Skip to Content

Watch! The Week Video News for September 14-21st, 2014

cyprus news

Core Issues Targeted in Next Phase of Peace Talks, UN Envoy Calls for Win-Win

The toughest issues in the Cyprus problem are to be tackled by the Greek-and-Turkish Cypriot negotiators, according to information from Cyprus' leaders and the United Nations.

Govt. Denies Plan To Tax Pension Benefits, Amid Teacher Strike

The government has no intention to tax the lump sum received by government employees at the end of their careers, said government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides, amid a one-day strike by primary school teachers.

Jazz in Cyprus - Interview with Saxophonist Chris Byars

jazz in cyprus

The third interview in our series on Jazz in Cyprus is with US saxophonist Chris Byars, who is extremely involved in the scene here, helping musicians to develop their music education, careers and confidence.

Egypt Ratifies Exclusive Economic Zone Deal with Cyprus

The government has welcomed the ratification of an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) agreement with Egypt, smoothing the way for the exploitation of oil and gas in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, according to information from government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides.

Rising Golf Champ Raises 13,111 Euros for Charity

cyprus golfTwelve-year-old junior golfer Nikolas Pitiris, member of the Cyprus National Junior Golf Team (U18) of the Cyprus Golf Federation and Ambassador of the Cyprus Association of Cancer Patients and Friends (PASYKAF) for the program “Our Children Matter” received the award “Together Through Life” which is PASYKAF’s top honor for individuals who make an impact to the organization.

The award was presented to Nikolas by PASYKAF’s General Manager Nicolas Philippou during the award ceremony of the 2nd Junior Charity Golf Tournament “Our Children Matter” which was held at Minthis Hills Golf Club.

All-Clear on Water Supply in Nicosia, Larnaca

Tests have confirmed that the water in Nicosia and Larnaca, specifically in Alambra, Pera Chorio Nisou and Agias Varvaras, has been given the all-clear, said the ministry of health in a statement.

CYTA Stonewalls Auditor-General on 330,000 Euro Expense

The auditor-general's office has slammed the Cyprus Telecommunications Authority for refusing to answer questions about a 330,000-euro expense for mobile phones, laptops and other equipment for promotional purposes, according to a irate statement.

Syndicate content