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Kurdish militia says it has pulled out from Syria border town

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday it had pulled out all its fighters from the border town of Ras al Ain...

Foreign investors interested in cultivating medical cannabis in Cyprus

US, Canadian and Israeli investors have shown a keen interest in making Cyprus their headquarters to cultivate cannabis for medical purposes with a view...

Four killed in Bangladesh over Facebook post

At least four people were killed and about 50 injured on Sunday in clashes with police in Bangladesh over a Facebook post that offended...

Update-Surprised over Doral flap, Trump thinks he’s still in hospitality business -Mulvaney

U.S. President Donald Trump was surprised at the resistance to his now-revoked decision to host next year's Group of Seven summit at his Florida...

Heavy rain causes flooding, fire services at work to help people (video)

Many roads have flooded as a result of heavy rain in Strovolos, Nicosia, Lakatamia and Latsia. The road Lakatamia-Klirou-Palexori is slippery because of mud. The bridge...

EU plays for time as Johnson spars with UK parliament on Brexit

The European Union will play for time rather than rush to decide on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's reluctant request to delay Brexit again,...

Heavy rain, storms and hail cause power cuts in Limassol district

Heavy rain accompanied by hail and strong winds led to problems in electricity supply, in Limassol district and in one village in Nicosia district. In...

UK is going to leave the EU by October 31 – Government says

Brexit will happen by October 31, British government minister Michael Gove said on Sunday, despite lawmakers forcing Prime Minister Boris Johnson to send a...

Dherynia residents demand removal of aerials from their area

Dherynia residents staged a protest today, demanding that telephone and wi-fi aerials are removed from their municipality. Some 200 people participated this morning in the...

Isolated showers and storms expected in coming days

An unstable aerial mass is affecting the area. Cloud, which will gather in the afternoon, will give isolated showers and storms in the mountains, inland...

Helicopters fighting a blaze in Kili

Two helicopters, fire engines and other units are fighting a fire, in rural  Marathovounos community area, in Kili. The cause of the fire, which is...

Hong Kong police, protesters exchange tear gas, petrol bombs

Hong Kong police fired tear gas at protesters throwing petrol bombs on Sunday as thousands staged an illegal march through the Kowloon district that...

Buildings must comply with current legislation to ensure safety, report says

Nearly half of the houses in Cyprus were built before 1994 when the bill on compulsory anti-seismic surveys was approved, according to figures released...

Update-UK PM sends unsigned letter to EU asking for Brexit delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union requesting a delay to Britain's exit from the bloc but added another...

Trump abandons plan to host 2020 G7 meeting at his Florida golf resort

U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned plans late on Saturday to host next year's Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort, after Democrats...

BA plane lands safely at Paphos Airport, after smell of fuel in cockpit

A British Airways aircraft landed safely last night at Paphos International Airport, because of the smell of fuel in the cockpit. According to the Fire...

EAC working to repair fault in electricity supply in Limassol

Certain areas in Limassol district are facing problems with the supply of electricity, since early morning. Areas in the centre of the town, Agia Triada...

Erdogan says Turkey to resume Syria offensive if truce deal falters

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkey would press on with its offensive into northeastern Syria and "crush the heads of terrorists" if a...

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi holds talks in Jordan with King Abdullah

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other senior members of Congress held talks in Jordan on Saturday with King Abdullah II and other top...

Isolated showers with possibility of storms, Met Office says

Today initially the weather will be mainly clear but at noon and in early afternoon, increased cloud locally is expected to give isolated showers...

Police investigating robbery at Nicosia bakery

Nicosia CID is investigating a robbery in a local bakery, during which the robber stole a tin donation box, containing about 200 euro. Police have...

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Minister of Agriculture presents the Strategy for Biodiversity of Cyprus

The Government has presented on Friday the Strategy for Biodiversity of Cyprus, which includes thirteen strategic goals for the decade 2020-2030. The Action Plan...

Government, social partners kick off talks on support measures

  The government, employers and trade unions on Friday launched discussions on a package to support employment post-June 12 when the current schemes end. Employer associations...

Significant funding opportunities for Cyprus in the post-COVID era under European Green Deal

Aiming at a climate-neutral European Union by 2050, the European Green Deal is becoming the main tool for the recovery of the economy in...

Two coronavirus cases on Friday, total at 960

  Two people have tested positive for coronavirus in Cyprus from a total of 1836 tests, the Health Ministry said on Friday. One was from repatriations...

BA owner considers legal challenge to UK quarantine as relations fray

    The owner of British Airways is considering a legal challenge to Britain's quarantine plan, as relations between airlines and the government are frayed by...