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Greek government spokesman Petsas: The goal is to prevent the worst

"The government warmly congratulates Joe Biden on his election to the presidency of the United States of America," government spokesman Stelios Petsas said on...

Pfizer and BioNTech say their COVID-19 vaccine is over 90% effective

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Monday its experimental COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective, a major victory in the fight against a...

Motor vehicle sales down by an annual 18% in January – October 2020

Moto vehicle sales in Cyprus dropped by an annual 18,5% for the period of January – October 2020, with sales affected by the coronavirus...

New anti-Covid measures expected during Monday’s meeting

New decisions are expected to be taken during a meeting on Monday evening under President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades with the...

POVEK organizing protest on 18 November outside the Presidential Palace

POVEK, the Cyprus Confederation of Professional Craftsmen and Shopkeepers, is organizing a big protest on Wednesday 18 November at 15:00, outside the Presidential Palace,...

Conditional release for migrants’ traffickers

Five people, remanded in custody for the case of illegal trafficking of 131 migrants, have been released under conditions. The defense lawyers of all...

Health crisis affects rents all over Cyprus

The health crisis of coronavirus from mid-March until today has had serious financial consequences, also affecting rents of commercial shops.   According to data presented by...

116 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday

The Health Ministry announced 116 new COVID-19 cases on 8 November, out of 2,803 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 5,987. The break-down of new...

Chinese resident of Paphos donates 1,000 euros to PASYKAF in Paphos

Chinese resident of Paphos, Henry Alexandrou contributes almost daily protective masks to services, departments and organizations of Paphos as well as other protective equipment. Additionally,...

The Mitsis Commercial School of Lemithou to close down for two weeks

Due to the very big number of confirmed COVID-19 cases among students and teachers the Mitsis Commercial School of Lemithou will close down for...

Expert says Cyprus takes one step forward, two backwards

Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia Medical School and member of the COVID-19 Scientific Team, Petros Karayannis, has warned that Cyprus...

Bronze plate stolen from Tassos Papadopoulos’ grave

A bronze plate with the face of late former President Tassos Papadopoulos was stolen from the cemetery of Deftera. According to the Police, this morning...

Extraordinary meeting at the Presidential Palace for COVID

Tomorrow 9 November at 19:00, President Nicos Anastasiades has convened an extraordinary meeting at the Presidential Place with the epidemiological team, in the presence...

30-year-old from UK missing since March 2020 (PHOTO)

Police are looking for 30-year old NAKITA YASMEEN, who has been reported missing from the United Kingdom since March 2020. Yasmeen is 1.60 metres tall,...

Economist says economic crisis to last longer than in 2013

The view that the current economic crisis due to the pandemic will last longer than the crisis in 2013, expressed Michael Sarris, former Finance...

Cyclist who died during accident in Limassol identified

Sixty-two-year-old pensioner, former bank employee from Limassol, Andreas Iakovou is the victim of the accident that occurred yesterday in Limassol. According to preliminary investigations, it...

Thousands of people celebrate Joe Biden’s victory near White House

US President-elect Joe Biden’s supporters celebrate the victory in front of the White House on Saturday (Nov. 7). US Democrats celebrated the White House victory...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 49.1 mln, deaths exceed 1.23 mln

The global number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 49,106,931, with the death toll reaching 1,239,157 as of 16:33 Central European Time (CET) on...

22-year-old driving under influence of drugs and alcohol arrested

A 22-year-old was remanded in custody for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, as well as for other traffic violations in Paphos.   According...

52 fines for violating curfew and not wearing masks

The Cyprus Police carried out a total of 2,233 island-wide checks during the last 24 hours, reporting 26 individuals who violated a curfew on...

15-year-old missing from Nicosia

Police are looking for 15-year old Angela (Angel) Ioannou, who has been reported missing from her place of residence in Nicosia since 6 November. Angela...

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234 new PCR cases announced on Monday

The Health Ministry also announced 234 new Coronavirus cases out of 5,167 PCR tests on Monday 23 November and another 70 out of 5,665...

Mobile emergency medical unit in Thessaloniki

The General Staff of the Army is proceeding with the creation of a mobile emergency medical unit in the courtyard of the 424 General...

State Health Organization: 170 nurses hired

The State Health Services Organization (OKYpY) noted that so far 170 nurses have been asked to sign contracts. This was said in reply to...

Negative record of confirmed COVID-19 cases from rapid tests in Fanagusta

Famagusta seems to have a negative record of confirmed COVID-19 cases found by antigen rabid tests, compared to other towns. From 16 November, when the...

yprus trade deficit declines in January – August 2020, affected by Covid-19

Cyprus’ trade deficit for the period of January – August 2020 declined by an annual 11.5%, with trade affected by the coronavirus pandemic. According to...