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23 September, 2020
 

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1. Medicane Ianos leaves three dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medicane-ianos-leaves-three-dead

Three people have died after Cyclone Ianos, a rare storm known as a medicane, battered Greece, flooding streets and homes, Greek authorities said on Sunday...

2. Greek president visits Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-president-visits-cyprus

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou is on an official visit to the Republic of Cyprus over the next few days, following an invitation by Nicosia and just days after her recent visit to Kastellorizo that raised eyebrows in Ankara...

3. EP adopts resolution condemning Turkey's EastMed activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ep-adopts-resolution-condemning-turkey-s-eastmed-activities

With 601 votes in favour, 57 against and 36 abstentions, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution condemning Turkey’s activities in the EEZ of Greece and Cyprus, ahead of next week’s extraordinary European Council summit that will focus on the heightened tensions in the eastern Mediterranean....

4. Berlin to take in 1,553 refugees from Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-to-take-in-1-553-refugees-from-greece

As Germany indicated on Tuesday that it would take in more than 1,500 refugees from Lesvos and other Greek islands, the Greek government welcomed the move, indicating however that it should not be seen as rewarding irregular immigration. ...

5. Turkey accuses Greece of treaty violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-accuses-greece-of-treaty-violations

Turkey has issued a navigational telex to mariners accusing Greece of violating the Lausanne Treaty by militarizing the Greek island of Chios just 10 miles from a Turkish port...

6. Thousands protest after Greek refugee camp burns down

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Thousands of protesting refugees and migrants left homeless on the Greek island of Lesbos after fires destroyed the notoriously overcrowded Moria camp gathered on a road leading to the island's main town Friday, demanding to be allowed to leave....

7. Fires erupt at Moria refugee camp

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Thousands of migrants fled a camp under COVID-19 lockdown after multiple fires gutted much of the site on the Greek island of Lesvos, authorities said early Wednesday...

8. Cyprus revises classification of countries for travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-revises-classification-of-countries-for-travel

The Cyprus health ministry on Tuesday downgraded Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia and Lichtenstein to category B in its three-tier risk-based travel classification system, while Rwanda and Monaco were bumped down to category C....

9. 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....

10. Greece to extend territorial waters amid dispute with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-extend-territorial-waters-amid-dispute-with-turkey

Turkey’s president warned Greece on Wednesday not to test his country’s patience or courage as the NATO allies remained locked in a tense dispute over offshore energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean, while Greece announced plans to extend its territorial waters along its western coastline....

11. Apollo CEO investigated over Epstein ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apollo-ceo-investigated-over-epstein-ties

The CEO of Apollo Global Management, whose affiliates acquired billions of bad debt in Cyprus, is being investigated over alleged financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein...

12. 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....

13. Turkey says Greece making a ‘big fuss’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-greece-making-a-‘big-fuss

Ankara has accused Athens of having “no legal basis” for raising objections over Turkish exploration in the eastern Mediterranean, as Greek armed forces were placed on high alert Monday after Turkey sent a seismic survey vessel in contested waters...

14. Regional tensions flare up anew as Turkey issues new Navtex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/regional-tensions-flare-up-anew-as-turkey-issues-new-navtex

15. Beirut blast has eerie connections to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-blast-has-eerie-connections-to-cyprus

Following Tuesday’s deadly explosion in Lebanon, some eerie connections began to emerge in Cyprus, including a Russian national based in Limassol and a Hezbollah-related arrest on the island back in 2015...

16. Cyprus downgrades Greece amid virus fears

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Cyprus will introduce mandatory testing for all arrivals from Greece starting August 6, after many cases were detected during random tests from passengers returning from Greece in the last few days....

17. Athens open to talks but not so fast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-open-to-talks-but-not-so-fast

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has welcomed a recent move from Turkey towards de-escalation in the region, saying Athens was open to dialogue but not on all things...

18. Greece ‘overreacted’ to Turkish research mission, Erdogan spokesman says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-‘overreacted-to-turkish-research-mission-erdogan-spokesman-says

Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said Thursday that Greece had “overreacted” to plans by Turkey to proceed with an oil-and-gas research mission south of Greek islands in the Eastern Mediterranean....

19. Cyprus, Greece issue counter-Navtex voiding Turkish advisory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-issue-counter-navtex-voiding-turkish-advisory

Greece and Cyprus have issued a Navtex in response to the advisory published by Turkey’s navy on Tuesday for seismic surveys in an area of sea between Cyprus and Crete....

20. Greek armed forces on alert over Turkish exploration off Kastellorizo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-forces-on-alert-over-turkish-exploration-off-kastellorizo

The Antalya Navtex station on Tuesday announced plans for a Turkish seismic survey south and east of the Greek island of Kastellorizo from July 21-August 2....

21. Athens and Ankara can settle differences via diplomacy, says Turkey’s presidential spokesman

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-and-ankara-can-settle-differences-via-diplomacy-says-turkey-s-presidential-spokesman

Greece and Turkey can resolve their differences “within the framework of mutual respect,” Turkey’s presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin has said, however stressing that Ankara will not compromise on its interests in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean....

22. Cyprus among five countries that present UNSG with note verbale on Tukey-Libya MoU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-among-five-countries-that-present-unsg-with-note-verbale-on-tukey-libya-mou

Cyprus, Bahrain, Egypt, Greece and Saudi Arabia have presented a note verbale to the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterrres, outlining the reasons why the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of National Accord of Libya on the delimitation of maritime jurisdiction areas in the Mediterranean in Istanbul on 27 November 2019 should not be registered by the UN Secretariat in the list of international treaties....

23. Seven Greek islands voted among Best in Europe by influential travel magazine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-greek-islands-voted-among-best-in-europe-by-influential-travel-magazine

The “76-square-mile haven” of Paros in the Aegean Sea has been voted the best island in Europe by the readers of the influential magazine Travel + Leisure, for its combination of beautiful beaches, traditional architecture, picturesque villages, archaeological sites and bustling nightlife....

24. Only through dialogue can the Mediterranean regain stability, Borrell says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-through-dialogue-can-the-mediterranean-regain-stability-borrell-says

The Mediterranean can be a more secure and stable zone only through dialogue, the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said at the European Parliament’s plenary session on Turkey in Brussels. ...

25. Turkey reacts to US plan for military education, training for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-reacts-to-us-plan-for-military-education-training-for-cyprus

Turkey expressed its disagreement over a US government plan to make International Military Education and Training (IMET) available to Cyprus, saying it does not help resolve the island’s division....

26. Turkey spells out position on Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-spells-out-position-on-greek-islands

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has reiterated Ankara’s contentious claim that islands that lie far from the Greek mainland, including Kastellorizo in the southeastern Aegean, are not entitled to generate continental shelves...

27. Greek PM says Greece ready for any challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-says-greece-ready-for-any-challenge

Amid renewed tensions with Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stressed on Wednesday that Greece “will face all challenges with consistency, stability, confidence and always with a commitment to international law, as it always does.”...

28. EU top diplomat urges Turkey to respect Greece, Cyprus sovereignty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-top-diplomat-urges-turkey-to-respect-greece-cyprus-sovereignty

Josep Borrell, the EU’s foreign policy chief, on Tuesday urged Turkey to respect the sovereignty of Greece and Cyprus....

29. Greece to welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis in first wave of visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-welcome-germans-cypriots-israelis-in-first-wave-of-visitors

Greece will allow travelers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials said, part of a gradual easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions....

30. Cyprus President and Greek Premier discuss handling of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-and-greek-premier-discuss-handling-of-the-pandemic

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis shared a telephone call on Monday to exchange views on the handling of the coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath....

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