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Paphos Mayor arrested over fraudulent fundraiser

Paphos Mayor Savvas Vergas was arrested on Monday over his alleged involvement in an apparent fraudulent concert fundraiser in the coastal town.
Thousands of euros were raised through the concert...
 

National Council condemns Turkey's EEZ moves

The National Council – the President’s top advisory body on the Cyprus problem – on Monday unanimously condemned Turkey’s provocative movements within Cyprus’ exclusive...
 

Three arrest warrants over Rouvas concert in Paphos

Police on Monday issued an arrest warrant for Paphos mayor Savvas Vergas, municipality clerk Maria Solomonidou and her husband Constantinos Syfantos in connection with Greek singer Sakis...
 

Recycled water a steady source for irrigation

Recycled water produced by sewerage units constitutes a steady source for irrigation purposes and is expected to cover approximately 30% of Cyprus` irrigation needs, senior official of the Water...
 

Rescued Syrian migrant held over visa forgery

A 31-year-old Syrian man who was among the 339 migrants rescued from a distressed fishing trawler off the coast of Paphos last month, has been remanded for four days in custody on suspicion of...
 

US doctors examining young orthopaedic patients

A team of specialist doctors from the world-famous Shriners Hospital in Springfield Massachusetts on Monday began examining 500 Cypriot children with serious orthopaedic problems.
The team will be...
 

Step forward in Troodos development plan

The private sector is to be invited to submit tenders to develop state property in the Troodos area, Agriculture Minister Nicos Kouyialis said on Monday.
He said a proposal by a technical committee...
 

Supreme Court's foreclosures ruling on March 31

The Supreme Court ruling on the President’s four referred foreclosures-related bill in Cyprus will be issued on Friday, October 31, the top body’s chief said on Monday.
Myron Nicolatos...
 

Larnaca man remanded after cannabis car chase

A 21-year-old Greek Cypriot man has been remanded for four days in custody on suspicion of possession of cannabis with intent to supply and leading police on a high-speed car chase.
Police said...
 

Minister sounds warning over work stress

Work related stress is the second biggest health problem linked to employment in the EU and together with other psychological and social dangers, is responsible for half the total number of lost...