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1. Rape accuser reshapes legal defence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-accuser-reshapes-legal-defence

An arraignment hearing has been postponed for the British female accused of making false statements in the Ayia Napa gang rape case, with reports saying her local attorney is stepping aside due to disagreement on handling the defence...

2. Stella Kyriakidou: Climate change and gender equality a priority for the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakidou-climate-change-and-gender-equality-a-priority-for-the-eu

There have been many who have questioned the EU because of the economic crisis that has emerged in recent years. Today we are coming out of this crisis and we realize that the EU still has a lot to offer....

3. Rape accuser says cops coerced confession

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-accuser-says-cops-coerced-confession

A new twist in the Ayia Napa gang rape case emerged on Sunday night, after The Sun ran a story about the alleged victim who says police dictated her confession and used threats to make her sign...

4. Guarantees and Rights of Intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guarantees-and-rights-of-intervention

Both Turkey’s illegal invasion in 1974 and its occupation of Cyprus, were claimed to be based on its own interpretation of the Treaty of Guarantee. These arguments are well known. Today, Turkey still insists on the same interpretation of this Treaty....

5. Domestic worker’s death prompts new investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-worker-s-death-prompts-new-investigation

The Supreme Court has ruled that the case of a foreign domestic worker’s death is to be forwarded to the state attorney, after striking down a judicial review request by her employers who sought to block a human rights investigation...

6. Memes flood internet after bishop’s gay comments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/memes-flood-internet-after-bishop-s-gay-comments

Morphou Neophytos has taken heat after making controversial comments about gay sex, with the internet flooding with funny memes but also criticism against the bishop...

7. Cyprus nominates Stella Kyriakidou as country's new European Commissioner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-nominate-stella-kyriakidou-as-country-s-new-european-commissioner

Cyprus nominates DISY MP Stella Kyriakidou as the country's new European Commissioner. ...

8. Man gets ten years for molesting preteens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-ten-years-for-molesting-preteens

A local man has been sentenced to ten years in prison after he was found guilty in sex molestation case against two minors...

9. David Harris: US closer to Greece, Cyprus, Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/david-harris-us-closer-to-greece-cyprus-israel

Washington recognizes Greece’s strategic value and reliability as an ally, attributes that only grow stronger as doubts deepen over Turkey’s stance, American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris tells Kathimerini in an interview...

10. New law criminalizes sex buyer behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-law-criminalizes-sex-buyers

The House has passed a law criminalizing customers who pay for sex with trafficked women, while it rejected an amendment that would provide a legal recourse for defendants who use a plea of ignorance as their defence...

11. When necessity becomes history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/when-necessity-becomes-history

12. What’s with all the horrifying details?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-s-with-all-the-horrifying-details

The most shocking aspect was not so much the discovery of the little girl’s body as it was actually the way we take part and become a part one way or another in this sensationalism of human pain...

13. Garber: US deeply concerned by Turkey's intention to drill off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/garber-us-deeply-concerned-by-turkey-s-intention-to-drill-off-cyprus

14. 35th PSEKA Conference to take place in Washington on June 4-6

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/35th-pseka-conference-to-take-place-in-washington-on-june-4-6

15. How much longer?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/how-much-longer

I wonder whether all this time since the economic crisis was enough to make us really angry, and I mean, really angry, not the kind of anger where one can go on social media to vent but a deeper feeling of rage...

16. Loizidou presents photo evidence to Strasbourg to counter Turkish efforts to close her case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loizidou-presents-photo-evidence-to-strasbourg-to-counter-turkish-efforts-to-close-her-case

Cypriot applicant Tititna Loizidou insists on getting back her property in the Turkish-occupied part of Cyprus and repeats her objection to the closure of her case at the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. In a letter on Friday to the Strasbourg-based human rights organization, Loizidou also attaches photo evidence of her 10 immovable properties, in an effort to counter the Turkish demand to close the individual measures at the Committee’s next meeting, in June....

17. Did someone say Europe?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/did-someone-say-europe

We are just days away from elections and it seems that we need to be reminded about which elections we are talking about...

18. Greek FM urges Ankara to stop its illegal activities in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-urges-ankara-to-stop-its-illegal-activities-in-cyprus

19. Greece reiterates support for Turkey’s EU membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-reiterates-support-for-turkey-s-eu-membership

Notwithstanding rising tension in the Eastern Mediterranean due to Turkey’s plans for offshore drilling operations in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), Foreign Giorgos Katrougalos has reiterated Greece’s support for Turkey’s European Union ambitions. ...

20. So are we racists?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/so-are-we-racists

It’s the latest subject tossed around in various panels, following reports in the foreign media that have zoomed in on all of us...

21. KOGAS investment in Cyprus a 'new horizon' for economic ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kogas-investment-in-cyprus-new-horizon-for-economic-ties

22. Greek PM travels to North Macedonia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-travels-to-north-macedonia

23. Cyprus scolded for unlawful detention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scolded-for-unlawful-detention

ECHR orders Cyprus to pay €30,000 in damages for the unlawful detention and degrading treatment of an Iranian national, mounting more pressure as MP's are debating a new asylum bill currently stuck under review...

24. Legislators in stalemate over asylum bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legislators-in-stalemate-over-asylum-bill

Members of parliament are up in arms over an asylum bill amendment aimed at banning automatic deportations for refugees who file for protection out of fear of their life...

25. New US Ambassador to Cyprus presents credentials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-us-ambassador-to-cyprus-presents-credentials

26. East Med on track with US backing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-on-track-with-us-backing

27. EU parliament calls for freeze on Turkey's membership talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-calls-for-freeze-on-turkey-s-membership-talks

28. Somali women react to social services video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/somali-women-react-to-social-services-video

A group of women from Somalia are speaking out against treatment from state officials, just days after a video surfaced online showing a female refugee being forcefully removed from a social welfare office...

29. Israeli organ trafficker walks free in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-organ-trafficker-walks-free-in-cyprus

An Israeli man convicted of international human organ trafficking walked free on Tuesday, after Russian authorities failed to challenge a Larnaca judge who dismissed an extradition request...

30. Interview with Egyptian Ambassador Mai Taha Mohamed Khalil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interview-with-egyptian-ambassador-mai-taha-mohamed-khalil
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