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Man wanted for breaking and entering, motor vehicle theft (photo)

The man (pictured) is wanted by Police in connection with cases of breaking and entering as well as for a motor vehicle theft that...

US and Greece reaffirm excellent bilateral relations

Greece and the United States reaffirmed their excellent bilateral relations and mutual desire to further deepen cooperation in a series of areas, from defence...

Turkey’s Erdogan says Armenia must withdraw from Azeri lands it is occupying

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Armenia must immediately withdraw from Azeri lands which it is occupying and that it was time...

UPDATED – Armenian – Azeri forces battle again, at least 21 reported killed

At least 21 people were killed on Monday in a second day of heavy clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh...

Meeting between US Secretary of State Pompeo and FM Dendias concluded

The meeting between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias was concluded on Monday in Thessaloniki. Issues of bilateral, regional...

Tourism Deputy Minister says Cyprus can emerge as Winter destination

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Cyprus has the potential to emerge as a first-class Winter tourist destination, due to its very good epidemiological picture, compared...

Italian – EU joint operation on counterfeit goods seizes millions of masks

Items that infringe intellectual property rights and were sold illegally online through specific social networking platforms have been found in stores and warehouses in...

Number of covid-19 patients treated at Reference Hospital rises

The number of Covid-19 patients treated at Famagusta General Hospital, which acts as the island's reference medical centre, has risen to 18 over the...

Teenagers arrested for driving without a licence, under the influence

Two minors, aged 16, were arrested in Larnaca on Sunday afternoon for driving without either of them having a licence and with both being...

Weddings in Cyprus over next couple of years becoming way too expensive

Measures to prevent the coronavirus spread have led to the postponement of many weddings this year but the expensive custom will become affordable only...

Eight new coronavirus cases detected out of 2,893 tests

The Ministry of Health has announced that 8 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected in Cyprus over the past 24 hours out...

Omonia: 60 people to self-isolate due to covid case

Omonia's delegation, that travelled to Athens for the first match with Olympiakos in Faliro in the context of the Champions League playoffs (0-2 defeat),...

Two journalists stabbed near Charlie Hebdo’s old offices – France opens anti-terror probe

France opened an anti-terror investigation after two journalists were stabbed in Paris on Friday near the former offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine...

UK’s Tesco blocks bulk-buying of toilet roll and flour

Britain's biggest supermarket Tesco will prevent customers from bulk-buying flour, pasta, toilet rolls and anti-bacterial wipes to prevent a re-run of the COVID-19 stockpiling...

COVID-19: Average age in Cyprus is 39 (tables)

Here are the infographics, by the Ministry of Health, with statistics on the course of the coronavirus until September 22nd. The average age in...

Retail trade in Cyprus shows signs of recovery

Retail trade in Cyprus excluding motor vehicles showed signs of recovery reflecting the increase of economic recovery following the lifting of restrictions to combat...

Deposits rise, loans continue downward path in Cyprus

Total deposits rose in the Cyprus banking sector in August with the outstanding amount reaching €47.9 billion, according to data released by the Central...

UK Minister expresses support for Cyprus’ settlement and Varosha resolution

The UK Foreign Minister for the European Neighbourhood Wendy Morton has assurance of the UK's ongoing support for a just and lasting settlement to...

Hellenic Bank net profit €17.7 million in first half of 2020

Hellenic Bank, Cyprus' second largest lender posted a net profit of €17.7 million in the first half of 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic, compared...

Greece supports Cyprus in seeking sanctions against Turkey

Greece supports Cyprus in seeking targeted sanctions against Turkey, Greek Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Alexandros Gennimatas said on Friday. Gennimatas was replying to a question to...

Covid testing for CFA matches and retirement homes announced

Cyprus' Health Ministry on Friday announced that COVID-19 tests will be conducted for all participants in matches of the Cyprus Football Association, except the...

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181 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday

The Health Ministry announced 181 new COVID-19 cases on 27 October, out of 3,589 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 3,817. The break-down of new...

President Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader to hold first informal meeting next Tuesday

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar will hold their first informal meeting on the 3rd of...

FM: Turkey’s actions not conducive to Guterres’ efforts over Cyprus

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said on Tuesday that Turkey’s illegal actions undermine peace and stability in the region and are not conducive to...

State Health Services Organization confirms hiring of nurses

The State Health Services Organization confirmed today to the nurses’ trade unions that the decision for the hiring of new nurses to man Hospitals...

200,000 rapid COVID-19 tests ordered

The Health Ministry announced that 200,000 antigen rapid COVID-19 tests have been ordered within the framework of the measures taken to manage the new...