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1. Erdogan wants direct dialogue amid threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wants-direct-dialogue-amid-threats

Despite the declaration Thursday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he is ready for a direct dialogue with Greece, the message conveyed by Ankara remains contradictory given the harsh language aimed at President Katerina Sakellaropoulou by the Turkish Foreign Ministry Thursday and continued overflights by fighter jets in the Aegean....

2. Turkish nationalist leader warns Greece over armaments program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-nationalist-leader-warns-greece-over-armaments-program

The head of Turkey’s main nationalist party, Devlet Bahceli, has slammed Greece’s armaments program while accusing Athens of violating the country’s maritime rights....

3. Ghislaine Maxwell convicted in Epstein sex abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghislaine-maxwell-convicted-in-epstein-sex-abuse-case

The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted Wednesday of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein....

4. Turkish defense minister makes fresh accusations against Greece, Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-defense-minister-makes-fresh-accusations-against-greece-cyprus

Turkey has “problems” in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean because of Greece and Cyprus’ “expansionist-minded policies and claims,” Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has told lawmakers in Ankara....

5. Cyprus Airways: Flights to Athens, London and Tel Aviv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-airways-flights-to-athens-london-and-tel-aviv

Cyprus Airways launches flights to Greece, United Kingdom, Russia, Lebanon and Israel according to its newly published flight schedule....

6. Erdogan’s annoyance and his wrong strategy towards Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/erdogan-s-annoyance-and-his-wrong-strategy-towards-greece

A country’s strength is the sum, not only of its military capabilities, but also of its collaborations and alliances. Greece, whether Turkey likes it or not, is a full member of the European Union and has close ties, also due to the Greek diaspora, with the United States....

7. US Representatives oppose F-16 sale to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-representatives-oppose-f-16-sale-to-turkey

A total 41 members of the US House of Representatives have sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken opposing the sale of F-16 fighters to Turkey....

8. Turkey asks US to buy 40 F-16 jets to upgrade Air Force, sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-asks-us-to-buy-40-f-16-jets-to-upgrade-air-force-sources-say

Turkey has made a request to the US to buy 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets and nearly 80 modernization kits for its existing warplanes,...

9. Double geopolitical poker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/double-geopolitical-poker

Geopolitics is a game that is much like poker. This means that you have to keep your cards close to your chest and, most importantly, keep the other players guessing....

10. Erdogan says Turkey plans to buy more S400

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-turkey-plans-to-buy-more-s400

President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey still intended to buy a second batch of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, a move that could deepen a rift with NATO ally Washington and trigger new US sanctions...

11. 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...

12. Greece’s significant air power projection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-s-significant-air-power-projection

Greece’s military procurement program – a thorn in Turkey’s side, described by its defense minister, Hulusi Akar, as “provocative” – is back at the fore, after the recent briefing in Parliament about the navy’s acquisition of 44 torpedoes for its Type 214 submarines....

13. Turkish drones on Cyprus pose flight risks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-drones-on-cyprus-pose-flight-risks

A Turkish drone base in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus could increase safety risks for thousands of commercial flights ...

14. HMS Queen Elizabeth stops in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hms-queen-elizabeth-stops-in-cyprus

Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy, arrived in the port of Limassol on Wednesday, a week after a maritime incident with Russia...

15. Israel destroys Gaza tower housing media

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-destroys-gaza-tower-housing-media

Israel destroyed a 12-storey tower block in Gaza housing the offices of the U.S.-based Associated Press and other news media on Saturday, saying the building was also used by the Islamist militant group Hamas...

16. France praises Cypriot hospitality towards CDG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-praises-cypriot-hospitality-towards-cdg

French Ambassador Salina Grenet-Catalano had nothing but praises for the level of hospitality offered by Cypriot authorities to the crew of the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle that sailed in the port of Limassol...

17. Turkey says Greek fighter jets ‘harassed’ research vessel; Greece rejects claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-greek-fighter-jets-‘harassed-research-vessel-greece-rejects-claim

Greek fighter jets “harassed” Turkey’s research vessel Cesme while it was sailing in international waters in the Northern Aegean, National Defense Ministry sources were cited as saying on Tuesday by Turkey’s state-run news agency Anadolu....

18. Greece, France to sign $2.8 billion fighter jet deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-france-to-sign-$2-8-billion-fighter-jet-deal

Greece is due to sign a 2.3 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) deal with France on Monday to purchase 18 Rafale fighter jets as tensions grow with neighbor Turkey....

19. Cypriot FM visits Gulf before US inauguration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fm-visits-gulf-before-us-inauguration

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides flew to the United Arab Emirates on Monday to hold a private meeting with his counterpart, days after the two countries signed a military cooperation agreement but also days before a changing of the guard in Washington could spell trouble for US arms sales to Gulf states...

20. Israeli fighter jets fly across Cyprus skies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-fighter-jets-fly-across-cyprus-skies

The “Onisilos-Gedeon 2020" military exercise between the Republic of Cyprus and Israel wrapped up successfully on Thursday, a defence ministry statement said....

21. Israeli F-35 jets test Cyprus air defence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-f-35-jets-test-cyprus-air-defence

Cyprus gets to test its air defence systems against American-made F-35 jest, with Israeli pilots flying their cutting edge stealth fighters during a joint exercise this week over Limassol and Paphos...

22. Pompeo’s visit prompted by Turkey’s S-400s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-s-visit-prompted-by-turkey-s-s-400s

The indications that Turkey activated the radars of its Russian-made S-400 anti-aircraft systems in order to detect US-made Greek F-16 fighter jets on their return from the Eunomia exercise on August 27 off Cyprus apparently sounded the alarm in Washington about the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and reportedly prompted the visits by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Cyprus on September 12 and Greece on September 27-29. ...

23. Pompeo: No to unilateral actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-no-to-unilateral-actions

Following a visit to the US naval base at Souda Bay on Crete with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday reiterated his opposition to unilateral actions amid disputes between countries and, in an interview with Kathimerini, indicated that the US is prepared to “play any role that’s appropriate and useful and constructive.” ...

24. Greek PM expected to unveil French defense deal on Saturday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-expected-to-unveil-french-defense-deal-on-saturday

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is due to unveil the details of a defense deal with Paris that was the subject of talks with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of a European-Mediterranean leaders’ meeting in Corsica on Thursday....

25. EU ‘very clear’ on expectations from Turkey for de-escalation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-‘very-clear-on-expectations-from-turkey-for-de-escalation

The message, the expectations, the timeline and the consequences of not acting towards a de-escalation of tension in the Eastern Mediterranean were “made clear” to Turkey, both via the informal Foreign Affairs Council last week in Berlin and in the telephone call on Monday between EU High Representative Josep Borrell and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, according to EU foreign policy spokesman Peter Stano....

26. Old rivalries continue in eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/old-rivalries-continue-in-eastern-mediterranean

Greece has issued a competing navigational telex after Turkey extended seismic surveys in the eastern Mediterranean, with no signs between the two NATO allies of burying the hatchet over old rivalries that continue to this day...

27. Charles de Gaulle returning to the eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charles-de-gaulle-returning-to-the-eastern-mediterranean

In the wake of Erdogan's war threats, Paris is responding by sending the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to the eastern Mediterranean region....

28. Greece starts more training exercises amid Turkey tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-starts-more-training-exercises-amid-turkey-tension

Greece and the United Arab Emirates have begun joint air force training exercises in the eastern Mediterranean, in the latest build-up of military forces in the region where Greece and Turkey are at odds over seabed mineral rights....

29. Six Greek F-16s participated in joint drill off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-greek-f-16s-participated-in-joint-drill-off-cyprus

Six Greek F-16 fighter jets participated on Thursday in joint military exercises with Cyprus, France and Italy in the Eastern Mediterranean....

30. French and Greek fighter jets at Paphos air base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-and-greek-fighter-jets-at-paphos-air-base

Joint aeronautical exercises featuring the militaries of Greece, France, and Cyprus are set to take place from Wednesday until Friday off the west coast of Cyprus is set to send a strong response to Turkey’s activities in the eastern Mediterranean....

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