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Red alert over forest fires all over Cyprus

The Department of Forestry issued a red alert on Friday stressing that the risk of a fire breaking out and spreading fast is extremely...

Five new corona virus cases out of total of 1,575 tests

Five new cases of corona virus detected on Thursday, bringing the total up to 1,045. According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of...

Fire in an inaccessible area in Paphos under control

The fire in the area of the village of Koili in Paphos is now under control. It burned a total area of about 2 hectares. The...

Macron expresses full solidarity with Cyprus and Greece

French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed his country’s solidarity with Cyprus and Greece regarding the violation of their sovereignty by Turkey, noting that it...

US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt comments on Turkey maritime boundaries dispute

"I would like to make it clear that the term 'disputed' refers only to areas where more than one country asserts maritime claims," US...

Syrian who brutally murdered his estranged wife sentenced to 18 years

The Paphos Assize sentenced the 42-year-old Syrian national to 18 years in prison for murdering his estranged wife and mother of seven children at...

Ministry of Heath cautions public as corona virus still active

Based on cases of Covid-19 in people who showed symptoms without having had contact with a confirmed case or had any recent travel history...

US Armed Forces visit Alexandroupolis

US Armed Forces visit Alexandroupolis on the one-and-a-half century celebrations of the city’s railway. The Greek Minister of National Defence, Nikos Panagiotopoulos, and the American...

Attempted burglary in Larnaca

Police arrested two people on Thursday in connection to a burglary case currently under investigation. The two suspects are accused of offences including threat of...

Event planners protest extension of Covid-19 restrictive measures

Event planners have strongly protested the government's decision to carry on with Covid-19 restrictive measures in regard to weddings and other mass gathering events. The...

Two-year sentence for 20-year-old for smuggling migrants

The Paphos Assize imposed a sentence of two years in prison to a 20-year-old on trial for smuggling migrants. The 20-year-old faced charges on offences...

Ayia Napa, Protaras shopkeepers in dire financial state

Shopkeepers in coastal Famagusta district are in dire financial state since the targeted number of tourist arrivals following the covid-19 pandemic now seems to...

Nine-year-old girl falls from mezzanine floor of store

A nine-year-old girl has sustained a serious head injury after falling from the mezzanine floor of a store in Giolou, Paphos district, on Wednesday...

No new corona virus cases out of total of 2,465 tests

No new cases of corona virus were detected on Wednesday out of a total of 2,465 laboratory diagnostic tests carried out, according to the...

Destruction of heavily modified vehicle following a Court decision

Heavily modified car that was found unfit for public circulation was taken to an approved vehicle destruction site where the Larnaka District Court's ruling...

Greece and Cyprus both issue Navtex cancelling illegal Turkish Navtex

The Hellenic Navy Hydrographic Service issued a Navtex on Wednesday calling on seafarers to ignore Turkey's illegal Navtex issued the previous day. The Greek Navtex...

Anastasiades talks to Mitsotakis on the phone

Nikos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus, spoke on the phone with the Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, on Wednesday afternoon. In a...

Request for intervention of Fair Trial EU in trial of 19-year-old British woman rejected

The request of the 19-year-old British woman on trial for the well-known case of alleged gang rape, to bring Fair Trial Europe, before the...

Asphalt production plants to be relocated

A meeting was held today at the Presidential Palace chaired by the President of the Republic Nikos Anastasiades to discuss the issue of the...

New Chairman of the Board of Directors at English School

Charalambos Iosifides has been newly appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the English School of Nicosia. The Council of Ministers made the decision...

Tsipras demands that PM brief parliament on Turkey

Speaking in Parliament on Wednesday, main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras called on Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to officially brief the Greek nation and...

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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...