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1. Kyriakos Kouros assumes role as Cyprus' High Commissioner to the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakos-kouros-assumes-role-as-cyprus-high-commissioner-to-the-uk

Ambassador Andreas Kakouris has assumed his duties as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' new Permanent Secretary....

2. Cyprus and U.S. co-host crisis workshop at CYCLOPS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-u-s-co-host-crisis-workshop-at-cyclops

On June 13 and 14, the Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the U.S. Department of State co-hosted the Sub-Regional Chemical, Biological, Radiological, or Nuclear (CBRN) Response & Assistance Workshop (SR2 Cyprus) at the Cyprus Center for Land, Open Seas, and Port Security (CYCLOPS)....

3. Wagner leader offered Russian troop locations to Ukrainians in exchange for mercy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wagner-leader-offered-russian-troop-locations-to-ukrainians-in-exchange-for-mercy

In an apparent escalation of Yevgeny Prigozhin's public feud with Vladimir Putin over his for-hire army, the leader of the Wagner mercenary group offered to sell out the locations of Russian troops to Ukrainian officials in exchange for their mercy on the battlefield, according to leaked intelligence documents....

4. Moscow says US planning chemical provocation in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-says-us-planning-chemical-provocation-in-ukraine

A statement by a former US ambassador who said Russian troops were “planning to use chemical weapons” in Ukraine was called out by Moscow, which fired back claiming preparations for a provocation by Washington and its allies were in full swing...

5. Moscow escalates warnings with nuclear war games in the Baltic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-escalates-warnings-with-nuclear-war-games-in-the-baltic

Reacting to the prospect of Sweden and Finland joining NATO in the wake of the war in Ukraine, Moscow escalated its warnings by simulating a nuclear-tipped missile fired at the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad. ...

6. Urgency and skepticism clash as west probes chems in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgency-and-skepticism-clash-as-west-probes-chems-in-ukraine

Moscow says claims by American officials about the possibility of Russia using chemical weapons in Ukraine were 'baseless' as politicians and experts were becoming more skeptical about Kiev’s allegations...

7. Russian chemical weapons in Ukraine could see NATO troops deployed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-chemical-weapons-in-ukraine-could-see-nato-troops-deployed

The UK's under-secretary for the armed forces, James Heappey, has revealed that "all possible options are on the table in terms of how the west might respond" if it is confirmed Russia used chemical weapons on Ukraine....

8. A deal ‘everybody will hate’ to end the war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deal-‘everybody-will-hate-to-end-the-war-in-ukraine

The most likely solution that will bring an end to the war in Ukraine is an agreement that “everybody will hate,” James Stavridis, NATO’s Greek-American former commander for Europe tells Kathimerini....

9. US imposes fresh sanctions on Russia while providing an additional $1B in humanitarian aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-imposes-fresh-sanctions-on-russia-while-providing-an-additional-$1b-in-humanitarian-aid

The United States will expand its sanctions on Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine, targeting members of the country’s parliament and the central bank’s gold reserves, the White House announced Thursday....

10. World baffled as biowar talk in Ukraine builds up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-baffled-as-biowar-talk-in-ukraine-builds-up

Washington and Moscow have been exchanging accusations over possible use of biological weapons in Ukraine, with Russians expecting to reveal 'more ugly facts' about US activities and Americans warning the former Soviets were getting desperate...

11. Zelensky: 'We will not join NATO'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-we-will-not-join-nato

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky appears to have accepted that his country will not become a member of NATO, one of the demands made by Russia before it invaded....

12. Russia targets new cities and calls on foreign ‘volunteers’ to join fight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-targets-new-cities-and-calls-on-foreign-‘volunteers-to-join-fight

Russia launched airstrikes deeper into Ukraine and called on foreign “volunteers” to join its war on Friday as Moscow stepped up unfounded allegations over chemical weapons threats. ...

13. Concerns over bioweapons emerge in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-over-bioweapons-emerge-in-ukraine

Washington warned this week that Russians could plan a biological or chemical attack in Ukraine, in response to Moscow’s claims that Russian armed forces obtained evidence of US-sponsored research as well as calls for American officials to come clean...

14. Allies watch for Kremlin attempt to justify Ukraine invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allies-watch-for-kremlin-attempt-to-justify-ukraine-invasion

The U.S. issued some of its starkest, most detailed warnings yet about how a Russian invasion of Ukraine might unfold, and its Western allies went on high alert for any attempts by the Kremlin to create a false pretext for a new war in Europe....

15. From reality TV to the UN, Trump to wield Security Council gavel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-reality-tv-to-the-un-trump-to-wield-security-council-gavel

16. Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal discharged from hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-russian-spy-sergei-skripal-discharged-from-hospital

Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy who was poisoned by a nerve agent in Britain more than two months ago, has been discharged from hospital, England’s health service said on Friday...

17. Chemical attack accusations ‘a farce’ Assad tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chemical-attack-accusations-‘a-farce-assad-tells-kathimerini

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied that the Syrian Army used chemical weapons against civilians while taking aim at both Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump...

18. Macron tells it like it is

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-tells-it-like-it-is

Capping a three-day visit, Macron repeatedly criticized Trump’s isolationist principles in a speech to a joint meeting of Congress, an honour given to a small number of visiting foreign leaders...

19. Trump and Macron seek stronger measures on Iran

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-and-macron-seek-stronger-measures-on-iran-as-deadline-looms

With a May 12 deadline looming for Trump to decide on restoring US economic sanctions on Tehran, Macron said he spoke to Trump about a “new deal”...

20. Trump-Macron to face differences on Iran and trade as French visit begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-macron-to-face-differences-on-iran-and-trade-as-french-visit-begins

Trump and Macron began their improbable friendship a year ago in Belgium with a jaw-clenching handshake...

21. London believes Cyprus peace process should start sooner than later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/london-believes-the-cyprus-peace-process-should-start-sooner-than-later

British High Commissioner says "whatever is going to happen should start to happen quickly because after such a long delay since last summer and with other things that are happening, the world is not waiting"...

22. US believes Russia may tamper with chemical evidence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-suggests-russia-syria-may-tamper-with-chemical-evidence

Syria and Russia deny unleashing poison gas on April 7 during their offensive on Douma...

23. Cypriot protesters tell NATO to go home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-anti-west-protesters-tell-nato-to-go-home

About 250 peace activists gathered outside the American Embassy in Nicosia Monday evening to demonstrate against NATO and the latest military airstrikes against Syria. ...

24. Cypriot activists to protest against strikes in Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-activists-to-protest-strikes-in-syria

An anti-war demonstration is scheduled to take place Monday evening outside the US Embassy in Nicosia, organised by the Cyprus Peace Council which is opposing military strikes against Syria....

25. Turkey not taking sides with anyone on Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-not-taking-sides-with-anyone-on-syria

While Turkey is cooperating with both Russia and Iran to wind down some of the violence in Syria, Ankara has long demanded that President Bashar al-Assad must go...

26. Fighter jets guarded RAF Akrotiri in case of Putin revenge attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fighter-jets-guarded-cyprus-raf-base-in-case-of-putin-revenge-attack

RAF chiefs had the warplanes at "high readiness" on the runway in case Vladimir Putin planned to launch his own jets...

27. Putin predicts global 'chaos' if West hits Syria again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-predicts-global-chaos-if-west-hits-syria-again

The United States, France and Britain have said the missile strikes were limited to Syria’s chemical weapons capabilities and not aimed at toppling Assad...

28. Cypriots protest outside RAF Akrotiri over Syria strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-protest-outside-raf-akrotiri-over-syria-strike

Protestors are demanding the closure of RAF Akrotiri, from where four British Tornado jets hit Syria targets...

29. US says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons programme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-says-air-strikes-cripple-syria-chemical-weapons-programme

US President Donald Trump called the operation a success...

30. May assures Cyprus that use of RAF base was limited

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/may-assures-cyprus-that-use-of-raf-base-was-limited
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