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31. New Russian asset tracker platform launched by non-profit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-russian-asset-tracker-platform-launched-by-non-profit

A nonprofit reporting network launched on Monday the Russian Asset Tracker, a database to track the assets of prominent Russians who have links to Vladimir Putin....

32. Jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny sentenced to another nine years in prison for fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jailed-kremlin-critic-alexey-navalny-sentenced-to-another-nine-years-in-prison-for-fraud

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been sentenced to nine years in a maximum-security jail, according to Russian state-owned news agency Tass....

33. Averof Neofytou promises an end to corruption and radical education reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-neofytou-promises-an-end-to-corruption-and-radical-education-reform

The Supreme Council of the ruling party Democratic Rally (DISY) unanimously ratified the candidacy of the party’s president Averof Neofytou for the Presidency of the Republic....

34. Op-ed: 'Only a leap in consciousness will end human slavery'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-only-a-leap-in-consciousness-will-end-human-slavery

With the number of women and children fleeing the war in Ukraine, experts say that many of them may become victims of trafficking given their vulnerability. This article is even more relevant today and attempts to present the attitudes that have enabled human slavery throughout history, and the solution to eradicate this crime across the globe....

35. Moscow jumps on Burisma links to Kiev

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-jumps-on-burisma-links-to-kiev

Moscow has put together an elaborate diagram alleging Biden connections to Ukrainian biological labs, with new revelations initially described by Washington as “Russian disinformation” now gaining traction in the United States and reaching all the way to Cyprus...

36. Where have wealthy Russians disappeared to?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-have-wealthy-russians-disappeared-to

It stretches into the Persian Gulf from Dubai. The man-made archipelago in the shape of a huge palm tree is full of luxury hotels, apartments and villas....

37. Cyprus is losing its Russians, confronting existential questions about its economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-losing-its-russians-confronting-existential-questions-about-its-economy

For decades, Cyprus built an economy that courted Russians — Russian tourists, Russian investors, Russian oligarchs. ...

38. Greek Supreme Court cracks down on derelict judges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-supreme-court-cracks-down-on-derelict-judges

Thirteen lower court judges have been terminated over the past three months and more may be on the way....

39. Concerns over bioweapons emerge in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-over-bioweapons-emerge-in-ukraine

Washington warned this week that Russians could plan a biological or chemical attack in Ukraine, in response to Moscow’s claims that Russian armed forces obtained evidence of US-sponsored research as well as calls for American officials to come clean...

40. Cypriot MP reveals secret blacklist in state media

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mp-reveals-secret-blacklist-in-state-media

A House representative in the Republic of Cyprus says she had to deal with blacklists when she worked in state media, saying during a budget session on Thursday that she felt compelled to respond to colleagues who defended a move to keep political satire out of public television...

41. Historic leak of Swiss banking records reveals unsavory clients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-leak-of-swiss-banking-records-reveals-unsavory-clients

Despite two decades of pledges by Credit Suisse to crack down on illegitimate funds, data leaked from the bank reveals that it catered to dozens of criminals, dictators, intelligence officials, sanctioned parties and political actors with outsized wealth....

42. House votes in favor of an independent commission to combat corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-votes-in-favor-of-an-independent-commission-to-combat-corruption

After drawn-out debates before the House of Representatives, parliamentarians on Thursday passed a law establishing an independent Authority against corruption as well as a law regulating political lobbying....

43. House uncovers promotion in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-uncovers-promotion-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A Cypriot member of parliament is seeking answers from police in the Ayia Napa rape case, following revelations that the lead investigator got a promotion after losing a case due to stolen evidence instead of being investigated...

44. Op-ed: The case of the British woman raped in Ayia Napa showed a deeply sexist society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-case-of-the-british-woman-raped-in-ayia-napa-showed-a-deeply-sexist-society

On the occasion of the acquittal of the young Brit on charges of public mischief announced by the Supreme Court of Cyprus last Monday 31/1, we spoke with Dr. Christina Kailis from the Mediterranean Institute for Gender Studies about the decision, the legal components and the steps that still need to be taken to properly deal with complaints such as rape. ...

45. Doctor kicked out of GESY over fictitious charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-kicked-out-of-gesy-over-fictitious-charges

Prosecutors in Cyprus are moving forward with a case against a GESY doctor suspected of health insurance fraud, after officials found he had been racking up false claims for medically unnecessary injections...

46. Cyprus to deport asylees on safety grounds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-deport-asylees-on-safety-grounds

Dozens of refugees in the Republic of Cyprus have been denied access to asylum, with reports saying they have been transported to a deportation facility while the nature of their crimes was still unknown...

47. 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...

48. Cypriot judge bails Chinese duo on technicality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-bails-chinese-duo-on-technicality

A mother and son from China facing extradition in Cyprus on investment fraud charges have been released on bail, with a Paphos judge allowing them to walk free citing prosecution paperwork delays...

49. Cyprus passes national whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passes-national-whistleblower-law

Cypriot lawmakers passed a consolidated bill on whistleblowing protections on Thursday after years of delays and EU pressure, with the new law aimed to shield employees from retaliation after speaking up against corruption...

50. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

51. Omicron Mutation: A quiet New Year for dozens of cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-mutation-a-quiet-new-year-for-dozens-of-cities

As the whole world prepares to say goodbye to 2021, a year marked by the pandemic and coronavirus mutations, we are once again canceling massive festive New Year events....

52. Illegal poachers turn on police during incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-poachers-turn-on-police-during-incident

Two suspected illegal bird trappers in Cyprus were briefly detained last week, with reports suggesting one of them bullied a police officer who arrived on site where activists were reporting a crime in progress...

53. The majority in the occupied territories are in favor of the adoption of the euro

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-majority-in-the-occupied-territories-are-in-favor-of-the-adoption-of-the-euro

The majority of those living in the occupied territories support the changeover to the euro to reduce the effects of the crisis due to the fall of the Turkish pound, according to the latest part of the poll by the Center for Migration, Identity and Rights Research (CMIRS)....

54. Cyprus makes progress in fight against terrorist financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department

Cyprus has continued to make progress in strengthening banking efforts to combat terrorist financing, according to the State Department's report on terrorism for 2020. ...

55. MP Alexandra Attalides honored as 2021 Anti-Corruption Champion by US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-alexandra-attalides-honored-as-2021-anti-corruption-champion-by-us

In honor of International Anti-Corruption Day, celebrated each year on December 9th, US Ambassador to Cyprus, Judith Garber, presented MP Alexandra Attalides with a certificate acknowledging her work in fighting corruption in Cyprus. ...

56. Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/joint-action-to-defend-and-promote-democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” world, democracies new and old are combatting existential crises of creeping authoritarianism, rising inequality, and malign influence both domestically and from abroad. ...

57. Larnaca airport flooded as heavy rains drench town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-airport-flooded-as-rains-drench-town

Larnaca authorities went on high alert Sunday after heavy rains caused flash floods and problems in many parts of the town including the airport...

58. Cyprus scrambles to legislate whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-legislate-whistleblower-law

Members of parliament in the Republic of Cyprus are urgently making their way to the justice ministry to compare notes on whistleblowing protections legislation, as the country scrambles to meet an EU deadline next month...

59. Rule stickler mayor left hanging with stroke of pen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rule-stickler-mayor-left-hanging-with-stroke-of-pen

President Nicos Anastasiades used the stroke of a pen on Wednesday to block the closure of a department store in Paphos, a move that left the town’s mayor hanging after he had warned his municipality would not tolerate illegal operations without permits...

60. Europe’s chief prosecutor drops by to check on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-chief-prosecutor-drops-by-to-check-on-cyprus

Europe’s newly-appointed chief prosecutor paid a visit to the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, where she held talks with the island’s Law Office in an effort to iron out Nicosia’s administrative challenges and concerns in the EU’s fight against corruption...

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