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19 August, 2022
 

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1. China retaliates with military drills off Taiwan's coast after Pelosi visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-retaliates-with-military-drills-off-taiwan-s-coast-after-pelosi-visit

China kicked off its biggest-ever military exercises in the seas around Taiwan following US politician Nancy Pelosi's visit....

2. Cyprus Police accused of ‘cooking up’ witnesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-accused-of-‘cooking-up-witnesses

A lawyer for a man acquitted in a drug trafficking case is calling on authorities to investigate evidence that emerged during his trial, citing unreliable witnesses getting cozy with police and violations of jailhouse protocol including late night birthday parties and consumption of illegal delicacies...

3. Officials smuggle ailing Berton out of Limassol zoo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-officials-smuggle-ailing-berton-out-of-limassol-zoo

There was no end in sight for Berton’s ordeal after news broke on Tuesday that the ailing Savannah cat in state custody was taken to Paphos, unbeknownst to his owner, instead of getting treatment by a local vet in Limassol...

4. Man wracks up felony charges after visit to police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-for-felony-after-visit-to-police-station

A foreign national who was called into a Nicosia police station to assist in an ongoing drug investigation in Larnaca ended up on the wanted list, after he was arrested on immigration charges and escaped while being driven to jail...

5. Foreign tourist goes after Ayia Napa police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-tourist-goes-after-ayia-napa-police

A Chinese man living in London is seeking public support as he takes on the police in Ayia Napa, saying he was physically and verbally abused in a racially-motivated encounter during the pandemic and further alleging he was denied access to a lawyer...

6. Assailant in Larnaca video denies charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assailant-in-larnaca-video-denies-charges

A local man caught on video verbally and physically assaulting an asylum seeker who was holding her baby has been remanded in custody, but his lawyer says he was the one who called police in the first place...

7. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

8. Helmetless passenger killed in brutal collision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/helmetless-motorcycle-passenger-killed-in-brutal-collision

A young man riding on the back of a motorcycle was killed in Limassol on Friday following a collision near Tsirio stadium, with police later arresting the car driver citing a traffic accident investigation...

9. Female tourists wanted after hospital incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/female-tourists-wanted-after-hospital-incident

Police are investigating an incident in Paphos where a situation at the hospital got out of hand after three female tourists described as intoxicated had an altercation with nursing staff and an officer on duty...

10. Cyprus freezes creation of juvenile correctional facility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-freezes-creation-of-juvenile-correctional-facility

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has failed to approve funds allocated for a juvenile detention center, causing the country to remain the only EU member state without a proper correctional facility for young offenders...

11. Man detained for allegedly sexually abusing daughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-detained-for-allegedly-sexually-abusing-daughter

A 45-year-old man from Larnaca has been taken into custody following an investigation into reports that he allegedly sexually abused his underage daughter....

12. Cypriot journalists want UK to block Assange extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-journalists-call-on-uk-to-block-assange-extradition

Journalists in Cyprus have spoken out in favor of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is getting closer to the possibility of being extradited to the United States following an order by a London court...

13. Nouris: 'We have reached the point where migrants call the police and ask to be picked up'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-we-have-reached-the-point-where-migrants-call-the-police-and-ask-to-be-picked-up

In a bill submitted to Parliament, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Interior are requesting the recruitment of 300 special police officers with a contract of up to 28 months to monitor the green line and conduct other tasks relating to the increased migration flow into the Republic of Cyprus....

14. Father pleads not guilty in preemie’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-pleads-not-guilty-in-preemie-s-death

A man accused of killing his newborn premature baby has denied manslaughter charges, with the judge ordering him back to jail until his trial beings after the summer...

15. Cyprus doubles down on immigration policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-doubles-down-on-immigration-policy

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has renewed its response to migration flows to the island, tasking authorities and lawmakers with tightening measures in a number of areas...

16. Vindicated Alexoui goes after ‘malicious prosecutors’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vindicated-alexoui-goes-after-‘malicious-prosecutors

Nicosia businessman Alexis ‘Alexoui’ Mavromichalis has filed a complaint with police internal affairs five months after he was vindicated of attempted murder, accusing prosecutors of malicious prosecution and concealing exculpatory evidence...

17. 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....

18. Police probe water theft in Chloraka’s refugee complex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-water-theft-in-chloraka-s-refugee-complex

A man has been arrested in Paphos after the local council in Chloraka filed a complaint for illegal tapping of water supply at a controversial apartment complex where hundreds of refugees have been asked to leave...

19. Plea bargain offers glimpse into Azeri trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-bargain-offers-glimpse-into-azeri-trial

Prosecutors in Cyprus were on the rebound this week in the Azeri case after a defendant pleaded guilty to two charges, prompting media to speculate that a deal with the suspect-turned-witness could also make good on terror charges in a thwarted plot against Israelis on the island...

20. Brothers deny charges in murders of Russian women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-deny-charges-in-murders-of-russian-women-in-cyprus

Two brothers who are facing charges in the double murder of two Russian women in Cyprus pleaded not guilty on Friday, after both admitted being at the cottage where the bodies were found in December but denied being involved in murder or conspiracy...

21. Wars over imported damaged vehicles get ugly in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wars-over-imported-damaged-vehicles-get-ugly-in-cyprus

Cyprus police have been keeping on the down low an investigation into alleged irregularities involving imported damaged vehicles, with reports saying a state employee’s vehicle was torched after he blew the whistle on a suspected illegal network amid government efforts to take lemons off the street...

22. Lawyer raises red flag in foukou drug case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-raises-red-flag-in-foukou-drug-case

A Greek Cypriot businessman whose cooperation with authorities led to a plea deal in connection with 628 kilos of ecstasy hidden in foukou barbeques has been set free, with the attorney of a warehouse associate who got 23 years in the same case taking the matter to the Supreme Court citing unfair treatment...

23. Cyprus justice comes down hard on foukou drug case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-justice-comes-down-hard-on-foukou-drug-case

Cyprus’ drug squad chief says he is proud of police officers who worked on the foukou drug case, involving 628 kilos of ecstasy hidden in Cypriot barbeques seized by Australian authorities, after a court convicted a man on the word of another suspect who turned witness under a protection program...

24. 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...

25. State issues ultimatum in Chloraka refugee standstill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-issues-ultimatum-in-chloraka-refugee-standstill

Paphos officials are seeking ways to convince asylum seekers at a controversial studio complex in Chloraka to move out, with reports saying residents have been told they would lose their refugee assistance unless they agree by the end of the month to relocate at a migrant facility...

26. Djokovic facing deportation from Australia after losing court appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-facing-deportation-from-australia-after-losing-court-appeal

Novak Djokovic was set to be deported from Australia after a court on Sunday dismissed his appeal against the government's cancellation of his Australian visa on the grounds that his decision not to be vaccinated posed a risk to the country....

27. Djokovic sorry for COVID mistakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-sorry-for-covid-mistakes

World tennis No. 1 and vaccine opponent Novak Djokovic blamed "human error" on Wednesday for a mistake in his Australian immigration paperwork and apologized for breaking isolation for a photoshoot when he had COVID-19 last month....

28. Man in custody escapes through jail window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-custody-escapes-through-jail-window

A man is wanted by police after he reportedly escaped from jail in Nicosia, following his arrest on misdemeanor charges and reportedly making threats against a priest in Famagusta district...

29. Tennis star Djokovic wins court battle to stay in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tennis-star-djokovic-wins-court-battle-to-stay-in-australia

World number one Novak Djokovic was released from Australian immigration detention on Monday after winning a court challenge to remain in the country to pursue his bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title at the upcoming Australian Open....

30. Residents on Chios island in Greece block ship carrying construction machinery for new migrant center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-on-chios-island-in-greece-block-ship-carrying-construction-machinery-for-new-migrant-center

Residents and local officials on the island of Chios have blocked a ship carrying construction machinery for the new planned migrant ‘Closed Controlled Access Center” from docking on Thursday....

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