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1. Immigration as a matter of national survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-as-a-matter-of-national-survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, undoubtedly ranks first in the hierarchy of Cypriot citizens' concerns....

2. SBA judge slams criminal justice system in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-judge-slams-criminal-justice-system-in-cyprus

A resident judge on the British Bases in Cyprus, who recently denied a removal request for two suspects in connection with an ongoing fake cocaine investigation, took the time in his remarks to issue a far-reaching indictment against the maladies of the Greek Cypriot criminal justice system...

3. Norway plans to deport refugee lawbreakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/norway-plans-to-deport-refugee-lawbreakers

The Norwegian government has announced that the country plans to deport foreigners who have broken the law and who hold refugee status but no longer need protections in the country....

4. Femicide and punishment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-femicide-and-punishment

A few days ago, there was some shocking news. An Egyptian court asked lawmakers to approve the live broadcast of the hanging of a man who stabbed a female university student to death....

5. Cypriot journalists want UK to block Assange extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-journalists-call-on-uk-to-block-assange-extradition

Journalists in Cyprus have spoken out in favor of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is getting closer to the possibility of being extradited to the United States following an order by a London court...

6. Boris Becker faces jail term for failing to declare his millions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-becker-faces-jail-term-for-failing-to-declare-his-millions

Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker could be sent to jail today as he faces a sentence for flouting the terms of his 2017 bankruptcy....

7. Turkish Cypriot journalist faces 10 year imprisonment over an op-ed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-journalist-faces-10-year-imprisonment-over-an-op-ed

Ali Kişmir, head of Turkish Cypriot Press Workers` Union (Basın-Sen) said he could be facing up to ten years imprisonment over an opinion editorial he wrote during the rise of Ersin Tatar as head of the Turkish Cypriot community....

8. Pandemic: Parents, children, school, take note: X (absence)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pandemic-parents-children-school-take-note-x-absence

9. Police probe family ties in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-family-ties-in-double-murder

Police have arrested a third suspect in the double murder of two Russian women in Cyprus, where investigators are said to be relying on witness statements and phone data to crack the crack the case...

10. Osman Kavala and hubris

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/osman-kavala-and-hubris

Osman Kavala has been in prison in Turkey for the past four years. Why? Because he angered Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by being critical of his rule. ...

11. Female accuser kept in the dark as rape case dropped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-kept-in-the-dark-as-rape-case-dropped

A woman who has accused a Larnaca politician of rape ten years ago says she was left in the dark over a recent decision not to prosecute the case, asking publicly the state attorney general to explain why his office dropped the case...

12. Lyndrodontas: Owner devastated as he finds both his dogs hanged

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lyndrodontas-owner-devastated-as-he-finds-both-his-dogs-hanged

The owner of two dogs, who had reported them missing from his home in Lythrodontas a few days ago, found them dead yesterday (6/12) in the area near his home....

13. Dog fighting arrest in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dog-fighting-arrest-in-limassol

A 28-year-old Cypriot man was arrested yesterday in connection with a case of animal abuse. ...

14. Scope of search widens for two missing Russian women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scope-of-search-widens-for-two-missing-russian-women

Police are searching for a person of interest in the case of two missing females from Russia, with a detained suspect insisting he drove the women back home and investigators searching the forest after not having ruled out murder...

15. Israeli abduction suspect out on bail in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-abduction-suspect-out-on-bail-in-cyprus

An Israeli businessman in Cyprus has been released on bail following a preliminary hearing for his extradition to Italy, where he has been implicated in the abduction of a young boy who survived a cable car disaster but was caught in a cross-border custody battle ever since...

16. There's nothing like a real Christmas tree to fill your home with the scents of the season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/there-s-nothing-like-a-real-christmas-tree-to-fill-your-home-with-the-scents-of-the-season

The Forestry Department is informing the public that from Monday, November 29, until Friday, December 17, 2021, Christmas trees will be sold to the public in various sales centers....

17. Case dismissed against man who threatened president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-court-dismisses-case-against-terror-suspect

A Lebanese man in Cyprus, who was facing serious terrorism charges in connection with a social media post about the country’s president, walked free this week after a Limassol court ruled allegations against him could not be substantiated...

18. Erdogan files lawsuit against Greek newspaper

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-files-lawsuit-against-greek-newspaper

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has filed a lawsuit against Greek daily newspaper Dimokratia at a prosecutor’s office in Ankara,...

19. Fiji frees Cypriot brothers on time served

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fiji-frees-cypriot-brothers-on-time-served

Two Cypriot brothers accused of money laundering through credit cards in Fiji have been released, with a court sentencing them to time served after spending two years in remand...

20. British woman to appeal conviction in gang rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-woman-to-appeal-conviction-in-rape-trial

Lawyers are launching an appeal on behalf of a British woman who was convicted of lying about being gang raped back in July 2019....

21. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

22. Bill introduces femicide in penal code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-introduces-femicide-in-penal-code

A new bill proposal calling for femicide to be recognized officially as a sex-based hate crime has been submitted to the House legal affairs committee, with proponents saying the term would be helpful for prosecutorial reasons while some critics say the law might be sexist...

23. Bill to update definition of rape, tighten penalty to life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-to-update-definition-of-rape-tighten-penalty-to-life

A bill tightening the penalty for rape to life in prison is set to be tabled before Parliament next week....

24. Penalties for traffic violations to spike on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/penalties-for-road-violations-to-spike-on-thursday

On Thursday, legislation enforcing new and higher penalties for traffic violations in a bid to curb road accidents and deaths come into effect, with fines to increase for a range of violations including not wearing a seatbelt or helmet, using a mobile phone, parking in a spot reserved for disabled persons, among other things....

25. 22-year-old confesses to igniting seven forest fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-year-old-confesses-to-igniting-seven-forest-fires

A 22-year-old who was arrested on August 31 in connection with a forest fire that broke out in a Nicosia suburb the same day later confessed to being behind six other forest fires....

26. Justice Ministry looking into life sentence penalty for forest arsonists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-ministry-looking-into-life-sentence-penalty-for-forest-arsonists

The Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis has proposed to the Ministry of Justice that the maximum penalty for forest arsonists gets hiked up to a life sentence, which, Kadis said, is the only move that can act as a deterring factor in a country where most forests fires are deliberately set....

27. Man suspected of abducting local woman

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-suspected-of-abducting-local-woman

A Limassol court has ordered a male suspect remanded in custody after he was arrested in connection with indecent assault and kidnapping of a woman in the wee hours Sunday...

28. Cabinet approves bill imposing steep rise in penalties for decree violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bill-imposing-steep-rise-in-penalties-for-decree-violations

The Cabinet on Friday approved a bill seeking to see penalties for violations of coronavirus measures skyrocket, as part of government efforts to increase deterrents to disregarding decrees and regulations under the Quarantine Law as the island gradually returns to normality....

29. AG mulling over intervening after man gets prison for breaking curfew

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-mulling-over-intervening-after-man-gets-prison-for-breaking-curfew

Attorney-General Costas Clerides said Wednesday that the Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus, in consultation with President Nicos Anastasiades, is considering to intervene in a case where a court imposed a 45-day prison sentence on a 35-year-old man who had broken curfew in late March to visit his girlfriend....

30. Cabinet approves bill allowing courts to jail violators of Covid-19 decrees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bill-allowing-courts-to-send-violators-of-covid-19-decrees-to-prison

The Cabinet on Thursday approved a bill allowing authorities to impose €150 fines on violators of the decrees issued on the basis of the Quarantine Law, while a second bill given the green light authorizes certain cases to go to court which will be able to impose a prison sentence and/or a fine of up to €3,000....

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