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1. Turkey considers naval base in Cyprus, Erdogan says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-considers-naval-base-in-cyprus-erdogan-says

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Turkey's readiness to construct a naval base in Northern Cyprus, underscoring the persistent division of the island nearly 50 years after Turkey's invasion....

2. The Economist: 'The division of Cyprus looks indefinite'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-economist-the-division-of-cyprus-looks-indefinite

As Cyprus marks the 50th anniversary of its division, a resolution to the longstanding conflict remains elusive. Despite decades of diplomatic efforts, the island remains split between its Greek south and Turkish north, with the status quo appearing increasingly permanent....

3. Cyprus and Greece commit to Eastern Med security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-commit-to-eastern-med-security

Defence Minister Vasilis Palmas stressed the joint commitment of Cyprus and Greece to make every possible effort to maintain peace, security, stability and cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean......

4. 50 years since the 1974 coup in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/50-years-since-the-1974-coup-in-cyprus

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the July 15, 1974, coup d'état in Cyprus, orchestrated by the junta regime in Athens with the participation of EOKA B'....

5. Cyprus risks losing €657M EU grant for Interconnector project, says Energy Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-risks-losing-€657m-eu-grant-for-interconnector-project-says-energy-minister

Energy Minister George Papanastasiou expressed concerns over the potential withdrawal of a €657 million subsidy by the European Commission for the electricity interconnection project between Cyprus and Greece......

6. Cyprus and U.S. celebrate strengthened ties at U.S. Independence Day event

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-u-s-celebrate-strengthened-ties-at-u-s-independence-day-event

The 248th anniversary of U.S. Independence was marked with a grand celebration hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia on Tuesday evening....

7. Hearing continues in Auditor General suspension case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hearing-continues-in-auditor-general-suspension-case

The Supreme Judicial Council continues to hear Attorney General George Savvidis' request to suspend Auditor General Odysseus Michaelides on grounds of misconduct. ...

8. Hearing on AG's suspension adjourned until tomorrow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hearing-on-ag-s-suspension-adjourned-until-tomorrow

The Supreme Judicial Council adjourned today after hearing more arguments on Attorney General George Savvidis' request to suspend Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides for alleged misconduct....

9. New era in Cyprus local governance begins with 20 new municipalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-era-in-cyprus-local-governance-begins-with-20-new-municipalities

Cyprus is undergoing a significant local government reform aimed at enhancing service quality, financial and administrative autonomy, and transparency. ...

10. Hearing for Auditor General's suspension postponed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hearing-for-auditor-general-s-suspension-postponed

The scheduled hearing to address Attorney General George Savvidis' request for the suspension of Auditor General Odysseus Michaelides on allegations of misconduct was postponed on Thursday....

11. Rentals rise as home ownership trends change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/rentals-rise-as-home-ownership-trends-change

Around 20-25 years ago, Cyprus was renowned for having one of the highest rates of home ownership globally, with figures nearly reaching 78% - 80%, as per the data available then....

12. British teen becomes world's first to receive brain implant for epilepsy control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-teen-becomes-world-s-first-to-receive-brain-implant-for-epilepsy-control

A UK teenager with severe epilepsy has become the first person in the world to be fitted with a brain implant aimed at bringing seizures under control....

13. Attorney General denies bias in courtroom drama

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-denies-bias-in-courtroom-drama

The cross-examination of Attorney General George Savvidis continued today before the Supreme Constitutional Court. Savvidis faced intense scrutiny over his efforts to suspend Auditor General Odysseus Michaelides, which he initiated based on alleged misconduct....

14. EU funded project aims to shatter migrant prejudices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-funded-project-aims-to-shatter-migrant-prejudices

The Advisory Centre for Family Support (SYKESO) has announced the launch of the ISOTITA project, a new initiative aimed at helping migrant and refugee women integrate into Cypriot society....

15. Inconsistencies in Cyprus politics? Who would've guessed!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/inconsistencies-in-cyprus-politics-who-would-ve-guessed

The case of Pelekanos' admission that he never agreed with the bizonal, bicommunal federation, being himself the spokesman of a government - under Anastasiades - which has been supporting it over time,...

16. Why the high interest rates when inflation is low?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-the-high-interest-rates-when-inflation-is-low

Finance Minister Makis Keravnos has criticized the high lending rates in Cyprus, calling them unjustifiable given the country's relatively low inflation. In an interview with the Sunday edition of ''Phileleftheros,''...

17. Politico: Ireland, Spain, and Norway to recognize Palestine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-ireland-spain-and-norway-to-recognize-palestine

Ireland, Spain, and Norway announced on Wednesday their decision to officially recognize Palestine as a sovereign state starting next week, a move that has provoked a strong reaction from Israel....

18. Erdogan warns Israel may target Turkey after Hamas defeat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-warns-israel-may-target-turkey-after-hamas-defeat

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday asserted that Israel would target Turkey if it succeeds in defeating Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Agence France-Presse reported....

19. Netanyahu: ''We are not a vassal state of the US''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-we-are-not-a-vassal-state-of-the-us

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly reacted during a meeting with his security cabinet following President Biden's warning about a potential major attack on Rafah, Axios' Barak Ravid reports....

20. Netanyahu: Israel can ''stand alone'' without US weapons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-israel-can-stand-alone-without-us-weapons

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remains steadfast in his resolve, vowing that Israel can "stand alone" despite warnings from the United States regarding potential repercussions for a full-scale invasion of Rafah in Gaza....

21. ''UN and EU force unfair system on Turkish Cypriots'', says Tatar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-and-eu-force-unfair-system-on-turkish-cypriots-says-tatar

''There's thuggery, pressure, injustice, and lawlessness in the EU's stance,'' said Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, commenting on references to Turkey and the occupied territories in the Conclusions of the European Union leaders' summit (EU)....

22. From ''black sheep'' to EU bridge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-black-sheep-to-eu-bridge

On the 20th anniversary of Cyprus' accession to the European Union, retired Ambassador Theophilos Theophilou reflects on the nation's journey from being labeled ''the black sheep'' to becoming a pivotal bridge to the Middle East....

23. Scotland's leader Yousaf steps down amidst turmoil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scotland-s-leader-yousaf-steps-down-amidst-turmoil

Scotland's leader Humza Yousaf resigned on Monday, further opening the door to the UK opposition Labour Party regaining ground in its former Scottish heartlands during a national election expected to be held later this year. ...

24. Cyprus reiterates non-recognition of Kosovo's independence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reiterates-non-recognition-of-kosovo-s-independence

In a statement to CNA on Thursday, Cyprus' Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Theodoros Gotsis, reaffirmed the nation's enduring positions regarding Kosovo. ...

25. The CIA's secret plans for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cia

The CIA was drafting scenarios for the geographic separation of Greeks and Turks in Cyprus as early as 1964. These plans, ranging from relocating Turkish Cypriots to Turkey to exchanges of populations and territories with Greece...

26. Spain to end ''golden visa'' scheme for real estate investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-to-end-golden-visa-scheme-for-real-estate-investment

Spain's Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, announced the discontinuation of the ''golden visa'' scheme, which grants residency rights to foreigners investing in real estate....

27. Cyprus News Digest - From river beautification to billionaires' bargains

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-news-digest-from-river-beautification-to-billionaires-bargains

It's been a while since we heard about inaugurations from our president, so this one deserves special mention: ...

28. Celebrating Greek independence, a White House tradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/celebrating-greek-independence-a-white-house-tradition

On Thursday, President Joe Biden hosted a ceremony at the White House celebrating Greek independence. Some have questioned the usefulness of these annual gatherings, claiming that they lack substance and serve only public relations purposes....

29. From White House to white robes, Trump sells Bibles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-white-house-to-white-robes-trump-sells-bibles

Former President Donald Trump, in a bid to rally his supporters and address mounting legal expenses, has ventured into selling Bibles....

30. Limassol's March 25th parade keeps tradition alive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-march-25th-parade-keeps-tradition-alive

In the heart of Archbishop Makarios III Avenue, Minister Marios Hartsiotis led a lively parade, bringing together people from all walks of life. This event wasn't just about celebrating, it was a chance to honor Greece's journey through time....

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