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In his address, Vitsas thanked the Cyprus government and paid tribute to the fallen soldiers. He said heroes were those "who serve a higher purpose without a second thought". The remains of the Greek soldiers were transported on a Greek Air Force C-27 from the old Larnaca airport at around noon in a ...
Commenting on the state doctors' union Pasyki after it reacted to bringing in doctors from Greece and Israel for specialties for which there are no doctors in Cyprus, Pamboridis simply said the union reacts to any decisions taken by the government and questioned why a trade union should ever need to ...

I have been listening carefully to public interviews and statements from the presidential candidates in Cyprus and I am not convinced that after the elections the country will leap forward to a more stable future or enjoy a socially conscientious government as promised by those aspiring to the top chair!
UN secretary general Antonio Guterres has proposed a renewal of the mandate of the Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (Unficyp) for another six months, it was reported on Tuesday. Guterres' biannual report on Unficyp was unofficially given on Tuesday to Security Council members. In it he proposes a ...
A dead baby girl was found on Tuesday morning at a recycling plant in an area of Nicosia, police said. police said they received information at around 8am that a dead infant was found in Yeri in a rubbish bag on the sorting belt at a recycling plant in the industrial area by a worker. State pathologists Nicos ...
Since the last general elections of January 2013, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has had three coalition governments led by three different prime ministers. In November 2017, parliament passed a motion by a vote of 38-2 calling for early elections. Under the motion, general elections originally ...

The Mall of Cyprus said on Tuesday it had begun construction work for the upgrade of its parking lot. From Tuesday, part of the uncovered parking lot on the ground floor, close to Entrance 1, will not be available, it said. Customers will be able to park on the ground floor parking area close to Entrance 2, ...
BirdLife Cyprus's latest publication 'What's that bird?' is a bird guide for young explorers. Elena Markitani explains why it's especially important in Cyprus to introduce children to the wonders of the natural world while they are young. Every great naturalist or ornithologist was a child once. But what first ...
One of Europe's biggest casino resorts due to be built in Cyprus should pump $838 million into the island nation's economy annually from 2022, the second year of its operation, the country's president said Tuesday. President Nicos Anastasiades said the figure represents around 4 percent of Cyprus's ...
Efforts are set to begin on forming a coalition government in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus after the rightwing National Unity party won parliamentary elections but failed to secure a majority in parliament. In a setback for forces seeking to reunite the island's feuding ethnic communities, the UBP won ...
"I would like to hope that Turkey will understand that the peaceful drilling, currently underway, concerns the future of Cyprus and its people, all of its people, and consequently questioning our sovereign rights, simply because Turkey does not recognise the Republic of Cyprus or because it believes that the ...
Last year, 17.9 per cent of EU residents reported they had suffered due to noisy neighbours or noise on the streets where they live, according to Eurostat. In Cyprus the same rate was slightly more than 15 per cent, equal to Belgium. Unsurprisingly, this proportion is more than twice as high for people living ...
The resolution for the renewal of the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping force on Cyprus (UNIFCYP) is expected to be adopted by the UN Security Council on January 30. Moreover, according to reports, the Security Council members will receive the six-monthly report of the UN Secretary-General ...
A PAPHOS businessman has stepped in to help a dedicated cat lover by providing her with a car after hers broke down during her regular stray cat feeding route in the town. Gaynor Georgiou, 73, affectionately known as the 'cat lady', told the Cyprus Mail that she was overwhelmed by the generosity shown ...
(3) The unconditional support Cyprus has provided the Lebanese government in obtaining arms for its army (both the current donation of $20 million worth of existing National Guard armaments and previously, when the Syrian war first broke out -- remember that the Lebanon has been under an arms ...
PwC announces the new edition of its practical tax guide for 2018. The practical guide entitled. "Tax, Facts & Figures 2018 - Cyprus" provides general information about Cyprus' tax system and constitutes a rich source of information for timely and effective tax compliance and planning by legal entities and ...
2017 was not a positive year regarding a permanent solution for Cyprus. Despite the good-willed efforts of Turkey and Turkish Cyprus, the resolution talks were sabotaged, as Greek Cyprus did not side with a resolution on July 7, 2017, in Crans-Montana where the parties met. This development ...

The vessel is expected to strengthen the navy and enhance the role of Cyprus as a security contributor to the wider region. Fokaides had said during his Israel visit last September that with the new patrol boat, Cyprus would be able to better respond to the new challenges facing maritime and energy security ...
Well-known personalities in Cyprus envision a country brimming with success in 20 years time with a solution to the Cyprus problem, while others fear an island with stifled media, no freedom of expression and frightening levels of crime. Daily Politis on Tuesday featured a series of articles by prominent ...
The trilateral summit between between Cyprus, Greece and Israel that was scheduled for January 8 was postponed on Tuesday. According to reports, the decision to postpone the summit was taken so that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can attend a crucial session of the Israeli Parliament ...
The giant Christmas ball on the pier by Larnaca medieval castle has been vandalised for the third time in less than a month, the municipality said on Saturday. In an angry announcement, the municipality said that some "with no brains" who do not appreciate the efforts of the municipality to bring a festive ...
I am stunned to be recognised for this award. It is an honour which I will always treasure," he told the Cyprus Mail. Baddon, who knew nothing of his nomination, will be presented with the award by the British High Commissioner to Cyprus, Matthew Kidd, as is the normal practice for the British Empire Medal.
Lebanon and Cyprus aim to deepen cooperation, according to the new ambassador of Lebanon to Cyprus, Claude El Hajal, who said Nicosia would give assistance to Beirut in the field of exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons as ties develop further. In an interview with the Cyprus news agency, the ...
But pork and sauerkraut isn't the only way to attract fortune. cultures around the world each have their own lucky New Year's dishes. Quite a few of these are represented in Philly, including this dish enjoyed by people on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Chef Konstantinos Pitsillides of Kanella provided ...
The residential property market in Cyprus is set to see a further move towards recovery in 2018 with sales increasing and prices rising in some locations on the Mediterranean island. The latest official figures from the Department of Lands and Surveys show that sales increased by 39% in November year on ...
Last SUNDAY Simerini newspaper published what it described as 'a historic and exclusive interview' with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who 'gives backing and openly supports the demands of Nicosia on the Cyprus issue, both on guarantees and the need for the presence of the Security ...
"refugees in Northern Cyprus often face challenges in getting work permits or decent jobs," says Refika Ince, National Director of SOS children's Villages Northern Cyprus. "Furthermore, there is a lack of social assistance or welfare schemes for the unemployed. Families often struggle upon arrival."
A 39-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating a case of robbery, the Nicosia force announced on Friday. A 49-year-old woman reported shortly before 9pm that when she arrived home a few moments earlier a man stopped her, started talking to her and then grabbed her bag. Although the ...
According to Cyprus High Commissioner in the UK Euripides Evriviades, Tudos is a citizen of Moldova adopted by her Cypriot stepfather, who lives in Larnaca. "RIP Juliana Tudos. police continue to appeal for any witnesses," Evriviades tweeted. London Police believe she may have been attacked on ...
"The big question in these elections is who Anastasiades will face in the second round," said the veteran Cyprus expert James Ker-Lindsay. "Akel, like Anastasiades' Disy [party], may be moderate and pro-solution but it also has a history of jumping into bed with Diko if it means winning ministerial posts.".
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has called for a stable and viable solution to the Cyprus problem, adding that the aim should be to restore the ... Speaking to Cyprus's Simerini newspaper, Lavrov said that such a development would be "key" to securing peace in the Eastern Mediterranean region.
An unregulated Cyprus-based investment scheme has been shut down by the High Court following an application by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority. The foreign exchange ... facilitated it. The FCA did not respond to a query from International Adviser about attempts to shut down the firm in Cyprus.
A 33-year-old man was arrested in Limassol on Tuesday in connection with a bomb attack which took place in September. police said a witness statement implicated him in the case and following the issuing of a warrant, officers arrested him at midday. The case concerns a bomb attack on September 23 ...
The Saipem 10000 ultra deepwater drillship on Tuesday continued on its course for Cyprus, where later this month it is scheduled to carry out exploratory drilling for natural gas in block 6. The drillship's estimated time of arrival offshore Cyprus was listed as December 27, according to the Marine Traffic ...
The family of nine-year-old Halime are appealing for a bone marrow donor for their daughter who has been battling leukemia since March. A request for a donor has been filed at the Karaiskakio foundation in Nicosia through a Turkish Cypriot foundation Kemal Saratsoglou. According to the Cyprus News ...
A GROUP campaigning for zero tolerance of abuse against women has launched a new campaign aimed at alerting victims of their rights under the law. One woman At A Time, Cyprus (OWAAT) launched their annual 'The Next 16 Days campaign' which runs between December 15 to 31, to heighten ...
"We are ready to face Turkey's threats and plans for illegal drilling in Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone, as we have done so far, in an effective and cool manner," Deputy government Spokesman Victoras Papadopoulos said on Tuesday on the fact that Turkey is moving ahead with its plans in Block 6 of ...
There is a full midweek fixture list in the Cyprus football championship before a two-week break for the holidays with two big games involving four of the five teams at the top. Leaders Anorthosis take on champions Apoel at the Antonis Papadopoulos while fifth-placed AEL entertain second-placed AEK at ...
A cafe in London is taking barista art to a new level by giving customers the chance to sip on their own self-portraits. The Tea Terrace, based in House of Fraser's Oxford Street branch, has become Europe's first location to deliver the "Selfieccino," which features an image of customers' faces on the frothy ...
A new round of Cyprus diplomacy and fresh talks are set to take off as early as late February, just weeks after the Turkish Cypriot parliamentary and Greek Cypriot presidential elections. Will new initiatives appear on the negotiating table? Or will the participants resume the previous process that reached an ...
Greece and Cyprus are both very popular for destination weddings. "Beyond the sun and sea, couples from the UK in particular look to get married away from home, where they have to pay a huge municipal tax that comes to about the same price as an entire wedding at a cheaper destination," explained ...
"We believe that every Greek in Cyprus has been betrayed a number of times. We will not make empty pledges and false promises. What I can ...
Last year, Cyprus scored an overall average of 72.12 across 10 topics - starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity ...
Over 5,500 prospective educators took exams on Saturday in a bid to secure a job in public schools under a new appointment system.
Authorities in Cyprus reportedly gave documents about former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's financial activities to special counsel ...
The choreography, by Economou who has been placing Cyprus dance on the European contemporary dance map since 1981, is built on the ...
Authorities in Cyprus handed over bank and company records to U.S. investigators late last week related to former Trump campaign chairman ...
Almost eight in ten customers of the Cyprus Post are satisfied by the service they receive, said a survey whose findings were announced on ...
Seif Al Din Mohamed Mostafa, an Egytpian man who hijacked an EgyptAir passenger plane to Cyprus, arrives at the court in Larnaca on March ...
Cyprus' justice minister is defending the island nation's track record against money laundering, saying it has beefed-up its laws against the ...


 

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