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1. Five Turkish warships stir tensions in Greek waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-turkish-warships-stir-tensions-in-greek-waters

In recent days, Turkey has deployed up to five warships near the maritime boundary between Kasos and Karapathos islands, just outside Greek territorial waters....

2. Philippines secures China approval for ship supplies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philippines-secures-china-approval-for-ship-supplies

The Philippines announced it has reached an understanding with China regarding resupply missions to the beached Filipino naval ship, the BRP Sierra Madre, a significant flashpoint in the South China Sea....

3. Turkey condemns Greece's maritime strategy in Aegean dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-condemns-greece-s-maritime-strategy-in-aegean-dispute

Turkey is once again stirring up controversy over Greek sovereignty of the Aegean islands, this time in response to Athens' plans to establish two marine parks in the Aegean and Ionian seas....

4. Greek tanker hijacked in Persian Gulf, heads towards Iranian port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-tanker-hijacked-in-persian-gulf-heads-towards-iranian-port

In a concerning development, shipping sources and the British Maritime Safety and Security Office (UKMTO) report the hijacking of a ship of Greek interests in the Persian Gulf, ...

5. 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. ...

6. Moment of truth: Critical juncture for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/moment-of-truth-critical-juncture-for-cyprus

The shift attempted by Turkish President Erdogan, with a backdrop of Turkey's relations with the US, the European Union, and Athens, seems to indicate a significant change in paradigm. ...

7. 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...

8. BP and ADNOC's bold bid for the Leviathan field

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bp-and-adnoc-s-bold-bid-for-the-leviathan-field

Last Tuesday, British multinational oil giant BP and Emirati Abu Dhabi National Oil (Adnoc, the UAE's state oil company) announced a joint bid to buy 50% of Israel's NewMed Energy in a $2 billion deal. ...

9. Greek PM says 'we will not go to war with Turkey’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-says-we-will-not-go-to-war-with-turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Thursday he still believes it is possible to resolve his country’s differences with Turkey by speaking with Turkey’s president, and stressed that the two neighbors will not go to war...

10. Cyprus talks up imminent Chevron announcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-talks-up-imminent-chevron-announcement

Cypriot Energy Minister Natasa Pilides is waging a battle to ensure Chevron’s reluctant development concept for Aphrodite will stick to plan, but cost-cutting ideas, merger wars, and maritime issues continue to blur options backed by an administration on its last leg...

11. Cavusoglu says US lost honest broker status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-tells-americans-they-lost-honest-broker-status

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accused Washington of having stopped maintaining a ‘balance’ regarding Greece and Cyprus, just as Athens fired back at Ankara over increasing rhetoric in Aegean disputes...

12. Turkey threatens Athens with missile attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-threatens-athens-with-missile-attack

Turkey warned Greece that a missile could hit the Greek capital unless “you stay calm,” further escalating its rhetoric against Greece....

13. Greek Navtex is a message to Libya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-navtex-is-a-message-to-libya

The navigation warning issued by Greece on Saturday expanding the area of seismic surveys for oil and natural gas deposits off the coast of Crete was in response to a request by US oil firm ExxonMobil, which has been granted exploration rights, but also serves a geopolitical purpose...

14. Cyprus wants to get in on fast-track gas to EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-get-in-on-fast-track-gas-to-eu

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is calling on Brussels to help encourage companies to move fast and include the island in plans to supply Europe with natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean...

15. 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....

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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....

19. 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...

20. Israeli minister in Nicosia as gas bargain heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-minister-visits-nicosia-as-energy-bargain-heats-up

Israeli Energy Minister Karine Elharrar is visiting Cyprus on Monday to talk gas directly with her Cypriot counterpart, after companies tasked by the two governments to negotiate a joint reservoir failed to agree on a buyout deal...

21. Washington scratches beneath surface in Aegean dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-scratches-beneath-surface-in-aegean-dispute

The State Department called on Turkey and Greece 'to refrain from rhetoric and actions that could further escalate tensions,' with a statement from Washington that Greece’s sovereignty over these islands was not in question tying to Turkey’s grievances over 'width of territorial waters and national airspace'...

22. Cyprus spits bars in latest Greek-Turkish spat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spits-bars-in-greco-turkish-latest-spat

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is accusing Turkey of hyping 'rhetoric madness' following Ankara’s criticism towards Athens, as the two NATO allies continue to accuse each other of harassment...

23. 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...

24. Erdogan keeps suspense as he helicopters to drillship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-keeps-suspense-as-he-helicopters-to-drillship

Suspense in Nicosia and Athens were unceremoniously put on hold on Tuesday when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the launch of the country’s Abdulhamid Han drill ship in contested waters off Cyprus but was in no hurry to share coordinates...

25. Hezbollah issues warning as Greek company goes deep

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hezbollah-issues-warning-as-greek-company-goes-deep

Tensions are rising in the eastern Mediterranean as a dispute previously thought to have been resolved between Israel and Lebanon was back on the agenda when a statement from Greek company Energean touched a nerve with Hezbollah...

26. Could another war be on the horizon?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/could-another-war-be-on-the-horizon

Greece is calling on its allies to condemn Turkey over recent aggressive rhetoric from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has hinted at the possibility of open conflict as tensions rise between the two countries....

27. Cavusoglu reiterates warning on demilitarization of Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-reiterates-warning-on-demilitarization-of-greek-islands

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu reiterated on Thursday its call on Greece to demilitarize the islands, warning that if Athens does not change its stance, then the debate questioning their sovereignty will begin....

28. Turkey denies Cypriot vessel in contested waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-denies-cypriot-vessel-in-contested-waters

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides was working the phones on Monday, a day after Turkey expelled a research vessel from waters west of the island, a maritime area with zones claimed by both Ankara and Nicosia...

29. President Anastasiades addresses the 76th UN General Assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-addresses-the-76th-un-general-assembly

The President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, today addressed members of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York....

30. Turkish warship blocks Greek research vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-warship-blocks-greek-research-ship

A Turkish warship issued a warning to a Greek research vessel to prevent it entering what Turkey considers its territorial waters, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The showdown came a year after tensions in the eastern Mediterranean threatened to escalate into open conflict between the neighbors and NATO allies...

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