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1. Cyprus drops case against pandemic protester

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-drops-case-against-pandemic-protester

State prosecutors have dropped a case against a protester who was being accused of health law violations during a demonstration amid pandemic restrictions, but the Legal department says constitutionality questions raised by his lawyer are still pending...

2. Stars in Al Jazeera video face committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stars-in-al-jazeera-video-face-committee

3. Charges dropped against Brit expat who called mayor 'useless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charges-dropped-against-brit-expat-arrested-for-calling-mayor-useless

Charges were dropped on Tuesday against a British woman arrested in front of her child last week after describing the mayor of Mandria village Kypros Michaelides as ‘useless’ in a Facebook comment....

4. Bishop’s mental fitness raised before rape trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-s-mental-fitness-raised-before-rape-trial

The lawyer for former Kition Bishop Chrysostomos, who has yet to be arraigned on rape charges, says his client is not mentally competent to stand trial, as more women speak out against the metropolitan...

5. Lockdown begins amid legal challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-begins-amid-legal-challenges

The Republic of Cyprus entered a two-week lockdown on Monday, the start of the Holy Week for the Greek Orthodox community, with critics crying foul over some measures including proof of vaccination...

6. Director wants passport probe clear his name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/director-wants-passport-probe-clear-his-name

A civil servant, whose name was dropped by the former House speaker during a secret video recording by Al Jazeera, says he did not get involved with golden passports during his tenure as director of the interior ministry, vowing to take legal action if an investigative committee failed to clear his name...

7. Interim report on golden passports delivered

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interim-report-on-golden-passports-delivered

An interim report on the golden passport scandal in the Republic of Cyprus says just over half of citizenships granted by the executive branch were not approved lawfully...

8. Gloves are off again over golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-again-over-golden-passports

Cyprus’ auditor general told a House committee this week that the Cabinet used old rules to approve over two hundred golden passports after the cutoff date for an investigation ordered by the attorney general, who pushed back on the criticism saying there was 'no bottom to the abyss'...

9. Prosecutors seek murder trial without body

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-seek-murder-trial-without-body

Prosecutors in a key witness disappearance investigation are asking a judge to modify felony conspiracy charges to murder, despite having no body to prove evidence in court...

10. Cyprus Mines insolvency deal under scrutiny in US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-mines-insolvency-under-scrutiny-in-us

Cyprus Mines Corporation which filed for bankruptcy in the United States following hundreds of asbestos lawsuits has rejected accusations that a committee representing claimants was acting in bad faith, but lawyers representing victims are calling on a judge to rework a deal under intense scrutiny...

11. Cyprus expecting 60,000 Covid doses this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expecting-60-000-doses-this-week

12. Backchannel migration approvals probed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/backchannel-migration-approvals-probed

A man has accused the interior minister of approving visa extensions for a select number of foreign workers while rejecting others including his elderly mother’s helper, with reports pointing to a bigger scandal where rejected cases were being approved fraudulently through a channel involving a high price tag...

13. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

14. Sexual harassment case involving local politician referred to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-harassment-case-involving-local-politician-referred-to-court

A case involving the sexual harassment of a 32-year-old woman by a local politician will be referred to a Cyprus court next week as per the recommendation of the Attorney General....

15. Officers off the hook in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-off-the-hook-in-serial-killer-probe

Senior law enforcement officials and frontline police officers named in a serial killer probe in Cyprus could be subject to disciplinary action but not criminal charges because of broader systemic failures and lack of evidence...

16. Police probe suspicious rapid test invoices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-suspicious-rapid-test-invoices

Police are investigating allegations of fraud after suspicions emerged that a private company was claiming payments for rapid tests that never took place...

17. Interior Minister fires Kouklia head councilor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-fires-kouklia-head-councilor

A whistleblower head councilor in Paphos district has been relieved of his duties this week by the interior minister, who has placed the local council of Kouklia under the administration of the district chief officer following pandemonium in the heavily-audited community...

18. Father jailed for defying child custody order

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-jailed-for-defying-child-custody-order

A father has been sentenced to 45 days in prison by a family court, with the presiding judge warning that disobeying court orders in child custody cases was sending the wrong message...

19. State drops big marriage fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-drops-big-marriage-fraud-case

Police in Cyprus were distinctly furious this week after prosecutors dropped charges against nine suspects in a fake marriage case, with the Legal department arguing an amended law linking sham marriage to immigration violations was not retroactive...

20. Chloraka suspects deny murder charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloraka-suspects-deny-murder-charges

Two male suspects extradited from Turkey to face trial in the Chloraka killing of a 20-year-old Syrian man have pleaded not guilty to premeditated murder charges, with a judge ordering them to remain in custody while nine others face manslaughter in the same case but separate trial...

21. Ruling on boy’s return expected within days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ruling-on-boy-s-return-expected-within-days

The Supreme Court has delayed again its ruling on whether a young boy would join his father in New York as per Paphos court orders or continue to stay in Cyprus with his mother, who has been accused of child abduction but has an appeal pending...

22. Cabinet proposes local administration reform referendum in May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-proposes-local-administration-reform-referendum-in-may

The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to schedule the islandwide referendum on the local administration reform on the same date that the public will be heading to ballot boxes anyway to cast their vote in the parliamentary elections on May 30....

23. Jehovah witness wins case against army

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jehovah-witness-wins-case-against-army

A man in the Republic of Cyprus has won an appeal against an army decision after military officers failed to prove they had acted impartially in his request for alternate military service due to religious convictions...

24. Local government reform on the ballot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-government-reform-on-the-ballot

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris is calling for local government reform to be decided by voters during parliamentary elections, citing his frustration over a long and protracted debate on the issue...

25. ‘Sugar daddy’ loses appeal in child rape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘sugar-daddy-loses-appeal-in-child-rape

The Supreme Court has upheld the sentence of an elderly man who was convicted of having paid sex with a teenage girl, with the bench declaring that punishment for sexual crimes against children ought to be severe as well as act as a deterrent...

26. Doctor’s sexual misconduct trial goes forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-s-sexual-misconduct-trial-goes-forward

A sexual assault case against a doctor with a large medical practice in Cyprus is moving forward, while questions have been raised over a messenger company that failed for months to serve him court documents as well as a prior conviction that fell through the cracks...

27. Car blows up outside lawyer’s home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-blows-up-outside-lawyer-s-home

Police are investigating a car bombing in Limassol following an explosion in the town’s northern district right outside the residence of an attorney...

28. New devastating bombshell in Alexoui case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-devastating-bombshell-in-alexoui-case

The attorneys for Alexoui and Rudolf in a long and protracted attempted murder trial dropped another bombshell this week, alleging “serious criminal offences” involving police and possibly the Legal Department...

29. Police admit wrongful handling in Yioliti parody account shambles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-admit-wrongful-handling-in-yioliti-parody-account-shambles

A tense House human rights committee session took place Monday in the presence of the Justice Minister Emily Yioliti and the chief of police Stelios Papatheodorou, with Yioliti receiving fire from multiple fronts over the Twitter parody account shambles and the unprecedented police brutality that marked an anti-corruption protest on Saturday....

30. Cypriot court sides with dad in New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-court-sides-with-dad-in-new-york

A Greek Cypriot mother who was accused of abducting her son from the United States four years ago lost her appeal on Wednesday, a deadline set for the child to fly back to New York...

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