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Football coronavirus clusters grow, pupils positive, 17 cases on Thursday

Authorities are increasingly concerned by the continued growth of covid clusters that emerged in the minor football leagues and include high school pupils. The health...

Lifeguards save swimmer exhausted off Mackenzie beach

  Larnaca lifeguards saved a man off Mackenzie beach, after he was spotted calling for help near the water depth signs. The young swimmer was exhausted...

Independence Day military parade held without spectators (photos)

  An Independence Day military parade was held without spectators due to Covid pandemic restrictions, with just officials and foreign dignitaries attending.   The parade,...

Traffic violation fines raised today, focusing on DWIs, speeding, seat belts and mobiles

  Authorities have begun enforcing stricter fines today on serious traffic violations, as an increasing number of road accidents are caused by irresponsible behaviour. The fine...

I will defend the Republic people delivered with blood, President says

  President Anastasiades delivered a strong message of determination to the people of Cyprus on the 60th anniversary of Independence Day, noting that as 'leader...

Alassa fire under control, possible arson investigated

  Yet another case of arson is being investigated following a fire that broke out yesterday north of the Alassa community in the Limassol district...

Covid patients at referral hospital down to 11

  Coronavirus patients being treated at the Famagusta General, the referral unit for Covid-19 are now down to eleven. Four are being treated in the increased...

Turkey issues Navtex on Cyprus Independence Day

  Turkey issued yet another Eastern Mediterranean Navtex, coinciding with the celebration of Cyprus Independence Day. It calls on all maritime traffic to facilitate NATO's 'on-going...

Russia and France call for ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh, Syrian and Libyan fighters in area

  Russian President Vladimir Putin and France’s Emmanuel Macron called for an immediate ceasefire in the conflict between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces around the...

Greece will spare no effort in ending Turkish occupation and solving Cyprus issue

  Athens sent a message of unwavering support and solidarity to Cyprus on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Republics' establishment, with Greek...

UK seeks to avoid national lockdown to stop unemployment in millions, minister says

  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government is seeking to avoid a full national lockdown to prevent unemployment soaring into the millions, Environment Secretary George...

U.S. holding back on Belarus sanctions, hopes for joint move with EU, Turkey aside

  The United States has held off on joining Britain and Canada in imposing sanctions on Belarus in hope that the European Union can overcome...

No consensus on Turkish sanctions over Cyprus violations, as EU 27 meet

  The possibility of further EU sanctions against Turkey over its Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone violations seems to be steadily fading as the 27 leaders...

Gradual drop in temperatures and overcast as low pressure system sets in

  A low pressure system affecting Cyprus is bringing down temperatures to their seasonal average, with the weekend seeing October-like conditions. Fine skies today for most...

Pandemic at highly critical phase in Cyprus, new appeal launched-12 cases today

  Twelve new cases of covid-19 were announced today out of three thousand 147 tests, taking confirmed infections to 1,755. The break down of new patients...

Animal abuse legislation to get tougher, with a 10 thousand fine for a first offence

  MPs are working through a tougher bill against animal abusers, including raising fines as a deterrent, just a couple of weeks following a horrendous...

No spectators at tomorrow’s Independence Day Parade

  Tomorrow's Independence Day military parade will be held without spectators due to Covid pandemic restrictions, with just officials and foreign dignitaries attending. The parade, on...

Spain in solidarity with Cyprus over Turkish violations

  Spain expressed its solidarity with Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean, with foreign minister Arantha Gonzales Layia noting her country's opposition to any unilateral action,...

Rape will now carry life imprisonment

  A proposal goes to the parliament plenum next month, raising the sentence for rape to life imprisonment. MPs will vote on the relevant bill next...

British peacekeeper covid positive, UNFICYP confirms

  A British peacekeeper has tested positive for coronavirus and has already been isolated, said UNFICYP's press spokesman Aleem Siddick, confirming yesterday's relevant health ministry...

Covid set to rise this week in Cyprus, warns contact tracing team

  The contact tracing team has warned that new coronavirus cases will be rising over the next few days in Cyprus, as people with confirmed...

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160 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

The Health Ministry announced 160 new COVID-19 cases on 23 October, out of 4,327 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 3,314. The break-down of new...

Health Ministry insists there is confirmed case among American Center staff

The Health Ministry replied to the denial of the American Medical Center regarding a confirmed case among its staff. In an announcement the Ministry noted...

Health Ministry replies to accusation about delay of the tracing unit

The tracing unit contacts the persons who have tested positive to COVID-19 as soon as it is informed by the relevant laboratories and the...

Professor of Microbiology concerned about asymptomatic patients

Dr Petros Karayiannis, Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia Medical School, has expressed concern over the great number of private hospitals,...

30-year-old missing for seven months (PHOTO)

Police are looking for 30-year old NAKITA YASMEEN from the United Kingdom, whose traces have been lost since March 2020. Yasmeen’s disappearance was today...