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A complaint was made last year over a Captain Cook statue erected in 1879 in Australia's largest city Sydney, because the engraving on the monument's base says: “Discovered this territory, 1770”. Aboriginal people had lived on the continent for an estimated 60,000 years before Cook dropped anchor in ...
A stand-off between Peyia municipality and Leptos developers has left visitors to the popular blue-flagged Coral Bay beach without access to kiosks and forced to use stinking toilets. The two kiosks selling food and drinks on the beach remain closed even though the tourist season has started, and the ...

The march is a symbolic walk of about 4km through various cities and towns held in memory of Christodoula, a cancer patient who died alone and helpless under an orange tree in the village of Sotira in 1974. “The walk is a reminder to the public that cancer patients are not alone and they can help the ...
Further along the busy road, which is home to many of the town's hotels, apartments, restaurants, bars and cafes, guests at a newer complex are ... When contacted by the Cyprus Mail and informed about the illegal rubbish, the head of the municipality cleanliness department said he would forward the ...
Crystal Palace and Huddersfield Town look to have winnable games against Leicester City and Everton respectively while Brighton and Hove Albion travel to Burnley. Time was when Manchester United v Arsenal at this time of the year would have been a title decider but on Sunday most interest will centre ...
The issue raised by the construction of a new House of Representatives has highlighted a serious problem that Cyprus faces with its sustainable ... Yiorkadjis said the Nicosia municipality had for decades supported development and rejuvenation of the old town and Green Line areas so they would not be ...

Protesters on Thursday urged ethnically-split Cyprus' government and breakaway Turkish Cypriot authorities to step up their protests against a nuclear power plant Russia is building on Turkey's Mediterranean coastline. Around 250 Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot protesters on Thursday linked arms ...
Mayor of Paphos Phedonas Phedonos said the new lifeguard system was announced without any prior notice, and if implemented would mean the municipality having to cough up thousands of euros more to cover additional costs, which on some beaches is totally unnecessary. “In the new national plan it ...
Europe's top human rights body says Cyprus police must effectively address incidents of physical abuse against detainees amid "credible allegations" that officers, slapped, punched and kicked people in custody, including foreign nationals. In a report Thursday, the Council of Europe's Committee for the ...
Cyprus' Finance minister said that, "It is a step of significance, which further opens the way for the expansion of the economic, the commercial, the financial ties between our governments (...) This is a relationship that we want to sustain regardless of the UK's forthcoming exit from the EU. Despite the exit, we ...

France's interior ministry said on Twitter on Friday that security officials were carrying out an operation at a supermarket in town of Trebes in southern France. The UNSA police union also said on Twitter a police operation was underway after an individual had earlier shot at four officers in the Carcassone ...
Protesters marched into City Hall during the day shouting “It's a phone, not a gun” and demanded to see the police chief. “I have four grandbabies who are black and I don't want them taken,” said protester Tami Collins, 47, who is white. Sacramento police said the shooting stemmed from a report of ...
The district administration is also examining the possibility of suing the municipality in connection with work done in front of the Cavo Maris hotel, and Konnos beach, the ministry said. The ministry said it would take all necessary measures when needed, including to restore an area or take someone to court.
Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen on Friday reported that Ozersay, who visited the Maronite villages of Ayia Marina and Asomatos on Thursday, said that the new 'government' would announce in the coming days practical adjustments improving the previous administration's decision to impose a customs ...
“Yesterday, a letter from the attorney-general suspended indefinitely the case against all of the defendants including the mayor, the city council, the municipality of Paphos and the contractor,” one of the defendants, Andreas Chrysanthou, a Paphos councillor, told the Cyprus Mail on Wednesday.
Limassol is one of the world's top 100 cities ACCORDING to a survey conducted by Mercer, Limassol is one of the top 100 cities in the world for its Quality of Living Index, which considers the quality of life that a city has to offer. The survey is one of the world's most comprehensive and is conducted annually ...
The WiFi4EU programme offers vouchers worth €15,000 for municipalities to set up Wi-Fi hotspots in public spaces, including libraries, museums, public parks, squares. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the WiFi4EU initiative aims at connecting “every European village and every city with ...
Now, the village is a ghost town. The abandoned structures face prime views of the very dam that damned them into abandonment. Old stone houses and slightly newer, more modern models alike erode and decay. The weathered buildings stand like sad, forgotten memorials to the people who once called the settlement ...
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he was expecting to hold a campaign rally in a European city next month ahead of June elections despite a ban by some Western countries on Turkish politicians campaigning abroad. “God willing, in May, we will hold our first meeting in a closed sports ...


 

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