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1. Drug squad chief suspended after warden complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-suspended-after-warden-complaint

Lack of clarity continued to rule the day in the Republic of Cyprus following allegations against the drug squad chief, who was suspended from duties on Wednesday after the prison warden accused him of illegal activities...

2. Father in despair after son’s mystery accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-in-despair-after-son-s-mystery-accident

The father of a British visitor, who went on life support in Cyprus following an unexplained road incident, is raising questions over a police investigation into his son’s motorcycle accident last week...

3. Legal chaos after president commutes life sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-chaos-after-president-commutes-life-sentence

Critics in the world of justice in Cyprus are crying foul after the President offered clemency to a man whose life sentence early in an Ayia Napa quadruple murder trial made him a credible state witness who helped put away other defendants...

4. Volunteerism czar pleads not guilty to faking resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volunteerism-czar-pleads-not-guilty-to-faking-resume

A former volunteerism commissioner, who resigned his post last year amid allegations he had lied on his school report and professional resume, has pleaded not guilty with his new lawyer arguing his client was not getting a fair shake in the media...

5. Op-ed: Why are we all working so hard?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-why-are-we-all-working-so-hard

The idea that technology can liberate us from the drudgery of work is a powerful one. It has also been a powerful disappointment, at least so far....

6. Researcher's avatar sexually assaulted on the metaverse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/researcher-s-avatar-sexually-assaulted-on-the-metaverse

A researcher entered the metaverse, wanting to study users' behavior on Meta's social-networking platform Horizon World. But within an hour of her donning her Oculus virtual reality (VR) headset, she says she was raped in the virtual space....

7. Nicosia: Police officer caught stealing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-police-officer-caught-stealing

Authorities arrested a 47-year-old police officer after surveillance cameras caught him stealing from a supermarket in Nicosia....

8. British Museum: Parthenon marbles 'taken from rubble'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-museum-parthenon-marbles-taken-from-rubble

The dispute over the Parthenon sculptures has deepened after Greece rejected a claim by the British Museum that much of the statuary, removed at the behest of Lord Elgin, was retrieved “in the rubble” around the monument....

9. New York Times: Russian troops lead Ukrainians to execution (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-york-times-russian-troops-lead-ukrainians-to-execution-video

A video published by The New York Times shows how Russian paratroopers rounded up and executed at least eight Ukrainian men in Bucha, a suburb of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, on March 4....

10. Monkeypox: Dozens of suspected and confirmed cases in Europe and North America

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-dozens-of-suspected-and-confirmed-cases-in-europe-and-north-america

Dozens of suspected and confirmed cases of monkeypox have been identified since early May in Europe and North America, raising fears that the disease, which is endemic to West Africa, could spread....

11. Moscow to probe ‘Ukrainian regime crimes’ after surrender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-to-probe-‘ukrainian-regime-crimes-after-surrender

Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters surrendered to an uncertain fate on Tuesday after weeks holed up in the bunkers and tunnels below Mariupol's Azovstal steel works as the most devastating siege of Russia's war in Ukraine drew to a close...

12. Op-ed: The cat and the tip of the iceberg

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-cat-and-the-tip-of-the-iceberg

Who knows how long he’d been standing in the middle of that Kythera field, with little food and water, in unbearable pain as the small halter bit into his flesh....

13. Cops identify driver in left turn bicycle accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-identify-driver-in-left-turn-bicycle-accident

A driver is facing charges for fleeing the scene of an accident after a video on social media showed a car turning left in front of a woman on an electric bicycle, with additional charges possibly including negligence...

14. Man with schizophrenia convicted of premeditated murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-with-schizophrenia-convicted-of-premeditated-murders

A man with schizophrenia has been convicted on premeditated murder charges for killing his wife and son in rural Nicosia last year, with the bench dismissing his insanity defense after finding there was no provocation...

15. Clock ticking for Mariupol on Holy Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clock-ticking-for-mariupol-on-holy-thursday

A top ally of President Vladimir Putin said Russian forces will seize the last main stronghold of resistance in the besieged city of Mariupol on Thursday, after Ukraine proposed talks on evacuating troops and civilians there...

16. Vindicated Alexoui goes after ‘malicious prosecutors’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vindicated-alexoui-goes-after-‘malicious-prosecutors

Nicosia businessman Alexis ‘Alexoui’ Mavromichalis has filed a complaint with police internal affairs five months after he was vindicated of attempted murder, accusing prosecutors of malicious prosecution and concealing exculpatory evidence...

17. A deal ‘everybody will hate’ to end the war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deal-‘everybody-will-hate-to-end-the-war-in-ukraine

The most likely solution that will bring an end to the war in Ukraine is an agreement that “everybody will hate,” James Stavridis, NATO’s Greek-American former commander for Europe tells Kathimerini....

18. Abramovich superyacht 'Eclipse' docks in Marmaris

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abramovich-superyacht-eclipse-docks-in-marmaris

A second superyacht linked to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich docked in a Turkish resort on Tuesday and sources familiar with the discussions said he and other wealthy Russians were looking to invest in Turkey given sanctions elsewhere....

19. Greek Cypriots honor EOKA boy’s sacrifice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-honor-eoka-boy-s-sacrifice

A Greek Cypriot boy who was shot and killed during a protest in 1955 was given a hero’s burial over the weekend, decades following a fight against Britain and an ethnic struggle for union with Greece...

20. Cyprus’s underwater sculpture park offers a deep dive into aquatic art

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-s-underwater-sculpture-park-offers-a-deep-dive-into-aquatic-art

Snacking on the works of art in museums is typically discouraged. But that’s exactly what I’m witnessing at the Museum of Underwater Sculpture Ayia Napa (Musan) as a shoal of flickering fish tuck into the algae on the sculptures’ surface....

21. Cypriot officers being trained on how to handle rape and sexual assault cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-officers-being-trained-on-how-to-handle-rape-and-sexual-assault-cases

Cypriot officials are visiting Glasgow this week to undertake training on the best methods to handle rape and serious sexual assault cases....

22. Op-ed: On the doorstep of an unknown world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-on-the-doorstep-of-an-unknown-world

We are Witnesses of the end of the world we knew, without knowing where we will be in a short time....

23. Road victim named after bicycle fatal incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/road-victim-named-after-bicycle-fatal-incident

Nicosia police say they are investigating a road fatality that took place last week when a man on a bicycle landed in a riverbed after steering off a street in a local village...

24. Russian troops go in after recognition move

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-troops-go-in-after-recognition-move

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the deployment of troops to two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine after recognizing them as independent on Monday, accelerating a crisis the West fears could unleash a major war...

25. Schinas visits Green Line to witness migrant influx into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schinas-visits-green-line-to-witness-migrant-influx-into-cyprus

Commissioner Margaritis Schinas on Sunday visited the Green Line in Athienou area and had the opportunity to see with his own eyes the situation with migrant influxes that Cyprus is faced with in the past months....

26. Plea bargain offers glimpse into Azeri trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-bargain-offers-glimpse-into-azeri-trial

Prosecutors in Cyprus were on the rebound this week in the Azeri case after a defendant pleaded guilty to two charges, prompting media to speculate that a deal with the suspect-turned-witness could also make good on terror charges in a thwarted plot against Israelis on the island...

27. Russia's foreign minister urges Putin to continue talks with the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-foreign-minister-urges-putin-to-continue-talks-with-the-west

Russia's foreign minister urged President Vladimir Putin on Monday to continue talks with the West, saying that negotiations aren't yet exhausted as tensions rise over Ukraine....

28. House uncovers promotion in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-uncovers-promotion-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A Cypriot member of parliament is seeking answers from police in the Ayia Napa rape case, following revelations that the lead investigator got a promotion after losing a case due to stolen evidence instead of being investigated...

29. Brothers deny charges in murders of Russian women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-deny-charges-in-murders-of-russian-women-in-cyprus

Two brothers who are facing charges in the double murder of two Russian women in Cyprus pleaded not guilty on Friday, after both admitted being at the cottage where the bodies were found in December but denied being involved in murder or conspiracy...

30. Op-ed: The case of the British woman raped in Ayia Napa showed a deeply sexist society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-case-of-the-british-woman-raped-in-ayia-napa-showed-a-deeply-sexist-society

On the occasion of the acquittal of the young Brit on charges of public mischief announced by the Supreme Court of Cyprus last Monday 31/1, we spoke with Dr. Christina Kailis from the Mediterranean Institute for Gender Studies about the decision, the legal components and the steps that still need to be taken to properly deal with complaints such as rape. ...

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