Republic of Cyprus becomes the first EU member state to join the Digital Cooperation Organization

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO) welcomed the Republic of Cyprus as the latest member state as it becomes the first European Union country to join the DCO, an news/” 2169 target=”_blank”>international organization that aims to accelerate the inclusive growth of the digital economy to drive sustainable growth […]

Turkey stoking tensions in eastern Med, say Greece, Cyprus

Cyprus’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides looks on during a meeting with Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens, Greece, April 5, 2022. REUTERS/Louiza Vradi/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NICOSIA, July 28 (Reuters) – Greece and […]

Cyprus president tests positive for COVID-19, mild symptoms

A government official says the president of Cyprus  has tested positive for the coronavirus ByThe Associated Press July 19, 2022, 5:51 AM NICOSIA, Cyprus — The president of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, has tested positive for the coronavirus, a government official said Tuesday. Government spokesman Marios Pelekanos said Anastasiades tested positive during routine testing. Pelekanos said […]

Cyprus president: Turkish Cypriot proposals aim at partition

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Proposals put forward by the leader of Cyprus’ breakaway Turkish Cypriots are a new, “unacceptable” bid for the ethnically divided island’s permanent partition, the nation’s Greek Cypriot president said Wednesday. President Nicos Anastasiades said in a statement that he considered the ideas to be “another attempt to entrench the unacceptable narrative […]

Four charged over Cyprus ‘cash-for-passports’ scheme

Four people, including the former president of the Cyprus Parliament, have been charged with corruption over a cash-for-passports scandal exposed by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit. The four are due to stand trial in the capital, Nicosia, on 12 September after the island’s attorney general filed five counts of conspiracy to defraud the state and untoward […]

Crypto.com scores regulatory approval from Cyprus SEC

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com continues to aggressively expand its reach, becoming the latest crypto firm officially authorized to operate in Cyprus. Crypto.com has received regulatory approval from the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), the firm announced to Cointelegraph on Friday. The approval enables Crypto.com to offer a number of products and services to customers […]

Cyprus launches first underwater archaeological park at ancient port

LIMASSOL, Cyprus, July 14 (Reuters) – Cyprus has opened its first underwater archaeological park, offering visitors a glimpse of history at one of the eastern Mediterranean’s best preserved ancient harbours. Visitors swim at the underwater archaeological park of the ancient port of Amathus in Limassol, Cyprus, July 9, 2022. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou Read More The now-submerged […]