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04 December, 2022
 

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1. Temporary residence permit granted for Mohamed Kamara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temporary-residence-permit-granted-for-mohamed-kamara

Mohamed Kamara, the 41-year-old former African footballer (Nea Salamina, Doxas, Olympiacos Nicosia), has been granted a special permit that will last until the end of July 2023. This directive comes from the minister of the interior....

2. Former Cyprus footballer from Sierra Leone being deported after 20 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-cyprus-footballer-from-sierra-leone-being-deported-after-20-years

The story of Mohamed Kamara was brought to light by the publication of the newspaper "Haravgi." The 41-year-old African former footballer (Nea Salamina, Doxa, Olympiacos Nicosia) has lived in our country for 20 years and raised three children (14, 11 and 5 years old)....

3. First ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves Odesa port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-ship-carrying-ukrainian-grain-leaves-odesa-port

A ship carrying grain left the Ukrainian port of Odesa for Lebanon on Monday under a safe passage agreement, Ukrainian and Turkish officials said, the first departure since the Russian invasion blocked shipping through the Black Sea five months ago....

4. Maricar’s mom still seeks justice in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maricar-s-mom-still-seeks-justice-in-cyprus

The mother of murdered Filipina Maricar Valdez Arquiola is still waiting for the Cypriot government to do the right thing, with reports saying relatives of victims in the island’s unprecedented serial killer case are still waiting for a proper financial settlement...

5. Cyprus enlists army to move asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enlists-army-to-move-asylum-seekers

An army convoy in Cyprus transported hundreds of asylum seekers from Pournara camp to a deportation facility this week, with the government saying the transfer took place amid fears of coronavirus spread in the overcrowded facility...

6. Nouris: 60-100 immigrants pass through the green line every day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-60-100-immigrants-pass-through-the-green-line-every-day

According to the Minister of Interior, Nikos Nouris, 60 to 100 illegal immigrants and asylum seekers cross the green line every day....

7. Officers to face discipline in serial killer case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-to-face-discipline-in-serial-killer-case

A police internal affairs committee in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended disciplinary action against members of law enforcement in the island’s serial killer probe, after criminal prosecution was ruled out against officers and superiors who dropped the ball on cases of missing women later found murdered...

8. Officers off the hook in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-off-the-hook-in-serial-killer-probe

Senior law enforcement officials and frontline police officers named in a serial killer probe in Cyprus could be subject to disciplinary action but not criminal charges because of broader systemic failures and lack of evidence...

9. Coronavirus measures bring sharp drop in EU asylum applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-measures-bring-sharp-drop-in-eu-asylum-applications

First-time asylum applicants in the EU recorded a sharp drop of almost 70% during the second quarter of 2020, mainly as a result of coronavirus emergency measures imposed by member states from March, Eurostat figures showed Wednesday....

10. 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...

11. More work needed in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-work-needed-in-serial-killer-probe

More statements described as “necessary” and some changes are being sought in the serial killer probe, which has identified so far two dozen officers for failing to do their job in handling cases of missing women and children who were later found murdered in Cyprus...

12. Officers named in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-named-in-serial-killer-probe

An independent probe into police handling of missing complaints in the serial killer case has been completed, with investigators naming some 20 officers for failing to do their job...

13. Two suitcases spotted outside Orestis’ home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-suitcases-spotted-outside-orestis-home

Police went on high alert Monday morning after receiving information about two suitcases outside the residence of convicted serial killer Nikos Metaxas...

14. Farewell for two more serial killer victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farewell-for-two-more-serial-killer-victims

The funerals of Marry Rose and Maricar, two of seven victims of a convicted serial killer, took place on Thursday in Limassol and Larnaca...

15. Community bids farewell to Sierra

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/community-bids-farewell-to-sierra

The funeral of little Sierra, the youngest of seven victims in the Orestis serial killer case, was held on Sunday, exactly three months after the body of her mother was discovered in an abandoned well...

16. Orestis case over but new details still shocking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orestis-case-over-but-details-still-shocking

Cypriot serial killer Nikos Metaxas began serving seven life sentences following his trial on Monday, with the public still trying to process the horrifying details of the case and possible future legal steps...

17. Serial killer locked up for life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orestis-pleads-guilty-to-murder-charges

Nikos Metaxas was sentenced to life in prison on Monday for the murders of five women and two children, just hours after he pleaded guilty in an unprecedented serial killer case that shocked the public in Cyprus and overseas...

18. Orestis trial starts Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orestis-trial-starts-monday

The alleged serial killer in the “Orestis case” has been ordered to appear for his arraignment on Monday, where he will formerly answer to seven murder charges and one rape...

19. Police need more time to prosecute Orestis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-need-more-time-to-prosecute-orestis

Alleged serial killer Nikos Metaxas was remanded for another eight days on Friday, with prosecutors scrambling to build a solid case while trying to minimize the possibility of factual or legal errors...

20. Diver’s words resonate through Memi Lake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diver-s-words-resonate-through-memi-lake

A brief exchange between a supervisor and his diver who found the body of little Sierra in Memi Lake has resonated with the Cypriot public, as shock and disbelief still continue in the serial killer case...

21. Body found in Memi Lake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-found-in-memi-lake

A human body believed to be Sierra has been found in Memi Lake, with reports saying state forensic pathologists are rushing to the scene...

22. Partial drain at Memi Lake to go forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/partial-drain-at-memi-lake-to-go-forward

Divers can expect a less difficult task at Memi Lake in the search for little Sierra, following a decision by the Water Development Department to allow a partial drain to lower the water level...

23. Police renew efforts in search for Sierra

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-renew-efforts-in-search-for-sierra

Robotic cameras head back in the water on Monday in search for little Sierra, with officials still contemplating a partial drain of the lake...

24. Police lineup scheduled in serial killer case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-lineup-scheduled-in-serial-killer-case

A Nicosia judge has renewed the remand for the main suspect in the serial killer case, with prosecutors hinting at a police lineup as a next step in the investigation...

25. Expert unsure whether Orestis acted alone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-unsure-whether-orestis-acted-alone

Private forensic pathologist Marios Matsakis has raised a number of questions following the discovery of a third suitcase at the red lake, including whether the alleged serial killer acted alone...

26. Difficult search ahead in Memi Lake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/difficult-search-ahead-in-memi-lake

Divers head to Memi Lake to search for a little girl, one of seven victims in the serial killer case, one day after a third body was recovered from the red lake...

27. Divers find third suitcase in red lake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-suitcase-found-at-red-lake

Divers located the third suitcase in the red lake believed to contain the remains of an adult Filipina in the serial killer case...

28. Police focus on new email in Orestis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-focus-on-new-email-in-orestis-case

Alleged serial killer Nikos Metaxas was remanded in custody for eight more days on Wednesday, as police investigators are looking into a new email address linked to the case...

29. Orestis trial stalled due to missing evidence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orestis-trial-stalled-due-to-missing-evidence

Police are still trying to gather crucial evidence in the serial killer case, as the search for two slain victims continues and the suspect’s trial is pushed back for at least another week...

30. Filipina who escaped Orestis speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipina-who-escaped-orestis-speaks-out

New information emerged about the alleged serial killer, with another woman from the Philippines coming forward with shocking details of how she escaped alleged serial killer Nikos Metaxas days before the first body discovery...

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