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GCM history and culture series resumes online with COVID-19 nuanced talk

Not ones to break tradition even with a certain pandemic in the way, the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) celebrates a decade of presenting Greek History and Culture Seminars with …

News

Cyprus launches multilingual SMS blitz to prevent migrant arrivals

Cyprus is launching a multilingual SMS campaign to stop migrants from believing that the island nation is a gateway to the European Union. Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said the …

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Cyprus to cover costs for tourists contracting COVID-19 on holiday

In a bid to encourage touristm this summer, the government of Cyprus is pledging to pay for accommodation, medicine and food for any tourist and their family who tested positive …

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Cyprus officers investigated over handling of serial killer case

The Attorney General of Cyprus has launched an investigation into the way police handled the process that eventually led to the conviction of an army officer for the murder of …

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Cyprus announces launch of app for alerting carriers of Covid-19 virus

The government of Cyprus is encouraging citizens to make use of a locally developed phone app that helps locate people who have made contact with a carrier of the Covid-19 …

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Cyprus parliament leader thanks CCCI for arranging business forum

The president of Cyprus’s House of Representatives, Demetris Syllouris, recently sent a letter thanking the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Australia (CCCI) and Invest Victoria for organising a …

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Orthodox Church of Cyprus urges believers to abstain from liturgies

The Church of Cyprus has called on believers to abstain from all liturgies for three weeks until 10 April to contain the spread of coronavirus. Archbishop Chrysostomos praised the government …

Features

‘I need to feel whole’: Cypriot woman in search of twin she thought was deceased

On 20 December, 1965, a woman gave birth to twin baby girls in Athens, Greece. But amid the joy there was heartbreak – the mother was informed that one of …

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Erdogan, bilateral relations and migration on Cypriot Parliamentary Speaker’s agenda during visit to Australia

The impending visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Australia was a key talking point during a meeting between Speaker of Cyprus’ House of Representatives, Dimitris Syllouris and members …

Sport

Cyprus sailing hero readies himself for Olympics in Melbourne regatta

Sailing has never been a pastime that many people in Cyprus paid any attention to but one man has single-handedly put the island on the map with his achievements – …