CLOSE
Loading...
12° Nicosia,
29 January, 2022
 

Search

Displaying results 1-30 of 425 matches for query tension.

1. Security Council expected to renew UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-expected-to-renew-unficyp-mandate

The UN Security Council is expected to approve a resolution on Thursday morning (New York time) that will renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for six months, until July 31st, 2022....

2. Ukraine: Britain, US withdraw diplomats and their families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-britain-us-withdraw-diplomats-and-their-families

The United Kingdom has begun withdrawing some staff from its embassy in the Ukrainian capital amid fears of an imminent Russian military invasion....

3. Blinken urges unity to fight ‘relentless’ Russian aggression, during his visit to Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-urges-unity-to-fight-‘relentless-russian-aggression-during-his-visit-to-kyiv

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged western nations Wednesday to remain united in the face of what he called “relentless” Russian aggression against Ukraine and reassured Ukraine’s leader of their support....

4. Greece’s first six Rafale jets mark arrival with salute over Acropolis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-first-six-rafale-jets-mark-arrival-with-salute-over-acropolis

The first six Rafale fighter jets Greece has purchased from France as part of a new defense agreement flew over the Acropolis in a salute on Wednesday after making the journey from Istres near Marseilles to Athens....

5. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

6. Erdogan wants direct dialogue amid threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wants-direct-dialogue-amid-threats

Despite the declaration Thursday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he is ready for a direct dialogue with Greece, the message conveyed by Ankara remains contradictory given the harsh language aimed at President Katerina Sakellaropoulou by the Turkish Foreign Ministry Thursday and continued overflights by fighter jets in the Aegean....

7. Greece says 'Turkey distorting history'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-says-turkey-distorting-history

Turkey “distorts the reality” when it comes to its past, Greece said on Thursday, responding to the neighboring country’s Foreign Ministry which chided President Katerina Sakellaropoulou for mentioning the genocide of Pontic Greeks....

8. Europe at greatest risk of war in 30 years, Poland warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-at-greatest-risk-of-war-in-30-years-poland-warns

Europe is closer to war than it has been at any time in the last 30 years, Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau warned on Thursday at the launch of his country's year-long chairmanship of the region's largest security organization....

9. Washington bows out of East Med gas pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-bows-out-of-east-med-gas-pipeline-talk

Washington implicitly clarified in a statement on Monday that it did not support an ambitious East Med gas pipeline project, following a Twitter storm sparked by Greek media reports on a non-paper expressing American reservations about the plan...

10. Kazakh president gives shoot-to-kill order to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kazakh-president-gives-shoot-to-kill-order-to-quell-protests

Security forces appeared to have reclaimed the streets of Kazakhstan's main city on Friday after days of violence, and the Russian-backed president said he had ordered his troops to shoot to kill to put down a countrywide uprising....

11. Tennis star Djokovic wins court battle to stay in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tennis-star-djokovic-wins-court-battle-to-stay-in-australia

World number one Novak Djokovic was released from Australian immigration detention on Monday after winning a court challenge to remain in the country to pursue his bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title at the upcoming Australian Open....

12. An American president with special knowledge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/an-american-president-with-special-knowledge

Criticism of Turkish practices by the international community is a recurrent feature in world politics. ...

13. EU to stand with Cyprus on migration, says Commission Vice President Schinas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-stand-with-cyprus-on-migration-says-commission-vice-president-schinas

The EU will stand with Cyprus in matters pertaining to migration, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas pledged on Tuesday....

14. Cyprus grabs a seat at the Libya conference table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grabs-a-seat-at-the-libya-conference-table

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has a seat waiting for him at the Libya conference in Paris on Friday, the first time ever for the east Mediterranean island to officially state its views on the war-torn country proxied by power struggles in the region...

15. Erdogan’s annoyance and his wrong strategy towards Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/erdogan-s-annoyance-and-his-wrong-strategy-towards-greece

A country’s strength is the sum, not only of its military capabilities, but also of its collaborations and alliances. Greece, whether Turkey likes it or not, is a full member of the European Union and has close ties, also due to the Greek diaspora, with the United States....

16. The cost of Erdogan’s behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-cost-of-erdogan-s-behavior

Driven by arrogance and his neo-Ottoman ambitions, Recep Tayyip Erdogan behaves as if Turkey is some sort of unbound superpower which is immune to criticism...

17. Moscow against recognition of Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-against-recognition-of-turkish-occupied-northern-cyprus

Russia dismissed Turkish media reports on Thursday that Moscow and Ankara are engaged in bargaining for the mutual recognition of Crimea as Russian territory and the Turkish-occupied territories in northern Cyprus....

18. ‘A Dark Room’: excerpts from Alexis Papachelas’ forthcoming book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-excerpts-from-alexis-papachelas-forthcoming-book

“The nut, he went and did what we didn’t,” said Greek dictator Georgios Papadopoulos the morning of July 15, 1974 after he found out that Dimitris Ioannidis, the junta’s military police chief, had orchestrated a coup to overthrow Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios....

19. North clears new entrance in Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-clears-new-entrance-in-varosha

Dozens of Greek Cypriots from Varosha who were displaced in 1974 may be a step closer to returning to their homes, after Turkish Cypriot authorities in the north began clearing a new entrance to the ghost town, but the government in the south is urging caution with serious consequences to peace talks...

20. Greece braces for tension with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-braces-for-tension-with-turkey

The prospect of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “testing” the freshly ratified Greek-French agreement, by escalating tensions in the Aegean or in the Eastern Mediterranean, is worrying Athens....

21. Turkey renews call for demilitarization of islands in letter to UN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-renews-call-for-demilitarization-of-islands-in-letter-to-un

With yet another round of exploratory low-level talks set to start between Greece and Turkey on Wednesday, Ankara has renewed calls for the demilitarization of the eastern Aegean islands....

22. Aeronautical exercises off the coast of Cyprus begin today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aeronautical-exercises-off-the-coast-of-cyprus-begin-today

Aeronautical exercises dubbed "EUNOMIA 2-2021" is set to begin today in the sea area west and southwest of Cyprus,...

23. Turkey denies Cypriot vessel in contested waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-denies-cypriot-vessel-in-contested-waters

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides was working the phones on Monday, a day after Turkey expelled a research vessel from waters west of the island, a maritime area with zones claimed by both Ankara and Nicosia...

24. Turkish warship blocks Greek research vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-warship-blocks-greek-research-ship

A Turkish warship issued a warning to a Greek research vessel to prevent it entering what Turkey considers its territorial waters, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The showdown came a year after tensions in the eastern Mediterranean threatened to escalate into open conflict between the neighbors and NATO allies...

25. Greece and France ink ‘historic’ defense agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-france-ink-‘historic-defense-agreement

French President Emmanuel Macron and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis inked what they described as a “historic” defense agreement in Paris on Tuesday....

26. Nineteen US Congress members call for UN action against Turkey’s Varosha plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nineteen-us-congress-members-call-for-un-action-against-turkey-s-varosha-plans

Nineteen members of the US Congress have signed a letter addressed to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres...

27. Cavusoglu boos Greek ‘maximalist demands’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-boos-greek-‘maximalist-demands

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara is in favor of settling maritime disputes fairly and in accordance with international law against 'maximalist demands' by Greeks and Greek Cypriots...

28. North soon to establish Varosha czar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-soon-to-establish-varosha-czar

An international conference on Varosha is in the works according to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who accused European officials of turning their backs on Turkish Cypriots and further insisted that any steps on Cyprus’ ghost town will be 'in accordance with the law'...

29. Nicosia, Ankara worlds apart over resolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-and-ankara-worlds-apart-over-resolution

Nicosia has welcomed a Security Council resolution that renewed the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Cyprus and also delved into other aspects of the Cyprus Problem, with Ankara crying foul and saying the UN violated its own rules...

30. Brussels warns Ankara over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-ankara-over-varosha

The European Union has warned Turkey it will “consider actions” if there is no reversal on a plan by Ankara-backed Turkish Cypriots to partially reopen the abandoned town of Varosha...

X