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1. Over 300M children subject to online sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-300m-children-subject-to-online-sexual-abuse

More than 300 million children across the globe are victims of online sexual exploitation and abuse each year, research suggests....

2. UK ranked worst in world for underage drinking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-ranked-worst-in-world-for-underage-drinking

Great Britain has the worst rate of child alcohol abuse worldwide, and more than half of children in England, Scotland and Wales have drunk alcohol by the age of 13, according to a report....

3. Russian minister faces 15-year jail term for record-breaking bribe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-minister-faces-15-year-jail-term-for-record-breaking-bribe

A Russian deputy defence minister has been detained on suspicion of bribe-taking, the country’s top law enforcement agency has said, a rare move amid the offensive in Ukraine. ...

4. Interior Ministry's review: 41% of objections approved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-s-review-41-of-objections-approved

Out of the 3,560 objections submitted and examined by the District Officers, 1,461 objections were approved or 41%, while 2,099 objections......

5. Massive international fraud ring busted, Cyprus plays crucial role

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-international-fraud-ring-busted-cyprus-plays-crucial-role

Cyprus, along with international law enforcement agencies, cracked down on a massive fraud ring with a staggering €645 million turnover....

6.  Limassol gallery faces alleged money laundering probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-gallery-faces-alleged-money-laundering-probe

The case file regarding alleged money laundering at a Limassol gallery was transferred to the Legal Service today, with two suspects released pending further investigations....

7. CyStat: Gender disparities persist in workforce

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cystat-gender-disparities-persist-in-workforce

Although women make up the majority of the workforce in Cyprus, they are still paid significantly less than men, according to data published in a Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat) infographic on the occasion of International Women's Day....

8. Police investigate possible staging in €420K robbery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-possible-staging-in-€420k-robbery

In the ongoing investigation involving a 31-year-old woman and 420 thousand euros, Police spokesman Christos Andreou revealed on Tuesday's "Alpha Kalimera" show that there's still much work to be done....

9. European Parliament honors Navalny amidst food inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-honors-navalny-amidst-food-inflation

The European Parliament will commemorate the life of Russian activist Alexei Navalny, featuring an address by his wife, Yulia Navalnaya, in its plenary session this week in Strasbourg......

10. Cyprus sees an 18.2% rise in crime cases in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-an-18-2-rise-in-crime-cases-in-2022

The number of true crime cases reported to the Police rose by 18.2% in Cyprus in 2022, with the Crime Index expressed in 100,000 inhabitants rising to 584 from 501 in 2021 and 482 the year before. ...

11. Police step up checks on bus drivers in EU campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-step-up-checks-on-bus-drivers-in-eu-campaign

Cyprus police take part in a European campaign in the context of which they will step up checks on lorry and bus drivers during a week of awareness and enforcement from Monday 19 February 2024 to Sunday 25 February 2024....

12. Police target unpaid traffic tickets with photo radar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-target-unpaid-traffic-tickets-with-photo-radar

Ahead of the summer season, law enforcement plans to roll out a photo radar system targeting unclaimed traffic offences, where offenders or vehicle owners evade detection or refuse to collect notifications from post offices....

13. Violent confrontation at Ledra barricade leaves police officer injured

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/violent-confrontation-at-ledra-barricade-leaves-police-officer-injured

A serious incident occurred on Sunday night (21/1) at the Ledra barricade, resulting in the injury of a police officer....

14. Cyprus faces double-digit sanctions violations chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-double-digit-sanctions-violations-chaos

Cyprus’ Law Office has received complaints on possible sanctions violations amounting to double-digits, Attorney-General George Savvides told a parliamentary committee which discussed the “Cyprus confidential” publication, involving millions of leaked files on financial transactions investigated by the International Consortium of Investigative Reporters (ICIJ)....

15. Babies among 12 dead in Israel-Hamas fuel dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/babies-among-12-dead-in-israel-hamas-fuel-dispute

Hamas has denied refusing an offer of fuel from Israel for Gaza's biggest hospital, which the World Health Organisation says is "not functioning" due to bombing and gunfire....

16. Austria allocates €33m for wrongly convicted gay men

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-allocates-€33m-for-wrongly-convicted-gay-men

A historic proposal by the Austrian Ministry of Justice sees €33m set aside to compensate those who were wrongly convicted - but critics say the amount on offer is not enough....

17. Ministries launch joint crackdown on undeclared employment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministries-launch-joint-crackdown-on-undeclared-employment

The Ministries of Interior and Labour announced they will start doing checks on Monday in workplaces concerning undeclared employment of third-country nationals....

18. Gang rape horrors shake Italy: 7 men accused, victim's assault filmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gang-rape-horrors-shake-italy-7-men-accused-victim-s-assault-filmed

The treatment is already allowed on a voluntary basis in several EU countries, but only in Poland is it currently compulsory for rapists and child sex abusers....

19. Crackdown on counterfeit goods results in seizure of over 1,700 items

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crackdown-on-counterfeit-goods-results-in-seizure-of-over-1-700-items

In a targeted operation conducted last Monday, June 19, the Police and Customs Department successfully seized over 1,700 items of clothing and toys suspected to be counterfeit goods bearing various brand names. ...

20. Comedian's MH370 joke triggers interpol involvement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/comedian-s-mh370-joke-triggers-interpol-involvement

Malaysian police said they asked Interpol on Wednesday to help track down a U.S. comedian after she made a joke about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 — a request the comedian called "ridiculous."...

21. Commissioner in Cyprus to probe Russian asset freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-in-cyprus-to-probe-russian-asset-freeze

Commissioner Reynders will request information on the total value of the assets of 'Russian oligarchs' in Cyprus that have been frozen by the authorities he told Cyprus News Agency in an interview, noting that so far, according to official figures 104 million euros in assets have been frozen, which is considered a low amount...

22. Sexual harassment now a separate disciplinary offence in police and fire brigade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-harassment-now-a-separate-disciplinary-offence-in-police-and-fire-brigade

The Council of Ministers unanimously approved a proposal from the Ministry of Justice and Public Order to classify sexual harassment as a separate disciplinary offense in the Police and Fire Brigade. The decision was made during a meeting held on Tuesday....

23. Raab resigns, Oliver Dowden takes his place as Deputy Prime Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/raab-resigns-oliver-dowden-takes-his-place-as-deputy-prime-minister

British Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab resigned from the government on Friday after an independent report found he had bullied officials, the latest scandal to force out one of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's top ministers....

24. Cyprus’ landmark sex trafficking case falls flat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-landmark-sex-trafficking-case-falls-flat

A high-profile trafficking case where airport police officers were accused of turning a blind eye on an illegal prostitution ring drew to a close this week, with most defendants acquitted including a cop whose guilt was not proven beyond a reasonable doubt...

25. Kaili lawyer stunned as MEP’s partner walks free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-lawyer-stunned-as-mep-s-partner-walks-free

The defense for Greek MEP Eva Kaili is raising hell after Belgian authorities released her partner in an ongoing corruption investigation, with one of her lawyers accusing Belgium’s criminal justice of operating against European legal culture...

26. Bicycle helmets now mandatory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicycle-helmets-now-mandatory

The regulation that establishes the requirement for the use of protective helmets in accordance with the Law states that as of today, February 1, cyclists and cyclist passengers must wear protective helmets at all times....

27. Police launch campaign against impaired driving

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-launch-campaign-against-impaired-driving

Police said they will intensify checks for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol as of Monday, with the aim of protecting the public and preventing and reducing traffic accidents...

28. Procedures, criminal offender profiles, and the law governing child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/procedures-criminal-offender-profiles-and-the-law-governing-child-abuse

The recent news has been overshadowed by new complaints from schoolgirls in Cyprus alleging that their headmaster has harassed them sexually, while in Greece the Aeolus box is opening due to revelations about the "Ark of the World" foundation....

29. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

30. Young man gets 16 years in Ayia Napa rapes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-gets-16-years-in-ayia-napa-rapes

A young man will spend the next 16 years in prison after a criminal court found him guilty of raping three women in Ayia Napa just before summer 2022...

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