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1. New court culture coming to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-court-culture-coming-to-cyprus

The president of the Cyprus Bar Association says justice reform is in the air in the Republic of Cyprus, after proposed rules on Civil Law Procedure were submitted on Thursday to the Supreme Court in hopes to introduce a new court culture on the island...

2. Support schemes averted drastic rise in unemployment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/support-schemes-averted-drastic-rise-in-unemployment

The package launched by the government to support employees and businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic has averted a drastic rise in unemployment, labour minister Zeta Emilianidou said Thursday....

3. Domestic violence figures maintain concerning climb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-maintain-concerning-climb

The police’s domestic violence unit received 180 complaints in September and October and made 29 arrests, justice minister Emily Yioliti said Wednesday. Meanwhile, the association for the prevention and handling of violence in the family (SPAVO) said it has marked an increase of 40% in calls received at the 1440 helpline....

4. Trump okays Biden transition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-okays-biden-transition

After weeks of waiting, President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday cleared the way for President-elect Joe Biden to transition to the White House, giving him access to briefings and funding even as Trump vowed to continue fighting the election results...

5. Four women detained in brothel raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-women-detained-in-brothel-raid

A man in Limassol has been arrested on pimping charges following a raid at a suspected brothel in Germasoyia, while four women were also detained for questioning...

6. Man jailed in fake marriage manslaughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-in-fake-marriage-manslaughter

A man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on manslaughter charges in connection with a fake marriage deal gone wrong, while his girlfriend also did time for withholding information from police...

7. FBI offers deal to 'Cypriot hacker'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-offers-deal-to-cypriot-hacker

A young man known as the “Cypriot hacker” who was flown to the United States last summer to face trial, may have a deal after all, with reports saying Joshua Polloso Epifaniou is ready to enter a plea but it is unclear if he would need to do jail time halfway around the world...

8. Minister goes on site to see tests through

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-goes-on-site-to-see-tests-through

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says the government underestimated the number of workers who would rush to get tested to beat movement restrictions, adding that the situation was going somewhat smoothly during morning visits at two testing centres...

9. Erdogan sets foot on Cyprus’ Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-sets-foot-on-cyprus-varosha

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Cyprus on Sunday during Turkish Cypriot celebrations in the north, prompting strong reactions from Greek Cypriots in the south at a time when the divided island’s political future hangs in the balance...

10. Elusive businessman with Cyprus ties pops up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elusive-businessman-with-cyprus-ties-pops-up

The whereabouts of elusive Russian hedge fund manager German Lillevali, who was linked to a flurry of companies in Cyprus after he became a resident, are no longer a mystery after reports that he was detained in the US on an immigration violation but released due to overcrowding amid the coronavirus pandemic...

11. District lockdowns get a false start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/district-lockdowns-get-a-false-start

Police and the army were told to back off Thursday evening before activating roadblocks outside Limassol and Paphos, after orders from the top were put on hold to allow citizens under exception categories to get necessary documents in the morning to beat a partial lockdown expected to last until the end of the month...

12. Al Jazeera video stirs privacy debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-video-stirs-privacy-debate

The former speaker of the House is reportedly calling on the chief of police to investigate two Al Jazeera journalists, saying they violated his rights when a hidden camera was used to capture footage that became part of the network’s corruption investigation known as The Cyprus Papers...

13. Biden plans ahead as Trump refuses to concede

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-plans-ahead-as-trump-refuses-to-concede

Democrat Joe Biden began preparing on Sunday to deal with the coronavirus and other problems that will confront him as president of a divided America, while President Donald Trump planned campaign-style rallies to contest the election...

14. Cyprus updates travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-updates-travel-list

The Republic of Cyprus downgraded eight countries in its three-tier risk-based classification system and upgraded one, with the updated list coming into effect on November 9....

15. Cypriots to protest over golden passports probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-to-protest-over-passport-probe

A new demonstration will take place outside the Presidential Palace on Friday, with protesters gathering to express their frustration over the government’s handling of the golden passport scandal and demand that officials take ownership of the crisis...

16. Bill introduces femicide in penal code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-introduces-femicide-in-penal-code

A new bill proposal calling for femicide to be recognized officially as a sex-based hate crime has been submitted to the House legal affairs committee, with proponents saying the term would be helpful for prosecutorial reasons while some critics say the law might be sexist...

17. Bar set low as Brussels, UN in low spirits for CyProb involvement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/bar-set-low-as-brussels-un-in-low-spirits-for-cyprob-involvement

Foreign players ranging from Brussels and Berlin to New York have lowered their expectations and show a reduced eagerness to actively get involved in efforts to reach a solution to the Cyprus Problem....

18. Roxy’s 'Charo' takes Cyprus to ECHR

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roxy-s-charo-takes-cyprus-to-echr

A Dominican woman, who was recognized as a sex trafficking victim after her ordeal in the capital’s Roxy strip club over a decade ago, is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights, after the country’s Supreme Court sided with a lower court judge who threw out her lawsuit seeking damages...

19. Commission warns Cyprus over lacking anti-money laundering legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-warns-cyprus-over-lacking-anti-money-laundering-legislation

The European Commission on Friday sent a reasoned opinion to Cyprus for failing to transpose the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5) into national law....

20. Anti-corruption measures on the way, Anastasiades says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-corruption-measures-on-the-way-anastasiades-says

President Nicos Anastasiades said Friday he will be announcing new measures aiming to crack down on corruption next week. ...

21. Constitutional crisis unfolds over passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/constitutional-crisis-unfolds-over-passports

An unprecedented constitutional crisis has been unfolding in the Republic of Cyprus, with the attorney general publicly scolding an inquisitive auditor general and asking him to back off from seeking access to files in connection with golden passports linked to a casino project...

22. Attorney General calls Auditor ‘to order’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-calls-auditor-‘to-order

Cypriot Attorney General George Savvides issued a stern warning on Saturday, calling to order the state’s auditor general over his insistence on examining specific golden passport case files linked to a casino project on the island...

23. Supreme Court says Daniela case closed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-says-daniela-case-closed

The Supreme Court has refused to reopen Daniela Rosca’s murder case, a woman who was killed by intruders in her own home in Larnaca, while the convicted mastermind insists he has new information that could exonerate him...

24. Turkey slams joint declaration by Cyprus, Greece and Egypt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-slams-joint-declaration-by-cyprus-greece-and-egypt

Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Thursday slammed a joint statement by Greece, Cyprus and Egypt that condemns Turkish energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean and numerous "provocations" that they maintain are threatening regional peace....

25. Reynders: 'golden passport' schemes must be abolished

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reynders-golden-passport-schemes-must-be-abolished

The EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders briefed the plenary of the European Parliament on Thursday on the Commission’s decision to initiate infringement proceedings against Cyprus and Malta in view of their ‘golden passports’ schemes which appear to be in violation of EU law....

26. EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-attractiveness-survey-cyprus-2020

EY Attractiveness Survey Cyprus 2020: Investors are optimistic about the country’s attractiveness over the coming years, but state that there is room for improvement...

27. Police get to work on passport scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-get-to-work-on-passport-scandal

Cypriot police appear to have their plate full with three different probes into alleged corruption in the golden passport scheme, with investigators facing their biggest challenge by a shocking Al Jazeera video that dealt the fatal blow in the country’s Citizenship by Investment Programme...

28. Golden passports pushed forward in Commission agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/golden-passports-pushed-forward-in-commission-agenda

After the Al Jazeera revelations, the Cyprus Investment Program is being pushed into the European Commission’s discussion agenda....

29. Game plan to circumvent passport rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/game-plan-to-circumvent-passport-rules

Meme culture enthusiasts in Cyprus upped their game this week following a passport scandal reported by Al Jazeera, with catchphrases such as “this is Cyprus” and name dodging tricks seen in a secret video prompting media to spot five ways a lawyer could circumvent the system in the golden passport scheme...

30. AG: Recent revelations 'shameful' for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-recent-revelations-shameful-for-cyprus

Everything we’ve witnessed, regardless of their legal dimensions, bring shame to Cyprus, attorney general George Savvides said Thursday....

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