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18 June, 2024
 

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1. Gaps in scooter legislation spark safety concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaps-in-scooter-legislation-spark-safety-concerns

In the aftermath of a recent accident involving a journalist and an electric scooter, safety concerns regarding these vehicles are under scrutiny....

2. Laura Kovesi: ''There are no 'clean' countries in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/laura-kovesi-there-are-no-clean-countries-in-the-eu

The head of the EPPO (European Public Prosecutor's Office) and the first EU Prosecutor General, Laura Kövesi, spoke with ''K'' during her visit to Cyprus for an event organized by the Department of Legal Science at the University of Cyprus....

3. EU ministers to strengthen migration policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-to-strengthen-migration-policies

At a ministerial meeting in Nicosia on May 16-17, 2024, eight EU member states, Austria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Italy......

4. Cyprus Fire Service policy sparks concerns among lawmakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fire-service-policy-sparks-concerns-among-lawmakers

The recent implementation of a new policy by the Fire Service of Cyprus regarding premises control has ignited discussions within the Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Commerce, Industry, and Tourism. ...

5. President Christodoulides' candid year-one address

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-candid-year-one-address

In a televised address marking the completion of his first year in office, President Nikos Christodoulides highlighted the achievements and priorities of his administration. Emphasizing transparency and accountability, the President outlined the following key areas of focus:...

6. 800 divorces annually, 35,000 single parents, and outdated benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/800-divorces-annually-35-000-single-parents-and-outdated-benefits

The Human Rights Committee of the Parliament convened today, shedding light on critical issues affecting single-parent families in Cyprus....

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. Minister vows to solve prison overcrowding by 2026

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-vows-to-solve-prison-overcrowding-by-2026

Justice and Public Order Minister Marios Hartsiotis said on Friday he expects a significant reduction in prison overcrowding after the construction of the new Central Prison building, to be completed in 2026 according to schedule....

9. Surge in custody escapes sparks government response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-custody-escapes-sparks-government-response

Once again, the spotlight shines on the issue of escapes from police custody, ignited by the daring getaway of a 17-year-old from the Kokkinotrimithia......

10. ELAM's shadow: Unveiling the far-right's fascist roots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elam-s-shadow-unveiling-the-far-right-s-fascist-roots

''Nazis or just another populist party?'' This has been the question in Germany for years regarding the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD)....

11. Legal chaos unleashed as e-justice project collapses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-chaos-unleashed-as-e-justice-project-collapses

Four years ago, when physical presence dominated business, the collapse of e-justice dealt a severe blow to the judicial system....

12. Congress urges Biden: Host Cyprus President at the White House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/congress-urges-biden-host-cyprus-president-at-the-white-house

Greek-American US Congress members of the Hellenic Caucus have sent a letter to US President Joe Biden, urging him to formally welcome the President of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, to the White House, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus....

13. How the police let the criminals run wild in the streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-the-police-let-the-criminals-run-wild-in-the-streets

The Police's inability to proactively and reactively address various incidents has resurfaced in the aftermath of recent serious events....

14. 'The bill goes to the President'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-bill-goes-to-the-president

The resignation of Deputy Minister of Innovation Philippos Hadjizacharias shouldn't come as a surprise. This is not solely due to ethical considerations, as his name has been among those vilified and deconstructed by the Presidential Office....

15. Government unveils e-justice system for streamlined legal processes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-unveils-e-justice-system-for-streamlined-legal-processes

In a significant move toward digital transformation, Cyprus inaugurated the e-justice information system on Monday, enabling the electronic registration of documents throughout the judicial process....

16. Minors still held in adult prisons, urgent action needed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minors-still-held-in-adult-prisons-urgent-action-needed

In a concerning development, legislation addressing the detention of minors in adult prisons remains stalled since 2021....

17. Demetriou's challenge for Cyprus to rise from the credibility ashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demetriou-s-challenge-for-cyprus-to-rise-from-the-credibility-ashes

The need for a collective and comprehensive effort to reclaim the credibility of Cyprus is more urgent than ever, pledged on Thursday President of the House of Representative Annita Demetriou....

18. Championing consumer rights in the digital era

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/championing-consumer-rights-in-the-digital-era

A Consumer Dialogue event titled "New Consumer Agenda - Challenges ahead" took place at the EU House in Nicosia, addressing critical aspects of consumer protection, consumer rights and obligations in an era marked by the challenges of digitalization and the green transition....

19. Should tenants have a 'paw-sitive' right to pets?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/should-tenants-have-a-paw-sitive-right-to-pets

Is a tank full of snakes in a bedsit OK? Would three St Bernard dogs in a two-bedroom flat be too much?...

20. Bar meeting turns into ''starvation wages'' circus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bar-meeting-turns-into-starvation-wages-circus

The Parliamentary Committee of Lawyers, in conjunction with the new Council of the Cyprus Bar Association, addressed several critical issues during their meeting today....

21. High-ranking officer's connection to organized crime exposed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-ranking-officer-s-connection-to-organized-crime-exposed

Nikos Loizidis, the president of the Police Force branch of the Equality Guild, has raised serious concerns about a member of the authority responsible for investigating complaints and allegations against the police....

22. Closure after 5 decades: Former pastor charged with murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/closure-after-5-decades-former-pastor-charged-with-murder

An 83-year-old former pastor has been charged with the kidnapping and murder of a neighboring pastor’s daughter in 1975, Pennsylvania officials announced Monday....

23. EU wants more independence for Cyprus prosecutor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-wants-more-independence-for-cyprus-prosecutor

The European Commission has stressed the need for Cyprus to strengthen the independence and the accountability of the Prosecution Service...

24. Hollywood mogul testifies in Netanyahu corruption trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hollywood-mogul-testifies-in-netanyahu-corruption-trial

Hollywood mogul Arnon Milchan began his testimony in the corruption trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday, in a court session that was broadcast live from an English seaside town direct to Jerusalem....

25. Japan raises age of consent to 16 in Landmark reforms to sex crime legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-raises-age-of-consent-to-16-in-landmark-reforms-to-sex-crime-legislation

Japan has raised the age of consent from 13, among the world’s lowest, to 16 years old as lawmakers passed key reforms to sex crime legislation. ...

26. President's commitment to empower justice in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-commitment-to-empower-justice-in-cyprus

The existence of an independent, strong, and efficient judicial system is the greatest guarantor of the rule of law and the supremacy of the Law, Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday, while addressing an event at the Supreme Court on the occasion of the implementation of the justice reform laws and the swearing in of the judges of the newly established Court of Appeal....

27. Burisma owner may have Bidens on tape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/burisma-owner-may-have-bidens-on-tape

Shocking revelations in Washington suggest the owner of Burisma, a Ukrainian energy company registered in Cyprus, said he had secretly recorded phone conservations with Joe Biden as 'insurance policy' while accusations continue to build up against the FBI for redacting crucial information from a document alleging bribery and corruption...

28. Cyprus takes a stand for solidarity in EU immigration reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-a-stand-for-solidarity-in-eu-immigration-reform

Minister of Interior Konstantinos Ioannou announced on Friday that Cyprus views the establishment of a mandatory solidarity mechanism as a significant development for the country....

29. Commissioner in Cyprus to probe Russian asset freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-in-cyprus-to-probe-russian-asset-freeze

Commissioner Reynders will request information on the total value of the assets of 'Russian oligarchs' in Cyprus that have been frozen by the authorities he told Cyprus News Agency in an interview, noting that so far, according to official figures 104 million euros in assets have been frozen, which is considered a low amount...

30. Leaked Pentagon docs prompt ally denials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-pentagon-docs-prompt-ally-denials

A large cache of what appear to be classified Pentagon documents circulating on social media channels is becoming a growing source of anxiety for US intelligence agencies, as numerous allies have been forced into denials over the purported leaks....

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