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1. 74-year old pleads guilty to manslaughter in Paphos euthanasia case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/74-year-old-pleads-guilty-to-manslaughter-in-paphos-euthanasia-case

Both sides in the Tremithousa murder case have agreed on an amendment to the indictment, with the 74-year-old defendant expected to plead guilty to manslaughter,...

2. Did Iran just abolish the morailty police?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/did-iran-just-abolish-the-morailty-police

Both Iranian state media and anti-government protesters downplayed statements by an Iranian judicial official that the "morality police" had been abolished on Sunday....

3. 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....

4. Anastasiades: 'No one can portray me as a corrupt person'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-no-one-can-portray-me-as-a-corrupt-person

It is not possible for anyone to make allegations that the President is involved in corrupt or even criminal acts without the matter being investigated by the appropriate authorities, said the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades today....

5. Prisons are the 'headquarters' of organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-are-the-headquarters-of-organized-crime

The measures taken by the Central Prison Management are neither sufficient nor effective and results in an uncontrolled and extremely dangerous situation that poses risks to the safety and lives of people inside and outside the Prison, ...

6. 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...

7. 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....

8. President defers foreclosure mess to attorney general

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-defers-foreclosure-mess-to-attorney-general

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has refused to veto legislation that suspends foreclosures yet again until February 2023, essentially calling on the attorney general to examine the constitutionality of the bill as the issue on the presidential election campaign trail continues to heat up...

9. Hadjipantelas: No new extension for doctors outside the GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hadjipantelas-no-new-extension-for-doctors-outside-the-gesy

Health Minister Michael Hadjipantelas warned that if we are not careful, we could open a new can of worms by sneaking in the multi-insurance plan that no one wants. ...

10. Mass arrest warrants issued after Pournara clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-arrest-warrants-issued-after-pournara-clash

A whopping 75 arrest warrants have been signed by a Nicosia judge following clashes at a migrant camp last week, with police seeking to capture all suspects after the interior minister vowed to deport anyone involved in the incident...

11. EP committee in Cyprus to investigate spyware claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ep-committee-in-cyprus-to-investigate-spyware-claims

A delegation from the European Parliament’s committee of inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus (PEGA) and equivalent surveillance spyware arrives in Cyprus on Tuesday afternoon, as part of a joint mission in Cyprus and Greece. PEGA gets a job in Cyprus - Why won't Drakou meet with the committee It will investigate complaints about the development and use of spyware on the spot...

12. Cypriot author talks illegal surveillance with PEGA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-journalist-talks-illegal-surveillance-with-pega

Cypriot author Makarios Drousiotis said on Wednesday that illegal surveillance was still taking place in the Republic of Cyprus, as European lawmakers were on the island for a second day of meetings to uncover any unlawful activity amid spying scandals...

13. Police detain one person after Pournara incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-detain-one-person-after-pournara-incident

An asylum seeker in Cyprus was arrested over the weekend following an incident at Pournara migrant camp on Friday, when police made use of tear gas as people fled the overcrowded facility, with the interior minister vowing to expel anyone involved in clashes that also led to two tents catching fire...

14. Cyprus police confirm cop arrest on human smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-confirm-cop-arrest-on-human-smuggling

Cyprus Police confirm reports that officers in Nicosia have arrested one of their own in connection with an investigation into suspected smuggling of banned foreign nationals into the Republic of Cyprus...

15. Judge reopens yet another death case ruled suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-reopens-yet-another-death-case-ruled-suicide

Another suicide case has been reopened in the Republic of Cyprus, this time concerning the death of a special police officer, whose family has disputed the findings with the help of a private forensic pathologist...

16. 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...

17. Witnesses start talking in Cyprus’ slain soldier cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/witnesses-start-talking-in-cyprus-slain-soldier-cover-up

New reports on the fast-unraveling of one of Cyprus’ cold cases, the homicide of a soldier in 2005 wrongly ruled suicide, suggest people who served in the army camp with the victim are now opening up as to why a murder seventeen years ago was kept under wraps...

18. Dracos: 'I'm sorry Thanasis' case is only now being investigated after 17 years'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dracos-i-m-sorry-thanasis-case-is-only-now-being-investigated-after-17-years

"As a citizen, as a mother, I want to express my regret to Thanasis' mother because only after 17 years has this case begun to unfold," Justice Minister Stefi Drakou said on the case of the death of National Guardsman Thanasis Nikolaou in 2005, saying that she will do everything possible, within her own powers, to solve the case. ...

19. 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...

20. Investigator fired from soldier death cover-up probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-fired-from-soldier-death-cover-up-probe

Cyprus’ chief prosecutor has fired one of two independent investigators in a police cover-up probe, prompting strong reaction from the ousted expert as well as the family of a slain soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide turned out to be a criminal act 17 years ago with the perpetrators still at large after a botched investigation...

21. Spain gave 'golden visa' to former Mexican president being investigated for corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-gave-golden-visa-to-former-mexican-president-being-investigated-for-corruption

The Spanish authorities have finally confirmed that the former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who is being investigated by Mexico’s attorney general’s office for alleged money laundering, illicit enrichment, and illegal international transfers, is a legal resident of the country....

22. 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...

23. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

24. Police told to gather more evidence in pool death probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-told-to-gather-more-evidence-in-pool-death-probe

A police investigation into the fatal drowning of a young girl in a hotel pool in Paphos has been extended a third time, after state prosecutors asked law enforcement to go back and clarify a number of issues and technicalities...

25. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

26. Cyprus Investment Program problematic from the start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-investment-program-problematic-from-the-start

Much ink has been spilled over the Cyprus Investment Program (CIP). From its inception in 2017 until its abolition, the CIP was a scheme wherein the Cyprus Government granted Cypriot citizenship to investors, "golden passports" as it is well-known....

27. Tatar gets icy reception at Buyuk Han

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-gets-icy-reception-at-buyuk-han

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar got the cold shoulder as he was out and about in north Nicosia on Saturday, when a mixed group of peace activists on the island refused to be cordial with the man they view as 'Ankara's puppet'...

28. Fair State. Five proposals to fight corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-fair-state-five-proposals-to-fight-corruption

In the Cyprus of 2022, corruption has permeated all levels of our society. The extent of the problem needs to be ascertained first. Then, the diagnosis of its causes. Finally, but most importantly, the specific proposals to combat it....

29. 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...

30. Flag goes up over ‘suspicious findings’ in Berton’s case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flag-goes-up-over-‘suspicious-findings-in-berton-s-case

Leaked information in local media point to shocking revelations expected to shed light on the cause and manner of death for Berton, an impounded Savannah cat that died in state custody in Cyprus after authorities refused to allow his owner to take her ailing pet to a private vet...

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