Paphos

Ryanair Plane Hit By Lightning Over Paphos; No Injuries Reported

A Boeing 737-8AS aircraft belonging to the Ryanair fleet was hit by a lightning strike over Cypriot airspace on Tuesday night. The plane, which took off from Riga, Latvia, was heading to Paphos international airport in Cyprus when the incident...

Researchers Find Fifth Century BC Complex in Cyprus

A 5th century BC architectural complex from the royal dynasty of the Paphos era was  identified during the 2018 excavations of the Hatziaptoulla Plateau, one kilometer east of the sanctuary of Aphrodite. According to the University of Cyprus, the 13th annual...

Anastasiades: Cancer Hospital in Paphos to be Built with Russia's Help

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said plans were discussed in Moscow for the building of a hospital in Paphos; in cooperation with Russia, where a pioneering method to treat cancer with new technology will be implemented. Speaking at...

Aphrodite's Sacred Virgins – A Novel

Aphrodite’s Sacred Virgins by author and artist Andreas C Chrysafis it’s now officially on the market. This formidable UK publication is set around 40-50 AD and all the more poignant given it’s basis on historical events. It is vividly...

Anastasiades: I will not Present a Solution which will not be to the Benefit of the People

President Nicos Anastasiades has assured the people of Cyprus that he does not intend to present a solution plan which will not be to their benefit. Speaking in a village in Paphos district, the President also said that it is...

Images of Unique Orthodox Chapel on Cyprus Go Viral! (Photos)

The Orthodox Chapel of Saint Peter and Saint Helena in Paphos, Cyprus is making its way through social media outlets and architecture websites due to its unique modern design. Created by Michail Georgiou the Saint Peter and Saint Helena Chapel was "inspired by the...

The City of Paphos Prepares for Capital of Culture Opening Ceremony

Paphos is counting down to becoming the European Capital of Culture for 2017 with an opening ceremony slated to take place on January 28. The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union for a period...

A New Revolution in Cyprus; Thought of the Day

I have never and I mean NEVER in my life heard such revelations and so passionately presented in public on national television. No politician, President, (past or present), or any Kommatarchis (political party leader) -- or half-baked ministers and...

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...

5.5-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Cyprus

A strong 5.5-magnitude earthquake shook Cyprus at 11:25 am (local time). The high-intensity tremor, followed by continuous aftershocks, was felt across the island. The earthquake epicenter was located in the sea area 18 km southwest of Paphos (112 km southwest of Nicosia)...