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21 July, 2024
 

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1. Turkey condemns Greek minister’s remarks on Cyprus anniversary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-condemns-greek-minister-s-remarks-on-cyprus-anniversary

Turkey has reacted to comments made by Greek Defense Minister Nikos Dendias during his visit to Cyprus on Monday, marking the 50th anniversary of the 1974 coup that overthrew the government of then-president Archbishop Makarios and paved the way for the Turkish invasion of the Mediterranean island....

2. New details emerge in Menendez's Qatari bribery allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-emerge-in-menendez-s-qatari-bribery-allegations

In a complex legal saga, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez finds himself ensnared in deeper troubles as fresh allegations unfold....

3. Pope sends top sex crimes investigator to Bolivia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-sends-top-sex-crimes-investigator-to-bolivia

Pope Francis has sent one of his top sex crimes investigators to Bolivia at a time when the Andean nation is being shaken by an escalating pedophilia scandal involving priests....

4. Trump makes history: Former president indicted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-makes-history-former-president-indicted

Former U.S. President Donald Trump has been indicted by a Manhattan grand jury. This comes after years of investigations into his personal, political, and business dealings and an abrupt jolt to his bid to retake the White House. ...

5. Nikos Christodoulides: Discussing changes to the Guterres framework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nikos-christodoulides-discussing-changes-to-the-guterres-framework

"I didn't hear anyone mention Mr. Kasoulides, the foreign minister, after the wreckage in Crans Montana. Nobody could blame him. He was not the most directly involved, nor was he the one who would take the final decisions..." ...

6. Freed Greek Cypriot vows to fight 'spite ban' in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freed-greek-cypriot-vows-to-fight-turkish-cypriot-spite-ban

A Greek Cypriot influencer vows to get his name off a stop list in the Turkish Cypriot north, where he says his arrest and long detention was a political double whammy out of spite because of his pro-reunification views but also EOKA nostalgia...

7. 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....

8. Tatar alleges Greek Cypriot links to terrorism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-alleges-greek-cypriot-links-to-terrorism

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar had some harsh words for his compatriots in the south this week, saying Turkey’s concerns over NATO candidate Sweden’s PKK links also had basis in the south and called on Greek Cypriots to reevaluate their 'cooperation with terrorist organizations'...

9. Chinese embassy in Cyprus speaks out on extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-embassy-in-cyprus-speaks-out-on-extradition

The Chinese embassy in Cyprus has responded to reports in local media that accused Beijing of using scare tactics on the island to get a suspect extradited, with an official statement pointing to fake news and offering a different side to the story...

10. Metsola: 'Democracy does not exist without freedom of the press'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-democracy-does-not-exist-without-freedom-of-the-press

"Freedom and democracy can not exist without freedom of the press", the President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola said on Tuesday, on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day....

11. Op-ed: You can help 'Break the Bias' against women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-you-can-help-break-the-bias-against-women

This year for Women’s History month, in Cyprus, the United States, and around the world we recognized the achievements of women and girls, celebrated progress made towards achieving equality, and recommitted ourselves to ensuring the full measure of dignity and opportunity due all humans is available to women everywhere. ...

12. Erdogan wants direct dialogue amid threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wants-direct-dialogue-amid-threats

Despite the declaration Thursday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he is ready for a direct dialogue with Greece, the message conveyed by Ankara remains contradictory given the harsh language aimed at President Katerina Sakellaropoulou by the Turkish Foreign Ministry Thursday and continued overflights by fighter jets in the Aegean....

13. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

14. Case against artist George Gabriel dropped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/case-against-artist-george-gabriel-dropped

The Cabinet today authorized the Minister of Education to call on the Attorney General to drop disciplinary proceedings against George Gabriel....

15. Racism, xenophobia rife in Cyprus, refugees say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/racism-xenophobia-rife-in-cyprus-refugees-say

A teleconference on Tuesday raised the multifaceted problems faced by refugees and asylum seekers on the island, such as racism and xenophobia, hardships during the coronavirus pandemic, and difficulties with integrating into Cyprus society....

16. Greek position on EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-position-on-eu-migration-pact

Greece’s position regarding the future of the migration and asylum pact that the European Commission is expected to table in the coming months rests on three fundamental principles: a European solution to a European challenge, a fair system that will stand the test of time, and the preservation of the European Union’s core values as enshrined in the EU Treaty....

17. Terrorism suspect jailed in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/terrorism-suspect-jailed-in-the-north

A suspected terrorist arrested in the north earlier this week was ordered to remain in custody on Friday, as Turkish Cypriot authorities continue to investigate possible links with ISIS...

18. Cyprus rejects extradition of Kurdish activist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-extradition-of-kurdish-activist

A Kurdish man wanted by German authorities on terrorism-related charges won’t be extradited, following a decision by a Larnaca court that found political beliefs were behind the persecution...

19. Prudence and moderation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/prudence-and-moderation

20. Greeks and Jews

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greeks-and-jews

21. Tusk: EU must end migration blame game

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tusk-eu-must-end-migration-blame-game

22. Court ruling stirs Turkey tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-ruling-stirs-turkey-tension

Greek-Turkish relations took a turn for the worse on Wednesday, with the Turkish Foreign Ministry and other senior officials accusing Athens of violating the Geneva Convention and of protecting terrorists....

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