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29 November, 2022
 

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1. Duma passes law prohibiting LGBT propaganda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/duma-passes-law-prohibiting-lgbt-propaganda

Russian lawmakers on Thursday gave their final approval to a bill that significantly expands restrictions on activities seen as promoting gay rights in the country, another step in a years-long crackdown on the country's embattled LGBTQ community....

2. Iran: Rape used as a means to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-rape-used-as-a-means-to-quell-protests

Rape is being used systematically by Iranian security forces to deal with the now three-month-old protests against Tehran's regime, with women leading the charge, according to a detailed CNN report that includes facts and testimony....

3. Abduction of Cyprus’ Little Hacker points to bizarre case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abduction-of-cyprus-little-hacker-points-to-bizarre-case

Cyprus Police have landed on a tortuous case after it was revealed that a recent abduction of the island’s infamous 'Little Hacker' allegedly came to expose a fake arrest in the buffer zone and a real plot against a prominent businessman who has been in the crosshairs of law enforcement for years...

4. Tobacco from north lands gals in jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tobacco-from-north-lands-gals-in-jail

Two women have been detained at a checkpoint in rural Nicosia after customs officers found a large quantity of tobacco products in their vehicle, but charges and circumstances of their detention were not immediately clear...

5. 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...

6. Freed Greek Cypriot vows to fight 'spite ban' in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freed-greek-cypriot-vows-to-fight-turkish-cypriot-spite-ban

A Greek Cypriot influencer vows to get his name off a stop list in the Turkish Cypriot north, where he says his arrest and long detention was a political double whammy out of spite because of his pro-reunification views but also EOKA nostalgia...

7. Gun report adds new twist in Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gun-report-adds-new-twist-in-azeri-case

The Azeri suspect in a contentious thwarted plot against Israelis in Cyprus has admitted some charges essentially throwing a curve ball at the prosecution, with the defense raising serious questions over murder-for-hire conspiracy and terrorism accusations...

8. Suspense grows in Greek Cypriot’s arrest in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspense-grows-in-greek-cypriot-s-arrest-in-the-north

People on both sides of the divided island are questioning the prolonged detention of a Greek Cypriot businessman, who remains in Turkish Cypriot police custody after he was linked to a walkie-talkie and maps found in a hotel room after checkout...

9. Cyprus hopeful about EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopeful-about-eu-migration-pact

The interior ministry in the Republic of Cyprus says an EU council draft that makes adoption of asylum and migration rules a priority includes a Green Line reference, seen by Nicosia as an important step in its attempt to block flows from the northern part seen by the south as 'instruments of Turkey'...

10. Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-must-behave-as-a-nato-ally

Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, calls for more steps to deepen the multidimensional relationship between Greece and the US, from defense and security to emerging technologies, the digital economy, the maritime industry and commercial shipping....

11. Dad’s hurried deportation stirs debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dad-s-hurried-deportation-stirs-debate-in-cyprus

The hasty deportation of a detained man, whose wife and teenage son remain in Cyprus, has stirred up debate this week, bringing the child commissioner head to head with the state’s law enforcement authorities and even the interior minister himself...

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. 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...

22. 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....

23. 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...

24. 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....

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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....

29. 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...

30. 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...

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