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20 October, 2019
 

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Syria moves troops to confront Turkey

Syria moves troops to confront Turkey

The Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria to help repel a Turkish offensive, the Kurdish-led administration said on Sunday...

Driver dies horrible death in Limassol accident

Driver dies horrible death in Limassol accident

A local man returning from a wedding celebration was killed in a horrible accident when his car crashed into a row of trees and burst into flames in Limassol...

Cypriot jihadist taken into US custody

Cypriot jihadist taken into US custody

A jihadist terrorist of Cypriot origins was reportedly taken out of Kurdish custody just as Turkey was initiating its ground offensive in Syria, with the US president saying “dangerous ISIS fighters” are in secure locations...

Tusk sides with Nicosia over Turkish actions

Tusk sides with Nicosia over Turkish actions

European Council President Donald Tusk has reiterated EU solidarity towards Nicosia, in light of new Turkish drilling activities off the coast of Cyprus...

Landlord jailed for child sexual exploitation

Landlord jailed for child sexual exploitation

An elderly male, who rented out a property to a woman and her young daughter, has been sentenced to three years for having lewd conduct with a child for several years...

Anastasiades to broach EEZ during Tusk visit

Anastasiades to broach EEZ during Tusk visit

European Council President Donald Tusk is meeting on Friday with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades to discuss Turkish activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ)...

Trump hopes to mediate between Turkey and Kurds

Trump hopes to mediate between Turkey and Kurds

US President Donald Trump has put three options on the table for US action following heavy criticism and worldwide condemnation of Turkey’s military offensive in Syria...

Cypriot president: Turkish offensive ‘unjustified’

Cypriot president: Turkish offensive ‘unjustified’

President Nicos Anastasiades has described the Turkish military offensive in Syria as “unlawful and arbitrary"...

Defendant denies intent in rural Nicosia murder

Defendant denies intent in rural Nicosia murder

A Georgian national who has admitted stabbing a Greek Cypriot woman to death in rural Nicosia last year says it was not premeditated, with a state forensic pathologist insisting the stab wounds say otherwise...

Bills for Brits clear House committee

Bills for Brits clear House committee

Two bills targeting post-Brexit rights for British residents in Cyprus have cleared the House labour committee, while the language of the bill reportedly provides for a start date that has been left blank...

Financial Services towards Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Financial Services towards Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence in general and machine learning in particular, is not a new concept, but it is only in recent years that financial services firms have started to learn about and understand its full potential...

Woman dies in rural Nicosia collision

Woman dies in rural Nicosia collision

An elderly woman was killed in a brutal road collision in rural Nicosia when her car was hit twice in a chain reaction accident...

Turkey launches ground offensive in Syria

Turkey launches ground offensive in Syria

Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies have launched their military operation into northeastern Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, adding that the offensive aimed to eliminate a “terror corridor” along the southern Turkish border...

Court orders return of girl's body for burial

Court orders return of girl's body for burial

The funeral of a little girl who went into cardiac arrest during a dental procedure was to go forward Wednesday according o plan following a judge’s decision to reject a police request for a post mortem against her parents’ wishes...

Spokesman says Turkey invaded Cypriot waters

Spokesman says Turkey invaded Cypriot waters

Cypriot government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou has condemned Turkish activities inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) describing it as an invasion of the Mediterranean island’s maritime domain...

State blocks funeral of little girl

State blocks funeral of little girl

The funeral of a four-year-old girl who passed away in hospital on Tuesday has been reportedly blocked by state officials, following a legal request for a post mortem...

Man struck after exiting car on highway

Man struck after exiting car on highway

An elderly driver who exited his pickup truck at a roundabout on the highway just outside Nicosia is in critical condition after he was struck by an oncoming vehicle...

Quake gives Cyprus a little shake

Quake gives Cyprus a little shake

An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale struck just east of Larnaca on Tuesday, with mixed “felt it” reports from various areas...

Egypt, Cyprus, Greece condemn gas exploration by Turkey

Egypt, Cyprus, Greece condemn gas exploration by Turkey

Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece are condemning an "unlawful and unacceptable" bid by Turkey to drill inside waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights....

Cairo summit underway

Cairo summit underway

A summit held between Cyprus, Greece, and Egypt was taking place Tuesday in Cairo, with President Anastasiades drawing attention to international law amidst challenges posed by Turkish drilling off the island’s southern coast...

Security Council to address Varosha

Security Council to address Varosha

A UN press release is expected on Wednesday in response to the Republic of Cyprus’ resort will resort to the Security Council over Turkey’s moves concerning Varosha...

Pompeo opts for diplomacy over Cyprus EEZ

Pompeo opts for diplomacy over Cyprus EEZ

The new defense deal signed between Athens and Washington will contribute to Greece’s security, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Kathimerini in a recent interview, while staying firm on diplomatic efforts regarding Cyprus' EEZ...

Witness comes forward in parking lot incident

Witness comes forward in parking lot incident

A witness has come forward in the car park racist incident in Larnaca, saying she watched in horror from start to finish as a Russian woman was standing her ground while being assaulted by two Cypriot females and a child...

Greece says EU to decide response to Turkey's Cyprus drilling

Greece says EU to decide response to Turkey's Cyprus drilling

Greece's foreign minister says top diplomats from European Union member states will decide next week on how to respond to Turkey's bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has licensed European energy companies to conduct a hydrocarbons search....

Turkish jets fly over Greek islets

Turkish jets fly over Greek islets

Two Turkish F-16 fighter jets flew over the Anthropofagi and Makronisi chain of islets in the eastern Aegean the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA) said Monday....

Another West Nile death in the north

Another West Nile death in the north

A 37-year-old woman has died following an infection by the West Nile Virus in the north, with reports saying the patient lost her life due to the neuroinvasive disease of the virus but also other health complications...

Yavuz to start drilling off Cyprus

Yavuz to start drilling off Cyprus

Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez on Monday says Yavuz will start drilling for hydrocarbon deposits within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone “today or tomorrow,” in what Nicosia says is a “serious escalation” by Ankara...

Spotty rain chances early in the week

Spotty rain chances early in the week

A low pressure system is affecting the area over Cyprus with afternoon showers in the forecast over local areas...

Maritime Cyprus kicks off in Limassol

Maritime Cyprus kicks off in Limassol

Maritime Cyprus 2019 Conference kicks off Monday in Limassol with the participation of more than 800 shipping executives from around the globe...

Larnaca police probe parking lot racist rant

Larnaca police probe parking lot racist rant

Police are investigating a racism complaint after a video emerged showing Cypriot women and a child verbally assaulting a Russian woman following a fender-bender at a parking lot in Larnaca...

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