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1. Accountability at last? - Former Lebanon PM charged with homicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accountability-at-last-former-lebanon-pm-charged-with-homicide

The investigation into the Beirut port explosion has taken a new turn, with the judge overseeing the probe charging a former prime minister and two other former ministers with homicide with probable intent. ...

2. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

3. California reeling over back-to-back mass shootings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-reeling-over-back-to-back-mass-shootings

Just two days after a gunman killed 11 people at a Los Angeles-area dance studio, seven more victims were shot dead in an agricultural area near San Francisco, as California suffered one of its bloodiest spates of mass gun violence in decades....

4. Amsterdam launches 'Stay Away' campaign to discourage types of tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amsterdam-launches-stay-away-campaign-to-discourage-types-of-tourism

Authorities in the Netherlands have decided to introduce in Amsterdam a new campaign called “Stay Away”, in order to discourage specific kinds of tourism....

5. The EU faces a difficult case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-eu-faces-a-difficult-case

The Kaili case is the latest in a string of setbacks. The clumsy (at best) handling of the wiretaps, the Ark revelations, the new episode of excessive police violence, and now the alleged bribery scandal in the European Parliament (EP) are all causing consternation and sadness....

6. Man faces sentence in 'unwanted sex' with minor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-faces-sentence-in-unwanted-sex-with-minor

A criminal court in Larnaca has found a man guilty of having unwanted sex with a teenage girl, after prosecutors proved the offender had used Instagram for child grooming and rape...

7. €5.4 million grant from Switzerland for integration projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€5-4-million-grant-from-switzerland-for-integration-projects

The Minister of Finance, Constantinos Petrides and the Swiss Ambassador to Cyprus, Christoph Burgener signed on Monday the Framework Agreement by which Cyprus will receive a grant of €5.4 million for the implementation of projects in the area of Cohesion....

8. President and political parties condemn 'Grivas' protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-and-political-parties-condemn-grivas-protests

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has strongly condemned Thursday’s protests outside the House of Representatives over its decision to end funding to activities commemorating EOKA leader Georgios Grivas....

9. German police arrest 25 right-wing extremists over alleged coup plot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-police-arrest-25-right-wing-extremists-over-alleged-coup-plot

German police have uncovered an alleged rightwing plot to storm the Bundestag and overthrow the government, in a case that highlights the threat posed to western states by far-right extremism turbocharged by radical conspiracy theories such as QAnon....

10. Do officials care about the violence on the football pitches?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/do-officials-care-about-the-violence-on-the-football-pitches

11. Handcuffed man dies of heart attack in police car

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/handcuffed-man-dies-of-heart-attack-in-police-car

A man who tried to evade arrest on Sunday died after suffering a heart attack, with police saying he stopped running after he got tired while the family is seeking more answers and accusing officers of ignoring his medical condition...

12. Blabbermouth cop stirs pot in domestic violence trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blabbermouth-cop-stirs-pot-in-domestic-violence-trial

An unusual arrangement between a police officer and his girlfriend in rural Nicosia, where the separated couple manage a farm together under a restraining order, took a sudden turn when the cop’s claims he had rekindled the relationship fell flat after admitting to an inquisitive judge that he did so by calling her on his mobile phone while in jail...

13. Candidates continue their quest for votes as elections draw near

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-continue-their-quest-for-votes-as-elections-draw-near

The pre-election campaign of the candidates for February's 2023 Presidential elections continued over the weekend with meetings and contacts in cities and communities on the island and abroad....

14. UN invites divided Cyprus’ leaders to a social

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-invites-divided-cyprus-leaders-to-a-social

The two community leaders of divided Cyprus will mark the end of 2022 next month during a social event hosted in the UN buffer zone, with the encounter taking place at a time when chances for new peace talks range from slim to none...

15. Anastasiades 'moved' by Jewish museum exhibit in Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-moved-by-jewish-museum-exhibit-in-berlin

"The Jewish Museum in Berlin represents the remarkable history of the Jewish community of Germany and no visitor can remain untouched by its core exhibits", Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, said on Thursday after visiting the museum....

16. Walmart store manager kills 6 then turns gun on himself

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/walmart-store-manager-kills-6-then-turns-gun-on-himself

A Walmart employee killed six people and wounded several others before fatally shooting himself at a store in Chesapeake, Virginia, authorities said on Wednesday, in the latest episode of gun violence in the United States....

17. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

18. Anastasiades meets Scholz, Steinmeier in Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-meets-scholz-steinmeier-in-berlin

Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades is set to meet the political leadership of Germany on Wednesday, during his working visit in Berlin...

19. Supreme Court in Cyprus overturns rape convictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-in-cyprus-overturns-rape-convictions

Two young males who were convicted on rape charges after having sex with a drunk high school student in a hotel room were acquitted last week when the Supreme Court found the girl’s testimony was weak and the defendants did not receive a fair trial...

20. Iranian protesters look to outside world for help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-protesters-look-to-outside-world-for-help

The anti-government protests sweeping Iran are now in their eighth week, with no sign of ending, despite a bloody crackdown. The rest of the world has watched with alarm, with some countries taking steps in support of the protests....

21. Deep political divide in the US as midterm elections loom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deep-political-divide-in-the-us-as-midterm-elections-loom

In a stark closing argument ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, President Joe Biden on Monday warned that a Republican victory could weaken the country's democratic institutions, while former President Donald Trump hinted he could announce another White House bid as soon as next week....

22. US Supreme Court says 'no' to Turkey's request to stop brawl lawsuits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-supreme-court-says-no-to-turkey-s-request-to-stop-brawl-lawsuits

The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected Turkey’s bid to shut down lawsuits in US courts stemming from a violent brawl outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington more than five years ago that left anti-government protesters badly beaten....

23. 1,000 people indicted in Iran over protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-000-people-indicted-in-iran-over-protests

Iran's hardline judiciary will hold public trials of about 1,000 people indicted over unrest in Tehran, a semi-official news agency said on Monday, intensifying efforts to crush weeks of protests ignited by Mahsa Amini's death in police custody....

24. Sizable migrant flows pushing national asylum systems to breaking point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sizable-migrant-flows-pushing-national-asylum-systems-to-breaking-point

The disproportionate migratory flows have led to a situation of force majeure, forcing to their limits the national asylum and reception systems, said Interior Minister Nicos Nouris....

25. Officers probed after arrests in Paphos migration unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-probed-after-arrests-in-paphos-migration-unit

Police union officials are crying foul over an independent inquiry that has been launched to investigate a complaint following the arrest of a Syrian family last week at a district migration office in Paphos...

26. Police detain one person after Pournara incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-detain-one-person-after-pournara-incident

An asylum seeker in Cyprus was arrested over the weekend following an incident at Pournara migrant camp on Friday, when police made use of tear gas as people fled the overcrowded facility, with the interior minister vowing to expel anyone involved in clashes that also led to two tents catching fire...

27. Paul Pelosi, husband of Nancy Pelosi, recovering after hammer attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paul-pelosi-husband-of-nancy-pelosi-recovering-after hammer-attack

Paul Pelosi, the husband of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is recovering from surgery after being attacked by a hammer-wielding intruder at the couple's San Francisco home....

28. Greek Cypriots feel left out of UN buffer zone decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-feel-left-out-of-un-buffer-zone-decision

A recent decision by UN Peacekeepers in Cyprus to okay the launch of renovation work on a Turkish Cypriot football pitch in the buffer zone has angered Greek Cypriots, who view the process as an effort by the north to score a point against the south...

29. Greece, Turkey at it again over shocking refugee photo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-at-it-again-over-buck-naked-refugees

A shocking image of fully naked refugees picked up by Greek police has puzzled officials and the media, with Athens pointing the finger at Turkish authorities and Ankara firing back accusing Greece of covering up human rights violations...

30. ‘We don’t need women to behave like men’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘we-don-t-need-women-to-behave-like-men

Nanna-Louise W. Linde is the vice president for European Government Affairs at Microsoft. An imposing presence, former model and mother of three, her life looks like something out of an episode of the Netflix series “Borgen” – she is Danish after all....

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