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One death, 187 new PCR cases announced on Sunday

One man aged 87 without underlying conditions has died from Covid-19, the Health Ministry said on Sunday. The man was being treated at the Nicosia...

UN SG’s Special Envoy expected in Cyprus between November 30 and December 2

UN Secretary General's Special Envoy on the Cyprus problem Jane Holl Lute is expected to arrive in Cyprus between November 30 and December 2,...

Biden to name first Cabinet picks on Tuesday but Trump digs in despite election loss

Joe Biden will announce the first of his Cabinet picks on Tuesday, a senior aide said on Sunday, as the president-elect moves ahead with...

9 rapid antigen testing sites to operate island-wide on Monday (table)

The Health Ministry issued on Sunday the list of the locations island-wide where the general population can take a rapid antigen test on Monday,...

More than 200 detained in Belarus protests – rights group

Belarus police detained more than 200 people in Minsk on Sunday during the latest in months of anti-government protests since a disputed presidential election...

Condition of babies found positive to Covid-19 improves

Two babies that tested positive to Coronavirus being treated at Makario Children's Hospital are in good condition, the hospital said on Sunday. Speaking to CNA,...

Cyprus’ proposals for EU Recovery and Resilience Facility to be finalised next week

Cyprus’ plan of proposals to receive about €968 million of funding from the European Union Recovery and Resilience Facility - Next Generation EU will...

Erdogan says Turkey sees itself a part of Europe

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that his country, an official candidate for European Union membership, sees itself as an inseparable part of...

Pyramid schemes in the spotlight

The Economic Crime Investigation Office of the Cyprus Police is investigating some ten cases of pyramid schemes, which became illegal in Cyprus in 2015...

UK’s Sunak: no return to austerity in new spending plan

British finance minister Rishi Sunak said there would be no return to austerity in a spending plan he will announce on Wednesday, even as...

Mass testing program continues on Sunday as police remain on high alert to protect public health

Cyprus’ Ministry of Health continues on Sunday a mass testing program for COVID-19, with mobile units taking samples in a number of areas across...

Cypriot Foreign Minister to meet with his Slovak counterpart in Nicosia

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides is set to meet on Monday with Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Ivan Korčok, who arrives in Cyprus...

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 58 million, death toll at 1,381,424 (table)

More than 58.14 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,381,424​ have died, according to the latest...

WHO COVID envoy fears third wave, calls Europe response ‘incomplete’

A World Health Organization (WHO) special COVID-19 envoy predicted a third wave of the pandemic in Europe in early 2021, if governments repeat what...

Man assaulted with knife in own home

A 39 year old man was attacked by three in his home in Paphos, police said on Sunday. According to an official police announcement, the...

Paphos: Woman arrested for organising anti-lockdown protest on social media

Police in Paphos arrested a 41 year old woman on Saturday who was urging the public through social media to attend anti-lockdown protests at...

Trump bid to overturn election stumbles as judge tosses Pennsylvania lawsuit

President Donald Trump's desperate bid to overturn the U.S. election was dealt a new setback on Saturday when a federal judge threw out his...

Clear skies with cloud coverage locally

Today will be mainly fine with increased cloud coverage locally, the Met Department said in its early morning report. Temperatures will reach 23 C inland...

G20 leaders seek to help poorest nations in post-COVID world

Leaders of the 20 biggest economies on Saturday vowed to ensure a fair distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, drugs and tests around the world and...

Health Ministry reports 245 new PCR cases on Saturday

The Health Ministry announced 245 new Coronavirus cases out of 7,235 PCR tests on Saturday and another 79 from rapid antigen tests. A total of...

15 rapid antigen testing sites to operate island-wide on Sunday

The Health Ministry issued on Saturday the list of the locations island-wide where the general population can take a rapid antigen test on Sunday,...

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369 new cases through PCR tests, two deaths announced on Saturday

The Health Ministry announced the death of two persons due to COVID-19. Specifically, a woman 82 with underlying conditions, who had been treated at...

38-year-old arrested for sending videos of minor’s sexual abuse

The Police’s Office for Combating Cybercrime arrested a 38-year-old on the basis of an arrest warrant within the framework of investigating a case of...

Final phase of MEDUSA Multinational Exercise concluded

The final phase of the multinational aeronautical exercise "MEDUSA-10/20", which took place in the sea northwest of the city of Alexandria in Egypt, was...

PM Johnson and EU chief seek to break Brexit impasse

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will speak to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday to try to break an impasse in...

Moscow rolls out Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine to most exposed groups

Moscow began distributing the Sputnik V COVID-19 shot via 70 clinics on Saturday to the most exposed groups, marking Russia's first large-scale vaccination against...