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1. Turkish hacker targets Cyprus Parliament website

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-hacker-targets-cyprus-parliament-website

The Cyprus Parliament’s website was on Monday facing attacks by a Turkish hacker, an announcement by the House of Representatives said....

2. Father jailed for defying child custody order

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-jailed-for-defying-child-custody-order

A father has been sentenced to 45 days in prison by a family court, with the presiding judge warning that disobeying court orders in child custody cases was sending the wrong message...

3. Critics slam 'Trump-like' fence installed in Nicosia suburb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-slam-trump-like-fence-installed-in-nicosia-suburb

The government came under fire on Tuesday over a decision to lay razor wire along a section of the Astromeritis buffer zone in the Nicosia district....

4. Harrowing images of Hilarion castle ablaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/harrowing-images-of-st-hilarion-castle-ablaze

A fire at Saint Hilarion Castle is believed to have been caused by a lightning strike, with videos showing harrowing images of the historic bastion ablaze...

5. Quake rattles Cyprus, no damage reported so far

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quake-rattles-cyprus-no-damage-reported-so-far

An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 5.1 shook Cyprus on Thursday afternoon, though reports of any damage have yet to emerge...

6. Cyprus holds turned thumb over lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holds-turned-thumb-over-lockdown

Cyprus’ lockdown stance continued to remain unclear following a special meeting between experts and the health minister, with the government hinting thumbs down for a new lockdown citing economic reasons but also thumbs up for stricter measures after hospitalizations reached dangerous levels...

7. President says anti-corruption measures to be announced by year's end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-says-anti-corruption-measures-to-be-announced-by-year-s-end

The new anti-corruption measures will be announced to the public before the end of the year, President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday, noting that the delay is due to the government’s efforts to take into account the suggestions of all stakeholders....

8. Government ups rhetoric against auditor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-rhetoric-against-auditor

The Cypriot government hinted over the weekend it might refer the auditor general to the Supreme Court over “indecent” behaviour, after the audit office published yet another damning report alleging offences in a Cabinet decision to grant investor passports to individuals linked to a casino project without meeting the criteria...

9. Al Jazeera turns attention to Jho Low

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-turns-attention-to-jho-low

Cypriot-naturalized citizen Jho Low, the Malaysian fugitive financier whose golden passports came under scrutiny last year, was back in the news this week after Al Jazeera published a video with actual voice recordings of 'the biggest fish' seeking a way out of the 1MDB colossal scandal...

10. Winter makes dramatic entrance in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-makes-dramatic-entrance-in-cyprus

Winter is officially upon us, with several areas across Cyprus experiencing intense weather phenomena on Tuesday afternoon....

11. Comprehensive anti-corruption proposals in the pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/comprehensive-anti-corruption-proposals-in-the-pipeline

President Nicos Anastasiades will soon be presenting a package of proposals for the strengthening of transparency, accountability and the rule of law, deputy government spokesman Panayiotis Sentonas said Monday....

12. Cypriots to protest over golden passports probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-to-protest-over-passport-probe

A new demonstration will take place outside the Presidential Palace on Friday, with protesters gathering to express their frustration over the government’s handling of the golden passport scandal and demand that officials take ownership of the crisis...

13. Rare show of solidarity after deadly quake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-show-of-solidarity-after-deadly-quake

The leaders of Turkey and Greece communicated a rare sense of solidarity to each other in the wake of a deadly earthquake in the Aegean, felt in both Athens and Istanbul...

14. Strong quake strikes eastern Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strong-quake-strikes-eastern-aegean

A large earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale struck off the eastern Aegean island of Samos on Friday, sending reverberations that were felt all the way in the Greek capital, nearly 300 kilometers away, the National Observatory of Athens’ (NOA) Geodynamic Institute reported....

15. Opposition turns up pressure over passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-turns-up-pressure-over-passport-scandal

Parliament in Cyprus is expected to debate proposals over the passport scandal, including whether a new law can force the government to hand over files to the auditor general as well as a freeze on pending applications allegedly being squeezed through before the disgraced scheme is set to go on hiatus...

16. Athens bracing for a protracted crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-bracing-for-a-protracted-crisis

Athens is preparing on both a diplomatic and military level for a protracted crisis in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean until at least the end of the year when the European Union’s ultimatum to Turkey expires in December. Other crucial political milestones will be the US elections on November 3 and the void created until the president is sworn in on January 20....

17. Commission slams Cyprus over passports, mulls infringement procedures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-slams-cyprus-over-passports-mulls-infringement-procedures

The European Commission expressed “disbelief” over new revelations concerning Cyprus’ investment for citizenship scheme, saying that the body is looking into infringement procedures for Nicosia. ...

18. House speaker offers public apology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-speaker-offers-public-apology

House Speaker Demetris Syllouris says his mind is made up regarding his position in parliament but will abstain from duties and announce his decision after the conclusion of a probe into passport corruption...

19. Probe launched against Al Jazeera operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-launch-probe-against-al-jazeera-operation

The state attorney ordered a probe following a complaint filed by high-profile Cypriot officials targeted by an Al Jazeera secret investigation on corruption, with members of the public outraged as more shocking revelations emerged in a new Cyprus Papers video...

20. Al Jazeera strikes again at Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-strikes-again-at-cyprus-papers

Al Jazeera’s investigative unit struck again on Monday with new Cyprus Papers material, involving a report accompanied by a one-hour video depicting undercover reporters who visited Cyprus and posed as representatives of an imaginary ultrarich investor, Mr X, who was convicted for palm-greasing and money laundering, to ‘test’ whether local authorities would still be willing accept his hefty investment and provide him with Cypriot citizenship....

21. Pandemic strikes Limassol hospital once again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-strikes-limassol-hospital-once-again

21 new coronavirus cases were detected on Thursday, four of which in the Limassol general hospital....

22. Jealous husband gets 18 years for killing wife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jealous-husband-gets-18-years-for-killing-wife

A criminal court in Paphos on Thursday sentenced the estranged husband of slain Ghada Al Nouri from Syria to 18 years, after he was found guilty of manslaughter...

23. Bus driver death marred by bus wars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bus-driver-death-marred-by-bus-wars

A labour union is calling for a full investigation into Monday’s fatal accident involving a bus driver, with reports of bus wars emerging in the background over the company’s plan to introduce a new split-shift schedule...

24. Forklift operator arrested after fatal accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forklift-operator-arrested-after-fatal-accident

A forklift operator in Paphos has been arrested following the death of a blacksmith who fell to his death in a work-related accident over the weekend...

25. Elderly pedestrian dies in Limassol accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-dies-in-limassol-road-accident

An elderly pedestrian was killed on Thursday in a road accident in Limassol, when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle as he was trying to cross the street...

26. Greece will be better prepared for second wave of Covid-19, PM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-will-be-better-prepared-for-second-wave-of-covid-19-pm-says

Greece will be better prepared if the coronavirus pandemic resurfaces in fall, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on a television interview on Sunday night....

27. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

28. Cabinet approves bill imposing steep rise in penalties for decree violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bill-imposing-steep-rise-in-penalties-for-decree-violations

The Cabinet on Friday approved a bill seeking to see penalties for violations of coronavirus measures skyrocket, as part of government efforts to increase deterrents to disregarding decrees and regulations under the Quarantine Law as the island gradually returns to normality....

29. Migrant camp declared ‘local infected area’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-declared-‘local-infected-area

Human rights advocates in the Republic of Cyprus are crying foul over the government's handling of asylum seekers at Pournara camp, after the health ministry declared the migrant centre a “local infected area” citing public health laws due to an infestation...

30. Migrant camp near boiling point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-near-boiling-point

Police said three people were arrested at Pournara migrant centre during a protest on Wednesday, one day after a hunger strike, as camp residents demand better living conditions and the right to leave camp...

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