Nicosia

Israeli hotel group expanding presence in Cyprus

New major investment plans in Cyprus are under way by Fattal Hotel Group, the largest hospitality organization in Israel and one of the fastest-growing hotel groups - with 270 units in 117 destinations. It is now further expanding its portfolio in Cyprus. 

The company owns nine hotel units in Paphos, Larnaca, Protaras and Limassol. 

SYRIZA condemns Turkish Cypriot attacks against UN peacekeepers

The assault on Friday against members of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) by Turkish Cypriots, after they attempted to block unauthorized road construction works inside the buffer zone near Pyla, "is absolutely condemnable,"the main opposition said in a statement.

UN condemns assault on personnel and vehicles inside Cyprus buffer zone

UN peacekeepers on Cyprus have condemned an assault on its personnel and damage to its vehicles "by personnel from the Turkish Cypriot side" on Friday morning.

In a statement, the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) said the incident took place inside the buffer zone near Pyla as its peacekeepers blocked unauthorized construction work in the area.

Influential Greek-Cypriot in Chicago’s Greek community dies

The International Coordinating Committee - Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) has announced the death of Leo Louchios, a "giant" of local politics in Chicago, Illinois.

He was 66 years old.

Born in Nicosia, Louchios arrived in America as a refugee fleeing the brutal Turkish invasion of Cyprus on July 20, 1974.

Deputy defense minister and army chief in Cyprus to mark invasion anniversary

Deputy Defense Minister Nikos Hardalias and Chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff General Konstantinos Floros travelled to Cyprus on Thursday to attend the memorial services marking 49 years since the invasion of the island by Turkish Forces in 1974.

Nicosia sees window of opportunity

Despite the fact that for the time being Ankara appears immovable, Nicosia is sensing a willingness on the part of the international community to support new negotiations for the resolution of the Cyprus problem, with the "window of opportunity" that has opened with the perceived turn of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan toward the West. 

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