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1. Villages evacuated in Greek wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/villages-evacuated-in-greek-wildfire

Aircraft sprayed water early on Wednesday in a bid to douse the flames of a huge wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal from authorities for assistance from European partners...

2. 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...

3. Forest department on high alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-department-on-high-alert

The Department of Forests says the chance of a disastrous blaze is very real in Cyprus, with a much greater risk threatening forests but also people’s lives...

4. 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...

5. 1st Energy Ministerial Meeting: Full support for Cyprus' and Greece's stance on regional energy issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1st-energy-ministerial-meeting-full-support-for-cyprus-and-greece-s-stance-on-regional-energy-issues

Full support for Cyprus' and Greece's stance on regional energy issues and for the expansion of security and environmental co-operation is the outcome of the 1st Energy Ministerial Meeting, held in Athens on Wednesday, and participated by Greece, Cyprus, Israel and the United States...

6. Rape accuser reshapes legal defence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-accuser-reshapes-legal-defence

An arraignment hearing has been postponed for the British female accused of making false statements in the Ayia Napa gang rape case, with reports saying her local attorney is stepping aside due to disagreement on handling the defence...

7. Trump’s yuan move makes a China deal much harder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-s-yuan-move-makes-a-china-deal-much-harder

The decision to label China a currency manipulator boxes in Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. The U.S. Treasury Department made the move after Beijing allowed the yuan to slide below the key level of 7 to the dollar. It’s the first such designation for the People’s Republic since 1994. The sudden escalation will make it harder for both sides to reach a trade truce...

8. Ayia Napa police reject coercion allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-police-reject-coercion-allegations

Ayia Napa police are responding to allegations of misconduct in the ongoing gang rape case, rejecting a report that suggested officers forced a British teen to withdraw her complaint...

9. Rape accuser says cops coerced confession

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-accuser-says-cops-coerced-confession

A new twist in the Ayia Napa gang rape case emerged on Sunday night, after The Sun ran a story about the alleged victim who says police dictated her confession and used threats to make her sign...

10. Trump hits China with more tariffs, sharply escalating trade dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-hits-china-with-more-tariffs-sharply-escalating-trade-dispute

U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, sharply escalating a bruising trade war between the world’s largest economies and jolting financial markets. ...

11. North and south touch base on West Nile virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-touch-base-on-west-nile

Members on the Bicommunal Technical Committee on Health met Wednesday to discuss the West Nile virus, following one death in the north and a number of cases throughout the island...

12. Tzionis pleads guilty in Strovolos double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tzionis-says-he-will-admit-all-charges

Loizos Tzionis, the main defendant in the Strovolos double murder case, pleaded guilty to all charges on Wednesday, during drama in the courtroom as his co-defendant brother was being sentenced to prison on burglary charges...

13. The first visits to Washington and Jerusalem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-first-visits-to-washington-and-jerusalem

It’s only three weeks since Nikos Dendias took over the foreign affairs portfolio, but he has already sent a pretty clear signal regarding the new government’s foreign policy priorities...

14. Three West Nile virus cases in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-west-nile-virus-cases-in-the-north

Turkish Cypriot media say authorities in the north have detected three cases of the West Nile virus, while officials in the south are still waiting for tests on one possible case...

15. Ice cubes for tigers as heatwave smashes European records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ice-cubes-for-tigers-as-heatwave-smashes-european-records

Belgian zookeepers fed chickens in giant ice cubes to tigers on Wednesday as northern Europe baked in record temperatures during another heatwave that climate experts believe could become the new normal. ...

16. Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mega-fires-bring-new-challenge-to-europe

The European Union describes wildfires as “a serious and increasing threat” across the continent....

17. Digital Agenda Summit: Brian McBride, ASOS Chairman and CEO of Amazon UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/digital-agenda-summit-brian-mcbride-asos-chairman-and-ceo-of-amazon-uk

Brian McBride is one of Britain’s foremost digital business leaders. For six years he served as Chairman of ASOS, the leading online fashion retailer. He is also Senior Non-Executive Director at electrical retailer AO.com and is Senior Adviser with Scottish Equity Partners. Outside his commercial interests he’s also a member of the Government’s Digital Advisory Board, which steers the digital delivery of Government services to the public. ...

18. US removes Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile purchase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-removes-turkey-from-f-35-program-after-russian-missile-purchase

The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defence system last week. ...

19. 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...

20. UNFICYP mandate extended for another six months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-mandate-extended-for-another-six-months

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has recommended that the Security Council extends UNFICYP’s mandate until January 31, 2020 in recognition of its continued contribution to the maintenance of peace and stability. ...

21. Turkey issues Navtex for exercises off Kastellorizo on Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-issues-navtex-for-exercises-off-kastellorizo-on-sunday

Turkey has issued a navigational telex reserving a large area south of the island of Kastellorizo, within Greece's continental shelf, for military exercises on Sunday as Greeks go to general elections...

22. Questions remain in Limassol murder-suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-remain-in-limassol-murder-suicide

The funeral of a woman who was shot to death by her ex-boyfriend, in a murder-suicide over the weekend, is being held on Tuesday while questions remain over the circumstances of her death...

23. Bloomberg: Turkey stockpiles weapon parts in anticipation of US sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloomberg-turkey-stockpiles-weapon-parts-in-anticipation-of-us-sanctions

Turkey has been stockpiling parts for F-16 fighter jets and other military hardware in anticipation of American sanctions, Bloomberg has reported, citing two Turkish officials familiar with their country’s defense strategy. ...

24. Cyprus should not be on the list of countries not getting US arms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-should-not-be-on-the-list-of-countries-not-getting-us-arms

In 1987, the US Department of State placed the Republic of Cyprus on a list of countries to which sales and transfers of defense articles and services is prohibited under the International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR). ...

25. Playing with fire

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

The emerging crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean over Turkey’s drilling activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) raise the prospect of an open Greco-Turkish conflict to a level higher than anytime since the Imia crisis...

26. Cyprus strongly protests to UN over airspace and sea violations by Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-strongly-protests-to-un-over-airspace-and-sea-violations-by-turkey

Cyprus has strongly protested to the UN the violations of its national airspace, the infringements of international air traffic regulations in Cyprus’s flight information region and the illegal use of closed ports and airports in Cyprus by Turkey...

27. UK F35 jets fly first sorties out of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-f35-jets-fly-first-sorties-out-of-cyprus

The UK’s newest and most advanced generation of fighter jet, the Lightning F-35B, has completed its first operational missions to Syria and Iraq, as part of the ongoing fight against Daesh, following a successful training period in Cyprus, UK Defence Secretary, Penny Mordaunt said during a visit she paid to the British Bases in Cyprus....

28. Erdogan suffers defeat in Istanbul rerun

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-suffers-defeat-in-istanbul-rerun

Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies...

29. Johnson and Hunt fight for British PM job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-and-hunt-fight-for-british-pm-job

30. Cyprus on the right track to combat trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-the-right-track-to-combat-trafficking

A US report says the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, while also offering recommendations for improving prosecution of criminals and offering assistance to victims...

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