MPs launch spyware-for-sale probe

Cyprus’ parliament opened an inquiry into the development of spyware on the island after a draft European Parliament committee investigation report said it was an important export hub for the surveillance industry.

MEPs examining evidence in spyware probe

The European Parliament’s committee of inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus and equivalent surveillance spyware (PEGA) has received answers from Cypriot officials and will now “corroborate them”. A committee delegation visiting


Euro Parliament begins Cyprus spyware probe

A delegation from the European Parliament’s inquiry committee to investigate the use of Pegasus software (PEGA) and equivalent surveillance spyware launched a joint mission in Cyprus and Greece. The fact-finding mission seeks to establish a


Ministry denies blocking passports probe

The Interior Ministry refutes Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides’ claims that it has obstructed his office’s investigation into Cyprus’ disgraced cash-for-passports scheme. In reply to the auditors’ accusation, the ministry stated that a

Probe into wildcat Berton’s death

The death of Berton the Serval cat, while under state care, has prompted the intervention of Cyprus Attorney General George Savvides, who said allegations of animal abuse must be investigated immediately. “Respect