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30 September, 2020
 

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1. Cops defend use of firearm in traffic stop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-defend-use-of-firearm-in-traffic-stop

Questions have been raised in local media over the use of firearms by on-duty police officers, following an incident in Paphos when warning shots were fired during a traffic stop...

2. Wealthy Britons turn to Cypriot citizenship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wealthy-britons-turn-to-cypriot-citizenship

Interest in additional citizenships by British entrepreneurs is rising even as the European Commission examines possible steps to curb EU states selling passports and visas to wealthy foreigners, due to concerns it can help organized crime groups...

3. Cops fire warning shots to stop vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-fire-warning-shots-to-stop-vehicle

Police in Paphos district arrested a male driver on Thursday after he refused to stop for inspection, prompting officers to fire warning shots in the air...

4. Cyprus prisons stoked about NETFLIX series

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prisons-stoked-about-netflix-series

Nicosia Central Prisons could be featured on NETFLIX series 'Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons' if a deal goes through, with local authorities hoping to showcase an alternative penitentiary model...

5. FinCEN Files: Cyprus banks embroiled in dirty money leak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fincen-files-cyprus-banks-embroiled-in-dirty-money-leak

Leaked documents from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, dubbed the FinCEN files, have revealed that several of the world’s major banks allowed over 200,000 suspicious financial transactions valued at around $2 trillion to be moved over a period of almost two decades, with 897 of those transactions made by Cypriot banks....

6. Mixed media coverage over Paphos incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-media-coverage-over-paphos-incident

Varied reports ranging from a knife attack to a domestic accident involving broken glass emerged on Thursday, after a foreign couple ended up in the Emergency Room in Paphos...

7. 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. ...

8. 63-year-old arrested in child pornography case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/63-year-old-arrested-in-child-pornography-case

A 63-year-old Larnaca resident was arrested on Thursday in connection with a child pornography case under investigation by police...

9. Defendant in child abuse case jumps out of courthouse window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defendant-in-child-abuse-case-jumps-out-of-courthouse-window

A 72-year-old defendant in a case in which he is accused of sexually abusing two minors and who appeared before the Famagusta district court on Tuesday jumped out of a first-storey window of the courthouse as the hearing was ongoing....

10. Woman found stabbed in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-found-stabbed-in-paphos

A 36-year-old woman was found stabbed in Kato Paphos on Thursday, placing law enforcement officials on alert....

11. 22-year-old confesses to igniting seven forest fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-year-old-confesses-to-igniting-seven-forest-fires

A 22-year-old who was arrested on August 31 in connection with a forest fire that broke out in a Nicosia suburb the same day later confessed to being behind six other forest fires....

12. Two men found locked in Limassol animal barn, police make two arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-men-found-locked-in-limassol-animal-barn-police-make-two-arrests

Police have made two arrests in connection to a case of human trafficking, after two men were found locked in an animal barn in Limassol....

13. Nigerian students say north is safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-students-say-north-is-safe

Following danger warnings and criticism against Turkish Cypriot colleges, Nigerian student representatives in the north have refuted reports of mysterious and unsolved killings of fellow countrymen on the island...

14. Fake marriage behind Larnaca murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fake-marriage-behind-larnaca-murder

A marriage of convenience could be behind the disappearance and death of a Romanian man, after it emerged that his alleged killer had married the victim’s girlfriend to get a visa in exchange of money...

15. Al Jazeera journalist denies political motives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-journalist-denies-political-motives

Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Nouris is expected on Wednesday to provide answers to Al Jazeera’s “golden passports” story, while the network has rejected accusations of political motives behind the story...

16. Foreigners cramped in 5x5 units in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-dwellers-cramped-in-5x5-units-in-paphos

Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos has pointed the finger at white collar crimes after a “shocking experience” Monday night when he saw first-hand foreign nationals living in poor conditions in violation of city ordinances...

17. Potential witness in Alexoui case arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/potential-witness-in-alexoui-case-arrested

A drug case suspect and potential key witness in an ongoing attempted murder trial is in police custody, after serving time in the north before being handed over on Friday to authorities in the south...

18. Suspect arrested in college email probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-arrested-in-college-email-probe

Law enforcement authorities have arrested a man in connection with online payment requests made to a number of international students who were registered at a private college in Nicosia...

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. Justice Ministry looking into life sentence penalty for forest arsonists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-ministry-looking-into-life-sentence-penalty-for-forest-arsonists

The Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis has proposed to the Ministry of Justice that the maximum penalty for forest arsonists gets hiked up to a life sentence, which, Kadis said, is the only move that can act as a deterring factor in a country where most forests fires are deliberately set....

21. North and south exchange more murder suspects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-exchange-more-murder-suspects

An exchange of murder suspects took place on Friday between north and south on the divided island of Cyprus, with both sides handing over foreign nationals who attempted to run away from justice...

22. Beirut blast has eerie connections to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-blast-has-eerie-connections-to-cyprus

Following Tuesday’s deadly explosion in Lebanon, some eerie connections began to emerge in Cyprus, including a Russian national based in Limassol and a Hezbollah-related arrest on the island back in 2015...

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. Four suspects caught in old Nicosia murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-suspects-caught-in-old-nicosia-murder

Four suspects in last month’s fatal incident in downtown Nicosia have been arrested in rural Larnaca, with police saying one suspect remains at large...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. Lawyer scorns police over flopped case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-scorns-police-over-flopped-case

Two men who were arrested as suspects in the Kallitchionis murder were released from remanded custody on Tuesday, both raising questions over locking up pre-trial suspects as well as their lawyer accusing police of violating the rights of his clients...

28. Two extradited from Cyprus to face US justice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-extradited-from-cyprus-to-face-us-justice

The Republic of Cyprus has extradited two alleged cyber criminals to the United States, including a young man who is the first Cypriot national to be extradited under an extradition treaty with the US...

29. 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...

30. Evaluating and learning from the pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/evaluating-and-learning-from-the-pandemic-response

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the strengths and exposing the weaknesses of governments, defence, security forces and the private sector in their crisis preparedness and response. In order for future responses to be more robust and resilient, governments will need to understand how these actors collaborate and map leadership priorities...

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