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1. Kremlin brands Johnson a 'liar' after claim Putin wanted to kill him with missile

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kremlin-brands-johnson-a-liar-after-claim-putin-wanted-to-kill-him-with-missile

The Kremlin has called Boris Johnson a liar and denied claims made by the ex-PM that Vladimir Putin threatened to kill him with a missile in a call ahead of Russia's invasion of Ukraine....

2. Germany to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-send-leopard-tanks-to-ukraine

Germany cleared the way on Wednesday for Europe to send scores of battle tanks to Ukraine, and Washington was poised to make a similar announcement - moves hailed by Kyiv as a potential turning point in the war and condemned by Moscow as escalation. ...

3. Nicosia downplays Leopard rumors as plot thickens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-downplays-leopard-rumors-as-plot-thickens

Cypriot Defense Minister Charalambos Petrides says weapons deals were being kept on the down low in response to rumors that Nicosia was seeking German Leopards in exchange for Russian tanks to Kiev, while clarifying his country won’t be stuck with military equipment of the past...

4. Nikos Christodoulides is determined to solve the Cyprus Problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nikos-christodoulides-is-determined-to-solve-the-cyprus-problem

The Cyprus Problem is primarily a problem of invasion and occupation. The current situation is inconceivable to be the solution to the problem. ...

5. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

6. Dispute resolution services a more cost effective way to resolve issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dispute-resolution-services-a-more-cost-effective-way-to-resolve-issues

Going to court to resolve a dispute between a consumer and a business is not always necessary. There are alternatives that are less time-consuming and less expensive than legal action and can provide very effective solutions. ...

7. Greeks and Turks square off over Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-and-turks-square-off-over-aegean-flights

US calls to deescalate tension in the Aegean fell on deaf ears as NATO allies Greece and Turkey continued to trade accusations during Christmas, with Ankara accusing Athens of harassing Turkish aircraft and the Greek prime minister talking about a troublemaker neighbor...

8. Cypriot MEP gets terrorist sticker after Russia vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-gets-terrorist-sticker-after-russia-vote

Terrorist stickers slapped on doors outside the offices of EU lawmakers who voted against declaring Russia a 'state sponsor of terrorism' prompted Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek, who was among those targeted, to argue on Twitter that punishing an entire nation could only escalate the crisis...

9. Cyprus ‘greatly concerned’ after missiles hit Poland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-‘greatly-concerned-after-missiles-hit-poland

Cyprus says it is following a deadly missile attack in Poland 'with great concern' after an explosion at a grain facility near the Ukrainian border killed two people, with Moscow flatly denying any involvement and Washington suggesting Russia was likely not an actor in the attack...

10. CIA Chief in Ankara, warns against the use of nukes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cia-chief-in-ankara-warns-against-the-use-of-nukes

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns is in Ankara to speak with his Russian intelligence counterpart to convey a message on the consequences of any use of nuclear weapons by Russia, a White House official said on Monday....

11. Putin signs ‘accession treaties’ at Kremlin in defiance of international law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-signs-‘accession-treaties-at-kremlin-in-defiance-of-international-law

Vladimir Putin has signed “accession treaties” formalizing Russia’s illegal annexation of four occupied regions in Ukraine, marking the largest forcible takeover of territory in Europe since the second world war....

12. Cyprus wants EU exemption from energy cutback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-eu-exemption-from-energy-cutback

Cyprus is gearing up to request on Friday an exemption from EU measures that would call on member states to reduce their energy demand as well as cap company profits from Russian oil...

13. Putin threatens: 'It's not a bluff'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-threatens-it-s-not-a-bluff

Vladimir Putin has threatened to use weapons of mass destruction against the West, as he announced a partial military mobilization in an escalation of the war on Ukraine....

14. Greek FM expresses concern over deteriorating relations with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-expresses-concern-over-deteriorating-relations-with-turkey

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Thursday expressed concern for the continued deterioration of relations with Turkey, dating Ankara’s slide into aggressive posturing to the fall of 2019 when it signed a maritime border agreement with Libya....

15. Anna Luhrmann speaks to 'K' with a view to strengthening Cypriot-German relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anna-luhrmann-speaks-to-k-with-a-view-to-strengthening-cypriot-german-relations

German State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs, Anna Luhrmann, arrived in Cyprus on an official visit and spoke to "K" about the current developments in the eastern Mediterranean and the war in Ukraine. ...

16. Euro-dollar exchange falls to a 20-year low

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/euro-dollar-exchange-falls-to-a-20-year-low

The escalation of the energy crisis with Moscow's aggressive, albeit predictable, decision to close the Nord Stream 1 pipeline indefinitely has led to a new fall in the euro, this time below 99 cents on the dollar....

17. Erdogan insists Greece’s S-300 locked on Turkish plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-insists-greece-s-s-300-locked-on-turkish-plane

The theory that Greece’s Cypriot-bought Russian-made S-300 could be heading for Ukraine got some attention this week, after Ankara insisted that Athens used the previously-forgotten missile system to lock on a Turkish plane over the weekend, a claim Greek officials deny...

18. Germany and France against blocking Russian visitors to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-may-suspend-visa-facilitation-agreement-with-russia-this-week

Germany and France are rejecting a proposal to ban the entry of Russian tourists or visitors to the European Union with a joint position document....

19. Penalizing Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-penalizing-russia

The parallels between the Baltic countries' strategy towards Russia and the Cyprus strategy, so to speak, towards Turkey, seem easy (and are an official line of the Cypriot Foreign Ministry, which has instructed its diplomats to link the ongoing Russian invasion with the Turkish invasion)....

20. Greek border with Turkey to be fully fenced-off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-with-turkey-to-be-fully-fenced-off

Responding to an apparent escalation in Turkish moves to push migrants into Greece over land and sea, the Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) decided on Tuesday in favor of additional measures for the protection of the country’s borders....

21. Lawyer in soldier murder cover-up raises stakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-in-soldier-murder-cover-up-raises-stakes

A high-powered attorney in Cyprus representing the family of a soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide has been updated to murder, has hinted at lawsuits if prosecutors fail to go after the perpetrators...

22. FBI searches Mar-a-Lago in document probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-searches-mar-a-lago-in-document-probe

Former President Donald Trump said FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago estate on Monday and broke into his safe in what his son acknowledged was part of an investigation into Trump's removal of official presidential records from the White House to his Florida resort...

23. Turkey threatens pre-emptive moves in 'self-defense' of Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-threatens-pre-emptive-moves-in-self-defense-of-greece

In the latest escalation in the rhetoric emanating from Ankara, Turkey said that any possible move against Greece would be an act of “self-defense.”...

24. ‘Erdogan feels weak,’ says ex-Mossad chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘erdogan-feels-weak-says-ex-mossad-chief

With 42 years' worth of experience in the armed forces and intelligence, General Danny Yatom is a living legend in Israel....

25. Mitsotakis urges Erdogan to take position on map depicting Greek islands as Turkish

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-urges-erdogan-to-take-position-on-map-depicting-greek-islands-as-turkish

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has urged Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to take a position on the presentation of a map by his nationalist ally depicting numerous Greek islands as Turkish....

26. Turkey to deploy its fourth drillship in August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-deploy-its-fourth-drillship-in-august

Turkey’s fourth drilling ship will start work in the first half of August and probably in the Mediterranean, according to Turkey’s Energy Minister Fatih Donmez....

27. Mitsotakis ready to respond to Turkish claims at Madrid NATO summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-ready-to-respond-to-turkish-claims-at-madrid-nato-summit

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is heading to the upcoming NATO summit with the text of the conclusions of the European Council in his briefcase which calls on Turkey to stop making threats against Greece and to move on a de-escalation trajectory....

28. What is Turkey up to?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-what-is-turkey-up-to

This summer, for the first time in many years, the omens concerning Greek-Turkish relations are particularly gloomy. There are many objective reasons why Turkey causing a heated incident is not the most likely scenario;...

29. Athens sees Ankara raising tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-sees-ankara-raising-tensions

Greek officials expect two moves by Turkey that will ratchet up tensions between the two nominal allies up another notch this summer, to levels not seen since 2020....

30. 'Turkey continues to distort reality to create regional tension'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-continues-to-distort-reality-to-create-regional-tension

The Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday Turkey is escalating rhetoric and distorting reality with a view to creating tensions in the region....

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