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1. Attorney General denies bias in courtroom drama

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-denies-bias-in-courtroom-drama

The cross-examination of Attorney General George Savvidis continued today before the Supreme Constitutional Court. Savvidis faced intense scrutiny over his efforts to suspend Auditor General Odysseus Michaelides, which he initiated based on alleged misconduct....

2. Court clears the way for Auditor General's dismissal hearing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-clears-the-way-for-auditor-general-s-dismissal-hearing

The unanimous decision of the Plenary of the Supreme Constitutional Court, sitting as a Council, not only dismissed the Auditor General's preliminary objection regarding the legitimacy of the Attorney General of the Republic to file a request for the dismissal of the Auditor General for misconduct but also shed light on two other institutional matters....

3. Auditor general's objection rejected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/auditor-general-s-objection-rejected

The Supreme Constitutional Court has unanimously rejected an objection raised by Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides in a case concerning his alleged misconduct. ...

4. Supreme court to decide on auditor general's dismissal objection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-to-decide-on-auditor-general-s-dismissal-objection

At 9:30 p.m. on June 5, the Council of the Supreme Constitutional Court will announce its decision on a preliminary objection raised by Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides. ...

5. Hearings have begun in the Auditor General dismissal case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hearings-have-begun-in-the-auditor-general-dismissal-case

Proceedings have begun at the Supreme Constitutional Court regarding the Attorney General's application to dismiss Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides. The preliminary issue raised by Michaelides' legal team questions the constitutional authority of the Attorney General to seek such a dismissal....

6. Auditor General appeals suspension request

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/auditor-general-appeals-suspension-request

Today, the appeal of Republic Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides against Attorney General George Savvidis' request to suspend him for misconduct was lodged at the Registry of the Supreme Constitutional Court....

7. Few coal plants to survive stricter US regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-predict-few-coal-plants-to-survive-stricter-us-regulations

New climate rules imposed by Joe Biden’s administration requiring huge cuts in carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants will accelerate the decline of an industry that until recently provided most of America’s power, experts say, potentially even dealing a death blow to coal in the US....

8. Power play unfolds as Auditor General faces dismissal petition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-play-unfolds-as-auditor-general-faces-dismissal-petition

In a tumultuous legal saga unfolding in Cyprus, Attorney General George Savvidis has filed a petition before the Supreme Constitutional Court seeking the dismissal of Auditor General Odysseus Michaelides, according to a report by Apostolos Tomaras in this Sunday's printed edition of Kathimerini....

9. Legal service petitions for Auditor General's dismissal (update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-service-petitions-for-auditor-general-s-dismissal

Amid ongoing turmoil between the leadership of the Legal Service and Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides, a petition for Michaelides' dismissal has been filed with the Supreme Judicial Council. ...

10. National Guard's death raises questions on Cyprus justice system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-guard-s-death-raises-questions-on-cyprus-justice-system

Revelations surrounding the death of National Guardsman Thanasis Nicolaou, emerging years after the incident, have sparked both sensation and concern about the functioning of the criminal justice system in Cyprus. ...

11. France first in 50 years to secure abortion as constitutional right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-first-in-50-years-to-secure-abortion-as-constitutional-right

France has taken a historic step by becoming the first country in half a century to enshrine abortion as a constitutional right. ...

12. Supreme Court clears Trump for 2024 ballots despite Capitol riots role

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-clears-trump-for-2024-ballots-despite-capitol-riots-role

The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a pivotal decision on Monday, stating that former President Donald Trump cannot be barred from 2024 ballots due to his role in the January 6, 2021, Capitol attack...

13. Asylum appeals in Cyprus skyrocket to 472%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-appeals-in-cyprus-skyrocket-to-472

A dramatic increase of 472% in appeals before the Administrative Court of International Protection by asylum seekers and foreigners has been reported between 2020 and 2023,...

14. Who earns what? Insights into top government salaries in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-earns-what-insights-into-top-government-salaries-in-cyprus

Newly released data from the Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus reveals that the highest-paid government officials in the country include the Attorney General,...

15. State court ruling may impact IVF procedures: Embryo status under review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-court-ruling-may-impact-ivf-procedures-embryo-status-under-review

An Alabama medical center, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), has ceased all in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments after a recent court decision categorized embryos as babies....

16. Kremlin bars anti-war candidate in upcoming election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kremlin-bars-anti-war-candidate-in-upcoming-election

Russian authorities have barred Boris Nadezhdin, the sole anti-war presidential campaigner, from running against Vladimir Putin in the upcoming election....

17. USA: Alabama makes history with first nitrogen gas execution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-alabama-makes-history-with-first-nitrogen-gas-execution

In a historic move, Alabama carried out the execution of convicted murderer Kenneth Eugene Smith, making it the first state to use nitrogen gas for an execution. Smith, 58, was declared dead at 8:25 p.m. Thursday after a process that involved visible convulsions and shaking....

18. Cyprus exposes 25 cases of dual pensions and salaries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-exposes-25-cases-of-dual-pensions-and-salaries

Around 25 citizens and officials in the Republic of Cyprus are receiving double pay—pension plus salary, according to the Republic's Auditor General....

19. Legal chaos unleashed as e-justice project collapses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-chaos-unleashed-as-e-justice-project-collapses

Four years ago, when physical presence dominated business, the collapse of e-justice dealt a severe blow to the judicial system....

20. Government unveils e-justice system for streamlined legal processes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-unveils-e-justice-system-for-streamlined-legal-processes

In a significant move toward digital transformation, Cyprus inaugurated the e-justice information system on Monday, enabling the electronic registration of documents throughout the judicial process....

21. Cyprus nears digital judicial transformation with new e-justice system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-nears-digital-judicial-transformation-with-new-e-justice-system

Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy, Philippos Hadjizacharias, anticipates the finalization of the new e-justice system by February 2024, marking a crucial stride in Cyprus' digital transformation. ...

22. Banks fail Menendez's quiz on $4 billion consumer paybacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-fail-menendez-s-quiz-on-$4-billion-consumer-paybacks

In a fiery congressional hearing on Wednesday, Senator Bob Menendez targeted Wall Street's top executives, putting them in the hot seat with a pop quiz on their firms' financial misdeeds....

23. Foreclosure showdown escalates with parliament vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreclosure-showdown-escalates-with-parliament-vote

The Greek government is set to present legislation in Parliament this Friday addressing borrower protection in relation to foreclosures....

24. Cyprus proposes lifeline to Gaza in 'Amalthea' project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-proposes-lifeline-to-gaza-in-amalthea-project

The debate on the humanitarian corridor in Gaza, from Cypriot territory within the context of the 'Amalthea' project, represents Cyprus' attempt to assert 'flag projection' and a broader diplomatic role in the evolving situation in the Middle East sub-system post-October 7....

25. HIV patients denied care, forced to halt medication

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hiv-patients-denied-care-forced-to-halt-medication

In 2023, although HIV is no longer contagious, HIV-positive patients in Cyprus continue to face marginalization and social exclusion when taking medication....

26. Russian depositor triumphs over Laiki bank's 2013 haircut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-depositor-triumphs-over-laiki-bank-s-2013-haircut

The Legal Service, on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus and the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC), will appeal the decision of the Limassol District Court, which awarded compensation to a depositor of the former Laiki Bank for the 2013 deposit haircut, according to CNA....

27. President's silent pension raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-silent-pension-raises-eyebrows

Both the President of the Republic and members of Parliament have emphasized the necessity of legislative regulation to put an end to the simultaneous receipt of public employee pensions and salaries by political officials. ...

28. Supreme court rejects President's referendum on Turkish Cypriot properties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-rejects-president-s-referendum-on-turkish-cypriot-properties

In a significant ruling, the Supreme Constitutional Court, in its new composition, rejected the President's third referendum on the amendment law passed by the Parliament concerning Turkish Cypriot properties and the powers of the 'Guardian.'...

29. 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....

30. 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....

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