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1. Judge Ankara by its actions not its words

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Michael Rubin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, favors a less sympathetic approach on Turkey, arguing ad hoc partnerships can put pressure on Ankara to come around...

2. Cyprus weighs in on Armenia-Azerbaijan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-weighs-in-on-armenia-azerbaijan-clashes

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides has spoken with his Armenian counterpart, calling on all sides involved in Nagorno-Karabakh to resolve the conflict diplomatically while also accusing Azerbaijan of violating a fragile truce...

3. Coronavirus measures bring sharp drop in EU asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-measures-bring-sharp-drop-in-eu-asylum-applications

First-time asylum applicants in the EU recorded a sharp drop of almost 70% during the second quarter of 2020, mainly as a result of coronavirus emergency measures imposed by member states from March, Eurostat figures showed Wednesday....

4. Cyprus prisons stoked about NETFLIX series

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prisons-stoked-about-netflix-series

Nicosia Central Prisons could be featured on NETFLIX series 'Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons' if a deal goes through, with local authorities hoping to showcase an alternative penitentiary model...

5. EU fails to unblock sanctions due to lack on unanimity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-fails-to-unblock-sanctions-due-to-lack-on-unanimity

European Union foreign ministers failed to overcome a diplomatic standoff over Belarus on Monday despite an appeal by the country's main opposition leader to approve sanctions on officials accused of rigging the election last month....

6. FinCEN Files: Cyprus banks embroiled in dirty money leak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fincen-files-cyprus-banks-embroiled-in-dirty-money-leak

Leaked documents from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, dubbed the FinCEN files, have revealed that several of the world’s major banks allowed over 200,000 suspicious financial transactions valued at around $2 trillion to be moved over a period of almost two decades, with 897 of those transactions made by Cypriot banks....

7. Commission signs vaccine contract with Sanofi-GSK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-signs-vaccine-contract-with-sanofi-gsk

A contract between the European Commission and pharmaceutical company Sanofi-GSK came into force on Friday, allowing for EU member states to purchase up to 300 million doses of the vaccine being developed....

8. Cyprus-Israel military exercise wraps up successfully

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-military-exercise-wraps-up-successfully

A joint Cyprus-Isreal military exercise dubbed ‘Iason 2020’ was successfully completed late on Wednesday night, an announcement by the Cyprus defence ministry said....

9. EU solidarity to go beyond words, Michel tells Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-solidarity-to-go-beyond-words-michel-tells-anastasiades

In a meeting with the European Council President Charles Michel on Wednesday, the President of the Republic of Cyprus expressed hope that EU member states will show a united front during next week’s extraordinary European Council summit on Turkey....

10. EU foreign affairs chief asks for ‘space to work with Turkish leadership’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-foreign-affairs-chief-asks-for-‘space-to-work-with-turkish-leadership

The European Commission’s vice president in charge of foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, on Tuesday urged leaders meeting later in month at an emergency European Council summit on Turkey and recent developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, “to create the urgently needed space to work with the Turkish leadership, to achieve a de-escalation that will allow to pursue lasting solutions to the underlying problems of today’s crisis.”...

11. Sanctions unfeasible and ineffective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sanctions-unfeasible-and-ineffective

Nathalie Tocci was a close adviser to former EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, during the years when the Cyprus Problem came – according to many - closer than ever to a solution. Today, she is a close advisor to Josep Borrell and, having monitored the Cyprus Problem for many years and having played a central role in the effort to formulate a European strategy for foreign policy, she has a strong view not only on Cyprus but also on the Greek-Turkish conflict. At the same time, she takes a critical approach to the efforts exerted by Athens and Nicosia to link sanctions against Turkey with those against Belarus. ...

12. KPMG Cyprus supports ‘Back to School Supplies for ALL children’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-cyprus-supports-‘back-to-school-supplies-for-all-children

KPMG in Cyprus supports the Pancyprian Volunteerism Coordinative Council’s campaign ‘Back to School Supplies for ALL children’...

13. AstraZeneca vaccine study on hold

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-vaccine-study-on-hold

AstraZeneca Plc said it has paused global trials, including large late-stage trials, of its experimental coronavirus vaccine due to an unexplained illness in a study participant...

14. Cyprus sees glimmer of hope with Chevron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-glimmer-of-hope-with-chevron

The government of the Republic of Cyprus says Chevron and Noble Energy have reaffirmed the importance that the two companies attribute to the development of Aphrodite gas field...

15. Cyprus takes a stab at Al Jazeera 'propaganda'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-a-stab-at-al-jazeera-propaganda

The daily publication of reports by the foreign media network Al Jazeera targeting the Cyprus citizenship-for-investment programme after gaining possession of over 1,400 leaked documents has sent the Cyprus government rushing to set the record straight....

16. Apollo CEO investigated over Epstein ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apollo-ceo-investigated-over-epstein-ties

The CEO of Apollo Global Management, whose affiliates acquired billions of bad debt in Cyprus, is being investigated over alleged financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein...

17. Face masks mandatory age 12 and up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/face-masks-mandatory-age-12-and-above

Face masks in some locations are now mandatory for all persons aged 12 and above in the Republic of Cyprus, while the government has revised rules for elementary school students following protests...

18. EU keeps expanding future vaccine portfolio

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-keeps-expanding-future-vaccine-portfolio

EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides said the European Commission has concluded exploratory talks with CureVac to purchase a potential vaccine against COVID-19...

19. Organ donor preference in new driver permits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/organ-donor-preference-in-new-driver-permits

New driver’s permits in the Republic of Cyprus will include organ donor information and other features, including security enhancements, a far cry from current licences printed on a piece of paper...

20. Beirut calls off search and rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-calls-off-search-and-rescue

The Cypriot rescue mission in Beirut was on its way back to the island after Lebanon shifted its search and rescue focus to recovery, while world leaders including Anastasiades pledged aid amid violent protests over the weekend. ...

21. North commemorates Tylliria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-commemorate-tylliria-bombing

Busloads of Turkish Cypriots crossed into Cyprus’ “other ghost town” on Saturday to commemorate Turkish bombing in Tylliria during intercommunal clashes on the island in 1964, but the gathering was not without political controversy...

22. Greek PM proposes fresh talks with Turkey on maritime zones, or World Court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-proposes-fresh-talks-with-turkey-on-maritime-zones-or-world-court

Greece’s Prime Minister reiterated a call for bilateral talks with Turkey on the delimitation of maritime zones in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean, adding that if these don’t work, they should refer the issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague....

23. Cyprus calls for EU task force on island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-for-eu-task-force-on-island

The European Union must do more to fill a power vacuum in the eastern Mediterranean brought on by a perceived US disengagement from the region, and Cyprus is ready to host an EU task force to achieve that goal, the island nation's foreign minister said Wednesday...

24. Church bells toll for Hagia Sophia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-bells-toll-for-hagia-sophia

Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos has ordered church bells across the island to ring on Friday, marking what he described as a “criminal conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque"...

25. Health experts fear spike in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-fear-spike-in-limassol

Health experts in Cyprus are becoming increasingly concerned following reports of three clusters of coronavirus in Limassol, but it has yet to be clarified whether there is any connection between clusters...

26. Cyprus to draw over €2.7b from EU pandemic recovery fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-draw-over-€2-7b-from-eu-pandemic-recovery-fund

European Union leaders reached a deal on a massive stimulus plan for their coronavirus-blighted economies at a pre-dawn meeting on Tuesday after a fractious summit that went through the night and into its fifth day....

27. Cyprus on alert as Chevron snaps Noble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-as-chevron-snaps-noble

The acquisition of Noble Energy by Chevron is a development that may affect the development of the "Aphrodite" deposit, the Cypriot energy minister has said...

28. Evaluating and learning from the pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/evaluating-and-learning-from-the-pandemic-response

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the strengths and exposing the weaknesses of governments, defence, security forces and the private sector in their crisis preparedness and response. In order for future responses to be more robust and resilient, governments will need to understand how these actors collaborate and map leadership priorities...

29. Health ministry issues decree for asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-decree-targets-asylum-seekers

The health ministry has issued a new decree requiring all asylum seekers who are ordered to stay in migrant camps to be tested for COVID-19 before checking in...

30. It's time for dynamic EU action against Turkey, Greek PM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-s-time-for-dynamic-eu-action-against-turkey-greek-pm-says

Turkey’s repeated violations of Greece and Cyprus’ sovereign rights in the Mediterranean and its “unnecessary and petty” decision to reconvert Hagia Sophia into a mosque “require a comprehensive European response,” Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday....

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