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1. Ayia Napa rape case on appeal path

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-case-on-appeal-path

The lawyers of a British young lady, who was accused by Cypriot police of fabricating rape allegations in Ayia Napa last year, have submitted documents to the Supreme Court for an appeal hearing expected later this year...

2. 2020 set to be record year for child pornography cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2020-set-to-be-record-year-for-child-pornography-cases

2020 is looking to be a record year for cases of child pornography, with the police’s cybercrime unit recording 102 cases in the first five months of this year, while 161 cases were identified throughout 2019....

3. FinMin delves into details of 'new, more targeted measures'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-delves-into-details-of-new-more-targeted-measures

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides held a press conference on Thursday to delve into the details of the new bundle of economic support measures announced by President Nicos Anastasiades in a televised national address Wednesday night....

4. Cyprus readies to deport suspected terrorists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moves-to-deport-suspected-terrorists

The Republic of Cyprus says it is getting ready to deport 17 undocumented migrants suspected of having ties to foreign terrorists, but proceedings could be delayed due to ongoing pandemic and other legal issues...

5. Cyprus 'golden visa' scheme returns to spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-visa-scheme-returns-to-spotlight

Cyprus’ controversial citizenship-by-investment scheme was thrust into the spotlight once again after the investigative journalism platform Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) published an in-depth report on the granting of a ‘golden passport’ to a senior member of the Saudi royal family and six of his family members....

6. Lockdown brings striking drop in air pollution, energy demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-brings-striking-drop-in-air-pollution-energy-demand

Pollution levels in Cyprus have plummeted as a result of restriction measures enforced amid the coronavirus outbreak, which brought a significant drop in traffic and electricity consumption, highlighting the benefits of pressing forward with sustainable transport and energy production solutions....

7. Cyprus police pick up pace in spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-pick-up-pace-in-spy-van-probe

The surveillance company executive at the centre of a high profile spy van case in Cyprus is expected to give a police deposition as early as Tuesday, with reports saying the former Israeli intelligence officer insists he never broke the law...

8. We will defeat our shared pandemic enemy and rise stronger in its wake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/we-will-defeat-our-shared-pandemic-enemy-and-rise-stronger-in-its-wake

The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against Covid-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new U.S. technical and material assistance arrives in hospitals and labs around the world. These efforts, in turn, build on a decades-long foundation of American expertise, generosity, and planning that is unmatched in history....

9. Nicosia fatal stabbing investigation incomplete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-fatal-stabbing-investigation-incomplete

A detained suspect in the fatal stabbing of a foreign national in downtown Nicosia has been ordered to remain in custody, as police investigators are still searching for another suspect...

10. Asylee walks free after state loses case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylee-walks-free-after-state-loses-case

The Supreme Court in Cyprus has ordered an asylum seeker released from detention, after the state refused to provide evidence he was being held on national security grounds and suspicion of terrorism...

11. Cyprus police weigh in on match fixing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-weighs-in-on-match-fixing

Cypriot police say they knew last year about a possible involvement of specific individuals rigging the Beautiful Game but could not act citing phone privacy concerns...

12. At least 129 detained in large police sweep after shooting in downtown Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-129-detained-in-large-police-sweep-after-shooting-in-downtown-athens

At least 129 people had been detained in downtown Athens by Friday afternoon as part of an ongoing police operation to find the culprits behind a shooting that left one dead and one injured in what authorities believe is a turf war between competing criminal gangs....

13. Cyprus' plan to strip citizenship stalls in legal vacuum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plan-to-strip-citizenship-stalls-in-legal-vacuum

A legal technicality has led Cyprus to temporarily halt a process to strip citizenship from 26 individuals who benefitted from a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, lawmakers said on Monday....

14. Man gets 20 years for killing Grandpa Kokos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-20-years-for-killing-grandpa-kokos

The man who was convicted for killing beloved Grandpa Kokos in Larnaca last year has been sentenced to 20 years in prison...

15. Greek position on EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-position-on-eu-migration-pact

Greece’s position regarding the future of the migration and asylum pact that the European Commission is expected to table in the coming months rests on three fundamental principles: a European solution to a European challenge, a fair system that will stand the test of time, and the preservation of the European Union’s core values as enshrined in the EU Treaty....

16. President’s air travel under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-air-travel-under-scrutiny

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is firing back at critics saying his use of a private jet owned by a Saudi billionaire has actually saved the state a lot of money, while opposition parties raise fears of dependency and quid pro quo with foreign donors...

17. WHO declares a global health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-declares-a-global-health-emergency

The World Health Organization has declared coronavirus a global health emergency, saying the fast-spreading virus has infected more than 8200 people across the world...

18. Judge approves Alexoui remand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-remand-hangs-in-the-balance

Nicosia businessman Alexis “Alexoui” Mavromichalis was remanded in custody on Tuesday in connection with an attempted murder in 2017, following a long and tough court hearing...

19. Digital transformation of health services is indispensable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/digital-transformation-of-health-services-is-indispensable

20. Renewable power is only part of the solution to meet net-zero targets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/renewable-power-is-only-part-of-the-solution-to-meet-net-zero-targets

21. Arrested woman linked to armed robbery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrested-woman-linked-to-armed-robbery

A broken cell phone ended up linking a foreign woman, who was arrested Monday on theft charges, to another crime that took place ten years ag...

22. Heavy rains slam all of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rains-slam-all-of-cyprus

Local authorities all over the island were busy Wednesday dealing with the aftermath of heavy rains, while road closures were caused by heavy runoff both north and south...

23. Driver argues with officer over filming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-argues-with-officer-over-filming

A video showing a driver in Cyprus debating with a police officer has gone viral, raising once again questions over the rights of citizens to record video in public places...

24. Arrivals of travelers increase by 1.6%. in September

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrivals-of-travelers-increase-by-1-6-in-september

The arrivals of travelers in September 2019 reached 679,628, compared to 668,604 in September 2018, recording an increase of 1.6%. According to the Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus, the increase is mainly attributed to the arrivals of tourists (0.9%) as well as the return of residents of Cyprus (2.1%)....

25. Cyprus fiscal surplus at 4.3% of GDP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fiscal-surplus-at-4-3-of-gdp

Cyprus general government surplus was at 4.3% of GDP in the first eight months of 2019, mainly due to the increase in social contributions and revenue from taxes, according to the preliminary General Government fiscal results for the period of January-August 2019 released Friday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus. ...

26. Trump files bimonthly report on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-sends-bimonthly-cyprus-report-to-congress

US President Donald Trump has submitted to the Members of the Congress his Bi-monthly Congressional Report on progress toward a negotiated solution of the Cyprus question covering February through March 2019...

27. Woman still wanted in Larnaca travel scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-still-wanted-in-larnaca-travel-scam

Police are asking members of the public to help locate a Larnaca woman who is wanted in connection with a suspected travel scam...

28. Grappling with aftermath of deadly weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-aftermath-of-deadly-weekend

An emergency session held by police highlighted measures to help prevent road fatalities, as post mortem results released in Nicosia and Limassol pinpointed to the exact cause of death in three deadly accidents over the weekend...

29. Unemployment in Cyprus drops to 6.5%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unemployment-in-cyprus-drops-to-6-5

The euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.5% in June 2019, down from 7.6% in May 2019 and from 8.2% in June 2018. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since July 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.3% in June 2019, stable compared with May 2019 and down from 6.8% in June 2018. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since the start of the EU monthly unemployment series in January 2000. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union ...

30. Varosha in the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-in-the-spotlight

The government closely follows developments and the Turkish Cypriot side’s actions with regard to the closed off area of Turkish occupied Famagusta, known as Varosha, a government source has told CNA, noting that representations have been made where they ought to be made. ...

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