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21 August, 2019
 

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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 resumes for late night swimmer in Limassol

Search resumes 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 rocks the boat

Russian church in the north rocks the boat

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...

US congresswoman on a money trail to Cyprus

US congresswoman on a money trail to Cyprus

A US Congress delegation is set to visit Cyprus to hold meetings on financial matters, led by Chairwoman Maxine Waters who vowed earlier this year to conduct oversight hearings into financial dealings of the US president...

Limassol fire put out completely

Limassol fire put out completely

Officials say the Limassol wildfire which was partially contained on Tuesday was completely extinguished on Wednesday afternoon...

Villages evacuated in Greek wildfire

Villages evacuated in Greek wildfire

Aircraft sprayed water early on Wednesday in a bid to douse the flames of a huge wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal from authorities for assistance from European partners...

Strong winds slap coastal south

Strong winds slap coastal south

Maximum high temperatures are expected to be below 40 on Wednesday and Thursday, as a warm front is on its way out with a chance of showers later in the week...

Minister offers way out of turtle nesting debacle

Minister offers way out of turtle nesting debacle

Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis says he is ready to work with experts and communities in protecting sea turtle nesting areas in such a way that local residents could also benefit...

Front to break swelter by midweek

Front to break swelter by midweek

A new heat advisory has been issued for Tuesday while a warm front affecting weather patterns should be on its way out by midweek, with chances of rain towards the end of the week...

Passport holder vindicated after months in jail

Passport holder vindicated after months in jail

A French citizen who spent four months in jail awating trial after being accused of using a fake passport was vindicated on Monday, after a judge said a reasonable suspicion against him was not warranted...

Man arrested following Limassol wildfire

Man arrested following Limassol wildfire

One suspect was detained for questioning by police in connection with a Monday wildfire in Limassol district, which continue to rage overnight and was said to have been partially contained by the early morning...

Brussels piles on pressure over Greece-Cyprus-Israel electricity cable

Brussels piles on pressure over Greece-Cyprus-Israel electricity cable

Just when the Greek Energy Minister thought he could take a short August break, after a hectic first 30 days of the Mitsotakis administration, a stern warning from Brussels has exposed the wavering attitude that Athens has chosen by succumbing to pressure from the Chinese-controlled transmission system operator ADMIE over the Attica-Crete subsea electricity cable...

Tourism staggers but officials still hope

Tourism staggers but officials still hope

Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios says 2019 is a difficult year for tourism but there is no need for panic as positive developments may be expected in the coming weeks...

Forest department on high alert

Forest department on high alert

The Department of Forests says the chance of a disastrous blaze is very real in Cyprus, with a much greater risk threatening forests but also people’s lives...

Warm front lingers, midweek rain on the way

Warm front lingers, midweek rain on the way

A yellow warning for the afternoon continues to be in effect on Monday, with a warm front receding by midweek as clouds move in with possible showers inland and over the mountains...

Money pouring in for rape accuser’s defence

Money pouring in for rape accuser’s defence

A fundraising project has raised over €22,000 in an effort to pay for legal fees for the British teen accused of making false statements to police in the Ayia Napa gang rape case...

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