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PIZZA DELIVERY MAN PHYSICALLY ASSAULTED

  A 27-year-old pizza delivery man was physically assaulted in Limassol as he was delivering pizza. The robbery took place at 7.30pm in Limassol's Neapolis area as three men surrounded the delivery worker and stole €300 worth of restaurant takings from him. They...

AN AVERAGE CYRPIOT’S EARNS 1,827 EUROS, SAYS STATISTICS

  An eye-opening statistic on the earning trends in Cyprus has revealed that the average Cypriot employee earns 1,827 euros every month. According to provisional statistics put forward by the Cyprus Statistical Service (Cystat), the figure has increased by over...

CYPRUS TO BREAK TOURIST ARRIVAL RECORDS

  Cyprus has always been a well-known and popular tourist spot, and in the last two years has managed to secure a record number of tourist visits. The island nation is yet again on its way to break records as official figures have revealed that the number of...

UK ALLOWS CYPRUS REFUGEES ENTRY AFTER 20 YEARS

  The refugees, who included over 75 people from Iraq, Syria, Sudan and Ethiopia, had previously abruptly landed in Cyprus after the boat they were traveling to (with Italy as their intended destination) capsized in 1998. While these individuals were recognized...

‘SAY NO TO PLASTIC STRAWS’ TV SPOT LAUNCHED

  In a bid to join the global battle against plastic use and subsequent pollution, a TV slot for ‘Cyprus says no to plastic straws’ has been launched. Said slot featured ‘Salina the flamingo,' who symbolizes the animals whose existence has been threatened by the...

4 KILLED AND SEVERAL INJURED IN CYRPUS FLOODS

  According to the Turkish Cypriot media, the floods happened due to uninterrupted rain that went on for days. Some resident even went on to claim it as the heaviest they had seen in years. At least 4 lives were claimed by an accident caused the rains. Said...

BLACK FRIDAY TRADITION TAKING OVER CYPRUS

  The previously American-wide tradition-gone-global, which first came to significance in Cyprus around three years ago, was seen being observed with great pomp in the island nation. Black Friday refers to the day after Thanksgiving and since 1952 has been known...

PRESIDENT OF CYPRUS APOLOGIZES FOR SEX OFFENDER PARDON

  Nicos Anastasiades, the President of Cyprus has publicly apologized for the pardon and subsequent early release of a man, who was previously convicted on grounds of sexually exploiting a minor. Speaking at an event on fighting sexual abuse against minors, the...

CYPRUS MUST BE INVADED AGAIN, SAYS TURKISH OPPOSITION

  A leading figure from the section has apparently caused widespread alarm by calling another Cyprus invasion, more than forty-four years after the painful partition of the Mediterranean island nation. According to Meral Aksener's speech in the Ankara’s...

HISTORIC CHURCH LOCATED IN TURKISH CYPRUS RESTORED

  According to a news report by the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), The Church of Saint Anne in Famagusta has been restored to its former glory. Dated from the 4th century, the restoration was done by a team of experts with members from Greek as well as Turkish Cypriot...

FAMOUS TEACHER OF CERAMICS MURDERED IN NORTHERN CYPRUS

  A well-known ceramics teacher was murdered in Turkish Cyprus. Hasan Işık Özgöçmen's body was found in a wooded area in the North Cyprus' Iskele district on Sept. 30. The Demirören News Agency has reported that the 53-year-old ceramics teacher was strangled to...

CYPRUS LIKELY TO ESCAPE GREEK STORMS, SAYS THE MET

  With the low-pressure system having wreaked havoc over Greece with constant storms, hail and lowering temperatures, Cypriot were fair to assume to have to face as similar fate. As it turns out, however, that all Cyprus may have to face is its temperature going...

TURKISH SURVEY VESSEL SPOTTED ON CYPRUS COAST

  The Turkey-Cyprus-Ankara maritime relations are already very strained, and if the latest developments are anything to go by, they might not resolve as soon as expected. According to several sources, the Turkish survey ship Barbaros was spotted off of Cyprus'...

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