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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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....

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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. ...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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. ...

21. 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. ...

22. 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...

23. Israel: East Med pipeline “could be one of the greatest underwater projects in the world”

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-east-med-pipeline-could-be-one-of-the-greatest-underwater-projects-in-the-world

24. Gunman kills three in Strasbourg Christmas market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gunman-kills-three-in-strasbourg-christmas-market

25. Cypriot and Israeli commandos train in Troodos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-and-israeli-commandos-train-in-troodos

Israeli special commandos trained on Cypriot soil for a third time since an agreement was signed between the two countries, allowing troops from both countries to gain new insights and training for combat...

26. Court martial takes over Stavrovouni commando’s case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-martial-takes-over-stavrovouni-commando-s-case

A military commando officer, who was arrested last week following the discovery of hidden weapons and explosives in Stavrovouni, is being court-martialed in Nicosia...

27. Commando officer arrested for stashing explosives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-officer-arrested-for-stashing-explosives

An army commando officer with Cyprus Special Forces was placed under arrest in connection with an accidental discovery of a small arsenal stashed away in Stavrovouni...

28. Cyprus honours Noratlas dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-honours-noratlas-dead

The president is attending on Friday the unveiling ceremony of a Greek Noratlas aircraft replica, which has been assembled at Makedonitissa military cemetery in Nicosia to honour the fallen...

29. Noratlas replica finds its way to Makedonitissa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/noratlas-replica-finds-its-way-to-makedonitissa

The parts of a Noratlas plane arrived at Makedonitissa military cemetery on Monday, where they will be put back together in an exact replica of the aircraft that was shot down by friendly fire during a secret mission in 1974...

30. Cyprus defence minister pays a visit to Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defence-minister-pays-a-visit-to-israel

Cyprus Defence Minister Savas Angelides is heading to Israel on his first official visit, where he will meet with his counterpart to discuss military training cooperation between the two countries...

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