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03 December, 2021
 

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1. EU to stand with Cyprus on migration, says Commission Vice President Schinas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-stand-with-cyprus-on-migration-says-commission-vice-president-schinas

The EU will stand with Cyprus in matters pertaining to migration, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas pledged on Tuesday....

2. Alexoui attorneys et al to mount counterattack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-attorneys-et-al-to-mount-counterattack

Defense attorneys in the Glykas case are pointing fingers at law enforcement and state prosecution after the full exoneration of their clients, with reports saying a filing with the European Court of Human Rights was not out of the question in order to shed light on poor investigations by Cypriot police that resulted in a very long pre-trial detentions...

3. 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...

4. EU parliament demands new rules to support legal labor migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-demands-new-rules-to-support-legal-labor-migration

Proposals to ease legal labour migration to Europe are needed by the end of January 2022, to overcome the challenge of an ageing population and of skills shortages, according to a press release sent by the European Parliament office....

5. Cyprus scrambles to legislate whistleblower law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-legislate-whistleblower-law

Members of parliament in the Republic of Cyprus are urgently making their way to the justice ministry to compare notes on whistleblowing protections legislation, as the country scrambles to meet an EU deadline next month...

6. Cops ridiculed after assassination case falls flat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-ridiculed-after-assassination-case-falls-flat

Three suspects in an alleged plot to assassinate a Limassol businessman walked free on Monday after prosecutors failed to find any evidence, with media pundits criticizing how police missed red flags by relying on a verbal complaint without vetting...

7. Full lockdown in Austria beginning Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/full-lockdown-in-austria-beginning-monday

Days after Austria imposed a lockdown on the unvaccinated, it has announced a full national Covid-19 lockdown starting on Monday....

8. Vaccinated will need rapid test at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-will-need-rapid-test-at-checkpoints

Vaccinated persons crossing north and south through checkpoints in Cyprus will be required to show a negative rapid test result, following a decision by a bicommunal committee that cited worsening pandemic conditions on the island...

9. Digital CovScan will be mandatory by the 22nd of November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-covscan-will-be-mandatory-by-the-22nd-of-november

Following the decision of the Council of Ministers to carry out SafePass checks through the CovScan Cyprus application, the Ministry of Health is reminding the public that the use of the application becomes mandatory from Monday, November 22, onwards....

10. Self rapid tests enter debate again in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/self-rapid-tests-enter-debate-again-in-cyprus

At-home Covid rapid tests could soon be widely available to consumers in the Republic of Cyprus, but a local expert says self-swabbing should only be offered to people who are vaccinated...

11. 38 years since the illegal proclamation of the pseudo-state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/38-years-since-the-illegal-proclamation-of-the-pseudo-state

Today marks 38 years since the illegal proclamation of the pseudo-state in the occupied territories of the Republic of Cyprus....

12. 'Operation Rampdown'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/operation-rampdown

Britain's response to Covid is set to be dramatically scaled back early next year as part of a pandemic 'exit strategy' codenamed 'Rampdown'....

13. Cyprus receives financial support from Brussels for border management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-receives-financial-support-from-brussels-for-border-management

In a letter, the European Commission Delegation to Cyprus clarified the amounts of the subsidies allocated to Cyprus from the EU during 2 program periods. ...

14. Erdogan files lawsuit against Greek newspaper

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-files-lawsuit-against-greek-newspaper

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has filed a lawsuit against Greek daily newspaper Dimokratia at a prosecutor’s office in Ankara,...

15. Suspended sentences in bullied teen’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspended-sentences-in-bullied-teen-s-death

Three young males got suspended sentences for involuntary manslaughter in the case of Panayiotis, a bullied teen who died after binge drinking at a Saturday night birthday party...

16. Rule stickler mayor left hanging with stroke of pen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rule-stickler-mayor-left-hanging-with-stroke-of-pen

President Nicos Anastasiades used the stroke of a pen on Wednesday to block the closure of a department store in Paphos, a move that left the town’s mayor hanging after he had warned his municipality would not tolerate illegal operations without permits...

17. Europe’s chief prosecutor drops by to check on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-chief-prosecutor-drops-by-to-check-on-cyprus

Europe’s newly-appointed chief prosecutor paid a visit to the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, where she held talks with the island’s Law Office in an effort to iron out Nicosia’s administrative challenges and concerns in the EU’s fight against corruption...

18. Cyprus awaits Brussels decision on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-brussels-on-golden-passports

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved at least 390 golden passport applications despite European warnings after the program was scrapped last year, with Interior Minister Nicos Nouris saying he has already explained the logic to the European Commission but hasn’t heard back yet...

19. Alexoui and Rudolf acquitted in Glykas case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-and-rudolf-acquitted-in-glykas-case

A Nicosia criminal court has acquitted Alexoui and Rudolf of attempted murder charges, following a lengthy prosecution based solely on a victim witness and a changing story that captivated court watchers and legal minds on the island...

20. North calls on Greek Cypriots to cooperate on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-calls-on-greek-cypriots-to-cooperate-on-migration

Turkish Cypriots say the north is in favour of working together with the south on the challenge of irregular migration, calling on Greek Cypriots to address the issue jointly in a 'spirit of cooperation' at a time when Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has been ramping up his rhetoric on drastic measures...

21. Tatar puts up new fight for squeaky cheese

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-puts-up-new-fight-for-squeaky-cheese

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar is taking to task European Union decisions on halloumi/hellim, the island’s famous cheese, saying they favor Greek Cypriots and leave their counterparts in the north at the mercy of inspectors approved by the south...

22. Legal doubts over detentions in Cyprus’ Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-doubts-over-detentions-in-cyprus-azeri-case

The legality of arrests of four Pakistani men, who were identified by Cyprus police as suspects based on phone records in connection with an alleged plot against Israelis, will be reexamined after the Supreme Court ruled that a law allowing indiscriminate data retention on all citizens violated European human rights...

23. 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...

24. Poland fined 1 million Euros per day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-fined-1-million-euros-per-day

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) sentenced Poland to a fine of 1 million Euros per day for ignoring a ruling ordering the country to suspend the disciplinary chamber of its Supreme Court....

25. Three found guilty in bullied teen’s death in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-found-guilty-in-bullied-teen-s-death-in-larnaca

Three out of four teens charged with involuntary manslaughter have been found guilty in connection with the death of Panayiotis, a bullied teen who died after binge drinking at a Saturday night birthday party...

26. Cyprus dips toe into euthanasia debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-dips-toe-into-euthanasia-debate

Euthanasia in the Republic of Cyprus is forbidden by law but two women in parliament are more than ready to discuss the taboo of painless killing, a practice viewed by the Church as suicide or even murder...

27. A billionaire two times over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-billionaire-two-times-over

Sarah Blakely is a billionaire again. The woman who built a business empire giving a rather simple solution to a daily problem of women, went through several ups and downs...

28. Cops bust marijuana grow in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-bust-marijuana-grow-in-limassol

Three persons in Limassol have been arrested following a raid at an abandoned shop where drug squad officers uncovered an elaborate grow operation of illegal marijuana...

29. Cyprus airs migration grievances at divided Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airs-migration-grievances-at-divided-europe

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris wants strong EU awareness on external borders to be shown in Cyprus as well, in remarks he made near the buffer zone on Sunday, just two days after the European Commission president signaled there would be no funding for barbed wire and walls...

30. Doubts raised in another suicide case in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doubts-raised-in-another-suicide-case-in-cyprus

An investigative TV show is raising questions over the death of a Greek commissioned officer in Cyprus, a case initially treated as suicide but experts believe police glossed over facts that could point to a premeditated crime...

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