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Larnaca: Man arrested for assaulting police sergeant

Larnaca police have arrested a 24 year old for offences that include assaulting a female police sergeant, carrying a weapon, resisting arrest and illegal...

Azerbaijan says Armenian forces shell second city in escalation of week-long conflict

Azerbaijan said on Sunday that Armenian forces had shelled its second city of Ganja in an escalation of the war in the South Caucasus...

Police report 15 citizens and 4 premises for violations of Covid measures

The Cyprus Police have reported 15 citizens and 4 premises` owners for violations of COVID-19 measures in 657 checks the last 24 hours. A Police...

Britain, France coronavirus cases rise sharply to record levels

Britain reported 12,872 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, a record daily figure for the country, with the government blaming the jump on a reporting...

Mainly fine, temperature edges up slightly

Today will be mainly fine with increased cloud to be observed locally in the afternoon in the mountains. Temperatures will reach 35 C inland, 31...

22 new Covid cases in Cyprus on Saturday-UPDATE

The Health Ministry announced 22 new Coronavirus cases in Cyprus on Saturday out of 3,477 tests, raising the total since the start of the...

Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus

U.S. President Donald Trump was in a military hospital on Saturday for treatment after testing positive for COVID-19, an extraordinary development that upended the...

Infographics: 56% of Cyprus Covid cases since July 1 were men

The Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health released on Saturday its latest infographics on the Coronavirus situation in Cyprus as of October...

One killed, 19 missing in floods in France and Italy

A fireman died and 19 people were missing in France and Italy after a storm hit border regions of the two countries, causing heavy...

632 drivers booked in first 36 hours of new hefty traffic fines

Cypriot drivers appear to not have been deterred by new stricter fines on traffic violations put in force on October 1 aimed at tackling...

We need more Europe in health, says European Commissioner at 1st Cyprus Forum

European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides, referred to the serious effects and opportunities brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, in an online...

Paphos: Four remanded for brawl with knives-UPDATE

The Paphos police have arrested four people amid investigations in a case of possession of offensive weapons following a scuffle in the Mehmed Pasha...

Ayia Napa murder attempt: SBA authorities hand over suspect to police-UPDATE

SBA Dhekelia handed over to Cyprus police on Friday a 25 year old British national who had been wanted by the Famagusta CID in...

Germany urges EU to impose sanctions against Russia over Navalny case

Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has called for new European Union sanctions against Russia over the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny with an...

Nicosia: 24 year old dies in hit-and-run

A 24 year old man died in a road collision in Nicosia while a 31 year old has been arrested for causing the accident. The...

Venice deploys flood barrier for first time as storm drives up tide

Venice deployed its long-delayed flood barriers for the first time on Saturday as forecasters warned that storms could combine with high tides to inundate...

Fitch Ratings affirms Cyprus rating at `BBB-` with a Stable Outlook

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Cyprus`s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at `BBB-` with a Stable Outlook. In a press release Fitch says that Cyprus`s...

Facebook, Twitter, Google CEOs will testify before U.S. Senate committee

The chief executives of Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet-owned Google have agreed to voluntarily testify at a hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee on Oct....

Trump to spend days at military hospital after COVID-19 diagnosis

U.S. President Donald Trump was in a military hospital on Saturday for treatment after testing positive for COVID-19, an extraordinary development that upended the...

CSEO brings NASA’s Space Apps Challenge again to Cyprus

The Cyprus Space Exploration Organisation (CSEO) is bringing once again to Cyprus the prestigious NASA’s Space Apps Challenge competition for an online experience. The competition...

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be -0.3% in September 2020, -1.9% in Cyprus

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be -0.3% in September 2020, down from -0.2% in August according to a flash estimate from Eurostat,...

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Cyprus goes over 10 thousand covid cases, daily number remains over 200

  Cyprus has gone over 10 thousand Covid-19 confirmed infections, after the Health ministry today announced 248 over the past 24 hours, 179 out of...

New child pornography case, 34 year old man arrested

  Authorities are investigating yet another child pornography case, following a EUROPOL tip off, which resulted in the arrest of a 34 year old man...

New wrangle between Attorney General and Auditor General

  Attorney General Giorgos Savvides has called Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides to order, over his continued intention to look into so-called golden passport case files...

Confirmed covid patient refuses to self isolate, walks around in free Famagusta area-Dozens of people booked

  A woman from the free Famagusta area who tested positive for covid-19 did not self-isolate and was walking in a public area yesterday noon. She...

Covid-19 patients rise at referral hospital, now 59

  Covid-19 patients at the Famagusta General, the referral hospital for coronavirus have risen to 59. Four are being treated in the increased care unit for...