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04 December, 2022
 

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1. Candidates continue their quest for votes as elections draw near

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-continue-their-quest-for-votes-as-elections-draw-near

The pre-election campaign of the candidates for February's 2023 Presidential elections continued over the weekend with meetings and contacts in cities and communities on the island and abroad....

2. Lesser charges in cottage murders after plea bargain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-in-cottage-murders-after-plea-bargain

The trial in the deaths of two Russian women feared to have been possible victims of sex trafficking in Cyprus ended abruptly this week, with the defense cutting a deal with prosecutors who pursued manslaughter after reports suggested the murder motive would not hold up in court...

3. Soldier probe blows lid off Cyprus’ state forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-probe-blows-lid-off-cyprus-state-forensics

A Cypriot state pathologist who ruled as suicide the killing of a soldier seventeen years ago is pointing the finger at police investigators, giving credence to accusations by an outspoken colleague in the private sector who says state forensic probes can be fraught with a slipshod mindset and even cover-ups...

4. Izium - Corpses tied to stakes in mass graves

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/izium-corpses-tied-to-stakes-in-mass-graves

A new horror is unfolding in Izium, bringing back memories of the atrocities in Butcha last April. According to information reported by Reuters, citing eyewitnesses, many bodies of people have been found in mass graves, their bodies tied with ropes around their necks and arms....

5. Femicide and punishment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-femicide-and-punishment

A few days ago, there was some shocking news. An Egyptian court asked lawmakers to approve the live broadcast of the hanging of a man who stabbed a female university student to death....

6. About racism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-about-racism

The image of a 43-year-old Cypriot man beating a woman of African descent with an infant in her arms is the definition of racist gender-based violence....

7. Legal chaos after president commutes life sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-chaos-after-president-commutes-life-sentence

Critics in the world of justice in Cyprus are crying foul after the President offered clemency to a man whose life sentence early in an Ayia Napa quadruple murder trial made him a credible state witness who helped put away other defendants...

8. Bodies found in Lake Mead renew interest in Vegas mob lore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bodies-found-in-lake-mead-renew-interest-in-vegas-mob-lore

Las Vegas is being flooded with lore about organized crime after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of a drought-stricken Colorado River reservoir just a 30-minute drive from the notoriously mob-founded Strip....

9. Man with schizophrenia convicted of premeditated murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-with-schizophrenia-convicted-of-premeditated-murders

A man with schizophrenia has been convicted on premeditated murder charges for killing his wife and son in rural Nicosia last year, with the bench dismissing his insanity defense after finding there was no provocation...

10. Cyprus has highest rate of femicides by population compared to other countries in study

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-highest-rate-of-femicides-by-population-compared-to-other-countries-in-study

A total of 13 femicides were committed in Cyprus between 2019 and 2020, with the victims in two cases being young girls....

11. Brothers deny charges in murders of Russian women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-deny-charges-in-murders-of-russian-women-in-cyprus

Two brothers who are facing charges in the double murder of two Russian women in Cyprus pleaded not guilty on Friday, after both admitted being at the cottage where the bodies were found in December but denied being involved in murder or conspiracy...

12. Maricar’s mom still seeks justice in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maricar-s-mom-still-seeks-justice-in-cyprus

The mother of murdered Filipina Maricar Valdez Arquiola is still waiting for the Cypriot government to do the right thing, with reports saying relatives of victims in the island’s unprecedented serial killer case are still waiting for a proper financial settlement...

13. 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...

14. 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....

15. USA: 'Serial killer' disclosed murders in a series of novels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-serial-killer-disclosed-murders-in-a-series-of-novels

The man who killed five people before being shot dead by police in Colorado on Monday had announced the crimes and named some of his victims in a series of science fiction novels he wrote, according to police and US media....

16. Suspect turns prosecution witness in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-turns-prosecution-witness-in-double-murder

A former suspect in the deaths of two missing Russian women in Cyprus has been released with no charges, with reports saying he will testify for the prosecution against two brothers already in custody...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. Police all over the map in double murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-all-over-the-map-in-double-murder-case

Cyprus police have detained a second suspect in the double murder of two Russian women, saying the man has been linked to the cottage in rural Limassol where the bodies were found but denies any part in the crime...

20. 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...

21. NETFLIX presenter locked up in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netflix-presenter-locked-up-in-nicosia

Wrongfully convicted Raphael Rowe, the presenter in NETFLIX series ‘Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons’ has made it to Cyprus, where he is to be locked up for a week in Nicosia Central Prisons without a trial...

22. Another chapter closes in Strovolos double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-chapter-closes-in-strovolos-double-murder

A man convicted as an accomplice in the Strovolos double murder case has lost his appeal, with his lawyers failing to convince the Supreme Court that the conviction of their client was not based on solid evidence...

23. 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"....

24. ISIS 'Beatles' member expected to plead guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-beatles-member-expected-to-plead-guilty

An Islamic State jihadist of Cypriot origins and member of the terrorist cell “The Beatles” is rumored to have changed his plea to guilty, thus foregoing trial in a US courtroom...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. Man pleads not guilty in bloodbath murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloodbath-double-murder-suspects-pleads-not-guilty

A man accused of killing his wife and son in rural Nicosia in early February has pleaded not guilty to premeditated charges, while it remains unclear whether he will have a fitness hearing before the trial...

28. 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...

29. Bill introduces femicide in penal code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-introduces-femicide-in-penal-code

A new bill proposal calling for femicide to be recognized officially as a sex-based hate crime has been submitted to the House legal affairs committee, with proponents saying the term would be helpful for prosecutorial reasons while some critics say the law might be sexist...

30. ISIS ‘Beatles duo’ plead not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-‘beatles-duo-plead-not-guilty

Two Islamic State suspects from the UK, including one with Cypriot origins, have pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American hostages...

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