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Cypriots Furious Over Allegations of Corruption

Hundreds of people gathered in Nicosia on Wednesday to protest the alleged widespread corruption among politicians and lawyers surrounding the Golden Visa program. Politicians, including the president of the Cyprus Assembly, are under pressure to resign following the Al Jazeera...

Cyprus President Anastasiades to Visit Athens Next Week

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, will visit Athens on Monday to have talks with the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras ahead of the United Nations General Assembly in New York later this month. The main...

UK Government Remains Steadfast in Its Support on the Reunification of Cyprus

The UK-based National Federation of Cypriots recently contacted the British Government and the main political parties in the UK to seek their views on the issue of Cyprus and the prospects of further negotiations for the reunification of the...

Cyprus: World's Oldest Scuba Diver Breaks His Own Record at 95-years-old

Ray Woolley, a 95-year-old British veteran of World War 2, broke his own record on Saturday, to once again become the world's oldest scuba diver. Woolley, who just celebrated his 95th birthday on August 28 decided to take the plunge...

Adrift Boat Leads Cyprus Police to 24 Syrian Migrants

After two patrol boats off the coast of Cyprus found an empty speedboat adrift at sea, they located 24 Syrian migrants on the island's southeastern coast. The migrants are thought to have sent the boat adrift after arriving on the coast...

EgyptAir Plane Hijacker Extradited from Cyprus

According to statements from Egypt's chief prosecutor, Nabil Sadek, Cyprus has extradited the hijacker of an EgyptAir plane that diverted to the island. Seif Eddin Mustaf, 60, used a fake suicide belt to get the plane to divert to Cyprus...

Cypriot FinMin Tweets Enthusiastic Message: Greece 'has endless potential'

As Greece marks conclusion of the bailout program, Cyprus' Minister of Finance, Harris Georgiades, tweeted an enthusiastic and positive message for the future of Greece and its investors. “Greece's exit from the memorandum is an important development. The country has...

Greek-Cypriots Meet with Israel, Greece to Enhance Security in Region

On Friday Greek Cypriots deepened their military ties with Greece and Israel during a Trilateral Defence Summit. Following the meeting, the ministers issued a joint statement saying that they look forward to enhancing "trilateral defence collaboration for the mutual benefit...

Noratlas Plane Arrives in Cyprus from Greece for Memorial

A Noratlas aircraft arrived by ship in Cyprus from Greece on Monday. It was disassembled when it arrived and was transported to a military cemetery in Nicosia in the Makedonitissa area where it will be reassembled and become a...

Cypriot Clergy To Review Reinstatement of Sexual Predator After Victim's Suicide

The suicide death of Elena Frantzi has shaken the Holy Synod of Cyprus to its core. 29-year-old Elena Frantzi was found dead in her Nicosia home on Friday. According to sources familiar with the case, Frantzi had levied accusations of...