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1. Suspicious car in Limassol sparks police chase and drug bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspicious-car-in-limassol-sparks-police-chase-and-drug-bust

A 25-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday in Limassol on multiple charges including illegal drug possession, possession with intent to supply, money laundering, and traffic offenses, police said....

2. Truck catches fire in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/truck-catches-fire-in-paphos

In the early hours of Thursday morning, a training truck stationed at the road transport department yard in Paphos became engulfed in flames, sending plumes of smoke billowing into the sky....

3. Government ramps up digital services with new mobile app

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ramps-up-digital-services-with-new-mobile-app

The government works on two levels concerning the roll out of Digital Citizen, namely the upgrading of the government portal gov.cy......

4. Digital Citizen initiative for streamlined services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-s-digital-citizen-app-faces-glitches

President Nikos Christodoulides announced a series of policy actions aimed at improving citizens' daily lives and enhancing their overall quality of life, alongside legislative and other initiatives geared towards modernizing state structures and institutions....

5. Police arrested for leaking Mafia-style execution video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrested-for-leaking-mafia-style-execution-video

Two officers of the police’s motorcycle division were arrested on Monday for leaking a video showing the body of a man who was gunned down in a mafia-style execution in the Athens suburb of Neos Kosmos in the early hours of Sunday....

6. Major crime boss gunned down in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-crime-boss-gunned-down-in-greece

New evidence has emerged about the mafia execution of Vangelis Zambounis on Sunday morning in Neos Kosmos. The Hellenic Police are still investigating the case, which is another episode in the bloody cycle of the Greek mafia....

7. Mayfair shaken by £300K Ferrari collision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mayfair-shaken-by-£300k-ferrari-collision

A high-octane saga unfolded on the streets of London's Mayfair as a £300,000 Ferrari 296, painted in regal purple, met its match in a collision with a bollard on New Year's Day. ...

8. 570 buses grounded after Aglantzia blaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/570-buses-grounded-after-aglantzia-blaze

The incident last Friday (01/12), where a fire broke out in the school bus engine in Aglantzia, prompted the Ministry of Transport and stakeholders to hold meetings over the weekend....

9. From fines to fine lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-fines-to-fine-lines

The face of the honorable Minister of Transport, Alexis Vafeadi, conveyed a different message compared to his statements before the Parliament's Transportation Committee....

10. Step up, weigh in! Korean Air weighs passengers for safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/step-up-weigh-in-korean-air-weighs-passengers-for-safety

Starting Monday, passengers flying on Korean Air may be asked to step on a scale before boarding their flight. ...

11. Motorcycle chase ends in drug arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/motorcycle-chase-ends-in-drug-arrest

On Monday afternoon, the Paphos Police arrested a 29-year-old man for illegal drug possession and various traffic violations....

12. Transport Ministry to recruit EU nationals for bus driver positions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-ministry-to-recruit-eu-nationals-for-bus-driver-positions

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeadis announced efforts to address the shortage of professional bus drivers in Cyprus by expediting recruitment procedures from European Union countries....

13. Woman jailed after proclaiming innocence in biker’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-jailed-after-proclaiming-innocence-in-biker-s-death

An elderly woman has been ordered to spend over one year in prison for the death of an army airplane engineer, whose motorcycle collided with a car driven by the defendant who maintained her innocence throughout the trial...

14. Delivery driver middleman scandal widens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delivery-driver-middleman-scandal-widens

A recent traffic accident has prompted police to widen a fraud investigation that began in Limassol and now has reached the capital, following revelations that foreign food delivery drivers in Cyprus were paying middlemen to secure driver permits through the state’s austere system...

15. City employee arrested in driver permit middleman scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/city-employee-arrested-in-driver-permit-middleman-scandal

More suspects including a civil servant have been arrested in the document fraud scandal where foreign food delivery drivers allegedly paid hundreds of euros to a middleman in order to secure a driver’s permit...

16. New migration scandal looms after network uncovered

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-migration-scandal-looms-after-network-uncovered

A new scandal involving services for asylum seekers may have been inadvertently uncovered in Limassol, where arrest warrants have been issued amid strict rules for renewing driver permits and a black market designed to overcome restrictions...

17. Is an EU-wide digital driver's license a good idea?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-an-eu-wide-digital-driver-s-license-a-good-idea

The European Commission has presented proposals that aim at updating driving license rules in an effort to improve the enforcement of traffic rules and also tackle the driver shortage issue....

18. Cabinet approves 'vehicle history database'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cabinet-approves-vehicle-history-database

The Council of Ministers today approved an amendment to the Motor Vehicles and Traffic Movement Regulations that will create a database that will record the history of vehicles involved in accidents....

19. Blabbermouth cop stirs pot in domestic violence trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blabbermouth-cop-stirs-pot-in-domestic-violence-trial

An unusual arrangement between a police officer and his girlfriend in rural Nicosia, where the separated couple manage a farm together under a restraining order, took a sudden turn when the cop’s claims he had rekindled the relationship fell flat after admitting to an inquisitive judge that he did so by calling her on his mobile phone while in jail...

20. Widower cries foul in Ayia Napa buggy fatality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/widower-cries-foul-in-ayia-napa-buggy-fatality

A Swedish man whose wife was killed in an Ayia Napa buggy accident in early May is in the market for an appeal lawyer in Cyprus, with reports saying he has several questions after a British national was sentenced to one year through an expedited trial procedure...

21. Test drive tag misuse out in the open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-drive-tag-misuse-out-in-the-open

The Transport Department is getting more negative publicity this week after information about widespread misuse of test drive tags reached lawmakers, with the minister vowing to tackle corruption from one scandal to the next...

22. Second suspect nabbed after checkpoint drug bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-suspect-nabbed-after-checkpoint-drug-bust

A woman in Nicosia has been arrested in connection with a drug trafficking case under investigation after customs officers at the Agios Dometios checkpoint found drugs inside a car two days earlier...

23. Conspicuous driver busted for drugs at checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conspicuous-driver-busted-for-drugs-at-checkpoint

A man was arrested Monday at the Agios Dometios checkpoint after Greek Cypriot customs officers found drugs in his car, with the incident taking place just days after Turkish Cypriots accused the south of ramping up checks to deter shopping in the north...

24. 28 year old sentenced to 2 years in prison for killing 10 year old boy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/28-year-old-sentenced-to-2-years-in-prison-for-killing-10-year-old-boy

The Limassol District Court today sentenced a 28-year-old to two years behind bars for his part in the death of a 10-year-old boy on March 14, 2017....

25. Enraged driver could face attempted murder charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/enraged-driver-could-face-attempted-murder-charges

Limassol police are investigating attempted murder after an army officer was injured when an angry man drove his car into a taxi agency, but he says it was an accident...

26. Drone-spotted firestarter has change of heart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drone-spotted-firestarter-has-change-of-heart

A man in rural Nicosia who tried to burn a patch of reeds over the weekend went back moments later and put the flames out after being chased by drone as he was trying to leave the area...

27. Cyprus to vaccinate aliens but details unclear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-vaccinate-aliens-but-details-unclear

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has announced a new program aimed at vaccinating foreign persons of alien status, but details remained unclear regarding specific groups including undocumented individuals...

28. Truck driver dies in highway night accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/truck-driver-dies-in-highway-night-accident

A truck driver was killed in a highway accident in Larnaca on Wednesday when his vehicle veered off the road and hit a road sign, with police calling on the public to come forward if they have any information about the incident...

29. Penalties for traffic violations to spike on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/penalties-for-road-violations-to-spike-on-thursday

On Thursday, legislation enforcing new and higher penalties for traffic violations in a bid to curb road accidents and deaths come into effect, with fines to increase for a range of violations including not wearing a seatbelt or helmet, using a mobile phone, parking in a spot reserved for disabled persons, among other things....

30. Driver permit rules stiffer for non-residents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-driver-permit-rules-stiffer-for-non-residents

The Cypriot transport ministry has issued tougher rules for some foreigners seeking to obtain a driver’s permit, essentially linking visa status to eligibility while barring refugees with pending applications as well as introducing stricter criteria...

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