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1. Auditor-General challenges pension misconduct claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/auditor-general-challenges-pension-misconduct-claims

Auditor-General Odysseas Michaelides addressed several contentious issues during the third day of hearings at the Supreme Judicial Council, which is reviewing Attorney General George Savvides' request to dismiss Michaelides for alleged misconduct....

2. World Bank Tribunal backs Cyprus' 2013 bank measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-bank-tribunal-backs-cyprus-2013-bank-measures

Cyprus’ Attorney-General, George Savvides said on Thursday that a decision by the International Arbitral Tribunal of the World Bank on the case Theodoros......

3. Limassol hosts inaugural Propeller Club event

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-hosts-inaugural-propeller-club-event

The first Propeller Club event in Limassol convened shipping industry executives and institutional officials, marking a significant milestone in maritime cooperation....

4. A state held hostage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-state-held-hostage

While society was glued to shocking videos from the Monastery of Saint Avvakoum, sending a message that an entire financial - and not only - fraud was staged to the detriment of the faithful, the President of the Republic visited Mount Athos. ...

5. Cyprus faces double-digit sanctions violations chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-double-digit-sanctions-violations-chaos

Cyprus’ Law Office has received complaints on possible sanctions violations amounting to double-digits, Attorney-General George Savvides told a parliamentary committee which discussed the “Cyprus confidential” publication, involving millions of leaked files on financial transactions investigated by the International Consortium of Investigative Reporters (ICIJ)....

6. Decoding the secrets of 'Confidential' oligarch deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decoding-the-secrets-of-confidential-oligarch-deals

Hours before Cyprus faced criticism in the European Parliament for alleged involvement of Cypriot companies in the movement of funds for Russian oligarchs, officials in Nicosia defended their reputation. ...

7. President Christodoulides grilled on Russia sanctions progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-grilled-on-russia-sanctions-progress

The President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, was informed during a meeting on Monday at the Presidential Palace about the course of implementation of decisions taken regarding the improvement of the monitoring framework of the sanctions imposed on Russia by the USA and about the course of investigations carried out for violating sanctions. ...

8. Cyprus corruption figures return to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-corruption-figures-return-to-court

On September 12, 2023, the four accused individuals will once again appear before the Nicosia District Court in Cyprus....

9. Indictment refiled in Al-Jazeera case as AG addresses Thanasis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indictment-refiled-in-al-jazeera-case-as-ag-addresses-thanasis-case

Attorney General George Savvides has confirmed the re-filing of an indictment in the Al-Jazeera news network reportage case, stating that they have fulfilled their stated intentions....

10. Nicosia revives US visa waiver talks but conceals details

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-conceals-details-in-revived-us-visa-waiver-talks

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides suggested on Monday that ongoing efforts to secure a US visa waiver was an example of a 'new level of relations' between Nicosia and Washington, while providing little details on the process but adding that his government’s position on sanctions against Russia was 'in line' with American goals as outlined recently by the US Ambassador...

11. Drug case in Cyprus raises legal eyebrows again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-case-in-cyprus-raises-legal-eyebrows-again

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has picked up the pieces following a decision by the attorney general last year to commute a reduced and later suspended sentence in a highly publicized Cypriot-Australian drug case marred by legal oddities...

12. Cypriot author claims police trying to ban his book on corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-author-claims-police-trying-to-ban-his-book-on-corruption

A Cypriot investigative journalist accused the police on Wednesday of trying to prevent him from publishing books he wrote about corruption in his country....

13. EP committee in Cyprus to investigate spyware claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ep-committee-in-cyprus-to-investigate-spyware-claims

A delegation from the European Parliament’s committee of inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus (PEGA) and equivalent surveillance spyware arrives in Cyprus on Tuesday afternoon, as part of a joint mission in Cyprus and Greece. PEGA gets a job in Cyprus - Why won't Drakou meet with the committee It will investigate complaints about the development and use of spyware on the spot...

14. Cypriot author talks illegal surveillance with PEGA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-journalist-talks-illegal-surveillance-with-pega

Cypriot author Makarios Drousiotis said on Wednesday that illegal surveillance was still taking place in the Republic of Cyprus, as European lawmakers were on the island for a second day of meetings to uncover any unlawful activity amid spying scandals...

15. Witnesses start talking in Cyprus’ slain soldier cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/witnesses-start-talking-in-cyprus-slain-soldier-cover-up

New reports on the fast-unraveling of one of Cyprus’ cold cases, the homicide of a soldier in 2005 wrongly ruled suicide, suggest people who served in the army camp with the victim are now opening up as to why a murder seventeen years ago was kept under wraps...

16. Soldier probe blows lid off Cyprus’ state forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-probe-blows-lid-off-cyprus-state-forensics

A Cypriot state pathologist who ruled as suicide the killing of a soldier seventeen years ago is pointing the finger at police investigators, giving credence to accusations by an outspoken colleague in the private sector who says state forensic probes can be fraught with a slipshod mindset and even cover-ups...

17. Investigator fired from soldier death cover-up probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-fired-from-soldier-death-cover-up-probe

Cyprus’ chief prosecutor has fired one of two independent investigators in a police cover-up probe, prompting strong reaction from the ousted expert as well as the family of a slain soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide turned out to be a criminal act 17 years ago with the perpetrators still at large after a botched investigation...

18. Lawyer in soldier’s death cover-up issues ultimatum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-in-soldier-s-death-cover-up-issues-ultimatum

The lawyer for the family of a soldier, who was strangled to death in 2005 during his mandatory army service, has given the state’s attorney general ten days to hand over an independent report or face legal action...

19. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

20. Police told to gather more evidence in pool death probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-told-to-gather-more-evidence-in-pool-death-probe

A police investigation into the fatal drowning of a young girl in a hotel pool in Paphos has been extended a third time, after state prosecutors asked law enforcement to go back and clarify a number of issues and technicalities...

21. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

22. Flag goes up over ‘suspicious findings’ in Berton’s case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flag-goes-up-over-‘suspicious-findings-in-berton-s-case

Leaked information in local media point to shocking revelations expected to shed light on the cause and manner of death for Berton, an impounded Savannah cat that died in state custody in Cyprus after authorities refused to allow his owner to take her ailing pet to a private vet...

23. Puzzling details emerge as police probe Berton’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/puzzling-details-emerge-as-police-probe-berton-s-death

Cyprus Police say the animal unit will investigate the death of Berton, an impounded Savannah cat that died in state custody, as more shocking details emerged about the hybrid’s ordeal after he was removed from the care of his owner in Limassol...

24. Drug squad chief suspended after warden complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-suspended-after-warden-complaint

Lack of clarity continued to rule the day in the Republic of Cyprus following allegations against the drug squad chief, who was suspended from duties on Wednesday after the prison warden accused him of illegal activities...

25. Trial of UK man accused of murdering ailing wife delayed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-of-uk-man-accused-of-murdering-his-ailing-wife-delayed

The trial of a British man charged with the premeditated murder of his sick wife in Cyprus’ coastal resort town of Paphos was pushed back until September on Thursday, with defense lawyers arguing that David Hunter should instead be charged with assisting a suicide....

26. Nameless pay-as-you-go phones under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nameless-pay-as-you-go-phones-under-scrutiny

Police and intelligence officials in the Republic of Cyprus are pushing again for a ban on anonymous pay-as-you-go phones hoping it will help reduce crime, but critics and phone companies are not buying the argument...

27. Driver boyfriend pleads guilty to reckless homicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-boyfriend-pleads-guilty-to-reckless-homicide

A young man, whose pregnant girlfriend was killed in 2020 after he crashed their car in rural Limassol, has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide after the attorney general suspended prosecution on manslaughter and ordered the case retried on lesser charges...

28. Calls for lesser charge in Cyprus' mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-lesser-charge-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

A British man accused of murdering his cancer-stricken wife in Cyprus has denied premeditated charges, with his lawyers calling on the country’s chief law enforcer to reduce the charge to assisted suicide amid ongoing euthanasia debate on the island...

29. Lawyer raises red flag in foukou drug case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-raises-red-flag-in-foukou-drug-case

A Greek Cypriot businessman whose cooperation with authorities led to a plea deal in connection with 628 kilos of ecstasy hidden in foukou barbeques has been set free, with the attorney of a warehouse associate who got 23 years in the same case taking the matter to the Supreme Court citing unfair treatment...

30. Supreme Court settles golden passports legal saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-settles-golden-passports-legal-saga

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus says a Parliament attempt last year to restrict the attorney general's role in a golden passport probe outcome was unconstitutional, after lawmakers had raised conflicts of interest for the state's chief law enforcer and his deputy...

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