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1. Paphos police confirm CID probe in commando death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-police-confirm-cid-probe-in-commando-death

Investigators from Paphos’ Criminal Investigation Department are probing the death of a commando who jumped in the water from a helicopter during the shooting of a promo video, with reports saying they are focusing on footage to ascertain the aircraft’s maneuvers but also asking the army for audio recordings during the fatal mission...

2. Parliament goes off script over controversial museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-goes-off-script-over-controversial-museum

All hell broke loose this week in Cypriot parliament after opposition blocked state funds earmarked for an EOKA museum dedicated to Grivas, a highly divisive figure in the island’s history...

3. Biden believes Congress will give green light for F-16 sale to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-believes-congress-will-give-green-light-for-f-16-sale-to-turkey

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday the United States supports the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey and that he is confident the congressional approval needed for the sale can be obtained....

4. Anastasiades and Erdogan exchanged views on the Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-and-erdogan-exchanged-views-on-the-cyprus-issue

The President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiadis participated in the Euro-Atlantic working dinner hosted in Madrid on Wednesday night by the Prime Minister of Spain Mr. Pedro Sanchez....

5. Ayia Napa serial rape arraignment pushed back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-serial-rape-arraignment-pushed-back

Prosecutors in a serial rape case in Ayia Napa will have to wait until next month, after arraignment this week in a closed hearing was postponed when the defendant asked the court to appoint a public defender...

6. Commando succumbs to injuries after helicopter jump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-succumbs-to-injuries-after-helicopter-jump

A commando succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday following an accident two days earlier when he jumped out of a moving helicopter during military training in Paphos, with his death marking the third army fatality in one year...

7. Erdogan to meet with Biden in Madrid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-to-meet-with-biden-in-madrid

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be meeting with US counterpart Joe Biden on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Madrid later on Tuesday or on Wednesday, he told reporters on Tuesday morning. ...

8. ‘Largest transfer of military equipment ever’ at northern Greek port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘largest-transfer-of-military-equipment-ever-at-northern-greek-port

The American vehicle carrier ARC Endurance arrived in Alexandroupoli bringing the “largest transfer of military equipment ever” handled by the northern Greek port, the chairman of the port authority said in a tweet on Tuesday....

9. Commando very critical after helicopter jump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-very-critical-after-helicopter-jump

A paratrooper in the Republic of Cyprus is on life support following an accident at sea, with the defense ministry calling for an investigation after reports suggested the private jumped incorrectly from a helicopter into water...

10. Op-ed: On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

11. Only half of Cypriots agree with EU sanctions against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-half-of-cypriots-agree-with-eu-sanctions-against-russia

Only 54% of respondents in Cyprus, compared to an average of 80% in the European Union, agree with EU financial sanctions against Russia, according to the European Parliament's spring Eurobarometer findings....

12. Efforts afoot to de-escalate tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-afoot-to-de-escalate-tensions

The United States, seconded by Germany, has intervened decisively to keep tensions between uneasy allies Greece and Turkey from boiling over....

13. Trial of UK man accused of murdering ailing wife delayed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-of-uk-man-accused-of-murdering-his-ailing-wife-delayed

The trial of a British man charged with the premeditated murder of his sick wife in Cyprus’ coastal resort town of Paphos was pushed back until September on Thursday, with defense lawyers arguing that David Hunter should instead be charged with assisting a suicide....

14. Turkish Defense Minister and Greek MP's clash at NATO meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-defense-minister-and-greek-mp-s-clash-at-nato-meeting

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Greek MPs engaged in an intense confrontation in Istanbul on Tuesday during the joint meeting of the Political Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) and the Mediterranean and Middle East Special Group....

15. Legal chaos after president commutes life sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-chaos-after-president-commutes-life-sentence

Critics in the world of justice in Cyprus are crying foul after the President offered clemency to a man whose life sentence early in an Ayia Napa quadruple murder trial made him a credible state witness who helped put away other defendants...

16. British rape accuser drags Cyprus to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-drags-cyprus-to-court

A British young woman who was cleared of lying about a gang rape in Ayia Napa is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights after police said they would not investigate allegations against Israeli teens...

17. Hezbollah issues warning as Greek company goes deep

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-issues-warning-as-greek-company-goes-deep

Tensions are rising in the eastern Mediterranean as a dispute previously thought to have been resolved between Israel and Lebanon was back on the agenda when a statement from Greek company Energean touched a nerve with Hezbollah...

18. ER doctor gets suspended sentence in boy’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/er-doctor-gets-suspended-sentence-in-boy-s-death

An ER doctor in Larnaca received a suspended sentence on Friday for the death of a young student, whose fatal head injury during gym class had gone unnoticed after an X-Ray at the hospital...

19. Volunteerism czar pleads not guilty to faking resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volunteerism-czar-pleads-not-guilty-to-faking-resume

A former volunteerism commissioner, who resigned his post last year amid allegations he had lied on his school report and professional resume, has pleaded not guilty with his new lawyer arguing his client was not getting a fair shake in the media...

20. 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'...

21. Russia will free up Ukrainian ports to allow grain exports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-will-free-up-ukrainian-ports-to-allow-grain-exports

Russia and Turkey on Wednesday voiced support for the creation of a safe maritime corridor in the Black Sea so Ukraine can export grain to global markets amid an escalating world food crisis....

22. Lavrov in Turkey to discuss plans to ship Ukrainian grain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-in-turkey-to-discuss-plans-to-ship-ukrainian-grain

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is due to hold talks Wednesday with Turkish officials on a plan that could allow Ukraine to export its grain through the Black Sea to global markets amid an escalating food crisis....

23. Turkey buying stolen Ukrainian grain from Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-buying-stolen-ukrainian-grain-from-russia

Kyiv's ambassador to Ankara said on Friday Turkey is among the countries that is buying grain that Russia stole from Ukraine....

24. Nicosia on the defense over ill-timed Israeli drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-on-the-defense-over-ill-timed-israeli-drill

Cypriot diplomats were on the defensive this week after a joint military exercise with Israel sent jitters in the region, with Nicosia finding itself in a predicament with Tehran and Beirut as well as usual suspect Turkey...

25. Menendez: 'There will be consequences for Turkey's violations'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-there-will-be-consequences-for-turkey-s-violations

The Turkish occupation of Cyprus and Ankara's policy, which remain a threat to stability and prosperity in the region, was raised by Senator Robert Menendez during the Annual Economist New York Mediterranean Business Summit on Tuesday....

26. Woman says bishop sexually assaulted her as a teen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-says-bishop-sexually-assaulted-her-as-a-teen

Former Kition bishop Chrysostomos is facing more sexual assault charges after his acquittal in a rape case last year, with a new female accuser saying he assaulted her when she was seeking orphan aid from the church at the age of 16...

27. 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....

28. US seeking closer Greece ties to contain Turkey, analyst says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-seeking-closer-greece-ties-to-contain-turkey-analyst-says

Turkey’s growing leverage as a regional power in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted the United States to strengthen ties with Greece as a means of containing Turkey, a local expert told state-run Anadolu agency in an analysis published on Friday....

29. Op-ed: The Anatolian Greeks who settled in the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-anatolian-greeks-who-settled-in-the-us

“There was Antonis, a man who emigrated to America from Greece, who thought he was a ‘real Greek’ and that everyone from Alatsata [present-day Alacati] and Asia Minor were inferior....

30. 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...

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