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19 June, 2024
 

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1. Cyprus and Greece strengthen ties on immigration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-strengthen-ties-on-immigration

Minister of Interior Konstantinos Ioannou met with the Greek Minister of Maritime Affairs and Island Policy Christos Stylianides on Wednesday to address immigration issues and the INTERREG Greece-Cyprus cooperation program....

2. Cyprus urges EU support for Lebanon amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urges-eu-support-for-lebanon-amid-migration-challenges

The Cypriot government is pleading with the European Union (EU) for financial support for Lebanon to bolster its border management efforts, according to a report by our Brussels correspondent, George Kakouris. ...

3. US accelerates Gaza aid efforts with Amalthea plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-accelerates-gaza-aid-efforts-with-amalthea-plan

American efforts are underway to construct a temporary dock in Gaza, according to diplomatic sources cited by the Cyprus News Agency on Friday. The project, part of the Amalthea Plan, is expected to be completed within 15 days, these sources revealed....

4. Cyprus braces for impact as over 3,000 migrants hit record highs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-impact-as-over-3-000-migrants-hit-record-highs

The recent promising developments in the realm of migration patterns may soon be relegated to history if proactive measures aren't swiftly implemented to address the recent surge in arrivals. ...

5. Cyprus and Estonia pledge deeper ties across borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-estonia-pledge-deeper-ties-across-borders

The similarities between Cyprus and Estonia, despite their geographical distance, noted on Wednesday in Nicosia......

6. Christodoulides to FT: Aid to Gaza was a ''moral duty''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-to-ft-aid-to-gaza-was-a-moral-duty

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides has told the Financial Times that it was a “moral duty” to pursue the delivery of aid to Gaza via the sea....

7. Interior Minister urges EU action on border surveillance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-urges-eu-action-on-border-surveillance

Cyprus' Minister for the Interior, Konstantinos Ioannou, emphasized the necessity for the European Union to collaborate with third countries in enhancing border surveillance, particularly the maritime border with Lebanon....

8. Cyprus expands diplomatic footprint, bolsters migration management efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expands-diplomatic-footprint-bolsters-migration-management-efforts

President Nicos Christodoulides, leading the Council of Ministers at the Presidential Palace, announced significant developments in Cyprus' foreign policy and measures taken to address migration challenges....

9. Abraham’s Tinderbox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/abraham-s-tinderbox

I’ll begin by clearly condemning Hamas and its terrorist thugs and express grief at the horrors inflicted on innocent Israeli civilians on 7 October....

10. Canadian soldiers in Cyprus await call for Lebanon evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/canadian-soldiers-in-cyprus-await-call-for-lebanon-evacuation

On a sunny Thursday in Cyprus, holidaymakers relaxed on beach chairs, while a small group of people in Canadian uniform sat inside a nearby hotel meeting room, staring into screens. ...

11. Turkish ship carried stolen Ukrainian grain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-ship-carried-stolen-ukrainian-grain

The Turkish vessel known as the "Sword Lion" has found itself in a holding pattern at the bustling Iskenderun port, its anticipated unloading of a unique cargo - Ukrainian grain of questionable origins - temporarily postponed....

12. EC: ''Greece, you are not alone, the EU is with you''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-greece-you-are-not-alone-the-eu-is-with-you

Water-dropping planes from several European countries joined hundreds of firefighters Wednesday battling wildfires raging for days across Greece that left 20 people dead, while major blazes also burned in Spain’s Tenerife and in northwestern Turkey near the Greek border....

13. Interior Minister says barbed wire plan 'impractical and politically risky'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-says-barbed-wire-plan-impractical-and-politically-risky

In a recent statement, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou deemed the idea of placing barbed wire along the Green Line to handle migrant flows as practically impossible and politically dangerous. ...

14. US soldier detained in North Korea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-soldier-detained-in-north-korea

An American soldier has been detained in North Korea after crossing the border from South Korea during a tour in the region. ...

15. Cyprus receives funding for Nicosia motorway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-receives-funding-for-nicosia-motorway

The European Commission has announced a significant investment of €6.2 billion to co-finance 107 infrastructure projects aimed at promoting sustainable, safe, and efficient transport throughout the EU....

16. Greek minister on rare visit to Turkey as tensions ease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-minister-on-rare-visit-to-turkey-as-tensions-ease

NATO members Turkey and Greece can resolve their disputes through peaceful means and dialogue, Turkey’s defense minister said after talks with his Greek counterpart Tuesday, in the latest sign of easing tensions between the rival neighbors...

17. Protesters want an end to EastMed pipeline project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-want-an-end-to-eastmed-pipeline-project

Environmental activists gathered outside the EU Commission in Brussels on Wednesday warning that in addition to financial and geopolitical arguments against the construction of an EastMed natural gas pipeline, sabotage similar to NordStream last year was also a possible risk...

18. Cyprus is in the midst of the new 'Narcos'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-in-the-midst of-the-new-narcos

Since December 20, cannabis has been washing up on the shores of free and occupied Famagusta, specifically over 100 kilos of packaged Indian hemp were collected by police....

19. Brussels urging guidelines for NGO boats in the midst of France-Italy migrant dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-urging-guidelines-for-ngo-boats-in-the-midst-of-france-italy-migrant-dispute

The European Commission is pushing to create guidelines for the NGO boats rescuing migrants off Europe’s shores as part of a plan to reduce the number of asylum seekers heading to the Continent....

20. Eliades: 'Cyprus a haven for every kind of illegal activity' thanks to government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eliades-cyprus-a-haven-for-every-kind-of-illegal-activity-thanks-to-government

The preliminary findings of the report issued by the PEGA investigation committee, the works carried out at the Limassol Municipal Garden, and the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zones between Cyprus and Greece were the subject of press releases issued by presidential candidates on Wednesday....

21. Turkish praise for Israel-Lebanon deal draws Greek Cypriot response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-praise-for-israel-lebanon-deal-draws-greek-cypriot-response

Turkey has welcomed a historic maritime demarcation agreement between Israel and Lebanon that was finalized on Thursday, as Ankara hopes the US-brokered deal could serve as an example for resolving energy disputes on divided Cyprus, drawing reactions from Greek Cypriots...

22. Cyprus probes dotted line in Israel-Lebanon deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-probes-dotted-line-in-israel-lebanon-deal

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has sent a note verbale to Beirut in reference to a maritime border deal between Israel and Lebanon, which reportedly includes a contentious line that Nicosia had crossed a decade ago...

23. Israel clinches deal with Lebanon, Cyprus still at bay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-clinches-deal-with-lebanon-cyprus-still-at-bay

The eastern Mediterranean was on a roll this week after US mediation managed to get broad acceptance for an Israel-Lebanon maritime demarcation deal, but Tel Aviv still faces another challenge only weeks before elections as not everyone is at ease with similar arbitration efforts to resolve a dispute with Cyprus...

24. 22 dead, dozens missing, after 2 migrant ships sink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-dead-dozens-missing-after-2-migrant-ships-sink

Bodies floated amid splintered wreckage in the wind-tossed waters off a Greek island Thursday as the death toll from the separate sinkings of two migrant boats rose to 22, with many still missing....

25. Greeks challenge legitimacy of Turkey-Libya deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-challenge-legitimacy-of-turkey-libya-deal

Libya's Tripoli government signed a preliminary deal on energy exploration on Monday, prompting Greece and Egypt to say they would oppose any activity in disputed areas of the eastern Mediterranean...

26. Greek FM expresses concern over deteriorating relations with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-expresses-concern-over-deteriorating-relations-with-turkey

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Thursday expressed concern for the continued deterioration of relations with Turkey, dating Ankara’s slide into aggressive posturing to the fall of 2019 when it signed a maritime border agreement with Libya....

27. Rumors about Israel-Lebanon gas pact as Cyprus sits out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rumors-about-israel-lebanon-gas-pact-as-cyprus-sits-out

America’s energy czar is purported to be mediating a secret gas arrangement between Israel and Lebanon, a Herculean task given delineation complexities but not farfetched given ongoing efforts to resolve similar disputes between Tel Aviv and Nicosia...

28. Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-must-behave-as-a-nato-ally

Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, calls for more steps to deepen the multidimensional relationship between Greece and the US, from defense and security to emerging technologies, the digital economy, the maritime industry and commercial shipping....

29. Amathus' underwater museum ready to welcome its first visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/amathus-underwater-museum-ready-to-welcome-its-first-visitors

The inauguration will take place on Saturday, July 9th from 0830 to 1230. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in the swimming tour at 09:00 AM using their own mask, snorkel and flippers....

30. 'Grave mistake' if Finland and Sweden join NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grave-mistake-if-finland-and-sweden-join-nato

Russia has told Finland and Sweden that their decision to join the Nato military alliance is a serious mistake with far-reaching consequences and that they should not assume that Moscow will not respond....

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