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29 January, 2020
 

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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...

Fuel targets rehash gas price debate

Fuel targets rehash gas price debate

Consumers are crying foul over rising gas prices at the pump, with some resorting to crossing the checkpoints to fill up in the north as the government draws criticism for failing to meet EU energy goals...

Syrian men deported in the north

Syrian men deported in the north

Syrian refugees who arrived in Cyprus last week were deported by Turkish Cypriot authorities after spending several days in detention...

Freezing weather and icy roads in rural areas

Freezing weather and icy roads in rural areas

A number of rural roads in Nicosia, Limassol, and Paphos districts were closed to vehicles without anti-skid chains or foul-wheel drive systems due to snow or icing conditions, as freezing weather is affecting all of Cyprus...

Syrian man wanted in Paphos murder

Syrian man wanted in Paphos murder

A woman was found murdered in her own home in Paphos on Monday, with police issuing an arrest warrant for her husband...

DP World Limassol agrees to revise policy

DP World Limassol agrees to revise policy

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has been promised a change of policy at DP World Limassol, with the company saying it would service more than two cruise ships in a given day following complaints...

Two teens detained over 10,000 fireworks

Two teens detained over 10,000 fireworks

Two teenagers have been remanded in custody after they were arrested in rural Nicosia for transporting nearly 10,000 fireworks in their vehicle...

Egypt issues warning over Cyprus rights

Egypt issues warning over Cyprus rights

Egypt has sent out a warning on Sunday about repercussions of any unilateral moves that could breach the rights of the Republic of Cyprus and pose threats to security and stability in the Middle East...

Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country’s crude production...

Nicosia and Athens condemn Ankara's illegal drilling

Nicosia and Athens condemn Ankara's illegal drilling

The Government of Cyprus publicly condemned Turkey’s newly planned illegal drilling within the Exclusive Economic Zone and continental shelf of the Republic of Cyprus, while the Greek Foreign Ministry strongly condemned Turkey΄s plans, stressing that their actions have neither legal effect nor create fait accompli....

Harry and Meghan go it alone

Harry and Meghan go it alone

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain’s monarchy and they will pay their own way in life as they embark on an independent future...

Passenger killed in Kaimakli car crash

Passenger killed in Kaimakli car crash

Nicosia police are trying to determine who was behind the wheel of a vehicle that crashed on Saturday morning in Kaimakli, killing the front seat passenger...

House condemns Turkish involvement in Libya

House condemns Turkish involvement in Libya

The House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus, in a resolution adopted unanimously, condemns the decision of Turkey to sell and dispatch weapons and troops, which violates the Libya embargo, and calls on the UN to monitor the implementation of the UN and EU embargo on weapons by Turkey, in order to impose sanctions wherever necessary, at least in the EU framework, and also calls on the Cyprus government to send humanitarian aid to the Libyan people. ...

France signals support for Greece

France signals support for Greece

The participation of the Hellenic Navy in the carrier group that will escort the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on a part of its mission in the Eastern Mediterranean is seen as yet another indication of Athens’ desire to strengthen its ties with Paris. The government also sees the move as French support for Greece in light of the Turkish-Libyan maritime border accord....

Haftar tells Athens Turkey-Libya deal invalid

Haftar tells Athens Turkey-Libya deal invalid

The agreement on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean signed between Turkey and the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord is in violation of international law and is therefore invalid, Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar said after a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Athens on Friday...

School probe launched over Satan complaint

School probe launched over Satan complaint

Cypriot education officials were scrambling to respond to criticism over complaints that a high school student reportedly got scared by her teacher’s references to the “work of Satan” during class...

Bomb explodes in Cypriot referee’s car

Bomb explodes in Cypriot referee’s car

A bomb went off inside a car belonging to a Cypriot referee on Friday, just two days after the Cyprus Football Association was notified of possible match-fixing...

Libya’s Haftar in Athens for talks

Libya’s Haftar in Athens for talks

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed on Thursday to veto any solution on the North African country if the maritime border deal between the Tripoli-based government with Turkey is not scrapped...

Woman killed while crossing the street

Woman killed while crossing the street

A local woman was killed in a road accident on Thursday as she was crossing the road in Strovolos...

Southern coast under flood watch

Southern coast under flood watch

A weather alert went into effect Thursday night after midnight due to showers and thunderstorms affecting mainly the southern coast...

2020 year of ‘slowbalisation’

2020 year of ‘slowbalisation’

Global economic growth in 2020 is expected to grow at a rate of around 3.4% in purchasing power parity terms,according to new projections by PwC, compared to its long-term average of a 21st century average of 3.8% per year...

Trucker who drove with feet pleads guilty

Trucker who drove with feet pleads guilty

A man who livestreamed a video showing him driving a truck with his feet on the steering wheel has changed his plea to guilty on Thursday...

Cypriot students take to the streets

Cypriot students take to the streets

Organized student groups were gathering outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on Thursday to protest the implementation of exams on a semester basis...

Berengaria sees hope on the horizon

Berengaria sees hope on the horizon

Local media reported on Thursday that investors have been found for a potential revival of the historic Berengaria, with rumours pointing to renovation plans for the abandoned property in the Troodos Mountains...

Showers back in the forecast

Showers back in the forecast

A low pressure system is expected Thursday afternoon over Cyprus, with chances of showers and thunderstorms that could last through the weekend...

US Congresspersons: USA and UNSC members must continue supporting peacemaking efforts in Cyprus

US Congresspersons: USA and UNSC members must continue supporting peacemaking efforts in Cyprus

The United States and the other members of the UN Security Council must continue to support peacemaking efforts in Cyprus, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Caucus stressed....

Libya summit will not discuss maritime borders

Libya summit will not discuss maritime borders

The summit that will be held in Berlin this Sunday, January 19th, to try to find a path to peace for Libya will not discuss a contentious deal signed between Turkey and Libya on maritime borders, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, responding to a question on why Greece was not invited to the conference, despite its request to participate....

Cyprus hopes to join US visa waiver

Cyprus hopes to join US visa waiver

Cypriot officials say they are setting up a task force aimed at including the country in the US visa waiver programme the soonest possible...

Cyprus pays off costly crisis loan early

Cyprus pays off costly crisis loan early

The Cypriot finance minister says the government is repaying an IMF rescue loan faster and at a lower rate after a double bond issuance expected to secure most of the country’s borrowing needs for 2020...

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