook temporarily limited a controversial story about Hunter Biden's laptop in users' news feeds before the 2020 election. Trump demands reinstatement as 'rightful' president or 'a new Election, immediately!' as some Republicans seek distance from him...

21. US ambassador makes case for unity against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-makes-case-for-unity-against-russia

The American ambassador in Nicosia praised the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend for endorsing sanctions against Russia, saying broad support for Ukraine shows unity among allies, but a proposed visa ban on Russians still remains a controversial issue as EU foreign ministers meet this week...

22. Washington reiterates gas hopes for entire region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-reiterates-gas-hopes-for-entire-region

The US state department has reiterated the American position on Cyprus' natural resources this week after ENI announced a new gas find south of the island, with a Cyprus News Agency report alluding to slightly altered language in the latest statement attributed to an official from across the pond...

23. US warns Turkey for violating sanctions against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-warns-turkey-for-violating-sanctions-against-russia

The Biden administration has warned Turkish businesses not to do business with sanctioned Russian institutions and individuals, ramping up US pressure on a NATO ally that maintains strong ties to Russia during its invasion of Ukraine, the Wall Street Journal reported....

24. Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-must-behave-as-a-nato-ally

Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, calls for more steps to deepen the multidimensional relationship between Greece and the US, from defense and security to emerging technologies, the digital economy, the maritime industry and commercial shipping....

25. Apple: Plans to manufacture iPhone 14 in India

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/apple-plans-to-manufacture-iphone-14-in-india

Apple plans to start production of the iPhone 14 in India as it looks for alternatives after escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing, and amid lockdowns in China that have affected production, according to Bloomberg News....

26. Cyprus goes light on Israel's Iron Dome

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-goes-light-on-israel-s-iron-dome

Foreign media are tracking a story on the Cypriot government’s aspirations to obtain Iron Dome, Israel’s field-tested defense system, but news and sources piling up over the weekend suggest the island’s neighbor warming up to Turkey and the war in Ukraine could tell a more complicated story...

27. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

28. US ambassador’s murder in Cyprus still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-s-murder-in-cyprus-still-unresolved

The killing of the American Ambassador in Cyprus in August 1974 made headlines on Friday, as it happens every year on the island on the anniversary of his death, with convoluted information emerging in the public domain through the years and no convictions half a century later...

29. US response muted following reports of Turkey's second S-400 shipment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-response-muted-following-reports-of-turkey-s-second-s-400-shipment

The Biden administration on Tuesday stopped short of threatening additional penalties following reports Turkey plans to receive the second batch of the Russian S-400 missile defense system....

30. FBI searches Mar-a-Lago in document probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-searches-mar-a-lago-in-document-probe

Former President Donald Trump said FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago estate on Monday and broke into his safe in what his son acknowledged was part of an investigation into Trump's removal of official presidential records from the White House to his Florida resort...

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