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08 December, 2022
 

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1. Migrant makes history by paragliding into the EU (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-makes-history-by-paragliding-into-the-eu-video

This is the moment a migrant makes history by becoming the first documented person to paraglide across Spain’s southern border with Morocco and make it onto European soil....

2. Indonesia: Unmarried couples could face jail time for having sex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesia-unmarried-couples-could-face-jail-time-for-having-sex

The Indonesian parliament has unanimously approved strict new laws that will criminalize sex outside of marriage....

3. Cyprus to extradite Chinese national in fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-extradite-chinese-national-in-fraud-case

A fugitive businessman in Cyprus will be handed over to Beijing in connection with a money fraud investigation, a move that challenges recent consensus across Europe against Chinese extradition requests, after the suspect’s lawyers gave their consent provided that Cypriot officials will be allowed to visit the defendant and sit in during court proceedings...

4. Former Justice Minister Kypros Chrysostomides dies at age 80

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-justice-minister-kypros-chrysostomides-dies-at-age-80

Lawyer and politician Kypros Chrysostomidis passed away at the age of 80. He had health issues in recent years. His funeral will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Nicosia's Church of Saints Constantine and Helen. From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., his family will accept condolences....

5. Fisher backs federal model in Cyprus peace talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fisher-backs-federal-model-in-cyprus-peace-talks

I will use the full weight of my office to support Cypriot-led, UN-facilitated efforts to reunify Cyprus as a bizonal, bicommunal federation with political equality for all Cypriots candidate for the position of the US Ambassador to Cyprus, Julie Fisher, has assured...

6. At least 400 migrant workers died in projects connected to the World Cup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-400-migrant-workers-died-in-projects-connected-to-the-world-cup

World Cup chief Hassan Al-Thawadi said that between 400 and 500 migrant workers have died as a result of work done on projects connected to the tournament – a greater figure than Qatari officials have cited previously....

7. Candidates continue their quest for votes as elections draw near

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-continue-their-quest-for-votes-as-elections-draw-near

The pre-election campaign of the candidates for February's 2023 Presidential elections continued over the weekend with meetings and contacts in cities and communities on the island and abroad....

8. COVID protests spreading across China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-protests-spreading-across-china

From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly zero-Covid policy....

9. Cypriot MEP gets terrorist sticker after Russia vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-gets-terrorist-sticker-after-russia-vote

Terrorist stickers slapped on doors outside the offices of EU lawmakers who voted against declaring Russia a 'state sponsor of terrorism' prompted Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek, who was among those targeted, to argue on Twitter that punishing an entire nation could only escalate the crisis...

10. 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. ...

11. No OneLove armbands for England, Wales and EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-onelove-armbands-for-england-wales-and-eu-countries

England, Wales and other European nations will not wear the OneLove armband at the World Cup in Qatar because of the threat of players being booked....

12. Menendez reassures Cypriots no fighter jets for Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-tells-cypriots-no-fighter-jets-for-erdogan

US Senator Bob Menendez has renewed his commitment to stop F-16 fighter sales to Turkey, calling instead on everyone to make sure that all Turkish soldiers leave Cyprus down to the last one...

13. Suspect in Nicosia prison murder case cries foul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-in-nicosia-prison-murder-case-cries-foul

The main suspect in the death of a Turkish Cypriot inmate in Nicosia has leveled multiple accusations during a court appearance on Monday, when reporters also heard him screaming at police and asking to be transferred to a different jailhouse...

14. Eliades: 'Cyprus a haven for every kind of illegal activity' thanks to government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eliades-cyprus-a-haven-for-every-kind-of-illegal-activity-thanks-to-government

The preliminary findings of the report issued by the PEGA investigation committee, the works carried out at the Limassol Municipal Garden, and the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zones between Cyprus and Greece were the subject of press releases issued by presidential candidates on Wednesday....

15. Iranian protesters look to outside world for help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-protesters-look-to-outside-world-for-help

The anti-government protests sweeping Iran are now in their eighth week, with no sign of ending, despite a bloody crackdown. The rest of the world has watched with alarm, with some countries taking steps in support of the protests....

16. Cyprus sits out as UN50 seek to condemn China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sits-out-as-un50-seek-to-condemn-china

Fifty member states of the United Nations are calling on China to “uphold its international human rights obligations” in a joint statement on Xinjiang, with Cyprus being absent from that list...

17. EP committee in Cyprus to investigate spyware claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ep-committee-in-cyprus-to-investigate-spyware-claims

A delegation from the European Parliament’s committee of inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus (PEGA) and equivalent surveillance spyware arrives in Cyprus on Tuesday afternoon, as part of a joint mission in Cyprus and Greece. PEGA gets a job in Cyprus - Why won't Drakou meet with the committee It will investigate complaints about the development and use of spyware on the spot...

18. The story of ‘Ochi’ day and why it still inspires today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-story-of-‘ochi-day-and-why-it-still-inspires-today

Professor Roderick Beaton joins Thanos Davelis to break down the significance of “Ochi” day and takes a look at how this story continues to inspire today as people across the world – from Ukraine to Iran – are fighting against the odds for their independence, their democracy, and their human rights. ...

19. Officers probed after arrests in Paphos migration unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-probed-after-arrests-in-paphos-migration-unit

Police union officials are crying foul over an independent inquiry that has been launched to investigate a complaint following the arrest of a Syrian family last week at a district migration office in Paphos...

20. Crimea platform ‘Cyprioted’ during odd exchange

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crimea-platform-gets-‘cyprioted-during-odd-exchange

An odd exchange took place on Tuesday during a parliamentary summit on Crimea, when Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou took issue with a point of order raised by a Turkish delegation member who criticized invasion references to the Cyprus Problem...

21. Bin Salman granted US immunity for Khashoggi murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bin-salman-granted-us-immunity-for-khashoggi-murder

The US has determined that Saudi Arabia's de facto leader - Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - has immunity from a lawsuit filed by murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée....

22. Travel documents issued by Russian occupied territories not accepted by EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-documents-issued-by-russian-occupied-territories-not-accepted-by-eu

The Members of the European Parliament will no longer accept travel documents that authorities in Russia issue in the territories that have been illegally occupied in Ukraine as well as Georgia, the European Parliament confirmed through a statement....

23. Occupied: 30,000 children of mixed marriages are claiming RoC citizenship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-30-000-children-of-mixed-marriages-are-claiming-roc-citizenship

According to the "MP" of the opposition PTK who raised the issue in "parliament," the number of children of mixed marriages in the occupied territories claiming citizenship of the Republic of Cyprus has reached 30,000....

24. Lesser charges in cottage murders after plea bargain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-in-cottage-murders-after-plea-bargain

The trial in the deaths of two Russian women feared to have been possible victims of sex trafficking in Cyprus ended abruptly this week, with the defense cutting a deal with prosecutors who pursued manslaughter after reports suggested the murder motive would not hold up in court...

25. Greece, Turkey at it again over shocking refugee photo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-at-it-again-over-buck-naked-refugees

A shocking image of fully naked refugees picked up by Greek police has puzzled officials and the media, with Athens pointing the finger at Turkish authorities and Ankara firing back accusing Greece of covering up human rights violations...

26. The EU's accession talks with Turkey are at a standstill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-eu-s-accession-talks-with-turkey-are-at-a-standstill

According to the European Commission's draft enlargement report, the EU has a strategic interest in a stable and secure environment in the Eastern Mediterranean, as well as in developing cooperation and a mutually beneficial relationship with Turkey....

27. Britain mulling asylum ban on English Channel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-mulling-asylum-ban-on-english-channel-migrants

The United Kingdom’s Minister, Suella Braverman, has said that it will introduce a new plan which would prohibit the entry of migrants who cross the English Channel from claiming asylum....

28. 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...

29. EC calls for state-funded compensation for victims of trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-for-state-funded-compensation-for-victims-of-trafficking

The Council of Europe's Anti-Trafficking Division along with Cyprus-based NGO 'Step Up, Stop Slavery' brought together officials from various sectors of the Cypriot government and foreign diplomatic missions to discuss the ways in which financial compensation can be offered to victims of trafficking in Cyprus....

30. Iran: Protests continue for 10th night, at least 41 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-protests-continue-for-10th-night-at-least-41-dead

Iranians have taken to the streets for a 10th consecutive night to protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in defiance of a warning from the judiciary....

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