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16 February, 2020
 

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1. Turkey deploys extremists to Libya, local militias say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-extremists-to-libya-local-militias-say

Syrian militants affiliated with groups such as al-Qaida and the Islamic State group are currently being sent by Turkey to fight on behalf of the UN-supported government in Libya, according to two Libyan militia leaders and a Syrian war monitor....

2. Greek position on EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-position-on-eu-migration-pact

Greece’s position regarding the future of the migration and asylum pact that the European Commission is expected to table in the coming months rests on three fundamental principles: a European solution to a European challenge, a fair system that will stand the test of time, and the preservation of the European Union’s core values as enshrined in the EU Treaty....

3. Disabled persons do not have equal access to TV, report shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disabled-persons-do-not-have-equal-access-to-tv-report-shows

Cyprus television stations are failing to ensure that disabled persons receive equal access to their audiovisual services, despite being required to do so by law...

4. British High Commissioner talks trade, free movement after Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commissioner-talks-trade-free-movement-after-brexit

In an interview with the Cyprus News Agency, British High Commissioner in Cyprus, Stephen Lillie, talks about what tomorrow will look like, and what applies for Cypriot and British nationals living in both countries, which he said share a deep historical relationship....

5. Mother says state ‘dishonest’ in son’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-says-state-‘dishonest-in-son-s-death

A woman in Cyprus is accusing the state of a cover-up in her son’s death, saying a recent ECHR judgment reprimanding the Republic over an 'inadequate investigation' was not enough and she was demanding to know the whole truth...

6. Greek Diaspora Minister on first Cyprus visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-diaspora-minister-on-first-cyprus-visit

The newly-appointed Greek Diaspora Minister, Costas Vlasis, arrived in Cyprus on Tuesday to hold a series of meetings over the next two days in view of strengthening bilateral cooperation on matters relating to the diaspora and missing persons....

7. Ayia Napa rape accuser speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-speaks-out

The 19-year-old British girl, who was convicted of lying to police after she said she was raped last year in Ayia Napa, says her attackers behaved like animals...

8. British teen flies back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-teen-flies-back-home

The British teen, who is said to be appealing her conviction in the Ayia Napa rape case, has flown back home after what she described as a 'nightmare' in Cyprus...

9. Defence says Ayia Napa rape case not over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-says-ayia-napa-rape-case-not-over

The British teen who accused Israeli youths of gang rape is free to go home, while her family says they will appeal a probation sentence with the Cyprus Supreme Court...

10. British teen gets suspended sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uproar-ahead-of-ayia-napa-sentencing

A British teen was handed down a four-month suspended sentence after a Cypriot judge found her guilty of fabricating rape claims against Israeli youths in Ayia Napa last summer...

11. High-stakes rape verdict turns political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-stakes-rape-verdict-turns-political

A prominent attorney in Cyprus says the British teen convicted of fabricating rape allegations should get a presidential pardon, while an experienced human rights lawyer says there is solid ground for an appeal...

12. Critics pounce on Ayia Napa verdict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-pounce-on-ayia-napa-verdict

The British teen who was found guilty of lying to Ayia Napa police about being raped is determined to take the case to the Supreme Court while the verdict has fueled even more debate in Cyprus and around the world...

13. London raises red flag over Ayia Napa verdict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/london-raises-red-flag-over-ayia-napa-verdict

The British government is raising red flags over the Ayia Napa rape verdict, after a 19-year-old Briton was found guilty of lying to police about being gang raped by Israeli teens...

14. Cyprus hails US EastMed bill signed into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hails-us-eastmed-bill-signed-into-law

A new US law geared toward boosting energy and security cooperation in the east Mediterranean is indicative of the significance that Washington attaches to the region, Cyprus' foreign minister said Saturday...

15. Iranian wins appeal against Asylum office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-wins-appeal-against-asylum-office

A coordinator from an Iranian university, who was refused asylum in the Republic of Cyprus, was vindicated but the Supreme Court this week after it emerged that his case was adjudicated based on a flawed Google search...

16. Cypriot hacker to be extradited to US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hacker-to-be-extradited-to-us

A young hacker could be the first ever Cypriot to be extradited to the United States, while his lawyers are urging him to file an appeal...

17. Cyprus President saddened over latest statements by Turkish FM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-saddened-over-latest-statements-by-turkish-fm

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday that he was saddened to hear about the latest statements by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, noting that “they convey in essence the message that the Turkish side is not returning to the negotiating table if the requirements it is putting forward are not met.”...

18. Armenian genocide resolution hits senate wall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armenian-genocide-resolution-hits-senate-wall

A US resolution that would have officially described atrocities against Armenians in 1915 as genocide has stopped dead in its tracks on Wednesday, following a meeting between the Turkish president and a senator...

19. Turkey reacts to EU sanctions over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-reacts-to-eu-sanctions-over-cyprus

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to sanction Turkey over drilling off the coast of Cyprus could disrupt talks with the bloc, and he warned that Turkey could send captured Islamic State fighters to Europe...

20. Jho Low may have multiple passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jho-low-may-have-multiple-passports

Reports suggest that fugitive financier Jho Low may be travelling on foreign passports while Malaysian authorities suspect he may be hiding in the Middle East...

21. Cops build case following vice raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-build-case-following-vice-raid

A married couple has been remanded in custody in connection with their involvement in an illicit massage parlour business where foreign women worked part-time offering erotic services to male clients including handjobs...

22. Cypriot president reiterates energy goals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-reiterates-energy-goals

President Nicos Anastasiades stressed that the Republic of Cyprus is determined to proceed unhindered with its energy plans and to make good use of the gas reserves that have been discovered, as a source of regional economic cooperation, growth and prosperity...

23. EU lawmakers reject Turkey's 'safe zone' in Syria, eye sanctions steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-reject-turkey-s-safe-zone-in-syria-eye-sanctions-steps

European Union lawmakers on Wednesday condemned Turkey’s offensive to carve out a “safe zone” in northeast Syria and prepared the way for new EU financial sanctions against Ankara....

24. Financial Services towards Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/financial-services-towards-artificial-intelligence-and-machine-learning

Artificial Intelligence in general and machine learning in particular, is not a new concept, but it is only in recent years that financial services firms have started to learn about and understand its full potential...

25. Pompeo opts for diplomacy over Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-opts-for-diplomavy-over-cyprus-eez

The new defense deal signed between Athens and Washington will contribute to Greece’s security, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Kathimerini in a recent interview, while staying firm on diplomatic efforts regarding Cyprus' EEZ...

26. Larnaca police probe parking lot racist rant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-parking-lot-racist-rant

Police are investigating a racism complaint after a video emerged showing Cypriot women and a child verbally assaulting a Russian woman following a fender-bender at a parking lot in Larnaca...

27. Syrian loses appeal on national security grounds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-loses-appeal-on-national-security-grounds

A Syrian asylum seeker suspected of terrorism ties is being held lawfully in Cyprus according to a court ruling, after the suspect had filed an appeal over his arrest and lengthy detention...

28. Patient accuses nurse of racist behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/patient-accuses-nurse-of-racist-behaviour

A woman from North Macedonia says the behaviour of nurses at a medical centre in Nicosia was racist due to the patient’s place of origin...

29. US ambassador cautions Nicosia over 5G

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-ambassador-cautions-nicosia-over-5g

Nicosia is feeling the pressure over 5G technology as the Republic is caught in an international tech war between superpowers, only months away from state-owned Cyta making a move to upgrade its network...

30. School principal probed after hijab incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-principal-probed-after-hijab-incident

A high school principal in Nicosia is facing a disciplinary probe after he reportedly expelled a female student for wearing a hijab...

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