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7 hrs ago | Sunday Herald
Michael Voudouri had pleaded guilty at the High Court in Glasgow in relation to money laundering linked to VAT fraud but failed to appear for sentencing last March.
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11 hrs ago | The Economist
CYPRUS is suffering a vicious recession as it struggles to adjust after a huge banking crisis.
15 hrs ago | Lancashire Evening Post
In the third part of her report on UCLan Cyprus, Education Reporter SONJA ASTBURY talks to the staff who are helping to make it a success story for locals as well as incomers.
Acting government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides on Tuesday said that the decision by the United Arab Emirates to open a Diplomatic Mission in Nicosia is an important step in strengthening further relations between Cyprus and UAE.
Pictured: Eerie scenes of long-abandoned airport, empty buildings and streets criss-crossed with barbed wire in Cypriot no-man's land where nobody has been since 1970s Intimidating barbed wire curls across the landscape, as a watchtower commands the surroundings from high ground.
A hunt for some of the UK's most-wanted fugitives believed to be hiding in Cyprus was launched in Nicosia on Friday, led by the UK crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers and the National Crime Agency .
The municipality says it had no choice, as the roots of the trees were creating enormous problems especially to drainage networks and/ or other utilities.
League leaders AEL remained top of the Cyprus first division on the weekend despite being held to a 1-1 draw against derby rivals Apollon while second place APOEL couldn't capitalise after they too were held in the Nicosia derby against fifth place Omonia.
European Commissioner on Enlargement Stefan Fule on Monday night said in Nicosia that he had 'a very comprehensive and a very good discussion' with President Anastasiades.
The project of the New Nicosia Wastewater Treatment Plant, a bicommunal venture, demonstrates how joint, consensual decisions can take shape and work to the benefit of both communities on the island, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy tefan Fle has stressed.
Minister of Finance Harris Georgiades clarified that there is no possibility of a haircut of the Cypriot debt, expressing absolute confidence that Cyprus' debt is sustainable.
The annual meeting of the European organisation FINABEL is taking place on Tuesday in Nicosia, at Chief of Army Staff level.