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29 September, 2022
 

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1. Op-ed: ‘Woman, life, freedom!’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-‘woman-life-freedom

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi claims that people in his country have freedom of expression. He also branded the protests that have broken out there as unacceptable “acts of chaos,” which is why the army is getting ready to intervene, certainly multiplying the number of casualties when it does: to defend freedom of expression....

2. NETFLIX airs film on Cypriot 'utopian' prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netflix-airs-film-on-cypriot-utopian-prison

The highly-anticipated NETFLIX documentary on Cyprus’ central prison aired this week, with the star of the series showing disbelief at the 'utopian' penitentiary that went from suicides to weddings under the direction of a reformist warden...

3. 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....

4. Cyprus Police accused of ‘cooking up’ witnesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-accused-of-‘cooking-up-witnesses

A lawyer for a man acquitted in a drug trafficking case is calling on authorities to investigate evidence that emerged during his trial, citing unreliable witnesses getting cozy with police and violations of jailhouse protocol including late night birthday parties and consumption of illegal delicacies...

5. Man wracks up felony charges after visit to police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-for-felony-after-visit-to-police-station

A foreign national who was called into a Nicosia police station to assist in an ongoing drug investigation in Larnaca ended up on the wanted list, after he was arrested on immigration charges and escaped while being driven to jail...

6. About racism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-about-racism

The image of a 43-year-old Cypriot man beating a woman of African descent with an infant in her arms is the definition of racist gender-based violence....

7. Foreign tourist goes after Ayia Napa police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-tourist-goes-after-ayia-napa-police

A Chinese man living in London is seeking public support as he takes on the police in Ayia Napa, saying he was physically and verbally abused in a racially-motivated encounter during the pandemic and further alleging he was denied access to a lawyer...

8. Cypriot officers fly to Germany to bring groom back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-officers-fly-to-germany-to-bring-groom-back

Cypriot police officers traveled to Germany this week to pick up a marriage fraud suspect, who is believed to have fled the island where his wife was recently recognized as a trafficking victim in an ongoing criminal case...

9. Menendez: Turkey unwilling to resolve issues before F-16 purchase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-turkey-unwilling-to-resolve-issues-before-f-16-purchase

US Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, Robert Menendez, has raised a number of issues that need to be addressed in order for Turkey to purchase F-16 aircraft from the US....

10. Trial of UK man accused of murdering ailing wife delayed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-of-uk-man-accused-of-murdering-his-ailing-wife-delayed

The trial of a British man charged with the premeditated murder of his sick wife in Cyprus’ coastal resort town of Paphos was pushed back until September on Thursday, with defense lawyers arguing that David Hunter should instead be charged with assisting a suicide....

11. NYT: Deep in Vatican Archives, Scholar Discovers 'Flabbergasting' Secrets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyt-deep-in-vatican-archives-scholar-discovers-flabbergasting-secrets

David Kertzer put down his cappuccino, put on his backpack, and went digging for more Vatican secrets....

12. 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...

13. Leaked SC abortion ban could also apply to rape and incest victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-sc-abortion-ban-could-also-apply-to-rape-and-incest-victims

Twenty-two states have abortion bans that would become law almost immediately if a leaked Supreme Court decision on abortion rights goes into effect....

14. 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....

15. Father pleads not guilty in preemie’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-pleads-not-guilty-in-preemie-s-death

A man accused of killing his newborn premature baby has denied manslaughter charges, with the judge ordering him back to jail until his trial beings after the summer...

16. Cyprus convicts ‘sex client’ on trafficking charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-convicts-‘sex-client-on-trafficking-charges

A male customer who was apprehended during a raid at a suspected illegal brothel in Limassol last year has been sentenced to prison on trafficking and exploitation charges, after Cypriot lawmakers introduced tough but controversial legislation that criminalizes sex buyer behavior...

17. Three women jailed in ‘illegal brothel’ case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-women-jailed-in-‘illegal-brothel-case

Three women initially suspected of being sex trafficking victims have been arrested in Nicosia on suspicion of taking part in the running of an illegal brothel, with police securing eight-day remands but declining to specify any provisional charges against them...

18. Status of sex workers unknown after Nicosia raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/status-of-brothel-workers-unknown-after-nicosia-raid

The legal status of three women detained during a prostitution raid in Nicosia remains unknown, while a former police officer and another female have been accused of running an illegal brothel in connection with the case...

19. Drug case up in the air after informant dies in cell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-case-up-in-the-air-after-informant-dies-in-cell

A man who was detained after reportedly coming clean with police over a cannabis shipment hidden in pet food was found dead in his cell last week, with reports suggesting disagreement within law enforcement over handling the case could also signal a dead end...

20. New Russian asset tracker platform launched by non-profit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-russian-asset-tracker-platform-launched-by-non-profit

A nonprofit reporting network launched on Monday the Russian Asset Tracker, a database to track the assets of prominent Russians who have links to Vladimir Putin....

21. Jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny sentenced to another nine years in prison for fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jailed-kremlin-critic-alexey-navalny-sentenced-to-another-nine-years-in-prison-for-fraud

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been sentenced to nine years in a maximum-security jail, according to Russian state-owned news agency Tass....

22. Pimp locked up in Limassol brothel case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pimp-locked-up-in-limassol-brothel-case

A man in Limassol has been sentenced to eight years in prison for pandering, after police detained him and four women during a prostitution sting in late 2020...

23. Sergei Guriev: Ukraine was a ‘major miscalculation’ by Putin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sergei-guriev-ukraine-was-a-‘major-miscalculation-by-putin

What Russian President Vladimir Putin was hoping to accomplish by invading Ukraine on February 24 was “another Crimea effect (in 2014 his approval rating grew from 60 to 90%),”...

24. Actor William Hurt dead at 71

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/actor-william-hurt-dead-at-71

The American actor William Hurt, famous for his roles in films such as The Big Chill (1983) and Children of a Lesser God (1986) died yesterday Sunday at the age of 71, US media reported....

25. 'Anonymous' group takes down three Russian news websites after attacking Kremlin-backed channel RT

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anonymous-group-takes-down-three-russian-news-websites-after-attacking-kremlin-backed-channel-rt

Anonymous collective have taken down three Russian news agency websites after attacking Kremlin-backed channel RT....

26. Developments in the first few hours of the Russian invasion of Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/developments-in-the-first-few-hours-of-the-russian-invasion-of-ukraine

Kharkiv - Fierce battles Fight in the cities, in the squares, where you live said in his sermon the President of Ukraine...

27. 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....

28. House uncovers promotion in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-uncovers-promotion-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A Cypriot member of parliament is seeking answers from police in the Ayia Napa rape case, following revelations that the lead investigator got a promotion after losing a case due to stolen evidence instead of being investigated...

29. Op-ed: The charismatic leadership of Archbishop Makarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-charismatic-leadership-of-archbishop-makarios

On August 3, 1977, Hellenism was struck by a tragedy of unspeakable magnitude: the president of the Republic of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios III, passed away of a heart attack....

30. Barber in Cyprus jailed for working outside hours

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/barber-in-cyprus-jailed-for-working-outside-hours

A barber in Limassol has been sentenced to two months in prison after he was found guilty of working outside regular hours, with the judge also taking into account a prior conviction due to a pandemic citation...

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