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Services not covered by GeSY and offered under it to incur fines

The Health Insurance Organisation (HIO) reminds all health care providers as well as General Healthcare System (GeSY) beneficiaries that the system does not cover...

Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces fight new clashes, international tension mounts

Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces fought new clashes on Wednesday in the biggest eruption of their decades-old conflict since the mid-1990s, and France and...

Major blast heard all over Paris and nearby suburbs

A major blast was heard in Paris that reverberated over the entire city. Eyewitnesses reported their buildings rocking and people from several central districts as...

Norway reaches fisheries agreement with UK ahead of Brexit

Norway and Britain have reached a bilateral agreement on fisheries, the Norwegian government said on Wednesday, before Britain leaves the European Union's single market...

Life expectancy across EU regions

In 2018, the life expectancy of a newborn in the EU was 81.0 years according to data by Eurostat. This figure was 5.5 years higher...

Woman, 55, from Poli Chrysochous receives death threats

Paphos police is investigating a case of death threats. According to them, a 55-year-old Greek-Cypriot woman from Poli Chrysochous made a formal complaint at the...

Cyprus’ Health Minister urges for discipline to prevent pandemic surge

Cyprus' Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou has said that the discipline and resolve the Cypriot people have proven they have in implementing measures and protocols...

Man, 46, wanted for burglary (photo)

Ismet Aksou, 46, pictured below, is wanted by Police in connection to a case of burglary of a café-restaurant committed on September 23rd in...

All options remain on table to defend legitimate interests of EU

"Our objective is to create a space for a constructive dialogue with Turkey to achieve stability and security in the whole region, and to...

Greek – Spanish FMs pay Nicosia working visits ahead of EU Council

Foreign Ministers of Greece and Spain, Nikos Dendias and Arancha González Laya, respectively, pay working visits on Wednesday to Cyprus, during which they will...

Helen Reddy, singer of feminist anthem ‘I Am Woman’, dies at 78

Singer Helen Reddy, whose 1972 song "I Am Woman" became a global feminist anthem, died in Los Angeles aged 78 on Tuesday, her family...

Aim at EU Council to save credibility of Cyprus, Anastasiades says

The aim of Cyprus at the forthcoming European Council will be "to save the credibility and dignity of Europe, European citizens, and Cyprus", Cyprus'...

Russia to supply Egypt with COVID-19 vaccine in expansion push

Russia has clinched a deal with Egypt to supply it with 25 million doses of its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, as Moscow seeks to...

Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus

World Bank President David Malpass said he was seeking board approval for a $12 billion coronavirus vaccine financing plan to help poor and developing...

Azerbaijan and Armenia reject talks as Karabakh conflict zone spreads

Armenia and Azerbaijan accused one another on Tuesday of firing directly into each other's territory and rejected pressure to hold peace talks as their...

Fact-checking US economic claims in tumultuous Trump-Biden debate

US President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden battled over the economy - and everything else - at their first ever head-to-head debate...

Insults and interruptions mar first Trump-Biden debate

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden battled fiercely over Trump's record on the coronavirus pandemic, healthcare and the economy in a chaotic...

David Attenborough leads call for world to invest to protect nature

British broadcaster David Attenborough led a call from conservation groups on Wednesday for the world to invest $500 billion a year to halt the...

Meghan loses latest court battle with UK tabloid newspaper

Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, has lost the latest skirmish in her privacy lawsuit against a tabloid newspaper, after London's High Court ruled on...

Armenia’s defence ministry says warplane shot down by Turkish F-16 fighter jet

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet shot down an Armenian SU-25 warplane over Armenian territory on Tuesday, killing the pilot, an Armenian defence ministry spokeswoman...

Greek, Italian and French officials to hold talks with Petrides during visits

Greek Minister of National Defence Nikos Panagiotopoulos, accompanied by the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff Konstantinos Floros, Chief of Defence Staff...

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Spontaneous work stoppage at Reference Hospital

Dozens of employees at the Famagusta General Hospital, which operates as a reference hospital for COVID-19 patients, proceeded with a spontaneous work stoppage in...

AKEL: The President and his government must resign

AKEL spokesman Stefanos Stefanou said that the party’s position regarding the proposal for dissolution of the Parliament is crystal clear. President Nicos Anastasiades and...

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...