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1. O.J. Simpson, former football star and actor, dies at 76

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/o-j-simpson-former-football-star-and-actor-dies-at-76

O.J. Simpson, the former football star and actor famously acquitted of murder charges in a highly publicized trial, has passed away at the age of 76 after battling cancer, ...

2. Death of key witness alters course in high-profile T/C lawyer's case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-of-key-witness-alters-course-in-high-profile-t-c-lawyer-s-case

In a significant development, the death of the British key witness for the prosecution has led the Prosecutor General to suspend the prosecution of T/C lawyer Akan Kursat....

3. President's clash with Auditor General escalates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-clash-with-auditor-general-escalates

When Nikos Christodoulides expressed bitterness and heartache after the publication of the auditor general's report on the benefits he received as a government representative and seconded civil servant, questions arose about the conflict between the president and the auditor general....

4. Maria Ressa's Nobel-worthy legal triumph

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maria-ressa-s-nobel-worthy-legal-triumph

Philippine Nobel laureate Maria Ressa has been acquitted of her final tax evasion charge in the latest legal victory for the veteran journalist as she battles to stay out of prison over cases that she has previously described as part of a pattern of harassment....

5. Japan raises age of consent to 16 in Landmark reforms to sex crime legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-raises-age-of-consent-to-16-in-landmark-reforms-to-sex-crime-legislation

Japan has raised the age of consent from 13, among the world’s lowest, to 16 years old as lawmakers passed key reforms to sex crime legislation. ...

6. FBI agents set up shop in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-agents-set-up-shop-in-cyprus

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly setting up shop in the Republic of Cyprus, with the move taking place as US-Cypriot cooperation has been expanding on multiple levels...

7. Woman gets half year in Russian knife attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-gets-half-year-in-russian-knife-attack

A Ukrainian woman in Cyprus who carried out a knife assault against a group of Russians last year has been sentenced to six months in prison on common assault after being acquitted on more serious charges of incitement to hatred and violence...

8. Cyprus’ landmark sex trafficking case falls flat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-landmark-sex-trafficking-case-falls-flat

A high-profile trafficking case where airport police officers were accused of turning a blind eye on an illegal prostitution ring drew to a close this week, with most defendants acquitted including a cop whose guilt was not proven beyond a reasonable doubt...

9. Kaili lawyer stunned as MEP’s partner walks free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-lawyer-stunned-as-mep-s-partner-walks-free

The defense for Greek MEP Eva Kaili is raising hell after Belgian authorities released her partner in an ongoing corruption investigation, with one of her lawyers accusing Belgium’s criminal justice of operating against European legal culture...

10. 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....

11. 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...

12. AG files appeal against acquittal in first 'golden passport' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-files-appeal-against-acquittal-in-first-golden-passport-trial

The Attorney General of the Republic filed an appeal on Friday against the acquittal decision of the Larnaca Permanent Criminal Court, issued on November 4, 2022, in connection with a case involving the exceptional naturalization of foreign investors and businessmen....

13. Defendants acquitted in first 'golden passports' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defendants-acquitted-in-first-golden-passports-trial

Nine defendants—5 people and 4 legal entities—were cleared and released from the 36 charges they were facing in the case involving the exceptional naturalization of foreign applicants by the Larnaca-Famagusta Permanent Criminal Court, which convened today, Friday, November 4. This decision was based on the Kalogeros ruling....

14. Steele dossier acquittal highlights missing link in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/steele-dossier-acquittal-points-to-missing-link-in-cyprus

A Russian analyst was acquitted this week of accusations he provided false information that triggered an FBI probe against Trump, but a major takeaway from the trial pointed to Cyprus being a missing link in the investigation after insufficient evidence about an alleged source of the infamous Steele Dossier was not properly vetted...

15. Woman says bishop sexually assaulted her as a teen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-says-bishop-sexually-assaulted-her-as-a-teen

Former Kition bishop Chrysostomos is facing more sexual assault charges after his acquittal in a rape case last year, with a new female accuser saying he assaulted her when she was seeking orphan aid from the church at the age of 16...

16. Erdogan critic in Cyprus sentenced by Turkish court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-critic-in-cyprus-sentenced-by-turkish-court

Turkish Cypriot journalist Sener Levent says he does not recognize a sentence handed down by a court in Turkey, where prosecutors accused him in absentia of insulting the country’s president with an offensive cartoon as well as offending the state’s military...

17. Op-ed: The case of the British woman raped in Ayia Napa showed a deeply sexist society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-case-of-the-british-woman-raped-in-ayia-napa-showed-a-deeply-sexist-society

On the occasion of the acquittal of the young Brit on charges of public mischief announced by the Supreme Court of Cyprus last Monday 31/1, we spoke with Dr. Christina Kailis from the Mediterranean Institute for Gender Studies about the decision, the legal components and the steps that still need to be taken to properly deal with complaints such as rape. ...

18. Credit Suisse faces money laundering charges in Bulgarian cocaine traffickers trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/credit-suisse-faces-money-laundering-charges-in-bulgarian-cocaine-traffickers-trial

Credit Suisse faced charges in a Swiss court on Monday for allowing an alleged Bulgarian cocaine trafficking gang to launder millions of euros, some of it stuffed into suitcases....

19. Alexoui attorneys et al to mount counterattack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-attorneys-et-al-to-mount-counterattack

Defense attorneys in the Glykas case are pointing fingers at law enforcement and state prosecution after the full exoneration of their clients, with reports saying a filing with the European Court of Human Rights was not out of the question in order to shed light on poor investigations by Cypriot police that resulted in a very long pre-trial detentions...

20. Roxy’s 'Charo' takes Cyprus to ECHR

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roxy-s-charo-takes-cyprus-to-echr

A Dominican woman, who was recognized as a sex trafficking victim after her ordeal in the capital’s Roxy strip club over a decade ago, is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights, after the country’s Supreme Court sided with a lower court judge who threw out her lawsuit seeking damages...

21. Greek court rules Golden Dawn party criminal organization

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-rules-golden-dawn-party-criminal-organization

A Greek court ruled on Wednesday that the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, delivering a landmark guilty verdict in a marathon five-year trial....

22. Defendants acquitted in teen’s overdose death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defendants-acquitted-in-teen-s-overdose-death

A Limassol criminal court has acquitted two more defendants in a teen overdose death back in 2018, saying prosecutors failed to provide sufficient evidence proving them guilty of manslaughter...

23. US president hails close ties between Washington and Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-president-hails-close-ties-between-washington-and-athens

24. Editor looks to top court acquittal over Erdogan 'insult'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/editor-looks-to-top-court-acquittal-over-erdogan-insult

The editor of a Turkish Cypriot newspaper says he believes the supreme court in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus will again find him not guilty of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should prosecutors appeal a lower court ruling that acquitted him....

25. Greek FM urges Ankara to stop its illegal activities in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-urges-ankara-to-stop-its-illegal-activities-in-cyprus

26. Agia Fyla co-op scandal ends with acquittals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agia-fyla-co-op-scandal-ends-with-acquittals

Four defendants in the Agia Fyla credit union scandal have been acquitted on all charges, with criminal judges citing failure on the part of the police to prosecute the case...

27. Attorney General appeals acquittal of former Bank of Cyprus CEOs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-appeals-acquittal-of-former-bank-of-cyprus-ceos

28. Relations of Injustice: Nepotism in Supreme Court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/relations-of-injustice-nepotism-in-supreme-court

29. Institutions are testing the resilience of Cypriot society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/institutions-are-testing-the-resilience-of-cypriot-society

30. AG disagrees with former banker’s acquittal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-disagrees-with-former-banker-s-acquittal

Attorney General Costas Clerides disapproves of the acquittal of former banker Andreas Eliades, saying cases involving the collapse of the credit and financial system are “difficult and complicated...

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