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02 December, 2020
 

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1. Cyprus calls on Turkey to engage in maritime zone delimitation talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-on-turkey-to-engage-in-maritime-zone-delimitation-talks

In an interview with the UAE television channel Alarabiya, defence minister Charalambos Petrides called on Turkey to accept the Republic of Cyprus’ invitation to engage in talks in view of reaching an agreement over the delimitation of the contested maritime zones between the two countries, or alternatively refer the issue to the International Court of Justice....

2. 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...

3. Woman jailed for strangling mother-in-law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-jailed-for-strangling-mother-in-law

A woman in Nicosia has been sentenced to eight years in prison on attempted murder charges, after she tried to strangle her mother-in-law whom she held responsible for ruining her marriage to her son...

4. Cyprus rationalizes sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rationalizes-sanctions-against-turkey

Cypriot Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides has reiterated his country’s position in seeking a settlement of the Cyprus problem, adding that economic sanctions against Ankara remain on the table 'as long as Turkey continues to maintain tensions'...

5. Holiday period restrictions to be announced Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holiday-period-restrictions-to-be-announced-friday

The Cyprus cabinet will be deciding on Wednesday on the restrictions that are to apply for December and the Christmas holidays, with the new measures to be announced to the public by the health minister on Friday....

6. Experts assist in Cyprus' spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-assist-in-cyprus-spy-van-probe

Following months of sluggish investigation into Cyprus’ spy van, police investigators are reportedly in the process of drafting their final report while another expert is due to arrive on the island to lend a hand...

7. Cyprus, Slovakia FMs discuss Turkey's regional behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slovakia-fms-discuss-turkey-s-regional-behaviour

Turkey’s escalating provocations in relation to Varosha, as well as in Cyprus’s EEZ and maritime zones, were the focus of discussions in Nicosia on Monday between the Cyprus Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides and the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Ivan Korcok....

8. Israeli fighter jets fly across Cyprus skies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-fighter-jets-fly-across-cyprus-skies

The “Onisilos-Gedeon 2020" military exercise between the Republic of Cyprus and Israel wrapped up successfully on Thursday, a defence ministry statement said....

9. Israeli F-35 jets test Cyprus air defence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-f-35-jets-test-cyprus-air-defence

Cyprus gets to test its air defence systems against American-made F-35 jest, with Israeli pilots flying their cutting edge stealth fighters during a joint exercise this week over Limassol and Paphos...

10. Cyprus, Israel, Greece agree to boost defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-greece-agree-to-boost-defense-cooperation

The defense ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus agreed Thursday to step up military cooperation which they said will keep their armed forces better prepared, help create more jobs and bolster security in a fraught region. ...

11. Cyprus, Israel affirm excellent bilateral relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-affirm-excellent-bilateral-relations

Israeli Minister of Defence Benny Gantz has stressed the necessity for Turkey to immediately terminate its illegal actions in Cyprus and the broader region, in order to create the favourable conditions that would allow for the resumption of a productive dialogue on the Cyprus issue....

12. Cyprus 2021 defence budget up by €70 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-2021-defence-budget-up-by-€70-million

The six pillars of the defence ministry’s strategic aims in defence and security matters were presented before the parliamentary finance committee by defence minister Charalambos Petrides on Monday, in the context of his ministry’s budget for 2021....

13. Athens starts diplomatic offensive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-starts-diplomatic-offensive

Athens has embarked on an ambitious diplomatic offensive aiming to woo old and new friends in the bid to advance its positions in the face of Turkey’s stance in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean. ...

14. Roxy’s 'Charo' takes Cyprus to ECHR

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roxy-s-charo-takes-cyprus-to-echr

A Dominican woman, who was recognized as a sex trafficking victim after her ordeal in the capital’s Roxy strip club over a decade ago, is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights, after the country’s Supreme Court sided with a lower court judge who threw out her lawsuit seeking damages...

15. Masked youths rob Limassol convenience store

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masked-trio-rob-limassol-convenience-store

Three male youths robbed a convenience store in the wee hours Friday morning in Limassol, with police later finding evidence that had been set on fire...

16. Two ministers and deputy shipping minister in isolation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-ministers-and-deputy-shipping-minister-in-isolation

Transport minster Yiannis Karousos, defence minister Charalambos Petrides and the deputy shipping minister Vasilis Demetriades all went into isolation on Tuesday after a close associate of the transport minister tested positive for the virus....

17. Erdogan says Turkey tested Russian S-400s, shrugs off US reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-turkey-tested-russian-s-400s-shrugs-off-us-reaction

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed on Friday that Turkey had been testing the S-400 air defense systems that it bought from Russia and said US objections on the issue did not matter. ...

18. Supreme Court says Daniela case closed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-says-daniela-case-closed

The Supreme Court has refused to reopen Daniela Rosca’s murder case, a woman who was killed by intruders in her own home in Larnaca, while the convicted mastermind insists he has new information that could exonerate him...

19. 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. ...

20. ISIS ‘Beatles duo’ plead not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-‘beatles-duo-plead-not-guilty

Two Islamic State suspects from the UK, including one with Cypriot origins, have pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American hostages...

21. Pompeo’s visit prompted by Turkey’s S-400s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-s-visit-prompted-by-turkey-s-s-400s

The indications that Turkey activated the radars of its Russian-made S-400 anti-aircraft systems in order to detect US-made Greek F-16 fighter jets on their return from the Eunomia exercise on August 27 off Cyprus apparently sounded the alarm in Washington about the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and reportedly prompted the visits by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Cyprus on September 12 and Greece on September 27-29. ...

22. Cops defend use of firearm in traffic stop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-defend-use-of-firearm-in-traffic-stop

Questions have been raised in local media over the use of firearms by on-duty police officers, following an incident in Paphos when warning shots were fired during a traffic stop...

23. Cyprus-Israel military exercise wraps up successfully

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-military-exercise-wraps-up-successfully

A joint Cyprus-Isreal military exercise dubbed ‘Iason 2020’ was successfully completed late on Wednesday night, an announcement by the Cyprus defence ministry said....

24. Law professor takes on manslaughter case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/law-professor-takes-on-manslaughter-case

The Russian suspect accused of being behind the death of a Ukrainian man in Paphos has appointed a law professor for his defence, a Cypriot attorney with research interests in criminal procedures...

25. Education ministry launches disciplinary probe against artist-headmaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-ministry-launches-disciplinary-probe-against-artist-headmaster

The health ministry announced on Wednesday that it will be launching a disciplinary investigation against a public school headmaster, whose artwork, which he uploaded onto his personal Facebook profile, came to the attention of local social media users in recent days, drawing mixed reactions....

26. Turkey accuses Greece of treaty violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-accuses-greece-of-treaty-violations

Turkey has issued a navigational telex to mariners accusing Greece of violating the Lausanne Treaty by militarizing the Greek island of Chios just 10 miles from a Turkish port...

27. Pompeo 'deeply concerned' over eastern Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-deeply-concerned-over-eastern-mediterranean

The United States remains 'deeply concerned' about Turkey's actions in the eastern Mediterranean, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday, urging a diplomatic end to a simmering crisis over offshore natural resources...

28. Greek PM expected to unveil French defense deal on Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-expected-to-unveil-french-defense-deal-on-saturday

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is due to unveil the details of a defense deal with Paris that was the subject of talks with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of a European-Mediterranean leaders’ meeting in Corsica on Thursday....

29. Woman behind infection chains upon returning from US fined

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-behind-chains-of-infections-upon-returning-from-us-fined

The Larnaca district court on Wednesday imposed an €800 fine on the woman who formed chains of coronavirus infections after returning from US....

30. EU calls on Cyprus to manage migration flows in line with EU law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-calls-on-cyprus-to-manage-migration-flows-in-line-with-eu-law

The EU said Tuesday that it acknowledges the difficulties faced by the Republic of Cyprus in terms of the flow of refugees it is called to deal with, but stressed that basic principles and EU legislation must be respected....

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