Category Archives: General

Famagusta Municipality and organisations coordinate reaction to Turkish machinations

The Municipality of Famagusta and the Coordinating Committee of Famagusta Organisations met on Wednesday to discuss ways to react to Turkish machinations regarding the town, which has remained uninhabited since the 1974 Turkish invasion of the island. ...

CYPRUS: Exploding munitions in Turkish military depot rock north

A series of blasts rocked Turkish occupied north of Cyprus when a fire broke out near an ammunition depot in the early hours of Thursday close to the coastal village of Ayios Epiktitos (Catalkoy).The Turkish Defense Ministry said the fire

CYPRUS Government employed personnel remains stable at 51,486

The number of government employees remained relatively unchanged at 51,486 in August 2019, compared with 51,475 in the same month last year, despite an increase in temporary staff.Official figures showed that permanent staff decreased by 444 or 1.5%, f...

CYPRUS: Land Registry can’t explain why a plot worth EUR 70 mln is now EUR 5 mln

The Land Registry admitted it may have been mistaken in their appraisal of a state plot opposite the former Nicosia Hilton Hotel in the heart of the capital, estimating the property at just Euros 5 mln down from Euros 70

‘IPC’ is by definition ineffective in the case of Varosha, lawyer tells CNA

Cypriot applicants highlight in Strasbourg the ineffectiveness of the Immovable Property Commission (IPC) operating in the Turkish-occupied part of Cyprus, with their lawyer Achilleas Demetriades making particular reference to property cases situated i...

Cypriot refugee turns to European Court of Justice to claim compensation from EU Turkey funds

A Cypriot refugee has turned to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), to pursue his compensation claim for the loss of use of his property in the northern, Turkish-occupied part of Cyprus, claiming part of the pre-accession