Annie Charalambous

German Oncology Center strongly denies announced confirmed covid cases

German Oncology Center in Limassol on Friday strongly denied a Health Ministry announcement alleging confirmed coronavirus cases had been recorded there. “We were surprised to...

Covid restrictive measure on sports, social, other activities of under-18s clarified

Health authorities on Friday clarified where the additional measure restricting all sports, social and other activities of children under 18 in Limassol and Paphos...

Early dissolution of parliament proposal debated before plenum – UPDATED

The House plenum on Friday began debating a proposal by the Green party and independent MP Anna Theologou for the early dissolution of the...

If experiencing covid symptoms stay away from GPs offices

Adults and children with coronavirus symptoms should stay away from offices of general practitioners and of paediatricians, the Health Ministry announced on Friday. Instead, they...

A total of 2,704 COVID-19 cases, 32 deaths reported in Cyprus

A total of 2,704 COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths have been reported in the Republic of Cyprus marking a fatality rate of 1.2 percent. This...

Germany warns against travel to ski regions in Austria, Switzerland, Italy

Germany has issued travel warnings for popular ski regions in Austria, Italy and Switzerland, scrambling to contain the spread of the coronavirus as new...

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 41.5 million

More than 41.5 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,133,635​ have died, according to a Reuters...

Cyprus a great place for innovation centres, says US official

  Cyprus is a great place to build innovation centres, software development labs and incubators, US Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and...

The women who brought down Greece’s Golden Dawn

British daily The Guardian has praised the bold role female lawyers took in confronting far-right Golden Dawn's violent tactics. Here is the full report...

Masks in Cyprus mandatory for all in outdoor public spaces as of Friday

Masks in Cyprus are mandatory in all outdoor public spaces - in addition to indoors - for all over the age of 12 as...

Britain signs first major post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

Britain and Japan formally signed a trade agreement on Friday, marking the UK's first big post-Brexit deal on trade, as it continues to struggle to...

Cyprus remains on UK’s “green” travel list despite rising covid cases

Cyprus has remained in the UK Government’s “green” Travel Corridors list despite a rise in coronavirus cases on the island. This means that travellers from...

Mainly fine on Friday, 32 C inland

Mainly fine on Friday with local cloud developing in the afternoon inland and in the mountains. Winds will be light to moderate, force 3 to...

In final Trump-Biden showdown, less chaos but plenty of clashes

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting views on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic at Thursday's final presidential debate, seeking...

Anassa Hotel suspends operation due to coronavirus-infected staff

Exclusive Anassa Hotel in Akamas region, Paphos, on Thursday suspended operation due to an outbreak of 13 coronavirus cases among its staff, the management...

‘Active Citizens’ call for mass participation at anti-corruption protest

A fledgling group calling itself ‘Active Citizens’ are staging a protest march in Nicosia on Thursday evening to demand an end to an alarming...

Investors are optimistic about Cyprus’ attractiveness-EY survey

Investors are optimistic about Cyprus’ attractiveness over the coming years but state that there is room for improvement, according to the EY Attractiveness Survey...

Turkish lira barely moving, inflation spiking

Turkey's lira was barely moving on Thursday ahead of an expected interest rate increase by the central bank, according to Reuters. The Turkish central bank...

Larnaca man beaten up, robbed and fired at in Nicosia

Police have said a 28-year-old man from Larnaca on Wednesday evening was beaten up in Nicosia by strangers who also stole his mobile phone...

Twenty nine fines over breach of covid-19 measures

Police booked 25 individuals and four establishments all across Cyprus over the past 24 hours for violation of measures to contain the spread of...

Over half of Europe’s small firms fear for survival, survey finds

Over half the small and medium-sized companies which together provide jobs for two-thirds of European workers fear for their survival in the coming 12...

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160 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

The Health Ministry announced 160 new COVID-19 cases on 23 October, out of 4,327 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 3,314. The break-down of new...

Health Ministry insists there is confirmed case among American Center staff

The Health Ministry replied to the denial of the American Medical Center regarding a confirmed case among its staff. In an announcement the Ministry noted...

Health Ministry replies to accusation about delay of the tracing unit

The tracing unit contacts the persons who have tested positive to COVID-19 as soon as it is informed by the relevant laboratories and the...

Professor of Microbiology concerned about asymptomatic patients

Dr Petros Karayiannis, Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia Medical School, has expressed concern over the great number of private hospitals,...

30-year-old missing for seven months (PHOTO)

Police are looking for 30-year old NAKITA YASMEEN from the United Kingdom, whose traces have been lost since March 2020. Yasmeen’s disappearance was today...