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24 July, 2024
 

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1. Wife sues lawyer Lytras over alleged violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wife-sues-lawyer-lytras-over-alleged-violence

Authorities are seeking to arrest criminal lawyer Apostolos Lytras, 52, following a lawsuit filed by his wife, Sofia Polyzogopoulou, on Wednesday....

2. Over 300M children subject to online sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-300m-children-subject-to-online-sexual-abuse

More than 300 million children across the globe are victims of online sexual exploitation and abuse each year, research suggests....

3. UK ranked worst in world for underage drinking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-ranked-worst-in-world-for-underage-drinking

Great Britain has the worst rate of child alcohol abuse worldwide, and more than half of children in England, Scotland and Wales have drunk alcohol by the age of 13, according to a report....

4. Government unveils ambitious housing strategy, Minister Ioannou reveals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-unveils-ambitious-housing-strategy-minister-ioannou-reveals

The government has set the people and their servicing without undue inconvenience at the core of its policies, Minister of the Interior Constantinos Ioannou said on Tuesday, adding the Ministry is working on issuing of public documents the Civil Registry Department. ...

5. Education Ministry warns of rise in child sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-ministry-warns-of-rise-in-child-sexual-abuse

The Ministry of Education and Culture in Cyprus has expressed worry about a rise in reports of children being sexually abused by family members and others in the community....

6. MFA: Audit uncovers misuse of public funds and abuse of power

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mfa-audit-uncovers-misuse-of-public-funds-and-abuse-of-power

A recent audit conducted by the Audit Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has revealed instances of misappropriation of public money and abuse of power spanning the years 2021 and 2022....

7. Children can now testify remotely, making them feel safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-can-now-testify-remotely-making-them-feel-safe

In a significant development, children can now testify as e-witnesses in cases of sexual violence, a remarkable achievement facilitated by ''The Children's House'' in Nicosia. ...

8. Officer's ''patrol car, not a taxi'' remark preceded woman's tragic end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officer-s-patrol-car-not-a-taxi-remark-preceded-woman-s-tragic-end

A police officer who conversed with 28-year-old Kyriaki over the phone before her tragic demise outside the Agii Anargyri Police Station has provided insights into his statement, ''the patrol car is not a taxi.'' ...

9. Hungarian government insider alleges corruption cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungarian-government-insider-alleges-corruption-cover-up

Former Hungarian government insider turned oppositionist Peter Magyar released an audio recording on Tuesday, alleging top officials conspired to cover up corruption, adding a new layer to a scandal that has rocked Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's political stronghold....

10. Pope defrocks Belgian bishop over sexual abuse allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-defrocks-belgian-bishop-over-sexual-abuse-allegations

Pope Francis took action against Roger Vangheluwe, the former Belgian bishop of Brugge, who admitted to sexually abusing his nephew but faced no Vatican punishment until now....

11. Canada turns down plea for apology to British abused kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/canada-turns-down-plea-for-apology-to-british-abused-kids

The Canadian government has turned down the latest plea for an apology to British children who endured abuse while in the country....

12. More and more British kids abducted to Occupied Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-and-more-british-kids-abducted-to-occupied-cyprus

The past year has seen a worrying increase in parental abductions involving British children, with more than 500 minors taken from the UK....

13. Putin detains US ballerina for alleged $51 high treason

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-detains-us-ballerina-for-alleged-$51-high-treason

Vladimir Putin's Federal Security Service has detained Ksenia Karelina, a dual Russian-American ballerina, on suspicion of treason, officials reported Tuesday....

14. Man sentenced to 12 years in prison for child sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-to-12-years-in-prison-for-child-sexual-abuse

A 26-year-old man was sentenced to 12 years in prison yesterday (12/02) after the Larnaca Criminal Court found him guilty of child sexual abuse. ...

15. US strikes target Iran-backed groups in Iraq and Syria after troop attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-strikes-target-iran-backed-groups-in-iraq-and-syria-after-troop-attack

In response to an attack that claimed the lives of three American troops in Jordan last weekend, the United States has launched strikes on Iraq and Syria....

16. US senators grill social media CEOs over child safety concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-grill-social-media-ceos-over-child-safety-concerns

In a heated session on Wednesday, U.S. senators confronted leaders of major social media companies, urging swift legislative action to address escalating threats of sexual predation targeting children on their platforms....

17. Authorities probe infant abuse by unlicensed childcare worker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-probe-infant-abuse-by-unlicensed-childcare-worker

18. What about the day after in Gaza? What about the days before?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-about-the-day-after-in-gaza-what-about-the-days-before

A colleague of mine asked me the other day a very interesting question. Let's assume, he said, that Israel does manage to destroy Hamas somehow. What's the use? Will it not be revived otherwise in a few years time?...

19. Police investigate 494 cases of domestic violence in just 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-494-cases-of-domestic-violence-in-just-2-months

In just two months—September and October 2023—Cyprus Police investigated a staggering 494 cases of domestic violence, leading to the issuance of 93 arrest warrants. Nicosia reported 131 cases, Limassol 135, Larnaca 117, Paphos 37, Famagusta 68, and Morphou 6, highlighting a pervasive issue across the island....

20. Unveiling the silent suffering of elder abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/unveiling-the-silent-suffering-of-elder-abuse

Two hundred and twenty reports of elderly abuse were received by the Observatory for the Elderly from January to October 2023, as revealed by its chairman, Mr. Dimos Antoniou, in a recent conversation with reporter, Oriana Papantoniou. ...

21. Audit service alleges illegal use and abuse of power in transporting president's children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/audit-service-alleges-illegal-use-and-abuse-of-power-in-transporting-president-s-children

After intense controversy surrounding the draft announcement on the allowances and benefits of the President, the Presidential Palace is once again under scrutiny by the Audit Service. ...

22. Alleged sexual abuse of 5-year old girl comes to light

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-sexual-abuse-of-5-year-old-girl-comes-to-light

In a significant development within the Cypriot Justice system, a case involving the alleged sexual abuse of a 5-year-old girl has come to the forefront....

23. ''Voice'' council president unveils rise in child abuse amidst cyber surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/voice-council-president-unveils-rise-in-child-abuse-amidst-cyber-surge

In an interview with ''SPOR FM 95.0'' on the ''DIASPORA NEWS'' show, Anastasia Papadopoulou, President of the ''Voice'' Council, discussed the escalating flow of complaints related to the sexual abuse of children and minors. ...

24. Man detained in Larnaca for child exploitation material

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-detained-in-larnaca-for-child-exploitation-material

In a recent operation, Larnaca police apprehended a 36-year-old man under suspicion of possessing child sexual abuse material. The arrest followed a tip received by the Cybercrime Sub-Division, alerting them to the online activities of a user in Cyprus. ...

25. Ministry of Education to combat school bullying

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-of-education-to-combat-school-bullying

The Parliamentary Education Committee convened on Wednesday, September 27, to address the pressing issue of school bullying and juvenile delinquency....

26. Meta encryption shields child abusers in shadows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meta-encryption-shields-child-abusers-in-shadows

Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to roll out encrypted messaging on his platforms will let child abusers “hide in the dark”, according to a government campaign urging the tech billionaire to halt the move....

27. World-famous artist Botero breathes his last at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-famous-artist-botero-breathes-his-last-at-91

Fernando Botero, the Colombian whose voluptuous pictures and sculptures of overstuffed generals, bishops, prostitutes, housewives and other products of his whimsical imagination made him one of the world’s best-known artists, died Friday in Monaco. He was 91....

28. Father found guilty of child abuse, sentencing expected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-father-found-guilty-of-child-abuse-sentencing-expected

In a harrowing case that has shocked the community, the Limassol Assize Court has delivered a guilty verdict against a 52-year-old father who was charged with sexually abusing his own daughter for a period spanning five to ten years....

29. 14-year-old accuses foster father of abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-year-old-accuses-foster-father-of-abuse

In a heart-wrenching tale of trust turned to torment, a 14-year-old girl placed in foster care has accused her foster father of abuse....

30. Can sexual education truly safeguard Cyprus youth?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-sexual-education-truly-safeguard-cyprus-youth

With a small yet significant change in our education system, the new school year is commencing....

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