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15 July, 2024
 

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1. Geisha Kikunohana returns in ''Tea Ceremony''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/geisha-kikunohana-returns-in-tea-ceremony

Prepare to be transported into a world of intrigue and revelation with 'Tea Ceremony' in Artiria, Athens....

2. Bar meeting turns into ''starvation wages'' circus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bar-meeting-turns-into-starvation-wages-circus

The Parliamentary Committee of Lawyers, in conjunction with the new Council of the Cyprus Bar Association, addressed several critical issues during their meeting today....

3. Modi's move to rename India to Bharat sparks controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/modi-s-move-to-rename-india-to-bharat-sparks-controversy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has replaced the name India with a Sanskrit word in dinner invitations sent to guests attending this week’s Group of 20 summit, in a move that reflects his Hindu nationalist party’s efforts to eliminate what it sees as colonial-era names....

4. California: Use of police dogs to be curbed due to racial bias

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-use-of-police-dogs-to-be-curbed-due-to-racial-bias

The California Assembly's Public Safety Committee has approved a bill that would ban the use of police dogs for arrests, apprehensions and crowd control, apparently a first-in-the-country measure....

5. Happy International Women's Day - Let's talk about men!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/happy-international-women-s-day-let-s-talk-about-men

Every time International Women’s Day approaches, we hear the usual dissenting voices. “Do we really have to celebrate Women’s Day?” followed by “Why don’t we celebrate Men’s Day also?”. The answer is quite simple: We do celebrate Men’s Day, every year on November 19....

6. Missing link in Qatargate broached in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-link-in-qatargate-broached-in-cyprus

A lawmaker and transparency advocate in Cyprus is calling on a Cypriot MEP to clarify earlier comments about his Greek colleague Eva Kaili, who remains in custody in connection with a corruption probe in the European parliament...

7. Britain mulling asylum ban on English Channel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-mulling-asylum-ban-on-english-channel-migrants

The United Kingdom’s Minister, Suella Braverman, has said that it will introduce a new plan which would prohibit the entry of migrants who cross the English Channel from claiming asylum....

8. EC calls for state-funded compensation for victims of trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-for-state-funded-compensation-for-victims-of-trafficking

The Council of Europe's Anti-Trafficking Division along with Cyprus-based NGO 'Step Up, Stop Slavery' brought together officials from various sectors of the Cypriot government and foreign diplomatic missions to discuss the ways in which financial compensation can be offered to victims of trafficking in Cyprus....

9. Cyprus convicts ‘sex client’ on trafficking charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-convicts-‘sex-client-on-trafficking-charges

A male customer who was apprehended during a raid at a suspected illegal brothel in Limassol last year has been sentenced to prison on trafficking and exploitation charges, after Cypriot lawmakers introduced tough but controversial legislation that criminalizes sex buyer behavior...

10. Op-ed: 'Only a leap in consciousness will end human slavery'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-only-a-leap-in-consciousness-will-end-human-slavery

With the number of women and children fleeing the war in Ukraine, experts say that many of them may become victims of trafficking given their vulnerability. This article is even more relevant today and attempts to present the attitudes that have enabled human slavery throughout history, and the solution to eradicate this crime across the globe....

11. Pandemic to ‘spell end of tax privileges for billionaires’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pandemic-to-‘spell-end-of-tax-privileges-for-billionaires

Thomas Piketty is one of the most famous economists in the world. His weighty tomes on inequality and its dangerous consequences for global capitalism have been widely praised by other stars of the dismal science, like Paul Krugman and Robert Solow. ...

12. Op-ed: The shooting of a dog and the non pet-friendly destination of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-shooting-of-a-dog-and-the-non-pet-friendly-destination-of-cyprus

In mid-November, community authorities found another abandoned dog in the ‘wine villages’ around the mountains of Limassol. This has become an all-to-common sighting usually resulting from unconscientious “hunters” who leave their dogs in the mountains or surrounding ravines....

13. US Embassy requests proposals for counter-trafficking programs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-embassy-requests-proposals-for-counter-trafficking-programs

Worldwide, more than 25 million victims of human trafficking are enslaved for the commercial gain of others....

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 'What was that all about?':Trump mocks Oscars winner Parasite - video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-was-that-all-about-trump-mocks-oscars-winner-parasite-video

US President Donald Trump has hit out at the Oscars for awarding Best Picture to Parasite, a dark South Korean comedy about class struggle and wealth inequality....

17. Cyprus President saddened over latest statements by Turkish FM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-saddened-over-latest-statements-by-turkish-fm

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday that he was saddened to hear about the latest statements by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, noting that “they convey in essence the message that the Turkish side is not returning to the negotiating table if the requirements it is putting forward are not met.”...

18. New law criminalizes sex buyer behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-law-criminalizes-sex-buyers

The House has passed a law criminalizing customers who pay for sex with trafficked women, while it rejected an amendment that would provide a legal recourse for defendants who use a plea of ignorance as their defence...

19. House debates 'sex buyer' legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-debates-buying-sex-legislation

Two proposals in parliament on the purchase of sexual services have taken politicians and the public by storm, with human trafficking and sexual abuse of minors in the backdrop...

20. New police chief offers apology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-police-chief-offers-apology

The new police chief has offered an apology following criticism about mishandling cases of missing foreign women and children who ended up being murdered by a serial killer...

21. New details emerge in Mitseros case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-emerge-in-mitseros-case

New information has emerged about a missing Nepalese woman believed to have been murdered by an alleged serial killer in Nicosia, suggesting immigration police did in fact search for her but on the assumption she was a runaway and not a missing person...

22. Suspects remanded in sex trafficking case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspects-remanded-in-sex-trafficking-case

The five suspects detained Tuesday on sex trafficking charges, including three cops, have been remanded in custody while police did not rule out additional arrests pending the investigation...

23. Human trafficking network busted in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/human-trafficking-network-busted-in-cyprus

Cyprus police arrested five people, including three cops, following the unraveling of a human trafficking network that was forcing Eastern European women into prostitution...

24. Adidas sticks by Kanye West after slavery remarks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/adidas-sticks-by-kanye-west-after-slavery-remarks

Adidas remains committed to the Yeezy brand created by rapper Kanye West despite his comments describing slavery as a choice and praising US President Donald Trump...

25. Cubs of the Caliphate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cubs-of-the-caliphate

There is little in the way of specialized care for them in Iraq, where the minimum age of criminal responsibility is nine...

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