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CAR OF MISSING MAN FOUND IN KARAVAS

  In a rather rare turn of events, a car that recently reported as stolen along with its owner has been found in northern Cyprus. The car, whose theft was reported by its owner, 65-year-old Solomos Apostolidis, was missing for over three days before being finally...

TEENAGER ARRESTED FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING SENIOR CITIZEN

  In a shocking piece of news that shows the unfortunate rise of youth-perpetrated crime, a 17-year-old teenager has been arrested in connection to the sexual assault of a senior citizen. The teenager, who has not been named for security reasons, has been arrested on...

FIRST ICO BATTLE TO BE HELD IN CYPRUS

In what is being considered a big step by the FinTech community of Cyprus, the island country’s upcoming iCoin summit will be hosting the world’s first ever ICO battle. The event will entail a live investment, over thirty famous speakers, and 16 different...

UN TO HOST A PRO-UNIFICATION MEETING FOR DIVIDED CYPRUS

  The Cyprus issue has truly come to a head, and the latest move by the UN only proves that the international community at large wishes nothing less than unification. In order to speed-up the unification process, the United Nations peacekeeping mission will hold an...

POLICE ARRESTS SUSPECTS IN FAKE DIAMONDS CASE

  The manufacture and sale of fake diamonds in Cyprus has been on the rise, and recent events show that the case is in fact pretty widespread. A 34-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the sale of fake diamonds in Cyprus. Apparently,...

BAKERY ROBBED IN NICOSIA

  Crime has been on the rise in Cyprus, and the latest event only seems to affirm that fact. A successful bakery in Nicosia was robbed by a knife-yielding man, terrorizing the employees and the owners. A man yielding a knife entered the popular Larnaca bakery at...

CYPRUS SEES AN INCREASE IN BIRTH RATE

  In what is being considered as good news for the population in Cyprus, the island country has seen a record rise in birth rates. According to the Statistical Service of Cyprus (CYSTAT), as of 2016, the total fertility rate in the island country stood at 1.37...

RUSSIAN ATHLETE COMPLETES TRIP AROUND CYPRUS IN 3 DAYS

  Russian biker Sergey Severin has completed a bike-ride all around Cyprus in only 3.5 days, setting a record in his area. Covering a total distance of 600 kilometers, Sergey Severin started his Limassol at 6 am, and rode all along the island’s perimeter till he came...

CYPRIOT BASES PAY THEIR RESPECTS ON REMEMBRANCE DAY

  In what can be considered a truly moving event for veterans and their families, hundreds of British Forces Cyprus personnel commemorated Bases Remembrance Day services by personally paying their respects to troops which have fought in conflicts in different parts of...

TWO CYPRIOTS CHARGED WITH MONEY LAUNDERING IN FIJI

  In a disappointing piece of news for both Cyprus and Cyprus-Fiji relations, two Cyprus nationals have been jointly charged with 293 counts of money laundering as well as attempting to garner property by deceiving people in the island country of Fiji. FijiVillage, a...

SAIPEM DRILLSHIP LEAVES FOR MOROCCO

  Saipem 12000, the star drillship of energy giant ENI has left for Morocco, after being anchored off Limassol for refueling and equipment loading and unloading for over two days. After failing to reach Cuttlefish target in Cyprus’ offshore plot 3 to drill an...

CYPRUS ENTERS ANOTHER YEAR OF RECORD TOURISM FIGURES

  Cyprus has had a fantastic year as regards tourism arrival figures, and if Tourism Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis' words are anything to go by, this should be the third year for the island country in maintaining the coveted record. According to Lakkotrypis, after last...

DRUNK TOURIST GETS EXTRA FINE

  Disorderliness has no exception, and the latest incident has proved that the country of Cyprus intends to make that very clear to all - citizens or not. A drunk Swedish tourist was recently fined and asked to pay €400 by the Famagusta district court for being in...

HAIR SALON IN AYIA NAPA DESTROYED BY FIRE

  In a shocking news for the Ayia Napa community, a deadly fire completely gutted a local styling salon, and caused extensive damage to five shops adjacent to it. The fire has been ruled as an accidental fire, not caused by any deliberate action they can identify or...

LARNACA DEVELOPMENT INVESTMENT BIDS TO BE MADE IN APRIL

  Marios Demetriades, the Transport Minister of Cyprus has announced that two of the bids for the development of the port and marina in Larnaca from Israel and China will be submitted latest by the end of April. This announcement came after a meeting between...

VOTERS IN NORTH CYPRUS LINE-UP FOR VOTING

  The people of Cyprus are very conscious of their political atmosphere, and the turnout at the latest elections only serves to prove that as true. A huge turnout at the Turkish Cypriot ‘elections’ have shown how invested its people are in who will run the country and...

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