Country: Cyprus

Mathiatis residents fear gold mining will destroy ancient site


Evie Andreou, Cyprus Mail, 7th Jun 2017.

Cyprus leads effort to stamp out 'trade in blood antiquities'


Famagusta Gazette, 19th May 2017.

Cyprus New convention targets illegal antiquities dealers


Menelaos Hadjicostis, Fox News, 17th May 2017.

Church regains three icons stolen from the north

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail, 5th May 2017.

Cyprus 'very interested' in return of Parthenon Marbles says Kadis

(Cyprus; Greece)

Cyprus Mail, 15th Feb 2017.

Cyprus Police seize 1.383 artworks and antiquities during operation "Pandora"


Famagusta Gazette, 23rd Jan 2017.

Cyprus petition launched for return on Elgin Marbles to Greece

(Greece; Cyprus; United Kingdom)

Annette Chrysostomou, Cyprus Mail, 28th Dec 2016.

Ancient stolen artefact repatriated


Evie Andreou, Cyprus Mail, 24th Nov 2016.

Antiquities department had no power to act in Salamis case, auditor-general rules


Evie Andreou, Cyprus Mail, 16th Nov 2016.

Cyprus police coordinated Europe-wide Pandora operation to hunt down missing antiquities


Philip Mark, Cyprus Mail, 12th Nov 2016.

Paphos mayor says he feel vindicated following archaeology arrests


Philip Mark, Cyprus Mail, 10th Nov 2016.

Antiquities seized


Rachael Gillett, Cyprus Mail, 9th Nov 2016.

Outcry after Toledo Museum of Art sells ancient Greek and Egyptian objects at auction

(United States of America; Egypt; Cyprus)

Aimee Dawson, The Art Newspaper, 5th Nov 2016.

Cyprus demands auction be stopped

(United States of America; Cyprus)

Roberta Gedert, The Toledo Blade, 25th Oct 2016.

Art expert slams Toledo museum on sale of antiquities

(United States of America; Egypt; Cyprus; Greece)

Wynne Everett, The Toledo Blade, 24th Oct 2016.

Cyprus to spearhead war on illicit trafficking of cultural property


Famagusta Gazette, 26th Sep 2016.

Unsupervised digs and illicit ticket sales rampant at historc sites


Angelos Anastasiou, Cyprus Mail, 23rd Sep 2016.

Exhibition with antiquities from occupied Cyprus opens on September 23


Famagusta Gazette, 22nd Sep 2016.

AG to decide about antiquities irregularities


George Psyllides, Cyprus Mail, 8th Sep 2016.

Audit Office raids Paphos museum and sites


Cyprus Mail, 1st Sep 2016.

Spat over Paphos antiquities continues


Cyprus Mail, 9th Aug 2016.

Ministry to ask police to investigate allegations of missing antiquities made by Paphos mayor


Evie Andreou, Cyprus Mail, 8th Aug 2016.

Partial return of looted collection


Jean Christou, Cyprus Mail, 7th Aug 2016.

Ancient Clay Figurine Repatriated to Cyprus from UK


Ioanna Zikakou, Greek Reporter, 5th Aug 2016.

Phedonos lashes out at antiquities head, refuses to retract allegations of artefact thefts


Bejay Browne, Cyprus Mail, 26th Jul 2016.

Cyprus and Egypt sign organised crime accord

(Egypt; Cyprus)

In Cyprus, 16th Jun 2016.

Man arrested after Bronze-Age pots found


Cyprus Mail, 9th Jun 2016.

Special ceremony to mark return of valuable icons


Cyprus Mail, 30th Mar 2016.

Odyssey Explorer: Cyprus to examine suspect cargo of antiquities from offshore supply ship

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Cahal Milmo, The Independent, 16th Jan 2016.

Salvage Vessel Detained Over Antiquities Possession

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

The Maritime Executive, 29th Dec 2015.

Cyprus seeks Lebanese expertise on seized treasures

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Ya Libnan, 28th Dec 2015.

Cypriot Authorities Found 18th Century Antiquities on Board an American Ship

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Anastassios Adamopoulos, Greek Reporter, 24th Dec 2015.

Antiquities on board seized vessel 'not unique to Cyprus'

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Andria Kades, Cyprus Mail, 24th Dec 2015.

Treasure hunters seized in Limassol

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Elias Hazou, Cyprus Mail, 24th Dec 2015.

Ship with stolen artefacts docks at Limassol port

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

In Cyprus, 23rd Dec 2015.

Cypriot Tasoula Hadjitofi vows to halt illicit art trafficking by terrorists


Famagusta Gazette, 12th Dec 2015.

Looted artefacts from occupied Cyprus returned

(Cyprus; Canada)

In Cyprus, Parikiaki, 28th Nov 2015.

Man arrested with antiquities


In Cyprus, 26th Sep 2015.

Reception to welcome back stolen artefacts


Cyprus Mail, 15th Sep 2015.

Stolen artefacts repatriated

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail, 28th Aug 2015.

Cyprus, Iraq sign agreement on bilateral political cooperation

(Iraq; Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette, 12th Jun 2015.

The Treasure Debate


Bejay Browne, Cyprus Mail, 17th May 2015.

New body to combat looting and trafficking of antiquities


Cyprus Mail, 3rd Mar 2015.

Police believe stolen Degas has not left Cyprus


Constantinos Psillides, Cyprus Mail, 6th Oct 2014.

Stolen antiquities hunter teaches world lessons from Cyprus


ANSA, 11th Jul 2014.