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16 April, 2021
 

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Nicosia honors victims of pandemic together with other EU cities

Nicosia honors victims of pandemic together with other EU cities

Along with cities all over Europe, Nicosia participated on Wednesday in a minute of silence for the victims of the coronavirus pandemic which broke out last year...

Cyprus, Greece mount pressure for revision of EUCO conclusions

Cyprus, Greece mount pressure for revision of EUCO conclusions

Cyprus and Greece mounted pressure on Wednesday for a revision of the draft European Council conclusions on Turkey, arguing that they should better reflect the stance taken by the EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in his recent report....

Cyprus airports ready to welcome thousands of arrivals

Cyprus airports ready to welcome thousands of arrivals

Cyprus airports are ready to welcome thousands of passengers and an increased number of flights as of mid-May, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Wednesday....

Minister links hospitalization spike to carnival

Minister links hospitalization spike to carnival

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says a jump in hospitalizations involving intensive care treatment for COVID-19 was the result of carnival celebrations some ten days ago...

Nicosia seeks revision on Turkey draft

Nicosia seeks revision on Turkey draft

The Republic of Cyprus has raised concerns over a joint statement to be issued by the EU27 on Turkey, with sources saying Nicosia was calling for a new draft to 'better reflect' statements by officials...

Teens injured after car rams shopping cart

Teens injured after car rams shopping cart

Two teenagers were injured on Tuesday in Paphos after a car struck them while one boy was pushing a shopping cart with the other inside...

More arrests after body dug up in Athienou

More arrests after body dug up in Athienou

Two more suspects have been arrested after a body was dug up in a field in the buffer zone, with new details raising more questions and police keeping a tight lid on a launched murder investigation...

Health Ministry announces one death, 365 cases

Health Ministry announces one death, 365 cases

The Health Ministry announced one coronavirus fatality and 365 cases on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 246 and total cases detected so far to 42,993....

Health Minister shares concerning Covid data with Cabinet

Health Minister shares concerning Covid data with Cabinet

Cyprus’ restrictions de-escalation strategy will be carefully implemented to avoid setbacks, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Tuesday...

Cyprus rejects EU draft on Turkey which seeks to deepen trade ties

Cyprus rejects EU draft on Turkey which seeks to deepen trade ties

Cyprus has rejected a draft prepared for a summit of EU leaders this week which seeks to deepen trade ties with Turkey, describing it as “totally unacceptable.” ...

Cabinet says no to early reopening of schools

Cabinet says no to early reopening of schools

The Cabinet on Tuesday put its foot down in response to mounting pressure by parents of middle and Limassol primary school students for the reopening of schools ahead of the planned date on April 2....

President’s associate tests positive for COVID

President’s associate tests positive for COVID

Members of the administration went into isolation on Tuesday following news that a COVID-19 case was detected in the Presidential Palace...

Man arrested after body found in buffer zone

Man arrested after body found in buffer zone

Larnaca police went on alert Tuesday morning after a dead body was found in Athienou, with preliminary reports saying nothing has been ruled out...

Fence wars break out near buffer zone

Fence wars break out near buffer zone

Opposing camps have been making headlines recently over a controversial barbwire fence near the buffer zone, with one group cutting a piece of barbed wire and the other restoring it, with all caught on tape...

Barn fire kills over 1000 pigs in Nicosia

Barn fire kills over 1000 pigs in Nicosia

A herd of mother pigs and about a thousand piglets burned to death on Monday night in Nicosia district, after a fire broke out in a barn along a rural road...

Gloves are off in EU-China relations

Gloves are off in EU-China relations

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden...

Health Ministry announces two deaths, 410 new cases

Health Ministry announces two deaths, 410 new cases

The Health Ministry announced two coronavirus fatalities and 410 cases on Monday, raising the death toll to 245 and total cases detected so far to 42,628....

Parents take anger over closed schools to Presidential Palace

Parents take anger over closed schools to Presidential Palace

Parents of middle school and Limassol primary school students took their frustration over schools remaining closed to the street outside the Presidential Palace on Monday....

Cyprus holding on to first place in EU for Covid testing

Cyprus holding on to first place in EU for Covid testing

Cyprus remains first among European countries as regards the testing of its population for Covid and in fifth place in terms of its vaccination rollout....

Germany: Turkey sending wrong human rights signals

Germany: Turkey sending wrong human rights signals

Turkey is sending the wrong messages to the European Union by withdrawing from a pact designed to counter violence against women and closing down the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned on Monday....

Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

The Health Ministry’s epidemiological surveillance unit has re-evaluated the coronavirus risk-based classification of countries after the Cabinet agreed on an action plan last month for the resumption of flights and the reopening of Cyprus airports....

Borrell report on Turkey covers all bases

Borrell report on Turkey covers all bases

A report by European Commission Vice-President and High Representative Josep Borrell spells out the 'political and economic consequences' that Turkey will suffer should the country 'not move forward constructively in developing a genuine partnership with the EU'...

PCR tests disprove earlier results at air base

PCR tests disprove earlier results at air base

Over two dozen staff at the Papandreou Air Base in Paphos tested negative for the coronavirus after officials said the employees had initially tested positive, highlighting ongoing debate over the reliability of rapid test results...

Bad weather brewing behind veil of cloud

Bad weather brewing behind veil of cloud

A warm air mass is gradually giving way to a low barometer expected to bring showers, windy conditions, and possibly storms before midweek...

MED 5 want EU to act as one on migration

MED 5 want EU to act as one on migration

The interior ministers of the five Mediterranean countries on the front line of mass migration to Europe want their European Union partners to share the burden more equitably...

Woman fined for busting moves in Limassol

Woman fined for busting moves in Limassol

Law enforcement authorities have tracked down and fined a woman who was seen in a video dancing in a Greek tavern in Limassol against pandemic health protocols...

Health Ministry announces 364 new cases

Health Ministry announces 364 new cases

The Health Ministry announced 364 coronavirus cases on Thursday, raising total cases detected so far to 41,475....

Anastasiades stays focused on getting EU at Geneva table

Anastasiades stays focused on getting EU at Geneva table

President Nicos Anastasiades delved extensively into the substantive role the EU has to play at upcoming Cyprus peace processes during a teleconference convened Friday by the European Council President Charles Michel with EU leaders....

Report shows numbers behind Limassol Covid headache

Report shows numbers behind Limassol Covid headache

The positivity rate for Covid-19 is rising in Cyprus on a weekly basis, particularly in the Limassol district where it stands at 1.3%, according to the National Surveillance Report published Friday and containing data until March 16....

ΕC sends more than half million rapid tests to Cyprus

ΕC sends more than half million rapid tests to Cyprus

The European Commission has sent more than half a million rapid test kits to Cyprus in a bid to boost population testing on the island, it emerged on Friday....

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