Archive for August, 2019

Latvian woman dies after ritual drug-taking ceremony in Cyprus

Cyprus police have arrested a Russian woman and are seeking Interpol’s help to track down a Colombian man in connection with the Latvian woman’s death.

Cyprus police said August 30 it’s the first time that they’ve come across the illegal …

Parikiaki girls old and new in Cyprus

It was great to see that in Cyprus our English section editor Andrea Georgiou met with Mary Afxentiou who was our Greek section editor for our newspsper who now lives in Cyprus and still works in media.

Judging by the …

The Edro shipwreck in Cyprus

Our Andrea Georgiou English section editorand her family visited the Sierra Leone-flagged  EDRO III ran aground off Peyia on 8 December 2011 in heavy seas, during a voyage to Rhodes, from Limassol, Cyprus with a cargo of plasterboard.

 At the …

58th Wine Festival opens its gates in Limassol, Cyprus

The 58th Wine Festival opened its gates on Friday evening, in Limassol, inviting everyone to taste the local wine.

The festival, which will be open until September 8, features dozens of local wine exhibitors, food stalls, theatre plays and music …

Ninety-six-year-old WW2 veteran dives at Zenobia wreck in Cyprus

A ninety-six-year-old WW2 veteran, who holds the World Guinness record for being the oldest diver in the world, dove at the Zenobia wreck breaking his previous record.

Ray Woolley, who celebrates his 96thbirthday, dove at a depth of …

Memories and expectations about Turkish occupied Famagusta, 45 years later [VIDEO

Two ladies who come from the Turkish occupied city of Famagusta share with CNA their memories from their carefree days in a once vibrant city and what they believe should be the next steps forward.

Cyprus News Agency’s photographer Katia …

Cypriot Pavlos Kontides secures third world title in Enoshima, Japan 

Cypriot sailor Pavlos Kontides clinched the gold medal in laser class, in Enoshima, Japan securing his third world title in his career.
 
The 29-year old London 2012 silver medalist secured top honours ahead of tomorrow’s medal race, as after Saturday’s …

Fourth arrest made following Tottenham stabbing

Detectives have made four arrests in connection with a stabbing in Tottenham and are appealing for members of the public who administered first aid to the victim to come forward.

Police were called at 11:14hrs on Friday, 30 August to …

Thousands protest PM Johnson’s move to suspend parliament

Thousands of people across Britain and Northern Ireland protested on Saturday against Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for about a month before the deadline for the country to leave the European Union.

Johnson has pledged to take …

Christodoulos Stylianou is honoured in Cyprus

Christodoulos Stylianou was honoured in Cyprus by POMAK for his services to the Cypriot community in the UK and Cyprus. The presentation took place at the Overseas Cypriots conference in Nicosia this week as Christodoulos was not able to attend …