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1. Building defense, innovation and a better future for our children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/building-defense-innovation-and-a-better-future-for-our-children

Candidates for the presidential elections that will take place in February 2023 continue their pre-election campaign with meetings, events and announcements on various issues....

2. Op-ed: A cat has nine lives. So does the Cyprus property market.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-cat-has-nine-lives-so-does-the-cyprus-property-market

Where is the Cyprus property market heading? I have been asked this question countless times over the past three months, primarily from foreign investors who are trying to appreciate how the rise in inflation, increase in interest rates, and war in Ukraine is affecting local market dynamics....

3. Lawyer in soldier’s death cover-up issues ultimatum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-in-soldier-s-death-cover-up-issues-ultimatum

The lawyer for the family of a soldier, who was strangled to death in 2005 during his mandatory army service, has given the state’s attorney general ten days to hand over an independent report or face legal action...

4. Metsola: 'Europe's bloc is made stronger by the discovery of so much natural gas in your country'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-europe-s-bloc-is-made-stronger-by-the-discovery-of-so-much-natural-gas-in-your-country

In anticipation of Roberta Metsola's visit to Cyprus on September 9th, Kathimerini's George Kakouris sits down with the European Parliament President and gets her take on the Cyprus problem, recently discovered natural gas reserves and the issue behind Cyprus' "golden passport" scandal....

5. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

6. Lawyer in soldier murder cover-up raises stakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-in-soldier-murder-cover-up-raises-stakes

A high-powered attorney in Cyprus representing the family of a soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide has been updated to murder, has hinted at lawsuits if prosecutors fail to go after the perpetrators...

7. 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....

8. 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...

9. Anastasiades 'Judicial reforms a priority'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-judicial-reforms-a-priority

President Nicos Anastasiades underlined the importance of reforming the judicial system during the confirmation ceremony of the new President of the Supreme Court Antonis Liatsos, which took place on Tuesday at the Presidential Palace....

10. Widower cries foul in Ayia Napa buggy fatality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/widower-cries-foul-in-ayia-napa-buggy-fatality

A Swedish man whose wife was killed in an Ayia Napa buggy accident in early May is in the market for an appeal lawyer in Cyprus, with reports saying he has several questions after a British national was sentenced to one year through an expedited trial procedure...

11. On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

12. Warden alleges illegal activity to undermine her

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prison-warden-alleges-illegal-activity-to-undermine-her

Nicosia Central Prisons Warden Anna Aristotelous is launching a complaint against a high-ranking police official, accusing him of enlisting a convicted informant to seek videos that could be politically harmful to the country’s top corrections officer...

13. EU's biometric entry/exit system to launch in a few months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-biometric-entry-exit-system-to-launch-in-a-few-months

The European Union’s Entry-Exit System (EES), which aims to enhance internal security and modernise external border management, will start its operation just a few months from now....

14. Greek court overturns seizure of Iran tanker’s oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-overturns-seizure-of-iran-tanker-s-oil

A court in central Greece has overturned a ruling that authorized the confiscation of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker at the center of a volatile dispute over international sanctions...

15. Cyprus justice system ranked worst in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-justice-system-ranked-worst-in-eu

The performance of the Cyprus justice system, based on the time it takes to complete court cases, places it at the bottom of the list compared with other European Union member states....

16. Erdogan blackmail over F-16s and F-35s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-blackmail-over-f-16s-and-f-35s

Turkey’s opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO under the pretext they harbor terrorists is seen in Athens as a cynical attempt to blackmail the US into agreeing to the lifting of all sanctions against the Turkish defense industry....

17. Cyprus praised for its commitment to children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-praised-for-its-commitment-to-children-s-rights

Law Commissioner Louiza Christodoulidou Zannetou and the delegation that represented the Republic of Cyprus in the 90th Summit of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, returned with positive remarks from Geneva....

18. Cyprus scraps unsworn defendant statements in trials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scraps-unsworn-defendant-statements

Unsworn defendant statements will be a thing of the past in the Republic of Cyprus, with government officials saying the practice that prevented cross-examination was trouble in the delivery of justice...

19. Cyprus freezes creation of juvenile correctional facility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-freezes-creation-of-juvenile-correctional-facility

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has failed to approve funds allocated for a juvenile detention center, causing the country to remain the only EU member state without a proper correctional facility for young offenders...

20. Chinese embassy in Cyprus speaks out on extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-embassy-in-cyprus-speaks-out-on-extradition

The Chinese embassy in Cyprus has responded to reports in local media that accused Beijing of using scare tactics on the island to get a suspect extradited, with an official statement pointing to fake news and offering a different side to the story...

21. How meritocracy reinforces inequality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-how-meritocracy-reinforces-inequality

We normally have unexamined certainties to guide us through daily life. But few people are so gifted at shaking those certainties than Michael Sandel....

22. Vindicated Alexoui goes after ‘malicious prosecutors’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vindicated-alexoui-goes-after-‘malicious-prosecutors

Nicosia businessman Alexis ‘Alexoui’ Mavromichalis has filed a complaint with police internal affairs five months after he was vindicated of attempted murder, accusing prosecutors of malicious prosecution and concealing exculpatory evidence...

23. Op-ed: Fertilizer inflation presages a global food supply crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-fertilizer-inflation-presages-a-global-food-supply-crisis

We know that the war in Ukraine has led to sharp increases in prices for both food and fuel. This in turn has sparked concern that we may see a repeat of the famine and food riots that took place in 22 countries in the years following the global financial crisis, caused by a perfect storm of rising commodities prices....

24. Where have wealthy Russians disappeared to?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-have-wealthy-russians-disappeared-to

It stretches into the Persian Gulf from Dubai. The man-made archipelago in the shape of a huge palm tree is full of luxury hotels, apartments and villas....

25. The Cypriot oligarch and passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cypriot-oligarch-and-passports

On the first day of the invasion, Thursday, February 24, as Ukrainian cities were being bombed by the Russian army, Vladimir Putin met with 37 businessmen and members of his government to assess the impact of sanctions already imposed by the United States and members of the European Union....

26. Greek Supreme Court cracks down on derelict judges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-supreme-court-cracks-down-on-derelict-judges

Thirteen lower court judges have been terminated over the past three months and more may be on the way....

27. Cypriot officers being trained on how to handle rape and sexual assault cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-officers-being-trained-on-how-to-handle-rape-and-sexual-assault-cases

Cypriot officials are visiting Glasgow this week to undertake training on the best methods to handle rape and serious sexual assault cases....

28. Historic leak of Swiss banking records reveals unsavory clients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-leak-of-swiss-banking-records-reveals-unsavory-clients

Despite two decades of pledges by Credit Suisse to crack down on illegitimate funds, data leaked from the bank reveals that it catered to dozens of criminals, dictators, intelligence officials, sanctioned parties and political actors with outsized wealth....

29. House votes in favor of an independent commission to combat corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-votes-in-favor-of-an-independent-commission-to-combat-corruption

After drawn-out debates before the House of Representatives, parliamentarians on Thursday passed a law establishing an independent Authority against corruption as well as a law regulating political lobbying....

30. Op-ed: The case of the British woman raped in Ayia Napa showed a deeply sexist society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-case-of-the-british-woman-raped-in-ayia-napa-showed-a-deeply-sexist-society

On the occasion of the acquittal of the young Brit on charges of public mischief announced by the Supreme Court of Cyprus last Monday 31/1, we spoke with Dr. Christina Kailis from the Mediterranean Institute for Gender Studies about the decision, the legal components and the steps that still need to be taken to properly deal with complaints such as rape. ...

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