AG briefed over monks’ cash and sex scandal

Attorney General George Savvides was briefed on Thursday by the Chief of Police, Stelios Papatheodorou, over an ongoing investigation into the latest cash scandal involving monks at the monastery of Saint Avvakoum.

Basketball match-fixing scandal

Cypriot and foreign basketball players are involved in match-fixing scandals, according to an independent probe commissioned by the Cyprus Sports Ethics and Protection Committee. The probe’s 523-page report was handed to Attorney


Cyprus rejects link to Greek spying scandal

The government on Tuesday hit back at Opposition AKEL’s accusations that its silence is deafening over an alleged Cyprus link to an eavesdropping scandal in Greece and the infamous ‘spy van’ affair.

Top cop in prison scandal to be suspended

Justice Minister Stephi Dracos has decided to suspend the senior police officer accused of trying to blackmail the prison governor with a compromising video. After prison boss Anna Aristotelous made a formal

Former MPs face prosecution over passport scandal

Police are requesting the prosecution of former House Speaker Demetris Syllouris and ex-AKEL MP Christakis Giovani implicated in the golden passport scandal, which ended the citizenship for investment scheme. Police have completed

President assures no cover-up in commissioner scandal

President Nicos Anastasiades pledged nothing would be swept under the carpet after Volunteerism Commissioner Yiannis Yiannaki resigned after revelations he allegedly forged his academic credentials. “We (the government) do not cover up

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