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United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus cautions against hunting in the buffer zone 

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), has said hunting in the buffer zone is a security risk and strictly prohibited.

In a statement released on Thursday on the occasion of the start of the hunting season in Cyprus, …

New UK Minister for Europe declares support for Cyprus reunification talks 

The new UK Foreign Minister for Europe, Christopher Pincher, has declared the new British government’s support for the Cyprus issue settlement process and its will to deepen the relationship between London and Nicosia.

In a letter to the President of …

The summer of ’74 was very hot for Canadian peacekeepers in Cyprus

During Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War, Canadian soldiers returning home at the end of their tour went first to Cyprus for “decompression leave.” A reprieve on the sunny Mediterranean island, punctuated by briefings about mental health, gave soldiers a …

Young endangered seal died of stress in Cyprus

NICOSIA, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) — A young Monachus Monachus seal, also known as the Mediterranean monk seal, found dead on a western Cyprus beach in May probably died of stress, according to a specialists’ report published on Wednesday.

The birth …

The Voyage of the SS Corsica ship from Cyprus to Australia in 1951-52

Associate Professor Andrekos Varnava, Flinders University, Adelaide, and Honorary Professor De Montfort University, Leicester will present a lecture entitled ‘Australia! Australia! The Voyage of the SS Corsica and its passengers from Cyprus to Australia in 1951-52’ at the Greek Centre, …

Wetland created at Broomfield Park, Enfield

A celebratory event at Broomfield Park has marked the opening of Enfield’s latest wetland project (14 August) that will deliver a huge range of benefits to the community and environment.
The Rivers Trust and Thames21 have provided support to Enfield …

Nine confirmed cases of Western Nile Virus reported in Cyprus 

The Health Ministry’s public health services announced that nine confirmed cases of Western Nile Virus (WNV) have been reported in Cyprus, four of them in the wider Nicosia area, four in the Famagusta area and one in Larnaca district.

According …

Cyprus’ Institutes of Further Education to offer Arabic lessons 

The Cabinet endorsed on Wednesday the instruction of Arabic in the State Institutes of Further Education, after a relevant proposal by the Minister of Education.

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prdromou said after a Cabinet meeting, in Troodos, that “this is an …

News in September over flights to Cyprus and German market, Tourism Deputy Minister says 

The next month will be crucial for the tourist industry in Cyprus, Tourism Deputy Minister Savvas Perdios has said, noting that he expects to be informed in September about an increase in flights to Cyprus  and about the outcome of …

Two jailed after series of bus thefts

Jailed: Ricketts and Smith]

A couple who stole thousands of pounds from members of the public as they travelled on London buses have been jailed.

Stephen Ricketts, 53 (19.05.66) of Slagrove Place, Lewisham, pleaded guilty to seven counts of theft,