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23 July, 2018
 

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1. Cypriot says British officers raped her in 1956

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-says-british-officers-raped-her-in-1956

More allegations are piling up in an ongoing case in the UK against British forces, who are accused of torture and even rape during the Greek Cypriot insurgency between 1955 and 1959...

2. Alexoui files complaint against police

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-files-complaint-against-police

Alexis ‘Alexoui’ Mavromichalis is out on bail and his lawyers are filing a complaint against the police, following a heated exchange he reportedly had with Nicosia’s police chief inspector prior to his release...

3. Larnaca man gets 12 years for sodomising step daughter

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-man-gets-12-years-for-sodomising-step-daughter

A Larnaca man was sentenced behind closed doors to twelve years for sodomising his step daughter when she was just twelve years old...

4. Female suspect released in hit-and-run murder

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/female-suspect-released-in-hit-and-run-murder

The female suspect, who was arrested in the hit-and-run murder of Charlie Birch, has been released from custody and could become a witness for the prosecution...

5. Cyprus sounding neighbours out over Israeli pier

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sounding-neighbours-out-over-israeli-pier

Israel has asked Cyprus to examine the possibility of establishing a shipping point on the island for sending goods to the Gaza Strip, a Cypriot government spokesman said this week...

6. Man gets seven years for sexually abusing wife’s daughter

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-seven-years-for-sexually-abusing-wife-s-daughter

A 50-year-old man was sentenced to seven years for sexually abusing his stepdaughter when she was between ages 10 and 15, which included forcing her to perform oral sex on him when she was a teen...

7. Police criticised over woman’s arrest in hit-and-run murder

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-criticised-over-woman-s-arrest-in-hit-and-run-murder

Police are pushing back on criticism over the arrest of a 23-year-old female in Sunday’s hit-and-run murder, where a Briton was run down moments after stopping the woman’s boyfriend from abusing her at a bar in Coral Bay...

8. Former judge points fingers at the establishment

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-judge-points-fingers-at-the-establishment

Former ECHR judge Loukis Loucaides says police abuse and corruption are part of a systemic problem in Cyprus that cannot change until those at the top who hold political office stand up and follow the letter of the law...

9. Suspects arrested for murder in deadly hit and run

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspects-arrested-for-murder-in-fatal-hit-and-run

Two suspects were arrested Sunday morning for attempted murder and premeditated murder in connection with a hit and run incident in Peyia, which left a British tourist dead and another seriously injured...

10. #PoliticsBlog End of an era and Harris’ bitter chalice

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/politicsblog-end-of-an-era-and-harris-bitter-chalice

Journalists often abuse the term 'end of an era' but in the case of the Cyprus Cooperative Bank, these words totally fit the bill...

11. Man found guilty of sexually abusing stepdaughter

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-found-guilty-of-sexually-abusing-stepdaughter

The Nicosia Criminal Court was split in a decision that ultimately found a Nicosia man guilty of sexually abusing his stepdaughter, with one of three judges attempting to acquit him of all charges...

12. Paphos mayor issues warning to police

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-issues-warning-to-police

Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos has levelled new accusations against Cyprus police, pointing to a prison inmate abuse with hot water that was not reported as well as saying he has evidence that cops knew about secret drone operations while dismissing his allegations on the matter...

13. ECHR rules against Cyprus in abuse complaint

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-found-guilty-of-abusing-man-in-custody

The Republic of Cyprus will have to pay €25,000 to a Canadian citizen, following a decision by the European Court of Human Rights that found he was abused while in police custody and authorities did not carry out an effective investigation into his complaint...

14. Paphos mayor sticks to his guns in Turkish Cypriot property saga

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-sticks-to-his-guns-in-turkish-cypriot-property-saga

Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos is dismissing a response issued by the Interior Ministry regarding the latest Turkish Cypriot property saga, while reiterating allegations he made about favouritism and criminal activity in his town...

15. Man sentenced in child internet porn case

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-in-child-internet-porn-case

A 28-year-old man got up to three years suspended sentence after he was found guilty on child porn charges, with the court saying the content in his possession was ‘disgusting’...

16. Spanish police detain, then release Kremlin critic Browder

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-police-arrest-fund-manager-browder-on-russia-warrant

British businessman Bill Browder, a prominent Kremlin critic, was detained and then released by Spanish police on Wednesday, after a warrant for his arrest he said came from Russia was found to be no longer valid...

17. Horrific details emerge in Kioneli murder

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-horrific-details-emerge-in-kioneli-murder

New horrific details emerge in the Kioneli murder, with a Turkish Cypriot mother in police custody admitting that she killed her young son after seeing a social media comment posted by the boy’s father...

18. Education minister calls for special task force

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-minister-calls-for-special-task-force

Organised parents and teachers met with the education minister to discuss safety and health issues in public schools, but union representatives did not take part during talks over teacher evaluations...

19. 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....

20. 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...

21. 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...

22. 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...

23. 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...

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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"...