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RELIGIOUS LEADERS IN CYPRYS URGE CHURCH RESTORATION

  Most Muslim and Christian in Cyprus have actively begun are urging to have the 15th century partially collapsed church speedily repaired. The Church, which is housed inside a United Nations-controlled buffer zone, cuts across the capital city of Nicosia....

MEN WHO CRASHED INTO ATM MACHINE ARRESTED

  Two men of Syrian origin have been in Paphos in connection of an ATM machine that was attempted to be robbed by someone crashing into it with a truck (which itself was stolen). On 19th February, a pickup truck was crashed into an ATM on the main Kissonerga...

TURKISH FORCES ACCUSED OF BORDER VIOLATION

  The country's foreign ministry has accused the Turkish forces of creating fresh troubles for Greek Cypriots who have been residing in a village that abuts a British military base. According to the foreign ministry, the new fence that has been erected a rural...

OVER 3K HECATRES OF FRUIT TREES ARE IN CYPRUS, SAYS STUDY

  According to the results a study conducted by Eurostat, Cyprus has 3,286 hectares (ha) of land covered with fruit trees. Most of said fruit vegetation consist of orange trees, which take up 1109 ha of space, followed by 377 ha of apple trees, of 933 ha mandarin...

RADISSON EXPANDING OPERATIONS IN CYPRUS

  Following the recent series of openings and expansions on the island nation is The Radisson Hotel Group, which, according a new master development agreement with SunnySeeker Hotels, will be expanding in Cyprus from its current three to six hotels within 2025....

CYPRUS MAKES PREPARATIONS FOR BREXIT

  Amid the impending crisis, Nikos Christodoulides, foreign minister of Cyprus has announced that Cyprus in collaboration with EU authorities is making preparations regarding the status of British bases post-Brexit. According to the minister, an “interim...

TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTER TO VISIT NORTHERN CYPRUS

  As part of an increasing level of cooperation between Turkey and Turkish Cyprus, Minister Cavusoglu, foreign minister of Turkey, will be visiting the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). The meeting will have the Turkish foreign minister meeting with...

UK TO PAY £1m TO CYPRUS TORTURE CLAIMANTS

  The British government has announced that it would pay a sum total of £1.0 million (i.e. 1.1 million euros) to the thirty-three Cypriots who had earlier claimed that they were mistreated while in detention during the anti-British rule campaign on the island...

CYPRUS RANKED THIRD MOST POPULAR ON FAMILY BEACH INDEX

  In addition to the series of accolades the island country has been receiving, it has now been declared as the third most sought-after family beach destinations on a new ‘Family Beach Index.’ The index, which ranks 50 family beach destinations across eight...

TWO MEN WHO ‘BOUGHT’ BABY REPORTED MISSING

  Cypriot police have announced that they are on the hunt for the two men who were trying to adopt a baby girl they originally purchased from Philippines through a domestic worker. Both the two men and the baby girl are currently missing. The two men - who are...

CYPRUS’ GREEN CAPITAL DECLARED

  The municipality of Strovolos has been declared as the "green capital" of Cyprus after receiving the Green Moufflon Award during the 2018 edition of the Environmental Awards. The high-profile event saw a twenty-eight different awards being given by the...

CYPRUS POST TO USE DRONES FOR DELIVERING PACKAGES

  The organization, which has of recent been trying to find ways to make its services more effective and efficient, has found a way to incorporate modern technology into its practice. According to an statement made by Andreas Gregoriou, Director of the Department...

MISSING RETIREE FOUND DEAD IN AKAMAS

  A retired pensioner, who had been missing for close to two weeks has been found dead. Eleni Plakidi, 69, was discovered dead in the Akamas region after being missing from her home in Argaka since January 10. According to reports, her body was found at a...

DOG SHOOTER RELEASED

  The 62-year-old man who was arrested on Sunday for shooting a dog dead has been released after being charged. The man was arrested following a complaint from the owner of the dog, another 53-year-old from Paphos, who had seen the older man shooting both his...

MAN DRIVING TWO TIMES THE SPEED LIMIT ARRESTED

  In a spree of traffic arrests made by the police, a 28-year-old man who was driving on a speed that was twice of the prescribed limit was stopped near Latsia. The man was seen to have been driving on the Limassol Nicosia highway at a speed of 214km/hour, which...

LARNACA AIRPORT SEES THE LAUNCH OF LATEST CASINO

  After the launch of casinos in Nicosia and Limassol, Larnaca sees the launch of its first casino. The casino, which is launched by Cyprus Casinos (C2), is located at the Larnaca airport, features forty-two high-end slot machines that stand across in two...

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