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03 December, 2022
 

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1. Candidates continue their quest for votes as elections draw near

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-continue-their-quest-for-votes-as-elections-draw-near

The pre-election campaign of the candidates for February's 2023 Presidential elections continued over the weekend with meetings and contacts in cities and communities on the island and abroad....

2. Turkey says S-400 ready for use if needed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-s-400-ready-for-use-if-needed

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar says his country’s Russian-made surface-to-air missile batteries are ready for action and will be used if the country is threatened...

3. Stakes are high as Cyprus seeks new archbishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stakes-are-high-as-cyprus-seeks-new-archbishop

The Holy Synod in Cyprus is gearing up for high-stakes elections after Archbishop Chrysostomos was laid to rest on Saturday, following a funeral service officiated by Ukraine-backer Bartholomew whose historic trip from Istanbul foreshadows a colossal dilemma of epic consequences for the island and the orthodox world at large...

4. Iranian protesters look to outside world for help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-protesters-look-to-outside-world-for-help

The anti-government protests sweeping Iran are now in their eighth week, with no sign of ending, despite a bloody crackdown. The rest of the world has watched with alarm, with some countries taking steps in support of the protests....

5. Israel to award Anastasiades with medal of honor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-award-anastasiades-with-medal-of-honor

The Israeli Presidency announced on Tuesday evening that Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will be awarded on Wednesday the Presidential Medal of Honor by his Israeli counterpart Yitzhak Herzog....

6. Initial PEGA report - Cyprus is an appealing destination for spy goods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/initial-pega-report-cyprus-is-an-appealing-destination-for-spy-goods

7. Cyprus adopts litmus test on visas for Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-litmus-test-on-visas-for-russians

Russian citizens wishing to travel to Cyprus will soon need to prove they do not support their president Vladimir Putin, with reports confirming the Cypriot government joined stricter EU-wide measures half a year after Ukraine’s president called on Nicosia to get tough on the island’s Russians...

8. China finds friendly ear in Cyprus as EU cranks it up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-finds-friendly-ear-in-cyprus-as-eu-cranks-it-up

Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou reaffirmed Nicosia’s One China position this week during a meeting with the Chinese ambassador, who responded with a similar One Cyprus principle as the two countries sought to strengthen ties while Brussels warned EU should steer clear...

9. Sanctioned Russian billionaire wins right to use his yacht on the French Riviera

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sanctioned-russian-billionaire-wins-right-to-use-his-yacht-on-the-french-riviera

A French court on Wednesday ordered the country's customs agency to release an impounded yacht owned by a Russian billionaire hit by European sanctions, due to procedural errors made during the seizure of the vessel....

10. Investigating Russian remittances to Mount Athos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigating-russian-remittances-to-mount-athos

The Money Laundering Authority is investigating suspicious money transfers from abroad to the individual accounts of monks on Mount Athos....

11. Where will Turkey be in a year from now?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-where-will-turkey-be-in-a-year-from-now

The disputes with Greece will be useful ammunition for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should he decide to manufacture a crisis that would divert attention away from his country’s economic disintegration. ...

12. Kasoulides on Bloomberg: Cyprus concerned by Aegean Sea rhetoric (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-on-bloomberg-cyprus-concerned-by-aegean-sea-rhetoric-video

Cyprus is wary of getting drawn into a potential conflict between Greece and Turkey as rhetoric between the countries intensifies, Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said....

13. Crucial countdown as Cyprus moves to block Lone Star

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crucial-countdown-as-cyprus-moves-to-block-lone-star

Private equity firm Lone Star has until Friday to submit a binding offer to buy the Bank of Cyprus, but the island’s largest financial institution could be out of reach as the House is expected one day earlier to vote on a bill that would authorize the government to block a hostile takeover on security grounds...

14. Erdogan convenes meeting to discuss sanctions on Russia in possible turnaround

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-convenes-meeting-to-discuss-sanctions-on-russia-in-possible-turnaround

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will convene a top-tier economy-focused meeting on Friday at which Russian payment system Mir and possible Western sanctions will be discussed, two sources with information on the matter told Reuters....

15. Turkey threatens Cyprus and East Med security over arms issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-threatens-cyprus-and-east-med-security-over-arms-issue

Turkey has threatened Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean and condemned the United States after the US decided to lift an arms embargo on Cyprus....

16. New High Commissioner: UK to continue its support for a just solution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-high-commissioner-uk-to-continue-its-support-for-a-just-solution-in-cyprus

The new UK High Commissioner to Cyprus, Irfan Siddiq, said that his country will continue to support the achievement of a just, democratic and lasting solution to the Cyprus problem, stressing that a reunited Cyprus can achieve even greater things as a country....

17. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

18. US ambassador makes case for unity against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-makes-case-for-unity-against-russia

The American ambassador in Nicosia praised the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend for endorsing sanctions against Russia, saying broad support for Ukraine shows unity among allies, but a proposed visa ban on Russians still remains a controversial issue as EU foreign ministers meet this week...

19. US warns Turkey for violating sanctions against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-warns-turkey-for-violating-sanctions-against-russia

The Biden administration has warned Turkish businesses not to do business with sanctioned Russian institutions and individuals, ramping up US pressure on a NATO ally that maintains strong ties to Russia during its invasion of Ukraine, the Wall Street Journal reported....

20. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

21. US response muted following reports of Turkey's second S-400 shipment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-response-muted-following-reports-of-turkey-s-second-s-400-shipment

The Biden administration on Tuesday stopped short of threatening additional penalties following reports Turkey plans to receive the second batch of the Russian S-400 missile defense system....

22. Nicosia issues warning over Tatar-Aliyev meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-issues-warning-over-tatar-aliyev-meeting

Nicosia is voicing its displeasure over the Turkish Cypriot leader’s official visit to Baku, with Greek Cypriots saying they were disappointed by the Azeri president and pointing to UN resolutions that recognize only one Republic in Cyprus...

23. Cyprus still in the mix as EU probes Greek spyware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-in-the-mix-as-eu-probes-greek-spyware

Cypriot Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides has fired back at allegations over a conflict of interest in an alleged cover-up involving Israeli-made malware, as Nicosia and other EU capitals have been feeling pressure to come clean following rumors of widespread unlawful surveillance...

24. Solving Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-solving-cyprus

The recent commemoration of the 48th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus is a dark reminder that a solution is long overdue. Greek and Cypriot government officials, as well as organizations around the world, called for an end to the Turkish occupation and the reunification of the island....

25. Russia sending money to Turkey for the $20 Billion Akuyo nuclear plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-sending-money-to-turkey-for-the-$20-billion-akuyo-nuclear-plant

A Russian state-owned company is transferring money to a subsidiary that’s building a $20 billion nuclear power plant on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, alleviating concerns the project could be delayed by war sanctions....

26. Italy's PM resigns spelling trouble for Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-pm-resigns-spelling-trouble-for-europe

Italian prime minister Mario Draghi has resigned, ending a national unity government formed to tackle unpopular reforms and spelling trouble for Europe at a time of acute economic challenges....

27. Majority of Cypriots believe corruption is rampant in the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/majority-of-cypriots-believe-corruption-is-rampant-in-the-country

A total of 94% of respondents in a special Eurobarometer published by the European Commission on Wednesday believe that the problem of corruption is widespread in the country....

28. World leaders stunned by fatal shooting of Shinzo Abe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-leaders-stunned-by-fatal-shooting-of-shinzo-abe

The killing of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Friday sparked condemnation from political leaders around the world....

29. US Senator: ‘I will do all in my power’ to secure F-16 deal with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senator-‘i-will-do-all-in-my-power-to-secure-f-16-deal-with-turkey

US Senator Lindsey Graham has said he fully supports the Biden administration’s decision to sell F-16 fighter jets to Turkey and will do all he can to secure a deal, several media reported on Tuesday....

30. The US would act in an Aegean confrontation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-us-would-act-in-an-aegean-confrontation

It was the habit of American presidents to take their breakfast at the Willard Hotel back in the 1930s, just a block from the White House. The lobby would always be packed with people who wanted a few moments of their time to raise all sorts of issues – and thus lobbyists were born....

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