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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...

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...

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