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24 June, 2024
 

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1. Nicosia looks to Washington for key defense and visa policy changes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-looks-to-washington-for-key-defense-and-visa-policy-changes

In a bid to strengthen its relationship with the United States, Cyprus is focusing on two crucial dossiers: lifting the U.S. arms embargo and joining the U.S. Visa Waiver Program....

2. Humanitarian aid to Gaza resumes after pier reattached

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/humanitarian-aid-to-gaza-resumes-after-pier-reattached

The transfer of humanitarian aid from Cyprus to Gaza has resumed after US Central Command personnel successfully reattached the command's temporary pier to the Gazan coastline Wednesday, the Pentagon announced on Thursday....

3. North Korea and Russia promise to defend each other if attacked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-and-russia-promise-to-defend-each-other-if-attacked

North Korea and Russia have signed a landmark defense pact, committing to provide immediate military assistance to each other if either country is attacked....

4. Archimandrite Nektarios arrested in Avvakoum Monastery probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archimandrite-nektarios-arrested-in-avvakoum-monastery-probe

Police arrested 37-year-old Archimandrite Nektarios on Tuesday in connection with a financial scandal at the Holy Monastery of Saint Avvakoum in Fterikoudi....

5. Netanyahu dissolves war cabinet amid Gantz's exit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-dissolves-war-cabinet-amid-gantz-s-exit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dissolved the six-member war cabinet following the exit of centrist former general Benny Gantz from the government, an Israeli official said Monday. ...

6. Russian assets to fund Ukraine's defense against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-assets-to-fund-ukraine-s-defense-against-russia

Leaders of the Group of Seven nations have struck a landmark agreement to extend a $50 billion loan to Ukraine, funded by interest earned on Russia’s immobilized central bank assets....

7. Raging wildfire forces evacuations from villages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/raging-wildfire-forces-evacuations-from-villages

Firefighting efforts in the Paphos district are reaching superhuman levels as authorities battle a massive blaze that erupted on Tuesday, June 11, in the community of Yiolou. According to the latest updates, the Police have called on more personnel to assist in combating the fire....

8. Four hostages rescued in daring IDF operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-hostages-rescued-in-daring-idf-operation

Israeli forces have successfully rescued four hostages, Noa Argamani, Almog Meir Jan, Andrei Kozlov, and Shlomi Ziv, who were kidnapped by Hamas during the Nova music festival attack in October....

9. Houthi rebels launch ''Palestine'' missile, matching Iranian rapid speeds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/houthi-rebels-launch-palestine-missile-matching-iranian-rapid-speeds

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have unveiled a new, solid-fuel missile in their arsenal that resembles aspects of one earlier displayed by Iran that Tehran described as flying at hypersonic speeds....

10. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

11. China recruiting Western 'top guns' to train their military

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-recruiting-western-top-guns-to-train-their-military

In a joint bulletin released Wednesday, the US and its closest intelligence partners raised concerns about China's intensified campaign to recruit former Western military pilots and other service members for training its own aviators....

12. USA: WSJ op-ed claims Biden is losing competency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-wsj-op-ed-claims-biden-is-losing-competency

White House officials and President Biden's allies launched a vigorous defense against The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday after the outlet published a report suggesting the president is showing signs of cognitive decline in private meetings....

13. Mexico elects its first female, first Jewish president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexico-elects-its-first-female-first-jewish-president

Claudia Sheinbaum, former head of Mexico City's government and candidate for the ruling Morena party, is poised to become Mexico's first female president, marking a historic milestone in a traditionally patriarchal society....

14. Panathinaikos' historic comeback seals seventh European crown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/panathinaikos-historic-comeback-seals-seventh-european-crown

Panathinaikos clinched its seventh European crown in dramatic fashion, staging a remarkable comeback from a 14-point deficit to defeat Real Madrid in the final showdown in Berlin on Sunday....

15. Biden rejects ICC's authority over Netanyahu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-rejects-icc-s-authority-over-netanyahu

President Joe Biden declared on Thursday that the United States does not recognize the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC)....

16. Germany to arrest Netanyahu if he visits country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-arrest-netanyahu-if-he-visits-country

Germany has confirmed it will arrest Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu if he enters the country amidst allegations of war crimes by the International Criminal Court....

17. US military port fails to distribute aid, Gaza crisis deepens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-military-port-fails-to-distribute-aid-gaza-crisis-deepens

Humanitarian aid intended for the desperate population of the Gaza Strip remains undistributed, despite its arrival at a temporary port constructed by the U.S. military. ...

18. ICC seeks arrest warrants for Hamas leader and Israeli PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/icc-seeks-arrest-warrants-for-hamas-leader-and-israeli-pm

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is seeking arrest warrants for Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

19. US CENTCOM continues to facilitate humanitarian aid into Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/centcom-continues-to-facilitate-humanitarian-aid-into-gaza

US CENTCOM said on Monday that its personnel continued to support the delivery of humanitarian assistance into Gaza....

20. Xi and Putin reinforce alliance with joint critique of US actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/xi-and-putin-reinforce-alliance-with-joint-critique-of-us-actions

China's President Xi Jinping and Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday pledged a ''new era'' of partnership between their nations, presenting a united front against what they described as the United States' aggressive Cold War mentality and global destabilization efforts....

21. Russian troops advance, Blinken affirms US support in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-troops-advance-blinken-affirms-us-support-in-ukraine

The escalating conflict in northeastern Ukraine has reached a critical juncture, highlighted by the ominous sight of Russian troops advancing in a frontline town, captured by drone footage....

22. No jurors chosen yet in senator Menendez’s corruption trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-jurors-chosen-yet-in-senator-menendez-s-corruption-trial

Jury selection began in the corruption trial of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez on Monday, with a judge excusing dozens of prospective jurors in a case that could affect the Democrat's political future and the makeup of the U.S. Senate....

23. U.S. slams Israel's Gaza tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-slams-israel-s-gaza-tactics

In a significant departure from previous stances, Secretary of State Antony Blinken criticized Israel's tactics in the Gaza conflict, deeming them ineffective in neutralizing Hamas militants while resulting in significant civilian casualties...

24. 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....

25. Netanyahu: Israel can ''stand alone'' without US weapons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-israel-can-stand-alone-without-us-weapons

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remains steadfast in his resolve, vowing that Israel can "stand alone" despite warnings from the United States regarding potential repercussions for a full-scale invasion of Rafah in Gaza....

26. Saudi-US deal in limbo over Israel relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-us-deal-in-limbo-over-israel-relations

Saudi Arabia and the United States are finalizing a landmark deal to bolster bilateral trade and defense, contingent upon establishing diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel, according to US officials and as reported by CNN. ...

27. USA: Bipartisan bill aims to end US arms embargo on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-bipartisan-bill-aims-to-end-us-arms-embargo-on-cyprus

In a bipartisan effort, four Greek American members of the House of Representatives introduced a bill on Wednesday aimed at lifting the US arms embargo on Cyprus and abolishing the annual renewal requirement....

28. Police dismantle pro-Palestinian encampment at UCLA amid tense standoff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-dismantle-pro-palestinian-encampment-at-ucla-amid-tense-standoff

Police at UCLA moved in on Thursday morning to dismantle the pro-Palestinian encampment, resulting in numerous arrests and the dispersal of most protesters. The operation followed UCLA's declaration of the camp as "unlawful" and escalated after a violent attack on the camp earlier in the week....

29. EU cracks down on TikTok lite over child addition concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-crackdown-on-tiktok-lite-over-child-addiction-concerns

European digital regulators are taking a stern stance against TikTok's latest feature, which rewards users for engaging with content, citing concerns over addiction, especially among children....

30. Court postpones hearing on disputed monastic funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-postpones-hearing-on-disputed-monastic-funds

The Nicosia Provincial Court on Friday postponed the examination process of the application to cancel the warrants of confiscation of the property of the monks of the Holy Monastery of St. Avvakoum, including the sum of 807,000 euros....

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