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20 October, 2019
 

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Turkish ships disturb Cypriot waters

Turkish ships disturb Cypriot waters

Nicosia and Athens are calling on Turkey to back off following Ankara’s decision to send more ships off the southern coast of Cyprus...

Nicosia uses all legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to face Turkey's new provocations, spokesman says

Nicosia uses all legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to face Turkey's new provocations, spokesman says

The Republic of Cyprus uses all the legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to address new Turkish provocations in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Friday, following the meeting of the National Council under Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades....

UK deplores any drilling in the waters close to Cyprus, supports Cyprus' right to extract oils

UK deplores any drilling in the waters close to Cyprus, supports Cyprus' right to extract oils

Britain deplores any drilling in the waters close to Cyprus and supports Cyprus’ right to extract oils in its Exclusive Economic Zone, British Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher, said on Friday, adding at the same time that the oil wealth should be extracted for the benefit of all Cypriots on the island of Cyprus....

Convicted rapist’s ‘fatherly affection’ appeal flops

Convicted rapist’s ‘fatherly affection’ appeal flops

The Supreme Court rejected an appeal this week from a man convicted of raping his 17-year-old step-daughter, citing a complete lack of basis in some of his arguments...

Driver in animal abuse viral video charged

Driver in animal abuse viral video charged

A male driver who was caught on video driving with a dog tied to the car has been charged with animal abuse, while police call on members of the public to report such cases without delay...

Filipina in adoption case gets six years

Filipina in adoption case gets six years

A Filipina go-between in a gay adoption case, who was arrested on child trafficking charges, has been sentenced to six years in prison, while two men are still wanted by Cyprus police...

Biker succumbs to injuries in Nicosia

Biker succumbs to injuries in Nicosia

A Romanian man succumbed to his injuries on Thursday, three weeks after a road accident when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle in Nicosia...

Child porn suspect is school security guard

Child porn suspect is school security guard

Parents and teachers in Nicosia were shocked to learn that a man arrested on child porn charges was in fact a security guard at a local high school...

Yavuz on its way to a new well

Yavuz on its way to a new well

Turkey is sending an oil and gas drilling ship to waters off southern Cyprus where Greek Cypriot authorities have already awarded exploration rights to Italian and French companies, according to Turkish statements on Thursday....

Nicosia monitors closely the course of Turkish drill-ship «Yavuz» in Cyprus EEZ

Nicosia monitors closely the course of Turkish drill-ship «Yavuz» in Cyprus EEZ

Nicosia monitors closely the course of Turkish drill-ship “Yavuz” within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus awaiting further developments....

Kyriakides a step closer to EU health chief

Kyriakides a step closer to EU health chief

Commissioner-designate for Health Stella Kyriakides got on Wednesday the green light from ENVI EP Committee to move on to the next step in the procedure for her appointment...

Man charged with sexual exploitation of minors

Man charged with sexual exploitation of minors

A man who used a fake woman’s profile on social media has been arrested on charges related to child porn and sexual exploitation of minors...

Cyprus stocking up on drones

Cyprus stocking up on drones

The Cyprus National Guard is said to have received its first four unmanned drones from Israel, allowing state agencies to obtain clear views from high above over land and water...

Rhodes quake shakes Greece and Turkey

Rhodes quake shakes Greece and Turkey

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck the Dodecanese Islands on Thursday morning, with mixed “felt it” reports coming in from Greece and Turkey...

Smoke scare on flight out of Cyprus

Smoke scare on flight out of Cyprus

Passengers on a flight from Larnaca to London had to spend the night in Athens after their British Airways flight had to make an emergency landing due to a smoke warning in the cabin...

Sharp increase in migrant arrivals in past 5 months, says minister

Sharp increase in migrant arrivals in past 5 months, says minister

Greece's migration minister said Wednesday there was a 200 percent jump in the number of migrants and refugees who have reached Greek shores in the last five months....

US guided-missile destroyer USS Gonzalez arrives in Larnaca port

US guided-missile destroyer USS Gonzalez arrives in Larnaca port

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) arrived in Larnaca port, Cyprus, on October 1st, for a scheduled visit. It is currently deployed in support of US national security interests in the US 6th Fleet area of operations....

Missing Larnaca teen found

Missing Larnaca teen found

Police have released a photo of a teenage girl who was reported as missing on Wednesday at her private school in Laranca...

Judge cautions defence in rape accuser's trial

Judge cautions defence in rape accuser's trial

The trial against a British young woman, who leveled rape accusations against Israeli teens and later withdrew her complaint, began Wednesday with the testimony of a police investigator...

Woman slams Cyprus after mom’s death

Woman slams Cyprus after mom’s death

A petition online is calling on insurance companies to recognize the north as a legal entity, following a British woman’s death in Cyprus and her daughter’s ordeal trying to cut through red tape between the two divided communities...

Group calls for golden years national plan

Group calls for golden years national plan

A group advocating for better conditions for people in their golden years is calling for a national strategy to combat abuse of senior citizens and improve their lives...

Pedestrian killed in Limassol road accident

Pedestrian killed in Limassol road accident

A local man in Limassol was killed Tuesday night while trying to cross the road, after he was struck by a car in low-light conditions...

Serb-made Nora unveiled in Cyprus parade

Serb-made Nora unveiled in Cyprus parade

A military parade was held on Tuesday in Nicosia to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the Republic of Cyprus’ independence...

Unknown man walks into primary school

Unknown man walks into primary school

Local authorities went on high alert Monday after an unknown adult male was seen walking inside a primary school in Kaimakli, east Nicosia, only days following reports of abduction scares in adjacent communities...

Thomas Cook flight out of Cyprus gets emotional

Thomas Cook flight out of Cyprus gets emotional

Things got emotional on a Larnaca-Bristol flight last week when passengers, who had been left stranded in Cyprus, passed the collection plate in a “bloody generous” whip-round for the flight attendants...

Avgorou biker killed in Larnaca collision

Avgorou biker killed in Larnaca collision

A biker from Avgorou was killed in a road accident on Monday after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck that reportedly failed to yield...

UNFICYP makes case for more women peacekeepers

UNFICYP makes case for more women peacekeepers

A female lieutenant with UNFICYP says local concerns are consistently heard and addressed with more women peacekeepers on the ground...

Drunk driver caught speeding in Larnaca

Drunk driver caught speeding in Larnaca

Police have arrested a male driver who was caught driving drunk and speeding up to 180 kilometers on the new Larnaca-Kofinou roadway, with a Larnaca judge passing sentence the following day...

Fatal accident detail gets sentence reduced

Fatal accident detail gets sentence reduced

An overlooked detail caught the attention of the Supreme Court during the appeal of a sentence, whereby a driver of a fuel tanker was initially found guilty of causing the death of a woman by dangerous or reckless driving...

Attracting investments, relations with Turkey: A new chapter?

Attracting investments, relations with Turkey: A new chapter?

On a diplomatic level, the main event was Mitsotakis’ meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two leaders discussed all the major issues. Aside from the chronic Cyprus dispute, where the situation has become even more complicated following the discovery of gas deposits, one of the most pressing issues at the moment is migration. ...

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