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UPDATE-Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump over killing of top general

Iran has issued an arrest warrant for U.S. President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top general Qassem Soleimani and has asked Interpol...

One more wanted for Nicosia murder (photo)

Police said on Monday that they are looking for one more person in connection with the murder of a 21-year-old following a violent fight...

Ryanair launches 2 new routes from Cyprus

Ryanair announced on Monday two new routes from Cyprus to the Netherlands and Poland, commencing August 3 as part of its extended summer 2020...

Police: ‘Keep an eye on children at beach and pools’

Police called on parents on Monday to take all necessary measures to protect their children from drowning at pools and at the beach. In an...

Economic Sentiment and Employment Indicators in June regain 30% of crisis losses, rises to 79.7 in Cyprus

In June 2020, the recovery of the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI), which had tentatively started in May, intensified, according to  data released today by...

Gunmen attack Pakistani stock exchange, seven killed – police

Gunmen attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in the city of Karachi on Monday killing two guards and a policeman before security forces killed...

MoH issues advice to avoid side effects from heat

The Health Ministry has issued advice for the public on the basic measures it should take to avoid unwelcome side effects from the heat. The...

Majority of imported cases were asymptomatic, says Professor Karayiannis

The majority of imported COVID-19 cases recorded in Cyprus in the last few weeks were asymptomatic, says Professor Petros Karayiannis, member of the Scientific...

Zero Covid-19 cases on Sunday

The Health Ministry said on Sunday that out of 1,059 tests no new Coronavirus cases were found. Therefore, the total number of cases remains...

Section of Limassol-Nicosia highway closed after hay truck accident (photos)

Police said on Sunday that a section of the Limassol highway to Nicosia near the Pyrgos community of Limassol has been closed due to...

Dozens arrested as Hong Kongers protest planned national security laws

Hong Kong police arrested at least 53 people on Sunday after scuffles erupted during a relatively peaceful protest against planned national security legislation to...

66-year-old woman tied up, gagged and brutally beaten in Limassol

Two persons gagged, beat and robbed a 66-year-old woman in her 5th-floor penthouse on Ayias Fylaxeos Street in Limassol at 8 am on Sunday...

MoL launches 4th period of support scheme applications for businesses, unemployed

The Labour Ministry has launched the online application process for the 4th period of its support schemes addressed to businesses and the unemployed that...

Poles face long lines, coronavirus limits in presidential vote

Poles stood in long lines to vote on Sunday in a closely-fought presidential election that could reshape Poland's tense relationship with the European Union...

Shooting at California Walmart distribution center leaves two dead, four injured

A shooting at a Walmart distribution centre in Red Bluff, California, killed at least two people and injured four others late on Saturday, officials said. The incident...

Wearing face masks, French voters return to delayed municipal elections

Voters in France donned face masks to cast their ballots on Sunday in a delayed second round of country-wide municipal elections, a mid-term test...

Two arrivals at Paphos airport on Sunday, none yesterday

Two more flights from Thessaloniki and Israel are scheduled to arrive at Paphos airport on Sunday within the third phase of easing of Coronavirus...

18 catering businesses booked in 24 hrs for flouting Covid decrees, large majority in Paphos

Police booked 18 establishments in Paphos, Famagusta and Limassol after conducting 575 checks island-wide in the last 24 hours for adherence to decrees put...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Last updated: 28/06/2020 09:49 Global coronavirus cases exceeded 10 million on Sunday according to a Reuters tally, a milestone in the spread of the disease...

One arrested for Paphos fatal labour accident

Police have arrested a 45-year-old forklift driver who was working at a Peyia construction site at the time when a 53-year-old worker from Georgia...

Martin named new Irish prime minister, vows to tackle deep recession

Ireland's parliament picked veteran opposition leader Micheál Martin as prime minister on Saturday to head the first coalition uniting the two parties that have...

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Covid cases in Cyprus go over the 1000 mark-three today, one a Serbian football player

  Three coronavirus cases were reported in Cyprus today after 1699 tests and following two days of zeros. This means that the number goes up to...

Orange heat warning tomorrow, just one step from red alert-43+degrees

  The Met Office has issued an orange warning for tomorrow as temperatures are expected to reach or even surge beyond 43 degrees inland. One step...

Barcelona’s landmark Sagrada Familia reopens for key covid workers

  Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia basilica reopened today, giving frontline workers the chance to have the usually tourist-packed landmark to themselves in recognition of their efforts...

Apollon Serb football player positive to Covid following Belgrade return

  Serb football player Djordje Denic, currently playing for Limassol football club Apollon, tested positive to Covid-19, following his return from Belgrade. In a statement, the...

Catalonia curbs movement of 200,000 people after new coronavirus outbreak

  Spain’s north-eastern region of Catalonia enforced a new lockdown on more than 200,000 people, after several new outbreaks of the coronavirus were detected. Residents in...