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17 October, 2021
 

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1. Azeri’s defense signals hell of a fight in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/azeri-s-defense-signals-hell-of-a-fight-in-court

The defense team of an Azeri man in Cyprus, suspected in an alleged plot to assassinate Israelis on the island, has invoked its client’s right to a public trial, arguing it would be unfair to him and the court to allow insinuations of terrorism fueling a media frenzy...

2. Israel stays firm on Iran behind plot in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-still-points-to-iran-behind-plot-in-cyprus

Businessman Teddy Sagi says Cypriot police never warned him to leave, with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett insisting a thwarted alleged assassination plot was a much larger effort by Iran to kill Israelis in Cyprus and his defense minister backing the claim alluding to intelligence sources...

3. Israeli target in Cyprus identified as plot thickens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-target-in-cyprus-identified-as-plot-thickens

Israeli media suggest 'unpaid debts' were behind a thwarted alleged assassination plot in Cyprus, pointing to a billionaire in the gambling business who left the island after authorities warned an Azeri-Russian seeking him out as a suspected hit man...

4. Man who killed ex to feed addiction gets 22 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-who-killed-ex-to-feed-addiction-gets-22-years

A compulsive gambler in Limassol who strangled his former lover to death last year and robbed her with an accomplice has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for manslaughter...

5. Limassol cops shut down underground poker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cops-shut-down-underground-poker

Over a dozen people were fined by police in Limassol for violating health laws after being caught red handed engaging in an illegal poker game during night curfew...

6. Gigolo murder suspect still in custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gigolo-murder-suspect-still-in-custody

The two suspects in the murder of a well-to-do mother of three in Limassol have been order to remain in custody, while local media say a person in Nicosia was questioned after it emerged that the murder suspect had sold stolen jewelry belonging to the victim...

7. Sports betting industry crushed by coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sports-betting-industry-crushed-by-coronavirus

OPAP, Europe’s fourth-biggest betting business, has had almost all its revenue wiped out following the coronavirus pandemic lockdown measures in Greece and Cyprus, after casino operations in the Republic came to a grinding halt...

8. Officer in Greece arrested for 11 robberies around Attica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officer-in-greece-arrested-for-11-robberies-around-attica

An officer from the police force’s DIAS motorcycle-riding unit in northeastern Attica was charged with multiple robberies and violating gun laws over his alleged involvement in a total of 11 holdups in the past three months, it emerged Friday....

9. Football and Money Laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/football-and-money-laundering

It has been identified years back at European and global level, that sports and especially football is being used by criminals to launder dirty money and derive illegal income...

10. Financier's Cypriot passport rocks the boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fugitive-financier-s-cypriot-passport-rocks-the-boat

A well-known Malaysian financier wanted by authorities in several countries appears to have obtained a Cypriot passport following recommendations from Archbishop Chrysostomos who cited investment opportunities...

11. Limassol cops bust illegal gambling joint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cops-bust-illegal-gambling-joint

Limassol cops busted an illegal gambling operation on Wednesday, arresting all 32 people who were caught playing poker in Germasogeia...

12. SBA deal major blow to illegal gambling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-deal-major-blow-to-illegal-gambling

Police on the Sovereign Base Area in Akrotiri say they have shut down all illegal gambling outposts following countless complaints by residents in the area...

13. House committee grills casino commission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-committee-grills-casino-commission

The Cyprus Gaming Commission says guests spent a total of €210 million at three casinos in the Republic, with members of parliament raising a number of questions...

14. Limassol casino dealer busted for cheating

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-casino-dealer-busted-for-cheating

A croupier at the Limassol casino has been arrested on felony charges after security cameras showed him favouring a specific client multiple times...

15. Aristotle shows us the path Jeffrey Sachs says at Hubert Curien lecture in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aristotle-shows-us-the-path-jeffrey-sachs-says-at-hubert-curien-lecture-in-nicosia

16. Nicosia casino opens its doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-casino-opens-its-doors

There was a grand opening on Monday for C2Nicosia, the first casino in the capital of the Republic of Cyprus located in the up and coming western part of the city...

17. Suspected loan-shark arrested in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-loan-shark-arrested-in-limassol

The Limassol District Court has remanded a 70-year-old local moneylender for seven days on multiple charges including money extortion, blackmail, and illegal loan-sharking...

18. Knife-wielding Larnaca robber shows remorse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/knife-wielding-larnaca-robber-shows-remorse

The man who attempted to rob a convenience store in Larnaca and was chased into school yard told the court he had a lot of gambling debts...

19. Britain slashes top stake on gambling machines to £2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-slashes-top-stake-on-gambling-machines-to-£2

Britain will cut the maximum stake on fixed odds betting terminals to just two pounds after the government rejected claims that it would damage the industry in favour of efforts to tackle problem gambling...

20. Nearly 400,000 Cypriots gamble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nearly-400-000-cypriots-gamble

A total of 399,750 Cypriots above the age of 15 are involved in gambling activities, according to a survey by the National Betting Authority (NBA). The voice calling for more action is getting louder....

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