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Fourteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,539 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 14 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Cyprus will stand by Lebanon, FM wrote in Book of Condolence

Cyprus will stand by Lebanon during these challenging times and will provide all possible aid and support in an effort to alleviate the immense...

Cyprus stands ready to offer any help that Lebanon requests, Justice Minister says

Cyprus Justice and Public Order Minister Emily Yiolitis has said that Cyprus is ready to offer any help that Lebanon requests. Yiolitis visited on Friday...

Four-member team of ‘Volunteer Doctors Cyprus’ travels to Beirut Sunday

A four-member team of "Volunteer Doctors Cyprus" departs on Sunday for Beirut to offer assistance at local hospitals. The team will provide help for the...

Cyprus’ Agriculture Minister expects joint meeting with EU Commissioners to discuss halloumi registration

Cyprus’ Minister of Agriculture Costas Kadis said on Friday that he expects a joint meeting to be arranged with competent European Commissioners, in order...

Russian rescuers search for survivors, treat injured in Beirut

Russian Emergencies Ministry rescue workers have begun searching the rubble of a damaged grain silo in blast-stricken Beirut for survivors, as shown in footage...

Forty-year-old man wanted in relation to dog theft case (photo)

Police are seeking information that could help locate Kufi Tulga, 41, against whom an arrest warrant is pending in connection with an investigated case...

Two men wanted in relation to theft and arson cases (photo)

Police are looking for two persons, other details unknown, in relation to car theft and arson cases under investigation, offenses committed between the dates...

PM Mitsotakis: Greece-Egypt’s agreement on maritime zones a national success

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday that the agreement between Greece and Egypt for the delimitation of their maritime zones, reached on Thursday,...

Cyprus’ President calls on Cypriots to donate food for Lebanon

Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades has called on Cypriot citizens, companies and businesses to contribute by donating generously to the campaign for collecting specific kinds...

Cyprus rescue teams begin operations in Beirut

Cyprus rescue teams which are in Lebanon began their operations since 7 am on Friday, in cooperation with a team from Qatar in Beirut`s...

Toddler almost drowned in Paralimni

A 14-month-old girl almost drowned on Friday morning at Paralimni. According to police, it was around 8:30 am when the baby girl who resides in...

Municipalities in partial suspension of payments

The chairman of the Union of Municipalities Andreas Vyras, revealed the dire financial situation in which the municipalities find themselves due to reduced revenues...

First gay couple married in prison to be separated by way of deportation

A decree by the Department of Population and Immigration marks the separation of the first gay couple in Cyprus who signed a cohabitation agreement...

Thirteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,486 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 13 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Results of island-wide random tests will show the way forward, scientific team says

The 10,000 corona virus random tests that were launched yesterday island-wide will show the way forward on how to address the pandemic, members of...

Bad loans in Cyprus down by €43 million in the first quarter of 2020

Cyprus recorded a further decrease of €43 million or 0.5% in aggregate Non Performing Loans (NPLs) at the end of March 2020 compared with...

Baby born as Beirut blast rips through hospital

As a devastating blast wave tore across Beirut after a warehouse explosion, Emmanuelle Khnaisser prepared to give birth to a baby boy as the...

Orange alert for extremely high temperatures, up to 43 C inland

Mainly fine weather on Friday with an orange alert for extremely high temperatures issued – in effect from 12pm to 5pm. Temperatures are expected to...

Greece’s FM Dendias in Cairo

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is in Cairo on Thursday to hold talks with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry. Diplomatic sources said that the talks...

Forty-two-year-old man sentenced to 3.5 years imprisonment on charges of child sexual abuse

The Assize in Nicosia sentenced a 42-year-old male defendant who pleaded guilty to two counts of solicitation of children for sexual purposes and two...

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9 Covid cases today, good trend continues, almost 3 thousand tests

  9 new cases of Covid-19 were announced today in Cyprus, out of a total of 2,919 diagnostic tests, taking the total number to 1242. New...

8 day remand for 2.7 kgs of cannabis possession

  Two people were remanded in custody by the district court in Nicosia following their arrest yesterday for possession of 2.7 kilograms of cannabis. The 25...

Cyprus to assist Lebanon with 5 million, opens up ports, airports and air base

  President Anastasiades announced a 5 million euro assistance to Lebanon, following the August 4 deadly explosion and opened up the country's ports and airports,...

Lebanon donor video conference-Macron urges ‘fast, effective response’

  'We must act quickly and effectively so that assistance is channeled where it's most needed', urged French President Emanuel Macron, opening a Lebanon donor...

‘Volunteer doctors Cyprus’ in Beirut to assist

  Α three member delegation of 'Volunteer Doctors Cyprus', headed by paediatric surgeon Dr.Eleni Theocharous is in Beirut to provide medical care and humanitarian assistance. It...