Breaking News
    22 August 2012 15:34
     LIMASSOL - The office premises of a well-known Limassol businessman were damaged in an explosion in the early hours. The home-made device went off at around 1.30am causing damage to the front . Police are investigating....
    23 August 2012 14:56
     PAPHOS - The grandson of Peyia's first mayor has been found dead with stab wounds at his home in Paphos. Andreas Charalambides, 31, was found by his father in his bedroom at around noon. He lived alone. Police say they are still looking for the murder weapon and that the investigation is...
    Travel advice
    23 August 2012 14:56
     NICOSIA – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a travel advice for Lebanon, advising citizens of the Republic of Cyprus to avoid traveling to certain areas.
    In a press release it notes the travel advice is for the citizens of the Republic of Cyprus who are permanent residents,...
    Potato protest
    23 August 2012 14:55
    AYIA NAPA - Potato farmers blocked the main Ayia Napa-Larnaca road at 11am this morning for two hours.
    They were protesting against what they claim are lax checks of potatoes coming across the Green Line and affecting their business. ...
    Palace protest
    22 August 2012 15:30
    NICOSIA - Sheep and goat farmers will start a protest outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia Thursday. They are angry at reductions in the subsidy, which, they say, means they will no longer be able to afford to keep their animals. Spokesman Nicos Michael said the protest would start at 11am...
    Church pay cuts
    22 August 2012 15:30
     NICOSIA - Archbishop Chrysostomos said Tuesday that senior clergy and staff earning over €2,000 a month are in for salary cuts as the nation's ongoing financial crisis has seen church revenue dwindle.

    He said the church's top decision-making body, the Holy Synod, will...
    China visit
    22 August 2012 10:30
     BEIJING -- He Guoqiang, a member of China's top leadership, expressed readiness to advance China-Cyprus relations in a sustained, healthy and stable way Tuesday.
    He, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China...
    22 August 2012 09:16
     LARNACA - A Greek Cypriot man aged 46 has been remanded in custody by Larnaca court for 6 days in connection with an allegation of incest. He was arrested at the family home in the town at 7am Tuesday. He has a 15-year-old daughter. He is suspected of indecent assault and using violence. The...
    No link
    22 August 2012 09:16
     NICOSIA -- Research conducted by the Nautilus exploration vessel on the seabed approximately 60 miles from the western shores of Paphos, is not related in any way to the hydrocarbon exploration activity of the Republic of Cyprus in its Exclusive Economic Zone, Cyprus Minister of Commerce...
    21 August 2012 15:52
     LONDON - A London Cypriot is believed to be one of four people who died in a nightclub fire on the Indonesian island of Phuket.
    Michael Tziouvanni, 24, a Maronite, was on vacation with friends.
    When the blaze broke out he was able to phone a friend in London to tell him he...
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