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Sex scandal in Cyprus monastery: Two monks accused of misconduct and financial exploitation

A scandal has erupted at the Monastery of Saint Avvakoum (Habbakuk) in Fterikoudi village, Cyprus, involving allegations of misconduct and financial exploitation by two monks. The incident has rocked the …

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Australian Federal Police commemorate 60 years of peacekeeping in Cyprus

On Monday March 4, the Australian Federal Police celebrated its involvement in the 60th anniversary of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). While it has now been 60 …

60 years in, UN peacekeepers vital for ‘precarious’ Cyprus divide

In the heart of Nicosia’s walled Old City, two UN peacekeepers unlock a padlocked door and step back five decades. They are entering the buffer zone that separates Greek Cypriots …

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Minister Christos Stylianides causes a stir with “Cyprus is half Turkish” comment

The Greek Cypriot Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy, Christos Stylianides, raised lots of eyebrows with a statement made in parliament on Tuesday evening wherein he said that “half …

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Australian legal expert leads investigation into corruption allegations against former Cypriot President

The Independent Authority against Corruption has found a suitable candidate to investigate the allegations against the former President of the Republic of Cyprus in the face of an experienced expert …

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The successful exploits of the Cypriot diaspora to be showcased in four-day forum in Limassol

Cyprus will bear witness to the first edition of the Cyprus Diaspora Forum next month, a four-day spectacle in which numerous members of the Cypriot diaspora from across the globe …

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European police arrest 15 in Cyprus sham marriage ring

European police arrested 15 members of an illegal EU migration ring in Cyprus last week that arranged marriages of convenience between Portuguese and Latvian women and Indian and Pakistani men, …

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New UN envoy tests waters for fresh talks on ending Cyprus divide

New United Nations Cyprus envoy Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar began a mission Tuesday to test the waters for a fresh round of talks on ending the Mediterranean island’s five decades …

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Migrant Syrian girl, 3, dies after rescue off Cyprus

A three-year-old girl among 60 Syrian migrants rescued from a crowded wooden boat off the coast of Cyprus died on Thursday, officials on the island said. The child was one …

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Cyprus ‘not involved’ in UK strikes on Yemen from island

Cyprus is “not involved” in military action against Yemen’s Huthi rebels, the foreign ministry said Friday, after aircraft stationed at a British base on the island joined US-led strikes on …

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