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21 July, 2024
 

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1. Police investigate death of 6-year-old refugee in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-death-of-6-year-old-refugee-in-paphos

Authorities are investigating the sudden death of a 6-year-old girl, the child of Nigerian asylum seekers, in Paphos, according to Paphos Assistant Police Operations Director Michalis Nikolaou. ...

2. Cyprus leads EU with highest rate of asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-with-highest-rate-of-asylum-seekers

Cyprus had the highest rate of registered first-time applicants for asylum compared to its population in January 2024, according to the latest monthly asylum data released by Eurostat....

3. Interior Minister highlights 75% reduction in African arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-highlights-75-reduction-in-african-arrivals

In bilateral meetings held in Geneva, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou emphasized the shift from illegal to legal migration channels, as stated in a press release by the Interior Ministry on Friday. ...

4. Occupied territories witness a 33% surge in visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/occupied-territories-witness-a-33-surge-in-visitors

In the first 10 months of this year, the influx of visitors to the occupied territories through land entry points and ports saw a remarkable increase of 33% compared to the corresponding period last year, totaling 1,520,604 individuals....

5. Nigerian gang exploits Facebook connections in elaborate scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-gang-exploits-facebook-connections-in-elaborate-scam

Greek authorities have dismantled a criminal organization consisting of Nigerian and Sierra Leonean nationals accused of duping women out of substantial sums of money through an elaborate online scam....

6. Nightclub stabbing less clear after police find knife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nightclub-stabbing-less-clear-after-police-find-knife

A suspect in an attempted murder investigation at a nightclub in Nicosia says he had nothing to do with a fight where another customer and a bouncer sustained knife injuries, with reports saying police were dusting a military combat knife for fingerprints in connection with the case...

7. Cyprus welcomes Ukrainians amid complaints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-ukrainians-amid-complaints

European countries have been welcoming war-fleeing Ukrainians in the last few days, prompting Cyprus’ president to step in following complaints about PCR costs, but other reports suggested foreigners inside the former soviet republic were being treated differently including ethnic Greeks...

8. Historic leak of Swiss banking records reveals unsavory clients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-leak-of-swiss-banking-records-reveals-unsavory-clients

Despite two decades of pledges by Credit Suisse to crack down on illegitimate funds, data leaked from the bank reveals that it catered to dozens of criminals, dictators, intelligence officials, sanctioned parties and political actors with outsized wealth....

9. Twins reunited with parents after buffer zone ordeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twins-reunited-with-parents-after-buffer-zone-ordeal

Greek Cypriot authorities helped two twins reunite with their family in the north, after the foreign parents got separated from the girls who ended up in the south during a partially foiled illegal crossing attempt...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. ‘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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. 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...

22. 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...

23. 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...

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. 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....

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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...

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