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Over 30 Syrian men found in container truck at Famagusta port

Over 30 Syrian men found in container truck at Famagusta port

Authorities in the north of the island on Friday found 33 Syrian men hiding in a truck that arrived at the Famagusta port from...
Early morning hail destroys crops

Early morning hail destroys crops

Hail devastated potatoes, onions and kohlrabi in the Famagusta district early on Thursday, farmers said.While torrential rain fell in the evening, hail fell from...
Yellow alert as rains lash the island

Yellow alert as rains lash the island

A yellow weather alert was issued by the Met office on Thursday morning as heavy rain and storms lashed the island, which are expected...
A minute with George Perad Aspiring MMA Fighter, Personal Trainer

A minute with George Perad Aspiring MMA Fighter, Personal Trainer

Where do you live? LondonBest childhood memory? Visiting Cyprus as a kid to see the grandparents! Their love was powerful!Most frequented restaurant and absolute...
Facelift for Paralimni to include golf course and marina

Facelift for Paralimni to include golf course and marina

Development projects of over €45 million set to begin in 2019 in Paralimni municipality were announced by President Nicos Anastasiades on Monday, while many...
Frenaros calls on government to step in after bank closure

Frenaros calls on government to step in after bank closure

The community of Frenaros in the Famagusta district has called on the government for assistance after being informed the Bank of Cyprus will close...
State land to build new animal shelter in Paralimni

State land to build new animal shelter in Paralimni

The state will be giving land for the creation of a modern animal shelter in Paralimni, Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis said on Saturday.In a...
Man arrested for drug possession

Man arrested for drug possession

A 51-year-old man was arrested on Friday evening, after he was found in possession of 41 grammes of cannabis, police said on Saturday.According to...
Farmers say frost has damaged potato crops

Farmers say frost has damaged potato crops

 Potato crops in the ‘red soil’ villages of Famagusta were severely damaged by frost on Wednesday night as temperatures fell below zero.“The frost affected...
Injured motorist driving at twice the limit ‘out of danger’

Injured motorist driving at twice the limit ‘out of danger’

A 23-year-old involved in a car accident in Frenaros in the Famagusta district on Tuesday night was considered out of danger by Larnaca general...
Elderly woman seriously injured crossing road

Elderly woman seriously injured crossing road

An 81-year-old woman remains critically ill in hospital following a traffic accident on Saturday afternoon.According to the police, at around 5.20pm the woman was...
Permission granted for Epiphany service in Famagusta

Permission granted for Epiphany service in Famagusta

The religious holiday of Epiphany will be celebrated in Famagusta in the north this Sunday, January 6, for just the fourth time since 1974.The...

Ten Syrian refugees found on cargo ship in Famagusta port

Ten Syrian refugees were found inside a truck a cargo ship moored in the port of Famagusta in the north, reports said on Sunday.Turkish...

Paralimni mayor resigns from ruling Disy citing exclusionary policies

Paralimni Mayor Theodoros Pyrillis has resigned from ruling Disy protesting the fact that his district, Famagusta, was being consistently left out of decision-making centres.In...

Dherynia joins growing list of municipalities rejecting mergers

Dherynia municipality on Thursday expressed reservations over its merger with neighbouring local authorities as part of local government reform, arguing that its residents are...

Call for Famagusta issue to be taken seriously

Mayor of Famagusta Alexis Galanos expressed his disappointment on Friday with the way in which the issue of the resort is being handled by...

Hunting trip narrowly avoids tragedy

A hunting trip nearly had a tragic ending when a hunter accidentally shot his friend in the eye on Sunday near Liopetri.The reportedly shot...

Man remanded in grenade attacks

A 28-year-old man was remanded in custody for seven days in Famagusta in connection with the destruction of property with explosives and extortion.The man,...

Man arrested over July explosion

A 28-year-old man was arrested in Liopetri on Thursday evening in connection with an explosion in Paralimni which occurred in July. He is expected...

‘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...

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