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The political responsibility for the Cyprus passport scandals lies entirely with N. Anastasiades and the DISY government

The political responsibility for the scandals of the government’s ‘golden passports” program is grave and lies entirely with Nikos Anastasiades and the DISY government.

The decisions they have now taken – following our country’s humiliation internationally – neither wash away …

Under Anastasiades/DISY government Cyprus recorded the biggest increase in corruption across the EU

In the period 2013-2018, namely during the years of the Nikos Anastasiades/DISY government, Cyprus recorded the biggest increase in corruption across the whole of the European Union. This is what the Report published just a few days ago by the …

The revised contract for the ‘Aphrodite’ deposit has been signed after a long delay and at a heavy high cost for the Cypriot people

We realise the difficulty that the government has fallen into. We don’t however understand how it thinks it can get out of this position by engaging in triumphant communication shows exploiting the signature of the revised contract for the license …

50 Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots enter Bi-communal Photography Competition 

50 Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots participated in the Photography Competition of AKEL and GUE/NGL Results of the Bi-communal Photography Competition of AKEL and the European United Left/North Green Left

AKEL C.C. Press Office, 8th November 2019, Nicosia The bi-communal …

We are basically talking about a sellout of the Cyprus natural gas

Given the amount and percentages that are being publicized, we will be talking about a selling out of Cyprus’ natural gas, the former Energy Minister and member of the Political Bureau of AKEL Neoklis Sylikiotis characteristically pointed out. Speaking to …

18 year old boy stabbed at knife awareness course

A teenager has been charged with the murder of an 18-year-old man in Hillingdon.

Police were called at 16:38hrs on Thursday, 7 November to reports of a stabbing at the youth offending service in Hillingdon Civic Centre.

Officers and London …

Cyprus Moves to Strip 26 Foreign Investors of Citizenship

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus is to set in motion procedures to strip 26 foreign investors of citizenship, the country’s interior minister said Wednesday, amid questions over whether they should have been issued a Cypriot passport under a lucrative investment program.…

Late pop idol George Michael returns with new song

A new track recorded by George Michael in his last studio sessions before his 2016 death was released on Wednesday, in which the late British pop idol sings about social ills.

“This Is How (We Want You To Get High)”, …

Cyprus eyes on China as new tourism market: deputy minister

Cyprus can be considered as a new tourism destination for Chinese tourists, a Cypriot official said at the 2019 World Travel Market (WTM) in London which runs from Monday to Wednesday.

Savvas Perdios, Deputy Minister of Tourism of Cyprus, told …

Shakira purchases luxury villa in Paphos, Cyprus

According to reports in the Cypriot press, Colombian pop singer Shakira has bought a top-of-the-range villa at an exclusive luxury resort in coastal Peyia, Paphos.

The resort provides all sorts of sports facilities, a state-of-the-art spa, heated swimming pools, water …