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1. Bob Menendez to implicate his wife in May corruption trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bob-menendez-to-implicate-his-wife-in-may-corruption-trial

In a case unsealed Tuesday, court papers suggest that Sen. Bob Menendez may seek exoneration at his May bribery trial by implicating his wife, according to CNN, ...

2. Scandals and sanctimony in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/scandals-and-sanctimony-in-cyprus

In recent years, we've seen it all. From COVID to the Ukraine conflict and the dramatic events unfolding next door in Gaza. Yet, nothing has rocked the average Cypriot quite like the scandal of the Avvakoum Monastery. ...

3. Mykonos faces tourism crisis amid declining numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mykonos-faces-tourism-crisis-amid-declining-numbers

Despite promising signs for other parts of the country as regards the number of flights and seat bookings for the 2024 tourism season, Mykonos is seeing a decline in both indices for the second year in a row. ...

4. Money laundering allegations hit Spanish football: Officials arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/money-laundering-allegations-hit-spanish-football-officials-arrested

The turmoil within Spanish football persists as police conducted a sweeping operation at the country's football federation offices, resulting in multiple arrests of key figures....

5. Senator Menendez faces new obstruction charges in growing legal saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-menendez-faces-new-obstruction-charges-in-growing-legal-saga

In a recent development, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and his wife are facing obstruction of justice charges, revealed in a new 18-count indictment unsealed on Tuesday....

6. Well-known businessman with criminal history shot dead in Mandra

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/well-known-businessman-with-criminal-history-shot-dead-in-mandra

The charred body of a man believed to be Christos Gialias, a well-known businessman with ties to soccer was found in a vehicle in the West Attica suburb of Mandra on Wednesday afternoon, police have said....

7. Landmark golden passport trial begins Feb 15

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/landmark-golden-passport-trial-begins-feb-15

The Nicosia Criminal Court gears up for a high-stakes trial in five months, probing the naturalization of foreign investors and a potential twist involving a Chinese businessman....

8. Trimiklini scandal unveiled: 15-year licensing nightmare shakes state agencies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trimiklini-scandal-unveiled-15-year-licensing-nightmare-shakes-state-agencies

The Control Committee of the Parliament heard an outcry from the state services, who took almost 15 years to act on a series of illegal activities......

9. Trimiklini businessman traps officials and police in illegal fish farm raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trimiklini-businessman-traps-officials-and-police-in-illegal-fish-farm-raid

A Trimiklini businessman allegedly diverted water from the Kouris River to illegal fish farms, according to an Audit Office report. On September 19, 2023, he verbally abused, assaulted, and trapped Fisheries Department officials who came to inspect his facilities....

10. Deputy PM and MP deny explosive bribery claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-pm-and-mp-deny-explosive-bribery-claims

In a shocking turn of events, a bribery scandal has erupted in the Turkish Cypriot government, implicating the deputy prime minister and a board member of the development bank....

11. T/C leader faces bribery scandal involving former Turkish VP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/t-c-leader-faces-bribery-scandal-involving-former-turkish-vp

Reports and a leaked audio document are causing a stir in the Turkish Cypriot community, suggesting that Fuat Oktay, former Turkish vice-president handling the Cyprus file for Ankara, received a $50 million bribe from the late...

12. Americans return home in surprise Venezuela swap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-return-home-in-surprise-venezuela-swap

In a significant diplomatic development, Americans, previously considered wrongfully detained in Venezuela, have touched down at a U.S. military base in San Antonio, Texas. ...

13. Cyprus linked to Magnitsky case through luxury hotel investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-linked-to-magnitsky-case-through-luxury-hotel-investment

The international organization OCCRP, specializing in organized crime and corruption, has once again implicated Cyprus in investment cases related to the luxury hotel Cap St Georges in Peyia. The connection ties back to the infamous Magnitsky case, a high-profile tax fraud scandal in Russia....

14. Israelis alarmed at security hole in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israelis-alarmed-at-security-hole-in-occupied-territories

Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement, following Kathimerini's revelation that the Cyprus Intelligence Service prevented a strike against Israelis by arresting two Iranians linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, ...

15. Planned attack against Jews in Cyprus thwarted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/planned-attack-against-jews-in-cyprus-thwarted

The Cypriot police arrested two Iranians last month, alleging their connection to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards of Iran (IRGC), targeting Jewish citizens in Cyprus....

16. US imposes sanctions on three Cyprus based entities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-imposes-sanctions-on-three-cyprus-based-entities

The US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new sanctions against individuals assisting the Russian defense industry, involving Cyprus-based entities....

17. Swedish media exposes Sizopoulos's tie to 'golden passports' scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swedish-media-exposes-sizopoulos-s-tie-to-golden-passports-scheme

In a joint investigation, Göteborgs-Posten and OCCRP shed light on EPP President Marinos Sizopoulos's connection to the 'golden passports' scandal....

18. The hunt for the killers of Kalogeropoulos ends with third arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-hunt-for-the-killers-of-kalogeropoulos-ends-with-third-arrest

Police in Cyprus said Friday they have arrested a third suspect in connection with the killing of a businessman who was gunned down outside a cafe in Limassol last month....

19. An uneasy calm hangs over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/an-uneasy-calm-hangs-over-cyprus

Police in Cyprus are on high alert after two deadly attacks last week that targeted prominent figures in the island’s underworld. The killings have raised fears of a new wave of violence between rival gangs....

20. President Christodoulides hails unprecedented ties between Cyprus and US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-hails-unprecedented-ties-between-cyprus-and-us

Relations between Cyprus and the United States are today at the highest level than ever before, President Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday evening, addressing a Gala dinner at the Presidential Palace, organised by AHEPA Cyprus in memory of businessman Photos Photiades....

21. Israel's top businessman pushes for Netanyahu's exit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-top-businessman-pushes-for-netanyahu-s-exit

Amon Shaswa, the head of the technology company Mobileye and one of Israel's leading businessmen, made a compelling call on Sunday for the immediate removal of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the replacement of his government....

22. Walt Disney's 100-year story of success

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/walt-disney-s-100-year-story-of-success

The Walt Disney Company is celebrating its 100th anniversary....

23. Turkish Cypriot buyer sets sights on Varosha's transformation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-buyer-sets-sights-on-varosha-s-transformation

The Turkish Cypriot (T/C) buyer of hotels in the fenced area of Famagusta is set to accept renovation offers for the properties within the next six weeks, as reported by the T/C newspaper Yeni Bakis. ...

24. Senator Menendez faces federal charges in court today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-menendez-faces-federal-charges-in-court-today

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and his wife Nadine Menendez arrived in federal court on Wednesday to face charges of taking bribes from three New Jersey businessmen, as calls for the senator's resignation from his fellow Democrats escalated....

25. US plane brings captives back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-plane-brings-captives-back-home

The plane carrying five American citizens freed as part of a deal between the U.S. and Iran have now landed back home in the United States....

26. Cyclone's fury claims 31 lives in Brazil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyclone-s-fury-claims-31-lives-in-brazil

Flooding from a cyclone in southern Brazil washed away houses, trapped motorists in vehicles and swamped streets in several cities, killing at least 31 people and leaving 2,300 homeless, authorities said Wednesday....

27. Chlorakas Council concerned over young jihadists infiltrating Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chlorakas-council-concerned-over-young-jihadists-infiltrating-paphos

In a recent letter addressed to the chairman and members of the House Standing Committee on Internal Affairs, the Chlorakas Community Council voiced concerns about the alleged influx of young jihadists in the Pafos area....

28. Israeli tycoon Benny Steinmetz arrested on arrival in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-tycoon-benny-steinmetz-arrested-on-arrival-in-cyprus

Israeli billionaire mining tycoon Benny Steinmetz was arrested upon his arrival in Larnaca last Thursday and is expected to make a court appearance later this week....

29. Diana tragedy figure Mohamed Al Fayed passes away

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diana-tragedy-figure-mohamed-al-fayed-passes-away

Mohamed Al Fayed has died at the age of 94....

30. Where does the 12% tax revenue go?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-does-the-12-tax-revenue-go

The Turkish Cypriot press is discussing recent land sales in the occupied area today. According to the Press and Information Office, the "Güneş" newspaper reported that Hasan Sungur, who leads the Real Estate Agents Union, supports businessman Ali Osman Safa's warning to politicians. Safa cautioned against making the property crisis worse, and Sungur agrees that this warning is valid and reasonable....

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