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31. Girls and women make up majority of domestic violence victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girls-and-women-make-up-majority-of-domestic-violence-victims

The majority (75%) of victims of family violence, intimate partner violence and abuse of minors in Cyprus are girls and women, based on statistics by the Police Headquarters' Directorate for Vulnerable Persons Affairs....

32. The who's who of the Christodoulides government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-who-s-who-of-the-christodoulides-government

On Monday afternoon (27/02), Nikos Christodoulides, the country's new leader, unveiled his new administration. Read the detailed biographies of the individuals who make up the new government....

33. 576 cases of domestic violence investigated in the past year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/576-cases-of-domestic-violence-investigated-in-the-past-year

According to Pafos Assistant Police Director Michael Ioannou, 576 cases have been investigated since the Violence in the Family Unit of the Pafos Crime Detection Department began operations on 15.2.21 until yesterday, 22.2.23....

34. Syrian dad regrets tough stance on daughter’s hijab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-dad-regrets-tough-stance-on-daughter-s-hijab

A judge in Limassol has sentenced a man from Syria and his wife on assault and psychological violence, following a complaint filed by their daughter who broke the family’s hijab wearing rules...

35. €5.4 million grant from Switzerland for integration projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€5-4-million-grant-from-switzerland-for-integration-projects

The Minister of Finance, Constantinos Petrides and the Swiss Ambassador to Cyprus, Christoph Burgener signed on Monday the Framework Agreement by which Cyprus will receive a grant of €5.4 million for the implementation of projects in the area of Cohesion....

36. German police arrest 25 right-wing extremists over alleged coup plot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-police-arrest-25-right-wing-extremists-over-alleged-coup-plot

German police have uncovered an alleged rightwing plot to storm the Bundestag and overthrow the government, in a case that highlights the threat posed to western states by far-right extremism turbocharged by radical conspiracy theories such as QAnon....

37. Handcuffed man dies of heart attack in police car

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/handcuffed-man-dies-of-heart-attack-in-police-car

A man who tried to evade arrest on Sunday died after suffering a heart attack, with police saying he stopped running after he got tired while the family is seeking more answers and accusing officers of ignoring his medical condition...

38. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

39. Sizable migrant flows pushing national asylum systems to breaking point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sizable-migrant-flows-pushing-national-asylum-systems-to-breaking-point

The disproportionate migratory flows have led to a situation of force majeure, forcing to their limits the national asylum and reception systems, said Interior Minister Nicos Nouris....

40. Officers probed after arrests in Paphos migration unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-probed-after-arrests-in-paphos-migration-unit

Police union officials are crying foul over an independent inquiry that has been launched to investigate a complaint following the arrest of a Syrian family last week at a district migration office in Paphos...

41. Paul Pelosi, husband of Nancy Pelosi, recovering after hammer attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paul-pelosi-husband-of-nancy-pelosi-recovering-after hammer-attack

Paul Pelosi, the husband of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is recovering from surgery after being attacked by a hammer-wielding intruder at the couple's San Francisco home....

42. ‘We don’t need women to behave like men’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘we-don-t-need-women-to-behave-like-men

Nanna-Louise W. Linde is the vice president for European Government Affairs at Microsoft. An imposing presence, former model and mother of three, her life looks like something out of an episode of the Netflix series “Borgen” – she is Danish after all....

43. Nicosia school principal accused of assaulting student

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-principal-in-hot-seat-after-smoke-bomb-prank

A student in Nicosia says he was assaulted by his high school principal, who gave his own version of events saying he was simply trying to identify the youngster during a smoke bomb prank on first day of class...

44. Proposed marriage act aims to fix divorce in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/proposed-marriage-act-aims-to-fix-divorce-in-cyprus

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is reviving attempts to reform marriage law, with legislation proposals aiming to modernize divorce proceedings, eliminate outdated laws, and prevent child marriages that could violate statutory rape laws...

45. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

46. About racism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-about-racism

The image of a 43-year-old Cypriot man beating a woman of African descent with an infant in her arms is the definition of racist gender-based violence....

47. Father shoots son during heated argument

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-shoots-son-during-heated-argument

A man in Larnaca says he shot his son and left him for dead following a family incident on Thursday, with the shooting victim surviving and police arresting the father on attempted murder charges...

48. Cyprus praised for its commitment to children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-praised-for-its-commitment-to-children-s-rights

Law Commissioner Louiza Christodoulidou Zannetou and the delegation that represented the Republic of Cyprus in the 90th Summit of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, returned with positive remarks from Geneva....

49. Kitten kicker arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kitten-kicker-arrested

A man who posted a video of himself luring a kitten with fish at a beachside tavern in Edipsos on the island of Evia only to kick it into the sea was arrested on Monday on charges of violating laws against animal cruelty....

50. At least five Russian businessmen have died by apparent suicide in just three months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-five-russian-businessmen-have-died-by-apparent-suicide-in-just-three-months

At least five prominent Russian businessmen have reportedly died by suicide since late January, with three of them allegedly killing members of their families before taking their own lives....

51. Supreme Court quadruples sexual molestation sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-quadruples-sexual-molestation-sentence

A man in Cyprus convicted of sexually molesting a young girl with a mental illness had his sentence quadrupled by the Supreme Court, which said the act without removing her clothes and other mitigating circumstances did not justify lenience shown by a lower court...

52. 25% of Cypriot police officers are women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/25-of-cypriot-police-officers-are-women

Cyprus is one of the top countries, among other European countries, with the highest number of females in the police force, as 25% of them are women, Assistant Head of Crime Combat Unit and member of the Police Gender equality committee, Kyriaki Lambrianidou, said....

53. Greek Cypriots honor EOKA boy’s sacrifice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-honor-eoka-boy-s-sacrifice

A Greek Cypriot boy who was shot and killed during a protest in 1955 was given a hero’s burial over the weekend, decades following a fight against Britain and an ethnic struggle for union with Greece...

54. Inequalities between women and men more profound two years into life with Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-inequalities-between-women-and-men-more-profound-two-years-into-life-with-covid

What is very apparent is that women have kept our societies functioning during the pandemic, beyond what they always did, with very little social recognition, appreciation and support;...

55. Persistent dad arrested after school files complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/persistent-dad-arrested-after-school-files-complaint

A father in Paphos was arrested this week after a school administration filed a complaint with police saying he made threats over the phone, with the dad denying the accusations and saying he was simply trying to reach the principal who wouldn’t take his call...

56. Kazakh president gives shoot-to-kill order to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kazakh-president-gives-shoot-to-kill-order-to-quell-protests

Security forces appeared to have reclaimed the streets of Kazakhstan's main city on Friday after days of violence, and the Russian-backed president said he had ordered his troops to shoot to kill to put down a countrywide uprising....

57. Turkey: Tear gas used against women protesting against gender-based violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-tear-gas-used-against-women-protesting-against-gender-based-violence

Turkish police used tear gas on Thursday night against hundreds of women protesting in Istanbul to denounce gender-based violence and Turkey's withdrawal from the International Convention for the Protection of Women....

58. Afghanistan: Selling their daughters to avoid starvation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/afghanistan-selling-their-daughters-to-avoid-starvation

When her husband told her that they would have to sell their two little girls so that their family would not starve to death after being displaced by the drought in western Afghanistan, Fahima "cried a lot"....

59. Nephew stabs uncle in family dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nephew-stabs-uncle-in-family-dispute

A man in Limassol was rushed to the hospital with stab wounds Tuesday morning following a domestic dispute between kinsmen who were also housemates...

60. Outage highlights how vital Facebook has become worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/outage-highlights-how-vital-facebook-has-become-worldwide

In Lima, Peru, the breakdown complicated dental technician Mary Mejia’s job. Like most Peruvian medical workers, she uses WhatsApp for a multitude of tasks, including scheduling appointments and ordering crowns....

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