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1. Five brave souls fall in US military chopper disaster off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-brave-souls-fall-in-us-military-chopper-disaster-off-cyprus

In a heartbreaking incident, five American service members lost their lives in the eastern Mediterranean as a U.S. military MH-60 helicopter crashed during routine training, about thirty nautical miles off Cyprus....

2. From ill-considered posts to digital faux pas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-ill-considered-posts-to-digital-faux-pas

In the Cypriot digital political arena of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and lately, TikTok, national anniversaries, the Cyprus issue, and other significant events in a historical context or related to tumultuous international developments have perennially been fertile ground for blunders. ...

3. U.S. special op forces in Israel helping to locate hostages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-special-op-forces-in-israel-helping-to-locate-hostages

American commandos on the ground in Israel are helping locate the more than 200 hostages seized during Hamas’ surprise cross-border attacks on Oct. 7, the Pentagon’s top special operations police official said Tuesday....

4. Israel claims to have bombed Hamas ''divers'' near Gaza tunnel exit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-claims-to-have-bombed-hamas-divers-near-gaza-tunnel-exit

This is the moment the Israel Defense Forces bombed a team of Hamas divers trying to infiltrate Israel after frogmen entered the sea from a Gaza tunnel....

5. Cyprus' crucial role in evacuating foreigners from war zones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-crucial-role-in-evacuating-foreigners-from-war-zones

Defense Minister Michalis Giorgalas emphasized Cyprus' strategic importance in the Middle East crisis, highlighting its role as a stable and capable partner in humanitarian operations....

6. Cyprus celebrates 63rd independence anniversary with impressive military parade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-celebrates-63rd-independence-anniversary-with-impressive-military-parade

Cyprus marked its 63rd independence anniversary with a grand military parade that showcased the unwavering commitment of the National Guard to ensure the nation's security....

7. Cypriots stuck in Sudan as evacuations turn dangerous

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-stuck-in-sudan-as-evacuations-turn-dangerous

Greek commandos are part of a mission to Egypt which will include the evacuation of Cypriot citizens in Sudan, where humanitarian convoys organized by western countries are under the threat of attacks...

8. The who's who of the Christodoulides government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-who-s-who-of-the-christodoulides-government

On Monday afternoon (27/02), Nikos Christodoulides, the country's new leader, unveiled his new administration. Read the detailed biographies of the individuals who make up the new government....

9. US ambassador’s murder in Cyprus still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-s-murder-in-cyprus-still-unresolved

The killing of the American Ambassador in Cyprus in August 1974 made headlines on Friday, as it happens every year on the island on the anniversary of his death, with convoluted information emerging in the public domain through the years and no convictions half a century later...

10. Police wrap up wobbly probe in commando death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-wrap-up-wobbly-probe-in-commando-death

A police probe in the death of a Cypriot paratrooper who fell from a helicopter last month is nearing completion, with eyebrows raised after reports suggested Paphos investigators opted not to call on independent experts to analyze data from the flight...

11. Commando's death: The objections from two officers were ignored

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-s-death-the-objections-from-two-officers-were-ignored

There are many unanswered questions surrounding the death of commando Panagiotis Giannios, who, during a National Guard exercise, fell to his death from a helicopter in the Paphos area....

12. Paphos police confirm CID probe in commando death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-police-confirm-cid-probe-in-commando-death

Investigators from Paphos’ Criminal Investigation Department are probing the death of a commando who jumped in the water from a helicopter during the shooting of a promo video, with reports saying they are focusing on footage to ascertain the aircraft’s maneuvers but also asking the army for audio recordings during the fatal mission...

13. Commando succumbs to injuries after helicopter jump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-succumbs-to-injuries-after-helicopter-jump

A commando succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday following an accident two days earlier when he jumped out of a moving helicopter during military training in Paphos, with his death marking the third army fatality in one year...

14. Commando very critical after helicopter jump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-very-critical-after-helicopter-jump

A paratrooper in the Republic of Cyprus is on life support following an accident at sea, with the defense ministry calling for an investigation after reports suggested the private jumped incorrectly from a helicopter into water...

15. Israel reassures Turkey over Cyprus drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-reassures-turkey-over-cyprus-drill

A 'new chapter' in relations between Ankara and Jerusalem was launched this week during a visit to Israel by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who reportedly sought an explanation regarding a large-scale military drill said to take place in Cyprus over the weekend...

16. Four Typhoon jets in RAF Akrotiri to patrol skies in Eastern Europe [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-typhoon-jets-in-raf-akrotiri-to-patrol-skies-in-eastern-europe-video

Four Typhoon jets have landed in RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus and will shortly begin to patrol the skies with NATO Allies in Eastern Europe, a press release issued by the UK Defence Ministry said on Thursday....

17. Germany: Student opens fire with a rifle in German lecture hall before killing himself

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-student-opens-fire-with-a-rifle-in-german-lecture-hall-before-killing-himself

A student today opened fire during a lecture at a German university, injuring four people, before killing himself....

18. Expert points to faulty rope in army officer’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-points-to-faulty-rope-in-officer-s-death

The climbing rope used by an army officer who fell to his death last year during an exercise in Cyprus had visible signs of wear and tear, according to a Greek expert, while police have obtained statements suggesting systematic breach of safety protocols during training sessions...

19. Paphos medic goes missing again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-medic-goes-missing-again

Police said they found an abandoned car in Akamas national park that was known to be driven a missing person, a male nurse who also went missing last year after a coronavirus scare...

20. The Day that changed the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twenty-years-since-9-11

Today marks the 20 year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the US. A day that will forever be etched in the minds of people around the world....

21. Army officer falls to his death during exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/army-officer-falls-to-his-death-during-exercise

An army officer fell to his death on Tuesday during a military exercise in the Troodos Mountains, where the National Guard was conducting exercises designed for high altitudes...

22. Internet wants beloved dog back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/internet-wants-beloved-dog-back-home

The town of Ayia Napa says it will take the initiative to find a new home for Bruno, a beloved stray that appeared to be mistreated during capture, but people all over Cyprus are calling on authorities to let the dog get back to home, near an army camp where he is loved...

23. Erdogan says Greeks behind raid on ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-greeks-behind-raid-on-ship

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday suggested Greece and Cyprus were behind the interception of a Turkish vessel by German soldiers on behalf of a European Union mission off the Libyan coast late Sunday...

24. Largest ever deployment of Royal Navy ships to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/largest-ever-deployment-of-royal-navy-ships-to-cyprus

In a “demonstration of the breadth of the UK-Cyprus defence relationship,” HMS Albion, the Royal Navy’s flagship, will participate in an extensive programme of exercises and training with Cypriot forces throughout October and November. ...

25. Coronavirus hits Cypriot armed forces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-hits-cypriot-armed-forces

Two high ranking military officers have tested positive for the coronavirus, while the entire camp of commandos in Stavrovouni has been placed under quarantine over a suspected case of a soldier...

26. Defence minister goes ‘behind enemy lines'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-goes-‘behind-enemy-lines

Cypriot Defence Minister Savvas Angelides got up close and personal with special commandos during their winter training high up in the snowy mountains...

27. Greek Cypriots pay homage to Ohi Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-pay-homage-to-ohi-day

Many Ohi Day celebrations went ahead on Monday in the Republic of Cyprus amid public confusion, following last-minute cancellations of school parades on the advice of weather officials...

28. Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-begins-escorting-all-uk-vessels-through-hormuz-strait

Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after the government previously said it did not have resources to do so. ...

29. Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-calls-for-european-naval-mission-to-counter-iran-s-piracy

It is unclear how much influence Britain may have in Europe given it is about to have a new prime minister, widely expected to be Boris Johnson, who takes over a country divided over Brexit, its planned departure from the European Union. ...

30. Commando facing weapons charges loses appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-facing-weapons-charges-loses-appeal

A military commando officer who is fighting possession charges for weapons and explosives has lost his appeal to the Supreme Court, with judges finding that search warrants issued by a civilian judge did not break any laws...

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