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13 July, 2020
 

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Spotty showers on a hot Sunday

Spotty showers on a hot Sunday

A low pressure is affecting areas over Cyprus with chances of local showers, while a heat advisory went into effect due to extreme high temperatures in the interior...

Divided Cyprus reacts to Hagia Sophia

Divided Cyprus reacts to Hagia Sophia

Cyprus has weighed in on Turkey’s controversial decision to allow Muslim prayer inside Hagia Sophia, with different reactions across the divided island and amid reports of nuanced differences in President Erdogan's statements in two different languages...

Greece sees new spike in Covid-19 numbers with 60 confirmed infections

Greece sees new spike in Covid-19 numbers with 60 confirmed infections

Greek health authorities on Friday said they had confirmed 60 new SARS-CoV-2 infections in the last 24 hours in the country, which raise the total number to 3,732. ...

Yellow warning for high heat on Saturday

Yellow warning for high heat on Saturday

The met service issued a yellow warning for extreme heat expected on Saturday, when temperatures are expected to reach 41 degrees Celsius....

Repatriated person and Apoel footie player among Cyprus' three new cases

Repatriated person and Apoel footie player among Cyprus' three new cases

Three new coronavirus cases emerged in the Republic of Cyprus from the pool of 1,247 samples checked for the virus on Friday, a Health Ministry announcement said....

Hard coal consumption in Cyprus higher than 2010 levels

Hard coal consumption in Cyprus higher than 2010 levels

Europe’s statistical service announced that recent years have seen a steady decline in hard coal consumption across the EU, but figures for Cyprus show that in 2019, hard coal consumption was much higher than the year before, and even higher than 2010 levels....

UK lifts quarantine rule for travelers from Cyprus

UK lifts quarantine rule for travelers from Cyprus

The UK on Friday lifted the 14-day quarantine requirement for arrivals travelling from around 70 countries and British overseas territories....

Seven Greek islands voted among Best in Europe by influential travel magazine

Seven Greek islands voted among Best in Europe by influential travel magazine

The “76-square-mile haven” of Paros in the Aegean Sea has been voted the best island in Europe by the readers of the influential magazine Travel + Leisure, for its combination of beautiful beaches, traditional architecture, picturesque villages, archaeological sites and bustling nightlife....

Excellent relations with Russia, China will not be disrupted, Cyprus President says

Excellent relations with Russia, China will not be disrupted, Cyprus President says

The excellent relations Cyprus has with Russia and China will not be disrupted, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday, commenting on a US decision to include Cyprus in its military education and training program....

EU raises its bet on blood plasma in search for Covid-19 treatment

EU raises its bet on blood plasma in search for Covid-19 treatment

The European Union wants to fast-track funding to treat Covid-19 patients with blood plasma collected from survivors, an EU document seen by Reuters shows, in a sign of the bloc’s growing confidence in the experimental treatment....

LNG terminal project marks new era for Cyprus

LNG terminal project marks new era for Cyprus

The infrastructure for the introduction of liquefied natural gas for electricity generation places Cyprus on track for a new energy era, opening new strong prospects for the island’s economy, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday...

Parents ordered to stay away from baby

Parents ordered to stay away from baby

New reports say a social worker, who went to the police station where a mother was arrested on suspicion of child abuse, was pleading with officers to let the woman walk to take care of her baby...

Suspicious container searched at Limassol port

Suspicious container searched at Limassol port

Reports of a possible explosives shipment prompted authorities at Limassol port to investigate a suspicious container from Egypt that was bound for Syria...

Red warning flag raised at Limassol beach after jellyfish sightings

Red warning flag raised at Limassol beach after jellyfish sightings

Limassol’s lifeguards unit raised a red beach warning flag at a Limassol beach due to the appearance of jellyfish....

Two new coronavirus cases involving a tourist and person with travel history

Two new coronavirus cases involving a tourist and person with travel history

Two new coronavirus cases were announced by the Cyprus Health Ministry on Thursday, involving a tourist who got tested upon arrival at the airport and a person with a history of travel. ...

Number of people allowed to gather to increase on July 12

Number of people allowed to gather to increase on July 12

Cyprus’ positive epidemiological indicators allowed the Health Ministry to fast track raising the number of people allowed to gather in homes, public spaces, food and drink spots, and mass gatherings. The new rules will come into effect on July 12....

Greece says it is ready to reimpose restrictions

Greece says it is ready to reimpose restrictions

Greek authorities say they are ready to re-impose public and travel restrictions next week, warning that safety guidance for the coronavirus is being frequently ignored....

Only through dialogue can the Mediterranean regain stability, Borrell says

Only through dialogue can the Mediterranean regain stability, Borrell says

The Mediterranean can be a more secure and stable zone only through dialogue, the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said at the European Parliament’s plenary session on Turkey in Brussels. ...

Health Minister alarmed over Belgium's inclusion of Cyprus in 'orange' travel zone

Health Minister alarmed over Belgium's inclusion of Cyprus in 'orange' travel zone

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Thursday expressed surprise over Belgium’s inclusion of Cyprus in its elevated risk zone for travel....

Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy conduct aeronautical exercise off Limassol

Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy conduct aeronautical exercise off Limassol

An aeronautical exercise with the participation of units of the Republic of Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy was carried out on Wednesday in the maritime area south of Limassol, in the context of the Defence and Security Cooperation of the four countries....

Turkey reacts to US plan for military education, training for Cyprus

Turkey reacts to US plan for military education, training for Cyprus

Turkey expressed its disagreement over a US government plan to make International Military Education and Training (IMET) available to Cyprus, saying it does not help resolve the island’s division....

Two detained refugees shot in the north

Two detained refugees shot in the north

Two undocumented migrants were injured in the north after being shot by police officers who attempted to detain them after a total of thirty Syrian refugees arrived at a beach Thursday early morning...

Drug unit gets lucky after dialing number

Drug unit gets lucky after dialing number

A male suspect appears to be talking to the police following his arrest on drug related charges with reports saying investigators in Larnaca are connecting the dots in two different cases...

New details in suspected child abuse

New details in suspected child abuse

A young mother remains locked up in connection with an ongoing domestic violence investigation and alleged child abuse in Limassol, with reports saying police were told the husband was abusing his wife but she hesitated to file a complaint...

Army recruits with  UK university offer asked to submit details to education ministry

Army recruits with UK university offer asked to submit details to education ministry

This year’s incoming army recruits were contacted by the education ministry on Wednesday via text message, which asked those who secured a position at a UK university for the coming academic year to inform the ministry so that concrete figures can be gathered....

Cyprus announces three new coronavirus cases

Cyprus announces three new coronavirus cases

The Cyprus health ministry announced three new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, when a bulk of 1,691 samples where checked for the virus....

Cabinet orders stricter, more frequent checks for compliance with protection measures

Cabinet orders stricter, more frequent checks for compliance with protection measures

The cabinet on Wednesday agreed to set into motion stricter, more frequent, and more intensive checks by state authorities to ensure that government-ordered protection measures designed to curb the spread of coronavirus are being followed....

Two arrested in connection with Larnaca security guard murder

Two arrested in connection with Larnaca security guard murder

Police on Wednesday cuffed two local men aged 29 and 40 in connection with the murder of 29-year-old security guard Panayiotis “Valentinos” Kallistionis on the night of June 25 outside his parental home in Ormideia, Larnaca district....

Cabinet green lights creation of deputy ministry for culture

Cabinet green lights creation of deputy ministry for culture

The cabinet on Wednesday gave the green light for initial efforts to be made toward setting up a deputy ministry for culture....

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