Country: Cyprus

Indomitable champion of Cyprus' cultural heritage

(Cyprus)

Marina Christofides (2017). Indomitable champion of Cyprus' cultural heritage. Cyprus Mail. 2 July.

Mathiatis residents fear gold mining will destroy ancient site

(Cyprus)

Evie Andreou (2017). Mathiatis residents fear gold mining will destroy ancient site. Cyprus Mail. 7 June.

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

(Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette (2017). Cyprus leads effort to stamp out 'trade in blood antiquities'. Famagusta Gazette. 19 May.

Cyprus New convention targets illegal antiquities dealers

(Cyprus)

Menelaos Hadjicostis (2017). Cyprus New convention targets illegal antiquities dealers. Fox News. 17 May.

Church regains three icons stolen from the north

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail (2017). Church regains three icons stolen from the north. Cyprus Mail. 5 May.

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

(Cyprus; Greece)

Cyprus Mail (2017). Cyprus 'very interested' in return of Parthenon Marbles says Kadis. Cyprus Mail. 15 February.

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

(Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette (2017). Cyprus Police seize 1.383 artworks and antiquities during operation "Pandora". Famagusta Gazette. 23 January.

Cyprus petition launched for return on Elgin Marbles to Greece

(Greece; Cyprus; United Kingdom)

Annette Chrysostomou (2016). Cyprus petition launched for return on Elgin Marbles to Greece. Cyprus Mail. 28 December.

Ancient stolen artefact repatriated

(Cyprus)

Evie Andreou (2016). Ancient stolen artefact repatriated. Cyprus Mail. 24 November.

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

(Cyprus)

Evie Andreou (2016). Antiquities department had no power to act in Salamis case, auditor-general rules. Cyprus Mail. 16 November.

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

(Cyprus)

Philip Mark (2016). Cyprus police coordinated Europe-wide Pandora operation to hunt down missing antiquities. Cyprus Mail. 12 November.

Paphos mayor says he feel vindicated following archaeology arrests

(Cyprus)

Philip Mark (2016). Paphos mayor says he feel vindicated following archaeology arrests. Cyprus Mail. 10 November.

Antiquities seized

(Cyprus)

Rachael Gillett (2016). Antiquities seized. Cyprus Mail. 9 November.

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

(United States of America; Egypt; Cyprus)

Aimee Dawson (2016). Outcry after Toledo Museum of Art sells ancient Greek and Egyptian objects at auction. The Art Newspaper. 5 November.

Cyprus demands auction be stopped

(United States of America; Cyprus)

Roberta Gedert (2016). Cyprus demands auction be stopped. The Toledo Blade. 25 October.

Art expert slams Toledo museum on sale of antiquities

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

Wynne Everett (2016). Art expert slams Toledo museum on sale of antiquities. The Toledo Blade. 24 October.

Cyprus to spearhead war on illicit trafficking of cultural property

(Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette (2016). Cyprus to spearhead war on illicit trafficking of cultural property. Famagusta Gazette. 26 September.

Unsupervised digs and illicit ticket sales rampant at historc sites

(Cyprus)

Angelos Anastasiou (2016). Unsupervised digs and illicit ticket sales rampant at historc sites. Cyprus Mail. 23 September.

Exhibition with antiquities from occupied Cyprus opens on September 23

(Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette (2016). Exhibition with antiquities from occupied Cyprus opens on September 23. Famagusta Gazette. 22 September.

AG to decide about antiquities irregularities

(Cyprus)

George Psyllides (2016). AG to decide about antiquities irregularities. Cyprus Mail. 8 September.

Audit Office raids Paphos museum and sites

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail (2016). Audit Office raids Paphos museum and sites. Cyprus Mail. 1 September.

Spat over Paphos antiquities continues

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail (2016). Spat over Paphos antiquities continues. Cyprus Mail. 9 August.

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

(Cyprus)

Evie Andreou (2016). Ministry to ask police to investigate allegations of missing antiquities made by Paphos mayor. Cyprus Mail. 8 August.

Partial return of looted collection

(Cyprus)

Jean Christou (2016). Partial return of looted collection. Cyprus Mail. 7 August.

Ancient Clay Figurine Repatriated to Cyprus from UK

(Cyprus)

Ioanna Zikakou (2016). Ancient Clay Figurine Repatriated to Cyprus from UK. Greek Reporter. 5 August.

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

(Cyprus)

Bejay Browne (2016). Phedonos lashes out at antiquities head, refuses to retract allegations of artefact thefts. Cyprus Mail. 26 July.

Cyprus and Egypt sign organised crime accord

(Egypt; Cyprus)

In Cyprus (2016). Cyprus and Egypt sign organised crime accord. In Cyprus. 16 June.

Man arrested after Bronze-Age pots found

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail (2016). Man arrested after Bronze-Age pots found. Cyprus Mail. 9 June.

Special ceremony to mark return of valuable icons

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail (2016). Special ceremony to mark return of valuable icons. Cyprus Mail. 30 March.

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

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Cahal Milmo (2016). Odyssey Explorer: Cyprus to examine suspect cargo of antiquities from offshore supply ship. The Independent. 16 January.

Salvage Vessel Detained Over Antiquities Possession

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

The Maritime Executive (2015). Salvage Vessel Detained Over Antiquities Possession. The Maritime Executive. 29 December.

Cyprus seeks Lebanese expertise on seized treasures

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Ya Libnan (2015). Cyprus seeks Lebanese expertise on seized treasures. Ya Libnan. 28 December.

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

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Anastassios Adamopoulos (2015). Cypriot Authorities Found 18th Century Antiquities on Board an American Ship. Greek Reporter. 24 December.

Antiquities on board seized vessel 'not unique to Cyprus'

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Andria Kades (2015). Antiquities on board seized vessel 'not unique to Cyprus'. Cyprus Mail. 24 December.

Treasure hunters seized in Limassol

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Elias Hazou (2015). Treasure hunters seized in Limassol. Cyprus Mail. 24 December.

Ship with stolen artefacts docks at Limassol port

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

In Cyprus (2015). Ship with stolen artefacts docks at Limassol port. In Cyprus. 23 December.

Cypriot Tasoula Hadjitofi vows to halt illicit art trafficking by terrorists

(Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette (2015). Cypriot Tasoula Hadjitofi vows to halt illicit art trafficking by terrorists. Famagusta Gazette. 12 December.

Looted artefacts from occupied Cyprus returned

(Cyprus; Canada)

In Cyprus (2015). Looted artefacts from occupied Cyprus returned. Parikiaki. 28 November.

Man arrested with antiquities

(Cyprus)

In Cyprus (2015). Man arrested with antiquities. In Cyprus. 26 September.

Reception to welcome back stolen artefacts

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail (2015). Reception to welcome back stolen artefacts. Cyprus Mail. 15 September.

Stolen artefacts repatriated

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail (2015). Stolen artefacts repatriated. Cyprus Mail. 28 August.

Cyprus, Iraq sign agreement on bilateral political cooperation

(Iraq; Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette (2015). Cyprus, Iraq sign agreement on bilateral political cooperation. Famagusta Gazette. 12 June.

The Treasure Debate

(Cyprus)

Bejay Browne (2015). The Treasure Debate. Cyprus Mail. 17 May.

New body to combat looting and trafficking of antiquities

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail (2015). New body to combat looting and trafficking of antiquities. Cyprus Mail. 3 March.

Police believe stolen Degas has not left Cyprus

(Cyprus)

Constantinos Psillides (2014). Police believe stolen Degas has not left Cyprus. Cyprus Mail. 6 October.

Stolen antiquities hunter teaches world lessons from Cyprus

(Cyprus)

ANSA (2014). Stolen antiquities hunter teaches world lessons from Cyprus. ANSA. 11 July.