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08 February, 2023
 

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1. 'Buy Nothing Project' gaining ground worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/buy-nothing-project-gaining-ground-worldwide

It was not until after Angela Parker, 53, had raced across her north Atlanta neighborhood to nab eight leftover, thick-cut slices of ham with gravy from the porch of someone she didn't know that she began to ask herself some questions. Was it weird to eat a stranger's porch ham? Was it safe? Would the ham be worth it?...

2. Concerns emerge over Cypriot porn website age verifier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-emerge-over-cypriot-porn-website-age-verifier

A new law in Louisiana requiring adults who visit porn websites to verify their age is raising privacy concerns, but a Cypriot firm that collects personal information of those users says privacy is maintained throughout the process...

3. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

4. Forced sterilization loophole in Cyprus raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forced-sterilization-loophole-in-cyprus-raises-eyebrows

A woman in Cyprus has been made sterile without her consent, with reports saying people who live with intellectual disability and other disorders often “get fixed” through forced sterilization by power of attorney...

5. Cyprus under international scrutiny for sanctions on Russian oligarchs - (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-international-scrutiny-for-sanctions-on-russian-oligarchs-video

Regarding the levying of sanctions against Russian oligarchs due to the conflict in Ukraine, Cyprus is being closely watched on a global scale....

6. Apple accused of enabling stalkers with AirTag

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/apple-accused-of-enabling-stalkers-with-airtag

Apple was sued by two women who say its AirTag devices make it easy for stalkers to track and terrorize victims....

7. Initial PEGA report - Cyprus is an appealing destination for spy goods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/initial-pega-report-cyprus-is-an-appealing-destination-for-spy-goods

8. Lesser charges in cottage murders after plea bargain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-in-cottage-murders-after-plea-bargain

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. Cyprus still in the mix as EU probes Greek spyware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-in-the-mix-as-eu-probes-greek-spyware

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...

10. Cypriot MEP spills the beans in spying scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-spills-the-beans-in-spying-scandal

Cypriot MEP Demetris Papadakis is warning authorities on his native island to stay away from cover-up attempts and instead 'fully investigate' allegations of espionage and wiretapping by politicians and police using illegal malware...

11. Cops keep tight lid on sex trafficking case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-keep-tight-lid-on-sex-trafficking-case

Police continue to keep a tight lid on a sex trafficking investigation, with prosecutors filing a case against a male suspect after two other men have been accused of seeking services from a woman described as a possible victim...

12. House clamps down on glamping aspirations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-clamps-down-on-glamping-aspirations

Cypriot parliament failed this week to pass crucial tourism legislation that would regulate low-cost lodging, but concerns about encroaching on the environment also ended up blocking a bill on the newest trend of glamorous camping...

13. Europol sex trafficking probe lands Cypriot farmer in prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europol-sex-trafficking-probe-lands-cypriot-farmer-in-prison

An elderly farmer in Cyprus was sentenced to ten years behind bars in a sexual exploitation case, after a joint law enforcement operation with Europol led to the discovery of at least two victims in the island’s agricultural sector...

14. Man sentenced for beach rape in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-for-beach-rape-in-ayia-napa

A man in Cyprus has been sentenced to prison on rape charges after a young woman last year told police she was molested in the water in broad daylight near a beach bar in Ayia Napa...

15. Glamping is on the rise, and hostels are coming soon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/glamping-is-on-the-rise-and-hostels-are-coming-soon

In January 2020, Airbnb's were officially allowed to operate in Cyprus, giving tourists an alternate mode of accommodation on the island in addition to hotels and hotel apartments....

16. Man suspected of being serial rapist in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-suspected-of-being-serial-rapist-in-ayia-napa

A young man in Ayia Napa has been arrested on rape charges, with police saying they apprehended the suspect after getting help from a local person and linking him to three separate complaints...

17. Protests erupt after potential US Supreme Court move to overturn abortion rights ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-erupt-after-potential-us-supreme-court-move-to-overturn-abortion-rights-ruling

Anti-abortion activists and pro-abortion rights supporters took to the streets of Washington on Tuesday after news that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion....

18. Meta agrees $90 mn settlement in Facebook privacy suit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-meta-agrees-$90-mn-settlement-in-facebook-privacy-suit

Facebook-parent Meta has agreed to pay $90 million to settle a 10-year-old lawsuit accusing it of tracking users online even after they logged off the social network, court records show....

19. Greek comedian gets suspended sentence for online sex videos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-comedian-gets-suspended-sentence-for-online-sex-videos

A Greek TV comedian was given a suspended prison sentence Wednesday after being convicted of posting on the internet sex videos of his former partner without her consent, a case that prompted a public debate on online privacy abuses....

20. Credit Suisse faces money laundering charges in Bulgarian cocaine traffickers trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/credit-suisse-faces-money-laundering-charges-in-bulgarian-cocaine-traffickers-trial

Credit Suisse faced charges in a Swiss court on Monday for allowing an alleged Bulgarian cocaine trafficking gang to launder millions of euros, some of it stuffed into suitcases....

21. Mayor says Cypriots let down in spy van case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mayor-says-cypriots-let-down-in-spy-van-case

Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos says the Cypriot state let citizens down in the spy van case, suggesting it was settled with a fine and not a court trial to keep things hushed up...

22. TEPAK professor loses appeal on unvaccinated ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tepak-professor-loses-appeal-on-unvaccinated-ban

A Cypriot high court has ruled that banning unvaccinated professors from the classroom was a matter of school regulation and not detrimental to their academic career or a right to privacy...

23. Ghislaine Maxwell convicted in Epstein sex abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghislaine-maxwell-convicted-in-epstein-sex-abuse-case

The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted Wednesday of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein....

24. Safe pass arrest sheds light on giant loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-arrest-sheds-light-on-giant-loophole

A man at a local store in Limassol was arrested on Wednesday after police officers who asked to inspect his Safe Pass determined the document did not match his ID card, but not everyone is on the same page regarding secondary inspections at the door...

25. Legal doubts still loom over traffic cameras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-doubts-still-loom-over-traffic-cameras

After data obtained about violators of traffic cameras in the Republic of Cyprus had to be deleted due to legal questions, the pilot phase of the operation was set to resume Monday but last only ten days as fines begin lawfully January 1, unless more issues emerge...

26. Police probe family ties in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-family-ties-in-double-murder

Police have arrested a third suspect in the double murder of two Russian women in Cyprus, where investigators are said to be relying on witness statements and phone data to crack the crack the case...

27. Double murder prosecutors back to the drawing board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/double-murder-prosecutors-back-to-the-drawing-board

New details suggest the main suspect in the double murder of two Russian women may be covering up for someone else, after it was reported that the shooter was far closer to the victims than previously thought and questions remained about a car passenger...

28. Drivers cheated out of traffic camera warnings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drivers-cheated-out-of-traffic-camera-warnings

After a re-launch of traffic cameras in October in the Republic of Cyprus, police have still not succeeded in sending out warning citations to violators as promised during grace period...

29. Judge blocks public hearing in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-denies-public-hearing-in-double-murder

The sole suspect in the double murder of two Russian women appeared on Monday in Limassol District Court behind closed doors, with reporters kept at bay in a case where his initial arrest had also taken place in total secrecy...

30. Mandatory CovScan Cyprus begins amid confusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mandatory-covscan-cyprus-begins-amid-confusion

CovScan Cyprus, a digital app used for scanning health documents during the pandemic, became mandatory on Monday in the Republic of Cyprus, but there was still confusion as officials still disagreed on whether door greeters should match digital names to actual photo IDs...

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