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31. Media's impact in Cyprus crisis: Fanning flames or offering relief?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/media-s-impact-in-cyprus-crisis-fanning-flames-or-offering-relief

A series of events in recent days, from Chloraka to Apostolos Andreas and then to Pyla, along with the disputes on social media about what is happening or not, remind us more than ever of the need for serious media that don't simply adopt official statements and don't stay on the surface of things, in the emotional and political stereotypes. ...

32. When society turns a blind eye to homeless ''foreigners''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/when-society-turns-a-blind-eye-to-homeless-foreigners

A few hours before expensive Lamborghinis and Ferraris, driven by wealthy "foreigners," start their ostentatious daily progress on the coastal road of Limassol, poor "foreigners" sleep on the sand, as long as it is still night, to become news in the morning from a well-known television station that they are "obstructing the work of local boat owners."...

33. Mossad kidnapping inside Iran tied to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mossad-kidnapping-inside-iran-tied-to-cyprus

Bizarre revelations emerged on Thursday in an alleged thwarted attack on Israeli targets in Cyprus, after Mossad revealed that agents had gone inside Iran and kidnapped a man who later confessed on video his plans to kill an Israeli businessman on the island...

34. Experts to take charge of high-profile corruption cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-to-take-charge-of-high-profile-corruption-cases

The Anti-Corruption Authority has initiated investigations and assessments of the complaints it has received....

35. Cypriot author claims police trying to ban his book on corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-author-claims-police-trying-to-ban-his-book-on-corruption

A Cypriot investigative journalist accused the police on Wednesday of trying to prevent him from publishing books he wrote about corruption in his country....

36. Spain's irregular migration decreased by 25.6% last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-s-irregular-migration-decreased-by-25-6-last-year

Data provided by the Spanish Ministry of the Interior has revealed that irregular immigration to Spain during the past year decreased by 25.6 percent, from 41,945 arrivals recorded in 2021 to 31,219 in 2022....

37. 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...

38. 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, ...

39. 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....

40. 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...

41. 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....

42. 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....

43. 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...

44. 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...

45. 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....

46. 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....

47. 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...

48. 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...

49. 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...

50. 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"....

51. 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....

52. 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...

53. 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...

54. 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...

55. 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...

56. 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...

57. 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...

58. 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...

59. 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...

60. 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...

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