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Energean hopes to supply Israeli gas to Cyprus

Energean Oil & Gas said on Tuesday its Energean International unit submitted an application to import and supply natural gas to Cyprus starting in 2021.
In its application to Cypriot authorities, it said it sought to supply gas through a pipeline from the Karish block off the coast of Israel to Vassiliko in Cyprus.

Greenland's Largest Airport Is Closing due to Climate Change

Greenland's largest airport will be closed due to climate change. The airport north of the capital Nuuk serves 11,000 aircraft annually and serves as a base for travel across the vast island.

The reason for the closure is the melting of the permafrost. The ever-frozen ground on which the airport was built began to melt from the higher temperatures. This causes cracks.

Cypriot police vague over spy van

New information has emerged about a controversial spy van in Cyprus, with reports suggesting police may have known about its special capabilities in advance.
According to daily Politis, Cypriot police may have collaborated with an Israeli high-tech company on the island that offers surveillance services from the back of a multimillion euro converted spy vehicle.

Nicosia eyes fresh round of talks, FM tells Kathimerini

Cyprus hopes to restart reunification talks that fell apart in July 2017 at the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana, the island country's Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said in an interview with Kathimerini on Sunday, adding however that a fresh round of negotiations can only take place after a Turkish commitment to refrain from "violations and provocations" in the region.

Cyprus' Church to return money if donor's passport revoked

Cyprus' Orthodox Christian Church says it's ready to give back a fugitive Malaysian financier's 310,000-euro ($342,000) donation if a probe into wealthy individuals who were granted a Cypriot passport under a lucrative investment program finds that he broke eligibility rules and is stripped of citizenship.

Cyprus detains two Syrians over boat filled with 131 migrants

Cyprus police said Tuesday that they detained two Syrian men on suspicion of human trafficking following the arrival of a boat loaded with 131 Syrian migrants on the island nation's northeastern coast.

Police said the two men were aboard another vessel that had shadowed the boat ferrying the migrants as it approached the Cypriot coastline on Monday.

Greece, Egypt, Cyprus condemn Turkey's activities in Aegean, East Med, Syria

The Defense Ministers of Greece, Egypt and Cyprus on Tuesday condemned Turkey's illegal activities in Cyprus' exclusive economic zone (EEZ), its violations of Greece's airspace and territorial waters, as well as the Syria incursion, in a joint statement issued after a trilateral meeting in Athens on Tuesday.

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