Annie Charalambous

Turkey’s Erdogan to sue Greek paper over insulting headline

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has filed a lawsuit against the editors of Greek newspaper ‘Dimokratia’ for an insulting headline, state-run news agency Anadolu...

UK ponders second COVID-19 lockdown as outbreak accelerates

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Monday pondering a second national lockdown as an accelerating coronavirus outbreak threatened to destroy any shoots of economic recovery...

Bill provides for adoption of drug-free zones around schools in Cyprus

A draft bill provides for the adoption of drug-free zones around schools in Cyprus in order to protect children from drug activity, Philenews reported...

Greek President Sakellaropoulou in Cyprus for an official visit

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou who is on a three-day official visit to Cyprus on Monday began talks with President Nicos Anastasiades. Sakellaropoulou's visit is her...

Fourteen asylum-seeking unaccompanied minors relocated to Finland

Fourteen asylum-seeking unaccompanied minors have been relocated from Cyprus to Finland as part of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) project. The relocation took place...

UK says report on PM Johnson trip to Italy is ‘completely untrue’

Britain denied on Monday a newspaper report that Prime Minister Boris Johnson went to Italy last weekend, saying he had not travelled to the country...

The Guardian: Was Helios flight crash because one man forgot to flip a switch?

Britain's The Guardian has published a report on the Helios flight 522 which crashed into a Greek hillside in 2005 and asked: Was it...

Paphos court begins extradition process to US of Sparks Group suspect hacker

Paphos district court on Monday begins the process of examining a US request for extradition of an arrested in Cyprus suspect into an alleged...

Democrats smash fundraising records after Ginsburg death

Democratic donors smashed fundraising records after the death on Friday of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, funnelling more than $90 million to...

Cyprus President to also address United Nations at 75th anniversary

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Monday joins world leaders who will come together, virtually, to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. His speech...

Cyprus FM says Turkey chooses to escalate tension in Cyprus’ EEZ

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides who is in Brussels for Monday's EU Foreign Ministers Meeting has said that Turkey chooses to further escalate tension in...

Partly cloudy, temperatures to rise to 34 C inland

Monday will be partly cloudy with isolated showers and possible thunderstorms inland and in the mountains as well as in the south and east...

Berlin protesters say EU must let in migrants before bloc outlines plans

Protesters called on European Union states to allow in migrants stuck in Greek camps at a demonstration in Berlin on Sunday before the EU...

Paphos police looking for missing 62-year-old Briton (PHOTOS)

Police said 62-year-old British national Glyn Christopher Oliver, who lives permanently in Paphos, is missing from his home since Tuesday and anyone with information...

France’s Beaune in Cyprus for talks on Eastern Med crisis-UPDATED

The EU should show its solidarity and be prepared to sanction Turkey over its unacceptable actions in the Eastern Mediterranean, French Minister of European...

NGO slams Police force over return of child porn convicted officer back to work

The Police force should have taken prompt disciplinary measures so that a policeman who was jailed for six months for child pornography could have...

COVID hospital admissions doubling every 8 days in Britain

Britain's health minister said on Friday that the novel coronavirus was accelerating across the country with hospital admissions doubling every eight days but refused...

EU travel industry steps up quarantine pushback

Leaders of Europe's coronavirus-stricken travel and tourism industries have appealed to the EU's chief executive to press governments to end quarantine requirements and instead...

Police fine 12 citizens, one establishment for violation of covid measures

Police reported 12 individuals and one establishment all across Cyprus over the past 24 hours for violation of measures against the spread of COVID-19. The...

Stabbed couple in Paphos probably self-inflicted their wounds, police say

A young Somali couple allegedly attacked with a knife in the heart of Paphos late on Thursday could have actually inflicted the wounds themselves, police...

First exercise between Cyprus’ National Guard and UK’s Royal Navy takes place

The Royal Navy of Britain and the National Guard of Cyprus have conducted a passing exercise-PASSEX under the name "CYP / UK -01/2020," according...

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Three new coronavirus cases detected out of 3,036 tests

The Ministry of Health has announced that 3 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected in Cyprus over the past 24 hours out...

Ministry of Health: New email address for covid protocol questions

An email address is now set up for any questions concerning the protocols and guidelines for matters regarding the COVID-19 virus, the public may...

Christodoulides tells EU counterparts Turkey chooses to escalate tensions with Cyprus

The Minister of Foreign Affairs presented the ongoing illegal actions of Turkey in the Exclusive Economic Zone of Cyprus to EU's Foreign Affairs Council...

CSEC investigates possible match fixing for Match Day 4 of Cyprus League

The Cyprus Sports Ethics Committee (CSEC) is investigating a possible match fixing in the framework of the Match Day 4 of the Cyprus football...

US donates personal protective equipment worth €15,000 to Famagusta Hospital

US Ambassador in Cyprus Judith Garber handed over on Monday personal protective equipment valued at €15,000, including over 13,000 masks and over 600 goggles...