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17 July, 2018
 

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Woman stole €10,000 from breast cancer society

Woman stole €10,000 from breast cancer society

An employee at the Europa Donna Cyprus, a breast cancer awareness society, was arrested for stealing over €10,000 from the charity...

Cypriot says British officers raped her in 1956

Cypriot says British officers raped her in 1956

More allegations are piling up in an ongoing case in the UK against British forces, who are accused of torture and even rape during the Greek Cypriot insurgency between 1955 and 1959...

Email phishing scams on the rise in Cyprus

Email phishing scams on the rise in Cyprus

The police cybercrime unit is warning the public of a money extortion scheme, following complaints from people who recently received threatening emails...

ND demands answers about Tsipras's brother's company

ND demands answers about Tsipras's brother's company

The press spokeswoman for conservative New Democracy, Maria Spyraki, on Monday called for answers regarding a public works project apparently granted to a relative of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on the basis of fake documents....

Cops out and about to promote road safety

Cops out and about to promote road safety

Cyprus police is conducting another safety campaign this week, following a series of recent road fatalities, and this time they are focusing on bikers and cyclists...

Leak trial of ex deputy police chief up in the air

Leak trial of ex deputy police chief up in the air

The trial of former deputy police chief Andreas Kyriacou, who is accused of leaking confidential documents, is up in the air after a court deadline last week came and went...

Pictures of the royal family were released following Prince Louis’ christening

Pictures of the royal family were released following Prince Louis’ christening

The four portraits were taken after Prince Louis’ christening in The Chapel Royal at St James’ Palace this past Monday, July 9....

Erdogan says 'will never forget those who embraced coup-plotters'

Erdogan says 'will never forget those who embraced coup-plotters'

In a speech to a large crowd marking the second anniversary of a foiled military coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that he would "never forget those who embraced the coup-plotters" in an apparent dig at Greece where eight Turkish servicemen have sought asylum....

Monaco Telecom takes over MTN Cyprus

Monaco Telecom takes over MTN Cyprus

Monaco Telecom is taking over MTN Cyprus in a €260 million deal that will set a new course for the Cypriot provider as a powerful member of its new European family...

Moody’s says BoC better off after UK sale

Moody’s says BoC better off after UK sale

Rating Agency Moody’s has described the sale of Bank of Cyprus UK as credit positive, noting that the sale would place Bank of Cyprus in a better position to focus on reducing its domestic high stock of problematic loans...

Three pileup accidents cause traffic delays in Limassol

Three pileup accidents cause traffic delays in Limassol

There were three pileups Monday morning in separate accidents on the Nicosia-Limassol highway, with police warning drivers to drive with caution and be patient...

Woman on bicycle killed in Larnaca accident

Woman on bicycle killed in Larnaca accident

A 21-year-old woman was killed Saturday night in Larnaca when a vehicle struck her bicycle from behind on the Ormidia-Achnas road...

Yellow warning as temperature climbs to 41

Yellow warning as temperature climbs to 41

Weather officials issued a Yellow Alert for Saturday from noon until 5pm with temperatures expected to climb to 41 around the capital and relative humidity rising along the southern coast and out west...

Minister unfazed by angry educators

Minister unfazed by angry educators

Thousands of public teachers stood outside the gates of the Education Ministry on Friday, calling on Education Minister Costas Hambiaouris to resign and union members refusing to go to his office to talk things out...

Anastasiades says guarantees cannot be part of solution

Anastasiades says guarantees cannot be part of solution

President Nicos Anastasiades says there can be no solution to the Cyprus problem if a settlement includes guarantees, adding that France is sending a similar message...

Hot weekend ahead with humidity on the rise

Hot weekend ahead with humidity on the rise

It will be a hot weekend with 40 degrees expected on Saturday around the capital and high relative humidity peaking over areas in Limassol and Paphos...

Alexoui files complaint against police

Alexoui files complaint against police

Alexis ‘Alexoui’ Mavromichalis is out on bail and his lawyers are filing a complaint against the police, following a heated exchange he reportedly had with Nicosia’s police chief inspector prior to his release...

Cyprus and Israel talk fire and water

Cyprus and Israel talk fire and water

Israel and Cyprus agreed to develop further their cooperation in water management and firefighting, two areas in which both countries face similar challenges...

Large fire burning grassland in western Crete

Large fire burning grassland in western Crete

A fire that broke out on Thursday morning in the area Ahladia of Sitia, in eastern Crete, was burning shrubs and grassland and was fanned by strong winds....

Truck driver crushed to death in Limassol

Truck driver crushed to death in Limassol

A truck driver was killed in Limassol on Thursday when his own vehicle moved back unexpectedly crushing him to death...

Paphos man with stolen antiquities arrested

Paphos man with stolen antiquities arrested

Paphos police are investigating a case of stolen antiquities, following the discovery of ancient amphorae and jugs and even a stun gun at a local residence...

Baby jellyfish stings on the rise in Limassol

Baby jellyfish stings on the rise in Limassol

The number of swimmers stung by jellyfish at Lady’s Mile beach has gone up in recent weeks, with authorities saying incidents were specific to the area due to underwater currents...

Security Council expected to renew UNFICYP

Security Council expected to renew UNFICYP

Despite pressure to cut back on peacekeeping missions worldwide, it appears the UN Security Council will most likely vote to renew UNFICYP in Cyprus for another six months...

Cyprus foreign minister calls Moscow up

Cyprus foreign minister calls Moscow up

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reaffirmed his country’s support for a UN-led peace effort in Cyprus, calling on UNFICYP to continue its role on the divided island...

Ties with Moscow under strain after Athens expels diplomats

Ties with Moscow under strain after Athens expels diplomats

The outlook for bilateral ties between Greece and Russia was unclear on Wednesday amid tensions prompted by Greece’s decision to expel two Russian diplomats who are alleged to have sought to intervene in domestic affairs and national security....

Diko calls for inquiry on controversial glossary

Diko calls for inquiry on controversial glossary

The House foreign affairs committee will discuss a controversial glossary of political terms aimed at journalists in Cyprus, following debate and criticism on Greek Cypriot social media on fears of censorship...

Lute on the move

Lute on the move

UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute is reportedly on the move, with sources learning that she is expected to meet with President Nicos Anastasiasdes on July 23 during her tour to Nicosia, Athens, and Ankara...

Browder case in Cyprus pushed back another week

Browder case in Cyprus pushed back another week

The Bill Browder case had been pushed back for another week due to a scheduling conflict with his defence attorney, with a Nicosia judge setting a new hearing date for July 18...

Intoxicated man attacks cops at Larnaca General

Intoxicated man attacks cops at Larnaca General

An alcohol-impaired man was arrested Wednesday morning for kicking and pushing two female police officers at Larnaca General Hospital...

New law marks the end of tourism bureaucracy

New law marks the end of tourism bureaucracy

The House voted this week to scrap the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO), essentially transferring tourism responsibilities from a large bureaucracy to a leaner structure to boost flexibility and competitiveness...