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29 January, 2022
 

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1. Cyprus to deport asylees on safety grounds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-deport-asylees-on-safety-grounds

Dozens of refugees in the Republic of Cyprus have been denied access to asylum, with reports saying they have been transported to a deportation facility while the nature of their crimes was still unknown...

2. Biafrans in Limassol take oath as leader faces trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biafrans-in-limassol-take-oath-as-leader-faces-trial

A Twitter post in Cyprus this week showed youths from Nigeria being administered an oath of allegiance to separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra, who are calling for the release of their leader Nnamdi Kanu who is on trial for treason...

3. UN Secretary General Guterres in self-isolation after covid contact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secretary-general-guterres-in-self-isolation-after-covid-contact

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Tuesday that he had come in contact with a UN official who tested positive for Covid-19. He is now in self-isolation for a few days, according to diplomatic sources....

4. Antetokounmpo visits Cyprus ahead of NBA season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/antetokounmpo-visits-cyprus-ahead-of-nba-season

MVP Milwaukee Buck Giannis Antetokounmpo has been spotted in Limassol this week, prompting fans in Cyprus to flock to his hotel for a glimpse of the Greek Freak just one month before the NBA season kicks off...

5. ‘Wanted’ man takes police to Supreme Court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘wanted-man-takes-police-to-supreme-court

A foreign national who says he was living in Denmark with his family ended up being detained in Bulgaria on a Cypriot warrant, with his lawyer saying it was issued without due diligence...

6. Nigerian students say north is safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-students-say-north-is-safe

Following danger warnings and criticism against Turkish Cypriot colleges, Nigerian student representatives in the north have refuted reports of mysterious and unsolved killings of fellow countrymen on the island...

7. Nigerian students urged to avoid north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-students-urged-to-avoid-north

Nigeria is warning its citizens not to send their children to study in the northern part of Cyprus, citing lack of “conclusive investigations” in a number of student killings who were enrolled in Turkish Cypriot universities...

8. Expert raises Covid-19 alarm for this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-raises-covid-19-alarm-for-this-week

One coronavirus case has been detected at a kindergarten in Nicosia, while there were 21 cases over the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, with health experts remaining concerned over asymptomatic carriers and protocol violators...

9. Third suspect in armored truck heist caught

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-suspect-in-armored-truck-heist-caught

A third suspect in Nicosia's money van heist outside a local bakery has been apprehended in Paphos, after the man reportedly sought help from a farmer who notified police...

10. Armored truck robbery suspect sighted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armored-truck-robbery-suspect-sighted-in-paphos

Paphos police have tracked down the third suspect in last week’s cash-in-transit heist, days after he had managed to evade capture during a highway stop...

11. Man wanted in armored truck robbery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-in-armored-truck-robbery

Two suspects are in police custody and another man remains at large in connection with a cash-in-transit robbery in Nicosia, with investigators pursuing links to Paphos...

12. 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...

13. Drugs behind ugly beat-down in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drugs-behind-ugly-beat-down-in-ayia-napa

A suspected drug dealer who was arrested Thursday in Ayia Napa reportedly had locked two younger men in an apartment and gave them a beat-down for failing to pay up...

14. Drug squad arrest Limassol businessman

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-arrest-limassol-businessman

Police arrested a local businessman in Limassol in connection with a drug bust earlier this year, following on new witness testimony in the case...

15. Body found inside trunk in north Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-found-inside-trunk-in-north-nicosia

A bad smell coming from a car near a school in north Nicosia led to the discovery of a dead body in the trunk, with Turkish Cypriot police investigating the murder of a foreign national...

16. Man bleeds to death after late night brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-bleeds-to-death-after-late-night-brawl

Three men from Africa have been arrested after a man from Cameroon was found dead Sunday early morning at the bus terminal downtown Nicosia...

17. Clashes in central Athens after march to protest death of Nigerian man

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clashes-in-central-athens-after-march-to-protest-death-of-nigerian-man

A group of unknown individuals clashed with riot police officers outside a precinct in Omonia, following a march in central Athens to protest the death of a Nigerian migrant earlier this month....

18. BBC explores plight of foreign students in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bbc-explores-plight-of-foreign-students-in-cyprus

A recent BBC story about foreign students in the north highlights many challenges that international students face in Cyprus, including unethical recruitment, exploitation and economic hardship...

19. Man in handcuffs flees from cops at checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-handcuffs-flees-from-cops-at-checkpoint

A police officer has been suspended following an incident Wednesday night when a handcuffed man got away at a Nicosia checkpoint...

20. Nigerian 'doctor' and co-conspirators make bail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-doctor-and-female-co-conspirators-make-bail

Three suspects have been released in the Spanish prisoner scam against where a retired teacher who was swindled out of €117,000, with the main suspect and two other women facing trial in January...

21. Nigerian in Paphos behind Spanish prisoner scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-in-paphos-behind-spanish-prisoner-scam

The 35-year-old suspect in Paphos’ Spanish prisoner scam has been identified as a Nigerian national, who was arrested Thursday along with his 25-year-old girlfriend for swindling €117,000 out of a retired teacher...

22. Second arrest in Spanish prisoner scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-arrest-in-spanish-prisoner-scam

A second suspect is in police custody in Paphos in connection with a Spanish prisoner scam, where a 63-year-old woman was duped into wiring a total of €117,000 to a man she met online...

23. Israel's Netta beats Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/israel-s-netta-beats-cyprus-in-eurovision

Israel’s Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon on Saturday, bringing Israel its fourth victory in the glitzy pageant, watched by over 200 million people around the world, and the right to host the event next year...

24. Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 15 in Nigeria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-boko-haram-militants-kill-15-in-nigeria

Maiduguri is the epicentre of the nine-year conflict with Boko Haram that has killed more than 20,000 people...

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