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17 January, 2022
 

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1. German police foil 'anti-vaxxer murder plot' against state premier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-police-foil-anti-vaxxer-murder-plot-against-state-premier

German police said on Wednesday they had uncovered a plot by anti-vaccination activists in Saxony to murder the eastern German state's premiere, adding to concerns about increasingly violent protests over plans for mandatory vaccinations....

2. Schools under siege as protests continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-under-siege-as-protests-continue

Police went on alert Thursday after two schools were targeted in bomb and arson attacks overnight, with reports saying protests following pandemic measures for young pupils have been getting out of hand...

3. Suspect cleared of murder cries foul over scare tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-cleared-of-murder-cries-foul-over-scare-tactics

All charges in the disappearance of an ex-con presumed dead by local authorities have been dropped against two suspects, with one of them accusing prosecutors of pushing him to claim a recent arson in exchange of walking free in the murder and kidnapping case...

4. Massive forest fire ravages Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-forest-fire-ravages-greek-island

Firefighters and residents battled into the night Monday for a seventh day against a massive fire on Greece’s second-largest island as the nation endured what the prime minister described as 'a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions'...

5. Evidence destroyed in Limassol court fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evidence-destroyed-in-limassol-court-fire

Evidence and records involving serious criminal cases may have been damaged in an apparent arson at the Limassol Courthouse, with reports saying perpetrators used a ladder to gain access to the building by breaking a window...

6. Police arm up after Limassol fire and fury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arm-up-after-limassol-fire-and-fury

Cyprus police came under immense pressure during Holy Week following incidents of chaos, anarchy, and even violence against officers, with arrests starting to pile up and efforts doubled in arming up the force with more riot gear...

7. Restaurant in Nicosia centre heavily gunned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restaurant-in-nicosia-centre-heavily-gunned

A fashionable restaurant in the centre of Nicosia was heavily attacked with gunfire in the early hours of Wednesday, with authorities following CCTV leads depicting the gunman in action. ...

8. Barbershop wars waged across district lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/barbershop-wars-staged-across-district-s-lines

Police are investigating arson and hand grenade attacks over recent days with at least two incidents involving barber shops across district lines, but investigators stopped short of saying whether they believe any cases could be linked...

9. Livadia residents upset over 5G antennas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/livadia-residents-upset-over-5g-antennas

Local residents in Larnaca district have been mounting a campaign against the installation of a 5G antenna on the rooftop of a supermarket, accusing the telecommunications company of acting illegally...

10. FC president’s car torched in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/football-club-president-s-car-torched-in-limassol

Police are investigating an apparent vehicle arson against a football club president, who is also said to be running as a candidate for parliament in upcoming elections...

11. Fraud suspected in arson of vacant home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fraud-suspected-in-arson-of-vacant-home

Police are trying to get to the bottom of an arson case, following a series of arrests including a couple whose home in Limassol was burglarized and damaged by fire last month...

12. Bomb goes off ahead of 5G auction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bomb-goes-off-ahead-of-5g-auction

An explosion took place outside a CYTA branch in Limassol with media speculating the attack could be linked to an upcoming announcement this week over 5G contracts...

13. Anti-maskers wreak havoc in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-maskers-wreak-havoc-in-limassol

A demonstration against coronavirus measures, corruption, and 5G technology turned ugly on Wednesday in Limassol, after some protesters became aggressive and started throwing rocks at police officers...

14. 22-year-old confesses to igniting seven forest fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-year-old-confesses-to-igniting-seven-forest-fires

A 22-year-old who was arrested on August 31 in connection with a forest fire that broke out in a Nicosia suburb the same day later confessed to being behind six other forest fires....

15. Massive effort underway in Paphos fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-effort-underway-in-paphos-fires

A huge wildfire was reported in Paphos on Monday morning, with local media saying a “massive effort” was underway in response to multiple arson attacks just south of Paphos Forest...

16. Justice Ministry looking into life sentence penalty for forest arsonists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-ministry-looking-into-life-sentence-penalty-for-forest-arsonists

The Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis has proposed to the Ministry of Justice that the maximum penalty for forest arsonists gets hiked up to a life sentence, which, Kadis said, is the only move that can act as a deterring factor in a country where most forests fires are deliberately set....

17. Through traffic banned in state parks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/through-traffic-banned-on-forest-roads

Dozens of fires broke out on Saturday in Cyprus, prompting state authorities to ban private vehicles on forest roads after a pattern of arson emerged linked to suspicious cars in the area...

18. Limassol police uncover criminal enterprise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-police-uncover-criminal-enterprise

Limassol police are a step closer to uncovering a well-organized criminal enterprise in Limassol, following the arrest of three suspects in connection with burglaries and robberies in over a dozen cases...

19. Police building cases against 5G bashers after string of arsons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-building-cases-against-22-5g-bashers-after-string-of-arsons

Police are moving full speed ahead with investigations into several arson attacks on telecommunications infrastructure usually falsely associated with 5G networks, with 22 people expected to face court for inciting others to commit the act....

20. More 5G targets torched overnight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-5g-targets-torched-overnight

More assets within the telecommunications infrastructure went up in flames in Limassol overnight, with a police representative saying a worrying trend is taking place in a number of European countries...

21. Another antenna goes up in flames

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-antenna-goes-up-in-flames

Police in Limassol are investigating whether an early morning fire on a cell phone antenna was in fact arson, following a number of other similar incidents...

22. Man jailed for threatening to torch building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-for-threatening-to-torch-building

A man who threatened to set a building on fire near at a government office complex in Nicosia has been sentenced to ten months in prison...

23. More cell phone antennas torched in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-rooftop-antennas-torched-in-cyprus

It turns out that another cell phone antenna was torched in Limassol earlier this week, when media reported on a second arson attack within just one month...

24. Limassol sees second cell phone antenna arson

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-sees-second-cell-phone-antenna-arson

Limassol is proving to be an unsafe place for cell phone antennas, as police on Tuesday were searching for the perpetrators of a second arson attack within a month....

25. President slams 5G 'fake news'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-slams-5g-fake-news

President Nicos Anastasiades stepped in on Wednesday in attempt to effectively put an end to the “fake news” stirring up “unfounded” concerns among the public over the coronavirus crisis being taken advantage of for the quiet installation of 5G network infrastructure....

26. 5G bashers in Cyprus set antenna on fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5g-bashers-in-cyprus-set-antenna-on-fire

Conspiracy theories took a front seat on social media over the weekend, with the burning of a cell phone antenna in Limassol taking place after a full-blown debate on whether 5G was linked to the coronavirus pandemic...

27. Wave of vehicle arson under investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wave-of-vehicle-arson-under-investigation

A car bomb went off outside a residence at a village in Paphos, while a vehicle parked outside an apartment building went up in flames in Limassol...

28. Man gets 20 years for killing Grandpa Kokos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-20-years-for-killing-grandpa-kokos

The man who was convicted for killing beloved Grandpa Kokos in Larnaca last year has been sentenced to 20 years in prison...

29. Shuttle buses go up in flames

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shuttle-buses-go-up-in-flames

Eight buses were destroyed in a fire on Monday in Larnaca with authorities pointing to arson based on early indications...

30. Battle of grievances in Akamas fire aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/battle-of-grievances-in-akamas-fire-aftermath

Wednesday’s fires have been put out in Akamas national park, leaving behind an enormous environmental disaster but also allegations against groups ranging from local dissenters to hunters from the east coast...

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