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31. Chlorakas Council concerned over young jihadists infiltrating Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chlorakas-council-concerned-over-young-jihadists-infiltrating-paphos

In a recent letter addressed to the chairman and members of the House Standing Committee on Internal Affairs, the Chlorakas Community Council voiced concerns about the alleged influx of young jihadists in the Pafos area....

32. In a historic first, asylum applications drop by 51%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-historic-first-asylum-applications-drop-by-51

Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou announced today that, for the first time in Cyprus' immigrant history, there has been a shift in the balance between migrant arrivals and departures....

33. Cyprus cracks down on illegal immigration ring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cracks-down-on-illegal-immigration-ring

In a move to address migration challenges head-on and show unwavering determination against the issue, a well-coordinated operation sprung into action this morning in the Limassol district. ...

34. Free beach movement's proposals embraced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/free-beach-movement-s-proposals-embraced

The Citizens’ Movement for Free Beaches of Paros against their illegal occupation with sun beds and assorted furniture has declared a “significant” and “symbolic” victory after the island’s municipal council unanimously adopted all the proposals made by the municipal opposition, such as strictly implementing the delimitation of the concession areas, carrying out inspections and others....

35. 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....

36. 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...

37. Visa fraud scandal widens after airport arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visa-fraud-scandal-widens-after-airport-arrest

Cyprus Police made headway in an investigation into visa fraud over the weekend, following an airport arrest in connection with an illegal network where Syrians rejected for refugee status ended up paying middlemen for subsidiary protection...

38. Deadly Mediterranean shipwreck exposes desperate migrant journeys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mediterranean-shipwreck-exposes-desperate-migrant-journeys

Wednesday’s deadly shipwreck off southern Greece, involving a large boat carrying migrants that capsized after apparently rebuffing offers of help, is just the latest case of smugglers packing vessels full of desperate people willing to risk their lives to reach continental Europe....

39. Massive cash haul uncovered at Paphos airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-cash-haul-uncovered-at-paphos-airport

In a joint operation between the Customs Department and the YKAN (Financial Intelligence Unit), a startling discovery was made at Paphos Airport on Thursday night, 8th June 2023....

40. Cypriot commissioner wants women out of sex work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-commissioner-wants-women-out-of-sex-work

Cyprus’ gender commissioner is on a mission to steer debate on ending prostitution, saying she wants to criminalize paid sex and offer 'a way out' for women in the unregulated industry of the world’s oldest profession...

41. Murdered sex worker from Ukraine still unnamed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/murdered-hooker-still-unnamed-as-friend-gets-jailed

More details have emerged in the brutal murder of a woman from Ukraine, with Cypriot police focusing primarily on a single male suspect while also arresting her female friend, a key witness who says she had booked an extended paid sex appointment for the victim on the night she was killed...

42. Sex rendezvous messages emerge in murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-rendezvous-messages-emerge-in-murder-investigation

Cyprus Police are investigating the murder of a sex worker in Limassol that took place over the weekend, when a woman from Ukraine was found dead in her hotel apartment where an asylum seeker from Turkey had also booked an appointment to see her on Saturday evening...

43. 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...

44. Delivery driver middleman scandal widens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delivery-driver-middleman-scandal-widens

A recent traffic accident has prompted police to widen a fraud investigation that began in Limassol and now has reached the capital, following revelations that foreign food delivery drivers in Cyprus were paying middlemen to secure driver permits through the state’s austere system...

45. City employee arrested in driver permit middleman scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/city-employee-arrested-in-driver-permit-middleman-scandal

More suspects including a civil servant have been arrested in the document fraud scandal where foreign food delivery drivers allegedly paid hundreds of euros to a middleman in order to secure a driver’s permit...

46. New migration scandal looms after network uncovered

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-migration-scandal-looms-after-network-uncovered

A new scandal involving services for asylum seekers may have been inadvertently uncovered in Limassol, where arrest warrants have been issued amid strict rules for renewing driver permits and a black market designed to overcome restrictions...

47. Ex-US president Trump expects to be arrested on Tuesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-us-president-trump-expects-to-be-arrested-on-tuesday

Donald Trump says he expects to be arrested on Tuesday and has urged his supporters to launch mass protests....

48. Greece accuses woman of being Russian spy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-accuses-woman-of-being-russian-spy

Greece’s National Intelligence Service is accusing a shop owner in Athens of being a Kremlin asset, as security services throughout Europe have been cracking down on alleged Russian spies dubbed the 'illegals'...

49. 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...

50. China proposes ceasefire in bid to save credibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-proposes-ceasefire-in-bid-to-save-credibility

The West reacted with skepticism to China's proposal on Friday - the first anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine - for a ceasefire, with NATO saying Beijing did not have much credibility as a mediator....

51. Dog farm owner rejects abuse claims after video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dog-farm-owner-rejects-abuse-claims-after-video

A distressing video showing dogs confined on a farm in rural Nicosia has drawn criticism and caused concern on social media, with the owner rushing to dismiss abuse allegations and saying he was not aware of the latest tethering laws...

52. International reaction to Christodoulides' election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-reaction-to-christodoulides-election

Reports on the results of the presidential election in Cyprus are dominated by what will happen the following day in Cyprus and the surrounding area. ...

53. US at the ready to lend support to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-at-the-ready-to-lend-support-to-cyprus

Should disaster strike once again, the United States stands ready to lend its support, resources, and expertise to the Republic of Cyprus, US Ambassador Judith Garber assured, pointing out at the same time, that Americans have benefitted directly from the heroism and efficiency of the Civil Defense team in the past....

54. Rogue driver arrested for ‘breaking down barriers’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rogue-driver-in-cyprus-arrested-for-‘breaking-down-barriers

A Greek Cypriot man who gave new meaning to the phrase 'breaking down barriers' has been arrested by Turkish Cypriot police, after he failed to comply with officers on both sides of the divided island and drove through a barricade in the north...

55. 18.5 thousand irregular migrants crossed the Green Line this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-5-thousand-irregular-migrants-crossed-the-green-line-this-year

Members of the EU High-Level Network on Returns will communicate to the EU and their countries the true dimension and source of the Republic of Cyprus's migrant flow problem, which is none other than the crossing of migrants through the Green Line....

56. Lawyer Andreas Pittadjis denies all charges in 'golden passport' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-andreas-pittadjis-denies-all-charges-in-golden-passport-trial

Based on the findings of the Nicolatos Committee, the four defendants in the criminal case involving Al Jazeera news network reporting and the events surrounding the naturalization of foreign investors and businessmen were brought before the Nicosia Permanent Criminal Court....

57. 9.5 million mobile phones tapped in Cyprus according to AKEL

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/9-5-million-mobile-phones-tapped-in-cyprus-according-to-akel

AKEL has made serious allegations regarding the interception of mobile communications in Cyprus. During the presence of the PEGA Committee members in Parliament, ...

58. Abduction of Cyprus’ Little Hacker points to bizarre case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abduction-of-cyprus-little-hacker-points-to-bizarre-case

Cyprus Police have landed on a tortuous case after it was revealed that a recent abduction of the island’s infamous 'Little Hacker' allegedly came to expose a fake arrest in the buffer zone and a real plot against a prominent businessman who has been in the crosshairs of law enforcement for years...

59. Cyprus police confirm cop arrest on human smuggling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-confirm-cop-arrest-on-human-smuggling

Cyprus Police confirm reports that officers in Nicosia have arrested one of their own in connection with an investigation into suspected smuggling of banned foreign nationals into the Republic of Cyprus...

60. Government offers cash for whistleblower’s torched cars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-offers-cash-for-whistleblower-s-torched-cars

The transport minister in the Republic of Cyprus has been credited with a Cabinet decision to compensate a state employee, whose family vehicles were torched after he blew the whistle on a car sales scam...

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