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1. Hostage families urgently plead for release in Parliament chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hostage-families-urgently-plead-for-release-in-parliament-chaos

In a gripping display of anguish, relatives of Israelis held captive by Palestinian gunmen stormed a Jerusalem parliamentary committee on Monday, urging lawmakers to intensify efforts to free their loved ones....

2. Americans return home in surprise Venezuela swap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-return-home-in-surprise-venezuela-swap

In a significant diplomatic development, Americans, previously considered wrongfully detained in Venezuela, have touched down at a U.S. military base in San Antonio, Texas. ...

3. International Red Cross secures release of civilian hostages in Gaza Strip (LIVE)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-red-cross-secures-release-of-civilian-hostages-in-gaza-strip

In a significant development, the International Red Cross has taken custody of 24 civilian hostages held in the Gaza Strip, as reported by Qatar's foreign ministry spokesman. ...

4. Tunnels under Al-Shifa Hospital built by Israel, says former PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tunnels-under-al-shifa-hospital-built-by-israel-says-former-pm

In a recent CNN interview, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak made a startling revelation, acknowledging that Israel had played a role in constructing bunkers beneath Gaza's Al-Shifa Hospital several decades ago. ...

5. US plane brings captives back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-plane-brings-captives-back-home

The plane carrying five American citizens freed as part of a deal between the U.S. and Iran have now landed back home in the United States....

6. NPL crisis highlights tug of war between borrowers and legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/npl-crisis-highlights-tug-of-war-between-borrowers-and-legislation

The concealment, or "camouflage," of non-performing loans (NPLs) in commercial banks before 2013 and their subsequent explosion have been, and may continue to be, the most significant challenge for the Cypriot economy. ...

7. Israeli deal fuels Cyprus arming Ukraine rumors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-deal-fuels-rumors-of-cyprus-arming-ukraine

Cyprus has emerged in media reports as the 'unknown European country' that negotiated to buy Israeli Merkava tanks, fueling persistent rumors that dozens of the island’s Russian T-80 were set aside for Ukraine in a so-called swap deal...

8. Cyprus still vague on Ukraine swap deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-vague-on-ukraine-swap-deal

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides declined to say whether any of the island’s Soviet-made defense systems could end up in Ukraine, pointing to Turkey and budget concerns but also echoing a broader ambiguity as EU allies argue over the best defense strategy...

9. An effective foreclosure framework is important, says FinMin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/an-effective-foreclosure-framework-is-important-says-finmin

An effective and functional foreclosure framework is crucial for encouraging borrowers to restructure their debt, due to the high stock of non-performing loans (NPLs), the Cyprus Ministry of Finance said in a press release on Tuesday....

10. More Greek riddles as Ukraine seeks S300

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-greek-riddles-as-ukraine-seeks-s300

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov says his recent trips abroad including a visit to Cyprus have been 'very important' as Kiev still negotiates for Soviet-made missiles ahead of the next Ukraine Defense Contact Group in Germany...

11. North unhappy after US sub anchors in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-unhappy-after-us-sub-anchors-in-limassol

Ankara and the Turkish Cypriot leadership repeated warnings over the weekend about Washington 'disrupting the balance' on the divided island, with their latest criticism targeting a deployed US attack submarine that anchored in Limassol...

12. Ukrainian defense minister hurries down to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-defense-minister-hurries-down-to-cyprus

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov visited Cyprus on Friday amid reports that a recent EU plan to send ammunition to Kiev was being held up in some European capitals including Athens and Nicosia...

13. U.S. reporter arrested and accused of spying in Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-reporter-arrested-and-accused-of-spying-in-russia

Russia on Thursday charged an American correspondent for the Wall Street Journal with spying, in a case certain to escalate Moscow's diplomatic feud with Washington over the war in Ukraine and likely to further isolate Russia....

14. Russian ambassador ceremony in Cyprus draws on friendship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-ambassador-ceremony-in-cyprus-draws-on-friendship

The new Russian ambassador to Cyprus presented his credentials to the outgoing president on Thursday, with the two men highlighting friendship and cooperation amid strained relations between the two countries...

15. Nicosia on weapon-buying spree before runoff election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-weapon-buying-spree-days-before-runoff-election

The outgoing President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved the purchase of lethal weaponry from the United States just days before a highly contested runoff election on the island, which is also expected to receive attack helicopters this year after a controversial decision in Berlin...

16. 'Buy Nothing Project' gaining ground worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/buy-nothing-project-gaining-ground-worldwide

It was not until after Angela Parker, 53, had raced across her north Atlanta neighborhood to nab eight leftover, thick-cut slices of ham with gravy from the porch of someone she didn't know that she began to ask herself some questions. Was it weird to eat a stranger's porch ham? Was it safe? Would the ham be worth it?...

17. Nicosia downplays Leopard rumors as plot thickens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-downplays-leopard-rumors-as-plot-thickens

Cypriot Defense Minister Charalambos Petrides says weapons deals were being kept on the down low in response to rumors that Nicosia was seeking German Leopards in exchange for Russian tanks to Kiev, while clarifying his country won’t be stuck with military equipment of the past...

18. Ukraine looks at Cyprus as Germany stalls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-looks-at-cyprus-as-germany-stalls

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides is in Brussels this week where he will discuss with his EU counterparts a number of issues including Ukraine, whose president has slammed Germany for stalling on delivering Leopard tanks that Cyprus also wants according to military websites in what appears to be a convoluted arrangement...

19. Cavusoglu travels to US amid troubled ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-to-travel-to-us-amid-troubled-ties

Turkey and the United States will aim to smooth out a series of disagreements between the NATO allies when the Turkish foreign minister visits Washington this week. But expectations that outstanding issues can be resolved are low....

20. Russian arms dealer exchanged for Britney Griner won't fight in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-arms-dealer-exchanged-for-britney-griner-won-t-fight-in-ukraine

The Russian arms dealer who was freed in a prisoner exchange for Brittney Griner late last year has walked back on earlier claims that he would volunteer to fight on the front line in Ukraine....

21. Britney Griner swapped for Russian arms dealer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britney-griner-swapped-for-russian-arms-dealer

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from Russian detention in a prisoner swap for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, according to a source familiar with the matter....

22. US-Cyprus army cooperation bill heads to the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-army-cooperation-bill-heads-to-the-house

A bill that paves the way for further military cooperation between Cyprus and the Unites States reached the House this week, following months of media hype about the island’s intent to help Ukraine with Russian-made missiles, but the specific agreement explicitly excludes weapons systems...

23. German tanks arrive in Greece in swap deal for Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-tanks-arrive-in-greece-in-swap-deal-for-ukraine

Greece received the first six German tanks over the weekend in what has been reported as a swap deal between the two countries to assist Ukraine, fueling further rumors that a similar arrangement was in the works in Nicosia...

24. US food banks struggle to feed hungry amid surging prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-food-banks-struggle-to-feed-hungry-amid-surging-prices

U.S. food banks already dealing with increased demand from families sidelined by the pandemic now face a new challenge — surging food prices and supply chain issues walloping the nation....

25. Interview with Endy Zemenides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interview-with-endy-zemenides

Ever since Joe Biden declared that Cyprus was a “strategic partner” of the United States, people have been trying to identify substance behind those words. There has been a similar search of what “best relations ever” between the U.S. and Greece means...

26. Greece's Eurobank to acquire Grivalia Properties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-s-eurobank-to-acquire-grivalia-properties

27. Big Oil digs North Sea's final frontier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/big-oil-digs-north-sea-s-final-frontier

28. US Senate votes to block F-35 deal to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senate-votes-to-block-f-35-deal-to-turkey

US senators voted overwhelmingly to block the sale of F-35 jet fighters to Turkey on Monday, while Lockheed Martin says it expects to deliver planes before the bill could become law...

29. Yulia Skripal declines help from Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yulia-skripal-declines-help-from-russia

Skripal said she was not yet strong enough to give a media interview and she said a cousin who had spoken to Russian media did not speak for her...

30. Russian spy poisoned by nerve agent outside home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-spy-poisoned-by-nerve-agent-outside-home

Russia has denied any involvement in the attack and has said it suspects the British secret services of using the Novichok nerve agent...

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