Maria Myles

Work in Nicosia’s main square could finish in three months, mayor says

Nicosia mayor Constantinos Yiorkadjis believes that work in the project to revamp Eleftheria square could finish within three months. Eleftheria square, where the bridge is,...

Rouhani says Iran will never yield to U.S. pressure for talks

Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that Tehran's help was essential in...

Attacks in Syria’s Idlib must stop, Turkey tells Russia

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday he told his Russian counterpart that attacks in Syria's northwestern Idlib region must stop immediately and...

South Wales residents rescued from Storm Dennis flood water

Residents had to be rescued after water poured into their homes in south Wales and the Welsh borders on Sunday as Storm Dennis caused...

Report on alleged police negligence to be delivered on Thursday

A report on allegations against members of the police force for negligence in relation to investigations into the conditions under which people went missing...

Cyprus navy acquires two new crafts

Cyprus’ Navy presented today its two new acquisitions, “Posidonas 1” and “Nireas 1”, at a special ceremony at the old Limassol port. Speaking at the...

Fancy felines hit Hanoi for first ever cat show

Vietnam, where cats are viewed by some as food, hosted its first ever cat show on Sunday, gathering around 60 pedigree cats with feisty...

EU must develop ‘appetite for power’, Borrell says

European Union governments need to be willing to intervene in international crises or risk prolonging paralysis in their foreign policy, the EU's top diplomat...

Mainly fine with some cloud today, higher temperatures expected, Met Office says

The weather in the afternoon will be mainly fine but increased cloud may give some isolated showers in the mountains, and or occasional snow...

Chimney fire put out at Latsia house, nobody at risk

Three fire engines managed to extinguish a fire, which broke out at a house in Latsia, in the early hours of Sunday. Nobody was at...

Sanders says presidential rival Bloomberg will not excite voters

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said on Saturday Mike Bloomberg would not generate the "excitement and energy" needed to win the White House,...

Update: Police find gun used in attempted murder attack in Agia Napa

Police have found a Kalashnikov which a man used in an attempted murder, early this morning in an Agia Napa restaurant, police spokesman Andreas...

New Chinese coronavirus cases show slight fall

The number of new cases of a coronavirus in China fell slightly on Sunday, more than three weeks after the outbreak's epicentre was locked...

Rockets hit U.S. coalition base in Baghdad, no casualties

Rockets hit a U.S.-led military coalition's Baghdad headquarters early on Sunday but caused no casualties, a coalition spokesman said, in the latest attack to...

Delivery man robbed in Kato Pafos

A pizza delivery man was robbed on Saturday night in Kato Pafos, when he arrived at the address given when the order was placed...

UK post-Brexit rules to ‘turn off tap’ of low-skilled foreign labour

Britain will "turn off the tap" of foreign, low-skilled labour and require all skilled workers wishing to come to the country to have a...

Four people injured in an attempted murder in Agia Napa

Four people, one woman and three men, in their twenties and thirties, are in hospital, receiving medical treatment after they were wounded during an...

Yemen’s air strikes ‘kill 31 civilians’ after Saudi jet crash

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement accused the Saudi-led coalition of carrying out retaliatory air strikes on Saturday that killed at least 30 people including civilians,...

The UK remains the top tourist market for Cyprus, statistics show

Tourism contributes, directly and indirectly, about 20% to Cyprus’ GDP and 2019 was a “golden year” in terms of arrivals, even though those involved...

Another 70 people test positive for coronavirus on ship in Japan

Another 70 people on board a quarantined cruise ship in Japan have tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases from...

Average temperatures for time of year, dust and some rain

Northeasterly winds are affecting the area. At times thin dust will be observed until Monday. Today it will be mainly cloudy with some local rain...

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Fourteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,775 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 14 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Iraq’s port of Umm Qasr takes precautionary measures after deadly Beirut blast

Following the deadly blast at Beirut's port last week, Iraq is moving to secure its own main port of Umm Qasr from any potential...

Concerns over preserving Lebanon’s cultural heritage

Many historical buildings in Beirut were badly damaged in last week's devastating explosion. Experts worry that much of Lebanon's rich cultural heritage will be lost...

Yellow alert for extremely high temperatures on Thursday

Mainly fine weather on Thursday with yet another yellow alert for extremely high temperatures in effect from 13:00 to 17:00. Temperatures are expected to rise...

Turkey accuses Greece of violating “Turkish” minority rights in Thrace

Turkey has said that minority schools are being closed down under the pretext of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Turkish Foreign Ministry released a statement on...