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1. Murders linked to firearms surge in Limassol and Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/murders-linked-to-firearms-surge-in-limassol-and-nicosia

The recent discovery of weapons in a cemetery in Oroklini serves as a stark reminder of the increasing presence of organized crime networks in Cyprus, particularly their access to military-style firearms, classified as illicit traded firearms....

2. Major weapons haul uncovered in Oroklini cemetery, two arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-weapons-haul-uncovered-in-oroklini-cemetery-two-arrested

Authorities in Larnaca were alerted to a weapons trafficking operation taking place in a cemetery in the Oroklini area, prompting a swift police response....

3. US transfers seized Iranian arms to aid Ukraine's defense

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-transfers-seized-iranian-arms-to-aid-ukraine-s-defense

US Central Command (CENTCOM) revealed on Tuesday that the United States has transferred a substantial arsenal, including machine guns, sniper rifles, rocket launchers, and ammunition, seized from Iran to Ukraine....

4. President urges clemency for 82-year-old man convicted of violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-urges-clemency-for-82-year-old-man-convicted-of-violence

In response to yesterday's decision by the Limassol Criminal Court to sentence......

5. Russian gunmen storm party in Limassol, injure two

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-gunmen-storm-party-in-limassol-injure-two

Gunmen stormed a private establishment in Limassol, Cyprus, resembling scenes from a movie, according to police reports Wednesday night....

6. Well-known businessman with criminal history shot dead in Mandra

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/well-known-businessman-with-criminal-history-shot-dead-in-mandra

The charred body of a man believed to be Christos Gialias, a well-known businessman with ties to soccer was found in a vehicle in the West Attica suburb of Mandra on Wednesday afternoon, police have said....

7. Homemade bomb found in driver's vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homemade-bomb-found-in-driver-s-vehicle

In a recent incident, members of the bicycle police intercepted a makeshift pipe bomb during a routine vehicle check on a 40-year-old driver. The impromptu stop occurred when officers discovered a 31-year-old wanted individual as the passenger....

8. Police arrested for leaking Mafia-style execution video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrested-for-leaking-mafia-style-execution-video

Two officers of the police’s motorcycle division were arrested on Monday for leaking a video showing the body of a man who was gunned down in a mafia-style execution in the Athens suburb of Neos Kosmos in the early hours of Sunday....

9. Major crime boss gunned down in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-crime-boss-gunned-down-in-greece

New evidence has emerged about the mafia execution of Vangelis Zambounis on Sunday morning in Neos Kosmos. The Hellenic Police are still investigating the case, which is another episode in the bloody cycle of the Greek mafia....

10. Israel accuses Hamas of hospital exploitation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-accuses-hamas-of-hospital-exploitation

Gaza’s Shifa Hospital has become the focus of a dayslong stalemate in Israel’s war against the Hamas militant group....

11. Zelenskyy's unspoken strategy for Ukraine's victory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelenskyy-s-unspoken-strategy-for-ukraine-s-victory

Ukraine's counteroffensive is still on track and will achieve its set goals by the end of the year, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Wednesday....

12. Mavromichalis' shooter used different gun, investigation deepens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mavromichalis-shooter-used-different-gun-investigation-deepens

A shocking assassination that unfolded in the heart of Cyprus's capital, Nicosia, has sent shockwaves through the community. Alexis Mavromichalis, a 45-year-old resident, was fatally shot in his Acropolis apartment on the night of the last third. The investigation into this heinous crime is currently underway....

13. Limassol police investigate mafia execution of Thanasis Kalogeropoulos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-police-investigate-mafia-execution-of-thanasis-kalogeropoulos

The Limassol Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is closely scrutinizing the details surrounding the contract murder and mafia-style execution of 55-year-old Thanasis Kalogeropoulos. Investigations are ongoing to identify both the individuals responsible for the crime and those who may have ordered it....

14. Fatal shooting of Thanasis Kalogeropoulos shakes Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fatal-shooting-of-thanasis-kalogeropoulos-shakes-limassol

Tragedy struck on the morning of October 30th when 55-year-old Thanasis Kalogeropoulos became the victim of a fatal shooting on Amathus Beach Boulevard in Limassol. ...

15. USA: Maine residents on 'lockdown' after 18 people killed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-maine-residents-on-lockdown-after-18-people-killed

Shocked and fearful Maine residents kept to their homes for a second night Thursday as hundreds of heavily armed police and FBI agents searched intensely for Robert Card, an Army reservist authorities say fatally shot 18 people at a bowling alley and a bar in the worst mass killing in state history....

16. Gunman's attack leaves 22 dead in Lewiston

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gunman-s-attack-leaves-22-dead-in-lewiston

At least 22 people are said to have been killed after a shooting in the US state of Maine, with the suspect - a firearms instructor - still at large....

17. Israel claims to have bombed Hamas ''divers'' near Gaza tunnel exit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-claims-to-have-bombed-hamas-divers-near-gaza-tunnel-exit

This is the moment the Israel Defense Forces bombed a team of Hamas divers trying to infiltrate Israel after frogmen entered the sea from a Gaza tunnel....

18. Hamas displays Israeli babies in chilling video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hamas-displays-israeli-babies-in-chilling-video

Hamas has released chilling footage that appears to show terrorists picking up and cradling Israeli babies and small children. ...

19. Kasselakis' Cyprus visit reveals Greek policy realities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/kasselakis-cyprus-visit-reveals-greek-policy-realities

The image of Stefanos Kasselakis, the President of SYRIZA, peering through a hole in the wall, reminiscent of a combat position used for aiming a rifle, at the buffer zone behind the parking lot of the Ledra Pallas barricade encapsulates the essence of Greek policies concerning the Cyprus problem....

20. PKK attack sparks Turkey's cleanup efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pkk-attack-sparks-turkey-s-cleanup-efforts

The PKK has claimed responsibility for Sunday morning's terrorist attack outside Turkey's Interior Ministry in Ankara, resulting in the deaths of two assailants and injuries to two police officers. ...

21. Saudi Arabia stresses Palestinian resolution in potential Israel peace deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-arabia-stresses-palestinian-resolution-in-potential-israel-peace-deal

Saudi Arabia has let the Biden administration know that resolving Palestinian issues is critical for any normalization deal with Israel, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday....

22. Identity of gunman in Florida racial attack revealed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/identity-of-gunman-in-florida-racial-attack-revealed

A gunman who shot dead three black people in a "racially motivated" attack in Florida has been named....

23. Trespasser injured after home owner fires shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trespasser-injured-after-home-owner-fires-shot

A man in Limassol is in critical condition after an elderly home owner, who was arrested on murder charges, said he fired a shot at someone who was attempting to steal electrical cables near his property...

24. Air guardsman caught applying for hitman job on rentahitman.com

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/air-guardsman-caught-applying-for-hitman-job-on-rentahitman-com

An Air National Guardsman was arrested and charged Thursday with applying to be a hitman on a parody website, officials say....

25. California reeling over back-to-back mass shootings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-reeling-over-back-to-back-mass-shootings

Just two days after a gunman killed 11 people at a Los Angeles-area dance studio, seven more victims were shot dead in an agricultural area near San Francisco, as California suffered one of its bloodiest spates of mass gun violence in decades....

26. Brothers sentenced in cottage killings in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-sentenced-in-cottage-killings-in-limassol

Two Syrian brothers in Cyprus have been sentenced in the cottage killings of two Russian women, who were suspected of possibly being victims of sex trafficking, after prosecutors withdrew premeditated murder charges to avoid a mistrial...

27. Another speed camera van shot at while on highway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-speed-camera-van-shot-at-on-highway

Larnaca police are investigating an incident where a speed camera van parked along the highway was shot at, according to the driver who said he saw two persons on a motorcycle speeding away...

28. Police alarmed after speed camera van shot at

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-alarmed-after-traffic-camera-van-shot-at-night

Police are investigating a shooting incident on the highway in rural Nicosia on Thursday night, when shots were fired at a traffic camera van injuring two employees who were on duty...

29. Freed Greek Cypriot vows to fight 'spite ban' in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freed-greek-cypriot-vows-to-fight-turkish-cypriot-spite-ban

A Greek Cypriot influencer vows to get his name off a stop list in the Turkish Cypriot north, where he says his arrest and long detention was a political double whammy out of spite because of his pro-reunification views but also EOKA nostalgia...

30. Watching the Turkish paratroopers from my window

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-watching-the-turkish-paratroopers-from-my-window

It was approximately 5.20 a.m. on the morning of July 20, 1974, when I was awakened by the ring of a telephone in my home in Nicosia....

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