The Cyprus News Digest in collaboration with the Cyprus Mail
Cyprus News Digest 28th October 2016

The Naked Truth about Aphrodite - revealed in an erotic comic book (pictured); an end is in sight for the revamp of central Nicosia; your last chance to see a unique exhibition of historic Cypriot bridal gowns; Showstoppers arrive in Cyprus.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 8:37am EDT

Cyprus News Digest 21st October 2016

As municipalities and animal charities team up to address the problem of feral cats, we talk to Nicosia's Mayor (pictured); the Cyprus Shipping Chamber celebrates International Maritime Week, and we get a glimpse of life in medieval Cyprus.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 6:34am EDT

Cyprus News Digest 14th October 2016

Youth unemployment continues to rise in the government controlled area, while it is falling in the occupied north of Cyprus; Yiannis Georgiou (pictured) gives a piano recital in Nicosia, and seminars to teach businesses about responsible reporting of CSR and sustainability.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 5:03am EDT

Cyprus News Digest 7th October 2016

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides says European foreign policy has failed; the Women's Euro-Arabian North Pole expedition trains in Iceland; the Cyprus Rally gets under way; Nicosia celebrates its medieval heritage this weekend; sustainable tourism is taking off.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 3:48am EDT

Cyprus News Digest 30th September 2016

The commissioner for civil service reform (pictured) warns against delays in its implementation; the EU Commission Representation in Cyprus hosts a seminar on the single market; the Cyprus Rally is just a week away; the Pera festival takes place this weekend; European Day of Languages was celebrated in Nicosia this week.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 5:16am EDT

Cyprus News Digest 23rd September 2016

The deadline to register for upcoming municipal elections is looming; Nicosia marks World Tourism Day with free entry to museums and guided tours of the city; you can become a "twitcher" for a day at Eurobirdwatch16, and Startups4peace encourage bicommunal entrepreneurship.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT

Cyprus News Digest 16th September 2016

Italy launches an online campaign to dissuade migrants from risking their lives to reach Europe; a new shelter for victims of domestic violence is inaugurated in Nicosia (pictured); are women - and gender issues - largely unrepresented in the Cyprus reunification negotiations?

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 8:56am EDT

Cyprus News Digest 9th September 2016

MPs join demonstrators threatening a Greek Cypriot for doing business with a Turkish Cypriot as the Cyprus negotiations continue apace. We assess the progress of the talks with Fiona Mullen of Sapienta Economics (pictured); Climate Launchpad 2016 selects the Cypriot winners; Cyprus gets its own Maritime Academy.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 6:14am EDT

Cyprus News Digest 2nd September 2016

The government plans to reform and revamp the Postal Service; Italy pledges to rebuild the areas devastated by recent earthquakes; Cyprus Comic Con brings international stars to Nicosia this weekend.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 1:49pm EDT

Cyprus News Digest 5th August 2016

We talk at length to soul singer Joss Stone, who was in Cyprus last week (photo courtesy of Emma Charalambous and Fengaros Festival); August seems to be 'music month' in Cyprus: we hear about the Windcraft Music Festival and bring you news of many other upcoming music events

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 4:52pm EDT