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Cyprus marks 46 years since coup

  Sirens wailed as Cyprus marked the 46th anniversary of the Greek-backed military coup of 1974 which toppled the democratically elected president of Cyprus, the...

In surprise move, Trump administration reverses course on barring many foreign students

  In a stunning reversal of policy, the Trump administration on Tuesday abandoned a plan that would have forced out tens of thousands of foreign students following...

Moderna Phase 1 results show coronavirus vaccine safe

  Moderna Inc's experimental vaccine for COVID-19 showed it was safe and provoked immune responses in all 45 healthy volunteers in an ongoing early-stage study,...

Prodromou discusses students fees with UK minister

    Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou discussed the recent decision of the British government on the fees and status of university students coming from EU countries,...

Anastasiades – Mitsotakis agree on Turkish provocations, Hagia Sophia, EU Recovery Fund

    President Nicos Anastasiades and Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakishave expressed agreement on Turkey's provocations in the Eastern Mediterranean, the conversion of Hagia Sophia into...

Government considering new incentive schemes to combat unemployment

    The Cyprus government has spent half a billion euros to safeguard jobs and boost liquidity amid the crisis sparked by the coronavirus outbreak, Minister...

Foreign Minister and British MPs condemn Turkey’s aggression in virtual event

  Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides and UK Members of Parliament condemned Turkey’s “provocative and aggressive” stance in the Eastern Mediterranean in an online conference held...

EU to remove Serbia, Montenegro from coronavirus safe list – sources

  The European Union is set to remove Serbia and Montenegro from its safe list of countries from which non-essential travel is allowed, while including...

Cyprus to set up agency to promote tertiary education sector

  House President Demetris Syllouris met on Tuesday with Ministers and academia representatives to discuss the establishment of an agency to promote the tertiary education...

Random Covid-19 tests at airports to double to 600 a day

    The number of random Covid-19 tests to be held among arriving passengers from Group A and B countries is to be doubled from 300...

Yellow alert for Wednesday, temperatures to edge down from Thursday

    The Met Office has issued a new extreme high temperature warning for tomorrow, the fifth in as many days. The yellow alert is in force...

Limassol: 65 year old killed in labour accident (updated)

  A 65 year old Greek Cypriot man was killed in a fatal labour accident that occurred at a Limassol timber storage area on Tuesday...

Greece says Turkey is being ‘petty’ over Hagia Sophia

  Greece on Tuesday described Turkey's decision to convert the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul to a mosque as "unnecessary and petty" and called for tougher...

UK bans Huawei from its 5G network: reaction

  Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered Huawei equipment to be purged completely from Britain's 5G network by 2027, risking the ire of China by...

Municipality buys CVAR building, concludes agreement with foundation

    Nicosia Municipality, with the financial contribution of the government of Cyprus, has bought the CVAR building in old Nicosia and concluded a 15-year rent...

Larnaca: Man remanded for 7.2 kilos of cannabis

  Larnaca district court on Tuesday ordered a 34 year old man remanded in police custody for eight days as police investigate a case of...

Paphos: Man pleads guilty to rape, attempted rape

    A 26 year old man has pleaded guilty to rape and attempted rape and will be sentenced on July 23, the Cyprus News Agency...

France says position on Cyprus’ sovereignty not in conflict with other countries

    The steadfast position of France regarding Cyprus’ sovereignty is not in conflict with any country and is not linked to presumable economic interests, French...

5G network licensing tenders to be announced this month

    The Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, through the Digital Communications Department, will announce a tender within July 2020 to grant licences...

Man charged with working illegally after taking food to Paphos police

  A fast-food delivery man has been charged with working illegally after making a delivery to Paphos police station, the Cyprus News Agency reports. It said...

U.S. Supreme Court allows federal executions to proceed

  The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the first federal executions in 17 years could proceed, overturning an injunction blocking them in order...

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An organised arson plan causes massive fire-Limassol community evacuated

  The village of Dora in the Limassol district was evacuated early this morning as a precaution by police and rescue services, as a massive...

A sub-40 day for the first time in August-Possible showers tomorrow

  Somewhat of a respite today from the scorching, persistent heatwave that has seen temperatures soar up to 44 degrees and consistently recorded over 40...

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...