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1. Shocking details in Limassol torture case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-details-emerge-in-limassol-torture-case

A 21-year-old man was remanded in custody on Tuesday in connection with a case of suspected torture, with an 18-year-old male saying the suspect threatened to kill him if he didn't let him have his way...

2. Driver in animal abuse viral video charged

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-in-animal-abuse-video-charged

A male driver who was caught on video driving with a dog tied to the car has been charged with animal abuse, while police call on members of the public to report such cases without delay...

3. Natalie's body found in a ditch on Ikaria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/natalie-s-body-found-in-a-ditch

The body of Natalie Christopher was discovered on Wednesday afternoon on the Greek island of Ikaria, putting an end to search efforts for the British Cypriot scientist who went missing on Monday while on vacation...

4. Detectives join missing woman’s case in Ikaria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/detectives-join-missing-woman-s-case-in-ikaria

Greek police have found blood on the hotel bed of a British Cypriot female, who was reported as missing while on vacation by her boyfriend hours before the couple was set to fly back to Cyprus...

5. Cypriot reports British girlfriend missing on Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-reports-british-girlfriend-missing-on-greek-island

Greek police are on high alert over the disappearance of a British female scientist, whose Cypriot boyfriend says she failed to answer her phone hours before their flight to Cyprus...

6. Loggerhead ‘Pambos’ is quite the wanderer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/loggerhead-‘pambos-is-quite-the-wanderer

According to BirdLife Cyprus, a loggerhead tracked by satellite is proving to be a great wanderer with romance as his driving force....

7. Legislators in stalemate over asylum bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legislators-in-stalemate-over-asylum-bill

Members of parliament are up in arms over an asylum bill amendment aimed at banning automatic deportations for refugees who file for protection out of fear of their life...

8. Ankara raises issue of eight officers again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-raises-issue-of-eight-officers-again

A few days before Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visits Turkey, the country’s National Security Council said in a statement on Thursday that Ankara will continue to pursue people it accuses of taking part in the failed coup attempt in 2016 – including the eight servicemen Greece has refused to extradite....

9. EOKA veterans settle out of court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eoka-veterans-settle-out-of-court

The British government and the EOKA fighters, who were seeking damages related to torture claims back in the 1950’s, have reached a settlement out of court...

10. Turkey searches Saudi consulate again, as world condemns Saudi Arabia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-searches-saudi-consulate-again-as-world-condemns-saudi-arabia

11. Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-extradites-egyptian-hijacker

The lawyer of Egyptian hijacker Mostafa Emam, who was extradited by Cyprus authorities after he withdrew his case with the European Court of Human Rights, says her client gave up after succumbing to pressure in a Nicosia prison...

12. Cypriot says British officers raped her in 1956

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-says-british-officers-raped-her-in-1956

More allegations are piling up in an ongoing case in the UK against British forces, who are accused of torture and even rape during the Greek Cypriot insurgency between 1955 and 1959...

13. Former judge points fingers at the establishment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-judge-points-fingers-at-the-establishment

Former ECHR judge Loukis Loucaides says police abuse and corruption are part of a systemic problem in Cyprus that cannot change until those at the top who hold political office stand up and follow the letter of the law...

14. UK soldiers ‘horrifically tortured children’ during EOKA struggle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-soldiers-‘horrifically-tortured-children-during-eoka-struggle

British soldiers allegedly tortured Greek Cypriots by stubbing cigarettes out on their rectums, simulating executions and using a metal contraption that caused eyes to bleed, High Court papers have revealed...

15. Cyprus police must show zero tolerance to abuse of detainees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-must-show-zero-tolerance-to-abuse-of-detainees

Europe's top human rights body says Cyprus police must effectively address incidents of physical abuse against detainees amid "credible allegations"...

16. Parliament urges international community to recognise Armenian genocide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-calls-on-international-community-to-recognise-armenian-genocide

According to Mahtesian, between 1915 and 1923 more than 1.5 million innocent Armenians suffered torture, were put to death, slaughtered or forced to walk to their death...

17. Report slams Oroklini detention centre

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-slams-oroklini-detention-centre

The Ombudsman has issued a damning report on the Oroklini Detention Centre in Larnaca, describing conditions at the facility as unsuitable for holding individuals....

18. ECHR rules against Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-rules-against-cyprus

The European Court of Human Rights upheld a complaint against Cyprus with four votes in favour and three against, where a Polish inmate accused the state of inhumane treatment....

19. Cypriot jihadist does not expect fair trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-jihadist-does-not-expect-fair-trial

Two members of the “Beatles of ISIS” squad, one of them of Cypriot origin, say they don’t expect to get a fair trial after being stripped of their British citizenship. ...

20. Turkey fails to convince Greek court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-in-greek-court-again-to-appeal-for-extradition-of-servicemen

An Athens court rejected on Friday a third appeal by Ankara for the extradition of eight Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece following Turkey's failed coup in July 2016. The judge said the court was not convinced that the men would get a fair trial in Turkey. ...

21. Edmond About’s ageless Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/edmond-about-s-ageless-greece

How can a nation with so many skills and virtues be so incapable of creating an effective state...

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