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15 June, 2024
 

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1. Murders linked to firearms surge in Limassol and Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/murders-linked-to-firearms-surge-in-limassol-and-nicosia

The recent discovery of weapons in a cemetery in Oroklini serves as a stark reminder of the increasing presence of organized crime networks in Cyprus, particularly their access to military-style firearms, classified as illicit traded firearms....

2. Major weapons haul uncovered in Oroklini cemetery, two arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-weapons-haul-uncovered-in-oroklini-cemetery-two-arrested

Authorities in Larnaca were alerted to a weapons trafficking operation taking place in a cemetery in the Oroklini area, prompting a swift police response....

3. EU ministers to strengthen migration policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ministers-to-strengthen-migration-policies

At a ministerial meeting in Nicosia on May 16-17, 2024, eight EU member states, Austria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Italy......

4. Migration issue returns to the spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-issue-returns-to-the-spotlight

Today, Friday, May 17, Nicosia will host a ministerial conference at the level of Foreign Affairs Ministers, with the participation of 7 EU member states ...

5. EU mulls €400 million boost for Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-€400-million-boost-for-lebanon

As Ursula von der Leyen prepares for her visit to Lebanon on May 2nd, the European Commission is exploring various avenues to provide......

6. Drug enforcement cops send 420 youths to rehab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-enforcement-cops-send-420-youths-to-rehab

Between 2021 and 2024, YKAN, Cyprus' drug enforcement agency, facilitated rehabilitation treatment programs for 420 young individuals, the majority of whom were students. ...

7. Lebanon to Cyprus: $3000 per person for the deadly journey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lebanon-to-cyprus-$3000-per-person-for-the-deadly-journey

The security authorities of the Republic were not oblivious to the presence of networks smuggling illegal immigrants westwards through Cyprus, ...

8. Cyprus braces for impact as over 3,000 migrants hit record highs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-impact-as-over-3-000-migrants-hit-record-highs

The recent promising developments in the realm of migration patterns may soon be relegated to history if proactive measures aren't swiftly implemented to address the recent surge in arrivals. ...

9. Sean ''Diddy'' Combs faces sex trafficking probe, Prince Harry named in lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sean-diddy-combs-faces-sex-trafficking-probe-prince-harry-named-in-lawsuit

Federal law enforcement raided two properties belonging to Sean “Diddy” Combs on Monday as part of an investigation into sex trafficking allegations,...

10. Archbishop Georgios in ''K'': The scandal rocking the Church of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-georgios-in-k-the-scandal-rocking-the-church-of-cyprus

In an interview with ''K,'' Archbishop George assures that efforts are being made to fully clarify the case of the Monastery of Saint Avvakum, which is causing turmoil within the Church. ...

11. Seven out of ten students can get drugs in a day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-out-of-ten-students-can-get-drugs-in-a-day

A recent revelation has sparked concern among authorities in Cyprus as reports indicate that 7-8 out of 10 Cypriot students find it alarmingly easy to obtain drugs, including cannabis, within a mere 24-hour timeframe....

12. The shocking reality of students in drug cases revealed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-shocking-reality-of-students-in-drug-cases-revealed

Evidence of student involvement in drug trafficking and use, leading to a criminal case opened by YKAN, was presented on Wednesday by YKAN's commander, Stelios Aristideou, to the House Legal Affairs Committee....

13. Handmade 100-Euro bills flood European cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/handmade-100-euro-bills-flood-european-cities

A group of counterfeiters which had been producing 100-euro bills was busted in a joint police operation involving Europol and police forces in four countries, including Greece....

14. Nicosia police pursue allegations of human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-police-pursue-allegations-of-human-trafficking

Yesterday, a new case of human trafficking for the purpose of labor exploitation was referred to the Nicosia Criminal Court....

15. Migrant trafficking concerns rise as Cyprus rescues 41 individuals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-trafficking-concerns-rise-as-cyprus-rescues-41-individuals

Two boats carrying a total of 41 irregular migrants arrived Thursday afternoon in Cyprus. According to Cyprus News Agency (CNA), the radar of the Cyprus Coast Guard spotted the two boats sailing 12 nautical miles southeast of Cape Greco. ...

16. Well-known businessman with criminal history shot dead in Mandra

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/well-known-businessman-with-criminal-history-shot-dead-in-mandra

The charred body of a man believed to be Christos Gialias, a well-known businessman with ties to soccer was found in a vehicle in the West Attica suburb of Mandra on Wednesday afternoon, police have said....

17. Meta CEO to receive $700M dividend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meta-ceo-to-receive-$700m-dividend

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, the parent company overseeing Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, anticipates an annual dividend of $700 million (£549 million), according to recent announcements....

18. 46-year-old convicted for illegally assisting 109 migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/46-year-old-convicted-for-illegally-assisting-109-migrants

In a courtroom saga unfolding in the Famagusta District, a 46-year-old man has been sentenced to five years in prison for his involvement in the illegal trafficking of migrants and money laundering....

19. Greek Mafia: Stolen phones expose three murders and attempted homicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-mafia-stolen-phones-expose-three-murders-and-attempted-homicide

In a breakthrough discovery, two phones found in a stolen car in Aspropyrgos have unraveled a series of crimes linked to the so-called Greek Mafia....

20. Criminologist urges action against rising organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/criminologist-urges-action-against-rising-organized-crime

In light of the recent escalation in serious crime, Professor Emeritus of Criminology at the University of Cyprus, Andros Kapardis, has urged the state to develop a comprehensive national strategy to tackle organized crime...

21. Frontex commends Cyprus for successful immigration management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-commends-cyprus-for-successful-immigration-management

Grigorios Apostolou, the Head of the Frontex Liaison Office for Greece and Cyprus, commended Cyprus for its effective immigration management strategy....

22. Major crime boss gunned down in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-crime-boss-gunned-down-in-greece

New evidence has emerged about the mafia execution of Vangelis Zambounis on Sunday morning in Neos Kosmos. The Hellenic Police are still investigating the case, which is another episode in the bloody cycle of the Greek mafia....

23. Two suspects apprehended in Larnaca, handed over to occupation authorities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-suspects-apprehended-in-larnaca-handed-over-to-occupation-authorities

Cyprus authorities have apprehended three individuals aged 46, 37, and 47, shedding light on a case involving the abduction, kidnapping, and murder of Aicha Alav and two Cameroonian suspects. The incident occurred in occupied Nicosia on December 22, 2023....

24. Politico: Newly unsealed Epstein documents offer few insights into high-profile associates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-newly-unsealed-epstein-documents-offer-few-insights-into-high-profile-associates

Newly unsealed court papers related to Jeffrey Epstein include the names of a handful of famous men whose associations with the late sex offender were previously known, but the documents provide few new disclosures about the nature of their relationships....

25. Cyprus eyes new measures amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eyes-new-measures-amid-migration-challenges

There may have been progress so far in the management of migration, according to figures released by the government these days, but this is mainly due to a sharp decline in the number of applicants from African countries, ...

26. 2024 court documents to expose Epstein's associates and victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2024-court-documents-to-expose-epstein-s-associates-and-victims

In a significant development tied to the legal aftermath of the Jeffrey Epstein case, court documents containing the names of over 170 high-profile associates and victims are slated to be unsealed at the commencement of 2024....

27. Cyprus expands diplomatic footprint, bolsters migration management efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expands-diplomatic-footprint-bolsters-migration-management-efforts

President Nicos Christodoulides, leading the Council of Ministers at the Presidential Palace, announced significant developments in Cyprus' foreign policy and measures taken to address migration challenges....

28. Cyprus and the porn industry: High-tech hub exposed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-the-porn-industry-high-tech-hub-exposed

For many years, the Republic of Cyprus, due to its art visa law, served as a hub for white flesh trafficking....

29. Cracking down on exploitation: Farm raid exposes labor abuses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cracking-down-on-exploitation-farm-raid-exposes-labor-abuses

In a collaborative effort, the Anti-Trafficking Bureau, YAM, and Ministry of Labour Inspection Department executed a court-authorized inspection at a 40-year-old man's animal farm in Nicosia yesterday....

30. Minister Procopiou demands severe punishment for traffickers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-procopiou-demands-severe-punishment-for-traffickers

Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkides-Procopiou said emphasis should be placed in severe punishment for traffickers. ...

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