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Limnitis checkpoint to ‘open Friday’

    The Limnitis checkpoint will open on Friday, President Nicos Anastasiades has informed Kato Pyrgos community leader Nicos Kleanthous, CNA reports. It said the two men...

New conditions for state support schemes

    Details of the five new targeted schemes to support employees, businesses and the unemployed have been published in the official gazette, only six days...

Beware of the second coronavirus wave, British medics warn politicians

  Top medics have warned British political parties that local flare-ups of the novel coronavirus are likely and a second wave is a real risk. "While...

€ 4000 fine for Larnaca bar under Covid-19 decree

  Police on Tuesday night issued a €4000 out of court fine to the manager of a  bar in Larnaca's Mackenzie area for failing to...

10 persons maximum rule ends; ceiling now 75 inside, 150 outside

    A rule restricting gatherings at homes and in public areas to a maximum of 10 people was lifted today as part of moves to...

Paphos: Traffic check leads to discovery of cocaine

    A 39 year old man was arrested for illegal possession of drugs with intent to supply following a routine traffic check in Paphos. At around...

Limnitis checkpoint to reopen this week, Anastasiades told by Akinci

  Uninterrupted passage through the Limnitis-Kato Pyrgos crossing point will be restored in the course of the week, Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, told President...

Nurses call off strike after agreement with Okypi

  Nurses have called off tomorrow's 24 hour strike after reaching an in principle agreement with the state state health services organisation (Okypi) on staffing. Theodoros...

Rock band Queen get postage stamp of approval (photos)

    British postage stamps which often portray the monarch will honour a different Queen in a new Royal Mail series - the veteran rock band...

Government’s five economic support schemes published

  The government's five new, targeted schemes to support employees, businesses and the unemployed for the period June 13 to June 30, 2020 have been...

Trump urges arrests after statue targeted near White House

  U.S. President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans in Congress on Tuesday angrily decried efforts to remove statues and other memorials that activists consider...

One metre or two? How social distancing affects COVID-19 risk

  Britain on Tuesday announced an easing of social distancing rules from July 4, reducing the recommended gap from 2 metres to "1 metre plus"...

Committee set up for special permits for entry to Republic

  A committee has been set up to examine requests for special permission to enter the Republic of Cyprus for persons who are travelling from...

Pubs, restaurants and hotels to reopen as England eases social distancing

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday pubs, restaurants and hotels could reopen in England early next month when the social distancing rule is...

Cyprus to host next trilateral meeting of Cyprus, Israel, Greece

    Cyprus will host the next trilateral meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Cyprus, Israel and Greece the Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and Israel, Nicos...

President appoints new police chief and deputy

    President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday appointed Stelios Papatheodorou as new chief of police, replacing Kypros Michaelides who is retiring. Christos Mavris was named deputy police...

20 year old jailed for driving under influence of drugs

  Famagusta district court on Tuesday sentenced a 20 year old man to 70 days in jail after finding him guilty of driving under the...

Savvides, Angelides named AG, deputy AG, cabinet reshuffle imminent

Justice Minister Yiorgos Savvides was on Tuesday named new attorney general, replacing Costas Clerides who is retiring. Defence Minister Savvas Angelides was appointed deputy attorney...

Horses and dogs take a dip off Meneou (photos, video)

    Horses and dogs enjoying a swim off Meneou today have featured on a video and photographs shared by Cyprus News Agency photographer Katia Christodoulou...

Six arrests for drunk driving as joint traffic op’ targets ‘Fatal Five’

  The Sovereign Base Area Police have confirmed the arrest of six men for drink driving offences in the Western SBAs after conducting joint operations...

Jobs for students in health sector

    The Health Ministry is inviting students interested in offering their services as part of a public tender (156/20) to support the work of the...

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Fine of €6,500 in a bar in Paphos for violating decrees

The Paphos District Court imposed a fine of €6,500 on Monday, on a property owner for violating the decree of the Law on Disinfection. Specifically,...

Cyprus and Russia agree to amend Double Tax Treaty

Cyprus and Russia agreed on Monday to amend the Cyprus-Russia Double Tax Treaty, as Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides wrote in a post on...

Greek Foreign Ministry calls on Turkey to stop its illegal actions

The Greek Foreign Ministry sent a clear message that Greece will defend it sovereignty and its sovereign rights and called on Turkey to immediately...

Measures against Covid-19 must become the Modus Vivendi, Professor Kostrikis says

The additional measures decided and applied ten days ago by the government and the epidemiological team, in the framework of the actions taken to...

Registration of motor vehicles declines by 8.9% in July 2020

The total registrations of motor vehicles in July 2020 numbered 4,227, recording a decrease of 8.9% compared to July 2019, the Statistical Service of...