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15 December, 2019
 

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Pregnant tourist dies in road accident

Pregnant tourist dies in road accident

A Russian woman was killed and two others were injured in a road accident in Larnaca on Sunday in the late afternoon...

Italgas to enter Greek market

Italgas to enter Greek market

Italy’s biggest natural gas distribution company, Italgas, is on the verge of entering the Greek market. Kathimerini understands that Europe’s third largest gas distributor is very close to reaching an agreement with fellow Italian Eni Gas e Luce for the acquisition of the latter’s portfolio in the Greek gas grid....

Greece will never accept the consequences of the Turkish invasion in Cyprus

Greece will never accept the consequences of the Turkish invasion in Cyprus

Greece stresses that it will never accept nor recognize the consequences of the Turkish invasion and occupation in the island, while assuring that it will continue to stand by the side of the Republic of Cyprus. The position is outlined in a statement issued by the Greek Foreign Ministry on the occasion of the 36th anniversary of the declaration of the pseudo-state in the occupied areas of Cyprus,...

President stresses political determination ahead of Berlin

President stresses political determination ahead of Berlin

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades stressed on Friday his determination and political will to attend a meeting in Berlin, later this month, with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, in a positive and creative spirit, aiming to conclude the terms of reference “whatever the Turkish intentions are.”...

Questions raised over spy van in Cyprus

Questions raised over spy van in Cyprus

An unbelievably expensive van roaming Cypriot streets and packing spy technology worth millions has prompted Akel opposition leader to seek answers from the government, citing privacy laws and concerns...

Doctor in the north enrolls in GESY

Doctor in the north enrolls in GESY

A doctor living in the north has managed to register as a medical practitioner in the south, with the list of his GESY patients continuing to grow...

Thunderstorm warning issued for Cyprus

Thunderstorm warning issued for Cyprus

A yellow weather alert has been issued for Friday due to chances of heavy showers and hailstorms, while moderate dust levels persist in the area through the weekend...

Police arrest armed man in Acropolis

Police arrest armed man in Acropolis

An armed man in distress was detained Friday early morning in Nicosia after a 12-hour long standoff with police in a quiet neighbourhood in Acropolis...

Armed man in distress on Nicosia balcony

Armed man in distress on Nicosia balcony

Police officers blocked off a number of streets in a quiet neighbourhood in Nicosia after a man in distress appeared on his balcony and was said to be armed with a hunting rifle...

Armenian genocide resolution hits senate wall

Armenian genocide resolution hits senate wall

A US resolution that would have officially described atrocities against Armenians in 1915 as genocide has stopped dead in its tracks on Wednesday, following a meeting between the Turkish president and a senator...

Young builder falls to his death

Young builder falls to his death

A young man was killed at a construction site in Limassol when he fell from scaffolding up on the fourth floor...

Mogherini says EU stands with Cyprus

Mogherini says EU stands with Cyprus

High Representative Federica Mogherini expressed the EU’s full solidarity with Cyprus in her closing statement in the European Parliament plenary discussing Turkey's drilling activities around the island...

Slovakia’s premier cuts Cyprus visit short

Slovakia’s premier cuts Cyprus visit short

Slovakia’s Premier Peter Pellegrini cut his official visit in Cyprus short due to a tragic accident in his country which resulted in the death of at least 13 people...

Trump has ‘wonderful’ meeting with Erdogan

Trump has ‘wonderful’ meeting with Erdogan

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, calling it a “very serious challenge” to bilateral ties, even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as “wonderful"...

Battle of grievances in Akamas fire aftermath

Battle of grievances in Akamas fire aftermath

Wednesday’s fires have been put out in Akamas national park, leaving behind an enormous environmental disaster but also allegations against groups ranging from local dissenters to hunters from the east coast...

Six countries attend “Nemesis 2019” multinational exercise in Cyprus’ EEZ

Six countries attend “Nemesis 2019” multinational exercise in Cyprus’ EEZ

Six countries participated on Wednesday in “Nemesis 2019”, a multinational Search & Rescue exercise, which was held in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus, under the general coordination of the Joint Rescue Coordination Center....

Minister suspects dissent in Akamas fires

Minister suspects dissent in Akamas fires

The fire department has called for backup in fighting multiple blazes in Akamas and other areas, with the agriculture minister saying the fires “can’t be a coincidence” as government policies move forward...

Greece responds to Turkey over Cyprus issue

Greece responds to Turkey over Cyprus issue

The Cyprus question calls for an urgent and mutually acceptable settlement on the basis of international law, says Greece’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in response to a Turkish letter last month...

Man robs Limassol hotel in wee hours

Man robs Limassol hotel in wee hours

Police are searching for a male suspect who reportedly punched a receptionist at a hotel in Limassol and managed to get away with 1000 euro...

Child porn suspect flown back to Cyprus

Child porn suspect flown back to Cyprus

A foreign national who was arrested last year in Paphos on child porn charges and later released has been extradited to Cyprus on a new warrant ...

Three women arrested in brothel raid

Three women arrested in brothel raid

Three women have been arrested after being accused of running a brothel in Limassol, just days after the police chief said he was waging war on prostitution...

Arrivals of travelers increase by 1.6%. in September

Arrivals of travelers increase by 1.6%. in September

The arrivals of travelers in September 2019 reached 679,628, compared to 668,604 in September 2018, recording an increase of 1.6%. According to the Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus, the increase is mainly attributed to the arrivals of tourists (0.9%) as well as the return of residents of Cyprus (2.1%)....

Remains of soldiers killed during 1964 Turkish bombing discovered in Pachyammos

Remains of soldiers killed during 1964 Turkish bombing discovered in Pachyammos

The remains and personal items, possibly belonging to a number of National Guard soldiers, killed during the 1964 aerial bombardment of the Tylliria area by Turkey, have been discovered at the site of a former makeshift hospital in Pachyammos, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou has said....

Turkey reacts to EU sanctions over Cyprus

Turkey reacts to EU sanctions over Cyprus

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to sanction Turkey over drilling off the coast of Cyprus could disrupt talks with the bloc, and he warned that Turkey could send captured Islamic State fighters to Europe...

Rain on the way with Victoria headed east

Rain on the way with Victoria headed east

Cyprus may not be in the direct path of developing storm “Victoria” currently approaching Greece but officials say rain is expected to disrupt a streak of unseasonably warm weather on the island...

Jho Low may have multiple passports

Jho Low may have multiple passports

Reports suggest that fugitive financier Jho Low may be travelling on foreign passports while Malaysian authorities suspect he may be hiding in the Middle East...

Pachyammos bombsite dug up 55 years later

Pachyammos bombsite dug up 55 years later

Experts in the Republic of Cyprus exhumed human remains in the northwest some 55 years after Turkish planes bombed a Greek Cypriot stronghold in Pachyammos...

Cyprus pleased with sanctions against Turkey

Cyprus pleased with sanctions against Turkey

The Republic of Cyprus is pleased with a framework regime for sanctions against Turkey, adopted formally by the Foreign Affairs Ministers council, making it possible for countries to place sanctions through asset freezes and travel bans...

Wrong way driver barrels down highway

Wrong way driver barrels down highway

Drivers on Sunday evening were shocked when they saw a vehicle going the wrong way on the Limassol-Paphos highway...

EU okays framework on Turkey over Cyprus

EU okays framework on Turkey over Cyprus

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday economic sanctions over Turkey's drilling off the coast of Cyprus, setting up the legal framework for travel bans and asset freezes but leaving names until a later date...

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