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#Cyprus

# cyprus - Friday 9 October, 2020

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town

The move threatened to further inflame tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey has been engaged in bitter maritime disputes with Greece and Cyprus.

# cyprus - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Green List remains unchanged with just four countries on list

Cyprus, Finland, Latvia and Liechtenstein are still the only four countries on the list.

# cyprus - Friday 17 January, 2020

British teen found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus launches appeal against conviction

The 19-year-old woman returned to the UK last week.

# cyprus - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

British teenager convicted of lying over Cyprus rape returns to UK vowing to clear her name

The 19-year-old woman was handed a four-month jail term, suspended for three years.

# cyprus - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

British 19-year-old handed suspended sentence after being found guilty of lying about Cyprus gang rape

The teenager had claimed she was raped by up to 12 Israeli tourists in a hotel room in July.

# cyprus - Friday 3 January, 2020

British teen facing jail in Cyprus who says she was forced to retract rape claim asks Boris Johnson for help

The 19-year-old woman was found guilty in a Cypriot court of lying about being gang-raped and will be sentenced on Tuesday.

# cyprus - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

UK foreign office expresses 'serious concern' over conviction of British woman for lying in Cyprus rape trial

The Cypriot government has defended the independence of its courts.

# cyprus - Saturday 16 November, 2019

From The42 Christie and McGinn hit the net as understrength Scotland defeat Cyprus Match Winner

Christie and McGinn hit the net as understrength Scotland defeat Cyprus

Scotland geared up for next year’s Euro 2020 play-offs with victory in a qualification dead-rubber.

# cyprus - Thursday 1 August, 2019

From The42 As it happened: Apollon v Shamrock Rovers, Europa League second qualifying round Liveblog

As it happened: Apollon v Shamrock Rovers, Europa League second qualifying round

Stephen Bradley’s men traveled to Cyprus for the second leg of their Europa League qualifier.

# cyprus - Monday 1 July, 2019

Suspected stray Syrian anti-aircraft missile hits north Cyprus

The missile was launched as part of an air defence system during an Israeli air raid. No one was injured in the incident.

# cyprus - Monday 24 June, 2019

Cyprus court hands 7 life terms to 'first serial killer'

He said he was “tortured by memories” and could not explain why he had carried out the killings.

# cyprus - Saturday 8 June, 2019

From The42 Steve Clarke begins reign over Scotland with dramatic win against Cyprus Scots

Steve Clarke begins reign over Scotland with dramatic win against Cyprus

Oliver Burke scored an 89th minute winner for Clarke’s side.

# cyprus - Monday 29 April, 2019

Cyprus serial killer case: Suitcase containing woman's remains pulled from toxic lake

The suspect confessed last Thursday to killing a total of five women and two of their daughters.

# cyprus - Thursday 25 April, 2019

From The42 'He's still my mentor to this day... If I need advice, he's always there to help me' Support

'He's still my mentor to this day... If I need advice, he's always there to help me'

Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe of Derry City on the influence of Don Ubah on his career.

# cyprus - Sunday 23 December, 2018

From The42 ‘We beat the British Army 37-0. A few weeks later we won against Germany and were European champions’ Throwback This post contains videos

‘We beat the British Army 37-0. A few weeks later we won against Germany and were European champions’

Goalkeeper Dean Delany reflects on winning the U18 European Championships in Cyprus and playing in the 1999 World Youth Cup in Nigeria under Brian Kerr.

# cyprus - Friday 28 September, 2018

Irish Malyali community 'in shock' over death of student (20s) following balcony fall in Cyprus

The woman is understood to have been killed after she fell from a building at the University of Nicosia in north Cyprus.

# cyprus - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Kosovo asks Cyprus to extradite man accused of organising over 30 illegal kidney removals

The ‘mastermind’ has been hunted by authorities for almost a decade.

# cyprus - Friday 28 April, 2017

Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl

The child’s Norwegian father and Greek Cypriot mother have been engaged in a bitter custody battle.

# cyprus - Friday 21 April, 2017

Geldof draws ire of Greek Cypriots over concert in Turkish-occupied area

The event in Famagusta has drawn widespread condemnation from Cyprus’ Greek-speaking community.

# cyprus - Friday 31 March, 2017

Irish pensioner arrested in Cyprus after loaded guns and crossbow found in his home

The man is being questioned by police.

# cyprus - Sunday 30 October, 2016

The world record-holding rugby team that didn't even get a chance to qualify for the World Cup

A lot is made about New Zealand’s 18 games unbeaten, but Cyprus hit 24 wins in Europe.

# cyprus - Saturday 7 May, 2016

'It's not a decision I can make, I just have to keep scoring'

Cillian Sheridan speaks to The42 about his hopes of playing for Ireland again and life in Cyprus.

# cyprus - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Irish striker Cillian Sheridan helps fire his side to Cypriot Cup final

The former Celtic man is in a rich vein of form in Cyprus.

# cyprus - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

British hostage had photo taken with EgyptAir hijacker

“I figured if his bomb was real I’d nothing to lose anyway”.

# cyprus - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

"It's over": Plane standoff ends after hijacker surrenders in Cyprus

The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed no Irish citizens were involved.

Cypriot president criticised for 'there's always a woman' remark after plane hijack Always A Woman Involved This post contains videos

Cypriot president criticised for 'there's always a woman' remark after plane hijack

President Nicos Anastasiades made the comments in response to reports that the hijacker had acted to try and communicate with his ex-wife.

# cyprus - Thursday 3 December, 2015

The UK began bombing Isis in Syria just hours after last night's vote

Six targets were the focus of RAF Tornado jets.

# cyprus - Thursday 3 September, 2015

From The42 Gareth Bale is single-handedly leading Wales to Euro 2016 after scoring another winner Reliant This post contains videos

Gareth Bale is single-handedly leading Wales to Euro 2016 after scoring another winner

The Real Madrid star bagged the only goal of the game as Chris Coleman’s side cemented their place at the top of Group B.

# cyprus - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From The42 Journalist dies from beating over Facebook football row RIP

Journalist dies from beating over Facebook football row

A 30-year-old photo and video journalist for a number of online publications passed away in hospital.

# cyprus - Monday 23 February, 2015

British soldier who went to Syria to fight ISIS found and returned to unit

The 19-year-old told his family he was joining the Kurdish fighters because ‘these guys need our help’.

# cyprus - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From The42 Macedonia and 3 other occasions when Ireland have been humbled by a minnow Upsets

Macedonia and 3 other occasions when Ireland have been humbled by a minnow

Slip-ups against lesser opposition aren’t a common occurrence but are we due one?

# cyprus - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

A painting of a ballerina putting on her shoe - worth €6 million - has been stolen

The piece of art wasn’t insured. Ouch.

# cyprus - Monday 14 July, 2014

Cypriots file 'war crimes' complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court

Complaint criticises Turkish settlement activity in breakaway northern Cyprus.

# cyprus - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

No biggie, just Rio Ferdinand joining Cillian Sheridan's title-winning celebrations

Not content with scoring the winning goal in the Cypriot league decider, the Cavan man had Rio and Jody over for tea.

# cyprus - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From The42 Irish striker Cillian Sheridan clinches league win for APOEL Nicosia In Form Forward This post contains videos

Irish striker Cillian Sheridan clinches league win for APOEL Nicosia

The Cavan footballer scored the only goal in a narrow win.

# cyprus - Friday 28 March, 2014

Cyprus was still imposing post-bailout cash withdrawal limits until today

The €300 limit was intended to prevent a run on the country’s banks.

# cyprus - Monday 30 December, 2013

The 11 biggest international stories of 2013

Here’s what happened around the world in 2013.

# cyprus - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Cyprus university now letting you pay fees with Bitcoins

The country was one of the first to embrace Bitcoins after people moved their savings to the online currency following its controversial bailout.

# cyprus - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Slight rise in EU unemployment rate

The biggest increases in unemployment were in Greece and Cyprus. Ireland is seventh worst out of the 28 EU members.

# cyprus - Friday 27 September, 2013

Cyprus gets €1.5bn from EU's emergency fund

The crisis-hit nation has now received half of the package it was pencilled to get from the ESM.

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