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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'...

MOTHER-DAUGHTER FROM SOMALIA REUNITE AFTER THREE YEARS

  A 29-year-old Somali woman and asylee in Cyprus reunited with her six-year-old daughter after over three years of being separated. Thanks to the tireless efforts of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), 29-year-old Samia was reunited with her...

RUSSIAN TOURISTS KILLED IN CAR ACCIDENT

  Two Russian tourists were killed due to their rental car having gone off a cliff in the Akamas. The two, who were man and wife and aged 58 and 48 respectively, were killed due to their rental car going off a cliff and plunging straight into the Akamas area's...

RUSSIAN SPEARFISHING CHAMPION DIES IN CYPRUS

  Andrey Turukhano, champion spearfisher and captain of the St. Petersburg team died in Cyprus while doing some underwater hunting. According to Filleteferos, a Cypriot newspaper, Mr. Turukhano, 46, was found in the waters of Lara beach on the Akamas Peninsula....

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