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1. Lawyers in Cyprus oppose backlog regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyers-in-cyprus-oppose-backlog-regulations

Lawyers in the Republic Cyprus are planning a demonstration against regulations aimed at expediting backlogged court cases, amid efforts by the state to speed up one of the world’s slowest administration of justice...

2. Prisons are the 'headquarters' of organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-are-the-headquarters-of-organized-crime

The measures taken by the Central Prison Management are neither sufficient nor effective and results in an uncontrolled and extremely dangerous situation that poses risks to the safety and lives of people inside and outside the Prison, ...

3. Supreme Court in Cyprus overturns rape convictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-in-cyprus-overturns-rape-convictions

Two young males who were convicted on rape charges after having sex with a drunk high school student in a hotel room were acquitted last week when the Supreme Court found the girl’s testimony was weak and the defendants did not receive a fair trial...

4. President defers foreclosure mess to attorney general

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-defers-foreclosure-mess-to-attorney-general

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has refused to veto legislation that suspends foreclosures yet again until February 2023, essentially calling on the attorney general to examine the constitutionality of the bill as the issue on the presidential election campaign trail continues to heat up...

5. USA: Republican 'red tide' fails to sweep US midterms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/usa-republican-red-tide-fails-to-sweep-us-midterms

Republicans are favored to win the House of Representatives, but the fight for the Senate is on a knife edge....

6. Qatar: Beer banned at stadiums just 2 days before World Cup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatar-beer-banned-at-stadiums-just-2-days-before-world-cup

The sale of alcohol is strictly controlled in Qatar, and it had to relax its restrictions to allow FIFA sponsor Budweiser to sell its products outside World Cup match venues and fan zones. Now, fans have been told they cannot buy beer at any games during the tournament....

7. Deep political divide in the US as midterm elections loom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deep-political-divide-in-the-us-as-midterm-elections-loom

In a stark closing argument ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, President Joe Biden on Monday warned that a Republican victory could weaken the country's democratic institutions, while former President Donald Trump hinted he could announce another White House bid as soon as next week....

8. Backlog in court cases will be alleviated in 4 to 5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-backlog-in-court-cases-will-be-alleviated-in-4-to-5-years

In a period of four to five years and with the implementation of the reform bills passed by the Parliament, the problem of the backlog of cases pending before the Courts will be solved to a significant extent, Supreme Court President, Antonis Liatsos and President of the House of Representatives, Annita Demetriou have said....

9. US Supreme Court says 'no' to Turkey's request to stop brawl lawsuits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-supreme-court-says-no-to-turkey-s-request-to-stop-brawl-lawsuits

The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected Turkey’s bid to shut down lawsuits in US courts stemming from a violent brawl outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington more than five years ago that left anti-government protesters badly beaten....

10. 1,000 people indicted in Iran over protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-000-people-indicted-in-iran-over-protests

Iran's hardline judiciary will hold public trials of about 1,000 people indicted over unrest in Tehran, a semi-official news agency said on Monday, intensifying efforts to crush weeks of protests ignited by Mahsa Amini's death in police custody....

11. Evidence from defendants' computers and phones excluded from trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evidence-from-defendants-computers-and-phones-excluded-from-trial

Following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the court order to search Christakis Tziovanis and Antonis Antoniou's telecommunications data, an important development has occurred in the Al Jazeera case....

12. Cannabis sentence overturned for research purposes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cannabis-sentence-overturned-for-‘research-purposes

A man in Cyprus who was jailed on a cannabis conviction is to be set free on a suspended sentence after his lawyer argued before the Supreme Court that a lower court completely discounted her client being into narcotics research and not illegal drug trade...

13. Princeton University is now free for families making under $100,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/princeton-university-is-now-free-for-families-making-under-$100-000

The considerable cost of attending one of the top American universities will now be covered for students whose parents earn less than $100,000 per year....

14. Melbourne woman accidentally receives $10 million instead of $100 from Crypto.com

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/melbourne-woman-accidentally-receives-$10-million-instead-of-$100-from-crypto-com

Cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com mistakenly deposited $10.5 million directly into a woman’s bank account when the platform only intended to give her a $100 refund....

15. Cyprus government: No comment on passport audit report just yet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-no-comment-on-passport-audit-report-just-yet

The Government will study the report released Monday by the Audit Office on passports and the Cyprus investment program that granted citizenship by investment, Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said, following the Cabinet’s meeting which convened Monday at the presidential retreat in the Troodos mountains....

16. Interior Ministry aware passport applications did not meet criteria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-aware-passport-applications-did-not-meet-criteria

In the Audit Service's report on the naturalization program, references are made to the manner in which passports were granted, stressing that there were cases in which the Ministry was aware that there were applications that did not meet the criteria, characterizing its approval as illegal....

17. Dad’s hurried deportation stirs debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dad-s-hurried-deportation-stirs-debate-in-cyprus

The hasty deportation of a detained man, whose wife and teenage son remain in Cyprus, has stirred up debate this week, bringing the child commissioner head to head with the state’s law enforcement authorities and even the interior minister himself...

18. 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...

19. 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",...

20. 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....

21. 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...

22. 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...

23. 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....

24. 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....

25. 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."...

26. 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"....

27. 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 ...

28. 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....

29. 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...

30. 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...

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