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1. Putin picks economist Belousov as defense chief, Shoigu switches gears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-picks-economist-belousov-as-defense-chief-shoigu-switches-gears

Russian President Vladimir Putin tapped a civilian economist as his surprise new defence minister on Sunday in an attempt to gird Russia for economic war by trying to better utilise the defence budget and harness greater innovation to win in Ukraine....

2. Inferno engulfs Agios Syla industrial zone forcing evacuations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inferno-engulfs-agios-syla-industrial-zone-forcing-evacuations

A fierce fire erupted Thursday afternoon in the industrial district of Agios Syla, escalating beyond containment. ...

3. Porn star Stormy Daniels speaks out on Trump encounter in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/porn-star-stormy-daniels-speaks-out-on-trump-encounter-in-court

Porn star Stormy Daniels has described to jurors an awkward and unexpected sexual encounter she claims she had with Donald Trump in 2006....

4. MoD breach exposes UK military personnel's names and bank details

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mod-breach-exposes-uk-military-personnel-s-names-and-bank-details

The Ministry of Defence has suffered a significant data breach and the personal information of UK military personnel has been hacked....

5. US urges China, Russia that humans must have total control over nuclear arms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-urges-china-russia-that-humans-must-have-total-control-over-nuclear-arms

A senior U.S. official on Thursday urged China and Russia to match declarations by the United States and others that only humans, and never artificial intelligence, would make decisions on deploying nuclear weapons....

6. ICC eyes Netanyahu for potential arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/icc-eyes-netanyahu-for-potential-arrest

The International Criminal Court is probing Israel's actions in the West Bank and Gaza, independent of other cases at the International Court of Justice, such as South Africa's genocide claims against Israel in Gaza....

7. Macron declares ''Europe is mortal,'' calls for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-declares-europe-is-mortal-calls-for-unity

The 27-country bloc needs to urgently rethink its defence and economic models to not fall behind its rivals, the French leader said. ...

8. U.S. military hails Cyprus cooperation in Gaza aid delivery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-military-hails-cyprus-cooperation-in-gaza-aid-delivery

U.S. military personnel expressed gratitude to Cyprus for its role in facilitating the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza via sea. Senior defense and Biden administration officials provided details on Thursday about the construction of a temporary pier off Gaza's coast, set to be completed by early May....

9. Senate approves $95 billion war aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approves-$95-billion-war-aid-package-for-ukraine-israel-and-taiwan

The Senate has passed $95bn (£76.2bn) in war aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after months of delays and rows - with Joe Biden set to sign the legislation later....

10. Russian minister faces 15-year jail term for record-breaking bribe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-minister-faces-15-year-jail-term-for-record-breaking-bribe

A Russian deputy defence minister has been detained on suspicion of bribe-taking, the country’s top law enforcement agency has said, a rare move amid the offensive in Ukraine. ...

11. Government demands sanctions against Russia at EU council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-demands-sanctions-against-russia-at-eu-council

Cyprus remains extremely concerned for the situation in the Gaza Strip, Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos said in his remarks at the Foreign......

12. 250,000 military documents allegedly breached in IDF cyberattack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/250-000-military-documents-allegedly-breached-in-idf-cyberattack

The global hacker organization Anonymous issued a statement today, Friday, claiming to have successfully conducted a cyberattack on the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and reportedly obtained 250,000 military documents....

13. Tehran avoids escalating conflict with Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tehran-avoids-escalating-conflict-with-israel

Explosions echoed over an Iranian city on Friday in what sources described as an Israeli attack, but Tehran played down the incident and indicated it had no plans for retaliation - a response that appeared gauged towards averting region-wide war....

14. Global oil prices dip after Iran's attack on Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-oil-prices-dip-after-iran-s-attack-on-israel

Oil prices fell in early Asian trade after Iran's reprisal attack on Israel over the weekend....

15. Germany under fire for arms sales to Israel amid Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-under-fire-for-arms-sales-to-israel-amid-gaza-conflict

Germany will face a fresh call to revoke all arms sales to Israel on Thursday in a lawsuit that puts more pressure on Berlin amid a rising outcry about the scale of deaths and destruction in the war on Gaza....

16. President calls emergency National Security Council meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-calls-emergency-national-security-council-meeting

President Nicos Christodoulides has called for an emergency meeting of Cyprus's National Security Council (NSC) to address recent migration flows and regional developments....

17. Cyprus President to join EU leaders in Vienna for high-stakes dinner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-to-join-eu-leaders-in-vienna-for-high-stakes-dinner

President of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, is going to Vienna on Friday, where he will participate in a working dinner with a group of leaders......

18. Roads turned into rivers amid thunderstorms and hail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roads-turned-into-rivers-amid-thunderstorms-and-hail

Severe weather unleashed its fury on Cyprus on Tuesday, with thunderstorms and hail wreaking havoc in various parts of the island, transforming roads into rivers and snarling traffic. ...

19. Ukraine's NATO membership in the cards, Blinken asserts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-nato-membership-in-the-cards-blinken-asserts

A summit to mark the alliance's birthday doubled as a renewed effort to keep members on board with aid for Ukraine....

20. Europe's ambitious plan to reignite economic engines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-ambitious-plan-to-reignite-economic-engines

As Europe endeavours to uphold its competitiveness amidst economic rivals, its politicians believe they hold a concealed asset: the savings of its citizens, which remain unused and dormant....

21. UK joins efforts to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza via 'Amalthea'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-joins-efforts-to-deliver-humanitarian-aid-to-gaza-via-amalthea

Minister for Development and Africa, Andrew Mitchell, has told the House of Commons that along with Cyprus, the US, the UAE and others, the UK will help deliver humanitarian aid by sea to a new temporary US military pier in Gaza, via a maritime corridor from Cyprus....

22. French senator Allizard heads to Cyprus for OSCE mission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-senator-allizard-heads-to-cyprus-for-osce-mission

French Senator Pascal Allizard, Special Representative on Mediterranean Affairs for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation......

23. UNFICYP celebrates 60 years of service in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-celebrates-60-years-of-service-in-cyprus

UNFICYP marks 60 years in the service of peace in Cyprus. On 4 March 1964, the United Nations Security Council mandated the establishment of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). ...

24. European Parliament honors Navalny amidst food inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-honors-navalny-amidst-food-inflation

The European Parliament will commemorate the life of Russian activist Alexei Navalny, featuring an address by his wife, Yulia Navalnaya, in its plenary session this week in Strasbourg......

25. Cyprus: The new epicenter of U.S. military strategy in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-the-new-epicenter-of-u-s-military-strategy-in-the-mediterranean

In a significant development, the United States and Cyprus are strengthening their defense and security ties, marking a shift in the geopolitical landscape of the Eastern Mediterranean. ...

26. ELDYK soldier loses arm in tragic training accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eldyk-soldier-loses-arm-in-tragic-training-accident

A 23-year-old soldier from the Cyprus National Guard Emergency Unit (ELDYK) is currently in intensive care at a private hospital after a training accident resulted in the amputation of his right arm and injuries to his eye and face, as per reports....

27. Cyprus gears up for annual military drills with allies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gears-up-for-annual-military-drills-with-allies

The Ministry of Defence has revealed plans for military training activities scheduled for February 20 and 21, during the afternoon and evening. These exercises are part of Cyprus' yearly military cooperation program with allied nations....

28. US sounds alarm on Russian anti-satellite weapons threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-sounds-alarm-on-russian-anti-satellite-weapons-threat

Highly sensitive intelligence gathered by the U.S. highlights the emergence of Russian anti-satellite weapons, raising concerns among top government officials. ...

29. At least 50 homes damaged by tornado

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-50-homes-damaged-by-tornado

The crews of the Municipality of Germasogeia, the Provincial Administration, and the Civil Defence have been recording the damage caused by the devastating tornadoes since dawn. ...

30. Controversial 'Las Vegas on the Mediterranean' plan for Varosha unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversial-las-vegas-on-the-mediterranean-plan-for-varosha-unveiled

A proposal to transform Varosha into a ''Las Vegas on the Mediterranean'' has surfaced, reportedly backed by a consortium of global billionaire businessmen, as revealed by the British newspaper Daily Express....

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