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25 June, 2024
 

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1. Former Dutch PM and wife's joint 'double euthanasia'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-dutch-pm-and-wife-s-joint-double-euthanasia

In a poignant farewell, former Dutch Prime Minister Dries van Agt and his wife, Eugenie, passed away together in what is described as a rare ''double euthanasia.''...

2. Gabriel Attal appointed as youngest Prime Minister in history of France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gabriel-attal-appointed-as-youngest-prime-minister-in-history-of-france

In a move aimed at rejuvenating his second term, French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed his 34-year-old Education Minister, Gabriel Attal, as the country's new Prime Minister. This makes Attal the youngest person to hold the position and the first openly gay individual to do so....

3. Discovery of five dead foxes sparks call for investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/discovery-of-five-dead-foxes-sparks-call-for-investigation

The Animal Party of Cyprus has once again called on the Minister of Interior, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, to initiate an immediate comprehensive scientific study by independent researchers following the recent discovery of five deceased foxes. ...

4. Mercy killing case to be decided next month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mercy-killing-case-to-be-decided-next-month

A Cyprus court will rule on July 21 whether a British pensioner who killed his terminally ill wife is guilty of premeditated murder, after final submissions in the case on Thursday...

5. Cyprus bill proposes stricter penalties for dog owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bill-proposes-stricter-penalties-for-dog-owners

A bill amending existing animal welfare legislation which is being discussed at the parliamentary committee level aims to introduce strict penalties for dog owners but leaves untouched provisions to do with the euthanasia of dogs, something that has sparked the reaction of animal welfare organizations....

6. No deal in sight in Cyprus’ mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-deal-in-sight-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

A Cyprus criminal court on Tuesday rejected a defense argument that a British man’s confession to killing his ailing wife was unlawfully obtained, because he was in no frame of mind to speak to police without a lawyer present...

7. Judge hears new evidence in mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-hears-new-evidence-in-mercy-killing-case

A harrowing video recorded in Britain was played this week before a Cypriot judge, who is presiding over the criminal trial of a British pensioner who is facing murder charges after ending the life of his cancer-stricken wife...

8. Plea deal falls apart in mercy killing case in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-deal-falls-apart-in-mercy-killing-case-in-cyprus

A deal for a British man to plead guilty to manslaughter for killing his wife in Cyprus fell through Tuesday amid recriminations between prosecutors and defense lawyers...

9. 74-year old pleads guilty to manslaughter in Paphos euthanasia case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/74-year-old-pleads-guilty-to-manslaughter-in-paphos-euthanasia-case

Both sides in the Tremithousa murder case have agreed on an amendment to the indictment, with the 74-year-old defendant expected to plead guilty to manslaughter,...

10. Almost half of nurses and midwives in Cyprus approve of euthanasia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-half-of-nurses-and-midwives-in-cyprus-approve-of-euthanasia

Almost half - 49% - of the members of the Cyprus Nurses and Midwives Association (CyNMA) said they were positive about the possibility of euthanasia for people who are suffering, according to the results of a survey regarding euthanasia, suicide assisted by health professionals and assisted dying....

11. Nicosia municipalities to fund adoptions from animal shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-municipalities-to-fund-adoptions-from-animal-shelter

Undoubtedly, the need for accommodation at the animal shelter, with which Nicosia's six municipalities (Nicosia, Strovolos, Lakatamia, Engomi, Agios Dometios, and Aglantzia) collaborate, has grown in recent years....

12. 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...

13. Cyprus Voice for Animals to hold protest at Presidential Palace on Oct 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-voice-for-animals-to-hold-protest-at-presidential-palace-on-oct-1st

Cyprus Voice for Animals will be holding a demonstration in front of the presidential palace on Saturday, October 1st. The animal welfare organization is calling on the government to train and empower the Animal Police in Cyprus so that they can strictly enforce animal welfare laws that are already in place....

14. Another horse dies in agony at Nicosia track

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-horse-dies-in-agony-at-nicosia-track

The Animal Party Cyprus is calling out the state’s veterinary department after a horse that was bleeding from the nose was left to die at Nicosia’s race track...

15. Trial of UK man accused of murdering ailing wife delayed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-of-uk-man-accused-of-murdering-his-ailing-wife-delayed

The trial of a British man charged with the premeditated murder of his sick wife in Cyprus’ coastal resort town of Paphos was pushed back until September on Thursday, with defense lawyers arguing that David Hunter should instead be charged with assisting a suicide....

16. Bioethics Committee in favor of euthanasia under strict guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bioethics-committee-in-favor-of-euthanasia-under-strict-guidelines

The Head of the Cyprus National Bioethics Committee Dr. Constantinos Fellas says that euthanasia could be introduced in society as long as it is not taking place unwillingly and that there has to be a strict framework of conditions in place....

17. Euthanasia: Six out of ten surveyed in Cyprus agree with legalization

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euthanasia-six-out-of-ten-surveyed-in-cyprus-agree-with-legalization

The issue of euthanasia and the need for information and social dialogue in Cyprus were discussed on Monday at a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights....

18. Calls for lesser charge in Cyprus' mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-lesser-charge-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

A British man accused of murdering his cancer-stricken wife in Cyprus has denied premeditated charges, with his lawyers calling on the country’s chief law enforcer to reduce the charge to assisted suicide amid ongoing euthanasia debate on the island...

19. Husband in mercy killing case jailed until murder trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/husband-in-mercy-killing-case-jailed-until-murder-trial

A 74-year-old British national in Paphos, who smothered his wife to death after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer, has been ordered to remain in custody until his trial next month...

20. Lesser charges not ruled out in mercy killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-not-ruled-out-in-mercy-killing

Police have not ruled out lesser charges in last weekend’s mercy killing case in Paphos, while reports say the murder suspect accused of killing his cancer-stricken wife has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation...

21. Cyprus police investigate mercy killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-investigate-mercy-killing

An elderly man in Paphos was under arrest on murder charges on Saturday after police found his wife dead in their home, with reports saying information relayed by Interpol suggested he killed his wife to end her suffering from blood cancer...

22. Suicide pods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suicide-pods

"Sarco" machines – 3D-printed capsules designed for use in assisted suicide – have passed a legal review and can now operate in Switzerland, Swiss Info reported....

23. Cyprus dips toe into euthanasia debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-dips-toe-into-euthanasia-debate

Euthanasia in the Republic of Cyprus is forbidden by law but two women in parliament are more than ready to discuss the taboo of painless killing, a practice viewed by the Church as suicide or even murder...

24. Chasing immortality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/chasing-immortality

"The only sure thing is death and taxes," Benjamin Franklin said 230 years ago. ...

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