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09 December, 2021
 

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1. Man arrested after attack on basketball player

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-after-attack-on-basketball-player

A man has been arrested on attempted murder charges following a vicious attack outside a night club in Nicosia, with reports saying AEL basketball player Corey Manigault has been hospitalized in critical condition...

2. NGO says refugee woman misled by agents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngo-says-refugee-woman-misled-by-agents

A pro-migrant group in Cyprus is accusing officials of using dubious methods to pressure a Syrian woman refugee to withdraw her asylum application, including hiding a recent development that could reunite her family on the island more quickly...

3. Ooooooh to be a Gooner!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/robbie-lyle-to-speak-at-digital-agenda-cyprus

Arsenal's most well-known fan, Robbie Lyle, is scheduled to speak at Digital Agenda Cyprus on the 19th of October 2021....

4. Facebook: In a whirlwind of scandals and unprecedented blackouts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-in-a-whirlwind-of-scandals-and-unprecedented-blackouts

It took a few minutes for it to disappear from the internet and about seven hours for it to return....

5. 12 year old not allowed on bus for 70 cents (UPDATE)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/12-year-old-not-allowed-on-bus-for-70-cents

A 12 year old student prevented from boarding a bus for not being able to pay the 70 cent fare will be given a free bus pass tomorrow....

6. Officers to face discipline in serial killer case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-to-face-discipline-in-serial-killer-case

A police internal affairs committee in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended disciplinary action against members of law enforcement in the island’s serial killer probe, after criminal prosecution was ruled out against officers and superiors who dropped the ball on cases of missing women later found murdered...

7. Protesters want cops on trial in Orestis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-want-cops-on-trial-in-orestis-case

A group of protesters on Wednesday called on the state attorney to order criminal prosecution against police in Cyprus’ serial killer case, following reports that officers could potentially face at most disciplinary action because witnesses would not come forward in a trial...

8. ELAM throws hat in speakership race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elam-throws-hat-in-speakership-race

Cyprus’ nationalist party ELAM says its president will seek the speakership of the House, following Sunday’s parliamentary elections that doubled the party’s seats while mainstream political movements lost ground...

9. Vandals spray paint mosque with graffiti

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vandals-spray-paint-mosque-with-graffiti

A graffiti incident at a mosque in Limassol has drawn wide condemnation on Thursday, a holiday with bicentennial celebrations on the island marking the Greek revolt against the Ottoman Empire...

10. Fence wars break out near buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fence-wars-break-out-near-buffer-zone

Opposing camps have been making headlines recently over a controversial barbwire fence near the buffer zone, with one group cutting a piece of barbed wire and the other restoring it, with all caught on tape...

11. Asylum seekers at Pournara breach gate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-at-pournara-breach-gate

A group of asylum seekers at Nicosia’s Pournara camp got a brief taste of freedom on Wednesday, after residents breached the front gate during a protest against long-term detention at the migration facility...

12. A historic verdict and a more united Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-historic-verdict-and-a-more-united-greece

The Greek justice system rose to the occasion and delivered a historic verdict that also confirms Greece’s image as a free democracy governed by the rule of law. Behind the voters’ rejection of Golden Dawn and the party’s condemnation by the institutions lies a good deal of human suffering – the agony of a mother whose child was murdered, but also of so many others who suffered violence and humiliation at the hands of the criminal organization....

13. New details emerge in Pournara arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-emerge-in-pournara-arrests

New details in last week’s Pournara speedy trial suggests a foreign man and five others convicted of trespassing had gone to the camp to confront another individual over sexual harassment allegations involving the perpetrator’s female relative...

14. Boat carrying refugees pushed back by Cyprus, ends up in UN area

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boat-carrying-refugees-pushed-back-by-cyprus-ends-up-in-un-area

A boat carrying 21 refugees from Lebanon and Syria that reached the Paralimni shore on Monday was pushed back by marine and port police, only to disembark in a nearby UN-controlled area on Tuesday....

15. Nigerian students say north is safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-students-say-north-is-safe

Following danger warnings and criticism against Turkish Cypriot colleges, Nigerian student representatives in the north have refuted reports of mysterious and unsolved killings of fellow countrymen on the island...

16. Nigerian students urged to avoid north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-students-urged-to-avoid-north

Nigeria is warning its citizens not to send their children to study in the northern part of Cyprus, citing lack of “conclusive investigations” in a number of student killings who were enrolled in Turkish Cypriot universities...

17. Suspect rearrested in Filipina abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-rearrested-in-filipina-abuse-case

A retired police officer who was accused last month of abusing his Filipina housemaid has been detained again, with police saying his new warrant include new charges of human trafficking...

18. Deputy mayor draws back racist declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-mayor-draws-back-racist-declaration

Limassol’s deputy mayor Nikos Sykas has issued a statement following widespread criticism over a post on Facebook when he self-identified as a racist...

19. Racism, xenophobia rife in Cyprus, refugees say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/racism-xenophobia-rife-in-cyprus-refugees-say

A teleconference on Tuesday raised the multifaceted problems faced by refugees and asylum seekers on the island, such as racism and xenophobia, hardships during the coronavirus pandemic, and difficulties with integrating into Cyprus society....

20. Cyprus condemns vandalism at mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-condemns-vandalism-at-limassol-mosque

Limassol police are investigating an incident of vandalism at Koprulu mosque, after gasoline bombs were thrown at the building and graffiti found spray-painted on the outer fence...

21. Greek woman attacked in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-woman-attacked-in-paphos

Two Paphos women were arrested early Monday morning in connection with an assault case, where a Greek woman was injured in a knife attack days earlier...

22. Judge rejects remand for Svetlana

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-rejects-remand-for-svetlana

A judge threw out a remand request against a Russian woman, who became the target of a racist rant at a Larnaca parking lot last year, after she was detained by Limassol police on conspiracy charges in a separate case...

23. Cabinet adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-adopts-ihra-definition-of-anti-semitism

The President’s Cabinet has approved a decision by which the Cypriot Government adopts the definition of anti-Semitism as it has been spelled out by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance...

24. Sisters charged in Larnaca racist rant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sisters-charged-in-larnaca-racist-rant

Police are moving forward with criminal charges against two women who were captured on video during a racist incident at a Larnaca parking lot in October...

25. Witness comes forward in parking lot incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/witness-comes-forward-in-parking-lot-incident

A witness has come forward in the car park racist incident in Larnaca, saying she watched in horror from start to finish as a Russian woman was standing her ground while being assaulted by two Cypriot females and a child...

26. Larnaca police probe parking lot racist rant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-parking-lot-racist-rant

Police are investigating a racism complaint after a video emerged showing Cypriot women and a child verbally assaulting a Russian woman following a fender-bender at a parking lot in Larnaca...

27. Group calls for golden years national plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/group-calls-for-golden-years-national-plan

A group advocating for better conditions for people in their golden years is calling for a national strategy to combat abuse of senior citizens and improve their lives...

28. Patient accuses nurse of racist behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/patient-accuses-nurse-of-racist-behaviour

A woman from North Macedonia says the behaviour of nurses at a medical centre in Nicosia was racist due to the patient’s place of origin...

29. School principal probed after hijab incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-principal-probed-after-hijab-incident

A high school principal in Nicosia is facing a disciplinary probe after he reportedly expelled a female student for wearing a hijab...

30. Ombudswoman weighs in on Bishop controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ombudswoman-weighs-in-on-bishop-controversy

Criticism towards Bishop Neophytos is picking up steam, following his comments about homosexuality and abortion that stirred debate and prompted all sorts of reactions...

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