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1. Biden admin criticized as official resigns over Israel policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-admin-criticized-as-official-resigns-over-israel-policy

A veteran US state department official has quit over what he described as the Biden administration’s “intellectual bankruptcy” in sending more weapons and ammunition to Israel, as Gaza health officials said Israeli bombing had killed more than 3,700 people....

2. Leaked Pentagon docs prompt ally denials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-pentagon-docs-prompt-ally-denials

A large cache of what appear to be classified Pentagon documents circulating on social media channels is becoming a growing source of anxiety for US intelligence agencies, as numerous allies have been forced into denials over the purported leaks....

3. China proposes ceasefire in bid to save credibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-proposes-ceasefire-in-bid-to-save-credibility

The West reacted with skepticism to China's proposal on Friday - the first anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine - for a ceasefire, with NATO saying Beijing did not have much credibility as a mediator....

4. Cops question mom who ordered BB gun for son

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-question-mom-who-ordered-bb-gun-for-son

A woman in Paphos who ordered a BB gun for her teenage son has been questioned by police, after customs officers suspected a package that arrived from overseas contained what appeared to be a prohibited weapon...

5. Nicosia on weapon-buying spree before runoff election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-weapon-buying-spree-days-before-runoff-election

The outgoing President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved the purchase of lethal weaponry from the United States just days before a highly contested runoff election on the island, which is also expected to receive attack helicopters this year after a controversial decision in Berlin...

6. Washington stops short of tongue-lashing Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-stops-short-of-tongue-lashing-nicosia

Washington says there is no new policy to announce regarding a recent arms embargo lift on the Republic of Cyprus, following news that US sanctions have been imposed on several dealers including individuals who are based on the island...

7. California reeling over back-to-back mass shootings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-reeling-over-back-to-back-mass-shootings

Just two days after a gunman killed 11 people at a Los Angeles-area dance studio, seven more victims were shot dead in an agricultural area near San Francisco, as California suffered one of its bloodiest spates of mass gun violence in decades....

8. German tanks arrive in Greece in swap deal for Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-tanks-arrive-in-greece-in-swap-deal-for-ukraine

Greece received the first six German tanks over the weekend in what has been reported as a swap deal between the two countries to assist Ukraine, fueling further rumors that a similar arrangement was in the works in Nicosia...

9. Arming Ukraine rumors intensify in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arming-ukraine-rumors-intensify-in-cyprus

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has clarified that his country will not send weapons directly to Ukraine, but the commander-in-chief did not rule out a swap through a third country that was willing to replace Russian-made systems with modern armaments...

10. Police gun drawn outside football stadium stirs debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-gun-drawn-outside-football-stadium-stirs-debate

A viral photo showing a police officer holding his firearm outside a football stadium in Cyprus has prompted the reaction of a law enforcement association that suggests proportional response to out-of-control football hooliganism could warrant the use of a lethal weapon...

11. Cyprus seen as ‘special window’ to arming Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seen-as-‘special-window-to-arming-ukraine

Rumors continue to grow regarding Cyprus potentially supplying Russian-made weapons to Ukraine, with The New York Times this week suggesting Nicosia has been actively discussing better replacements from Washington in recent meetings where Kiev also came up as a topic of discussion...

12. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

13. US Diplomat: 'It would be political suicide if Putin withdraws'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-diplomat-it-would-be-political-suicide-if-putin-withdraws

An interminable and unwinnable war in Europe? That’s what NATO leaders fear and are bracing for as Russia’s war in Ukraine grinds into its third month with little sign of a decisive military victory for either side and no resolution in sight....

14. European plan to donate fighter jets to Ukraine collapses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-plan-to-donate-fighter-jets-to-ukraine-collapses

A proposed deal to allow Ukrainian pilots to fly fighter jets donated by European Union countries has fallen apart....

15. PM unveils sanctions on five Russian banks and three 'high net worth' individuals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pm-unveils-sanctions-on-five-russian-banks-and-three-high-net-worth-individuals

Boris Johnson today announced sanctions on five Russian banks and three 'high net worth' individuals in the first 'barrage' of the Western response to the invasion of Ukraine....

16. Fact sheet puts US-Cyprus ties at historic high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fact-sheet-puts-us-cyprus-ties-at-historic-high

The US State Department’s latest fact sheet on the Republic of Cyprus heralds a bright future of cooperation between the countries, with relations between the superpower and the island nation described as being at a historic high...

17. Police fire shot after graffiti arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-fire-shot-after-graffiti-arrest

A police officer fired a warning shot on Monday night in Limassol, after a gang of hooded young men tried to interfere with a graffiti-related arrest...

18. Cops defend use of firearm in traffic stop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-defend-use-of-firearm-in-traffic-stop

Questions have been raised in local media over the use of firearms by on-duty police officers, following an incident in Paphos when warning shots were fired during a traffic stop...

19. Man shot by police dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-shot-by-police-dies-in-hospital

A foreign national, who was hospitalized after getting shot by Limassol police during an attempt to arrest him, has succumbed to his injuries...

20. Bill pushes for police taser guns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-pushes-for-police-taser-guns

A bill sponsored by the government aims to put taser guns in the hands of law enforcement officials, while also take away hunting rifles from criminals convicted of domestic violence...

21. Greece's Souda Bay naval base is ‘world-class’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-souda-bay-military-base-is-‘world-class

Greece’s military base in Souda Bay, Crete, is an “essential hub” for NATO operations in the Mediterranean, combining world-class facilities with access to North Africa, the Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples and US Naval Forces Europe and Africa, US Navy Admiral James Foggo....

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