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31. Over 200 Ndrangheta's members sentenced to 2,200 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-ndrangheta-s-members-sentenced-to-2-200-years

In a historic ruling following one of Italy's largest mafia trials, more than 200 'Ndrangheta gang members received sentences totaling over 2,200 years....

32. Cyprus seizes 5,000+ illegal meds in PANGEA operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seizes-5-000-illegal-meds-in-pangea-operation

The fear of social stigmatization among our fellow citizens regarding diseases such as mental illness, HIV/AIDS, and erectile dysfunction is being intentionally exploited....

33. Cyprus shuts down 1,300 illegal med websites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shuts-down-1-300-illegal-med-websites

For the 13th consecutive year, the Republic of Cyprus actively participated in Operation PANGEA XVI, held from October 3 to 10, 2023....

34. Cyprus gears up for ICIJ bombshell on Russian ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gears-up-for-icij-bombshell-on-russian-ties

The government is on high alert due to the announcement of a documentary by the ICIJ on the Cypriot Investment Program and its relations with Russian oligarchs....

35. Minister reveals startling quadrupling of cocaine users in two decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-reveals-startling-quadrupling-of-cocaine-users-in-two-decades

The Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkides Procopiou, revealed a significant rise in cocaine use in Cyprus, with the number of users estimated to have quadrupled in the past two decades....

36. Cyprus disrupts migrant trafficking ring, seizes €160,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-disrupts-migrant-trafficking-ring-seizes-€160-000

In a significant breakthrough, Cyprus law enforcement has successfully dismantled a migrant trafficking ring, culminating in the arrest of ten individuals, one of whom was found in possession of a substantial €160,000. ...

37. New measures unveiled for energy and housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-unveiled-for-energy-and-housing

In a decisive move to support Cyprus' households and businesses, the Council of Ministers, under the leadership of President Nikos Christodoulides, unveiled a comprehensive package of immediate and medium-term measures today....

38. Over 400 pets rescued in Spain's anti-trafficking sting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-pets-rescued-in-spain-s-anti-trafficking-sting

A troubling incident unfolded on Wednesday morning when a 24-year-old foreigner, who had been seeking asylum in Cyprus, resorted to self-immolation in front of the Immigration and Aliens Service in Larnaca....

39. Cyprus launches special unit for human trafficking victims in anti-trafficking effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-special-unit-for-human-trafficking-victims-in-anti-trafficking-effort

The Deputy Ministry of Social Welfare in Cyprus has introduced a new unit dedicated to managing human trafficking victims. This unit operates from a shelter in Nicosia designed to aid victims of sexual exploitation but extends its services across the entire island....

40. Cyprus aids Lebanon to tackle migration flows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aids-lebanon-to-tackle-migration-flows

Cyprus has taken robust measures to address the escalating migration flows from the east, particularly from Lebanon, in close collaboration with its neighbor....

41. Maria Ressa's Nobel-worthy legal triumph

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maria-ressa-s-nobel-worthy-legal-triumph

Philippine Nobel laureate Maria Ressa has been acquitted of her final tax evasion charge in the latest legal victory for the veteran journalist as she battles to stay out of prison over cases that she has previously described as part of a pattern of harassment....

42. Over 220,000 victims trafficked for Southeast Asia's online fraud schemes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-220-000-victims-trafficked-for-southeast-asia-s-online-fraud-schemes

A new UN report estimates that hundreds of thousands of people from around the world have been trafficked to Southeast Asia to run online scams....

43. The unresolved issues of Chlorakas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-unresolved-issues-of-chlorakas

The situation in Chloraka, following the problems that happened last week, is still uncertain. ...

44. Australian parents denied access to newborns in surrogacy scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-parents-denied-access-to-newborns-in-surrogacy-scandal

Australian parents are unable to bring their newborn babies home after a fertility clinic in Crete, Greece was raided by police....

45. Cyprus cracks down on illegal immigration ring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cracks-down-on-illegal-immigration-ring

In a move to address migration challenges head-on and show unwavering determination against the issue, a well-coordinated operation sprung into action this morning in the Limassol district. ...

46. Jordan downs drug-carrying drone from Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jordan-downs-drug-carrying-drone-from-syria

The Jordanian military announced today that they successfully shot down a drone flying over their territory, carrying the drug crystal meth, which originated from neighboring Syria, as reported by the Petra agency....

47. Eight arrested in Chania for alleged illegal adoption and trafficking ring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-arrested-in-chania-for-alleged-illegal-adoption-and-trafficking-ring

Early this morning, shortly after 03:00, the process of hearings for a total of eight individuals concluded at the Chania Courthouse. ...

48. Ecuadorian opposition leader assassinated days before elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecuadorian-opposition-leader-assassinated-days-before-elections

Ecuadorian presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio has been assassinated just days ahead of a significant election that hinges on the escalating issues of violence and crime within the country. ...

49. Portugal busts criminal migration network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portugal-busts-criminal-migration-network

A total of 110 officers from the Portuguese Criminal Police (PJ), together with 12 Service of Foreigners and Borders (SEF) and authorities from other countries, have been leading a crackdown on a criminal network considered responsible for the free movement in Europe of a large number of migrants in an irregular way....

50. Protesters unite in support of Thanasis Nikolaou's family

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-unite-in-support-of-thanasis-nikolaou-s-family

More than a thousand people gathered late Sunday afternoon at Grigoris Afxentiou Square in Limassol to show support for the family of Thanasis Nikolaou. ...

51. Cyprus-US partnership deepens with strategic collaborations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-us-partnership-deepens-with-strategic-collaborations

President Nikos Christodoulides delivered a stirring address at the reception hosted by the US Ambassador, marking the Independence Day of the United States and emphasizing the deepening partnership between Cyprus and the United States. ...

52. Court goes out with a bang in sex client case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-goes-out-with-a-bang-in-sex-client-case

The curtains were drawn on a Nicosia criminal court this week after its last act included sentencing a man for buying sexual services, the first ever explicit client conviction on the island, but questions remains over the long and protracted case where a young female prostitute was described as a trafficking victim...

53. Drug-related deaths surge in Vienna

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-related-deaths-surge-in-vienna

A new UN report said the number of people suffering from drug use disorders had skyrocketed in the last 10 years....

54. 37 Syrian migrants arrived in the Famagusta area, traffickers arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/37-syrian-migrants-arrived-in-famagusta-area-traffickers-arrested

37 migrants arrived in the free province of Famagusta, according to official reports. On the evening of Wednesday, June 21, an unidentified target was detected by the Republic's radar approximately 13 nautical miles southeast of Cape Greco....

55. US hails Cyprus for its efforts in combating human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-hails-cyprus-for-its-efforts-in-combating-human-trafficking

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus has been recognized for its serious and sustained efforts in combating human trafficking, according to the annual report released by the U.S. State Department. ...

56. Mexican Mayor forced into protective custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mexican-mayor-forced-into-protective-custody

The mayor of the violent border city Tijuana in northern Mexico, Montserrat Caballero, has moved into military barracks for her safety after she received threats, the president said on Tuesday....

57. Echoes of silence: The unheard cries of drowning children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/echoes-of-silence-the-unheard-cries-of-drowning-children

The tragedy off the coast of Pylos is beyond words. The act of people drowning at sea, especially children, is a haunting curse in the Mediterranean Sea that is unfortunately not unfamiliar....

58. JPMorgan chase settles $290M lawsuit with Epstein victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jpmorgan-chase-settles-$290m-lawsuit-with-epstein-victims

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) reached a tentative $290 million settlement with victims of Jeffrey Epstein, one of two lawsuits alleging the nation's largest bank ignored warnings about its longtime client and facilitated his alleged sex trafficking....

59. Jurisdiction war persists in fake cocaine case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jurisdiction-war-persists-in-fake-cocaine-case

Cyprus Police have issued arrest warrants for two drug trafficking suspects after they failed to appear in court, but things are far from clear as SBA authorities on the island claim jurisdiction over the case in what has become an unprecedented legal clash...

60. Biden whistleblower hints at Cypriot help in run off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-whistleblower-hints-at-cypriot-help-in-run-off

Biden whistleblower Gal Luft appears to have resurfaced after going missing earlier this year in Cyprus, with a New York Post piece suggesting the Israeli professor who was in custody on a US arrant had escaped with help on the island...

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