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Turkish navtex sparks fresh tension with Cyprus | News  www.ekathimerini.com

Tensions are expected to heighten again in the Eastern Mediterranean after Turkey issued another navigational telex (Navtex) Wednesday reserving areas ...


A settlement model for Cyprus  Hurriyet Daily News

In northern Cyprus, there are two official positions regarding a Cyprus settlement. The president and the leftist bloc of parties vehemently argue that the best way ...


Shard reveals how Cyprus' ancient kingdoms managed economy  ABC News

The discovery of a small clay shard inscribed with a partial inventory of goods at a 2,500-year-old citadel suggests that Cyprus' ancient city states "more than ...


Yet another futile Cyprus exercise  Hurriyet Daily News

The “social meeting” of the Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders on Aug. 9 produced yet another false hope that perhaps Cyprus talks might resume from where ...


Egypt What's behind the Egypt, Cyprus rapprochement?  Al-Monitor

CAIRO — While in Cyprus, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed July 31 with his Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides bilateral cooperation ...


US urges Turkey to stop drilling near Cyprus  Ahval

The U.S. State Department on Tuesday called on Turkey to cease all drilling activities near Cyprus and remove its drillship Yavuz from Cyprus' territorial waters, ...


West Nile virus case in Bulgaria linked to Cyprus | Kathimerini  www.ekathimerini.com

Two cases of the West Nile Virus have been confirmed in Bulgaria, with one of the patients said to have lived in Cyprus during a part of the summer.


Cyprus welcomes American support over Turkish drilling | News  www.ekathimerini.com

Cypriot government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou has welcomed calls by the US State Department late Monday for Turkey's Yavuz drillship to cease its ...


Turkey ramps up drilling off Cyprus on eve of peace talks  BBC News

Turkey is ramping up its drilling operations off the coast of Cyprus, sending a third ship to the eastern Mediterranean despite EU warnings. Two Turkish vessels ...


Cyprus' rival leaders ready to meet UN chief to seek peace again  Al Jazeera English

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders hold first informal meeting in months but fail to make major breakthrough.


New British government says it hopes for stronger Cyprus ties  Cyprus Mail

The new British government supports the Cyprus issue settlement process and seeks to strengthen bilateral relations between London and Nicosia, the new UK ...


Equal but side by side in a future Cyprus  Cyprus Mail

By Ozay Mehmet. Solving the Cyprus problem can only occur between equal parties, that is on equal political footing. Of course, no two individuals or groups are ...


Macron: France will not tolerate violations of Cyprus' EEZ | Kathimerini  www.ekathimerini.com

France will not tolerate Turkish violations within Cyprus' exclusive economic zone (EEZ), President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday.


Bank of Cyprus sells Nicosia Mall  Cyprus Mail

Bank of Cyprus has come to an agreement to sell its share in the Nicosia Mall for around €96m, reports said. Bank of Cyprus moved into the venture with a €35m ...


Man dies from West Nile Virus  Cyprus Mail

A 69-year-old man has died in the north from complications caused by the West Nile Virus, Turkish Cypriot media reported on Thursday. The man, who had been ...


Missing man found  Cyprus Mail

Police said Thursday they have located 33-year-old Giorgos Aggelinas from Greece who had been reported missing since August 15. Aggelinas is in good ...


Cyprus receives 33 migrants, mostly Syrians  The Japan Times

Cyprus has received 33 mainly Syrian migrants who arrived by boat at the southern port of Larnaca after being escorted to shore, authorities said on Tuesda.


Man jailed for robbing jewellery shop  Cyprus Mail

A 36-year-old man was on Thursday sentenced to two years in jail after having been found guilty of conspiring to rob a jewellery shop in Limassol some two ...


Cyprus: Journey Through A Complex History  Forces Network

British soldiers fighting against a street riot by EOKA in Nicosia, Cyprus, 1956 (Picture: National Army Museum). Friday marks 59 years of Cyprus' independence ...


UK lawyer to join British teen's team in Cyprus rape case | Kathimerini  www.ekathimerini.com

Court proceedings against a 19 year-old British woman who faces a public nuisance charge for falsely accusing 12 Israelis of rape have been adjourned until ...


No deal would be worse for Cyprus than UK says top City voice  Cyprus Mail

While a No Deal Brexit would be bad for the UK, it would be worse for countries such as Cyprus, a leading UK hedge fund manager has said. Known as a ...


Cyprus produces second largest amount of rubbish in EU  Cyprus Mail

By Gina Agapiou. At an estimated 637kg per person, Cyprus generates the second largest amount of municipal waste in the European Union, a Eurostat report ...


How the Bank of Cyprus recovered from the economic crisis  World Finance

Just six years ago, the Bank of Cyprus looked to be on the brink of collapse. The Mediterranean island's largest lender was badly affected by the economic crisis ...


Greece says Turkey's drilling off Cyprus puts security at risk  Reuters

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece accused Turkey of undermining security in the eastern Mediterranean by drilling for oil and gas around Cyprus, making some of the ...


Cyprus Happy for Futile US Support for Energy Drilling  The National Herald

It hasn't helped, but Cyprus' government nonetheless welcomed continuing US backing for its right to license foreign companies to drill for oil and gas in the ...


Cyprus picks up 33 migrants packed on small boat | Kathimerini  www.ekathimerini.com

Cyprus authorities say a marine police patrol vessel has safely brought to port 33 migrants packed aboard a small boat that was sailing off the east ...


Impressive speaker line up announced for Maritime Cyprus 2019  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Maritime Cyprus has unveiled its impressive speaker line-up and programme for the October conference, themed 'Sea Change'. The bi-annual conference, ...


ECONOMY: Cyprus tightens criteria for golden passport scheme  Financial Mirror

In an effort to deflect criticism from the EU and other international bodies over its Citizenship by Investment scheme, Nicosia has further tightened rules for ...


Police call on public to help find missing swimmer (Updated)  Cyprus Mail

Police are asking the public for help in finding a man who went missing after going swimming on Tuesday evening in Limassol. The 44-year-old man was named ...


Cyprus criticises Turkish Cypriots over plan to reopen ghost town  The Irish Times

Cypriot government says Varosha proposal violates UN Security Council resolutions.


Ajax have lucky escape in Cyprus, draw 0-0 in sweltering heat  DutchNews.nl

Amsterdam football club Ajax managed no more than a 0-0 away draw against APOEL of Cyprus in the first leg of their Champions League qualifier tie.


Three arrests after man stopped with 9kg cocaine (updated)  Cyprus Mail

Two men and a woman were remanded in custody for eight days on Thursday in Limassol in connection with possession of close to nine kilos of cocaine and ...


Cyprus to set up Investment Fund, 'Estia” to launch on September 2  In-Cyprus.com

Cabinet decided on Wednesday to set up an Investment Fund, following a proposal by the Finance Minister, with the state contributing to the Fund's initial capital ...


OCCRP Statement on Cyprus Government Response to Recent Investigation  OCCRP

The Cypriot government responded on Saturday to an OCCRP investigation from Aug. 14. Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou described the report ...


Ankara renews Cyprus threats | News  www.ekathimerini.com

In a further escalation of tensions with Cyprus, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has ruled out any possibility that Ankara will give up its guarantor status on ...


Turkey's Big Energy Grab  Foreign Policy

The Strait of Hormuz isn't the only waterway plagued with rising tensions, and Turkey's purchase of Russian missiles isn't Ankara's only mischief-making of late.


Asylum seeker: No choice but to leave  Cyprus Mail

Cyprus has more than its fair share of asylum seekers and economic migrants. THEO PANAYIDES meets a woman who fled a bad situation eager to make a ...


Asylum seekers stranded in Cyprus, as government seeks help with influx  The New Humanitarian

The woman fleeing years of war in Somalia thought she was sailing to Italy, only to be dumped by smugglers on the shores of Cyprus. With no chance of leaving ...


Apollon suffer heavy loss to PSV Eindhoven  Cyprus Mail

Apollon suffered a heavy defeat in the first leg of the Europa League qualifying playoff as they lost by 3-0 to PSV Eindhoven at the Philips Stadium. After a barren ...


Call to get rid of plastic bags, balloons  Cyprus Mail

Environmental organisation Let's Make Cyprus Green is calling on the public to help ban unnecessary and harmful plastic by signing two petitions, Ban Balloons ...


Cyprus Rape Case That Roiled Israel Falls Apart, With 12 Suspects Freed  The New York Times

A dozen Israeli teenagers accused of raping a British tourist in a Cyprus resort have been freed, and the accuser was arrested on charges of making a false ...


Two horns, two rhythms  Cyprus Mail

Technopolis 20 has had a full-on summer and it doesn't look like it's slowing down any time soon. Two Horns, Two Rhythms is the next musical evening, coming ...


Foreign student found working illegally in Paphos restaurant  Cyprus Mail

A 23-year-old student from Bangladesh was caught working illegally at a restaurant in Paphos on Tuesday night. According to the police, though the 23-year-old ...


All hinges on Turkey’s stance over convergences, says government  Cyprus Mail

Turkey's reaction to the proposal by President Nicos Anastasiades to include in the terms of reference the convergences reached so far and the discussions held ...


Spate of burglaries in Paphos  In-Cyprus.com

There has been a spate of burglaries in Paphos in the past 24 hours, with burglars making off with items ranging from expensive watches from a house in Emba ...


Memorial event for Natalie Christopher on August 28  In-Cyprus.com

A memorial event to honour Natalie Christopher, the British Cypriot scientist, peace activist and sports enthusiast who died in Ikaria earlier this month, will be ...


The Cyprus Non-Domicile Regime - An Attractive Tax Regime For Individuals Relocating To Cyprus - Tax - Cyprus  Mondaq News Alerts

Cyprus has become an attractive option for companies and individuals. Advantageous tax incentives exist and Cyprus is popular as both a corporate and ...


APOEL take on Ajax at GSP for Champions League spot  Cyprus Mail

VAR to be used for the first time in Cyprus. Apoel take on the Dutch superstars of Ajax in Nicosia for the first leg of the Champions League playoffs in what can be ...


UK woman says Cyprus police forced her to retract rape claim  The Guardian

A British teenager facing trial in Cyprus on charges of falsely claiming she was gang raped by 12 Israelis has said she was forced to retract the allegations by ...


Turkish muscle flexing in Mediterranean rekindles Cyprus peace efforts  Al-Monitor

Turkey's aggressive behavior in the Eastern Mediterranean over drilling for gas has focused the minds of Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders on getting back to ...


60,000 airport passengers in just one day  Cyprus Mail

Cyprus recorded the highest number of passengers on a single day this year at both Larnaca and Paphos airports on Wednesday, with a total of 312 flights and ...


Cyprus police: UEFA official for Europa qualifier dies | Kathimerini  www.ekathimerini.com

Cyprus police say a 74-year-old British man who was part of a group of UEFA referees and observers scheduled to officiate a Europa League qualifier on ...


Dramatic influx of asylum seekers in Cyprus creating backlog of applicants  Global News

The country's reception centres are filling up, leaving an increasing number of asylum seekers on the street, and the issue is only getting worse.


Parents welcome chance for private school students to attend state universities  Cyprus Mail

By Gina Agapiou. A group representing parents of children at private schools welcomed on Wednesday the decision by state universities to accept students who ...


Prime commercial land on sale near Mall of Cyprus  In-Cyprus.com

The area around The Mall of Cyprus and the numerous commercial developments of recent years has made it among the most expensive both in terms of rents ...


Bank Records Link President of Cyprus to 'Troika Laundromat'  OCCRP

As president of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades has worked to strengthen his country's relationship with Russia while dealing with international criticism of its lax ...


UK teenager detained in Cyprus over alleged false gang rape claims  The Guardian

A judge in Cyprus has ordered that a British teenager be remanded in custody for eight days after she was arrested last week on suspicion of falsely accusing 12 ...


July set record for tourist arrivals despite overall decrease  Cyprus Mail

July 2019 set a new all-time record for tourist arrivals for the specific month, breaking the 550,000 mark. According to the Statistical *Service*, 550,971 people ...


ECHR to examine Varosha cases in November  Cyprus Mail

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has given the Turkish side until November 4 to submit its remarks concerning two cases of properties situated ...


Money laundering reports ‘defame president and country’ (Updated)  Cyprus Mail

The government on Saturday branded media reports implying a link between President Nicos Anastasiades and his law firm to the so-called Troika laundromat ...


Cyprus has lowest number of cyclist deaths in EU  Cyprus Mail

Among EU member states, Cyprus and Luxembourg had the lowest number of cyclists killed in road accidents in recent years, according to figures for 2017 ...


Cyprus Conducts Joint Search and Rescue Exercise With France  Greek Reporter

A joint Search and Rescue Exercise was conducted on Monday with the participation of Units and Personnel of the Republic of Cyprus and France,


We are all paying the price for Cyprus’ tainted reputation  Cyprus Mail

The source of the greatest harm to whatever 'reputation' that we once had, is ourselves and in all modes of commerce and social behavior. In our scramble for a ...


Man hospitalised after attacked by tenant  Cyprus Mail

A 48-year-old man was arrested early on Monday in connection with stabbing another man, 44, in Limassol on Sunday evening. At 9.30pm police were informed ...


Israel teens cleared of Cyprus gang rape could face criminal investigation  Middle East Monitor

Twelve Israeli teenagers cleared of gang raping a 19-year-old British girl at a holiday resort in Cyprus could now face a criminal investigation back in Israel.


Cyprus asks Brussels to relocate 5,000 asylum seekers  POLITICO.eu

Government accuses Turkey of refusing to cooperate to handle influx of migrants.


'Turkey will resolutely continue explorations in Eastern Mediterranean'  TRT World

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says no project excluding Turkey or Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus can be realised in the Eastern Mediterranean ...


Morphou bishop gave ‘possible scientific explanation’ of homosexuality say academics (Updated)  Cyprus Mail

Some 38 academics from across the world appeared on Monday to have signed an open letter in support of the Bishop Neophytos of Morphou as a police ...


Complaints after tractor disturbs turtle nests on Kiti beach (Video)  Cyprus Mail

The fisheries department announced on Thursday that it has filed a complaint with the Larnaca district officer after a video spread across social media showing a ...


Our View: State funding for start-ups a risky business  Cyprus Mail

THE COUNCIL of Ministers announced on Wednesday the setting up of an Investment Fund which the government spokesman, Prodromos Prodromou, said ...


Brussels piles on pressure over Greece-Cyprus-Israel electricity cable, MAKIS GEORGHIOU | Kathimerini  www.ekathimerini.com

Just when the Greek Energy Minister thought he could take a short August break, after a hectic first 30 days of the Mitsotakis administration, a stern warning from ...


TOURISM: Cyprus expecting more Germans and flights in 2020  Financial Mirror

September is critical for the tourist industry as Cyprus Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios expects to confirm an increase in flights to the holiday island for 2020 and ...


Greece still top destination for Cyprus residents though numbers drop  In-Cyprus.com

Despite an 11.8% increase in the number of Cyprus residents travelling abroad in the first seven months of 2019, travel to Greece was down by 15.4%, in part as ...


Cyprus bishop says it’s hypocritical to mourn serial killer's child victims given country's abortion rate  Fox News

A Cypriot bishop recently condemned for controversial comments on homosexual men has said it is hypocritical to mourn the child victims of a convicted serial ...


Fires in Lara and Pelathousa under control (update 2)  Cyprus Mail

A fire in the state forest adjacent to Lara beach has been brought under control, the forestry department announced on Sunday afternoon. The fire broke out at ...


Nigerian student deaths in North Cyprus – What is going on?  University World News

The website 'Study in North Cyprus' describes the territory as a “student paradise”, but the recent murder of another Nigerian student in Northern Cyprus – in this ...


Brexit's Potential Impact On Shipping In Cyprus - Transport - Cyprus  Mondaq News Alerts

On 29 March 2017 the United Kingdom notified the European Council of its intention to leave the European Union in accordance with Article 50 of the Treaty on ...


Turkey's Athens envoy: EU disqualified itself on Cyprus  Anadolu Agency

Burak Ozugergin says with its latest decisions, EU has lost chance to play positive role in solving Cyprus problem - Anadolu Agency.


Art takes over Geroskipou’s archaeological site  Cyprus Mail

As September beckons, the cultural agenda starts to awaken from its summer hibernation. New plays and exhibitions are on the horizon. Eco Art 2019: PUBLIC ...


Australia! Australia! The Voyage of the SS Corsica from Cyprus to Australia in 1951-52  The National Herald

Associate Professor Andrekos Varnava, Flinders University, Adelaide, and Honorary Professor De Montfort University, Leicester will present a lecture entitled ...


Saying goodbye to summer with these festivals all over Cyprus  In-Cyprus.com

It's always hard to say goodbye to summer as we also have to bid farewell to the holidays, the weekends at the beach and the starry nights. So, we have...


Plant of the week: Chinese believe plant heightens awareness  Cyprus Mail

Habitat: An evergreen tree member of the Illiciaceae family growing to about 17metres with shiny elliptical leaves, yellow flowers and glossy brown, star-shaped ...


Turkish foreign minister calls for cooperation on Cyprus  Ahval

Turkey will consider all solutions to the Cyprus issue that respect the needs of Turkish Cypriots, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Monday, ...


German woman seeks Cypriot father  Cyprus Mail

A 56-year-old German woman has taken to social media asking for the Cypriot public's assistance for any information on the family of her biological father, ...


Activist financier targets Cyprus over Russian dirty cash  POLITICO.eu

Anti-corruption campaigner Bill Browder has sparked a new investigation, but says mafia influence goes deeper.


Forty-five years since Turkey's second offensive against Cyprus  In-Cyprus.com

Forty-five years ago to this day, the Turkish military launched its second offensive against the Republic of Cyprus, in full violation of international law, including ...


Scotland name settled squad for Cyprus in Euro 2021 qualifying opener  BBC Sport

Scotland are without injured duo Lana Clelland and Christie Murray for their Euro 2021 qualifying opener with Cyprus later this month.


Massive search on for missing Natalie (Update 3)  Cyprus Mail

By George Psyllides and Peter Michael. GREEK authorities on the island of Ikaria launched an air, land and sea search on Tuesday for a 34-year-old British ...


British woman injured jumping off sea caves  Cyprus Mail

A 43-year-old British woman was injured on Tuesday after jumping off the Cape Greco sea caves, the third such incident to occur after access to the caves was ...


US-Greece-Cyprus-Israel want oil, gas as much East Med peace  New Europe

ATHENS – Meeting in Athens, the energy ministers of Greece, Cyprus, and Israel – Kostas Hatzidakis, Georgios Lakkotrypis, and Yuval Steinitz, as well as US ...


British teenager accused of making false rape allegations in Cyprus was 'forced to confess'  Sky News

Police say the 19-year-old woman revoked her rape allegations, but a UK legal group says she was forced to retract the claims.


Young endangered seal died of stress in Cyprus - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

NICOSIA, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- A young Monachus Monachus seal, also known as the Mediterranean monk seal, found dead on a western Cyprus beach in May ...


‘300,000 trees in Nicosia’ initiative spreading to other towns  Cyprus Mail

A massive tree planting initiative by a Nicosia citizen's group has begun to inspire people in other districts, with the public and official response so far being ...


Bar review: Caprice Lounge Bar, Limassol  Cyprus Mail

By Tracy Roth Rotsas. At the heart of Londa Beach Hotel in Limassol is the very swanky Caprice Lounge Bar. It's everything you'd expect of a boutique hotel bar: ...


TELECOMS: Cablenet Cyprus base growing by 9% on increased revenue  Financial Mirror

Maltese-owned Cyprus telecoms firm Cablenet has seen profits increase while its customer base expanded by 9% to over 66,500 subscribers.


Cyprus police believe more suspects who gang raped teen tourist fled to Israel  New York Post

Authorities in Cyprus believe that three more Israelis may have been involved in a gang rape of a 19-year-old British tourist – and that they may have fled to ...


Champions League review: 10-man Ajax held in Cyprus  RTE.ie

Ajax survived a late sending-off to secure a 0-0 draw in their Champions League play-off first leg away clash against APOEL. Noussair Mazraoui was dismissed ...


Missing man found alive and well in his apartment  Cyprus Mail

The 44-year-old man who went missing on Tuesday after going swimming in Limassol was found in good health but drunk on Thursday and was promptly ...


Cyprus recorded trade deficit of €2.4bn in first six months  Cyprus Mail

Cyprus recorded a trade deficit of €2.4bn in the first six months of 2019, compared to €1.8 bn in the same period of 2018, Eurostat said on Friday.


Fourth Turkish ship on its way to the eastern Mediterranean  Cyprus Mail

A fourth Turkish ship, Oruc Reis, is on its way to meet the three drillships already stationed off the coast of Cyprus, Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu ...


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