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1. Passenger dies as Singapore Airlines flight encounters severe turbulence (pics)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-dies-as-singapore-airlines-flight-encounters-severe-turbulence

A passenger died and several others were injured today when a Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singapore encountered severe turbulence, forcing an emergency landing in Thailand....

2. Tehran avoids escalating conflict with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tehran-avoids-escalating-conflict-with-israel

Explosions echoed over an Iranian city on Friday in what sources described as an Israeli attack, but Tehran played down the incident and indicated it had no plans for retaliation - a response that appeared gauged towards averting region-wide war....

3. Cyprus reopens air links

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reopens-air-links

Air connections between Cyprus, Jordan, and Lebanon have been reinstated following a temporary closure prompted by heightened tensions in the Middle East. ...

4. British jets intercept Iranian drones in defense of Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-jets-intercept-iranian-drones-in-defense-of-israel

The Typhoon FGR4 fighter jets, launched from the Akrotiri base in Cyprus, are believed to have participated in the UK's involvement in defending Israel against an Iranian attack on Saturday night. ...

5. Iran strikes Israel with 100 drones and missiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-strikes-israel-with-100-drones-and-missiles

Iran fired multiple drones and cruise missiles towards Israel, heightening concerns of a broader conflict in the region. The Israeli military disclosed the attack, emphasizing that it would take several hours for the weapons to reach their targets. ...

6. US airlines push Biden to halt China routes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-airlines-push-biden-to-halt-china-routes

Large U.S. airlines and some of their unions are asking the Biden administration to stop approving any more flights between the United States and China because of what they call ''anti-competitive'' policies that China imposes on U.S. carriers....

7. Albania reopens Soviet-era air base amid Russian threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/albania-reopens-soviet-era-air-base-amid-russian-threat

NATO member Albania, which has no fighter jets of its own, opened a rebuilt Soviet-era air base to serve NATO aircraft on Monday amid an increased threat from Russia, Prime Minister Edi Rama said....

8. Turkey, the most unreliable ally of the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/turkey-the-most-unreliable-ally-of-the-west

The latest developments in the Middle East after the terrorist actions of Hamas and the reaction of Israel have proven once again that Turkey does not want and does not belong to the Western alliance. Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to align himself with the extremist Islamists of Hamas and Iran clearly shows where the country is heading....

9. Packages in under an hour delivered by drone to start in the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/packages-in-under-an-hour-delivered-by-drone-to-start-in-the-uk

Amazon will start delivering packages by drone in just under an hour around the UK next year....

10. New senate chairman eyes Turkey's F-16 deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-senate-chairman-eyes-turkey-s-f-16-deal

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s new chairman on Thursday said he would look at Turkey’s $20 billion Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jet deal and that more issues than Sweden’s ascension to NATO would affect the decision on lifting his predecessor’s longstanding hold....

11. A closer look at the Greek-Turkish dynamic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-closer-look-at-the-greek-turkish-dynamic

The public discourse is inundated with discussions for and against the evolving Greek-Turkish rapprochement. Strangely, there are few references to the Cyprus issue, which has continuously occupied Greek foreign policy since the 1950s....

12. The missing piece in Greek-Turkish diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-missing-piece-in-greek-turkish-diplomacy

The public discourse has been flooded with commentaries in favor or against the ongoing efforts for a Greek-Turkish rapprochement....

13. UK air traffic system issue causes ongoing turbulence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-air-traffic-system-issue-causes-ongoing-turbulence

Disruption to air travel continued into Tuesday after the UK's air traffic control systems suffered a "technical fault" on Monday morning....

14. Tymbou airport sees 40% surge in flights and passengers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tymbou-airport-sees-40-surge-in-flights-and-passengers

Flights to and from the unauthorized Tymbou airport between January and May 2023 witnessed a remarkable 40% surge....

15. Poland's big parade shows readiness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-s-big-parade-shows-readiness

Poland held its largest military parade in decades on Tuesday, in a flex of defensive muscle that comes as tensions rise on the border between the NATO nation and key Russian ally Belarus....

16. Mount Etna eruption forces airport closure in Italy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mount-etna-eruption-forces-airport-closure-in-italy

The company that manages Catania Airport in Sicily announced this morning that all morning flights departing from or arriving at the airport are canceled due to the eruption of Mount Etna, as ash covers the airspace of the area....

17. Helios Airways crash remembrance: 18 years on, victims honored

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/helios-airways-crash-remembrance-18-years-on-victims-honored

Eighteen years have passed since the crash on August 14, 2005 of an aircraft of Helios Airways, in the mountainous area of Grammatiko in Attica, Greece, resulting to the death of 121 people, including 22 children and the six-member crew....

18. Planned Russian consulate paves way for 'direct' changes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/planned-russian-consulate-paves-way-for-direct-changes

Amidst renewed claims and developments in diplomatic circles, Star Kibris newspaper affirms that direct flights from Russia to the occupied territories are on the horizon....

19. European leaders standing firm against Erdogan's tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-leaders-standing-firm-against-erdogan-s-tactics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is riding high after extorting Europe and forcing not only Sweden but also NATO to humiliate themselves as supplicants caving to extortion. ...

20. Congratulatory phone call seals Greek-Turkish NATO chat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/congratulatory-phone-call-seals-greek-turkish-nato-chat

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will meet on the sidelines of a NATO summit in Vilnius next month, Mitsotakis' office said on Monday, a day after he won a national election...

21. Cyprus takes center stage as it strengthens its defense planning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-center-stage-as-it-strengthens-its-defense-planning

Last week, Ankara used the reference to the ''Republic of Cyprus'', the legitimate and internationally recognized state entity on the island of Cyprus, in the ongoing regional plans of NATO as a pretext to derail the process....

22. Maritime security partnerships for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maritime-security-partnerships-for-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus and the United States have achieved a mutually beneficial deepening of defense cooperation during their second meeting of the bilateral Security and Defense Dialogue....

23. Unresponsive private plane flies over Washington DC, crashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unresponsive-private-plane-flies-over-washington-dc-crashes

A wayward and unresponsive business plane that flew over the nation’s capital Sunday afternoon caused the military to scramble a fighter jet before the plane crashed in Virginia, officials said. The fighter jet caused a loud sonic boom that was heard across the capital region....

24. Menendez wants change from Turkey before F-16 approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-wants-change-from-turkey-before-f-16-approval

A senior US senator who has long opposed the potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey said on Tuesday he wants Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to take a 'less belligerent stance toward NATO allies and Turkey’s neighbors before lifting his opposition to the deal...

25. Turkey's illegal Navtex sparks outcry as Cyprus government responds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-illegal-navtex-sparks-outcry-as-cyprus-government-responds

The new Navtex issued by Turkey is illegal, Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis, told CNA on Monday, stressing that the national airspace, FIR and maritime area are the responsibility of the authorities of the Republic of Cyprus....

26. Lebanon bans top Cypriot airline from flying over Israeli territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lebanon-bans-top-cypriot-airline-from-flying-over-israeli-territories

Lebanon has barred the largest airline in Cyprus, TUS Airways, from flying in the Arab country’s airspace or landing at Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport, due to the fact that an Israeli corporation owns nearly half of the shares in the company....

27. Russian wave heads north as sanctions pick up in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-wave-heads-north-as-sanctions-pick-up-in-cyprus

Russian businesses in the Republic of Cyprus are rumored to be moving to the northern part of the island to avoid sanctions, amid reports that more Cypriot nationals in the south are expected to be added to a new list of 'Russian enablers'...

28. Video contradicts Moscow's version of events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-contradicts-moscow-s-version-of-events

The US Department of Defense released a video on Wednesday of a Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jet attacking the US MQ-9 "Reaper" drone over the Black Sea, contradicting Moscow's claim that it had any contact with the drone....

29. Strikes in Greece causing flight cancellations in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strikes-in-greece-causing-flight-cancellations-in-cyprus

Greek air traffic controllers are on strike for 24 hours, causing all flights to and from Greek airports to be canceled on Wednesday. The Greek Air Traffic Controllers' Union is organizing the strike, which began at midnight today and will end at midnight on Thursday....

30. Russian fighter jet collides with US drone over Black Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-fighter-jet-collides-with-us-drone-over-black-sea

A Russian fighter jet hit the propeller of a U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drone over the Black Sea on Tuesday, according to the U.S. European Command....

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