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In today’s episode, tourism to Cyprus seems to have recovered from Russian sanctions as arrivals so far this year are eight per cent higher than the record year of 2019 and 38 per cent higher than last year, Deputy Tourism Minister Kostas Koumis told MPs. In other news, the sports ethics committee has appointed investigators to look into four top-flight matches, which were played in the last fortnight following claims of suspicious betting activity. And in 22 state primary schools in Nicosia, Cypriot pupils are in the minority, MPs heard on Tuesday as some said the shrinking population on the island has become critical.

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