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1. Putin signs ‘accession treaties’ at Kremlin in defiance of international law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-signs-‘accession-treaties-at-kremlin-in-defiance-of-international-law

Vladimir Putin has signed “accession treaties” formalizing Russia’s illegal annexation of four occupied regions in Ukraine, marking the largest forcible takeover of territory in Europe since the second world war....

2. Erdogan: Turkey will strengthen its army in the occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-will-strengthen-its-army-in-the-occupied-areas

Turkey will strengthen its military presence in occupied Cyprus following the US decision to fully lift the arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with CNN Türk on Wednesday evening....

3. Greece is covertly occupying the islands, says Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-is-covertly-occupying-the-islands-says-erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan raised the stakes again on Tuesday, accusing Greece of carrying out a “covert occupation” of the islands of the eastern Aegean....

4. Iran: Pro-regime marchers calling for execution of protesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-pro-regime-marchers-calling-for-execution-of-protesters

State-organized demonstrations took place in several Iranian cities on Friday to counter anti-government protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody, with some marchers calling for the execution of rioters....

5. Israel puts two states back on the table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-puts-two-states-back-on-the-table

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid called on Thursday for a two-state solution to decades of Israeli-Palestinian conflict and reasserted that Israel would do 'whatever it takes' to stop Iran from developing a nuclear bomb...

6. USA - Russia: White House 'takes Putin's nuclear threats seriously'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-russia-white-house-takes-putin-s-nuclear-threats-seriously

The United States is "taking seriously" Russian President Vladimir Putin's threat to use nuclear weapons in the war in Ukraine, a White House spokesman said today but stressed that "the consequences will be severe" if the Russian leader actually follows through on those threats....

7. Putin threatens: 'It's not a bluff'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-threatens-it-s-not-a-bluff

Vladimir Putin has threatened to use weapons of mass destruction against the West, as he announced a partial military mobilization in an escalation of the war on Ukraine....

8. The Russian plan to annex occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-russian-plan-to-annex-occupied-territories

It now holds about 60% of Donetsk and had captured nearly all of Luhansk by July after slow advances during months of intense fighting. But those gains are now under threat after Russian forces were driven from neighbouring Kharkiv province this month,...

9. Izium - Corpses tied to stakes in mass graves

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/izium-corpses-tied-to-stakes-in-mass-graves

A new horror is unfolding in Izium, bringing back memories of the atrocities in Butcha last April. According to information reported by Reuters, citing eyewitnesses, many bodies of people have been found in mass graves, their bodies tied with ropes around their necks and arms....

10. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

11. Op-ed: Alexandroupoli and the three-way barter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-alexandroupoli-and-the-three-way-barter

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to be obsessed with the northern Greek port of Alexandroupoli. He’s furious about the American presence at this strategic port and realizes that it serves US interests vis-a-vis Russia at this critical juncture. ...

12. USA: A classified document on another country's nuclear arsenal was found in Trump's home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-a-classified-document-on-another-country-s-nuclear-arsenal-was-found-in-trump-s-home

A classified document detailing a foreign country's defenses, including its nuclear capabilities, was found during an FBI search last month of Republican former President Donald Trump's home in Mar-a-Lago, Florida, a newspaper report said Tuesday. Washington Post published in its online edition....

13. EU Health Commissioner says no time to waste on vaccination strategies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-says-no-time-to-waste-on-vaccination-strategies

EU Commissioner for Health, Stella Kyriakides, has underlined that member states need to move ahead with new vaccination strategies against COVID-19, utilizing the new adapted vaccines, and stressed that there is “no time to waste”,...

14. Britain's new PM draws scathing reaction from Moscow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-new-pm-draws-scathing-reaction-from-moscow

Liz Truss will replace Boris Johnson as Britain's prime minister on Tuesday, after Russian politicians and media lined up on Monday predicting her ascent to power would do nothing to improve dire relations. ...

15. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

16. US to appoint Arctic ambassador, first time in history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-appoint-arctic-ambassador-first-time-in-history

The United States is ready to appoint its first-ever American ambassador to the Arctic region, a State Department official has announced, with the move coming at a time when both the Russians and the Chinese are strengthening their presence in the region....

17. Cyprus goes light on Israel's Iron Dome

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-goes-light-on-israel-s-iron-dome

Foreign media are tracking a story on the Cypriot government’s aspirations to obtain Iron Dome, Israel’s field-tested defense system, but news and sources piling up over the weekend suggest the island’s neighbor warming up to Turkey and the war in Ukraine could tell a more complicated story...

18. Divided Cyprus marks Tillyria bombing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-marks-tylliria-bombing

Dozens of buses in Cyprus have crossed into an abandoned fishing village where Turkish Cypriots go every year to commemorate Turkish bombing of Tillyria, an event in 1964 remembered by Greek Cypriots as a failure to crush a rebellion against law and order during intercommunal violence...

19. China retaliates with military drills off Taiwan's coast after Pelosi visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-retaliates-with-military-drills-off-taiwan-s-coast-after-pelosi-visit

China kicked off its biggest-ever military exercises in the seas around Taiwan following US politician Nancy Pelosi's visit....

20. Turkey threatens pre-emptive moves in 'self-defense' of Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-threatens-pre-emptive-moves-in-self-defense-of-greece

In the latest escalation in the rhetoric emanating from Ankara, Turkey said that any possible move against Greece would be an act of “self-defense.”...

21. ‘Erdogan feels weak,’ says ex-Mossad chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘erdogan-feels-weak-says-ex-mossad-chief

With 42 years' worth of experience in the armed forces and intelligence, General Danny Yatom is a living legend in Israel....

22. Ukraine grain export coordination center opens in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-grain-export-coordination-center-opens-in-istanbul

Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar on Wednesday unveiled a center in Istanbul to oversee the export of Ukrainian grains after a landmark U.N. deal last week, with the first shipment expected to depart from Black Sea ports within days....

23. Lavrov in favor of overthrowing Kyiv government, annexing Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-in-favor-of-overthrowing-kyiv-government-annexing-ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Egypt on Sunday that Moscow is looking to overthrow Ukraine's government, contradicting what he said in the spring while speaking of a common future between Ukrainians and Russians....

24. Ukraine, Russia set to sign deal on resuming grain exports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-russia-set-to-sign-deal-on-resuming-grain-exports

Russian and Ukrainian officials were poised Friday to sign deals designed to clear millions of tons of desperately needed grain for export, ending a standoff brought on by the war in Ukraine that threatened food security around the globe....

25. Plot thickens as Greece irked over Antonov crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plot-thickens-as-greece-irked-over-antonov-crash

Athens says Belgrade and Kiev had not shared information about dangerous cargo on board a Cypriot company-owned Antonov that crashed-landed in northern Greece, with the plot thickening after recipient Bangladesh denied Serbian reports that Dhaka was expecting mines onboard the aircraft leased to a Ukrainian company...

26. Cyprus Ambassador to UN concerned over Peacekeeping Force report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ambassador-to-un-concerned-over-peacekeeping-force-report

The Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations, Ambassador Andreas Hadjichrysanthou, expressed to Cyprus News Agency his concerns and his disappointment over the reports concerning the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) and the Secretary-General's Good Offices Mission, noting that there is no mention anywhere of a Cyprus settlement....

27. Rumors fly after Antonov crash in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rumors-fly-after-antonov-crash-in-greece

A retired intelligence officer in Cyprus says there is no way a downed Ukrainian cargo plane could have been carrying illegitimate weapons, with rumors still raging over allied weapons to Ukraine being sold on the black market while experts in Greece saying they found no evidence of dangerous substances at the crash site...

28. Minister: Ukraine needs assurances to resume grain exports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-ukraine-needs-assurances-to-resume-grain-exports

The Ukrainian foreign minister says grain exports from his country’s ports won’t resume without security guarantees for ship owners, cargo owners and Ukraine as an independent nation....

29. Russia strikes back with expulsion of Greek diplomats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-strikes-back-with-expulsion-of-greek-diplomats

The Russian Federation declared eight Greek diplomats as 'personae non gratae' on Monday and gave them eight days to leave the country in retaliation for the similar move taken by Athens two and a half months ago on April 12...

30. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

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