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1. President signs controversial foreclosure law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-signs-controversial-foreclosure-law

A controversial foreclosure bill has been signed into law in the Republic of Cyprus over the objection of the country’s finance minister who accused lawmakers of populism...

2. Tatar: Turkish Cypriot proposals will also benefit Greek side

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-turkish-cypriot-proposals-will-also-benefit-greek-side

The proposals he submitted to the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades through the United Nations are aimed "at the well-being and happiness of the Turkish Cypriots",...

3. Anastasiades 'Judicial reforms a priority'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-judicial-reforms-a-priority

President Nicos Anastasiades underlined the importance of reforming the judicial system during the confirmation ceremony of the new President of the Supreme Court Antonis Liatsos, which took place on Tuesday at the Presidential Palace....

4. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

5. 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...

6. US 4th of July celebrations marred by gun violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-4th-of-july-celebrations-marred-by-gun-violence

A shooting that left at least six people dead at an Independence Day parade in a Chicago suburb rattled Monday’s celebrations across the U.S. and further rocked a country already awash in turmoil over high court rulings on abortion and guns as well as hearings on the Jan. 6 insurrection....

7. Increasing demand for mail-order abortion pills after SC ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increasing-demand-for-mail-order-abortion-pills-after-sc-ruling

Telehealth abortion providers have reported a surge in inquiries following the US Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe vs Wade, as the rapidly proliferating number of states banning terminations forces more women to turn to mail-order pills to end their pregnancies....

8. Sexual abuse and exploitation of children reaches alarming levels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-abuse-and-exploitation-of-children-reaches-alarming-levels

Deputy Attorney General, Savvas Angelides noted on Wednesday that the increase of sexual abuse and the exploitation of children has reached alarming levels in recent years, adding that "this has resulted in the filing of a significant number of cases before the Assize Court and the district courts."...

9. There is a conflict in US society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-there-is-a-conflict-in-us-society

The decision of the US Supreme Court to abolish the right to abortion, leaving each state to judge the issue alone, has many "benefactors"....

10. Abortion banned in multiple US states a mere hours after Roe v Wade overturned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-banned-in-multiple-us-states-a-mere-hours-after-roe-v-wade-overturned

Abortion was already illegal in multiple US states on Saturday, with bans introduced within hours of Roe v Wade being overturned, as cities erupted in protest at the landmark ruling. Abortion banned in multiple US states just hours after Roe v Wade overturned ...

11. Fetal medicine specialist Dr. Kypros Nicolaides calls US ban on abortions 'incredible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fetal-medicine-specialist-dr-kypros-nicolaides-calls-us-ban-on-abortions-incredible

The US decision to ban abortions is incredible, said the world-renowned Cypriot scientist, Dr. Kypros Nicolaides, adding that efforts to overturn the decision may take an entire generation....

12. Legal chaos after president commutes life sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-chaos-after-president-commutes-life-sentence

Critics in the world of justice in Cyprus are crying foul after the President offered clemency to a man whose life sentence early in an Ayia Napa quadruple murder trial made him a credible state witness who helped put away other defendants...

13. 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...

14. Op-ed: The handmaidens of the right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-handmaidens-of-the-right

It was the decade of the 70s when my friend Katerina and I were students at Pierce College in Athens. With our group of friends we spent happy, carefree days exploring the old city, its galleries and parks, its nightspots and museums....

15. The next three days are crucial for Emilianidou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-next-three-days-are-crucial-for-emilianidou

16. Moscow to probe ‘Ukrainian regime crimes’ after surrender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-to-probe-‘ukrainian-regime-crimes-after-surrender

Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters surrendered to an uncertain fate on Tuesday after weeks holed up in the bunkers and tunnels below Mariupol's Azovstal steel works as the most devastating siege of Russia's war in Ukraine drew to a close...

17. Cypriot journalists want UK to block Assange extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-journalists-call-on-uk-to-block-assange-extradition

Journalists in Cyprus have spoken out in favor of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is getting closer to the possibility of being extradited to the United States following an order by a London court...

18. Leaked SC abortion ban could also apply to rape and incest victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-sc-abortion-ban-could-also-apply-to-rape-and-incest-victims

Twenty-two states have abortion bans that would become law almost immediately if a leaked Supreme Court decision on abortion rights goes into effect....

19. Op-ed: Abortions and the pendulum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-abortions-and-the-pendulum

A decision by the US Supreme Court to overturn the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide would resemble a historic turning point. The court’s rulings are usually an indication of how the country’s political pendulum swings;...

20. Furious US Chief Justice confirms leaked draft on abortion rights is authentic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/furious-us-chief-justice-confirms-leaked-draft-on-abortion-rights-is-authentic

A furious Chief Justice John Roberts has confirmed that the bombshell draft opinion leaked to Politico, in which the Supreme Court’s conservative majority moves to overturn Roe v. Wade, is indeed authentic....

21. Protests erupt after potential US Supreme Court move to overturn abortion rights ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-erupt-after-potential-us-supreme-court-move-to-overturn-abortion-rights-ruling

Anti-abortion activists and pro-abortion rights supporters took to the streets of Washington on Tuesday after news that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion....

22. Cyprus struggles to find anti-corruption auditors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-to-find-anti-corruption-auditors

Efforts to assign members to a transparency commission are said to be stalling in the Republic of Cyprus, with politicians from the opposition crying foul over connections between some candidates and the country’s disgraced golden passports program...

23. More ‘Golden Passports’ revoked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-‘golden-passports-revoked

The Council of Ministers decided last week to revoke the citizenship of four more Russians, including their family members, who obtained ‘Golden Passports’ under the island’s disgraced Citizenship by Investment scheme that was brought to an abrupt end in November 2020....

24. A deal ‘everybody will hate’ to end the war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deal-‘everybody-will-hate-to-end-the-war-in-ukraine

The most likely solution that will bring an end to the war in Ukraine is an agreement that “everybody will hate,” James Stavridis, NATO’s Greek-American former commander for Europe tells Kathimerini....

25. Op-ed: You can help 'Break the Bias' against women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-you-can-help-break-the-bias-against-women

This year for Women’s History month, in Cyprus, the United States, and around the world we recognized the achievements of women and girls, celebrated progress made towards achieving equality, and recommitted ourselves to ensuring the full measure of dignity and opportunity due all humans is available to women everywhere. ...

26. Cyprus overhauls rape investigations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-overhauls-rape-investigations

Cyprus police say from now on rape accusers will receive emotional support and be interviewed by officers of the same gender, as new guidelines begin to take hold following the vindication of a British woman who did not get fair treatment on the island...

27. Supreme Court quadruples sexual molestation sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-quadruples-sexual-molestation-sentence

A man in Cyprus convicted of sexually molesting a young girl with a mental illness had his sentence quadrupled by the Supreme Court, which said the act without removing her clothes and other mitigating circumstances did not justify lenience shown by a lower court...

28. Greek Supreme Court cracks down on derelict judges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-supreme-court-cracks-down-on-derelict-judges

Thirteen lower court judges have been terminated over the past three months and more may be on the way....

29. Cypriot pilot who ditched lawyer goes after state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-pilot-who-ditched-lawyer-goes-after-state

A Cypriot commercial pilot who single-handedly took his case to ECHR saying he was wrongfully dismissed more than two decades ago is now suing the Republic of Cyprus for unfair trial following a decision by the country’s Supreme Court to reopen appeal proceedings...

30. Former chief of Greek Supreme Court named in blackmail claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-chief-of-greek-supreme-court-named-in-blackmail-claim

A political storm is brewing over an audio file that has surfaced suggesting that former Supreme Court President Vassiliki Thanou, who had been appointed to her post by the then SYRIZA government, blackmailed prominent businessman Andreas Vgenopoulos for money back in 2016....

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