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1. Michel pulls plug on EU leaders summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/michel-pulls-plug-on-eu-leaders-summit

European Council President Charles Michel on Tuesday postponed without prior notice this week's EU leaders summit, where the bloc’s credibility is said to on the line, saying he would isolate himself following a coronavirus scare...

2. Cyprus uses EU veto amid Turkey push

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A scheduled teleconferenceon Tuesday between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Council President Charles Michel is expected to be pivotal for a crisis in Greek-Turkish relations which Berlin has been trying to defuse ahead of a summit of European Union leaders later this week...

3. Greek president visits Cyprus

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Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou is on an official visit to the Republic of Cyprus over the next few days, following an invitation by Nicosia and just days after her recent visit to Kastellorizo that raised eyebrows in Ankara...

4. 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.”...

5. US facility plans in Cyprus draw reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-facility-plans-in-cyprus-draw-reactions

Turkey is calling on the United States to 'return to its traditional policy of neutrality' following Mike Pompeo’s visit in Nicosia where he announced an American training facility on the island...

6. Chief Justice scolds bench in Alexoui case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chief-justice-scolds-bench-in-alexoui-case

A dissenting opinion written by the Supreme Court president pointed to “errors of principle” on Thursday, after a new appeal to get Alexoui and Rudolf out of remanded custody based on new facts was struck down again...

7. Greece and Turkey 'agree' to tone it down

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NATO allies Greece and Turkey have agreed to talks to avoid accidental clashes in the Eastern Mediterranean, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday...

8. Cabinet throws ball in attorney general’s court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-throws-ball-in-attorney-general-s-court

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is calling on the state’s attorney general to appoint yet another committee to probe golden passport applications to settle a dispute between the auditor general’s office and the interior ministry over the “Cyprus Papers”...

9. International EastMed tension-diffusing efforts battling on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-eastmed-tension-diffusing-efforts-battling-on

International moves to de-escalate tension in the eastern Mediterranean continued on Tuesday, with the German Chancellor holding a tete-a-tete with the NATO Secretary General and the kickstarting of the informal meetings of EU ministers in Berlin, where regional tensions were at the top of the agenda....

10. Six Greek F-16s participated in joint drill off Cyprus

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Six Greek F-16 fighter jets participated on Thursday in joint military exercises with Cyprus, France and Italy in the Eastern Mediterranean....

11. Borrell to present options for sanctions against Turkey at Gymnich

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-to-present-options-for-sanctions-against-turkey-at-gymnich

The European Commission confirmed Tuesday that the EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is set to present a list of potential options for sanctions against Turkey during the Gymnich in Berlin on Thursday, with all options expected to be discussed by the 27 EU leaders during a summit in September....

12. Potential witness in Alexoui case arrested

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A drug case suspect and potential key witness in an ongoing attempted murder trial is in police custody, after serving time in the north before being handed over on Friday to authorities in the south...

13. Bikers plan drive-by rallies against ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bikers-plan-drive-by-rallies-against-ban

Organized bikers are determined to take police to court over a recent ban on motorcycles, saying measures against violators to combat noise pollution in specific areas are unfair to law-abiding citizens who ride motorcycles...

14. New details in minor’s sexual abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-in-minor-s-sexual-abuse-case

More details emerged on Thursday about a police officer in Limassol, who was arrested along with his wife in connection with allegations of sexual abuse of a minor...

15. Police issue night-time motorbike ban rules

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16. Limassol cop accused of sexually abusing minor

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A male police officer and his wife have been arrested in Limassol following a complaint alleging sexual abuse of a young girl...

17. Borrell calls extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-calls-extraordinary-foreign-affairs-council-meeting

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has called an extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting Friday afternoon....

18. Cyprus aid for Lebanon en route to Beirut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aid-for-lebanon-en-route-to-beirut

The first batch of dry and canned foodstuffs collected in Cyprus in response to a campaign launched by national authorities for the provision of immediate relief to the Lebanese public was loaded on Tuesday on-board a Greek military ship docked at the Limassol port....

19. Turkey issues yet another Navtex as vessel moves into Greek EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-issues-yet-another-navtex-as-vessel-moves-into-greek-eez

Turkey has responded to a Greek navigational telex (Navtex) issued earlier Monday with an advisory saying that three Turkish research vessels are “conducting seismic survey in Turkey’s continental shelf… in accordance with international law.”...

20. Turkey resumes drilling in eastern Mediterranean, Erdogan says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-resumes-drilling-in-eastern-mediterranean-erdogan-says

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey had resumed energy exploration work in the eastern Mediterranean as Greece had not kept its promises regarding such activities in the region. ...

21. Cyprus announces measures to curb airport congestion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-measures-to-curb-airport-congestion

A broad meeting on Monday chaired by transport minister Yiannis Karousos agreed on the need to take action to prevent congestion at Cyprus airports, after viral photos of passengers crammed into each other at the Larnaca airport caused intense public reaction over the health and safety measures being implemented....

22. Airport video shows no social distancing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airport-video-shows-no-social-distancing

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has reacted to viral photos that showed passengers crowding each other at the Larnaca airport terminal, arguing that face masks are the next best thing where social distancing is not an effective measure...

23. Borrell, Cavusoglu agree on need to de-escalate EastMed tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-cavusoglu-agree-on-need-to-de-escalate-eastmed-tension

EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell held a telephone conversation on Thursday with the Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu, with the two agreeing on the need to de-escalate tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. ...

24. Justice minister determined to tackle poor driving culture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-determined-to-tackle-poor-driving-culture

Justice minister Emily Yioliti met on Friday with the chief of police Stelios Papatheodorou to discuss ways of curbing road accidents, from which 23 people lost their lives just this year, and which are widely accepted to be caused by an broader lack of conscientiousness in the island’s driving culture....

25. Greek armed forces on alert over Turkish exploration off Kastellorizo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-forces-on-alert-over-turkish-exploration-off-kastellorizo

The Antalya Navtex station on Tuesday announced plans for a Turkish seismic survey south and east of the Greek island of Kastellorizo from July 21-August 2....

26. 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...

27. Akrotiri British Bases police donate 60 care packages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akrotiri-british-bases-police-donate-60-care-packages

Akrotiri British Bases police donated 60 boxes containing food supplies and essential items to 100 families financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic living in the surrounding communities....

28. As EU mulls sanctions, Turkey defiant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-eu-mulls-sanctions-turkey-defiant

The European Union is seeking ways of imposing sanctions on Turkey in the event that its transgressions in the East Mediterranean are scaled up, and in the wake of its decision to convert Hagia Sophia into a mosque. ...

29. EU to discuss new names for further sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-discuss-new-names-for-further-sanctions-against-turkey

EU Foreign Ministers agreed at the Foreign Affairs Council held Monday in Brussels that the Working Party of Foreign Relations Counsellors (RELEX) that convenes on Thursday should discuss imposing further sanctions against Turkey in view of its provocations in the Cyprus EEZ....

30. Christodoulides, Dendias discuss Turkey with Borrell on sidelines of EU meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-dendias-discuss-turkey-with-borrell-on-sidelines-of-eu-meeting

Relations between the European Union and Turkey were at the center of talks Monday between the bloc’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides....

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