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1. Cyprus to extradite Chinese national in fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-extradite-chinese-national-in-fraud-case

A fugitive businessman in Cyprus will be handed over to Beijing in connection with a money fraud investigation, a move that challenges recent consensus across Europe against Chinese extradition requests, after the suspect’s lawyers gave their consent provided that Cypriot officials will be allowed to visit the defendant and sit in during court proceedings...

2. Cyprus helps uncover VAT carousel fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-helps-uncover-vat-carousel-fraud

Cypriot authorities swung into action after an investigation of fraudulent activity in Portugal was expanded through the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, with several companies on the island reportedly linked to a scheme that cost Lisbon tens of millions in tax revenue...

3. Crimea platform ‘Cyprioted’ during odd exchange

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crimea-platform-gets-‘cyprioted-during-odd-exchange

An odd exchange took place on Tuesday during a parliamentary summit on Crimea, when Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou took issue with a point of order raised by a Turkish delegation member who criticized invasion references to the Cyprus Problem...

4. Judge reopens yet another death case ruled suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-reopens-yet-another-death-case-ruled-suicide

Another suicide case has been reopened in the Republic of Cyprus, this time concerning the death of a special police officer, whose family has disputed the findings with the help of a private forensic pathologist...

5. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

6. EC calls for state-funded compensation for victims of trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-for-state-funded-compensation-for-victims-of-trafficking

The Council of Europe's Anti-Trafficking Division along with Cyprus-based NGO 'Step Up, Stop Slavery' brought together officials from various sectors of the Cypriot government and foreign diplomatic missions to discuss the ways in which financial compensation can be offered to victims of trafficking in Cyprus....

7. 20 years in prison for former Cypriot oligarch Oleg Deripaska

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/20-years-in-prison-for-former-cypriot-oligarch-oleg-deripaska

Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, who received a Cypriot passport in 2018 and had his Cypriot citizenship revoked in April 2022, faces a charge of conspiracy to violate and evade US sanctions with a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison....

8. Gun report adds new twist in Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gun-report-adds-new-twist-in-azeri-case

The Azeri suspect in a contentious thwarted plot against Israelis in Cyprus has admitted some charges essentially throwing a curve ball at the prosecution, with the defense raising serious questions over murder-for-hire conspiracy and terrorism accusations...

9. Russian embassy weighs in on knife assault in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-embassy-weighs-in-on-knife-assault-in-cyprus

The Russian embassy in Nicosia is calling for a 'thorough and objective' investigation into a knife assault in Larnaca, hoping a fair punishment would act as a deterrent in Cyprus after a Ukrainian female was caught on video threatening people at a pro-Russia event...

10. Increasing demand for mail-order abortion pills after SC ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increasing-demand-for-mail-order-abortion-pills-after-sc-ruling

Telehealth abortion providers have reported a surge in inquiries following the US Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe vs Wade, as the rapidly proliferating number of states banning terminations forces more women to turn to mail-order pills to end their pregnancies....

11. Credit Suisse guilty of money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/credit-suisse-guilty-of-money-laundering

Credit Suisse has been found guilty and fined for involvement in money laundering related to a Bulgarian drugs ring....

12. Russia ready to allow ships with food to leave Ukraine in exchange of lifting sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-ready-to-allow-ships-with-food-to-leave-ukraine-in-exchange-of-lifting-sanctions

Russia is ready to provide a humanitarian corridor for vessels carrying food to leave Ukraine, in return for the lifting of some sanctions, the Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko as saying on Wednesday (25 May)....

13. Chinese embassy in Cyprus speaks out on extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-embassy-in-cyprus-speaks-out-on-extradition

The Chinese embassy in Cyprus has responded to reports in local media that accused Beijing of using scare tactics on the island to get a suspect extradited, with an official statement pointing to fake news and offering a different side to the story...

14. Nameless pay-as-you-go phones under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nameless-pay-as-you-go-phones-under-scrutiny

Police and intelligence officials in the Republic of Cyprus are pushing again for a ban on anonymous pay-as-you-go phones hoping it will help reduce crime, but critics and phone companies are not buying the argument...

15. Cyprus' RCB Bank and its Kremlin ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rcb-bank-and-its-kremlin-ties

On March 24, Cyprus’s fourth-largest bank announced it would wind down its banking operations in the wake of the “volatile geopolitical situation” caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a month earlier....

16. Bucha atrocities bring about fresh sanctions and deportations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bucha-atrocities-bring-about-fresh-sanctions-and-deportations

Following the revelations about the atrocities against civilians that took place in Bucha and other areas near Kyiv, the EU is preparing fresh sanctions against Russia to "hit them where it hurts". ...

17. Ukraine: Will Europe be able to remain united against Putin?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-will-europe-be-able-to-remaine-united-against-putin

As the war in Ukraine now enters its sixth week of operations in conditions of undiminished intensity, with threats escalating, cracks widening and bombs raining down, it is clear that the crisis will be a marathon and the ongoing struggle an endurance struggle for all those directly and indirectly involved....

18. Russians pile into property in Istanbul and Dubai to shelter from sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-pile-into-property-in-istanbul-and-dubai-to-shelter-from-sanctions

Wealthy Russians are pouring money into real estate in Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, seeking a financial haven in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and Western sanctions, according to many property companies....

19. Op-ed: 'Putin’s war threatens millions with hunger'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-putin-s-war-threatens-millions-with-hunger

Russia’s army is attempting to starve the people of Mariupol into submission in an act of barbarity that almost certainly constitutes a war crime. But the knock-on effects of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine threaten hunger, even starvation, for millions of people beyond the immediate theatre of war....

20. Jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny sentenced to another nine years in prison for fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jailed-kremlin-critic-alexey-navalny-sentenced-to-another-nine-years-in-prison-for-fraud

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been sentenced to nine years in a maximum-security jail, according to Russian state-owned news agency Tass....

21. Op-ed: 'Only a leap in consciousness will end human slavery'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-only-a-leap-in-consciousness-will-end-human-slavery

With the number of women and children fleeing the war in Ukraine, experts say that many of them may become victims of trafficking given their vulnerability. This article is even more relevant today and attempts to present the attitudes that have enabled human slavery throughout history, and the solution to eradicate this crime across the globe....

22. Ukraine and Russia draw up neutrality plan to end war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-and-russia-draw-up-neutrality-plan-to-end-war

Ukraine and Russia have made significant progress on a tentative 15-point peace plan including a ceasefire and Russian withdrawal if Kyiv declares neutrality and accepts limits on its armed forces, according to three people involved in the talks....

23. Cyprus is losing its Russians, confronting existential questions about its economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-losing-its-russians-confronting-existential-questions-about-its-economy

For decades, Cyprus built an economy that courted Russians — Russian tourists, Russian investors, Russian oligarchs. ...

24. Russia targets new cities and calls on foreign ‘volunteers’ to join fight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-targets-new-cities-and-calls-on-foreign-‘volunteers-to-join-fight

Russia launched airstrikes deeper into Ukraine and called on foreign “volunteers” to join its war on Friday as Moscow stepped up unfounded allegations over chemical weapons threats. ...

25. The US joins Canada and the EU in banning Russian aircraft from its airspace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-us-joins-canada-and-the-eu-in-banning-russian-aircraft-from-its-airspace

President Joe Biden announced during Tuesday night's State of the Union that the US will ban Russian aircraft from US airspace, joining a growing number of countries who are closing their skies to Russia following President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine....

26. 'I am target number one': Zelensky says Russian special forces kill squads are inside Kyiv (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-am-target-number-one-zelensky-says-russian-special-forces-kill-squads-are-inside-kyiv-video

Ukraine's president has admitted that he is 'target number one' for Russian assassins in his capital but insisted that he remained in Kyiv as he urged his fellow citizens to remain strong. ...

27. EU poised to announce wide-ranging sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-poised-to-announce-wide-ranging-sanctions-against-russia-over-ukraine

Russia’s defense minister, Sergei Shoigu, the commanders-in-chief of the Russian air force and the Black Sea fleet, leading state “propagandists” and 351 Duma deputies are expected to be targeted in EU sanctions announced on Wednesday....

28. Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know in the escalating crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-russia-crisis-what-to-know-in-the-escalating-crisis

From a hastily-convened meeting of the United Nations Security Council to capitals around the world, leaders have condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recognition of two pro-Russia regions in eastern Ukraine as independent and his order to send troops there....

29. Historic leak of Swiss banking records reveals unsavory clients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-leak-of-swiss-banking-records-reveals-unsavory-clients

Despite two decades of pledges by Credit Suisse to crack down on illegitimate funds, data leaked from the bank reveals that it catered to dozens of criminals, dictators, intelligence officials, sanctioned parties and political actors with outsized wealth....

30. Op-ed: 'Russia may annex one-third of Ukraine'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-russia-may-annex-one-third-of-ukraine

He knows Russia and Ukraine pretty well as he served as US ambassador to NATO in 2008-09 and US representative for Ukraine negotiations in 2017-19. ...

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