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1. The Pope has arrived in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/live-the-pope-has-arrived-in-cyprus

Pope Francis arrived in Cyprus on Thursday afternoon. The Cypriot government, through its Deputy Spokesman Niovis Parisinou, had described the Pope's visit as "an important event of international scope that is of global interest"....

2. Gun firing at Larnaca airport still unclear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gun-firing-at-larnaca-airport-still-unclear

A gun went off at Larnaca International Airport on Tuesday, with reports saying a military rifle was discharged in the hands of an army officer who was on foot patrol inside the terminal...

3. Driver cheats death after bullet shatters window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-cheats-death-after-army-bullet-shatters-window

A local man thanks his lucky stars after saying his vehicle was struck by a stray bullet, with defense ministry officials acknowledging a shooting practice was taking place nearby but also raising questions over the alleged incident...

4. Enraged driver could face attempted murder charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/enraged-driver-could-face-attempted-murder-charges

Limassol police are investigating attempted murder after an army officer was injured when an angry man drove his car into a taxi agency, but he says it was an accident...

5. ‘A Dark Room’: excerpts from Alexis Papachelas’ forthcoming book

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-excerpts-from-alexis-papachelas-forthcoming-book

“The nut, he went and did what we didn’t,” said Greek dictator Georgios Papadopoulos the morning of July 15, 1974 after he found out that Dimitris Ioannidis, the junta’s military police chief, had orchestrated a coup to overthrow Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios....

6. Aftershocks rock Crete this morning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crete-earthquake-update

The situation in Arkalochori worsened when another aftershock measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit the island a few minutes before 8 am this morning....

7. Military police track down animal cruelty suspect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/military-police-track-down-animal-cruelty-suspect

A young soldier was picked up by military police on Wednesday morning after local media said he was wanted in connection with the shooting of two dogs a day earlier...

8. Chaos as Biden defends withdrawal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-as-biden-defends-withdrawal

Thousands of people desperate to flee Afghanistan thronged Kabul's airport on Monday after the Taliban seized the capital, prompting the United States to pause evacuations, as President Joe Biden confronted mounting criticism over the US withdrawal...

9. Bone casts doubt in soldier’s suicide story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bone-casts-doubt-in-soldier-s-suicide-story

New forensic evidence pointing to strangulation has emerged in the 2005 death of a soldier, who was said to have committed suicide while serving in Cyprus while his family kept insisting all along that the army had covered up a crime...

10. Army officer falls to his death during exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/army-officer-falls-to-his-death-during-exercise

An army officer fell to his death on Tuesday during a military exercise in the Troodos Mountains, where the National Guard was conducting exercises designed for high altitudes...

11. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-by-boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

12. Jehovah witness wins case against army

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jehovah-witness-wins-case-against-army

A man in the Republic of Cyprus has won an appeal against an army decision after military officers failed to prove they had acted impartially in his request for alternate military service due to religious convictions...

13. Cypriot army to feed animals with leftovers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-army-to-feed-animals-with-leftovers

The Animal Party Cyprus says the National Guard has agreed to reduce food waste by saving leftovers for Cyprus’ animal shelters...

14. Washington not taking any chances

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-not-taking-any-chances

Presidential inaugurations are normally high-security events, with metal detectors at key entry points, restricted ID-only zones and National Guard supplementing local and federal law enforcement, but the level of precautions this year is unprecedented...

15. Legal blocking tests abroad in soldier's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-blocks-tests-abroad-in-soldier-s-death

The clock is ticking for the family of a dead soldier, whose official manner of death in 2005 as suicide is being disputed, with the Legal department refusing to consent to any exhumed remains being sent abroad for specialized testing...

16. Dherynia rioter gets suspended sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dherynia-rioter-gets-suspended-sentence

A local judge in Famagusta handed down a 90-day suspended sentence to a man who pleaded guilty to rioting charges in connection with an incident at Dherynia checkpoint, while eight others await trial after pleading not guilty...

17. Exhumation ordered as family seeks truth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exhumation-ordered-as-family-seeks-truth

A local judge in Limassol has ordered the exhumation of the remains of a conscript soldier, whose death in 2005 was ruled a suicide but contested by his family, with the order coinciding with the visit of a Greek forensic examiner who has shown interest in the case...

18. Highways clog as authorities issue travel ban specifics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/highways-clog-up-as-authorities-issue-travel-ban-specifics

The health ministry on Friday clarified that 12 categories of people are exempted from the travel ban enforced on the Limassol and Paphos districts until the end of the month, but said that as of next Wednesday, November 18, each person wanting to get through the roadblocks will have to show proof of a negative coronavirus test taken no more than seven days prior....

19. District lockdowns get a false start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/district-lockdowns-get-a-false-start

Police and the army were told to back off Thursday evening before activating roadblocks outside Limassol and Paphos, after orders from the top were put on hold to allow citizens under exception categories to get necessary documents in the morning to beat a partial lockdown expected to last until the end of the month...

20. Pro-Greek protesters breach checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pro-greek-protesters-breach-dherynia-checkpoint

Pro-Greek protesters from the south breached security at the Dherynia checkpoint on Sunday evening, while a video emerged showing masked men holding baseball bats, throwing flares, and chanting slogans against Turkey during the incident...

21. Wailing sirens mark 1974 coup in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wailing-sirens-mark-coup-in-cyprus

Emergency sirens sounded all over the island of Cyprus on Wednesday morning, marking the anniversary of the military coup of 1974...

22. Police back to the scene in death by kin case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-back-to-the-scene-in-death-by-kin-case

A young man who says he shot and killed his sister by accident in Larnaca was ordered to remain in custody on Thursday, as investigators begin to learn about troubling details that preceded the fatal shooting...

23. Details emerge in woman’s death by kin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/details-emerge-in-woman-s-death-by-kin

Police investigators are trying to piece together what led up to the fatal shooting of a young woman in Larnaca, while questions are being raised over the version of events offered by her brother, who says he shot his sister by accident...

24. Young woman killed by kin in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-woman-killed-by-kin-in-larnaca

A young woman was killed in Larnaca on Tuesday after her brother shot her in the head, with police later arresting him on manslaughter charges...

25. Police on the stand in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-on-the-stand-in-serial-killer-probe

The top legal advisor in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended that criminal charges be included in the prosecution against a number of police officers involved in a suspected mishandling of missing women complaints in the Orestis serial killer case...

26. Coronavirus hits Cypriot armed forces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-hits-cypriot-armed-forces

Two high ranking military officers have tested positive for the coronavirus, while the entire camp of commandos in Stavrovouni has been placed under quarantine over a suspected case of a soldier...

27. Cyprus scrambles to contain coronavirus risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-contain-coronavirus-risk

A police station and an army camp in Nicosia went under quarantine on Sunday following two suspected cases of the coronavirus, with health officials on the edge of their seat waiting for lab test results for over 30 individuals...

28. Eight Turkish Cypriots rushed to hospital after Ledra checkpoint protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-turkish-cypriots-rushed-to-hospital-after-ledra-checkpoint-protest

Protesters gathered on both sides of the Ledra Street divide on Saturday to demonstrate against the closure of four checkpoints by the government of the Republic of Cyprus, a move it said was part of a bundle of coronavirus protection measures but which has been criticized as a measure veiling ulterior political motives....

29. Soldier quarantined in Cyprus 'high risk' case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-quarantined-in-cyprus-high-risk-case

A Greek soldier has been quarantined in Cyprus after a trip he took to visit his family where his mother tested positive for the coronavirus...

30. Greek army, police dig in along Turkey border after migrant clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-army-police-dig-in-along-turkey-border-after-migrant-clashes

Greek troops and riot police remained on high alert on Tuesday along the land border between Greece and Turkey, the main flashpoint in an escalating row between the EU and Ankara over how to deal with a new wave of migrants and refugees....

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