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1. American journalist sentenced to 16 Years in Russian prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/american-journalist-sentenced-to-16-years-in-russian-prison

Evan Gershkovich, an American journalist working for the Wall Street Journal, has been found guilty of espionage by a Russian court and sentenced to 16 years in prison....

2. Boeing to plead guilty and pay $243.6M fine in 737 MAX settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boeing-to-plead-guilty-and-pay-$243-6m-fine-in-737-max-settlement

Boeing has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal fraud conspiracy charge and pay a $243.6 million fine to settle a U.S. Justice Department probe into its involvement in two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX aircraft that resulted in the deaths of 346 people in Indonesia and Ethiopia between 2018 and 2019....

3. Cyprus Law Commissioner teams up with Ireland to improve legal system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-law-commissioner-teams-up-with-ireland-to-improve-legal-system

Law Commissioner Louisa Christodoulou Zannetou recently engaged in a virtual meeting with Ireland’s Law Reform Commission Chairman Justice Frank Clarke and Commissioner Richard Barrett. ...

4. ICT sector powers Cyprus' economic growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ict-sector-powers-cyprus-economic-growth

Almost all of the productivity growth in Cyprus' economy over the past three years can be attributed to the Information and Communication Technology......

5. Biden campaign rolls out $50M in ads focusing on Trump’s conviction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-campaign-rolls-out-$50m-in-ads-focusing-on-trump-s-conviction

President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign is spending $50 million through the end of June, a blitz that includes its first television ad trumpeting......

6. Frederick University is once again the best performing University in Cyprus in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frederick-university-is-once-again-the-best-performing-university-in-cyprus-in-the-times-higher-education-impact-rankings

With a total of 2,152 institutions from all over the world participating in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024, Frederick University has been placed among the top 201-300 universities for the second consecutive year....

7. The conclusion of Aydin Dikmen's artifact saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-conclusion-of-aydin-dikmen-s-artifact-saga

The case involving Aydin Dikmen, the Turkish antiquities thief, reached its conclusion on Tuesday, June 6th, as the Munich Court of Appeal ruled on the return of remaining artifacts:...

8. Migrants in Cyprus buffer zone reach 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrants-in-cyprus-buffer-zone-reach-27

Thirteen migrants - including unaccompanied children - are in the buffer zone, in addition to the fourteen who have been staying in tents in the area between Aglantzia and Geri for the past two weeks, bringing their total number to twenty seven....

9. Laura Kovesi: ''There are no 'clean' countries in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/laura-kovesi-there-are-no-clean-countries-in-the-eu

The head of the EPPO (European Public Prosecutor's Office) and the first EU Prosecutor General, Laura Kövesi, spoke with ''K'' during her visit to Cyprus for an event organized by the Department of Legal Science at the University of Cyprus....

10. EU warns Cyprus on 15% business tax compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-cyprus-on-15-business-tax-compliance

The European Commission has warned Cyprus and several other countries to step up their game on important new tax and data rules. Cyprus, along with Spain, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Portugal, is under pressure to enforce a minimum 15% tax rate for big multinational companies, a key part of the EU’s efforts to ensure fair taxation....

11. Cyprus owes the UK over £1.4M in London congestion charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-owes-the-uk-over-£1-4m-in-london-congestion-charges

Transport for London (TfL), the authority managing the British capital’s transportation system, has published an updated list of foreign embassies that have refused to pay the Congestion Charge, a fee imposed since 2003 on vehicles entering the city center....

12. Combatting money laundering: Insights from Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/combatting-money-laundering-insights-from-katerina-sikioti-charalambaki

Money laundering poses a significant threat to the EU's economy and society, with organized crime generating revenues of at least €139 billion annually, as emphasized by Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki, a professor and lawyer at the High Court of Justice....

13. Government to appoint criminal investigators to tackle cold case (UPDATE)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-appoint-criminal-investigators-to-tackle-cold-case

The Cyprus Government will make a decisive move today in the long-standing case of Thanassis Nikolaos, President Nicos Christodoulides announced at the start of the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday....

14. Former President files €2M defamation lawsuit against author (update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-president-files-€2m-defamation-lawsuit-against-author

Former President Nicos Anastasiades has taken legal action against Makarios Drushiotis, alleging defamation stemming from claims made in the books ''Mafia State'' and ''The Gang.''...

15. Transport ministry explores convenient fine payment methods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-ministry-explores-convenient-fine-payment-methods

The Ministry of Transport is exploring fresh avenues for fine distribution, putting the brakes on photo radar for the time being....

16. Boeing's engine cowling detaches mid-takeoff, strikes wing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boeing-s-engine-cowling-detaches-mid-takeoff-strikes-wing

US airline regulators have launched an investigation after an engine cowling on a Boeing plane fell off during takeoff and struck the wing flap, the latest in a series of safety problems facing the aircraft manufacturer. ...

17. The absence of accountability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-absence-of-accountability

The recent bout of inclement weather has brought to light a glaringly scandalous agreement between the government and a private entity. In this arrangement, ...

18. Officer's ''patrol car, not a taxi'' remark preceded woman's tragic end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officer-s-patrol-car-not-a-taxi-remark-preceded-woman-s-tragic-end

A police officer who conversed with 28-year-old Kyriaki over the phone before her tragic demise outside the Agii Anargyri Police Station has provided insights into his statement, ''the patrol car is not a taxi.'' ...

19. Erdogan's worries mount as opposition claims victory in key cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-worries-mount-as-opposition-claims-victory-in-key-cities

There's a palpable sense of satisfaction among the opposition, resonating with a significant portion of the populace, following Sunday's electoral outcome in Istanbul and other major Turkish cities....

20. Occupied territories are a 'black hole' for illicit funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-territories-are-a-black-hole-for-illicit-funds

The recent update to the US-UK sanctions list, active since last April and aimed at Russia, continues to scrutinize Cypriot-based entities suspected of violating the Russian embargo. ...

21. Hungarian government insider alleges corruption cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungarian-government-insider-alleges-corruption-cover-up

Former Hungarian government insider turned oppositionist Peter Magyar released an audio recording on Tuesday, alleging top officials conspired to cover up corruption, adding a new layer to a scandal that has rocked Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's political stronghold....

22. Cyprus and US forge anti-financial crime alliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-us-forge-anti-financial-crime-alliance

The Republic of Cyprus and the United States of America have announced a significant cooperation initiative aimed at enhancing the ROC's capabilities to combat illicit finance....

23. Seven out of ten students can get drugs in a day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-out-of-ten-students-can-get-drugs-in-a-day

A recent revelation has sparked concern among authorities in Cyprus as reports indicate that 7-8 out of 10 Cypriot students find it alarmingly easy to obtain drugs, including cannabis, within a mere 24-hour timeframe....

24. Pope defrocks Belgian bishop over sexual abuse allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-defrocks-belgian-bishop-over-sexual-abuse-allegations

Pope Francis took action against Roger Vangheluwe, the former Belgian bishop of Brugge, who admitted to sexually abusing his nephew but faced no Vatican punishment until now....

25. 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. ...

26. Greek Prime Minister plans May trip to Ankara for bilateral talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-prime-minister-plans-may-trip-to-ankara-for-bilateral-talks

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis indicated on Tuesday that he is planning a trip to Ankara in May, hailing what he said was a “sincere desire” from the Turkish side to “bridge tensions” with Greece....

27. National Guard's death raises questions on Cyprus justice system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-guard-s-death-raises-questions-on-cyprus-justice-system

Revelations surrounding the death of National Guardsman Thanasis Nicolaou, emerging years after the incident, have sparked both sensation and concern about the functioning of the criminal justice system in Cyprus. ...

28. Prison phone disabling system faces legal hurdles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prison-phone-disabling-system-faces-legal-hurdles

The Justice Ministry is moving forward with plans to install a new system to disable mobile phones in Central Prisons, despite the ongoing legal proceedings surrounding the issue, according to Minister Marios Hartsiotis....

29. Twists and cover-ups surrounding the death of Thanasis Nikolaou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twists-and-cover-ups-surrounding-the-death-of-thanasis-nikolaou

In a riveting continuation of the death interrogation for National Guardsman Thanasis Nikolaou, criminal investigator Savvas Matsas delivered compelling testimonies, unveiling distressing details and alleging an apparent cover-up in the investigation....

30. Minister vows to solve prison overcrowding by 2026

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-vows-to-solve-prison-overcrowding-by-2026

Justice and Public Order Minister Marios Hartsiotis said on Friday he expects a significant reduction in prison overcrowding after the construction of the new Central Prison building, to be completed in 2026 according to schedule....

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