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23 January, 2022
 

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1. Op-ed: Beyond the EastMed pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-beyond-the-eastmed-pipeline

The US decision to shift its focus from the EastMed gas pipeline to regional electricity interconnectors is an opportunity for Greece. The pipeline has always been a long shot, and the case for pursuing it may have run its course. Greece now has a chance to reframe the dialogue around energy and climate change in the region, and it should seize it....

2. Cyprus makes progress in fight against terrorist financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department

Cyprus has continued to make progress in strengthening banking efforts to combat terrorist financing, according to the State Department's report on terrorism for 2020. ...

3. Greenpeace: Greek gas hunt an ‘unbearable’ threat to whales

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greenpeace-greek-gas-hunt-an-‘unbearable-threat-to-whales

Greenpeace on Wednesday renewed calls against proposed deep-sea oil and gas exploration off southwest Greece, warning of “unbearable” consequences to endangered Mediterranean whales and dolphins....

4. The licensing of block 5 to ExxonMobil and Qatar Energy is done

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-licensing-of-block-5-to-exxonmobil-and-qatar-energy-is-done

The Government of Cyprus and the joint venture ExxonMobil and Qatar Energy on Friday signed the Contract for Exploration and Proportional Allocation of Production and the Hydrocarbon Exploration License for block 5 in the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)....

5. France flexes muscle, puts warship in eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-flexes-muscle-puts-warship-in-eastern-mediterranean

France showcased its military muscle Monday with a tour of its new frigate Auvergne in the eastern Mediterranean,...

6. Cyprus frets ‘pandoramonium’ overshadowing good work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-‘pandoramonium-overshadowing-good-work

The Cypriot finance ministry says a European Parliament resolution on Pandora Papers and subsequent criticism by local opposition is overshadowing the amount of good work that has been done on the island against illegal activities, as some parties are calling on the president to step down...

7. Nautical Geo sails again, this time south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nautical-geo-sails-again-this-time-south

Nautical Geo, a research vessel that Turkey expelled two weeks ago from an area west of Cyprus, was scheduled to resume activities off the coast of the island but this time staying out of zones claimed by Turkey...

8. MEPs want Pandora audit for Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-want-anastasiades-to-be-audited

A name-and-shame resolution approved by the European Parliament on Thursday pointed to Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and other leaders mentioned in the Pandora Papers, with calls on member states to carry out thorough investigations of alleged wrongdoing as well as close loopholes on offshore dealings...

9. Anastasiades Pandora reference hangs in the balance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-pandora-reference-hangs-in-the-balance

Intense debate dominates in corridors of the European Parliament this week on whether specific references to Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and other leaders should be included in a draft resolution that calls for investigation into politicians who have been linked to offshore dealings in the Pandora Papers...

10. The City of London Is Hiding the World’s Stolen Money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-city-of-london-is-hiding-the-world-s-stolen-money

In 1969, two years after the Cayman Islands, a British territory, passed its first law to allow secretive offshore trusts, an official government report struck an ominous note....

11. More than 330 current and former politicians identified as beneficiaries of secret accounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-330-current-and-former-politicians-identified-as-beneficiaries-of-secret-accounts

A huge leak of financial documents published by several major news outlets on Sunday reportedly linked world leaders to secret wealth stockpiles, including King Abdullah of Jordan, Czech Prime Minister Andrzej Bremen and Prime Minister Andrei Bredo....

12. 3,000 barrel oil spill off the coast of Southern California

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-000-barrel-oil-spill-off-the-coast-of-southern-california

A large oil spill off southern California has left behind dead fish, contaminated wetlands and birds stuck in the oil, with local officials talking about an environmental disaster....

13. Cypriot president’s law firm accused in Pandora Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-s-law-firm-accused-in-pandora-papers

Cypriot President denies any knowledge of his ex law firm alleged to have hidden assets of a controversial Russian billionaire, following bombshell allegations of dozens of world and public leaders linked to secret financial dealings...

14. Cyprus’ top diplomat: Turkey is creating new Ottoman empire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-top-diplomat-turkey-is-creating-new-ottoman-empire

The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus is accusing Turkey’s president of attempting to promote a new Ottoman empire in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East...

15. Biden taps close advisor as energy plots thicken

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-taps-close-advisor-as-energy-plots-thicken

US State Secretary Antony Blinken has appointed a businessman and former lobbyist as energy security envoy, signaling a new strategic focus in Washington in the aftermath of thorny geopolitics over Nord Stream 2 and unresolved issues relating to the eastern Mediterranean...

16. Al Jazeera publishes prequel to The Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-publishes-prequel-to-cyprus-papers

A new documentary by Al Jazeera on football corruption in Britain includes allegations that a Cypriot minister flew to London to arrange paperwork at a consular office for a Russian national who was wanted by Interpol and unable to travel under his real name...

17. Small offshore quake lightly shakes Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/small-offshore-quake-lightly-shakes-cyprus

A light earthquake was felt in Cyprus on Monday morning, with no reports of any significant damages or injuries during the few seconds of seismic activity...

18. Cyprus-Israel gas dispute deferred to firms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-gas-dispute-deferred-to-companies

Israel and Cyprus have reached an understanding over gas reserves straddling their maritime border, the Cypriot energy minister said on Tuesday, in a key step towards resolving a nine-year impasse over offshore spoils...

19. Virus-stranded cruise ships tread water off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-stranded-cruise-ships-tread-water-off-cyprus

Half a dozen cruise ships have been stranded for up to nine months off Cyprus, looming large over a fishing village on the holiday island hit by the coronavirus pandemic...

20. Greece and Turkey resume exploratory talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-turkey-resume-exploratory-talks

Exploratory contacts between Greece and Turkey are set to resume in Istanbul, with Ankara trying to gain an upper hand over the agenda and Athens appearing to have low expectations citing disagreement on both sides on what to discuss...

21. Turkey hopes to turn new page with US, EU in 2021, Erdogan says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-hopes-to-turn-new-page-with-us-eu-in-2021-erdogan-says

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Turkey hopes to “turn a new page in its ties with the United States and European Union, and that Ankara had been subjected to “double standards” by both its NATO ally Washington and the bloc....

22. EU to toughen sanctions on Turkish drilling, draft summit statement says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-toughen-sanctions-on-turkish-drilling-draft-summit-statement-says

The European Union will impose sanctions on more Turkish individuals and companies responsible for drilling in contested waters in the Mediterranean, according to a draft statement prepared for EU leaders to agree at a summit on Thursday....

23. Turkey’s behavior ‘widening its separation’ from EU, Borrell says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-behavior-‘widening-its-separation-from-eu-borrell-says

Turkey’s rhetoric on Cyprus is aggravating tensions with the European Union and Ankara must understand that its behavior is “widening its separation” from the 27-nation bloc, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Thursday....

24. Cyprus, Israel, Greece agree to boost defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-greece-agree-to-boost-defense-cooperation

The defense ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus agreed Thursday to step up military cooperation which they said will keep their armed forces better prepared, help create more jobs and bolster security in a fraught region. ...

25. Carrot-and-stick approach to Turkey failing, EU envoys say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carrot-and-stick-approach-to-turkey-failing-eu-envoys-say

The European Union's latest strategy to defuse tensions with Turkey is unravelling, two weeks after it was sealed, raising the risk of conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean, diplomats, officials and experts said....

26. Germany slams Turkey for sending survey ship to eastMed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-slams-turkey-for-sending-survey-ship-to-eastmed

German foreign minister Heiko Maas criticized Turkey for sending a survey vessel back into controversial waters of the eastern Mediterranean, calling the unilateral move a blow to efforts to start negotiations in the conflict....

27. Turkish Cypriots choose leader as Cyprus talks reboot looms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-choose-leader-as-cyprus-talks-reboot-looms

Turkish Cypriots vote Sunday to choose a leader who'll explore, along with Greek Cypriots, whether there's enough common ground left for a deal to end the island's decades of ethnic division....

28. Greece, US affirm commitment to boosting ties after high-level review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-us-affirm-commitment-to-boosting-ties-after-high-level-review

Greece and the US on Monday issued a joint statement following a high-level review of the US-Greece Strategic Dialogue that took place in Thessaloniki amid a visit to the northern port by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias....

29. EP adopts resolution condemning Turkey's EastMed activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ep-adopts-resolution-condemning-turkey-s-eastmed-activities

With 601 votes in favour, 57 against and 36 abstentions, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution condemning Turkey’s activities in the EEZ of Greece and Cyprus, ahead of next week’s extraordinary European Council summit that will focus on the heightened tensions in the eastern Mediterranean....

30. Yiolitis clarifies role in passport applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yiolitis-clarifies-role-in-passport-applications

Cypriot Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis has issued a statement on Twitter concerning her involvement in “golden passports” applications during the time when she was a founding partner at a law firm...

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