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25 June, 2022
 

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1. 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...

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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....

10. 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...

11. 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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