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23 January, 2021
 

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Health Ministry announces one death, 122 new cases

Health Ministry announces one death, 122 new cases

The Health Ministry on Wednesday announced one coronavirus fatality and 122 new cases, raising the death toll to 179 and total cases detected so far to 29,758....

Ex-cop who forged parolee signature arrested

Ex-cop who forged parolee signature arrested

Police on Friday arrested an ex-special police officer after evidence was uncovered pointing to corruption....

Slow vaccine rollout affecting Cyprus strategy, President tells EU leaders

Slow vaccine rollout affecting Cyprus strategy, President tells EU leaders

President Nicos Anastasiades briefed EU leaders in a videoconference on Thursday evening on the problems Cyprus is facing due to the slow rollout of coronavirus vaccines mainly brought about by the production delays of pharmaceutical companies supplying jabs for the EU....

Report shows Limassol takes lead in new cases detected

Report shows Limassol takes lead in new cases detected

A fresh national surveillance report monitoring the development of the coronavirus pandemic showed that the majority of cases detected over the two week period spanning from January 6-19 involved Limassol residents....

Turkish Cypriot loses land claim in Paphos

Turkish Cypriot loses land claim in Paphos

A Turkish Cypriot landowner seeking damages from expropriation in Paphos lost his appeal case not by eminent domain but on a technicality, after the Supreme Court ruled he sued the state prematurely and not through proper channels...

Wage earner falls to his death in Strovolos

Wage earner falls to his death in Strovolos

A wage earner was killed on the job on Thursday, after he fell from a two-storey building in Nicosia while trying to fix a water tank on the roof...

Dueling small parties help pass budget

Dueling small parties help pass budget

The House in the Republic of Cyprus approved a revision of the government’s 2021 state budget on Thursday, following a month of consultations between the administration and small opposition parties that offered additional amendments to the bill...

Health Ministry announces two deaths, 164 new cases

Health Ministry announces two deaths, 164 new cases

The Health Ministry on Wednesday announced two coronavirus fatalities 164 new cases, raising the death toll to 178 and total cases detected so far to 29,636....

Shooting Federation uncovers more sexual abuse cases

Shooting Federation uncovers more sexual abuse cases

The Cyprus Shooting Federation has become aware of four more cases of sexual abuse by the same perpetrator allegedly involved in the case filed with police on Wednesday by Olympic shooting athlete Andri Eleftheriou, reports said Thursday....

Rampant spread contained but Cyprus still in red zone

Rampant spread contained but Cyprus still in red zone

Despite indications that the rampant spread of the virus has been contained, Cyprus remains in the red zone, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Thursday....

Greek MPs approve extension of Ionian Sea territorial waters

Greek MPs approve extension of Ionian Sea territorial waters

With 284 votes in favor and 16 “present,” lawmakers approved legislation on Wednesday to extend Greece’s territorial waters along its western coastline from six to 12 nautical miles....

Asylum seeker held at Menoyia loses appeal

Asylum seeker held at Menoyia loses appeal

A man from Sri Lanka, who is being detained at Menoyia for over a year, has lost his appeal at the Supreme Court, which ruled the interior ministry had legal grounds to keep him in prolonged custody because of legal steps taken by the applicant himself...

Temps begin steady climb through Sunday

Temps begin steady climb through Sunday

Temperatures are gradually rising in Cyprus following a number of chilly days, with clear skies expected in the early part of the day but also high clouds sticking around in the afternoon...

MPs vote on budget hanging by a thread

MPs vote on budget hanging by a thread

The House takes another vote on the state budget on Thursday, with representatives expected to pass the bill narrowly following behind-the-scenes consultations since the first time it was rejected in mid-December...

Biden rolls back Trump policies on Day One

Biden rolls back Trump policies on Day One

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday began signing 15 executive actions addressing the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and racial inequality, and undoing some policies put in place by his predecessor Donald Trump...

President Biden urges Americans to turn page

President Biden urges Americans to turn page

Democrat Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States on Wednesday, vowing to end the ‘uncivil war’ in a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy and a raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 Americans...

Health Ministry announces 178 new coronavirus cases

Health Ministry announces 178 new coronavirus cases

The Health Ministry on Wednesday announced 178 new cases, raising total cases detected so far to 29,472....

Cypriot Olympic athlete files sexual abuse report

Cypriot Olympic athlete files sexual abuse report

Cypriot Olympic shooting athlete Andri Eleftheriou filed an official report of sexual abuse with police on Wednesday after meeting with Justice Minister Emily Yioliti....

Russian FM lauds warm relations with Cyprus, Greece

Russian FM lauds warm relations with Cyprus, Greece

The Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov, said he sees no reason why Greece and Cyprus should be persuaded that Russia is an enemy of theirs or has carried out an unfriendly policy towards them. ...

Cyprus looking to boost ties with militarily-developed Gulf states

Cyprus looking to boost ties with militarily-developed Gulf states

The enhancement of Cyprus’ relations with militarily-developed Gulf states constitutes a priority, Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides said Wednesday, against the backdrop of diplomatic developments with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia....

UNSC backs federal solution to Cyprus Problem

UNSC backs federal solution to Cyprus Problem

The UN Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday expressed its support to the efforts being undertaken by the UN Secretary-General (UNSG) to resume Cyprus Problem peace talks and unanimously stood behind a bizonal bicommunal federation settlement basis....

Paphos wipes out Ottoman street name

Paphos wipes out Ottoman street name

The city council in Paphos has voted to rename Talaat Pasha street, after examining a request representing interests within the Armenian community...

Washington not taking any chances

Washington not taking any chances

Presidential inaugurations are normally high-security events, with metal detectors at key entry points, restricted ID-only zones and National Guard supplementing local and federal law enforcement, but the level of precautions this year is unprecedented...

Military man detained over 5G bomb attack

Military man detained over 5G bomb attack

A private soldier was arrested on Tuesday in connection with an explosion outside a CYTA branch in Limassol last month, with police investigators estimating at least five people were involved in the anti-5G attack...

Health authorities narrow down vaccine age group priority

Health authorities narrow down vaccine age group priority

A slowdown in coronavirus vaccine deliveries led the health ministry to announce a restructuring of the initial vaccination plan on Tuesday to ensure that those aged over 90 get the jab given the dwindling supply....

Experts mulling methodology of lockdown relaxations

Experts mulling methodology of lockdown relaxations

Any relaxations to current restriction measures that are expected at the end of the month should be gradual and targeted, member of the government’s coronavirus advisory committee, Dr Maria Koliou, told the Cyprus News Agency on Tuesday....

Police lose state fraud case in Limassol

Police lose state fraud case in Limassol

Defendants in Limassol’s case involving an alleged scam with food stamps and housing vouchers for homeless persons walked free this week, after prosecutors said they were unable to bring witnesses forward to testify in court...

Supreme Court takes on Twitter parody case

Supreme Court takes on Twitter parody case

A woman whose house in Larnaca was raided by police officers, following a complaint by Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis over a parody account on Twitter, is taking her case to the Supreme Court, with her lawyers arguing police performed an illegal search...

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