Melissa Hekkers

Complaint against MP in Attorney General’s hands

A woman recently filed a complaint against a Member of Parliament. At this stage, the Police is involved in the matter, while the Attorney...

Turks infuriated with Cyprus Navtex

Decision-makers in Turkey were particularly troubled during the last 48 hours due to a Navtex and a search-rescue operation of the Republic of Cyprus...

Leaders of two Koreas meet ahead of nuclear talks

By Hyonhee Shin and Joyce Lee (Reuters) Tens of thousands of North Koreans chanted "Unification!" and waved flowers as their leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean...

‘Mrs. Maisel’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ win top prizes at Emmy awards

By Lisa Richwine (Reuters) "Game of Thrones" and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" won the top prizes at the Emmy awards last night on a night of upsets...

Changes in the heart of Larnaca

Public works at the Municipal Parking lot on Ermou Street in the heart of Larnaca kicked off yesterday morning. The area, which housed the...

Russian airplane disappears in the Mediterranean

Russia's defence ministry said that one if its military aircraft with 14 people on board disappeared from radar screens over Syria at the same...

6,000 vulnerable borrowers identified for ‘Estia’ Scheme

Approximately 5,000 customers who are expected to benefit from the ‘Estia’ Scheme have been scanned by the Bank of Cyprus, while the Hellenic Bank...

Cyprus’ upgrade sends positive message globally

Cyprus’ return to investment grade strengthens the country’s economic prospects and sends globally a positive message, Finance Minister Harris Georgiades said. Standard & Poor’s upgraded...

2.5% of Cypriots dependent on alcohol

The increase in alcohol consumption by Cypriots of all ages and especially by teenagers has been observed during recent years and the Cyprus National...

Burglars ‘lifted’ jewellery shop in matter of minutes

The police are investigating the robbery of a jewellery shop in Limassol. Specifically, shortly after 5am, the alarm system of the jewellery shop that was...

Hurricane Florence swamps the Carolinas

By Ernest Scheyder (Reuters) Rain, wind and rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence swamped the Carolinas as the massive storm crawled toward the coast, threatening millions of people...

Health Ministry increases allowances to recruit doctors

Conclusive efforts are being made by the Health Ministry which has for months, been desperately seeking for doctors to staff the Accident and Emergency...

Impressive planetarium to be erected at the Metropolis of Tamasos

The inauguration of the foundation stone of the biggest planetarium in the Eastern Mediterranean will take place in the courtyard of the of the...

Convicts benefited from presidential pardon

Murderers convicted of homicide, rapists who sedated their victims, pedophiles and drug dealers are among the convicts who received a presidential pardon in March...

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Thirteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,486 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 13 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Results of island-wide random tests will show the way forward, scientific team says

The 10,000 corona virus random tests that were launched yesterday island-wide will show the way forward on how to address the pandemic, members of...

Bad loans in Cyprus down by €43 million in the first quarter of 2020

Cyprus recorded a further decrease of €43 million or 0.5% in aggregate Non Performing Loans (NPLs) at the end of March 2020 compared with...

Baby born as Beirut blast rips through hospital

As a devastating blast wave tore across Beirut after a warehouse explosion, Emmanuelle Khnaisser prepared to give birth to a baby boy as the...

Mainly fine weather with orange alert for extremely high temperatures on Friday

Mainly fine weather on Friday with an orange alert for extremely high temperatures issued – in effect from 12pm to 5pm. Temperatures are expected to...