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22 January, 2022
 

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1. Man in custody escapes through jail window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-custody-escapes-through-jail-window

A man is wanted by police after he reportedly escaped from jail in Nicosia, following his arrest on misdemeanor charges and reportedly making threats against a priest in Famagusta district...

2. Philippines' Duterte threatens unvaccinated people with arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philippines-duterte-threatens-unvaccinated-people-with-arrest

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday people who have not taken COVID-19 shots will be arrested if they disobeyed stay-at-home orders as infections hit a three-month high....

3. Husband in mercy killing case jailed until murder trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/husband-in-mercy-killing-case-jailed-until-murder-trial

A 74-year-old British national in Paphos, who smothered his wife to death after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer, has been ordered to remain in custody until his trial next month...

4. Supreme Court overrules judge in paid sex case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-overrules-judge-in-paid-sex-case

Two men in Cyprus accused of pimping and rape under a new trafficking law have been ordered to remain in pretrial detention after the attorney general appealed the release of all three defendants in the country’s first ever case, where paying for sex could land someone in prison...

5. Ghislaine Maxwell convicted in Epstein sex abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghislaine-maxwell-convicted-in-epstein-sex-abuse-case

The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted Wednesday of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein....

6. Stepdad jailed after bizarre sexual molestation trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stepdad-jailed-after-bizarre-sexual-molestation-trial

A bizarre case of sexual molestation against two teenage girls ended with a sentence of their stepdad in Famagusta district, after their biological father testified for the defense...

7. Safe Pass violators jailed until trial next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-violators-jailed-until-trial-next-week

Two young men arrested in connection with Safe Pass violations will remain locked up during Christmas after a judge in Limassol ordered both holder and user of the same vaccination document behind bars until trial...

8. Lesser charges not ruled out in mercy killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-not-ruled-out-in-mercy-killing

Police have not ruled out lesser charges in last weekend’s mercy killing case in Paphos, while reports say the murder suspect accused of killing his cancer-stricken wife has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation...

9. Asylum seekers jailed after social services incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-jailed-after-social-services-incident

Three asylum seekers ended up in handcuffs this week following an incident at a social services office in Paphos, with reports suggesting the there was an escalation after police arrived to investigate a complaint of public disturbance...

10. Turkish consulate worker, ship cook found guilty of espionage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-consulate-worker-ship-cook-found-guilty-of-espionage

Two men arrested last year on the island of Rhodes have been found guilty of espionage against Greece....

11. 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. ...

12. Alexoui attorneys et al to mount counterattack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-attorneys-et-al-to-mount-counterattack

Defense attorneys in the Glykas case are pointing fingers at law enforcement and state prosecution after the full exoneration of their clients, with reports saying a filing with the European Court of Human Rights was not out of the question in order to shed light on poor investigations by Cypriot police that resulted in a very long pre-trial detentions...

13. Case of two missing women deepens in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/case-of-two-missing-women-deepens

Cypriot police are investigating the disappearance of two Russian women last seen two weeks ago, with a local newspaper reporting that a suspect has been detained in total secrecy and blood stains found in a holiday home could be linked to the case...

14. 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...

15. Alexoui and Rudolf acquitted in Glykas case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-and-rudolf-acquitted-in-glykas-case

A Nicosia criminal court has acquitted Alexoui and Rudolf of attempted murder charges, following a lengthy prosecution based solely on a victim witness and a changing story that captivated court watchers and legal minds on the island...

16. Afghanistan: Selling their daughters to avoid starvation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/afghanistan-selling-their-daughters-to-avoid-starvation

When her husband told her that they would have to sell their two little girls so that their family would not starve to death after being displaced by the drought in western Afghanistan, Fahima "cried a lot"....

17. Electronic ankle bracelets in lieu of incarceration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electronic-ankle-bracelets-in-lieu-of-incarceration

Stefi Drakou, Minister of Justice and Public Order, announced today that she is in favor of introducing legislation that allows the use of ankle bracelets to monitor prisoners in lieu of incarceration...

18. Azeri’s defense signals hell of a fight in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/azeri-s-defense-signals-hell-of-a-fight-in-court

The defense team of an Azeri man in Cyprus, suspected in an alleged plot to assassinate Israelis on the island, has invoked its client’s right to a public trial, arguing it would be unfair to him and the court to allow insinuations of terrorism fueling a media frenzy...

19. Suspect cleared of murder cries foul over scare tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-cleared-of-murder-cries-foul-over-scare-tactics

All charges in the disappearance of an ex-con presumed dead by local authorities have been dropped against two suspects, with one of them accusing prosecutors of pushing him to claim a recent arson in exchange of walking free in the murder and kidnapping case...

20. Erdogan says Turkey plans to buy more S400

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-turkey-plans-to-buy-more-s400

President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey still intended to buy a second batch of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, a move that could deepen a rift with NATO ally Washington and trigger new US sanctions...

21. Suspected healthcare fraud lands doctor in jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-healthcare-fraud-lands-doctor-in-jail

A Limassol judge has ordered a detained gynecologist to remain in custody for two days, as police investigators examine a complaint by an elderly patient who thought she had her uterus removed by the suspect but later learned it never happened...

22. Greece is more secure with Biden as president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-is-more-secure-with-biden-as-president

US Senator Bob Menendez is one of Greece and Cyprus’ greatest supporters and he exerts considerable power and influence in the foreign policy arena....

23. Marital squabble behind Paphos road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marital-squabble-behind-paphos-road-accident

Police have dropped all charges against the driver whose vehicle struck a British woman in Peyia as she was trying to cross the street, while details about why she stepped out of her own car led to a domestic abuse investigation and a second arrest...

24. Doctor accused of issuing fake vaccine docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-accused-of-issuing-fake-vaccine-docs

Police are investigating allegations against a doctor in Larnaca, following a complaint in connection with a hospitalized patient whose vaccination record has been brought into question by his relatives...

25. Cyprus jails captain for docking in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-jails-captain-for-docking-in-the-north

The captain of a Ukraine-bound oil tanker was sentenced to prison on Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, two days after he was arrested in the south for docking his ship in the north last year...

26. Mother jailed over detained daughter’s case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-jailed-over-detained-daughter-s-case

A mother in Paphos has been arrested on witness tampering charges, after she reportedly attempted to get her daughter off the hook in a case of suspected theft and possibly other charges...

27. Biden and Putin take center stage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-and-putin-take-center-stage

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin decided at a 'pragmatic' first summit on Wednesday to hold arms control and cyber-security talks and return their respective ambassadors, while agreeing to differ on other issues...

28. Police stop vehicle with AK47 decal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-stop-vehicle-with-ak47-decal

Police say a pickup truck driver in Paphos has been charged with knife possession and public nuisance offences, but his wife says he was illegally flagged down and wrongfully arrested because of a gun sticker on the vehicle...

29. Wanted man caught with girlfriend in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wanted-man-caught-with-girlfriend-in-north

A Greek Cypriot man wanted by police in connection with drug related offences has been arrested by Turkish Cypriot authorities, with reports in the north saying his girlfriend was also apprehended...

30. Couple in child abuse to address court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-in-child-abuse-to-address-court

The parents in a child abuse criminal case in Limassol will address the court next month, after the two defendants made no effort to contest evidence during the prima facie stage...

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