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1. Nord Stream leaks: Sabotage confirmed, traces of explosives found

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nord-stream-leaks-sabotage-confirmed-traces-of-explosives-found

Investigators have found traces of explosives at the site of the damaged Nord Stream gas pipelines, confirming sabotage had taken place, a Swedish prosecutor said on Friday....

2. US-Cyprus army cooperation bill heads to the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-army-cooperation-bill-heads-to-the-house

A bill that paves the way for further military cooperation between Cyprus and the Unites States reached the House this week, following months of media hype about the island’s intent to help Ukraine with Russian-made missiles, but the specific agreement explicitly excludes weapons systems...

3. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

4. NATO response convoluted in missile aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-response-convoluted-in-missile-aftermath

Puzzled world leaders breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday after it was revealed that Ukrainian forces, not Russian, had fired missiles into Poland, but the incident had already disrupted G20 diplomacy meetings in Bali and further revealed hidden divisions within NATO...

5. The future of civil protection in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-future-of-civil-protection-in-the-mediterranean

The Nicosia Risk Forum 2022, which begins on Tuesday at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Larnaca, strives to be a game changer in Mediterranean civil protection....

6. Boris Johnson or Rishi Sunak expected to be UK's next prime minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-or-rishi-sunak-expected-to-be-uk-s-next-prime-minister

Boris Johnson and his former finance minister Rishi Sunak were leading potential contenders to replace British Prime Minister Liz Truss on Friday, with candidates canvassing support to become Conservative Party leader in a fast-tracked contest....

7. Cyprus seen as ‘special window’ to arming Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seen-as-‘special-window-to-arming-ukraine

Rumors continue to grow regarding Cyprus potentially supplying Russian-made weapons to Ukraine, with The New York Times this week suggesting Nicosia has been actively discussing better replacements from Washington in recent meetings where Kiev also came up as a topic of discussion...

8. Building defense, innovation and a better future for our children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/building-defense-innovation-and-a-better-future-for-our-children

Candidates for the presidential elections that will take place in February 2023 continue their pre-election campaign with meetings, events and announcements on various issues....

9. Reuters: 'escape' flights from Russia skyrocket after military draft begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reuters-escape-flights-from-russia-skyrocket-after-military-draft-begins

A sharp rise in internet searches and the purchase of tickets for flights "fleeing" from Russia is reported by Reuters, in the wake of the partial conscription announced by Vladimir Putin, seven months after the invasion of Ukraine....

10. The Russian plan to annex occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-russian-plan-to-annex-occupied-territories

It now holds about 60% of Donetsk and had captured nearly all of Luhansk by July after slow advances during months of intense fighting. But those gains are now under threat after Russian forces were driven from neighbouring Kharkiv province this month,...

11. Cyprus to provide logistical support and services to US naval vessels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-provide-logistical-support-and-services-to-us-naval-vessels-video

The US and Cyprus commemorated on Monday the completion of the Acquisition and Cross Services Agreement (ACSA) between the Republic of Cyprus and the United States of America the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus Charalambos Petrides and US Ambassador Judith Garber....

12. Russia: 'Either we send convicts to fight in Ukraine, or your children'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-either-we-send-convicts-to-fight-in-ukraine-or-your-children

The head of a notorious Russian mercenary group has defended the idea of sending prisoners to fight in Ukraine's war after the publication of a video showing him recruiting in a prison....

13. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

14. €19m funding for photovoltaics in National Guard camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€19m-funding-for-photovoltaics-in-national-guard-camps

Cyprus Ministry of Defence has secured, through EU structural funds and in particular the Thalia Programme, €19 million to fund the installation of photovoltaic systems in National Guard camps, ...

15. Cyprus' Air Force One takes its maiden voyage to Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-air-force-one-takes-its-maiden-voyage-to-larnaca

At a special ceremony held today at the Elefsina Air Base, the President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades received from the Prime Minister of Greece Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, an aircraft of the Hellenic Republic donated to the Republic of Cyprus....

16. Akar accuses Greece of avoiding talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-accuses-greece-of-avoiding-talks

Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar on Thursday accused Greece of avoiding talks with Turkey while vowing to defend the rights of Turkey and of the breakaway state in northern Cyprus....

17. Cyprus goes light on Israel's Iron Dome

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-goes-light-on-israel-s-iron-dome

Foreign media are tracking a story on the Cypriot government’s aspirations to obtain Iron Dome, Israel’s field-tested defense system, but news and sources piling up over the weekend suggest the island’s neighbor warming up to Turkey and the war in Ukraine could tell a more complicated story...

18. EDF funds seven Cypriot projects proposed in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/edf-funds-seven-cypriot-projects-proposed-in-2021

Several Cypriot businesses and research institutions have secured funding for seven projects from the European Defence Fund (EDF) for 2021, the Ministry of Defence has said....

19. First ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves Odesa port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-ship-carrying-ukrainian-grain-leaves-odesa-port

A ship carrying grain left the Ukrainian port of Odesa for Lebanon on Monday under a safe passage agreement, Ukrainian and Turkish officials said, the first departure since the Russian invasion blocked shipping through the Black Sea five months ago....

20. Ukraine grain export coordination center opens in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-grain-export-coordination-center-opens-in-istanbul

Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar on Wednesday unveiled a center in Istanbul to oversee the export of Ukrainian grains after a landmark U.N. deal last week, with the first shipment expected to depart from Black Sea ports within days....

21. Anastasiades: 'Our aim for reunification remains'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-our-aim-for-reunification-remains

Cyprus paid tribute to all those who lost their lives in the 1974 Turkish invasion, which resulted in the occupation of 37% of its territory, with President Nicos Anastasiades stressing that we continue to aim at reunifying and “rid the island of third-party dependencies.”...

22. Plot thickens as Greece irked over Antonov crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plot-thickens-as-greece-irked-over-antonov-crash

Athens says Belgrade and Kiev had not shared information about dangerous cargo on board a Cypriot company-owned Antonov that crashed-landed in northern Greece, with the plot thickening after recipient Bangladesh denied Serbian reports that Dhaka was expecting mines onboard the aircraft leased to a Ukrainian company...

23. Sirens to wail marking events leading to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sirens-to-wail-on-july-15th-and-20th-marking-events-leading-to-the-turkish-invasion-of-cyprus

The sirens will sound across the government-controlled areas of the Republic to mark the dark events of July 15, 1974, when Greek army officers engineered a coup to oust the government in Nicosia leading to the Turkish invasion just five days later, on 20th July....

24. Moscow and NATO could clash over Kaliningrad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-and-nato-could-clash-over-kaliningrad

The United States today said its support for Lithuania is 'ironclad' and that any attack on the country would 'constitute an attack on all NATO members'....

25. Athens wants arms for Ukraine out of public view

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-wants-arms-for-ukraine-out-of-public-view

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos says he would ask the heads of the three branches of the Greek Armed Forces to contain recent disclosures in the media on the list of weapons that Greece may send to Ukraine, likening their information system to a 'swiss cheese'...

26. 'Turkey continues to distort reality to create regional tension'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-continues-to-distort-reality-to-create-regional-tension

The Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday Turkey is escalating rhetoric and distorting reality with a view to creating tensions in the region....

27. 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...

28. In a first, Cypriot Defence Minister to pay official visit to US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-first-cypriot-defence-minister-to-pay-official-visit-to-us

Minister of Defence Charalambos Petrides will depart on Sunday to the US for a working visit. According to the Ministry of Defence, this is the first visit of a Cypriot Defence Minister for bilateral consultations at the US Pentagon....

29. Greece resumes weapons support to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-resumes-weapons-support-to-ukraine

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin thanked many countries including Greece for sending new military packages of assistance to Ukraine, causing political chaos in Athens where last month government officials said there would be no more military equipment shipments to Kiev...

30. Moscow to probe ‘Ukrainian regime crimes’ after surrender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-to-probe-‘ukrainian-regime-crimes-after-surrender

Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters surrendered to an uncertain fate on Tuesday after weeks holed up in the bunkers and tunnels below Mariupol's Azovstal steel works as the most devastating siege of Russia's war in Ukraine drew to a close...

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