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1. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

2. The visionary leader of Pafilia wins at the prestigious Bank of Cyprus Man of the Year Awards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-visionary-leader-of-pafilia-wins-at-the-prestigious-bank-of-cyprus-man-of-the-year-awards

Pafilia founder and CEO, Mr Elias Eliades has been awarded a prestigious honor at the 21st Bank of Cyprus MAN OF THE YEAR Awards, with the title of Best Manager / Entrepreneur....

3. Supreme Court in Cyprus overturns rape convictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-in-cyprus-overturns-rape-convictions

Two young males who were convicted on rape charges after having sex with a drunk high school student in a hotel room were acquitted last week when the Supreme Court found the girl’s testimony was weak and the defendants did not receive a fair trial...

4. Anastasiades 'an ally and true friend' of Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-an-ally-and-true-friend-of-israel

At a special ceremony held today at the Presidential Residence in Jerusalem, the President of the Republic Mr. Nicos Anastasiades was awarded the Presidential Medal of Honor by the President of Israel Mr. Herzog....

5. Biden: Late Archbishop 'a man of courage and conviction'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-biden-late-archbishop-a-man-of-courage-and-conviction

US President Joe Biden has described the late Archbishop Chrysostomos II as a "man of remarkable conviction and courage who led Cyprus’ Greek Orthodox Christian Church with grace during a pivotal period."...

6. Cyprus' natural gas could be key to 'unlocking' the Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-natural-gas-could-be-key-to-unlocking-the-cyprus-problem

The three candidates for the Presidency of the Republic, Averof Neofytou, Andreas Mavroyiannis and Nikos Christodoulides, outlined their positions at an event on the delimitation of maritime zones in the Eastern Mediterranean",...

7. Backlog in court cases will be alleviated in 4 to 5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-backlog-in-court-cases-will-be-alleviated-in-4-to-5-years

In a period of four to five years and with the implementation of the reform bills passed by the Parliament, the problem of the backlog of cases pending before the Courts will be solved to a significant extent, Supreme Court President, Antonis Liatsos and President of the House of Representatives, Annita Demetriou have said....

8. Government transparency and a single Cyprus identity on the campaign agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-transparency-and-a-single-cyprus-identity-on-the-campaign-agenda

The Cyprus problem, energy, green economy, public education, the calls for disclosure of information related to the Cyprus Investment Programme, and the failure of four independent candidates to run under a common candidacy, were the main topics of candidates' statements and activities on Thursday....

9. Plea bargain ongoing in Cyprus’ mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-bargain-ongoing-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

Another delay in the trial of a British man charged with the premeditated murder of his sick wife in Cyprus has prompted local media to speculate a deal may have been reached as prosecutors may seek a manslaughter conviction while a possible prison sentence remains elusive...

10. Companies fined for safety violations resulting in the death of a worker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/companies-fined-for-safety-violations-resulting-in-the-death-of-a-worker

Two companies were fined €19,000 and two people received suspended prison sentences as a result of criminal investigations into health and safety at work violations that resulted in the death of an employee and the endangerment of others at work. ...

11. Cannabis sentence overturned for research purposes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cannabis-sentence-overturned-for-‘research-purposes

A man in Cyprus who was jailed on a cannabis conviction is to be set free on a suspended sentence after his lawyer argued before the Supreme Court that a lower court completely discounted her client being into narcotics research and not illegal drug trade...

12. 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...

13. NETFLIX airs film on Cypriot 'utopian' prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netflix-airs-film-on-cypriot-utopian-prison

The highly-anticipated NETFLIX documentary on Cyprus’ central prison aired this week, with the star of the series showing disbelief at the 'utopian' penitentiary that went from suicides to weddings under the direction of a reformist warden...

14. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

15. Proposed marriage act aims to fix divorce in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/proposed-marriage-act-aims-to-fix-divorce-in-cyprus

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is reviving attempts to reform marriage law, with legislation proposals aiming to modernize divorce proceedings, eliminate outdated laws, and prevent child marriages that could violate statutory rape laws...

16. US ambassador’s murder in Cyprus still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-s-murder-in-cyprus-still-unresolved

The killing of the American Ambassador in Cyprus in August 1974 made headlines on Friday, as it happens every year on the island on the anniversary of his death, with convoluted information emerging in the public domain through the years and no convictions half a century later...

17. Cyprus upgraded to Tier 1 in US Trafficking in Persons report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upgraded-to-tier-1-in-us-trafficking-in-persons-report

The Ministry of Justice and Public Order has welcomed the US State Department's Trafficking in Persons report for 2022 released on Tuesday noting the upgrade of Cyprus to Tier 1 status. ...

18. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

19. Cops keep tight lid on sex trafficking case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-keep-tight-lid-on-sex-trafficking-case

Police continue to keep a tight lid on a sex trafficking investigation, with prosecutors filing a case against a male suspect after two other men have been accused of seeking services from a woman described as a possible victim...

20. Drug squad chief suspended after warden complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-suspended-after-warden-complaint

Lack of clarity continued to rule the day in the Republic of Cyprus following allegations against the drug squad chief, who was suspended from duties on Wednesday after the prison warden accused him of illegal activities...

21. Suspected sex offender facing trafficking charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-sex-offender-facing-trafficking-charges

Police are keeping a tight lid on an arrest in connection with a sex exploitation case after a man was arrested on Sunday on indecent assault and rape charges...

22. Legal chaos after president commutes life sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-chaos-after-president-commutes-life-sentence

Critics in the world of justice in Cyprus are crying foul after the President offered clemency to a man whose life sentence early in an Ayia Napa quadruple murder trial made him a credible state witness who helped put away other defendants...

23. British rape accuser drags Cyprus to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-drags-cyprus-to-court

A British young woman who was cleared of lying about a gang rape in Ayia Napa is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights after police said they would not investigate allegations against Israeli teens...

24. ER doctor gets suspended sentence in boy’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/er-doctor-gets-suspended-sentence-in-boy-s-death

An ER doctor in Larnaca received a suspended sentence on Friday for the death of a young student, whose fatal head injury during gym class had gone unnoticed after an X-Ray at the hospital...

25. Gender equality of great importance to Cyprus government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gender-equality-of-great-importance-to-cyprus-government

Promoting gender equality is of great importance for the government, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday....

26. Frozen Russian reserves should be used to rebuild Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fozen-russian-reserves-should-be-used-to-rebuild-ukraine

EU capitals should consider seizing frozen Russian foreign exchange reserves to cover the costs of rebuilding Ukraine after the war, the bloc’s top diplomat has said, as the west debates how to force Moscow to pay for some of the damage the conflict has caused....

27. How Marcos could control hunt for his family's wealth as Philippines president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-marcos-could-control-hunt-for-his-family-s-wealth-as-philippines-president

If Ferdinand Marcos Jr. triumphs in the upcoming Philippines presidential election, he will wield broad powers over government agencies seeking to recover as much as $10 billion plundered by his namesake father during his autocratic rule....

28. Boris Becker faces jail term for failing to declare his millions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-becker-faces-jail-term-for-failing-to-declare-his-millions

Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker could be sent to jail today as he faces a sentence for flouting the terms of his 2017 bankruptcy....

29. Erdogan critic in Cyprus sentenced by Turkish court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-critic-in-cyprus-sentenced-by-turkish-court

Turkish Cypriot journalist Sener Levent says he does not recognize a sentence handed down by a court in Turkey, where prosecutors accused him in absentia of insulting the country’s president with an offensive cartoon as well as offending the state’s military...

30. Cyprus overhauls rape investigations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-overhauls-rape-investigations

Cyprus police say from now on rape accusers will receive emotional support and be interviewed by officers of the same gender, as new guidelines begin to take hold following the vindication of a British woman who did not get fair treatment on the island...

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