28.05.2018 - 01:26 [ The Guardian ]

Cyprus to step up security checks in cash-for-citizenship scheme

Cyprus has sought to curb criticism of its golden visa scheme, saying it will tighten vetting procedures for investors determined to acquire European citizenship.

With disapproval of the controversial cash-for-citizenship programme on the rise, the island announced that security checks would be stepped up. Under the renamed “Cypriot investment scheme” the number of passports granted would be capped at 700.

02.05.2018 - 19:51 [ Boston 25 News ]

Cyprus and Israel look to settle gas dispute

The Israeli companies and the European firm, which together are licensed to carry out a gas search in Israeli waters adjacent to Aphrodite, say that Cyprus can’t sign a deal with Egypt without Israel’s consent.

16.04.2018 - 05:10 [ Press TV ]

Protesters demand closure of UK airbase in Cyprus

Protest leader Akis Poullos told the Associated Press that demonstrators are demanding the closure of RAF Akrotiri, from where four British Tornado warplanes took off to take part in Friday night’s missile strike.

Poullos said Sunday’s demonstration also wanted to send the message to the Cyprus government not to lend any assistance to „imperialist attacks“ on Syria and to demand an end to the war in the country.