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1. 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...

2. 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....

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

6. Gloves are off in EU-China relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-in-eu-china-relations

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden...

7. Council of Europe report critical of Greece's migrant pushbacks, detention conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/council-of-europe-report-critical-of-greece-s-migrant-pushbacks-detention-conditions

A Council of Europe report, released Thursday, calls on Greece to stop pushbacks of migrants and calls out the country on the conditions in several migrant detention centers....

8. ISIS ‘Beatles duo’ plead not guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/isis-‘beatles-duo-plead-not-guilty

Two Islamic State suspects from the UK, including one with Cypriot origins, have pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American hostages...

9. Animals abused during battlefield school prank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/animals-abused-during-battlefield-school-prank

Shocking reports of animal cruelty at Paralimni High School emerged on Monday, during a series of high school senior pranks that took place in many towns to mark first day of classes...

10. Ombudswoman delivers annual report to Cyprus President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ombudswoman-delivers-annual-reports-to-cyprus-president

Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides delivered her report for the years 2018 and 2019 to President Nicos Anastasiades during a meeting at the Presidential Palace on Friday....

11. Greece, Turkey exchange barbs over migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-exchange-barbs-over-migrants

Greece on Thursday pushed back on criticism by Turkey that is violating the rights of refugees and migrants attempting to reach the country, saying Ankara has “instrumentalized human suffering”...

12. Man charged in Rottie death in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-charged-in-rottie-death-in-limassol

Police are investigating the death of a Rottweiler days after she was found injured inside a trash can in Limassol, while a local man has been charged in connection with the case...

13. NGOs raise alarm over inhumane conditions at overcrowded migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngos-raise-alarm-over-inhumane-conditions-at-overcrowded-migrant-detention-camp

Two migrant and refugee support NGOs, Cyprus Refugee Council and Caritas Cyprus, have raised the alarm over the inhumane conditions that have developed in the Kokkinitrimithia camp, particularly since the coronavirus pandemic broke out on the island....

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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....

20. 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...

21. 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....

22. 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...

23. 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

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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"...

29. 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...

30. 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....

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