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24 November, 2020
 

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1. Filipina abuse trial put off until next year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipina-abuse-trial-put-off-until-next-year

The criminal trial of a retired officer accused of aggravated assault against his Filipina domestic worker has been pushed back to next spring, with the suspect denying all charges while the plaintiff’s visa could be expiring soon...

2. Farmer refuses to return worker’s passport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmer-refuses-to-return-worker-s-passport

A story has emerged involving alleged mistreatment of a foreign worker, after a post shared on Facebook by a local NGO pointed to an old practice by employers unlawfully retaining foreign workers’ passports for leverage...

3. Cypriot rescuers sift through Beirut rubble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-rescuers-sift-through-beirut-rubble

Members of the Cypriot rescue team in Lebanon were seen on video along with sniffing dogs searching through the rubble in Beirut, as approximately 60 people were still missing following Tuesday’s deadly blast...

4. Filipina housemaid speaks out in abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipina-housemaid-speaks-out-in-abuse-case

The woman seen in a shared video being abused by her employer, a retired police officer, says she endured physical abuse and serious threats many times before recording the incident...

5. Woman secretly records her abuser

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-secretly-records-her-abuser

Police sprung into action on Wednesday, arresting a man in Nicosia after video and audio recordings involving possible abuse against a housemaid went viral on social media...

6. Jealous husband gets 18 years for killing wife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jealous-husband-gets-18-years-for-killing-wife

A criminal court in Paphos on Thursday sentenced the estranged husband of slain Ghada Al Nouri from Syria to 18 years, after he was found guilty of manslaughter...

7. Parents ordered to stay away from baby

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-police-file-child-abuse-case-in-court

New reports say a social worker, who went to the police station where a mother was arrested on suspicion of child abuse, was pleading with officers to let the woman walk to take care of her baby...

8. New details in suspected child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-in-suspected-child-abuse

A young mother remains locked up in connection with an ongoing domestic violence investigation and alleged child abuse in Limassol, with reports saying police were told the husband was abusing his wife but she hesitated to file a complaint...

9. Mother detained in child abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-detained-in-child-abuse-case

Police brought to light a suspected child abuse case in Limassol this week, during an investigation into an assault complaint launched against the parents by the baby’s grandmother who said she was assaulted by her son and daughter-in-law...

10. Mother arrested on child endangerment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-arrested-on-child-endangerment

Limassol police arrested the mother of a baby boy and are also looking for the father in connection with aggravated assault that turned into a possible child endangerment case...

11. Health officials concerned over missteps, asymptomatic carriers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-officials-concerned-over-missteps-asymptomatic-carriers

Police on Tuesday walked in on a Limassol hairdressing salon serving clients, in violation of restriction decrees....

12. Police clamp down on violations of mass gatherings ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-clamp-down-on-violations-of-mass-gatherings-ban

Cyprus police have ramped up efforts to crack down on any violations of the ban on indoor public and private gatherings of over 75 people, enforced through a decree issued by the Health Minister in a bid to contain the coronavirus outbreak....

13. Syrian man wanted in Paphos murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-stabbed-to-death-in-paphos

A woman was found murdered in her own home in Paphos on Monday, with police issuing an arrest warrant for her husband...

14. Officers named in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-named-in-serial-killer-probe

An independent probe into police handling of missing complaints in the serial killer case has been completed, with investigators naming some 20 officers for failing to do their job...

15. Report slams state agencies in teen's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-slams-state-agencies-in-teen-s-death

Social welfare employees staged a walkout on Thursday to protest the suspension of four of their colleagues following a damning report by the Ombudsman’s office on a teen’s death in rural Nicosia...

16. Filipino TV airs Cypriot 'Serial Killer' episode

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipino-tv-airs-cypriot-serial-killer-episode

A drama series in the Philippines is airing an episode that tells the harrowing tale of overseas Filipino workers based on the serial killer case in Cyprus...

17. Brexit no-deal preparedness: Final Commission call to all EU citizens and businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-no-deal-preparedness-final-commission-call-to-all-eu-citizens-and-businesses

With 8 weeks to go until the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union on 31 October 2019, the Commission has today – in its 6th Brexit preparedness Communication – reiterated its call on all stakeholders in the EU27 to prepare for a ‘no-deal' scenario. In light of the continued uncertainty in the United Kingdom regarding the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement – as agreed with the UK government in November 2018 – and the overall domestic political situation, a ‘no-deal' scenario on 1 November 2019, remains a possible, although undesirable, outcome...

18. Domestic worker’s death prompts new investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-worker-s-death-prompts-new-investigation

The Supreme Court has ruled that the case of a foreign domestic worker’s death is to be forwarded to the state attorney, after striking down a judicial review request by her employers who sought to block a human rights investigation...

19. Housemaid critical after Larnaca hit and run

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/housemaid-critical-after-larnaca-hit-and-run

A housemaid from India was seriously injured in a hit-and-run incident in Larnaca, with police asking the public for help in tracking down the vehicle involved in the incident...

20. Orestis trial starts Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orestis-trial-starts-monday

The alleged serial killer in the “Orestis case” has been ordered to appear for his arraignment on Monday, where he will formerly answer to seven murder charges and one rape...

21. Cyprus on the right track to combat trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-the-right-track-to-combat-trafficking

A US report says the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, while also offering recommendations for improving prosecution of criminals and offering assistance to victims...

22. Police need more time to prosecute Orestis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-need-more-time-to-prosecute-orestis

Alleged serial killer Nikos Metaxas was remanded for another eight days on Friday, with prosecutors scrambling to build a solid case while trying to minimize the possibility of factual or legal errors...

23. So are we racists?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/so-are-we-racists

It’s the latest subject tossed around in various panels, following reports in the foreign media that have zoomed in on all of us...

24. Latest finds in red lake raise questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/red-lake-finds-raise-questions

Police are flooded with phone calls concerning the serial killer case, while items discovered in the red lake are raising more questions for investigators...

25. New police chief offers apology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-police-chief-offers-apology

The new police chief has offered an apology following criticism about mishandling cases of missing foreign women and children who ended up being murdered by a serial killer...

26. Divers fail to locate Maricar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diver-fails-to-locate-maricar

Divers failed on Monday to locate a third body at the red lake, believed to be a Filipina domestic worker who went missing in December 2017...

27. Sonar scans red lake for victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sonar-scans-red-lake-for-victims

Experts have began mapping the bottom of the red lake using sonar technology in the serial killer case, while the second body found in a nearby mine shaft has been positively identified...

28. President fires police chief over Mitseros case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-fires-police-chief-over-mitseros-case

Police Chief Zacharias Chrysostomou has been relieved of his duties following a meeting he had with the President to brief him on the Mitseros serial killer case...

29. New details emerge in Mitseros case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-emerge-in-mitseros-case

New information has emerged about a missing Nepalese woman believed to have been murdered by an alleged serial killer in Nicosia, suggesting immigration police did in fact search for her but on the assumption she was a runaway and not a missing person...

30. Rape claims muddy the waters in Mitseros case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-claims-muddy-the-waters-in-mitseros-case

A woman from the Philippines says she was raped by the accused serial killer in the Mitseros case, while reports show police received a preemptive complaint from Orestis himself against his potential accuser two years ago...

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