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16 June, 2021
 

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1. Driver run over by his own car dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-run-over-by-his-own-car-dies

An elderly man who was struck by his own vehicle during a brief stop, succumbed to his injuries hours later in the hospita...

2. Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-reach-cyprus-by-boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

3. Man pleads not guilty in bloodbath murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloodbath-double-murder-suspects-pleads-not-guilty

A man accused of killing his wife and son in rural Nicosia in early February has pleaded not guilty to premeditated charges, while it remains unclear whether he will have a fitness hearing before the trial...

4. Four arrested on human smuggling charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-on-human-smuggling-charges

Cypriot police have arrested four individuals on human smuggling charges after a number of people including a woman and two children were apprehended in the buffer zone during an attempt to cross from north to south...

5. Islandwide rollout of 'pay as you throw' programme in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/islandwide-rollout-of-pay-as-you-throw-programme-in-2022

The ‘pay as you throw’ programme is expected to be rolled out across Cyprus next year, President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday....

6. Young biker dies in horrific scramble accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-biker-dies-in-horrific-scramble-accident

A young man from rural Nicosia was killed over the weekend after two racing motorcycles collided during an off-road scramble near a campsite in Larnaca district, with the fatality taking place just days after he had posted an ad to sell his bike...

7. Officers off the hook in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-off-the-hook-in-serial-killer-probe

Senior law enforcement officials and frontline police officers named in a serial killer probe in Cyprus could be subject to disciplinary action but not criminal charges because of broader systemic failures and lack of evidence...

8. Barn fire kills over 1000 pigs in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/barn-fire-kills-over-1000-pigs-in-nicosia

A herd of mother pigs and about a thousand piglets burned to death on Monday night in Nicosia district, after a fire broke out in a barn along a rural road...

9. Brussels concerned over Pournara refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-concerned-over-pournara-refugees

The Republic of Cyprus’ handling of asylum seekers at Pournara camp remains on Brussels’ radar, with a host of different challenges raising questions over how the European Union and some member states can get on the same page without resorting to legal battles...

10. Double murder suspect was a teen killer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/double-murder-suspect-was-a-teen-killer

Shocking revelations came to light in the aftermath of Thursday’s double murder in Ergates, after it emerged that the suspect accused of killing his wife and son had actually killed his niece 45 years ago when he was a teenager...

11. Man arrested after bloodbath double killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sought-over-deaths-of-wife-and-son

Police apprehended a suspect in Thursday's bloodbath double murder in rural Nicosia, after a husband was believed to have killed his wife and son while also injuring his other son who survived as neighbours came running...

12. Pournara residents 'fired up' about leaving camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pournara-residents-fired-up-about-leaving

More protests took place at Pournara on Wednesday, after asylum seekers with grievances reportedly set a tent on fire while some camp residents managed to leave camp...

13. 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...

14. Speed limits drop for city centre streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speed-limits-drop-for-city-centre-streets

Drivers on major roads in Cypriot cities may soon need to slow down further, if a new effort by the Road Safety Council takes hold reducing speed limits further from 50 down to just 30 kilometres per hour...

15. Officials weigh in on Pournara brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-weigh-in-on-pournara-brawl

Eight tenants at Pournara migration facility were placed under arrest on Tuesday, following a violent brawl on camp grounds that erupted between two groups under circumstances still unclear...

16. Violent brawl breaks out at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/violent-brawl-breaks-out-at-pournara

A large-scale violent confrontation between groups of asylum seekers erupted at Pournara camp on Monday night, with police calling for backup and two dozen ending up in the Emergency Room...

17. Two arrested after Syrian refugees reach shore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-after-syrian-refugees-reach-shore

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of people smuggling after over a dozen presumptive refugees from Syria reached Cypriot shores late Tuesday night, while there was still concern over overcrowding concerns at a migrant camp outside the capital...

18. Syrian refugees 'roughing it' at police station

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-held-at-police-station

Newly-arrived presumptive refugees were on standby this week, after reports said they were taken to a police station in Famagusta district due to overcrowding conditions at a migrant reception centre in rural Nicosia...

19. Cyprus still battered by severe weather

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-battered-by-severe-weather

An orange warning is in effect in Cyprus, which is still being battered by severe weather that landed hard on the eastern Mediterranean a day earlier...

20. Tornado causes damages in rural Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tornado-causes-damages-in-rural-nicosia

A tornado was sighted in Nicosia district on Monday, with reports saying extreme weather phenomena were popping up across the island including golf ball sized hail...

21. Wintry weather slams Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wintry-weather-slams-cyprus

A low pressure system moving across the eastern Mediterranean is affecting Cyprus, with officials on the island issuing a flood warning and police warning motorists to drive carefully...

22. Cyprus’ migrant camp way over capacity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-migrant-camp-way-over-capacity

The overcrowding situation with refugees and asylum seekers at Pournara camp was back in the news, following an unannounced visit by the state’s Ombudswoman who said she saw some improvements but also some problems still not being addressed such as the right to move freely out of the camp...

23. Rescuers moved by injured man's devoted dog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescuers-moved-by-hunter-s-devoted-dog

A man who was out hunting with friends ended up being badly injured on Sunday after falling into a deep gorge, with fire fighters rushing to his rescue only to find the real hero was Paola, the hunter’s dog who did not want to leave her owner’s side...

24. Systems tested by slaughterhouse outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/systems-tested-by-slaughterhouse-outbreak

A company that owns a slaughterhouse in rural Nicosia has until Monday to explain how 79 people were found working without proper authorization, following a coronavirus outbreak on the premises and days after the firm hinted that government officials were supplying asylum seekers for manual labour through backchannels...

25. Streak of stormy days begins in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/streak-of-stormy-days-begins-in-cyprus

A yellow warning is currently in effect in the Republic of Cyprus due to isolated thunderstorms, with chances of flooding in local areas, as a streak of stormy days enters the picture this week...

26. President's Cabinet to rethink COVID strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-cabinet-to-rethink-covid-strategy

President Nicos Anastasiades has called for an emergency Cabinet meeting on Monday, after data over the weekend appeared to suggest that things were taking a turn for the worse despite hard work and added measures...

27. Cyprus defends blocking migrant boats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defends-blocking-migrant-boats

A police task force from the Republic of Cyprus is hoping to hash out a plan with Lebanese authorities to deter “economic migrants” from traveling to the island, as government and state officials rush to respond to criticism over a decision to send back undocumented migrants to the neighbouring country...

28. Urgent meeting after weekend refugee arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgent-meeting-after-weekend-refugee-arrivals

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has called for an emergency meeting following a number of arrivals of undocumented migrants over the weekend, with some of them transported back to Lebanon and others facing the prospect of crowding into an already maxed-out facility...

29. Girlfriend arrested in Larnaca murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girlfriend-arrested-in-larnaca-murder-case

A woman linked to a slain Romanian man in Larnaca has been arrested on suspicion of withholding information in a criminal investigation...

30. Crowded migrant camp running out of options

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crowded-migrant-camp-running-out-of-options

Officials at Pournara migrant camp are scrambling to find more space to host asylum seekers, after it emerged that more than half of detainees at the Nicosia facility are under quarantine due to coronavirus measures...

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