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CYPRUS TO NAME AN EXOPLANET

  In what is being considered a very interesting development in the Cypriot community, Cyprus will be getting a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to name an exoplanet. Coming right after the accession of the Cyprus Space Exploration Organization’s (CSEO) to the...

MAN FALLS FROM SCAFFOLDING AND DIES

  In a tragic accident that has many in Cyprus in mourning a 62-year-old man has by falling from a scaffolding in an under-construction building. According to a statement from the labor inspection department, Demitris Georgiou fell from the scaffolding on the 4th...

SUSPECT REMANDED FOR MURDER OF TURKISH BUSINESSMAN

  Crime has been on the rise in Cyprus, but the latest development proves that so has the justice system. The suspect for the murder of 52-year-old Gökhan Naim has been remanded for three days by a court in North Cyprus. The suspect, İmran Arşad - a citizen of...

AERIAL PHOTOS PART OF NEW DEAL

  In what is being considered a landmark move in the science and technology department, the Department of Land and Survey in Cyprus has partnered with signed an agreement with Erathosthenes SA from Greece and Sintegra SAS from France to take on a project taking...

2 MORE ARRESTED FOR BRAWL IN AYIA NAPA

  In addition to the ten Kuwaitis arrested for the brawl at Ayia Napa, two additional arrests have been made. The two arrested are a 30-year-old UK national and a 37-year-old South African national. Both were in connection with the incident which left the victims...

VAROSHA VISITED BY TURKISH JOURNALISTS

  In what is being considered a new development in the process of reopening of the city of Varosha (Maraş), a group of journalists from Turkey have made a visit to the closed city. The visit to the city, which has been closed to outsiders since 1974, was...

A 4TH RESEARCH VESSEL FOR TURKEY HAS SET SAIL FOR CYPRUS

  In accordance with Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu’s announcement, a fourth research vessel from Turkey – the Oruc Reis – has set sail towards Cyprus. The vessel, which started its journey from a port in Istanbul was reportedly on its way to another in Tasucu...

Roman Shipwreck Discovered Off of Cyprus Coast

  An undisturbed Roman shipwreck has been discovered off of Cyprus’ southern coast. The antiquities department has announced that the shipwreck – the first ever discovered in Cyprus - was filled with transport amphorae, is undisturbed, and is in all possibility...

Lorry Damaged in Bomb Explosion in Limassol

  Cyprus Police have revealed that a bomb has exploded in a company vehicle in the Limassol area. The police, who are currently investigating the situation, said that the explosion took place in the early morning hours and the reason behind it was a low-level...

Missing Nigerian Man’s Body Found in Car Boot

  A missing Nigerian man’s body has been found in the boot of a car. The man, identified as Obasanjo Adeola Owoyale, went missing on the 1st of July, and was discovered more than a day later. According to initial investigations, Mr. Owoyale was probably killed...

Yellow Alert Issued in Cyprus Due to Sweltering Heat

  The Meteorological Office of Cyprus has issued its second another yellow alert, warning residents of the sudden and ongoing rise in temperature. According to the Met Office, the maximum temperature is set to hit 32 C near the Troodos’ peaks area, and 41 C in...

USA Requests Turkey to Cease Drilling Off of Cyprus Coast

  In the ongoing case of Turkey drilling on the Cyprus coast, the USA’s government has urged Turkey to cease its oil-drilling operations. In a statement, the State Department condemned the act, calling it a “provocative step” that would increase tension in the...

CYPRUS-GREECE-PALESTINE SUMMIT HAS BEEN PLANNED

  Palestinian officials have announced that the trilateral summit between itself and Cyprus and Greece will be held before 2019 ends. This announcement comes after Tasos Tzionis, Cypriot permanent secretary ambassador’s visit to Ramallah. Mr. Tzionis held several...

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