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26 September, 2022
 

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1. Building defense, innovation and a better future for our children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/building-defense-innovation-and-a-better-future-for-our-children

Candidates for the presidential elections that will take place in February 2023 continue their pre-election campaign with meetings, events and announcements on various issues....

2. Cypriot president criticized for snubbing Lavrov

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-criticized-for-snubbing-lavrov

A Nicosia professor says Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ decision to snub Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the last minute was 'unwise' and a 'missed opportunity' after hearing the government spokesperson on state radio citing guidelines from Brussels...

3. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

4. Rhetoric escalates as shots fired in Aegean Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhetoric-escalates-as-shots-fired-in-aegean-sea

Turkey says Greek coast guard fired shots at a Turkish cargo ship in international waters in the Aegean, with Athens saying the ship was 'moving suspiciously' in Greek waters while others are calling for calm as rhetoric escalates again...

5. USA: A classified document on another country's nuclear arsenal was found in Trump's home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-a-classified-document-on-another-country-s-nuclear-arsenal-was-found-in-trump-s-home

A classified document detailing a foreign country's defenses, including its nuclear capabilities, was found during an FBI search last month of Republican former President Donald Trump's home in Mar-a-Lago, Florida, a newspaper report said Tuesday. Washington Post published in its online edition....

6. 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...

7. 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. ...

8. Erdogan insists Greece’s S-300 locked on Turkish plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-insists-greece-s-s-300-locked-on-turkish-plane

The theory that Greece’s Cypriot-bought Russian-made S-300 could be heading for Ukraine got some attention this week, after Ankara insisted that Athens used the previously-forgotten missile system to lock on a Turkish plane over the weekend, a claim Greek officials deny...

9. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

10. Penalizing Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-penalizing-russia

The parallels between the Baltic countries' strategy towards Russia and the Cyprus strategy, so to speak, towards Turkey, seem easy (and are an official line of the Cypriot Foreign Ministry, which has instructed its diplomats to link the ongoing Russian invasion with the Turkish invasion)....

11. US ambassador makes case for unity against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-makes-case-for-unity-against-russia

The American ambassador in Nicosia praised the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend for endorsing sanctions against Russia, saying broad support for Ukraine shows unity among allies, but a proposed visa ban on Russians still remains a controversial issue as EU foreign ministers meet this week...

12. Washington reiterates gas hopes for entire region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-reiterates-gas-hopes-for-entire-region

The US state department has reiterated the American position on Cyprus' natural resources this week after ENI announced a new gas find south of the island, with a Cyprus News Agency report alluding to slightly altered language in the latest statement attributed to an official from across the pond...

13. Presidential contender flies to Congo to pave way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-contender-flies-to-congo-to-pave-way

Cypriot presidential candidate Averof Neophytou has dipped his toes into the refugee relocation debate in Congo, where he met with officials during a lightning daytrip this week, saying it was an effort on his part to carry forward a repatriation agreement between the island and the former Zaire...

14. 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....

15. Cyprus stoked about gas discovery’s EU prospect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stoked-about-gas-discovery-s-eu-prospect

Nicosia says preliminary estimates of a new gas discovery in the country’s exclusive economic zone raise the prospect that big players could still include the island in their plans to supply the European Union with much needed natural gas...

16. Portuguese volley women learn hard lesson in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portuguese-volley-women-learn-hard-lesson-in-cyprus

The Portuguese women’s national volleyball team is scheduled to play against Cyprus this week in Nicosia, vying for a spot in EuroVolley 2023, but the stakes for Wednesday’s match are not without politics after efforts by the guests to book accommodation in the north were blocked by the south...

17. Tatar gets icy reception at Buyuk Han

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-gets-icy-reception-at-buyuk-han

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar got the cold shoulder as he was out and about in north Nicosia on Saturday, when a mixed group of peace activists on the island refused to be cordial with the man they view as 'Ankara's puppet'...

18. Fair State. Five proposals to fight corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-fair-state-five-proposals-to-fight-corruption

In the Cyprus of 2022, corruption has permeated all levels of our society. The extent of the problem needs to be ascertained first. Then, the diagnosis of its causes. Finally, but most importantly, the specific proposals to combat it....

19. Cyprus takes it easy as Turkey, Israel relight fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-it-easy-as-turkey-israel-relight-fire

The Cypriot government says Israel has vowed to be transparent in its relationship with Turkey, as a thawing period officially came to an end this week with the two countries announcing full normalization...

20. 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...

21. Cypriot MEP spills the beans in spying scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-spills-the-beans-in-spying-scandal

Cypriot MEP Demetris Papadakis is warning authorities on his native island to stay away from cover-up attempts and instead 'fully investigate' allegations of espionage and wiretapping by politicians and police using illegal malware...

22. Russian dissident in Cyprus cries foul over poster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-dissident-in-cyprus-cries-foul-over-poster

An anti-Putin activist in Cyprus believes Russians were probably behind a publicity stunt in Limassol over the weekend, when a poster in public view portrayed him and eight others in what was described as a threat against antiwar Russian dissidents...

23. 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...

24. Sides react ‘as usual’ after Council renews UNFICYP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sides-react-‘as-usual-after-council-renews-unficyp

The Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, one of UN’s longest-running peacekeeping missions, drawing different reactions as usually from both sides on the divided island...

25. ‘Erdogan feels weak,’ says ex-Mossad chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘erdogan-feels-weak-says-ex-mossad-chief

With 42 years' worth of experience in the armed forces and intelligence, General Danny Yatom is a living legend in Israel....

26. 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....

27. Kasoulides declares Cypriot foreign ministry reliable again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-declares-cypriot-foreign-ministry-reliable-again

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides says the Republic of Cyprus is once again a reliable partner, suggesting that a dire state of affairs during his predecessor’s tenure has been recovered...

28. Photo blunder throws north into chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/photo-blunder-throws-north-into-chaos

A photo printed on lottery tickets in the north has landed officials in the hot seat and started a political media war, after it was revealed that depicted fighters holding a Turkish flag were actually Greek Cypriot paramilitaries rejoicing after capturing a Turkish Cypriot stronghold in 1964...

29. Four individuals charged with conspiracy in Al Jazeera expose

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-individuals-charged-with-conspiracy-in-al-jazeera-expose

Four individuals have been charged with conspiracy and will appear before a criminal court in September for their role in granting citizenship to foreign investors who didn't quite meet the criteria....

30. Majority of Cypriots believe corruption is rampant in the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/majority-of-cypriots-believe-corruption-is-rampant-in-the-country

A total of 94% of respondents in a special Eurobarometer published by the European Commission on Wednesday believe that the problem of corruption is widespread in the country....

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