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08 February, 2023
 

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1. Cyprus records another prison death as suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-another-prison-death-as-suicide

Officials in Nicosia Central Prisons in the Republic of Cyprus went on alert on Friday following the death of an inmate, whose body was found hanged in the shower...

2. Criticism and unknowns emerge in latest prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/criticism-and-unknowns-emerge-in-latest-prison-death

Cyprus Police have not ruled out foul play in the death of a British inmate, who was found hanged last Friday, while reports suggested the case was filled with conflicting information including a suggestion that no effort had been made to resuscitate...

3. Eva Kaili to remain in custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eva-kaili-to-remain-in-custody

A Belgian court has rejected an application from Greek MEP Eva Kaili to be released from pre-trial custody, following a hearing before the Court of First Instance in Brussels....

4. Cypriot judge slams Chinese justice in extradition case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-slams-chinese-justice-in-extradition-case

A Cypriot judge denied last week an extradition requests citing a lack of fair trials in China, a decision said to be a precedent for many other cases on the island, in Europe, and around the world...

5. Prosecutors say Cidan was tortured to give up password

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-say-inmate-was-tortured-to-give-up-password

Cypriot state prosecutors say an inmate who was killed inside Nicosia’s prison had been cruelly tortured for two days by a felon who demanded a password to check if nude photos of his wife were on the victim’s phone...

6. Iran: Rape used as a means to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-rape-used-as-a-means-to-quell-protests

Rape is being used systematically by Iranian security forces to deal with the now three-month-old protests against Tehran's regime, with women leading the charge, according to a detailed CNN report that includes facts and testimony....

7. North not buying Greek Cypriot version in prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-not-buying-greek-cypriot-version-in-prison-death

The family of Tansu Cidan, a Turkish Cypriot inmate whose dead body was discovered in his prison cell in south Nicosia, says their loved one was tortured for three days, while officials in the north are also casting doubt over the investigation by Greek Cypriot authorities...

8. Bin Salman granted US immunity for Khashoggi murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bin-salman-granted-us-immunity-for-khashoggi-murder

The US has determined that Saudi Arabia's de facto leader - Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - has immunity from a lawsuit filed by murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée....

9. Remains of four resistance fighters returned to relatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-four-resistance-fighters-returned-to-relatives

The remains of four resistance fighters killed during the 1974 coup in Cyprus were identified recently and will be returned to their families who were briefed on Wednesday by Commissioner Photis Photiou and his associate Xenophon Kallis....

10. Activists attacked during animal liberation protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-attacked-during-animal-liberation-protest

Animal Party Cyprus is calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate an incident over the weekend after two animal rights activists said they were attacked by an unknown person during a peaceful demonstration in Nicosia...

11. Izium - Corpses tied to stakes in mass graves

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/izium-corpses-tied-to-stakes-in-mass-graves

A new horror is unfolding in Izium, bringing back memories of the atrocities in Butcha last April. According to information reported by Reuters, citing eyewitnesses, many bodies of people have been found in mass graves, their bodies tied with ropes around their necks and arms....

12. UN investigators tasked with digging out Izyum facts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-investigators-tasked-with-digging-out-izyum-facts

UN investigators in Ukraine have been asked to investigate burials in a forest in Izyum where Kiev officials pointed to evidence of Russian war crimes, with Moscow accusing Ukrainian authorities of pushing a false narrative about soldiers who were killed in action and left behind...

13. 186 year old landmark zoo in Bristol finally closes its doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/186-year-old-landmark-zoo-in-bristol-finally-closes-its-doors

One of the oldest zoos in the world, Bristol Zoo, closed its doors after 186 years of operation on September 3rd as its guests have been moved to a new site....

14. A 62-year-old woman relives the horrors of war during the 1974 Turkish invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-a-62-year-old-woman-relives-the-horrors-of-war-during-the-1974-turkish-invasion

Forty-eight years are not enough for a young girl to forget the systematic rape at the hands of Turkish soldiers, during the 1974 Turkish invasion. ...

15. Remains of men slain during coup being dug up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-slain-during-coup-being-dug-up

New exhumations are taking place this week in Limassol after a court ordered the disinterment and reburial of four persons who were said to have been executed by EOKA during a Greek coup in Cyprus...

16. Macron, Scholz, Draghi in Kyiv on historic visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-scholz-draghi-in-kyiv-on-historic-visit

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi arrived in Kyiv Thursday morning, visiting the Ukrainian capital for the first time since the beginning of Russia’s invasion in a historic joint trip....

17. Cypriot journalists want UK to block Assange extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-journalists-call-on-uk-to-block-assange-extradition

Journalists in Cyprus have spoken out in favor of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is getting closer to the possibility of being extradited to the United States following an order by a London court...

18. Chinese embassy in Cyprus speaks out on extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-embassy-in-cyprus-speaks-out-on-extradition

The Chinese embassy in Cyprus has responded to reports in local media that accused Beijing of using scare tactics on the island to get a suspect extradited, with an official statement pointing to fake news and offering a different side to the story...

19. School shocked after brutal killings of kittens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-shocked-after-brutal-killings-of-kittens

Local activists say a mama cat and her three kittens that were being looked after at a Nicosia district high school were found viciously murdered last week, with reports suggesting the perpetrators could be young delinquents who have been terrorizing the school community...

20. Kitten kicker arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kitten-kicker-arrested

A man who posted a video of himself luring a kitten with fish at a beachside tavern in Edipsos on the island of Evia only to kick it into the sea was arrested on Monday on charges of violating laws against animal cruelty....

21. Putin warns West of lightning retaliation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-warns-west-of-lightning-retaliation

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of lightning-fast retaliation if countries interfere in Ukraine as European leaders accused Russia of 'blackmail' over its cuts to gas supplies...

22. World horrified over Bucha death footage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-horrified-over-bucha-death-footage

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was “deeply shocked” by images of civilian deaths in Ukraine posted online over the weekend, with Kiev blaming Moscow and Russia rejecting the accusations and calling for a special Security Council meeting on Monday...

23. Historic leak of Swiss banking records reveals unsavory clients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-leak-of-swiss-banking-records-reveals-unsavory-clients

Despite two decades of pledges by Credit Suisse to crack down on illegitimate funds, data leaked from the bank reveals that it catered to dozens of criminals, dictators, intelligence officials, sanctioned parties and political actors with outsized wealth....

24. Hoyle highlights strong Cyprus-UK friendship while MP's call for support on various issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hoyle-highlights-strong-cyprus-uk-friendship-while-mp-s-call-for-support-on-various-issues

The United Kingdom fully supports Cyprus, the Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle told the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday....

25. Former President of Greece Christos Sartzetakis dead at 92

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-president-of-greece-christos-sartzetakis-dead-at-92

Former president Christos Sartzetakis passed away early Thursday morning in a hospital in Athens. He was 92....

26. 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....

27. Pope wraps up Cyprus trip after breaking silence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-wraps-up-cyprus-trip-after-breaking-silence

Pope Francis left Cyprus on Saturday after wrapping up his trip to the divided island, where he went off script during a prayer in downtown Nicosia after hearing personal stories from migrants...

28. 100 euro fine for unvaccinated Greeks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/100-euro-fine-for-unvaccinated-greeks

Greece said on Tuesday it would make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for people aged 60 and over, a drastic step for the country grappling with a new surge in coronavirus cases....

29. Cypriot ‘superminister’ accused of obstructing sea rescues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-‘superminister-accused-of-obstructing-sea-rescues

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has slammed a report about him calling the shots to hinder sea rescues of refugees, accusing a journalist of pushing an 'extremely dangerous' open doors agenda while the local newspaper is hitting back with a little-known 'embarrassing' incident...

30. ISIS 'Beatles' member expected to plead guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-beatles-member-expected-to-plead-guilty

An Islamic State jihadist of Cypriot origins and member of the terrorist cell “The Beatles” is rumored to have changed his plea to guilty, thus foregoing trial in a US courtroom...

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