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31. JPMorgan chase settles $290M lawsuit with Epstein victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jpmorgan-chase-settles-$290m-lawsuit-with-epstein-victims

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) reached a tentative $290 million settlement with victims of Jeffrey Epstein, one of two lawsuits alleging the nation's largest bank ignored warnings about its longtime client and facilitated his alleged sex trafficking....

32. Pope sends top sex crimes investigator to Bolivia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-sends-top-sex-crimes-investigator-to-bolivia

Pope Francis has sent one of his top sex crimes investigators to Bolivia at a time when the Andean nation is being shaken by an escalating pedophilia scandal involving priests....

33. Deutsche Bank agrees to $75M settlement in Epstein abuse lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deutsche-bank-agrees-to-$75m-settlement-in-epstein-abuse-lawsuit

Deutsche Bank AG has agreed to pay $75 million to settle a lawsuit by women who say they were abused by the late financier Jeffrey Epstein and accused the German bank of facilitating his sex trafficking....

34. Trump found liable for sexual abuse, accuser awarded $5 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-found-liable-for-sexual-abuse-accuser-awarded-$5-million

A federal jury on Tuesday found that Donald Trump sexually abused and defamed E. Jean Carroll, a writer who accused the former president of attacking her in a department store dressing room in the 1990s....

35. 21st International Film Days Festival - Cyprus 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/21st-international-film-days-festival-cyprus-2023

The 21st International Film Days Festival - Cyprus 2023 is set to begin on Friday, April 21st, at the Rialto Theatre in Limassol and the Zina Pallas in Nicosia. ...

36. Proposed bill gives women easy access to medically assisted reproduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/proposed-bill-gives-women-easy-access-to-medically-assisted-reproduction

The House Health Committee of Cyprus has discussed a bill amending the law on medically assisted reproduction....

37. Number of children being investigated for sexual abuse in Cyprus still high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/number-of-children-being-investigated-for-sexual-abuse-in-cyprus-still-high

The number of children referred for investigation for sexual abuse has remained consistently above 400 for the past two years, according to the "Hope For Children" CRC Policy Center (HFC), ...

38. Girls and women make up majority of domestic violence victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girls-and-women-make-up-majority-of-domestic-violence-victims

The majority (75%) of victims of family violence, intimate partner violence and abuse of minors in Cyprus are girls and women, based on statistics by the Police Headquarters' Directorate for Vulnerable Persons Affairs....

39. Afghan women protest ban on female education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/afghan-women-protest-ban-on-female-education

Young Afghan women gathered outside Kabul University on Monday to protest the ruling Taliban’s ban on female education as their male peers returned to school for a new academic year and the United Nations heard the restriction may amount to a crime against humanity....

40. Cyprus’ landmark sex trafficking case falls flat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-landmark-sex-trafficking-case-falls-flat

A high-profile trafficking case where airport police officers were accused of turning a blind eye on an illegal prostitution ring drew to a close this week, with most defendants acquitted including a cop whose guilt was not proven beyond a reasonable doubt...

41. Pope Benedict XVI laid to rest as faithful mourn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-benedict-xvi-laid-to-rest-as-faithful-mourn

Pope Francis joined tens of thousands of faithful in bidding farewell to Benedict XVI at a rare requiem Mass Thursday for a dead pope presided over by a living one, ending an unprecedented decade for the Catholic Church that was sparked by the German theologian’s decision to retire....

42. Former Pope Benedict XVI dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-pope-benedict-xvi-dies

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the shy German theologian who tried to reawaken Christianity in a secularized Europe but will forever be remembered as the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the job, died Saturday...

43. Man faces sentence in 'unwanted sex' with minor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-faces-sentence-in-unwanted-sex-with-minor

A criminal court in Larnaca has found a man guilty of having unwanted sex with a teenage girl, after prosecutors proved the offender had used Instagram for child grooming and rape...

44. Sex education becomes law after President signs bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-education-becomes-law-after-president-signs-bill

Today, the President of the Republic went on to sign the sex education legislation that was approved by the Parliament....

45. Has politics become a seedy business?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-has-politics-become-a-seedy-business

Last Friday's plenary session of the Parliament was marred by the speech of the now-independent MP Andreas Themistocleous on the occasion of the passage of the law on sexual education in schools....

46. Teacher on trial for touching girls inappropriately

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/male-teacher-on-trial-for-touching-girls-inappropriately

A male teacher at a junior high school in Limassol will be arraigned next month on dozens of charges following accusations from nine girls who say the educator was touching female students inappropriately during class...

47. COVID protests spreading across China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-protests-spreading-across-china

From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly zero-Covid policy....

48. Procedures, criminal offender profiles, and the law governing child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/procedures-criminal-offender-profiles-and-the-law-governing-child-abuse

The recent news has been overshadowed by new complaints from schoolgirls in Cyprus alleging that their headmaster has harassed them sexually, while in Greece the Aeolus box is opening due to revelations about the "Ark of the World" foundation....

49. A saint and a monster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-a-saint-and-a-monster

The allegations of sexual abuse reported at the homes of the children’s charity Ark of the World (Kivotos tou Kosmou) have caused a huge shock to public opinion....

50. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

51. Children's House: 1,565 children screened for sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-s-house-1-565-children-screened-for-sexual-abuse

Children's House received referrals for 1,565 children to be investigated for sexual abuse from its inception in September 2017 until October 2022, according to a press release issued by Hope For Children Organization on Friday in honor of today's European Day for the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse....

52. Girls accuse male teacher of sexual harassment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girls-accuse-male-teacher-of-sexual-harassment

A male teacher at a junior high school in Limassol has been remanded in custody after a group of female students have accused him of sexual harassment in the classroom...

53. Young man gets 16 years in Ayia Napa rapes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-gets-16-years-in-ayia-napa-rapes

A young man will spend the next 16 years in prison after a criminal court found him guilty of raping three women in Ayia Napa just before summer 2022...

54. Young helper jailed after rape complaint from pensioner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-helper-jailed-for-raping-elderly-man

A young man in Cyprus has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after a Larnaca court found him guilty of raping an elderly male patient with a mobility impairment...

55. Greece: Mother of 12 year old accused of abetting pedophiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-mother-of-12-year-old-accused-of-abetting-pedophiles

The man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl, then pimping her out to prospective “clients” online, and one of the 213 men who responded to the pimp’s advertisement were jailed Wednesday....

56. Zoophile goes to prison in bestiality case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zoophile-goes-to-prison-in-bestiality-case

A man from rural Nicosia has received a prison sentence after he was found guilty of sexually abusing and torturing animals at a small farm in Larnaca...

57. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

58. Sexual abuse and exploitation of children reaches alarming levels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-abuse-and-exploitation-of-children-reaches-alarming-levels

Deputy Attorney General, Savvas Angelides noted on Wednesday that the increase of sexual abuse and the exploitation of children has reached alarming levels in recent years, adding that "this has resulted in the filing of a significant number of cases before the Assize Court and the district courts."...

59. 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...

60. Europol sex trafficking probe lands Cypriot farmer in prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europol-sex-trafficking-probe-lands-cypriot-farmer-in-prison

An elderly farmer in Cyprus was sentenced to ten years behind bars in a sexual exploitation case, after a joint law enforcement operation with Europol led to the discovery of at least two victims in the island’s agricultural sector...

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