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1. Health ministry decree targets asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-decree-targets-asylum-seekers

The health ministry has issued a new decree requiring all asylum seekers who are ordered to stay in migrant camps to be tested for COVID-19 before checking in...

2. Cyprus shrunk prison population by 16% as Covid-19 prevention, report shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shrunk-prison-population-by-16-as-covid-19-prevention-report-shows

Cyprus was among the Council of Europe’s member states that marked the largest decrease in prison population rates during the coronavirus pandemic, a special report on the impact of lockdowns on EU prison populations that was published Thursday showed....

3. Student and detainee two of three new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-and-detainee-two-of-three-new-coronavirus-cases

A Health Ministry announcement confirmed that three new coronavirus cases emerged on Tuesday after 1,473 samples were checked for the virus....

4. President lets man who broke curfew walk free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-lets-man-who-broke-curfew-walk-free

President Nicos Anastasiades has issued a reprieve for a man sentenced to 45 days in prison for violating curfew, following outrage by legal experts who said the punishment did not fit the crime...

5. AG mulling over intervening after man gets prison for breaking curfew

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-mulling-over-intervening-after-man-gets-prison-for-breaking-curfew

Attorney-General Costas Clerides said Wednesday that the Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus, in consultation with President Nicos Anastasiades, is considering to intervene in a case where a court imposed a 45-day prison sentence on a 35-year-old man who had broken curfew in late March to visit his girlfriend....

6. Cabinet approves bills to decongest Central Prisons amid COVID-19 fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bills-to-decongest-central-prisons-amid-covid-19-fears

Measures to decompress the overcrowded Nicosia central prisons where the risks associated with a potential spread of coronavirus are high were approved on Tuesday by the Cabinet....

7. North in coronavirus crisis: hospitals, prisons in turmoil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-north-in-coronavirus-crisis-hospitals-prisons-in-turmoil

On Monday morning, Turkish Cypriot authorities confirmed that the number of coronavirus cases had reached six, including four tourists from Germany who had arrived in the north last week, and two Turkish Cypriots who had recently returned from the UK....

8. Alexoui lawyer lashes out at police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-lawyer-lashes-out-at-prosecutors

Nicosia businessman Alexis “Alexoui” Mavromichalis pleaded not guilty on Thursday to four charges in an attempted murder case, with his lawyer lashing out at the police and accusing them of dirty tricks...

9. Ex-con under witness protection goes missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-under-witness-protection-missing

A suspect has been remanded in custody in connection with the disappearance of a Syrian man, who was said to be under witness protection with police fearing the worst...

10. Lifer suspected in Ayia Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisoner-detained-in-ayia-napa-shooting

A Greek man serving a life sentence in Nicosia Central Prisons has been arrested in connection with Sunday’s Ayia Napa shooting...

11. Judge delays verdict in Alexoui bail hearing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-delays-verdict-in-alexoui-bail-hearing

Alexoui’s lawyer came very close to securing the release of his client on Wednesday, after arguing police could not deprive someone of his freedom based on contradictory witness statements, but a judge needed another day to decide whether to grant bail...

12. Cops hope to score win against Alexoui

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-hope-to-score-win-against-alexoui

Police prosecutors are hoping to keep Alexoui in jail even as the remand for the Nicosia businessman is set to expire on Wednesday, while the defence attorney says his client is being detained on fabricated allegations...

13. Nicosia inmate dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-inmate-dies-in-hospital

A foreign man who was serving a prison sentence in Nicosia died of liver failure just days after he was admitted in hospital...

14. British teen flies back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-teen-flies-back-home

The British teen, who is said to be appealing her conviction in the Ayia Napa rape case, has flown back home after what she described as a 'nightmare' in Cyprus...

15. High-stakes rape verdict turns political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-stakes-rape-verdict-turns-political

A prominent attorney in Cyprus says the British teen convicted of fabricating rape allegations should get a presidential pardon, while an experienced human rights lawyer says there is solid ground for an appeal...

16. Driver in deadly crash jailed until trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-in-deadly-crash-jailed-until-trial

A Russian man, who is facing life in prison in connection with a fatal highway crash last week, was denied bail on Friday and shall remain behind bars until his arraignment in late March...

17. Residents furious over phone jamming tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-furious-over-phone-jamming-tests

Residents near Central Prisons in Nicosia got some answers over the lack of phone signals in their neighbourhood over the weekend, with officials pointing to a cell phone jammer that was simply too strong...

18. Nicosia inmate caught with four ‘bumphones’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inmate-caught-with-four-‘bumphones

A local inmate doing time at Nicosia’s Central Prisons was caught with four phones hidden in his rectum as he was being transferred back to his cell...

19. Woman tries to sneak drugs into court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-tries-to-sneak-drugs-into-court

Police are looking for an adult female who is suspected of attempting to sneak cocaine into the hands of a man in custody at the Paphos courthouse...

20. Ayia Napa rape accuser’s lawyer fires back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-accuser-s-lawyer-fires-back

The lawyer of a British teen, who is accused of making false statements to police in a rape complaint in Ayia Napa, says his client is a victim of revenge porn and wants to know who leaked a gangbang sex video...

21. Rape accuser jailed until court date

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-accuser-jailed-until-court-date

A Famagusta district judge ordered a 19-year-old British female to stand trial in connection with gang rape allegations she had made against Israeli teens with her case ultimately falling apart...

22. Father goes to prison for molesting daughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-sent-to-prison-for-molesting-daughter

A father in Nicosia was sentenced to seven years behind bars after he was found guilty for sexually molesting his own daughter...

23. Serial killer’s SIM card points to more women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/serial-killer-s-sim-card-points-to-more-women

A mobile phone SIM card that was destined for convicted serial killer Nikos Metaxas in prison could possibly hold key information that may be of interest to crime investigators...

24. New SIM card found in Orestis’ pants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-sim-card-found-in-orestis-pants

Prison guards discovered another SIM card in a pair of trousers destined for convicted serial killer Nikos Metaxas during a family visit...

25. Orestis case over but new details still shocking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orestis-case-over-but-details-still-shocking

Cypriot serial killer Nikos Metaxas began serving seven life sentences following his trial on Monday, with the public still trying to process the horrifying details of the case and possible future legal steps...

26. Tzionis hints at a change of plea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tzionis-hints-at-a-change-of-plea

There are new developments in the Strovolos double murder trial, with reports saying the main defendant wishes to address the court over some of the charges against him and the prosecutor saying there can be no preconditions...

27. Police renew efforts in search for Sierra

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-renew-efforts-in-search-for-sierra

Robotic cameras head back in the water on Monday in search for little Sierra, with officials still contemplating a partial drain of the lake...

28. Difficult search ahead in Memi Lake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/difficult-search-ahead-in-memi-lake

Divers head to Memi Lake to search for a little girl, one of seven victims in the serial killer case, one day after a third body was recovered from the red lake...

29. Fears of more victims resurface in Orestis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fears-of-more-victims-resurface-in-orestis-case

Police are trying to track down three more women in the serial killer case, as divers head to Memi Lake to search for a little girl one day after a third body was recovered from the red lake...

30. Alleged rape victim’s car set on fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-rape-victim-s-car-set-on-fire

A car belonging to a Paphos woman, who recently accused her ex boyfriend of raping her twice, was destroyed by fire in what officials believe to be a malicious attack...

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