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1. Soldier probe blows lid off Cyprus’ state forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-probe-blows-lid-off-cyprus-state-forensics

A Cypriot state pathologist who ruled as suicide the killing of a soldier seventeen years ago is pointing the finger at police investigators, giving credence to accusations by an outspoken colleague in the private sector who says state forensic probes can be fraught with a slipshod mindset and even cover-ups...

2. Candidates concerned over higher rents facing undergraduates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-concerned-over-higher-rents-facing-undergraduates

Parties and candidates on Monday continued their activities, ahead of the February 2023 presidential elections, with issues such as digital transformation, labor relations, the Cyprus problem and benefits for undergraduate students who face difficulties renting student halls, topping the agenda....

3. CNN journalist cancels interview with Iranian president when asked to wear headscarf

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-journalist-cancels-interview-with-iranian-president-when-asked-to-wear-headscarf

CNN's Christiane Amanpour canceled an interview with the Iranian president after he asked her to wear a headscarf amid the civil unrest in Tehran....

4. Lawyer in soldier’s death cover-up issues ultimatum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-in-soldier-s-death-cover-up-issues-ultimatum

The lawyer for the family of a soldier, who was strangled to death in 2005 during his mandatory army service, has given the state’s attorney general ten days to hand over an independent report or face legal action...

5. British army officer dies in car crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-army-officer-dies-in-car-crash

A British army officer was killed in a road accident on Monday in eastern Cyprus, when his vehicle overturned under circumstances still pending investigation...

6. Report ready on soldier’s murder cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-ready-on-soldier-s-murder-cover-up-in-cyprus

A report on a soldier’s death, initially ruled suicide but years later found to have been a criminal act, is expected to be handed to the Cypriot state prosecutor on Thursday, with media leaks suggesting suspects and others who botched the investigation are named in the report which only recommends prosecution for misdemeanor offenses...

7. US ambassador’s murder in Cyprus still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-s-murder-in-cyprus-still-unresolved

The killing of the American Ambassador in Cyprus in August 1974 made headlines on Friday, as it happens every year on the island on the anniversary of his death, with convoluted information emerging in the public domain through the years and no convictions half a century later...

8. Lawyer in soldier murder cover-up raises stakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-in-soldier-murder-cover-up-raises-stakes

A high-powered attorney in Cyprus representing the family of a soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide has been updated to murder, has hinted at lawsuits if prosecutors fail to go after the perpetrators...

9. 'I had warned them that the Turks were getting ready'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-had-warned-them-that-the-turks-were-getting-ready

It wasn't a matter of instinct, he didn't accidentally smell impending danger. The facts spoke for Alexandros Simioforidis and he could not ignore them. ...

10. Morning sirens mark 1974 coup in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/morning-sirens-to-mark-1974-coup-in-cyprus

Emergency sirens sounded on the island of Cyprus on Wednesday morning, as Greek Cypriots mark the anniversary of the military coup of 1974...

11. Sirens to wail marking events leading to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sirens-to-wail-on-july-15th-and-20th-marking-events-leading-to-the-turkish-invasion-of-cyprus

The sirens will sound across the government-controlled areas of the Republic to mark the dark events of July 15, 1974, when Greek army officers engineered a coup to oust the government in Nicosia leading to the Turkish invasion just five days later, on 20th July....

12. Commando's death: The objections from two officers were ignored

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-s-death-the-objections-from-two-officers-were-ignored

There are many unanswered questions surrounding the death of commando Panagiotis Giannios, who, during a National Guard exercise, fell to his death from a helicopter in the Paphos area....

13. Commando succumbs to injuries after helicopter jump

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commando-succumbs-to-injuries-after-helicopter-jump

A commando succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday following an accident two days earlier when he jumped out of a moving helicopter during military training in Paphos, with his death marking the third army fatality in one year...

14. Cyprus to investigate billionaire’s missing millions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-investigate-billionaire-s-missing-millions

A lawyer for a Jewish billionaire says he is confident Cypriot authorities will investigate a complaint into whether a former Israeli army officer embezzled his client’s money on the island...

15. Corporal dies after jeep lands on top of her

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/corporal-dies-after-jeep-lands-on-top-of-her

A young female corporal was killed in an accident on Thursday morning after an army jeep at a military base in Kornos overturned and landed on her...

16. Confidence in Parliament, the state, the army and the Church has declined

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confidence-in-parliament-the-state-the-army-and-the-church-has-declined

Citizens' trust in institutions has declined, according to the results of a poll taken in Nicosia on Tuesday regarding current issues, conducted by the Association of Polling Companies and Market Research of Cyprus (SEDEAK)....

17. NYT: US helping Ukraine in killing of Russian generals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyt-us-helping-ukraine-in-killing-of-russian-generals

The U.S. Secret Service provided information to Ukrainians that allowed them to kill several Russian generals near the front lines, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed U.S. officials....

18. Moscow says Kiev planned assault before invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-says-kiev-planned-assault-before-invasion

Moscow has published documents allegedly showing a secret order for a Ukrainian offensive against Donbass in March 2022, a day before Ankara is set to mediate between the two sides...

19. Six American special ops veterans join the fight in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-american-special-ops-veterans-join-the-fight-in-ukraine

Six American special ops veterans are on the Polish border, ready to enter Ukraine and join the resistance against Putin's army after a call for help from President Zelensky....

20. Aimful priests in Cyprus put steel on target

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aimful-priests-in-cyprus-put-steel-on-target

Greek Orthodox priests in the Republic of Cyprus were unable to resist temptation on Tuesday at the inauguration of a brand new shooting range, with some daredevil clerics taking up arms to keep their aiming muscles toned...

21. Greek Cypriots say soldiers drew guns in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-say-soldiers-drew-guns-in-buffer-zone

UN officials in ethnically-divided Cyprus say an incident in the buffer zone was resolved peacefully, with local media reporting a Greek Cypriot farmer was asked by armed Turkish soldiers to leave the area...

22. Maricar’s mom still seeks justice in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maricar-s-mom-still-seeks-justice-in-cyprus

The mother of murdered Filipina Maricar Valdez Arquiola is still waiting for the Cypriot government to do the right thing, with reports saying relatives of victims in the island’s unprecedented serial killer case are still waiting for a proper financial settlement...

23. MP sees conflict of interest behind ‘cocaine colonel’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-sees-conflict-of-interest-behind-‘cocaine-colonel

A member of parliament in Cyprus is raising a conflict of interest for Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides, saying when he was serving as defense minister he went easy on a colonel who was busted for drugs and the case was dropped altogether after he became the state’s second chief law enforcement officer...

24. Cyprus police shocked at arrest mix-up in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-shocked-at-arrest-mix-up-in-greece

Cyprus police were shocked at the news that a family man with a clean record was arrested in a high-stakes take down at a Greek airport, with sources suggesting Interpol Nicosia had only flagged the passenger discreetly after Athens never got back to them to resolve a mix-up...

25. Expert points to faulty rope in army officer’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-points-to-faulty-rope-in-officer-s-death

The climbing rope used by an army officer who fell to his death last year during an exercise in Cyprus had visible signs of wear and tear, according to a Greek expert, while police have obtained statements suggesting systematic breach of safety protocols during training sessions...

26. Cyprus police target specific areas in search of illegals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-target-specific-areas-in-search-of-illegals

Cyprus Police say they will continue to partner up with the Interior Ministry to conduct immigration sweeps, arresting on the spot any foreign nationals deemed to be in violation of their immigration status...

27. Cyprus police evict asylum seekers on New Year’s Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-evict-asylum-seekers-on-new-year-s-eve

Law enforcement officers in the Republic of Cyprus extracted 60 asylum seekers from their place of residence on Friday and transported them to a deportation facility during an operation to enforce an eviction notice from last week...

28. 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"....

29. 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...

30. 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...

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