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21 November, 2019
 

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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...

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...

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