Latest News for: Nicosia land


Australian donation to help group plant 300k trees in Nicosia

Greek City Times 13 Aug 2021
Thanks to the sponsorship they provided us, but also the donation of land in the area of Flasou in Nicosia district by volunteers, who were already actively involved in our activities, this goal will be achieved very soon.” ... The Nicosia-based organisation cooperates with various public and private bodies such as universities and schools.

Cyprus Police Charge Smoker Who Slapped Flight Attendant

The National Herald 11 Aug 2021
NICOSIA -- In another example of air rage – although this time after a plane landed and not about COVID masks – police on Cyprus charged a man who refused to put out a cigarette with attacking a flight ...

Israel: Ties with Cyprus, Greece going strong after Herzog-Erdogan call

The Jerusalem Post 21 Jul 2021
Erdogan spoke of peace talks with Cyprus based on "two states," in a speech given hours earlier in the divided Cypriot capital of Nicosia. Turkish Cypriots recently reopened Varosha, a resort that became a no-man's-land after Turkey invaded the ethnically-divided Mediterranean Island in 1974.  ... .

Israeli soccer raring to get back on pitch

The Jerusalem Post 21 Jan 2021
Israeli sports are back in business this weekend after a two-week break due to the nationwide lockdown ... current campaign for APOEL Nicosia in Cyprus ... After only nine games for APOEL Nicosia, the Portuguese defender will make his way back to the Holy Land to the delight of fans and management alike as the yellow-and-blue looks ... Raymond Atteveld ... place ... .

As Turks Frolic On Abandoned Varosha Resort Beach, Unity Hopes Slide Away

The National Herald 02 Nov 2020
NICOSIA -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's decision to reopen a beach in the abandoned once-famous resort of Varosha on the occupied side of Cyprus got elected a hardliner leader he backed but is seeing hopes to reunify the island divided by an unlawful 1974 Turkish invasion just about gone.

Iranian asylum seeker stuck in limbo on divided Cyprus

Arab News 27 Sep 2020
NICOSIA ... His tent is pitched between two checkpoints in western Nicosia, among the weeds outside an abandoned house in the quasi-“no man’s land” that separates the northern and southern parts of Cyprus, which has been divided since 1974 ... of land that divides the two territories.

Boat with 51 migrants arrives in Cyprus

The Star 05 Sep 2020
NICOSIA, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- A boat with 51 migrants landed on the east coast of Cyprus on Saturday, adding to the scores of new arrivals on the Mediterranean island, police said ... .

Black September - The story of the other 9/11

The Jerusalem Post 03 Sep 2020
When the jet landed, the hijackers identified themselves as PFLP and told the passengers they were in a “friendly country,” Jordan ... When we landed in Nicosia, someone from the American Consulate lectured us about the suffering of the Palestinians.

French Fighter Jets On Cyprus Will Patrol Waters Near Turkish Drilling

The National Herald 12 Aug 2020
NICOSIA -- Two French fighter jets and a cargo plane landed on Cyprus where they will work with French naval forces offshore near waters where Turkey has been drilling for oil and gas.

As coronavirus lockdown eases, Cypriots still in limbo

Metro USA 06 May 2020
NICOSIA (Reuters) – Deniz Birinci had just hours ... For now, the anxious mother Birinci is able to see members of her family once a week across metal barricades in the no-man’s-land controlled by the United Nations at a checkpoint in Nicosia, but no touching is allowed.

Cyprus confirms three new coronavirus cases, total hikes to 10

Kathimerini 12 Mar 2020
The man had been placed in isolation in the north Nicosia ... The couple were part of a group of some 30 tourists from Balingen who landing at Ercan airport in north Nicosia on Sunday evening and took a tour bus to Famagusta where they checked in at a local hotel on the eastern coast.

Cyprus to Send Security Forces to the Greek-Turkish Land Border

The National Herald 08 Mar 2020
NICOSIA – Cyprus announced it will send security forces to the Greek-Turkish land border to help protect it ... It claimed the vehicle was partly purchased with EU border funds ... .

Money Manager Takes Pride in Defending Armenia

Asbarez 12 Feb 2020
‘What’s your family background?’ But Mark Chenian nods gravely, sitting in the executive lounge on the top floor of the Landmark in Nicosia ... school in Nicosia, his own alma mater. He wanted the land sold and the school relocated to L.A., where the diaspora has largely shifted.

Outlook 2020: Multi-Family Leads the Way for Development

Flathead Beacon 01 Jan 2020
City Manager Susan Nicosia said in October the city also approved a 48-lot residential subdivision on 55 acres off U.S ...Mick and his team are looking at the best and highest use of that land,” Nicosia said ... Nicosia also notes that the city’s industrial park has 90 acres listed for sale.

30 years after the Berlin Wall, Cyprus' division endures

Elko Daily Free Press 09 Nov 2019
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus' no man's land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world's last — on Europe's southeastern frontier.