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18 January, 2022
 

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1. Erdogan wants direct dialogue amid threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wants-direct-dialogue-amid-threats

Despite the declaration Thursday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he is ready for a direct dialogue with Greece, the message conveyed by Ankara remains contradictory given the harsh language aimed at President Katerina Sakellaropoulou by the Turkish Foreign Ministry Thursday and continued overflights by fighter jets in the Aegean....

2. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

3. Cyprus makes progress in fight against terrorist financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department

Cyprus has continued to make progress in strengthening banking efforts to combat terrorist financing, according to the State Department's report on terrorism for 2020. ...

4. End of an era: Merkel bows out after 16 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/end-of-an-era-germany-s-merkel-bows-out-after-16-years

Angela Merkel was assured of a place in the history books as soon as she became Germany’s first female chancellor on Nov. 22, 2005...

5. Averof: Irregular immigrants increase crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-irregular-immigrants-increase-crime

DISY President Averof Neophytou expressed his concern about the increase in crime due to immigration. ...

6. Averoff: 'We will give what we can to the vulnerable child - We are not racists'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averoff-we-will-give-what-we-can-to-the-vulnerable-child-we-are-not-racists

No one else wants a solution to the Cyprus problem more than we do, according to DISY President Averof Neophytou,...

7. Bilateral agreements needed for the repatriation of migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bilateral-agreements-needed-for-the-repatriation-of-migrants

DISY President Averof Neophytou said on Wednesday that Cyprus should speed up bilateral repatriation agreements with countries in order to ensure public safety....

8. Europe’s chief prosecutor drops by to check on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-chief-prosecutor-drops-by-to-check-on-cyprus

Europe’s newly-appointed chief prosecutor paid a visit to the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, where she held talks with the island’s Law Office in an effort to iron out Nicosia’s administrative challenges and concerns in the EU’s fight against corruption...

9. Fiji frees Cypriot brothers on time served

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fiji-frees-cypriot-brothers-on-time-served

Two Cypriot brothers accused of money laundering through credit cards in Fiji have been released, with a court sentencing them to time served after spending two years in remand...

10. Another gun emerges in convoluted Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-gun-emerges-in-convoluted-azeri-case

Police have reportedly found a third gun in connection with a thwarted alleged plot against Israeli businessmen in Cyprus, while the prime suspect’s lawyer is resorting to the Constitution and crying foul over consecutive remand renewal tactics against his client...

11. Legal doubts over detentions in Cyprus’ Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-doubts-over-detentions-in-cyprus-azeri-case

The legality of arrests of four Pakistani men, who were identified by Cyprus police as suspects based on phone records in connection with an alleged plot against Israelis, will be reexamined after the Supreme Court ruled that a law allowing indiscriminate data retention on all citizens violated European human rights...

12. The cost of Erdogan’s behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-cost-of-erdogan-s-behavior

Driven by arrogance and his neo-Ottoman ambitions, Recep Tayyip Erdogan behaves as if Turkey is some sort of unbound superpower which is immune to criticism...

13. More suspects swept up in plot against Israelis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-suspects-swept-up-in-alleged-plot-against-israelis

A total of five men are in custody in Cyprus in connection with an alleged plot against Israeli businessmen on the island, with local police using phone records to identify suspects but still keeping a very tight lid on the case...

14. Alleged plot in Cyprus takes bizarre turn of events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-plot-in-cyprus-takes-bizarre-turn-of-events

A Cypriot newspaper says it has forwarded information to police regarding an alleged plot against Israelis after it was contacted by a man who claimed he had seen the Azeri suspect hide a handgun in a hotel in the north...

15. Israeli forex boss in Limassol faces extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forex-boss-in-limassol-faces-extradition

The lawyers of a foreign exchange company boss in Limassol, who has been arrested in Cyprus in connection with a multimillion takedown of illegal online investments in Germany, have asked for more time before their client appears for his extradition hearing...

16. International fraud ring dismantled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-fraud-ring-dismantled

A criminal organization involved in cyber fraud in Europe has been dismantled...

17. Azeri’s defense signals hell of a fight in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/azeri-s-defense-signals-hell-of-a-fight-in-court

The defense team of an Azeri man in Cyprus, suspected in an alleged plot to assassinate Israelis on the island, has invoked its client’s right to a public trial, arguing it would be unfair to him and the court to allow insinuations of terrorism fueling a media frenzy...

18. Israeli target in Cyprus identified as plot thickens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-target-in-cyprus-identified-as-plot-thickens

Israeli media suggest 'unpaid debts' were behind a thwarted alleged assassination plot in Cyprus, pointing to a billionaire in the gambling business who left the island after authorities warned an Azeri-Russian seeking him out as a suspected hit man...

19. China declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/china-declares-all-cryptocurrency-transactions-illegal

China’s central bank on Friday declared all transactions involving Bitcoin and other virtual currencies illegal, stepping up a campaign to block use of unofficial digital money....

20. Limassol crypto provider says imposter stole 35 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-crypto-provider-says-imposter-stole-35-million

A Cypriot resident who owns a blockchain service provider says his company was targeted by cyber criminals who managed to steal tens of millions in cryptocurrency simply by sending a message on a popular social app...

21. Sneaky accountant admits draining company funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sneaky-accountant-admits-draining-company-funds

A woman in Limassol is promising to return stolen money after she was arrested on suspicion of forging company checks and signing them over to herself for a total over €315,000...

22. Man killed after being run over during meetup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-killed-after-being-run-over-during-meetup

A man was killed in Limassol following a dispute involving his son and another male, who got behind the wheel and run over the father...

23. EU ready to claw back stolen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ready-to-claw-back-stolen-funds

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office goes to work next week, after the Council gave the green light this week for the first supranational independent agency to begin investigating and prosecuting crimes against the EU budget...

24. Greek far-right MEP arrested in Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-far-right-mep-arrested-in-brussels

Convicted Golden Dawn lawmaker Ioannis Lagos was arrested in his home in Brussels on Tuesday, shortly after a European arrest warrant was issued for the far-right MEP, according to sources. ...

25. Interim report on golden passports delivered

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interim-report-on-golden-passports-delivered

An interim report on the golden passport scandal in the Republic of Cyprus says just over half of citizenships granted by the executive branch were not approved lawfully...

26. Cyprus hurries to clean up company registry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hurries-to-clean-up-company-registry

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides has called on business stakeholders in Cyprus to embrace a new effort of recording and updating true information about beneficiaries of companies, saying a new digital registry can bolster transparency on the island...

27. Doctor’s sexual misconduct trial goes forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-s-sexual-misconduct-trial-goes-forward

A sexual assault case against a doctor with a large medical practice in Cyprus is moving forward, while questions have been raised over a messenger company that failed for months to serve him court documents as well as a prior conviction that fell through the cracks...

28. Cyprus unveils plan to tackle corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-plan-to-tackle-corruption

Cyprus’ fight against corruption is based on three pillars, President Anastasiades said Friday, announcing the eagerly-awaited steps the government will take in a bid to restore credibility to the Republic after its reputation was shattered by revelations of corruption through the nixed Citizenship-by-Investment Program (CIP)....

29. Cyprus won’t extradite Russian woman with MG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-refuses-to-extradite-russian-woman

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has refused to extradite a Russian woman citing her health condition, saying Moscow failed to convince local authorities that the individual would not face mistreatment if she would be extradited...

30. Folli Follie report unveils 17-year scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/folli-follie-report-unveils-17-year-scam

The troubled Folli Follie company’s major shareholders, the Koutsolioutsos family, reaped the benefits of a well-orchestrated fraud scheme that lasted for at least 17 years, under the nose of the supervisory authorities, generating hundreds of millions of euros in profits, according to an audit report by PricewaterhouseCoopers. ...

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