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15 December, 2019
 

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Greece caught in US-China conflict on 5G

Greece caught in US-China conflict on 5G

The development of 5G networks in Greece has been caught in the crossfire of the US-China trade war, with pressure growing on the Greek side...

Island under hailstorm watch

Island under hailstorm watch

A weather alert is in effect on Wednesday with a thunderstorm warning that includes the possibility of hail in some local areas...

Sisters charged in Larnaca racist rant

Sisters charged in Larnaca racist rant

Police are moving forward with criminal charges against two women who were captured on video during a racist incident at a Larnaca parking lot in October...

Cyclist shot in broad daylight

Cyclist shot in broad daylight

A German tourist was shot in the leg in broad daylight while riding his bicycle near the camping site at Polis Chrysochous...

Witness says Nelina pushed ‘walk’ button

Witness says Nelina pushed ‘walk’ button

Paphos police believe a young girl who was killed in an accident last week had pressed the button at the crossing prior to the incident, while a court has denied an arrest warrant for the driver...

Man dies in senior home fire

Man dies in senior home fire

A senior citizen died in a fire that broke out in a retirement home in Dherynia, with officials suspecting a lit cigarette might have been the cause of the inferno...

Guterres committed to explore possibility to convene five-party meeting on Cyprus

Guterres committed to explore possibility to convene five-party meeting on Cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday that he committed to explore with the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and the guarantor powers the possibility to convene an informal five party meeting on Cyprus “at an appropriate stage”, following an informal dinner in Berlin attended by both leaders. ...

Man locked up in Zakaki attempted murder

Man locked up in Zakaki attempted murder

A Sri Lankan man has been sentenced to 6.5 years in prison after he was found guilty in the attempted murder of his wife in the summer...

Mixed bag of weather on the way

Mixed bag of weather on the way

A weak high pressure system over Cyprus on Monday will be short-lived as the barometer is falling with chances of rain increasing for Tuesday and over the next few days...

Shuttle buses go up in flames

Shuttle buses go up in flames

Eight buses were destroyed in a fire on Monday in Larnaca with authorities pointing to arson based on early indications...

Two dead after Greek storm

Two dead after Greek storm

Schools in Attica will remain closed Monday until 10am due to problems raised by a storm, authorities said, after storms caused serious problems, leading to two deaths off Antirrio, western Greece....

All set in Berlin for low-key dinner

All set in Berlin for low-key dinner

The two Cypriot leaders are hours away from having an informal dinner together with the UN Secretary General in Berlin, where they have been invited for an assessment of next steps regarding a possible resumption of talks on the divided island...

‘Parallel Parliament’ marred by handicap

‘Parallel Parliament’ marred by handicap

The head of the Cyprus Paraplegic Association drew a round of applause in a “parallel parliament” session on Thursday after exiting the House to protest the lack of handicap accessibility...

UNSC briefed on Cyprus ahead of Berlin

UNSC briefed on Cyprus ahead of Berlin

The Security Council held consultations on Cyprus on Thursday behind closed doors, where members were briefed on the latest developments and urged leaders to be productive in the period ahead...

Young girl dies in Paphos car accident

Young girl dies in Paphos car accident

A young girl who was struck by a car at a pedestrian crossing in Paphos died in hospital after doctors were unable to save her life...

Driver argues with officer over filming

Driver argues with officer over filming

A video showing a driver in Cyprus debating with a police officer has gone viral, raising once again questions over the rights of citizens to record video in public places...

Cypriot hacker to be extradited to US

Cypriot hacker to be extradited to US

A young hacker could be the first ever Cypriot to be extradited to the United States, while his lawyers are urging him to file an appeal...

Large group of refugees reaches Cyprus

Large group of refugees reaches Cyprus

A boat carrying over 120 refugees reached Cyprus on Wednesday, with reports saying most were Palestinians from Syria...

North says flag burners in the south identified

North says flag burners in the south identified

Authorities in the north have alerted their officers at all checkpoints to be on the lookout for specific individuals in the south who were identified in a video during the burning of a Turkish Cypriot flag...

Man sought by police injured in free fall

Man sought by police injured in free fall

A young man who was being sought by police is in critical condition after a free fall from the rooftop of a building in Limassol...

Central warns banks ‘not to overdo it’

Central warns banks ‘not to overdo it’

The Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus has called on smaller local banks not to get carried away with loaning money, urging them to follow the example of bigger banks and focus on reducing toxic debt...

WiSpear says it never spied on Cypriots

WiSpear says it never spied on Cypriots

The company linked to an Israeli spy van in Cyprus has weighed in on media speculation following reports that it was spying illegally all over the island...

Jho Low movie gaining popularity

Jho Low movie gaining popularity

A film about Malaysian financier and Cypriot passport holder Jho Low has been steadily gaining popularity, despite legal challenges over copyright infringement and potential defamation lawsuits...

Residents furious over phone jamming tests

Residents furious over phone jamming tests

Residents near Central Prisons in Nicosia got some answers over the lack of phone signals in their neighbourhood over the weekend, with officials pointing to a cell phone jammer that was simply too strong...

Minister determined to fight ‘green line abuse'

Minister determined to fight ‘green line abuse'

The Cypriot government is cautiously moving forward with plans to reduce illegal migration to Cyprus through the north, including checkpoint stations and surveillance of remote areas along the Green Line...

US affirm commitment to eastern Mediterranean

US affirm commitment to eastern Mediterranean

State Secretary Mike Pompeo underlined the commitment of the United States in the Eastern Mediterranean and the deepening of bilateral relations with the Republic of Cyprus on security...

Cyprus President saddened over latest statements by Turkish FM

Cyprus President saddened over latest statements by Turkish FM

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday that he was saddened to hear about the latest statements by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, noting that “they convey in essence the message that the Turkish side is not returning to the negotiating table if the requirements it is putting forward are not met.”...

Cypriot police vague over spy van

Cypriot police vague over spy van

New information has emerged about a controversial spy van in Cyprus, with reports suggesting police may have known about its special capabilities in advance...

Cyprus foreign minister in Washington

Cyprus foreign minister in Washington

Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides is on a working visit to Washington, where he will also meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday...

Man's 'balcony death’ shrouded in mystery

Man's 'balcony death’ shrouded in mystery

The body of an unidentified man found on a balcony in Nicosia remained shrouded in a mystery, with police saying they were investigating a “sudden death” case...

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