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Erdogan, Trump discuss immediate halt to Idlib crisis – Turkish presidency

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump exchanged views on an immediate halt to fighting in Syria's Idlib province Saturday, the Turkish...

Turkey won’t be silent as Syrian government surrounds Turkish posts – Erdogan

Turkey will not remain silent while Syrian government forces surround Turkish military posts in Syria's Idlib region, President Tayyip Erdogan said in comments reported...

Nicosia Marathon takes place tomorrow

«Nicosia Marathon» takes place tomorrow and police have announced that many roads in the capital will remain closed from 6 a.m. until 2.30 p.m.. During...

Pafos and Israel tourism prospects look positive

Tourism and business prospects between Pafos and Israel are looking positive for the coming period, according to people involved in the tourist industry in...

Cypriot teenager claims place in Guinness Book of Records

A 17-year –old Cypriot, Mixalis Eleftheriades, holder of 40 national records, can solve the Rubik cube in 13.33 seconds, hanging upside down. He is claiming...

UPDATE-Chinese tourist becomes Europe’s first coronavirus death

An elderly Chinese tourist infected with the coronavirus has died in France, Paris said on Saturday, becoming the first fatality in Europe and the...

One person in custody for possession of child pornography

A 56-year old man was remanded in custody for three days by Limassol District Court in connection with investigations into child pornography. The man was...

Expelled EDEK MEP gives statement to the police

EDEK Euro MP Demetris Papadakis, accompanied by his lawyer, gave today a statement to the police about developments in the party ranks and allegations...

First fatality in Europe from coronavirus

An elderly Chinese tourist hospitalised in France has died of the coronavirus, becoming the first fatality in Europe, French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said...

Light showers and dust on Sunday and Monday

Thin dust will be observed at times in the atmosphere until Monday. Clouds will gather this afternoon, which will linger on accompanied by light showers...

Flamingos found dead at Larnaca salt lake

The Ministry of the Environment has announced that since the beginning of the year 77 flamingos were found dead at Larnaca salt lake, mainly...

EAC set to profit from sale of scrap metal

The Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) is set to profit from the sale of scrap metal, mainly steel, which has been lying in its...

U.S. to evacuate American citizens aboard quarantined cruise ship off Japan

The United States said it will send an aircraft to Japan to bring back U.S. passengers on the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess, where...

Athens gives green light to sea links with Cyprus

Athens has given the green light to sea links between Cyprus and Greece and offered a slot to dock at the port of Piraeus,...

Forty-one private hospitals interested in joining GESY

Forty-one private hospitals from all districts, including big clinics in all towns, have expressed their interest, a few hours before yesterday’s deadline for submitting...

China’s coronavirus cases, deaths rise as it struggles to slow spread

More than 2,600 new cases were confirmed from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China, health officials said on Saturday, a day after people returning...

Trump thanks Cambodia over ship in rare message to China-ally

U.S. President Donald Trump has thanked Cambodia for taking in the castaway cruise ship MS Westerdam in a rare message to a country that...

Two persons arrested for gun possession

Two persons, aged 49 and 25, were detained in connection with police investigations into a case of illegal possession of fire arms. Following a tip-off...

Thailand reports one new case of coronavirus, brings total to 34

Thailand has recorded one new case of coronavirus, bringing the total in the country to 34 since January, a health ministry official said on...

Government bill to ban alcohol in public places

The government is pushing for legislation which will ban alcohol consumption in public places, such as squares, parks, streets and footpaths. Deputy Minister of Tourism...

Low pressure and some dust until Monday, Met Office says

Low pressure will affect at times the area and dust, mainly thin, will be around until Monday. Today it will partly cloudy and there will...

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Anastasiades unveils new package to boost economy

  President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday announced a new package of 10 measures to help the economy through the coronavirus crisis that includes liquidity, guarantees...

NPLs in the Cyprus banking system decline below €9 billion

Non-performing loans (NPLs) in the Cypriot banking system declined to €8.97 billion in the end of 2019, with the NPL rate amounting to 27.9%...

Prodromou says no intention to discriminate against disabled pupils, asks parents to work with experts on solutions

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou addressed anew on Wednesday the backlash that followed an announcement on May 20 that children with disabilities were not to...

No new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday

  There were no new Covid-19 cases in Cyprus on Wednesday the Health Ministry said, only the second time of zero cases since the start...

Paphos most booked holiday destination for Britons in April, May 2021

  Paphos is the most booked destination for British holidaymakers in April and May next year, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday citing data collected...