Daily Archives: August 25, 2019

Turnout in mayoral elections for Famagusta at 15.9% until 12.00 noon

Turnout in mayoral elections for Famagusta at 15.9% until 12.00 noon

Voter turnout in elections held on Sunday for the next Famagusta mayor was 15.9% until 12.00, when polls closed for an one-hour break until 13.00 local time (10.00am GMT).…

Greek Cypriot efforts for a Cyprus settlement meet Turkey’s intransigence, senior official says

Until now, all efforts of the Greek Cypriot side are being met with intransigence on the part of Turkey, while Ankara escalates its provocations to the detriment of the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus, said Theodosis Tsiolas, the

Cyprus President bids farewell to Mouyiaris praising his life-time achievements

Nikos Mouyiaris, a prominent member of the Cypriot-American community who died in the United States, was buried on Sunday in his home town, Athienou, in Larnaca District. Speaking at the burial service, in Panagia Chryseleousa Church, President of Cyprus Nicos

Simos Ioannou elected Mayor of Famagusta

Simos Ioannou was elected on Sunday Mayor of the Turkish-occupied Municipality of Famagusta, securing 48.94% of the vote or 4,697 votes. Ioannou succeeds Alexis Galanos, who passed away last month.

According to the final results announced by Returning Officer Georgios …

CYPRUS: Nicosia has become an illegal dumping ground

Areas around the capital have been turned into illegal tipping sites as residents and rubbish collectors are dumping home and construction waste in fields and riverbeds threatening the environment and public health.

Moreover, the government has come under fire from …

Polling stations open for Famagusta mayoral elections

Polling stations in Cyprus opened at 7.00am local time (4.00am GMT) for 31,589 people from Famagusta who elect today their mayor, after the sudden death of Alexis Galanos last month.

Returning officer Georgios Chrysafinis told CNA that polls opened as …