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Cyprus police under fire for not taking claims of Cyprus serial killer seriously

A Greek Cypriot soldier, aged 35, suspected of killing victims that he met on an online dating network, has been remanded in custody after the bodies of two of his …

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Greek and Cypriot foreign ministers reaffirm support for Turkey’s EU bid

Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos met with Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades in Nicosia on Tuesday. Following the meeting, Mr Katrougalos said that Greece and …

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Europe, Greece and Cyprus suspend Boeing 737 Max airliners

Following the deadly Ethiopia Airlines plane crash on Sunday, which claimed 157 people including passengers and staff, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) announced earlier this week that it …

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Cypriot student’s uncensored tweet gets him banned from UK uni ‘freedom of speech’ event

A Cypriot student has been sacked from writing at Durham University’s philosophy journal in the UK just three days after taking on the assistant editor position after his activities on …

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NASA gives Cypriot dialect names to rocks on Mars surface

Two small pieces of rock on the surface of Mars were named after words of the Cypriot dialect, ‘zavos (i.e. ’tiltedl/ not straight’) and ‘mutti’ (i.e. peak, highest point). The …

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Hellenistic and Roman treasures uncovered at ancient Kition site in Cyprus

The Ancient Kition archaeological site in Cyprus is the gift that keeps on giving, as infrastructure works on the sewerage system in the wider Larnaca region have brought to light …

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EU warns Greek government re golden visas and citizenships

Having re-evaluated previous programs that offer passports and visas to investors in countries like Cyprus or several Easter European nations, the European Commission warned Greece on the dangers of attracting organised crime …

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Greek and Turkish-Cypriots join forces to restore St Panteleimon monastery

It was back in November 2018 when vandals broke into the Greek Orthodox Monastery of St Panteleimon in Myrtou, Cyprus. According to an article by the Turkish-Cypriot local daily newspaper Kibris …

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Cyprus finally sets up Tourism Ministry

Up until recently Cyprus’ tourism sector was being managed by an agency also handling energy, commerce and industry after revenue from tourism within the first nine months of 2018 rose …

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St. Mark mosaic returned to Cyprus

Cyprus’ Communications Minister Vassiliki Anastassiadou announced that a rare sixth century mosaic depicting saint Mark which had been looted from a  Christian Orthodox church over 40 years ago. The portrait …