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22 May, 2024
 

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1. Police force faces renewed criticism after recent tragedies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-force-faces-renewed-criticism-after-recent-tragedies

The debate on the problems in the police force, which was a hot topic in the public sphere last week due to the two fatal attacks that occurred in a short span of time, was reignited on Wednesday, when all the relevant officials, led by the Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkidi-Prokopiou and the Chief of Police, Stelios Papatheodorou, met in the Parliament's Institutions Committee....

2. National Guard's IRIS-2023 prepares for real challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-guard-s-iris-2023-prepares-for-real-challenges

The Interladian regular exercise with troops, known as "IRIS - 2023," concluded today, involving the active force of the National Guard....

3. Dept of Labour: 'Our social security fund is sound'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dept-of-labour-our-social-security-fund-is-sound

According to the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance, the General Social Insurance Plan's most recent actuarial study shows that the amendments made up until 2012 ensure the long-term viability of the Social Insurance Fund and that,...

4. 'I had warned them that the Turks were getting ready'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-had-warned-them-that-the-turks-were-getting-ready

It wasn't a matter of instinct, he didn't accidentally smell impending danger. The facts spoke for Alexandros Simioforidis and he could not ignore them. ...

5. Rumors fly after Antonov crash in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rumors-fly-after-antonov-crash-in-greece

A retired intelligence officer in Cyprus says there is no way a downed Ukrainian cargo plane could have been carrying illegitimate weapons, with rumors still raging over allied weapons to Ukraine being sold on the black market while experts in Greece saying they found no evidence of dangerous substances at the crash site...

6. Cyprus to investigate billionaire’s missing millions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-investigate-billionaire-s-missing-millions

A lawyer for a Jewish billionaire says he is confident Cypriot authorities will investigate a complaint into whether a former Israeli army officer embezzled his client’s money on the island...

7. Three women jailed in ‘illegal brothel’ case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-women-jailed-in-‘illegal-brothel-case

Three women initially suspected of being sex trafficking victims have been arrested in Nicosia on suspicion of taking part in the running of an illegal brothel, with police securing eight-day remands but declining to specify any provisional charges against them...

8. Status of sex workers unknown after Nicosia raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/status-of-brothel-workers-unknown-after-nicosia-raid

The legal status of three women detained during a prostitution raid in Nicosia remains unknown, while a former police officer and another female have been accused of running an illegal brothel in connection with the case...

9. A deal ‘everybody will hate’ to end the war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deal-‘everybody-will-hate-to-end-the-war-in-ukraine

The most likely solution that will bring an end to the war in Ukraine is an agreement that “everybody will hate,” James Stavridis, NATO’s Greek-American former commander for Europe tells Kathimerini....

10. Calls for lesser charge in Cyprus' mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-lesser-charge-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

A British man accused of murdering his cancer-stricken wife in Cyprus has denied premeditated charges, with his lawyers calling on the country’s chief law enforcer to reduce the charge to assisted suicide amid ongoing euthanasia debate on the island...

11. Rising anger with Turkey drives calls for reunification in crisis-hit northern Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-anger-with-turkey-drives-calls-for-reunification-in-crisis-hit-northern-cyprus

In his sun-filled office in north Nicosia, Şener Elcil is plotting his next protest. Anger, he says, is in the air in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus....

12. 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...

13. Syrian boy allowed to reunite with parents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-boy-allowed-to-reunite-with-parents

A young Syrian boy stuck in the north for over a month was reunited with his parents, following pressure on the government to allow the unaccounted minor to cross over to the south...

14. Boy dies after parents shot to death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-dies-after-parents-shot-to-death

A teenager in the north died Friday morning after allegedly shooting and killing his parents before turning the gun on himself, with reports saying his older brother managed to escape from certain death...

15. Experts assist in Cyprus' spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-assist-in-cyprus-spy-van-probe

Following months of sluggish investigation into Cyprus’ spy van, police investigators are reportedly in the process of drafting their final report while another expert is due to arrive on the island to lend a hand...

16. Roxy’s 'Charo' takes Cyprus to ECHR

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roxy-s-charo-takes-cyprus-to-echr

A Dominican woman, who was recognized as a sex trafficking victim after her ordeal in the capital’s Roxy strip club over a decade ago, is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights, after the country’s Supreme Court sided with a lower court judge who threw out her lawsuit seeking damages...

17. Filipina abuse trial put off until next year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipina-abuse-trial-put-off-until-next-year

The criminal trial of a retired officer accused of aggravated assault against his Filipina domestic worker has been pushed back to next spring, with the suspect denying all charges while the plaintiff’s visa could be expiring soon...

18. 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...

19. Filipina housemaid speaks out in abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipina-housemaid-speaks-out-in-abuse-case

The woman seen in a shared video being abused by her employer, a retired police officer, says she endured physical abuse and serious threats many times before recording the incident...

20. Woman secretly records her abuser

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-secretly-records-her-abuser

Police sprung into action on Wednesday, arresting a man in Nicosia after video and audio recordings involving possible abuse against a housemaid went viral on social media...

21. F35 flying to Cyprus this summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/f35-flying-to-cyprus-this-summer

The first overseas flight for the Lightning Force’s F35 stealth fighters will take place in the eastern Mediterranean when they are expected to touch down in Akrotiri this summer...

22. Strasbourg Christmas market attacker neutralized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strasbourg-christmas-market-attacker-neutralized

23. Defence minister rolls out reforms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-rolls-out-reforms

Exam grades will no longer be a factor in promoting military commissioned officers, while reservists will have more flexibility to show up for training according to upcoming changes...

24. Woman duped in 'Spanish prisoner' scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-duped-in-spanish-prisoner-scam

Police arrested a 60-year-old Nicosia man Sunday evening on fraud charges in connection with an advance-fee scam, following a complaint filed by a 63-year-old teacher who says she was duped into wiring a total of €117,000...

25. Cyprus energy search – averting a US-Turkey crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-energy-search-–-averting-a-us-turkey-crisis

Cyprus continues to proceed with offshore oil and gas projects despite Turkey's opposition...

26. Cyprus to set up special crime-fighting agency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-set-up-special-crime-fighting-agency

Cyprus police is trying to set up a special law enforcement agency to fight organised crime and terrorism but also offer top notch intelligence analysis in serious crimes...

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