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29 January, 2020
 

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Nicosia ups efforts ahead of UNFICYP vote

Nicosia ups efforts ahead of UNFICYP vote

Nicosia is intensifying efforts over the final makeup of an UNFICYP draft resolution in New York, as the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus is expected to be renewed ahead of its expiry at the end of the month...

New wiretap law on the skids

New wiretap law on the skids

The president and justice minister are set to meet on Monday to discuss a government phone tapping bill that passed the House on Friday, following concerns that last-minute amendments could be defeating the purpose...

Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

The sporting world was plunged into mourning on Sunday as news of Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash spread leaving the rich and famous, presidents, Hall of Famers and ordinary fans stunned...

Flamingo deaths raise alarm in Cyprus

Flamingo deaths raise alarm in Cyprus

Over a dozen flamingos were found dead at Aliki salt lake in Larnaca, with officials playing down the incident while members of the Green party are calling for an investigation...

European coronavirus cases confirmed

European coronavirus cases confirmed

France confirmed on Friday its first three cases of the Wuhan coronavirus, with two patients being hospitalised in Paris and the other in the southwestern city of Bordeaux...

Deadly earthquake jolts eastern Turkey

Deadly earthquake jolts eastern Turkey

A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 20 people and collapsing buildings in affected towns near the center of the tremor, which was strong enough to be felt in several neighboring countries...

Soaring reviews and high praise for the all new Nissan Juke

Soaring reviews and high praise for the all new Nissan Juke

With its bold, sporty character and rebellious design, the next generation Nissan Juke Coupe Crossover earned high praise at its official unveiling event, where members of the Media had the exclusive opportunity to experience the latest addition to the Nissan model range ...

Estranged husband denies killing wife

Estranged husband denies killing wife

The suspect in the Paphos murder was remanded in custody for eight days on Friday, with local reports saying he had confessed to a group of fellow Syrian men that he killed his wife to restore honour...

Bomb explodes in Limassol club president’s car

Bomb explodes in Limassol club president’s car

Limassol police are investigating a car bombing outside the residence of the president of Aris football club, with initial reports unclear whether police are linking the attack to recent goings-on in the world of soccer...

Freezing weather sweeps through Cyprus

Freezing weather sweeps through Cyprus

A number of schools opened late or remained closed in foothill communities due to very cold weather on Friday, while weather-related incidents were recorded all over the island...

Young driver critical after head-on crash

Young driver critical after head-on crash

A young driver is in critical condition following a brutal head-on collision in Limassol on Thursday night...

Trump readies Middle East peace plan

Trump readies Middle East peace plan

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will release his long-awaited peace plan for the Middle East before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Washington next week...

Paphos murder suspect apprehended

Paphos murder suspect apprehended

A murder suspect and husband of a Syrian woman who was stabbed to death in Paphos earlier this week was arrested in Limassol on Thursday...

Democrats lay out case against Trump

Democrats lay out case against Trump

Democrats planned to plow ahead on Thursday at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with their arguments for removing him from office, but Republicans showed no signs of softening their resistance to the Democratic case...

Cyprus under severe wind warning

Cyprus under severe wind warning

A severe wind warning has been issued for Cyprus as very powerful winds from the north are expected to pound the island late on Thursday...

Fire rips through place of worship

Fire rips through place of worship

A fire broke out at a place of worship in Limassol Friday morning, with fire fighters managing to contain the blaze before spreading to adjacent buildings...

Nicosia’s Yazuz suspicions point to online leak

Nicosia’s Yazuz suspicions point to online leak

Cypriot officials at the Department of Environment say an entire study, which was inadvertently posted online in 2017, might have given Ankara a leg-up in the search for gas off the coast of Limassol...

Cypriot president joins leaders in Jerusalem

Cypriot president joins leaders in Jerusalem

World leaders and royalty from around the world gathered in Israel on Wednesday to attend a Holocaust forum in Jerusalem, marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp...

Coronavirus outbreak and fears spread

Coronavirus outbreak and fears spread

The World Health Organization is reconvening Thursday to decide whether the virus should be classified as a global health emergency, as an outbreak of a new coronavirus that began in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people globally...

Northerly winds to pound Cyprus

Northerly winds to pound Cyprus

Strong winds are making their way to Cyprus, as a northern front is expected to make landfall on the island late Thursday night...

Greece elects first woman president

Greece elects first woman president

Greece’s parliament elected former Council of State head Katerina Sakellaropoulou as the country’s next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited political powers...

Nicosia suspicious over Yavuz drilling spots

Nicosia suspicious over Yavuz drilling spots

The government of the Republic of Cyprus believes Turkey has obtained privileged drilling information regarding an area off the southern coast of the island...

Questions remain in deadly rollover crash

Questions remain in deadly rollover crash

Police say a young woman killed in a horrific rollover crash on Tuesday was not wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash...

How Russian uncapitalism works

How Russian uncapitalism works

Like a private equity firm enacting an acquisition-led ‘roll-up’ in a fragmented sector, Putin and Co in Russian have been busy in recent years quietly taking scores of small banks into state ownership...

Cypriots in awe over flash in the sky

Cypriots in awe over flash in the sky

Local media reported on sightings of a fireball streaking across the sky over Cyprus, with experts ruling out a meteorite but not a meteoroid or even an unidentified flying object...

Turkey blocks Cyprus from Geneva conference

Turkey blocks Cyprus from Geneva conference

Turkey has blocked a request from the Republic of Cyprus to take part in the global Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, as an adversarial relationship between the two countries is growing more intense...

Young woman dies in rollover crash

Young woman dies in rollover crash

A young local woman was killed in a single-vehicle rollover accident on Tuesday after her car veered off the road in rural Famagusta...

Worker critically injured on the job

Worker critically injured on the job

A young foreign worker was said to be in critical condition following an accident at the job site, where he fell and injured his head on Monday...

Bicycle collides with motorcycle in Nicosia

Bicycle collides with motorcycle in Nicosia

A person on a bicycle was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday after a collision with a motorcycle in downtown Nicosia...

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