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The Cypress Observer is your online news source for current events across the country of Cyprus. We strive to bring you the latest news, updates and current events from across the region with a major focus on politics and business.

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AIRPORT LANDINGS AFFECTED BY INTER-REGION CONFLICTS

Turkish Cypriot minister of transport Erhan Arikli has issued a statement to the press, explaining how the airport at Ercan (Tymbou) is facing issues courtesy the inter-region conflicts. Arikli says that the airport is facing troubles with GPS as a result. The ministry of transport itself has issued a statement, mentioning how the area around […]

TEMPERATURES SET TO RISE AS RAINS SET TO START

More clouds in the sky are expected, bringing with them rain showers and isolated storms. The latter are expected to occur primarily on the eastern coast, inland and in the mountainous regions. Meanwhile the average temperatures are set to rise up to 26 degrees Celsius in the eastern and south-eastern coasts, 27 degrees Celsius inland […]

PAY DAY FOR ELECTIONS ATTRACT IRE FROM POLICE OFFICERS

Cyprus’ public employee’s independent union (Asdyk)’s police division has made a statement to the public, expressing their frustration over the Ministry of Finance’s rule for calculation of payment of Police Officers on election duty. The payments are to be made based on the A3 pay system for civil service officers, meaning police officers on election […]

TEACHER ARRESTED FOR SEXUALLY HARASSING STUDENTS

A high school mathematics teacher has been arrested after 2 students filed formal complaints, alleging having suffered sexual harassment from him. The students, both female, aged 16 and 13 filed the complaint against the math teacher, aged 49 – elaborating how he made less-than-appropriate gestures at them. The man was immediately arrested and kept in […]

BOMB SCARE LEADS TO SCHOOLS’ EVACUATION

Several schools were evacuated in Cyprus after they received anonymous emails with threats of them being targeted with bombs. Scared and panicked, authorities led evacuating students from their schools on a large scale. The emails, later made public by the media were very graphic, containing pledges saying things like “drown you in your blood” & […]

MAN FALLS FROM HIS BEDROOM ON THE SECOND FLOOR, SUSTAINS MAJOR INJURIES

A man has sustained major injuries after falling out from his bedroom on the residential building’s 2nd floor. The man, aged 56, fell out of his bedroom early in the morning from the second floor of his three-floor apartment building. The man landed in the courtyard, where he was visibly gravely injured. Bystanders called paramedics, […]

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