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1. Cyprus donates 175 thousand euros to Missing Persons Committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-donates-175-thousand-euros-to-missing-persons-committee

Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou handed over on Monday to the head of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) office in Cyprus, Jakhongir Khaydaro, the amount of 175 thousand euros to the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus as a donation from the Republic of Cyprus to the Committee....

2. Anastasiades: 'Our aim for reunification remains'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-our-aim-for-reunification-remains

Cyprus paid tribute to all those who lost their lives in the 1974 Turkish invasion, which resulted in the occupation of 37% of its territory, with President Nicos Anastasiades stressing that we continue to aim at reunifying and “rid the island of third-party dependencies.”...

3. Remains of men slain during coup being dug up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-slain-during-coup-being-dug-up

New exhumations are taking place this week in Limassol after a court ordered the disinterment and reburial of four persons who were said to have been executed by EOKA during a Greek coup in Cyprus...

4. Veil of mystery over Pachyammos excavations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/veil-of-mystery-over-pachyammos-excavations

Greek Cypriot officials were heading back to a bombing site in Pachyammos on Monday to investigate two missing person cases from the 1964 events but reportedly unrelated to Turkish bombardment, as relatives of disappeared persons keep pushing the state for answers...

5. Fotiou: 'Turkey's dmand for a two-state solution impossible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fotiou-turkey-s-dmand-for-a-two-state-solution-impossible

"Achieving a solution that will permanently rid Cyprus of Turkish occupation and reunite Cyprus is what we should all work for," said Presidential Commissioner Fotis Fotiou,...

6. New York Times: Russian troops lead Ukrainians to execution (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-york-times-russian-troops-lead-ukrainians-to-execution-video

A video published by The New York Times shows how Russian paratroopers rounded up and executed at least eight Ukrainian men in Bucha, a suburb of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, on March 4....

7. CMP work on missing persons marks progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-work-on-missing-persons-marks-progress

The House Committee on Refugees learned about progress in the work of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP), during a meeting on Tuesday, in Nicosia, with the CMP’s Greek Cypriot member, Leonidas Pantelides....

8. Security Council renews UNFICYP but scolds both sides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-but-scolds-both-sides

The Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for another six months, but not without causing angst in both sides of the divided island...

9. Cyprus will cover the cost for the identification of 2,500 bones of missing persons, Photiou says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-will-cover-the-cost-for-the-identification-of-2-500-bones-of-missing-persons-photiou-says

Presidential Commissioner, Photis Photiou, announced that the Republic of Cyprus will release the amount of €1.2 million, for the identification of 2,500 small bones....

10. The remains of 37 individuals have been identified by CMP in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-remains-of-37-individuals-have-been-identified-by-cmp-in-2021

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has identified the remains of 37 individuals this past year - 2021. Of the individuals identified, 29 were classified as missing persons (20 Greek Cypriots and 9 Turkish Cypriots). Eighteen individuals were exhumed during 79 excavations. ...

11. Prosecutors plan for quick trial in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-plan-for-quick-trial-in-double-murder

Two more people have been questioned by police in connection with the deaths of two missing Russian women in Cyprus, after it emerged they had been at the cottage, while prosecutors plan to speed up the trial of the prime suspect who purportedly confessed to double murder...

12. Kids murdered in 1974 buried in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-murdered-in-1974-buried-in-the-north

The remains of eleven children murdered in Cyprus during the summer 1974 events were laid to rest on Monday after they were identified through DNA tests carried out by a bicommunal missing persons committee on the island...

13. Police probe family ties in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-family-ties-in-double-murder

Police have arrested a third suspect in the double murder of two Russian women in Cyprus, where investigators are said to be relying on witness statements and phone data to crack the crack the case...

14. Double murder prosecutors back to the drawing board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/double-murder-prosecutors-back-to-the-drawing-board

New details suggest the main suspect in the double murder of two Russian women may be covering up for someone else, after it was reported that the shooter was far closer to the victims than previously thought and questions remained about a car passenger...

15. Suspected motive in double murder draws skepticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-motive-in-double-murder-draws-skepticism

A top criminologist in Cyprus says machismo and ethnicity were proximate causes in the double murder of two Russian women who had gone missing last month, but a suspected motive in the case has drawn public disbelief and some parliament members are calling for investigation into possible sex trafficking...

16. Case of two missing women deepens in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/case-of-two-missing-women-deepens

Cypriot police are investigating the disappearance of two Russian women last seen two weeks ago, with a local newspaper reporting that a suspect has been detained in total secrecy and blood stains found in a holiday home could be linked to the case...

17. Ireland contributes 25,000 euros to Committee of Missing Persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ireland-contributes-25-000-to-committee-of-missing-persons

The Republic of Ireland donated 25,000 euros to the Committee on Missing Persons on Novemeber 8th, bringing the country's total contributions to the committee to 375,000 euros since 2006, CMP announced today....

18. 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...

19. House committee condemns sidelining of prison warden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-committee-condemns-sidelining-of-prison-warden

There was an odd twist during a House committee hearing on Tuesday, after it emerged that the prison warden had been told to sit out a crucial part regarding ankle bracelet legislation, with members crying foul over the arrangement...

20. Police found criminally prosecutable in Ajax probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-finds-police-criminally-prosecutable-in-ajax-case

An independent probe into alleged police brutality earlier this year, when a water cannon truck took part in shutting down a demonstration, has recommended both criminal and disciplinary proceedings against officers...

21. Fotis Fotiou concludes UK visit, meets with Minister Wendy Morton

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fotis-fotiou-concludes-uk-visit-meets-with-minister-wendy-morton

Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian Issues and Overseas Cypriots Fotis Fotiou met with UK Under-Secretary of State for European Neighborhood Policy Wendy Morton....

22. Loizidou case still open as others settle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loizidou-case-still-open-as-others-settle

The conclusion of a meeting by the Committee of Ministers keeps the Loizidou case open for oversight, while other cases are closed due to amicable settlement between Greek Cypriot private citizens and Turkey...

23. Unvaxxed hospitalization data still sporadic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-on-unvaxxed-hospitalizations-still-sporadic

Most hospital admissions for COVID-19 in Cyprus concern unvaccinated cases according to health officials, but basic details on cases regarding infected patients remain sporadic...

24. Officers to face discipline in serial killer case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-to-face-discipline-in-serial-killer-case

A police internal affairs committee in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended disciplinary action against members of law enforcement in the island’s serial killer probe, after criminal prosecution was ruled out against officers and superiors who dropped the ball on cases of missing women later found murdered...

25. Four laborers died trying to escape Cyprus fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-laborers-died-trying-to-escape-cyprus-fire

The bodies of four farm workers were discovered Sunday, the second day of a huge wildfire in Cyprus that so far burned 55 square kilometers, with reports saying the laborers perished while desperately trying to escape the inferno...

26. Cyprus under pressure to get it right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-under-pressure-to-get-it-right

Tough measures amid a recent spike may be off the table for now in the Republic of Cyprus as a partial Cabinet meets to brainstorm on ways to boost vaccination, with a skeptical public remaining either unconvinced about the vaccine route or still in the dark over pandemic data...

27. Protesters want cops on trial in Orestis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-want-cops-on-trial-in-orestis-case

A group of protesters on Wednesday called on the state attorney to order criminal prosecution against police in Cyprus’ serial killer case, following reports that officers could potentially face at most disciplinary action because witnesses would not come forward in a trial...

28. EOKA boy to get hero’s burial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eoka-boy-to-get-hero-s-burial

Greek Cypriot officials are on a quest to exhume the remains of a young boy, who was shot and killed during a student riot against British forces in 1956, in order to give him a hero’s burial...

29. Officers off the hook in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-off-the-hook-in-serial-killer-probe

Senior law enforcement officials and frontline police officers named in a serial killer probe in Cyprus could be subject to disciplinary action but not criminal charges because of broader systemic failures and lack of evidence...

30. Coronavirus case fatality risk in Cyprus stands at 0.6%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-case-fatality-risk-in-cyprus-stands-at-0-6

A national surveillance report published Friday showed that by November 8, the island’s pandemic had seen 33 coronavirus fatalities after 5,854 detected cases, indicating a case fatality rate of 0.6%....

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