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Marking World Alzheimer’s Day in Cyprus

The Association for the Support of People with Alzheimer’s Syndrome has organised an informative and entertainment event on Saturday on the occasion of World Alzheimer’s Day.
World...
 

Arrest warrant for Aristo Developers boss

Paphos district court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for former Bank of Cyprus board chairman Theodoros Aristodemou, owner of Aristo Developers firm.
At the request of the Attorney...
 

Romanian couple held for theft

A Romanian couple was remanded for eight days in custody by the Paphos District Court on Thursday in connection with a police investigation into the theft of €79,000.
The 28-year-old his...
 

Police reform behind schedule

Measures to increase the time police officers spend on the beat as oppose to doing paperwork have only been implemented in two police stations, despite a recent pledge to boost crime fighting...
 

Gun safety measures approved

Minister of Defence Christoforos Fokaides said Thursday that stricter control measures for G3 assault rifles issued to reservists are being examined but the firearms cannot be recalled as long as...
 

Evacuation treaty between Cyprus and Germany

Cyprus and Germany on Thursday signed an agreement providing for the island’s infrastructure to be used by German nationals evacuating the region at a time of crisis.
The agreement was signed...
 

Injured turtle returns to the sea

A young female Green Turtle, named Methodia by her rescuers, has been returned to her natural environment after more than a year of medical treatment.
According to a Department of Fisheries and...
 

Celebrating 32 holidays to Cyprus

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) and Limassol’s Ajax Hotel recently honoured a British couple in recognition of their taking 32 holidays in Cyprus.
Nottingham residents Brian and Janette...
 

Public servants call off strike

After a meeting on Thursday morning between President Anastasiades and trade union leaders, Friday’s scheduled strike in the bailed out-island’s civil service and schools has been...
 

Icon from occupied monastery found in Switzerland

The Church of Cyprus has located a 16th century icon from a monastery in the Turkish occupied north up for sale at an auction house in Zurich.
It is an icon depicting Christ belonging to the...