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1. Greek Police reopen mafia case files after engineer's execution in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-police-reopen-mafia-cases-after-engineer-s-execution-in-athens

In the wake of last week’s brutal execution of 54-year-old engineer Panagiotis Stathis who was gunned down outside his Athens office in Psychiko, ...

2. Dimitroui loses battle for life after shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dimitroui-loses-battle-for-life-after-shooting

Dimitris Andronikou, commonly known as ''Dimitroui,'' tragically passed away on Tuesday night, May 28th, after battling severe injuries sustained in a targeted shooting incident....

3. Dimitroui regains consciousness every 5 minutes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dimitroui-regains-consciousness-every-5-minutes

Dimitris Andronikou, popularly known as ''Dimitroui,'' remains hospitalized in a serious but stable condition following a criminal incident that occurred......

4. Convict arrested in connection with ''Dimitroui'' attempted murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/convict-arrested-in-connection-with-dimitroui-attempted-murder

Authorities have arrested a tenth suspect in connection with the attempted murder of Dimitris Andronikos, known as ''Dimitroui,'' which occurred at noon on April 23 on the Palaichori - Anthoupoli road. The suspect is reportedly an inmate at the Central Prison....

5. Mystery surrounds ambush targeting Dimitris Andronikos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mystery-surrounds-ambush-targeting-dimitris-andronikos

Three days after the harrowing ambush targeting 34-year-old Dimitris Andronikos, known as ''Dimitroui,'' on the Paleochori-Anthoupoli road, investigators are intensifying efforts to unravel the mystery behind the attack....

6. Nicosia CID pursues ambush on ''Dimitroui''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-cid-pursues-ambush-on-dimitroui

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is ramping up efforts to crack the case of a brazen ambush that unfolded on Tuesday, April 23rd, along the Paleochori - Anthoupolis road. ...

7. Cypriot society: A landscape where pizzas outpace police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cypriot-society-a-landscape-where-pizzas-outpace-police

We live in a society where pizzas arrive faster than the police, once remarked French director Claude Chabrol, and I fear this holds particularly true in the case of our state. Unfortunately, unlike the Cypriot Police, the Cypriot underworld operates like a Swiss watch....

8. Mythologizing Nikos Koshis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mythologizing-nikos-koshis

The portrayal of Nikos Koshis as a role model for combating organized crime, being showcased on various TV stations whenever crime rates surge, has consistently caused me significant embarrassment....

9. Three suspects in Greek mafia assassinations face prosecutor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-suspects-in-greek-mafia-assassinations-face-prosecutor

Three suspects arrested in connection with the assassinations of two prominent members of the so-called Greek Mafia were led before a public prosecutor on Thursday....

10. Police arrested for leaking Mafia-style execution video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrested-for-leaking-mafia-style-execution-video

Two officers of the police’s motorcycle division were arrested on Monday for leaking a video showing the body of a man who was gunned down in a mafia-style execution in the Athens suburb of Neos Kosmos in the early hours of Sunday....

11. Police intel goes solo against organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-intel-goes-solo-against-organized-crime

In a significant move, the Police Intelligence Service in Cyprus gains independence, breaking ties with the YKAN to focus on a broader spectrum of organized crime, including hooligans. ...

12. Police force faces renewed criticism after recent tragedies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-force-faces-renewed-criticism-after-recent-tragedies

The debate on the problems in the police force, which was a hot topic in the public sphere last week due to the two fatal attacks that occurred in a short span of time, was reignited on Wednesday, when all the relevant officials, led by the Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkidi-Prokopiou and the Chief of Police, Stelios Papatheodorou, met in the Parliament's Institutions Committee....

13. An uneasy calm hangs over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/an-uneasy-calm-hangs-over-cyprus

Police in Cyprus are on high alert after two deadly attacks last week that targeted prominent figures in the island’s underworld. The killings have raised fears of a new wave of violence between rival gangs....

14. Arrests made in mafia murder of Thanasis Kalogeropoulos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrests-made-in-mafia-murder-of-thanasis-kalogeropoulos

In a shocking turn of events surrounding the mafia murder of Thanasis Kalogeropoulos, which occurred on Monday, October 30th, on the Amathus beach boulevard in Limassol, authorities have apprehended two Greek Cypriots, aged 41 and 44....

15. Cyprus: Where pizza delivery outpaces the police, and hitmen deliver efficiently

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-where-pizza-delivery-outpaces-the-police-and-hitmen-deliver-efficiently

I read that after the two recent murders, there are fears of a vendetta and further bloodshed. But don't worry people. Our police have no such information, so we can all sleep soundly. ...

16. High-ranking officer's connection to organized crime exposed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-ranking-officer-s-connection-to-organized-crime-exposed

Nikos Loizidis, the president of the Police Force branch of the Equality Guild, has raised serious concerns about a member of the authority responsible for investigating complaints and allegations against the police....

17. Songbird slaughter continues as gangs profit amid faltering enforcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/songbird-slaughter-continues-as-gangs-profit-amid-faltering-enforcement

A conservation group in Cyprus said Wednesday that police have been lax in cracking down on criminal gangs that illegally trap migratory songbirds to supply restaurants, although the poaching has declined overall....

18. Citizen wants to school police over 'wrongful arrest'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizen-wants-to-school-police-over-wrongful-arrest

A private citizen in Cyprus is going after police following an encounter outside Parliament last month, saying he was wrongfully arrested as a concerned bystander by vengeful motorbike cops during a protest about foreclosures...

19. Police tightlipped over Oroklini ambush suspect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-tightlipped-over-oroklini-ambush-suspect

A man appearing in court in connection with Sunday’s gangland shooting in Oroklini initially denied any knowledge in the case treated by police as attempted murder, but local media later reported that the name of another suspect emerged after he asked to speak with an officer in private...

20. Police make arrest in Oroklini ambush shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-make-arrest-in-oroklini-ambush-shooting

A man wanted in connection with a suspected gangland shooting in Oroklini, where a young boy was injured, has turned himself in to the police, hours after officers went to search his property following a tip obtained by friends of the victims...

21. Boy injured in suspected gangland shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-injured-in-suspected-gangland-shooting

A man and a young boy were wounded in an ambush shooting in Oroklini on Sunday, with reports suggesting law enforcement took a back seat in the investigation after it emerged that friends of the victims were the ones who retrieved and handed over evidence to police...

22. Celebrate the arrival of Spring at the Yermasoyia Flower Festival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/celebrate-the-arrival-of-spring-at-the-yermasoyia-flower-festival

For 25 years, the annual Flower Festival, organized by the Municipality of Yermasoyia in Limassol, has always brought enchantment and delight. ...

23. USA: Fund manager to turn over $70 million in stolen antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-fund-manager-to-turn-over-$70-million-in-stolen-antiquities

Billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to turn over $70 million worth of stolen antiquities and will be subject to an unprecedented lifetime ban on acquiring antiquities, the Manhattan district attorney announced Monday....

24. FBI app nails fugitive once caught in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-app-nails-fugitive-once-caught-in-cyprus

Cyprus was back in the headlines after new court records showed how a suspected drug lord, who evaded capture on the island a decade ago, unwittingly distributed an FBI app to his associates resulting to hundreds of arrests around the world...

25. Ex-con under witness protection goes missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-under-witness-protection-missing

A suspect has been remanded in custody in connection with the disappearance of a Syrian man, who was said to be under witness protection with police fearing the worst...

26. Lifer suspected in Ayia Napa shooting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisoner-detained-in-ayia-napa-shooting

A Greek man serving a life sentence in Nicosia Central Prisons has been arrested in connection with Sunday’s Ayia Napa shooting...

27. State drops case in Ayia Napa police blunder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-drops-case-in-ayia-napa-police-blunder

A case has been dropped against former deputy police chief Andreas Kyriacou, just hours before a judge was expected to rule in Alexoui’s bail hearing...

28. They are not Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/they-are-not-europe

Britain and the chaos that has taken over the country is the biggest sign of what dangerous populism can do if it is underestimated, but it is not the only example...

29. Grand Chamber to rule in Guzelyurtlu case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grand-chamber-to-rule-in-guzelyurtlu-case

The European Court of Hunan Rights will deliver a Grand Chamber judgment next week in the Guzelyurtlu case, with experts anticipating a more direct ruling this time...

30. Nicosia shooting possibly a mob warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-shooting-possibly-a-mob-warning

Police are searching for clues in an apparent gangland shooting incident in Nicosia on Monday night, just across from the Hilton hotel...

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