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25 May, 2018
 

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Turkish aircraft violate Greek airspace 28 times

Turkish aircraft violate Greek airspace 28 times

Greek and Turkish fighter jets engaged in a dogfight on Wednesday after Turkish aircraft violated Greek airspace 28 times in sections of the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean....

Most Nicosians say their town is clean

Most Nicosians say their town is clean

A Eurostat survey shows that most residents in Nicosia believe their city is clean, with the results being very subjective and ranging from 9 to 95 percent for 109 different cities...

Greek Cypriot seeks immediate restoration of his property in north

Greek Cypriot seeks immediate restoration of his property in north

A Greek Cypriot has called on the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe to secure the immediate execution of a European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling, relating to his property in the Turkish-held north...

Complaints against police remain a challenge

Complaints against police remain a challenge

The special task force looking into complaints against the police is having a tough time investigating cases, primarily due to lack of funding but also possible conflicts of interest...

UNHCR: Asylum seekers in Cyprus lack decent housing

UNHCR: Asylum seekers in Cyprus lack decent housing

With less than 10% of asylum-seekers accommodated at the reception centre, decent housing is a major problem thousands of asylum seekers face, a UNHCR report said...

With eye on re-election Tsipras rolls dice on Macedonia

With eye on re-election Tsipras rolls dice on Macedonia

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is taking a big gamble in trying to settle a decades-old name dispute with neighbouring Macedonia which could backfire in a pre-election year among voters already jaded by his economic austerity policies...

Turkey's Muslim-friendly holidays find a modest place in the sun

Turkey's Muslim-friendly holidays find a modest place in the sun

Turkey’s $26 billion tourism industry has been battered by security fears and political disputes in recent years but one corner of the market is quietly growing - beach holidays for conservative Muslims...

State medics stand by their treatment of boy’s leg injuries

State medics stand by their treatment of boy’s leg injuries

State doctors disagree with a private orthopedic over a boy’s treatment, following his injuries on his feet at a Nicosia school that reignited a debate over public hospital treatment...

Turkish court rejects third appeal for release of Greek soldiers

Turkish court rejects third appeal for release of Greek soldiers

A Turkish misdemeanours court has rejected for the third time an appeal to release from pre-trial detention two Greek soldiers who were arrested after accidentally straying into Turkish territory...

Cyprus remains a safe haven for those in need

Cyprus remains a safe haven for those in need

Cyprus will remain a safe haven for those in need, especially for the refugees who are forced to abandon their homes and families, Defence Minister Savvas Angelides said...

Mueller probes PSY Group’s money flow into Cyprus

Mueller probes PSY Group’s money flow into Cyprus

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller is turning his attention to Cyprus and bank records of an Israeli-based firm that worked together with Cambridge Analytica to boost election chances for President Donald Trump...

Spaniard Emery named as new Arsenal manager

Spaniard Emery named as new Arsenal manager

Arsenal named Spaniard Unai Emery as their first new manager for 22 years on Wednesday following Arsene Wenger’s departure at the end of the last campaign...

Britons dash to become German before Brexit

Britons dash to become German before Brexit

Driven by the prospect of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union next year, the number of British passport holders who became German citizens jumped by 162 percent last year, Germany’s Federal Statistics Office said on Wednesday...

White House bars Democrats from seeing classified documents

White House bars Democrats from seeing classified documents

Two Republican lawmakers, and no Democrats, are expected to attend a meeting scheduled for Thursday to review classified information relating to US President Donald Trump’s suggestion the FBI might have used an informant to gather information on his 2016 election campaign...

Lifeguards blame Protaras drowning on government

Lifeguards blame Protaras drowning on government

Lifeguards are up in arms over the death of a 65-year-old swimmer in Protaras, saying they could have saved her life if the government had agreed to changes in their working conditions...

Trump relaxed about Kim summit being cancelled

Trump relaxed about Kim summit being cancelled

US President Donald Trump said there was a “substantial chance” his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not take place as planned on June 12 amid concerns that Kim is resistant to giving up his nuclear weapons...

Pulitzer-winning author Philip Roth dies at 85

Pulitzer-winning author Philip Roth dies at 85

Author Philip Roth, who was both hailed and derided for laying bare the neuroses and obsessions that haunted the modern Jewish-American experience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85...

Britons living in Cyprus have nothing to fear post-Brexit

Britons living in Cyprus have nothing to fear post-Brexit

Britain says it has secured the right for UK nationals living in Cyprus to keep the same status that they currently enjoy as EU citizens...

British tourist found dead in his hotel room

British tourist found dead in his hotel room

Police are ruling out any criminal act in the death of a 67-year-old British tourist, whose body was discovered on Tuesday at a lodge in Paphos...

Merkel speaks with Tsipras, Zaev over FYROM name talks

Merkel speaks with Tsipras, Zaev over FYROM name talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel conveyed her country's interest in the developments concerning talks between Athens and Skopje over the name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), during a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday....

M&S to close 100 UK stores in four years

M&S to close 100 UK stores in four years

British retailer Marks & Spencer plans to close more than 100 stores in its home market by 2022, accelerating a drive to re-shape its business as it strives to make at least a third of sales online...

CBD bank fined  €715,000 for non-compliance of anti-laundering rules

CBD bank fined  €715,000 for non-compliance of anti-laundering rules

The Central Bank of Cyprus announced Tuesday that it has imposed a fine amounting to €715,000 on the Cyprus Development Bank Ltd due to non-compliance with anti-laundering laws and directives...

Biggest UK contribution for Exercise Argonaut

Biggest UK contribution for Exercise Argonaut

The four-day international maritime search & rescue and non-combatant evacuation exercise “Argonaut 2018” is taking place in Larnaca...

Israel unhappy over parliament vote on Gaza

Israel unhappy over parliament vote on Gaza

Israel has expressed regret over a resolution adopted by the Cyprus parliament, condemning Israeli actions in Gaza...

Cyprus tightens vetting for investment-for-passport scheme

Cyprus tightens vetting for investment-for-passport scheme

In the wake of criticism that it was operating a "passports-for-cash" scheme, Cyprus has toughened up vetting procedures for those investors looking to get their hands on a European Union passport...

Greek FM urges Washington to protect Cyprus in region

Greek FM urges Washington to protect Cyprus in region

Cyprus was on the agenda at a meeting in Washington between Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell...

New penalty points system in the works

New penalty points system in the works

The penalty points system for Cypriot drivers is about to be revamped, with new legislation proposing stiffer penalties but also fixing loopholes that make the current scheme unreliable...

Catholic archbishop convicted in Australia of concealing child sex abuse

Catholic archbishop convicted in Australia of concealing child sex abuse

An Australian archbishop was found guilty on Tuesday of concealing child sex abuse by a priest, which Australian media said it made him the most senior Catholic in the world to be convicted on such a charge...

Lawyer accuses police of double standards in waitress’ death

Lawyer accuses police of double standards in waitress’ death

Police are scrambling to move an investigation forward that left a 24-year-old waitress dead in Nicosia, with the family’s lawyer accusing cops of double standards...

Cypriot brothers in Fiji will make their plea in June

Cypriot brothers in Fiji will make their plea in June

Defence lawyer Mark Anthony representing two Cyprus nationals charged with money laundering told the Fiji High Court that his clients were not ready to take their plea...