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1. Brussels urging guidelines for NGO boats in the midst of France-Italy migrant dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-urging-guidelines-for-ngo-boats-in-the-midst-of-france-italy-migrant-dispute

The European Commission is pushing to create guidelines for the NGO boats rescuing migrants off Europe’s shores as part of a plan to reduce the number of asylum seekers heading to the Continent....

2. Sanctioned Russian billionaire wins right to use his yacht on the French Riviera

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sanctioned-russian-billionaire-wins-right-to-use-his-yacht-on-the-french-riviera

A French court on Wednesday ordered the country's customs agency to release an impounded yacht owned by a Russian billionaire hit by European sanctions, due to procedural errors made during the seizure of the vessel....

3. US ambassador makes case for unity against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-makes-case-for-unity-against-russia

The American ambassador in Nicosia praised the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend for endorsing sanctions against Russia, saying broad support for Ukraine shows unity among allies, but a proposed visa ban on Russians still remains a controversial issue as EU foreign ministers meet this week...

4. Kea opens spectacular shipwreck dive sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-opens-spectacular-shipwreck-dive-sites

Jacques-Yves Cousteau would probably have been surprised to learn that the wreck of the World War I Britannic (the sister ship of the legendary Titanic) he discovered in 1975 off southwestern Kea would be listed as an underwater historical site almost 50 years later, becoming one of a handful of such marine parks in the world. ...

5. Nicosia jittery about US demand to ban vessels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-jittery-about-us-demand-to-ban-vessels

The Republic of Cyprus reportedly has concerns over a US request to ban vessels transporting Russian oil, with the small island but major maritime player feeling pressure as Washington leads a G7 effort to sharply reduce Russian oil revenue...

6. What is Turkey up to?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-what-is-turkey-up-to

This summer, for the first time in many years, the omens concerning Greek-Turkish relations are particularly gloomy. There are many objective reasons why Turkey causing a heated incident is not the most likely scenario;...

7. Iran seizes two Greek tankers as tensions rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-seizes-two-greek-tankers-as-tensions-rise

Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take "punitive action" against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United States from a tanker held off the Greek coast...

8. Zelensky wants Cyprus tough on island’s Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-asks-cyprus-to-get-tough-on-island-s-russians

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is urging the Republic of Cyprus to strip Russians of their golden passports 'without exception' and only ease up on dual citizens if they condemn what he called 'war crimes of their military' in Ukraine....

9. Abramovich superyacht 'Eclipse' docks in Marmaris

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abramovich-superyacht-eclipse-docks-in-marmaris

A second superyacht linked to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich docked in a Turkish resort on Tuesday and sources familiar with the discussions said he and other wealthy Russians were looking to invest in Turkey given sanctions elsewhere....

10. Study: Certain blood types may be more or less vulnerable to covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-certain-blood-types-may-be-more-or-less-vulnerable-to-covid

Blood type doesn’t affect much in our daily lives. In fact, most people don’t even know whether they’re Type A, B, AB, or O. But the seemingly-banal detail might be a factor in who comes under the thumb of 2020’s worldwide tyrant—that is, coronavirus....

11. Italy seizes oligarchs' villas and yachts to put pressure on Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-seizes-oligarchs-villas-and-yachts-to-put-pressure-on-russia

Italian police have seized villas and yachts worth 143 million euros ($156 million) from five high-profile Russians who were placed on sanctions lists following Moscow's attack on Ukraine, the government said on Saturday....

12. What you need to know right now about the Ukraine-Russia conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-you-need-to-know-right-now-about-the-ukraine-russia-conflict

Russia's invasion of Ukraine entered its second week on Thursday with its main assault force halted north of the capital Kyiv and several cities enduring heavy Russian bombing....

13. Western businesses’ flight from Russia continues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/western-businesses-flight-from-russia-continues

Russia’s business rupture with the West grew wider Monday as Shell, General Motors and others announced plans to end or freeze their dealings with the nation after its invasion of Ukraine....

14. Developments in the first few hours of the Russian invasion of Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/developments-in-the-first-few-hours-of-the-russian-invasion-of-ukraine

Kharkiv - Fierce battles Fight in the cities, in the squares, where you live said in his sermon the President of Ukraine...

15. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

16. USA: Fund manager to turn over $70 million in stolen antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-fund-manager-to-turn-over-$70-million-in-stolen-antiquities

Billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to turn over $70 million worth of stolen antiquities and will be subject to an unprecedented lifetime ban on acquiring antiquities, the Manhattan district attorney announced Monday....

17. The City of London Is Hiding the World’s Stolen Money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-city-of-london-is-hiding-the-world-s-stolen-money

In 1969, two years after the Cayman Islands, a British territory, passed its first law to allow secretive offshore trusts, an official government report struck an ominous note....

18. Digging deep to unlock the past and future in Santorini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/digging-deep-to-unlock-the-past-and-future-in-santorini

Scientists seeking to shed light on the geological history of the southern Aegean are spearheading an international oceanographic mission...

19. All eyes on oil spill response in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-oil-spill-response-in-cyprus

Traces of last week’s oil spill from Syria that came close to the north-eastern tip of Cyprus have been spotted further south off the coast of Cape Greco, with officials on both sides of the divided island scrambling to manage the disaster...

20. Divided Cyprus braces for oil spill from Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-braces-for-oil-spill-from-syria

Cypriot authorities went on alert Tuesday after a fuel oil leak in Syria was proven to be bigger than expected, with local media saying a visible slick had come close to the northeastern tip of the divided island...

21. Cat-and-mouse game with Turkey must stop, Michel says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cat-and-mouse-game-with-turkey-must-stop-michel-says

A game of “cat-and-mouse” between the European Union and Turkey needs to come to an end, European Council President Charles Michel said on Friday, in reference to a dispute over natural gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean....

22. France, EU lawmakers push for sanctions on Turkey next month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-eu-lawmakers-push-for-sanctions-on-turkey-next-month

France is leading a push for European Union sanctions on Turkey next month to follow through on a threat made by the bloc in October, but has yet to win support from EU governments beyond Greece and Cyprus, officials and diplomats said. ...

23. US and Russia take liberties over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-russia-take-liberties-over-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus was in a diplomatic pickle this week, after US officials urged the island to follow through with banning Russian naval ships, prompting Moscow’s reaction...

24. EU set to sanction Turkey over ships in disputed East Med exploration area

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-set-to-sanction-turkey-over-ships-in-disputed-east-med-exploration-area

The European Union is preparing sanctions against Turkey that could be discussed at the bloc's next summit on September 24 in response to the Eastern Mediterranean dispute with Greece, the EU’s top diplomat said on Friday. ...

25. Rival warnings keep on in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rival-warnings-keep-on-in-mediterranean-waters

Rival warnings continued to be issued over waters in the eastern Mediterranean this weekend, after EU ministers reaffirmed the bloc’s solidarity with Greece and the Republic of Cyprus and Turkey saying it would not “bow to banditry”...

26. Beirut blast has eerie connections to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-blast-has-eerie-connections-to-cyprus

Following Tuesday’s deadly explosion in Lebanon, some eerie connections began to emerge in Cyprus, including a Russian national based in Limassol and a Hezbollah-related arrest on the island back in 2015...

27. Greece condemns Turkey’s drilling intentions in Cyprus’ EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-condemns-turkey-s-drilling-intentions-in-cyprus-eez

Greece on Tuesday condemned Turkey’s announced intention to continue drilling inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), saying it ignores calls by the international community to respect international law....

28. Blocked refugees rescued in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blocked-refugees-rescued-in-the-north

Coast guard officials in the Republic of Cyprus blocked a boat carrying over a hundred undocumented migrants from entering territorial waters, while reports in the north said Turkish Cypriot authorities rescued 175 Syrians including women and children...

29. Flagship of French navy off the coast of Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flagship-of-french-navy-off-the-coast-of-limassol

The Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, the flagship of the French navy, sailed through Block 8 of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone on Thursday, passing alongside the Turkish Yavuz drillship bringing rising tensions to the region....

30. Chavez daughter got funds through Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chavez-daughter-transferred-money-through-cyprus

More allegations of money laundering implicate Cyprus with a special report saying a Florida account accessed by the daughter of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez had money transfers from a bank on the island...

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