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Cyprus: International Manhunt for Stolen Degas Painting

An international manhunt is now underway to recover a painting attributed to the French impressionist Edgar Degas. "Ballerina Adjusting Her Slipper" was stolen by a group...

7.6 Million Dollar Painting Stolen on Cyprus

On Tuesday the Cypriot police announced that thieves had looted a valuable painting from the house of a 70-year-old Greek Cypriot in the city...

Ancient Greece Themed Brothel Uncovered in Cyprus

The 44-year-old Russian owner of an ancient Greece themed brothel in Cyprus was arrested in Limassol after a raid that resulted in several arrests. The...

Kataklysmos Water Festival 2014 in Dry Cyprus

Despite annual rainfall nearing all-time lows for 2014, and reservoirs less than half full, in early June Cyprus alone celebrates its unique Kataklysmos (Flood) festival, commonly known as the...

Father in Cyprus Rapes 18 Year-Old Daughter

Shock and outrage is the obvious reaction after the news of a father raping his 18 year-old daughter in Limassol, Cyprus broke out. The 18...

Cyprus: Oldest Wine in the World

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Cyprus is home to the oldest wine produced in the world. Commandaria is a dessert wine...

Man Shoots Family, Self

The society of Limassos is shocked by a family tragedy that unfolded last night. According to the police, a 32-year-old man killed his estranged...

Ex-Cypriot Minister Faces Arrest Over Greek Scandal

A court in Limassol has ordered the arrest of former Cypriot former Interior Minister Dinos Michaelides to be extradited to Greece for questioning in...

Limassol Welcomes Peace Boat

Within the framework of a nuclear weapons awareness effort, the Peace Boat docked in Limassol on August 15. According to the Limassol Municipality announcement, the...

Cyprus, Israel in Joint Exercise

The Ministry of Defense in Cyprus announced that in the context of the cooperation between the Republic of Cyprus and the State of Israel...

TNT Explosives Found Near House of Cyprus President

Authorities said they uncovered a cache of TNT high explosives and a detonator close to the country house of President Demetris Christofias, sparking a...

Born Into Poverty, Married Into Riches: Zena Kanther Dies Aged 90

Princess Zena Kanther De Tyras, the woman who was born into poverty in a Paphos village, and rescued by an American millionaire after working...

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