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25 July, 2024
 

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1. Finland: 12-year old child fatally shoots classmate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-12-year-old-child-fatally-shoots-classmate

A 12-year-old child opened fire in a classroom at Viertolan Koulu school in Vantaa, Finland, killing one classmate and seriously injuring two others before being apprehended by police Tuesday....

2. Homemade bomb found in driver's vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homemade-bomb-found-in-driver-s-vehicle

In a recent incident, members of the bicycle police intercepted a makeshift pipe bomb during a routine vehicle check on a 40-year-old driver. The impromptu stop occurred when officers discovered a 31-year-old wanted individual as the passenger....

3. Cyprus welcomes 15 griffon vultures in battle for survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-15-griffon-vultures-in-battle-for-survival

In a renewed effort to save the endangered Cypriot Griffon Vulture, fifteen new arrivals from Spain landed in Cyprus in December....

4. Central prison under scrutiny in Kalogeropoulos murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-prison-under-scrutiny-in-kalogeropoulos-murder-investigation

In a harrowing turn of events, the communities of Nicosia and Limassol find themselves on edge following two shocking murders that have left residents and law enforcement agencies deeply unsettled....

5. Animal incidents in Paphos tell two tales of harm and justice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animal-incidents-in-paphos-tell-two-tales-of-harm-and-justice

A 60-year-old woman from Paphos and her dog fell victim to an attack by two dogs. The incident occurred at around 16:00 on Thursday afternoon (21/9) while the woman was walking her own dog....

6. Gunpoint robberies follow Maui wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gunpoint-robberies-follow-maui-wildfires

Desperate survivors in Lahaina are robbing people at gunpoint as they wait for food and shelter in the aftermath of the Maui wildfires, Hawaiian locals said....

7. Mossad kidnapping inside Iran tied to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mossad-kidnapping-inside-iran-tied-to-cyprus

Bizarre revelations emerged on Thursday in an alleged thwarted attack on Israeli targets in Cyprus, after Mossad revealed that agents had gone inside Iran and kidnapped a man who later confessed on video his plans to kill an Israeli businessman on the island...

8. Burisma owner may have Bidens on tape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/burisma-owner-may-have-bidens-on-tape

Shocking revelations in Washington suggest the owner of Burisma, a Ukrainian energy company registered in Cyprus, said he had secretly recorded phone conservations with Joe Biden as 'insurance policy' while accusations continue to build up against the FBI for redacting crucial information from a document alleging bribery and corruption...

9. Brothers sentenced in cottage killings in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-sentenced-in-cottage-killings-in-limassol

Two Syrian brothers in Cyprus have been sentenced in the cottage killings of two Russian women, who were suspected of possibly being victims of sex trafficking, after prosecutors withdrew premeditated murder charges to avoid a mistrial...

10. Police tightlipped over Oroklini ambush suspect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-tightlipped-over-oroklini-ambush-suspect

A man appearing in court in connection with Sunday’s gangland shooting in Oroklini initially denied any knowledge in the case treated by police as attempted murder, but local media later reported that the name of another suspect emerged after he asked to speak with an officer in private...

11. Police make arrest in Oroklini ambush shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-make-arrest-in-oroklini-ambush-shooting

A man wanted in connection with a suspected gangland shooting in Oroklini, where a young boy was injured, has turned himself in to the police, hours after officers went to search his property following a tip obtained by friends of the victims...

12. Boy injured in suspected gangland shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-injured-in-suspected-gangland-shooting

A man and a young boy were wounded in an ambush shooting in Oroklini on Sunday, with reports suggesting law enforcement took a back seat in the investigation after it emerged that friends of the victims were the ones who retrieved and handed over evidence to police...

13. Drug squad finds Ottoman cannons after tip-off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-finds-ottoman-cannons-after-tip-off

Cypriot authorities in Limassol have gained possession of two Ottoman cannons, after officials rushed to the backyard of a residence where they caught the owner red handed digging up the big guns...

14. Abduction of Cyprus’ Little Hacker points to bizarre case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abduction-of-cyprus-little-hacker-points-to-bizarre-case

Cyprus Police have landed on a tortuous case after it was revealed that a recent abduction of the island’s infamous 'Little Hacker' allegedly came to expose a fake arrest in the buffer zone and a real plot against a prominent businessman who has been in the crosshairs of law enforcement for years...

15. 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...

16. Charges upgraded to murder after man dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charges-upgraded-to-murder-after-man-dies-in-hospital

Police are investigating murder after a man in Paphos succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday, a week after he was brutally attacked in his own apartment late at night...

17. 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...

18. US ambassador’s murder in Cyprus still unresolved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-s-murder-in-cyprus-still-unresolved

The killing of the American Ambassador in Cyprus in August 1974 made headlines on Friday, as it happens every year on the island on the anniversary of his death, with convoluted information emerging in the public domain through the years and no convictions half a century later...

19. Shots fired during car chase in Chloraka

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shots-fired-during-car-case-in-chloraka

Three young men are in police custody and another one is wanted by police following a car chase in Chloraka, where officers used their guns in an attempt to flag down a suspicious vehicle...

20. Critics furious over ‘gynic rules’ for Green Line cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-furious-over-‘gynic-rules-for-green-line-cops

Rules referring to gynecological restrictions for female border cops in Cyprus are raising eyebrows, with critics crying foul over the measure while ridiculing the lack of mental evaluation for gun possession...

21. Plea bargain offers glimpse into Azeri trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-bargain-offers-glimpse-into-azeri-trial

Prosecutors in Cyprus were on the rebound this week in the Azeri case after a defendant pleaded guilty to two charges, prompting media to speculate that a deal with the suspect-turned-witness could also make good on terror charges in a thwarted plot against Israelis on the island...

22. Brothers deny charges in murders of Russian women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-deny-charges-in-murders-of-russian-women-in-cyprus

Two brothers who are facing charges in the double murder of two Russian women in Cyprus pleaded not guilty on Friday, after both admitted being at the cottage where the bodies were found in December but denied being involved in murder or conspiracy...

23. No charges for son grappling with hunter dad’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-charges-for-son-grappling-with-hunter-dad-s-death

Police had second thoughts on Wednesday following the arrest of a teenage boy, who said he accidently shot and killed his father while on a morning hunting trip in rural Limassol...

24. Police keep tight lid on another assassination plot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-keep-tight-lid-on-another-assassination-plot

Cyprus police are keeping a tight lid on another alleged assassination plot, as a similar case involving Israeli businessmen is ongoing behind closed doors, with law enforcement saying nothing except to confirm three people have been arrested...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. Contract killings in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contract-killings-in-cyprus

In recent years in Cyprus, crime has increased significantly, while savage killings tend to become commonplace. Among them are several ambushes of death in persons associated with the "night"....

29. Police stop vehicle with AK47 decal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-stop-vehicle-with-ak47-decal

Police say a pickup truck driver in Paphos has been charged with knife possession and public nuisance offences, but his wife says he was illegally flagged down and wrongfully arrested because of a gun sticker on the vehicle...

30. Greek convict facing extradition skips court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-convict-facing-extradition-skips-court

Cypriot police are searching for a man free on bail, who is wanted by Greek authorities to serve the remainder of a long prison sentence, after he failed to attend a court hearing in Limassol...

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