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1. New Police Chief sworn in amid sweeping modernization of the force

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-police-chief-sworn-an-amid-sweeping-modernization-of-the-force

The new Chief of Police Stelios Papatheodorou and Deputy Chief Christos Mavri were sworn in at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday, with President Nicos Anastasiades stating that one of their main concerns should be restoration of the feeling of safety among the public....

2. KISA weighs in on downtown clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-weighs-in-on-downtown-clashes

An NGO director in Cyprus is challenging the notion that foreign rival gangs have desolated the historic centre of the capital, saying bad practices by some local employment agencies are often behind many disputes including a fatal incident last Sunday...

3. Women in brothel raid under arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-in-brothel-raid-under-arrest

Seven women in Nicosia previously described by police as possible victims of trafficking have been arrested, with a judge ordering them in remanded custody for multiple offences related to prostitution...

4. Cyprus human egg trade market returns to spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-human-egg-trade-market-returns-to-spotlight

The illegal trade of human eggs in Cyprus returned to the limelight during this week’s House human rights committee, with MPs expressing concern over a growing market in which female students are prime targets....

5. Cyprus outlines drastic step on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-outlines-drastic-step-on-migration

Republic of Cyprus Interior Minister Nikos Nouris is urgently seeking a constitutional amendment to shorten the time of due process for asylum applicants, calling a set of government-sponsored bills a “holistic approach” to immigration during a press conference on Thursday...

6. Police raid 'brothel' in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-brothel-in-nicosia

Nicosia police arrested a local man and took seven women into protective custody following a raid at an old hotel described as a front for prostitution...

7. Cyprus gets tough on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tough-on-golden-passports

A House emergency bill that could allow authorities to revoke dozens of Republic of Cyprus “golden passports” is said to eliminate grey areas that so far prevented the state from revoking ill-gotten investor citizenships...

8. Cabinet approves stricter regulations for citizenship-by-investment scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-stricter-regulations-for-citizenship-by-investment-program

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved new regulations to the citizenship-by-investment program, an important provision of which ties the program to anti-money laundering legislation, interior minister Nikos Nouris said. ...

9. Bill criminalises prostitution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-criminalises-prostitution-in-cyprus

A proposed legislation making paid sex a crime in the Republic of Cyprus is drawing criticism, after the country’s left wing declared the female body is not for sale and cannot be bought...

10. Bill calls for videotaping police interrogations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-calls-for-videotaping-police-interrogations

The House is looking into legislation that would make mandatory the videotaping of custodial interrogations, a move that would allow the Republic of Cyprus to join other modern states in the way suspects are being treated by police...

11. Endangered shark shot off Limassol coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endangered-shark-shot-off-limassol-coast

A blue pointer shark was captured on video Saturday during an encounter with a sea turtle off the coast of Limassol, with local fishermen reportedly shooting the endangered mako shark in the head...

12. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

13. House passes bills mitigating pandemic repercussions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-passes-bills-mitigating-pandemic-repercussions

The House on Friday approved a wide array of bills, passing into law a wide array of bills seeking to keep Cyprus afloat as it is making its way through the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic....

14. Despite progress, discrimination against LGBT community a reality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/despite-progress-discrimination-against-lgbt-community-a-reality

Recognizing that Cyprus has taken substantial steps toward institutionalizing equality and safeguarding the fundamental rights of the island’s LGBT community, Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou Lottides has highlighted that there is still work to be done in eradicating the reality of enduring acts of discrimination....

15. Second phase of relaxation of measures kicks off on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-phase-of-relaxation-of-measures-kicks-off-at-midnight

Cyprus will be making an important step toward resuming daily life as normal on Thursday, when the second phase of the gradual lifting of restriction measures is set to kick off....

16. Outdoor areas of restaurants, cafes to open Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outdoor-areas-of-restaurants-cafes-to-open-thursday

With the second phase of the easing of restriction measures set to be launched on Thursday, the Health Ministry clarified the food and beverage businesses we can expect to open their doors to the public....

17. Beachgoers flocked to SBA beaches over weekend, 25 booked

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beachgoers-flocked-to-sba-beaches-over-weekend-25-booked

British Bases police booked 25 people over the weekend for violating coronavirus decrees while visiting the Lady’s Mile and Curium beaches in Limassol....

18. Tensions mount over plans for high-rises on iconic Nicosia street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tensions-mount-over-plans-for-high-rises-on-iconic-nicosia-street

After tensions mounted in recent days over plans for the construction of a high-rise building complex on the iconic Gladstone Street in central Nicosia which hosts historic and traditional listed buildings, the developers of the planned construction fired back on Monday, claiming the plans are in line with the town planning regulations of the Nicosia Master Plan....

19. Man charged in Rottie death in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-charged-in-rottie-death-in-limassol

Police are investigating the death of a Rottweiler days after she was found injured inside a trash can in Limassol, while a local man has been charged in connection with the case...

20. Greece’s Covid-19 death toll reaches 100

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-covid-19-death-toll-reaches-100

Greece’s death toll from the novel coronavirus has reached 100, after a patient at the capital’s Attikon Hospital succumbed to the disease late on Monday....

21. 'We've learnt nothing' from euro crisis, ex EC president Juncker says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-ve-learnt-nothing-from-euro-crisis-ex-ec-president-juncker-says

In an interview with Politico's Brussels Playbook, former European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed his disappointment over the discord that emerged between euro zone countries in their attempts to come up with a joint response to the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

22. Bill sparks kosher debate in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-sparks-kosher-debate-in-cyprus

Animal rights advocates are up in arms over a new government bill that would allow slaughterhouses in the Republic of Cyprus to incorporate kosher rituals, a procedure described by animal rights activists as inhumane...

23. Tax alert: Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tax-alert-cyprus

24. Clocks move forward this weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clocks-move-forward-this-weekend

Daylight Saving Time went into effect on Sunday in Cyprus as public opinion around the world still remains divided on whether there is value in switching back and forth...

25. Man shot by police dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-shot-by-police-dies-in-hospital

A foreign national, who was hospitalized after getting shot by Limassol police during an attempt to arrest him, has succumbed to his injuries...

26. Financial measures tackle coronavirus in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/financial-measures-tackle-coronavirus-in-cyprus

Measures of Financial Support to address the Impact of the Coronavirus have been announced by the Government of the Republic of Cyprus...

27. Police clamp down on violations of mass gatherings ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-clamp-down-on-violations-of-mass-gatherings-ban

Cyprus police have ramped up efforts to crack down on any violations of the ban on indoor public and private gatherings of over 75 people, enforced through a decree issued by the Health Minister in a bid to contain the coronavirus outbreak....

28. Cyprus and Norway prepare to sign energy MoU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-norway-prepare-to-sign-energy-mou

Cyprus and Norway began preparations on Friday to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on energy issues, that will contain provisions for the exchange of expertise in relation to the national hydrocarbon fund (sovereign fund), among other things....

29. 85 UEFA red notices received by Cyprus police since 2011

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/85-uefa-red-notices-received-by-cyprus-police-since-2011

Cyprus police have received a sum of 85 red notices from UEFA since 2011 over football match fixing suspicions, Chief of Police Kypros Michaelides told the House Ethics Committee, which convened to discuss the urgent matter of establishing a National Action Plan to combat corruption in sports....

30. European Commission to stamp out illegal pet trade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-to-stamp-out-illegal-pet-trade

The European Commission will boost efforts to stamp out the illegal trade in pets, particularly cats and dogs, in the EU, the Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides said....

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