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14 April, 2021
 

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Vaccinated and survivors can roam free

Vaccinated and survivors can roam free

The health ministry has updated the guidance on rules for known contacts of coronavirus cases, saying vaccinated people and COVID survivors who beat the bug do not need to adhere to self-isolation guidelines...

We are committed to seeing EastMed through

We are committed to seeing EastMed through

Israel's cooperation with Egypt and the strengthening of relations with other Gulf states contribute to peace, while enabling Israel and Cyprus to work together with other friendly nations, Sammy Revel says in an interview with Kathimerini...

British rape accuser lost in translation

British rape accuser lost in translation

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has blocked an appeal request by the British teen’s defense team which sought to present two post-conviction sworn statements in Ayia Napa rape case, with the Judges siding with prosecutors who pointed fingers at the rape accuser’s behavior as well as one of her lawyer’s own words...

Athienou murder suspect gives statement

Athienou murder suspect gives statement

There are new developments in the Athienou murder investigation after local media said the main suspect was purported to have given a statement to police implicating himself in the killing of a foreign woman, whose official identity still remains a mystery...

Health Ministry announces one death, 619 cases

Health Ministry announces one death, 619 cases

The Health Ministry announced one coronavirus fatality and 619 cases on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 274 and total cases detected so far to 52,652. ...

US puts J&J shot on ‘pause’ as deliveries start across EU

US puts J&J shot on ‘pause’ as deliveries start across EU

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration have recommended that use of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose Covid-19 vaccine be put on “pause,” pending an investigation into reports of potentially “dangerous” clots....

Easter relaxations up in the air

Easter relaxations up in the air

Member of government’s health advisory committee Professor Petros Karayiannis said it remains unclear whether any relaxations will be made over the Easter period, since daily new coronavirus cases have yet to stabilise....

Bicommunal health committee working on reopening of crossings

Bicommunal health committee working on reopening of crossings

Authorities in the north have instructed the bicommunal technical committee on health to draw up a road map for the restoration of crossings to pre-pandemic conditions as soon as the epidemiological situation allows....

Leaders will break bread in Geneva at 5+1

Leaders will break bread in Geneva at 5+1

The Geneva meeting on Cyprus 'is going ahead in person,' United Nations officials said during Monday’s Q&A session following a noon briefing in New York...

Cyprus mulling restrictions on AstraZeneca

Cyprus mulling restrictions on AstraZeneca

Cyprus is considering restrictions similar to those adopted by Greece and the United Kingdom for the AstraZeneca vaccine, as European health authorities continue to investigate reports of rare blood clots linked to the shot...

Police tip nets drug seizure at airport

Police tip nets drug seizure at airport

A large quantity of illicit drugs fell into the hands of law enforcement on Monday after cannabis was found in the luggage of a foreign passenger who landed at Larnaca airport...

Motorcycle passenger dies in Nicosia crash

Motorcycle passenger dies in Nicosia crash

A passenger on a motorcycle was killed in a road accident in downtown Nicosia on Monday, following a collision with a car on a busy street...

Health Ministry announces one death, 528 cases

Health Ministry announces one death, 528 cases

The Health Ministry announced one coronavirus fatality and 528 cases on Monday, raising the death toll to 273 and total cases detected so far to 52,033....

Covid cases, patients to get to vote through mobile units

Covid cases, patients to get to vote through mobile units

The House interior committee gave a green light Monday for setting up mobile voting units for confirmed coronavirus cases in isolation, with the bill being passed on to the plenum for a final vote...

More than half of Cyprus nursing staff opt out of jab

More than half of Cyprus nursing staff opt out of jab

Less than half of total nursing staff at public hospitals have opted to get vaccinated against coronavirus, state health services organisation spokesperson Charalambos Charilaou said....

Commission officially registers halloumi PDO

Commission officially registers halloumi PDO

The European Commission announced on Monday the official decision for the registration of halloumi/hellim as a protected designation of origin (PDO) product, protecting it against imitation and misuse across the EU....

Self isolation travelers find SMS loophole

Self isolation travelers find SMS loophole

Travelers to Cyprus including university students visiting home may be cheating the system, a local network reports, saying a loophole in the SMS system is being exploited by some people who ought to self-isolate for at least three days after landing on the island...

Syrian boy allowed to reunite with parents

Syrian boy allowed to reunite with parents

A young Syrian boy stuck in the north for over a month was reunited with his parents, following pressure on the government to allow the unaccounted minor to cross over to the south...

Soldier killed in Nicosia motorcycle accident

Soldier killed in Nicosia motorcycle accident

A young man was killed and another injured in a late night accident over the weekend, after their motorcycle struck a utility pole in western Nicosia...

Winter weather exodus dragging its feet

Winter weather exodus dragging its feet

A cold front is moving away from the area over Cyprus, with Monday skies getting periods of sunshine while chances of afternoon showers and cloudy days ahead also remain in the picture...

Health Ministry announces 601 cases

Health Ministry announces 601 cases

The Health Ministry announced 601 cases on Thursday, raising total cases detected so far to 50,589....

Ministry says Cyprus under new wave of hospital admissions

Ministry says Cyprus under new wave of hospital admissions

The number of coronavirus cases being detected in Cyprus has been rising consistently over the past two weeks, while hospitals have also seen increasing numbers of patients under 60 being admitted, a new national surveillance report published Friday showed. ...

Cyprus mounting efforts to get Sputnik V vaccine doses

Cyprus mounting efforts to get Sputnik V vaccine doses

Deliberations between Cypriot and Russian health authorities are moving along as the island is scrambling to ensure that it will get the desired sum of 100,000 doses of the Sputnik V vaccine as soon as it gets the thumbs up from the European Medicines Agency...

UK’s Prince Philip dies, aged 99

UK’s Prince Philip dies, aged 99

Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99....

KPMG Cyprus announces partnership with EnergyIntel

KPMG Cyprus announces partnership with EnergyIntel

KPMG in Cyprus and EnergyIntel have signed a partnership agreement for the provision of the innovative, energy-efficient solution, PayGreen...

Cyprus tourism hopes crushed as Jet2 pulls plug

Cyprus tourism hopes crushed as Jet2 pulls plug

Jet2 says it will suspend flights and holidays until at least 23 June citing uncertainty over London’s travel proposals, making the decision yet another British hit on Cyprus tourism expectations...

Cypriot minister thanks heavy metal band

Cypriot minister thanks heavy metal band

Heavy metal band Sabaton got high praise from Cypriot Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos this week over the Swedish group’s running their merchandise operations on the island, with the group saying they had some tips to speed up deliveries...

Doc wants govt to come clean about AstraZeneca

Doc wants govt to come clean about AstraZeneca

A local well-known health expert has called on officials in the Republic of Cyprus to take a clear position on the AstraZeneca vaccine and stop hiding behind an EMA statement...

Gloves are off again over golden passports

Gloves are off again over golden passports

Cyprus’ auditor general told a House committee this week that the Cabinet used old rules to approve over two hundred golden passports after the cutoff date for an investigation ordered by the attorney general, who pushed back on the criticism saying there was 'no bottom to the abyss'...

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