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1. Police reassure parents and students after bomb threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-reassure-parents-and-students-after-bomb-threat

The Cyprus Police Spokesman, Christos Andreou, assured today that the threatening email sent to numerous primary and secondary schools across the country poses minimal risk....

2. Justice minister stresses ongoing evaluation for ceasefire line security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-stresses-ongoing-evaluation-for-ceasefire-line-security

Cyprus' Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Hartsiotis, revealed on Wednesday that heightened measures along the ceasefire line are a response to ongoing security evaluations. ...

3. Cryptocurrency seized in Cyprus as fraud network unravels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cryptocurrency-seized-in-cyprus-as-fraud-network-unravels

A well-established international cryptocurrency fraud, dismantled recently, resulted in numerous victims and significant profits for a criminal network....

4. Massive international fraud ring busted, Cyprus plays crucial role

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-international-fraud-ring-busted-cyprus-plays-crucial-role

Cyprus, along with international law enforcement agencies, cracked down on a massive fraud ring with a staggering €645 million turnover....

5. Police investigate possible staging in €420K robbery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-possible-staging-in-€420k-robbery

In the ongoing investigation involving a 31-year-old woman and 420 thousand euros, Police spokesman Christos Andreou revealed on Tuesday's "Alpha Kalimera" show that there's still much work to be done....

6. Handmade 100-Euro bills flood European cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/handmade-100-euro-bills-flood-european-cities

A group of counterfeiters which had been producing 100-euro bills was busted in a joint police operation involving Europol and police forces in four countries, including Greece....

7. Ukrainian woman's robbery unravels into money laundering investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-woman-s-robbery-unravels-into-money-laundering-investigation

Investigations are intensifying at Police Headquarters regarding a startling case involving a 31-year-old Ukrainian woman who claimed to be a victim of a robbery in Germasogeia on Friday (01/03). ...

8. Paphos: 27-year-old arrested for uploading child pornography files

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-27-year-old-arrested-for-uploading-child-pornography-files

Following a tip-off from EUROPOL, the Cybercrime Branch acted swiftly, leading to the arrest of a 27-year-old individual for the alleged upload of eight files of child pornography on the internet....

9. Minister highlights smallest resident population at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-highlights-smallest-resident-population-at-pournara

The outlook for Cyprus in relation to migration is positive, as in 2023 a 46% reduction in irregular migrant applications and a 66% increase in returns have been achieved, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou said on Wednesday....

10. Turkish Cypriot lawyer Akan Kursat set for extradition to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-lawyer-akan-kursat-set-for-extradition-to-cyprus

In a recent development, Turkish Cypriot lawyer Akan Kursat, held in Rome since New Year's Eve for the alleged exploitation and sale of Greek Cypriot land in occupied Klepini, is anticipated to be transferred to Cyprus within the current week....

11. Frontex commends Cyprus for successful immigration management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-commends-cyprus-for-successful-immigration-management

Grigorios Apostolou, the Head of the Frontex Liaison Office for Greece and Cyprus, commended Cyprus for its effective immigration management strategy....

12. EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson visits Cyprus to discuss migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-ylva-johansson-visits-cyprus-to-discuss-migration

Commissioner for Internal Affairs, Ylva Johansson, will visit Cyprus on Tuesday, as part of her ongoing tour in Greece and Cyprus, to discuss migration management as well as the implementation of the EU Action Plan for the Eastern Mediterranean route....

13. European warrants tie four lawyers to E/C property sales

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-warrants-tie-four-lawyers-to-e-c-property-sales

In a significant legal development, the Republic of Cyprus has issued arrest warrants through Europol for four lawyers in the occupied territories, as reported by Yeni Bakis....

14. Cyprus shuts down 1,300 illegal med websites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shuts-down-1-300-illegal-med-websites

For the 13th consecutive year, the Republic of Cyprus actively participated in Operation PANGEA XVI, held from October 3 to 10, 2023....

15. Portugal busts criminal migration network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portugal-busts-criminal-migration-network

A total of 110 officers from the Portuguese Criminal Police (PJ), together with 12 Service of Foreigners and Borders (SEF) and authorities from other countries, have been leading a crackdown on a criminal network considered responsible for the free movement in Europe of a large number of migrants in an irregular way....

16. Interior Ministry implements stricter measures for new asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-implements-stricter-measures-for-new-asylum-seekers

The Interior Ministry of Cyprus announced on Wednesday that international protection applicants who have arrived in the Republic of Cyprus from January 1, 2023, onwards will not be considered eligible candidates for the voluntary relocation program....

17. 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 ...

18. The self-sabotage of a President in less than 100 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-self-sabotage-of-a-president-in-less-than-100-days

Nicos Anastasiades, undeniably one of the prominent political figures in the region, has faced criticism after many years in the Presidency, which, in some cases, rightly exceeded the boundaries of political deconstruction. ...

19. Cyprus urged to repeal spyware export licenses not in line with EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-urged-to-repeal-spyware-export-licenses-not-in-line-with-eu

Cyprus has played a major role as an export hub for spyware, and should repeal all export licences it has issued that are not in line with EU legislation, ...

20. Generative AI could automate 300mn jobs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/generative-ai-could-automate-300mn-jobs

According to a report in the Financial Times, Goldman Sachs has found that "generative" AI systems such as ChatGPT could lead to the automation of a quarter of the work done in the US and eurozone....

21. PEGA's amendment games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pega-s-amendment-games

The debate on Cyprus will turn into a game of balances and... amendments in relation to the draft report of the European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry into Surveillance Software (PEGA), ...

22. Money-laundering platform with ties to Cyprus seized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/money-laundering-platform-with-ties-to-cyprus-seized

The Cyprus Police took part in a joint European operation that led to the seizure of an online cryptocurrency platform/exchange that was being used to launder money from illegal activities. ...

23. The most likely scenario for the drugs found in Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-most-likely-scenario for-the-drugs-found-in-protaras

Stelios Sergides, deputy commander of the YKAN, told CNA that 340 kilos of cannabis, 38 kilos of cocaine, 3.5 kilos of ecstasy pills, and 4.5 kilos of methamphetamine were seized in Cyprus in 2022, with the number of drugs increasing over the previous five years....

24. Helipad body identified as injured homeless beggar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/helipad-body-identified-as-injured-homeless-beggar

A decomposed body discovered last month near the helipad of Limassol’s state hospital belonged to a homeless beggar, according to Cypriot authorities, with reports saying the foreign man had also been facing multiple medical problems...

25. Operation PANGEA: Illegal pharmaceuticals worth 11 million seized worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/operation-pangea-illegal-pharmaceuticals-worth-11-million-seized-worldwide

Operation PANGEA, an international initiative targetting the illegal internet trade in pharmaceutical products, resulted in the seizure of 462 items in the form of pills, sprays, and gels, along with 123 food supplements in Cyprus. ...

26. Cypriot officers fly to Germany to bring groom back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-officers-fly-to-germany-to-bring-groom-back

Cypriot police officers traveled to Germany this week to pick up a marriage fraud suspect, who is believed to have fled the island where his wife was recently recognized as a trafficking victim in an ongoing criminal case...

27. Europol sex trafficking probe lands Cypriot farmer in prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europol-sex-trafficking-probe-lands-cypriot-farmer-in-prison

An elderly farmer in Cyprus was sentenced to ten years behind bars in a sexual exploitation case, after a joint law enforcement operation with Europol led to the discovery of at least two victims in the island’s agricultural sector...

28. ‘UN’certainty reigns supreme over Bucha atrocities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uncertainty-reigns-supreme-over-bucha-atrocities

All eyes are on the United Nations this week as western countries point the finger at Moscow over civilian killings outside Kiev, while Russia says it is prepared to reveal evidence that images of atrocities were a staged 'provocation'...

29. The Cypriot oligarch and passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cypriot-oligarch-and-passports

On the first day of the invasion, Thursday, February 24, as Ukrainian cities were being bombed by the Russian army, Vladimir Putin met with 37 businessmen and members of his government to assess the impact of sanctions already imposed by the United States and members of the European Union....

30. US judge sentences DVD pirate arrested in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-judge-sentences-dvd-pirate-arrested-in-cyprus

A British national who was arrested in Cyprus in 2020 in connection with a global piracy ring may start to take the FBI warning on DVD’s a bit more seriously, after a US judge this week sentenced the 'deeply remorseful' offender to 22 months...

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