Josephine Koumettou

Cyprus industrial production value and employment increased in 2018

Cyprus industrial production value and employment in the sector increased in 2018 by 11.4% and 7% respectively on an annual basis, data released by...

Man fined €2,000 for possession of wild bird trapping gear

A 34-year-old man from Limassol was fined €2,000 by the Kouklia police station for illegal possession of wild bird trapping gear, the CNA reports. According...

Ennio Morricone, Italian composer most famous for Westerns, dies aged 91

Ennio Morricone, whose scores for movies such as "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", "The Mission" and "Cinema Paradiso" made him one of the...

More than half of BirdLife’s nest boxes show signs of occupation (photos)

BirdLife Cyprus reported very positive results on Friday following the annual check of its Barn Owl nest boxes for this year's reproductive period that...

3rd consecutive day of red alert for forest fires

The Forestry Department has issued yet another fire red alert on Monday, the CNA reports. In an announcement, the Department emphasised that lighting a fire...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Last updated: 06/07/2020 08:53 Rising coronavirus cases in 39 U.S. states cast a shadow over the nation's Fourth of July celebrations as health experts worried...

Ministry updates list of countries for travel to Cyprus – Israel in Category C

The Health Ministry on Friday issued a revised list of countries regarding their epidemiological risk as regards coronavirus for travel purposes, moving Israel from...

No new Coronavirus cases for second consecutive day

No new coronavirus cases were reported in Cyprus on Friday after 1538 tests, which means the total number remains at 999 for the second...

New yellow warning; temperatures at 42 C on Saturday

The Department of Meteorology issued on Friday another yellow alert for extremely high temperatures on Saturday. The alert is in force from 11 am until...

Limassol Wine Festival cancelled for 6th time since 1961

Limassol Mayor Nicos Nicolaides said on Friday that the municipal council has decided to cancel the city's wine festival for 2020 due to Coronavirus,...

Gilead’s COVID-19 antiviral remdesivir gets conditional EU clearance

The European Commission said on Friday it had given conditional approval for the use of antiviral remdesivir in severe COVID-19 patients following an accelerated review process,...

Third arrest for robbery, beating of 66-year-old woman – UPDATE

Police have arrested a 47-year-old man from Limassol on Thursday to facilitate questioning in a case of robbery and the critical injury of a 66-year-old woman...

Limassol: Man arrested for assault, robbery of 68-year-old – UPDATE

A 68-year-old woman from Limassol was attacked on Thursday night while walking home by a man who hit her and stole her wallet, the...

Father of woman accountant remanded for Limassol funds embezzlement

The Limassol District Court has remanded in custody for seven days the 73-year-old father of a 49-year-old woman accountant of a Limassol group of...

Household saving rate all time high at 16.9% in the euro area

The household saving rate in the euro area increased to 16.9% in the first quarter of 2020, from 12.7% in the fourth quarter of...

France’s Macron picks new prime minister to reinvent presidency

President Emmanuel Macron named Jean Castex, a top civil servant and local mayor who orchestrated France's coronavirus lockdown exit strategy, as his new prime minister...

Cyprus’ rare nocturnal butterfly and endemic beetle (photos)

The Department of Forests took to social media to introduce the public to two rare and protected insect species that visitors to Cyprus' forests...

Greece reveals more measures to shield jobs, firms from COVID-19 impact

Greece's economy performed better than others in the eurozone in the first quarter but the hit from coronavirus restrictions in the second and third...

UK in Category B from August 1

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Friday that based on the current epidemiological situation, the UK will be incorporated in Category B of travellers...

77% of Covid cases reported in the last 14 days were imported – report

By June 30th, a total of 998 Covid-19 cases and 26 deaths (case fatality rate: 2.6%) have been reported in the Republic of Cyprus,...

Beaches beckon as England to end quarantine for more than 50 countries

England's coronavirus quarantine rules for more than 50 countries including Germany, France, Spain and Italy is to end, the British government said on Friday,...

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Medical expert on relaxation of measures, rapid tests, Christmas

Increased measures to contain the spread of coronavirus that are in force in Limassol and Paphos Districts need to ease, says Dr. Petros Karayiannis,...

Unidentified person tries to grab children from elementary school

The mother of two children filed a complaint yesterday afternoon with the Police regarding an attempt to grab children from an elementary school in...

Gradual worsening of weather conditions as of tomorrow

A low pressure system affecting Cyprus is bringing down temperatures to their seasonal average. The weather will be mainly cloudy and it is expected...

School opening hours divide parents

The Education Ministry’s recent announcement, according to which the opening of elementary schools for cleaning personnel was moved to 07:00 instead of 07:30, caused...

New York City’s first and only African American mayor David Dinkins dies

David Dinkins, who served as New York City's first and only African American mayor during the 1990s, died on Monday at the age of...