Attorney-general orders investigation into bishop’s anti-gay comments

Attorney-general Costas Clerides said on Thursday he had ordered an investigation into highly controversial comments made by Morphou Bishop Neophytos about homosexuals, as a war of words broke out between top clerics over the matter. In a statement, Clerides said he has instructed the chief of police to launch a probe into the possibility of […]

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Investigators to probe possible police shortcomings in serial killer case

The independent police watchdog has appointed three criminal investigators to probe possible shortcomings in the handling of the disappearances of women who turned out to be the victims of a serial killer. In a written statement on Thursday, the watchdog said it had appointed its member Athos Kannaourides, a lawyer, and Christina Skoulia and Leonidas […]

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Suspected serial killer held for another eight days, police add rape investigation to list

The suspect in the murder of five women and two girls was remanded for a further eight days on Sunday by the Nicosia court as police sought more time to gather evidence to complete investigations into the serial killing of seven people, five foreign women and the young daughters of two of the victims. For the […]

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