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30 May, 2020
 

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1. EU criticizes Turkey on migration as border clashes resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-criticizes-turkey-on-migration-as-border-clashes-resume

Clashes between Greek riot police and migrants attempting to cross the border from Turkey erupted anew Friday as European Union foreign ministers took aim at what they called “Turkey’s use of migratory pressure for political purposes.” ...

2. Summit standoff as EU leaders grapple with Brexit-sized hole in budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/summit-standoff-as-eu-leaders-grapple-with-brexit-sized-hole-in-budget

EU leaders made no headway on Thursday in fractious talks on a joint 2021-27 budget that was left with a 75 billion-euro (62.9 billion pounds) hole after Britain’s departure at a time when they face costly new challenges from climate change to migration....

3. Police arrest armed man in Acropolis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrest-armed-man-in-acropolis

An armed man in distress was detained Friday early morning in Nicosia after a 12-hour long standoff with police in a quiet neighbourhood in Acropolis...

4. Armed man in distress on Nicosia balcony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-man-in-distress-on-nicosia-balcony

Police officers blocked off a number of streets in a quiet neighbourhood in Nicosia after a man in distress appeared on his balcony and was said to be armed with a hunting rifle...

5. Brussels piles on pressure over Greece-Cyprus-Israel electricity cable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-piles-on-pressure-over-greece-cyprus-israel-electricity-cable

Just when the Greek Energy Minister thought he could take a short August break, after a hectic first 30 days of the Mitsotakis administration, a stern warning from Brussels has exposed the wavering attitude that Athens has chosen by succumbing to pressure from the Chinese-controlled transmission system operator ADMIE over the Attica-Crete subsea electricity cable...

6. No time for mixed signals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/no-time-for-mixed-signals

We are entering a very thorny patch in Greek-Turkish relations. Turkey’s activities within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), combined with the standoff with the United States over Ankara’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system are increasing the tension further in Greece’s wider region. ...

7. Cyprus, diplomacy and the dizzying gas effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-diplomacy-and-the-dizzying-gas-effect

The spin on political developments in Cyprus has had a dizzying effect on the public but state institutions seem unshaken...

8. Turkey says would retaliate against US sanctions over Russian S-400s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-would-retaliate-against-us-sanctions-over-russian-s-400s

9. Farmer disputes break out in Denia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmer-disputes-break-out-in-denia

Greek Cypriot farmers were once again turned away from disputed land in the buffer zone, with reports suggesting they entered an area without permission...

10. Juncker: 'I am a Cypriot'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/juncker-i-am-a-cypriot

11. Caution and prudence

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

12. Reuters: US may soon pause delivery of F-35s to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reuters-us-may-soon-pause-delivery-of-f-35s-to-turkey

13. Vehicles block repossession of Cobalt planes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vehicles-block-repossessing-of-cobalt-planes

Pilots from the US, who came to Cyprus to repossess planes leased to Cobalt, were not allowed to fly them out, with the governments of the two countries being called to weigh in...

14. Anxiety over Cyprus peace talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anxiety-over-cyprus-peace-talks

15. US-Turkish tensions add to regional risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-turkish-tensions-add-to-regional-risk

US-Turkish relations have never been easy to manage. But the current standoff between Washington and Ankara is striking, even by the standards of an historically difficult relationship....

16. The state we’re in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-state-we-re-in

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. Total wants to expand Cyprus oil and gas search

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/total-wants-to-expand-cyprus-energy-search

French energy giant Total wants to expand its search for oil and gas off the east Mediterranean coast of Cyprus, a senior company official said on Monday...

20. Cyprus energy search – averting a US-Turkey crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-energy-search-–-averting-a-us-turkey-crisis

Cyprus continues to proceed with offshore oil and gas projects despite Turkey's opposition...

21. Turkey to start drilling in Mediterranean this summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-start-drilling-in-mediterranean-this-summer

Turkey will start drilling for oil and gas in the Mediterranean before the end of the summer, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak said on Friday, according to Sabah newspaper...

22. Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-should-win-the-nobel-peace-prize

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said U.S. President Donald Trump should win a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the standoff with North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme, a South Korean official said on Monday...

23. ENI committed to Cyprus despite Turkish threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eni-committed-to-cyprus-despite-turkish-threats

Italian energy giant ENI said on Wednesday it was committed to exploring for natural gas offshore Cyprus despite efforts by Turkey to block drilling earlier this year...

24. Over 250 killed in plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/algerian-military-plane-with-more-than-100-on-board-crashes

More than 250 people including members of Western Sahara’s Polisario independence movement were killed when a military plane crashed in a field outside Algeria’s capital on Wednesday, officials said....

25. Cyprus says EU condemnation of Turkey is unprecedented

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-eu-condemnation-of-turkey-is-unprecedented

Anastasiades argued that the real aim of Turkey was to control energy supply routes in the region...

26. EU leaders host Turkish President Erdogan for uneasy summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-host-turkish-president-erdogan-for-uneasy-summit

Erdogan will seek more money for Syrian refugees, a deeper customs union and progress on letting Turks visit Europe without visas...

27. EU summit to condemn Turkey’s ‘illegal actions’ in East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-summit-to-condemn-turkey-s-‘illegal-actions-in-east-med

EU recalls Turkey’s obligation to respect International Law and good neighbourly relations and normalize relations with the Republic of Cyprus...

28. Erdogan to send drillship into East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-sends-exploration-ship-into-east-med

Erdogan: Turkey's stance towards exploration projects for oil and gas has “hopefully taught some a lesson”...

29. Turkish Cypriots vow to launch gas search unless Nicosia pulls back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-vow-to-launch-gas-search-unless-nicosia-pulls-back

Greek Cypriots have repeatedly said a peace deal would allow both communities to benefit from any offshore resources...

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