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28 January, 2022
 

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1. Cyprus scores low on public sector corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-low-on-public-sector-corruption

The Republic of Cyprus was at a historic low in terms of perceived levels of corruption in the public sector, according to figures released this week by Transparency International...

2. 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....

3. Al Jazeera strikes again at Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-strikes-again-at-cyprus-papers

Al Jazeera’s investigative unit struck again on Monday with new Cyprus Papers material, involving a report accompanied by a one-hour video depicting undercover reporters who visited Cyprus and posed as representatives of an imaginary ultrarich investor, Mr X, who was convicted for palm-greasing and money laundering, to ‘test’ whether local authorities would still be willing accept his hefty investment and provide him with Cypriot citizenship....

4. Judge Ankara by its actions not its words

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/judge-ankara-by-its-actions-not-its-words

Michael Rubin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, favors a less sympathetic approach on Turkey, arguing ad hoc partnerships can put pressure on Ankara to come around...

5. Politics turn ugly over Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politics-turn-ugly-over-cyprus-papers

The main left party opposition in the Republic of Cyprus is firing back at the government, after reports emerged over threats and a confidential letter about Cypriot golden passports a decade earlier...

6. Football and Money Laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/football-and-money-laundering

It has been identified years back at European and global level, that sports and especially football is being used by criminals to launder dirty money and derive illegal income...

7. President’s air travel under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-air-travel-under-scrutiny

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is firing back at critics saying his use of a private jet owned by a Saudi billionaire has actually saved the state a lot of money, while opposition parties raise fears of dependency and quid pro quo with foreign donors...

8. Financier's Cypriot passport rocks the boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fugitive-financier-s-cypriot-passport-rocks-the-boat

A well-known Malaysian financier wanted by authorities in several countries appears to have obtained a Cypriot passport following recommendations from Archbishop Chrysostomos who cited investment opportunities...

9. MAP S.Platis joins forces with global firm FTI Consulting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/map-s-platis-joins-forces-with-global-firm-fti-consulting

10. The new government, image and symbolism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-new-government-image-and-symbolism

The first indications from the new government are sending out all the right signals. Tuesday’s handover ceremonies at the ministries confirmed a return to normalcy, after a decade-long crisis that painfully divided the country. Both sides should be given credit for the civilized political discourse that prevailed during the change of guard. It is hoped that this spirit will continue during the debates that are expected to take place in Parliament, not only in the sense of a more sophisticated rhetoric, but also, hopefully, in the approval of some government bills by the new main opposition....

11. ENT doctors slapped with new charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ent-doctors-slapped-with-new-charges

A second case of corruption involving ENT doctors is taking place, following new evidence that came forth during a recent trial...

12. Agia Fyla co-op scandal ends with acquittals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agia-fyla-co-op-scandal-ends-with-acquittals

Four defendants in the Agia Fyla credit union scandal have been acquitted on all charges, with criminal judges citing failure on the part of the police to prosecute the case...

13. Cop arrested in bogus shrink case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-arrested-in-bogus-shrink-case

A police sergeant and a shrink accused of practicing without licence have been detained in connection with a bogus treatment scheme that targeted an unsuspected Nicosia resident...

14. Former Cyprus Cooperative Bank boss under criminal investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-cyprus-cooperative-bank-boss-under-criminal-investigation

15. Larnaca official to stand trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-official-to-stand-trial

A Larnaca city official will stand trial on corruption charges, a criminal court ruled on Thursday, in the case of a nightclub owner who paid cash to clear his business citations but the money was never deposited...

16. Another cop arrested in human trafficking case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-cop-arrested-in-human-trafficking-case

Another cop has been arrested in connection with a human trafficking case, with a total of four police officers being suspended in connection with an illegal prostitution ring that made headlines last month...

17. Health inspection worker accused of pocketing public money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-inspection-worker-accused-of-pocketing-public-money

A worker at Limassol’s Public Health Services was set to appear in court on Thursday in connection with the theft of public money to the tune of approximately 13 grand...

18. Sex trafficking suspects released until further notice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-trafficking-suspects-released-until-further-notice

All five suspects in a recent sex trafficking case have been released from custody until further notice, as police investigators are pouring over bank accounts and telecommunications data to build the case...

19. US warns Moscow is trying to buy off individuals and spread disinformation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-warns-moscow-is-trying-to-buy-off-individuals-and-spread-disinformation

20. OSCE praises Cyprus efforts to combat human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/osce-praises-cyprus-efforts-to-combat-human-trafficking

Following the unprecedented disruption of a sex trafficking ring in Cyprus, OSCE’s Combating Trafficking in Human Beings praised the country for its progress in combating human trafficking and urged agencies to seek ways for even better coordination...

21. Suspects remanded in sex trafficking case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspects-remanded-in-sex-trafficking-case

The five suspects detained Tuesday on sex trafficking charges, including three cops, have been remanded in custody while police did not rule out additional arrests pending the investigation...

22. Greece: Russia's decision to expel embassy personnel 'arbitrary and retaliatory'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-russia-s-decision-to-expel-embassy-personnel-arbitrary-and-retaliatory

Russia’s decision to expel members of the Greek embassy in Moscow is “arbitrary, retaliatory and not based on any evidence,” the Greek Foreign Ministry said in a lengthy announcement issued on Friday....

23. Russian expulsion of Greek envoys ‘asymmetric’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-expulsion-of-greek-envoys-‘asymmetric

Greece's Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian Ambassador to the country, Andrey Maslov, to protest Moscow's decision on Monday to expel Greek diplomats in retaliation to a similar move by Athens....

24. Russia expels Greek diplomats in retaliatory move

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-expels-greek-diplomats-in-retaliatory-move

Russia said on Monday it had summoned Greece’s ambassador to Moscow and told him it was responding in kind to what it called an unfriendly decision by Athens to expel two Russian diplomats....

25. Russia pushes back Lavrov's Greece visit after diplomatic row

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-pushes-back-lavrov-s-greece-visit-after-diplomatic-row

The timing of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s planned visit to Greece this autumn is no longer suitable, Russia’s ambassador to Athens said on Thursday, the TASS news agency reported....

26. Ties with Moscow under strain after Athens expels diplomats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ties-with-moscow-under-strain-after-athens-expels-diplomats

The outlook for bilateral ties between Greece and Russia was unclear on Wednesday amid tensions prompted by Greece’s decision to expel two Russian diplomats who are alleged to have sought to intervene in domestic affairs and national security....

27. Greece decides to expel Russian diplomats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-decides-to-expel-russian-diplomats

The Greek government has decided to expel two Russian diplomats, and ban the entry into Greece of two more, accusing them of intrusion into domestic affairs and illegal acts against Greece’s national security, Kathimerini has learned....

28. Tsochadzopoulos steps out of prison on early release

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsochadzopoulos-steps-out-of-prison-on-early-release

Akis Tsochadzopoulos, a former defense minister convicted in 2013 to 19 years in prison for corruption, stepped out of the Greek capital's Korydallos Prison on Tuesday after being granted early release....

29. Paphos mayor accuses police of corruption and incompetence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-accuses-police-of-corruption-and-incompetence

Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos says Cyprus police do not take effective action to combat organised crime and that some cops even give false testimony or turn a blind eye on corruption...

30. Opposition parties walk out of Novartis debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-parties-walk-out-of-novartis-debate

Lawmakers of the opposition walked out of a parliamentary debate on Friday ahead of a vote on whether to request the prosecution of 10 prominent politicians named in a bribery scandal involving Swiss drugs manufacturer Novartis....

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