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1. Cyprus police shocked at arrest mix-up in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-shocked-at-arrest-mix-up-in-greece

Cyprus police were shocked at the news that a family man with a clean record was arrested in a high-stakes take down at a Greek airport, with sources suggesting Interpol Nicosia had only flagged the passenger discreetly after Athens never got back to them to resolve a mix-up...

2. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Social Media and Investment Recommendations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-social-media-and-investment-recommendations

It is commonly accepted that social media play a defining role in almost every aspect of our everyday life. ...

3. Cops ridiculed after assassination case falls flat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-ridiculed-after-assassination-case-falls-flat

Three suspects in an alleged plot to assassinate a Limassol businessman walked free on Monday after prosecutors failed to find any evidence, with media pundits criticizing how police missed red flags by relying on a verbal complaint without vetting...

4. CovScan Cyprus starts running on trial basis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covscan-cyprus-starts-running-on-trial-basis

Door greeters at supermarkets started using the android app CovScan on Monday to verify the authenticity of their customers’ Safe Pass documents, but the program will run on a trial basis for two weeks following criticism that consumers and businesses had little time to prepare...

5. CovScan Cyprus mandatory but questions remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-makes-covscan-mandatory-but-questions-remain

Door greeters at supermarkets and other businesses will have to use an android app when checking Safe Pass, according to a Cabinet decision, but the policy going into effect on Monday has left many questions unanswered with citizens calling even pharmacies to get the latest scoop...

6. Social media enabling destruction of democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/social-media-enabling-destruction-of-democracy

“It’s the enabler of the destruction of democracy. It’s the enabler of the destruction of the facts,” says the Filipino Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa...

7. Jiu Jitsu producers file new lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jiu-jitsu-producers-file-new-lawsuit

The producers and director of the film Jiu Jitsu are suing the Republic of Cyprus, the Auditor General, the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency and a television station for compensation in excess of 30 million euros...

8. Police puzzled over test results in fake vax probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-puzzled-over-test-results-in-fake-vax-probe

Police investigators probing allegations that a doctor issued fake vaccination certificates are puzzled by a number of his patients, who insist they were vaccinated by the suspect despite showing a low count in antibody tests...

9. Hospital admissions and discharges even out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospital-admissions-and-discharges-even-out

The latest trend in COVID hospitalizations in the Republic of Cyprus suggests admissions and discharges are evening out, with health officials still calling on the public to get vaccinated following a spike of cases in July...

10. President furious at critics of teen vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-furious-at-critics-of-teen-vaccinations

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades rushed to the defense of a local Pediatric Society on Monday, calling threats against its members a 'disgrace' after they were targeted for recommending summer vaccinations for young teens...

11. Safe Pass law lets door greeters inspect ID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-law-lets-door-greeters-inspect-id-docs

Business establishments in the Republic of Cyprus are now inspecting Safe Pass documents presented at the entrance by customers, who are also required by emergency law to show proof of identity when the employee at the door doubts the veracity of a person’s identity...

12. Cyprus tries to patch up worsening conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tries-to-patch-up-worsening-conditions

The Cabinet will have a lot on its plate during a meeting rescheduled for Friday amid deteriorating epidemiological conditions in Cyprus, with a number of loopholes in the government’s fight against the pandemic popping up one after the other...

13. Supreme Court says Twitter warrant was illegal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-says-twitter-warrant-was-illegal

The Supreme Court has ruled that a police search warrant, in connection with a complaint filed by Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis over a Twitter parody account, was unlawful...

14. Greek convict facing extradition skips court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-convict-facing-extradition-skips-court

Cypriot police are searching for a man free on bail, who is wanted by Greek authorities to serve the remainder of a long prison sentence, after he failed to attend a court hearing in Limassol...

15. President dares editor to prove allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-dares-editor-to-prove-allegations

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on journalist Andreas Paraschos to show proof or admit he was wrong, after the news editor claimed the commander-in-chief had chosen money from golden passports over chances of a swift resolution to the division of the island...

16. Top editor quits over Anastasiades claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-editor-quits-over-anastasiades-claim

A renowned journalist and editor-in-chief at Kathimerini Cyprus has resigned his post amid backlash from a piece he wrote on Sunday, where he claimed Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades let slip information that he had been flying millions generated from golden passports to the Seychelles on private flights...

17. Redacted report on golden passports published

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/redacted-report-to-be-published-noon

A redacted version of the Kalogerou report on golden passports is expected to be made public on Tuesday afternoon, amid criticism of the government from opposition parties calling for transparency in probing corruption allegations...

18. Cyprus, Greece and Jordan to step up cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-and-jordan-to-step-up-cooperation

Cyprus, Greece and Jordan vowed Tuesday to further enhance their trilateral cooperation, which will cover defence and security issues as well as economic and trade cooperation....

19. Cops on the lookout for fake COVID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-on-the-lookout-for-fake-covid-docs

Police headquarters issued emergency instructions on Wednesday after receiving information that motorists could be using fake COVID certificates to pass through roadblocks that were designed to block travel without a legitimate purpose...

20. Cop in child porn case back on the job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-in-child-porn-case-back-on-the-job

Police say they expect to launch a disciplinary probe after reports emerged that a special police officer was back on the job after serving six months in jail for using false pretences to obtain nude photos from a female high school student and then blackmailing her...

21. Cyprus starts fingerprinting ID card applicants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-fingerprinting-id-card-applicants

The Republic of Cyprus has stepped up its fight against document fraud and identity theft by launching new identification cards, which require citizens to submit fingerprints and other biometric data to the government...

22. Students arrested as visa debate rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-students-arrested-as-visa-debate-rages-on

Police officers and immigration agents raided establishments in Paphos on Sunday, arresting two international students who were found working without authorization, with critics calling on the state to ease restrictions and allow off-campus work...

23. Cyprus outlines drastic step on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-outlines-drastic-step-on-migration

Republic of Cyprus Interior Minister Nikos Nouris is urgently seeking a constitutional amendment to shorten the time of due process for asylum applicants, calling a set of government-sponsored bills a “holistic approach” to immigration during a press conference on Thursday...

24. Interior minister presents bills for streamlining asylum procedures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-presents-bills-for-streamlining-asylum-procedures

The house legal committee discussed on Tuesday a bundle of four bills, submitted by interior minister Nicos Nouris, that seek to streamline procedures for the processing of applications filed by asylum seekers as well as appeal proceedings....

25. Another antenna goes up in flames

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-antenna-goes-up-in-flames

Police in Limassol are investigating whether an early morning fire on a cell phone antenna was in fact arson, following a number of other similar incidents...

26. Man wanted in armored truck robbery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-in-armored-truck-robbery

Two suspects are in police custody and another man remains at large in connection with a cash-in-transit robbery in Nicosia, with investigators pursuing links to Paphos...

27. Anti-vaxxer arrested over threats against expert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-vaxxer-arrested-over-threats-against-health-expert

A local man in Nicosia was arrested on Wednesday after renowned virology professor Leondios Kostrikis told police he had received threatening voice messages...

28. Limassol sees second cell phone antenna arson

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-sees-second-cell-phone-antenna-arson

Limassol is proving to be an unsafe place for cell phone antennas, as police on Tuesday were searching for the perpetrators of a second arson attack within a month....

29. President slams 5G 'fake news'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-slams-5g-fake-news

President Nicos Anastasiades stepped in on Wednesday in attempt to effectively put an end to the “fake news” stirring up “unfounded” concerns among the public over the coronavirus crisis being taken advantage of for the quiet installation of 5G network infrastructure....

30. Cop sentenced over teen girl’s nudes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-sentenced-over-teen-girl-s-nudes

A Nicosia district judge handed down a six month prison sentence to a police officer, who used a fake profile on Facebook to obtain naked photos from a female high school student and then blackmailed her...

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