Andreas Nicolaides

Violent crash in Limassol

A 26 year-old male was trapped in the wreckage of his car at 2am this morning in Yermasoyia, Limassol, philenews reports. Under circumstances still being...

Rain and thunderstorms across the island, yellow alert still in effect

Today there will be local showers and thunderstorms island-wide with the Met Service's yellow alert in effect until 16:00 in the afternoon. Snow is...

Greek FM announces quadripartite summit between Cyprus, Egypt, Greece and France in January

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias announced the convening of a quadripartite summit between Cyprus, Egypt, Greece and France, which is expected to be held...

French union workers vote to halt production at key oil facility

French union workers voted on Monday to halt production at a key oil facility that supplies Paris and its surrounding region, adding momentum to...

Banksy’s ‘Scar of Bethlehem’ nativity unveiled in West Bank hotel

British street artist Banksy has brought a sombre Christmas spirit to a hotel he founded in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, with a nativity scene...

Fire in Lythrodontas village, Nicosia district

A house in Lythrodontas village in Nicosia district caught fire on Monday late afternoon, philenews reports. According to the Fire Service media representative Andreas Kettis...

Nicosia: Smoke detected in Acropolis (photos)

A fire broke out on Monday afternoon in the Acropolis area in Nicosia, philenews reports. The origin of the fire was the abandoned Acropol cinema...

Putin opens Russian rail route to annexed Crimea

President Vladimir Putin on Monday opened a rail route linking Russia's two biggest cities to Crimea, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014, and...

Australia ecstasy bust: 57 year-old under questioning in Limassol

Police in the Cyprus Drug Law Enforcement Unit are questioning a 57 year-old man in the Unit's Limassol offices in connection with the 645...

Ankara and Moscow to discuss Syrian migrants, Libya conflict

A Turkish delegation will travel to Moscow on Monday to discuss Syria and Libya, areas where the nations have some opposing views, for talks...

Nicosia: 13 irregular immigrants found in Peristerona

13 irregular immigrants were spotted in Peristerona on Monday around 7:45, philenews reports. According to a Civil Defence announcement, the immigrants have already been transferred...

Cyprus President has telephone conversation with King Abdullah II of Jordan

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, had on Monday a long telephone conversation with the King Abdullah II of Jordan whom he briefed on the latest...

Cyprus and Greece urge countries to join them in their common partnerships for stability in the region

The Foreign Ministers of Greece and Cyprus, Nikos Dendias and Nikos Christodoulides are calling on countries that respect international law to join them in their common...

Latsi immigrants: Turkish trafficker remanded in 8-day custody

The Paphos district court has remanded today in 8-day custody the 19 year old man from Turkey who was named as one of the...

UPDATE – Nicosia road fatality

A 21 year old man was the victim of a road accident yesterday on the Ayia Irene of Kannavia – Kyperounda road while a...

Saudi sentences five to death, three to jail over Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia on Monday sentenced five people to death and three more to jail terms totalling 24 years over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in...

Cyprus President in Athens on January 2 for EastMed signing ceremony

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades will attend a ceremony, in Athens, on January 2, 2020, for the signing of an intergovernmental agreement between Cyprus,...

Paphos: Briton’s Chloraka home burgled

The home of a British man in Chloraka was burgled while he was on holiday in the UK, philenews reports. At the time of the...

Paphos: Tourist injured in Avakas Gorge

A Lithuanian man's Cyprus holiday was unexpectedly cut short when he fell into a ditch in Avakas Gorge and was severely injured, Phileleftheros reports. The...

Nicosia: Car crashes into other 6 in supermarket parking lot (photos)

A chaotic scene was caused this morning at a supermarket in Aglandjia when a car crashed into six other cars that were parked in...

Nicosia: 4 vehicles set ablaze in Strovolos (photo)

The early morning hours of Monday saw the fire service speed to a Strovolos scene where 4 vehicles had been set on fire, philenews...

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Repatriates make 7 out of 8 new coronavirus cases reported today

Repatriates made 7 out of eight new coronavirus cases reported today by the health ministry out of a total of 1953 tests, raising the number...

It’s merciless-Major blaze near the Panayia Evangelistria chapel in Xylofagou

  It's been a very difficult day for the fire and forestry departments as more than a dozen fires broke out all over Cyprus. A major...

Second fire at Diorios-Kapouti area in north-6th front today

  A second fire has broken out in the Diorios-Kapouti area in the Turkish-occupied north, a week after a massive blaze caused major destruction in...

Malta-Greece top low risk, Switzerland-Czech Republic higher risk for visitors to Cyprus

The Health Ministry announced the results of an epidemiological risk assessment, in an attempt to classify low and higher risk countries, when international airports...

Major Achna fire under control after burning farms, animals and tractors (update)

  A dramatic effort by a strong ground fire fighting force, a Russian Gamov helicopter and dozens of locals, brought a major blaze in the...