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News Cyprus » Famagusta District: Achna council puts off decision on crocodile park

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

“The community council decided unanimously to ask the head of district administration in Famagusta, Giorgos Chrysafinis, to convene a meeting of all the relevant state services, in the presence of the company that wants to create the crocodile ...

News Cyprus » Famagusta District: Famagusta, the ghost town at the heart of Cyprus

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Publication date: Saturday 16 August 2014

With the deepest port in Cyprus, Famagusta handled more than 80 per cent of the island’s cargo, much of which comprised a vast tonnage of citrus fruit picked from the local orchards. The modern district, where the luxury hotels and apartments were ...

News Cyprus » Famagusta District: Five things to know about Cyprus

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Publication date: Friday 02 February 2018

Cyprus holds a tight presidential ... the international jet set graced the beaches of Famagusta. Sophia Loren owned a house there, and it was a favourite of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. The city's Varosha district is now an abandoned and fenced ...

News Cyprus » Famagusta District: In search of Famagusta: Wandering in a beautiful Mediterranean island, Cyprus

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Publication date: Saturday 09 September 2017

A glimpse of the Famagusta Gate, which would traditionally lead to the Famagusta district, in Nicosia’s old city, had been the only solace. My last day in Cyprus saw a minor change in the itinerary to include some beach hopping. After brief stopovers at ...

News Cyprus » Famagusta District: How a ghost town embodies the Cypriot divide

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Publication date: Sunday 11 September 2016

could become part of a larger ecocity [Wojtek Arciszewski/Al Jazeera] Famagusta, Cyprus - Four decades ago, time froze in the coastal Cypriot district of Varosha. Eggs were still boiling on hot stovetops. Children's toys remained strewn across living-room ...

News Cyprus » Famagusta District: Agia Napa Mayor: Cyprus tourism product should be upgraded

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Publication date: Wednesday 12 August 2015

Award for Cyprus' Beaches important for tourism ... the number of bookings in hotels in the holiday resort of Agia Napa and in the free areas of Famagusta district has been reported while at the same time, there is a markedly decline in revenue, compared ...

News Cyprus » Famagusta District: Two British men stabbed in Cyprus resort, one dead

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Publication date: Saturday 13 August 2016

A British man was fatally stabbed and another Briton wounded during a pre-dawn knife attack at Cyprus' coastal resort of Ayia Napa ... after getting into a shoving match with one of them, Famagusta District Assistant Police Chief Georgios Economou told ...

News Cyprus » Famagusta District: Mother of Cyprus canoe death soldier 'hopes inquest will provide answers'

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Publication date: Wednesday 08 March 2017

British kayaking instructor David Hughes, 48, was charged with causing death by a dangerous or reckless act and appeared before Famagusta District Court in Cyprus for trial in May last year. But on Tuesday proceedings against him were halted after a judge ...

News Cyprus » Famagusta District: George Low stabbing: Ayia Napa killing 'followed urine row'

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Publication date: uesday 16 August 2016

A British holidaymaker stabbed to death in Cyprus was involved in a row about urinating ... A woman who appeared at Famagusta District Court in connection with the case told Cypriot police the attack was triggered after two British men were seen urinating ...

News Cyprus » Famagusta District: Illegal, lucrative bird trapping on Cyprus must stop: conservationists

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Publication date: Wednesday 15 March 2017

BirdLife says more action is needed. In a report last year, the organization highlighted the Famagusta district in southeast Cyprus as the worst region in the Mediterranean for illegal bird trapping. Birds such as blackcaps and warblers are often lured ...