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23 July, 2018
 

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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...

Alexoui back in jail for protesting search on friend

Alexoui back in jail for protesting search on friend

Cops are not backing down in keeping up the pressure on the criminal underworld, which got Alexis ‘Alexoui’ Mavromichalis arrested Tuesday for protesting against a search on one of his friends in a public place...

Greece decides to expel Russian diplomats

Greece decides to expel Russian diplomats

The Greek government has decided to expel two Russian diplomats, and ban the entry into Greece of two more, accusing them of intrusion into domestic affairs and illegal acts against Greece’s national security, Kathimerini has learned....

Erdogan points fingers at Greek Cypriots

Erdogan points fingers at Greek Cypriots

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visited the northern part of Cyprus Tuesday, saying his country will not abandon Turkish Cypriots and criticising Greek Cypriots for what he described as lack of vision for peace on the island...

Family of four rescued in Larnaca near-drowning

Family of four rescued in Larnaca near-drowning

A family of four was rescued from a near-drowning situation in Larnaca, after first responders found them holding on for dear life in a state of hypothermia...

PM to seek NATO’s support over detention of Greek soldiers in Turkey

PM to seek NATO’s support over detention of Greek soldiers in Turkey

The continued detention of two Greek soldiers by Turkey is one of the key issues that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will be discussing with Greece’s allies at the NATO Summit in Brussels, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Tuesday....

Couple arrested after casino guest loses wallet with €10,000

Couple arrested after casino guest loses wallet with €10,000

Two people were arrested on suspicions of theft at the Cyprus casino C2, following a complaint by a 64-year-old Limassol resident who reported his wallet with €10,000 cash missing...

Cyprus recalls TESCO frozen veggies

Cyprus recalls TESCO frozen veggies

The government has issued a food alert, recalling specific brands of frozen vegetables by Tesco due to the possibility of being infected by bacteria that can cause food poisoning...

Driver had no permit or insurance in fatal rollover

Driver had no permit or insurance in fatal rollover

The driver who is facing involuntary manslaughter, for the death of a 5-year-old girl in a Larnaca accident last month, was driving without a valid driver’s permit or car insurance...

Government exploring ways to suspend pension cuts

Government exploring ways to suspend pension cuts

The government is hoping that surpluses at the Single Social Security Entity (EFKA) will allow the non-implementation of pre-legislated pension cuts on January 1 next year....

Cyprus wants to rein in ‘passport-selling’ agencies

Cyprus wants to rein in ‘passport-selling’ agencies

The Cyprus government has issued strict guidelines aimed at curbing the overt promotion of passports, censuring agencies that explicitly try to lure rich foreign nationals for enrollment in the citizenship-by-investment programme...

Easy breezy weather to last through Thursday

Easy breezy weather to last through Thursday

Skies will be clear Tuesday following early morning fog and low clouds, with average maximum temperatures for the week in the upper-mid 30’s until they rise again Friday, ahead of mid-July weekend...

Bank of Cyprus sells UK subsidiary

Bank of Cyprus sells UK subsidiary

The Bank of Cyprus Financial Services is being sold to Cynergy Capital, as the BoC walks away from the UK to put more focus on performance in a rebounding Cypriot economy...

Brief blackout affecting many areas in Cyprus

Brief blackout affecting many areas in Cyprus

A power outage was affecting the island Tuesday morning, with many areas in the Republic of Cyprus going through a mini blackout...

Johnson pushes the eject button right after Davis

Johnson pushes the eject button right after Davis

Two leading eurosceptic ministers have quit British Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet, calling into question her ability to deliver the vision of continued close ties with the European Union that she said they had agreed to last week...

Greek airports unprepared for increased traffic volume

Greek airports unprepared for increased traffic volume

Pressured by the explosive growth of passenger numbers generated by Greece’s expanding tourism market, officials are calling for additional air traffic controllers to ensure safe travel....

President thanks parliamentary caucus for Sunday votes

President thanks parliamentary caucus for Sunday votes

President Nicos Anastasiades praised the ruling and opposition parties for approving state guarantees for Hellenic Bank as well as passing new foreclosure and bankruptcy laws, adding he would not respond to criticism...

Ayia Napa marina fully ready in July 2019

Ayia Napa marina fully ready in July 2019

It won’t be until end of 2021 when the twin towers in Ayia Napa will be completed, but boats and private yachts will be able to dock at the marina by next summer, giving the area a head start in the game...

Moderate quake, measuring 4.1 Richter, strikes off Peloponnese

Moderate quake, measuring 4.1 Richter, strikes off Peloponnese

A moderate undersea quake, measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale, struck off the coast of the Peloponnese late on Sunday, seismologists said in the early hours of Monday....

Russian tiger plane steals the show in Larnaca

Russian tiger plane steals the show in Larnaca

A plane with the majestic face of a Siberian tiger landed at Larnaca International Airport on Sunday, known around the world for raising awareness for the protection of the Amur Tiger...

Paphos passengers stranded for 12 hours

Paphos passengers stranded for 12 hours

Passengers en route to Thessaloniki were forced to wait 12 hours at Paphos International Airport, due to mechanical failures of not one but two planes that were supposed to transport them to their destination...