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23 June, 2024
 

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91. Sweden's NATO Membership hangs in the balance as Turkey poses last-minute hurdle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-s-nato-membership-hangs-in-the-balance-as-turkey-poses-last-minute-hurdle

The developments surrounding Sweden’s NATO membership are rapidly unfolding, with indications pointing towards an imminent announcement of an agreement during the Vilnius summit held on July 11-12. However, there remains the possibility that Turkey may disrupt the proceedings at the last moment....

92. Restart seen in talks between Greece, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restart-seen-in-talks-between-greece-turkey

Prompted by the recent period of calm in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, both freshly re-elected, are aiming to announce the resumption of bilateral contacts after meeting at the NATO summit in Vilnius on July 11-12...

93. Nicosia's push to involve EU in Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nicosia-s-push-to-involve-eu-in-cyprus-problem

When last March, as usual, newly elected President Christodoulides visited Athens in his new capacity as the Greek Prime Minister, the news of the establishment of a "supreme body of institutional coordination between Greece and the Republic of Cyprus" made big headlines, at least in the news....

94. Protests and unrest in Paris over police shooting of 17-year-old

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-protests-and-unrest-in-paris-over-police-shooting-of-17-year-old

The officer accused of shooting the teen has been detained on homicide charges....

95. Russia to close investigation into mercenary-led rebellion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-to-close-investigation-into-mercenary-led-rebellion

Russian authorities said Tuesday they have closed a criminal investigation into the aborted armed rebellion led by mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin and are pressing no charges against him or his troops....

96. Israeli deal fuels Cyprus arming Ukraine rumors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-deal-fuels-rumors-of-cyprus-arming-ukraine

Cyprus has emerged in media reports as the 'unknown European country' that negotiated to buy Israeli Merkava tanks, fueling persistent rumors that dozens of the island’s Russian T-80 were set aside for Ukraine in a so-called swap deal...

97. European journalists accuse EU leaders of invalidating media freedom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-journalists-accuse-eu-leaders-of-invalidating-media-freedom

Draft legislation published by EU leaders that would allow national security agencies to spy on journalists has been condemned by media and civil society groups as dangerous and described by a leading MEP as “incomprehensible”....

98. France, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, and Hungary collaborate on air defense systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-belgium-cyprus-estonia-and-hungary-collaborate-on-air-defense-systems

France, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia and Hungary signed a letter of intent for the joint purchase of the French Mistral air defense systems, two sources aware of the matter said on Monday....

99. Cyprus still vague on Ukraine swap deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-vague-on-ukraine-swap-deal

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides declined to say whether any of the island’s Soviet-made defense systems could end up in Ukraine, pointing to Turkey and budget concerns but also echoing a broader ambiguity as EU allies argue over the best defense strategy...

100. Christodoulides' exhaustive diplomatic pursuits for resolving the Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-exhaustive-diplomatic-pursuits-for-resolving-the-cyprus-issue

President Nikos Christodoulides has highlighted the government's efforts in pursuing negotiations on the Cyprus issue and implementing a diplomatic initiative during the first 100 days of governance....

101. Maritime security partnerships for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maritime-security-partnerships-for-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus and the United States have achieved a mutually beneficial deepening of defense cooperation during their second meeting of the bilateral Security and Defense Dialogue....

102. Erdogan's controversial visit to the occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-controversial-visit-to-the-occupied-areas

Breaking from tradition, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan embarked on an unauthorized visit to the "TRNC" before his scheduled trip to Azerbaijan on June 13....

103. New Defense Minister pledges to protect the ''Blue Homeland''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-defense-minister-pledges-to-protect-the-blue-homeland

Turkey’s newly appointed Defense Minister Yasar Guler has vowed to protect his country’s interests and the “Blue Homeland,” a revisionist doctrine expressing Ankara’s expansionist ambitions in the Aegean....

104. The Cyprus conundrum: Hakan Fidan's potential role in shaping Turkish policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cyprus-conundrum-hakan-fidan-s-potential-role-in-shaping-turkish-policy

The ''Turkish Century'' heralded by the re-election of Recep Tayyip Erdogan officially unfolds on Friday, generating interest in the individuals that the Turkish president will select for his cabinet. ...

105. Government to proceed with National Security Council implementation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-proceed-with-national-security-council-implementation

Cyprus’ Council of Ministers on Wednesday decided on the establishment of a National Security Council (NSC), Government Spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis announced, noting that its mandate will be to produce thoughts, ideas, suggestions and proposals with practical value on matters of national security....

106. Caretaker government takes over in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/caretaker-government-takes-over-in-athens

The list of caretaker government ministers set to assume leadership for a month leading up to the second round of elections on June 25 was officially announced on Thursday...

107. Nicosia looks forward to hosting next 3+1 summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-looks-forward-to-hosting-next-3-1-summit

During a reception held by the Embassy of Israel in Nicosia to commemorate Israel's 75th independence anniversary, Cyprus's Defense Minister, Michalis Giorgallas, expressed that Nicosia eagerly looks forward to hosting the next political level 3+1 meeting involving Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and the USA before the year's end. Additionally, Cyprus plans to host the 9th Cyprus, Greece, and Israel Trilateral Summit in 2023....

108. Nicosia ups voice during defense meeting in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ups-voice-during-defense-meeting-in-brussels

Defence Minister Michalis Giorgallas stressed that EU - NATO needs to take place on an equal footing for all member states, speaking after the conclusion of the Foreign Affairs Council which was held in Brussels on Tuesday in its Defence Ministers configuration...

109. Cyprus praises visit by US guided-missile destroyer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-praises-visit-by-us-guided-missile-destroyer

Cyprus Defence Minister, Michalis Giorgallas, has said that the call which class guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke paid on Wednesday at Limassol port, is a proof of the strong position which Cyprus has in the region...

110. Gender bias fears linger over bishop guilty ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gender-bias-fears-linger-over-bishop-guilty-ruling

A lawmaker and women’s rights activist in Cyprus says a former bishop’s guilty verdict for sexually harassing a teenage girl four decades ago was a landmark court decision, while also dismissing concerns that gender bias played a role in the ruling...

111. British expertise on the table as Leo Docherty speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-expertise-on-the-table-as-leo-docherty-speaks-to-kathimerini

In an interview with "K" newspaper, Leo Docherty, the British Minister for Europe, highlighted the British commitment to closer collaboration, emphasizing the range of areas where British expertise and cooperation can contribute to addressing issues such as combating illegal financing and exploring support structures for enforcement or addressing potential sanctions evasion. ...

112. Cyprus provides mine clearance training to Ukrainian experts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-provides-mine-clearance-training-to-ukrainian-experts

Cyprus Republic, as part of the European Union Military Assistance Mission Ukraine (EUMAM) program, is participating in the training of 24 experts from Ukraine in mine clearance issues, Defense Minister Michalis Giorgallas said on Friday, asked to comment on reports on the matter....

113. Christodoulides, Netanyahu continue ties in chummy reunion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-netanyahu-confirm-ties-in-chummy-reunion

Cypriot President Nicos Christodoulides and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reconfirmed their commitment to working together during a meeting in Jerusalem on Thursday, with the two men picking up right where they left off while also joking around for the cameras...

114. Irish soldiers train Ukrainian counterparts in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/irish-soldiers-train-ukrainian-counterparts-in-cyprus

Irish soldiers have begun training their Ukrainian counterparts in Cyprus, the head of the Irish armed forces has disclosed....

115. Turkish elections: No matter who wins, Greece remains skeptical

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-elections-no-matter-who-wins-greece-remains-skeptical

Greek-Turkish Relations Hang in the Balance After Turkish Elections" Subtitle: "Uncertainty Looms as Turkey's Strategic Priorities Likely to Remain Unchanged Regardless of Election Outcome"...

116. Cyprus considers Deputy Ministry for European Affairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-considers-deputy-ministry-for-european-affairs

Foreign Minister, Constantinos Kombos, has said that the Republic of Cyprus has been considering the establishment of a Deputy Ministry for European Affairs in view of the Cypriot Presidency of the EU, during the first half of 2026....

117. EU gives €60-80m to fund Hellenic defense systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-gives-€60-80m-to-fund-hellenic-defense-systems

As part of the moves to strengthen the European defense industry, based on the increased need for defense equipment resulting from the war in Ukraine,...

118. Akar singles out Menendez as Ankara cosies up to Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-singles-out-menendez-as-ankara-cosies-up-to-athens

Turkey’s defense minister has described his recent talks with his Greek counterpart, Nikos Panagiotopoulos, as very constructive and honest and said all issues were discussed in an open manner...

119. Greek American think tank reaffirms Cyprus commitment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-american-think-tank-reaffirms-cyprus-commitment

The American Hellenic Institute says it is committed to continuing to strengthen US-Cyprus relations, following a visit by delegates to the island to emphasize military ties between the two countries...

120. Cyprus to become 'transfer hub' for people fleeing Sudan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-become-transfer-hub-for-people-fleeing-sudan

The Republic of Cyprus activated its ESTIA Special National Plan to receive and repatriate foreign citizens from crisis areas through its territory, according to a press release from the Foreign Ministry....

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