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27° Nicosia,
24 August, 2019
 

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Newly-arrived Syrian suspected of terrorism

Newly-arrived Syrian suspected of terrorism

A Syrian national who has been arrested on terrorism-related charges is facing deportation, after migration officers said they suspected the man of posing a security threat...

Local man says his kids were kidnapped

Local man says his kids were kidnapped

Police are looking for a European woman who allegedly abducted her two children three weeks ago and left the country...

UN caution against hunting in the buffer zone

UN caution against hunting in the buffer zone

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus says hunting in the buffer zone is a security risk and strictly prohibited....

Scorching highs looming ahead of weekend

Scorching highs looming ahead of weekend

Maximum highs are expected to gradually climb in the interior Friday and over the weekend, while mid 30’s continue along the coast throughout the island...

Macron sends stern warning to Ankara

Macron sends stern warning to Ankara

In a show of solidarity with Cyprus, French President Emmanuel Macron sent a stern message to Turkey on Thursday that Paris and the European Union will not tolerate violations in the Eastern Mediterranean...

Missing man turns up drunk and arrested

Missing man turns up drunk and arrested

A Polish man thought to be missing after a night dive in Limassol has turned up in his place, drunk and arrested on a prior warrant related to domestic abuse...

Family cries foul over post mortem

Family cries foul over post mortem

The family of an elderly woman, who died in the Emergency Room at Larnaca General last week, is preparing to sue the government for negligence and obstruction of medical justice...

West Nile case in Bulgaria linked to Cyprus

West Nile case in Bulgaria linked to Cyprus

Two cases of the West Nile Virus have been confirmed in Bulgaria, with one of the patients said to have lived in Cyprus during a part of the summer...

Polish man still missing after night dive

Polish man still missing after night dive

Authorities were unable to locate a Polish man who has not been seen ever since he went for a late night swim in Limassol on Tuesday...

Local nun dies after car plunges off cliff

Local nun dies after car plunges off cliff

A local nun was killed in a road accident on Wednesday and her biological sister was critically wounded after their vehicle veered off the road and plunged off a cliff in rural Nicosia...

Hot and humid days ahead

Hot and humid days ahead

A warm front is heading back to the island by the end of the week, with temperatures trending upwards ahead of a hot weekend...

West Nile death confirmed in the south

West Nile death confirmed in the south

The death of a senior citizen who was infected with the West Nile virus has been confirmed by authorities in south Nicosia, while a number of cases are being monitored on both sides of the divided island...

Police stuck in teen’s death investigation

Police stuck in teen’s death investigation

Police investigators are seeking more detailed instructions from the legal department in the death investigation of a teenager who died in Larnaca in a suspected binge drinking incident...

Syrian refugees reach Larnaca by boat

Syrian refugees reach Larnaca by boat

A boat with over 30 presumptive refugees from Syria reached Larnaca on Tuesday, following a trip that is believed to have originated from a Middle Eastern country...

Three dead in helicopter crash near Greek island

Three dead in helicopter crash near Greek island

A private helicopter crashed near a Greek island resort Tuesday, killing two Russian passengers and the Greek pilot and causing power outages after electricity lines were damaged in the crash...

Search for late night swimmer in Limassol

Search for late night swimmer in Limassol

A search and rescue operation resumed Wednesday morning in search of a Polish national who went for a night swim in Limassol and never rejoined his friends on the beach...

Russian church in the north under criticism

Russian church in the north under criticism

A Russian Orthodox Church in the north has come under criticism with the Archbishop accusing the local priest of recusancy and embassy officials reiterating Moscow’s respect to the autocephalous Church of Cyprus...

One more day of rain

One more day of rain

Afternoon showers and thunderstorms are likely to continue on Tuesday in parts of the island, along with strong winds, while clear weather is in the forecast for the rest of the week...

Group’s sweep rider dies in motorcycle crash

Group’s sweep rider dies in motorcycle crash

Police are asking members of the public to come forward if they have information about a fatal accident in rural Nicosia on Monday evening...

Larnaca completes another joint rescue drill

Larnaca completes another joint rescue drill

A joint Search And Rescue exercise took place on Monday near the coast of Cyprus, with SAR Units and Personnel of the Republic of Cyprus and France taking part in CYFRA-04/19...

Rain and storms reach island

Rain and storms reach island

Heavy rain has been reported over mountains in Cyprus, while clouds in the interior were expected to produce brief local showers and even isolated thunderstorms...

Defence assembled in Ayia Napa rape case

Defence assembled in Ayia Napa rape case

The Ayia Napa rape accuser trial has been pushed back for another week as the British defendant seeks permission to have a British lawyer representing her case...

Two arrested in separate knife attacks

Two arrested in separate knife attacks

Two men were arrested on assault charges over the weekend in two separate knife incidents in Larnaca and Limassol...

Two Sunday fires put out in Paphos

Two Sunday fires put out in Paphos

Two simultaneous wildfires were contained on Sunday in Paphos district, with officials monitoring the area for possible re-ignitions fires...

Rhetoric cranked up over Laundromat story

Rhetoric cranked up over Laundromat story

The Presidential Palace is fighting back against criticism over claims that President Anastasiades’ law firm was involved in a network of shell companies that laundered billions out of Russia...

Woman dies in brutal collision in Limassol

Woman dies in brutal collision in Limassol

Police are searching for witnesses in a fatal accident in Limassol, where a senior citizen lost her life in a brutal collision and two women remain in critical condition...

Traveler arrested over suspicious documents

Traveler arrested over suspicious documents

A judge in Paphos ordered a male traveler of undisclosed origins to be remanded in custody for five days, after airport police said they spotted inconsistencies in his documents as he was trying to catch a flight to Mykonos...

UEFA official dies in Nicosia

UEFA official dies in Nicosia

Police appear to be ruling out foul play in the death of a member of UEFA referees and observers, following his death on Thursday at a local hotel...

Churchgoer dies after being hit by taxi

Churchgoer dies after being hit by taxi

Police detained a taxi driver for questioning on Thursday following a fatal accident in Limassol, where a senior citizen was killed while trying to cross the street...

Rain chances to stick around

Rain chances to stick around

Showers and probably thunderstorms are in the forecast for Thursday afternoon, with maximum inland temperatures in the upper 30’s and strong winds still battering the southern coastline...

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