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One new coronavirus case detected out of 2.797 tests

The Ministry of Health has announced that 1 new case of the SARS-CoV-II virus was detected in Cyprus over the past 24 hours out...

Nationwide research for Covid-19 immunity in Cyprus’ population

A new research is being carried out in Cyprus in order to obtain a series of data in relation to the new coronavirus with...

Orange alert for extremely high temperatures on Wednesday

An orange alert for extremely high temperatures is in effect for Wednesday as these are set to reach a minimum of 41°C inland. The alert...

Cyprus’ FM asks Russia to intervene for Turkey to terminate its provocations

Russia as a permanent member of the UN Security Council and the rest of the P5 must intervene at this point in time for...

Syllouris – Lavrov reaffirm will for cooperation

The mutual will of Russia and Cyprus to further strengthen relations, including parliamentary cooperation on a bilateral and multilateral level, was expressed on Tuesday...

Registration of motor vehicles in Cyprus down 20.3% in January-August 2020

The total registrations of motor vehicles decreased by 20.3% to 24,969 in January-August 2020, from 31,336 in January-August 2019, according CyStat. Passenger saloon cars decreased...

GDP down by 11.6% and employment down by 0.9% in Cyprus in 2Q 2020

In the second quarter of 2020, still marked by Covid-19 containment measures in most Member States, seasonally adjusted GDP decreased by 11.8% in the...

Investigation into the delayed arrival of specialist doctor to the ER launched

The ER director is conducting an investigation into the delayed arrival of a specialist doctor to the ER. The issue arose when First Aid doctors...

Lavrov says Russia monitors situation in East Med and is ready to assist

Nikos Anastasiades and Sergey Lavrov underlined the mutual respect, support and solidarity that distinguish the relations between Cyprus and Russia in their tête-à-tête meeting...

Sir Penrose to talk to CSEO audience in first out of a series of live webinars to launch today

Cyprus' Space Exploration Organisation (CSEO), is launching today a bi-weekly series of live webinars titled "2030: SpaceWorks" with some of the leading scientists on...

Cyprus’ President decorates Russian FM with highest order of merit

Cyprus' President Nikos Anastasiades decorated on Tuesday Russia's Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov with the Grand Cross of the Order of Makarios III, for...

Journalists call for end to bad working conditions and low earnings (photos)

A protest was held on Tuesday morning by journalists over the labour problems the industry is experiencing. Professional journalists in print, electronic and online press,...

Briton facing sexual abuse charges jumps out of court window

A defendant in a sexual abuse case before Famagusta district Court on Tuesday opened a window during hearing and jumped off the first floor. The...

ER patient had to wait five hours for a specialist doctor to come

First Aid doctors said they waited for five hours for their specialist colleague who was on duty to respond when they called him for...

Sixth boat of migrants to arrive in Cyprus over past 24 hours

A new boat with migrants, the sixth over the past 24 hours, arrived in the free areas of Famagusta on Tuesday morning. It was located...

Klavdia Murder – Shutter on accused’s rifle broken

All the information gathered in the alleged fratricide case in Klavdia so far, were presented today by the responsible investigator at the Larnaca Assize...

One new coronavirus case detected out of 2.049 tests

The death of a 76-year-old man with pre-existing health issues that was being treated at the intensive care unit of the Famagusta General Hospital...

Saudi Arabia sentences 8 people to prison in Khashoggi murder case

A Saudi Arabian court has issued a final ruling in the case of the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, sentencing eight people...

Bounced cheques issued in Cyprus increase in August

Bounced cheques issued in August amounted to €75,840 marking an increase of 72% compared with the previous month, data released by the Central Bank...

Cyprus at top of EIB countries, Minister Petrides says after meeting Hoyer

The Republic of Cyprus maintains the leading position among the European Investment Bank (EIB) shareholder countries for 2020 with agreements for projects that...

Greece considers Cyprus’ participation in multilateral summit on East Med self-evident

Greek Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas said that Greece considers Cyprus' participation in a possible multilateral summit on the Eastern Mediterranean self-evident. During today's briefing, Petsas...

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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...

Employers – clients determine working time of 74% of workforce in Cyprus

In 2019, the employer, organisation or clients mainly decided on the working time of almost 118 million of the 194 million employed people aged...

Syllouris expresses solidarity and support to the Armenian people

Cyprus House President Demetris Syllouris expressed feelings of sincere solidarity and fraternal support to the Armenian people during a telephone conversation he had on...