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Yiannis Kourtoglou

Climate change adds to plight of endangered sea turtles in Cyprus

Sep 09 2020

PAPHOS, Cyprus Hatched baby sea turtles on the island of Cyprus struggling to crawl to the sea now face the added threat of climate change as they dig their way out of nests in the sand, scientists say. | Video

Lionfish invasion in Cyprus? If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em

Jul 17 2019

LARNACA, Cyprus "Wanted", says the poster of a lionfish on the quay side in Larnaca marina. Dead, or fried. | Video

Apart for a year, Syrian family shares kisses through fence

Sep 13 2017

KOKKINOTRIMITHIA, Cyprus After more than a year of separation Syrian refugee Ammar Hammasho was finally, albeit briefly, reunited with his wife and four children through a chain link fence topped with barbed wire in Cyprus.

Cyprus remands suspected hijacker who wanted to see ex-wife

Mar 30 2016

LARNACA, Cyprus An Egyptian man accused of hijacking a passenger plane and diverting it to Cyprus has told police he acted because he wanted to see his estranged wife and children, saying "what should one do?". | Video

EgyptAir hijack ends with passengers freed

Mar 29 2016

LARNACA, Cyprus/CAIRO An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday by a man with what authorities said was a fake suicide belt, who was arrested after giving himself up. | Video

Flugzeug-Entführung endet mit Aufgabe des Täters in Zypern

Mar 29 2016

Larnaka/Kairo Die Entführung eines ägyptischen Verkehrsflugzeuges nach Zypern ist am Dienstag unblutig zu Ende gegangen.

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