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1. Police gun drawn outside football stadium stirs debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-gun-drawn-outside-football-stadium-stirs-debate

A viral photo showing a police officer holding his firearm outside a football stadium in Cyprus has prompted the reaction of a law enforcement association that suggests proportional response to out-of-control football hooliganism could warrant the use of a lethal weapon...

2. No entry fee for 12 museums to promote Cyprus' cultural heritage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-entry-fee-for-12-museums-to-promote-cyprus-cultural-heritage

The Cyprus Parliament has approved amendments providing free entrance to 12 museums under the jurisdiction of the Antiquities Department. In addition, nine ancient monuments have been approved for use as sites for events and civil wedding ceremonies....

3. 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...

4. US 4th of July celebrations marred by gun violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-4th-of-july-celebrations-marred-by-gun-violence

A shooting that left at least six people dead at an Independence Day parade in a Chicago suburb rattled Monday’s celebrations across the U.S. and further rocked a country already awash in turmoil over high court rulings on abortion and guns as well as hearings on the Jan. 6 insurrection....

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. Ottawa mayor declares state of emergency to deal with trucking blockade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ottawa-mayor-declares-state-of-emergency-to-deal-with-trucking-blockade

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson on Sunday declared a state of emergency to help deal with an unprecedented 10-day occupation by protesting truckers that has shut down much of the core of the Canadian capital....

9. With rings breaking from block of ice, Olympic Games ceremony begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-rings-breaking-from-block-of-ice-olympic-games-ceremony-begins

The opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics kicked off on Friday night, the culmination of preparations beset by the Covid-19 pandemic and criticism over human rights in China that led several countries to mount a diplomatic boycott....

10. 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....

11. Omicron Mutation: A quiet New Year for dozens of cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-mutation-a-quiet-new-year-for-dozens-of-cities

As the whole world prepares to say goodbye to 2021, a year marked by the pandemic and coronavirus mutations, we are once again canceling massive festive New Year events....

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. Teens wreak havoc on Holy Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teens-wreak-havoc-on-holy-thursday

Four teenagers were arrested on Friday morning in connection with a group delinquency incident in Limassol, where youths started fires near a local church and then attacked fire fighters and police officers who rushed to the scene...

17. Military man detained over 5G bomb attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/military-man-detained-over-5g-bomb-attack

A private soldier was arrested on Tuesday in connection with an explosion outside a CYTA branch in Limassol last month, with police investigators estimating at least five people were involved in the anti-5G attack...

18. Bomb goes off ahead of 5G auction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bomb-goes-off-ahead-of-5g-auction

An explosion took place outside a CYTA branch in Limassol with media speculating the attack could be linked to an upcoming announcement this week over 5G contracts...

19. 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...

20. Riot police swarm APOEL club

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/riot-police-swarm-apoel-club

Police called for backup on Sunday outside APOEL football club in Nicosia following a chaotic incident with unruly fans throwing fireworks out in public...

21. Anti-maskers wreak havoc in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-maskers-wreak-havoc-in-limassol

A demonstration against coronavirus measures, corruption, and 5G technology turned ugly on Wednesday in Limassol, after some protesters became aggressive and started throwing rocks at police officers...

22. Dherynia riot suspects face judge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspects-in-dherynia-riot-face-judge

Six male suspects are in custody over the Dherynia checkpoint riot on Sunday, when hooded men stormed into the buffer zone shouting anti-Turkish slogans and causing property damage...

23. President condemns Dherynia checkpoint ruckus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-condemns-dherynia-checkpoint-ruckus

President Nicos Anastasiades described Sunday night’s demonstration by fans of a local football club at the Dherynia checkpoint as “unacceptable and condemnable.”...

24. Pro-Greek protesters breach checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pro-greek-protesters-breach-dherynia-checkpoint

Pro-Greek protesters from the south breached security at the Dherynia checkpoint on Sunday evening, while a video emerged showing masked men holding baseball bats, throwing flares, and chanting slogans against Turkey during the incident...

25. Public jittery over ‘battlefield’ school pranks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-jittery-over-‘battlefield-school-pranks

Police detained three teenagers on illegal fireworks possession in connection with back-to-school pranks, while viral videos emerged showing delinquent youths using firecrackers and smoke bombs outside high schools in different towns...

26. Nicosia youth who lost fingers speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youth-who-lost-fingers-speaks-out

A teenager, who blew off three of his fingers after a firework tube exploded in his hand, took to social media to warn his peers against the use of illegal pyrotechnics...

27. Cyprus shaken by loud Easter fireworks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-brought-to-its-knees-by-fireworks

Nicosia was shaken by non-stop fireworks and police sirens on Holy Saturday, as Greek Orthodox Christians observed the first celebration of Easter at midnight amid a pandemic lockdown...

28. Cops won’t mess around during holy week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-won-t-mess-around-during-holy-week

Law enforcement officials have announced they will step up patrols throughout the holy week, leading to the Greek orthodox Easter on April 19, singling out delinquent teens while giving a heads up to groups of foreign nationals...

29. Morphou bishop defies church lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/morphou-bishop-defies-church-lockdown

Morphou Bishop Neophytos spoke out against decree orders on Palm Sunday, after accusing police officers of being “rude” and praised the Bulgarian government for keeping churches open...

30. Cyprus scrambles to contain coronavirus risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-contain-coronavirus-risk

A police station and an army camp in Nicosia went under quarantine on Sunday following two suspected cases of the coronavirus, with health officials on the edge of their seat waiting for lab test results for over 30 individuals...

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