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1. Reuters: 'escape' flights from Russia skyrocket after military draft begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reuters-escape-flights-from-russia-skyrocket-after-military-draft-begins

A sharp rise in internet searches and the purchase of tickets for flights "fleeing" from Russia is reported by Reuters, in the wake of the partial conscription announced by Vladimir Putin, seven months after the invasion of Ukraine....

2. 'We belong to the West'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-belong-to-the-west

The phrase "We belong to the West" belongs to Constantine Karamanlis and was uttered half a century ago and at a time when Greece was emerging from a traumatic seven-year period. ...

3. Cyprus to provide logistical support and services to US naval vessels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-provide-logistical-support-and-services-to-us-naval-vessels-video

The US and Cyprus commemorated on Monday the completion of the Acquisition and Cross Services Agreement (ACSA) between the Republic of Cyprus and the United States of America the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus Charalambos Petrides and US Ambassador Judith Garber....

4. Britain's new PM draws scathing reaction from Moscow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-new-pm-draws-scathing-reaction-from-moscow

Liz Truss will replace Boris Johnson as Britain's prime minister on Tuesday, after Russian politicians and media lined up on Monday predicting her ascent to power would do nothing to improve dire relations. ...

5. EU mulls military training for Ukrainian forces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-military-training-for-ukrainian-forces

The European Union is considering the possibility of organizing a "training and assistance" mission for the Ukrainian army, which will take place in neighboring countries, the EU High Representative on foreign policy Josep Borrell said on Monday....

6. Lawyer in soldier murder cover-up raises stakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-in-soldier-murder-cover-up-raises-stakes

A high-powered attorney in Cyprus representing the family of a soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide has been updated to murder, has hinted at lawsuits if prosecutors fail to go after the perpetrators...

7. EDF funds seven Cypriot projects proposed in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/edf-funds-seven-cypriot-projects-proposed-in-2021

Several Cypriot businesses and research institutions have secured funding for seven projects from the European Defence Fund (EDF) for 2021, the Ministry of Defence has said....

8. Commando's death: The objections from two officers were ignored

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-s-death-the-objections-from-two-officers-were-ignored

There are many unanswered questions surrounding the death of commando Panagiotis Giannios, who, during a National Guard exercise, fell to his death from a helicopter in the Paphos area....

9. Paphos police confirm CID probe in commando death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-police-confirm-cid-probe-in-commando-death

Investigators from Paphos’ Criminal Investigation Department are probing the death of a commando who jumped in the water from a helicopter during the shooting of a promo video, with reports saying they are focusing on footage to ascertain the aircraft’s maneuvers but also asking the army for audio recordings during the fatal mission...

10. Commando succumbs to injuries after helicopter jump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-succumbs-to-injuries-after-helicopter-jump

A commando succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday following an accident two days earlier when he jumped out of a moving helicopter during military training in Paphos, with his death marking the third army fatality in one year...

11. ‘Largest transfer of military equipment ever’ at northern Greek port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘largest-transfer-of-military-equipment-ever-at-northern-greek-port

The American vehicle carrier ARC Endurance arrived in Alexandroupoli bringing the “largest transfer of military equipment ever” handled by the northern Greek port, the chairman of the port authority said in a tweet on Tuesday....

12. Efforts afoot to de-escalate tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-afoot-to-de-escalate-tensions

The United States, seconded by Germany, has intervened decisively to keep tensions between uneasy allies Greece and Turkey from boiling over....

13. Ukraine: US may send advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-us-may-send-advanced-anti-ship-missiles-to-fight-russian-blockade

The White House is working to put advanced anti-ship missiles in the hands of Ukrainian fighters to help defeat Russia's naval blockade, officials said, amid concerns more powerful weapons that could sink Russian warships would intensify the conflict....

14. ‘Chariots of Fire’ composer dies at 79

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘chariots-of-fire-composer-dies-at-79

Vangelis, the Greek composer whose rousing electronic theme music for the Oscar-winning 1981 film “Chariots of Fire” became one of the most loved movie scores, has died at the age of 79....

15. Russia deploys trained dolphins at Black Sea naval base, according to satellite images

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-deploys-trained-dolphins-at-black-sea-naval-base-according-to-satellite-images

Russia has deployed trained military dolphins at its naval base in the Black Sea – possibly to protect its fleet from an underwater attack – according to a new analysis of satellite images....

16. Zelensky gets face-to-face pledge from US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-gets-face-to-face-pledge-from-us

Washington's top diplomat and defense secretary both visited Kyiv on Sunday, and used the first official US visit to Ukraine since Russia invaded two months ago to announce a gradual return of US diplomats to the country and the nomination of a new ambassador...

17. Cyprus mulling US weapons proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-mulling-us-weapons-proposal

Cyprus reportedly remains open to the possibility of reaching an agreement with the US to give up its Russian weapons....

18. Ukraine’s Foreign Legion Is Ready for Battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-foreign-legion-is-ready-for-battle

Resistance against Russian President Vladimir Putin is growing as foreign fighters start trickling in to join forces with Ukrainians on the ground and those returning home to fight for their nation....

19. Moscow says Kiev planned assault before invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-says-kiev-planned-assault-before-invasion

Moscow has published documents allegedly showing a secret order for a Ukrainian offensive against Donbass in March 2022, a day before Ankara is set to mediate between the two sides...

20. Fears of potential nuclear disaster at Europe's largest nuclear power plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fears-of-potential-nuclear-disaster-at-europe-s-largest-nuclear-power-plant

Russian forces seized the largest nuclear power plant in Europe after a building at the complex was set ablaze during intense fighting with Ukrainian defenders, Ukrainian authorities said on Friday....

21. Op-ed: 'Putin will not invade because he doesn’t want a second Afghanistan’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-putin-will-not-invade-because-he-doesn-t-want-a-second-afghanistan

Many analysts have suggested that the chaotic US withdrawal from Afghanistan emboldened Russian President Vladimir Putin to move toward Ukraine, exploiting the perceived weakness of the West. But Leon Aron, senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, reminds us that Russians were also trapped in Afghanistan in 1978-89. ...

22. Ukraine shows unity as West sees no sign of Russian pullback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-shows-unity-as-west-sees-no-sign-of-russian-pullback

Ukrainians defied pressure from Moscow with a national show of flag-waving unity Wednesday, while the West warned that it saw no sign of a promised pullback of Russian troops from Ukraine’s borders despite Kremlin declarations of a withdrawal....

23. Cyprus-France aeronautical exercise 'TALOS 2022' postponed to Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-france-aeronautical-exercise-talos-2022-postponed-to-monday

Cyprus-France aeronautical exercise "TALOS 2022" will take place on Monday, February 14, Cyprus Defence Ministry announced on Thursday....

24. Expert points to faulty rope in army officer’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-points-to-faulty-rope-in-officer-s-death

The climbing rope used by an army officer who fell to his death last year during an exercise in Cyprus had visible signs of wear and tear, according to a Greek expert, while police have obtained statements suggesting systematic breach of safety protocols during training sessions...

25. Gun firing at Larnaca airport still unclear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gun-firing-at-larnaca-airport-still-unclear

A gun went off at Larnaca International Airport on Tuesday, with reports saying a military rifle was discharged in the hands of an army officer who was on foot patrol inside the terminal...

26. Turkish drones on Cyprus pose flight risks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-drones-on-cyprus-pose-flight-risks

A Turkish drone base in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus could increase safety risks for thousands of commercial flights ...

27. Officers to face discipline in serial killer case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-to-face-discipline-in-serial-killer-case

A police internal affairs committee in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended disciplinary action against members of law enforcement in the island’s serial killer probe, after criminal prosecution was ruled out against officers and superiors who dropped the ball on cases of missing women later found murdered...

28. Nations look to train at Cyprus security center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nations-look-to-train-at-cyprus-security-center

Three European Union member nations and three Middle Eastern countries are looking to train personnel in border, customs, maritime and cybersecurity techniques at a cutting-edge US-funded facility in Cyprus that is expected to be ready early next year, the Cypriot foreign minister said Thursday...

29. 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...

30. Army officer falls to his death during exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/army-officer-falls-to-his-death-during-exercise

An army officer fell to his death on Tuesday during a military exercise in the Troodos Mountains, where the National Guard was conducting exercises designed for high altitudes...

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