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Famagusta

Second Divine Liturgy in Famagusta Church

On Sunday January 26, from 7.30 am to 10.30 am, a divine liturgy will be held in the church of Ayios Georgios (Exorinou) within the walls of Famagusta. The service, which will be led by the Bishopric of Constantia...

Entrapment of Cyprus – Vanishing Cyprus

Under the current political climate, there is a slim possibility that a conciliatory agreement to resolve the Cyprus issue may not be far off. If successful, the island will be administered under a Bi-Zonal, Bi-Communal Federation. The new president...

Ecological Rebirth of Cypriot Ghost Town

The glamorous tourist resort of Varosha, Famagusta has been deserted since the Turkish invasion in 1974. Residents left and chain-link fences isolated the region. In the last 40 years, few have visited Varosha, which is still enclosed with wire...

Nearly 100 Participants to Launch the Famagusta Ecocity Project

Close to 100 participants will take part in the five-day Famagusta Ecocity Project Design Studio launching tomorrow to draft a range of design proposals for turning the ghost town of Varosha and the wider Famagusta area into a model...

Memories from Famagusta Relived After 40 Years

The Family Theodorou was surprised after receiving family photos and personal things from their hometown, Famagusta, located in the Turkish occupied area of Cyprus. After a long time, their personal things that had a special sentimental value, such as a...

Christian Temple Becomes a Public Toilet in Famagusta

FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus - An historic monument of the Middle Ages, the holy temple of Saint George, has fallen into complete ruin and is now being used as a public toilet. The church is located in Famagusta, an eastern city...

Cyprus Government Describes Oil Drilling in Famagusta as Illegal

The Cyprus Government has described the drilling for hydrocarbons in the Turkish occupied area of Famagusta "illegal," noting that this action demonstrates Ankara’s and Turkish Cypriot leadership’s lack of will for a solution to the Cyprus problem. Government Spokesman Stephanos...