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05 February, 2023
 

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1. Cyprus records another prison death as suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-another-prison-death-as-suicide

Officials in Nicosia Central Prisons in the Republic of Cyprus went on alert on Friday following the death of an inmate, whose body was found hanged in the shower...

2. Drug case in Cyprus raises legal eyebrows again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-case-in-cyprus-raises-legal-eyebrows-again

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has picked up the pieces following a decision by the attorney general last year to commute a reduced and later suspended sentence in a highly publicized Cypriot-Australian drug case marred by legal oddities...

3. Criticism and unknowns emerge in latest prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/criticism-and-unknowns-emerge-in-latest-prison-death

Cyprus Police have not ruled out foul play in the death of a British inmate, who was found hanged last Friday, while reports suggested the case was filled with conflicting information including a suggestion that no effort had been made to resuscitate...

4. Father who shook preemie gets five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-who-shook-preemie-gets-five-years

A father in Cyprus was sentenced to five years in prison after a criminal court found him guilty in the death of his preemie, following his own admission to police that he shook the newborn to make the baby stop crying...

5. In a first for Cyprus, a €21.000 fine was imposed for bird poisoning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-first-for-cyprus-a-€21-000-fine-was-imposed-for-bird-poisoning

For the first time in Cyprus, a €21,000 fine has been imposed for using poisoned bait to kill wild birds....

6. Eva Kaili to remain in custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eva-kaili-to-remain-in-custody

A Belgian court has rejected an application from Greek MEP Eva Kaili to be released from pre-trial custody, following a hearing before the Court of First Instance in Brussels....

7. Cavusoglu travels to US amid troubled ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-to-travel-to-us-amid-troubled-ties

Turkey and the United States will aim to smooth out a series of disagreements between the NATO allies when the Turkish foreign minister visits Washington this week. But expectations that outstanding issues can be resolved are low....

8. Panzeri to be let off after agreeing to name names

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/panzeri-to-be-let-off-after-agreeing-to-name-names

Belgium’s federal prosecutor said on Tuesday that former Italian member of the European Parliament Pier Antonio Panzeri agreed to work with Belgian authorities over a cash-for-influence corruption scandal in exchange for a reduced sentence...

9. Russian arms dealer exchanged for Britney Griner won't fight in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-arms-dealer-exchanged-for-britney-griner-won-t-fight-in-ukraine

The Russian arms dealer who was freed in a prisoner exchange for Brittney Griner late last year has walked back on earlier claims that he would volunteer to fight on the front line in Ukraine....

10. Where you can't go in 2023 and why

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-you-can-t-go-in-2023-and-why

Travelers from all over the world are expected to take their vengeance for two years in prison in 2023, as they can now take their dream vacation to any part of the world they want, with no restrictions....

11. Prosecutors say Cidan was tortured to give up password

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-say-inmate-was-tortured-to-give-up-password

Cypriot state prosecutors say an inmate who was killed inside Nicosia’s prison had been cruelly tortured for two days by a felon who demanded a password to check if nude photos of his wife were on the victim’s phone...

12. Plea deal falls apart in mercy killing case in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-deal-falls-apart-in-mercy-killing-case-in-cyprus

A deal for a British man to plead guilty to manslaughter for killing his wife in Cyprus fell through Tuesday amid recriminations between prosecutors and defense lawyers...

13. Drug squad chief vindicated but not squeaky clean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-vindicated-but-not-squeaky-clean

An independent probe found no evidence of corruption against Cyprus’ drug squad chief, with the prison warden who accused him of illegal activities to undermine her demanding a transfer to another position...

14. Lesser charges for protected witness in prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-for-protected-witness-in-prison-death

A suspect in the death of a Turkish Cypriot inmate in Nicosia has turned state witness after pleading guilty to criminal negligence and drug use, with prosecutors halting the arraignment process just before his third charge of manslaughter could be read out...

15. Eva Kaili: From city council to city prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eva-kaili-from-city-council-to-city-prison

16. The fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fall

The tale of Eva Kaili is a metaphor for the glitzy, quick ascent to power in politics and the ultimate fall from grace brought on by dishonesty. After all, a corrupt politician is one who has been bribed by the state or a private individual....

17. Boris Becker released from UK jail, will be deported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-becker-released-from-uk-jail-will-be-deported

Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker has been released from jail today and will be deported from the UK, according to the PA news agency....

18. Erdogan's chief political rival jailed for insulting public officials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-chief-political-rival-jailed-for-insulting-public-officials

A court in Turkey has sentenced the mayor of Istanbul to more than two-and-a-half years in prison for insulting public officials in a speech....

19. More than €1.5 million in cash seized from Kaili - Panzeri

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-€1-5-million-in-cash-seized-from-kaili-panzeri

More than €1.5 million in cash was seized from the homes of Eva Kaili and former MEP Pierre Antonio Panzeri in Brussels, according to Belgian police....

20. Britney Griner swapped for Russian arms dealer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britney-griner-swapped-for-russian-arms-dealer

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from Russian detention in a prisoner swap for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, according to a source familiar with the matter....

21. North releases video of rogue driver incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-releases-video-of-rogue-driver-incident

A Greek Cypriot man accused of driving through a Turkish Cypriot checkpoint barricade says his car was shot at during the incident, with authorities in the north releasing video footage and prosecutors saying the suspect was being uncooperative...

22. Anastasiades: 'No one can portray me as a corrupt person'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-no-one-can-portray-me-as-a-corrupt-person

It is not possible for anyone to make allegations that the President is involved in corrupt or even criminal acts without the matter being investigated by the appropriate authorities, said the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades today....

23. Prisons are the 'headquarters' of organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-are-the-headquarters-of-organized-crime

The measures taken by the Central Prison Management are neither sufficient nor effective and results in an uncontrolled and extremely dangerous situation that poses risks to the safety and lives of people inside and outside the Prison, ...

24. Suspect in Nicosia prison murder case cries foul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-in-nicosia-prison-murder-case-cries-foul

The main suspect in the death of a Turkish Cypriot inmate in Nicosia has leveled multiple accusations during a court appearance on Monday, when reporters also heard him screaming at police and asking to be transferred to a different jailhouse...

25. Iranian who inspired ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/iranian-who-inspired-‘the-terminal-dies-at-paris-airport

An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and whose saga loosely inspired the Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport that he long called home, officials said....

26. North not buying Greek Cypriot version in prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-not-buying-greek-cypriot-version-in-prison-death

The family of Tansu Cidan, a Turkish Cypriot inmate whose dead body was discovered in his prison cell in south Nicosia, says their loved one was tortured for three days, while officials in the north are also casting doubt over the investigation by Greek Cypriot authorities...

27. Abduction of Cyprus’ Little Hacker points to bizarre case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abduction-of-cyprus-little-hacker-points-to-bizarre-case

Cyprus Police have landed on a tortuous case after it was revealed that a recent abduction of the island’s infamous 'Little Hacker' allegedly came to expose a fake arrest in the buffer zone and a real plot against a prominent businessman who has been in the crosshairs of law enforcement for years...

28. Ten prison suspensions as police probe inmate’s murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ten-prison-suspensions-as-cyprus-police-probe-inmate-s-murder

Ten guards and employees of Nicosia’s central prison have been suspended as police investigate the murder of a Turkish Cypriot inmate, with many details emerging but not adding up as suspects already in custody were thought to be friendly with the victim...

29. Cyprus police investigate murder of prison inmate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-investigate-murder-of-prison-inmate

A prison inmate serving a multiyear sentence in Nicosia was found dead in his cell on Thursday, with reports saying the man’s body showed signs he was badly beaten while correctional officers say nothing was out of the ordinary prior to the incident...

30. Cyprus’ senator friend under criminal investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-senator-friend-under-criminal-investigation

Cyprus friend Bob Menendez is once again under federal criminal investigation, with the news coming just days after the senator’s plan to block Turkey from getting F-16 jets was undone...

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