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27 January, 2022
 

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1. Expert worried as Chloraka stoked about breakwaters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-shocked-as-chloraka-stoked-about-breakwaters

Local officials in Chloraka are stoked about tourism potential following a deal to install breakwater structures, but a coastal engineer is raising safety concerns for the project in Paphos’ western town that has been occupying the headlines recently over refugee management...

2. State issues ultimatum in Chloraka refugee standstill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-issues-ultimatum-in-chloraka-refugee-standstill

Paphos officials are seeking ways to convince asylum seekers at a controversial studio complex in Chloraka to move out, with reports saying residents have been told they would lose their refugee assistance unless they agree by the end of the month to relocate at a migrant facility...

3. Water wars see light of day as Chloraka deadline expires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/water-wars-see-light-of-day-as-chloraka-deadline-expires

Syrian refugees at Chloraka’s controversial studio complex under orders to shut down are calling on authorities to reconnect water supply until a court of law resolves a financial dispute between the local council and the owners, who say cuts on the property have been going on for years...

4. Suspect turns prosecution witness in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-turns-prosecution-witness-in-double-murder

A former suspect in the deaths of two missing Russian women in Cyprus has been released with no charges, with reports saying he will testify for the prosecution against two brothers already in custody...

5. Prosecutors plan for quick trial in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-plan-for-quick-trial-in-double-murder

Two more people have been questioned by police in connection with the deaths of two missing Russian women in Cyprus, after it emerged they had been at the cottage, while prosecutors plan to speed up the trial of the prime suspect who purportedly confessed to double murder...

6. Police probe family ties in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-family-ties-in-double-murder

Police have arrested a third suspect in the double murder of two Russian women in Cyprus, where investigators are said to be relying on witness statements and phone data to crack the crack the case...

7. Police all over the map in double murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-all-over-the-map-in-double-murder-case

Cyprus police have detained a second suspect in the double murder of two Russian women, saying the man has been linked to the cottage in rural Limassol where the bodies were found but denies any part in the crime...

8. Double murder prosecutors back to the drawing board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/double-murder-prosecutors-back-to-the-drawing-board

New details suggest the main suspect in the double murder of two Russian women may be covering up for someone else, after it was reported that the shooter was far closer to the victims than previously thought and questions remained about a car passenger...

9. Suspected motive in double murder draws skepticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-motive-in-double-murder-draws-skepticism

A top criminologist in Cyprus says machismo and ethnicity were proximate causes in the double murder of two Russian women who had gone missing last month, but a suspected motive in the case has drawn public disbelief and some parliament members are calling for investigation into possible sex trafficking...

10. Erdogan's threatening statements after Larnaca mosque attack (Update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-threatening-statements-after-larnaca-mosque-attack-update

A few hours ago, the representatives of the Turkish government made statements about the attack on the mosque located in the coastal zone of Larnaca....

11. Judge blocks public hearing in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-denies-public-hearing-in-double-murder

The sole suspect in the double murder of two Russian women appeared on Monday in Limassol District Court behind closed doors, with reporters kept at bay in a case where his initial arrest had also taken place in total secrecy...

12. Pope calls migrant crisis 'shipwreck of civilisation'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-calls-migrant-crisis-shipwreck-of-civilisation

Pope Francis condemned the exploitation of migrants for political purposes on Sunday during a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos, branding the global indifference to their plight the 'shipwreck of civilisation'...

13. Police face criticism in double murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-face-criticism-in-double-murder-case

A man is being accused of double murder in the case of two Russian women, with police being criticized on social media for initially missing the burial site and officials responding that the discovery was made possible following a tough suspect interrogation late at night...

14. Two bodies found in missing Russian women case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-bodies-found-in-missing-russian-women-case

Police say two bodies were found buried in the yard of a cottage on Sunday in connection with the case of two missing Russian women, with investigators saying they believe they know who committed double murder but still no motive has been established...

15. Second suspect named in missing Russian women case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-suspect-named-in-missing-russian-women-case

A second suspect has been named in the case of two missing Russian women whose whereabouts remain unknown after a trip to a cottage, with investigators said to be assuming the worse including possible double murder...

16. Pope flies to Cyprus to set tone on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-flies-to-cyprus-to-set-tone-on-migration

Pope Francis flies to Cyprus on Thursday in a show of support for migrants on the island, where debate on asylum seekers has been intense, with reports saying his entourage has arranged for dozens of refugees to fly back to Italy...

17. Man sentenced after knife attack over money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-after-knife-attack-over-money

A Syrian man who stabbed a fellow worker in Limassol over missing money has been sentenced to 9 years for attempted murder...

18. Scope of search widens for two missing Russian women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scope-of-search-widens-for-two-missing-russian-women

Police are searching for a person of interest in the case of two missing females from Russia, with a detained suspect insisting he drove the women back home and investigators searching the forest after not having ruled out murder...

19. DW: The Pope will offer asylum to refugees in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dw-the-pope-will-offer-asylum-to-refugees-in-cyprus

The symbolic move he made in 2016, offering asylum to Syrian refugees living in a camp in Mytilene and taking them with him to the Vatican on the return trip from Greece,...

20. Locals up in arms over mosque plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-up-in-arms-over-mosque-plans

Local residents in a village in Paphos are up in arms over hearsay that Syrian inhabitants in the community want to have a mosque in the small rural town, with the debate on migration getting more intense and political...

21. Refugees choose rough seas over Cypriot port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-choose-rough-seas-over-cypriot-port

A refugee boat believed to be bound for Italy escaped custody at Kato Paphos port on Thursday, after passengers were not allowed to disembark the previous day but spent the night onboard awaiting further instructions from Nicosia...

22. Pope to visit Cyprus on his way to Lesvos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-to-visit-cyprus-on-his-way-to-lesvos

Pope Francis will travel to Greece and the eastern Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus on a five-day trip next month, the Vatican confirmed Friday....

23. Erdogan: Turkey to snub Libya conference if Greece, Cyprus or Israel participate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-to-snub-libya-conference-if-greece-cyprus-or-israel-participate

Turkey will not attend an international conference on Libya in Paris on November 12 if Greece, Israel or Cyprus are invited, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, according to Turkish media....

24. NGO says refugee woman misled by agents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngo-says-refugee-woman-misled-by-agents

A pro-migrant group in Cyprus is accusing officials of using dubious methods to pressure a Syrian woman refugee to withdraw her asylum application, including hiding a recent development that could reunite her family on the island more quickly...

25. Asylum seekers arrested in Chloraka raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-arrested-in-chloraka-raid

Ten asylum seekers have been arrested in Paphos district according to local reports, citing a violation of an emergency law issued last December that bans international protection applicants from residing in Chloraka...

26. Outage highlights how vital Facebook has become worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/outage-highlights-how-vital-facebook-has-become-worldwide

In Lima, Peru, the breakdown complicated dental technician Mary Mejia’s job. Like most Peruvian medical workers, she uses WhatsApp for a multitude of tasks, including scheduling appointments and ordering crowns....

27. Suspect cleared of murder cries foul over scare tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-cleared-of-murder-cries-foul-over-scare-tactics

All charges in the disappearance of an ex-con presumed dead by local authorities have been dropped against two suspects, with one of them accusing prosecutors of pushing him to claim a recent arson in exchange of walking free in the murder and kidnapping case...

28. Russia: President Putin in quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-president-putin-in-quarantine

Russian President Vladimir Putin is self-isolating after several members of his entourage were found to be positive of the coronavirus....

29. Shocking details emerge after pushback in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-details-emerge-after-pushback-in-cyprus

More shocking details have emerged about a Syrian refugee’s ordeal in Cyprus, with police saying they were unaware last month they were separating a pregnant woman from her family during a pushback while some members of a House committee told a different story...

30. All eyes on oil spill response in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-oil-spill-response-in-cyprus

Traces of last week’s oil spill from Syria that came close to the north-eastern tip of Cyprus have been spotted further south off the coast of Cape Greco, with officials on both sides of the divided island scrambling to manage the disaster...

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