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1. 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...

2. Police found criminally prosecutable in Ajax probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-finds-police-criminally-prosecutable-in-ajax-case

An independent probe into alleged police brutality earlier this year, when a water cannon truck took part in shutting down a demonstration, has recommended both criminal and disciplinary proceedings against officers...

3. Cyprus’ spy van case too close to the bone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spy-van-case-too-close-to-the-bone

A police investigation in Cyprus has concluded there was no proof of illegal phone tapping in the spy van case, but prosecutors are still going after the main suspects on lesser charges despite reports of alleged contacts in the past with local officials...

4. 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...

5. Officers to face discipline in serial killer case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-to-face-discipline-in-serial-killer-case

A police internal affairs committee in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended disciplinary action against members of law enforcement in the island’s serial killer probe, after criminal prosecution was ruled out against officers and superiors who dropped the ball on cases of missing women later found murdered...

6. Protesters want cops on trial in Orestis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-want-cops-on-trial-in-orestis-case

A group of protesters on Wednesday called on the state attorney to order criminal prosecution against police in Cyprus’ serial killer case, following reports that officers could potentially face at most disciplinary action because witnesses would not come forward in a trial...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. Gloves are off again over golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-again-over-golden-passports

Cyprus’ auditor general told a House committee this week that the Cabinet used old rules to approve over two hundred golden passports after the cutoff date for an investigation ordered by the attorney general, who pushed back on the criticism saying there was 'no bottom to the abyss'...

12. Officers off the hook in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-off-the-hook-in-serial-killer-probe

Senior law enforcement officials and frontline police officers named in a serial killer probe in Cyprus could be subject to disciplinary action but not criminal charges because of broader systemic failures and lack of evidence...

13. Former AG says he cautioned over passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-ag-says-he-cautioned-over-golden-passports

The state’s former attorney general says his department had cautioned the government years ago that the country’s golden passport scheme might have been incompatible with European law, essentially contradicting the executive branch's position that nobody had said anything...

14. 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....

15. Supreme Court takes on Twitter parody case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-takes-on-twitter-parody-case

A woman whose house in Larnaca was raided by police officers, following a complaint by Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis over a parody account on Twitter, is taking her case to the Supreme Court, with her lawyers arguing police performed an illegal search...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. Syllouris accepts waiving of his parliamentary immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syllouris-accepts-waiving-of-his-parliamentary-immunity

President of the Cyprus Parliament Demetris Syllouris said Wednesday that he won’t stand in the way of his parliamentary immunity being waved to accommodate a probe launched by local police after a fresh batch of Al Jazeera allegations situated him at the epicentre of a massive corruption scandal involving the island’s golden passports scheme....

20. Anastasiades: Patriotic realism dictates solution through diplomacy, not weapons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-patriotic-realism-dictates-solution-through-diplomacy-not-weapons

Instead of a catastrophic scenario, we opt for diplomacy, the weapons of international law and Cyprus’ status as an EU member state. This is what is dictated by patriotic realism and rationalism, and not a rhetoric of empty slogans. The coming days are crucial as regards initiatives taken by the EU and the US in view of preventing a potential crisis through targeted measures towards Turkey....

21. 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....

22. President lets man who broke curfew walk free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-lets-man-who-broke-curfew-walk-free

President Nicos Anastasiades has issued a reprieve for a man sentenced to 45 days in prison for violating curfew, following outrage by legal experts who said the punishment did not fit the crime...

23. AG mulling over intervening after man gets prison for breaking curfew

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-mulling-over-intervening-after-man-gets-prison-for-breaking-curfew

Attorney-General Costas Clerides said Wednesday that the Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus, in consultation with President Nicos Anastasiades, is considering to intervene in a case where a court imposed a 45-day prison sentence on a 35-year-old man who had broken curfew in late March to visit his girlfriend....

24. V-E Day marked the turning point towards a democratic, prosperous, and peaceful future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/v-e-day-marked-the-turning-point-towards-a-democratic-prosperous-and-peaceful-future

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Allied Victory in Europe in World War II - “V-E Day.” This is a day to remember and honor the shared sacrifice, enduring commitment, and unflinching bravery of the Allied forces and the underground movements in defeating Fascism in Europe. We also remember the immense sorrow and misery suffered by so many, and we recognize the bravery and sacrifice of tens of millions of civilians in the Second World War....

25. Officers in serial killer probe lawyer up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-in-serial-killer-probe-lawyer-up

A local report hints at legal wars brewing within prosecution agencies in the Republic of Cyprus, following the attorney general’s decision to prosecute fifteen police officers in the serial killer case...

26. Police on the stand in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-on-the-stand-in-serial-killer-probe

The top legal advisor in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended that criminal charges be included in the prosecution against a number of police officers involved in a suspected mishandling of missing women complaints in the Orestis serial killer case...

27. Cyprus police pick up pace in spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-pick-up-pace-in-spy-van-probe

The surveillance company executive at the centre of a high profile spy van case in Cyprus is expected to give a police deposition as early as Tuesday, with reports saying the former Israeli intelligence officer insists he never broke the law...

28. Attorney general weighs in on casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-weighs-in-on-casino-probe

The identity of foreign companies suspected of embezzlement of EU funds pumped into a casino project in Cyprus remains unknown, with the island’s legal department clarifying there is no evidence of local companies being involved in illegal activity...

29. Cyprus irked over mystery casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-irked-over-mystery-casino-probe

The Republic of Cyprus is asking the European Anti-Fraud Office for more information into a probe of misuse funds, following reports that stolen EU money was pumped into a casino project on the island...

30. Supreme Court: public sector pay cuts during financial crisis constitutional

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-public-sector-pay-cuts-during-financial-crisis-constitutional

The Cyprus Supreme Court on Friday overturned earlier rulings by the Administrative Court, finding that cuts made to public sector employees’ salaries and pensions during the economic crisis of 2013 were in accordance with the Constitution....

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