Domestic violence cases jump 67%

Cases of domestic violence in Cyprus sharply increased by 67% last year from 2020 and 159% compared to pre-coronavirus 2019, according to police data. Police said Thursday that 3,362 domestic violence cases

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Six cars torched in football violence

Six cars were torched during a football match in Limassol while a father and son were attacked by opposing fans, as more incidents of hooliganism blight the game. The cars were set

Government wants answers on football violence

President Nicos Anastasiades wants to see the police report on the incident of football hooliganism, during which 20-year-old bystander Evripides Frangou was left with burns covering 45% of his body. Several days

Chlorakas clashes part of larger problem

Paphos police are looking into whether a recent clash involving up to 150 people in the village of Chlorakas is connected to an earlier incident for which police have already made six

Government condemns violence at migrant centre

Clashes between rival groups of migrants at the Pournara refugee reception centre on Monday night were unjustified, despite the facility being overcrowded, the Interior Ministry said. In an announcement on Tuesday, the