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BRITON CYPRUS HIT-AND-RUN VICTIM GETS TRIBUTE

  In one of the most tragic accident cases in Cyprus in recent years, Charlie Birch, the victim of a recent suspected deliberate hit-and-run in Cyrus was given a poignant tribute by family, friends and strangers like. The 39-year-old Welsh man, who hailed from Powys,...

CYPRIOT AUTHORITIES TO INVESTIGATE SHELL COMPANIES

  In what is being considered a bold move to strengthen Cyprus’s financial security system and curb corruption, the Central Bank of Cyprus, after much pressurization from US officials, has announced that it will take measures to discourage brokers from setting up...

DHERYNIA BEACH TO REOPEN FOR TURKISH CYPRIOTS

  Turkish Cypriots can now celebrate their holidays to the fullest as Dherynia beach, which lied by the fenced area of Famagusta in the north will be reopening to both Turkish citizens as well as people with valid ‘TRNC’ papers. According to an article published by...

CYPRUS TO TIGHTEN THE REIGNS ON ‘GOLDEN VISA’ PROGRAM

  In what can be considered a strike back against claims of "selling" EU passports for cash, Cyprus has announced that it will tighten the reigns on the vetting procedures for granting Cypriot citizenship to investors. Harris Georgiades, finance minister of Cyprus has...

KEBAB SHOP IN PAPHOS ROBBED

  Crime rate in Cyprus is on the rise, and if recent events are anything to go by, they're not slowing down anytime soon. Among the latest incidents of robberies is a kebab shop which was robbed by armed robbers who stole €40,000. The incident involved the kebab...

ANDORRA AND CYPRUS SIGN DOUBLE TAXATION TREATY

  In what can be considered a start of a better foreign affairs system a double taxation avoidance was signed in a recent session of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Council of Europe. The treaty was signed jointly by Foreign Ministers Nicos Christodoulides...

INIESTA MOVING TO JAPAN

  In what is being considered a shocking piece of news for the European sporting community, former Barcelona captain and current midfielder Andres Iniesta announced that he was making a move to Japan. It is heavily speculated that Iniesta will sign up for J-League...

CYPRUS TO GET BACK RARE STOLEN CHRISTIAN MOSAIC

In what can be considered as a great news for the art and culture of Cyprus, the island country has managed to get back a rare 6th century Christian mosaic that was stolen decades ago. The mosaic, which depicts the St. Andrew was taken from a looted church...

MOST CYPRIOTS ARE HEALTHY, SAYS REPORT

Despite all the troubles and tribulations, the average Cypriot goes through, chances of them being healthy are much higher than that of other countries. According to a new European survey, over 80% of Cypriot respondents reported that they believed they...

ROTWEILERS OWNER ARRESTED AFTER WOMEN WERE ATTACKED

A resident of Paphos aged 39 was called to trial after a case of his two dogs attacking two women and injuring them gravely. The dogs - specifically, two Rottweilers attacked and injured a 79-year-old woman and her 45-year-old daughter as they were taking...

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