Turkish Cypriots claim passport ban ‘racist’

Nicosia’s decision to rescind the Cyprus passports of 14 officials in the breakaway north in response to opening up fenced-off Varosha was slammed as ‘racist’ by the Turkish Cypriot leadership. Turkish Cypriot

Cyprus police begin probe into passports scandal

Cyprus police have begun their investigations following revelations by Al Jazeera undercover journalists who caught Cypriot officials on camera offering to get passports for criminals. Police spokesman Christos Andreou told CNA a

Outrage, anger over passport sleaze expose

Cyprus Attorney-General George Savvides said there will be an exhaustive probe following outrage over an Al Jazeera report where officials appeared happy to bend the rules for a criminal to acquire a

Industry seeks benefit from passport scheme

Leading employers believe the controversial Cyprus passport for investment scheme should be maintained, improved and its resources redirected from property deals to funding industry as well. George Petrou, chairman of the Employers’

A passport to due diligence

By Sandra Nebritova It has been several weeks now, that the media is buzzing about the leaked information on the individuals that have managed to obtain Cyprus citizenship. Investigations were quickly opened


President wants probe into passport scheme

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said he will ask the Attorney-General to appoint an investigating committee to conduct a probe into the citizenship by investment programme following damning allegations. In a written statement