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16 June, 2024
 

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1. Austrian spy allegedly passed data to Russian operatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austrian-spy-allegedly-passed-data-to-russian-operatives

Austria is reeling from what authorities are calling its most significant espionage scandal in decades. At the center of the storm is the arrest of Egisto Ott, a former intelligence officer whose alleged actions have unveiled a web of Russian infiltration and manipulation within the country. ...

2. Cyprus elections: End of a political era?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-elections-end-of-a-political-era

The Intermediate parties are facing survival problems, introspection, and doubts, despite being part of the coalition government....

3. Upshot from Israeli northern ventures spills into south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/upshot-from-israeli-northern-ventures-spills-into-south

The president of the Cyprus Bar Association is fighting back accusations that his law firm was mixed up with an Israeli venture to develop properties in the northern part of the divided island, a development that has alarmed Nicosia in recent months...

4. FBI arrests 2 for running Chinese police station in NY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-arrests-2-for-running-chinese-police-station-in-ny

Two men have been arrested by the FBI for allegedly running a covert station for China’s police force in New York. The station, which was allegedly set up in February 2022 in Manhattan’s Chinatown, was operated by Beijing’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS) and used as a base to track Chinese dissidents living in the US....

5. 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....

6. Cyprus adopts litmus test on visas for Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-litmus-test-on-visas-for-russians

Russian citizens wishing to travel to Cyprus will soon need to prove they do not support their president Vladimir Putin, with reports confirming the Cypriot government joined stricter EU-wide measures half a year after Ukraine’s president called on Nicosia to get tough on the island’s Russians...

7. 'Woman, life, freedom!’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘woman-life-freedom

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi claims that people in his country have freedom of expression. He also branded the protests that have broken out there as unacceptable “acts of chaos,” which is why the army is getting ready to intervene, certainly multiplying the number of casualties when it does: to defend freedom of expression....

8. Iran: Pro-regime marchers calling for execution of protesters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-pro-regime-marchers-calling-for-execution-of-protesters

State-organized demonstrations took place in several Iranian cities on Friday to counter anti-government protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody, with some marchers calling for the execution of rioters....

9. Turkish dissident detained after brutal assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-dissident-detained-after-brutal-assault

A foreign national is in remanded custody in Cyprus after being accused of kidnapping a man in Ayia Napa as well as assaulting him and his former girlfriend in her apartment in Paralimni...

10. Russian ‘memorial collage’ in Limassol still vague

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-‘memorial-collage-in-limassol-still-vague

Reuters has picked up a story in Cyprus where a 'memorial collage' posted in public view in Limassol depicted nine Russian antiwar activists, with Cypriot police saying none of them wished to give a deposition except the person who filed the original complaint in late July...

11. China's military on alert amid Pelosi's possible visit to Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-military-on-alert-amid-pelosi-s-possible-visit-to-taiwan

Taiwan is bracing for a potential show of force from China as US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was expected to arrive on the island late Tuesday....

12. Russian dissident in Cyprus cries foul over poster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-dissident-in-cyprus-cries-foul-over-poster

An anti-Putin activist in Cyprus believes Russians were probably behind a publicity stunt in Limassol over the weekend, when a poster in public view portrayed him and eight others in what was described as a threat against antiwar Russian dissidents...

13. Op-ed: Let's imagine Putin didn't miscalculate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-let-s-imagine-putin-didn-t-miscalculate

The conventional wisdom is that Vladimir Putin catastrophically miscalculated. He thought Russian-speaking Ukrainians would welcome his troops. They didn’t. ...

14. Cypriot judge bails Chinese duo on technicality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-bails-chinese-duo-on-technicality

A mother and son from China facing extradition in Cyprus on investment fraud charges have been released on bail, with a Paphos judge allowing them to walk free citing prosecution paperwork delays...

15. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

16. Rising anger with Turkey drives calls for reunification in crisis-hit northern Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-anger-with-turkey-drives-calls-for-reunification-in-crisis-hit-northern-cyprus

In his sun-filled office in north Nicosia, Şener Elcil is plotting his next protest. Anger, he says, is in the air in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus....

17. Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-supreme-court-orders-closure-of-prominent-human-rights-group-memorial

Russia's Supreme Court yesterday ordered the country's most prominent human rights group to be liquidated. The court ruled that the group Memorial must be closed for breaking the law on foreign agents....

18. Tatar speaks to Kathimerini: No ground for starting talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-speaks-to-kathimerini-no-ground-for-starting-talks

A year after he became the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Ersin Tatar gives a full interview to "K". ...

19. NSO denies knowledge of hacked list in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nso-denies-knowledge-of-hacked-list-in-cyprus

Israel-based NSO Group is pointing the finger at customers who may misuse its Pegasus surveillance software, following reports that a list hacked in Cyprus contained thousands of mobile phone numbers believed to have been be targeted by the proprietary malware to spy on journalists and activists around the globe...

20. Greek on ‘highjacked’ plane draws attention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-man-on-‘highjacked-plane-draws-attention

Many questions remained unanswered in the aftermath of the forced landing of a Ryanair flight in Belarus, including the identity of five passengers that got off at Minsk and a report saying one of them was a Greek national...

21. West furious over Belarus ‘hijacking’ plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/west-furious-over-belarus-‘hijacking-plane

A passenger plane flying from Athens to Lithuania was diverted to Belarus on Sunday, with reports suggesting secret foreign agents in the Greek capital took part in a plot described as a 'state hijacking' by Minsk to arrest a political dissident on board...

22. President: mistakes, complacency over Easter will mean restrictions drag on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-mistakes-complacency-over-easter-will-mean-restrictions-drag-on

Addressing the nation anew on Thursday, President Nicos Anastasiades said that this weekend, which marks the Greek Orthodox Easter, will test the island’s population but stressed the need for absolute compliance with restriction measures so that it can remain feasible to begin a gradual lifting of the measures as soon as possible....

23. EU okays framework on Turkey over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-okays-framework-on-turkey-over-cyprus

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday economic sanctions over Turkey's drilling off the coast of Cyprus, setting up the legal framework for travel bans and asset freezes but leaving names until a later date...

24. EU parliament calls for freeze on Turkey's membership talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-calls-for-freeze-on-turkey-s-membership-talks
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