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Ancient Cemetery Discovered Under Street in Larnaca, Cyprus

An ancient cemetery was found as a result of anti-flooding works in the city of Larnaca, Cyprus. Dating back to the 12th century BC, but in use up to Roman times, the find is considered quite significant by archaeologists. The cemetery,...

Russian Tourist Stuck in Saint Lazarus’ Sarcophagus on Cyprus

A Russian tourist experienced her own resurrection of a sort when she was rescued by her friends after becoming stuck in Saint Lazarus' sarcophagus in Larnaca, Cyprus this week. After inexplicably thinking it would be a fun tourist experience to...

Ancient Shipwreck Discovered off Coast of Protaras, Cyprus

The Department of Antiquities of the Republic of Cyprus announced on Thursday that a major maritime archaeological discovery has been made off the east coast of the island, just off Protaras, near Larnaca. The Antiquities Department statement says the wreck...

New Video Emerges of Boys Kidnapping in Cyprus

Cyprus' Sigma Channel published a video showing the two 11-year-old boys being kidnapped by a Cypriot man in Larnaca, early morning on Tuesday. The video shows the 35-year-old man leading and the two boys following without knowing where they were heading. An order...

Egyptair Offering Discounted Flights on Greek, Cypriot Routes

Egyptair has announced it is offering a 20 percent discount on flights from Athens to Cairo, Athens to Alexandria and Larnaca to Cairo. It is also offering an even greater discount of 35 percent on Egyptair flights from Athens and...

Everjets Budget Airline Makes Emergency Landing in Athens in Route to Larnaca

  An Everjets budget airline flight originating at Thessaloniki's Macedonia Airport with service to Larnaca was forced to make an emergency landing at Athens International Airport on Saturday. The airplane reported having issues with the cabin pressure, although no further details...

Larnaca EgyptAir Hijack Case Suspended for Suspect Medical Check

Seif el din Mustafa will be taken back to the prisons, as per instructions of the District Judge, Dona Constantinou, after his lawyer made a complaint that his client was mistreated and hurt when brought to court on Friday. The...

Greek Construction Mogul Involved in Cyprus Waste Scandal

The list of people implicated in the scandal of overcharges and bribery at the Marathounda, Paphos, and Koshi, Larnaca, waste-management plants further increased on Saturday with the addition of two Greek suspects. According to a Cyprus Mail report, Cypriot police issued warrants...

Cypriot President Anastasiades: 'Cyprus Settlement Would Be a Compromise'

The solution to the Cyprus problem will be a compromise, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has said, adding that he will brief the people of Cyprus on the convergences and the concerns with regard to the ongoing negotiating process. Speaking in...

Cyprus – Greece Successfully Complete Search & Rescue Drill

Cypriot and Greek naval forces have successfully concluded a search and rescue drill, code-named "CYPGRE-01/15," according to the Cypriot Defense Ministry. The exercise took place on Saturday afternoon, at the sea area south of Cyprus, within the jurisdiction of the...