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24 June, 2021
 

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1. Yiolitis walks away with ‘clear conscience’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yiolitis-walks-away-with-‘clear-conscience

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades had no further comment but to thank outgoing Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis, who resigned Thursday following a barrage of bad publicity implicating her as the 'weakest link' in the administration ahead of an upcoming Cabinet reshuffle...

2. Four arrested in Limassol slaying

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-in-limassol-slaying

A man was killed during a violent incident at a residence in Limassol, with police making multiple arrests and investigators suspecting premeditated murder, while the main suspect claims self defence...

3. Grenade thrown at home of trial witness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grenade-thrown-outside-home-of-alexoui-witness

Three young males have been arrested in connection with an investigation into a hand grenade attack against a Lakatamia residence, whose owner is a witness in the Alexoui case...

4. Another setback for police in spy van case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-setback-for-police-in-spy-van-case

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has recalled a number of court warrants in the high-profile spy van case, saying the sworn affidavits by police were not up to par...

5. Cyprus drops case against pandemic protester

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-drops-case-against-pandemic-protester

State prosecutors have dropped a case against a protester who was being accused of health law violations during a demonstration amid pandemic restrictions, but the Legal department says constitutionality questions raised by his lawyer are still pending...

6. Man pleads not guilty in bloodbath murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloodbath-double-murder-suspects-pleads-not-guilty

A man accused of killing his wife and son in rural Nicosia in early February has pleaded not guilty to premeditated charges, while it remains unclear whether he will have a fitness hearing before the trial...

7. Internet wants beloved dog back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/internet-wants-beloved-dog-back-home

The town of Ayia Napa says it will take the initiative to find a new home for Bruno, a beloved stray that appeared to be mistreated during capture, but people all over Cyprus are calling on authorities to let the dog get back to home, near an army camp where he is loved...

8. Bishop’s mental fitness raised before rape trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-s-mental-fitness-raised-before-rape-trial

The lawyer for former Kition Bishop Chrysostomos, who has yet to be arraigned on rape charges, says his client is not mentally competent to stand trial, as more women speak out against the metropolitan...

9. We are committed to seeing EastMed through

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-committed-to-seeing-eastmed-through

Israel's cooperation with Egypt and the strengthening of relations with other Gulf states contribute to peace, while enabling Israel and Cyprus to work together with other friendly nations, Sammy Revel says in an interview with Kathimerini...

10. British rape accuser lost in translation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-lost-in-translation

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has blocked an appeal request by the British teen’s defense team which sought to present two post-conviction sworn statements in Ayia Napa rape case, with the Judges siding with prosecutors who pointed fingers at the rape accuser’s behavior as well as one of her lawyer’s own words...

11. Prosecutors seek murder trial without body

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-seek-murder-trial-without-body

Prosecutors in a key witness disappearance investigation are asking a judge to modify felony conspiracy charges to murder, despite having no body to prove evidence in court...

12. Turkish hacker targets Cyprus Parliament website

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-hacker-targets-cyprus-parliament-website

The Cyprus Parliament’s website was on Monday facing attacks by a Turkish hacker, an announcement by the House of Representatives said....

13. Joint Cyprus-Israel military exercise kicks off in Nicosia FIR

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-cyprus-israel-military-exercise-kicks-off-in-nicosia-fir

A joint military exercise between the forces of the Republic of Cyprus and Israel dubbed ‘Onysilos-Gedeon 2021’ kicked off on Monday at the Nicosia FIR, the Defence Ministry said....

14. US-Greece-Cyprus naval training exercise in pictures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-greece-cyprus-naval-training-exercise-in-pictures

Greece, Cyprus and the United States conducted a joint training exercise in naval special forces that ran between 16-24 March off the coast of Souda bay in Crete....

15. Defence ministry targeted by hackers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-ministry-says-it-was-targeted-by-hackers

Reports suggest the defence ministry of the Republic of Cyprus thwarted a cyber attack last week, around the same time a major hacking incident was reported by British defence, with both countries pointing the finger to foreign hackers...

16. Father jailed for defying child custody order

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-jailed-for-defying-child-custody-order

A father has been sentenced to 45 days in prison by a family court, with the presiding judge warning that disobeying court orders in child custody cases was sending the wrong message...

17. Cyprus, Greece, Israel joint naval exercise wraps up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-israel-joint-naval-exercise-wraps-up

A joint naval exercise dubbed “Noble Dina” that prominently featured the Republic of Cyprus, Israel and Greece wrapped up successfully on Thursday, a Defence Ministry announcement said....

18. EastMed pipeline could be ready in five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-pipeline-could-be-ready-in-five-years

The EastMed pipeline could be in place in five years, Israeli Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources, Yuval Steinitz, has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), describing it as an extremely important project....

19. Cyprus begins sealing porous frontier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-begins-sealing-porous-frontier

The Republic of Cyprus says a barbwire fence currently being set up along a strip adjacent to the UN buffer zone should not be seen as a border between north and south but a way to hold back undocumented migrants...

20. Harrowing images of Hilarion castle ablaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/harrowing-images-of-st-hilarion-castle-ablaze

A fire at Saint Hilarion Castle is believed to have been caused by a lightning strike, with videos showing harrowing images of the historic bastion ablaze...

21. Jehovah witness wins case against army

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jehovah-witness-wins-case-against-army

A man in the Republic of Cyprus has won an appeal against an army decision after military officers failed to prove they had acted impartially in his request for alternate military service due to religious convictions...

22. New devastating bombshell in Alexoui case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-devastating-bombshell-in-alexoui-case

The attorneys for Alexoui and Rudolf in a long and protracted attempted murder trial dropped another bombshell this week, alleging “serious criminal offences” involving police and possibly the Legal Department...

23. Cypriot army to feed animals with leftovers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-army-to-feed-animals-with-leftovers

The Animal Party Cyprus says the National Guard has agreed to reduce food waste by saving leftovers for Cyprus’ animal shelters...

24. Cyprus' new armoured vehicle in action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-new-armoured-vehicle-in-action

The first shots of the second squadron armoured vehicles dubbed Nora Alexander TGS were fired on Thursday at the Kiti shooting range in the presence of Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides, the Commander of the National Guard Lieutenant General Demokritos Zervakis and the Ambassador of Serbia to Cyprus Marko Blagojevic....

25. Cypriot court sides with dad in New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-court-sides-with-dad-in-new-york

A Greek Cypriot mother who was accused of abducting her son from the United States four years ago lost her appeal on Wednesday, a deadline set for the child to fly back to New York...

26. Witness slip-up stuns court in Alexoui case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/witness-slip-up-stuns-court-in-alexoui-case

Prosecutors in the Alexoui case were forced to correct the record on Monday, in reference to a previous hearing when it emerged that their sole prosecution witness and victim had access to undisclosed information from a recent witness statement...

27. Paphos court rules stabbing was self defence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-court-rules-stabbing-was-self-defence

A defendant who visited Cyprus last year and ended up in jail for seven months after stabbing another man, walked free this week after prosecutors failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that he had murderous intent, with judges ruling self-defence was justifiable...

28. Cyprus, Greece, USA, conduct maritime special ops exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-usa-conduct-maritime-special-ops-exercise

Naval special operations forces from the Cypriot Underwater Demolition Team, the Greek Underwater Demolition Team and U.S. Navy Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen, joined forces to conduct a maritime exercise in Souda Bay, in the Greek island of Crete, between January 11-29. ...

29. Defence Minister, Egyptian Ambassador discuss defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-egyptian-ambassador-discuss-defense-cooperation

Bilateral cooperation in the fields of defence and security and the implementation of the Bilateral Defence Cooperation Program for 2021 was on the agenda of a meeting between Cyprus' Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides with the new Ambassador of Egypt Amr Mohsen Hamza on Thursday....

30. Cyprus looking to boost ties with militarily-developed Gulf states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-looking-to-boost-relations-with-militarily-developed-gulf-states

The enhancement of Cyprus’ relations with militarily-developed Gulf states constitutes a priority, Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides said Wednesday, against the backdrop of diplomatic developments with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia....

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