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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. Turkish defense leaks signal Aegean park conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-defense-leaks-signal-aegean-park-conflict

Tensions with Ankara have resurfaced again after Ankara’s objections to Greece’s announcement to designate marine parks, including one in the Aegean Sea....

3. British jets intercept Iranian drones in defense of Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-jets-intercept-iranian-drones-in-defense-of-israel

The Typhoon FGR4 fighter jets, launched from the Akrotiri base in Cyprus, are believed to have participated in the UK's involvement in defending Israel against an Iranian attack on Saturday night. ...

4. Multinational cooperation shines in Cyprus' ''Argonaut 2024'' exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/multinational-cooperation-shines-in-cyprus-argonaut-2024-exercise

In a significant milestone today, the ''Argonaut 2024'' exercise concluded successfully, meeting the objectives outlined by the Minister of Defense. ...

5. World Central Kitchen halts Gaza operations after volunteers killed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-central-kitchen-halts-gaza-operations-after-volunteers-killed

At least 7 volunteers from the non-governmental organization ''World Central Kitchen'' (WCK) lost their lives in a devastating incident in Gaza's Deir al-Balah area. ...

6. Deadly Attack rocks Moscow concert venue: ISIS claims responsibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-attack-rocks-moscow-concert-venue-isis-claims-responsibility

More than 130 people were killed and numerous others injured in a deadly assault at Crocus City Hall, a popular concert venue complex near Moscow, Friday night. Assailants armed with guns and incendiary devices stormed the venue, unleashing chaos and devastation....

7. Cyprus' defense industry poised for growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-defense-industry-poised-for-growth

In an interview conducted by Kathimerini reporter Andreas Karamitas, Dr. Tasos Kounoudis, President of the Cyprus Association of Research and Innovation Enterprises (CRAI), provided significant insights into the European Union's investment in the defense industry and its implications for Cyprus....

8. Russian military jet crashes after takeoff, 15 onboard (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-military-jet-crashes-after-takeoff-15-onboard

A Russian Il-76 Ilyushin military jet crashed shortly after takeoff Tuesday, according to authorities....

9. Russian missiles target Zelenskiy and Greek PM in Odesa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-missiles-target-zelenskiy-and-greek-pm-in-odesa

A deadly missile strike rocked the Ukrainian port city of Odesa, causing intense moments as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis were in the vicinity....

10. Germany probes Russian leaked military talks on Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-probes-russian-leaked-military-talks-on-ukraine

German authorities are launching an investigation following the emergence of an audio recording in which German military officials purportedly discuss aiding Ukraine, including the potential deployment of Taurus missiles, in Russia. ...

11. Cyprus takes a backseat as the EU initiates gift-giving to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-a-backseat-as-the-eu-initiates-gift-giving-to-turkey

In today's Sunday edition of Kathimerini, journalist Pavlos Xanthoulis delves into the intricate diplomatic maneuvers and decisions made by Nicos Christodoulides' government in response to the Borel/Commission document on EU-Turkey ...

12. Greek cabinet unlocks potential for ''smart'' military development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cabinet-unlocks-potential-for-smart-military-development

Marking the first step toward establishing the framework necessary to enable the creation of a “smart” army, the cabinet on Thursday......

13. 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....

14. Tornado strikes Germasogeia, causing severe hand injury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tornado-strikes-germasogeia-causing-severe-hand-injury

The municipal authority in Germasogeia has sprung into action following the early morning havoc caused by at least two tornadoes, Mayor Kyriakos Xydias confirmed to CNA....

15. Hamas condemns Israeli strikes, two hostages freed in Rafah operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hamas-condemns-israeli-strikes-two-hostages-freed-in-rafah-operation

At least 37 Palestinians lost their lives in Israeli airstrikes targeting the southern city of Rafah, Gaza health officials reported Tuesday....

16. Global academics rally against India's Great Nicobar development project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-academics-rally-against-india-s-great-nicobar-development-project

In a fervent plea echoing concerns of humanitarian and environmental repercussions, academics worldwide have implored India to halt a monumental development initiative on Great Nicobar Island....

17. Police intensify probes into illicit sports-related activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-intensify-probes-into-illicit-sports-related-activities

In response to a meeting at the Ministry of Justice and Public Order, the police announced immediate measures to prevent and tackle organized crime and violence in sports arenas....

18. Landmark golden passport trial begins Feb 15

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/landmark-golden-passport-trial-begins-feb-15

The Nicosia Criminal Court gears up for a high-stakes trial in five months, probing the naturalization of foreign investors and a potential twist involving a Chinese businessman....

19. President contemplates restart amidst manipulation claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-contemplates-restart-amidst-manipulation-claims

The official first was Wednesday, January 10, for the new members of the Government after they officially received their portfolios from the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulidis....

20. Christodoulides' strong message: Ignore sirens, focus on governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-strong-message-ignore-sirens-focus-on-governance

The swearing-in and assumption of duties of the new ministers and officials of the government took place today (10/01), at the Presidential Palace....

21. Japan struck by 7.5 magnitude earthquake, triggering tsunami alerts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-struck-by-7-5-magnitude-earthquake-triggering-tsunami-alerts

A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked western Japan, causing significant damage and prompting tsunami alerts across coastal areas....

22. US Ambassador discusses Cyprus and Russian influence in exclusive interview

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-discusses-cyprus-and-russian-influence-in-exclusive-interview

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini, the U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus weighs in on whether the island nation's ties to Russian influence are changing. ...

23. Trial begins for alleged gang rape of British tourist by Israelis in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-begins-for-alleged-gang-rape-of-british-tourist-by-israelis-in-ayia-napa

The trial for the case of the gang rape of a 20-year-old British woman by five Israelis in a hotel in Ayia Napa began on Monday (18/12). The issue is being closely monitored by the British Foreign Ministry....

24. IDF strikes Gaza targets after ceasefire breach by Hamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/idf-strikes-gaza-targets-after-ceasefire-breach-by-hamas

Israel's military swiftly resumed operations in Gaza, accusing Hamas of violating the seven-day truce....

25. Unusual military helicopter activity raises eyebrows (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unusual-military-helicopter-activity-raises-eyebrows

In recent times, the residents of Polis Chrysochous and other areas of Akamas have been witnessing daily military helicopter flights. ...

26. Is Japan under threat? North Korea fires missile

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-japan-under-threat-north-korea-fires-missile

In a tense development on Tuesday, North Korea reportedly launched a ballistic missile, prompting an emergency alert in Japan....

27. Biden administration plans $320M bomb transfer to Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-administration-plans-$320m-bomb-transfer-to-israel

President Joe Biden's administration has informed the U.S. Congress that it is planning a $320 million transfer of precision bombs for Israel, a source familiar with the plan said on Monday....

28. Airstrikes, rockets, and buildings claim over 3,600 child lives in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airstrikes-rockets-and-buildings-claim-over-3-600-child-lives-in-gaza

The murders of Alexis Mavromichalis (Alexoui) and Thanasis Kalogeropoulos present a challenging puzzle for investigators. They are grappling with a wealth of information related to the open conflicts involving the victims. ...

29. EU's call for humanitarian ''pauses'' draws attention ahead of UN vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-call-for-humanitarian-pauses-draws-attention-ahead-of-un-vote

European Union leaders have stopped short of calling for a ceasefire in Gaza, instead appealing for humanitarian “pauses” to provide aid, as the UN warned its operations were being “paralyzed” by Israel’s bombardment of the besieged enclave....

30. Allies of Israel or igniting the refugee crisis?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allies-of-israel-or-igniting-the-refugee-crisis

Our neighbors in the East are experiencing heightened tensions....

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