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20 July, 2024
 

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1. Greece's parliament approves same-sex marriage rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-parliament-approves-same-sex-marriage-rights

Greece’s 300-member Parliament approved the bill granting same-sex couples equal rights in marriage in a roll call vote on Thursday night. The reform extends full parental rights to gay couples but will not allow for medically assisted reproduction through a surrogate. ...

2. Church and far-right parties react to Greece's marriage equality proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-and-far-right-parties-react-to-greece-s-marriage-equality-proposal

Marriage equality legislation has managed to rattle the entire spectrum of the political system in Greece’s conservative society, from the right to the left....

3. Over 140 abandoned cats found in Abu Dhabi desert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-140-abandoned-cats-found-in-abu-dhabi-desert

A group of United Arab Emirates residents has found more than 140 cats dumped in a desert lot in the capital Abu Dhabi, in a phenomenon that has drawn criticism from international animal rights organizations and prompted a government investigation....

4. 76-year-old found guilty of manslaughter in mercy killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/76-year-old-found-guilty-of-manslaughter-in-mercy-killing

In a significant legal development, David Hunter, a 76-year-old British man, has been found guilty of manslaughter for causing the death of his seriously ill wife, Janice Hunter, aged 74. The tragic incident occurred in their home near Paphos in December 2021....

5. Mercy killing case to be decided next month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mercy-killing-case-to-be-decided-next-month

A Cyprus court will rule on July 21 whether a British pensioner who killed his terminally ill wife is guilty of premeditated murder, after final submissions in the case on Thursday...

6. No deal in sight in Cyprus’ mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-deal-in-sight-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

A Cyprus criminal court on Tuesday rejected a defense argument that a British man’s confession to killing his ailing wife was unlawfully obtained, because he was in no frame of mind to speak to police without a lawyer present...

7. Plea deal falls apart in mercy killing case in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-deal-falls-apart-in-mercy-killing-case-in-cyprus

A deal for a British man to plead guilty to manslaughter for killing his wife in Cyprus fell through Tuesday amid recriminations between prosecutors and defense lawyers...

8. Trial of UK man accused of murdering ailing wife delayed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-of-uk-man-accused-of-murdering-his-ailing-wife-delayed

The trial of a British man charged with the premeditated murder of his sick wife in Cyprus’ coastal resort town of Paphos was pushed back until September on Thursday, with defense lawyers arguing that David Hunter should instead be charged with assisting a suicide....

9. British rape accuser drags Cyprus to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-drags-cyprus-to-court

A British young woman who was cleared of lying about a gang rape in Ayia Napa is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights after police said they would not investigate allegations against Israeli teens...

10. Calls for lesser charge in Cyprus' mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-lesser-charge-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

A British man accused of murdering his cancer-stricken wife in Cyprus has denied premeditated charges, with his lawyers calling on the country’s chief law enforcer to reduce the charge to assisted suicide amid ongoing euthanasia debate on the island...

11. Judge gets schooled in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-gets-schooled-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A lawyer for a British woman, whose conviction in Cyprus for lying to police about being raped was overturned by the highest court in the land, says the family is waiting to see how authorities will respond, after a Supreme Court decision pointed fingers at law enforcement and the district judge for failing to exercise due diligence...

12. Charges dropped against Brit expat who called mayor 'useless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charges-dropped-against-brit-expat-arrested-for-calling-mayor-useless

Charges were dropped on Tuesday against a British woman arrested in front of her child last week after describing the mayor of Mandria village Kypros Michaelides as ‘useless’ in a Facebook comment....

13. Cyprus police face fresh accusations of mishandling rape claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-face-fresh-accusations-of-mishandling-rape-claim

Cyprus police are faced with fresh accusations of mishandling a rape claim filed by a young UK national last May whilst on holiday in the Famagusta district’s resort town of Protaras....

14. 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...

15. Critics pounce on Ayia Napa verdict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-pounce-on-ayia-napa-verdict

The British teen who was found guilty of lying to Ayia Napa police about being raped is determined to take the case to the Supreme Court while the verdict has fueled even more debate in Cyprus and around the world...

16. London raises red flag over Ayia Napa verdict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/london-raises-red-flag-over-ayia-napa-verdict

The British government is raising red flags over the Ayia Napa rape verdict, after a 19-year-old Briton was found guilty of lying to police about being gang raped by Israeli teens...

17. Ayia Napa confession not up to par

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-confession-not-up-to-par

A British woman accused of making false rape claims in Ayia Napa after signing a confession is fighting back in court, pointing to grammar errors to prove she never wrote a statement recanting the initial allegations...

18. Ayia Napa rape accuser free on bail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-free-on-bail

The British young woman accused of making false statements in a rape complaint in Ayia Napa will be free on bail this week, while her legal team is expected to include high-powered British attorneys...

19. Defence assembled in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-accuser-asks-for-british-lawyer

The Ayia Napa rape accuser trial has been pushed back for another week as the British defendant seeks permission to have a British lawyer representing her case...

20. Money pouring in for rape accuser’s defence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/money-pouring-in-for-rape-accuser-s-defence

A fundraising project has raised over €22,000 in an effort to pay for legal fees for the British teen accused of making false statements to police in the Ayia Napa gang rape case...

21. Rape accuser reshapes legal defence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-accuser-reshapes-legal-defence

An arraignment hearing has been postponed for the British female accused of making false statements in the Ayia Napa gang rape case, with reports saying her local attorney is stepping aside due to disagreement on handling the defence...

22. Rape accuser says cops coerced confession

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-accuser-says-cops-coerced-confession

A new twist in the Ayia Napa gang rape case emerged on Sunday night, after The Sun ran a story about the alleged victim who says police dictated her confession and used threats to make her sign...

23. Ahrweiler: History that teaches only one solution is a dangerous thing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ahrweiler-history-that-teaches-only-one-solution-is-a-dangerous-thing
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