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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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FOURTEEN CHILDREN FROM MIXED MARRIAGES HAVE BEEN AWARDED CYPRUS CITIZENSHIP

The government of Cyprus has awarded citizenship to fourteen children from mixed marriages. These children come from marriages between Turkish nationals and Turkish Cypriot nationals. The move is being considered a progressive move, as more such cases are being screened. This information has been published in various media in Turkish Cyprus, mentioning how over 3,500 […]

TRAFFIC CAMERA AWARENESS SPREAD THROUGH MARKINGS ON THE ROAD

In a bid to spread awareness on traffic best practices, Cypriot authorities have painted warning signs declaring that the island will have fixed cameras installed. The transport ministry says that sign-painting started the week prior. The intention of these markings is for drivers to better know of the road’s status. Specifically, these markings look like […]

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 […]

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