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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)...

Poverty in Cyprus

In the absence of true democracy and justice, the misconception that people elect a government in the interest of the people is a fallacy and more so today than ever before. The ideals of direct democracy were never...

Aegean Airlines Expands Direct Flight Program Between Cyprus and Greece, Western Europe

Aegean Airlines is stepping in to cover flights to and from Cyprus and link the island with additional cities in Greece and western Europe following the shutdown of Cyprus Airlines, it announced on Tuesday. During a press conference in Nicosia, Aegean...

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...

Cruise Liner Rescues 300 Syrian Refugees Near Cyprus

A cruise liner returning from Greece has rescued approximately 300 Syrian refugees whose trawler had run into trouble at the sea area off Paphos, Cyprus. The cruise liner had been en route from the Greek island of Syros to Limassol when...

Hungarian Enterpreneur Plans to Turn Paphos into Dubai

A Hungarian entrepreneur is planning to invest 7.5 billion euros in order to turn Paphos into a luxury tourist destination that resembles Dubai. His ambitious plans include the construction of an artificial island, as well as three or four large...

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...