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1. Cyprus alleges human trafficking at occupied zone universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-alleges-human-trafficking-at-occupied-zone-universities

The Republic of Cyprus has filed a complaint against "academic institutions" in the occupied areas to the European Association for Quality Assurance......

2. EU ministers to strengthen migration policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-to-strengthen-migration-policies

At a ministerial meeting in Nicosia on May 16-17, 2024, eight EU member states, Austria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Italy......

3. EU mulls €400 million boost for Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-€400-million-boost-for-lebanon

As Ursula von der Leyen prepares for her visit to Lebanon on May 2nd, the European Commission is exploring various avenues to provide......

4. Archbishop Georgios in ''K'': The scandal rocking the Church of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-georgios-in-k-the-scandal-rocking-the-church-of-cyprus

In an interview with ''K,'' Archbishop George assures that efforts are being made to fully clarify the case of the Monastery of Saint Avvakum, which is causing turmoil within the Church. ...

5. Nicosia police pursue allegations of human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-police-pursue-allegations-of-human-trafficking

Yesterday, a new case of human trafficking for the purpose of labor exploitation was referred to the Nicosia Criminal Court....

6. Cracking down on exploitation: Farm raid exposes labor abuses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cracking-down-on-exploitation-farm-raid-exposes-labor-abuses

In a collaborative effort, the Anti-Trafficking Bureau, YAM, and Ministry of Labour Inspection Department executed a court-authorized inspection at a 40-year-old man's animal farm in Nicosia yesterday....

7. Cyprus disrupts migrant trafficking ring, seizes €160,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-disrupts-migrant-trafficking-ring-seizes-€160-000

In a significant breakthrough, Cyprus law enforcement has successfully dismantled a migrant trafficking ring, culminating in the arrest of ten individuals, one of whom was found in possession of a substantial €160,000. ...

8. Cyprus launches special unit for human trafficking victims in anti-trafficking effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-special-unit-for-human-trafficking-victims-in-anti-trafficking-effort

The Deputy Ministry of Social Welfare in Cyprus has introduced a new unit dedicated to managing human trafficking victims. This unit operates from a shelter in Nicosia designed to aid victims of sexual exploitation but extends its services across the entire island....

9. Cyprus aids Lebanon to tackle migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aids-lebanon-to-tackle-migration-flows

Cyprus has taken robust measures to address the escalating migration flows from the east, particularly from Lebanon, in close collaboration with its neighbor....

10. Maria Ressa's Nobel-worthy legal triumph

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maria-ressa-s-nobel-worthy-legal-triumph

Philippine Nobel laureate Maria Ressa has been acquitted of her final tax evasion charge in the latest legal victory for the veteran journalist as she battles to stay out of prison over cases that she has previously described as part of a pattern of harassment....

11. Over 220,000 victims trafficked for Southeast Asia's online fraud schemes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-220-000-victims-trafficked-for-southeast-asia-s-online-fraud-schemes

A new UN report estimates that hundreds of thousands of people from around the world have been trafficked to Southeast Asia to run online scams....

12. Australian parents denied access to newborns in surrogacy scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-parents-denied-access-to-newborns-in-surrogacy-scandal

Australian parents are unable to bring their newborn babies home after a fertility clinic in Crete, Greece was raided by police....

13. Eight arrested in Chania for alleged illegal adoption and trafficking ring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-arrested-in-chania-for-alleged-illegal-adoption-and-trafficking-ring

Early this morning, shortly after 03:00, the process of hearings for a total of eight individuals concluded at the Chania Courthouse. ...

14. Portugal busts criminal migration network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portugal-busts-criminal-migration-network

A total of 110 officers from the Portuguese Criminal Police (PJ), together with 12 Service of Foreigners and Borders (SEF) and authorities from other countries, have been leading a crackdown on a criminal network considered responsible for the free movement in Europe of a large number of migrants in an irregular way....

15. Cyprus-US partnership deepens with strategic collaborations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-us-partnership-deepens-with-strategic-collaborations

President Nikos Christodoulides delivered a stirring address at the reception hosted by the US Ambassador, marking the Independence Day of the United States and emphasizing the deepening partnership between Cyprus and the United States. ...

16. Court goes out with a bang in sex client case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-goes-out-with-a-bang-in-sex-client-case

The curtains were drawn on a Nicosia criminal court this week after its last act included sentencing a man for buying sexual services, the first ever explicit client conviction on the island, but questions remains over the long and protracted case where a young female prostitute was described as a trafficking victim...

17. US hails Cyprus for its efforts in combating human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-hails-cyprus-for-its-efforts-in-combating-human-trafficking

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus has been recognized for its serious and sustained efforts in combating human trafficking, according to the annual report released by the U.S. State Department. ...

18. Echoes of silence: The unheard cries of drowning children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/echoes-of-silence-the-unheard-cries-of-drowning-children

The tragedy off the coast of Pylos is beyond words. The act of people drowning at sea, especially children, is a haunting curse in the Mediterranean Sea that is unfortunately not unfamiliar....

19. Australian citizens collaborate to repatriate Cypriot treasures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-citizens-collaborate-to-repatriate-cypriot-treasures

Thirty-six (36) Cypriot antiquities were successfully repatriated from Australia on May 20, thanks to the generous initiative of Australian citizens who voluntarily returned the antiquities in their possession to Cyprus....

20. Vanished whistleblower in Cyprus gets attention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vanished-whistleblower-in-cyprus-gets-attention

The unknown whereabouts in Cyprus of an American-Israeli whistleblower wanted by US authorities has raised questions in Washington, where Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer says Biden whistleblowers want to come forward but they fear for their lives...

21. Cops boost sex trafficking ops days after Limassol murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-boost-sex-trafficking-ops-days-after-limassol-murder

Cyprus Police arrested a man in Limassol on Tuesday during a sex trafficking operation, but officials declined to comment whether the investigation was linked to the murder of an unnamed woman from Ukraine over the weekend...

22. Green Line border agents get ready for action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-border-agents-get-ready-for-action

Over two hundred Green Line border agents will report on duty later this month on the Greek Cypriot side of the UN buffer zone, but the newly-hired sergeants will only focus on irregular migrants, leaving drug trafficking and other crimes off the agenda...

23. April Newsletter of K. Treppides & Co Ltd: CySEC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/1-april-newsletter-of-k-treppides-co-ltd-cysec

A new issue is out from the newsletter by K. Treppides & Co Ltd, a leader in the field of auditing and accounting services with offices in three countries....

24. US report: Harsh conditions in Cyprus prisons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-report-harsh-conditions-in-cyprus-prisons

The US State Department's Human Rights in Cyprus 2022 report highlights significant human rights issues in Cyprus. The report states that there were credible reports of harsh conditions in prisons and detention centers, particularly for asylum seekers....

25. Happy International Women's Day - Let's talk about men!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/happy-international-women-s-day-let-s-talk-about-men

Every time International Women’s Day approaches, we hear the usual dissenting voices. “Do we really have to celebrate Women’s Day?” followed by “Why don’t we celebrate Men’s Day also?”. The answer is quite simple: We do celebrate Men’s Day, every year on November 19....

26. Cyprus’ landmark sex trafficking case falls flat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-landmark-sex-trafficking-case-falls-flat

A high-profile trafficking case where airport police officers were accused of turning a blind eye on an illegal prostitution ring drew to a close this week, with most defendants acquitted including a cop whose guilt was not proven beyond a reasonable doubt...

27. Rishi Sunak gets tough on irregular immigration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rishi-sunak-gets-tough-on-irregular-immigration

Prime minister Rishi Sunak will introduce new laws this week barring anyone arriving in the UK by small boats across the English Channel from claiming asylum....

28. The who's who of the Christodoulides government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-who-s-who-of-the-christodoulides-government

On Monday afternoon (27/02), Nikos Christodoulides, the country's new leader, unveiled his new administration. Read the detailed biographies of the individuals who make up the new government....

29. Drakos: 'Radical reforms achieved in the past 20 months'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drakos-radical-reforms-achieved-in-the-past-20-months

Outgoing Minister of Justice and Public Order, Stephie Drakos, presented her work at the Ministry over the past 20 months at a press conference held at the Presidential Palace, noting that during this period a series of sweeping reforms took place at almost all levels and areas of responsibility of the Ministry....

30. Man arrested in Cyprus drops bombshell Biden allegation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-in-cyprus-drops-bombshell-biden-claim

A professor from Israel, who was arrested in Cyprus on a US warrant, says his prosecution is politically motivated and further alleges that the Justice Department is trying to discredit him over dirt he has on Hunter Biden’s deals with China...

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