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03 December, 2021
 

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100 square meters of history in the old town

100 square meters of history in the old town

Her love for vintage, her concerns for the environment, but also what she had seen working for one of the most famous high-end brands in the world, led Natasa Theodotou...

Charalambidou: Need for coordination of support services for victims of sexual violence

Charalambidou: Need for coordination of support services for victims of sexual violence

The Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights and Equal Opportunities for Men and Women, Ms. Irini Charalambidou, stated that a holistic approach is needed and that cross-sectoral cooperation and the coordination of all support services for victims of sexual harassment is needed....

Merriam-Webster's 'word of the year'

Merriam-Webster's 'word of the year'

Merriam-Webster just announced its word of the year. It's the word we have used the most this year and one that has played a significant role in our daily lives....

100 euro fine for unvaccinated Greeks

100 euro fine for unvaccinated Greeks

Greece said on Tuesday it would make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for people aged 60 and over, a drastic step for the country grappling with a new surge in coronavirus cases....

Alexoui attorneys et al to mount counterattack

Alexoui attorneys et al to mount counterattack

Defense attorneys in the Glykas case are pointing fingers at law enforcement and state prosecution after the full exoneration of their clients, with reports saying a filing with the European Court of Human Rights was not out of the question in order to shed light on poor investigations by Cypriot police that resulted in a very long pre-trial detentions...

Throwing light on 'A Dark Room'

Throwing light on 'A Dark Room'

"For real? Did the Turks leave for Cyprus? " asked the dictator Dimitris Ioannidis while looking puzzled. ...

Italy, Spain, Portugal, S. Korea in red category, Indonesia in green

Italy, Spain, Portugal, S. Korea in red category, Indonesia in green

Health Authorities in Cyprus have issued an updated COVID-19 country categorization list according to which Italy, Spain, Portugal and South Korea are downgraded from orange to red category, ...

Stricter measures at all ports of entry, including crossing points this Christmas

Stricter measures at all ports of entry, including crossing points this Christmas

Hadjipantelas told the press that both his Ministry and the Scientific community agreed to have mandatory PCR tests at airports, ports and marinas and stricter measures at crossing points....

Scope of search widens for two missing Russian women

Scope of search widens for two missing Russian women

Police are searching for a person of interest in the case of two missing females from Russia, with a detained suspect insisting he drove the women back home and investigators searching the forest after not having ruled out murder...

EU parliament demands new rules to support legal labor migration

EU parliament demands new rules to support legal labor migration

Proposals to ease legal labour migration to Europe are needed by the end of January 2022, to overcome the challenge of an ageing population and of skills shortages, according to a press release sent by the European Parliament office....

Why not take a subsidized holiday in beautiful Cyprus?

Why not take a subsidized holiday in beautiful Cyprus?

The Ministry of Tourism, after the approval of the Council of Ministers, announces the extension of the duration of the Domestic Tourism Support Plan for the period from December 1, 2021 until March 31, 2022....

Immigration: Anastasiades' five requests to the EU

Immigration: Anastasiades' five requests to the EU

"The country is in a state of emergency in terms of migration flows, and there is absolutely no chance of accommodating more migrants,"...

Traditional Christmas Market 2021

Traditional Christmas Market 2021

One of Cyprus’ biggest and best Christmas markets is back this year on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th December Forest Beach in Oroklini between 17:00-22:00 both days....

Parents demonstrate against new measures in primary schools (images)

Parents demonstrate against new measures in primary schools (images)

New protests are being organized today, outside the Ministry of Education and its provincial offices, by parents reacting to the new measures against the pandemic. ...

The future of stress free travel is in 'silent airports'

The future of stress free travel is in 'silent airports'

Airports aren't famed for being peaceful spaces - but they do give us the rush we all associate with going on holiday....

Israeli abduction suspect out on bail in Cyprus

Israeli abduction suspect out on bail in Cyprus

An Israeli businessman in Cyprus has been released on bail following a preliminary hearing for his extradition to Italy, where he has been implicated in the abduction of a young boy who survived a cable car disaster but was caught in a cross-border custody battle ever since...

Third dose for 30 and over

Third dose for 30 and over

The vaccination portal will now be available from the 30th of November for people aged 30 and up to book booster shot appointments....

WHO: Omicron poses 'very high' global risk, world must prepare

WHO: Omicron poses 'very high' global risk, world must prepare

The Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally, posing a "very high" global risk of infection surges that could have "severe consequences" in some areas, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday....

Nicosia's beautiful facelift

Nicosia's beautiful facelift

I will start with a prediction: The center of Nicosia will attract huge investments in real estate within the next five years....

Driver dies violent death on highway in Limassol

Driver dies violent death on highway in Limassol

The weekend’s road death toll was doubled on Sunday after a man was killed in a road accident following a violent crash on the highway in Limassol...

Case of two missing women deepens in Cyprus

Case of two missing women deepens in Cyprus

Cypriot police are investigating the disappearance of two Russian women last seen two weeks ago, with a local newspaper reporting that a suspect has been detained in total secrecy and blood stains found in a holiday home could be linked to the case...

Driver detained in hospital after fatal crash in Paphos

Driver detained in hospital after fatal crash in Paphos

A passenger was killed in a road accident in Paphos district on Saturday following a head-on collision, with police arresting one driver and ordering blood drawn from both surviving motorists to test for alcohol and narcotics...

Cyprus bans foreigners from Omicron countries

Cyprus bans foreigners from Omicron countries

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on all foreign travelers from specific African countries citing a new coronavirus variant, as the government accelerates efforts to check whether any possible Omicron cases may have found their way into the island...

Pope's agenda for his scheduled visit to Cyprus announced

Pope's agenda for his scheduled visit to Cyprus announced

Government Spokesman Marios Pelekanos briefed the media today on the visit of Pope Francis to Cyprus at the Presidential Palace....

The technology sector can become the new mainstay of the Cypriot economy

The technology sector can become the new mainstay of the Cypriot economy

These are some of the key conclusions that emerged from the findings of a survey conducted last October by IMR/University of Nicosia™ on behalf of the non-profit organisation TechIsland. ...

Germany readies its air force to transport covid patients to other parts of the country

Germany readies its air force to transport covid patients to other parts of the country

Germany readied its air force to transfer COVID-19 patients from overwhelmed hospitals in the south as national case numbers rocketed and a new virus variant in South Africa caused widespread alarm....

Clarification of new measures announced on Wednesday

Clarification of new measures announced on Wednesday

The Ministry of Health has issued clarifications concerning the new measures announced on Wednesday by the Cabinet. ...

The face that became the symbol for refugees around the world

The face that became the symbol for refugees around the world

She was a symbol for refugees and her face became one of the most powerful images in recent decades. ...

Black Friday: No comparison to previous years (images)

Black Friday: No comparison to previous years (images)

This year's Black Friday did not compare to previous years in terms of retail sales. The images in stores selling electrical appliances, electronic items and tech products, at least so far, have been disappointing....

Turkey: Tear gas used against women protesting against gender-based violence

Turkey: Tear gas used against women protesting against gender-based violence

Turkish police used tear gas on Thursday night against hundreds of women protesting in Istanbul to denounce gender-based violence and Turkey's withdrawal from the International Convention for the Protection of Women....

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