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61. NATO takes down Turkish tweet after Greek gripe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-takes-down-turkish-tweet-after-greek-gripe

A tweet by NATO’s Allied Land Command congratulating Turkey on its Victory Day was quickly deleted this week, following a demarche by Greece which has a different take on the history...

62. Suspect detained in midtown murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-detained-in-midtown-murder-investigation

A man has been arrested on premeditated murder charges after police positively identified a body found in a vacated property in Nicosia, with sources suggesting both suspect and victim were from the same country...

63. Cyprus secures EU co-funding for National Cybersecurity Coordination Center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-secures-eu-co-funding-for-national-cybersecurity-coordination-center

The European Commission has approved the N4CY project proposal for the development of the National Cybersecurity Coordination Centre of Cyprus (NCCC-CY), securing EU co-financing for the project, the Digital Security Authority (DSA) announced on Tuesday....

64. Germany and France against blocking Russian visitors to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-may-suspend-visa-facilitation-agreement-with-russia-this-week

Germany and France are rejecting a proposal to ban the entry of Russian tourists or visitors to the European Union with a joint position document....

65. UNFICYP urges caution after buffer zone reports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-urges-caution-following-buffer-zone-reports

A couple of incidents that took place in the buffer zone are making headlines in Cyprus, including allegations that Turkish soldiers violated the green line, with UN peacekeepers saying they were investigating but also urging caution before drawing conclusions...

66. Cyprus scrambles to block hostile bank takeover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-block-hostile-takeover-of-bank

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is racing against the clock to arm itself with legal tools to prevent a takeover of the country’s biggest bank by an American private equity firm, which has until next month to submit a final offer that some shareholders may find hard to resist...

67. 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....

68. Cyprus government: No comment on passport audit report just yet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-no-comment-on-passport-audit-report-just-yet

The Government will study the report released Monday by the Audit Office on passports and the Cyprus investment program that granted citizenship by investment, Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said, following the Cabinet’s meeting which convened Monday at the presidential retreat in the Troodos mountains....

69. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

70. US ambassador’s murder in Cyprus still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-s-murder-in-cyprus-still-unresolved

The killing of the American Ambassador in Cyprus in August 1974 made headlines on Friday, as it happens every year on the island on the anniversary of his death, with convoluted information emerging in the public domain through the years and no convictions half a century later...

71. Russian ‘memorial collage’ in Limassol still vague

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-‘memorial-collage-in-limassol-still-vague

Reuters has picked up a story in Cyprus where a 'memorial collage' posted in public view in Limassol depicted nine Russian antiwar activists, with Cypriot police saying none of them wished to give a deposition except the person who filed the original complaint in late July...

72. China retaliates with military drills off Taiwan's coast after Pelosi visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-retaliates-with-military-drills-off-taiwan-s-coast-after-pelosi-visit

China kicked off its biggest-ever military exercises in the seas around Taiwan following US politician Nancy Pelosi's visit....

73. Black student in Cyprus inspired after racial attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/black-student-in-cyprus-inspired-after-racial-attack

An international student in the Republic of Cyprus says he wants to “change the world for the better” after he was battered by an intoxicated man in Limassol during a racially-charged attack last month...

74. China's military on alert amid Pelosi's possible visit to Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-military-on-alert-amid-pelosi-s-possible-visit-to-taiwan

Taiwan is bracing for a potential show of force from China as US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was expected to arrive on the island late Tuesday....

75. Presidential contender, ministry swing for the fences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-government-swing-for-the-fences

Cypriot presidential candidate Andreas Mavroyiannis drew heavy criticism from the interior ministry on Monday, after the former chief negotiator spoke on the weekend against a controversial barbwire fence south of the buffer zone...

76. Greek FM Dendias pays official visit to Cyprus in face of difficulties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-dendias-pays-official-visit-to-cyprus-in-face-of-difficulties

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is in Nicosia to coordinate with the Cypriot government. During the day he will have a meeting with the President of the Republic and then a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulidis....

77. US government getting serious about UFO's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-government-getting-serious-about-ufo-s

The Pentagon will soon open an office focused exclusively on investigating UFO sightings, according to a statement released by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) on July 20....

78. Two arrested in suspected racial attack in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-in-suspected-racial-attack-in-nicosia

Nicosia police are investigating a possible racially-motivated attack downtown last Friday, with two young men arrested over the weekend after a foreign national said he was assaulted as he was walking home from work...

79. Former senior U.S. official admits to planning attempted foreign coups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-senior-u-s-official-admits-to-planning-attempted-foreign-coups

John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and former White House national security adviser, said on Tuesday that he had helped plan attempted coups in foreign countries....

80. What is the agenda for the Eastern Mediterranean?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-what-is-the-agenda-for-the-eastern-mediterranean

In recent years, Cyprus, Greece and Israel have significantly intensified their political, energy and military relations....

81. Mari blast: 'A tragic reminder of the states' duty to its citizens'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mari-blast-a-tragic-reminder-of-the-states-duty-to-its-citizens

"The 11th of July, 2011, is a tragic reminder of the responsibilities of the state, but also of its obligations towards society," President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said Monday at the memorial service for the 13 victims of the massive explosion at the naval base “Evangelos Florakis”, in Mari, on the southern coast of Cyprus....

82. Cyprus makes Russophobia list in Moscow report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-list-on-russophobia-cases-in-moscow-report

Cyprus was among countries listed in a Moscow report on attacks and discrimination against Russians living abroad, with allegations on the island ranging from bullying in schools to stalking, threats of violence and financial sanctions...

83. US Senator: ‘I will do all in my power’ to secure F-16 deal with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senator-‘i-will-do-all-in-my-power-to-secure-f-16-deal-with-turkey

US Senator Lindsey Graham has said he fully supports the Biden administration’s decision to sell F-16 fighter jets to Turkey and will do all he can to secure a deal, several media reported on Tuesday....

84. The US would act in an Aegean confrontation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-us-would-act-in-an-aegean-confrontation

It was the habit of American presidents to take their breakfast at the Willard Hotel back in the 1930s, just a block from the White House. The lobby would always be packed with people who wanted a few moments of their time to raise all sorts of issues – and thus lobbyists were born....

85. North probes illicit cash route to south after Ercan arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-probes-illicit-cash-route-to-south-after-ercan-arrests

Recent arrests in the north in connection with cash couriers have prompted Turkish Cypriot authorities to investigate whether large sums of money were being transferred through an illicit route to the south...

86. Ayia Napa serial rape arraignment pushed back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-serial-rape-arraignment-pushed-back

Prosecutors in a serial rape case in Ayia Napa will have to wait until next month, after arraignment this week in a closed hearing was postponed when the defendant asked the court to appoint a public defender...

87. Veil of mystery over Pachyammos excavations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/veil-of-mystery-over-pachyammos-excavations

Greek Cypriot officials were heading back to a bombing site in Pachyammos on Monday to investigate two missing person cases from the 1964 events but reportedly unrelated to Turkish bombardment, as relatives of disappeared persons keep pushing the state for answers...

88. On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

89. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

90. 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....

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