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1. Woman forcibly takes savings from Beirut bank using toy gun (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-forcibly-takes-savings-from-beirut-bank-using-toy-gun

A woman accompanied by activists and brandishing what she said was a toy pistol broke into a Beirut bank branch on Wednesday, taking $13,000 from her trapped savings....

2. Remains of men slain during coup being dug up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-slain-during-coup-being-dug-up

New exhumations are taking place this week in Limassol after a court ordered the disinterment and reburial of four persons who were said to have been executed by EOKA during a Greek coup in Cyprus...

3. '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....

4. Efforts continue for the release of the Cypriot captain on one of the seized ships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-continue-for-the-release-of-the-cypriot-captain-on-one-of-the-seized-ships

Cyprus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs is continuing its diplomatic efforts for the release of a Cypriot captain, a member of the crew of one of two Greek oil tankers recently seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards in the Gulf. ...

5. Cypriot seafarer on seized ship in good health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-seafarer-on-seized-ship-in-good-health

The Cypriot citizen who is one of the crew members of the two Greek-flagged tankers seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces in the Gulf is in good health, the Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday. Meanwhile, efforts to end the hostage crisis continues....

6. Iran seizes two Greek tankers as tensions rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-seizes-two-greek-tankers-as-tensions-rise

Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take "punitive action" against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United States from a tanker held off the Greek coast...

7. Op-ed: America has more guns than any other country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-america-has-more-guns-than-any-other-country

America has been shaken — once again — by mass shootings. On May 14, a gunman killed 10 people in a supermarket in Buffalo. On Tuesday, at least 19 children and two adults were killed in Uvalde, Texas. ...

8. Athens put Kiev and Moscow on notice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-put-ukraine-and-russia-on-notice

Athens’ top diplomat says he wants to personally lead a humanitarian mission into Mariupol following a private debriefing he had with the Greek consul general of Ukraine’s besieged city...

9. Cyprus calls for immediate end to Mariupol siege

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-for-immediate-end-to-mariupol-siege

Nicosia has officially called for an immediate end to the siege of Mariupol, with the Cypriot foreign ministry looking forward to having civilians including members of the Greek Diaspora evacuated out of the Ukrainian warzone...

10. Russia targets new cities and calls on foreign ‘volunteers’ to join fight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-targets-new-cities-and-calls-on-foreign-‘volunteers-to-join-fight

Russia launched airstrikes deeper into Ukraine and called on foreign “volunteers” to join its war on Friday as Moscow stepped up unfounded allegations over chemical weapons threats. ...

11. Russian Ambassador to Cyprus, Stanislav Osadchiy, discusses Russia's plans in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-ambassador-to-cyprus-stanislav-osadchiy-discusses-russia-s-plans-in-ukraine

Russia`s plans do not include the occupation of Ukrainian territories, but the protection of civilians and Russian citizens in Donetsk and Luhansk, Russian Ambassador to Cyprus Stanislav Osadchiy said in a statement to CNA on Thursday....

12. 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....

13. 'Moscow has no plans to invade Ukraine'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-has-no-plans-to-invade-ukraine

Moscow has no plans to invade Ukraine, said Stanislav Osadchiy, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Cyprus, adding that Russian troops are on Russian territory and “pose no threat.”...

14. The superiority of transparency and efficiency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-superiority-of-transparency-and-efficiency

The Hellenic Republic signed a contract to purchase 44 torpedoes for its 214HN submarines, considered a significant asset against Turkey....

15. ISIS 'Beatles' member expected to plead guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-beatles-member-expected-to-plead-guilty

An Islamic State jihadist of Cypriot origins and member of the terrorist cell “The Beatles” is rumored to have changed his plea to guilty, thus foregoing trial in a US courtroom...

16. Erdogan wishes to improve testy relations with US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wishes-to-improve-testy-relations-with-us

Turkey’s president says mutual interests with the United States outweigh their differences and has called for more cooperation with President Joe Biden’s new US administration....

17. Turks reject European resolution on Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-reject-european-resolution-on-varosha

Turkey and the Turkish Cypriot administration have criticized a European Parliament vote on Varosha, saying the EPP resolution ignores Turkish Cypriots on the island and 'unjustly' accuses Turkey...

18. ISIS ‘Beatles duo’ plead not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-‘beatles-duo-plead-not-guilty

Two Islamic State suspects from the UK, including one with Cypriot origins, have pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American hostages...

19. Sanctions unfeasible and ineffective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sanctions-unfeasible-and-ineffective

Nathalie Tocci was a close adviser to former EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, during the years when the Cyprus Problem came – according to many - closer than ever to a solution. Today, she is a close advisor to Josep Borrell and, having monitored the Cyprus Problem for many years and having played a central role in the effort to formulate a European strategy for foreign policy, she has a strong view not only on Cyprus but also on the Greek-Turkish conflict. At the same time, she takes a critical approach to the efforts exerted by Athens and Nicosia to link sanctions against Turkey with those against Belarus. ...

20. France and Germany tackle eastern Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-and-germany-tackle-eastern-med

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made statements seen as mutual support for Greece and the Republic of Cyprus on Thursday, prompting a reaction from Ankara...

21. Turkey warns it will respond if EU takes fresh measures against it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-warns-it-will-respond-if-eu-takes-fresh-measures-against-it

Turkey will respond with its own steps if the European Union imposes further sanctions on Ankara, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday after meeting the EU’s top diplomat....

22. Iran escalation continues after midnight tweet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-escalation-continues-after-midnight-tweet

US President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard” if Iran attacks Americans or US assets after a drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, as tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq to mourn their deaths...

23. Tough dilemmas in Greek-Turkish affairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tough-dilemmas-in-greek-turkish-affairs

Turkey’s claims in the Aegean were first brought to the table in 1973 and have escalated ever since, reaching successive peaks over 10 to 15 years and multiplying...

24. Johnson seeks backing for early election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-seeks-backing-for-election

The European Union agreed to a Brexit delay of up to three months on Monday, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would push on with his bid to end Britain’s political paralysis with an election on December 12...

25. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

26. EU fails to launch membership talks with Balkans hopefuls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-fails-to-launch-membership-talks-with-balkans-hopefuls

European Union leaders failed Friday to agree on launching membership negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia in an embarrassing climb-down that could risk inflaming the volatile Balkans region....

27. Cypriot jihadist taken into US custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-jihadist-taken-into-us-custody

A jihadist terrorist of Cypriot origins was reportedly taken out of Kurdish custody just as Turkey was initiating its ground offensive in Syria, with the US president saying “dangerous ISIS fighters” are in secure locations...

28. Yavuz to start drilling off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yavuz-to-start-drilling-off-cyprus

Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez on Monday says Yavuz will start drilling for hydrocarbon deposits within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone “today or tomorrow,” in what Nicosia says is a “serious escalation” by Ankara...

29. Locals stage protest on Lara beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-stage-protest-on-lara-beach

A protest in favour of local exploitation of Lara beach was held on Sunday in response to activists and state officials who recently reiterated that illegal human activity on turtle nesting sites will not be tolerated...

30. Trump hits China with more tariffs, sharply escalating trade dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-hits-china-with-more-tariffs-sharply-escalating-trade-dispute

U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, sharply escalating a bruising trade war between the world’s largest economies and jolting financial markets. ...

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