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01 December, 2022
 

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What are these strange white cameras on the streets? (photos)

What are these strange white cameras on the streets? (photos)

Several citizens have inquired about the new cameras. What precisely do they do? Are they for specific public services? And where have they been installed? Are new lawsuits on the way?...

CYTA expects €400 million in revenue this year

CYTA expects €400 million in revenue this year

Deputy Chairman of the Committee Chrysis Pantelides told CYTA after discussing the organization's budget for 2023 that CYTA is a very good example of a profitable and robust semi-governmental organization that should remain in the ownership of the state so that the public and society at large reap these important benefits....

Airlines pushing for single-pilot flights

Airlines pushing for single-pilot flights

Airlines around the world are pushing for only one pilot in the cockpit of passenger jets as part of efforts to cut costs and decompress from staff shortages....

Cyprus and Greece have the highest antibiotic consumption rates in the EU

Cyprus and Greece have the highest antibiotic consumption rates in the EU

According to recent data from the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Cyprus and Greece have the highest ranking in the union for antibiotic consumption and are among the European Union countries with the highest rates of antimicrobial resistance and burden...

Indonesia quake: 252 dead including many children

Indonesia quake: 252 dead including many children

Many children were killed in an earthquake in Indonesia when their schools collapsed, officials said on Tuesday, as rescuers raced to reach people trapped in rubble in a devastated town on Java island....

The visionary leader of Pafilia wins at the prestigious Bank of Cyprus Man of the Year Awards

The visionary leader of Pafilia wins at the prestigious Bank of Cyprus Man of the Year Awards

Pafilia founder and CEO, Mr Elias Eliades has been awarded a prestigious honor at the 21st Bank of Cyprus MAN OF THE YEAR Awards, with the title of Best Manager / Entrepreneur....

Iran: Rape used as a means to quell protests

Iran: Rape used as a means to quell protests

Rape is being used systematically by Iranian security forces to deal with the now three-month-old protests against Tehran's regime, with women leading the charge, according to a detailed CNN report that includes facts and testimony....

Electricity theft on the rise

Electricity theft on the rise

The Cyprus Electricity Authority's electricity distribution substations have seen an increase in theft cases recently, according to a statement from the police....

Russian officials denied visas for OSCE meeting in Poland

Russian officials denied visas for OSCE meeting in Poland

The government of Poland will not issue Schengen visas to officials from the Russian Federation for attending a meeting of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) set to be held in the city of Łódź in Poland on December 1 and 2....

Cyprus beats EU average in road deaths

Cyprus beats EU average in road deaths

The highest incidence of road fatalities in the European Union in 2020 were recorded in rural regions, while Cyprus was one of the countries where road fatalities per million inhabitants was above the EU average, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU...

Rift over gas cap looms over EU energy crisis plans

Rift over gas cap looms over EU energy crisis plans

EU energy ministers meet in Brussels on Thursday to approve the latest set of emergency measures to mitigate an energy crisis, but the plans risk being eclipsed by disagreements over whether and how to cap gas prices...

Supreme Court in Cyprus overturns rape convictions

Supreme Court in Cyprus overturns rape convictions

Two young males who were convicted on rape charges after having sex with a drunk high school student in a hotel room were acquitted last week when the Supreme Court found the girl’s testimony was weak and the defendants did not receive a fair trial...

Russian-born lawyer in Cyprus throws hat in ring

Russian-born lawyer in Cyprus throws hat in ring

Local media this week got wind of a possible presidential run by a Limassol-based corporate lawyer, who was born in Russia before the dissolution of the Soviet Union and believes Cyprus should be a neutral state...

No OneLove armbands for  England, Wales and EU countries

No OneLove armbands for England, Wales and EU countries

England, Wales and other European nations will not wear the OneLove armband at the World Cup in Qatar because of the threat of players being booked....

Europe rushes to stock up on Russian diesel before ban starts

Europe rushes to stock up on Russian diesel before ban starts

European traders are rushing to fill tanks in the region with Russian diesel before an EU ban begins in February, as alternative sources remain limited....

Cypriot registered ships decrease by 21% due to sanctions

Cypriot registered ships decrease by 21% due to sanctions

A large number of tankers that previously sailed under European Union flags, such as Cyprus and Malta’s, are leaving those registers as a result of the sanctions on Russian oil transportation....

Ryanair adds five new destinations and a fourth aircraft to its fleet in Cyprus

Ryanair adds five new destinations and a fourth aircraft to its fleet in Cyprus

Ryanair has announced its busiest summer schedule in Cyprus, with 41 routes from Paphos to destinations including Naples and Toulouse....

World Cup 2022: Solution found for the beer ban in Qatar

World Cup 2022: Solution found for the beer ban in Qatar

Before the host country banned alcohol consumption inside and outside the stadiums at the last minute, a solution for the... warehouse of beers supplied by Budweiser for this year's World Cup was finally found....

Raising the Black Friday bar

Raising the Black Friday bar

This year's Black Friday is expected to be much stronger and more appealing to consumers than last year's Black Friday. Following the tepid and disappointing performance of 2021, market participants believe this is the case. ...

Top floors of Athens' Coco-Mat hotel to be demolished

Top floors of Athens' Coco-Mat hotel to be demolished

The country’s highest administrative court has given Athens Municipality a deadline of three months to seek the removal of the top two floors of a controversial hotel in the central Athens district of Makriyianni....

Op-ed: Shocking! No resolution on the Cyprus issue

Op-ed: Shocking! No resolution on the Cyprus issue

Was it unfair that Miroslav Jenca, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia, and the Americas, met with President Anastasiades and TC leader Ersin Tatar?...

Why did Vasilis Palmas resign from the Office of the President?

Why did Vasilis Palmas resign from the Office of the President?

Former Deputy Minister of State to the President Vasilis Palmas, one of President Nicos Anastasiades' closest associates, is now on Nicos Christodoulides' side. ...

Archdiocese: The search for a new Archbishop

Archdiocese: The search for a new Archbishop

One of the issues that seemed to be of great concern to the late Archbishop was what would unfold the day after his death. Despite the fact that he had ruled out any possibility of initiating his succession, ...

Showers, storms, and lower temperatures expected in the coming days

Showers, storms, and lower temperatures expected in the coming days

Transient high pressure is affecting the region, with low pressure expected to gradually diminish by Wednesday afternoon....

Immerse yourself in a Christmas wonderland

Immerse yourself in a Christmas wonderland

There is a little over a month left until Christmas, which means that now is the perfect time to book a trip for anyone who is planning to reach another country, especially a European country....

Chevron buys time as Cyprus and Israel still negotiate

Chevron buys time as Cyprus and Israel still negotiate

Chevron took a step back this month after it postponed the drilling of an appraisal well offshore Cyprus, a plan that initially caught Israel by surprise and prompted an impromptu visit to Nicosia last summer as the two countries have yet to resolve a dispute...

Children's House: 1,565 children screened for sexual abuse

Children's House: 1,565 children screened for sexual abuse

Children's House received referrals for 1,565 children to be investigated for sexual abuse from its inception in September 2017 until October 2022, according to a press release issued by Hope For Children Organization on Friday in honor of today's European Day for the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse....

Chinese Ambassador: UN turns down agreement with pseudo-state for UNFICYP

Chinese Ambassador: UN turns down agreement with pseudo-state for UNFICYP

Chinese Ambassador: The UN rejected an agreement with the pseudo-state for UNFICYP ...

AG files appeal against acquittal in first 'golden passport' trial

AG files appeal against acquittal in first 'golden passport' trial

The Attorney General of the Republic filed an appeal on Friday against the acquittal decision of the Larnaca Permanent Criminal Court, issued on November 4, 2022, in connection with a case involving the exceptional naturalization of foreign investors and businessmen....

Anastasiades: Reduction of tender offers 'not due to lack of trust'

Anastasiades: Reduction of tender offers 'not due to lack of trust'

There has been an acceleration of the growth rate of public investments, Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, said on Friday, upon receiving the annual report of the Tenders Review Authority from its Chairwoman, Efi Papadopoulou....

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