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06 December, 2022
 

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1. Cyprus helps uncover VAT carousel fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-helps-uncover-vat-carousel-fraud

Cypriot authorities swung into action after an investigation of fraudulent activity in Portugal was expanded through the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, with several companies on the island reportedly linked to a scheme that cost Lisbon tens of millions in tax revenue...

2. Prisons are the 'headquarters' of organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-are-the-headquarters-of-organized-crime

The measures taken by the Central Prison Management are neither sufficient nor effective and results in an uncontrolled and extremely dangerous situation that poses risks to the safety and lives of people inside and outside the Prison, ...

3. Mavroyiannis: 'Relationship between Anastasiades and Rybolovlev should be investigated'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mavroyiannis-relationship-between-anastasiades-and-rybolovlev-should-be-investigated

Andreas Mavroyiannis, an independent candidate for president of the republic, has written a letter to Mr. Haris Pogiatzis, head of the independent anti-corruption authority, today calling for an investigation of President Anastasiades relationship with Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev....

4. Cypriot author talks illegal surveillance with PEGA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-journalist-talks-illegal-surveillance-with-pega

Cypriot author Makarios Drousiotis said on Wednesday that illegal surveillance was still taking place in the Republic of Cyprus, as European lawmakers were on the island for a second day of meetings to uncover any unlawful activity amid spying scandals...

5. Never before seen archeological treasures resurfacing thanks to the drought

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thanks-to-the-drought-dinosaur-prints-old-bones-and-hunger-stones-are-resurfacing

Europe is experiencing its worst drought in at least 500 years. Landscapes across Europe and beyond are being altered as forest fires, melting glaciers and other disasters threaten to wipe out entire regions....

6. At least five Russian businessmen have died by apparent suicide in just three months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-five-russian-businessmen-have-died-by-apparent-suicide-in-just-three-months

At least five prominent Russian businessmen have reportedly died by suicide since late January, with three of them allegedly killing members of their families before taking their own lives....

7. Casino boss in Cyprus dies in hail of bullets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/casino-boss-in-cyprus-dies-in-hail-of-bullets

A Turkish Cypriot businessman in the north was gunned down Tuesday after his convoy was attacked by assassins thought to be from the mainland, giving traction to a fugitive YouTuber mob boss who warned gangland turf wars in Turkey were now playing out on the island as well...

8. Cyprus police shocked at arrest mix-up in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-shocked-at-arrest-mix-up-in-greece

Cyprus police were shocked at the news that a family man with a clean record was arrested in a high-stakes take down at a Greek airport, with sources suggesting Interpol Nicosia had only flagged the passenger discreetly after Athens never got back to them to resolve a mix-up...

9. Man arrested as murder mastermind may be victim of mistaken identity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-as-murder-mastermind-may-be-victim-of-mistaken-identity

The man arrested at Thessaloniki international airport on Tuesday on suspicion of being the mastermind in the murder of Russian hitman Alexander Solonik and his girlfriend in Athens in 1997 may be a case of mistaken identity, it was reported on Wednesday....

10. Alleged brain behind 1997 murder of Russian gangster arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-brain-behind-1997-murder-of-russian-gangster-arrested

The man Greek authorities believe is the brain behind the murder of infamous Russian hitman Alexander Solonik and his girlfriend in southern Athens in 1997 was arrested at Thessaloniki’s international airport on Monday afternoon....

11. More suspects swept up in plot against Israelis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-suspects-swept-up-in-alleged-plot-against-israelis

A total of five men are in custody in Cyprus in connection with an alleged plot against Israeli businessmen on the island, with local police using phone records to identify suspects but still keeping a very tight lid on the case...

12. YouTuber mafia boss shakes politics in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/youtuber-mafia-boss-shakes-politics-in-the-north

The Turkish Cypriot political landscape has been shaken to the core after an ex-con mafia boss turned YouTube sensation threatened to release videos starring prominent politicians in private sex encounters...

13. Alleged plot in Cyprus takes bizarre turn of events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-plot-in-cyprus-takes-bizarre-turn-of-events

A Cypriot newspaper says it has forwarded information to police regarding an alleged plot against Israelis after it was contacted by a man who claimed he had seen the Azeri suspect hide a handgun in a hotel in the north...

14. Contract killings in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/contract-killings-in-cyprus

In recent years in Cyprus, crime has increased significantly, while savage killings tend to become commonplace. Among them are several ambushes of death in persons associated with the "night"....

15. Russia behind 2006 murder of Litvinenko

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-behind-2006-murder-of-litvinenko

The European Court of Human Rights today ruled that Russia was responsible for the 2006 killing of Alexander Litvinenko....

16. Suspect remanded in Ayia Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-remanded-in-ayia-napa-shooting

A male suspect in the Ayia Napa shooting has been remanded in custody for eight days, as police continue to investigate a botched mob hit in the wee hours Sunday at a pub in the island’s resort town...

17. Four injured in Ayia Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-injured-in-ayia-napa-shooting

Four people were critically injured during a shooting in Ayia Napa on Sunday, with reports saying the actual target was a businessman who had just left the area moments earlier...

18. State drops case in Ayia Napa police blunder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-drops-case-in-ayia-napa-police-blunder

A case has been dropped against former deputy police chief Andreas Kyriacou, just hours before a judge was expected to rule in Alexoui’s bail hearing...

19. Protection rackets behind Engomi shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protection-rackets-behind-engomi-shooting

Police are still looking for a main suspect in the Engomi shooting, while reports suggest the incident took place amid disputes over protection rackets...

20. Engomi shooting suspect turns himself in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-extremely-critical-after-engomi-shooting

One of two prime suspects in the Engomi shooting has been arrested, with two local men already in custody and the Syrian gunshot victim still in extremely critical condition...

21. North hands Rudolf over to south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-hands-rudolf-over-to-south

Miroslav Balazovjech, also known as Rudolf who was wanted in connection with attempted murder, has been handed over to authorities in the Republic of Cyprus on Sunday...

22. North and south exchange murder suspects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-exchange-murder-suspects

An exchange of murder suspects took place between north and south on Thursday, with officials on both sides of divided Cyprus sending a clear message against impunity for crimes...

23. Kalogerides gets nine years for armed robbery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kalogerides-gets-nine-years-for-armed-robbery

A man who was convicted in a credit union bank robbery in Limassol has been sentenced to nine years...

24. Larnaca protection racket moves to trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-protection-racket-moves-to-trial

Two men have been arrested so far on money extortion and racketeering charges in connection with a case of mafia protection in Larnaca...

25. Nicosia cop arrested on racketeering charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-cop-arrested-on-racketeering-charges

Three men, including a police officer, have been arrested on racketeering charges following allegations by a construction company owner who says the suspects threatened him...

26. Four arrested in Ayia Napa highway execution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-in-ayia-napa-highway-execution

Police have arrested four suspects in the murder of Gary Boris Christodoulou, who was killed execution-style after his car came to a forced stop on the Ayia Napa highway two weeks ago...

27. Man killed execution style in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-killed-execution-style-in-ayia-napa

A foreign national who was employed at a local nightclub in Ayia Napa was murdered Thursday night, with police saying his killers shot him in the head twice after he tried to escape his car...

28. What’s on this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/what-s-on-this-week

If you can’t make it to Maastricht this Sunday, don’t panic. You can still go to Rialto Theatre in Limassol for an amazing live music experience. Also this week, learn Nicosia history, have fun at a fun concert, and get a tattoo for a good cause...

29. Arrests in north may be linked to Leonides murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrests-in-north-may-be-linked-to-leonides-murder

Four men, who may be suspects in the Leonides murder case according to some reports, have been arrested by Turkish Cypriot police over illegal weapons charges...

30. Sarides arrested in Crete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sarides-arrested-in-crete

A dangerous and wanted man according to Cyprus police, Haris Sarides, was arrested Wednesday night by Greek authorities in Crete...

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