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91. President makes final offer to teachers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-makes-final-offer-to-teachers

President Nicos Anastasiades has weighed in on the ongoing debacle between state educators and the government, drawing up a final offer to teachers and expecting an answer before the weekend is out...

92. Judith Gail Garber to be appointed new US Ambassador to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judith-gail-garber-to-be-appointed-new-us-ambassador-to-cyprus

US President Donald Trump has announced on Tuesday his intention to appoint Judith Gail Garber of Virginia, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Cyprus....

93. Should we listen to President Trump or the diplomats?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/should-we-listen-to-president-trump-or-the-diplomats

As Greece finds itself faced with a wide range of challenges – from Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean to its relationship with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and developments on the Balkan peninsula – it would be useful to have a clear idea of Washington’s strategic objectives regarding these issues. This is regrettably not an easy task considering that what President Donald Trump says does not necessarily reflect official US policy....

94. Forbes calls Wilbur Ross a ‘grifter’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forbes-calls-wilbur-ross-a-‘grifter

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, the former vice-chairman of Bank of Cyprus, is being accused of being a grifter, following allegations that he swindled associates out of millions...

95. Ankara puts Nicosia ambassadors on notice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-puts-nicosia-ambassadors-on-notice

The Turkish foreign ministry is warning foreign diplomats in the Republic of Cyprus not to overstep their authority, following comments by Israeli and Egyptian ambassadors in Nicosia during a diaspora conference last week...

96. Security Council renews UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-mandate

The Security Council authorized a six‑month mandate renewal for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on Thursday, unanimously adopting resolution 2430 (2018)...

97. Lute flies back to New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-flies-back-to-new-york

Jane Holl Lute, special envoy of the UN Secretary General, left Cyprus Tuesday morning for New York, following separate meetings with the two Cypriot leaders...

98. Lute wants to cut to the chase while in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-wants-to-cut-to-the-chase-in-cyprus

UN special envoy Jane Lute will reportedly keep a low profile during her much anticipated visit on the island, where she will hold separate meetings with the two Cypriot leaders...

99. Spehar holds separate meetings with Cypriot leaders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spehar-holds-separate-meetings-with-cypriot-leaders

Elizabeth Spehar is laying the groundwork with separate meetings with the two Cypriot leaders, just weeks prior to UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute’s visit to the island...

100. Cyprus improves but more work needed to combat human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-improves-but-more-work-needed-to-combat-human-trafficking

A US report on human trafficking has reinstated the Republic of Cyprus back to Tier 1, saying the country meets minimum standards while the situation in the north is a lot worse...

101. Take-away lessons from 'Cyprus in the digital agenda'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-away-lessons-from-cyprus-in-the-digital-agenda

Cyprus is turning the page in the digital age era but there are still many steps in the path forward. This appears to be the general conclusion from Thursday’s conference on "Cyprus in the Digital Agenda" organised by Kathimerini newspaper and the SPP MEDIA Group...

102. UN sending envoy to Cyprus for consultations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-sending-envoy-to-cyprus-for-consultations

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is sending a special envoy to Cyprus in the coming weeks, hoping to get crystal clear views from both sides in order to assess whether or not a new push for peace is possible...

103. Technicalities and lack of trust behind Skourides delays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/technicalities-and-lack-of-trust-behind-skourides-delays

Turkish Cypriot groups in the north are speaking out against a decision by the Immovable Properties Commission that granted permission to Greek Cypriot Nicolas Skourides to build in his native town...

104. Denuclearisation agreement seen as symbolic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denuclearisation-agreement-seen-as-symbolic

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged on Tuesday to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula while Washington committed to provide security guarantees for its old enemy...

105. Trump and Kim shake hands in Singapore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-and-kim-shake-hands-in-singapore

US President Donald Trump said a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday had gone “better than anybody could have expected”, and they would sign a document following talks on ways to end a nuclear standoff on the Korean peninsula...

106. Cyprus dismisses reports on NATO scenarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-dismisses-nato-scenarios

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides says the Republic of Cyprus is not seeking membership into NATO or Partnership for Peace, reiterating that issues of security and defence are discussed inline with EU membership...

107. Turkey will shop elsewhere if US won't sell F-35 jets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-will-shop-elsewhere-if-us-won-t-sell-f-35-jets

Turkey will go elsewhere if the United States does not allow it to buy Lockheed Martin’s F-35 jets, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying by broadcaster NTV and other media on Wednesday...

108. North Korea still wants to talk after Trump nuked summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-still-wants-to-talk-after-trump-nuked-summit

North Korea responded on Friday with measured tones to US President Donald Trump’s decision to call off a historic summit with leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, saying Pyongyang hoped for a “Trump formula” to resolve the standoff over its nuclear weapons programme...

109. White House bars Democrats from seeing classified documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/white-house-bars-democrats-from-seeing-classified-documents

Two Republican lawmakers, and no Democrats, are expected to attend a meeting scheduled for Thursday to review classified information relating to US President Donald Trump’s suggestion the FBI might have used an informant to gather information on his 2016 election campaign...

110. Trump relaxed about Kim summit being cancelled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-relaxed-about-kim-summit-being-cancelled

US President Donald Trump said there was a “substantial chance” his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not take place as planned on June 12 amid concerns that Kim is resistant to giving up his nuclear weapons...

111. North Korea reconsiders summit with Trump, puts talks on ice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-korea-reconsiders-summit-with-trump-puts-talks-on-ice

North Korea threw next month’s unprecedented summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump into doubt, threatening weeks of diplomatic progress by saying it may reconsider if Washington insists on unilateral denuclearization...

112. Meghan's father says heart op puts him out of royal wedding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/meghan-s-father-says-heart-op-puts-him-out-of-royal-wedding

The father of American actress Meghan Markle said he could not attend his daughter’s wedding to Britain’s Prince Harry on Saturday because he needed a heart procedure...

113. Even royal weddings don't go according to plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/even-royal-weddings-don-t-go-according-to-plan

This weekend’s carefully planned wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry to his fiance Meghan Markle was mired in confusion on Tuesday after the father of the American actress told a celebrity news website he was no longer coming...

114. Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forces-kill-dozens-in-gaza-protests-as-anger-mounts-over-us-embassy

Israeli forces killed at least 41 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, health officials said, as demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem...

115. UN frustrated over Turkey stalling on envoy to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-frustrated-over-turkey-stalling-on-envoy-to-cyprus

Ankara’s reluctance to give the green light for the arrival of Jane Holl Lute in Cyprus, as the Secretary-General’s personal envoy to probe the potential resumption of settlement talks is causing frustration at the United Nations...

116. Trump seeks 'very meaningful' summit in with N. Korea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-seeks-very-meaningful-summit-in-with-n-korea

US President Donald Trump has high hopes of “doing something very meaningful” to curtail North Korea’s nuclear ambitions at a summit in Singapore next month, after Pyongyang smoothed the way for talks by freeing three American prisoner...

117. Minister contemplates requisition in Paphos bus strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-contemplates-requisition-in-paphos-bus-strike

The Transport Ministry is considering a tough response to the ongoing bus strike in Paphos, including a possible order for requisition to put an end to the saga affecting thousands just before student exams...

118. Akinci dismisses zero troops and no security guarantees for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-clears-up-the-troops-and-security-issue-for-cyprus

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has put to rest any ideas of ‘zero troops and zero guarantees’ in Cyprus, saying on Monday both communities on the divided island have suffered in the past and calling on Greek Cypriots to abandon maximalist positions...

119. Clock ticking for Cyprus reunification 

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clock-ticking-for-cyprus-reunification 

Former South African President F.W. de Klerk is a man who knows how to read the warning signs of history and he urges Cypriot leaders not to miss another opportunity to make peace before it’s too late...

120. US Treasury Assistant Secretary encouraged by meetings in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-treasury-assistant-secretary-encouraged-by-meetings-in-cyprus

The United States have been encouraged by the commitments made by Cypriot officials in the framework of meetings US Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea held on Friday and will continue to work with Cyprus to combat corruption, money laundering, and other financial threats....

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