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1. Attorney General continues testimony in Auditor General suspension hearing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-continues-testimony-in-auditor-general-suspension-hearing

The biggest challenge facing the Legal Service is the continuous attacks from the Audit Service and its allies, Attorney General George Savvidis testified on Friday. ...

2. Attorney General denies bias in courtroom drama

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-denies-bias-in-courtroom-drama

The cross-examination of Attorney General George Savvidis continued today before the Supreme Constitutional Court. Savvidis faced intense scrutiny over his efforts to suspend Auditor General Odysseus Michaelides, which he initiated based on alleged misconduct....

3. Auditor General's dismissal hearing postponed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/auditor-general-s-dismissal-hearing-postponed

The first official hearing on Attorney General George Savvidis' request to dismiss Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides has been postponed....

4. Legal service petitions for Auditor General's dismissal (update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-service-petitions-for-auditor-general-s-dismissal

Amid ongoing turmoil between the leadership of the Legal Service and Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides, a petition for Michaelides' dismissal has been filed with the Supreme Judicial Council. ...

5. Legal chaos unleashed as e-justice project collapses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-chaos-unleashed-as-e-justice-project-collapses

Four years ago, when physical presence dominated business, the collapse of e-justice dealt a severe blow to the judicial system....

6. Upshot from Israeli northern ventures spills into south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/upshot-from-israeli-northern-ventures-spills-into-south

The president of the Cyprus Bar Association is fighting back accusations that his law firm was mixed up with an Israeli venture to develop properties in the northern part of the divided island, a development that has alarmed Nicosia in recent months...

7. US ambassador praises Cyprus on sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-praises-cyprus-on-sanctions

US Ambassador Julie Fisher is dismissing claims that Washington is using arm-twisting tactics in Nicosia for sanctioning companies on the island, while pointing out Cypriot government statements are in line with the EU’s transatlantic consensus on Russia’s war in Ukraine...

8. Cyprus favors sanctions while taking jabs at Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-favors-sanctions-while-taking-jab-at-turkey

Cypriot Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos has accused Turkey of shunning Europe’s sanctions against Russia, while also expressing his own country’s support for a 'proper implementation' of measures amid reports that Athens cried foul over Kiev’s proposal to blacklist Greek companies...

9. Restoring a wounded reputation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/restoring-a-wounded-reputation

Last March, a publication by the Financial Times revealed the move of three shareholders of PWC Cyprus to resign from the audit firm and establish the company Kiteserve. ...

10. Nicosia scrambles to ease sanctions burden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-scrambles-to-ease-burden-on-sanctions

The Registrar of Companies will accept requests from service providers to replace sanctioned persons with other persons, according to reliable sources...

11. President holds sanctions meeting with stakeholders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-holds-sanctions-meeting-with-stakeholders

Cyprus President, Nikos Christodoulides, will preside over a new meeting at 1030 local time on Tuesday, on the issue of sanctions imposed by the US and the UK on individuals and legal entities in Cyprus 'in connection with the Russian Federation’s unlawful and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, including facilitators of sanctions evasion'...

12. Nicosia questions sanctions against ‘Russian enablers’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-questions-sanctions-against-‘russian-enablers

The Cyprus Bar Association is taking up the issue of new sanctions imposed by Washington and London, saying the latest measures against ‘Russian enablers’ unfairly target Cypriot firms’ past actions that were totally legal...

13. The fierce battle for second place

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-fierce-battle-for-second-place

14. Three clicks to the right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/three-clicks-to-the-right

While MPs were voting on the budget for 2023, a group of citizens marched outside the parliament, carrying Greek flags, photos of Grivas, and placards labeling the MPs traitors. ...

15. Twitter wars get ugly over Cyprus 1974

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twitter-wars-get-ugly-over-cyprus-1974

Cyprus’ UN ambassador has called on Turkey to step aside so that Cypriots could reunite after Ankara accused Nicosia and Athens of not wishing to reach a settlement, with sides giving their own account of events amid an emotionally charged weekend for Greek Cypriots...

16. Revoking golden passports to Russians ‘impossible’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/revoking-golden-passports-to-russians-‘impossible

An EU recommendation to member states to recall passports issued to Russian and Belarusian oligarchs on the bloc’s sanctions list puts Cyprus in an awkward position....

17. Cyprus dips toe into euthanasia debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-dips-toe-into-euthanasia-debate

Euthanasia in the Republic of Cyprus is forbidden by law but two women in parliament are more than ready to discuss the taboo of painless killing, a practice viewed by the Church as suicide or even murder...

18. Athens taps Cypriot ex-commissioner for Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-taps-cypriot-ex-commissioner-for-cabinet

The Greek government confirmed on Monday that former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, will head the newly formed Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry...

19. Coronapass approved for post-lockdown Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-coronapass-for-post-lockdown-cyprus

The President’s Cabinet has approved the introduction of Coronapass and a set of other measures and modifications to current rules, as the Republic of Cyprus prepares to end its third pandemic lockdown after Sunday but not without legal questions...

20. Plans get blurry as Cyprus sees more deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plans-get-blurry-as-cyprus-sees-more-deaths

Daily deaths due to COVID-19 hit a new record in the Republic of Cyprus, with seven hospitalized patients losing the battle on Easter Monday and health officials avoiding comment on what measures will replace the lockdown next week...

21. SMS not needed for Holy Week churchgoers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-not-needed-for-holy-week-churchgoers

Eastern Orthodox churchgoers in the Republic of Cyprus no longer need to send an SMS before attending service during Holy Week, based on an FAQ issued by the government on Monday revising and clarifying the latest lockdown measures...

22. Lockdown begins amid legal challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-begins-amid-legal-challenges

The Republic of Cyprus entered a two-week lockdown on Monday, the start of the Holy Week for the Greek Orthodox community, with critics crying foul over some measures including proof of vaccination...

23. 15 law firms being audited for involvement in 'golden passports'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/15-law-firms-being-audited-for-involvement-in-golden-passports

Interesting new details on the involvement of law firms in the island’s disgraced citizenship-by-investment programme were presented before the Investigative Committee by the head of the Cyprus Bar Association, Christos Clerides....

24. Golden passport findings hard to come by

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/golden-passport-findings-hard-to-come-by

The president of the Cyprus Bar Association says he has received adequate information from the audit office in connection with golden passports, adding that other agencies and officials have refused to share their findings citing direct orders from the interior minister...

25. New court culture coming to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-court-culture-coming-to-cyprus

The president of the Cyprus Bar Association says justice reform is in the air in the Republic of Cyprus, after proposed rules on Civil Law Procedure were submitted on Thursday to the Supreme Court in hopes to introduce a new court culture on the island...

26. Experts assist in Cyprus' spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-assist-in-cyprus-spy-van-probe

Following months of sluggish investigation into Cyprus’ spy van, police investigators are reportedly in the process of drafting their final report while another expert is due to arrive on the island to lend a hand...

27. Cabinet reshuffle on the way as justice minister gets appointed attorney-general

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-reshuffle-on-the-way-as-justice-minister-gets-appointed-attorney-general

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, exercising the powers conferred upon him by the Constitution, decided Tuesday to appoint the current justice minister Giorgos Savvides as the new state attorney-general, and the current defence minister Savvas Angelides as deputy attorney-general....

28. Ledra protester says officer attacked him

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ledra-protester-says-officer-attacked-him

A peace activist, who took part in the protest at the Ledra checkpoint last Saturday, says he was the victim of an unprovoked attack by an officer in uniform and that police are trying to build a case against him...

29. Cyprus lays down wild card in Browder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lays-down-wild-card-in-browder-case

Cyprus says state authorities won’t hand over information on Bill Browder’s companies to Russia, despite a court ruling giving the green light amid international pressure...

30. Browder attorney in Cyprus rests his case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/browder-s-attorney-in-cyprus-rests-his-case

Bill Browder’s attorney in Cyprus says the government and justice minister are complying with a request for judicial assistance in order to keep Russia happy...

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