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1. Young man gets 16 years in Ayia Napa rapes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-gets-16-years-in-ayia-napa-rapes

A young man will spend the next 16 years in prison after a criminal court found him guilty of raping three women in Ayia Napa just before summer 2022...

2. Bin Salman granted US immunity for Khashoggi murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bin-salman-granted-us-immunity-for-khashoggi-murder

The US has determined that Saudi Arabia's de facto leader - Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - has immunity from a lawsuit filed by murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée....

3. Men arrested after bride kidnapping goes awry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-arrested-after-bride-kidnapping-goes-awry

Three men have been arrested on breaking and entering charges following a failed attempt to steal a young female from the household who secretly got hitched to her beau without dad’s blessing...

4. Turkish dissident detained after brutal assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-dissident-detained-after-brutal-assault

A foreign national is in remanded custody in Cyprus after being accused of kidnapping a man in Ayia Napa as well as assaulting him and his former girlfriend in her apartment in Paralimni...

5. Ayia Napa serial rape arraignment pushed back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-serial-rape-arraignment-pushed-back

Prosecutors in a serial rape case in Ayia Napa will have to wait until next month, after arraignment this week in a closed hearing was postponed when the defendant asked the court to appoint a public defender...

6. 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....

7. Brothers deny charges in murders of Russian women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-deny-charges-in-murders-of-russian-women-in-cyprus

Two brothers who are facing charges in the double murder of two Russian women in Cyprus pleaded not guilty on Friday, after both admitted being at the cottage where the bodies were found in December but denied being involved in murder or conspiracy...

8. 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...

9. Supreme Court slams unwarranted access to phone data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-slams-unwarranted-access-to-phone-data

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has found that a law allowing indiscriminate phone data retention for police purposes violates EU rights to privacy, with experts describing the decision as a major upset in ongoing criminal cases built on private information...

10. Another chapter closes in Strovolos double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-chapter-closes-in-strovolos-double-murder

A man convicted as an accomplice in the Strovolos double murder case has lost his appeal, with his lawyers failing to convince the Supreme Court that the conviction of their client was not based on solid evidence...

11. Norwegian court vindicates girl’s ‘wanted’ father

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/norwegian-court-vindicates-girl-s-‘wanted-father

A Norwegian father, who is officially still wanted in Cyprus on kidnapping charges, has been vindicated by a court in his native country after it emerged that the Cypriot mother of his young daughter, who was brought to the island unbeknownst to him, had filed false claims to sway a custody hearing in her favor...

12. 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...

13. Prosecutors seek murder trial without body

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-seek-murder-trial-without-body

Prosecutors in a key witness disappearance investigation are asking a judge to modify felony conspiracy charges to murder, despite having no body to prove evidence in court...

14. Chloraka suspects deny murder charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloraka-suspects-deny-murder-charges

Two male suspects extradited from Turkey to face trial in the Chloraka killing of a 20-year-old Syrian man have pleaded not guilty to premeditated murder charges, with a judge ordering them to remain in custody while nine others face manslaughter in the same case but separate trial...

15. Limassol kidnapping case heads to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-kidnapping-case-heads-to-court

Police prosecutors are filing charges against one of two suspects in last month’s attempted kidnapping case in Limassol, with the two men denying ever trying to abduct the boys and insisting they had joined a group of kids to play soccer together...

16. Detained street vendors accused of kidnapping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/detained-street-vendors-accused-of-kidnapping

Two men in Limassol were remanded in custody for eight days, facing kidnapping charges after a parent said street vendors tried to entice a group of children to buy soccer jerseys from a car nearby...

17. ‘Sugar daddy’ loses appeal in child rape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘sugar-daddy-loses-appeal-in-child-rape

The Supreme Court has upheld the sentence of an elderly man who was convicted of having paid sex with a teenage girl, with the bench declaring that punishment for sexual crimes against children ought to be severe as well as act as a deterrent...

18. Chloraka murder suspects in custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloraka-murder-suspects-in-custody

Two remaining suspects in a Chloraka murder earlier this year have been ordered in remanded custody in the south, after they were handed over by Turkish Cypriot authorities in the north following their extradition from Turkey...

19. Foster child’s mother back in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foster-child-s-mother-back-in-court

A mother who lost custody of her child was arrested Sunday following a complaint that she abducted her own son from state foster care, with reports suggesting she had tried to reunite with her son previously but a judge ordered her to stay away pending an abuse trial...

20. ISIS ‘Beatles duo’ plead not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-‘beatles-duo-plead-not-guilty

Two Islamic State suspects from the UK, including one with Cypriot origins, have pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American hostages...

21. Kidnapped, robbed man found dead in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kidnapped-man-found-dead-in-larnaca

A 33-year-old man who has been missing since July 23 was found dead on Artemidos Avenue in Larnaca on Wednesday, with police saying evidence points to a case of premeditated murder....

22. 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...

23. Officers in serial killer probe lawyer up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-in-serial-killer-probe-lawyer-up

A local report hints at legal wars brewing within prosecution agencies in the Republic of Cyprus, following the attorney general’s decision to prosecute fifteen police officers in the serial killer case...

24. Two men face attempted kidnapping in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-men-face-attempted-kidnapping-in-paphos

Two Syrian men accused of attempted kidnapping denied the charges on Saturday, a day after a private security guard in Paphos made a citizen’s arrest and told police he saw the suspects trying to abduct two boys...

25. Police warn coronavirus lockdown may lead to increase in child grooming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-coronavirus-lockdown-may-lead-to-increase-in-child-grooming

Police on Tuesday warned that the increased use of the internet by minors during the coronavirus lockdown brings increased risk of child grooming....

26. New developments in key witness disappearance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-developments-in-key-witness-disappearance

There are new developments in the disappearance of ex-con and key witness Ahmed Zaidan, with crime investigators looking into allegations that he was seen being forced into the trunk of a car at gunpoint...

27. Disappearance turns into felony murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disappearance-turns-into-felony-murder-case

Police are still looking for a second suspect in the disappearance of an ex-con two weeks ago, with reports describing the case as a rendezvous with death with drug trafficking in the background...

28. Ex-con under witness protection goes missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-under-witness-protection-missing

A suspect has been remanded in custody in connection with the disappearance of a Syrian man, who was said to be under witness protection with police fearing the worst...

29. Cyprus police weigh in on match fixing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-weighs-in-on-match-fixing

Cypriot police say they knew last year about a possible involvement of specific individuals rigging the Beautiful Game but could not act citing phone privacy concerns...

30. More work needed in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-work-needed-in-serial-killer-probe

More statements described as “necessary” and some changes are being sought in the serial killer probe, which has identified so far two dozen officers for failing to do their job in handling cases of missing women and children who were later found murdered in Cyprus...

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