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1. Man gets six years in Ayia Napa rape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-six-years-in-ayia-napa-rape

A man has been sentenced to six years in prison for the rape of a British girl in Ayia Napa, after prosecutors said DNA evidence linked him to the crime...

2. Woman jailed for strangling mother-in-law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-jailed-for-strangling-mother-in-law

A woman in Nicosia has been sentenced to eight years in prison on attempted murder charges, after she tried to strangle her mother-in-law whom she held responsible for ruining her marriage to her son...

3. Man jailed in fake marriage manslaughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-in-fake-marriage-manslaughter

A man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on manslaughter charges in connection with a fake marriage deal gone wrong, while his girlfriend also did time for withholding information from police...

4. Prisoners released early as part of RoC 60th anniversary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisoners-released-early-as-part-of-roc-60th-anniversary

Fourteen prisoners have been released early after President Nicos Anastasiades moved to reduce the sentence of a number of prisoners to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Cyprus, the Central Prisons announced Wednesday....

5. Al Jazeera turns attention to Jho Low

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-turns-attention-to-jho-low

Cypriot-naturalized citizen Jho Low, the Malaysian fugitive financier whose golden passports came under scrutiny last year, was back in the news this week after Al Jazeera published a video with actual voice recordings of 'the biggest fish' seeking a way out of the 1MDB colossal scandal...

6. Support schemes added to fight lockdown consequences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/support-schemes-added-to-fight-lockdown-consequences

Alongside the tough restriction measures that came into effect on Thursday, additional support schemes were announced by the ministers of finance and labour in a bid to cushion the inevitable economic blow....

7. Man locked up for life in Ledras murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-locked-up-for-life-in-ledras-murder

A foreign man who was convicted of killing a 21-year-old Indian national during a clash in downtown Nicosia last June has been sentenced to life, with others also getting prison sentences for taking part in the attacks...

8. Supreme Court says Daniela case closed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-says-daniela-case-closed

The Supreme Court has refused to reopen Daniela Rosca’s murder case, a woman who was killed by intruders in her own home in Larnaca, while the convicted mastermind insists he has new information that could exonerate him...

9. GD leadership heading to jail after court ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gd-leadership-heading-to-jail-after-court-ruling

A court in Athens announced on Thursday that the entire leadership of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn will be jailed, after rejecting a proposal by the prosecutor who opined that their sentences should be suspended pending their appeal....

10. Al Jazeera strikes again at Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-strikes-again-at-cyprus-papers

Al Jazeera’s investigative unit struck again on Monday with new Cyprus Papers material, involving a report accompanied by a one-hour video depicting undercover reporters who visited Cyprus and posed as representatives of an imaginary ultrarich investor, Mr X, who was convicted for palm-greasing and money laundering, to ‘test’ whether local authorities would still be willing accept his hefty investment and provide him with Cypriot citizenship....

11. Far-right EU lawmaker in Greek court for criminal trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-eu-lawmaker-in-greek-court-for-criminal-trial

A member of the European Parliament has appeared in court in Greece after being convicted last week of being a member of a criminal organization along with members of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party. ...

12. A historic verdict and a more united Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-historic-verdict-and-a-more-united-greece

The Greek justice system rose to the occasion and delivered a historic verdict that also confirms Greece’s image as a free democracy governed by the rule of law. Behind the voters’ rejection of Golden Dawn and the party’s condemnation by the institutions lies a good deal of human suffering – the agony of a mother whose child was murdered, but also of so many others who suffered violence and humiliation at the hands of the criminal organization....

13. 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...

14. Government okays schemes tackling unemployment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-okays-schemes-tackling-unemployment

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved three new schemes aiming to motivate the hiring of unemployed persons, ex-convicts, and youth, budgeted at €31 million....

15. Passport revocation inquiries move forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passport-revocation-inquiries-move-forward

Cypriot authorities have identified seven individuals or foreign investors who could potentially be stripped of their Cypriot citizenship, after an internal probe pointed to forged documents or misleading information during the golden passport application process...

16. Cabinet approves revocation of seven citizenships

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The Cabinet on Wednesday gave the green light for the initiation of the process for the revocation of Cypriot citizenship granted to seven persons through the Investment Program. ...

17. Greek court rules Golden Dawn party criminal organization

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-court-rules-golden-dawn-party-criminal-organization

A Greek court ruled on Wednesday that the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, delivering a landmark guilty verdict in a marathon five-year trial....

18. Man detained over fake money

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A man in Larnaca was arrested in connection with a counterfeit money investigation, after police were told he was visiting shops in the area with fake money in his possession...

19. Bill to update definition of rape, tighten penalty to life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-to-update-definition-of-rape-tighten-penalty-to-life

A bill tightening the penalty for rape to life in prison is set to be tabled before Parliament next week....

20. Penalties for traffic violations to spike on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/penalties-for-road-violations-to-spike-on-thursday

On Thursday, legislation enforcing new and higher penalties for traffic violations in a bid to curb road accidents and deaths come into effect, with fines to increase for a range of violations including not wearing a seatbelt or helmet, using a mobile phone, parking in a spot reserved for disabled persons, among other things....

21. Cyprus prisons stoked about NETFLIX series

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prisons-stoked-about-netflix-series

Nicosia Central Prisons could be featured on NETFLIX series 'Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons' if a deal goes through, with local authorities hoping to showcase an alternative penitentiary model...

22. Search still on for school prank instigators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-still-on-for-school-prank-instigators

Police are still trying to identify a number of suspects in an animal cruelty case in Paralimni, while at least 20 students reportedly have admitted they played a role in the school prank...

23. Cop in child porn case back on the job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-in-child-porn-case-back-on-the-job

Police say they expect to launch a disciplinary probe after reports emerged that a special police officer was back on the job after serving six months in jail for using false pretences to obtain nude photos from a female high school student and then blackmailing her...

24. Multiple offences in Paralimni school prank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/multiple-offences-in-paralimni-school-prank

Police have launched an investigation into a high school prank in Paralimni where animals were abused and/or slaughtered in front of cheering teens but also teachers and shocked schoolmates who were reduced to tears...

25. Apollo CEO investigated over Epstein ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apollo-ceo-investigated-over-epstein-ties

The CEO of Apollo Global Management, whose affiliates acquired billions of bad debt in Cyprus, is being investigated over alleged financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein...

26. Crowded migrant camp running out of options

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crowded-migrant-camp-running-out-of-options

Officials at Pournara migrant camp are scrambling to find more space to host asylum seekers, after it emerged that more than half of detainees at the Nicosia facility are under quarantine due to coronavirus measures...

27. Justice minister on board with new drug policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-on-board-with-new-drug-policy

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis says people addicted to drugs and alcohol ought not to be seen as lawbreakers but people who need treatment...

28. Justice Ministry looking into life sentence penalty for forest arsonists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-ministry-looking-into-life-sentence-penalty-for-forest-arsonists

The Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis has proposed to the Ministry of Justice that the maximum penalty for forest arsonists gets hiked up to a life sentence, which, Kadis said, is the only move that can act as a deterring factor in a country where most forests fires are deliberately set....

29. North and south exchange more murder suspects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-exchange-more-murder-suspects

An exchange of murder suspects took place on Friday between north and south on the divided island of Cyprus, with both sides handing over foreign nationals who attempted to run away from justice...

30. Man gets ten years in ‘unneighbourly’ assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-ten-years-in-‘unneighbourly-assault

A criminal court in Nicosia has sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for attacking his neighbour, an elderly woman, at nighttime in a rural village back in March...

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