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1. Bid offers now being accepted for the contruction of the new Cyprus Museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bid-offers-now-being-accepted-for-the-contruction-of-the-new-cyprus-museum

The greatest culture project implemented by the Government, the new Cyprus Museum, is underway following the announcement on Wednesday for the tender of the construction contract....

2. 47 stolen antiquities from Steinhardt collection returning to Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/47-stolen-antiquities-from-steinhardt-collection-returning-to-greece

Forty-seven illegally trafficked Greek artifacts, among the dozens surrendered by American hedge-fund billionaire Michael Steinhardt under a deal with US authorities, will be returned to Greece in the coming days, the Culture Ministry announced Thursday....

3. USA: Fund manager to turn over $70 million in stolen antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-fund-manager-to-turn-over-$70-million-in-stolen-antiquities

Billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to turn over $70 million worth of stolen antiquities and will be subject to an unprecedented lifetime ban on acquiring antiquities, the Manhattan district attorney announced Monday....

4. Artifacts returned to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/artifacts-returned-to-cyprus

Cyprus recently recovered 38 of its antiquities. The Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, has announced that on the 11th November 2021...

5. American couple arrested at Athens airport with antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/american-couple-arrested-at-athens-airport-with-antiquities

Two American nationals were arrested at Athens’ international airport on Monday after fragments of ancient vessels and other objects were discovered in their luggage....

6. Cyprus worried over Salamis piece on eBay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-over-salamis-piece-on-ebay

Turkish Cypriot police have launched an investigation after a piece of marble from the ancient site of Salamis ended up on eBay...

7. Entrance fees to be scrapped at 12 Cyprus museums

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/entrance-fees-to-be-scrapped-at-12-cyprus-museums

Entrance fees will be scrapped at 12 museums across Cyprus in a bid to boost visitors....

8. Church plans for Kornesios House draw heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-plans-for-kornesios-draw-heat

Local controversy is growing over the Archbishop’s decision to turn a famous folk house museum in old Nicosia into a church museum for next year’s bicentennial celebrations of the Greek Revolution...

9. Gift etiquette broken over Cypriot vase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gift-etiquette-broken-over-cypriot-vase

Cyprus will seek an explanation from the British government over how an ancient vase given to the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as a state gift has ended up on the auction block...

10. Roman shipwreck discovered off Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roman-shipwreck-discovered-off-protaras

The Department of Antiquities announced on Thursday the discovery of a Roman era shipwreck off the coast of Cyprus. ...

11. Paphos hamam and minaret restored

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-hamam-and-minaret-restored

12. Cyprus - UK ties reaffirmed at Buckingham Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-uk-ties-reaffirmed-at-buckingham-palace

13. Two ‘shipwreck hunters’ arrested in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-‘shipwreck-hunters-arrested-in-larnaca

Cyprus police have arrested two foreign nationals in connection with a suspected illegal search for antiquities underwater...

14. Cops puzzled over mystery skull in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-puzzled-over-mystery-skull-in-paphos

Anthropologists have been called to help solve the puzzle of a human skull, which was found on a Paphos beach over the weekend...

15. United States - Greece strategic dialogue joint statement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/united-states-greece-strategic-dialogue-joint-statement

16. Repatriated 6th-century St. Mark mosaic to help reconstitute apse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repatriated-6th-century-mosaic-to-help-reconstitute-apse

17. Sixth century mosaic of Saint Mark returns home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixth-century-mosaic-of-saint-mark-returns-home

18. Stolen antiquities case takes bizarre turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stolen-antiquities-case-takes-bizarre-turn

Paphos police arrested another local resident in connection with a case in illicit trade in antiquities, with officials on the case saying it turned out to be an elaborate scheme with fake ancient artefacts...

19. Lost ancient Greek city of Tenea located

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lost-ancient-greek-city-of-tenea-located

20. House President addresses UK Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-addresses-uk-cypriots

21. Paphos man with stolen antiquities arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/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...

22. Cyprus wants to be a film industry contender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-be-a-film-industry-contender

The Cyprus government wants to cut red tape that keeps film producers at bay, with a new bill in parliament aimed at attracting foreign companies that could choose the island for the next blockbuster...

23. Cyprus hands back smuggled antiquities to Egypt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-hands-back-smuggled-antiquities-to-egypt

Cyprus has handed back to Egypt 14 ancient artefacts stolen and smuggled abroad in the late 1980s after Cypriot authorities seized them...

24. Looted church mosaic has been located on someone's wall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/looted-mosaic-from-cyprus-church-has-been-located-on-someone-s-wall

A rare mosaic depicting Apostle Mark from the Church of Kanakaria has been located, according to The Walk of Truth, a non-profit organization which campaigns for these last mosaic fragments from the church be included on Interpol’s list of stolen artworks...

25. Paphos mosaics cleaning method raises eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cleaning-paphos-mosaics-raises-eyebrows

A rather unusual photograph is doing the rounds on social media in Cyprus, showing a cleaning lady using a broom and a shovel to clean ancient mosaics at the Paphos Archaeological Park. ...

26. Two looted artefacts handed back to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-archaeological-objects-handed-back-to-cyprus

The ancient objects were handed over to the Ambassador to Germany owners of the Galerie Günter Puhze...

27. Three held in Kouklia site theft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-held-in-kouklia-site-theft

Cyprus police have arrested three men in connection with a case of illicit trade in antiquities. A concerned citizen had phoned the police after spotting a car parked in a remote area near Kouklia, Paphos, which is also the site of a current archeological dig. ...

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