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26 January, 2022
 

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1. 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....

2. 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...

3. 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....

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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. ...

7. 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...

8. 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....

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. 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. ...

18. EU parliament calls for freeze on Turkey's membership talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-calls-for-freeze-on-turkey-s-membership-talks

19. ‘I am not getting involved’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/‘i-am-not-getting-involved

20. US charges Huawei with bank fraud, theft of trade secrets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-charges-huawei-with-fraud-stealing-trade-secrets

21. Private sector is the key to Greece’s recovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/private-sector-is-the-key-to-greece-s-recovery

22. Strovolos double murder trial on shaky ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strovolos-double-murder-trial-on-shaky-ground

The trial of the four suspects in April’s shocking double murder in Nicosia is set to continue on Monday, with media reports hinting at a possible major upset in the case...

23. Turkish court sentences Cypriot jihadist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-court-sentences-cypriot-jihadist

A Londoner of Cypriot origin and his wife have been sentenced to six years and three months in Turkey after they were convicted on terrorism charges...

24. Cypriot jihadist facing extradition to Guantanamo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-jihadist-facing-extradition-to-guantanamo

The US government is requesting for the “Beatles of ISIS” squad, one of them of Cypriot origin, to be moved to Guantanamo Bay, a move that could p[ossibly make them eligible for the death penalty...

25. US-Turkish tensions add to regional risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-turkish-tensions-add-to-regional-risk

US-Turkish relations have never been easy to manage. But the current standoff between Washington and Ankara is striking, even by the standards of an historically difficult relationship....

26. Two Greek soldiers released from Turkish jail return home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-greek-soldiers-released-from-turkish-jail-return-home

Two Greek soldiers freed after months in a Turkish prison returned to Greece by government jet early Wednesday after their unexpected release by a provincial court....

27. Man kills passerby and two police officers in Belgium

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-kills-passerby-and-two-police-officers-in-belgium

A gunman killed two police officers and a passer-by on Tuesday before being shot dead in the center of the Belgian city of Liege, public broadcaster RTBF said on its website and authorities said terrorism could not be ruled out as a motive...

28. Police chief says Strovolos murders to be solved soon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-chief-says-strovolos-murders-to-be-solved-soon

The chief of police says the investigation in the Strovolos double murder is getting closer to the end, with investigators waiting to see if any evidence would link directly any of the four suspects to the murders besides their testimonies against each other...

29. Three US senators move to block F-35 transfers to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-us-senators-move-to-block-f-35-transfers-to-turkey

Three US senators introduced a measure on Thursday aimed at blocking the transfer of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to Turkey, a NATO ally and one of nine partner nations involved in producing the high-tech, radar-evading aircraft....

30. Cypriot state forensic pathologists under scrutiny after double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-state-forensic-pathologists-under-scrutiny

Private forensic pathologist Marios Matsakis, who represents the victims’ family in the Strovolos double murder case, is questioning whether Cyprus has a reliable state forensic pathology department....

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