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1. Walmart store manager kills 6 then turns gun on himself

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A Walmart employee killed six people and wounded several others before fatally shooting himself at a store in Chesapeake, Virginia, authorities said on Wednesday, in the latest episode of gun violence in the United States....

2. Indonesia quake: 252 dead including many children

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Many children were killed in an earthquake in Indonesia when their schools collapsed, officials said on Tuesday, as rescuers raced to reach people trapped in rubble in a devastated town on Java island....

3. Mass arrest warrants issued after Pournara clash

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A whopping 75 arrest warrants have been signed by a Nicosia judge following clashes at a migrant camp last week, with police seeking to capture all suspects after the interior minister vowed to deport anyone involved in the incident...

4. Iranian police beat a teen girl to death after she tore Khomeini's photo - report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-police-beat-a-teen-girl-to-death-after-she-tore-khomeini-s-photo-report

An Iranian girl in middle school was beaten to death after police officers found a torn-up photo of former Iranian Supreme Leader Ruhollah Khomeini in one of her schoolbooks, a local news outlet in the Sistan and Baluchestan Province Haalvsh reported on Sunday night....

5. 1,000 people indicted in Iran over protests

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Iran's hardline judiciary will hold public trials of about 1,000 people indicted over unrest in Tehran, a semi-official news agency said on Monday, intensifying efforts to crush weeks of protests ignited by Mahsa Amini's death in police custody....

6. Police detain one person after Pournara incident

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An asylum seeker in Cyprus was arrested over the weekend following an incident at Pournara migrant camp on Friday, when police made use of tear gas as people fled the overcrowded facility, with the interior minister vowing to expel anyone involved in clashes that also led to two tents catching fire...

7. Paul Pelosi, husband of Nancy Pelosi, recovering after hammer attack

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Paul Pelosi, the husband of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is recovering from surgery after being attacked by a hammer-wielding intruder at the couple's San Francisco home....

8. Lesser charges in cottage murders after plea bargain

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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...

9. Boulder smashes pickup truck on mountain road

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A contractor in the road maintenance business thanked his lucky stars on Monday after he emerged unscathed when a huge rock fell on his pickup truck just outside a mountain community in Limassol district...

10. Greece, Turkey at it again over shocking refugee photo

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A shocking image of fully naked refugees picked up by Greek police has puzzled officials and the media, with Athens pointing the finger at Turkish authorities and Ankara firing back accusing Greece of covering up human rights violations...

11. Plea bargain ongoing in Cyprus’ mercy killing case

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Another delay in the trial of a British man charged with the premeditated murder of his sick wife in Cyprus has prompted local media to speculate a deal may have been reached as prosecutors may seek a manslaughter conviction while a possible prison sentence remains elusive...

12. Police gun drawn outside football stadium stirs debate

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A viral photo showing a police officer holding his firearm outside a football stadium in Cyprus has prompted the reaction of a law enforcement association that suggests proportional response to out-of-control football hooliganism could warrant the use of a lethal weapon...

13. Witnesses start talking in Cyprus’ slain soldier cover-up

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New reports on the fast-unraveling of one of Cyprus’ cold cases, the homicide of a soldier in 2005 wrongly ruled suicide, suggest people who served in the army camp with the victim are now opening up as to why a murder seventeen years ago was kept under wraps...

14. Dracos: 'I'm sorry Thanasis' case is only now being investigated after 17 years'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dracos-i-m-sorry-thanasis-case-is-only-now-being-investigated-after-17-years

"As a citizen, as a mother, I want to express my regret to Thanasis' mother because only after 17 years has this case begun to unfold," Justice Minister Stefi Drakou said on the case of the death of National Guardsman Thanasis Nikolaou in 2005, saying that she will do everything possible, within her own powers, to solve the case. ...

15. Police concerned over increasing number of forged travel documents

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The increase in cases of identity fraud and presentation of fake documents, during passport controls at the airports of Cyprus, was the subject of a meeting that took place recently at the Police Headquarters, under the Deputy Chief of Police, Demetris Demetriou....

16. Soldier probe blows lid off Cyprus’ state forensics

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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...

17. Investigator fired from soldier death cover-up probe

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Cyprus’ chief prosecutor has fired one of two independent investigators in a police cover-up probe, prompting strong reaction from the ousted expert as well as the family of a slain soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide turned out to be a criminal act 17 years ago with the perpetrators still at large after a botched investigation...

18. Iran: Protests continue for 10th night, at least 41 dead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-protests-continue-for-10th-night-at-least-41-dead

Iranians have taken to the streets for a 10th consecutive night to protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in defiance of a warning from the judiciary....

19. Activists attacked during animal liberation protest

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Animal Party Cyprus is calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate an incident over the weekend after two animal rights activists said they were attacked by an unknown person during a peaceful demonstration in Nicosia...

20. CNN journalist cancels interview with Iranian president when asked to wear headscarf

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-journalist-cancels-interview-with-iranian-president-when-asked-to-wear-headscarf

CNN's Christiane Amanpour canceled an interview with the Iranian president after he asked her to wear a headscarf amid the civil unrest in Tehran....

21. Izium - Corpses tied to stakes in mass graves

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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....

22. Report ready on soldier’s murder cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-ready-on-soldier-s-murder-cover-up-in-cyprus

A report on a soldier’s death, initially ruled suicide but years later found to have been a criminal act, is expected to be handed to the Cypriot state prosecutor on Thursday, with media leaks suggesting suspects and others who botched the investigation are named in the report which only recommends prosecution for misdemeanor offenses...

23. Suspense grows in Greek Cypriot’s arrest in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspense-grows-in-greek-cypriot-s-arrest-in-the-north

People on both sides of the divided island are questioning the prolonged detention of a Greek Cypriot businessman, who remains in Turkish Cypriot police custody after he was linked to a walkie-talkie and maps found in a hotel room after checkout...

24. More traffic cameras pop up in Nicosia

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A new traffic camera installation popped up this week at a busy intersection in Nicosia, with officials confirming social media hype and saying more were on the way in Limassol...

25. Lukoil chief falls to his death from hospital window in Moscow

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Ravil Maganov, the chairman of Russia's second-largest oil producer Lukoil, died on Thursday after falling from a hospital window in Moscow, two sources familiar with the situation said, becoming the latest in a series of businessmen to meet with sudden unexplained deaths....

26. Police shore up team in hotel pool death probe

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A police investigation into a fatal drowning of a young child in a hotel pool in Paphos has been enhanced, with more agencies involved as they question everyone to figure out what went wrong...

27. North plays catch-up with illicit cash

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Turkish Cypriot authorities have their hands full as they investigate large sums of money being laundered in Cyprus, with cases ranging from probing courier operations south of the divided island’s UN buffer zone to media speculating on the scope of rampant tax evasion in the north...

28. Puzzling details emerge as police probe Berton’s death

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Cyprus Police say the animal unit will investigate the death of Berton, an impounded Savannah cat that died in state custody, as more shocking details emerged about the hybrid’s ordeal after he was removed from the care of his owner in Limassol...

29. Cyprus still in the mix as EU probes Greek spyware

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Cypriot Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides has fired back at allegations over a conflict of interest in an alleged cover-up involving Israeli-made malware, as Nicosia and other EU capitals have been feeling pressure to come clean following rumors of widespread unlawful surveillance...

30. Greek phone spying scandal refuels Cypriot rumors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-phone-spying-scandal-refuels-cypriot-rumors

Fast developments in Greece over that country’s wiretapping scandal prompted political opposition in Cyprus to call for an end to a code of silence on the island over growing suspicions of unlawful surveillance...

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