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1. Investigator Matsas reveals three suspects linked to Thanasis' death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-matsas-reveals-three-suspects-linked-to-thanasis-death

In a startling development, criminal investigator Savas Matzas has disclosed the presence of three suspects in the tragic case of Thanasis Nikolaou, shedding light on the grim details of how the unfortunate national guard met his demise....

2. 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. ...

3. Death of key witness alters course in high-profile T/C lawyer's case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-of-key-witness-alters-course-in-high-profile-t-c-lawyer-s-case

In a significant development, the death of the British key witness for the prosecution has led the Prosecutor General to suspend the prosecution of T/C lawyer Akan Kursat....

4. 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....

5. President addresses European court decisions in Strasbourg

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-addresses-european-court-decisions-in-strasbourg

President Nikos Christodoulides discussed issues related to the implementation of the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights......

6. Decision reserved as Thanasis case takes unforeseen path

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decision-reserved-as-nikolaou-case-takes-unforeseen-path

Forensic pathologist Panikos Stavrianos remained absent from today's proceedings in the death interrogation of 26-year-old Thanasis Nikolaou....

7. Protest erupts over Thanasis' murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protest-erupts-over-thanasis-murder-case

Protesters gathered on Wednesday afternoon, July 12 outside the Legal Services in Nicosia to express their dissatisfaction with the Attorney General's decision not to pursue criminal charges in the murder case of national guard soldier Thanasis Nikolaou....

8. Was justice served or denied?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/was-justice-served-or-denied

The question raised regarding the decision of the Legal Service not to proceed with criminal prosecution in the case of Thanasis Nikolaou is whether this decision should have been strictly a legal one, faithful to the letter of the law,...

9. EU parliament wants Cyprus to drop spy games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-wants-cyprus-to-drop-spy-games

The European Parliament approved on Thursday a text including a series of recommendations to the EU institutions and to member states, including targeted recommendations on Cyprus regarding its reported role as an export hub for spyware ...

10. Combating hate speech: Urgent action for LGBTI rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/combating-hate-speech-urgent-action-for-lgbti-rights

The Commissioner for Administration and Human Rights Protection, Maria Stylianou Lottides, has strongly denounced the recent surge of comments directly targeting the LGBTI community and promoting hate speech against its members....

11. 'Full speed ahead to manage the partition'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/full-speed-ahead-to-manage-the-partition

Varosha was considered the last hope for a solution to the Cyprus problem and was "the negotiating card" of the Turkish side, as the former leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Mehmet Ali Talat,...

12. ECHR takes on Ayia Napa gang rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-takes-on-ayia-napa-gang-rape-case

The Republic of Cyprus is defending its actions after its own Supreme Court cleared a British woman of lying to police about a gang rape in 2019, with both sides sticking to their guns as the case is now appears before the European Court of Human Rights...

13. Soldier probe blows lid off Cyprus’ state forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-probe-blows-lid-off-cyprus-state-forensics

A Cypriot state pathologist who ruled as suicide the killing of a soldier seventeen years ago is pointing the finger at police investigators, giving credence to accusations by an outspoken colleague in the private sector who says state forensic probes can be fraught with a slipshod mindset and even cover-ups...

14. Investigator fired from soldier death cover-up probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-fired-from-soldier-death-cover-up-probe

Cyprus’ chief prosecutor has fired one of two independent investigators in a police cover-up probe, prompting strong reaction from the ousted expert as well as the family of a slain soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide turned out to be a criminal act 17 years ago with the perpetrators still at large after a botched investigation...

15. Council pulls plug on Cyprus' Titina Loizidou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/council-pulls-plug-on-cyprus-titina-loizidou-case

The Council of Europe has tossed aside the Titina Loizidou case, a human rights political football between Turkey and Cyprus, with Nicosia noting its disappointment after some countries decided to pull the plug after many years...

16. Lawyer in soldier’s death cover-up issues ultimatum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-in-soldier-s-death-cover-up-issues-ultimatum

The lawyer for the family of a soldier, who was strangled to death in 2005 during his mandatory army service, has given the state’s attorney general ten days to hand over an independent report or face legal action...

17. Refugees transfer boats in high sea pushback off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-transfer-boats-in-high-sea-maneuver-off-cyprus

About a hundred presumptive refugees, whose boat was blocked from entering Cypriot waters on Monday night, were reportedly transferred to another vessel bound for Lebanon over their objections...

18. Lawyer in soldier murder cover-up raises stakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-in-soldier-murder-cover-up-raises-stakes

A high-powered attorney in Cyprus representing the family of a soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide has been updated to murder, has hinted at lawsuits if prosecutors fail to go after the perpetrators...

19. Greece’s Cypriot minister takes on bureaucracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-cypriot-minister-takes-on-bureaucracy

After almost one year as Greece’s climate minister, former EU Commissioner and Nicosia native Christos Stylianides says he never expected bureaucracy in Athens to be worse than Brussels...

20. ECHR vindicates Cypriot journalist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-vindicates-cypriot-journalist

A Cypriot journalist won his lawsuit against the Republic of Cyprus this week, after the European Court of Human Rights ruled that he was censured in violation of the right to freedom of expression...

21. British rape accuser drags Cyprus to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-drags-cyprus-to-court

A British young woman who was cleared of lying about a gang rape in Ayia Napa is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights after police said they would not investigate allegations against Israeli teens...

22. Turkey urged to pay compensation to relatives of Greek Cypriots who disappeared during invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-urged-to-pay-compensation-to-relatives-of-greek-cypriots-who-disappeared-during-invasion

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers has urged Turkish authorities to abide by their international obligations and pay the “just satisfaction” awarded by the European Court of Human Rights to relatives of nine Greek Cypriots who disappeared during Turkey’s military invasion of Cyprus in 1974....

23. Cypriot pilot who ditched lawyer goes after state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-pilot-who-ditched-lawyer-goes-after-state

A Cypriot commercial pilot who single-handedly took his case to ECHR saying he was wrongfully dismissed more than two decades ago is now suing the Republic of Cyprus for unfair trial following a decision by the country’s Supreme Court to reopen appeal proceedings...

24. Alexoui attorneys et al to mount counterattack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-attorneys-et-al-to-mount-counterattack

Defense attorneys in the Glykas case are pointing fingers at law enforcement and state prosecution after the full exoneration of their clients, with reports saying a filing with the European Court of Human Rights was not out of the question in order to shed light on poor investigations by Cypriot police that resulted in a very long pre-trial detentions...

25. Russia behind 2006 murder of Litvinenko

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-behind-2006-murder-of-litvinenko

The European Court of Human Rights today ruled that Russia was responsible for the 2006 killing of Alexander Litvinenko....

26. Loizidou case still open as others settle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loizidou-case-still-open-as-others-settle

The conclusion of a meeting by the Committee of Ministers keeps the Loizidou case open for oversight, while other cases are closed due to amicable settlement between Greek Cypriot private citizens and Turkey...

27. Bone casts doubt in soldier’s suicide story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bone-casts-doubt-in-soldier-s-suicide-story

New forensic evidence pointing to strangulation has emerged in the 2005 death of a soldier, who was said to have committed suicide while serving in Cyprus while his family kept insisting all along that the army had covered up a crime...

28. EU court backs Czech Republic's requirement to vaccinate children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-backs-czech-republic-s-requirement-to-vaccinate-children

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) accepts the Czech Republic’s position on mandatory vaccinations for children, it said in a landmark ruling on Thursday that rebuffed parents’ complaints that the government violated their rights....

29. Cyprus scrambles to reduce asylum backlog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-reduce-asylum-backlog

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is moving forward with rejections of asylum applications under new, faster procedures to clear a system backlog, with Europe seeking a comprehensive solution and a commissioner calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate illegal pushbacks...

30. Turkish Cypriot loses land claim in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-loses-land-claim-in-paphos

A Turkish Cypriot landowner seeking damages from expropriation in Paphos lost his appeal case not by eminent domain but on a technicality, after the Supreme Court ruled he sued the state prematurely and not through proper channels...

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