Andreas Nicolaides

Have questions about Coronavirus? You can now text WHO on WhatsApp

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a messaging service via WhatsApp to answer the public’s question on Covid-19. According to the official announcement, the...

Coronavirus: Labour Ministry FAQ on support measures

The Labour Ministry is launching  hotline as of Monday, March 23 to answer queries regarding measures which have been introduced to contain the spread...

Coronavirus: MoH clarifications on special shopping hours for vulnerable

The Health Ministry late on Saturday issued clarifications regarding a new decree that came into force this morning requiring  supermarkets and pharmacies to cater...

COVID-19: What is herd immunity and will it affect the pandemic?

The outbreak of disease caused by the new coronavirus has raised questions about a phenomenon known as "herd immunity" and whether it might play...

COVID-19: Fact versus fiction

Social media is awash with myths about how people might stop the new coronavirus or treat infection with COVID-19, the disease it causes. Here are...

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles

Paris, 1930. Luis Buñuel is penniless after the scandal surrounding the release of his first movie. Sculptor Ramón Acín, a good friend, buys a...

Paphos: Citizens cast olive branch wreaths in sea at bi-communal peace event (photos)

A group of Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot citizens cast olive branch wreaths in the sea near the Municipal Baths in Paphos in a symbolic event...

CFA Chairman meets referees’ association following developments in Cyprus’ football games

CFA Chairman George Koumas met Sunday with the referees’ association to discuss the developments regarding the Cyprus football games, following a decision by CFA...

European Commission: Turkey’s intention to dispatch Yavuz in the Cyprus EEZ does not contribute to dialogue

Turkey`s intention to dispatch Yavuz in the Cyprus EEZ, does not contribute to an environment conducive to dialogue in good faith, Peter Stano, European...

Bodies of Ukrainian victims of Iran plane crash returned home

The bodies of the 11 Ukrainian citizens who died when a passenger plane was accidentally shot down by Iran this month were brought back...

Pompeo expresses outrage to Sisi over death of U.S. citizen

BERLIN, Jan 19 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed outrage during a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over the...

Brad Pitt, Joaquin Phoenix up for more awards at Hollywood’s SAG ceremony

Terrifying clown or heartbroken dad? Scheming pole dancer or ruthless divorce lawyer? Hollywood actors make their picks on Sunday for the best movie performances of...

Lympia residents plant 160 new trees (photos)

The Lympia Forest Association have announced on their Facebook page the completion of another successful tree planting event on Saturday. The Association, which is the...

Beautiful shots of ‘Xyliatos dam’ picnic site waterfall (video)

The Forestry Department posted yesterday on its Facebook page a beautiful video showing a waterfall at the 'Xyliatos dam' picnic site. See the video: https://www.facebook.com/DepartmentOfForests/videos/160846345224856/ Read more: https://in-cyprus.com/magical-troodos-images-in-new-video/

Cyprus Presidency condemns Turkey’s newly planned illegal drilling in its EEZ

The Cyprus Presidency has condemned Turkey's newly planned illegal drilling within its EEZ in a press release published today via the Press and Information...

UPDATE -UK’s Harry and Meghan to drop titles and retire as working royals

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain's monarchy and they will pay their own way in life as they...

Berlin Libya summit calls for all parties to refrain from oil hostilities

A summit in Germany bringing together foreign powers backing rival camps in Libya has called for all parties to refrain from hostilities against oil facilities, a...

Rescue dog from Cyprus wins Hampshire competition

Wilf, a stray rescued from Cyprus by his Southampton 'parents' Charlotte and Ben, has won a marketing competition in Hampshire, UK, for local housing...

Cash, jewellery stolen from Peyia home, no signs of break-in

Peyia residents reported last night to local authorities that their house had been burgled, with jewellery and €7,000 in cash stolen, according to philenews. Members...

Scores wounded as security forces, protesters clash in Beirut

Cat-and-mouse clashes between Lebanon's security forces and protesters wounded scores of people on a night of violence that rocked central Beirut on Saturday. Riot police fired tear...

Cloud and more showers today, below zero in the mountains tonight

Today there will be cloud, local showers and isolated thunderstorms island-wide. Tonight snow or snowshowers are expected to fall in the mountains, there will be...

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How to pay a restriction violation fine

Fines for violations of the restriction decrees, enforced on March 24, are payable as follows: Any commercial bank connected to the payment provider or providers...

What we don’t yet know about the coronavirus

It has been only three months since reports first emerged from China of an unknown virus causing unusual cases of pneumonia, and scientists and...

Coronavirus patient critical at Limassol hospital

A coronavirus patient at Limassol hospital is reported to be in critical condition and has been placed on a respirator. According to the State Health...

24 coronavirus patients at the Famagusta reference hospital

Nine more coronavirus patients have been admitted to the Famagusta hospital, the reference institution for confirmed cases, raising the number to 24. According to CNA...

Man attacks police during restriction checks, in custody

A 30 year old Georgian man was remanded in custody for 2 days by the district court in Limassol after attacking officers and damaging...