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1. Cyprus cuts migrant arrivals by 50%, earns European praise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cuts-migrant-arrivals-by-50-earns-european-praise

Cyprus continues to grapple with a significant migration challenge, a situation that has evolved into a complex and multifaceted issue. ...

2. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

3. Murders linked to firearms surge in Limassol and Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/murders-linked-to-firearms-surge-in-limassol-and-nicosia

The recent discovery of weapons in a cemetery in Oroklini serves as a stark reminder of the increasing presence of organized crime networks in Cyprus, particularly their access to military-style firearms, classified as illicit traded firearms....

4. Laura Kovesi: ''There are no 'clean' countries in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/laura-kovesi-there-are-no-clean-countries-in-the-eu

The head of the EPPO (European Public Prosecutor's Office) and the first EU Prosecutor General, Laura Kövesi, spoke with ''K'' during her visit to Cyprus for an event organized by the Department of Legal Science at the University of Cyprus....

5. Justice minister stresses ongoing evaluation for ceasefire line security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-stresses-ongoing-evaluation-for-ceasefire-line-security

Cyprus' Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Hartsiotis, revealed on Wednesday that heightened measures along the ceasefire line are a response to ongoing security evaluations. ...

6. Cryptocurrency seized in Cyprus as fraud network unravels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cryptocurrency-seized-in-cyprus-as-fraud-network-unravels

A well-established international cryptocurrency fraud, dismantled recently, resulted in numerous victims and significant profits for a criminal network....

7. US sanctions Cyprus-based entities linked to arms network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-us-sanctions-cyprus-based-entities-linked-to-arms-network

On Monday, the United States announced sanctions against ten individuals and twelve entities, with two of them operating within a global arms network and registered in Cyprus....

8. Cyprus President returns from Lebanon with promises fulfilled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-returns-from-lebanon-with-promises-fulfilled

President Nikos Christodoulides' whirlwind journey to Beirut has drawn to a close, yet the true test of its impact lies on the horizon, amidst the waves. ...

9. Lebanon to Cyprus: $3000 per person for the deadly journey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lebanon-to-cyprus-$3000-per-person-for-the-deadly-journey

The security authorities of the Republic were not oblivious to the presence of networks smuggling illegal immigrants westwards through Cyprus, ...

10. Cyprus braces for impact as over 3,000 migrants hit record highs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-impact-as-over-3-000-migrants-hit-record-highs

The recent promising developments in the realm of migration patterns may soon be relegated to history if proactive measures aren't swiftly implemented to address the recent surge in arrivals. ...

11. Illegal photovoltaic systems threaten Cyprus' electricity grid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-photovoltaic-systems-threaten-cyprus-electricity-grid

In a recent interview on SPOR FM, Christina Papadopoulou, the spokesperson for the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC), addressed concerns over the proliferation of illegal photovoltaic systems installed by individuals in homes....

12. Occupied territories are a 'black hole' for illicit funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-territories-are-a-black-hole-for-illicit-funds

The recent update to the US-UK sanctions list, active since last April and aimed at Russia, continues to scrutinize Cypriot-based entities suspected of violating the Russian embargo. ...

13. Over 400,000 songbirds killed in Cyprus and sold for delicacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-000-songbirds-killed-in-cyprus-and-sold-for-delicacy

A recent report reveals a disturbing surge in wildlife crime in Cyprus, where over 400,000 songbirds were trapped and killed last autumn....

14. Eparchy of Cyprus demands state action against usurped property

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eparchy-of-cyprus-demands-state-action-against-usurped-property

In a closed-door session, the Parliamentary Committee on refugees pressed state institutions for answers on the uncontrolled and illegal......

15. 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....

16. Cyprus and the porn industry: High-tech hub exposed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-the-porn-industry-high-tech-hub-exposed

For many years, the Republic of Cyprus, due to its art visa law, served as a hub for white flesh trafficking....

17. Twenty Akamas wrongdoings reported to the Attorney General

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twenty-akamas-wrongdoings-reported-to-the-attorney-general

The owners of agricultural premises in the Akamas area are set to face justice for unauthorized interventions and modifications, violating their licenses....

18. Illegal land alterations spark legal action in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-land-alterations-spark-legal-action-in-akamas

In a significant development, reports of wrongdoing by 20 owners of agricultural/land properties in the Akamas region have been forwarded to the General Prosecutor's Office....

19. Minister Procopiou demands severe punishment for traffickers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-procopiou-demands-severe-punishment-for-traffickers

Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkides-Procopiou said emphasis should be placed in severe punishment for traffickers. ...

20. Cyprus seizes 5,000+ illegal meds in PANGEA operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seizes-5-000-illegal-meds-in-pangea-operation

The fear of social stigmatization among our fellow citizens regarding diseases such as mental illness, HIV/AIDS, and erectile dysfunction is being intentionally exploited....

21. Cyprus shuts down 1,300 illegal med websites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shuts-down-1-300-illegal-med-websites

For the 13th consecutive year, the Republic of Cyprus actively participated in Operation PANGEA XVI, held from October 3 to 10, 2023....

22. Healthcare ethics scrutinized as concerns rise over 'dual practice' doctors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthcare-ethics-scrutinized-as-concerns-arise-over-dual-practice-doctors

Recent speculations have emerged regarding doctors affiliated with the General Healthcare System (GESY), primarily in surgical specialties, who are reportedly providing services in hospitals and clinics outside of the GESY framework....

23. 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. ...

24. EU takes action against misinformation on Meta and TikTok after Hamas attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-takes-action-against-misinformation-on-meta-and-tiktok-after-hamas-attacks

The European Commission has announced an investigation into the dissemination of "false information" and "illegal content" on social networks like Meta (Facebook, Instagram) and TikTok....

25. Over 400 pets rescued in Spain's anti-trafficking sting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-pets-rescued-in-spain-s-anti-trafficking-sting

A troubling incident unfolded on Wednesday morning when a 24-year-old foreigner, who had been seeking asylum in Cyprus, resorted to self-immolation in front of the Immigration and Aliens Service in Larnaca....

26. Almost 9kg of cannabis uncovered in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-9kg-of-cannabis-uncovered-in-limassol

In a significant development in the battle against illicit narcotics, the YKAN (Limassol Branch) executed a meticulously planned operation yesterday morning....

27. 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....

28. Minister demands urgent action on migrant smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-demands-urgent-action-on-migrant-smuggling

Migrant smuggling is a global concern that demands our immediate attention, Minister of Justice and Public Order Anna Koukkides Procopiou said on Tuesday, adding that a country deeply affected by this phenomenon, is Cyprus....

29. Crackdown on illegal modifications and builds in Akamas area

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crackdown-on-illegal-modifications-and-builds-in-akamas-area

A joint team comprising officials from the Paphos District Administration, the Department of Planning and Zoning (Paphos Offices), and the Game and Wildlife Service, ...

30. Cyprus police arrest 4 in immigration smuggling bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-arrest-4-in-immigration-smuggling-bust

The Cyprus Police have carried out a new operation to dismantle one more immigrant smuggling network and have arrested four people....

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