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1. 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. ...

2. Anastasiades ready to meet Akinci

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-ready-to-meet-akinci

In a statement government spokesperson Prodromou said that President Anastasiades ''is pleased that Mr. Mustafa Akinci, contrary to his proposal on the issue of hydrocarbons on 13 July, in his letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations dated July 10, suggests the convening of an informal conference on the Crans Montana model, basically adopting one of the proposals that the President of the Republic has written in his letter to the Secretary General in his letter of 14 June.''...

3. No time for mixed signals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/no-time-for-mixed-signals

We are entering a very thorny patch in Greek-Turkish relations. Turkey’s activities within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), combined with the standoff with the United States over Ankara’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system are increasing the tension further in Greece’s wider region. ...

4. 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...

5. US to participate in East Med energy summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-participate-in-east-med-energy-summit

At an Economist conference in Greece it was announced that United States Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Frances Fannon will participate in the East Med energy summit in Athens which will be held on the 29th of July along with the the Ministers of Energy from Cyprus Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Greece's Kostis Hatzidakis and Israel's Dr. Yuval Steinitz....

6. Golden Dawn voters, women and Mitsotakis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/golden-dawn-voters-women-and-mitsotakis

Some foreign journalists have in recent days made two negative observations regarding New Democracy’s victory in the July 7 snap election and the makeup of the new cabinet...

7. State Department expresses ‘deep concerns’ over Turkish drilling off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department-expresses-‘deep-concerns-over-turkish-drilling-off-cyprus

Washington expressed “deep concerns” over Turkey’s insistence on conducting drilling operations in Cyprus’ offshore maritime zone ...

8. Trump says 'not fair' that U.S. can't sell F-35s to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-says-not-fair-that-u-s-can-t-sell-f-35s-to-turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is “not fair” to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 fighter jets after it bought a Russian air defense system...

9. Bidding for Nicosia bypass begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bidding-for-nicosia-bypass-begins

The government has issued a public highway tender for the first phase of the long-awaited Nicosia bypass, which is expected to significantly reduce traffic jams in the capital...

10. National Council dismisses Turkish natural gas proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-council-dismisses-turkish-natural-gas-proposal

The national council unanimously rejected a proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to co-manage the islands’ natural gas resources...

11. EY: Renewable energy is taking strides towards a subsidy-free era

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-renewable-energy-is-taking-strides-towards-a-subsidy-free-era

The renewable energy sector is entering a new phase of subsidy-free growth across the world, according to the 53rd EY Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI). Mainland China and the US remain at first and second positions respectively on the top 40 ranking, while France moves up two positions to third from fifth, led by a new focus on floating offshore wind capacity and doubling of its annual targets for onshore wind capacity additions...

12. Turkey rejects EU sanctions, vows to continue drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-rejects-eu-sanctions-vows-to-continue-drilling

EU Foreign affairs ministers who met in Brussels on Monday endorsed a decision to curb diplomatic contacts and funding for Turkey. In response the Turkish MFA issued a statement signalling that the conclusions adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council ‘’will in no way affect Turkey's determination to continue its hydrocarbon activities in the Eastern Mediterranean’’...

13. Sara slams Tzionis with forgotten detail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shams-slams-tzionis-with-forgotten-detail

The former girlfriend of accused double murderer Loizos Tzionis says the defendant confided in her that he had been planning to rob the Strovolos couple, who were found stabbed to death in their home in April 2018...

14. The EU28 adopted measures against Turkey's illegal drilling in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-eu28-adopted-measures-against-turkey-s-illegal-drilling-in-cyprus

The EU Foreign Ministers endorsed, without any changes the conclusions prepared by the permanent representatives, concerning Turkey’s illegal drilling in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Cyprus, cutting the EU pre-accession assitance for 2020, suspending EU- Turkey high political dialogues and stopping European Investment Bank’ lending activities in the country....

15. David Harris: US closer to Greece, Cyprus, Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/david-harris-us-closer-to-greece-cyprus-israel

Washington recognizes Greece’s strategic value and reliability as an ally, attributes that only grow stronger as doubts deepen over Turkey’s stance, American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris tells Kathimerini in an interview...

16. Nicosia to reject Turkish natural gas proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-to-reject-turkish-natural-gas-proposal

A proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci for a committee that would jointly administer natural gas affairs is expected to be rejected by the government and party leaders when they meet on Tuesday...

17. Cyprus parliament suspends foreclosures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-suspends-foreclosures

The House of Representatives voted in its last plenary before summer recess an amendment to the foreclosure law that foresees a freeze in foreclosures and suspension for loans eligible for the ESTIA loan relief plan...

18. Which way will SYRIZA go?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/which-way-will-syriza-go

It will take a couple of months before we see what kind of style SYRIZA plans to adopt in its reprised role as the country’s main opposition party. For the time being at least, it appears willing to cut some slack to the new government of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. ...

19. Cyprus rejects extradition of Kurdish activist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-extradition-of-kurdish-activist

A Kurdish man wanted by German authorities on terrorism-related charges won’t be extradited, following a decision by a Larnaca court that found political beliefs were behind the persecution...

20. The new government, image and symbolism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-new-government-image-and-symbolism

The first indications from the new government are sending out all the right signals. Tuesday’s handover ceremonies at the ministries confirmed a return to normalcy, after a decade-long crisis that painfully divided the country. Both sides should be given credit for the civilized political discourse that prevailed during the change of guard. It is hoped that this spirit will continue during the debates that are expected to take place in Parliament, not only in the sense of a more sophisticated rhetoric, but also, hopefully, in the approval of some government bills by the new main opposition....

21. First parts of Russian S-400 system delivered to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-parts-of-russian-s-400-system-delivered-to-turkey

Turkey’s purchase of the Russian defense systems, which Washington says are not compatible with NATO’s defense network, is one of a series of issues which have put the allies at odds. ...

22. Christodoulides: Nicosia completely satisfied with EU measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-nicosia-completely-satisfied-with-eu-measures

Speaking on state radio Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said the the government is completely satisfied with the final proposal on EU measures against Turkey. ...

23. Nicosia wants tougher measures against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-wants-tougher-measures-against-turkey

The sanctions that were discussed on Thursday by national envoys of European Union member-states against Turkey over its illegal drilling activities off Cyprus do not, reportedly, go far enough for Nicosia, which wants tougher measures. ...

24. Bus driver cries foul over airport assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bus-driver-cries-foul-over-airport-assault

A Turkish Cypriot bus driver says Greek Cypriots threw rocks at his vehicle at Larnaca International Airport where he had gone to pick up tourists...

25. George Low murder still open case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/george-low-murder-still-open-case

The unsolved murder of George Low was back in the headlines this week, with some new information about additional possible suspects and a frustration over two identified suspects who remain at large...

26. Tourist describes scenes from resort town hit by hurricane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-describes-scenes-from-resort-town-hit-by-hurricane

27. EU signals sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-signals-sanctions-on-turkey-over-cyprus-drilling

The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freeze funding for Turkey next year, over “illegal” drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters...

28. Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-says-iran-attempted-to-block-its-oil-tanker

Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday. ...

29. Displaced Greek Cypriots up in arms over land

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/displaced-residents-up-in-arms-over-land

Dozens of Greek Cypriot families in Limassol are up in arms over a land dispute, accusing the government of lying to them as they face lawsuits from a Turkish Cypriot property owner...

30. Six killed as severe weather hits Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-killed-as-severe-weather-hits-greece
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