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02 October, 2022
 

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1. College students scramble for affordable housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/college-students-scramble-for-affordable-housing

Universities in the Republic of Cyprus are in the hunt for off-campus affordable housing solutions in a tough post-pandemic market, following reports that many students are resorting to nearby abodes both north and south of the divide line...

2. Cyprus tourism rebounds despite lack of Russian tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-tourism-rebounds-despite-lack-of-russian-tourists

Beside sparkling Mediterranean waters at the Cypriot resort town of Ayia Napa, the bars are bouncing with foam dance parties as tourist numbers rebound following two tough years of the pandemic....

3. Sides react ‘as usual’ after Council renews UNFICYP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sides-react-‘as-usual-after-council-renews-unficyp

The Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, one of UN’s longest-running peacekeeping missions, drawing different reactions as usually from both sides on the divided island...

4. Foreign tourist goes after Ayia Napa police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-tourist-goes-after-ayia-napa-police

A Chinese man living in London is seeking public support as he takes on the police in Ayia Napa, saying he was physically and verbally abused in a racially-motivated encounter during the pandemic and further alleging he was denied access to a lawyer...

5. Ayia Napa serial rape arraignment pushed back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-serial-rape-arraignment-pushed-back

Prosecutors in a serial rape case in Ayia Napa will have to wait until next month, after arraignment this week in a closed hearing was postponed when the defendant asked the court to appoint a public defender...

6. Trial of UK man accused of murdering ailing wife delayed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-of-uk-man-accused-of-murdering-his-ailing-wife-delayed

The trial of a British man charged with the premeditated murder of his sick wife in Cyprus’ coastal resort town of Paphos was pushed back until September on Thursday, with defense lawyers arguing that David Hunter should instead be charged with assisting a suicide....

7. Superyacht in Ayia Napa highlights tourism makeover

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/superyacht-in-ayia-napa-highlights-tourism-makeover

A cruise ship offering passengers a luxury yachting experience around the world made a stop in Cyprus’ Ayia Napa over the weekend, with locals highlighting the resort town’s efforts to attract high income visitors as an alternative to tourists balling on a budget...

8. 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...

9. At least five Russian businessmen have died by apparent suicide in just three months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-five-russian-businessmen-have-died-by-apparent-suicide-in-just-three-months

At least five prominent Russian businessmen have reportedly died by suicide since late January, with three of them allegedly killing members of their families before taking their own lives....

10. Major projects underway in Larnaca, Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/major-projects-underway-in-larnaca-nicosia

The Cyprus real estate and construction sectors are moving past the demise of the scrapped Citizenship for Investment Programme, turning their attention to the capital and the once-neglected coastal town of Larnaca, while Limassol, with its high-rises and cosmopolitan lifestyle, is still seeing part of the action....

11. Op-ed: 'The world needs to come clean about dirty money'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-world-needs-to-come-clean-about-dirty-money

On a spring ski break in Colorado last week, I found the town of Aspen buzzing with talk about Roman Abramovich. While the Russian oligarch has rarely been seen in the resort in recent years,...

12. Abramovich superyacht 'Eclipse' docks in Marmaris

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abramovich-superyacht-eclipse-docks-in-marmaris

A second superyacht linked to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich docked in a Turkish resort on Tuesday and sources familiar with the discussions said he and other wealthy Russians were looking to invest in Turkey given sanctions elsewhere....

13. Greek Cypriots in last ditch effort to 'save Varosha'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-in-last-ditch-effort-to-save-ghost-town

The foreign minister of the Republic of Cyprus says a proposal to lift international embargos on Ercan airport in the north is “the only way to save Varosha” for Greek Cypriots, but it may be too little too late for the seasoned diplomat as Turkish Cypriots say the ghost town is now off the table...

14. Greek Cypriots fear Trojan horse in ghost town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-see-trojan-horse-in-ghost-town

Greek Cypriot officials in the south are calling once again on Varosha title deed holders to stay away from a “legal trap” in the north, pointing to Ottoman religious foundations officially acknowledged as interested parties by a commission that examines property claims in the divided island’s ghost town...

15. British woman to appeal conviction in gang rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-woman-to-appeal-conviction-in-rape-trial

Lawyers are launching an appeal on behalf of a British woman who was convicted of lying about being gang raped back in July 2019....

16. Thousands flee fires in Greece, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-flee-fires-in-greece-turkey

Thousands of people fled wildfires burning out of control in Greece and Turkey on Friday, including a major blaze just north of the Greek capital of Athens that claimed one life, as a protracted heat wave left forests tinder-dry and flames threatened populated areas and electricity installations...

17. British rape accuser lost in translation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-lost-in-translation

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has blocked an appeal request by the British teen’s defense team which sought to present two post-conviction sworn statements in Ayia Napa rape case, with the Judges siding with prosecutors who pointed fingers at the rape accuser’s behavior as well as one of her lawyer’s own words...

18. EU Parliament approves amendment for sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-approves-imposition-of-sanctions-against-turkey

For the first time, the European Parliament on Thursday voted by a large majority in favour of the strict imposition of sanctions against Turkey, adopting the amendment tabled by the delegations of Greece and Cyprus....

19. Cyprus police face fresh accusations of mishandling rape claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-face-fresh-accusations-of-mishandling-rape-claim

Cyprus police are faced with fresh accusations of mishandling a rape claim filed by a young UK national last May whilst on holiday in the Famagusta district’s resort town of Protaras....

20. Cyprus, Greece, Egypt present united front

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-egypt-present-united-front

Cooperation between Cyprus, Greece and Egypt aims to safeguard peace and stability in the region on the basis of international law, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said during a trilateral summit in Nicosia Wednesday....

21. Greece, Cyprus seek more EU pressure to stop ‘provocative’ Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-cyprus-seek-more-eu-pressure-to-stop-‘provocative-turkey

Greece and Cyprus pushed for a tougher European Union response to Turkey’s natural gas exploration in contested Mediterranean waters at an EU summit on Friday, after Ankara restarted operations of a survey ship....

22. All eyes on Cypriot ghost town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-cypriot-ghost-town

Turkish Cypriot authorities have been working around the clock to meet a deadline on Thursday when a Varosha beachfront, which has been off limits since 1974, is set to reopen to the public...

23. Reactions point to Varosha election gimmick

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reactions-point-to-varosha-election-gimmick

Political reactions have been getting stronger by the day on both sides of divided Cyprus over a recent announcement to open a beach strip in ghost town Varosha in the north, just days ahead of a general election...

24. Ozersay says Varosha opening certain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ozersay-says-varosha-opening-certain

Varosha could be opened to its former residents under Turkish Cypriot administration, says Kudret Ozersay, adding that the process of reviving Cyprus’ ghost town after the pandemic crisis cannot be halted...

25. Man jailed in another Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-in-another-ayia-napa-rape-case

A man has been sentenced to eight years for the rape of a young British woman, who said she was raped after being driven in a dark remote area outside Ayia Napa last year...

26. Bill calls for videotaping police interrogations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-calls-for-videotaping-police-interrogations

The House is looking into legislation that would make mandatory the videotaping of custodial interrogations, a move that would allow the Republic of Cyprus to join other modern states in the way suspects are being treated by police...

27. 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...

28. Akinci brushes off Varosha talk as election gimmick, Anastasiades calls for bicommunal committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-brushes-off-varosha-talk-as-election-gimmick

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has suggested that Varosha, a southern suburb of Famagusta that has been fenced off and abandoned since Turkey invaded northern Cyprus, is being used as an election gimmick, adding that he supports UN-backed efforts to reopen the ghost town....

29. Suspect denies involvement in Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-denies-involvement-in-ayia-napa-shooting

New information about the gun used in the Ayia Napa shooting has emerged in court proceedings, with prosecutors still feeling confident about the case and the suspect in custody denying any involvement...

30. Suspect remanded in Ayia Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-remanded-in-ayia-napa-shooting

A male suspect in the Ayia Napa shooting has been remanded in custody for eight days, as police continue to investigate a botched mob hit in the wee hours Sunday at a pub in the island’s resort town...

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