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President Announces New Projects for Famagusta District Amount to 34.4 Million Euros

On Monday, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, announced that new projects for the government–controlled district of Famagusta, amount to 34.4 million euros. Anastasiades attended a meeting...

Turkish Cypriots and Ankara Examine Scenarios for Closed City of Famagusta

The Turkish Cypriot side and Ankara are studying various scenarios for the future of Varosha and the closed city of Famagusta, a Kathimerini newspaper...

Turkish-Cypriots Ban Epitaph Procession in Famagusta

Turkish Cypriot authorities banned the Epitaph Procession in the Holy Temple of Agios Georgios Exorinos in occupied Famagusta. The Epitaph Procession was a ritual that...

Hotels in Famagusta District at Full Capacity as Cyprus Tourism Peaks

Hotels in the Famagusta district have reached full capacity and officials note that this year, Cyprus is witnessing one of its best tourist seasons. The...

Cyprus Foreign Minister: ‘Turkey to Blame if Cyprus Talks Fail’

If the Cyprus negotiations fail, Turkey will bear the whole responsibility, if it insists on anachronistic solutions in regards to the security issue, Foreign Minister...

Akinci: Ongoing Cyprus Talks ‘The Last Chance’ for a Solution

The ongoing negotiations to the Cyprus problem “are the last chance” to bring a solution, Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci told “Phileleftheros” newspaper on...

The ‘Ghost-Town’ of Famagusta from Above (video)

Images of the landlocked city of Famagusta in Cyprus that were shot by a drone and are circulating the Internet, are shocking to viewers...

Cyprus Protests Turkish Violations of its Air Space to the UN

The Republic of Cyprus has protested to the UN Secretary General the systematic violations of its national airspace and territorial waters by Turkey, in...
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Epiphany Celebrated in Famagusta for the First Time Since War

For the first time after the 1974 Turkish invasion in Cyprus Greek-Cypriots were allowed to celebrate Epiphany in Famagusta. Symbolizing a blessing of the waters, and...

After 42 Years, an Ancient Greek Tragedy in Occupied Cyprus

The ancient Greek tragedy “Hippolytus” by Euripides was staged on September 11 by the Theatrical Organisation of Cyprus (THOC) at the ancient open amphitheatre...

Technical Committee on Culture to Host Concert in Occupied Famagusta

The newly formed Technical Committee on Culture, aiming to promote and facilitate cultural events, which will bring the two communities closer together, has announced...

Shakespeare’s Othello Presented at Restored ‘Othello Tower’ in Turkish-Occupied Famagusta

Shakespeare`s Othello was presented for the first time at its natural site, the Othello Tower in the Turkish-occupied town of Famagusta, by a group...

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