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1. Supreme court frees billions in assets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-frees-billions-in-assets

The Supreme Court unanimously overturns Laiki Bank's secured decrees, releasing billions in assets belonging to Andreas Vgenopoulos, Marfin Investments Group Holdings S.A, Efthimios Buloutas, and Kyriakos Cook....

2. Wildfires ignite political backlash amidst growing anger

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wildfires

As thick black smoke filled the Athenian sky and blazes consumed homes in the suburbs, a political firestorm broke out among Greek politicians Wednesday....

3. Desperate battle against unyielding fires rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/desperate-battle-against-unyielding-fires-rages-on

Greece is grappling with an ongoing state of fire as blazes continue to ravage several regions....

4. Spain eases residency rules for travelers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-eases-residency-rules-for-travelers

The Spanish authorities have announced that foreigners holding the country’s temporary residence permits will no longer be subject to strict rules as before....

5. Cabinet announces members of Advisory Council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-announces-members-of-advisory-council

The Council of Ministers, chaired by President Nicos Christodoulides, convened today at the Presidential Palace. Following the meeting, Government Spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis informed reporters of the Council's decision to appoint the following individuals as members of the Advisory Council:...

6. Protest erupts over Thanasis' murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protest-erupts-over-thanasis-murder-case

Protesters gathered on Wednesday afternoon, July 12 outside the Legal Services in Nicosia to express their dissatisfaction with the Attorney General's decision not to pursue criminal charges in the murder case of national guard soldier Thanasis Nikolaou....

7. Proposed foreclosure reforms spark debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/proposed-foreclosure-reforms-spark-debate-in-cyprus

Three proposals will be discussed at the last Plenary Session of the House of Representatives before the summer recess, along with three scenarios regarding the outcome of the foreclosure framework....

8. EU wants more independence for Cyprus prosecutor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-wants-more-independence-for-cyprus-prosecutor

The European Commission has stressed the need for Cyprus to strengthen the independence and the accountability of the Prosecution Service...

9. Policeman sentenced to prison for embezzlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/policeman-sentenced-to-prison-for-embezzlement

A police officer was sentenced to four months imprisonment for a case of embezzlement through false representations, but he considered his sentence excessive and appealed before the Supreme Court....

10. Court goes out with a bang in sex client case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-goes-out-with-a-bang-in-sex-client-case

The curtains were drawn on a Nicosia criminal court this week after its last act included sentencing a man for buying sexual services, the first ever explicit client conviction on the island, but questions remains over the long and protracted case where a young female prostitute was described as a trafficking victim...

11. Indictment refiled in Al-Jazeera case as AG addresses Thanasis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indictment-refiled-in-al-jazeera-case-as-ag-addresses-thanasis-case

Attorney General George Savvides has confirmed the re-filing of an indictment in the Al-Jazeera news network reportage case, stating that they have fulfilled their stated intentions....

12. President's commitment to empower justice in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-commitment-to-empower-justice-in-cyprus

The existence of an independent, strong, and efficient judicial system is the greatest guarantor of the rule of law and the supremacy of the Law, Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday, while addressing an event at the Supreme Court on the occasion of the implementation of the justice reform laws and the swearing in of the judges of the newly established Court of Appeal....

13. Cyprus to extradite Kurdish activist to Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-extradite-kurdish-activist-to-germany

The Republic of Cyprus will extradite Kenan Ayaz, a Kurdish activist arrested on terrorism charges, to Germany after the Supreme Court unanimously rejected his appeal on Tuesday, May 16. ...

14. ECHR takes on Ayia Napa gang rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-takes-on-ayia-napa-gang-rape-case

The Republic of Cyprus is defending its actions after its own Supreme Court cleared a British woman of lying to police about a gang rape in 2019, with both sides sticking to their guns as the case is now appears before the European Court of Human Rights...

15. Child porn felon freed in photo fakery case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/child-porn-convict-freed-in-photo-fakery-case

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has commuted a child porn prison sentence of a man in Larnaca after it emerged that images used to incriminate him were not real...

16. 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...

17. The absences, the applause, and the omissions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-absences-the applause-and-the omissions

The ceremony to confirm the new President of the Republic began at 11:39 a.m. The outgoing President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, was the first to enter the House of Representatives packed plenary session. ...

18. The who's who of the Christodoulides government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-who-s-who-of-the-christodoulides-government

On Monday afternoon (27/02), Nikos Christodoulides, the country's new leader, unveiled his new administration. Read the detailed biographies of the individuals who make up the new government....

19. Drakos: 'Radical reforms achieved in the past 20 months'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drakos-radical-reforms-achieved-in-the-past-20-months

Outgoing Minister of Justice and Public Order, Stephie Drakos, presented her work at the Ministry over the past 20 months at a press conference held at the Presidential Palace, noting that during this period a series of sweeping reforms took place at almost all levels and areas of responsibility of the Ministry....

20. Convict who killed wife’s lover loses appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/convict-who-killed-wife-s-lover-loses-appeal

The Supreme Court has rejected a sentence appeal by a Syrian man who killed his wife’s lover in Chloraka, after the murder convict argued that a Paphos criminal court failed to take into account his emotional distress and clean police record...

21. Nicola Sturgeon resigns as Scotland's first minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicola-sturgeon-resigns-as-scotland-s-first-minister

Nicola Sturgeon will stand down as first minister of Scotland, she has announced at a press conference....

22. Drug case in Cyprus raises legal eyebrows again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-case-in-cyprus-raises-legal-eyebrows-again

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has picked up the pieces following a decision by the attorney general last year to commute a reduced and later suspended sentence in a highly publicized Cypriot-Australian drug case marred by legal oddities...

23. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

24. Migration: Nikos Christodoulides can and wants to deal with it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/migration-nikos-christodoulides-can-and-wants-to-deal-with-it

One of the biggest and most serious problems Cyprus faces now, and one of the biggest challenges, is the issue of migration. Our country must deal with disproportionate flows of migrants, both in relation to its size and resources and in relation to its population....

25. Cavusoglu travels to US amid troubled ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-to-travel-to-us-amid-troubled-ties

Turkey and the United States will aim to smooth out a series of disagreements between the NATO allies when the Turkish foreign minister visits Washington this week. But expectations that outstanding issues can be resolved are low....

26. Brothers facing US extradition walk free in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-facing-us-extradition-walk-free-in-cyprus

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has ordered the release of five suspects, including two Greek Cypriot brothers, who are wanted by US authorities in connection with an investigation into investment fraud...

27. WhatsApp given green light to sue Pegasus spyware company

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/whatsapp-given-green-light-to-sue-pegasus-spyware-company

The US Supreme Court on Monday let Meta Platforms Inc’s WhatsApp pursue a lawsuit accusing Israel’s NSO Group of exploiting a bug in the WhatsApp messaging app to install spy software allowing the surveillance of 1,400 people, including journalists, human rights activists and dissidents....

28. US retail pharmacies to dispense abortion pills with prescription

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-retail-pharmacies-to-dispense-abortion-pills-with-prescription

Retail pharmacies in the United States will be permitted to sell abortion pills, health officials said Tuesday, a move that could significantly expand access to the procedure after last year's landmark Supreme Court ruling that overturned federal abortion rights....

29. Kaili's Paros plot frozen pending investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-s-paros-plot-frozen-pending-investigation

A Supreme Court prosecutor has ordered that a plot of land on the island of Paros bought by MEP Eva Kaili and her husband Francesco Giorgi be frozen pending a money-laundering investigation into the activities of the couple....

30. Biden signs same-sex marriage bill into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-signs-same-sex-marriage-bill-into-law

“Marriage is a simple proposition. Who do you love? And will you be loyal to that person you love?” the president asked from the South Lawn. “It’s not more complicated than that.”...

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