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Jet ski accident: Police arrest 50-year-old who handed himself in-Update 2

A 50-year-old jet ski driver was arrested around midday on Sunday by police who are investigating a case of causing death by negligence in...

Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus

The global coronavirus death toll surpassed 800,000 on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, Brazil and India leading the rise...

Former Ukrainian premier Tymoshenko tests positive for coronavirus

Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is in serious condition with a fever, her party's spokeswoman...

Al Jazeera publishes names of ‘bought’ Cyprus passports ‘linked to crime and corruption’

Al Jazeera published on Sunday the first findings of its investigation into 1,400 leaked approved applications for a Cyprus 'golden passport' between 2017-2019 that...

68.3% of Coronavirus cases in Cyprus have recovered

New epidemiological data published by the Health Ministry on Sunday shows that as of 20 August 68.3% (935 people) of those who contracted Coronavirus...

Paphos: 28-year-old arrested for damaging trees (photos)

A 28-year-old man was arrested on Saturday in Paphos for damaging municipal trees while drunk, the CNA reports. According to the police, the offence was...

UK plans to drop ‘Facebook tax’, Mail on Sunday says

British finance minister Rishi Sunak plans to drop a tax on technology companies such as Facebook and Google because it does not raise much...

Police book 15 premises and 13 citizens for flouting Covid measures

Cyprus Police carried out in the past 24 hours a total of 777 checks to ensure compliance of premises and citizens with the measures in...

Larnaca: Restaurant owner fined €8,000 for dancing customers

Police issued an €8,000 fine to a restauranteur in Livadia for flouting the Covid-19 decree, CNA reports. According to the police, the business which is...

Jet ski accident: Driver hands himself in to police-Update 1

The jet ski driver in a Limassol sea accident that caused the death of his co-passenger on Saturday showed up on Sunday morning at...

Israeli protesters, decrying corruption, keep pressure on Netanyahu

Thousands of Israelis protested in Jerusalem on Saturday against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and the summer outcry denouncing alleged corruption and the government's handling of...

Paphos: €42,200 worth of electronics and jewellery stolen from parked car

Paphos police are investigating a case of theft and malicious damage after a Greek-Cypriot woman reported on Saturday that €42,200 worth of property was...

Rape suspect arrested at Larnaca airport

A man was arrested on Saturday at Larnaca airport in relation to a Paphos rape case, the CNA reports. Police said that the arrest came...

U.S. House votes to block Postal reforms seen as threat to mail-in ballots

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives voted on Saturday to provide the cash-strapped Postal Service with $25 billion and block policy changes that have...

TikTok to challenge Trump’s executive order

TikTok said on Saturday it plans to file a lawsuit on Monday against President Donald Trump's executive order prohibiting transactions with the popular short...

Man dies in Limassol jet ski accident

A foreign national riding a jet ski with another individual died on Saturday in a sea accident in Limassol, the CNA reports. Police are looking...

Mainly fine, temperatures to edge up tomorrow

Today will be mainly fine with temperatures reaching 37 C inland, 33 C on the coast and 28 C in the mountains. Tonight will be...

WHO says children aged 12 and over should wear masks like adults

The World Health Organization (WHO) said children aged 12 and over should wear masks to help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic under the same conditions...

How big gatherings spread COVID-19: German scientists stage concert experiment

Around 1,500 volunteers equipped with face masks, hand disinfectant and tracking gadgets attended an indoor concert in Germany on Saturday as part of a...

11 test positive to Covid-19 for 2nd consecutive day-UPDATE

Another 11 people tested positive to Covid-19, the Health Ministry said on Saturday - the same number as yesterday - from a total of...

350-person cap at weddings and baptisms in effect as of today

The maximum number of 350 attendees at weddings and baptisms enters into force as of today, August 22, the Health Ministry reminded in an...

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Non-reversible damage to the sight of five patients operated for cataract

The damage to the sight of five out of the eight patients who were operated for cataract and presented serious complications due to infection...

Committee to prepare list of animals for pet shops; reactions

For the first time in Cyprus a list will be prepared with the animals that can be sold in pet shops, however, the issue...

Medical Association on Cyprus’ epidemiological situation

The Cyprus Medical Association is once again asking the public and businesses to make sure not to violate any protocols and to dutifully respect...

15-year-old missing since 20 October (PHOTO)

Police are looking for 15-year-old Antzel Ioannou, who has been reported missing from her place of residence in Nicosia since yesterday, 20 October. Ioannou is...

Education Committee approves distance learning for educational centers

The House Education Committee today discussed draft laws regarding distance learning by private schools and afternoon educational centers. President of the Committee Kyrakos Hadjigiannis...