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1. UN resolution backfires as Hamas rejects cease-fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-resolution-backfires-as-hamas-rejects-cease-fire

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu firmly stated that Israel will not acquiesce to Hamas' demands for a cease-fire after the militant group rebuffed the most recent proposal for a truce. ...

2. More and more British kids abducted to Occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-and-more-british-kids-abducted-to-occupied-cyprus

The past year has seen a worrying increase in parental abductions involving British children, with more than 500 minors taken from the UK....

3. Two suspects apprehended in Larnaca, handed over to occupation authorities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-suspects-apprehended-in-larnaca-handed-over-to-occupation-authorities

Cyprus authorities have apprehended three individuals aged 46, 37, and 47, shedding light on a case involving the abduction, kidnapping, and murder of Aicha Alav and two Cameroonian suspects. The incident occurred in occupied Nicosia on December 22, 2023....

4. Cyprus and the porn industry: High-tech hub exposed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-the-porn-industry-high-tech-hub-exposed

For many years, the Republic of Cyprus, due to its art visa law, served as a hub for white flesh trafficking....

5. Israeli elderly woman's remarkable return from Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-elderly-woman-s-remarkable-return-from-gaza

Yocheved Lifschitz, an 85-year-old Israeli woman, has been released by Hamas after her abduction on October 7th. Recounting her experience, she described how she was loaded onto a motorcycle sideways to prevent her from falling....

6. Families reveal painful ordeal amid Israel's war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/families-reveal-painful-ordeal-amid-israel-s-war

Amid the devastating war in Israel, relatives of hostages have had to learn of their kidnappings through frantic, whispered phone calls and videos posted to social media....

7. Five suspects to remain in custody until trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-suspects-to-remain-in-custody-until-trial

In a decision made today by the Famagusta District Court, the five suspects involved in the alleged rape of a 20-year-old tourist on September 3rd in Agia Napa will remain in custody until the commencement of their trial, scheduled for October 5th....

8. US plane brings captives back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-plane-brings-captives-back-home

The plane carrying five American citizens freed as part of a deal between the U.S. and Iran have now landed back home in the United States....

9. Six-day extension for Israelis accused of gang rape in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-day-extension-for-israelis-accused-of-gang-rape-in-ayia-napa

Five Israelis were brought to court in connection with a reported gang rape case involving a 20-year-old tourist in Ayia Napa....

10. Trail of fire and suspicion: The 13 migrants' saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trail-of-fire-and-suspicion-the-13-migrants-saga

Two separate case files were created by the Alexandroupolis Security regarding the incident of detaining 13 migrants in a trailer by three self-proclaimed "police officers." ...

11. Closure after 5 decades: Former pastor charged with murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/closure-after-5-decades-former-pastor-charged-with-murder

An 83-year-old former pastor has been charged with the kidnapping and murder of a neighboring pastor’s daughter in 1975, Pennsylvania officials announced Monday....

12. Defendant of Kos murder case goes to prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defendant-of-kos-murder-case-goes-to-prison

In a shocking development, the 32-year-old Bangladeshi man suspected of the murder of 27-year-old Anastasia on the Greek island of Kos has been transferred to Korydallos Prison....

13. Alleged park kidnapper remanded in custody for eight days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-park-kidnapper-remanded-in-custody-for-eight-days

The 29-year-old man accused of kidnapping minors in a park on April 20th was brought before the Nicosia District Court. As per reports, the foreign national, who has been detained for eight days, is refusing to cooperate with the investigators regarding the case....

14. Huge child abduction case flops in Cypriot court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/huge-child-abduction-case-flops-in-cypriot-court

A criminal court in Cyprus has acquitted all remaining defendants in a high profile child abduction case, just months after a Norwegian court also vindicated the father of the young girl, whose Cypriot mother accused him six years ago of taking their daughter unlawfully...

15. Police suspect foul play in cryptic disappearance case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-suspect-foul-play-in-cryptic-disappearance-case

A local man who did time in a US prison and is also being accused of bitcoin theft in Cyprus has turned himself in, but he is reportedly not answering questions about the disappearance of a man whose torched vehicle was found in rural Nicosia last week...

16. Bartholomew says Russian Church shares blame in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bartholomew-says-russian-church-shares-blame-in-ukraine

The spiritual head of the world's Orthodox Christians said on Wednesday that Russia's powerful Orthodox Church shared responsibility for the conflict in Ukraine but that he stood ready to help in Russia's postwar 'spiritual regeneration'...

17. ICC issues arrest warrant for Putin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/icc-issues-arrest-warrant-for-putin

The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin over war crimes charges relating to his alleged involvement in the abduction of children from Ukraine....

18. Cypriot law enforcement to shed Schengen’s lone sheep status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-law-enforcement-to-shed-schengen-s-lone-sheep-status

Justice Minister Anna Koukkides-Prokopiou has said she is pleased with the launch of the Schengen Information System (SIS) and the fact that the Republic of Cyprus will be able to have access to the system starting from the end of July. ...

19. Why do Norwegian babies nap outside in freezing temperatures?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-do-norwegian-babies-nap-outside-in-freezing-temperatures

An Australian man living in Norway has clocked more than 14 million views on a clip that shows about a dozen babies sleeping outside in their strollers in freezing temperatures....

20. Cyprus removes ban on vindicated Norwegian dad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-removes-ban-on-vindicated-norwegian-dad

An appeals court in Norway has vindicated a man who says his daughter was abducted twice by her Greek Cypriot mother and authorities on the island did nothing to help, with the news raising questions about judicial irregularities and further prompting Nicosia to take down an Interpol arrest warrant that had essentially prevented him from visiting Cyprus...

21. Abduction of Cyprus’ Little Hacker points to bizarre case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abduction-of-cyprus-little-hacker-points-to-bizarre-case

Cyprus Police have landed on a tortuous case after it was revealed that a recent abduction of the island’s infamous 'Little Hacker' allegedly came to expose a fake arrest in the buffer zone and a real plot against a prominent businessman who has been in the crosshairs of law enforcement for years...

22. Young man gets 16 years in Ayia Napa rapes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-gets-16-years-in-ayia-napa-rapes

A young man will spend the next 16 years in prison after a criminal court found him guilty of raping three women in Ayia Napa just before summer 2022...

23. Lesser charges in cottage murders after plea bargain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-in-cottage-murders-after-plea-bargain

The trial in the deaths of two Russian women feared to have been possible victims of sex trafficking in Cyprus ended abruptly this week, with the defense cutting a deal with prosecutors who pursued manslaughter after reports suggested the murder motive would not hold up in court...

24. Men arrested after bride kidnapping goes awry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-arrested-after-bride-kidnapping-goes-awry

Three men have been arrested on breaking and entering charges following a failed attempt to steal a young female from the household who secretly got hitched to her beau without dad’s blessing...

25. Kyiv summons Turkish ambassador over release of ‘stolen’ grain from Russian ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyiv-summons-turkish-ambassador-over-release-of-‘stolen-grain-from-russian-ship

Kyiv is summoning Turkey's ambassador to Ukraine after Ankara released the Zhibek Zholy cargo ship with "stolen" Ukrainian grain Wednesday evening, Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs wrote in a statement today. ...

26. Ayia Napa serial rape arraignment pushed back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-serial-rape-arraignment-pushed-back

Prosecutors in a serial rape case in Ayia Napa will have to wait until next month, after arraignment this week in a closed hearing was postponed when the defendant asked the court to appoint a public defender...

27. Brothers deny charges in murders of Russian women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-deny-charges-in-murders-of-russian-women-in-cyprus

Two brothers who are facing charges in the double murder of two Russian women in Cyprus pleaded not guilty on Friday, after both admitted being at the cottage where the bodies were found in December but denied being involved in murder or conspiracy...

28. 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...

29. Dubai ruler must pay ex-wife $700M in divorce settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dubai-ruler-must-pay-ex-wife-$700m-in-divorce-settlement

A British court on Tuesday ordered the ruler of Dubai to pay his ex-wife and their children close to 550 million pounds ($730 million), in one of the most expensive divorce settlements in British history....

30. 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...

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