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1. Divided Cyprus reacts to Hagia Sophia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-reacts-to-hagia-sophia

Cyprus has weighed in on Turkey’s controversial decision to allow Muslim prayer inside Hagia Sophia, with different reactions across the divided island and amid reports of nuanced differences in President Erdogan's statements in two different languages...

2. Aegean tension fueling Berlin concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aegean-tension-fueling-berlin-concern

With Germany assuming the European Union presidency on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed concern over developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Greek-Turkish relations in response to questions from MPs in the Bundestag....

3. Ayia Napa rape case on appeal path

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-case-on-appeal-path

The lawyers of a British young lady, who was accused by Cypriot police of fabricating rape allegations in Ayia Napa last year, have submitted documents to the Supreme Court for an appeal hearing expected later this year...

4. Cyprus outlines drastic step on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-outlines-drastic-step-on-migration

Republic of Cyprus Interior Minister Nikos Nouris is urgently seeking a constitutional amendment to shorten the time of due process for asylum applicants, calling a set of government-sponsored bills a “holistic approach” to immigration during a press conference on Thursday...

5. Interior minister presents bills for streamlining asylum procedures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-presents-bills-for-streamlining-asylum-procedures

The house legal committee discussed on Tuesday a bundle of four bills, submitted by interior minister Nicos Nouris, that seek to streamline procedures for the processing of applications filed by asylum seekers as well as appeal proceedings....

6. Cyprus readies to deport suspected terrorists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moves-to-deport-suspected-terrorists

The Republic of Cyprus says it is getting ready to deport 17 undocumented migrants suspected of having ties to foreign terrorists, but proceedings could be delayed due to ongoing pandemic and other legal issues...

7. Cyprus announces 'timid first steps' in easing restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-timid-first-steps-in-easing-restrictions

In a televised national address on Wednesday night, President Nicos Anastasiades presented the detailed plan of the first two phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit plan, with the first phase, which will see a timid resumption of the economy and a small loosening of restrictions on individual freedoms, set to begin on May 4....

8. Efforts underway to allow courts to judge cases remotely

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-underway-to-allow-courts-to-judge-cases-remotely

As the Justice Ministry scrambles to pave the way for a resumption of the complete operation of courts amid the strict restriction measures in place to tackle to coronavirus outbreak, Justice Minister Giorgos Savvides said Monday that efforts are underway to allow some hearings to take place via teleconference....

9. Supreme Court: public sector pay cuts during financial crisis constitutional

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-public-sector-pay-cuts-during-financial-crisis-constitutional

The Cyprus Supreme Court on Friday overturned earlier rulings by the Administrative Court, finding that cuts made to public sector employees’ salaries and pensions during the economic crisis of 2013 were in accordance with the Constitution....

10. Bill sparks kosher debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-sparks-kosher-debate-in-cyprus

Animal rights advocates are up in arms over a new government bill that would allow slaughterhouses in the Republic of Cyprus to incorporate kosher rituals, a procedure described by animal rights activists as inhumane...

11. Greece to treat violation of Covid-19 protection measures as a crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-treat-violation-of-covid-19-protection-measures-as-a-crime

The violation of measures dictated by the authorities to contain the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus should be treated as a crime and prosecuted, the Supreme Court said on Thursday in a memo to the country’s prosecutorial services....

12. 'The Time Is Now': Women abstain from duties in call for gender equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-time-is-now-women-abstain-from-duties-in-call-for-gender-equality

Women from across Cyprus locked elbows to form human chains outside their workplaces on Friday during a one-hour work stoppage that called for gender equality and an end to discrimination against women....

13. Asylee walks free after state loses case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylee-walks-free-after-state-loses-case

The Supreme Court in Cyprus has ordered an asylum seeker released from detention, after the state refused to provide evidence he was being held on national security grounds and suspicion of terrorism...

14. Harvey Weinstein found guilty at rape trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/harvey-weinstein-found-guilty-at-rape-trial

Harvey Weinstein, the fallen titan of Hollywood whose sexual abuse of aspiring young female actors sparked the #MeToo movement, has finally been brought to justice after a New York jury found him guilty....

15. Cyprus enjoys strong growth prospects but contingent liabilities remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-enjoys-strong-growth-prospects-but-contingent-liabilities-remain

Strong growth prospects and sustained fiscal discipline places Cyprus on a firm declining path but contingent liabilities, healthcare and public sector wage-related costs, as well as weaker external conditions, pose risks to the fiscal outlook, Scope rating agency said in commentary on Cyprus....

16. Mother says state ‘dishonest’ in son’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-says-state-‘dishonest-in-son-s-death

A woman in Cyprus is accusing the state of a cover-up in her son’s death, saying a recent ECHR judgment reprimanding the Republic over an 'inadequate investigation' was not enough and she was demanding to know the whole truth...

17. Last defendant convicted in Strovolos murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-defendant-convicted-in-strovolos-murders

The last of four defendants in the Strovolos double murder trial, the only one who did not admit to any crimes, was found guilty of manslaughter on Wednesday by a criminal court in Nicosia...

18. Convicted pedophile gets tougher sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/convicted-pedophile-gets-tougher-sentence

A convicted child molester's sentence has been increased from four to seven years, after he was found guilty on more charges during an appeal hearing in the Supreme Court...

19. Cypriot hacker loses extradition appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hacker-loses-extradition-appeal

A young hacker will be the first Cypriot national to be extradited to the United States and could face up to 20 years in prison after losing his appeal last week...

20. Ayia Napa rape accuser speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-speaks-out

The 19-year-old British girl, who was convicted of lying to police after she said she was raped last year in Ayia Napa, says her attackers behaved like animals...

21. British teen flies back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-teen-flies-back-home

The British teen, who is said to be appealing her conviction in the Ayia Napa rape case, has flown back home after what she described as a 'nightmare' in Cyprus...

22. Iran attacks US air bases in revenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-attacks-us-air-bases-in-revenge

Iran launched missile attacks on US-led forces in Iraq early on Wednesday in retaliation for the US drone strike on an Iranian commander whose killing last week raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East...

23. Defence says Ayia Napa rape case not over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-says-ayia-napa-rape-case-not-over

The British teen who accused Israeli youths of gang rape is free to go home, while her family says they will appeal a probation sentence with the Cyprus Supreme Court...

24. British teen gets suspended sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uproar-ahead-of-ayia-napa-sentencing

A British teen was handed down a four-month suspended sentence after a Cypriot judge found her guilty of fabricating rape claims against Israeli youths in Ayia Napa last summer...

25. High-stakes rape verdict turns political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-stakes-rape-verdict-turns-political

A prominent attorney in Cyprus says the British teen convicted of fabricating rape allegations should get a presidential pardon, while an experienced human rights lawyer says there is solid ground for an appeal...

26. Critics pounce on Ayia Napa verdict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-pounce-on-ayia-napa-verdict

The British teen who was found guilty of lying to Ayia Napa police about being raped is determined to take the case to the Supreme Court while the verdict has fueled even more debate in Cyprus and around the world...

27. London raises red flag over Ayia Napa verdict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/london-raises-red-flag-over-ayia-napa-verdict

The British government is raising red flags over the Ayia Napa rape verdict, after a 19-year-old Briton was found guilty of lying to police about being gang raped by Israeli teens...

28. Iranian wins appeal against Asylum office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-wins-appeal-against-asylum-office

A coordinator from an Iranian university, who was refused asylum in the Republic of Cyprus, was vindicated but the Supreme Court this week after it emerged that his case was adjudicated based on a flawed Google search...

29. Minister explains joint patrols downtown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-explains-joint-patrols-downtown

The interior minister says joint patrols in downtown Nicosia are meant to prevent crime and combat illegal migration, while also clarifying that the two are not necessarily connected to each other...

30. Cyprus to start process for early repayment of IMF loan, Finance Minister announces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-to-start-process-for-early-repayment-of-imf-loan-finance-minister-announces

Finance Minister Harris Georgiades announced on Tuesday that an official process will be launched for the early and full repayment of an IMF loan, following the repayment of a loan from Russia....

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