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17 June, 2024
 

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1. US President's son convicted of illegal gun purchase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-president-s-son-convicted-of-illegal-gun-purchase

Hunter Biden, the 54-year-old son of President Joe Biden, has been found guilty of illegally purchasing a firearm by hiding his drug use. This marks the first criminal prosecution of a sitting US president's offspring....

2. Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar: From the jungles of Colombia to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maria-angela-holguin-cuellar-from-the-jungles-of-colombia-to-cyprus

When, just before the beginning of the year, the name of Colombia's former Foreign Minister, María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar (in office from 2010 to 2018), was heard in the corridors of New York as a potential appointee for António Guterres' personal envoy for the Cyprus problem,...

3. Suspicious car in Limassol sparks police chase and drug bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspicious-car-in-limassol-sparks-police-chase-and-drug-bust

A 25-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday in Limassol on multiple charges including illegal drug possession, possession with intent to supply, money laundering, and traffic offenses, police said....

4. Methamphetamine use in Cyprus under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/methamphetamine-use-in-cyprus-under-scrutiny

A pan-european Wastewater Analysis Survey shows that there is a significant use of methamphetamine in Cyprus, but there are lower levels of use than the European average for other substances. ...

5. Elon Musk's late SpaceX meeting sparks concerns over drug use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elon-musk-s-late-spacex-meeting-sparks-concerns-over-drug-use

Elon Musk's usually dynamic SpaceX meetings took a bizarre turn recently, as the CEO arrived fashionably late, only to deliver a rambling and incoherent speech that left executives privately questioning his state of mind, according to The Wall Street Journal....

6. Over 200 Ndrangheta's members sentenced to 2,200 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-ndrangheta-s-members-sentenced-to-2-200-years

In a historic ruling following one of Italy's largest mafia trials, more than 200 'Ndrangheta gang members received sentences totaling over 2,200 years....

7. Minister reveals startling quadrupling of cocaine users in two decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-reveals-startling-quadrupling-of-cocaine-users-in-two-decades

The Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkides Procopiou, revealed a significant rise in cocaine use in Cyprus, with the number of users estimated to have quadrupled in the past two decades....

8. Dramatic twist in Nikos Rodotheos' attempted murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dramatic-twist-in-nikos-rodotheos-attempted-murder-case

During today's proceedings, the prosecution suspended the case against Joseph ''Sifis'', the accused in the attempted murder of Nikos Rodotheos, following the withdrawal of a key witness. The prosecution stated that it "cannot substantiate the case."...

9. Four accused of brutalizing child freelance dealer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-accused-of-brutalizing-child-freelance-dealer

"They treated me worse than an animal," said the young man who was beaten, burnt, and forced to snort cocaine by drug traffickers....

10. BBC under fire for alleged payment of child for explicit photos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bbc-under-fire-for-alleged-payment-of-child-for-explicit-photos

The British government on Sunday ordered the BBC to investigate one of its presenters, accused in the press by a mother of having paid her child to send her pornographic photos....

11. Arrest made in major weapons and drugs seizure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrest-made-in-major-weapons-and-drugs-seizure

More than 340 firearm cartridges, a large sum of money, and a quantity of cocaine were found in the residence of a 49-year-old, who was arrested and placed under custody for police investigations....

12. Drug-related deaths surge in Vienna

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-related-deaths-surge-in-vienna

A new UN report said the number of people suffering from drug use disorders had skyrocketed in the last 10 years....

13. Assault case: Two men hospitalized with serious injuries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assault-case-two-men-hospitalized-with-serious-injuries

The condition of a 41-year-old man injured at his Protaras residence on June 8 has shown improvement as he receives treatment at Nicosia General Hospital. ...

14. Jurisdiction war persists in fake cocaine case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jurisdiction-war-persists-in-fake-cocaine-case

Cyprus Police have issued arrest warrants for two drug trafficking suspects after they failed to appear in court, but things are far from clear as SBA authorities on the island claim jurisdiction over the case in what has become an unprecedented legal clash...

15. Cocaine use in Cyprus low compared to European average

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cocaine-use-in-cyprus-low-compared-to-european-average

Larnaca and Limassol have the highest use of methamphetamine in Cyprus, according to a study conducted by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction....

16. Suspect in cliff death disputes forensic report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-in-woman-s-cliff-death-disputes-forensic-report

The main suspect in the cliff death of a Ukrainian woman has denied wrongdoing and further called for a private forensic expert to conduct a second post mortem, after state pathologists suggested there were signs his girlfriend had been raped and strangled to death...

17. Coked up football fan critical after fall from moving car

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coked-up-football-fan-critical-after-fall-from-moving-vehicle

A man has been hospitalized in critical condition after falling from a vehicle barreling down the Paphos-Limassol highway, with police arresting the driver who tested positive for cocaine...

18. New Zealand recovers 3 tons of cocaine floating in Pacific Ocean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-zealand-recovers-3-tons-of-cocaine-floating-in-pacific-ocean

New Zealand police said Wednesday they found more than 3 tons of cocaine floating in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean after it was dropped there by an international drug-smuggling syndicate....

19. The most likely scenario for the drugs found in Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-most-likely-scenario for-the-drugs-found-in-protaras

Stelios Sergides, deputy commander of the YKAN, told CNA that 340 kilos of cannabis, 38 kilos of cocaine, 3.5 kilos of ecstasy pills, and 4.5 kilos of methamphetamine were seized in Cyprus in 2022, with the number of drugs increasing over the previous five years....

20. SBA judge slams criminal justice system in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-judge-slams-criminal-justice-system-in-cyprus

A resident judge on the British Bases in Cyprus, who recently denied a removal request for two suspects in connection with an ongoing fake cocaine investigation, took the time in his remarks to issue a far-reaching indictment against the maladies of the Greek Cypriot criminal justice system...

21. SBA judge faces dilemma in fake cocaine case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-judge-faces-dilemma-in-fake-cocaine-case

The attorneys of two men, who were arrested in Akrotiri in connection with a cocaine shipment investigation, are asking the SBA judge not to hand over their clients to the drug squad of the Republic of Cyprus, arguing their arrestable offenses were committed on British Base soil and had nothing to do with drugs...

22. Two arrested over fake cocaine planted by police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-over-fake-cocaine-planted-by-police

SBA Police are investigating a cocaine shipment from Greece to Cyprus after two men under surveillance were arrested while trying to retrieve drugs that turned out to be fake cocaine planted by cops in Athens during a ship container inspection...

23. Credit Suisse guilty of money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/credit-suisse-guilty-of-money-laundering

Credit Suisse has been found guilty and fined for involvement in money laundering related to a Bulgarian drugs ring....

24. Concerns over increasing drugs trafficked through occupied side

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-over-increasing-drugs-trafficked-through-occupied-side

Cyprus Drug Law Enforcement Unit (DLEU) on Thursday expressed concerns that drug dealers may be using Turkey to transport illegal substances to the occupied areas and then to the Cyprus Republic. This comes after drug traffickers needed to find other distribution channels following the start of the war in Ukraine....

25. Second suspect nabbed after checkpoint drug bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-suspect-nabbed-after-checkpoint-drug-bust

A woman in Nicosia has been arrested in connection with a drug trafficking case under investigation after customs officers at the Agios Dometios checkpoint found drugs inside a car two days earlier...

26. Conspicuous driver busted for drugs at checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conspicuous-driver-busted-for-drugs-at-checkpoint

A man was arrested Monday at the Agios Dometios checkpoint after Greek Cypriot customs officers found drugs in his car, with the incident taking place just days after Turkish Cypriots accused the south of ramping up checks to deter shopping in the north...

27. Casino boss in Cyprus dies in hail of bullets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/casino-boss-in-cyprus-dies-in-hail-of-bullets

A Turkish Cypriot businessman in the north was gunned down Tuesday after his convoy was attacked by assassins thought to be from the mainland, giving traction to a fugitive YouTuber mob boss who warned gangland turf wars in Turkey were now playing out on the island as well...

28. Credit Suisse faces money laundering charges in Bulgarian cocaine traffickers trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/credit-suisse-faces-money-laundering-charges-in-bulgarian-cocaine-traffickers-trial

Credit Suisse faced charges in a Swiss court on Monday for allowing an alleged Bulgarian cocaine trafficking gang to launder millions of euros, some of it stuffed into suitcases....

29. MP sees conflict of interest behind ‘cocaine colonel’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-sees-conflict-of-interest-behind-‘cocaine-colonel

A member of parliament in Cyprus is raising a conflict of interest for Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides, saying when he was serving as defense minister he went easy on a colonel who was busted for drugs and the case was dropped altogether after he became the state’s second chief law enforcement officer...

30. Tomb raiding points to ‘at risk’ trial witness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grave-robbery-linked-to-‘at-risk-trial-witness

Police are investigating an apparent grave robbery in rural Nicosia, with reports suggesting a raided tomb at a Catholic cemetery could be linked to possible intimidation against a person in the witness protection program...

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