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23 July, 2018
 

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Nothing but clear skies in the upper 30’s

Nothing but clear skies in the upper 30’s

Skies will be clear Monday following early morning fog and low clouds, with maximum temperatures in the upper 30’s around the capital...

FYROM’s NATO accession hinging on name deal

FYROM’s NATO accession hinging on name deal

The final declaration of the NATO summit in Brussels this week is expected to state that the accession of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to the North Atlantic Alliance hinges on its ratification of the name deal signed with Athens last month, according to a draft seen by Kathimerini. ...

Woman who pleasured autistic man faces trial

Woman who pleasured autistic man faces trial

A homecare worker from Thailand, who is being accused of lewd acts against a man with autism, is asking for a lawyer to defend herself in court against assault charges and video footage...

House approves state guarantees in co-op deal

House approves state guarantees in co-op deal

The House passed legislation Sunday night in favour of providing state guarantees to Hellenic Bank in its acquisition of Cyprus Cooperative Bank’s healthy portfolio...

FYROM president says ‘no amount of pressure’ will change his mind on name deal

FYROM president says ‘no amount of pressure’ will change his mind on name deal

The president of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Friday issued a statement saying that “no amount of pressure or blackmail” will make him change his mind and support the name deal signed with Greece last month....

Citizen Service Centres cancel Monday strike

Citizen Service Centres cancel Monday strike

The Citizen Service Centres around the island will not be closed Monday morning after all, but employees say they are swamped with MIG welfare recipients and so they will accept application forms but won't not answer MIG questions...

Energean commits to Eastern Mediterranean

Energean commits to Eastern Mediterranean

Energean is seeking approval from Cyprus for the Greek oil and gas firm to build a pipeline from its Israeli offshore gas fields and import 0.5 to 1 billion cubic meters of gas a year to the island...

Turkish FM reiterates claims Tsipras promised extradition of officers

Turkish FM reiterates claims Tsipras promised extradition of officers

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday reiterated claims that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had promised to see to the extradition of eight Turkish officers who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in the summer of 2016....

Two district workers arrested in Limassol fire

Two district workers arrested in Limassol fire

Police arrested two employees of the Limassol District Administration in connection with a fire, which broke out while fire fighters were battling another fire elsewhere...

Wanted man arrested in Limassol overnight raid

Wanted man arrested in Limassol overnight raid

Limassol police arrested 30-year-old Nikos Mezirides, who was wanted in connection with a series of criminal offences and was considered dangerous...

Spehar holds separate meetings with Cypriot leaders

Spehar holds separate meetings with Cypriot leaders

Elizabeth Spehar is laying the groundwork with separate meetings with the two Cypriot leaders, just weeks prior to UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute’s visit to the island...

Cyprus recalls unsuitable medical drugs

Cyprus recalls unsuitable medical drugs

A number of high blood pressure and heart drugs containing an ingredient made in China are being recalled across Europe after officials discovered an impurity that may cause cancer...

Paphos airport trespasser had ‘no malicious intent’

Paphos airport trespasser had ‘no malicious intent’

The passenger, who missed his flight after being arrested for breaching security at Paphos airport, says he was only trying to get to his plane after his wife told him they were closing the gate to the boarding area...

FYROM parliament approves name deal for second time

FYROM parliament approves name deal for second time

The Parliament of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) approved for the second time the deal signed with Greece on the country’s name, which had been returned to the House after the country’s President Gjorge Ivanov refused to rubber-stamp the first decree....

Leoni Paraskevaides takes over J&P Overseas

Leoni Paraskevaides takes over J&P Overseas

There are new developments in the J&P Overseas saga in Riyadh, with the Cypriot company solidifying its leadership following an internal and legal battle that now appears to be over...

House shifts into gear with Sunday bad loans session

House shifts into gear with Sunday bad loans session

It will be a long weekend for the House finance committee, which will hold emergency sessions ahead of a crucial Sunday vote on bad loans and state guarantees for Hellenic Bank...

Distracted cop drives off with gun on roof

Distracted cop drives off with gun on roof

Drivers in Limassol’s Ypsona area were puzzled over a handgun they found in the middle of the street, which turned out to belong to a police officer...

Co-op investigators can go as far back as they want

Co-op investigators can go as far back as they want

The newly-assigned co-op investigators, handpicked by the attorney general to look into the recent troubled past of the Cyprus Cooperative Bank, will have no time limits in what events they choose to examine...

Government cuts red tape on traffic camera plans

Government cuts red tape on traffic camera plans

The President’s Cabinet is cutting red tape when it comes to traffic cameras, in an effort to have a system installed sooner than later...

Greece to extradite Georgian suspected crime boss to France

Greece to extradite Georgian suspected crime boss to France

Greek authorities have agreed to extradite to France the Georgian suspected head of an international crime ring specializing in robberies and burglaries....

Building permits up by 14.4 percent in April

Building permits up by 14.4 percent in April

The number of building permits issued this April compared to last April was up by 14.4% according to data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service...

Cypriot drug companies accused of price gouging

Cypriot drug companies accused of price gouging

A patients advocate group is accusing pharmaceutical agents of jacking up prices of non-prescription medication to cover their losses following mandatory price drops in certain prescribed medicines...

Greece wants to talk security before Cyprus conference

Greece wants to talk security before Cyprus conference

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias says Greece and Turkey should first come to an agreement on the aspects of security and guarantees, before a new Conference on Cyprus is convened...

Leaders of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia meeting in Thessaloniki

Leaders of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia meeting in Thessaloniki

The leaders of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia gather in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Wednesday for the fourth Quadrilateral Summit....

Forty degree weather to last through Saturday

Forty degree weather to last through Saturday

Cyprus Weather Service issued a Yellow Weather Alert for Wednesday from 11am until 6pm due to very hot weather, with temperatures expected to reach 40 degrees around the capital...

Man jumps Paphos airport fence to catch missed flight

Man jumps Paphos airport fence to catch missed flight

A passenger caused a three hour delay in a Cracow-bound flight, when he jumped over a fence at Paphos airport out of desperation to board the plane and rejoin his family...

Briton found dead in his Limassol home

Briton found dead in his Limassol home

Limassol police are investigating the death of a British man, whose body was discovered Tuesday night in Maroni in a secondary stage of decomposition...

Poor maintenance suspected in EAC fatal accident

Poor maintenance suspected in EAC fatal accident

Officials are not ruling out poor maintenance of equipment in the death of an EAC worker, who was killed in a boom lift accident Monday while trying to cut tree branches...

Overall retail rise not overshadowed by slight drop

Overall retail rise not overshadowed by slight drop

Retail trade volume in Cyprus dropped by 0.8% in April 2018 compared to March, but rose by 5.8% since a year ago...