Josephine Koumettou

Michael Bloomberg to spend $100 million in Florida to help elect Joe Biden

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who spent $1 billion on his 2020 Democratic presidential bid before dropping out, plans to inject at least $100 million to...

Another three test positive to Covid-19

Three more people tested positive to Covid-19, the Health Ministry said on Sunday, from a total of 2,810 tests performed. This raises the total positive...

FM: ‘Cyprus government satisfied with the results of deliberations with Pompeo’

The Cyprus government expressed satisfaction over the results of the talks it had on Saturday with the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, who...

Israeli top model Bar Refaeli sentenced in tax evasion case

Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli was sentenced on Sunday to nine months' community service and her mother was ordered jailed for 16 months for tax...

Hoteliers’ plans prior to pandemic worth millions

By Theano Thiopoulou Hoteliers were making plans worth millions before the pandemic struck either to build new units or to expand existing ones. As the situation...

Turkey’s Oruc Reis survey vessel back near southern shore, ship tracker shows-UPDATE

Turkey's seismic research vessel Oruc Reis returned to waters near the southern province of Antalya on Sunday, Refinitiv data showed, a move Greece said...

Turkey creates great tension in its relations with Greece and Cyprus, Defence Minister says

By ignoring the international law, Turkey creates great tension in its relations with Greece and Cyprus, continues its illegal actions in the Republic of...

‘Nomadland’ wins top prize at masked and distanced Venice film festival

"Nomadland", a U.S. movie about a community of van dwellers traversing the vast American West, won the Golden Lion award for best film at...

Police publish images of stolen items to find owners (photos)

Police have published photos of stolen items recovered from a Paphos residence that are believed to be the result of burglaries and thefts hoping...

Cyprus Police report 14 citizens and 8 businesses for flouting Covid decrees

Cyprus Police reported 14 citizens and 8 premises from 0600 on Saturday local time to 0600 on Sunday out of a total of 537...

Fed-up Lesbos islanders, migrants stuck waiting for Europe to decide

Crisis-weary residents of the Greek island of Lesbos and the thousands of migrants stranded there after this week's refugee centre fire are united by...

Police ramp up checks for use of mobile phone by drivers

Police announced on Sunday a two-week campaign that starts tomorrow targeting the use of mobile phones by drivers. The announcement said that the campaign, which...

Back to school for 109,000 pupils amid Covid uncertainty

More than 109,000 children in Cyprus are due back in school tomorrow for the start of an unprecedented school year as the world still...

Russians vote in local elections targeted by Kremlin critic Navalny

Russians vote on Sunday in dozens of local elections that will be scrutinised for signs of discontent with the ruling United Russia party following the suspected...

42-year-old remanded for child pornography

The Limassol District Court remanded in custody for six days on Saturday a 42 year old man who was arrested the day before in...

Reuters Health News Summary

U.S. CDC reports 192,388 deaths from coronavirus The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 6,427,058 cases of the new coronavirus,...

Pompeo: ‘US concerned over Turkish operations in East Med’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed concern over Turkey’s operations in the Eastern Mediterranean and noted that increased tensions would not bring any solutions to...

Temperature edges down further, possibility of showers

Today will be mainly fine but clouds will gradually develop that may bring isolated showers and/or thunderstorm, mostly in the mountains and inland. Temperatures will...

Search on for bodies in charred path of wildfires, Trump to visit California

Search and rescue crews using dogs combed through neighborhoods left in blackened ruins by massive wildfires burning across three states on Saturday, and U.S....

Cyprus FM and US Secretary of State sign MoU on security issues

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus and the Secretary of State of the United States of America signed on Saturday,...

Cyprus and UK conducted a joint SAR Exercise on Saturday

A Joint Search and Rescue (SAR) Exercise, titled “CYPUK-02/20” was conducted on Saturday within the Search and Rescue Region of the Republic of Cyprus,...

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Student gambling in Cyprus on the rise

An increase in the number of young people gambling has been recorded in the European Drug Report 2020 presented on Tuesday by the Cyprus...

Cyprus marks highest rate of registered first-time asylum applicants

The highest rate of registered first-time asylum applicants during the second quarter of 2020 was observed in Cyprus, according to Eurostat. The latest data, released...

Additional two new coronavirus cases added to Tuesday’s 15

The Ministry of Health has announced two additional positive covid-19 cases to Tuesday's total of 15, Philenews reported on Wednesday. One case concerns a football...

World becoming less tolerant of migrants – Gallup poll

The world is becoming less tolerant of migrants, according to a poll released on Wednesday as Europe prepared to unveil a new asylum plan...

Nicosia Central Prisons part of Netflix jail series

Nicosia Central Prisons will be included in a new documentary series by Netflix platform focusing on inter-workings in jails worldwide, according to Philenews. The American...