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31. Turkey blocks Cyprus from Geneva conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-blocks-cyprus-from-geneva-conference

Turkey has blocked a request from the Republic of Cyprus to take part in the global Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, as an adversarial relationship between the two countries is growing more intense...

32. 2020 year of ‘slowbalisation’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-2020-to-be-year-of-‘slowbalisation-for-global-economy

Global economic growth in 2020 is expected to grow at a rate of around 3.4% in purchasing power parity terms,according to new projections by PwC, compared to its long-term average of a 21st century average of 3.8% per year...

33. Video walkthrough explains Iran plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-walkthrough-explains-iran-plane-crash

A chilling video published by The New York Times offers a step-by-step walkthrough of what happened before and after a Ukrainian airliner was brought down by an Iranian missile...

34. Iran says military shot down plane in error

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-says-military-shot-down-plane-in-error

Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 people aboard and voiced its deep regret, after initially denying it brought down the aircraft in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on US targets in Iraq...

35. Libya blames maritime tensions on Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-blames-maritime-tensions-on-greece

Libya has slammed Greece in a recent letter to the United Nations, accusing Athens of refusing to play fair, while US State Secretary Mike Pompeo says he is taking on a new initiative to de-escalate Greco-Turkish tensions over maritime borders...

36. Iran escalation continues after midnight tweet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-escalation-continues-after-midnight-tweet

US President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard” if Iran attacks Americans or US assets after a drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, as tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq to mourn their deaths...

37. US preemptive strike put to the test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-preemptive-strike-put-to-the-test

The Trump administration on Friday justified its killing of a top Iranian general as an act of self-defense, trying to deflect accusations that it violated international law and concerns raised by legal experts and a senior UN rights investigator....

38. Greece, Cyprus and Israel sign EastMed deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-cyprus-and-israel-sign-eastmed-deal

Greece, Israel and Cyprus have signed a deal for an undersea pipeline designed to carry gas from offshore deposits in the southeastern Mediterranean to continental Europe...

39. Athens says Ankara 'playing with fire'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-says-ankara-playing-with-fire

Athens says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is “playing with fire” as he seeks parliament approval to send military troops into Libya, following a formal request from Tripoli...

40. Diplomatic hype over eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diplomatic-hype-over-eastern-mediterranean

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias attended Christmas Mass in Istanbul amid diplomatic tensions and power play between Athens and Ankara over gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean...

41. 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...

42. Leaked Turkey-Libya deal under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-libya-deal-under-scrutiny

A copy of a controversial maritime agreement between Turkey and Libya leaked to the press on Thursday after Ankara shared the memorandum with parliament ahead of a vote in the coming days...

43. Greece-Turkey dialogue kept alive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-dialogue-kept-alive

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday he discussed with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “all the issues" that have recently increased tensions between the two countries during a meeting on the sidelines of NATO’s 70th birthday gathering in London...

44. UNSC briefed on Cyprus ahead of Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-briefed-on-cyprus-ahead-of-berlin

The Security Council held consultations on Cyprus on Thursday behind closed doors, where members were briefed on the latest developments and urged leaders to be productive in the period ahead...

45. US affirm commitment to eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-affirm-commitment-to-eastern-mediterranean

State Secretary Mike Pompeo underlined the commitment of the United States in the Eastern Mediterranean and the deepening of bilateral relations with the Republic of Cyprus on security...

46. World’s last divided capital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-s-last-divided-capital

As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus' no man's land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world's last — on Europe's southeastern frontier...

47. Turkey expresses displeasure at military exercise with barrage of violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-expresses-displeasure-at-military-exercise-with-barrage-of-violations

Turkish fighter jets on Wednesday conducted a total of 70 airspace violations, which led to six overflights and five mock dogfights with Greek fighter jets....

48. Turkey criticized over Syria offensive during EP debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-criticized-over-syria-offensive-during-ep-debate

Turkey was heavily criticized on Wednesday for its military operation in north-east Syria, during a debate at the European Parliament plenary, in Strasbourg, while a relevant resolution is expected to be adopted on Thursday....

49. EU fails to launch membership talks with Balkans hopefuls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-fails-to-launch-membership-talks-with-balkans-hopefuls

European Union leaders failed Friday to agree on launching membership negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia in an embarrassing climb-down that could risk inflaming the volatile Balkans region....

50. Last straw as Johnson heads to Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-straw-as-johnson-heads-to-brussels

European Union leaders’ two-day summit in Brussels starting on Thursday will be dominated by last-gasp efforts to seal a deal on Britain’s exit from the bloc despite a raft of other pressing issues, from the crisis in the Middle East to the bloc’s budget...

51. Spokesman says Turkey invaded Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spokesman-says-turkey-invaded-cypriot-waters

Cypriot government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou has condemned Turkish activities inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) describing it as an invasion of the Mediterranean island’s maritime domain...

52. Pompeo opts for diplomacy over Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-opts-for-diplomavy-over-cyprus-eez

The new defense deal signed between Athens and Washington will contribute to Greece’s security, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Kathimerini in a recent interview, while staying firm on diplomatic efforts regarding Cyprus' EEZ...

53. Johnson goads opponents to call election as tempers flare over Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-goads-opponents-to-call-election-as-tempers-flare-over-brexit

Waving his arms and yelling “come on, come on”, Johnson implored his opponents in a raucous House of Commons session to bring a vote of no-confidence in the government and trigger an election to finally break the Brexit impasse. ...

54. Mitsotakis, Erdogan to meet in New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-erdogan-to-meet-in-new-york

A day after Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted that Turkish troops will remain on Cyprus, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is on Wednesday scheduled to meet with Turkey’s President in New York. ...

55. Mother and daughter released in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-and-daughter-arrested-in-the-north

A mother and daughter, who got arrested in the north on trespassing charges, were released on Monday by a Turkish Cypriot civilian court...

56. Cavusoglu speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-speaks-to-kathimerini

Our meeting with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu took place in Famagusta on September 9, 2019, the day the Turkish official entered the fenced-off town of Varosha ...

57. The uncertain landscape to the east

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-uncertain-landscape-to-the-east

One of the Greek government’s biggest problems is its inability to get a clear reading of Turkey’s or rather of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s intentions...

58. Johnson's brother quits parliament, torn between family loyalty and national interest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-s-brother-quits-parliament-torn-between-family-loyalty-and-national-interest

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s younger brother, Jo, has resigned as a junior minister and said he would also step down as a lawmaker, citing a conflict between family loyalty and the national interest...

59. More US energy companies to operate in Cyprus, US Ambassador says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-us-energy-companies-to-operate-in-cyprus-us-ambassador-says

US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber expressed on Wednesday evening her conviction that more US energy companies will operate in Cyprus, joining ExxonMobil and Noble Energy. She was addressing a business dinner of the American Chamber of Commerce in Cyprus, in Nicosia, in the presence of Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides...

60. Escrow account the key to Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/escrow-account-the-key-to-cyprus-eez

Kathimerini reports that President Anastasiades, in an effort to de-escalate tensions in the Cypriot exclusive economic, proposed the creation of an escrow account that would safeguard the Turkish Cypriot community's share from the natural gas proceeds...

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