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14 August, 2022
 

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1. Flag goes up over ‘suspicious findings’ in Berton’s case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flag-goes-up-over-‘suspicious-findings-in-berton-s-case

Leaked information in local media point to shocking revelations expected to shed light on the cause and manner of death for Berton, an impounded Savannah cat that died in state custody in Cyprus after authorities refused to allow his owner to take her ailing pet to a private vet...

2. ECHR vindicates Cypriot journalist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-vindicates-cypriot-journalist

A Cypriot journalist won his lawsuit against the Republic of Cyprus this week, after the European Court of Human Rights ruled that he was censured in violation of the right to freedom of expression...

3. East-West orthodox split deepens in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-west-orthodox-split-deepens-in-cyprus

An interview with the Archbishop of Cyprus, who used unfavorable words for detractor bishops as well as the Patriarch of Moscow, is causing all sorts of reactions on the island where campaign drama is unfolding both in a highly contested presidential election and a looming replacement for head of church...

4. Archbishop ‘populist pick’ signals tough election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-‘populist-pick-signals-tough-election-in-cyprus

The race to the hill got a lot more serious over the weekend after Archbishop Chrysostomos likened independent presidential candidate Nikos Christodoulides to politically unbowed Makarios, prompting a swift response from ruling party Dysi leader Averof Neophytou...

5. Nameless pay-as-you-go phones under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nameless-pay-as-you-go-phones-under-scrutiny

Police and intelligence officials in the Republic of Cyprus are pushing again for a ban on anonymous pay-as-you-go phones hoping it will help reduce crime, but critics and phone companies are not buying the argument...

6. Cyprus energy hub hopes hanging by a thread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-energy-hub-hopes-hanging-by-a-thread

Nicosia is eagerly awaiting news any day now that could potentially revive the island’s hopes in the energy game, with all eyes on whether a UK-based company with contracts in Israel could find enough gas to bypass red tape and send some of it to a friendly neighbor’s hub...

7. Test drive tag misuse out in the open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-drive-tag-misuse-out-in-the-open

The Transport Department is getting more negative publicity this week after information about widespread misuse of test drive tags reached lawmakers, with the minister vowing to tackle corruption from one scandal to the next...

8. Cypriot journalist in Ukraine probes vigilante punishment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-journalist-in-ukraine-probes-vigilante-punishment

Images and videos of people tied up to poles throughout Ukraine have been dividing public opinion for many years, but a Cypriot journalist outside Irpin who took a photo of a man with his buttocks exposed raised questions over vigilante justice...

9. Ukrainians in Cyprus before cutoff date now in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainians-in-cyprus-before-cutoff-date-in-limbo

Dozens of Ukrainians in the Republic of Cyprus are running out of money and unable to benefit automatically from EU “temporary protection” measures because they visited the island as tourists before the cutoff date...

10. Russian Ambassador to Cyprus: 'Russian tourists will go to Turkey, is that what you want?'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-ambassador-to-cyprus-russian-tourists-will-go-to-turkey-is-that-what-you-want

Stanislav Osadchiy, Russia’s Ambassador to Cyprus, has said, in an interview with a local media outlet, that the Republic of Cyprus and other European countries who have imposed sanctions on his country over its invasion of Ukraine have ‘shot themselves in the foot.’...

11. Plea bargain offers glimpse into Azeri trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-bargain-offers-glimpse-into-azeri-trial

Prosecutors in Cyprus were on the rebound this week in the Azeri case after a defendant pleaded guilty to two charges, prompting media to speculate that a deal with the suspect-turned-witness could also make good on terror charges in a thwarted plot against Israelis on the island...

12. Wars over imported damaged vehicles get ugly in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wars-over-imported-damaged-vehicles-get-ugly-in-cyprus

Cyprus police have been keeping on the down low an investigation into alleged irregularities involving imported damaged vehicles, with reports saying a state employee’s vehicle was torched after he blew the whistle on a suspected illegal network amid government efforts to take lemons off the street...

13. Minister owns up to comments in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-apologizes-for-comments-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

Cypriot Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos offered an apology this week for comments he had made in the gang rape case in Ayia Napa when he was the town’s mayor, calling now for a new investigation after the Supreme Court overturned a public mischief against a British young woman...

14. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

15. Stepdad jailed after bizarre sexual molestation trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stepdad-jailed-after-bizarre-sexual-molestation-trial

A bizarre case of sexual molestation against two teenage girls ended with a sentence of their stepdad in Famagusta district, after their biological father testified for the defense...

16. From Menogeia to Limnes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-menogeia-to-limnes

Arriving in Cyprus on Monday, and heading to Nicosia, I saw queues of military trucks returning empty to their bases. ...

17. Suspect arrested in fatal hit and run

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-arrested-in-fatal-hit-and-run

A local man has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Paphos, with reports suggesting the vehicle that struck a woman had previously collided with another car...

18. Rift in pandemic response wide open in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-in-pandemic-response-wide-open-in-cyprus

A rift between scientists and government became more apparent on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with local media saying the health ministry director was even checking the minutes from a meeting to shed light on debate over controversial measures...

19. Cyprus’ giant Noble Peasant in the works

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-s-giant-noble-peasant-in-the-works

A controversial giant statue proposed to be built on the northern foothills of Kyrenia’s mountain range was back in the headlines on Friday, with a local newspaper saying The Noble Peasant was in the works...

20. Cyprus wants asylum right curbed for irregular migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-asylum-right-curbed-for-irregular-migrants

Cyprus wants action to curb irregular migration to the island, including a suspension of asylum applications for persons entering illegally, a government official said...

21. Another gun emerges in convoluted Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-gun-emerges-in-convoluted-azeri-case

Police have reportedly found a third gun in connection with a thwarted alleged plot against Israeli businessmen in Cyprus, while the prime suspect’s lawyer is resorting to the Constitution and crying foul over consecutive remand renewal tactics against his client...

22. Cypriot ‘superminister’ accused of obstructing sea rescues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-‘superminister-accused-of-obstructing-sea-rescues

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has slammed a report about him calling the shots to hinder sea rescues of refugees, accusing a journalist of pushing an 'extremely dangerous' open doors agenda while the local newspaper is hitting back with a little-known 'embarrassing' incident...

23. Cyprus dips toe into euthanasia debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-dips-toe-into-euthanasia-debate

Euthanasia in the Republic of Cyprus is forbidden by law but two women in parliament are more than ready to discuss the taboo of painless killing, a practice viewed by the Church as suicide or even murder...

24. Alleged plot in Cyprus takes bizarre turn of events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-plot-in-cyprus-takes-bizarre-turn-of-events

A Cypriot newspaper says it has forwarded information to police regarding an alleged plot against Israelis after it was contacted by a man who claimed he had seen the Azeri suspect hide a handgun in a hotel in the north...

25. Norwegian court vindicates girl’s ‘wanted’ father

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/norwegian-court-vindicates-girl-s-‘wanted-father

A Norwegian father, who is officially still wanted in Cyprus on kidnapping charges, has been vindicated by a court in his native country after it emerged that the Cypriot mother of his young daughter, who was brought to the island unbeknownst to him, had filed false claims to sway a custody hearing in her favor...

26. Cyprus’ spy van case too close to the bone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spy-van-case-too-close-to-the-bone

A police investigation in Cyprus has concluded there was no proof of illegal phone tapping in the spy van case, but prosecutors are still going after the main suspects on lesser charges despite reports of alleged contacts in the past with local officials...

27. Video pulled after critics said it was sexist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-pulled-after-critics-said-it-was-sexist

Tourism officials in the Republic of Cyprus have pulled a video from their playlist on social media, after critics said the clip as part of a campaign to keep the country clean was 'sexist' and failed to get the message across...

28. Doctor’s sexual misconduct trial goes forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-s-sexual-misconduct-trial-goes-forward

A sexual assault case against a doctor with a large medical practice in Cyprus is moving forward, while questions have been raised over a messenger company that failed for months to serve him court documents as well as a prior conviction that fell through the cracks...

29. Quarantine hairstylist says he broke no laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quarantined-hairstylist-says-he-broke-no-laws

A hairstylist who tested positive for COVID-19 and suffered the wrath of the press after police cited him for violating health protocols says he did not break any laws, with police urging the public to remain vigilant in the fight against the spread of the virus...

30. Police in the dark over Kolossi fight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-in-the-dark-over-kolossi-fight

Police investigators remain in the dark over a violent confrontation with political undertones in Limassol on Wednesday, with reports saying an army captain in remanded custody is refusing to cooperate with law enforcement authorities...

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