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1. EU Parliament approves amendment for sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-approves-imposition-of-sanctions-against-turkey

For the first time, the European Parliament on Thursday voted by a large majority in favour of the strict imposition of sanctions against Turkey, adopting the amendment tabled by the delegations of Greece and Cyprus....

2. Cyprus rationalizes sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rationalizes-sanctions-against-turkey

Cypriot Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides has reiterated his country’s position in seeking a settlement of the Cyprus problem, adding that economic sanctions against Ankara remain on the table 'as long as Turkey continues to maintain tensions'...

3. Trump okays Biden transition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-okays-biden-transition

After weeks of waiting, President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday cleared the way for President-elect Joe Biden to transition to the White House, giving him access to briefings and funding even as Trump vowed to continue fighting the election results...

4. Cyprus, Slovakia FMs discuss Turkey's regional behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slovakia-fms-discuss-turkey-s-regional-behaviour

Turkey’s escalating provocations in relation to Varosha, as well as in Cyprus’s EEZ and maritime zones, were the focus of discussions in Nicosia on Monday between the Cyprus Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides and the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Ivan Korcok....

5. Biden key pick emerges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-key-pick-emerges

US president-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate veteran diplomat Antony Blinken as his secretary of state, making good on a promise to restore EU-US relations and take a more active role on the global stage but also planting many unknowns in regards to Turkey...

6. ‘No going back’ on Varosha decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘no-going-back-on-varosha-decision

Over 200 Varosha property owners are seeking to return to the divided island’s most popular ghost town, with Turkish Cypriots appearing ready to address Greek Cypriot grievances with or without a solution to the Cyprus problem, adding there is “no going back” on the plan to open the abandoned city...

7. Scientists warn against rapid test self-checking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-warn-against-rapid-test-self-checking

The rapid antigen tests that the health ministry recently stocked up on in its battle against time to detect coronavirus cases among Cyprus employees require careful handling....

8. Cyprus suspends freedom of assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-freedom-of-assembly

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on public gatherings, including the right to a peaceful assembly, saying high risks of spreading the coronavirus could take a toll on the country’s healthcare system...

9. Turkey and EU fall out over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-and-eu-fall-out-over-varosha

Ankara is accusing the European Union of "ignoring the free will" of Turkish Cypriots, in response to EU High Representative Joseph Borrell, who deplored the latest developments in Varosha and called for them to be undone...

10. Editorial: The third invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/editorial-the-third-invasion

The first invasion engraved in Cyprus’ collective memory is that of July 20 1974, while the second is that of August 14 1974, when the Turkish army violated the truce agreement and moved its tanks towards Famagusta....

11. Erdogan sets foot on Cyprus’ Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-sets-foot-on-cyprus-varosha

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Cyprus on Sunday during Turkish Cypriot celebrations in the north, prompting strong reactions from Greek Cypriots in the south at a time when the divided island’s political future hangs in the balance...

12. 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. ...

13. Cyprus, Israel affirm excellent bilateral relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-affirm-excellent-bilateral-relations

Israeli Minister of Defence Benny Gantz has stressed the necessity for Turkey to immediately terminate its illegal actions in Cyprus and the broader region, in order to create the favourable conditions that would allow for the resumption of a productive dialogue on the Cyprus issue....

14. Network resilience in a post-pandemic world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/network-resilience-in-a-post-pandemic-world

While telcos have largely risen to the challenge of withstanding a surge in network demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, pressure to maintain infrastructure resilience and expand reach emerges as the most pressing sector challenge...

15. Systems tested by slaughterhouse outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/systems-tested-by-slaughterhouse-outbreak

A company that owns a slaughterhouse in rural Nicosia has until Monday to explain how 79 people were found working without proper authorization, following a coronavirus outbreak on the premises and days after the firm hinted that government officials were supplying asylum seekers for manual labour through backchannels...

16. Mitsotakis hails Cyprus, Greece, Egypt cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-hails-cyprus-greece-egypt-cooperation

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis hailed the importance of the trilateral cooperation between Greece, Cyprus and Egypt for ensuring peace and stability in the region....

17. Cyprus 2021 defence budget up by €70 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-2021-defence-budget-up-by-€70-million

The six pillars of the defence ministry’s strategic aims in defence and security matters were presented before the parliamentary finance committee by defence minister Charalambos Petrides on Monday, in the context of his ministry’s budget for 2021....

18. Government unleashes new bundle of support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-unleashes-new-bundle-of-support-measures

Along with the new restrictions imposed to curb the recent spike in coronavirus cases, the labour minister Zeta Emilianidou said Thursday that the Cyprus government agreed on a new batch of support measures budgeted between 130 and 150 million euros....

19. Cyprus FM expresses grave concern over Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-expresses-grave-concern-over-turkey

The Cyprus Foreign Minister, Nikos Christodoulides, stressed before his Council of Europe counterparts on Wednesday the need for a full implementation of European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judgments, including the Interstate Case of Cyprus against Turkey, while expressing his grave concern for the escalating Turkish provocations against Cyprus....

20. Man locked up for life in Ledras murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-locked-up-for-life-in-ledras-murder

A foreign man who was convicted of killing a 21-year-old Indian national during a clash in downtown Nicosia last June has been sentenced to life, with others also getting prison sentences for taking part in the attacks...

21. Cypriot leaders to size each other up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-to-size-each-other-up

Cyprus’ Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders are meeting on Tuesday evening to get to know each other following elections in the north, but local reports on both sides of the divided island suggest Nicos Anastasiades and Ersin Tatar already have talking points for each other...

22. Bar set low as Brussels, UN in low spirits for CyProb involvement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/bar-set-low-as-brussels-un-in-low-spirits-for-cyprob-involvement

Foreign players ranging from Brussels and Berlin to New York have lowered their expectations and show a reduced eagerness to actively get involved in efforts to reach a solution to the Cyprus Problem....

23. Commission warns Cyprus over lacking anti-money laundering legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-warns-cyprus-over-lacking-anti-money-laundering-legislation

The European Commission on Friday sent a reasoned opinion to Cyprus for failing to transpose the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5) into national law....

24. UNSG ready for new round of Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsg-ready-for-new-round-of-cyprus-problem-talks

In a letter to the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed his readiness to resume talks for a settlement of the Cyprus Problem on the basis of convergences already reached, including agreements during the Berlin meeting of November 2019, but also in accordance with Security Council Resolutions....

25. Cyprus slams Erdogan's push for two-state solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slams-erdogan-s-push-for-two-state-solution

The Republic of Cyprus slammed comments regarding a two-state solution to the Cyprus Problem made by the Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday after meeting with the new Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, with government spokesman Kyriakos Koushios stressing on Tuesday that such prospects are in complete opposition to UN resolutions....

26.  EY announces the win of three 2020 Microsoft Global Partner of the Year Awards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-announces-the-win-of-three-2020-microsoft-global-partner-of-the-year-awards

27. Dendias, Lavrov discuss Cyprus in Athens meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-lavrov-discuss-cyprus-in-athens-meeting

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Athens on Monday, at the start of the foreign official's visit to the Greek capital....

28. 5G wars over Cyprus rage on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5g-wars-over-cyprus-rage-on

The Chinese Embassy in Cyprus accused Washington over the weekend of “openly coercing” Nicosia and other allies into keeping out Chinese companies in setting up 5G networks...

29. Reynders: 'golden passport' schemes must be abolished

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reynders-golden-passport-schemes-must-be-abolished

The EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders briefed the plenary of the European Parliament on Thursday on the Commission’s decision to initiate infringement proceedings against Cyprus and Malta in view of their ‘golden passports’ schemes which appear to be in violation of EU law....

30. Maps, maritime zones and islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/maps-maritime-zones-and-islands

Ankara’s recent publication of a map that appears to split the Aegean Sea in two was yet another sign of Turkish aggressiveness. Like previous naval maneuvers, fighter jet overflights and verbal threats, the map is seen as an unacceptable and deplorable action of the sort that undermines any prospects for dialogue between the two sides....

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