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25 May, 2018
 

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1. Film producer Weinstein to surrender on sex assault charges

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/film-producer-weinstein-to-surrender-on-sex-assault-charges

Film producer Harvey Weinstein was expected to surrender to authorities in New York on Friday, months after he was toppled from Hollywood’s most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of sexual assault, a person familiar with the case said....

2. UK soldiers ‘horrifically tortured children’ during EOKA struggle

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-soldiers-‘horrifically-tortured-children-during-eoka-struggle

British soldiers allegedly tortured Greek Cypriots by stubbing cigarettes out on their rectums, simulating executions and using a metal contraption that caused eyes to bleed, High Court papers have revealed...

3. Child sex abuse complaints get buried in school

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/child-sex-abuse-complaints-get-buried-in-school

Disy MP Efthymios Diplaros is defending comments he made publicly about teachers involved in sexual abuse cases who face no consequences, dismissing criticism that he was acting irresponsibly with his remarks...

4. Complaints against police remain a challenge

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/complaints-against-police-remain-a-challenge

The special task force looking into complaints against the police is having a tough time investigating cases, primarily due to lack of funding but also possible conflicts of interest...

5. Catholic archbishop convicted in Australia of concealing child sex abuse

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/catholic-archbishop-convicted-in-australia-of-concealing-child-sex-abuse

An Australian archbishop was found guilty on Tuesday of concealing child sex abuse by a priest, which Australian media said it made him the most senior Catholic in the world to be convicted on such a charge...

6. Russian 'dirty money' flowing through London damages UK

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/russian-dirty-money-flowing-through-london-damages-uk

Russian money hidden in British assets and laundered through City of London financial institutions damages the government’s efforts to take a tough stance against Moscow’s aggressive foreign policy, a committee of lawmakers said...

7. Drugs behind the cosa nostra of Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drugs-behind-the-cosa-nostra-of-cyprus

Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou left the possibility wide open that well known individuals and admired businessmen could be taking part in the illegal drug trade in Cyprus, suggesting that competing criminal gangs may be cooperating with each other at a higher level...

8. Court martial punishes soldiers for abusing kitten

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-court-martial-punishes-soldiers-for-abusing-kitten

A group of soldiers who violently threw a kitten into the street were sentenced 20 days by a court martial, with the Defence Ministry scrambling to come up with ways to prevent such brutal acts in the future...

9. Main suspect's brother says money and drugs behind Strovolos murders

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brother-says-money-and-drugs-behind-strovolos-murders

The brother of the main suspect in the Strovolos double murder case is pointing fingers at his brother, telling investigators that money and drug abuse were behind the crime...

10. Cyprus to set up special crime-fighting agency

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-set-up-special-crime-fighting-agency

Cyprus police is trying to set up a special law enforcement agency to fight organised crime and terrorism but also offer top notch intelligence analysis in serious crimes...

11. Bill Cosby once beloved 'America's Dad' convicted of sexual assault

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-cosby-once-beloved-america-s-dad-convicted-of-sexual-assault

Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a onetime friend in 2004, marking the first such conviction of a celebrity since the #MeToo movement that has brought down rich and powerful men for their treatment of women...

12. Cyprus police must show zero tolerance to abuse of detainees

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-must-show-zero-tolerance-to-abuse-of-detainees

Europe's top human rights body says Cyprus police must effectively address incidents of physical abuse against detainees amid "credible allegations"...

13. Indian guru Asaram guilty of raping 16-year-old

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indian-guru-asaram-guilty-of-raping-16-year-old

The case highlights the Indian heartland’s fascination with spiritual gurus, who wield immense influence for their ability to mobilise millions of adherents...

14. Church defrocks priest convicted of sexual assault

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-deposes-priest-convicted-of-sexual-assault

The Holy Synod decided unanimously on Wednesday to defrock the priest who was convicted in 2015 for sexually assaulting Elena Frantzi, the 29-year-old woman whose recent death shocked the public and left church and state scramble for answers....

15. New information about Elena emerges

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-information-about-elena-emerges

New information has emerged about Elena Frantzi, whose recent death shocked Cypriot society, just one day after her family warned it may take legal action against anyone who spreads misinformation or violates the privacy of their departed loved one....

16. Elena’s family calls for privacy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elena-s-family-calls-for-privacy

The family of Elena Frantzi, whose recent death shocked Cypriot society, is warning it may take legal action against anyone who spreads misinformation about their loved one....

17. Labour exploitation is the main form of trafficking in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labour-exploitation-is-the-main-form-of-trafficking-in-cyprus

Labour exploitation has emerged as the predominant form of trafficking in Belgium, Cyprus, Georgia, Portugal, Serbia and the UK...

18. Sexual misdemeanours to become felonies

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-misdemeanours-to-become-felonies

New draft legislation in the works would modify four types of sexual offences, by changing them from a misdemeanor to a felony and increasing considerably the sentencing lengths. ...

19. Commissioner says State has failed Elena

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-says-state-has-failed-elena

The commissioner issued a statement on Thursday saying the state has failed to protect Elena, while also calling on officials to work harder in order to improve and modernise the Social Welfare Services....

20. Authorities scramble after Elena's death

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-scramble-after-elena-s-shocking-death

The death of 29-year-old Elena Frantzi has distressed Cyprus society, with authorities and the media scrambling to respond to public outrage over her stepfather priest who went to prison for sexually molesting her. ...

21. Nicosia will not follow EU and expel Russians

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-will-not-follow-eu-and-expel-russian

Cyprus is among the 14 EU countries that will not take such measures...

22. Abusive woman is thrown off easyJet flight to Paphos

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abusive-woman-is-thrown-off-easyjet-flight-to-paphos

British woman was headed on a girls' holiday from Manchester to Cyprus...

23. Max’s killer gets three months

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/max-s-killer-gets-three-months

The Supreme Court hands down a three-month prison sentence to a man who stabbed a German Shepherd to death, overruling an earlier suspended sentence that was seen by the public as too lenient...