Cyprus

Migrant crisis front and centre in Pope Francis's Greece-Cyprus trip

The overcrowded camp on Lesbos that Francis was taken to in 2016 burnt to the ground last year during protests against pandemic restrictions.

published on : 30th November 2021

Cyprus to try Azeri 'hitman' allegedly targeting Israelis

Cypriot police have formally charged an Azeri man on suspicion that he planned to carry out the contract killings of Israelis living in Cyprus.

published on : 9th November 2021

Pakistani arrested on suspicion of trying to harm Israeli businessmen in Cyprus

The suspect, whose name has not been unveiled, was arrested by the Cyprus police after the forces raided his apartment and confiscated three cellphones from his home.

published on : 13th October 2021

Israel accuses Iran of targeting its business figures in Cyprus

Iran and Israel have been engaged in a so-called "shadow war", including several reported attacks on Israeli and Iranian ships over the summer that the two have blamed on each other. 

published on : 4th October 2021

Congress leader claims 10 Indian sailors stuck on ship in Northern Cyprus, seeks Centre's intervention

The sailors are among the 13 crew members of the ship and are not being allowed to disembark, according to the family of one of them.

published on : 5th September 2021

Cyprus forest fire that killed four now under control

Search crews on Sunday discovered the bodies of four people who are believed to be Egyptian laborers outside the village of Orou on the southern edge of Cyprus’ main Troodos mountain range.

published on : 5th July 2021

Cyprus: 4 found dead in 'most destructive' forest blaze

The blaze, which began on Saturday afternoon, forced the evacuation of at least eight mountain villages, destroyed several homes, and has so far scorched 50 sqkms.

published on : 4th July 2021

ISIS has been 'crushed' in Iraq and Syria: UK Prime Minister Theresa May

IS terror group has been "crushed" in Iraq and Syria with the efforts of Britain's armed forces, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said today during a surprise Christmas visit to troops in Cyprus.

published on : 22nd December 2017
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