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  1. Body of missing diver found (Update 4)

    02.22 / 17:25 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    The authorities on Wednesday found the body of a diver missing since Saturday in the sea area off Polis. Andreas Yiangou, 31, was found around eight nautical miles from the spot search parties had found his speargun and 10 nautical miles from the Pomos harbour. Police had been notified by a fisherman. A patrol boat […] The post Body of missing diver found (Update 4) appeared first on Cyprus…
  2. Four law firms disciplined for failing to comply with Panama Papers’ instructions

    02.22 / 16:16 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Four law firms included in the so-called Panama Papers have been referred to the bar association’s disciplinary council for failing to comply with instructions, chairman Doros Ioannides told MPs on Wednesday. Speaking before the House ethics committee, Ioannides said out of the 72 firms acting as intermediaries which were named in the documents, four had […] The post Four law firms disciplined for failing to comply with Panama Papers’ instructions appeared first on Cyprus Mai…
  3. Little done to reduce private, public debt, reform economy, EU Commission says

    02.22 / 15:56 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Cyprus continues to experience “excessive economic imbalances” after it made limited progress in implementing structural reforms which could have helped address them, the European Commission said. While the island has made some progress in reducing non-performing loans,which comprise roughly half the loan portfolio of Cypriot banks, and promoting investment, progress was limited in increasing the […] The post Little done to reduce private, public debt, reform economy, EU Commission sa…
  4. Unconfirmed reports that body of missing diver has been found

    02.22 / 15:38 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Police were alerted on Wednesday afternoon that a body had been found floating in the sea in the Limni area near Polis Chrysochous. The body is believed to be 31-year-old diver Andreas Yiangou who went missing on Saturday while spear fishing in Pomos, Paphos, but police could confirm neither the existence of a body nor […] The post Unconfirmed reports that body of missing diver has been found appeared first on Cyprus…
  5. Chairman of Cyprus technical university resigns

    02.22 / 15:15 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Chairman of Cyprus’ technical university (Tepak) Stathis Papadakis has resigned his post, citing the board’s composition and external board members, it emerged on Wednesday. Papadakis said that the board’s 20 members comprise 10 academics and 10 externals, three of whom are appointed by the university’s Senate and seven by the cabinet. He told the Cyprus […] The post Chairman of Cyprus technical university resigns appeared first on Cyprus Mail…
  6. Documents linked to Laiki scandal submitted to the House

    02.22 / 14:37 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Two Greek former Pasok deputies, the dominant party in Greek politics from the 1980s until very recently, have furnished House president Demetris Syllouris with new evidence concerning now-defunct Laiki Bank’s Greek operations, it was announced on Wednesday. During a closed session of the House ethics committee, which has been investigating the reasons for the 2013 […] The post Documents linked to Laiki scandal submitted to the House appeared first on Cyprus M…
  7. Road closed after hole appears on bridge

    02.22 / 14:20 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Nicosia municipality said on Wednesday that crews were trying to find the best way to fix the hole in a street in the city centre which appeared after the sewage channel underneath it collapsed. Crews have closed off the Archbishop Makarios B’ bridge, off Stasinos Avenue, where the hole is located. The bridge connects Nicosia […] The post Road closed after hole appears on bridge appeared first on Cyprus M…
  8. EU fund plan for Paphos redevelopment made official

    02.22 / 14:10 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
      THE mayor of Paphos signed on Wednesday the official documents to release the EU structural funds, which are being used for the major upgrading works currently underway in Paphos. Some money had already been allocated to Paphos and this enabled significant portions of the works to start. “Time was pressing and Paphos was given […] The post EU fund plan for Paphos redevelopment made official appeared first on Cyprus M…
  9. Plans to renovate ancient Yeroskipou bridge

    02.22 / 13:02 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Yeroskipou municipality announced on Wednesday that a study for the restoration, maintenance and landscaping of the medieval bridge on Kotsiatis river will be ready within the year. The medieval bridge, located between Koloni and Acheleia, was declared as an ancient monument in 2015, following a request submitted by the municipality. The restoration project, it said, […] The post Plans to renovate ancient Yeroskipou bridge appeared first on Cyprus…
  10. Hospital facing malpractice suit after woman’s death

    02.22 / 12:04 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Police are investigating a case concerning alleged medical malpractice at the Limassol hospital following the death on Tuesday of a 35-year-old woman who had presented complications after a gastrectomy procedure. The case was reported to the police by the deceased woman’s family. The 35-year-old was a mother of two and was living in Paphos. According […] The post Hospital facing malpractice suit after woman’s death appeared first on Cyprus Mai…
  11. President urged to focus on animal welfare in wake of Leo’s death

    02.22 / 11:35 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Animal lovers have sent their condolences to President Nicos Anastasiades following the death of his dog, Leo, using his death as an opportunity to call on the president to improve animal welfare legislation and impose tougher penalties for animal abuse. The president announced the death of his Scottish terrier on his official Facebook account on […] The post President urged to focus on animal welfare in wake of Leo’s death appeared first on Cyprus M…
  12. Swedish arbitration court rejects complaints over 2013 bail-in

    02.22 / 11:20 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    A Swedish arbitration court rejected on Tuesday an appeal filed by two bailed-in investors from Poland against the Republic of Cyprus seeking compensation for losses suffered in Cyprus’s banking crisis four years ago, the Law Office said. “The ruling was issued by the Arbitration Court set up pursuant the arbitration rules of the Stockholm Chamber […] The post Swedish arbitration court rejects complaints over 2013 bail-in appeared first on Cyprus Mai…
  13. Regulator issues licence for first competitive power plant, investor says

    02.22 / 09:33 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    The Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA) has issued the first licence to a power producer for the competitive market, a director of Easy Power (Cyprus) Ltd said. The licence is for a 5.5 Megawatt photovoltaic plant in Potamia, a village south of Nicosia, Easy Power’s Pavlos Liassides said in an interview. The licence issue was […] The post Regulator issues licence for first competitive power plant, investor says appeared first on Cyprus M…
  14. Leaders’ meeting called off

    02.22 / 09:18 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    The meeting between President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, originally scheduled for Thursday, has been cancelled due to Akinci’s refusal to attend, according to government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides. “Unfortunately, we have just been informed by the #UN that, due to the Turkish Cypriot leader’s refusal to attend, tomorrow’s scheduled meeting will not […] The post Leaders’ meeting called off appeared first on Cyprus Mail…
  15. Official search for missing diver called off, volunteers persist

    02.22 / 09:01 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Volunteers continued on Wednesday the search to locate 31-year-old diver Andreas Yiangou who went missing on Saturday while spear fishing in Pomos, Paphos. The volunteers, according to the Cyprus News Agency, decided to continue the search for a fifth day to locate Yiangou despite the defence ministry’s decision to wrap up the search on Tuesday […] The post Official search for missing diver called off, volunteers persist appeared first on Cyprus M…
  16. Dromolaxia kiosk robbed

    02.22 / 08:57 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    A kiosk in Dromolaxia, Larnaca was robbed on Wednesday at around 1.40am, a police report said. According to police, they were alerted to the robbery when the alarm system at the building went off. Police officers who rushed to the scene before the kiosk owner arrived found that the perpetrators had gained access by breaking […] The post Dromolaxia kiosk robbed appeared first on Cyprus…
  17. Calls for minister to resign over port chaos

    02.22 / 07:41 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Opposition parties and unions on Tuesday called for Transport Minister Marios Demetiades to resign over the many problems that have arisen at Limassol port since its operation was taken over by the private company, Eurogate. The minister drew the ire of workers’ unions and opposition parties following his claims on Monday that machinery at the […] The post Calls for minister to resign over port chaos appeared first on Cyprus M…
  18. Paphos gears up for Cyprus marathon

    02.22 / 03:08 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    In less than two weeks thousands of runners will line up in Paphos to participate in what promises to be the largest Cyprus marathon event to date. Now in its 19th year, the Logicom Cyprus Marathon will be held on Sunday March 5, and will see around 2,000 runners take part in the four events: […] The post Paphos gears up for Cyprus marathon appeared first on Cyprus…