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21 January, 2022
 

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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. Man wanted for wishing death on politicians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-for-wishing-death-on-politicians

Cyprus Police are searching for a man who wished death on the interior minister and the wife and kids of another politician, with investigators handling the complaint as a high profile cyber stalking case...

4. Cyprus to get on board with more measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-get-on-board-with-more-measures

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on the state’s attorney general to weigh in before a Wednesday Cabinet meeting when additional measures are expected to be announced in response to a surge in coronavirus cases right after the Christmas break...

5. Pandemic: Parents, children, school, take note: X (absence)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pandemic-parents-children-school-take-note-x-absence

6. 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...

7. Supreme Court overrules judge in paid sex case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-overrules-judge-in-paid-sex-case

Two men in Cyprus accused of pimping and rape under a new trafficking law have been ordered to remain in pretrial detention after the attorney general appealed the release of all three defendants in the country’s first ever case, where paying for sex could land someone in prison...

8. Interior ministry evicts migrants on Christmas Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-evicts-migrants-on-christmas-eve

Asylum seekers from Africa have been ordered by an executive order to abandon their place of residence in an industrial area south of Nicosia, with the landlord asking authorities on Christmas Eve to allow time until tenants can find a new roof over their heads...

9. Female accuser kept in the dark as rape case dropped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-kept-in-the-dark-as-rape-case-dropped

A woman who has accused a Larnaca politician of rape ten years ago says she was left in the dark over a recent decision not to prosecute the case, asking publicly the state attorney general to explain why his office dropped the case...

10. How far is Cyprus from compulsory vaccination?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-far-is-cyprus-from-compulsory-vaccination

The key to overcoming the pandemic is -according to all those in charge- the increase of vaccination coverage....

11. Larnaca airport flooded as heavy rains drench town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-airport-flooded-as-rains-drench-town

Larnaca authorities went on high alert Sunday after heavy rains caused flash floods and problems in many parts of the town including the airport...

12. Rule stickler mayor left hanging with stroke of pen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rule-stickler-mayor-left-hanging-with-stroke-of-pen

President Nicos Anastasiades used the stroke of a pen on Wednesday to block the closure of a department store in Paphos, a move that left the town’s mayor hanging after he had warned his municipality would not tolerate illegal operations without permits...

13. Europe’s chief prosecutor drops by to check on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-chief-prosecutor-drops-by-to-check-on-cyprus

Europe’s newly-appointed chief prosecutor paid a visit to the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, where she held talks with the island’s Law Office in an effort to iron out Nicosia’s administrative challenges and concerns in the EU’s fight against corruption...

14. Cyprus awaits Brussels decision on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-brussels-on-golden-passports

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved at least 390 golden passport applications despite European warnings after the program was scrapped last year, with Interior Minister Nicos Nouris saying he has already explained the logic to the European Commission but hasn’t heard back yet...

15. Supreme Court slams unwarranted access to phone data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-slams-unwarranted-access-to-phone-data

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has found that a law allowing indiscriminate phone data retention for police purposes violates EU rights to privacy, with experts describing the decision as a major upset in ongoing criminal cases built on private information...

16. Investigation into toxic substance found in nasal swabs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigation-into-toxic-substance-found-in-nasal-swabs

The Minister of Health is in contact with the Attorney General and the Chief of Police to investigate reports that a toxic substance was found in the swabs used to perform rapid tests....

17. Electronic ankle bracelets in lieu of incarceration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electronic-ankle-bracelets-in-lieu-of-incarceration

Stefi Drakou, Minister of Justice and Public Order, announced today that she is in favor of introducing legislation that allows the use of ankle bracelets to monitor prisoners in lieu of incarceration...

18. Doubts raised in another suicide case in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doubts-raised-in-another-suicide-case-in-cyprus

An investigative TV show is raising questions over the death of a Greek commissioned officer in Cyprus, a case initially treated as suicide but experts believe police glossed over facts that could point to a premeditated crime...

19. Police found criminally prosecutable in Ajax probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-finds-police-criminally-prosecutable-in-ajax-case

An independent probe into alleged police brutality earlier this year, when a water cannon truck took part in shutting down a demonstration, has recommended both criminal and disciplinary proceedings against officers...

20. Health Insurance Organization targeting abuses in GESY system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-insurance-organization-targeting-abuses-in-gesy-system

The phenomena of abuses of the General Health System (GESS) that have emerged since its application, is one of the serious issues that concern the Health Insurance Organization (OAY)....

21. Israeli forex boss in Limassol faces extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forex-boss-in-limassol-faces-extradition

The lawyers of a foreign exchange company boss in Limassol, who has been arrested in Cyprus in connection with a multimillion takedown of illegal online investments in Germany, have asked for more time before their client appears for his extradition hearing...

22. Police puzzled over test results in fake vax probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-puzzled-over-test-results-in-fake-vax-probe

Police investigators probing allegations that a doctor issued fake vaccination certificates are puzzled by a number of his patients, who insist they were vaccinated by the suspect despite showing a low count in antibody tests...

23. Woman’s letter probes AIDS phobia in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-s-letter-probes-aids-phobia-in-cyprus

A woman living with HIV in Cyprus has gone public with her ordeal after months of being given the runaround by officials, while shocking details about a recent case include GESY doctors refusing to treat a patient because they had 'no experience with her condition'...

24. Philip's will: A 90 year secret

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-of-philip-a-90-year-secret

The will of Philip , Queen Elizabeth's deceased husband, will be sealed and will remain so for at least 90 years, a London court has ruled....

25. Cyprus’ spy van case too close to the bone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spy-van-case-too-close-to-the-bone

A police investigation in Cyprus has concluded there was no proof of illegal phone tapping in the spy van case, but prosecutors are still going after the main suspects on lesser charges despite reports of alleged contacts in the past with local officials...

26. Case against artist George Gabriel dropped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/case-against-artist-george-gabriel-dropped

The Cabinet today authorized the Minister of Education to call on the Attorney General to drop disciplinary proceedings against George Gabriel....

27. Cypriot experts on board with third dose

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-experts-on-board-with-third-dose

The Cypriot government will take a political decision this week on a proposal to start administering third COVID-19 vaccine doses ahead of the flu season in response to the Delta variant threat that emerged sooner than expected during the summer...

28. Hospitalizations down but deaths still up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospitalizations-down-but-deaths-still-up

There has been a drop in hospitalizations in Cyprus but deaths attributed to Covid-19 were still high, along with post-recovery patients no longer infected but still intubated in state hospitals...

29. Officers to face discipline in serial killer case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-to-face-discipline-in-serial-killer-case

A police internal affairs committee in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended disciplinary action against members of law enforcement in the island’s serial killer probe, after criminal prosecution was ruled out against officers and superiors who dropped the ball on cases of missing women later found murdered...

30. Anastasiades feels vindicated by passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-feels-vindicated-by-passport-report

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says a final report on the island’s disgraced golden passport scheme has alleged no deceit on his part, with the commander in chief apologizing for mistakes made under his administration which he attributed to lack of regulations and oversight over the years...

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