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09 February, 2023
 

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1. Father who shook preemie gets five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-who-shook-preemie-gets-five-years

A father in Cyprus was sentenced to five years in prison after a criminal court found him guilty in the death of his preemie, following his own admission to police that he shook the newborn to make the baby stop crying...

2. Ukraine: Resignations abound amid corruption allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-resignations-abound-amid-corruption-allegations

Ukraine's leadership appears to be in disarray, with corruption allegations, resignations of close associates of President Volodymyr Zelensky, and the president himself undergoing a wide-ranging reshuffle of his government staff....

3. Pope Benedict XVI laid to rest as faithful mourn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-benedict-xvi-laid-to-rest-as-faithful-mourn

Pope Francis joined tens of thousands of faithful in bidding farewell to Benedict XVI at a rare requiem Mass Thursday for a dead pope presided over by a living one, ending an unprecedented decade for the Catholic Church that was sparked by the German theologian’s decision to retire....

4. Former Pope Benedict XVI dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-pope-benedict-xvi-dies

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the shy German theologian who tried to reawaken Christianity in a secularized Europe but will forever be remembered as the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the job, died Saturday...

5. Drug squad chief vindicated but not squeaky clean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-vindicated-but-not-squeaky-clean

An independent probe found no evidence of corruption against Cyprus’ drug squad chief, with the prison warden who accused him of illegal activities to undermine her demanding a transfer to another position...

6. Menendez: 'US needs to hold Erdogan accountable for his behavior'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-us-needs-to-hold-erdogan-accountable-for-his-behavior

Turkish President Erdogan should stop all overflights of Greece and withdraw every last Turkish soldier from Cyprus, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, Robert Menendez, said on Monday....

7. Man faces sentence in 'unwanted sex' with minor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-faces-sentence-in-unwanted-sex-with-minor

A criminal court in Larnaca has found a man guilty of having unwanted sex with a teenage girl, after prosecutors proved the offender had used Instagram for child grooming and rape...

8. Sex education becomes law after President signs bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-education-becomes-law-after-president-signs-bill

Today, the President of the Republic went on to sign the sex education legislation that was approved by the Parliament....

9. Menendez: 'I will not support the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-i-will-not-support-the-sale-of-f-16-fighter-jets-to-turkey

According to Senate International Affairs Committee Chairman Robert Menendez, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the defense budget is not a victory for Turkey....

10. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

11. Has politics become a seedy business?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-has-politics-become-a-seedy-business

Last Friday's plenary session of the Parliament was marred by the speech of the now-independent MP Andreas Themistocleous on the occasion of the passage of the law on sexual education in schools....

12. Teacher on trial for touching girls inappropriately

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/male-teacher-on-trial-for-touching-girls-inappropriately

A male teacher at a junior high school in Limassol will be arraigned next month on dozens of charges following accusations from nine girls who say the educator was touching female students inappropriately during class...

13. Lawyer Andreas Pittadjis denies all charges in 'golden passport' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-andreas-pittadjis-denies-all-charges-in-golden-passport-trial

Based on the findings of the Nicolatos Committee, the four defendants in the criminal case involving Al Jazeera news network reporting and the events surrounding the naturalization of foreign investors and businessmen were brought before the Nicosia Permanent Criminal Court....

14. Government owed €16.2m from ineligible first time home buyers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-owed-€16-2m-from-ineligible-first-time-home-buyers

More than 270 people who benefited from the reduced rate of 5% VAT for first-time home buyers, have been found to be ineligible, following checks carried out throughout Cyprus by the Tax Department, and should be charged 19% VAT, totaling €16.2 million announced on Wednesday the Minister of Finance, Constantinos Petrides, after the Council of Ministers. He also announced on-site checks on other categories of taxpayers and types of taxes....

15. Abused dogs found alive in Larnaca offal pit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abused-dogs-found-alive-in-larnaca-offal-pit

Two dogs were found alive after emergency rescuers in rural Larnaca rushed to a farm pit that was filled with disposed animal carcasses...

16. COVID protests spreading across China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-protests-spreading-across-china

From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly zero-Covid policy....

17. Procedures, criminal offender profiles, and the law governing child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/procedures-criminal-offender-profiles-and-the-law-governing-child-abuse

The recent news has been overshadowed by new complaints from schoolgirls in Cyprus alleging that their headmaster has harassed them sexually, while in Greece the Aeolus box is opening due to revelations about the "Ark of the World" foundation....

18. A saint and a monster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-a-saint-and-a-monster

The allegations of sexual abuse reported at the homes of the children’s charity Ark of the World (Kivotos tou Kosmou) have caused a huge shock to public opinion....

19. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

20. Iran: Rape used as a means to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-rape-used-as-a-means-to-quell-protests

Rape is being used systematically by Iranian security forces to deal with the now three-month-old protests against Tehran's regime, with women leading the charge, according to a detailed CNN report that includes facts and testimony....

21. No OneLove armbands for England, Wales and EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-onelove-armbands-for-england-wales-and-eu-countries

England, Wales and other European nations will not wear the OneLove armband at the World Cup in Qatar because of the threat of players being booked....

22. Children's House: 1,565 children screened for sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-s-house-1-565-children-screened-for-sexual-abuse

Children's House received referrals for 1,565 children to be investigated for sexual abuse from its inception in September 2017 until October 2022, according to a press release issued by Hope For Children Organization on Friday in honor of today's European Day for the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse....

23. Girls accuse male teacher of sexual harassment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girls-accuse-male-teacher-of-sexual-harassment

A male teacher at a junior high school in Limassol has been remanded in custody after a group of female students have accused him of sexual harassment in the classroom...

24. Report claims 3-4 companies produce spyware in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-claims-3-4-companies-produce-spyware-in-cyprus

Cyprus's parliament opened an inquiry on Wednesday into the development of spyware on the island, after a draft European Parliament committee investigation report said it was an important export hub for the surveillance industry....

25. Effective management of the migration issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-effective-management-of-the-migration-issue

Migration flows to Europe from Africa and Asia are becoming increasingly influenced by geopolitical realities and socioeconomic developments....

26. Cyprus police confirm cop arrest on human smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-confirm-cop-arrest-on-human-smuggling

Cyprus Police confirm reports that officers in Nicosia have arrested one of their own in connection with an investigation into suspected smuggling of banned foreign nationals into the Republic of Cyprus...

27. 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...

28. Young helper jailed after rape complaint from pensioner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-helper-jailed-for-raping-elderly-man

A young man in Cyprus has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after a Larnaca court found him guilty of raping an elderly male patient with a mobility impairment...

29. Judge reopens yet another death case ruled suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-reopens-yet-another-death-case-ruled-suicide

Another suicide case has been reopened in the Republic of Cyprus, this time concerning the death of a special police officer, whose family has disputed the findings with the help of a private forensic pathologist...

30. Greece: Mother of 12 year old accused of abetting pedophiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-mother-of-12-year-old-accused-of-abetting-pedophiles

The man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl, then pimping her out to prospective “clients” online, and one of the 213 men who responded to the pimp’s advertisement were jailed Wednesday....

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