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30 September, 2020
 

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1. Winter season a window of opportunity for tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-season-a-window-of-opportunity-for-tourism

With the tourism sector’s performance this summer having refuted even the most optimistic forecasts that were made, the question for tour operators is what more can be done over the next period to reduce the big losses. As such, everyone's attention has shifted to the winter period that begins next November and ends in March 2021....

2. EU calls on Cyprus to manage migration flows in line with EU law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-calls-on-cyprus-to-manage-migration-flows-in-line-with-eu-law

The EU said Tuesday that it acknowledges the difficulties faced by the Republic of Cyprus in terms of the flow of refugees it is called to deal with, but stressed that basic principles and EU legislation must be respected....

3. Two men found locked in Limassol animal barn, police make two arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-men-found-locked-in-limassol-animal-barn-police-make-two-arrests

Police have made two arrests in connection to a case of human trafficking, after two men were found locked in an animal barn in Limassol....

4. Apollo CEO investigated over Epstein ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apollo-ceo-investigated-over-epstein-ties

The CEO of Apollo Global Management, whose affiliates acquired billions of bad debt in Cyprus, is being investigated over alleged financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein...

5. Suspect rearrested in Filipina abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-rearrested-in-filipina-abuse-case

A retired police officer who was accused last month of abusing his Filipina housemaid has been detained again, with police saying his new warrant include new charges of human trafficking...

6. Beirut blast has eerie connections to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-blast-has-eerie-connections-to-cyprus

Following Tuesday’s deadly explosion in Lebanon, some eerie connections began to emerge in Cyprus, including a Russian national based in Limassol and a Hezbollah-related arrest on the island back in 2015...

7. Only through dialogue can the Mediterranean regain stability, Borrell says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-through-dialogue-can-the-mediterranean-regain-stability-borrell-says

The Mediterranean can be a more secure and stable zone only through dialogue, the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said at the European Parliament’s plenary session on Turkey in Brussels. ...

8. Women in brothel raid under arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-in-brothel-raid-under-arrest

Seven women in Nicosia previously described by police as possible victims of trafficking have been arrested, with a judge ordering them in remanded custody for multiple offences related to prostitution...

9. Cyprus human egg trade market returns to spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-human-egg-trade-market-returns-to-spotlight

The illegal trade of human eggs in Cyprus returned to the limelight during this week’s House human rights committee, with MPs expressing concern over a growing market in which female students are prime targets....

10. Jailed hostel manager says he is not a pimp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hostel-manager-says-he-is-not-a-pimp

A male suspect facing pimping charges in a recent brothel investigation in downtown Nicosia says he was only renting single rooms to women and charging a lodging fee...

11. Police raid 'brothel' in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-brothel-in-nicosia

Nicosia police arrested a local man and took seven women into protective custody following a raid at an old hotel described as a front for prostitution...

12. Cyprus urged to provide trafficking victims free legal aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urged-to-provide-trafficking-victims-free-legal-aid

The human trafficking arm of Europe's top human rights body is expressing concern over Cyprus' failure to grant free legal aid and expertise to trafficking victims during criminal proceedings....

13. Bill criminalises prostitution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-criminalises-prostitution-in-cyprus

A proposed legislation making paid sex a crime in the Republic of Cyprus is drawing criticism, after the country’s left wing declared the female body is not for sale and cannot be bought...

14. Migration agents raid building in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-agents-raid-building-in-larnaca

Police and immigration agents raided a place of residence in Larnaca on Wednesday where they inspected 22 individuals in an effort to combat illegal immigration, human trafficking, and labour exploitation...

15. Cabinet approves bills to decongest Central Prisons amid COVID-19 fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bills-to-decongest-central-prisons-amid-covid-19-fears

Measures to decompress the overcrowded Nicosia central prisons where the risks associated with a potential spread of coronavirus are high were approved on Tuesday by the Cabinet....

16. Nicosia fatal stabbing investigation incomplete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-fatal-stabbing-investigation-incomplete

A detained suspect in the fatal stabbing of a foreign national in downtown Nicosia has been ordered to remain in custody, as police investigators are still searching for another suspect...

17. Cyprus says it cannot cope with migrant influx

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-it-cannot-cope-with-migrant-influx

The interior minister of the Republic of Cyprus says the island cannot host more “economic migrants” as another boatload of refugees arrived on Tuesday, clarifying that authorities would not send back those whose lives may be in danger...

18. Disappearance turns into felony murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disappearance-turns-into-felony-murder-case

Police are still looking for a second suspect in the disappearance of an ex-con two weeks ago, with reports describing the case as a rendezvous with death with drug trafficking in the background...

19. At least 129 detained in large police sweep after shooting in downtown Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-129-detained-in-large-police-sweep-after-shooting-in-downtown-athens

At least 129 people had been detained in downtown Athens by Friday afternoon as part of an ongoing police operation to find the culprits behind a shooting that left one dead and one injured in what authorities believe is a turf war between competing criminal gangs....

20. Football and Money Laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/football-and-money-laundering

It has been identified years back at European and global level, that sports and especially football is being used by criminals to launder dirty money and derive illegal income...

21. Embassies warn Cyprus over fake marriages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/embassies-warn-cyprus-over-fake-marriages

Cyprus is under harsh criticism from at least three foreign embassies that accuse the government and local municipalities of not doing enough to shut down a fake marriage industry...

22. Three women arrested in brothel raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-women-arrested-in-brothel-raid

Three women have been arrested after being accused of running a brothel in Limassol, just days after the police chief said he was waging war on prostitution...

23. Cypriot NGO celebrates EU day for fighting Human Trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cypriot-ngo-celebrates-eu-day-for-fighting-human-trafficking

The 18th of October is the EU day for fighting Human Trafficking. The NGO Cyprus Stop Trafficking (CyST) organised an event in Nicosia on the day, in order to increase awareness of this big problem occurring in Cyprus...

24. Cops build case following vice raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-build-case-following-vice-raid

A married couple has been remanded in custody in connection with their involvement in an illicit massage parlour business where foreign women worked part-time offering erotic services to male clients including handjobs...

25. Massage parlours raided in two cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massage-parlours-raided-in-two-cities

Police say they have apprehended nine people in Nicosia and Limassol in connection with an investigation into sexual exploitation and human trafficking...

26. People froze to death inside trailer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/people-froze-to-death-inside-trailer

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was appalled by the news of 39 bodies found in a trailer on Wednesday, with media speculation pointing to victims of human trafficking who froze to death...

27. Filipina in adoption case gets six years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipina-in-adoption-case-gets-six-years

A Filipina go-between in a gay adoption case, who was arrested on child trafficking charges, has been sentenced to six years in prison, while two men are still wanted by Cyprus police...

28. Two women busted in prostitution sting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-women-busted-in-larnaca-prostitution-sting

Two foreign women arrested in an undercover prostitution sting in Larnaca are facing charges of illegal gains while also being charged with violating immigration rules...

29. Filipino TV airs Cypriot 'Serial Killer' episode

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipino-tv-airs-cypriot-serial-killer-episode

A drama series in the Philippines is airing an episode that tells the harrowing tale of overseas Filipino workers based on the serial killer case in Cyprus...

30. Cocaine found on Cypriot-flagged ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cocaine-found-on-cypriot-flagged-ship

Twenty-two seamen on board the Cyprus-flagged UBC Savannah have been detained in Mexico on suspicion of illegal drug trafficking...

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