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13 July, 2020
 

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Officer probed over 'naked wanderer' selfie

Officer probed over 'naked wanderer' selfie

The new police chief has issued a public apology over a photo posted on social media that showed an officer in uniform posing for a selfie with a man who was arrested after he was spotted walking in public buck naked...

New details emerge in Lakatamia deaths

New details emerge in Lakatamia deaths

Authorities are keeping a tight lid on the Lakatamia murder-suicide case under investigation, with reports saying police were being extra cautious over reports that a handwritten note pointed to the man killing the woman before committing suicide...

Cyprus slams Turkey over fish wars

Cyprus slams Turkey over fish wars

Republic of Cyprus Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis issued an indicting statement against Turkey this week, when he accused that country of illegal activities in Cypriot waters during a fisheries control teleconference...

Anastasiades: Cyprus wants escalation of EU action against Turkey

Anastasiades: Cyprus wants escalation of EU action against Turkey

“Cyprus is asking for an escalation of EU action against Turkey’s provocativeness,” President Nicos Anastasiades stated in an interview with the Greek television network Open....

EU agrees on ‘safe’ travel list, excluding United States

EU agrees on ‘safe’ travel list, excluding United States

The European Union has excluded the United States from its initial 'safe list' of countries from which the bloc will allow non-essential travel from Wednesday....

Two new coronavirus cases in Cyprus

Two new coronavirus cases in Cyprus

The Health Ministry announced two new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, involving a contact of another known case and a person with travel history who took the initiative to get tested....

Berlin ready to support Cyprus solution process

Berlin ready to support Cyprus solution process

Berlin intends to be supportive if asked to do so by all parties involved in Cyprus settlement efforts, the Ambassador of Germany to Cyprus, Franz Josef Kremp, told the Cyprus News Agency....

EPP head calls for more EU support for Greece, Cyprus vis-a-vis Turkey

EPP head calls for more EU support for Greece, Cyprus vis-a-vis Turkey

The chairman of the European People’s Party (EPP) and German MEP on Tuesday urged the European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, to call for debate on “ongoing and repeated Turkish aggressions” against Greece and Cyprus....

New Police Chief sworn in amid sweeping modernization of the force

New Police Chief sworn in amid sweeping modernization of the force

The new Chief of Police Stelios Papatheodorou and Deputy Chief Christos Mavri were sworn in at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday, with President Nicos Anastasiades stating that one of their main concerns should be restoration of the feeling of safety among the public....

British tourists still in the doghouse

British tourists still in the doghouse

A Cypriot health expert says the United Kingdom could make it into the high risk category at best, as Britain prepares to create “air bridges” that would depend largely on coronavirus infections going down...

CNN: Erdogan phoned Trump 'at least twice a week'

CNN: Erdogan phoned Trump 'at least twice a week'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called his US counterpart Donald Trump as often as two times a day and was “put through directly” to the US president, American news broadcaster CNN said in a report published on Monday....

Suspects go ballistic in police station

Suspects go ballistic in police station

Police say two men arrested on suspicion of theft were taken to a Paphos station where they ended up cursing at officers and destroying property...

Wanted man cleared in old Nicosia murder

Wanted man cleared in old Nicosia murder

Police have removed an Indian man from their wanted list in connection with a fatal incident in Nicosia, saying there was no evidence implicating him in any crimes...

Police suspect murder-suicide in Nicosia suburb

Police suspect murder-suicide in Nicosia suburb

Nicosia police are investigating a possible murder-suicide in Lakatamia, where two bodies were found in an apartment on Monday night...

Alligator gar fish discovered dead in dam in north

Alligator gar fish discovered dead in dam in north

An alligator gar fish (Atractosteus spatula) that was found dead at a dam in the north was imported there illegally, authorities in the north said Monday....

Cyprus records two new coronavirus cases

Cyprus records two new coronavirus cases

The Health Ministry announced two new coronavirus cases on Monday, involving a repatriated person and a person with travel history....

Outdoor concerts, theater performances to be permitted from July 1

Outdoor concerts, theater performances to be permitted from July 1

Cyprus’ positive epidemiological course paved the way for the Health Ministry to expedite the easing of restriction measures, with outdoor concerts and theatre performances to be permitted to take place as of July 1....

Greece to open seven border crossings with Balkan countries, Turkey

Greece to open seven border crossings with Balkan countries, Turkey

Greece will reopen seven of its 14 border crossings in the north on Wednesday, as part of the country’s further reopening to tourists from abroad....

Health Ministry revises risk-based categorization of countries

Health Ministry revises risk-based categorization of countries

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance and infectious disease control unit released on Monday a revised list of countries separated into two categories on the basis of their epidemiological risk. ...

New Ministers of Justice and Defence sworn in

New Ministers of Justice and Defence sworn in

The new Ministers of Justice and Defence, Emily Yiolitis and Charalambos Petrides, were sworn in at the Presidential Palace on Monday....

Global coronavirus cases top 10 million; deaths surge past 500,000

Global coronavirus cases top 10 million; deaths surge past 500,000

The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday -- 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases -- and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued to backtrack and warn that worse news could be yet to come....

Greek police searching for Cyprus victims of bogus doctor

Greek police searching for Cyprus victims of bogus doctor

Hellenic Police (ELAS) investigators are searching for Cyprus residents who may have fallen victim to a 47-year-old man who stands accused in Greece of posing as a health specialist and who possibly contributed to the death of three cancer patients, including two teenagers....

Student’s letter causes media storm

Student’s letter causes media storm

A student in Nicosia is taking social media by storm, after she wrote a letter criticizing school prayer and how religion is being taught in state schools in the Republic of Cyprus...

Forklift operator arrested after fatal accident

Forklift operator arrested after fatal accident

A forklift operator in Paphos has been arrested following the death of a blacksmith who fell to his death in a work-related accident over the weekend...

Homeless hermit rescued in Akamas

Homeless hermit rescued in Akamas

A dehydrated man who resorted to finding shelter in the Akamas wilderness was rescued Sunday, after an inquisitive citizen notified authorities about a person possibly in need of help...

Woman critical after home invasion robbery

Woman critical after home invasion robbery

A jewelry store owner in Limassol was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after two men, who were staking her out at her penthouse, brutally attacked and robbed her Sunday morning...

Heat advisory issued for the weekend

Heat advisory issued for the weekend

Yellow warnings have been issued for Saturday and Sunday due to extreme high temperatures in the interior, expected to reach up to 40 degrees Celsius, while skies will remain mostly clear throughout the weekend...

No new coronavirus cases in Cyprus among 1,059 samples

No new coronavirus cases in Cyprus among 1,059 samples

The health ministry announced that all 1,059 samples checked for the virus on Friday came back negative....

All set for implementation of new support measures, FinMin says

All set for implementation of new support measures, FinMin says

Finance minister Constantinos Petrides announced the launch of the implementation of three measures, under the government support program, to address the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic....

EU top official and Cyprus defence minister fly over Cyprus' EEZ by helicopter

EU top official and Cyprus defence minister fly over Cyprus' EEZ by helicopter

The EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell joined the Cyprus defence minister Savvas Angelides on a helicopter ride over the Republic’s exclusive economic zone to observe the sea areas that are increasingly emerging as zones of contention....

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