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28 November, 2022
 

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1. Procedures, criminal offender profiles, and the law governing child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/procedures-criminal-offender-profiles-and-the-law-governing-child-abuse

The recent news has been overshadowed by new complaints from schoolgirls in Cyprus alleging that their headmaster has harassed them sexually, while in Greece the Aeolus box is opening due to revelations about the "Ark of the World" foundation....

2. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

3. North not buying Greek Cypriot version in prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-not-buying-greek-cypriot-version-in-prison-death

The family of Tansu Cidan, a Turkish Cypriot inmate whose dead body was discovered in his prison cell in south Nicosia, says their loved one was tortured for three days, while officials in the north are also casting doubt over the investigation by Greek Cypriot authorities...

4. Ten prison suspensions as police probe inmate’s murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ten-prison-suspensions-as-cyprus-police-probe-inmate-s-murder

Ten guards and employees of Nicosia’s central prison have been suspended as police investigate the murder of a Turkish Cypriot inmate, with many details emerging but not adding up as suspects already in custody were thought to be friendly with the victim...

5. Cyprus police investigate murder of prison inmate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-investigate-murder-of-prison-inmate

A prison inmate serving a multiyear sentence in Nicosia was found dead in his cell on Thursday, with reports saying the man’s body showed signs he was badly beaten while correctional officers say nothing was out of the ordinary prior to the incident...

6. 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...

7. Police probe discovery of body in rural dam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-discovery-of-woman-s-body-in-rural-dam

Police say they are investigating a case of sudden death after the body belonging to an unidentified person was discovered in a reservoir in rural Nicosia...

8. Another body found near Limassol General's helipad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-body-found-near-limassol-general-s-helipad

A work crew at the Limassol General Hospital found a decomposed body on Thursday near the helipad, where another body of an elderly woman had been found a few years back...

9. Larnaca farmer trampled to death by angry cattle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-farmer-trampled-to-death-by-angry-cattle

A farmer’s cause of death in rural Larnaca has been updated from medical condition to an attack, after a post mortem found that cattle knocked him down and hit him in the chest...

10. Dracos: 'I'm sorry Thanasis' case is only now being investigated after 17 years'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dracos-i-m-sorry-thanasis-case-is-only-now-being-investigated-after-17-years

"As a citizen, as a mother, I want to express my regret to Thanasis' mother because only after 17 years has this case begun to unfold," Justice Minister Stefi Drakou said on the case of the death of National Guardsman Thanasis Nikolaou in 2005, saying that she will do everything possible, within her own powers, to solve the case. ...

11. Soldier probe blows lid off Cyprus’ state forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-probe-blows-lid-off-cyprus-state-forensics

A Cypriot state pathologist who ruled as suicide the killing of a soldier seventeen years ago is pointing the finger at police investigators, giving credence to accusations by an outspoken colleague in the private sector who says state forensic probes can be fraught with a slipshod mindset and even cover-ups...

12. Investigator fired from soldier death cover-up probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-fired-from-soldier-death-cover-up-probe

Cyprus’ chief prosecutor has fired one of two independent investigators in a police cover-up probe, prompting strong reaction from the ousted expert as well as the family of a slain soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide turned out to be a criminal act 17 years ago with the perpetrators still at large after a botched investigation...

13. 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...

14. Lawyer in soldier’s death cover-up issues ultimatum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-in-soldier-s-death-cover-up-issues-ultimatum

The lawyer for the family of a soldier, who was strangled to death in 2005 during his mandatory army service, has given the state’s attorney general ten days to hand over an independent report or face legal action...

15. Suspect detained in midtown murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-detained-in-midtown-murder-investigation

A man has been arrested on premeditated murder charges after police positively identified a body found in a vacated property in Nicosia, with sources suggesting both suspect and victim were from the same country...

16. Police examine video footage in hotel pool death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-examine-video-footage-in-hotel-pool-death

The death of a little girl, who drowned in water after going for a splash in the wrong swimming pool at a hotel in Paphos, continued to shock public opinion in Cyprus, with investigators still unsure how the child sank to the bottom without anyone taking notice...

17. Conflicting details surface in hotel pool death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/different-account-surfaces-in-hotel-pool-death

Police say CID Paphos are investigating an apparent drowning incident following the death of a little girl at a hotel swimming pool on Sunday, with exact circumstances of the fatality not yet fully known...

18. Carob wars suspected in car arson attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carob-wars-suspected-in-car-arson-attack

Police are investigating an apparent arson in rural Limassol where a car was set on fire, with detectives turning their attention to a rather suspicious graffiti found nearby...

19. Puzzling details emerge as police probe Berton’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/puzzling-details-emerge-as-police-probe-berton-s-death

Cyprus Police say the animal unit will investigate the death of Berton, an impounded Savannah cat that died in state custody, as more shocking details emerged about the hybrid’s ordeal after he was removed from the care of his owner in Limassol...

20. Berton’s mom demands independent post mortem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berton-s-mom-demands-independent-post-mortem

The owner of Berton, a controversial Savannah cat who died in state custody on Monday, is calling for an independent forensic pathologist to be present during the post mortem of her beloved pet...

21. Police rule out foul play in fish trader’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-rule-out-foul-play-in-fish-trader-s-death

Paphos police are investigating the death of a fish trader whose body was found Sunday morning on a local beach, with officials learning he had a broken nose but ruling foul play...

22. Realtor employee suffocates under pile of dirt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/realtor-employee-suffocates-under-pile-of-dirt

A land subdivision employee lost his life under a pile of dirt on Friday in Nicosia district, when he fell into a hole after soil suddenly collapsed...

23. Al Jazeera reporter likely killed by unintentional Israeli gunfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-reporter-likely-killed-by-unintentional-israeli-gunfire

Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was likely killed by unintentional gunfire from Israeli positions, but independent investigators could not reach a definitive conclusion about the origin of the bullet that struck her, the U.S. State Department said on Monday....

24. Sexual abuse and exploitation of children reaches alarming levels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-abuse-and-exploitation-of-children-reaches-alarming-levels

Deputy Attorney General, Savvas Angelides noted on Wednesday that the increase of sexual abuse and the exploitation of children has reached alarming levels in recent years, adding that "this has resulted in the filing of a significant number of cases before the Assize Court and the district courts."...

25. Elderly man tells police he killed his wife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-tells-police-he-killed-his-wife

An elderly man in Limassol turned himself to police on Monday, saying he killed his wife after striking her in the head with a hammer...

26. 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...

27. Father pleads not guilty in preemie’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-pleads-not-guilty-in-preemie-s-death

A man accused of killing his newborn premature baby has denied manslaughter charges, with the judge ordering him back to jail until his trial beings after the summer...

28. Dead fetus found in Nicosia public toilets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-fetus-found-in-nicosia-public-toilets

A dead fetus was found in a public toilet in downtown Nicosia over the weekend, with police trying to ascertain the identity of the mother and other details surrounding the incident...

29. Drug case up in the air after informant dies in cell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-case-up-in-the-air-after-informant-dies-in-cell

A man who was detained after reportedly coming clean with police over a cannabis shipment hidden in pet food was found dead in his cell last week, with reports suggesting disagreement within law enforcement over handling the case could also signal a dead end...

30. Parents face manslaughter in preemie’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-face-manslaughter-in-preemie-s-death

Prosecutors in Cyprus are moving forward with manslaughter charges against a couple whose preemie died last week, with police suspecting abuse in a case of shaken baby syndrome and the parents saying they were trying to revive their little girl...

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