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Cyprus on Alert Over Jihadist Terrorist Acts

Authorities in Cyprus are on alert after receiving information from foreign secret services that Islamic State jihadists are planning to hijack airplanes in Cyprus. A newsit report says that the airports of Larnaca and Paphos are on alert based on...

Missing Cypriot Aircraft Crashed Near Larnaca

A Cypriot aircraft disappeared yesterday from the FIR of Cyprus. Its remnants were later discovered near the Cypriot city of Larnaca. The twin-engined Diamond DA42 crashed in the sea off Larnaca. In his last communication with the control tower, the pilot...

Ayia Napa Goes for Most Civil Weddings Guinness Record

Ayia Napa, Cyprus, will attempt to break the Guinness record for the most civil weddings performed in one session. Mayor Yiannis Karousos stated that they are trying to attract as many couples as possible offering new wedding venues in spectacular places where...

Cypriot Businessman Sentenced to 12 Years for Sex with Minor

The well-known Cypriot businessman Akis Lefkaritis was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday by the Larnaca District Court for the sexual exploitation of two girls aged 14 and 15. The 35-year-old Nicos Nicolaou, who is also involved in...

Airline Routes Increase in Larnaca and Paphos

Two Cypriot towns, Paphos and Larnaca, will have the opportunity to see a growth in tourist arrivals through the new airlines that will provide more routes to and from those two cities. Larnaca Mayor, Andreas Louroudgiatis, stated that the Cypriot...

Kataklysmos Water Festival 2014 in Dry Cyprus

Despite annual rainfall nearing all-time lows for 2014, and reservoirs less than half full, in early June Cyprus alone celebrates its unique Kataklysmos (Flood) festival, commonly known as the water festival. Seaside Cypriot cities, such as Limassol, Larnaca, Paphos, Paralimni and Ayia Napa will be...

Drilling for Precious Metals in Larnaca and Paphos

The Canadian company “Northern Lion” announced drilling for the detection of precious metals in regions of Larnaca and Paphos, after specialized research showed probable reserves. The Wall Street journal, cited by CyBC, reports that the company announced the completion of...

Trabzonspor Lands in Larnaca, 39 Years Later

The professional Turkish football club, Trabzonspor, nicknamed The Black Sea Storm, arrived at Larnaca Airport in  Cyprus, for the Europa League match with Apollon Limassol, from Trabzon, Turkey, with the first direct flight to Southern Cyprus since 1974. According to...

Ancient City Revealed in Larnaca

A part of the city dated back to the 16th-Century B.C., located close to the international airport of Larnaca, was brought to light by the excavations of Gothenburg University of Sweden. According to the Department of Antiquities of Cyprus the...

Emperor Caligula Gold Coin Found Underwater Near Cyprus

A significant archaeological finding, a gold coin, has been reported discovered underwater in the area between Limassol and Larnaca by a local amateur fisherman. According to Cypriot authorities, the coin is of great value. Cypriot media reported that it dates...