UN patrol vehicle attacked

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has condemned an attack by unidentified perpetrators against a UN patrol vehicle in the Nicosia buffer zone. UNFICYP said the incident occurred at around

Cyprus condemns attack on Ukraine

President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday denounced Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, saying Cyprus condemns “any actions which violate the sovereignty and territorial integrity of an independent country”. Speaking from EXPO 2020 in Dubai,


Big Potato gets the chop

A giant potato statue that has garnered world attention was toppled after another vandal attack on the popular tourism site in Xylophagou. Police are investigating the chopping down of the so-called “Big


Blast, arson attack on two primary schools

A hand-made explosive device caused extensive damage at a Limassol primary school pre-dawn on Thursday, while a Nicosia village school was the target of arsonists, with evidence suggesting links to anti-maskers. Police

AEL basketball star still critical

Cyprus police have arrested a second person in connection with the violent attack on AEL Limassol’s US basketball player Corey Manigault who is still in critical condition with a serious head injury.

Cypriot held for attacking AEL basketball star

Cyprus police have arrested a 46-year-old man from Nicosia for the suspected attempted murder of AEL Limassol’s US basketball player Corey Manigault while looking to identify others involved in the attack. AEL