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26 January, 2021
 

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Health Ministry announces two deaths, 109 new cases

Health Ministry announces two deaths, 109 new cases

The Health Ministry on Wednesday announced two coronavirus fatalities and 109 new cases, raising the death toll to 190 and total cases detected so far to 30,252....

Astra offers small concession, EU pleads for UK-made shots amid vaccine row

Astra offers small concession, EU pleads for UK-made shots amid vaccine row

AstraZeneca has offered to bring forward some deliveries of its Covid-19 vaccine to the European Union while the bloc has asked the British drugmaker if it can divert doses from the UK to make up for a shortfall in supplies, European officials told Reuters....

Authorities receive 22 reports of adverse reactions to vaccine

Authorities receive 22 reports of adverse reactions to vaccine

The Health Ministry’s Department of Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Trials has so far received a total of 22 reports of possible adverse reactions to the coronavirus vaccine....

EU keeping close eye on Turkish moves

EU keeping close eye on Turkish moves

European Union foreign ministers have agreed to a “wait-and-see” approach towards Turkey, with some member-states appearing more skeptical of Ankara’s recent overtures....

Cyprus, Greece conduct joint search and rescue exercise

Cyprus, Greece conduct joint search and rescue exercise

A joint Search and Rescue Exercise dubbed “SALAMIS – 02/21” was conducted on Monday between Cyprus and Greece....

Cypriot hacker pleads guilty in Atlanta

Cypriot hacker pleads guilty in Atlanta

A Filipino-Cypriot young man who was extradited to the United States last year on cyber crime charges has pleaded guilty after reaching a plea agreement with federal prosecutors...

Flamingo rescued in Paralimni had been shot

Flamingo rescued in Paralimni had been shot

A Greater Flamingo that underwent surgery is said to be recuperating after it was found injured in Paralimni lake, with reports saying it lost an eye after being shot and it may never fly again...

EU scrambles for supply amid vaccine clatter

EU scrambles for supply amid vaccine clatter

Cypriot EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides says AstraZeneca’s revised schedule for delivering fewer doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in coming weeks is “not acceptable” while the European Ombudsman embarks on an investigation into vaccine contracts...

Health Ministry announces two deaths, 126 new cases

Health Ministry announces two deaths, 126 new cases

The Health Ministry on Wednesday announced two coronavirus fatalities and 126 new cases, raising the death toll to 188 and total cases detected so far to 30,143....

Pournara residents protest harsh camp conditions

Pournara residents protest harsh camp conditions

Asylum seekers living in the Pournara camp located at the outskirts of Nicosia staged a peaceful protest on Monday against the delays in the processing of their applications, as well as against the severe overcrowding and harsh conditions of life in the camp....

Greece, France to sign $2.8 billion fighter jet deal

Greece, France to sign $2.8 billion fighter jet deal

Greece is due to sign a 2.3 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) deal with France on Monday to purchase 18 Rafale fighter jets as tensions grow with neighbor Turkey....

Informal Cyprob summit to take place in New York's Greentree

Informal Cyprob summit to take place in New York's Greentree

Cyprus’ outgoing Permanent Representative to the UN and Greek Cypriot negotiator, Andreas Mavroyiannis, said Monday that the informal five-party summit on the Cyprus Problem which the UN Secretary-General (UNSG) Antonio Guterres intends to convene is an ambitious project, adding that "we must not lose the window of opportunity that lies before us." ...

Big if as Cyprus set to deliberate on measures

Big if as Cyprus set to deliberate on measures

The Cypriot government is taking stock of recent restrictions against a further rapid spread of COVID-19, with reports pointing to plans being discussed to lift measures next month but also amid concerns over mutation fears and unknowns...

Fraud suspected in arson of vacant home

Fraud suspected in arson of vacant home

Police are trying to get to the bottom of an arson case, following a series of arrests including a couple whose home in Limassol was burglarized and damaged by fire last month...

Greece and Turkey resume exploratory talks

Greece and Turkey resume exploratory talks

Exploratory contacts between Greece and Turkey are set to resume in Istanbul, with Ankara trying to gain an upper hand over the agenda and Athens appearing to have low expectations citing disagreement on both sides on what to discuss...

Police limit cars in Troodos square

Police limit cars in Troodos square

Police say they will limit the number of vehicles allowed into or near Troodos Square, following reports of health protocol violations, in an effort to slow down the rapid spread of COVID-19...

Health Ministry announces one death, 122 new cases

Health Ministry announces one death, 122 new cases

The Health Ministry on Wednesday announced one coronavirus fatality and 122 new cases, raising the death toll to 179 and total cases detected so far to 29,758....

Ex-cop who forged parolee signature arrested

Ex-cop who forged parolee signature arrested

Police on Friday arrested an ex-special police officer after evidence was uncovered pointing to corruption....

Slow vaccine rollout affecting Cyprus strategy, President tells EU leaders

Slow vaccine rollout affecting Cyprus strategy, President tells EU leaders

President Nicos Anastasiades briefed EU leaders in a videoconference on Thursday evening on the problems Cyprus is facing due to the slow rollout of coronavirus vaccines mainly brought about by the production delays of pharmaceutical companies supplying jabs for the EU....

Report shows Limassol takes lead in new cases detected

Report shows Limassol takes lead in new cases detected

A fresh national surveillance report monitoring the development of the coronavirus pandemic showed that the majority of cases detected over the two week period spanning from January 6-19 involved Limassol residents....

Turkish Cypriot loses land claim in Paphos

Turkish Cypriot loses land claim in Paphos

A Turkish Cypriot landowner seeking damages from expropriation in Paphos lost his appeal case not by eminent domain but on a technicality, after the Supreme Court ruled he sued the state prematurely and not through proper channels...

Wage earner falls to his death in Strovolos

Wage earner falls to his death in Strovolos

A wage earner was killed on the job on Thursday, after he fell from a two-storey building in Nicosia while trying to fix a water tank on the roof...

Dueling small parties help pass budget

Dueling small parties help pass budget

The House in the Republic of Cyprus approved a revision of the government’s 2021 state budget on Thursday, following a month of consultations between the administration and small opposition parties that offered additional amendments to the bill...

Health Ministry announces two deaths, 164 new cases

Health Ministry announces two deaths, 164 new cases

The Health Ministry on Wednesday announced two coronavirus fatalities 164 new cases, raising the death toll to 178 and total cases detected so far to 29,636....

Shooting Federation uncovers more sexual abuse cases

Shooting Federation uncovers more sexual abuse cases

The Cyprus Shooting Federation has become aware of four more cases of sexual abuse by the same perpetrator allegedly involved in the case filed with police on Wednesday by Olympic shooting athlete Andri Eleftheriou, reports said Thursday....

Rampant spread contained but Cyprus still in red zone

Rampant spread contained but Cyprus still in red zone

Despite indications that the rampant spread of the virus has been contained, Cyprus remains in the red zone, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Thursday....

Greek MPs approve extension of Ionian Sea territorial waters

Greek MPs approve extension of Ionian Sea territorial waters

With 284 votes in favor and 16 “present,” lawmakers approved legislation on Wednesday to extend Greece’s territorial waters along its western coastline from six to 12 nautical miles....

Asylum seeker held at Menoyia loses appeal

Asylum seeker held at Menoyia loses appeal

A man from Sri Lanka, who is being detained at Menoyia for over a year, has lost his appeal at the Supreme Court, which ruled the interior ministry had legal grounds to keep him in prolonged custody because of legal steps taken by the applicant himself...

Temps begin steady climb through Sunday

Temps begin steady climb through Sunday

Temperatures are gradually rising in Cyprus following a number of chilly days, with clear skies expected in the early part of the day but also high clouds sticking around in the afternoon...

MPs vote on budget hanging by a thread

MPs vote on budget hanging by a thread

The House takes another vote on the state budget on Thursday, with representatives expected to pass the bill narrowly following behind-the-scenes consultations since the first time it was rejected in mid-December...

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