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1. Iran seizes two Greek tankers as tensions rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-seizes-two-greek-tankers-as-tensions-rise

Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take "punitive action" against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United States from a tanker held off the Greek coast...

2. Zelenskiy: 'Stop playing around with Russia, end war'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelenskiy-stop-playing-around-with-russia-end-war

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged the West to stop playing around with Russia and impose tougher sanctions on Moscow to end its "senseless war" in Ukraine, adding his country would remain independent, the only question was at what price....

3. Russia ready to allow ships with food to leave Ukraine in exchange of lifting sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-ready-to-allow-ships-with-food-to-leave-ukraine-in-exchange-of-lifting-sanctions

Russia is ready to provide a humanitarian corridor for vessels carrying food to leave Ukraine, in return for the lifting of some sanctions, the Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko as saying on Wednesday (25 May)....

4. Satellite images appear to show Russian ships 'stealing' Ukrainian grain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/satellite-images-appear-to-show-russian-ships-stealing-ukrainian-grain

Russia's theft of Ukrainian grain appears to be ramping up as it continues its war on the country, according to new satellite photos of the Crimean port of Sevastopol....

5. Cyprus expects more than two million tourist arrivals this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-expects-more-than-two-million-tourist-arrivals-this-year

Cyprus aims at attracting more than two million tourist arrivals this year, Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios has said....

6. Erdogan blackmail over F-16s and F-35s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-blackmail-over-f-16s-and-f-35s

Turkey’s opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO under the pretext they harbor terrorists is seen in Athens as a cynical attempt to blackmail the US into agreeing to the lifting of all sanctions against the Turkish defense industry....

7. USA: Congress reacting to Turkish veto of Finland and Sweden joining NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-congress-reacting-to-turkish-veto-of-finland-and-sweden-joining-nato

US senators have questioned Turkey's credibility as a US ally, following Ankara's refusal to support Finland and Sweden in joining NATO....

8. Moscow won't open Ukrainian ports for grain export unless sanctions are reviewed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-won-t-open-ukrainian-ports-for-grain-export-unless-sanctions-are-reviewed

Moscow said on Thursday that sanctions on Russia would have to be reviewed if it were to heed a U.N. appeal to open access to Ukraine's Black Sea ports so that grain could be exported, according to an Interfax news agency report....

9. Swedish FM signs application for NATO membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swedish-fm-signs-application-for-nato-membership

Swedish Foreign Minister Anne Linde signed the country's application for NATO membership this morning, officially confirming its intention to join the Alliance....

10. EC projects economic slowdown and rising inflation in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-projects-economic-slowdown-and-rising-inflation-for-cyprus

The European Commission has revised its economic projections for Cyprus citing a downward trend due to the effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the associated sanctions against Moscow on the island’s tourist and services sector....

11. Op-ed: A cornered rat is very dangerous indeed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-cornered-rat-is-very-dangerous-indeed

Russian President Vladimir Putin has always been eager to share an instructive story from his childhood, about how, when he was growing up in poverty in Soviet Leningrad, he used to spend his days chasing rats....

12. Disquiet in Nicosia over NATO and sanctions talk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disquiet-in-nicosia-over-sanctions-and-nato-talk

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says Nicosia will implement only targeted measures against Russia while talk of the island joining NATO is premature, citing Ankara that appeared to be pumping the brakes on western alliance expansion over hostility from current member Greece and two likely Nordic applicants...

13. Russia loses troops and equipment in failed river crossing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-loses-troops-and-equipment-in-failed-river-crossing

Russia lost significant numbers of troops and important equipment when Ukrainian forces thwarted their attempt to cross a river in the east, British officials said Friday, another sign of Moscow’s struggle to win decisive victories and salvage a war gone awry....

14. Petrides: 'Things will be difficult in the coming years'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-things-will-be-difficult-in-the-coming-years

The government will continue supporting households, especially the vulnerable, amid rising inflation, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said, warning that tackling inflation is difficult due to its structural nature amid the Ukrainian crisis....

15. Op-ed: How meritocracy reinforces inequality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-how-meritocracy-reinforces-inequality

We normally have unexamined certainties to guide us through daily life. But few people are so gifted at shaking those certainties than Michael Sandel....

16. Russian Ambassador to Poland doused with red substance (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-ambassador-to-poland-doused-with-red-substance

The Russian ambassador to Poland was doused in a red substance on Monday by people protesting against the war in Ukraine as he went to lay flowers at the Soviet Military Cemetery in Warsaw to mark the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany....

17. Price hike of raw materials affecting developers and construction costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/price-hike-of-raw-materials-affecting-developers-and-construction-costs

The construction industry is suffering as the price hike of raw materials continues, with developers crushed under higher costs as they are deprived of Russian money....

18. Frozen Russian reserves should be used to rebuild Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fozen-russian-reserves-should-be-used-to-rebuild-ukraine

EU capitals should consider seizing frozen Russian foreign exchange reserves to cover the costs of rebuilding Ukraine after the war, the bloc’s top diplomat has said, as the west debates how to force Moscow to pay for some of the damage the conflict has caused....

19. Cyprus' RCB Bank and its Kremlin ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rcb-bank-and-its-kremlin-ties

On March 24, Cyprus’s fourth-largest bank announced it would wind down its banking operations in the wake of the “volatile geopolitical situation” caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a month earlier....

20. EU to propose import ban on all Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-propose-import-ban-on-all-russian-oil

Brussels will propose a phased-in ban on imports of all Russian oil as member states prepare to discuss a sixth package of penalties against Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine....

21. Cyprus to export natural gas by 2026, Energy Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-export-natural-gas-by-2026-energy-minister-says

Cyprus is hoping to begin exporting its natural gas from the “Aphrodite” gas field by 2026, Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry, Natasa Pilides, has said....

22. Putin orders retaliatory sanctions against West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-orders-retaliatory-sanctions-against-west

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on retaliatory economic sanctions in response to the "unfriendly actions of certain foreign states and international organizations", the Kremlin said on Tuesday....

23. EU states divided over Russian oil sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-divided-over-russian-oil-sanctions

The European Union was preparing sanctions on Russian oil on Monday, with possible exemptions for wary countries, and warned that complying in full with Moscow's proposed scheme to receive gas payments in roubles would breach existing EU sanctions....

24. Petrides: Government to continue support measures for vulnerable groups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-government-to-continue-support-measures-for-vulnerable-groups

The government is determined to continue the support it has been providing to vulnerable population groups against rising inflationary trends said Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides, speaking on the sidelines of the presentation of the Sponsorship Scheme for Student Dormitories and Rooms in the old city of Nicosia....

25. Cyprus and EU economies facing a 'twin problem' following the war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-economies-facing-a-twin-problem-following-the-war-in-ukraine

The EU and Cyprus economies are facing a “twin problem” of rising commodity and energy prices and heightened uncertainty following the invasion of Russia in Ukraine, according to discussions held by the Nicosia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the European Investment Bank (EIB)....

26. Cashing in: No payment problems for Russian tourists in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-expands-usage-of-mir-to-circumvent-payment-problems-for-russian-tourists

Turkey is trying to attract more Russian tourists by expanding the usage of the Russian Mir payment system in Turkey as it seeks to bypass the payment bottleneck created by Western sanctions....

27. Athens puts CBMs with Turkey on ice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-puts-cbms-with-turkey-on-ice

Greece has frozen plans for the next round of confidence-building measures (CBMs) with Turkey at the level of defense ministries, following a barrage of Turkish overflights in the eastern Aegean. The talks have been postponed for the future, government sources said....

28. US House passes bill urging Biden to sell off seized Russian yachts and jets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-house-passes-bill-urging-biden-to-sell-off-seized-russian-yachts-and-jets

The US House of Representatives yesterday passed legislation calling on President Joe Biden to sell the seized yachts, private jets and other assets owned by sanctioned Russian oligarchs....

29. Europe scrambles for natural gas solution as Putin squeezes supply

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-scrambles-for-natural-gas-solution-as-putin-squeezes-supply

The European Union is racing to find alternative suppliers of natural gas after Russia's Gazprom cut flows to two EU nations, sparking fears that others will soon follow....

30. Cyprus has at least a three-month stock of wheat for human consumption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-at-least-a-three-month-stock-of-wheat-for-human-consumption-minister-says

Cyprus has enough wheat for human consumption for at least three months, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment, Costas Kadis has told CNA....

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