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05 December, 2020
 

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1. Cyprus police investigate child marriages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-investigate-child-marriages

A Cypriot court has ordered two males in remanded custody pending an investigation into two cases of child marriage, after police said it emerged that the two suspects performed civil unions with underage girls who had traveled to Cyprus...

2. Domestic violence figures maintain concerning climb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-maintain-concerning-climb

The police’s domestic violence unit received 180 complaints in September and October and made 29 arrests, justice minister Emily Yioliti said Wednesday. Meanwhile, the association for the prevention and handling of violence in the family (SPAVO) said it has marked an increase of 40% in calls received at the 1440 helpline....

3. Woman jailed for strangling mother-in-law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-jailed-for-strangling-mother-in-law

A woman in Nicosia has been sentenced to eight years in prison on attempted murder charges, after she tried to strangle her mother-in-law whom she held responsible for ruining her marriage to her son...

4. Cyprus suspends freedom of assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-freedom-of-assembly

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on public gatherings, including the right to a peaceful assembly, saying high risks of spreading the coronavirus could take a toll on the country’s healthcare system...

5. Police feel tricked over Limassol protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-feel-tricked-over-limassol-protest

Police say the main organizer of Saturday’s chaotic protest in Limassol “broke his promise” after he reassured officials the demonstration had been canceled, while members of the public landed hard on authorities for not doing enough to clamp down on violent protesters...

6. Bill introduces femicide in penal code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-introduces-femicide-in-penal-code

A new bill proposal calling for femicide to be recognized officially as a sex-based hate crime has been submitted to the House legal affairs committee, with proponents saying the term would be helpful for prosecutorial reasons while some critics say the law might be sexist...

7. A historic verdict and a more united Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-historic-verdict-and-a-more-united-greece

The Greek justice system rose to the occasion and delivered a historic verdict that also confirms Greece’s image as a free democracy governed by the rule of law. Behind the voters’ rejection of Golden Dawn and the party’s condemnation by the institutions lies a good deal of human suffering – the agony of a mother whose child was murdered, but also of so many others who suffered violence and humiliation at the hands of the criminal organization....

8. ISIS ‘Beatles duo’ plead not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-‘beatles-duo-plead-not-guilty

Two Islamic State suspects from the UK, including one with Cypriot origins, have pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American hostages...

9. Greek court rules Golden Dawn party criminal organization

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-rules-golden-dawn-party-criminal-organization

A Greek court ruled on Wednesday that the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, delivering a landmark guilty verdict in a marathon five-year trial....

10. Cyprus FM calls for collective action to safeguard women's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-calls-for-collective-action-to-safeguard-women-s-rights

Cyprus' Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides called for concrete and collective actions that will bring transformative change in safeguarding women`s rights. ...

11. Bill to update definition of rape, tighten penalty to life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-to-update-definition-of-rape-tighten-penalty-to-life

A bill tightening the penalty for rape to life in prison is set to be tabled before Parliament next week....

12. Spanish foreign minister drops by Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-foreign-minister-drops-by-cyprus

Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya, who avoided commenting on Cyprus’ veto to sanctions against Belarus, is visiting Nicosia on Wednesday just one day ahead of a crucial Special European council in Brussels...

13. Woman says she received death threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-says-she-received-death-threats

A woman in Paphos says a female friend has threatened to kill her, citing death treats she reportedly received over the phone and through text messages...

14. Chaos reigns in first Trump-Biden debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-reigns-in-first-trump-biden-debate

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden battled fiercely over Trump’s record on the coronavirus pandemic, healthcare and the economy in a chaotic and bad-tempered first debate marked by personal insults and Trump’s repeated interruptions...

15. Divorced father breaks in to see his kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divorced-father-breaks-in-to-see-his-kids

A divorced father was arrested in Limassol in connection with a domestic violence incident under investigation, with reports saying he broke in his ex wife’s home to spend time with his children...

16. Sanctions unfeasible and ineffective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sanctions-unfeasible-and-ineffective

Nathalie Tocci was a close adviser to former EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, during the years when the Cyprus Problem came – according to many - closer than ever to a solution. Today, she is a close advisor to Josep Borrell and, having monitored the Cyprus Problem for many years and having played a central role in the effort to formulate a European strategy for foreign policy, she has a strong view not only on Cyprus but also on the Greek-Turkish conflict. At the same time, she takes a critical approach to the efforts exerted by Athens and Nicosia to link sanctions against Turkey with those against Belarus. ...

17. Son arrested in father’s death in rural Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/son-arrested-in-father-s-death-in-larnaca

The decomposed body of an elderly man was discovered in rural Larnaca on Sunday, with reports saying his son has confessed to killing his own father...

18. New details in minor’s sexual abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-in-minor-s-sexual-abuse-case

More details emerged on Thursday about a police officer in Limassol, who was arrested along with his wife in connection with allegations of sexual abuse of a minor...

19. Limassol cop accused of sexually abusing minor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cop-accused-of-sexually-abusing-girl

A male police officer and his wife have been arrested in Limassol following a complaint alleging sexual abuse of a young girl...

20. Suspect rearrested in Filipina abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-rearrested-in-filipina-abuse-case

A retired police officer who was accused last month of abusing his Filipina housemaid has been detained again, with police saying his new warrant include new charges of human trafficking...

21. Wife jailed after stabbing husband in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spouse-stabbed-in-paphos-during-couple-s-fight

A man in Paphos is in critical condition after his wife stabbed him with a kitchen knife during a fight on Tuesday night, with a judge ordering the female suspect remanded in custody for eight days...

22. Man locked up in acid attack against ex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-locked-up-in-acid-attack-against-ex

A man who was on trial in connection with an acid attack against his ex wife has been sentenced to ten years in prison...

23. Woman secretly records her abuser

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-secretly-records-her-abuser

Police sprung into action on Wednesday, arresting a man in Nicosia after video and audio recordings involving possible abuse against a housemaid went viral on social media...

24. Man gets eight years for raping roommate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-eight-years-for-raping-roommate

A man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being found guilty on rape charges following a complaint filed by his female housemate...

25. Jealous husband gets 18 years for killing wife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jealous-husband-gets-18-years-for-killing-wife

A criminal court in Paphos on Thursday sentenced the estranged husband of slain Ghada Al Nouri from Syria to 18 years, after he was found guilty of manslaughter...

26. Cypriot among victims in 'London murders'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-among-victims-in-london-murders

A British Cypriot was killed last week in London amid a string of murders around the city, with police inspectors under additional pressure as the victim’s sister was also killed 28 years ago but nobody was charged...

27. Accused mother gets supervised visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accused-mother-gets-supervised-visit

A Limassol judge has granted supervised weekly visits to the mother of a 19-month-old baby in connection with an ongoing child endangerment case...

28. Parents ordered to stay away from baby

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-police-file-child-abuse-case-in-court

New reports say a social worker, who went to the police station where a mother was arrested on suspicion of child abuse, was pleading with officers to let the woman walk to take care of her baby...

29. New details in suspected child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-in-suspected-child-abuse

A young mother remains locked up in connection with an ongoing domestic violence investigation and alleged child abuse in Limassol, with reports saying police were told the husband was abusing his wife but she hesitated to file a complaint...

30. Mother detained in child abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-detained-in-child-abuse-case

Police brought to light a suspected child abuse case in Limassol this week, during an investigation into an assault complaint launched against the parents by the baby’s grandmother who said she was assaulted by her son and daughter-in-law...

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