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1. Greek Government to proceed with new island camps, despite reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-government-to-proceed-with-new-island-camps-despite-reactions

The Greek government is determined to move ahead with its plan to build new holding facilities for migrants and refugees as part of a plan to accelerate asylum procedures and deportations on the five islands hosting camps, its spokesman said on Tuesday, amid reactions to the scheme from island residents....

2. Nicosia stabbing sparks migration debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-stabbing-sparks-migration-debate

Debate over crime and migration in the Republic of Cyprus was renewed this week following a video showing the moment a young man was killed in downtown Nicosia as well as statements by officials regarding foreigners on the island...

3.  Driver arrested in Germany after car drives into carnival crowds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-arrested-in-germany-after-car-drives-into-carnival-crowds

Ten people have been injured after a car ploughed into a carnival parade in the western German town of Volkmarsen, police said...

4. Pressed in Syria, Turkey ups the ante in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressed-in-syria-turkey-ups-the-ante-in-the-east-med

5. Summit standoff as EU leaders grapple with Brexit-sized hole in budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/summit-standoff-as-eu-leaders-grapple-with-brexit-sized-hole-in-budget

EU leaders made no headway on Thursday in fractious talks on a joint 2021-27 budget that was left with a 75 billion-euro (62.9 billion pounds) hole after Britain’s departure at a time when they face costly new challenges from climate change to migration....

6. New Life in Cyprus of Russian Businessman after unfair seizure of Promsvyazbank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-life-in-cyprus-of-russian-businessman-after-unfair-seizure-of-promsvyazbank

In 2017 Dmitry Ananiev was at the peak of his success. He and his brother Alexei owned a bank, an IT firm and an office complex overlooking the Moscow River. ...

7. Greek-US ties and the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greek-us-ties-and-the-east-med

By Lieutenant General Thomas Trask On the occasion of his meeting last month with President Donald Trump in Washington, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis remarked how the US-Greece relationship “is the best it ever was. But it can become even better.”...

8. Wet and cold weekend ahead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wet-and-cold-weekend-ahead

A weak high pressure system and a cold nor’easter are affecting Cyprus as the week comes to an end, with low pressure setting in for the weekend...

9. Cyprus gets yellow warning ahead of cold blast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-yellow-warning-ahead-of-cold-blast

A wind advisory and a flood warning went into effect Friday, ahead of a cold weekend, with weather officials warning of gusty winds as an incoming cold front and high pressure battle it out...

10. Three killed in Istanbul plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plane-crashes-after-landing-in-istanbul

A Pegasus Airlines plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport skidded off the end of a wet runway and broke into three pieces after landing on Wednesday, killing three people and injuring 179...

11. Turkey deploys extremists to Libya, local militias say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-extremists-to-libya-local-militias-say

Syrian militants affiliated with groups such as al-Qaida and the Islamic State group are currently being sent by Turkey to fight on behalf of the UN-supported government in Libya, according to two Libyan militia leaders and a Syrian war monitor....

12. British High Commissioner talks trade, free movement after Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commissioner-talks-trade-free-movement-after-brexit

In an interview with the Cyprus News Agency, British High Commissioner in Cyprus, Stephen Lillie, talks about what tomorrow will look like, and what applies for Cypriot and British nationals living in both countries, which he said share a deep historical relationship....

13. Cyprus rejects Ankara call for a stop to drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rejects-ankara-call-for-a-stop-to-drilling

Nicosia on Thursday rejected a call by Ankara for a halt to drilling activities off the island's south as a precondition for it to stop its own activities off the divided island. ...

14. Bomb squad called out to Lakatamia ATM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bomb-squad-called-out-to-lakatamia-atm

Residents in a Lakatamia neighbourhood were ordered to evacuate the area after a gas cylinder was spotted outside a local bank...

15. Dissatisfaction with democracy 'at record high'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dissatisfaction-with-democracy-at-record-high

Dissatisfaction with democracy within developed countries is at its highest level in almost 25 years, according to University of Cambridge researchers. ...

16. Aksoy: Turkey will continue protecting T/C rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aksoy-‘turkey-will-continue-resolutely-to-protect-the-rights-of-the-turkish-cypriots

Turkey’s ongoing survey and drilling activities off Cyprus aim at protecting the rights of Turkish Cypriots, a foreign ministry spokesman said Thursday, adding that “until these rights are guaranteed, Turkish Petroleum will continue to operate” in the areas licensed by the breakaway state....

17. Heavy winds make late night comeback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-winds-make-a-comeback

Strong winds are expected on Thursday later in the day with a low pressure system passing through Cyprus overnight...

18. Turkish hackers target Cyprus government emails

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-hackers-target-cyprus-government-emails

Sweeping cyberattacks targeting governments and other organizations in Europe and the Middle East are believed to be the work of hackers acting in the interests of the Turkish government, three senior Western security officials said. The hackers have attacked at least 30 organizations, including government ministries, embassies and security services as well as companies and other groups, according to a Reuters review of public internet records. Victims have included Cypriot and Greek government email services and the Iraqi government’s national security advisor, the records show. ...

19. Deadly earthquake jolts eastern Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-earthquake-jolts-eastern-turkey

A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 20 people and collapsing buildings in affected towns near the center of the tremor, which was strong enough to be felt in several neighboring countries...

20. Freezing weather sweeps through Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freezing-weather-sweeps-through-cyprus

A number of schools opened late or remained closed in foothill communities due to very cold weather on Friday, while weather-related incidents were recorded all over the island...

21. Young driver critical after head-on crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-driver-critical-after-head-on-collision

A young driver is in critical condition following a brutal head-on collision in Limassol on Thursday night...

22. Cyprus under severe wind warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-severe-wind-warning

A severe wind warning has been issued for Cyprus as very powerful winds from the north are expected to pound the island late on Thursday...

23. Northerly winds to pound Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/northerly-winds-to-pound-cyprus

Strong winds are making their way to Cyprus, as a northern front is expected to make landfall on the island late Thursday night...

24. Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-powers-back-libya-ceasefire

Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country’s crude production...

25. Harry and Meghan go it alone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/harry-and-meghan-go-it-alone

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain’s monarchy and they will pay their own way in life as they embark on an independent future...

26. Showers back in the forecast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/showers-back-in-the-forecast

A low pressure system is expected Thursday afternoon over Cyprus, with chances of showers and thunderstorms that could last through the weekend...

27. 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...

28. Libya in the wake of a ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-in-the-wake-of-a-ceasefire

Libyan eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar announced on Saturday a ceasefire in the western region, which includes the capital Tripoli, starting 00:01 on Sunday and the internationally recognized Government of National Accord agreed to the truce...

29. Cyprus under flood watch and wind advisory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-high-wind-advisory

A yellow warning has been issued for Cyprus due to very strong winds expected to make landfall on Monday, with chances of showers and thunderstorms throughout Sunday night expected to intensify over the next 24-hour period...

30. 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...

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