Famagusta, Cyprus Newswire (Page 5)

Famagusta, Cyprus Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Nicosia set to get second criminal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    A second criminal court is set to be launched in September in a bid to handle the escalating number of serious cases in the capital. At present, there are currently four criminal courts operating on the island in Nicosia, Limassol and Paphos while the Larnaca Criminal Court also handles serious cases from the Famagusta District.

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  2. Cyprus tattoo ink safety campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The Consumer Protection Service has begun a campaign to ensure dangerous tattoo inks are kept out of the local market. According to a Service announcement, the campaign began on Monday and will continue until July 15, to ensure tattoo inks used in the local parlours fall in line with European safety guidelines.

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  3. Water, water everywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The water pipeline from Turkey is filling up the dam but none of it is making it to any household or agricultural plot in the north. Despite the finalisation of the agreement with Turkey and the completion of most of the pipelines, the faulty valve which was going to pump fresh water to several areas in the north, has not been fixed.

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  4. Coastal dumping groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The Turkish Cypriot office of tourism and environment this week released a report giving the thumbs up that the sea water was 'clean' amid claims to the contrary. A statement released by the tourism office said that sea water along the northern coast was tested at 44 different points and found to be clean.

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  5. Pentecost Day 'not special enough' for breakaway north CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Despite assurances by the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci of no limitations to church services in breakaway northern Cyprus, a Greek Cypriot request for a Pentecost mass in Famagusta on June 19 was rejected on Friday. The request for the mass at Ayios Exorinos church in the Turkish-held town was turned down on the grounds that Pentecost Day "is not a special day," informed sources said.

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  6. Rain sweeps through Nicosia and LarnacaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Rain storms swept through the districts of Nicosia and Larnaca on Friday cooling down hot temperatures that had been gripping most of the island this week. A meteorological services official told The Cyprus Weekly that there had been reports lightning, rain and some hail mainly around the Nicosia district, the edge of the Larnaca district and the higher regions of the island.

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  7. Coop to divest 562 properties worth a 160 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The Cooperative Central Bank is expected to start divesting of property acquired through debt restructurings according to a recent report by the Management Unit for Participation of the Republic of Cyprus in the Ownership Structure of Credit Institutions. Divestments are expected to begin in July 2016.

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  8. Unemployed shun hotel workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The Ministry of Labour is having a difficult time sending the unemployed who qualify for a Guaranteed Minimum Income to work in hotels at a time when there are serious shortages in staff. According to data by the Ministry of Labour, there are approximately 450-500 vacant job positions in hotels in the Famagusta District.

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  9. CYPRUS: Property sales up by 25% in Jan-MayRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Financial Mirror

    Property sales in the first five months of this year rose a substantial 25%, compared to the same period last year, according to data published by the Land Registry, where a significant increase in the transfer of properties was also recorded. According to the data, sales contracts submitted to the Land Registry totalled 2,355 compared to 1,884 at the same period last year.

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  10. Dangerous rattle and toy alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Toys and baby rattles feature on the Consumer Protection Service's latest list of dangerous products that may still be on Cyprus shelves amidst efforts to remove them. 'CHENG FENG' baby rattles model numbers 8201-101/740291, 'BABY TOYS' rattles model numbers 160-8/740259 and 160-13/740258, and 'LE BAO TOYS' rattles, model number 343/740289, all manufactured in China, and which have been found to break easily and so create a choking hazard.

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  11. Worth the trekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The impressive St. Hilarion Castle is not always open to the public because it is situated in the middle of a military zone, but it is always worth a visit The castle which lies nestled amongst the Kyrenia mountain range, overlooking the coastal town of Kyrenia. It is one of Cyprus' ancient relics, yet it is not always open to the public as the approach road passes through a military area and so is occasionally closed.

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  12. Ayios Memnon revisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    If history is a foreign land, then nostalgia is its simulation! Memory can be a tricky thing. It overwhelms you at the most impetuous of moments, catapulting you into a melancholic swirl that habitually defies logic or reason.

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  13. Deryneia and Lefka crossings opening, says ButtenheimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The opening of Deryneia and Lefka Aplici crossing points in Famagusta and Nicosia Districts respectively is moving ahead, outgoing UN Secretary General`s Special Representative in Cyprus Lisa Buttenheim has said. "The two crossings agreed by the leaders last year, Deryneia and Lefka Aplici, are both moving ahead", she said.

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  14. Celebrating for the benefit of local kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The 22nd annual Children's Festival / 8th Ayia Napa Municipality Kids' Summer Fun Festival will take place at Ayia Napa's Central Square on Saturday under the umbrella of World Children's Day, which was marked globally on June 1. The festival is organised by the municipality in cooperation with the town's primary school and state nursery, and the parent's associations for the two institutions, as well as Ayia Napa Church. Admission is free to the fun-filled event, which will kick-off with an hour-and-a-half of activities in the 'Activity Corners' at 6pm.

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  15. Communities unite for play at Othello's TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    A work inspired by two Bertolt Brecht plays will be presented on Friday at the Othello's Tower, situated in the north of Cyprus. The drama, entitled 'When the Jewish Wife meets Carrar' is an adaptation of two of Brecht`s plays by new theatre group AntiLogo.

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  16. End to religious service curbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The coalition in the north has announced that they will revert to the former implementation regarding religious services in the north. An announcement recently by the foreign relations office in the north had said that due to the rising demand of Greek Cypriot worshippers attending church services in the north, a restriction was being made to one a year.

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  17. Delays on Turkish waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The fresh water to be pumped to several areas in the north on a trial basis suffered another setback this week as a technical fault prevented the distribution. Nicosia, Famagusta, Diorios and Mandres were meant to receive water from the Water Supply Project from Turkey; however a faulty electronic valve at the Pumping Station in Myrtou soon put a stop to that.

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  18. Othello RevisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Othello's Tower, one of the most important historical sites in the Mediterranean and the location for one of Shakespeare's iconic works, has become a magnet for visitors and history buffs following the completion of restoration work. Othello's Castle was built in the 14th century during the Lusignan era to protect the port against enemy attack.

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  19. Voters choose economic fantasy over rationalityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    In the excellent book, 'The myth of the rational voter', by Bryan Caplan, the author argues argues, that once we accept people do not vote in a way that is understood as rational by the economists, the voters will vote based on biases, even though those biases often work against them economically. In the recent elections it seems that this is what partially happened.

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  20. Church curbs harm peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Head of Turkish Cypriot foreign affairs Tahsin Ertugruloglu is being blamed for the move to restrict Orthodox church services to one a year in the north. Turkish Cypriot officials are unable to deal with the rising demand of Greek Cypriot worshippers attending church services in the north and have said police can't cope with the high number of visit requests from the south.

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