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1. Cyprus calls for EU task force on island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-for-eu-task-force-on-island

The European Union must do more to fill a power vacuum in the eastern Mediterranean brought on by a perceived US disengagement from the region, and Cyprus is ready to host an EU task force to achieve that goal, the island nation's foreign minister said Wednesday...

2. Cyprus to draw over €2.7b from EU pandemic recovery fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-draw-over-€2-7b-from-eu-pandemic-recovery-fund

European Union leaders reached a deal on a massive stimulus plan for their coronavirus-blighted economies at a pre-dawn meeting on Tuesday after a fractious summit that went through the night and into its fifth day....

3. EU summit breaks up after all-night talks, to resume later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-summit-breaks-up-after-all-night-talks-to-resume-later

A marathon European Union summit has broken up temporarily in the fourth day of acrimonious haggling over an unprecedented 1.85 trillion-euro ($2.1 trillion) EU budget and coronavirus recovery fund to tackle the crisis. The weary leaders were scheduled to resume the meeting Monday afternoon....

4. Cyprus President calls for EU sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-calls-for-eu-sanctions-against-turkey

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed the matter of the two countries’ relations with Turkey at the EU Foreign Affairs Council held in Brussels on Friday, with both demanding that additional sanctions are imposed against Turkey....

5. Greek-Turkish ties come under strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-ties-come-under-strain

The already tense relationship between Greece and Turkey has been strained further in the wake of Ankara’s leaking of a supposedly secret meeting between Greek, Turkish and German officials following Turkey’s controversial decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque and amid an increasingly aggressive Turkish stance in the East Mediterranean. The already tense relationship between Greece and Turkey has been strained further in the wake of Ankara’s leaking of a supposedly secret meeting between Greek, Turkish and German officials following Turkey’s controversial decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque and amid an increasingly aggressive Turkish stance in the East Mediterranean. ...

6. As EU mulls sanctions, Turkey defiant

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The European Union is seeking ways of imposing sanctions on Turkey in the event that its transgressions in the East Mediterranean are scaled up, and in the wake of its decision to convert Hagia Sophia into a mosque. ...

7. No progress among EU leaders on virus recovery deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-progress-among-eu-leaders-on-virus-recovery-deal

European Union leaders found that a quick deal on the bloc's future long-term budget and a multibillion-euro post-pandemic recovery plan remained beyond their reach Friday as the coronavirus ravages their economies....

8. Cyprus delegation to visit Israel at earliest date possible

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visit-of-cyprus-delegation-to-israel-at-earliest-date

President Nicos Anastasiades and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu agreed on Monday that a visit to Israel by a delegation of high ranking Cypriot officials must take place as soon as possible to cover important issues relating to the cooperation of the two countries....

9. Lagarde draws line on how far ECB largesse can go

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-draws-line-on-how-far-ecb-largesse-can-go

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde drew the line on how far the ECB could go in helping virus-stricken eurozone countries on Wednesday, saying lending to governments directly would be illegal and handing out cash to citizens difficult....

10. Greece eyes gradual easing of lockdown measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-eyes-gradual-easing-of-lockdown-measures

The Greek government is working on a plan to ease some of the restrictions that have been introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus, with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expected to make announcements next week....

11. Covid-19 death toll in Greece rises to 81

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-covid-19-death-toll-in-greece-rises-to-81

Greece’s coronavirus toll has risen to 81 with the death of a 42-year-old man in the northern port city of Thessaloniki and of an 84-year-old woman in Athens....

12. EU leaders call for recovery plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-call-for-recovery-plan

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades took part in a video conference with the EU leaders, as the bloc sought to find common ground on how best to share the burden...

13. Cyprus to ban flights from 28 countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-ban-flights-from-28-countries

As of Saturday, flights to the Larnaca and Paphos airports from 28 countries will be banned, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced on Tuesday night, noting that this stricter measure does not affect cargo....

14. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

15. 14 EU countries demand Syria govt, Russia return to 2018 ceasefire deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-eu-countries-demand-syria-govt-russia-return-to-2018-ceasefire-deal

Foreign ministers from 14 European countries, including France and Germany, demanded on Wednesday that Syrian government forces and their Russian backers end their offensive in Idlib province and return to the terms of a 2018 ceasefire deal....

16. Greek PM meets with five EU leaders over bloc's budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-meets-with-five-eu-leaders-over-bloc-s-budget

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held talks in Brussels on Friday with the leaders of Germany Angela Merkel, France Emmanuel Macron, Spain Pedro Sanchez, Italy Giuseppe Conte and Portugal Antonio Costa in a bid to break a deadlock in negotiations for the European Union’s 2021-2027 budget....

17. Pressed in Syria, Turkey ups the ante in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressed-in-syria-turkey-ups-the-ante-in-the-east-med

18. 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....

19. Athens drafts package to ease tension with Anakara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-drafts-package-to-ease-tension-with-anakara

Athens plans to present a package of proposals to ease Aegean tensions in talks with Ankara on confidence building measures on February 17-21....

20. Cooperation required to fully reap energy rewards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cooperation-required-to-fully-reap-energy-rewards

21. Turkey deploys extremists to Libya, local militias say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-extremists-to-libya-local-militias-say

Syrian militants affiliated with groups such as al-Qaida and the Islamic State group are currently being sent by Turkey to fight on behalf of the UN-supported government in Libya, according to two Libyan militia leaders and a Syrian war monitor....

22. Cyprus, Lebanon begin preparations for first Trilateral Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lebanon-begin-preparations-for-first-trilateral-summit

Cyprus and Lebanon have begun preparations for the first Trilateral Summit at the level of Heads of State and Government, to be held in Nicosia in the spring, the Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides announced on Friday...

23. Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-powers-back-libya-ceasefire

Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country’s crude production...

24. Libya summit will not discuss maritime borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-official-says-libya-summit-will-not-discuss-maritime-borders

The summit that will be held in Berlin this Sunday, January 19th, to try to find a path to peace for Libya will not discuss a contentious deal signed between Turkey and Libya on maritime borders, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, responding to a question on why Greece was not invited to the conference, despite its request to participate....

25. Brussels cannot accept the Turkish behaviour in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-cannot-accept-the-turkish-behaviour-in-cyprus-eez

The EU cannot accept the behaviour of Turkey and will stand strongly by the side of Cyprus, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday, January 14th, while Andrej Plenkovic, Prime Minister of Croatia whose country holds the EU rotating presidency, stated that their policy will remain within the context of EU Council conclusions....

26. Greece has asked Germany to participate in Libya summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-has-asked-germany-to-participate-in-libya-summit

Greece has asked to attend a summit in Berlin which will discuss a path to peace in Libya, government spokesman Stelios Petsas revealed on Tuesday...

27. Libya truce on shaky ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-truce-on-shaky-ground

Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army, has left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement drafted at talks in Russia on Monday...

28. Athens denounces sea border deal to UN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-denounces-sea-border-deal-to-un

Greece’s objections to the “legally invalid” maritime boundary deal between Turkey and Libya are meticulously outlined in two letters it has sent to the United Nations, which also call on Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to bring the matter before the Security Council...

29. Senate blocks Armenian vote for third time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-blocks-armenian-vote-for-third-time

Republican Senator Kevin Cramer prevented the US Senate from voting on a resolution on Thursday that would recognize as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying it was not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey...

30. EU ministers follow up on Turkey conclusions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-follow-up-on-turkey-conclusions

EU foreign ministers meet in Brussels on Monday where they are expected to adopt measures against Turkish drilling activities around Cyprus...

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