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1. Cyprus calls on Turkey-bound ship to rescue refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-turkey-bound-ship-to-rescue-stranded-refugees

Cypriot authorities say weather conditions did not allow some 300 refugees stranded at sea to be transported to the island, with officials calling on another ship nearby that picked up everyone on board and took them to Turkey...

2. 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...

3. Rhetoric escalates as shots fired in Aegean Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhetoric-escalates-as-shots-fired-in-aegean-sea

Turkey says Greek coast guard fired shots at a Turkish cargo ship in international waters in the Aegean, with Athens saying the ship was 'moving suspiciously' in Greek waters while others are calling for calm as rhetoric escalates again...

4. Young man dies in Cape Greco after diving mishap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-dies-in-cape-greco-after-diving-mishap

A young scuba-diving instructor lost his life in Cyprus after he went missing in Cape Greco on Saturday before dawn, with reports saying he had gone free diving but never resurfaced...

5. Kilograms of cash, diamonds, jewelry and a Picasso still lost after 25 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kilograms-of-cash-diamonds-jewelry-and-a-picasso-still-lost-after-25-years

Swissair Flight 111 from New York's JFK airport to Geneva, Switzerland, crashes off Nova Scotia, Canada, killing 229 people....

6. Greek border with Turkey to be fully fenced-off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-with-turkey-to-be-fully-fenced-off

Responding to an apparent escalation in Turkish moves to push migrants into Greece over land and sea, the Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) decided on Tuesday in favor of additional measures for the protection of the country’s borders....

7. Refugees transfer boats in high sea pushback off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-transfer-boats-in-high-sea-maneuver-off-cyprus

About a hundred presumptive refugees, whose boat was blocked from entering Cypriot waters on Monday night, were reportedly transferred to another vessel bound for Lebanon over their objections...

8. Erdogan: Turkey has saved thousands left to die by Greece in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-has-saved-thousands-left-to-die-by-greece-in-the-aegean

Turkey has saved the lives of thousands of migrants and asylum seekers that were illegally pushed back by Greece, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed on Monday....

9. 'I had warned them that the Turks were getting ready'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-had-warned-them-that-the-turks-were-getting-ready

It wasn't a matter of instinct, he didn't accidentally smell impending danger. The facts spoke for Alexandros Simioforidis and he could not ignore them. ...

10. Watching the Turkish paratroopers from my window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-watching-the-turkish-paratroopers-from-my-window

It was approximately 5.20 a.m. on the morning of July 20, 1974, when I was awakened by the ring of a telephone in my home in Nicosia....

11. Mari blast: 'A tragic reminder of the states' duty to its citizens'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mari-blast-a-tragic-reminder-of-the-states-duty-to-its-citizens

"The 11th of July, 2011, is a tragic reminder of the responsibilities of the state, but also of its obligations towards society," President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said Monday at the memorial service for the 13 victims of the massive explosion at the naval base “Evangelos Florakis”, in Mari, on the southern coast of Cyprus....

12. Syrian refugees await fate off Cypriot coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-await-fate-off-cypriot-coast

Refugees including children and pregnant women stepped on Cypriot soil for medical treatment on Thursday night, while dozens of their fellow travelers were stuck on a boat waiting on an interior ministry verdict that will decide their future...

13. Australia is exterminating tens of millions of bees to save its honey industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australia-is-exterminating-tens-of-millions-of-bees-to-save-its-honey-industry

Tens of millions of bees are being exterminated in a desperate attempt to save Australia's honey industry from a devastating mite plague....

14. Kea opens spectacular shipwreck dive sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-opens-spectacular-shipwreck-dive-sites

Jacques-Yves Cousteau would probably have been surprised to learn that the wreck of the World War I Britannic (the sister ship of the legendary Titanic) he discovered in 1975 off southwestern Kea would be listed as an underwater historical site almost 50 years later, becoming one of a handful of such marine parks in the world. ...

15. Abortion banned in multiple US states a mere hours after Roe v Wade overturned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-banned-in-multiple-us-states-a-mere-hours-after-roe-v-wade-overturned

Abortion was already illegal in multiple US states on Saturday, with bans introduced within hours of Roe v Wade being overturned, as cities erupted in protest at the landmark ruling. Abortion banned in multiple US states just hours after Roe v Wade overturned ...

16. Immigrant arrivals will more than double in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigrant-arrivals-will-more-than-double-in-2022

The official data on illegal arrivals in territories controlled by the Republic of Cyprus are alarming. For the first half of 2022, the number of asylum seekers has skyrocketed, compared to 2021, with the current year looking to break a decade's old record....

17. Greek court overturns seizure of Iran tanker’s oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-overturns-seizure-of-iran-tanker-s-oil

A court in central Greece has overturned a ruling that authorized the confiscation of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker at the center of a volatile dispute over international sanctions...

18. Greece preparing for mass migrant entry from Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-preparing-for-mass-migrant-entry-from-turkey

Amid rising tensions with Turkey, plans are being drafted to deal with the possibility of an attempted mass entry of migrants into Greece at the instigation of Ankara, in a repeat of the spring 2020 incident at the Evros land border....

19. Refugee drowns after boat enters Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugee-drowns-after-boat-enters-cypriot-waters

An undocumented migrant died in Cypriot waters on Thursday after a boat carrying refugees approached the island in the early morning hours but they did not reach land until hours later...

20. Efforts continue for the release of the Cypriot captain on one of the seized ships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-continue-for-the-release-of-the-cypriot-captain-on-one-of-the-seized-ships

Cyprus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs is continuing its diplomatic efforts for the release of a Cypriot captain, a member of the crew of one of two Greek oil tankers recently seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards in the Gulf. ...

21. Iran seizes two Greek tankers as tensions rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-seizes-two-greek-tankers-as-tensions-rise

Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take "punitive action" against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United States from a tanker held off the Greek coast...

22. Ankara using migration to turn up the heat on Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-using-migration-to-turn-up-the-heat-on-athens

Turkey on Monday resumed its practice of allowing boats packed with migrants to depart from its coast for the Greek islands in the eastern Aegean. It was the first instance in some time that such a large number of migrants tried to enter Greek territorial waters from the Turkish coast....

23. FRONTEX: 57,800 illegal migrants have been detected at EU external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-57-800-illegal-migrants-have-been-detected-at-the-eu-external-borders

The number of illegal migrants detected at the EU borders by the standing corps officers of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) has spiked up in the four first months of 2022, compared to the same period last year....

24. Russia deploys trained dolphins at Black Sea naval base, according to satellite images

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-deploys-trained-dolphins-at-black-sea-naval-base-according-to-satellite-images

Russia has deployed trained military dolphins at its naval base in the Black Sea – possibly to protect its fleet from an underwater attack – according to a new analysis of satellite images....

25. Luminous glow in the skies of Japan immediately before 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/luminous-glow-in-the-skies-of-japan-immediately-before-7-4-magnitude-earthquake-hits

Videos showing the moment a 7.4 magnitude quake struck off the coast of Japan at 23:36 local time yesterday are incredible to watch. The quake was initially estimated to have a magnitude of 7.3 but was later revised to 7.4 by the Japan Meteorological and Seismological Service. ...

26. 11 missing, hundreds rescued after flames engulf Greece-Italy ferry [video]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/11-missing-hundreds-rescued-after-flames-engulf-greece-italy-ferry-video

The Greek coast guard confirmed on Friday that 11 passengers were missing after a blaze broke out overnight on a ferry sailing from Greece to Italy. ...

27. Agreement reached between Cyprus and Frontex for migrant repatriations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agreement-reached-between-cyprus-and-frontex-for-migrant-repatriations

The Republic of Cyprus and FRONTEX have reached an agreement to set up an action plan for the return of migrants whose asylum applications have been rejected, to their countries of origin...

28. Russia has surrounded Ukraine on three sides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-has-surrounded-ukraine-on-three-sides

Russia has amassed more than 100,000 troops near Ukraine's border in recent weeks, according to US estimates, raising fears from Western and Ukrainian intelligence officials that an invasion could be imminent....

29. 19 people found frozen to death sparks diplomatic row between Turkey and Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/19-people-found-frozen-to-death-sparks-diplomatic-row-between-turkey-and-greece

The number of people found frozen to death in a small Turkish town near the border with Greece has risen to 19, officials said Thursday, a week after a rare winter storm blanketed both countries in snow....

30. Nouris calls on EU partners to conclude agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-calls-on-eu-partners-to-conclude-agreement-between-frontex-and-turkey

Cyprus Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, has called for the conclusion of a Status Agreement between FRONTEX and Turkey, as a matter of urgency and as a condition for additional EU support to Turkey....

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