Cyprus vows zero tolerance for corruption

President Nicos Anastasiades said his government is determined to tackle corruption and promote transparency and accountability during a meeting with OSCE Parliamentary Assembly leader Margareta Cederfelt. Anastasiades informed Cederfelt on the policies

GHS doctor faces fraud prosecution

A doctor in Cyprus registered with the General Health System will be prosecuted for filing payment requests for services he never provided, Attorney General George Savvides said on Wednesday. In a statement

Cyprus backslides in corruption fight

Corruption watchdog Transparency International says Cyprus has lapsed in its battle against sleaze, making little progress over a decade, despite recent measures ushered in by Parliament. In Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index

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Time for anti-corruption agency

The House of Representatives is set to vote on 9 December 2021 on a bill – which has been pending for years – to establish an Independent Anti-Corruption Authority. The UN has

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Fighting corruption takes courage

Justice Minister Stephie Drakou was in parliament this week, where she told MPs the new framework for an independent anti-corruption agency would be in place at the beginning of 2022. Naturally, MPs

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Restoring trust after Pandora Papers

The European Parliament opened Pandora’s box for Cyprus and its political system following the release of the now-famous Pandora’s Papers that exposed countries, politicians involved or connected to dirty money and the

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