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23 June, 2021
 

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1. FBI app nails fugitive once caught in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-app-nails-fugitive-once-caught-in-cyprus

Cyprus was back in the headlines after new court records showed how a suspected drug lord, who evaded capture on the island a decade ago, unwittingly distributed an FBI app to his associates resulting to hundreds of arrests around the world...

2. Rescued turtle released back into the ocean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescued-turtle-released-back-into-the-ocean

Iole the sea turtle, who cheated death last year thanks to beach visitors and staff at the Cyprus Marine Aquaculture Research Center, has been released back to her natural habitat after a long rehabilitation treatment...

3. New Israeli president’s Cyprus ties come to light

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-israeli-president-s-cyprus-ties-come-to-light

Israel’s new president Isaac Herzog may come from a prominent political family but it is his connections to Cyprus that are making news on the island's social media...

4. G7 agree on plan targeting tax heavens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/g7-agree-on-plan-targeting-tax-heavens

The G7 reached a landmark deal on Saturday to pursue higher global tax rates on multinational businesses but the measures need broader support including an EU resolution, with retractors including Cyprus where Amazon recently registered a company...

5. Mystery over tied-up dead turtle in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mystery-over-tied-up-dead-turtle-in-limassol

Officials on Monday said they knew nothing about a sea turtle incident at Governor’s Beach, after a photo was posted online over the weekend showing a tied-up carcass on a rocky cliff by the water...

6. Cyprus under siege as it celebrates Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-siege-as-it-celebrates-easter

Towns across the Republic of Cyprus were overrun with anarchists on Holy Saturday, when street fires and loud explosions dominated urban areas late into the night amid pandemic lockdown and midnight mass...

7. Teens wreak havoc on Holy Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teens-wreak-havoc-on-holy-thursday

Four teenagers were arrested on Friday morning in connection with a group delinquency incident in Limassol, where youths started fires near a local church and then attacked fire fighters and police officers who rushed to the scene...

8. Internet wants beloved dog back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/internet-wants-beloved-dog-back-home

The town of Ayia Napa says it will take the initiative to find a new home for Bruno, a beloved stray that appeared to be mistreated during capture, but people all over Cyprus are calling on authorities to let the dog get back to home, near an army camp where he is loved...

9. Webcam child groomer gets sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/webcam-child-groomer-gets-sentence

A young man got a suspended sentence after being found guilty of enticing a minor to sexual activity as well as child grooming offences involving a total of three underage girls...

10. Charges dropped against Brit expat who called mayor 'useless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charges-dropped-against-brit-expat-arrested-for-calling-mayor-useless

Charges were dropped on Tuesday against a British woman arrested in front of her child last week after describing the mayor of Mandria village Kypros Michaelides as ‘useless’ in a Facebook comment....

11. Dead shark spotted in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-shark-spotted-in-paphos

A dead shark possibly belonging to an endangered species was spotted on a beach along Cyprus’ western coast, with online users wondering whether the warm-blooded fish was killed or washed up dead...

12. Emergency drills no cause for alarm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emergency-drills-no-cause-for-alarm

The Fire Department is warning the public over emergency preparedness drills focusing on evacuation and rescues during earthquakes, saying fire trucks rushing up and down should be no cause for alarm...

13. Jiu Jitsu director says Cyprus losing out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jiu-jitsu-director-says-cyprus-losing-out

The director and producers of martial arts movie Jiu Jitsu sought audience with Cyprus’ finance minister this week over delayed cash rebate payments, with reports saying the film makers are also ticked off by an unflattering audit report on the country’s Olivewood scheme...

14. Carnival revels cause national furor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carnival-revels-cause-national-furor

Officials and health experts but also citizens were furious over the holiday weekend after carnival lovers in Limassol defied pandemic restrictions and gathered downtown for public celebration, with police onsite choosing not to confront the situation...

15. Harrowing images of Hilarion castle ablaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/harrowing-images-of-st-hilarion-castle-ablaze

A fire at Saint Hilarion Castle is believed to have been caused by a lightning strike, with videos showing harrowing images of the historic bastion ablaze...

16. Syrian walks free after long detention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-walks-free-after-long-detention

A Syrian man was detained since May 2019 on terrorism charges won his appeal on Thursday, after the Supreme Court ruled that his detention had exceeded any valid period that had previously been justified on national security grounds...

17. Perseverance successfully lands on Mars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perseverance-successfully-lands-on-mars

NASA’s newest robotic explorer has landed safely on Mars after a nearly 300-million-mile journey that began on a Florida launch pad, with US Embassy in Nicosia hosting a live stream on the groundbreaking mission in search of ancient life on the Red Planet...

18. Cyprus excited over Mars landing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-excited-over-mars-landing

A new Mars rover is expected to touch down on the red planet Thursday night, carrying names of people all around the world including Cyprus, but all the buzz is about a live event in Nicosia and a helicopter called Ingenuity...

19. Cold spell lowers snow line in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cold-spell-lowers-snow-line-in-cyprus

Images and videos of snow in Cyprus emerged Wednesday morning as a cold front sweeping across the island brought snow not only high up in the mountains but also outside foothill boundaries below the typical snow line...

20. Protesters accuse cops of police brutality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-accuse-cops-of-police-brutality

A probe into alleged police brutality has been launched after law enforcement officials were criticized over a heavy-handed response to a peaceful protest against corruption in downtown Nicosia on Saturday...

21. Cypriot army to feed animals with leftovers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-army-to-feed-animals-with-leftovers

The Animal Party Cyprus says the National Guard has agreed to reduce food waste by saving leftovers for Cyprus’ animal shelters...

22. Asylum seekers at Pournara breach gate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-at-pournara-breach-gate

A group of asylum seekers at Nicosia’s Pournara camp got a brief taste of freedom on Wednesday, after residents breached the front gate during a protest against long-term detention at the migration facility...

23. Officials scorned over last minute wind advisory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-scorned-over-last-minute-wind-advisory

Weather officials were criticized Monday over a last-minute warning issued Saturday night when gale force winds reached Cyprus, wreaking havoc and causing damages in parts of the island...

24. Lawyer says Al Jazeera took him out of context

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-says-al-jazeera-took-him-out-of-context

Cypriot attorney Andreas Pittadjis, who was targeted in an Al Jazeera undercover investigation into allegations of corruption over golden passports, took to social media to reiterate his position he did nothing illegal, accusing the foreign network of being dishonest...

25. Flamingo rescued in Paralimni had been shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-rescued-in-paralimni-had-been-shot

A Greater Flamingo that underwent surgery is said to be recuperating after it was found injured in Paralimni lake, with reports saying it lost an eye after being shot and it may never fly again...

26. Paphos wipes out Ottoman street name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-wipes-out-ottoman-street-name

The city council in Paphos has voted to rename Talaat Pasha street, after examining a request representing interests within the Armenian community...

27. Flood fears ramp up as cold front nears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flood-fears-ramp-up-as-cold-front-nears

Inclement weather continues to affect Cyprus as weekend storms cause flash flooding conditions in parts of the island and much colder temperatures are on they way...

28. Protesters march against lockdown measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-march-against-lockdown-measures

Two people were arrested on Saturday in connection with a demonstration downtown Nicosia, where a group of citizens gathered to protest against a partial lockdown that went into effect Sunday morning...

29. Boy dies after parents shot to death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-dies-after-parents-shot-to-death

A teenager in the north died Friday morning after allegedly shooting and killing his parents before turning the gun on himself, with reports saying his older brother managed to escape from certain death...

30. Legal experts pounce on Yiolitis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-experts-pounce-on-yiolitis-case

A well-known Cypriot lawyer, who raised questions over a home search after Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis filed a criminal complaint against a Twitter parody account, has written to the Police Chief asking to obtain public information as a concerned citizen...

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