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‘Symbolic’ mass at Famagusta church

Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots attended a joint church service at Ayios Giorgios Exorinos in Famagusta in the north on Sunday.It was the first...

Flat damaged in Paralimni fire

A fire on Friday evening caused extensive damage to a flat in Paralimni, Famagusta, the fire service said.The service said it had received a...

Sotira mayor sacrifices moustache to promote male cancer fight

Sotira mayor, George Takkas, had his moustache shaved off for the first time in 40 years to support the male anti-cancer campaign ‘Movember Cyprus’.He...

First service at church in Stylli since 1974

A liturgy is to be carried out on Sunday at the church of Profitis Elias at the village of Stylli near Famagusta in the...

Technical Committee restores two more monuments in Famagusta

The bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage completed the restoration of two more monuments, located in the old city of Turkish-occupied Famagusta, the Church...

Bicommunal event to raise funds share social space in Dherynia

Famagusta Avenue Garage, a new grass-roots community-led space in Dherynia, is hosting a ‘Fun day’ for adults and children this Sunday to raise funds...

Paralimni to provide wheelchairs for disabled visitors

Paralimni municipality has received wheelchairs for disabled people, the municipality announced on Monday.The resort got eight to be used on beaches and five hand-driven...

UniteCyprusNow meeting in Famagusta

Following Nicosia and Limassol, UniteCyprusNow will be organising its third town-hall meeting in Famagusta on Thursday.The meeting will be held between 6.30pm and 8.30pm...

Dherynia checkpoint operating smoothly says mayor

Traffic across the Dherynia crossing has been smooth with no problems, the town’s mayor said on Tuesday 24 hours after the checkpoint was opened.“Civil...

Paralimni sack manager after nine games in charge

Dutchman Andre Paus was sacked by Enosis Neon Paralimni on Tuesday after only nine games in charge.Enosis are currently in ninth place with seven...

New crossings open at Dherynia and Lefka–Apliki (Update 3)

More than three years after the Cypriot leaders agreed to open checkpoints at Dherynia on the east coast and Lefka-Aplikli some 50km from the...

Hellenic introduces mobile banking units

The first mobile banking unit (MBU) of Hellenic Bank was presented at the Aes Ambelis winery in Klirou on Friday morning.The big vehicle will...

Island-wide rainfall at 175 per cent above October average

Rainfall was estimated to be 175 per cent above the October average the meteorological service reported on Friday.According to the service’s data, total rainfall...

Pocket theatre brings stage show to villages

Limassol-based Pocket Theatre continues taking its latest show beyond the big theatres of town to some of the outlying villages of the area, to...

Celebrate Hallowe’en at family events

According to Pinterest – which, annually, produces the definitive list of most popular Hallowe’en costumes – this year is going to see any number...

Paralimni man caught driving six times over the limit, woman arrested in Paphos

A man was arrested in Paralimni on Saturday night and later found to have been driving six times over the limit, police said.The 46-year-old...

Detained father and son fined and released

A Greek Cypriot father and son who were arrested on Saturday evening by Turkish Cypriot authorities were freed on Monday afternoon.They entered in the...

Father and son arrested in north

A father and son were arrested on Saturday evening by authorities in the north in the Strovilia area on charged of having illegally entered...

Both sides say ready to open Dherynia crossing

THE Dherynia crossing will be ready for operations on Monday and the one at Lefka/Apliki within 10 days, authorities in the north said on...


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