Annie Charalambous

Two foreign ministers test positive for COVID-19 after EU meeting

The foreign ministers of Austria and Belgium have both tested positive for coronavirus after attending a meeting with European Union colleagues this week. Austria's Alexander...

Eight infected cataract patients receiving emergency treatment

Eight cataract patients on Sunday were receiving emergency treatment at Makarios Hospital in Nicosia after becoming infected with antibiotic resistant bacteria at a private...

Mainly fine weather on Sunday, 32 C inland

Mainly fine on Sunday with variable light to moderate winds, force 3 to 4 Beaufort. The sea will be smooth in the morning, turning slight...

A shocking 202 new covid-19 cases in Cyprus on Saturday

The Health Ministry on Saturday announced a shocking 202 new Covid-19 cases, out of a total of 4,966 laboratory tests. This takes the island’s confirmed...

Covid-19 case confirmed in pope’s Vatican residence

A man living in the same Vatican residence as Pope Francis has tested positive for COVID-19 and gone into isolation, the Vatican said on Saturday. The man,...

Two Lithuanians remanded in custody for Belarus woman’s murder in Limassol

Limassol district court on Saturday remanded in custody for eight days two young Lithuanian suspects in connection with the murder of Iryna Hurskaya, 36,...

AEGEAN cancels two scheduled Sunday flights between Athens and Larnaca

AEGEAN and Olympic Air have cancelled two scheduled Sunday flights between Athens and Larnaca as a result of a strike by Air Traffic Control...

New Zealand’s Ardern wins ‘historic’ re-election for crushing COVID-19

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivered the biggest election victory for her centre-left Labour Party in half a century on Saturday as voters rewarded her...

Britain records 16,171 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

Britain has recorded 16,171 new cases of coronavirus within 24 hours, according to government data published on Saturday, compared with 15,650 the previous day. The...

Dherynia protesters asked to respect measures against Covid-19

A peaceful protest by motorcyclists is to take place at Dherynia crossing on Saturday afternoon in memory of two Greek Cypriots brutally killed by...

Additional covid-19 preventive measures throughout Cyprus, stricter in Limassol

Additional measures to contain the coronavirus spread imposed a week ago on Limassol and Nicosia districts only are now extended to the whole of...

Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices in September down by an annual 1.9%

The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) in September dropped by an annual 1.9% compared with the respective period of 2019, according to data...

For a teacher in France, a civics class was followed by a gruesome death

The middle school teacher knifed to death on the street of a Paris suburb on Friday showed his teenage students a cartoon lampooning the...

Moody’s downgrades UK as COVID-19 and Brexit hit debt outlook

Ratings agency Moody's cut the United Kingdom's debt rating on Friday over the huge economic hit from the coronavirus crisis, Brexit and the lack...

Missile fired where Turkey cleared way for S-400 test, prompting U.S. anger

A missile was fired into the sky on Friday on Turkey's Black Sea coast where the military was expected to test its Russian-made S-400 defence...

Dutch king cuts short vacation in Greece after criticism

The Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander and his wife have cut short a vacation to Greece after coming under criticism for travelling during the coronavirus pandemic. "We see...

Pompeo seeks reversal of ‘provocative’ Turkish move to reopen Varosha

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has voiced deep concern about Turkey's reopening part of a beachfront resort abandoned since Ankara invaded the island...

Father of three dies in motorcycle accident in Liopetri

A 44-year-old father of three died on Friday evening after his high-power motorcycle crashed in Liopetri with a car driven by a 27-year-old woman. Police...

Alarmed President to chair emergency meeting on covid-19

President Nicos Anastasiades will chair a meeting at 10:30am on Saturday with the epidemiological team advising the government on covid-19 in view of the...

Cyprus Rally 2020 kicks off with 21 crews participating

Twenty one crews from Cyprus, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Jordan and France are taking part in the 49th International Cyprus Rally which began on Friday...

Mainly fine on Saturday with increased cloud coverage

Saturday will be mainly fine with increased cloud coverage at times and variable light to moderate winds in the morning, force 3 to 4...

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Stench in Kokkinotrimithia and Mammari due to farms and burned garbage

Citizens of Kokkinotrimithia and Mammari contacted philenews and complained that at the Kafkalla location some people threw a huge quantity of garbage and set...

Police chasing suspects in Paphos

Members of the Anti-Narcotics Unit who were watching some suspects for drug trafficking, according to first information, chased a suspicious vehicle which tried to...

71-year-old dead in accident

During an accident that took place this morning in the district of Nicosia, 71-year-old Andreas Alexandrou from Kato Moni of Nicosia District lost his...

Rain and hail in Lympia and Xylotympou (PHOTOS)

Rain and hail were seen in various areas of Cyprus. Social media users published photos from Lympia and Xylotympou. (philenews)

Afternoon lessons in Limassol postponed

The Limassol Municipality announced that the scheduled for 19 October beginning of the Limassol Municipality Open School lessons will be postponed until further notice....