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31. European Parliament honors Navalny amidst food inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-honors-navalny-amidst-food-inflation

The European Parliament will commemorate the life of Russian activist Alexei Navalny, featuring an address by his wife, Yulia Navalnaya, in its plenary session this week in Strasbourg......

32. US Embassy Nicosia hosts exhibit of Ukrainian women amid Russian aggression

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embassy-nicosia-hosts-exhibit-of-ukrainian-women-amid-russian-aggression

On the somber occasion of the second anniversary of Russia’s brutal re-invasion of Ukraine, U.S. Embassy Nicosia, in collaboration with Sunseed Art and Resilient Ukraine, is the proud sponsor of an art exhibit that depicts the faces, roles, stories, and remarkable resilience of Ukrainian women....

33. Restoring Ammos tou Kampouri – before and after (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restoring-ammos-tou-kampouri-–-before-and-after-images

The Cypriot ''monument'' to the audacity surrounding the naturalization program, manifested as an environmental crime on the beach "Ammos tou Kampouri" in Ayia Napa, remains an unresolved issue that competent authorities sought to address following public outcry....

34. Police to boost frontline presence and tackle organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-to-boost-frontline-presence-and-tackle-organized-crime

Amid escalating concerns about a recent surge in crime, the police have unveiled a comprehensive set of measures designed to enhance public safety and tackle underlying structural issues within the force....

35. Police intensify probes into illicit sports-related activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-intensify-probes-into-illicit-sports-related-activities

In response to a meeting at the Ministry of Justice and Public Order, the police announced immediate measures to prevent and tackle organized crime and violence in sports arenas....

36. Paphos Mayor calls for immediate action amid escalating crime wave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-calls-for-immediate-action-amid-escalating-crime-wave

The Mayor of Paphos, Phedonas Phedonos, expressed deep concern over a recent spike in criminal activities over the past 25 days, urging immediate action from the State to demonstrate political will....

37. T/C leader faces bribery scandal involving former Turkish VP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/t-c-leader-faces-bribery-scandal-involving-former-turkish-vp

Reports and a leaked audio document are causing a stir in the Turkish Cypriot community, suggesting that Fuat Oktay, former Turkish vice-president handling the Cyprus file for Ankara, received a $50 million bribe from the late...

38. Cypriot brokerage firm probed for money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriot-brokerage-firm-probed-for-money-laundering

French and American authorities have launched an investigation into a Cypriot brokerage firm, TCR International Limited, in conjunction with a branch of BNP Paribas, following suspicions of ''aggravated money laundering.''...

39. Cyprus linked to Magnitsky case through luxury hotel investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-linked-to-magnitsky-case-through-luxury-hotel-investment

The international organization OCCRP, specializing in organized crime and corruption, has once again implicated Cyprus in investment cases related to the luxury hotel Cap St Georges in Peyia. The connection ties back to the infamous Magnitsky case, a high-profile tax fraud scandal in Russia....

40. UK and Cyprus to strengthen global collaboration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-and-cyprus-to-strengthen-global-collaboration

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Director General for Europe, Peter Wilson and the Republic of Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary, Kyriacos Kouros chaired the first annual review of the UK-Cyprus Memorandum of Understanding....

41. Police investigate 494 cases of domestic violence in just 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-494-cases-of-domestic-violence-in-just-2-months

In just two months—September and October 2023—Cyprus Police investigated a staggering 494 cases of domestic violence, leading to the issuance of 93 arrest warrants. Nicosia reported 131 cases, Limassol 135, Larnaca 117, Paphos 37, Famagusta 68, and Morphou 6, highlighting a pervasive issue across the island....

42. FBI takes center stage in ''Cyprus Confidential'' investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-takes-center-stage-in-cyprus-confidential-investigation

In a significant development, a specialized FBI team is set to land in Cyprus shortly, marking a collaboration with local authorities in investigating Cyprus Confidential....

43. Nigerian gang exploits Facebook connections in elaborate scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-gang-exploits-facebook-connections-in-elaborate-scam

Greek authorities have dismantled a criminal organization consisting of Nigerian and Sierra Leonean nationals accused of duping women out of substantial sums of money through an elaborate online scam....

44. Police intel goes solo against organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-intel-goes-solo-against-organized-crime

In a significant move, the Police Intelligence Service in Cyprus gains independence, breaking ties with the YKAN to focus on a broader spectrum of organized crime, including hooligans. ...

45. Demetriou's challenge for Cyprus to rise from the credibility ashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demetriou-s-challenge-for-cyprus-to-rise-from-the-credibility-ashes

The need for a collective and comprehensive effort to reclaim the credibility of Cyprus is more urgent than ever, pledged on Thursday President of the House of Representative Annita Demetriou....

46. Abramovich tied to Putin's 'wallets' in Cyprus scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abramovich-tied-to-putin-s-wallets-in-cyprus-scandal

The fallout from the "Cyprus Confidential" probe implicating Cyprus in dealings with Russian oligarchs continues to send shockwaves. Leaked documents obtained by the BBC expose a money trail connecting oligarch Roman Abramovich to individuals referred to as President Vladimir Putin's 'wallets.'...

47. Finance Minister perturbed over 'Cyprus Confidential'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-perturbed-over-cyprus-confidential

Finance Minister Makis Keravnos expressed dismay over the revelations in ''Cyprus Confidential,'' emphasizing concerns about ongoing portrayals of Cyprus as a problematic financial and investment destination....

48. Michalis Persianis: 'The wet firecracker'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/michalis-persianis-the-wet-firecracker

The Cyprus Confidential revelations turned out to be a 'petard mouille', a wet firecracker failing to generate the anticipated excitement. This disappointment surpassed the one we experienced when we photographed accountants, politicians, lawyers, and bankers up to their chests while in the nude....

49. Cyprus Confidential unveils scandalous financial ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confidential-unveils-scandalous-financial-ties

The ICIJ investigation reveals that PwC Cyprus collaborated with at least 12 Russians under Western sanctions, aiding in wealth transfer during Russia's annexation of Crimea and the Donbass war....

50. Crypto 'wonder boy' Sam Bankman-Fried convicted in $8 billion fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/crypto-wonder-boy-sam-bankman-fried-convicted-in-$8-billion-fraud

Sam Bankman-Fried, the former billionaire founder of FTX, a prominent cryptocurrency exchange, was found guilty on Thursday of orchestrating one of the most significant financial frauds in history....

51. UN warns of potential war crimes amid Israel-Gaza violence surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-warns-of-potential-war-crimes-amid-israel-gaza-violence-surge

The United Nations has warned that there was “clear evidence” that war crimes may have been committed in “the explosion of violence in Israel and Gaza”....

52. Scammers posing as doctors exploit elderly woman, stealing thousands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scammers-posing-as-doctors-exploit-elderly-woman-stealing-thousands

Another troubling case of fraud is under investigation by the Nicosia Police, as criminals impersonating medical professionals took advantage of a 68-year-old woman, leaving her thousands of euros poorer....

53. Papadakis faces allegations of misusing European Parliament's funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/papadakis-faces-allegations-of-misusing-european-parliament-s-funds

After the release of an audio recording featuring a discussion between the EDEK party president, Marinos Sizopoulos, and MEP Dimitris Papadakis, EDEK issued an official statement....

54. Cyprus delegation extends support to Armenia amidst crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-delegation-extends-support-to-armenia-amidst-crisis

A delegation from the House of Representatives of Cyprus, visiting Yerevan during a challenging time for Armenia, expressed support and solidarity to Armenia's leadership. ...

55. Cyprus nationals arrested for money laundering in Singapore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-nationals-arrested-for-money-laundering-in-singapore

The Singaporean Police arrested 10 foreigners on suspicion of money laundering and forgery offenses in connection with a case involving 1 billion Singapore dollars (737 million dollars) in cash, luxury cars, and other assets. ...

56. The devastating impact of revenge pornography

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-devastating-impact-of-revenge-pornography

Twelve women in Cyprus recently fell victim to revenge pornography, where a 40-year-old man from Larnaca posted explicit videos and photos of them on erotic websites. ...

57. Biden whistleblower accused of being foreign agent, arms dealer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-whistleblower-accused-of-being-foreign-agent-arms-dealer

A missing witness into the investigation of Hunter Biden's business dealings who claims he has proof of the President's son's corrupt connections to the Chinese government has reappeared after he himself was accused of being a Chinese agent and fled custody....

58. From ''lovers'' to ''doctors'': Cyprus confronts rising online fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-lovers-to-doctors-cyprus-confronts-rising-online-fraud

Cyprus is witnessing a significant annual increase in online fraud cases, according to Andreas Anastasiades, the Director of the Electronic Crime Sub-Directorate. ...

59. Nicosia to appoint sanctions czar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-appoint-sanctions-czar

The Cabinet on Wednesday decided on a series of measures and actions for the coordination on issues related to sanctions, Government Spokesperson Constantinos Letymbiotis announced...

60. Man dead after stabbing outside pub in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dead-after-stabbing-outside-pub-in-limassol

A local bargoer was killed in a stabbing incident outside a pub in Limassol on Thursday morning, with local media suggesting a fight broke out over a financial dispute...

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