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1. Police find 113 firecrackers in minor's home in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-find-113-firecrackers-in-minor-s-home-in-nicosia

Authorities are delving into a concerning incident involving the unlawful possession of explosive materials....

2. Alphamega riots amplify football strife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alphamega-riots-amplify-football-strife

The management of violence in stadiums hinges on the outcomes of the upcoming extraordinary CFA meeting this Friday, prompted by the recent turmoil at ''Alphamega''....

3. Cyprus police chief addresses resignation query amid football riot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-chief-addresses-resignation-query-amid-football-riot

In the aftermath of the riots at the ''Alfamega'' stadium in Limassol on Wednesday night, Stelios Papatheodorou, Chief of the Cyprus Police Force, addressed the situation that led to the cancellation of the Apollon vs. AEL football match...

4. 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....

5. Black holes in public safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/black-holes-in-public-safety

Last week, Justice Minister Marios Hartsiotis pledged to enhance security, proposing an increased uniformed presence in the city center to combat crime....

6. Cup Match halted after player collapse amidst firecracker chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cup-match-halted-after-player-collapse-amidst-firecracker-chaos

In a dramatic turn of events during the cup match at ''Famagusta'' between Nea Salamina and APOEL, the game was abruptly halted, leaving fans and players in disbelief....

7. Hooded men attack minors after APOLLON vs. APOEL match

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooded-men-attack-minors-after-apollon-vs-apoel-match

In a tumultuous turn of events following the APOLLON vs. APOEL football match in Limassol, law enforcement made significant arrests and responded to a violent incident that marred the post-game atmosphere....

8. Can Germany's Silvester celebration outshine ordinary New Year's Eve?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-germany-s-silvester-celebration-outshine-ordinary-new-year-s-eve

As the clock ticks towards New Year's Eve, delve into the cultural tapestry of Germany's Silvester celebration. ...

9. Student attacks bus driver mid-route to Parekklisia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-attacks-bus-driver-mid-route-to-parekklisia

The director of Limassol Passenger Transport Company (EMEL), George Kyriakou, reported an attack on a bus driver en route from Limassol high school to the Parekklisia community....

10. 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....

11. Serious clashes between police and AEL fans - Two arrests made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/serious-clashes-between-police-and-ael-fans-two-arrests-made

Serious clashes unfolded last night in the Enaerios area between police and AEL fans following the final match of the Football Cup, which ended with a 1-0 victory for Omonia, crowning them the Cypriot Cup champions....

12. 14-year-old kills 8 classmates and security guard in Belgrade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-year-old-kills-8-classmates-and-security-guard-in-belgrade

A 14-year-old boy opened fire in his Belgrade classroom on Wednesday morning, shooting dead eight fellow pupils and a security guard in a pre-planned attack and wounding seven others, Serbian officials said....

13. Easter leaves two fires and three minor injuries in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easter-leaves-two-fires-and-three-minor-injuries-in-cyprus

The Cyprus Police reported two incidents of arson and malicious damage to two schools in Nicosia during this year's Easter season. The police stated that two fires caused "unpleasant" incidents, but the measures taken worked satisfactorily....

14. From troublesome youth to social responsibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-troublesome-youth-to-social-responsibility

In my youth, I was what you would call a troublesome young man who loved firecrackers. It wasn't just because of where I grew up in my mother's village in Greece, where military history was celebrated, and almost all of my family's ancestors had died for faith and country, from Orlofika to the Korean Expeditionary Force....

15. 300,000 firecrackers confiscated by Limassol police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/300-000-firecrackers-confiscated-by-limassol-police

More than 300,000 firecrackers were located and confiscated at noon on Thursday (16/03) in Limassol....

16. Police seize close to 100K bangers ahead of Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-seize-close-to-100k-bangers-ahead-of-easter

Three local men were arrested on Sunday in Paphos after they were caught in the act of possessing and transporting illegal fireworks, as police try to disrupt the supply chain ahead of Greek Easter holidays...

17. Do officials care about the violence on the football pitches?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/do-officials-care-about-the-violence-on-the-football-pitches

18. Police want parents help combat illegal fireworks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-want-parents-help-combat-illegal-fireworks

Angry citizens in different districts across Cyprus have been calling police to complain over the use of illegal fireworks, with law enforcement saying the issue was complicated and society also had a role to play in curbing the unlawful activity...

19. Details unclear after boy loses finger in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/details-unclear-after-boy-loses-finger-in-paphos

A young boy in Paphos lost a finger on Wednesday after an illegal firecracker exploded in his hands, with police saying investigators were probing all aspects of the incident including how the banger came into the child’s possession...

20. Illegal bangers overshadow Easter message

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bangers-overshadow-easter-message

Local residents in the Republic of Cyprus were rattled as illegal bangers kept people and pets up all night during the Orthodox Easter tradition, with police reporting delinquent behavior, at least two amputations, several fire incidents under investigation...

21. Illegal fireworks wreak havoc in Cyprus neighborhoods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-fireworks-wreak-havoc-in-cyprus-neighborhoods

Police in Cyprus are doubling down on confiscating illegal fireworks during Orthodox Holy Week, but efforts focus on suppliers and not users that wreak havoc in quiet neighborhoods...

22. Chinese New Year: What is it and how is it celebrated?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/chinese-new-year-what-is-it-and-how-is-it-celebrated

The celebrations see people feast with relatives, watch parades and pray for good fortune in the year ahead....

23. Rival football violence shakes Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rival-football-violence-shakes-limassol

Battlefield scenes of urban warfare erupted in downtown Limassol Thursday evening after football fans from rival teams resorted to violence following an initial encounter that led to full-fledged war...

24. Police under scrutiny over media attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-under-scrutiny-over-media-building-attack

Cyprus police moved quickly to arrest a dozen suspects in the aftermath of an attack on a local media building in Nicosia, but questions remained over what law enforcement knew ahead of time and how prepared were riot police to face the assaul...

25. Media building attacked after demonstration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/media-building-attacked-after-demonstration

Five people have been arrested with police looking for more suspects and at least ten persons of interest in connection with a protest Sunday evening outside the Presidential Palace as well as an attack on the building of a local media group...

26. Police chief calls out enemies of state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-chief-calls-out-enemies-of-state

Cypriot Police Chief Stelios Papatheodorou has condemned a Molotov Cocktail attack on a police station in Limassol this week, equating the perpetrators to enemies of state...

27. Boy loses finger in firecracker accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-loses-finger-in-firecracker-accident

A preteen boy in Larnaca was injured and partially amputated on Tuesday in a firecracker accident, after one of his peers threw a banger that landed in the victim’s hand...

28. Police arm up after Limassol fire and fury

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arm-up-after-limassol-fire-and-fury

Cyprus police came under immense pressure during Holy Week following incidents of chaos, anarchy, and even violence against officers, with arrests starting to pile up and efforts doubled in arming up the force with more riot gear...

29. Cyprus under siege as it celebrates Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-siege-as-it-celebrates-easter

Towns across the Republic of Cyprus were overrun with anarchists on Holy Saturday, when street fires and loud explosions dominated urban areas late into the night amid pandemic lockdown and midnight mass...

30. Protesters defy ban on peaceful assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-defy-ban-on-peaceful-assembly

Harsh words against the police and a handful of arrests marred the weekend in Paphos and Limassol, after small numbers of protesters and riot police came face to face on Saturday over the right to protest in public...

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