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THE CYPRUS CANNABIS ASSOCIATION HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED

  The Cyprus Cannabis Association has been established with the blessings of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, popularly known as Keve. The first ever meeting of the newly minted organization was held at the Chamber’s offices, where the main aims were...

12 RESCUED FROM BOAT FROM LARNACA COAST

  After a successful operation by the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC), over 10 people on a small boat off of the Cyprus coastline were rescued by a commercial ship nearby. According to the JRCC, a total of 12 people had been rescued – 10 of whom were on...

MPs SEEKING HEALTH HAZARD REPORT BEFORE APPROVING 5G

  Legislators all over the island nation have asked for an independent study to be made to research the potential health hazards of 5G before it is actually approved. Akel MP Adamos Adamou announced to reporters that before issuing 5G licenses, a thorough account...

YOUTH PROTEST AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE TO TAKE PLACE

  The youth in Cyprus are set to gather outside the House of Representatives to demand active participation to combat climate change. According to the organizers of the event, the threat of climate change is no more a future one – rather it is as present as it...

CYPRUS-TO-GREECE FERRY TO BE RELAUNCHED IN MAY 2020

  Natasa Pilides, the Deputy Minister of Shipping of Cyprus, has announced to the parliament that the ferry link between Greece and the island nation is set to be reinstated with the help of a ferry service between the two countries that will reportedly begin in...

MASSIVE BLAST ON ARMY BASE LEAVES TOURISTS FLEEING

  A series of explosions at an army ammunition depot in Cyprus left at least 12 injured and several fleeing to save their lives. Tourists described what seemed like “several fireballs rising” from the Turkish military base, where a fire has been determined as the...

EMPLOYERS SEEK 6 KINDS OF TAX RELIEFS

  The  Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB) General Director Michalis Antoniou has announced that the OEB has openly asked the government for six tax reliefs, that amount to €500 million annually combined. Speaking at a working breakfast, General...

ENI AND TOTAL DRILL FOR OFFSHORE GAS APPROVED BY CYPRUS

  Both France’s Total and Italy’s ENI are now approved to legally explore Block 7 of its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) – and legally conduct nine different drilling operations over the following two years. EEZ Block 7’s access, which is also claimed by Turkey was...

YAVUZ TO BEGIN DRILLING OFF OF CYPRUS COAST

  A statement from Energy Minister Fatih Dönmez has revealed that that a second Turkish drillship – the Yavuz will be starting to drill for gas and oil off of Cyprus’ coast. The ship, which was sent by Turkey on the 20th of June, 2019 will be exploring up until...

WOMAN MURDERS HER CHILD AND THEN ATTEMPTS SUICIDE

  A woman stabbed her 12-year-old son to death and thereafter attempted to commit suicide. The act was discovered when the woman’s husband and child’s stepfather, a Greek Cypriot man of 52 years of age, could not enter his own flat on account of the locked door...

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...

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