Population of Cyprus Increased 0.8% from Previous Year

The population of Cyprus in the government controlled area was estimated at 803.200 at the end of 2009.  This indicates an increase of 0.8%...

Athens – Nicosia Discussing Energy Issues

Cypriot President called for discretion after his meeting with the Greek Prime Minister in Athens, proving that energy cooperation was the main theme of...

Boy George Returns Christ Icon to Cyprus Church

Musician Boy George has agreed to return to the Church of Cyprus an icon of Christ that came into his possession 11 years after...

Cypriot Monk Caught with Nun’s Skeleton at Athens Airport

A monk and two other people were arrested after digging up the body of a nun they believe to be a saint and trying...

Dept. of Merchant Shipping Won’t Negotiate with Somali Pirates Over Hijacked Vessel

Negotiating with the Somali pirates who hijacked the Cyprus-flagged vessel “MV Eagle” on Monday is not an option, stated the Department of Merchant Shipping. ...

Merkel Gives Full Support to President

German chancellor Angela Merkel gave her full support to President Demetris Christofias’ efforts to solve the Cyprus problem yesterday during a “historic” one-day visit...

Veteran Cypriot Opera Star John Modinos Passes

Veteran baritone John Modinos (photo with his partner Roxana) died on Tuesday at an Athens area hospital, due to heart failure. Modinos, 84, was born near...

Merkel Urges Turkey to Resolve Cyprus Conflict

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Cyprus on the second leg of her two-day Mediterranean tour. She held talks with Cypriot President Dimitris...

1st Private Nicosia Medical School Elects Dr. Kimisis as Provost

The University of Nicosia in collaboration with the St. George University of London, founded the first private medical school in Nicosia. Dr. Paul Kimisis...

Greek Cypriot FM Frustrated by Pace of Negotiations

In an interview with VOA News, Greek Cypriot Foreign Minister has said that the United Nations-brokered reunification process in Cyprus is proving to be...

Remains of Roman Building Discovered at Vlou Site

The remains of a large building complex area (200 m²) dating to the Roman period, were discovered during excavations at the site of Vlou. ...

Paphos Mayor Calls for Cyprus Airways Boycott

Paphos Mayor Savvas Vergas has called on Paphos residents to boycott Cyprus Airways.  This statement results after the airliner scrapped almost two thirds of its...

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