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04 February, 2023
 

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1. Drug case in Cyprus raises legal eyebrows again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-case-in-cyprus-raises-legal-eyebrows-again

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has picked up the pieces following a decision by the attorney general last year to commute a reduced and later suspended sentence in a highly publicized Cypriot-Australian drug case marred by legal oddities...

2. Americans will soon need to pay a small fee to enter the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-will-soon-need-to-pay-a-small-fee-to-enter-the-uk

U.S. citizens will soon have to apply for permission before their United Kingdom trips and pay a small fee to enter as part of the country's upcoming Electronic Travel Authorization scheme....

3. Critics say Cyprus' helmet law is a backward step

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-say-helmet-law-in-cyprus-is-a-backward-step

Bicycle advocates say a new law in Cyprus that requires cyclists to wear helmets on the road is not the right answer, arguing an austere approach does not make things safer but could result to other problems including unintended consequences...

4. Campaigning outside polling stations a criminal offense

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/campaigning-outside-polling-stations-a-criminal-offense

Campaigning or the display of any signs outside the polling stations which are directly or indirectly related to the elections are prohibited on the day and the eve of the elections February 5th, the Chief Returning Officer said on Wednesday in a press release....

5. Davos: WEF warns 'catastrophic cyber event' coming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/davos-wef-warns-catastrophic-cyber-event-coming

The 2023 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, has filled us with lots of uplifting predictions, like how companies will soon decode our brain waves. The latest warns of a global catastrophic cyber event in the very near future....

6. Cyprus police probe abortion incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-probe-abortion-incident

Police are investigating a suspected felony after a woman in Paphos, who aborted a pregnancy, declined a request by doctors to remain in the hospital...

7. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

8. Father who shook preemie gets five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-who-shook-preemie-gets-five-years

A father in Cyprus was sentenced to five years in prison after a criminal court found him guilty in the death of his preemie, following his own admission to police that he shook the newborn to make the baby stop crying...

9. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

10. Eva Kaili to remain in custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eva-kaili-to-remain-in-custody

A Belgian court has rejected an application from Greek MEP Eva Kaili to be released from pre-trial custody, following a hearing before the Court of First Instance in Brussels....

11. Judge hears new evidence in mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-hears-new-evidence-in-mercy-killing-case

A harrowing video recorded in Britain was played this week before a Cypriot judge, who is presiding over the criminal trial of a British pensioner who is facing murder charges after ending the life of his cancer-stricken wife...

12. Brothers facing US extradition walk free in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-facing-us-extradition-walk-free-in-cyprus

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has ordered the release of five suspects, including two Greek Cypriot brothers, who are wanted by US authorities in connection with an investigation into investment fraud...

13. Cypriot author claims police trying to ban his book on corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-author-claims-police-trying-to-ban-his-book-on-corruption

A Cypriot investigative journalist accused the police on Wednesday of trying to prevent him from publishing books he wrote about corruption in his country....

14. UN chief sees no common ground in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-sees-no-common-ground-in-divided-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' report on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, released on Wednesday night as an official document of the Security Council, number S/2023/3, records the lack of common ground between the two sides for peace talks leading to a mutually agreeable solution...

15. WhatsApp given green light to sue Pegasus spyware company

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/whatsapp-given-green-light-to-sue-pegasus-spyware-company

The US Supreme Court on Monday let Meta Platforms Inc’s WhatsApp pursue a lawsuit accusing Israel’s NSO Group of exploiting a bug in the WhatsApp messaging app to install spy software allowing the surveillance of 1,400 people, including journalists, human rights activists and dissidents....

16. Andreas Christou's disappearance is shrouded in mystery.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/andreas-christou-s-disappearance-is-shrouded-in-mystery

The disappearance of 35-year-old wanted man Andreas Christou in connection with the attempted murder committed on December 4 in Oroklini, during which a 42-year-old man and a 6-year-old child were injured, is shrouded in mystery....

17. Germany's new 'right to residence' effective as of January 1st 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-s-new-right-to-residence-effective-as-of-january-1st-2023

Germany’s much-discussed Right to Residence and other laws making it easier for foreigners in the country to make their stay legal, move to the country or gain permanent residency there, has become effective today, January 1, 2023....

18. Cypriot judge slams Chinese justice in extradition case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-slams-chinese-justice-in-extradition-case

A Cypriot judge denied last week an extradition requests citing a lack of fair trials in China, a decision said to be a precedent for many other cases on the island, in Europe, and around the world...

19. Prosecutors say Cidan was tortured to give up password

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-say-inmate-was-tortured-to-give-up-password

Cypriot state prosecutors say an inmate who was killed inside Nicosia’s prison had been cruelly tortured for two days by a felon who demanded a password to check if nude photos of his wife were on the victim’s phone...

20. Drug squad chief vindicated but not squeaky clean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-vindicated-but-not-squeaky-clean

An independent probe found no evidence of corruption against Cyprus’ drug squad chief, with the prison warden who accused him of illegal activities to undermine her demanding a transfer to another position...

21. Lesser charges for protected witness in prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-for-protected-witness-in-prison-death

A suspect in the death of a Turkish Cypriot inmate in Nicosia has turned state witness after pleading guilty to criminal negligence and drug use, with prosecutors halting the arraignment process just before his third charge of manslaughter could be read out...

22. The Belgian wheel is in motion...

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-belgian-wheel-is-in-motion

Many Cypriots live in a state of frustration. How did Belgian authorities respond decisively to the well-known case, while the island's law enforcement took two weeks to visit Syllouris?...

23. Russia puts Greece on notice over Cyprus’ S-300 missiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-puts-greece-on-notice-over-cyprus-s-300-missiles

Moscow is warning Athens that a potential transfer of Cyprus’ Russian-made S-300 missile defense system from Greece to Ukraine would be 'a blatantly aggressive move against Russia'...

24. White House dazed over emails about Cypriot gas company

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/white-house-dazed-over-cypriot-gas-company-s-emails

US President Joe Biden is expected to say whether he would challenge a decision by National Archives to release documents concerning his son’s role in a controversial gas company in Cyprus and allegations that business dealings may have improperly influenced American policy...

25. The week that shook Brussels saw a police stakeout, piles of cash, and reform promises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-week-that-shook-brussels-saw-a-police-stakeout-piles-of-cash-and-reform-promises

The police had been waiting since dawn. Officers from the special unit of Belgium’s federal police gathered on Rue Wiertz, close to the European Parliament in Brussels. ...

26. EU Parliament halts work on Qatar-related cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-halts-work-on-qatar-related-cases

The European Union’s parliament voted Thursday to suspend work on all files involving Qatar, and called for security passes for representatives of the Gulf country’s interests to be withdrawn until light can be shed on a corruption scandal rocking the assembly....

27. Kaili in custody until next week - Decision on the three is expected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-in-custody-until-next-week-decision-on-the-three-is-expected

Eva Kaili, a Greek MEP and former vice-president of the European Parliament, will be detained until next week, according to AFP....

28. More EU Parliament offices raided in corruption probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-more-eu-parliament-offices-in-corruption-probe

Belgian police conducted more raids at European Parliament offices Monday as the legislature’s president pledged to launch an internal investigation into corruption allegations and the bloc’s top official called for the creation of an EU-wide independent ethics body...

29. Man faces sentence in 'unwanted sex' with minor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-faces-sentence-in-unwanted-sex-with-minor

A criminal court in Larnaca has found a man guilty of having unwanted sex with a teenage girl, after prosecutors proved the offender had used Instagram for child grooming and rape...

30. Brothers sentenced in cottage killings in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-sentenced-in-cottage-killings-in-limassol

Two Syrian brothers in Cyprus have been sentenced in the cottage killings of two Russian women, who were suspected of possibly being victims of sex trafficking, after prosecutors withdrew premeditated murder charges to avoid a mistrial...

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