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20 January, 2021
 

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1. Four shot in separate hunting incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-shot-in-separate-hunting-incidents

Police are investigating three separate hunting incidents of accidental shootings, where two men and a father-son duo were shot on Sunday, with the teen being injured in the forehead...

2. Man detained over fake money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/man-detained-over-fake-money

A man in Larnaca was arrested in connection with a counterfeit money investigation, after police were told he was visiting shops in the area with fake money in his possession...

3. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

4. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

5. 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...

6. Driver killed in Larnaca weekend accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-killed-in-larnaca-weekend-accident

A Larnaca resident was killed in a road accident over the weekend after the car he was driving went off the highway in Larnaca district...

7. Conditions at migrant camps improving, but arbitrary detention issues remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conditions-at-migrant-camps-improving-but-arbitrary-detention-issues-remain

The UNHCR office in Cyprus said on Monday that it was pleased with the steps being taken to improve the living conditions of asylum seekers on the island, but expressed hope that additional measures will follow to tackle the multifaceted issues that emerged amid the coronavirus outbreak....

8. Report draws attention to migrant centres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-draws-attention-to-migrant-centres

A report published this week by Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides takes stock of current conditions in migrant facilities in the Republic of Cyprus, pointing out medical challenges, problems associated with weather, and asylum issues...

9. UNHCR steps in to ensure refugees in Cyprus receive proper protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-steps-in-to-ensure-refugees-in-cyprus-receive-proper-protection

The UNHCR office in Cyprus has stressed that refugees must be included in the government’s planning and response to the Covid-19 pandemic, offering hands-on solutions to the myriad problems in the government’s handling of refugee and asylum procedures that have only been exacerbated by the current crisis....

10. NGOs raise alarm over inhumane conditions at overcrowded migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngos-raise-alarm-over-inhumane-conditions-at-overcrowded-migrant-detention-camp

Two migrant and refugee support NGOs, Cyprus Refugee Council and Caritas Cyprus, have raised the alarm over the inhumane conditions that have developed in the Kokkinitrimithia camp, particularly since the coronavirus pandemic broke out on the island....

11. Trucker who drove with feet goes to jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trucker-who-drove-with-feet-jailed

A trucker who livestreamed a video showing him driving with his feet was handed down a prison sentence by a Larnaca district judge on Thursday...

12. Trucker who drove with feet pleads guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trucker-who-drove-with-feet-pleads-guilty

A man who livestreamed a video showing him driving a truck with his feet on the steering wheel has changed his plea to guilty on Thursday...

13. Drunk driver caught speeding in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drunk-driver-caught-speeding-in-larnaca

Police have arrested a male driver who was caught driving drunk and speeding up to 180 kilometers on the new Larnaca-Kofinou roadway, with a Larnaca judge passing sentence the following day...

14. Woman dead after Larnaca car accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-dead-after-larnaca-car-accident

An elderly woman was killed in an accident on Thursday when she was struck by a car on the Kornos-Kofinou old highway, in Larnaca district....

15. Watch Hellas Sat 4 successful launch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hellas-sat-4-ready-for-launch

16. Cyprus cleans up after the storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cleans-up-after-the-storm

Cleaning crews in cities and towns around the island got to work Tuesday morning, following overnight heavy storms that brought down trees and caused mayhem in many parts of the road network...

17. Driver turns Larnaca highway into race track

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-turns-larnaca-highway-into-race-track

A Limassol resident was detained on Larnaca-Kofinou highway on Sunday after traffic police clocked him at 140 miles per hour...

18. Female poacher armed to the teeth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/female-poacher-armed-to-the-teeth

Two environmental activists, who were monitoring illegal bird trapping activities in Larnaca, were assaulted last week by a female poacher who also bit them before wildlife officers could arrive...

19. Greek tourist dies in highway collision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-tourist-dies-in-highway-collision

A 64-year-old Greek tourist was killed in a highway collision Sunday evening, while a 30-year-old car driver remains in a private hospital under arrest and in a state of shock...

20. OSCE praises Cyprus efforts to combat human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/osce-praises-cyprus-efforts-to-combat-human-trafficking

Following the unprecedented disruption of a sex trafficking ring in Cyprus, OSCE’s Combating Trafficking in Human Beings praised the country for its progress in combating human trafficking and urged agencies to seek ways for even better coordination...

21. Asylum seeker behind bars for multiple offences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-behind-bars-for-multiple-offences

An asylum seeker is facing multiple charges following his arrest, when he pulled a knife during an argument at Kofinou Reception Center...

22. UNHCR: Asylum seekers in Cyprus lack decent housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-asylum-seekers-in-cyprus-need-decent-housing

With less than 10% of asylum-seekers accommodated at the reception centre, decent housing is a major problem thousands of asylum seekers face, a UNHCR report said...

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