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1. Commissioner calls for improvements in Nicosia's detention facilities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-calls-for-improvements-in-nicosia-s-detention-facilities

Maria Stylianou Lottidi, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, has issued recommendations following a visit to the Nicosia Police Station's detention facilities on April 11. ...

2. Dimitroui regains consciousness every 5 minutes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dimitroui-regains-consciousness-every-5-minutes

Dimitris Andronikou, popularly known as ''Dimitroui,'' remains hospitalized in a serious but stable condition following a criminal incident that occurred......

3. New suspect sought in attempted murder of Andronikou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-suspect-sought-in-attempted-murder-of-andronikou

Another suspect sought in attempted murder case of 34-year-old Dimitris Andronikou, known as "Dimitroui," which occurred on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, on the road from Palechoriou to Anthoupolis. ...

4. Haiti declares state of emergency amid violence and prison breaks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/haiti-declares-state-of-emergency-amid-violence-and-prison-breaks

Haiti has plunged into a state of emergency as the capital city witnessed intense violence, prompting the government to take drastic measures....

5. Prisons department takes action following attempts to smuggle contraband

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-department-takes-action-following-attempts-to-smuggle-contraband

The Prisons Department in Cyprus has heightened security measures following recent incidents involving the attempted smuggling of mobile phones and drugs into the prison area. ...

6. Outcry erupts over treatment of Palestinian prisoners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outcry-erupts-over-treatment-of-palestinian-prisoners

A series of videos aired by Israeli television networks, depicting numerous Palestinian detainees clad only in underwear and blindfolded, has ignited a social media storm of criticism....

7. Hostage release delayed as Hamas demands aid access

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hostage-release-delayed-as-hamas-demands-aid-access

Hamas's armed wing, Izz ad-Din al-Qassam brigades, has announced a delay in the second release of hostages scheduled for Saturday....

8. Central prison under scrutiny in Kalogeropoulos murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-prison-under-scrutiny-in-kalogeropoulos-murder-investigation

In a harrowing turn of events, the communities of Nicosia and Limassol find themselves on edge following two shocking murders that have left residents and law enforcement agencies deeply unsettled....

9. Qatar initiates talks on Israeli hostage swap with Hamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatar-initiates-talks-on-israeli-hostage-swap-with-hamas

In a bid to secure the release of Israeli women and children who were kidnapped by the Palestinian armed group and have been held in Gaza, Qatari mediators have engaged in talks with Hamas officials both in Doha and Gaza. ...

10. The controversial path to 1,704 new Cypriot ''citizens''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-controversial-path-to-1-704-new-cypriot-citizens

In the period spanning from November 5, 2021, to June 19, 2023, a total of 1,704 "citizenships" were granted with the approval of the ''Ministry of Interior'', according to the Dursun Oguz. This information was reported by Kibris....

11. Viral image adds intrigue to Syrian man's controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/viral-image-adds-intrigue-to-syrian-man-s-controversy

A 47-year-old Syrian man has captured headlines due to his public threats following the Chloraka incidents, sparking a whirlwind of responses....

12. Rights groups alarmed by Chlorakas' anti-refugee incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rights-groups-alarmed-by-chlorakas-anti-refugee-incidents

In the wake of the recent incidents in Chloraka, Cyprus, where tensions have escalated leading to anti-refugee actions, international human rights organizations have expressed "severe concern" over the situation....

13. Calls for redress in Irish mother and baby home scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-redress-in-irish-mother-and-baby-home-scandal

Ten years after a dark discovery was made in the west of Ireland, Euronews takes a look at the grim legacy of the maternity homes that were still in operation until the end of the 20th century. ...

14. Manhunt in Cyprus after detainees escape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/manhunt-in-cyprus-after-detainees-escape

Three detainees managed to escape during their transfer from the court in Nicosia to the central prisons, prompting a manhunt by the so-called "police authorities" of the pseudo-state....

15. Island remembers camps for Holocaust survivors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/island-remembers-camps-for-holocaust-survivors

Cyprus and Israel commemorated on Thursday the 74th anniversary of the closure of the concentration camps for Jewish refugees and Holocaust survivors, who fled Europe after World War II for Israel...

16. COVID protests spreading across China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-protests-spreading-across-china

From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly zero-Covid policy....

17. Suspect in Nicosia prison murder case cries foul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-in-nicosia-prison-murder-case-cries-foul

The main suspect in the death of a Turkish Cypriot inmate in Nicosia has leveled multiple accusations during a court appearance on Monday, when reporters also heard him screaming at police and asking to be transferred to a different jailhouse...

18. Chinese embassy in Cyprus speaks out on extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-embassy-in-cyprus-speaks-out-on-extradition

The Chinese embassy in Cyprus has responded to reports in local media that accused Beijing of using scare tactics on the island to get a suspect extradited, with an official statement pointing to fake news and offering a different side to the story...

19. Cyprus to deport asylees on safety grounds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-deport-asylees-on-safety-grounds

Dozens of refugees in the Republic of Cyprus have been denied access to asylum, with reports saying they have been transported to a deportation facility while the nature of their crimes was still unknown...

20. House committee condemns sidelining of prison warden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-committee-condemns-sidelining-of-prison-warden

There was an odd twist during a House committee hearing on Tuesday, after it emerged that the prison warden had been told to sit out a crucial part regarding ankle bracelet legislation, with members crying foul over the arrangement...

21. ISIS 'Beatles' member expected to plead guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-beatles-member-expected-to-plead-guilty

An Islamic State jihadist of Cypriot origins and member of the terrorist cell “The Beatles” is rumored to have changed his plea to guilty, thus foregoing trial in a US courtroom...

22. Police under scrutiny over media attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-under-scrutiny-over-media-building-attack

Cyprus police moved quickly to arrest a dozen suspects in the aftermath of an attack on a local media building in Nicosia, but questions remained over what law enforcement knew ahead of time and how prepared were riot police to face the assaul...

23. Hanoi airlifts Vietnamese citizens off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hanoi-airlifts-vietnamese-citizens-off-cyprus

Close to 200 Vietnamese nationals were flown out of the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend, including about a dozen who had been detained at Menoyia detention center for deportation proceedings...

24. Two Menoyia escapees apprehended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-menoyia-escapees-apprehended

Two escapees facing deportation at Menoyia Immigration Detention Center were apprehended by police on Monday over a dozen miles away, following a large-scale operation including air support...

25. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

26. Police arrest eight ‘trespassers’ at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrest-eight-‘trespassers-at-pournara

Police say they arrested eight trespassers at Pournara migrant camp on Tuesday night, with some of them reportedly holding edged weapons and blunt instruments...

27. Crowded migrant camp running out of options

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crowded-migrant-camp-running-out-of-options

Officials at Pournara migrant camp are scrambling to find more space to host asylum seekers, after it emerged that more than half of detainees at the Nicosia facility are under quarantine due to coronavirus measures...

28. Cyprus shrunk prison population by 16% as Covid-19 prevention, report shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shrunk-prison-population-by-16-as-covid-19-prevention-report-shows

Cyprus was among the Council of Europe’s member states that marked the largest decrease in prison population rates during the coronavirus pandemic, a special report on the impact of lockdowns on EU prison populations that was published Thursday showed....

29. Sunbathing pair arrested after causing scene with police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sunbathing-pair-arrested-after-causing-a-scene-with-police

Limassol police patrolling the beaches on Sunday arrested four people in what a video that has gone viral locally showed to be a heated altercation as the beachgoers initially resisted arrest....

30. 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...

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