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1. 74-year old pleads guilty to manslaughter in Paphos euthanasia case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/74-year-old-pleads-guilty-to-manslaughter-in-paphos-euthanasia-case

Both sides in the Tremithousa murder case have agreed on an amendment to the indictment, with the 74-year-old defendant expected to plead guilty to manslaughter,...

2. Unemployment rate up in November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unemployment-rate-up-in-november

November saw a rise in unemployment on a monthly and yearly basis....

3. Rafales swing by Cyprus after testing NATO integration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rafales-swing-by-cyprus-after-testing-nato-integration

French fighter jets pierced Cypriot skies over Paphos on Sunday morning, following multicarrier interoperability operations between NATO navies in the Mediterranean...

4. Cypriot defense minister visits Serbia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-defense-minister-visits-serbia

Cyprus’ Defence Minister, Charalambos Petrides was on an official visit to Serbia on Tuesday during which he discussed with his Serbian counterpart, Milos Vucevic, the relations of the two countries in the field of defence and security, as well as current developments ...

5. Kasoulides: Cyprus solution a 'win-win' if there is political will

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-cyprus-solution-a-win-win-if-there-is-political-will

The solution to the Cyprus problem could be a win-win situation for all stakeholders, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides has said, adding that there is a great possibility for this provided that there is political will....

6. Turkey says S-400 ready for use if needed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-s-400-ready-for-use-if-needed

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar says his country’s Russian-made surface-to-air missile batteries are ready for action and will be used if the country is threatened...

7. Replacement of Russian arms mooted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/replacement-of-russian-arms-mooted

The war in Ukraine is expediting the complete decoupling of the Hellenic Armed Forces from Russian-made weapons systems, as it is becoming abundantly clear that the rupture between Moscow and NATO is not conducive to the creation of conditions for their maintenance...

8. 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...

9. Op-ed: Shocking! No resolution on the Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-shocking-no-resolution-on-the-cyprus-issue

Was it unfair that Miroslav Jenca, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia, and the Americas, met with President Anastasiades and TC leader Ersin Tatar?...

10. US-Cyprus army cooperation bill heads to the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-army-cooperation-bill-heads-to-the-house

A bill that paves the way for further military cooperation between Cyprus and the Unites States reached the House this week, following months of media hype about the island’s intent to help Ukraine with Russian-made missiles, but the specific agreement explicitly excludes weapons systems...

11. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

12. NATO response convoluted in missile aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-response-convoluted-in-missile-aftermath

Puzzled world leaders breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday after it was revealed that Ukrainian forces, not Russian, had fired missiles into Poland, but the incident had already disrupted G20 diplomacy meetings in Bali and further revealed hidden divisions within NATO...

13. Cyprus ‘greatly concerned’ after missiles hit Poland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-‘greatly-concerned-after-missiles-hit-poland

Cyprus says it is following a deadly missile attack in Poland 'with great concern' after an explosion at a grain facility near the Ukrainian border killed two people, with Moscow flatly denying any involvement and Washington suggesting Russia was likely not an actor in the attack...

14. How Turkey's 'Blue Homeland' doctrine came to be

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-how-turkey-s-blue-homeland-doctrine-came-to-be

Fresh fuel was thrown onto the already volatile Greek-Turkish relationship in 2019 in the form of a map that was made public in a photograph that had Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan standing in front of it....

15. Turkey intends to drill south of the island of Crete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-intends-to-drill-south-of-the-island-of-crete

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday announced Turkey’s plans to drill for hydrocarbons – oil and natural gas – in its maritime zone, as well as on land and sea in third countries....

16. Unemployment in Cyprus up by 1.9%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/unemployment-in-cyprus-up-by-1-9

Unemployment in Cyprus marked an annual increase in October of 1.9% according to the Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus....

17. Kyiv: 80% of households have no access to running water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyiv-80-of-households-have-no-access-to-running-water

According to Vitaly Klitschko, the mayor of Kyiv, new Russian missile strikes have cut off the water supply to 80% of residents and electricity to 350,000 households....

18. Young man gets 16 years in Ayia Napa rapes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-gets-16-years-in-ayia-napa-rapes

A young man will spend the next 16 years in prison after a criminal court found him guilty of raping three women in Ayia Napa just before summer 2022...

19. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

20. Cavusoglu: 'TRNC' delegations will be established in two EU member states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-trnc-delegations-will-be-established-in-two-eu-member-states

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that although the pseudo-state has not been recognized, representative offices will now be established in two EU nations. ...

21. Steele dossier acquittal highlights missing link in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/steele-dossier-acquittal-points-to-missing-link-in-cyprus

A Russian analyst was acquitted this week of accusations he provided false information that triggered an FBI probe against Trump, but a major takeaway from the trial pointed to Cyprus being a missing link in the investigation after insufficient evidence about an alleged source of the infamous Steele Dossier was not properly vetted...

22. Turks test fire missile full of double entendre

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-test-fire-missile-full-of-double-entendre

Turkey reportedly test-fired a short-range ballistic missile over the Black Sea on Tuesday in an apparent double entendre, as Ankara called on Athens this week to resolve issues through dialogue but also repeated warnings to Greece to demilitarize the Aegean...

23. German tanks arrive in Greece in swap deal for Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-tanks-arrive-in-greece-in-swap-deal-for-ukraine

Greece received the first six German tanks over the weekend in what has been reported as a swap deal between the two countries to assist Ukraine, fueling further rumors that a similar arrangement was in the works in Nicosia...

24. Lesser charges in cottage murders after plea bargain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-in-cottage-murders-after-plea-bargain

The trial in the deaths of two Russian women feared to have been possible victims of sex trafficking in Cyprus ended abruptly this week, with the defense cutting a deal with prosecutors who pursued manslaughter after reports suggested the murder motive would not hold up in court...

25. Flood watches continue back-to-back in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weather-alerts-continue-back-to-back-in-cyprus

A new weather alert went into effect on Monday evening, extending a previous warning as heavy rains have been pounding the island almost non-stop in many areas...

26. Arming Ukraine rumors intensify in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arming-ukraine-rumors-intensify-in-cyprus

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has clarified that his country will not send weapons directly to Ukraine, but the commander-in-chief did not rule out a swap through a third country that was willing to replace Russian-made systems with modern armaments...

27. 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...

28. Cyprus seen as ‘special window’ to arming Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seen-as-‘special-window-to-arming-ukraine

Rumors continue to grow regarding Cyprus potentially supplying Russian-made weapons to Ukraine, with The New York Times this week suggesting Nicosia has been actively discussing better replacements from Washington in recent meetings where Kiev also came up as a topic of discussion...

29. Britain mulling asylum ban on English Channel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-mulling-asylum-ban-on-english-channel-migrants

The United Kingdom’s Minister, Suella Braverman, has said that it will introduce a new plan which would prohibit the entry of migrants who cross the English Channel from claiming asylum....

30. 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...

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