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Ayia Napa campaign to save Korakas natural bridge

A beautiful natural bridge within Cape Greco national park, “Korakas Arch” (Kamara tou Koraka) is in danger of collapsing into the sea because of erosion.
Three years ago, the Forestry...
 

EU calls on Turkey to respect Cyprus' sovereign rights

The European Council on Friday called on Turkey to respect the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus in its waters, and has reminded Ankara that recognising all EU member states was a...
 

President in good health, returning to Cyprus on Saturday

President Anastasiades is in good health and will return to Cyprus on Saturday, government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said on Friday.
The President, who travelled to Brussels to attend the...
 

Taxi drivers fined

Two taxi drivers were fined €300 each for taking passengers without using a taximeter, the Licensing Authority said on Friday.
It said a €600 fine was imposed on another taxi driver for...
 

Nominations open for 8th Paphos Hearts of Gold award

The nomination process for the Paphos Hearts of Gold award 2014 is now open.
The philanthropic community based award is now in its eighth year. It aims to recognise those who have shown tremendous...
 

Decline in game brings fewer hunting days

The number of permitted hunting days will be cut from 17 to 13 this year because there has been a steady decline in game, Interior Minister Socratis Hasikos said on Friday.
Speaking to reporters...
 

Fewer using heroin but cannabis use up

National Drug Documentation and Monitoring Centre (EKTPN) figures released on Friday revealed 12 people had died directly or indirectly as a result of drug use with three connected to newly-emerged...
 

Probe underway into crash of small plane

Experts are examining debris from the twin engine Diamond DA42 airplane which crashed into the sea off Cyprus on Wednesday as the Aircraft Accident Investigation Commission began its investigation on...
 

Ayia Napa improvements underway

Ayia Napa will be bustling with construction projects this winter, including at the new Farmer’s Square in the centre of the town which will feature a sculpture by Philippos Yiapanis, according...
 

Vergas did sign Rouvas contract, vice-mayor confirms

Deputy Mayor of Paphos Makris Rousis on Friday confirmed that Mayor Savvas Vergas’ signature does appear on a charity concert contract with Greek star Sakis Rouvas even though the Municipal...