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31. Court ruling stirs Turkey tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-ruling-stirs-turkey-tension

Greek-Turkish relations took a turn for the worse on Wednesday, with the Turkish Foreign Ministry and other senior officials accusing Athens of violating the Geneva Convention and of protecting terrorists....

32. Seizing opportunities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/seizing-opportunities

Greece needs to play its cards right if it wants to profit from the opportunities arising on the international stage, but also to keep in mind that all of the big players are unpredictable and the game at hand incredibly complex....

33. State Department welcomes soldiers' return from Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department-welcomes-soldiers-return-from-turkey

The US State Department has welcomed the return of the two Greek soldiers to Greece after five months’ imprisonment in Turkey, congratulating the Greek people and the foreign ministry. ...

34. AHI says US ban on arms sales to Cyprus «unlawful»

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ahi-says-us-ban-on-arms-sales-to-cyprus-unlawful

The US prohibition on sales of defense and military technology to Cyprus is “unlawful” and can be removed without the need for legislation, a Greek American lobby group has said....

35. Should we listen to President Trump or the diplomats?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/should-we-listen-to-president-trump-or-the-diplomats

As Greece finds itself faced with a wide range of challenges – from Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean to its relationship with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and developments on the Balkan peninsula – it would be useful to have a clear idea of Washington’s strategic objectives regarding these issues. This is regrettably not an easy task considering that what President Donald Trump says does not necessarily reflect official US policy....

36. Two Greek soldiers released from Turkish jail return home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-greek-soldiers-released-from-turkish-jail-return-home

Two Greek soldiers freed after months in a Turkish prison returned to Greece by government jet early Wednesday after their unexpected release by a provincial court....

37. Russian expulsion of Greek envoys ‘asymmetric’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-expulsion-of-greek-envoys-‘asymmetric

Greece's Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian Ambassador to the country, Andrey Maslov, to protest Moscow's decision on Monday to expel Greek diplomats in retaliation to a similar move by Athens....

38. Russia expels Greek diplomats in retaliatory move

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-expels-greek-diplomats-in-retaliatory-move

Russia said on Monday it had summoned Greece’s ambassador to Moscow and told him it was responding in kind to what it called an unfriendly decision by Athens to expel two Russian diplomats....

39. US posture could overpower Cyprus solution agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-posture-could-overpower-cyprus-solution-agenda

Following July’s meeting with the two Cypriot leaders, sources say special UN envoy Jane Holl Lute appeared unconvinced regarding the basis for further peace talks and that a meeting in New York could be in the works to clarify once and for all...

40. Trump imposes sanctions over Turkey's detaining of pastor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-imposes-sanctions-over-turkey-s-detaining-of-minister

The White House is announcing that the Treasury Department is imposing sanctions on two Turkish officials over a detained American pastor who is being tried on espionage and terror-related charges....

41. No more pretexts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/no-more-pretexts

The world will never be the same since Donald Trump was installed in the White House. In a sense, his election was unavoidable. Not because matters became unbearable in the last 30 years after the fall of the communist system in Europe. Rather, it was because they became in a way unnatural....

42. Lavrov 'welcome in Athens,' Greek diplomatic sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-welcome-in-athens-greek-diplomatic-sources-say

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is welcome in Athens, Greek diplomatic sources said on Thursday after Russia's TASS news agency reported that he had canceled a planned visit to Athens in the fall. ...

43. Russia pushes back Lavrov's Greece visit after diplomatic row

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-pushes-back-lavrov-s-greece-visit-after-diplomatic-row

The timing of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s planned visit to Greece this autumn is no longer suitable, Russia’s ambassador to Athens said on Thursday, the TASS news agency reported....

44. Turkish court rejects release appeal for Greek soldiers again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-court-rejects-release-appeal-for-greek-soldiers-again

Judges in the Turkish city of Edirne on Tuesday rejected for the fifth time an appeal for the release of two Greek soldiers held in a prison there since early March....

45. Turkish FM reiterates claims Tsipras promised extradition of officers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-fm-reiterates-claims-tsipras-promised-extradition-of-officers

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday reiterated claims that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had promised to see to the extradition of eight Turkish officers who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in the summer of 2016....

46. Nicosia keeps Israeli pier request on the down-low

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-keeps-israeli-pier-on-the-down-low

Nicosia is handling with kid gloves the possibility of Israelis operating a dock in Cyprus, where they would be able to monitor humanitarian aid going into Gaza...

47. FYROM government submits deal on new name to parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-government-submits-deal-on-new-name-to-parliament

The government of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) set in motion Monday the process of ratifying a pending agreement to change the country's name to "North Macedonia" in hopes of ending a bitter 27-year dispute with southern neighbor Greece....

48. UN sending envoy to Cyprus for consultations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-sending-envoy-to-cyprus-for-consultations

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is sending a special envoy to Cyprus in the coming weeks, hoping to get crystal clear views from both sides in order to assess whether or not a new push for peace is possible...

49. Name deal sparks acrimony in Greece, FYROM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/name-deal-sparks-acrimony-in-greece-fyrom

Greece’s political parties are on a collision course over the name deal struck with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) after New Democracy filed a no-confidence motion challenging Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s right to strike the agreement, given the objections of the coalition’s junior coalition partner, Independent Greeks (ANEL)....

50. Turkey: Even birds need our consent to fly in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-even-birds-need-our-consent-to-fly-in-the-aegean

With Greece featuring prominently in Turkey’s election campaigning, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu raised the tension a notch again Thursday, warning that not even a bird will fly over the Aegean without Ankara’s permission....

51. Nicosia says US-North Korea agreement 'absolutely positive development'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-says-us-north-korea-agreement-absolutely-positive-development

Nicosia has described the agreement between the United States and North Korea as an “absolutely impressive development” adding that better international relations can benefit Cyprus and the whole world...

52. Greece, FYROM close to deal on name, gov't source says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-fyrom-close-to-deal-on-name-gov-t-source-says

Athens and Skopje are very close to reaching a deal to resolve a decades-old dispute over the ex-Yugoslav republic’s name, Greek government officials told Reuters on Tuesday....

53. Ankara: Issue of Turkish officers a thorn in relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-issue-of-turkish-officers-a-thorn-in-relations

Turkey has escalated its rhetoric with regard to the eight Turkish servicemen it wants extradited, insisting that the issue will remain at the core of its differences with Greece....

54. Tsipras, Zaev hold phone call ‘in good climate’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-zaev-hold-phone-call-‘in-good-climate

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his counterpart Zoran Zaev of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Monday held a telephone conversation, according to local media reports....

55. Kammenos to brief NATO counterparts on Bozdag remarks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kammenos-to-brief-nato-counterparts-on-bozdag-remarks

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has said he plans to brief his counterparts during a meeting of NATO defense ministers Thursday on the controversial remarks made by Turkey’s deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag regarding the eight army officers released from pretrial detention on Monday....

56. Cyprus court will hear Browder’s case in July

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-court-will-hear-browder-s-case-in-july

The Nicosia District Court will hear a motion from Bill Browder’s lawyer seeking an order that would prevent Cyprus from acting on a Russian warrant against the famous Putin critic...

57. With eye on re-election Tsipras rolls dice on Macedonia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-eye-on-re-election-tsipras-rolls-dice-on-macedonia

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is taking a big gamble in trying to settle a decades-old name dispute with neighbouring Macedonia which could backfire in a pre-election year among voters already jaded by his economic austerity policies...

58. Merkel speaks with Tsipras, Zaev over FYROM name talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/merkel-speaks-with-tsipras-zaev-over-fyrom-name-talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel conveyed her country's interest in the developments concerning talks between Athens and Skopje over the name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), during a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday....

59. Israel unhappy over parliament vote on Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-unhappy-over-parliament-vote-on-gaza

Israel has expressed regret over a resolution adopted by the Cyprus parliament, condemning Israeli actions in Gaza...

60. EU can't save Iran deal after Trump nuked it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-can-t-save-iran-deal-after-trump-nuked-it

European countries are powerless to salvage the nuclear deal with Iran after the United States pulled out, the deputy head of the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said ...

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