Wednesday Jul 16
The Financial Mirror
Cyprus Editorial: Larnaca undecided if it wants growth
Larnacans face a dilemma do they want real growth that will transform the town from a backwater airport host to a bustling business centre, or are they content with the slow pace of events where a mass wedding of tourists seemed like the cultural highlight of the year? It makes one wonder why the locals would beat the war drums and rally public ... (more)
Plane en route to Israel lands in Cyprus overnight after rocket fires from Lebanon
A plane en route to Israel was instructed to stay in the air as it approached Ben Gurion Airport after a rocket was fired from Lebanon Friday morning.
Syria surrenders last of its declared chemical weapons
AP Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides, center, visits the Danish support vessel L17 Esbern Snare, one of the vessels deployed to bring Syria's chemical agents to destruction, in Larnaca, Cyprus, on Feb. 3. NICOSIA, Cyprus - Syria surrendered the last of its acknowledged stockpile of chemical weapons to Western governments for destruction, ... (more)
British girl, 5, drowns in swimming pool during holiday to Cyprus
A five-year-old British girl has drowned in a swimming pool at a hotel where her family were staying while on holiday in Cyprus.