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Repatriates make 7 out of 8 new coronavirus cases reported today

Repatriates made 7 out of eight new coronavirus cases reported today by the health ministry out of a total of 1953 tests, raising the number...

It’s merciless-Major blaze near the Panayia Evangelistria chapel in Xylofagou

  It's been a very difficult day for the fire and forestry departments as more than a dozen fires broke out all over Cyprus. A major...

Second fire at Diorios-Kapouti area in north-6th front today

  A second fire has broken out in the Diorios-Kapouti area in the Turkish-occupied north, a week after a massive blaze caused major destruction in...

Malta-Greece top low risk, Switzerland-Czech Republic higher risk for visitors to Cyprus

The Health Ministry announced the results of an epidemiological risk assessment, in an attempt to classify low and higher risk countries, when international airports...

Major Achna fire under control after burning farms, animals and tractors (update)

  A dramatic effort by a strong ground fire fighting force, a Russian Gamov helicopter and dozens of locals, brought a major blaze in the...

Louvaras fire under control-authorities repeat appeal for vigilance (update)

  A fire that was burning out of control in the Louvaras area of Limassol since 11.30 this morning was brought under control more than...

Three fires in north due to strong winds

  Strong winds also caused fires in the Turkish-occupied North, at the villages of Limniti, Dhigenis Stone and Genagra. Gusts of wind, according to daily 'Kibris',...

A further 3 day remand for protective mask fraud case

  A 27 year old and his father in law, 55, were remanded in custody for a further three days by a Limassol court, in...

3 forest fires under control in Nicosia, Larnaca and Limassol

Three forest fires that broke out this morning in the Nicosia, Larnaca and Limassol districts were quickly brought under control, as a forest fire...

Fire in Liopetri built up area causes damage to crops and farms (update)

  A fire broke out a a Liopetri residential area, with fire fighting forces responding and an Electricity Authority crew also on site, as the...

Protaras beaches packed yday-people in line with measures

  The Cyprus News Agency reported packed Protaras beaches yesterday, on the first day of their opening, despite previous reports that the weather forecast kept...

Forest fires Red Alert-dramatic appeal for vigilance

  The Forestry Department has issued a Red Alert for a forest fires hazard due to strong winds that will affect the island through to...

US Covid-19 toll nears 100 thousand-‘They were us’

  A tragically captivating front page article in the New York Times,  simply and poignantly captures-just through the names of the victims- the devastating run...

Israeli PM Netanyahu goes on trial for corruption

  The corruption trial of Benjamin Netanyahu opens on Sunday in a Jerusalem court, where he will become the first serving Israeli prime minister to...

Part of Limassol-Nicosia highway, on Yermasoyeia roundabout, briefly closed

  Police have closed part of the Limassol-Nicosia highway, near the Yermasoyia roundabout, due to a problem with the road surface that needs immediate attention. Traffic...

UK PM Johnson resists calls to sack adviser Cummings over 400 km drive

  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resisted calls from opposition parties to sack senior adviser Dominic Cummings after he traveled 400 km to northern England...

Stabbing in Strovolos at dawn

  A person was stabbed in Strovolos at dawn, during an altercation between a group of immigrants. Police are investigating as the cause of the fight...

3 cases in China after 1st day with none-More asymptomatics

  China recorded three new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland for May 23, following the first day with no new cases since the outbreak...

Short spell of wind and rain to Monday shine

  A strong north to northwestern air current will be affecting Cyprus through to this evening, with a weak low pressure system tomorrow. Overcast skies will...

President wishes TCs and all Muslims on Ramazan Bayram

  President Anastasiades expressed wishes of health, peace and prosperity to Turkish Cypriots and all Muslims, on the occasion of the three day celebration of...

No more quarantine for Cypriots returning from abroad, if negative-Monday start

  Monday, May 25 sees the doing away of the 14 day quarantine for Cypriots returning from abroad, if negative for Covid-19, said the Transport...

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EU to use $2.7 billion fund to buy promising COVID-19 vaccines

  The European Union is preparing to use an emergency 2.4-billion- euro fund to make advance purchases of promising vaccines against the new coronavirus, EU...

Kostrikis: ‘Open weddings relaunch in September a political decision’

Member of the team of experts advising the government on Coronavirus Leontios Kostrikis said on Thursday that the team had a different view than...

UK’s ‘useless and ineffective’ quarantine will hammer tourism, Ryanair boss says

  Britain does not have a proper plan for its 14-day international quarantine and the introduction of such a "useless and ineffective" scheme will do...

15 police members charged in Metaxas murders case

  Fifteen police officers charged with dereliction of duty in connection with the Mitsero serial murders case have given their reply, president of the independent...

Help NDS fly dogs to their forever UK homes on Covid flight

The Nicosia Dog Shelter has launched a new campaign aiming to raise €1,000 by 11 am on July 3 in order to fly out...