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29 January, 2022
 

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1. Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsunami-from-tonga-volcano-eruption-leaves-trail-of-flood-damage

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash....

2. Man arrested in burglary of hit and run victim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-in-burglary-of-hit-and-run-victim

Police have arrested a male suspect in the burglary of a home belonging to a local elderly woman, who died Sunday night following a double hit and run in Paphos...

3. Police seek second car in fatal hit and run

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-seek-second-car-in-fatal-hit-and-run

Police have confirmed they are looking for a second vehicle in Sunday’s fatal hit and run in Paphos, with reports suggesting the woman was struck twice before dying two hours later in the hospital...

4. Suspect arrested in fatal hit and run

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-arrested-in-fatal-hit-and-run

A local man has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Paphos, with reports suggesting the vehicle that struck a woman had previously collided with another car...

5. Family in fear wants Corey to recover back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/family-in-fear-wants-corey-back-home

The mother of basketball player Corey Manigault, who was brutally attacked outside a nightclub in Nicosia last month, says she is concerned about her son’s safety and treatment in Cyprus, with reports saying plans were set in motion to get him back to the States...

6. Pope wraps up Cyprus trip after breaking silence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-wraps-up-cyprus-trip-after-breaking-silence

Pope Francis left Cyprus on Saturday after wrapping up his trip to the divided island, where he went off script during a prayer in downtown Nicosia after hearing personal stories from migrants...

7. Francis in Cyprus calls for end to 'walls of fear'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/francis-in-cyprus-calls-for-end-to-walls-of-fear

Pope Francis verged into the world of poetry on Thursday at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia where he likened Cyprus to the painful process of producing a beautiful pearl, calling for an end to 'walls of fear' and urging people off all cultures to embrace one another...

8. Pope flies to Cyprus to set tone on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-flies-to-cyprus-to-set-tone-on-migration

Pope Francis flies to Cyprus on Thursday in a show of support for migrants on the island, where debate on asylum seekers has been intense, with reports saying his entourage has arranged for dozens of refugees to fly back to Italy...

9. Alexoui and Rudolf acquitted in Glykas case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-and-rudolf-acquitted-in-glykas-case

A Nicosia criminal court has acquitted Alexoui and Rudolf of attempted murder charges, following a lengthy prosecution based solely on a victim witness and a changing story that captivated court watchers and legal minds on the island...

10. Another gun emerges in convoluted Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-gun-emerges-in-convoluted-azeri-case

Police have reportedly found a third gun in connection with a thwarted alleged plot against Israeli businessmen in Cyprus, while the prime suspect’s lawyer is resorting to the Constitution and crying foul over consecutive remand renewal tactics against his client...

11. Police found criminally prosecutable in Ajax probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-finds-police-criminally-prosecutable-in-ajax-case

An independent probe into alleged police brutality earlier this year, when a water cannon truck took part in shutting down a demonstration, has recommended both criminal and disciplinary proceedings against officers...

12. Heavy rain floods streets in Athens, Thessaloniki

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rain-floods-streets-in-athens-thessaloniki

Heavy showers on Thursday flooded streets across the Greek capital and in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, with the fire service receiving dozens of calls for help....

13. Man drives pickup truck onto Parliament forecourt, threatens bomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-drives-pickup-truck-onto-parliament-forecourt-threatens-bomb

A man drove a pickup truck onto Parliament’s forecourt in downtown Athens on Monday morning, stopping in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and threatening to detonate an explosive device....

14. Landlord violently beaten up by angry tenant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/landlord-violently-beaten-up-by-angry-tenant

Police in Limassol are investigating an assault against an elderly landlord after he was viciously attacked in his workshop by an angry tenant, who has been ordered by a judge to undergo mental health assessment...

15. Israelis emerge as targets in alleged plot in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israelis-emerge-as-targets-in-alleged-plot-in-cyprus

Cyprus police are trying to connect the dots in the country’s latest contract killing investigation, with a detained suspect thought to have travelled to the island to take out Israeli businessmen who got wind of the plot and fled ahead of time...

16. Incensed anti-vaxxers

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The recent anti-vaccination rallies in Athens and Thessaloniki were not the first of their kind, but they were the largest:...

17. Rival football violence shakes Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rival-football-violence-shakes-limassol

Battlefield scenes of urban warfare erupted in downtown Limassol Thursday evening after football fans from rival teams resorted to violence following an initial encounter that led to full-fledged war...

18. Man stabbed in the neck in broad daylight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-stabbed-in-the-neck-in-broad-daylight

Two men have been apprehended by police in connection with a stabbing incident under investigation in downtown Nicosia, with reports saying the attack in broad daylight was preceded by an altercation between three individuals...

19. Policing Safe Pass put to the test

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/policing-safe-pass-put-to-the-test

An incident in broad daylight in Nicosia has raised questions over the latest use of Safe Pass, with police keeping quiet about reports of a downtown arrest and some business owners refusing to check documents at the door...

20. Nicosia city minibus takes 'historic dive'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-city-minibus-takes-historic-dive

The condition of a minibus driver remained unknown following an accident in Nicosia on Sunday, with reports saying the vehicle ended up falling into a historic moat downtown...

21. Cyprus enters new phase of relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-new-phase-of-measure-relaxations

The Republic of Cyprus entered on Friday a new phase of easing of COVID restrictions, including people allowed to stay out during curfew if they are attending a wedding celebration...

22. Cyprus reopens checkpoints in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reopens-checkpoints-in-buffer-zone

Barricades in downtown Nicosia’s checkpoint were removed Friday as Cyprus’ two communities north and south agreed to ease movement restrictions imposed during the COVID pandemic...

23. Bomb explodes outside Health Ministry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/propane-bomb-explodes-outside-health-ministry

A loud bang that rocked a quiet neighborhood in downtown Nicosia turned out to be a propane bomb that exploded outside the building of the Health Ministry...

24. Palestinians rally in Nicosia but show not strong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palestinians-rally-in-nicosia-but-show-not-strong

Demonstrators gathered in downtown Nicosia over the weekend to protest against Israeli action in Gaza, while a pro-Palestinian group pulled out at the last minute citing a number of concerns over the event...

25. Cyprus under siege as it celebrates Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-siege-as-it-celebrates-easter

Towns across the Republic of Cyprus were overrun with anarchists on Holy Saturday, when street fires and loud explosions dominated urban areas late into the night amid pandemic lockdown and midnight mass...

26. Motorcycle passenger dies in Nicosia crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/motorcycle-passenger-dies-in-nicosia-crash

A passenger on a motorcycle was killed in a road accident in downtown Nicosia on Monday, following a collision with a car on a busy street...

27. Cyprus celebrates Greek Independence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-celebrates-greek-independence

City officials in Nicosia are joining celebrations around the world to mark 200 years from the start of the Greek War of Independence, with a light show and a flag display set to adorn the southern part of the divided capital for the next three days...

28. Minister links hospitalization spike to carnival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-links-hospitalization-spike-to-carnival

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says a jump in hospitalizations involving intensive care treatment for COVID-19 was the result of carnival celebrations some ten days ago...

29. Cypriots told to behave as eating joints open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-told-to-behave-as-eating-joints-open

A new relaxation of measures went into effect Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, with bars and restaurants including taverns opening up but under stricter rules, including no standing or rocking around the table...

30. Carnival revels cause national furor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carnival-revels-cause-national-furor

Officials and health experts but also citizens were furious over the holiday weekend after carnival lovers in Limassol defied pandemic restrictions and gathered downtown for public celebration, with police onsite choosing not to confront the situation...

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