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RAFALE JETS FROM FRANCE ENTER CYPRUS SKY SPACE

  As part of its military exercise, the Rafale jets of French Air Force continued its flights in the Nicosia FIR, and were therefore seen in Cyprus skies. According to a statement that was issued by the Ministry of Defense in Cyprus, helicopters from Cyprus and...

LOCAL COMPETITION HONOURS CYPRIOT WINES

  A prominent local competition has made the gesture of honoring local wines of Cyprus. Speaking at the 12th Cyprus Wine Competition, Costas Kadis the Agriculture Minister of Cyprus praised the Cyprus wine industry’s efforts to restore the island country’s...

CYPRUS SHOWS INTEREST IN IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION

  Cyprus, the island country has made its intentions known for participating in the bid to help in the reconstruction of Iraq. This happened during the recent trilateral meeting in Jordan, where the Iraqi foreign was present. While the actual level of inclusion...

CYPRUS RANKED 28TH IN WORLD PRESS FREEDOM INDEX 2019

  The island nation has been ranked 28th out of the 180 countries which are part of the International Organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF)-compiled 2019 World Press Freedom Index. The country has gone down three spots from being the 25th in 2018, and four...

BAG AND VALUABLES OF A TOURIST STOLEN

  Among recent deviant activity, cash and Items thousands of Euros have been reported stolen from a tourist in a shop in Larnaca. The items belonged to a Palestinian woman, who had arrived from Jordan, and had left her handbag outside the changing room as she was...

OUTGOING RUSSIAN DEPOSITS AMOUNTING TO €5 BILLION

  It has been determined that the value of outgoing Russian Deposits have shot up to a surprising €5 Billion. Amidst the trending action of Russian depositors taking their money out of banks in the island nation, the Central Bank of Cyprus has released data that...

BUTTERFLIES SWARM THROUGH CYPRUS

  Dozens of new butterfly species have been spotted passing through Cyprus in large numbers, making for an amazing show for laymen, enthusiasts and nature experts alike. The butterflies, which are migrating from Africa to further north, have had Cypriots seeing...

CYPRUS FINES FOREIGNERS FOR ILLEGAL SHIPWRECK SEARCH

  An official of Cyprus’ law enforcement has announced that that a Norwegian national and U.S. national have both been fined 6,000 euros (around $6,730) each for searching for an old shipwreck off of its coast without legal basis. The official, who spilled the...

CYPRUS TOURISM GETS NEW BRANDING

  In a bid to renew its branding and give it some much needed freshness, the Deputy Ministry of Tourism has decided to lose its Love Cyprus’ logo and in about a year’s time will be coming up with a brand-new image that will represent the wonders of traveling on...

CYPRUS MAKES PREPARATIONS FOR IMPENDING BREXIT

  Demetris Samuel, spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry of Cyprus has revealed that the island nation has intensified its preparations for the possible eventuality of a hard Brexit. Mr. Samuel expressed the opinions of the government through a public statement,...

CYPRUS FINANCE MINISTER TO RESIGN AT YEARS’ END

  Harris Georgiades, the finance minister has revealed that he will be resigning from his current and aforementioned post by the end of the year. The minister is set to vacate the position he has occupied since 2013 on account of the controversy created by the...

NEW BORDER CROSSING OPEN IN CYPRUS

  A rare moment of peace is being celebrated as two new border crossings have been opened on the island nation. The first of the two crossing was opened in Dherynia, where scores of people were seen moving on to both sections of the divide within moments of it...

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