Constantinos Tsintas

One Covid patient remains at Famagusta Reference hospital

  One patient is currently being treated at the Famagusta General hospital, the reference institution for covid-19. According to doctors, he is doing well. Since March 11,...

Police issue advice following defence grenade discovery in backyard

  Authorities have issued relevant advice to the public, after the discovery of a defence grenade at a home backyard in the Larnaca district, complete...

North Korea says no need to sit down with U.S. for talks

  North Korea does not feel the need to have talks with the United States, which would be nothing more than “a political tool” for...

Covid cases over 11 million, with new record in US and resurgence in some areas

  Global coronavirus cases exceeded 11 million, according to a Reuters tally, marking another milestone in the spread of the disease that has killed more...

US-China escalating tension, as Americans send carriers to disputed area

  Two U.S. aircraft carriers were conducting exercises in the disputed South China Sea  on Saturday, the U.S. navy said, as China also carried out...

Forest fire red alert, public appeal

  The forestry department has issued a fire red alert as hot, dry conditions continue and thousands will be flocking mountain resorts over the weekend. The...

Fire at Yeroskipou home, extensive damage (update)

  A blaze caused extensive damage to a Yeroskipou home at seven yesterday afternoon. The occupants of the two-floor house were away at the time and...

Another 42 degree scorcher, yellow alert

  Heatwave conditions will continue throughout the island today, as a warm front affects Cyprus for a third consecutive day. It's a good time to venture...

Update: Three test positive for coronavirus, total now 983

  Three people have tested positive for coronavirus, the Health Ministry said on Sunday, updating its earlier announcement in which it had said that no...

Akinci concerned about resumption of flights from Turkey

  The Turkish-Cypriot leader has expressed concern with the rise of Covid-19 in Turkey and the resumption of flights to the occupied areas on July...

Spain brings forward border opening for Schengen countries to June 21

  Spain will open its borders to countries in the European Union’s Schengen area on June 21, ten days before previously announced, except for Portugal...

Stench of burnt manure around Nicosia

  Residents of many Nicosia areas have been complaining over the past couple of days of a strong bad smell in the air, like burnt...

Police close to solving 8 burglary cases following double arrest

  Authorities are really close to solving at least 8 cases of burglaries, thefts and causing damage, committed in the Nicosia district over the past...

Putin says Russia will be able to counter hypersonic weapons

  President Vladimir Putin said Russia was developing the means to counter other countries’ hypersonic weapons, local news agencies reported. “It’s very likely that we will...

Bus companies continue protests nationwide

  Bus companies continued protests nationwide, protesting the tendering process on awarding the public transport contract between 2020-30. Following a warning yesterday that a general transport...

Britain to urgently review distancing rule, many pubs could reopen

  Britain will urgently review its two-metre social distancing rule as it tries to help the economy recover from a 25% coronavirus crisis collapse, finance...

60 night spots charged with Covid and other violations

  Authorities continued their intensified checks on night clubs, bars and restaurants for Covid-19 violations, according to the revised health ministry protocols. As of Friday evening,...

Chief auditor custody renewed for million plus fraud case

  The court renewed an 8 day remand for a 49 year old chief auditor in connection with a case of a million plus fraud...

Nineteen dead in gas-tanker accident in China’s Zhejiang

  A tanker truck explosion in southeast China killed 19 and injured 172, the state-run People’s Daily said. The tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas exploded at...

North Korea warns of retaliatory actions over defectors in South

  The sister of North Korea’s leader has warned of retaliatory measures against South Korea that could involve the military, in the latest escalation of...

Man suffers serious head injury following altercation in Paphos (update)

  An altercation between three men in Paphos resulted in the serious injury of a 39 year old, who suffered a fractured skull and was...

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Thirteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,486 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 13 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Results of island-wide random tests will show the way forward, scientific team says

The 10,000 corona virus random tests that were launched yesterday island-wide will show the way forward on how to address the pandemic, members of...

Bad loans in Cyprus down by €43 million in the first quarter of 2020

Cyprus recorded a further decrease of €43 million or 0.5% in aggregate Non Performing Loans (NPLs) at the end of March 2020 compared with...

Baby born as Beirut blast rips through hospital

As a devastating blast wave tore across Beirut after a warehouse explosion, Emmanuelle Khnaisser prepared to give birth to a baby boy as the...

Mainly fine weather with orange alert for extremely high temperatures on Friday

Mainly fine weather on Friday with an orange alert for extremely high temperatures issued – in effect from 12pm to 5pm. Temperatures are expected to...