CLOSE
Loading...
12° Nicosia,
21 July, 2024
 

Search

Displaying results 1-30 of 109 matches for query illegal trade.

1. Cyprus and Greece commit to Eastern Med security

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-commit-to-eastern-med-security

Defence Minister Vasilis Palmas stressed the joint commitment of Cyprus and Greece to make every possible effort to maintain peace, security, stability and cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean......

2. Sweden's gang war reaches Greece with key arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-s-gang-war-reaches-greece-with-key-arrests

In September 2023, Sweden was rocked by a surge of 12 murders linked to a violent gang war over drug trafficking in cities like Uppsala and Umeå....

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. Farmers seize control, policemen caught off guard in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-seize-control-policemen-caught-off-guard-in-occupied-territories

A demonstration outside the prime minister's residence in the occupied territories erupted into chaos on Monday as farmers, supported by various trade unions, NGOs, and political groups, voiced their grievances....

5. Rhodes island initiates special visa for Turkish tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-island-initiates-special-visa-for-turkish-tourists

Officials on the Greek island of Rhodes opened a new vacation visa terminal for Turkish visitors Monday as part of a diplomatic effort to ease long-standing tensions between the two countries. ...

6. US Justice Department sues Apple for its smartphone monopoly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-justice-department-sues-apple-for-its-smartphone-monopoly

The Justice Department has filed a wide-ranging antitrust lawsuit against tech giant Apple, alleging the company has established an illegal monopoly in the smartphone market,...

7. European Parliament honors Navalny amidst food inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-honors-navalny-amidst-food-inflation

The European Parliament will commemorate the life of Russian activist Alexei Navalny, featuring an address by his wife, Yulia Navalnaya, in its plenary session this week in Strasbourg......

8. SafeBulkers Inc. boosts Cypriot fleet with modern ships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/safebulkers-inc-boosts-cypriot-fleet-with-modern-ships

In a strategic move to fortify the Cypriot flag, Safebulkers Inc., a prominent shipping company, has added two state-of-the-art vessels to its fleet....

9. Tatar blasts Greek Cypriot 'obstruction' in energy talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-blasts-greek-cypriot-obstruction-in-energy-talks

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar emphasized the importance of energy collaboration with Europe through Turkey during a summit on energy in the Eastern Mediterranean, held at the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce....

10. Greek Mafia: Stolen phones expose three murders and attempted homicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-mafia-stolen-phones-expose-three-murders-and-attempted-homicide

In a breakthrough discovery, two phones found in a stolen car in Aspropyrgos have unraveled a series of crimes linked to the so-called Greek Mafia....

11. Three suspects in Greek mafia assassinations face prosecutor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-suspects-in-greek-mafia-assassinations-face-prosecutor

Three suspects arrested in connection with the assassinations of two prominent members of the so-called Greek Mafia were led before a public prosecutor on Thursday....

12. Major crime boss gunned down in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-crime-boss-gunned-down-in-greece

New evidence has emerged about the mafia execution of Vangelis Zambounis on Sunday morning in Neos Kosmos. The Hellenic Police are still investigating the case, which is another episode in the bloody cycle of the Greek mafia....

13. US and UK launch joint operations against Houthis in response to Red Sea ship attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/houthi-rebels-reject-us-maritime-shield-typhoon-aircraft-take-off-from-akrotiri

As the sun sets over the Akrotiri base in Cyprus, a celestial dance unfolds. Two pairs of Typhoon FGR4 aircraft, gracefully reported by British TV channels, take flight....

14. Seven drones shot down in major Red Sea battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-drones-shot-down-in-major-red-sea-battle

In a high-stakes operation, a British warship thwarted seven drones launched by Iranian-backed Houthi fighters in the Red Sea....

15. US Ambassador discusses Cyprus and Russian influence in exclusive interview

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-discusses-cyprus-and-russian-influence-in-exclusive-interview

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini, the U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus weighs in on whether the island nation's ties to Russian influence are changing. ...

16. EU's Schinas criticizes veto use, stresses need for compromise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-schinas-criticizes-veto-use-stresses-need-for-compromise

European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas voiced concerns about the use of the veto as a primary defense tactic, stating that it hinders compromise rather than facilitating it....

17. EU unveils sweeping reforms to enhance animal welfare standards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-sweeping-reforms-to-enhance-animal-welfare-standards

In a groundbreaking move, the European Commission has proposed extensive reforms to EU rules on animal welfare during transport, marking the most significant overhaul in recent years....

18. Erdogan: ''My friend Kyriakos, we will not threaten you if you do not threaten us''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-my-friend-kyriakos-we-will-not-threaten-you-if-you-do-not-threaten-us

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks about all issues concerning Greek-Turkish relations in an exclusive interview with K, twenty-four hours before he arrives in Athens, stressing that he is looking forward to "a new page" based on the ''win-win principle''....

19. EU unveils historic regulations to safeguard dog and cat welfare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-historic-regulations-to-safeguard-dog-and-cat-welfare

Stella Kyriakides, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, has unveiled groundbreaking regulations aimed at safeguarding the welfare of dogs and cats across the European Union. This marks the first time such comprehensive rules have been proposed within the EU....

20. Tatar advocates ''two-state solution'' in London meetings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-advocates-two-state-solution-in-london-meetings

Ersin Tatar, the Turkish Cypriot leader, recently engaged with British MPs and members of the Turkish Cypriot community in London. Discussing the "two-state solution," Tatar emphasized Turkey's unwavering support for this approach....

21. 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....

22. Surging Airbnb revenues by 27% in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/surging-airbnb-revenues-by-27-in-occupied-territories

For 2022 alone, there has been a 27% increase in Airbnb income in the occupied territories, with the annual amount per accommodation reaching 24 thousand....

23. Ministries unite to transform halloumi industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministries-unite-to-transform-halloumi-industry

There is a need for order, mainly regarding the conduct of inspections but also other issues related to the production and distribution of halloumi cheese, the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Agriculture are trying, with George Papanastasiou and Petros Xenofontos agreeing that the management of all issues concerning the product, should be transferred to one and only ministry. And this was deemed necessary, since halloumi is now a protected designation of origin....

24. UK accused of turning a blind eye to Israel-Palestine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-accused-of-turning-a-blind-eye-to-israel-palestine-war

Concerns that the UK Foreign Office has neglected the Israel-Palestine conflict in its tilt to the Indo-Pacific and the pursuit of trade deals across the Middle East is to be investigated by the foreign affairs select committee....

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. Songbird slaughter continues as gangs profit amid faltering enforcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/songbird-slaughter-continues-as-gangs-profit-amid-faltering-enforcement

A conservation group in Cyprus said Wednesday that police have been lax in cracking down on criminal gangs that illegally trap migratory songbirds to supply restaurants, although the poaching has declined overall....

27. 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....

28. Two bears held illegally in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-bears-held-illegally-in-nicosia

Veterinary Service officials have uncovered a startling discovery at an establishment in Nicosia, revealing that two bears were being held in captivity without the required licenses. ...

29. From ''entrance fees'' to gastroscopy checks, is this the solution?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-entrance-fees-to-gastroscopy-checks-is-this-the-solution

Former Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides has commented on EDEK's proposals to tighten fuel controls for vehicles from the occupied territories....

30. 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....

X