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18 January, 2022
 

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1. 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....

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. Commissioner slaps fine in spy van case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-slaps-fine-in-spy-van-case

An Israeli-owned company in Cyprus known for its role in the country’s spy van case agreed to pay nearly one million in fines despite no evidence of spying on citizens, after an independent commissioner found there was no doubt that actions by WiSpear had at the very least breached principles relating to personal data...

10. Male nurse arrested for hidden camera at Nicosia General

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/male-nurse-arrested-for-hidden-camera-at-nicosia-general

A male nurse in Nicosia has been arrested after a hidden camera was discovered in a female locker room...

11. CovScan Cyprus mandatory but questions remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-makes-covscan-mandatory-but-questions-remain

Door greeters at supermarkets and other businesses will have to use an android app when checking Safe Pass, according to a Cabinet decision, but the policy going into effect on Monday has left many questions unanswered with citizens calling even pharmacies to get the latest scoop...

12. Legal doubts over detentions in Cyprus’ Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-doubts-over-detentions-in-cyprus-azeri-case

The legality of arrests of four Pakistani men, who were identified by Cyprus police as suspects based on phone records in connection with an alleged plot against Israelis, will be reexamined after the Supreme Court ruled that a law allowing indiscriminate data retention on all citizens violated European human rights...

13. Supreme Court slams unwarranted access to phone data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-slams-unwarranted-access-to-phone-data

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has found that a law allowing indiscriminate phone data retention for police purposes violates EU rights to privacy, with experts describing the decision as a major upset in ongoing criminal cases built on private information...

14. Investigative journalist in Cyprus cries censorship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigative-journalist-in-cyprus-cries-censorship

A renowned investigative journalist in Cyprus, whose scheduled appearance on television was recently scrapped, says he believes he has been banned from media because of his latest book on power and corruption...

15. EU and US convene in first Trade and Tech meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/first-trade-and-tech-meeting-convenes

The United States and the European Union hope to discuss chip shortages, artificial intelligence and tech competition issues during the first Trade and Tech Council meeting this week,...

16. No more apologies: Inside Facebook's push to defend its image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-apologies-inside-facebook-s-push-to-defend-its-image

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, signed off last month on a new initiative code-named Project Amplify....

17. Philip's will: A 90 year secret

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-of-philip-a-90-year-secret

The will of Philip , Queen Elizabeth's deceased husband, will be sealed and will remain so for at least 90 years, a London court has ruled....

18. Cyprus’ spy van case too close to the bone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-spy-van-case-too-close-to-the-bone

A police investigation in Cyprus has concluded there was no proof of illegal phone tapping in the spy van case, but prosecutors are still going after the main suspects on lesser charges despite reports of alleged contacts in the past with local officials...

19. Marital squabble behind Paphos road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marital-squabble-behind-paphos-road-accident

Police have dropped all charges against the driver whose vehicle struck a British woman in Peyia as she was trying to cross the street, while details about why she stepped out of her own car led to a domestic abuse investigation and a second arrest...

20. Nicosia reacts to new Al Jazeera video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-reacts-to-new-al-jazeera-video

Nicosia has refuted allegations concerning a Cypriot minister and his trips to London, in reaction to an Al Jazeera secret investigation into how convicted criminals could take on new identities and launder money through ownership of English football clubs by deceiving authorities...

21. NSO denies knowledge of hacked list in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nso-denies-knowledge-of-hacked-list-in-cyprus

Israel-based NSO Group is pointing the finger at customers who may misuse its Pegasus surveillance software, following reports that a list hacked in Cyprus contained thousands of mobile phone numbers believed to have been be targeted by the proprietary malware to spy on journalists and activists around the globe...

22. Safe Pass law lets door greeters inspect ID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-law-lets-door-greeters-inspect-id-docs

Business establishments in the Republic of Cyprus are now inspecting Safe Pass documents presented at the entrance by customers, who are also required by emergency law to show proof of identity when the employee at the door doubts the veracity of a person’s identity...

23. Brother who shot sister guilty of homicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brother-who-shot-sister-guilty-of-homicide

A Larnaca man who shot and killed his pregnant sister last year has been found guilty of voluntary manslaughter, with reports saying prosecutors did not seek murder charges due to lack of witnesses coming forward...

24. Legal defends blacked out passport report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-defends-blacked-out-passport-report

The Legal department in the Republic of Cyprus has issued its final report on golden passports, but its decision to include privacy issues as a reason to black out information has come under media scrutiny...

25. Legal battle heats up in golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-battle-heats-up-in-golden-passports

The top two chief law enforcers in the Republic of Cyprus are taking the parliament to court over a resolution, in which members called on the two officials to recuse themselves in the golden passport probe after raising conflict of interest issues...

26. Official says no data privacy after death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/official-says-no-data-privacy-after-death

Cyprus’ privacy commissioner says a recent decision by the health ministry to withhold vaccination history in reported COVID deaths could not be based on privacy concerns but 'possibly other reasons'...

27. Plans get blurry as Cyprus sees more deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plans-get-blurry-as-cyprus-sees-more-deaths

Daily deaths due to COVID-19 hit a new record in the Republic of Cyprus, with seven hospitalized patients losing the battle on Easter Monday and health officials avoiding comment on what measures will replace the lockdown next week...

28. Stars in Al Jazeera video face committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stars-in-al-jazeera-video-face-committee

29. Interim report on golden passports delivered

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interim-report-on-golden-passports-delivered

An interim report on the golden passport scandal in the Republic of Cyprus says just over half of citizenships granted by the executive branch were not approved lawfully...

30. Minister grilled over digital ID bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-grilled-over-digital-id-bill

Recent discussion on electronic signatures has reintroduced persistent challenges in the digital ID debate, with Cyprus’ innovation minister facing tough questions this week during a House committee hearing...

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