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121. EU commissioner and Cyprus AG discuss strengthening rule of law and sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-and-cyprus-ag-discuss-strengthening-rule-of-law-and-sanctions

The Attorney General of Cyprus, George Savvidis, met with the Commissioner of Justice of the European Union, Didier Reynders, on Thursday at the Legal Service to discuss several topics of mutual concern. Subtitle: Didier Reynders and George Savvidis meet to discuss strengthening the Office of the Attorney General, reviewing decisions made under Cyprus Investment Program, and imposing sanctions against Russian and Belarusian entities in Cyprus....

122. Commissioner in Cyprus to probe Russian asset freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-in-cyprus-to-probe-russian-asset-freeze

Commissioner Reynders will request information on the total value of the assets of 'Russian oligarchs' in Cyprus that have been frozen by the authorities he told Cyprus News Agency in an interview, noting that so far, according to official figures 104 million euros in assets have been frozen, which is considered a low amount...

123. President on sanctions: A chance to put an end to this issue once and for all

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-on-sanctions-a-chance to-put-an-end-to-this-issue once-and-for-all

An extensive meeting on the issue of US and UK sanctions on natural and legal persons in Cyprus, chaired by Nicos Christodoulides, has concluded at the Presidential Palace....

124. President holds sanctions meeting with stakeholders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-holds-sanctions-meeting-with-stakeholders

Cyprus President, Nikos Christodoulides, will preside over a new meeting at 1030 local time on Tuesday, on the issue of sanctions imposed by the US and the UK on individuals and legal entities in Cyprus 'in connection with the Russian Federation’s unlawful and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, including facilitators of sanctions evasion'...

125. Nicosia scrambles to protect brand after sanctions incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-scrambles-to-guard-trademark-after-sanctions-incident

President of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides convened an extraordinary meeting on Thursday following the inclusion of Cypriot natural and legal persons in the lists of the latest sanctions published on Wednesday by the United States of America and the United Kingdom...

126. Illegal contracts awarded by former Finance Minister, says Audit office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-contracts-awarded-by-former-finance-minister-says-audit-office

The Audit Office has confirmed that two contracts, awarded by the former Finance Minister without an open tender, were illegal. The Attorney General's opinion that the direct award was legal was also called into question....

127. No deal in sight in Cyprus’ mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-deal-in-sight-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

A Cyprus criminal court on Tuesday rejected a defense argument that a British man’s confession to killing his ailing wife was unlawfully obtained, because he was in no frame of mind to speak to police without a lawyer present...

128. The absences, the applause, and the omissions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-absences-the applause-and-the omissions

The ceremony to confirm the new President of the Republic began at 11:39 a.m. The outgoing President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, was the first to enter the House of Representatives packed plenary session. ...

129. Casino dash before new Cabinet raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/casino-dash-before-new-cabinet-raises-eyebrows

A House committee in the Republic of Cyprus is blocking three appointments on a casino commission until after the new Cabinet takes shape on March 1, with members raising conflict of interest concerns and the outgoing government insisting it should be allowed to fill the vacant positions now...

130. Australian government removes Chinese-made surveillance cameras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-government-removes-chinese-made-surveillance-cameras

Australia's defense department will strip its buildings of Chinese-made security cameras to ensure they are "completely secure", the government said on Thursday....

131. Thanasis' family to file criminal charges in connection with his death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thanasis-family-to-file-criminal-charges-in-connection-with-his-death

The family of National Guardsman Thanasis Nikolaou will take action to enable criminal prosecutions and lawsuits after consulting with their attorneys....

132. Drug case in Cyprus raises legal eyebrows again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-case-in-cyprus-raises-legal-eyebrows-again

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has picked up the pieces following a decision by the attorney general last year to commute a reduced and later suspended sentence in a highly publicized Cypriot-Australian drug case marred by legal oddities...

133. Exam paper leak rocks school reform in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exam-paper-leak-rocks-school-reform-in-cyprus

There was uproar in the Greek Cypriot education system on Monday after an exam paper leak was made public, with authorities unsure whether to call police and teachers calling on the government to rethink a controversial semester reform...

134. Cypriot author claims police trying to ban his book on corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-author-claims-police-trying-to-ban-his-book-on-corruption

A Cypriot investigative journalist accused the police on Wednesday of trying to prevent him from publishing books he wrote about corruption in his country....

135. Nikos Christodoulides: Discussing changes to the Guterres framework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nikos-christodoulides-discussing-changes-to-the-guterres-framework

"I didn't hear anyone mention Mr. Kasoulides, the foreign minister, after the wreckage in Crans Montana. Nobody could blame him. He was not the most directly involved, nor was he the one who would take the final decisions..." ...

136. Plea deal falls apart in mercy killing case in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-deal-falls-apart-in-mercy-killing-case-in-cyprus

A deal for a British man to plead guilty to manslaughter for killing his wife in Cyprus fell through Tuesday amid recriminations between prosecutors and defense lawyers...

137. Drug squad chief vindicated but not squeaky clean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-vindicated-but-not-squeaky-clean

An independent probe found no evidence of corruption against Cyprus’ drug squad chief, with the prison warden who accused him of illegal activities to undermine her demanding a transfer to another position...

138. The Belgian wheel is in motion...

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-belgian-wheel-is-in-motion

Many Cypriots live in a state of frustration. How did Belgian authorities respond decisively to the well-known case, while the island's law enforcement took two weeks to visit Syllouris?...

139. White House dazed over emails about Cypriot gas company

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/white-house-dazed-over-cypriot-gas-company-s-emails

US President Joe Biden is expected to say whether he would challenge a decision by National Archives to release documents concerning his son’s role in a controversial gas company in Cyprus and allegations that business dealings may have improperly influenced American policy...

140. Kaili’s lawyer drops hint about Italian job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-s-lawyer-drops-hint-about-italian-job

There is conflicting information about a corruption investigation in the European Parliament following the arrest of a Greek former VP, with media reports speculating she was being detained in connection with Qatar while her lawyer is pointing the finger squarely at her Italian fellow suspects including her male partner...

141. Sex education becomes law after President signs bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-education-becomes-law-after-president-signs-bill

Today, the President of the Republic went on to sign the sex education legislation that was approved by the Parliament....

142. German police arrest 25 right-wing extremists over alleged coup plot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-police-arrest-25-right-wing-extremists-over-alleged-coup-plot

German police have uncovered an alleged rightwing plot to storm the Bundestag and overthrow the government, in a case that highlights the threat posed to western states by far-right extremism turbocharged by radical conspiracy theories such as QAnon....

143. 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,...

144. 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....

145. 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....

146. 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....

147. 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, ...

148. 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...

149. 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....

150. 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...

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