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1. Greece’s first six Rafale jets mark arrival with salute over Acropolis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-first-six-rafale-jets-mark-arrival-with-salute-over-acropolis

The first six Rafale fighter jets Greece has purchased from France as part of a new defense agreement flew over the Acropolis in a salute on Wednesday after making the journey from Istres near Marseilles to Athens....

2. 'We are ready to consider other alternatives'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-are-ready-to-consider-other-alternatives

“If this project is practically feasible, (if) we can meet the great geological challenges and, at the same time it is financially viable, then there is the political will to implement it,”...

3. Exploratory drilling in 'block 10' underway [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exploratory-drilling-in-block-10-underway-video

The appraisal drilling of "Glafkos-2" in block 10 of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus is proceeding smoothly, Energy Minister Natasa Pilides said on Friday, during a visit to the drilling - ship "Stena Forth". The drilling is expected to be completed in March....

4. Cyprus energy program resumes with an appraisal drilling in Block 10

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-energy-program-resumes-with-an-appraisal-drilling-in-block-10

The Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry announced the start of assessment drilling in block 10 of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus (EEZ)....

5. Turkish ship Oruc Reis to continue hydrocarbon exploration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-ship-oruc-reis-to-continue-hydrocarbon-exploration

The Antalya station issued a navigational telex (Navtex) late Thursday announcing that the Turkish ship Oruc Reis will continue its seismic exploration mission in the sea area between southern Turkey and the Turkish-occupied north of Cyprus through January 31....

6. Greenpeace: Greek gas hunt an ‘unbearable’ threat to whales

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greenpeace-greek-gas-hunt-an-‘unbearable-threat-to-whales

Greenpeace on Wednesday renewed calls against proposed deep-sea oil and gas exploration off southwest Greece, warning of “unbearable” consequences to endangered Mediterranean whales and dolphins....

7. The licensing of block 5 to ExxonMobil and Qatar Energy is done

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-licensing-of-block-5-to-exxonmobil-and-qatar-energy-is-done

The Government of Cyprus and the joint venture ExxonMobil and Qatar Energy on Friday signed the Contract for Exploration and Proportional Allocation of Production and the Hydrocarbon Exploration License for block 5 in the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)....

8. Erdogan attacks Cyprus over exploration license

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-attacks-cyprus-over-exploration-license

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused Cyprus of violating Turkey’s continental shelf by awarding an exploration license in the Mediterranean to ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum....

9. Turkey slams Cyprus over exploration license for Exxon, Qatar Petroleum in Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-slams-cyprus-over-exploration-license-for-exxon-qatar-petroleum-in-mediterranean

Turkey on Thursday accused Cyprus of violating its continental shelf by awarding an exploration license in the Mediterranean to Exxon Mobil and Qatar Petroleum, adding it will not allow unauthorized exploration in its jurisdiction....

10. Turkish Vice President: Insists on a two-state solution and threatens the EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-vice-president-insists-on-a-two-state-solution-and-threatens-the-eez

11. The Cyprus issue is at a prolonged impasse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-cyprus-issue-is-at-a-prolonged-impasse

The insistence of Turkey and the leader of the Turkish Cypriots and settlers Ersin Tatar on advance acceptance by the Greek Cypriot side of the sovereign equality of the Turkish Cypriots has led the Cyprus issue to a prolonged impasse....

12. France flexes muscle, puts warship in eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-flexes-muscle-puts-warship-in-eastern-mediterranean

France showcased its military muscle Monday with a tour of its new frigate Auvergne in the eastern Mediterranean,...

13. EU issues yet another damning report on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-issues-yet-another-damning-report-on-turkey

An EU enlargement report calls on Turkey to tone down actions and threats against member states including the Republic of Cyprus, while Ankara accuses the European Commission of adopting Greek and Greek Cypriot biases...

14. ‘A Dark Room’: excerpts from Alexis Papachelas’ forthcoming book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-excerpts-from-alexis-papachelas-forthcoming-book

“The nut, he went and did what we didn’t,” said Greek dictator Georgios Papadopoulos the morning of July 15, 1974 after he found out that Dimitris Ioannidis, the junta’s military police chief, had orchestrated a coup to overthrow Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios....

15. Greece braces for tension with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-braces-for-tension-with-turkey

The prospect of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “testing” the freshly ratified Greek-French agreement, by escalating tensions in the Aegean or in the Eastern Mediterranean, is worrying Athens....

16. Kibris Postasi: Plan for a Turkish naval base in Karpasia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kibris-postasi-plan-for-a-turkish-naval-base-in-karpasia

The Turkish Cypriot website "Kıbrıs Postası" is reporting that the T/C 'government' plans to build a naval base in Rizokarpaso....

17. Venus Minerals strikes gold in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/venus-minerals-strikes-gold-in-cyprus

Cyprus-based Venus Minerals has confirmed earlier assessments of high accumulation of gold in Troodos, following an exploratory drill in Kokkinoyia...

18. 3,000 barrel oil spill off the coast of Southern California

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-000-barrel-oil-spill-off-the-coast-of-southern-california

A large oil spill off southern California has left behind dead fish, contaminated wetlands and birds stuck in the oil, with local officials talking about an environmental disaster....

19. Digging deep to unlock the past and future in Santorini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/digging-deep-to-unlock-the-past-and-future-in-santorini

Scientists seeking to shed light on the geological history of the southern Aegean are spearheading an international oceanographic mission...

20. Turkish warship blocks Greek research vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-warship-blocks-greek-research-ship

A Turkish warship issued a warning to a Greek research vessel to prevent it entering what Turkey considers its territorial waters, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The showdown came a year after tensions in the eastern Mediterranean threatened to escalate into open conflict between the neighbors and NATO allies...

21. Open season for players searching for gas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/open-season-for-players-searching-for-gas

The Republic of Cyprus along with Greece and Israel have leased a research vessel to conduct seismic surveys in waters east and west of the island, at a time when chatter over gas exploration rounds in the region are coming back to the surface...

22. Blinken: differences with Turkey are no secret

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-differences-with-turkey-are-no-secret

US President Joe Biden will raise the issue of Turkey’s activities in the Eastern Mediterranean during his upcoming meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Tuesday...

23. Alan Duncan publishes book ahead of Geneva

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alan-duncan-publishes-book-ahead-of-geneva

Sir Alan Duncan who irritated Greek Cypriots two years ago when he said sovereignty over waters off the island was 'under dispute' has written a book, in which he says the British High Commissioner felt betrayed by President Nicos Anastasiades...

24. Anastasiades: Cyprus won't hesitate to veto EU-Turkey customs union

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-cyprus-won-t-hesitate-to-veto-eu-turkey-customs-union

25. Top EU officials head to Turkey in bid to improve ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-eu-officials-head-to-turkey-in-bid-to-improve-ties

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council chief Charles Michel are headed to Turkey on Tuesday on an official visit aimed at improving ties between Brussels and Ankara....

26. Turkey to resume drilling program in Eastern Mediterranean ‘soon’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-resume-drilling-program-in-eastern-mediterranean-‘soon

Turkey will “soon” resume its seismic and drilling program in the Eastern Mediterranean, the country’s Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez said on Friday....

27. EU27 open up to Turkey but with a caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu27-open-up-to-turkey-but-with-caveat

European Union leaders made good on Thursday on a 2016 promise to deepen trade ties with Turkey, but also warned Ankara to expect sanctions if it restarts exploration over disputed hydrocarbons in the eastern Mediterranean...

28. Cyprus rejects EU draft on Turkey which seeks to deepen trade ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-eu-draft-on-turkey-which-seeks-to-deepen-trade-ties

Cyprus has rejected a draft prepared for a summit of EU leaders this week which seeks to deepen trade ties with Turkey, describing it as “totally unacceptable.” ...

29. EastMed pipeline could be ready in five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-pipeline-could-be-ready-in-five-years

The EastMed pipeline could be in place in five years, Israeli Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources, Yuval Steinitz, has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), describing it as an extremely important project....

30. Cyprus-Israel gas dispute deferred to firms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-gas-dispute-deferred-to-companies

Israel and Cyprus have reached an understanding over gas reserves straddling their maritime border, the Cypriot energy minister said on Tuesday, in a key step towards resolving a nine-year impasse over offshore spoils...

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