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1. Police warn coronavirus lockdown may lead to increase in child grooming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-coronavirus-lockdown-may-lead-to-increase-in-child-grooming

Police on Tuesday warned that the increased use of the internet by minors during the coronavirus lockdown brings increased risk of child grooming....

2. Domestic violence cases continue on concerning upward trend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-cases-continue-on-concerning-upward-trend

The coronavirus outbreak has brought about a disturbing surge in cases of domestic violence, with the 1440 helpline receiving over 2,000 calls between the date of the confirmation of the island’s first coronavirus case and March 31....

3. Fight against pandemic hangs in the balance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fight-against-pandemic-hangs-in-the-balance

Authorities in the Republic of Cyprus are closely monitoring the effectiveness of stricter measures against the spread of the coronavirus, with health experts saying more cases resulting from lack of social distancing are now starting to emerge...

4. Cabinet approves bills to decongest Central Prisons amid COVID-19 fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bills-to-decongest-central-prisons-amid-covid-19-fears

Measures to decompress the overcrowded Nicosia central prisons where the risks associated with a potential spread of coronavirus are high were approved on Tuesday by the Cabinet....

5. Good news for confined dog owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/good-news-for-confined-dog-owners

Bummed dog owners in the Republic of Cyprus were relieved to hear on Tuesday that walking a family pet out in the neighbourhood would not count against a person’s limit of one outing per day under tighter coronavirus measures...

6. President: stricter measures necessary, but undergoes 'severe crisis of conscience'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-stricter-measures-necessary-but-undergoes-severe-crisis-of-conscience

In a Facebook post on Tuesday President Nicos Anastasiades said he undergoes “a severe crisis of conscience” every time the Government is required to enforce stricter measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, but said that current circumstances necessitate that tougher measures are taken....

7. SMS service 8998 gets the axe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-service-8998-back-in-operation

The SMS service, operated by the government to enforce movement restrictions amid the coronavirus crisis, was back up and running smoothly on Wednesday morning, while the President of the Republic has warned that a total curfew would be in place if people abuse the service...

8. Man to serve five years for child rape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-to-serve-five-years-for-child-rape

A man in his late 40’s was sentenced to prison after being convicted for raping a young girl repeatedly during her elementary school years...

9. Domestic violence up by 30% since Covid-19 broke out in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-up-by-30-since-first-covid-19-case-confirmed

A domestic violence helpline saw calls rise by 30% between March 9, when the first coronavirus case was confirmed in Cyprus, and March 17, the Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family said....

10. Mixed reviews on anti-money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-reviews-for-cyprus-anti-money-laundering

A US State Department anti-money laundering report on Cyprus includes fewer negative references but still points to vulnerabilities in the island’s financial services and gaming sectors...

11. 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....

12. Cyprus 'golden passports' scheme a laundering risk, says watchdog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-scheme-a-laundering-risk-says-watchdog

A European money laundering watchdog has cautioned that a secretive investment-for-passports programme run by Cyprus was vulnerable to money laundering and fraught with risk...

13. Trump found not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-found-not-guilty

President Donald Trump was acquitted on Wednesday in his US Senate impeachment trial, saved by fellow Republicans who rallied to protect him nine months before he asks voters in a deeply divided America to give him a second White House term...

14. 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...

15. Cyprus ratifies Multilateral Instrument

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-ratifies-multilateral-instrument

On 22 January 2020, the Instrument of Ratification of the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Mattersto Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting(“the Multilateral Convention”) were published in the Official Gazette of the Republic in Greek and English, (“Multilateral Instrument”)...

16. New wiretap law on the skids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-wiretap-law-on-the-skids

The president and justice minister are set to meet on Monday to discuss a government phone tapping bill that passed the House on Friday, following concerns that last-minute amendments could be defeating the purpose...

17. Estranged husband denies killing wife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/estranged-husband-denies-killing-wife

The suspect in the Paphos murder was remanded in custody for eight days on Friday, with local reports saying he had confessed to a group of fellow Syrian men that he killed his wife to restore honour...

18. Paphos murder suspect apprehended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-murder-suspect-apprehended

A murder suspect and husband of a Syrian woman who was stabbed to death in Paphos earlier this week was arrested in Limassol on Thursday...

19. Democrats lay out case against Trump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/democrats-lay-out-case-against-trump

Democrats planned to plow ahead on Thursday at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with their arguments for removing him from office, but Republicans showed no signs of softening their resistance to the Democratic case...

20. Judge rejects remand for Svetlana

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-rejects-remand-for-svetlana

A judge threw out a remand request against a Russian woman, who became the target of a racist rant at a Larnaca parking lot last year, after she was detained by Limassol police on conspiracy charges in a separate case...

21. US House votes to impeach Trump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-house-votes-to-impeach-trump

Donald Trump became the third U.S. president to be impeached as the House of Representatives formally charged him on Wednesday with abuse of power and obstructing Congress...

22. 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...

23. Report slams state agencies in teen's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-slams-state-agencies-in-teen-s-death

Social welfare employees staged a walkout on Thursday to protest the suspension of four of their colleagues following a damning report by the Ombudsman’s office on a teen’s death in rural Nicosia...

24. Shocking details in Limassol torture case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-details-emerge-in-limassol-torture-case

A 21-year-old man was remanded in custody on Tuesday in connection with a case of suspected torture, with an 18-year-old male saying the suspect threatened to kill him if he didn't let him have his way...

25. Sisters charged in Larnaca racist rant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sisters-charged-in-larnaca-racist-rant

Police are moving forward with criminal charges against two women who were captured on video during a racist incident at a Larnaca parking lot in October...

26. Jho Low movie gaining popularity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jho-low-movie-gaining-popularity

A film about Malaysian financier and Cypriot passport holder Jho Low has been steadily gaining popularity, despite legal challenges over copyright infringement and potential defamation lawsuits...

27. Minister determined to fight ‘green line abuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-determined-to-fight-‘green-line-abuse

The Cypriot government is cautiously moving forward with plans to reduce illegal migration to Cyprus through the north, including checkpoint stations and surveillance of remote areas along the Green Line...

28. Armenian genocide resolution hits senate wall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armenian-genocide-resolution-hits-senate-wall

A US resolution that would have officially described atrocities against Armenians in 1915 as genocide has stopped dead in its tracks on Wednesday, following a meeting between the Turkish president and a senator...

29. Jho Low may have multiple passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jho-low-may-have-multiple-passports

Reports suggest that fugitive financier Jho Low may be travelling on foreign passports while Malaysian authorities suspect he may be hiding in the Middle East...

30. Interior Minister says all have a duty to preserve Cyprus’ hard-fought reputation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-says-all-have-a-duty-to-preserve-cyprus-hard-fought-reputation

We all have a duty to preserve Cyprus’ good name, Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides said on Thursday, adding that it took a lot of effort to reinstate the country’s fame under adverse circumstances....

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