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1. Tatar alleges Greek Cypriot links to terrorism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-alleges-greek-cypriot-links-to-terrorism

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar had some harsh words for his compatriots in the south this week, saying Turkey’s concerns over NATO candidate Sweden’s PKK links also had basis in the south and called on Greek Cypriots to reevaluate their 'cooperation with terrorist organizations'...

2. Putin justifies Ukrainian invasion, blames West in Victory Day speech

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-justifies-ukrainian-invasion-blames-west-in-victory-day-speech

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in his Victory Day speech before a military parade in Moscow's Red Square, defended his ongoing invasion of Ukraine as the "only right solution," without mentioning the neighboring country by name....

3. Captured Britons appeal to UK prime minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/captured-britons-appeal-to-uk-prime-minister

Two British fighters captured in Ukraine by Russian forces appeared on Russian state TV on Monday and asked to be exchanged for a Ukrainian ally of President Vladimir Putin who is being held by the Ukrainian authorities...

4. Russia's ultimate 'revenge plan' for the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-ultimate-revenge-plan-for-the-us

As Russia’s war of aggression continues to ravage its neighbor, the Kremlin’s propaganda apparatus has been more blatant than ever in outlining the country’s goals for its biggest nemesis: the U.S....

5. Finland and Sweden could join NATO in the summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-and-sweden-could-join-nato-in-the-summer

Finland and Sweden could soon join NATO, moves that would likely infuriate Moscow and that officials say would further underscore Russia's strategic error in invading Ukraine....

6. Russian troops begin moving away from positions around Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-troops-begin-moving-away-from-positions-around-kyiv

Some Russian units suffering heavy losses in Ukraine had been forced to return home and to neighboring Belarus, British military intelligence said a day after Russia promised to scale down military operations around Kyiv and another city....

7. Abramovich, Ukrainian negotiators hit by suspected poisoning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abramovich-ukrainian-negotiators-hit-by-suspected-poisoning

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and Ukrainian peace negotiators suffered symptoms of suspected poisoning earlier this month after a meeting in Kiev...

8. Putin not seen ready to compromise ahead of peacetalks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-not-seen-ready-to-compromise-ahead-of-peacetalks

Ukraine and Russia were preparing on Monday for the first face-to-face peace talks in more than two weeks, but a senior U.S. official said Russian President Vladimir Putin did not appear ready to make compromises to end the war....

9. War in Ukraine: Russia's elite allegedly want Putin out, successor in mind

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/war-in-ukraine-russia-s-elite-allegedly-want-putin-out-successor-in-mind

Russian elites are allegedly planning to remove President Vladimir Putin, according to Ukrainian intelligence, with a successor already in mind....

10. 'I need ammunition, NOT a ride!' Zelensky blasts Biden for offering to evacuate him from Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-need-ammunition-not-a-ride-zelensky-blasts-biden-for-offering-to-evacuate-him-from-kyiv

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told President Joe Biden 'I need ammunition, not a ride,' when offered the chance of a US-backed evacuation....

11. The secret service hardliner who was at a loss for words in front of Putin (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-secret-service-hardliner-who-was-at-a-loss-for-words-in-front-of-putin-video

Commenting on Monday's torturous meeting with Russian intelligence chief Sergei Naryshkin, the Guardian noted that he was one of the "hawks" of the Russian government known for his tough anti-Western stance. ...

12. Putin says he may recognise breakaway regions of Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-says-he-may-recognise-breakaway-regions-of-ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he was considering a request by two regions of eastern Ukraine held by Russian-backed separatists to be recognised as independent - a move that could give Moscow a reason to openly send troops....

13. Historic leak of Swiss banking records reveals unsavory clients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-leak-of-swiss-banking-records-reveals-unsavory-clients

Despite two decades of pledges by Credit Suisse to crack down on illegitimate funds, data leaked from the bank reveals that it catered to dozens of criminals, dictators, intelligence officials, sanctioned parties and political actors with outsized wealth....

14. Allies watch for Kremlin attempt to justify Ukraine invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allies-watch-for-kremlin-attempt-to-justify-ukraine-invasion

The U.S. issued some of its starkest, most detailed warnings yet about how a Russian invasion of Ukraine might unfold, and its Western allies went on high alert for any attempts by the Kremlin to create a false pretext for a new war in Europe....

15. US cranks up the information warfare against Putin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cranks-up-the-information-warfare-against-putin

Far from buying into claims the Ukraine showdown is easing, the United States is cranking up its relentless informational warfare campaign against Russia, keeping the world on high alert for a possible invasion of Ukraine....

16. Conspicuous driver busted for drugs at checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conspicuous-driver-busted-for-drugs-at-checkpoint

A man was arrested Monday at the Agios Dometios checkpoint after Greek Cypriot customs officers found drugs in his car, with the incident taking place just days after Turkish Cypriots accused the south of ramping up checks to deter shopping in the north...

17. Russia's foreign minister urges Putin to continue talks with the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-foreign-minister-urges-putin-to-continue-talks-with-the-west

Russia's foreign minister urged President Vladimir Putin on Monday to continue talks with the West, saying that negotiations aren't yet exhausted as tensions rise over Ukraine....

18. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

19. MI5 warns MP's: Chinese government 'agent' has been 'active' in UK parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mi5-warns-mp-s-chinese-government-agent-has-been-active-in-uk-parliament

MI5 has warned that a Chinese government agent has been working in parliament "to subvert the processes", MPs have been told....

20. ‘A Dark Room,’ an incisive study of 1967-74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-an-incisive-study-of-1967-74

Papachelas makes public, for the first time, all 38 recorded minutes of the critical war council meeting held during the tense hours of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus on July 20, 1974. ...

21. Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-supreme-court-orders-closure-of-prominent-human-rights-group-memorial

Russia's Supreme Court yesterday ordered the country's most prominent human rights group to be liquidated. The court ruled that the group Memorial must be closed for breaking the law on foreign agents....

22. Case dismissed against man who threatened president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-court-dismisses-case-against-terror-suspect

A Lebanese man in Cyprus, who was facing serious terrorism charges in connection with a social media post about the country’s president, walked free this week after a Limassol court ruled allegations against him could not be substantiated...

23. Legal doubts over detentions in Cyprus’ Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-doubts-over-detentions-in-cyprus-azeri-case

The legality of arrests of four Pakistani men, who were identified by Cyprus police as suspects based on phone records in connection with an alleged plot against Israelis, will be reexamined after the Supreme Court ruled that a law allowing indiscriminate data retention on all citizens violated European human rights...

24. Colin Powell dead after complications from Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/colin-powell-dies-after-complications-from-covid-19

Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said on Facebook. He was 84....

25. ‘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....

26. Azeri’s defense signals hell of a fight in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/azeri-s-defense-signals-hell-of-a-fight-in-court

The defense team of an Azeri man in Cyprus, suspected in an alleged plot to assassinate Israelis on the island, has invoked its client’s right to a public trial, arguing it would be unfair to him and the court to allow insinuations of terrorism fueling a media frenzy...

27. Is America really back?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-america-really-back

In a 1990 Atlantic Monthly piece, the most influential realist of a generation – John Mearsheimer – put forth a provocative title: “Why we will soon miss the Cold War.” ...

28. Cops investigate assassination plot in total secrecy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-investigate-assassination-plot-in-total-secrecy

Cyprus police are keeping details of an arrest in Engomi under wraps, but local media are speculating a foreign man is suspected to be a contract killer sent to the island to assassinate a businessman in Nicosia...

29. Cyprus’ unique terror court case turns topsy-turvy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unique-terror-court-case-turns-topsy-turvy

A defence attorney for a man accused of threatening Cyprus’ president threw a topsy-turvy on Tuesday before a Limassol judge, who was scheduled to pass sentence in the country’s unprecedented terror case...

30. Man who threatened president pleads guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-who-threatened-president-pleads-guilty

A man accused of issuing a threat against the Cypriot president has entered a change of plea, following his arrest in Limassol last year after he was identified by foreign intelligence as a terrorist sympathizer...

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