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IRAN TO GET A NEW CYPRUS AMBASSADOR

  In what is being a considered a breath of fresh air in the Iran-Cyprus diplomatic scene, Petros T. Nacouzis, Cyprus' new ambassador to Iran has submitted his Credentials to President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran. Forwarded warm greetings from the island country's...

CYPRIOT TRANSPORT MINISTER RESIGNS

  Marios Demetriades, the Transport Minister of Cyprus has resigned from his post as on Monday. He made this news public on his Facebook page. Announcing the development on his social media account, Demetriades expressed his desire to make a return to the private...

PAPHOS CARNIVAL POSTPONED

  The Mayor of Pahpos has announced that the famous Paphos carnival parade which was set to take place on Saturday has now been to Sunday. Making the announcement on social media, Mayor Phedonas Phedonos said that the parade will be held on Sunday afternoon (instead...

TURKEY RAISES CONCERN OVER CYPRUS-EGYPT COOPERATION

  According to several political experts in both Egypt and Nicosia, the increasing closeness and cooperation between Cyprus and Egypt as well as the maritime demarcation deal between them will raise severe concerns in Turkey, whose capital has strained relations with...

CYPRUS TRIES TO ACHIEVE YOUTH CAPTIAL TITLE

  In a new development for the Cypriot economy, the island country is trying to win the coveted the Youth Capital Title. The Youth Capital is a respected title which is awarded to a European city for a year-long period. During this period the city gets a chance to...

CYPRUS FACES BLUSTERY WEATHER WITH THE NEW YEAR

  There is optimism and positivity in the air with the new year in Cyprus. However, the weather for the island country has not quite followed suit. The nation continues to face blustery weather, thanks to grey skies and showers being visible in various parts of the...

PAPHOS SEES THREE BURGLARIES ON SUNDAY

  Crime in Cyprus has been rising, and recent events prove that this problem is not reducing soon. In a very concerning news, Paphos police have been very busy after being alerted to three different burglaries in the Paphos district on Sunday. Two of these were done...

MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER STABBING INCIDENT

  The number of crimes have increased significantly in Cyprus, and recent events only prove that the situation is indeed getting worse by the day. The latest news in this regard being the fatal stabbing of a 27-year-old man outside a nightclub in Nicosia. The victim,...

EU TO OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS TO CITIZENS OF TURKISH CYPRUS

  In what is being regarded as great news for Turkish Cypriots and for The European Commission, the E.C.   announced that it would offer EU Scholarships as part of the Turkish Community Program for the Cypriot Academic Years of 2018 and 2019, which will be funded...

CYPRUS, ITALY IN JOINT NAVAL RESCUE PROGRAMME

  In a bid to improve the level of marine security and improve the military relations between Italy and Cyprus, the island nation's EMERGENCY services have started a new joint exercising program along with crew from the Italian Navy. Supervised by the Joint Rescue...

CYPRUS FLIGHTS RESCHEDULED DUE TO GREEK STRIKE

  Strikes always have a devastating effect wherever they take place, and Cyprus and its aviation system is no exception. In what is being considered as a major hiccup for Cyprus' aviation industry, around eight flights going to and coming from Cyprus will be...

CYPRUS HIGH COMMISSIONER VISITS THE GREEK CENTRE

  In a bid to improve upon bilateral relations between Cyprus and Australia, the island country's High Commissioner in Australia, Martha Mavrommati, visited the Greek Centre on Lonsdale Street in Melbourne on Wednesday, the 3rd of January. Marina Theodorou, a...

NARCOTEST TO BEGIN FROM JANUARY 25

  The traffic police chief of Cyprus Spyros Spyrou has announced that the narcotest will become active from January 25 this year. Speaking at a press conference, the law enforcement officer announced that this measure is being taken to reduce the high number of...

CYPRIOTS PRONE TO TAKE MORE SICK DAYS

  In what is being considered a rather surprising news, both for Cypriots and for people across Europe, people from the island country are prone to taking sick leaves than others. According to a study conducted by Eurostat, Cyprus had the most number of paid sick...

7th GROUP OF REFUGEES ARRIVE IN CYPRUS

  Cyprus has seen its fair share of refugee arrivals. And from the looks of it, the island country will also be impacted by the migrant crisis. In a shocking new reveal, a group of 38 refugees (reportedly Syrians) were found to have unexpectedly arrived on the island...

CASH IS STILL POPULAR IN CYPRUS, SAYS STUDY

  In what is being considered an eye-opening news for institutions and the common public alike, a study has found out that e-payment is yet to catch on in Cyprus as people prefer to make their transactions in cash. According to a study conducted by the European...

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