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1. Another setback for police in spy van case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-setback-for-police-in-spy-van-case

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has recalled a number of court warrants in the high-profile spy van case, saying the sworn affidavits by police were not up to par...

2. Plainclothes issued police badges in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plainclothes-issued-police-badges-in-cyprus

Plainclothes law enforcement officers in the Republic of Cyprus will be required to carry a new readily distinguishable police badge, which must be displayed or shown promptly to members of the public...

3. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-by-boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

4. Hanoi airlifts Vietnamese citizens off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hanoi-airlifts-vietnamese-citizens-off-cyprus

Close to 200 Vietnamese nationals were flown out of the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend, including about a dozen who had been detained at Menoyia detention center for deportation proceedings...

5. 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...

6. Cyprus under siege as it celebrates Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-siege-as-it-celebrates-easter

Towns across the Republic of Cyprus were overrun with anarchists on Holy Saturday, when street fires and loud explosions dominated urban areas late into the night amid pandemic lockdown and midnight mass...

7. Internet wants beloved dog back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/internet-wants-beloved-dog-back-home

The town of Ayia Napa says it will take the initiative to find a new home for Bruno, a beloved stray that appeared to be mistreated during capture, but people all over Cyprus are calling on authorities to let the dog get back to home, near an army camp where he is loved...

8. Lockdown begins amid legal challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-begins-amid-legal-challenges

The Republic of Cyprus entered a two-week lockdown on Monday, the start of the Holy Week for the Greek Orthodox community, with critics crying foul over some measures including proof of vaccination...

9. Four arrested on human smuggling charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-on-human-smuggling-charges

Cypriot police have arrested four individuals on human smuggling charges after a number of people including a woman and two children were apprehended in the buffer zone during an attempt to cross from north to south...

10. Interim report on golden passports delivered

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interim-report-on-golden-passports-delivered

An interim report on the golden passport scandal in the Republic of Cyprus says just over half of citizenships granted by the executive branch were not approved lawfully...

11. Athienou murder suspect gives statement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athienou-murder-suspect-gives-statement

There are new developments in the Athienou murder investigation after local media said the main suspect was purported to have given a statement to police implicating himself in the killing of a foreign woman, whose official identity still remains a mystery...

12. Police tip nets drug seizure at airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-tip-nets-drug-seizure-at-airport

A large quantity of illicit drugs fell into the hands of law enforcement on Monday after cannabis was found in the luggage of a foreign passenger who landed at Larnaca airport...

13. Gloves are off again over golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-again-over-golden-passports

Cyprus’ auditor general told a House committee this week that the Cabinet used old rules to approve over two hundred golden passports after the cutoff date for an investigation ordered by the attorney general, who pushed back on the criticism saying there was 'no bottom to the abyss'...

14. Cyprus hurries to clean up company registry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hurries-to-clean-up-company-registry

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides has called on business stakeholders in Cyprus to embrace a new effort of recording and updating true information about beneficiaries of companies, saying a new digital registry that can bolster transparency on the island...

15. Man detained in child porn livestream case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-detained-in-child-porn-livestream-case

Cypriot police officers placed a man under arrest on child pornography charges after they were notified by Europol about a suspect who gained direct access to a live show...

16. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

17. Investigators puzzled over Athienou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigators-puzzled-over-athienou-case

Officials in Cyprus still remain in the dark over the identification of a woman whose body was discovered in a field in the buffer zone, with reports saying investigators are seeking answers from abroad based on a tip that led to the launch of a murder probe...

18. Officers off the hook in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-off-the-hook-in-serial-killer-probe

Senior law enforcement officials and frontline police officers named in a serial killer probe in Cyprus could be subject to disciplinary action but not criminal charges because of broader systemic failures and lack of evidence...

19. MED 5 want EU to act as one on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med-5-want-eu-to-act-as-one-on-migration

The interior ministers of the five Mediterranean countries on the front line of mass migration to Europe want their European Union partners to share the burden more equitably...

20. Woman fined for busting moves in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-fined-for-busting-moves-in-limassol

Law enforcement authorities have tracked down and fined a woman who was seen in a video dancing in a Greek tavern in Limassol against pandemic health protocols...

21. Interior Minister fires Kouklia head councilor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-fires-kouklia-head-councilor

A whistleblower head councilor in Paphos district has been relieved of his duties this week by the interior minister, who has placed the local council of Kouklia under the administration of the district chief officer following pandemonium in the heavily-audited community...

22. Trained cops but no animal police in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trained-cops-but-no-animal-police-in-cyprus

A new law in Cyprus will provide for up to ten police officers to be trained on handling animal cases, with critics accusing the government of failing to deliver on its promise to create a proper animal police...

23. President warns of tougher measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-warns-of-tougher-measures

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades addressed the nation on Tuesday, two days after hundreds of carnival enthusiasts violated protocols in Limassol, with the commander in chief warning of tougher measures if people did not shape up...

24. Carnival revels cause national furor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carnival-revels-cause-national-furor

Officials and health experts but also citizens were furious over the holiday weekend after carnival lovers in Limassol defied pandemic restrictions and gathered downtown for public celebration, with police onsite choosing not to confront the situation...

25. High school senior challenges rapid test rule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-school-senior-challenges-rapid-test-rule

A photo showing a high school student outside a glass window following along with a lesson inside his classroom has gone viral, keeping the debate over mandatory rapid tests alive in Cyprus...

26. 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...

27. Cyprus begins sealing porous frontier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-begins-sealing-porous-frontier

The Republic of Cyprus says a barbwire fence currently being set up along a strip adjacent to the UN buffer zone should not be seen as a border between north and south but a way to hold back undocumented migrants...

28. Sexual harassment and abuse cases piling up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-harassment-cases-piling-up

Cyprus police are currently working on 16 sexual harassment and abuse reports, three of which were filed over the past ten days alone...

29. Syrian walks free after long detention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-walks-free-after-long-detention

A Syrian man was detained since May 2019 on terrorism charges won his appeal on Thursday, after the Supreme Court ruled that his detention had exceeded any valid period that had previously been justified on national security grounds...

30. Sexual abuse complaints hit double digits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-abuse-complaints-hit-double-digits

Police say over ten official complaints involving sexual abuse allegations were under investigation, as one case after the other came forward in Cyprus’ own MeToo movement...

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