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14 May, 2021
 

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Grenade thrown at home of an Alexoui witness

Grenade thrown at home of an Alexoui witness

Three young males have been arrested in connection with an investigation into a hand grenade attack against a Lakatamia residence, whose owner is a witness in the Alexoui case...

Cyprus police keep eye on Israeli interests

Cyprus police keep eye on Israeli interests

Police in Cyprus are taking precautionary measures to secure Israeli interests on the island, after tensions in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict spiraled out of control this week...

Cyprus relaxes further as situation improves

Cyprus relaxes further as situation improves

The Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus is moving forward with more relaxations, following further improvement of the epidemiological situation, but many places still remain off limits to those without a SafePass...

Another setback for police in spy van case

Another setback for police in spy van case

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has recalled a number of court warrants in the high-profile spy van case, saying the sworn affidavits by police were not up to par...

Cabinet under pressure to modify safe pass

Cabinet under pressure to modify safe pass

There are reports of second thoughts over the scope of Cyprus’ safety pass with Kathimerini reporting that grievances within the hospitality industry have reached the Presidential Palace, putting enormous pressure on the health minister to water down rules pertaining to restaurants...

Official says hackers targeted vax website

Official says hackers targeted vax website

The Cypriot government says it believes hackers were behind a cyber attack against the state’s website for vaccine appointment registration, after users said they were having technical problems using the site...

Cyprus drops case against pandemic protester

Cyprus drops case against pandemic protester

State prosecutors have dropped a case against a protester who was being accused of health law violations during a demonstration amid pandemic restrictions, but the Legal department says constitutionality questions raised by his lawyer are still pending...

Believers exchange blows outside church

Believers exchange blows outside church

Police had to step in when an altercation got physical outside a church in Larnaca district, after Orthodox followers reacted to a rival group that went to change the locks following a court ruling on ownership...

Cyprus says two shots won't cut it

Cyprus says two shots won't cut it

Cypriot scientists say an additional shot against the coronavirus could improve immunity for vaccinated people as well as fight against new variants, with the EU preparing to order booster vaccines despite warnings from the bloc’s drug regulator against making 'premature' moves...

Plainclothes issued police badges in Cyprus

Plainclothes issued police badges in Cyprus

Plainclothes law enforcement officers in the Republic of Cyprus will be required to carry a new readily distinguishable police badge, which must be displayed or shown promptly to members of the public...

Citizens not trusted with Covid self tests

Citizens not trusted with Covid self tests

Home test kits for COVID-19 are helping many countries detect infections while reducing long lines outside testing centers, but over-the-counter testing has not been incorporated in the Republic of Cyprus where officials remain reluctant over trusting private citizens with the results...

Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

Syrian refugees reach Cyprus by boat

Dozens of newly arrived refugees from Syria in a wooden boat made it to Cyprus, just days after Lebanese police said they blocked over 50 undocumented Syrians from attempting to each the island...

Threedium sets sights on US market: A Cyprus Success Story in the Making

Threedium sets sights on US market: A Cyprus Success Story in the Making

In April of 2017, five ambitious tech enthusiasts fresh out of university, of whom two were Cypriot, had a vision: to bridge the gap between online and in-store experiences by building a solution that would help customers better understand and evaluate the products they were browsing to buy...

Woman gang raped and robbed in hotel

Woman gang raped and robbed in hotel

A local woman says she was raped and robbed by at least two men in a hotel room in Nicosia, with police arresting three suspects including an acquaintance of the accuser whose name and photo was published earlier this week...

Man pleads not guilty in bloodbath murders

Man pleads not guilty in bloodbath murders

A man accused of killing his wife and son in rural Nicosia in early February has pleaded not guilty to premeditated charges, while it remains unclear whether he will have a fitness hearing before the trial...

France praises Cypriot hospitality towards CDG

France praises Cypriot hospitality towards CDG

French Ambassador Salina Grenet-Catalano had nothing but praises for the level of hospitality offered by Cypriot authorities to the crew of the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle that sailed in the port of Limassol...

Minister defends laxer policy for tourists

Minister defends laxer policy for tourists

Cypriot Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios says CyprusFlightPass is a sufficient tool for monitoring foreign travelers during their visit on the island, dismissing criticism that locals are having a harder time securing a CoronaPass to enjoy fewer restrictions...

New COVID death reports leave out vax history

New COVID death reports leave out vax history

The Health Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus has stopped reporting on the vaccination history in COVID-related deaths, citing difficulties over providing a full picture in each case due to privacy concerns...

Rapid testing gets hot in post-lockdown Cyprus

Rapid testing gets hot in post-lockdown Cyprus

With one out of ten Cypriots having taken a rapid test on Sunday alone, hours before CoronaPass was introduced in post-lockdown Cyprus, photos by Kathimerini showed huge lines being formed in hot temperatures but the positivity rate was way down...

Bankrupt Cyprus Mines saga continues

Bankrupt Cyprus Mines saga continues

Insurers who could be left footing the bill for personal injury litigation against former talc miner Cyprus Mines Corporation are challenging the company's proposed candidate to represent future tort claimants...

Hanoi airlifts Vietnamese citizens off Cyprus

Hanoi airlifts Vietnamese citizens off Cyprus

Close to 200 Vietnamese nationals were flown out of the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend, including about a dozen who had been detained at Menoyia detention center for deportation proceedings...

Biker who lost leg in crash dies in hospital

Biker who lost leg in crash dies in hospital

A young biker who lost his leg in a road accident in Limassol last week died in hospital on Sunday, after friends and relatives rushed to donate blood with the exact cause of death still undetermined...

Cyprus ends lockdown with safe pass

Cyprus ends lockdown with safe pass

A third lockdown in the Republic of Cyprus ended on Sunday as new measures went into effect Monday including a controversial safety pass, with the government betting on a slight improvement as it pushes for gradual return to normality...

Cyprus introduces safepass

Cyprus introduces safepass

Cyprus is introducing a so called 'safepass' as of Monday, 10 May until the end of the month. Citizens no longer need to send an sms for their movements and the curfew is extended from 11pm until 05:00 the next day...

Limassol biker dies in wild crash

Limassol biker dies in wild crash

A local biker was killed in Limassol on Saturday after he lost control of his motorcycle and went flying into the air, with witnesses saying he was popping wheelies before the crash and police not ruling out dangerous motorist behavior...

Cyprus fails to land UK’s green list

Cyprus fails to land UK’s green list

Tour operators are urging the British government to expand the number of countries for quarantine-free travel, after many popular destinations including Cyprus were left off the UK’s green list...

Erdogan calls on Greek Istanbulites to return

Erdogan calls on Greek Istanbulites to return

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and others that he welcomes the return of Istanbulite Greeks back to their ancestral homes...

COVID still rampant despite improvement

COVID still rampant despite improvement

There was some mixed news in Cyprus on Friday, after a National Surveillance Report showed COVID-19 still prevalent at high levels despite some improvement...

EMA puts COVID pill review on fast track

EMA puts COVID pill review on fast track

The European Medicines Agency says it has begun a rolling review of data on sotrovimab, an antibody cure for treating COVID-19, with European Commissioner Stella Kyriakides saying therapeutic solutions were also crucial alongside vaccinations...

Vaccinated tourists to roam hassle-free

Vaccinated tourists to roam hassle-free

Foreign tourists who have been vaccinated against COIVD-19 will be able to roam free in the Republic of Cyprus, according to new measures expected to go into effect Monday, with the only requirement being a simple download or printout of their CyprusFlightPass...

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