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#Cyprus

# cyprus - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Four people found dead in 'most destructive' wildfire ever in Cyprus
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Four people found dead in 'most destructive' wildfire ever in Cyprus

Jul 4th 2021, 10:59 AM 11,492 Views 4 Comments

A government minister said the blaze is the ‘most destructive’ in the eastern Mediterranean island’s history.

# cyprus - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Christians in Cyprus protest against Eurovision entry they say promotes satanic worship
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Christians in Cyprus protest against Eurovision entry they say promotes satanic worship

Mar 6th 2021, 1:48 PM 29,044 Views 40 Comments

The artist says her song has been misinterpreted and is about an abusive relationship between two lovers.

# cyprus - Friday 9 October, 2020

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town
# Election
# Election

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town

Oct 9th 2020, 8:35 AM 40,662 Views 20 Comments

The move threatened to further inflame tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey has been engaged in bitter maritime disputes with Greece and Cyprus.

# cyprus - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Green List remains unchanged with just four countries on list
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Green List remains unchanged with just four countries on list

Oct 1st 2020, 8:56 PM 42,984 Views 31 Comments

Cyprus, Finland, Latvia and Liechtenstein are still the only four countries on the list.

# cyprus - Friday 17 January, 2020

British teen found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus launches appeal against conviction
# Ayia Napa
# Ayia Napa

British teen found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus launches appeal against conviction

Jan 17th 2020, 7:07 AM 21,138 Views 0 Comments

The 19-year-old woman returned to the UK last week.

# cyprus - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

British teenager convicted of lying over Cyprus rape returns to UK vowing to clear her name
# On Home Soil
# On Home Soil

British teenager convicted of lying over Cyprus rape returns to UK vowing to clear her name

Jan 8th 2020, 7:33 AM 21,796 Views 0 Comments

The 19-year-old woman was handed a four-month jail term, suspended for three years.

# cyprus - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

British 19-year-old handed suspended sentence after being found guilty of lying about Cyprus gang rape
# Courts
# Courts

British 19-year-old handed suspended sentence after being found guilty of lying about Cyprus gang rape

Updated Jan 7th 2020, 7:29 AM 31,425 Views 0 Comments

The teenager had claimed she was raped by up to 12 Israeli tourists in a hotel room in July.

# cyprus - Friday 3 January, 2020

British teen facing jail in Cyprus who says she was forced to retract rape claim asks Boris Johnson for help
# Ayia Napa
# Ayia Napa

British teen facing jail in Cyprus who says she was forced to retract rape claim asks Boris Johnson for help

Jan 3rd 2020, 8:30 AM 37,732 Views 0 Comments

The 19-year-old woman was found guilty in a Cypriot court of lying about being gang-raped and will be sentenced on Tuesday.

# cyprus - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

UK foreign office expresses 'serious concern' over conviction of British woman for lying in Cyprus rape trial
# Guilty Verdict
# Guilty Verdict

UK foreign office expresses 'serious concern' over conviction of British woman for lying in Cyprus rape trial

Dec 31st 2019, 12:55 PM 24,079 Views 0 Comments

The Cypriot government has defended the independence of its courts.

# cyprus - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Christie and McGinn hit the net as understrength Scotland defeat Cyprus
# Match Winner
From The42
# Match Winner

Christie and McGinn hit the net as understrength Scotland defeat Cyprus

Nov 16th 2019, 4:25 PM 3,290 Views 0 Comments

Scotland geared up for next year’s Euro 2020 play-offs with victory in a qualification dead-rubber.

# cyprus - Thursday 1 August, 2019

As it happened: Apollon v Shamrock Rovers, Europa League second qualifying round From The42
Live Aug 1st 2019, 7:35 PM

As it happened: Apollon v Shamrock Rovers, Europa League second qualifying round

# cyprus - Monday 1 July, 2019

Suspected stray Syrian anti-aircraft missile hits north Cyprus
# Air Defence
# Air Defence

Suspected stray Syrian anti-aircraft missile hits north Cyprus

Jul 1st 2019, 2:02 PM 15,455 Views 17 Comments

The missile was launched as part of an air defence system during an Israeli air raid. No one was injured in the incident.

# cyprus - Monday 24 June, 2019

Cyprus court hands 7 life terms to 'first serial killer'
# Jailed
# Jailed

Cyprus court hands 7 life terms to 'first serial killer'

Jun 24th 2019, 6:10 PM 15,711 Views 11 Comments

He said he was “tortured by memories” and could not explain why he had carried out the killings.

# cyprus - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Steve Clarke begins reign over Scotland with dramatic win against Cyprus
# Scots
From The42
# Scots

Steve Clarke begins reign over Scotland with dramatic win against Cyprus

Jun 8th 2019, 10:07 PM 10,661 Views 6 Comments

Oliver Burke scored an 89th minute winner for Clarke’s side.

# cyprus - Monday 29 April, 2019

Cyprus serial killer case: Suitcase containing woman's remains pulled from toxic lake
# Investigation
# Investigation

Cyprus serial killer case: Suitcase containing woman's remains pulled from toxic lake

Apr 29th 2019, 9:38 AM 40,620 Views 0 Comments

The suspect confessed last Thursday to killing a total of five women and two of their daughters.

# cyprus - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'He's still my mentor to this day... If I need advice, he's always there to help me'
# Support
From The42
# Support

'He's still my mentor to this day... If I need advice, he's always there to help me'

Apr 25th 2019, 7:00 PM 10,511 Views 0 Comments

Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe of Derry City on the influence of Don Ubah on his career.

# cyprus - Sunday 23 December, 2018

‘We beat the British Army 37-0. A few weeks later we won against Germany and were European champions’
# Throwback
From The42
# Throwback

‘We beat the British Army 37-0. A few weeks later we won against Germany and were European champions’

Dec 23rd 2018, 9:00 AM 26,780 Views 4 Comments

Goalkeeper Dean Delany reflects on winning the U18 European Championships in Cyprus and playing in the 1999 World Youth Cup in Nigeria under Brian Kerr.

# cyprus - Friday 28 September, 2018

Irish Malyali community 'in shock' over death of student (20s) following balcony fall in Cyprus
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Irish Malyali community 'in shock' over death of student (20s) following balcony fall in Cyprus

Sep 28th 2018, 2:51 PM 32,840 Views 6 Comments

The woman is understood to have been killed after she fell from a building at the University of Nicosia in north Cyprus.

# cyprus - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Kosovo asks Cyprus to extradite man accused of organising over 30 illegal kidney removals
# Organ Trafficking
# Organ Trafficking

Kosovo asks Cyprus to extradite man accused of organising over 30 illegal kidney removals

Jan 14th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,870 Views 0 Comments

The ‘mastermind’ has been hunted by authorities for almost a decade.

# cyprus - Friday 28 April, 2017

Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl
# Nicosia
# Nicosia

Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl

Apr 28th 2017, 11:54 AM 14,336 Views 7 Comments

The child’s Norwegian father and Greek Cypriot mother have been engaged in a bitter custody battle.

# cyprus - Friday 21 April, 2017

Geldof draws ire of Greek Cypriots over concert in Turkish-occupied area

Geldof draws ire of Greek Cypriots over concert in Turkish-occupied area

Apr 21st 2017, 8:23 PM 15,285 Views 61 Comments

The event in Famagusta has drawn widespread condemnation from Cyprus’ Greek-speaking community.

# cyprus - Friday 31 March, 2017

Irish pensioner arrested in Cyprus after loaded guns and crossbow found in his home
# Arrested
# Arrested

Irish pensioner arrested in Cyprus after loaded guns and crossbow found in his home

Mar 31st 2017, 7:40 PM 14,284 Views 2 Comments

The man is being questioned by police.

# cyprus - Sunday 30 October, 2016

The world record-holding rugby team that didn't even get a chance to qualify for the World Cup
# 2015 Rugby World Cup
From The42
# 2015 Rugby World Cup

The world record-holding rugby team that didn't even get a chance to qualify for the World Cup

Oct 30th 2016, 10:00 AM 29,522 Views 5 Comments

A lot is made about New Zealand’s 18 games unbeaten, but Cyprus hit 24 wins in Europe.

# cyprus - Saturday 7 May, 2016

'It's not a decision I can make, I just have to keep scoring'
# Cillian It In Cyprus
From The42
# Cillian It In Cyprus

'It's not a decision I can make, I just have to keep scoring'

May 7th 2016, 7:45 AM 8,648 Views 4 Comments

Cillian Sheridan speaks to The42 about his hopes of playing for Ireland again and life in Cyprus.

# cyprus - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Irish striker Cillian Sheridan helps fire his side to Cypriot Cup final
# Cillian It In Cyprus
From The42
# Cillian It In Cyprus

Irish striker Cillian Sheridan helps fire his side to Cypriot Cup final

Apr 21st 2016, 10:44 AM 6,960 Views 11 Comments

The former Celtic man is in a rich vein of form in Cyprus.

# cyprus - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

British hostage had photo taken with EgyptAir hijacker
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

British hostage had photo taken with EgyptAir hijacker

Mar 30th 2016, 7:42 AM 40,716 Views 67 Comments

“I figured if his bomb was real I’d nothing to lose anyway”.

# cyprus - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

"It's over": Plane standoff ends after hijacker surrenders in Cyprus
# No Explosives
# No Explosives

"It's over": Plane standoff ends after hijacker surrenders in Cyprus

Mar 29th 2016, 6:40 PM 107,134 Views 92 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed no Irish citizens were involved.

Cypriot president criticised for 'there's always a woman' remark after plane hijack
# Always A Woman Involved
# Always A Woman Involved

Cypriot president criticised for 'there's always a woman' remark after plane hijack

Mar 29th 2016, 4:26 PM 14,555 Views 29 Comments

President Nicos Anastasiades made the comments in response to reports that the hijacker had acted to try and communicate with his ex-wife.

# cyprus - Thursday 3 December, 2015

The UK began bombing Isis in Syria just hours after last night's vote
# War
# War

The UK began bombing Isis in Syria just hours after last night's vote

Dec 3rd 2015, 7:22 AM 22,847 Views 107 Comments

Six targets were the focus of RAF Tornado jets.

# cyprus - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Gareth Bale is single-handedly leading Wales to Euro 2016 after scoring another winner
# Reliant
From The42
# Reliant

Gareth Bale is single-handedly leading Wales to Euro 2016 after scoring another winner

Sep 3rd 2015, 9:50 PM 12,795 Views 23 Comments

The Real Madrid star bagged the only goal of the game as Chris Coleman’s side cemented their place at the top of Group B.

# cyprus - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Journalist dies from beating over Facebook football row
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Journalist dies from beating over Facebook football row

Aug 9th 2015, 5:10 PM 15,134 Views 2 Comments

A 30-year-old photo and video journalist for a number of online publications passed away in hospital.

# cyprus - Monday 23 February, 2015

British soldier who went to Syria to fight ISIS found and returned to unit
# Got Ya
# Got Ya

British soldier who went to Syria to fight ISIS found and returned to unit

Feb 23rd 2015, 6:37 PM 20,200 Views 34 Comments

The 19-year-old told his family he was joining the Kurdish fighters because ‘these guys need our help’.

# cyprus - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Macedonia and 3 other occasions when Ireland have been humbled by a minnow
# Upsets
From The42
# Upsets

Macedonia and 3 other occasions when Ireland have been humbled by a minnow

Oct 11th 2014, 8:30 AM 7,150 Views 6 Comments

Slip-ups against lesser opposition aren’t a common occurrence but are we due one?

# cyprus - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

A painting of a ballerina putting on her shoe - worth €6 million - has been stolen
# Oceans 14
# Oceans 14

A painting of a ballerina putting on her shoe - worth €6 million - has been stolen

Sep 30th 2014, 2:45 PM 11,116 Views 17 Comments

The piece of art wasn’t insured. Ouch.

# cyprus - Monday 14 July, 2014

Cypriots file 'war crimes' complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cypriots file 'war crimes' complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court

Jul 14th 2014, 7:20 PM 8,663 Views 11 Comments

Complaint criticises Turkish settlement activity in breakaway northern Cyprus.

# cyprus - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

No biggie, just Rio Ferdinand joining Cillian Sheridan's title-winning celebrations
# Living The Dream
From The42
# Living The Dream

No biggie, just Rio Ferdinand joining Cillian Sheridan's title-winning celebrations

Jun 3rd 2014, 12:05 PM 8,066 Views 4 Comments

Not content with scoring the winning goal in the Cypriot league decider, the Cavan man had Rio and Jody over for tea.

# cyprus - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Irish striker Cillian Sheridan clinches league win for APOEL Nicosia
# In Form Forward
From The42
# In Form Forward

Irish striker Cillian Sheridan clinches league win for APOEL Nicosia

Jun 1st 2014, 11:01 AM 7,355 Views 9 Comments

The Cavan footballer scored the only goal in a narrow win.

# cyprus - Friday 28 March, 2014

Cyprus was still imposing post-bailout cash withdrawal limits until today
# Bailout
# Bailout

Cyprus was still imposing post-bailout cash withdrawal limits until today

Mar 28th 2014, 4:59 PM 7,818 Views 16 Comments

The €300 limit was intended to prevent a run on the country’s banks.

# cyprus - Monday 30 December, 2013

The 11 biggest international stories of 2013
# Global Outlook
# Global Outlook

The 11 biggest international stories of 2013

Dec 30th 2013, 8:30 AM 26,469 Views 33 Comments

Here’s what happened around the world in 2013.

# cyprus - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Cyprus university now letting you pay fees with Bitcoins
# Tuition
# Tuition

Cyprus university now letting you pay fees with Bitcoins

Nov 21st 2013, 1:43 PM 7,656 Views 27 Comments

The country was one of the first to embrace Bitcoins after people moved their savings to the online currency following its controversial bailout.

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