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02 December, 2020
 

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1. Cyprus' auditor general makes Jiu Jitsu move

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/auditor-general-makes-jiu-jitsu-move

The audit office is reportedly preparing an unflattering report on Cyprus’ film industry government scheme, with local media suggesting some type of possible connection between newly-established Olivewood and golden passports...

2. Government ups rhetoric against auditor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-rhetoric-against-auditor

The Cypriot government hinted over the weekend it might refer the auditor general to the Supreme Court over “indecent” behaviour, after the audit office published yet another damning report alleging offences in a Cabinet decision to grant investor passports to individuals linked to a casino project without meeting the criteria...

3. Cypriots to protest over golden passports probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-to-protest-over-passport-probe

A new demonstration will take place outside the Presidential Palace on Friday, with protesters gathering to express their frustration over the government’s handling of the golden passport scandal and demand that officials take ownership of the crisis...

4. Constitutional crisis unfolds over passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/constitutional-crisis-unfolds-over-passports

An unprecedented constitutional crisis has been unfolding in the Republic of Cyprus, with the attorney general publicly scolding an inquisitive auditor general and asking him to back off from seeking access to files in connection with golden passports linked to a casino project...

5. Attorney General calls Auditor ‘to order’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-calls-auditor-‘to-order

Cypriot Attorney General George Savvides issued a stern warning on Saturday, calling to order the state’s auditor general over his insistence on examining specific golden passport case files linked to a casino project on the island...

6. President defends block on audit office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-defends-block-on-audit-office

President Nicos Anastasiades invoked the Constitution during a televised interview, saying the job description of the auditor general, who is currently seeking information on foreign nationals linked to a casino project, does not authorize him to 'have a say in everything'...

7. Police get to work on passport scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-get-to-work-on-passport-scandal

Cypriot police appear to have their plate full with three different probes into alleged corruption in the golden passport scheme, with investigators facing their biggest challenge by a shocking Al Jazeera video that dealt the fatal blow in the country’s Citizenship by Investment Programme...

8. Bad blood continues over golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bad-blood-continues-over-golden-passport-probe

A prolonged and bitter dispute between the interior minister and auditor general, over probing Cyprus’ golden passports scheme, was renewed this week following a mini report with details on a number of applications through citizenship by investment...

9. Politics turn ugly over Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politics-turn-ugly-over-cyprus-papers

The main left party opposition in the Republic of Cyprus is firing back at the government, after reports emerged over threats and a confidential letter about Cypriot golden passports a decade earlier...

10. Cabinet throws ball in attorney general’s court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-throws-ball-in-attorney-general-s-court

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is calling on the state’s attorney general to appoint yet another committee to probe golden passport applications to settle a dispute between the auditor general’s office and the interior ministry over the “Cyprus Papers”...

11. Fierce battle over ‘Cyprus papers’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fierce-battle-over-‘cyprus-papers

A fierce battle over documents has began following Al Jazeera’s “Cyprus papers” on golden passports, with the audit office demanding to examine specific files and the interior ministry refusing to hand them over...

12. Locals find hidden hotel rates in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-find-hidden-hotel-rates

A report shows that booking some hotel rooms online in the Republic of Cyprus could end up costing more money, after locals discovered they could land better deals by calling a hotel directly...

13. UNHCR rep to provide statement on sexual harassment claims at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unhcr-rep-to-provide-statement-on-sexual-harassment-claims-at-pournara

The UNHCR representative that raised the alarm regarding incidents of the sexual harassment of minors at the Pournara refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia was expected to provide police with a statement on Wednesday, the outgoing police chief Kypros Michaelides said....

14. Police to step up patrols in old Nicosia quarters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-instructed-to-step-up-patrols-in-old-nicosia-quarters

Police on Monday were instructed to step up patrols in old Nicosia after a violent altercation between a group of men on Sunday night left a 21-year-old dead....

15. Police raid 'brothel' in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-brothel-in-nicosia

Nicosia police arrested a local man and took seven women into protective custody following a raid at an old hotel described as a front for prostitution...

16. Bill criminalises prostitution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-criminalises-prostitution-in-cyprus

A proposed legislation making paid sex a crime in the Republic of Cyprus is drawing criticism, after the country’s left wing declared the female body is not for sale and cannot be bought...

17. Police on the stand in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-on-the-stand-in-serial-killer-probe

The top legal advisor in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended that criminal charges be included in the prosecution against a number of police officers involved in a suspected mishandling of missing women complaints in the Orestis serial killer case...

18. Cyprus begins to emerge from lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-emerges-from-lockdown

Economic activity in Cyprus was set to resume on Monday during an initial phase of easing coronavirus lockdown measures, but business is not as usual as the president of the Republic is calling on citizens to behave responsibly...

19. Police take good news with grain of salt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-take-good-news-with-grain-of-salt

Police in the Republic of Cyprus say they remain vigilant during the pandemic lockdown, concerned that signals for a possible lift of restrictive measures could make people feel less obligated to comply...

20. Churchgoers of illegal service fiasco to face court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chuchgoers-of-illegal-service-fiasco-to-face-court

By Friday morning, police had managed to track down 14 of the churchgoers who had taken part in an illegal service at Ayios Georgios Spileon Monastery in Limassol’s Erimi village on Thursday, which soon turned into a fiasco as participants had locked themselves in rooms upon the sight of the police while some managed to escape....

21. Police seize scrap wood for Easter bonfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-seize-scrap-wood-for-easter-bonfires

Local crews in Nicosia’s Strovolos municipality have been busy removing scrap wood stashed away in abandoned buildings in an effort to crack down on illegal lambradjia bonfires on upcoming Holy Saturday...

22. Cops won’t mess around during holy week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-won-t-mess-around-during-holy-week

Law enforcement officials have announced they will step up patrols throughout the holy week, leading to the Greek orthodox Easter on April 19, singling out delinquent teens while giving a heads up to groups of foreign nationals...

23. Morphou bishop defies church lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/morphou-bishop-defies-church-lockdown

Morphou Bishop Neophytos spoke out against decree orders on Palm Sunday, after accusing police officers of being “rude” and praised the Bulgarian government for keeping churches open...

24. Police chief warns against complacency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-chief-warns-against-complacency

Cyprus Police remain fully operational and on a state of high alert to ensure that all citizens comply with the government measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus in the country...

25. President: stricter measures necessary, but undergoes 'severe crisis of conscience'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-stricter-measures-necessary-but-undergoes-severe-crisis-of-conscience

In a Facebook post on Tuesday President Nicos Anastasiades said he undergoes “a severe crisis of conscience” every time the Government is required to enforce stricter measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, but said that current circumstances necessitate that tougher measures are taken....

26. UN police block protesters at Ledra checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-police-block-protesters-at-checkpoint

UN police in Cyprus were taking no chances at the Ledra checkpoint on Monday, blocking Turkish Cypriot demonstrators in the north who wanted to bring flowers to Greek Cypriot riot police behind fortified barricades in the south...

27. Police hold the line at Ledra checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-hold-the-line-at-ledra-checkpoint

Greek Cypriot police at Nicosia's Ledra crossing thwarted a barricade breach by Turkish Cypriot protesters on Saturday, as demonstrations against the checkpoint shutdown continued on both sides of the divided island...

28. 85 UEFA red notices received by Cyprus police since 2011

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/85-uefa-red-notices-received-by-cyprus-police-since-2011

Cyprus police have received a sum of 85 red notices from UEFA since 2011 over football match fixing suspicions, Chief of Police Kypros Michaelides told the House Ethics Committee, which convened to discuss the urgent matter of establishing a National Action Plan to combat corruption in sports....

29. Suspect remanded in Ayia Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-remanded-in-ayia-napa-shooting

A male suspect in the Ayia Napa shooting has been remanded in custody for eight days, as police continue to investigate a botched mob hit in the wee hours Sunday at a pub in the island’s resort town...

30. 38-year-old cuffed for Ayia Napa botched mob hit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/38-year-old-cuffed-for-ayia-napa-botched-mob-hit

A 38-year-old Larnaca resident was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with a botched mob hit in Ayia Napa on Sunday....

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