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20 October, 2019
 

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Johnson refuses to sign delay letter sent to EU

Johnson refuses to sign delay letter sent to EU

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday requesting a Brexit delay alongside a separate note saying that he did not want an extension...

Woman in Paphos dies after falling off balcony

Woman in Paphos dies after falling off balcony

A Russian woman died in hospital on Saturday morning following a fall from an apartment balcony after a night out in Paphos...

Anti-Brexit protesters descend on London

Anti-Brexit protesters descend on London

Anti-Brexit protesters on Saturday used a bizarre array of humor to lampoon Britain’s leaders, casting Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief adviser as a manipulating devil behind a divorce that was the work of a privileged few...

EU fails to launch membership talks with Balkans hopefuls

EU fails to launch membership talks with Balkans hopefuls

European Union leaders failed Friday to agree on launching membership negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia in an embarrassing climb-down that could risk inflaming the volatile Balkans region....

Cypriot foreign minister welcomes ceasefire

Cypriot foreign minister welcomes ceasefire

The Cypriot foreign minister says it remains to be seen how the agreement to halt military operations in Syria will play out, adding that any agreement was a positive development in keeping the peace...

Dutch police arrest Cypriot wanted man

Dutch police arrest Cypriot wanted man

Dutch police have arrested a Limassol cafeteria owner who was wanted by Cypriot authorities in connection with the fatal drug overdose of a teenager last year...

EU heads come through on Turkey conclusions

EU heads come through on Turkey conclusions

The European Council endorses the Foreign Affairs Council conclusions on Turkey’s drilling and reaffirms its solidarity with Cyprus, according to the conclusions adopted after the first day of the EU leaders Summit in Brussels...

Brexit deal faces Saturday showdown

Brexit deal faces Saturday showdown

European Union leaders unanimously backed a new Brexit deal with Britain on Thursday, leaving Prime Minister Boris Johnson facing a battle to secure the UK parliament’s backing for the agreement if he is to take Britain out of Europe on October 31...

US and Turkey work out a ceasefire

US and Turkey work out a ceasefire

Ankara has confirmed statements made by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying the two countries agreed to a 5-day ceasefire in northeast Syria and a hold to additional US sanctions against Turkey...

Pence urges Erdogan to halt operation

Pence urges Erdogan to halt operation

US Vice President Mike Pence met President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday on a mission to persuade him to halt an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, but Turkish officials said the action would continue regardless...

Brexit deal agreed as EU summit begins

Brexit deal agreed as EU summit begins

Britain clinched a last-minute Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, but still faced a challenge in getting it approved by parliament...

Greek jets fly over Larnaca military drill

Greek jets fly over Larnaca military drill

Two Greek F-16 jets flew over Larnaca’s Kalo Chorio firing range on Thursday morning, while a training exercise of the Cypriot National Guard was in progress...

Asylum seekers spotted in east Nicosia

Asylum seekers spotted in east Nicosia

A diverse group of undocumented migrants was spotted in eastern Nicosia on Thursday morning, with police saying a pregnant woman among them was taken to hospital...

Last straw as Johnson heads to Brussels

Last straw as Johnson heads to Brussels

European Union leaders’ two-day summit in Brussels starting on Thursday will be dominated by last-gasp efforts to seal a deal on Britain’s exit from the bloc despite a raft of other pressing issues, from the crisis in the Middle East to the bloc’s budget...

Cambodia’s elite exposed through Cyprus

Cambodia’s elite exposed through Cyprus

Golden visas are back in the news following reports that members of the Cambodian elite received or applied for Cypriot passports, with Reuters raising questions over the citizenship by investment programme...

Greek golden visa system in a bind

Greek golden visa system in a bind

Greece’s Golden Visa program, offering five-year residence permits to non-European Union citizens who invest at least 250,000 euros in local property, appears to have become a victim of its own success...

UCLan professor makes the case for Mars

UCLan professor makes the case for Mars

The possible discovery of basic forms of life under the surface of Mars will have a similar effect to that of the discovery of the first planet around another star than our Sun, a UCLan professor says...

Tell-all interview with Christopher Pincher

Tell-all interview with Christopher Pincher

Brexit would not change the relationship between the United Kingdom and Cyprus, according to British Minister Christopher Pincher, who gave a tell-all interview to Kathimerini Cyprus...

Teens detained in Paphos school incident

Teens detained in Paphos school incident

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a school incident in Paphos, where an assistant principal was pushed to the ground and verbally assaulted...

Nicosia awaits EU council decisions on Turkey

Nicosia awaits EU council decisions on Turkey

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed on Tuesday his satisfaction over the decision of EU Foreign Ministers with regard to Turkey’s illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, and said he expected the European Council to endorse sanctions in its upcoming meeting...

Akinci stands ground in Facebook fallout

Akinci stands ground in Facebook fallout

Political parties in the north are scrambling to pass a mutual statement through the assembly following controversial comments made by the Turkish Cypriot leader regarding Ankara’s offensive in Syria...

Cyprus police raid child porn studio

Cyprus police raid child porn studio

Cyprus police have arrested a Limassol man in an unprecedented child porn case, with investigators saying the suspect was running a production setup at home where he produced videos of sexual nature using naked children...

Ayia Napa rape accuser back in court

Ayia Napa rape accuser back in court

The Ayia Napa rape accuser was expected back in court on Tuesday where she is facing charges of public mischief, with her defence taking issue with how the complaint was investigated and how their client was treated by police...

Bicycle route prank still a mystery

Bicycle route prank still a mystery

There were still no clear answers over an apparent prank in Limassol where a private company allegedly grabbed some paint and clumsily drew bicycle routes that could be dangerous and illegal...

Ankara calls EU decisions ‘unlawful and biased'

Ankara calls EU decisions ‘unlawful and biased'

Turkey's Foreign Ministry has rejected and condemned decisions taken by the European Union to suspend arms exports to Turkey following Ankara's northeast Syria incursion and drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean...

Turkey likens Syria push to Cyprus intervention

Turkey likens Syria push to Cyprus intervention

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey's military offensive into northeast Syria is as "vital" to Turkey as its 1974 military intervention in Cyprus, which split the island in two....

Young intruders assault assistant principal

Young intruders assault assistant principal

A teachers union says a school principal in Paphos was physically attacked by out-of-school youngsters, adding that this is not the first time educators have had to endure similar behaviour from unruly teens...

Roller coaster temperatures with rain

Roller coaster temperatures with rain

A relatively warm air front is affecting the area over Cyprus with air quality warnings and chances of afternoon showers through mid week...

Cyprus says frigate underlines French support

Cyprus says frigate underlines French support

Cypriot Defence Minister Savvas Angelides says a French frigate within the Cypriot EEZ was not intended to militarize a situation but to show support from France towards the Republic’s sovereign rights...

Biker dies following rural Nicosia crash

Biker dies following rural Nicosia crash

A biker was killed on Sunday afternoon, hours after slamming into a car in rural Nicosia, with his female passenger surviving the crash and police trying to determine the cause of the accident...

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