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01 February, 2023
 

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1. Davos: WEF warns 'catastrophic cyber event' coming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/davos-wef-warns-catastrophic-cyber-event-coming

The 2023 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, has filled us with lots of uplifting predictions, like how companies will soon decode our brain waves. The latest warns of a global catastrophic cyber event in the very near future....

2. Accountability at last? - Former Lebanon PM charged with homicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accountability-at-last-former-lebanon-pm-charged-with-homicide

The investigation into the Beirut port explosion has taken a new turn, with the judge overseeing the probe charging a former prime minister and two other former ministers with homicide with probable intent. ...

3. Money-laundering platform with ties to Cyprus seized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/money-laundering-platform-with-ties-to-cyprus-seized

The Cyprus Police took part in a joint European operation that led to the seizure of an online cryptocurrency platform/exchange that was being used to launder money from illegal activities. ...

4. Lavrov gives Greek reporter a mouthful after Cyprus question

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-gives-reporter-a-mouthful-after-cyprus-question

A question asked by a Greek reporter was met with a long-drawn-out response from Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who suggested European leaders were 'hasty' in their support for Kiev including traditional friends Greece and Cyprus who followed American advice...

5. Limassol: Meat worth more than 50,000 euros stolen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-meat-worth-more-than-50-000-euros-stolen

Limassol CID has arrested a 47-year-old man suspected of breaking into a meat warehouse and stealing goods worth more than 50,000 euros between 2022 and 2023 in Limassol....

6. Brothers facing US extradition walk free in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-facing-us-extradition-walk-free-in-cyprus

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has ordered the release of five suspects, including two Greek Cypriot brothers, who are wanted by US authorities in connection with an investigation into investment fraud...

7. Lesser charges for protected witness in prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-for-protected-witness-in-prison-death

A suspect in the death of a Turkish Cypriot inmate in Nicosia has turned state witness after pleading guilty to criminal negligence and drug use, with prosecutors halting the arraignment process just before his third charge of manslaughter could be read out...

8. 'Generators of hope'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-generators-of-hope

The war in Ukraine is continuing unabatedly. Every day we hear about new atrocities of seemingly indiscriminate bombing of civilians. But we also see deliberate and targeted attacks on critical civilian infrastructure, such as electricity transmission networks....

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. Rogue driver arrested for ‘breaking down barriers’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rogue-driver-in-cyprus-arrested-for-‘breaking-down-barriers

A Greek Cypriot man who gave new meaning to the phrase 'breaking down barriers' has been arrested by Turkish Cypriot police, after he failed to comply with officers on both sides of the divided island and drove through a barricade in the north...

12. Prisons are the 'headquarters' of organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-are-the-headquarters-of-organized-crime

The measures taken by the Central Prison Management are neither sufficient nor effective and results in an uncontrolled and extremely dangerous situation that poses risks to the safety and lives of people inside and outside the Prison, ...

13. MEPs vote not to accept passports issued by Russia in occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-vote-not-to-accept-passports-issued-by-russia-in-occupied-areas

The European Parliament has endorsed a decision not to accept passports and other travel documents issued by Russia in illegally-occupied regions of Ukraine and Georgia....

14. Cypriot MEP gets terrorist sticker after Russia vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-gets-terrorist-sticker-after-russia-vote

Terrorist stickers slapped on doors outside the offices of EU lawmakers who voted against declaring Russia a 'state sponsor of terrorism' prompted Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek, who was among those targeted, to argue on Twitter that punishing an entire nation could only escalate the crisis...

15. Deep political divide in the US as midterm elections loom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deep-political-divide-in-the-us-as-midterm-elections-loom

In a stark closing argument ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, President Joe Biden on Monday warned that a Republican victory could weaken the country's democratic institutions, while former President Donald Trump hinted he could announce another White House bid as soon as next week....

16. Cyprus adopts litmus test on visas for Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-litmus-test-on-visas-for-russians

Russian citizens wishing to travel to Cyprus will soon need to prove they do not support their president Vladimir Putin, with reports confirming the Cypriot government joined stricter EU-wide measures half a year after Ukraine’s president called on Nicosia to get tough on the island’s Russians...

17. Ten prison suspensions as police probe inmate’s murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ten-prison-suspensions-as-cyprus-police-probe-inmate-s-murder

Ten guards and employees of Nicosia’s central prison have been suspended as police investigate the murder of a Turkish Cypriot inmate, with many details emerging but not adding up as suspects already in custody were thought to be friendly with the victim...

18. Cyprus police investigate murder of prison inmate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-investigate-murder-of-prison-inmate

A prison inmate serving a multiyear sentence in Nicosia was found dead in his cell on Thursday, with reports saying the man’s body showed signs he was badly beaten while correctional officers say nothing was out of the ordinary prior to the incident...

19. Travel documents issued by Russian occupied territories not accepted by EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-documents-issued-by-russian-occupied-territories-not-accepted-by-eu

The Members of the European Parliament will no longer accept travel documents that authorities in Russia issue in the territories that have been illegally occupied in Ukraine as well as Georgia, the European Parliament confirmed through a statement....

20. Ukrainian woman pleads not guilty in Larnaca knife attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-woman-pleads-not-guilty-in-larnaca-knife-attack

A Ukrainian woman accused of carrying out a knife attack against a group of Russians in Larnaca has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges that include hate crime offenses...

21. Putin signs ‘accession treaties’ at Kremlin in defiance of international law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-signs-‘accession-treaties-at-kremlin-in-defiance-of-international-law

Vladimir Putin has signed “accession treaties” formalizing Russia’s illegal annexation of four occupied regions in Ukraine, marking the largest forcible takeover of territory in Europe since the second world war....

22. The Russian plan to annex occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-russian-plan-to-annex-occupied-territories

It now holds about 60% of Donetsk and had captured nearly all of Luhansk by July after slow advances during months of intense fighting. But those gains are now under threat after Russian forces were driven from neighbouring Kharkiv province this month,...

23. Racial undertones as Ukrainian knife-wielding suspect arraigned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/racial-undertones-as-ukrainian-knife-wielding-suspect-arraigned

A Ukrainian woman accused of carrying out a knife attack against Russians who were celebrating their national flag day last month is facing multiple charges with some references alluding to hate crimes...

24. Izium - Corpses tied to stakes in mass graves

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/izium-corpses-tied-to-stakes-in-mass-graves

A new horror is unfolding in Izium, bringing back memories of the atrocities in Butcha last April. According to information reported by Reuters, citing eyewitnesses, many bodies of people have been found in mass graves, their bodies tied with ropes around their necks and arms....

25. UN investigators tasked with digging out Izyum facts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-investigators-tasked-with-digging-out-izyum-facts

UN investigators in Ukraine have been asked to investigate burials in a forest in Izyum where Kiev officials pointed to evidence of Russian war crimes, with Moscow accusing Ukrainian authorities of pushing a false narrative about soldiers who were killed in action and left behind...

26. Turkish dissident detained after brutal assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-dissident-detained-after-brutal-assault

A foreign national is in remanded custody in Cyprus after being accused of kidnapping a man in Ayia Napa as well as assaulting him and his former girlfriend in her apartment in Paralimni...

27. Report ready on soldier’s murder cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-ready-on-soldier-s-murder-cover-up-in-cyprus

A report on a soldier’s death, initially ruled suicide but years later found to have been a criminal act, is expected to be handed to the Cypriot state prosecutor on Thursday, with media leaks suggesting suspects and others who botched the investigation are named in the report which only recommends prosecution for misdemeanor offenses...

28. Russia has amassed huge profits from fuel despite sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-has-amassed-huge-profits-from-fuel-despite-sanctions

Russia has amassed €158 billion in revenues from fossil fuel exports in the six months of its war against Ukraine, benefiting from high prices, according to a study by an independent think tank published today, which calls for more effective sanctions....

29. Midtown murder suspect linked to abandoned house

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/midtown-murder-suspect-linked-to-abandoned-house

The main suspect in the murder of a Romanian homeless woman in Nicosia has purportedly placed himself at the scene of a crime during interrogation by police, with investigators still seeking security camera footage to ascertain the identity of any other persons who may have had access to the vacated property...

30. Erdogan insists Greece’s S-300 locked on Turkish plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-insists-greece-s-s-300-locked-on-turkish-plane

The theory that Greece’s Cypriot-bought Russian-made S-300 could be heading for Ukraine got some attention this week, after Ankara insisted that Athens used the previously-forgotten missile system to lock on a Turkish plane over the weekend, a claim Greek officials deny...

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