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24 May, 2024
 

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1. Prison phone disabling system faces legal hurdles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prison-phone-disabling-system-faces-legal-hurdles

The Justice Ministry is moving forward with plans to install a new system to disable mobile phones in Central Prisons, despite the ongoing legal proceedings surrounding the issue, according to Minister Marios Hartsiotis....

2. Gunfire targets suspect's vehicle in Kalogeropoulos' murder trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gunfire-targets-suspect-s-vehicle-in-kalogeropoulos-murder-trial

Authorities are investigating a report of gunfire directed at the vehicle of one of the four individuals charged in connection with the murder of Thanasis Kalogeropoulos, which occurred on October 30th in Limassol. ...

3. Surge in custody escapes sparks government response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-custody-escapes-sparks-government-response

Once again, the spotlight shines on the issue of escapes from police custody, ignited by the daring getaway of a 17-year-old from the Kokkinotrimithia......

4. Excavations for missing Cypriots underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/excavations-for-missing-cypriots-underway

Excavations are currently carried out by the Committee on missing persons (CMP) at seven sites in the areas under control of the Republic of Cyprus and the occupied areas to locate remains of missing Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots....

5. Prisons department takes action following attempts to smuggle contraband

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-department-takes-action-following-attempts-to-smuggle-contraband

The Prisons Department in Cyprus has heightened security measures following recent incidents involving the attempted smuggling of mobile phones and drugs into the prison area. ...

6. Black holes in public safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/black-holes-in-public-safety

Last week, Justice Minister Marios Hartsiotis pledged to enhance security, proposing an increased uniformed presence in the city center to combat crime....

7. High-stakes legal battle rocks Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-stakes-legal-battle-rocks-cyprus

In a significant development, Cypriot lawyer Akan Kirsiat, currently under arrest in Rome, is set to decide today on his extradition to the Republic of Cyprus....

8. Christodoulides' strong message: Ignore sirens, focus on governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-strong-message-ignore-sirens-focus-on-governance

The swearing-in and assumption of duties of the new ministers and officials of the government took place today (10/01), at the Presidential Palace....

9. Prison guard arrested in Nicosia drug case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prison-guard-arrested-in-nicosia-drug-case

In a recent development in Nicosia, a prison guard employed at the Central Prisons was apprehended in connection with a drug-related case....

10. Minors still held in adult prisons, urgent action needed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minors-still-held-in-adult-prisons-urgent-action-needed

In a concerning development, legislation addressing the detention of minors in adult prisons remains stalled since 2021....

11. What about the day after in Gaza? What about the days before?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-about-the-day-after-in-gaza-what-about-the-days-before

A colleague of mine asked me the other day a very interesting question. Let's assume, he said, that Israel does manage to destroy Hamas somehow. What's the use? Will it not be revived otherwise in a few years time?...

12. IDF strikes Gaza targets after ceasefire breach by Hamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/idf-strikes-gaza-targets-after-ceasefire-breach-by-hamas

Israel's military swiftly resumed operations in Gaza, accusing Hamas of violating the seven-day truce....

13. FT: Hamas releases fifth batch of hostages in ongoing ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hamas-releases-fifth-batch-of-hostages-in-ongoing-ceasefire

In a significant development on Tuesday, Hamas released a fifth consecutive group of hostages amid a temporary ceasefire....

14. International Red Cross secures release of civilian hostages in Gaza Strip (LIVE)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-red-cross-secures-release-of-civilian-hostages-in-gaza-strip

In a significant development, the International Red Cross has taken custody of 24 civilian hostages held in the Gaza Strip, as reported by Qatar's foreign ministry spokesman. ...

15. Gaza ceasefire set for tomorrow, Friday, at 7am

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-ceasefire-set-for-tomorrow-friday-at-7am

A ceasefire in Gaza will commence at 7 a.m. on Friday morning, as announced by Qatar....

16. Police intel goes solo against organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-intel-goes-solo-against-organized-crime

In a significant move, the Police Intelligence Service in Cyprus gains independence, breaking ties with the YKAN to focus on a broader spectrum of organized crime, including hooligans. ...

17. Turkish Cypriots question policies amidst cultural shifts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-question-policies-amidst-cultural-shifts

Former president Ali Erel raises alarm about the declining status of Turkish Cypriots, emphasizing the growing population and housing struggles. Tricombe sees a rise in foreign buyers, a trend that could escalate with an influx of 100,000 Russians, affecting Nicosia. ...

18. Israel to free hostages in exchange for peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-free-hostages-in-exchange-for-peace

In a significant diplomatic breakthrough, Israel has approved a deal with Hamas, paving the way for the release of 50 hostages in exchange for a temporary cease-fire in Gaza lasting at least four days....

19. The 22-year-old mastermind in Kalogeropoulos murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-22-year-old-mastermind-in-kalogeropoulos-murder

In a dramatic turn of events, authorities handed over a 21-year-old suspect connected to the murder of Thanasis Kalogeropoulos. The individual voluntarily presented himself in Tae Larnaca, leading to his arrest on Friday afternoon....

20. Central prison under scrutiny in Kalogeropoulos murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-prison-under-scrutiny-in-kalogeropoulos-murder-investigation

In a harrowing turn of events, the communities of Nicosia and Limassol find themselves on edge following two shocking murders that have left residents and law enforcement agencies deeply unsettled....

21. Qatar initiates talks on Israeli hostage swap with Hamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatar-initiates-talks-on-israeli-hostage-swap-with-hamas

In a bid to secure the release of Israeli women and children who were kidnapped by the Palestinian armed group and have been held in Gaza, Qatari mediators have engaged in talks with Hamas officials both in Doha and Gaza. ...

22. The controversial path to 1,704 new Cypriot ''citizens''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-controversial-path-to-1-704-new-cypriot-citizens

In the period spanning from November 5, 2021, to June 19, 2023, a total of 1,704 "citizenships" were granted with the approval of the ''Ministry of Interior'', according to the Dursun Oguz. This information was reported by Kibris....

23. US plane brings captives back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-plane-brings-captives-back-home

The plane carrying five American citizens freed as part of a deal between the U.S. and Iran have now landed back home in the United States....

24. Limassol riot sparks outrage as 13 suspects face scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-riot-sparks-outrage-as-13-suspects-face-scrutiny

In the wake of racially charged riots that roiled the coastal city of Limassol last week, significant developments in the legal proceedings have underscored the gravity of the situation....

25. Serious charges for escaped prisoners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/serious-charges-for-escaped-prisoners

26. Manhunt in Cyprus after detainees escape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/manhunt-in-cyprus-after-detainees-escape

Three detainees managed to escape during their transfer from the court in Nicosia to the central prisons, prompting a manhunt by the so-called "police authorities" of the pseudo-state....

27. Cypriot delegation pounded with human rights questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-delegation-pounded-with-human-rights-questions

Cyprus’ law commissioner says her delegation received praise last week at a UN committee hearing in Geneva, but she also admitted that no country had a perfect record on human rights following a bombardment of questions on human rights...

28. Health Ministry reports 10 deaths and over 2000 cases of covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-reports-10-deaths-and-over-2000-cases-of-covid

Ten deaths were announced by the Ministry of Health between April 21 to May 4 due to COVID-19 as well as 2.404 new cases....

29. US report: Harsh conditions in Cyprus prisons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-report-harsh-conditions-in-cyprus-prisons

The US State Department's Human Rights in Cyprus 2022 report highlights significant human rights issues in Cyprus. The report states that there were credible reports of harsh conditions in prisons and detention centers, particularly for asylum seekers....

30. US report on Cyprus notes rise of antisemitism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-report-on-cyprus-notes-rise-of-antisemitism

A US report on Cyprus highlights significant human rights issues including reports of abuse and harsh conditions in detention centers for asylum seekers...

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