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61. Prevention of violence against women a priority, says Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prevention-of-violence-against-women-says-minister

Minister of Labor Zeta Emilianidou, today, congratulated the Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family, saying that their work contributed significantly to the prevention and fight against domestic violence....

62. Man with hoe tells party to keep it down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-with-hoe-tells-party-to-keep-it-down

A man in Paphos was briefly detained on Sunday after he reportedly grabbed a garden hoe and walked into a backyard birthday party to demand that music be turned down...

63. Brother who shot sister guilty of homicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brother-who-shot-sister-guilty-of-homicide

A Larnaca man who shot and killed his pregnant sister last year has been found guilty of voluntary manslaughter, with reports saying prosecutors did not seek murder charges due to lack of witnesses coming forward...

64. Couple in child abuse to address court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-in-child-abuse-to-address-court

The parents in a child abuse criminal case in Limassol will address the court next month, after the two defendants made no effort to contest evidence during the prima facie stage...

65. Boy stays in Cyprus during mom’s appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-stays-in-cyprus-during-mom-s-appeal

The mother of a 5-year-old child, both of whom came to live on the island unbeknownst to the father, was able to buy more time on Tuesday after a higher court suspended for a second time a return order that would have reunited the American boy with his father in New York...

66. Man arrested after bloodbath double killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sought-over-deaths-of-wife-and-son

Police apprehended a suspect in Thursday's bloodbath double murder in rural Nicosia, after a husband was believed to have killed his wife and son while also injuring his other son who survived as neighbours came running...

67. Mother accused of abducting son speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-accused-of-abduction-speaks-out

Another child custody nightmare made headline news last week after a Cypriot mother has been ordered by a local court to take her son back to the United States, where his father filed a parental abduction complaint...

68. Violent brawl breaks out at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/violent-brawl-breaks-out-at-pournara

A large-scale violent confrontation between groups of asylum seekers erupted at Pournara camp on Monday night, with police calling for backup and two dozen ending up in the Emergency Room...

69. Domestic violence figures maintain concerning climb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-maintain-concerning-climb

The police’s domestic violence unit received 180 complaints in September and October and made 29 arrests, justice minister Emily Yioliti said Wednesday. Meanwhile, the association for the prevention and handling of violence in the family (SPAVO) said it has marked an increase of 40% in calls received at the 1440 helpline....

70. Bill introduces femicide in penal code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-introduces-femicide-in-penal-code

A new bill proposal calling for femicide to be recognized officially as a sex-based hate crime has been submitted to the House legal affairs committee, with proponents saying the term would be helpful for prosecutorial reasons while some critics say the law might be sexist...

71. ISIS ‘Beatles duo’ plead not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-‘beatles-duo-plead-not-guilty

Two Islamic State suspects from the UK, including one with Cypriot origins, have pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American hostages...

72. Divorced father breaks in to see his kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divorced-father-breaks-in-to-see-his-kids

A divorced father was arrested in Limassol in connection with a domestic violence incident under investigation, with reports saying he broke in his ex wife’s home to spend time with his children...

73. Son arrested in father’s death in rural Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/son-arrested-in-father-s-death-in-larnaca

The decomposed body of an elderly man was discovered in rural Larnaca on Sunday, with reports saying his son has confessed to killing his own father...

74. Cypriot among victims in 'London murders'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-among-victims-in-london-murders

A British Cypriot was killed last week in London amid a string of murders around the city, with police inspectors under additional pressure as the victim’s sister was also killed 28 years ago but nobody was charged...

75. Parents ordered to stay away from baby

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-police-file-child-abuse-case-in-court

New reports say a social worker, who went to the police station where a mother was arrested on suspicion of child abuse, was pleading with officers to let the woman walk to take care of her baby...

76. New details in suspected child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-in-suspected-child-abuse

A young mother remains locked up in connection with an ongoing domestic violence investigation and alleged child abuse in Limassol, with reports saying police were told the husband was abusing his wife but she hesitated to file a complaint...

77. Mother detained in child abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-detained-in-child-abuse-case

Police brought to light a suspected child abuse case in Limassol this week, during an investigation into an assault complaint launched against the parents by the baby’s grandmother who said she was assaulted by her son and daughter-in-law...

78. New SOS app for abuse victims to be launched

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-sos-app-for-abuse-victims-to-be-launched-soon

An SOS mobile application for abuse victims will be launched in the coming days, President of NGO Phoni, Anastasia Papadopoulou, said on Tuesday....

79. Domestic violence cases continue on concerning upward trend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-cases-continue-on-concerning-upward-trend

The coronavirus outbreak has brought about a disturbing surge in cases of domestic violence, with the 1440 helpline receiving over 2,000 calls between the date of the confirmation of the island’s first coronavirus case and March 31....

80. Cabinet approves bills to decongest Central Prisons amid COVID-19 fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bills-to-decongest-central-prisons-amid-covid-19-fears

Measures to decompress the overcrowded Nicosia central prisons where the risks associated with a potential spread of coronavirus are high were approved on Tuesday by the Cabinet....

81. Domestic violence up by 30% since Covid-19 broke out in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-up-by-30-since-first-covid-19-case-confirmed

A domestic violence helpline saw calls rise by 30% between March 9, when the first coronavirus case was confirmed in Cyprus, and March 17, the Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family said....

82. Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Cyprus in March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-charles-and-camilla-to-visit-cyprus-in-march

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will be flying over to Cyprus for their first joint official visit, to take place from March 18 until March 21, the British High Commission announced on Tuesday....

83. Report slams state agencies in teen's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-slams-state-agencies-in-teen-s-death

Social welfare employees staged a walkout on Thursday to protest the suspension of four of their colleagues following a damning report by the Ombudsman’s office on a teen’s death in rural Nicosia...

84. Syrian-Cypriot freed from Hungarian prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-cypriot-freed-from-hungarian-prison

A Syrian-born Cypriot who was jailed four years ago in Hungary on terrorism charges has been reunited with his family in Cyprus according to Amnesty International that mounted a campaign for his release...

85. Teen death probe to leave no stone unturned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teen-s-death-probe-to-leave-no-stone-unturned

Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides says a full-fledge investigation will be conducted into last week’s death of a teenage boy in Nicosia, adding that a team already in place will focus on a number of state services and agencies...

86. Decision to probe man’s jail death still pending

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decision-to-probe-man-s-jail-death-still-pending

The family of a Greek Cypriot man, who died last week in a holding cell while in police custody, is asking for an independent investigation into the incident...

87. Questions remain in Limassol murder-suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-remain-in-limassol-murder-suicide

The funeral of a woman who was shot to death by her ex-boyfriend, in a murder-suicide over the weekend, is being held on Tuesday while questions remain over the circumstances of her death...

88. Supreme Court stunned at lenient sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-stunned-at-lenient-sentence

The Supreme Court has ruled that a suspended sentence for a man, who battered his girlfriend because she refused to have sex, was “exceptionally lenient” especially given his criminal past behaviour...

89. New IRA 'apologizes' for killing of Northern Ireland journalist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-ira-apologizes-for-killing-of-northern-ireland-journalist

90. Woman says pal held her captive for months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-says-pal-held-her-captive-for-months

A woman in Larnaca has been arrested following allegations that she was holding captive another senior citizen against her will and robbing her over six months, just after they two struck up a friendship...

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