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15 June, 2024
 

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Eurobank boosts stake in Hellenic Bank with over 500,000 shares

Eurobank boosts stake in Hellenic Bank with over 500,000 shares

Eurobank has acquired 503,934 more shares in Hellenic Bank, for the cost of €1.29 mn, increasing its share at 55.42%....

Confessed killer of 11-year-old girl admits attempted rape

Confessed killer of 11-year-old girl admits attempted rape

The confessed killer of the 11-year-old girl in Ilia allegedly admitted that shortly before killing her, he attempted to rape her....

L.A. socialite will sit in jail for running over kids, ''No one is above the law''

L.A. socialite will sit in jail for running over kids, ''No one is above the law''

Rebecca Grossman, a wealthy Los Angeles socialite, was sentenced Monday to 15 years to life in prison for the deaths of two boys who were crossing the street with their family in a tragic accident....

Introducing Cyprus' six newly elected members of the European Parliament

Introducing Cyprus' six newly elected members of the European Parliament

Chief Returning Officer Dr. Elikkos A. Elia announced the six newly elected Cypriot members of the European Parliament on Tuesday morning, following the results of Sunday’s elections....

Alphamega Hypermarkets ''Play Ball'' giving away gifts for the Euro 2024

Alphamega Hypermarkets ''Play Ball'' giving away gifts for the Euro 2024

The moment all footballer lovers across Europe have been waiting for is almost here, and for yet another time, Alphamega Hypermarkets could not be missing from this huge sporting celebration....

President Christodoulides attends Gaza humanitarian conference

President Christodoulides attends Gaza humanitarian conference

President Nikos Christodoulides is attending today an international Conference on the Humanitarian Response on Gaza, taking place at the Dead Sea in Jordan....

Cyprus sees strong voter turnout in European elections

Cyprus sees strong voter turnout in European elections

The European elections in Cyprus saw a turnout of 58.86% on Sunday, according to Chief Returning Officer Elikkos Elia. This marked a significant participation rate as Cypriots cast their votes to determine their representatives in the European Parliament....

Sizzling skies ahead

Sizzling skies ahead

Hey there, folks! Get ready for a toasty day ahead....

Cyprus trade deficit shrinks by €708 million

Cyprus trade deficit shrinks by €708 million

The trade deficit in Cyprus decreased by €708 million in January-April 2024 compared to the same period in 2023, driven by a significant 18.4% drop in imports, according to the Statistical Office....

Gantz resigns from war cabinet over Gaza strategy

Gantz resigns from war cabinet over Gaza strategy

Benny Gantz, Israel's war cabinet minister, announced his resignation from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's emergency government, citing dissatisfaction with Netanyahu’s approach to the ongoing conflict with Hamas in Gaza....

Foul play ruled out in Dr. Michael Mosley's death

Foul play ruled out in Dr. Michael Mosley's death

The autopsy conducted on British TV presenter and author Dr. Michael Mosley, who was found dead on a Greek island on Sunday morning after a days-long search, has revealed no signs of foul play, according to local sources....

Political turmoil as coalition parties face electoral setback

Political turmoil as coalition parties face electoral setback

Clouds of uncertainty loom over the political landscape of Cyprus following the recent European elections, which saw significant losses for the co-governing parties. ...

Far-right surges in European elections

Far-right surges in European elections

In a dramatic turn of events, far-right parties across Europe have secured significant gains in the recent EU elections, particularly in Germany and France. ...

Moderna's combined COVID-Flu vaccine proves effective

Moderna's combined COVID-Flu vaccine proves effective

Moderna's combined COVID-19 and flu vaccine has demonstrated efficacy equivalent to that of separate shots in late-stage trials, according to results published on Monday. ...

New leadership sweeps across Famagusta district

New leadership sweeps across Famagusta district

Voters in the Famagusta District ushered in new leadership, electing George Nicolettos as Mayor of the Paralimni-Dherynia Municipality. Meanwhile, Christos Zannettou secured re-election as Mayor of Ayia Napa, and Yannis Karousosos became the first President of the newly formed Famagusta District Self-Government Organization....

Europe's right-wing surge

Europe's right-wing surge

The votes are still being counted, but the European Parliament election results point to a surge of support for right-wing and far-right parties....

Alexandros Jiang makes history in Paphos municipal elections

Alexandros Jiang makes history in Paphos municipal elections

In a historic turn of events, Alexandros Jiang, a Cypriot citizen of Chinese descent, clinched an impressive 1279 votes, securing a position as Municipal Councilor in the Municipality of Paphos....

Phaedonos reelected Mayor of Paphos

Phaedonos reelected Mayor of Paphos

In the municipal elections of Paphos, Phaedonas Phedonos clinched victory with 60.3% of the vote, securing his reelection as Mayor, while Angelos Onisiforou emerged as Deputy Mayor by a narrow margin, winning with just four votes over his closest contender, Dr. Kostas Mavromatis. ...

Independents and far-right candidates gain seats in EU parliament

Independents and far-right candidates gain seats in EU parliament

In a historic turn of events, Cyprus witnessed significant changes in its representation in the European Parliament as results from the June 9th election rolled in....

Foreign Minister begins US diplomatic blitz

Foreign Minister begins US diplomatic blitz

Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs, Constantinos Kombos, embarks on a significant working visit to the United States, starting with engagements in Washington, New York, and Chicago....

Fidias Panayiotou's controversial candidacy and the rise of the opposition

Fidias Panayiotou's controversial candidacy and the rise of the opposition

''If you thought Phidias had no opinion on the Cyprus problem, you are wrong. He does. It was just better when he didn't,''...

Clear skies with some isolated showers in the mountains

Clear skies with some isolated showers in the mountains

A weak low-pressure system is affecting the area today, bringing mainly clear skies. However, along the coast, low clouds are expected to form in some places....

Andreas Vyras celebrates re-election as Mayor of Larnaca

Andreas Vyras celebrates re-election as Mayor of Larnaca

Andreas Vyras, the mayoral candidate for Larnaca, expressed gratitude and a renewed commitment to hard work and collaboration following his apparent re-election....

Carlos Alcaraz claims first French Open title in five-set thriller

Carlos Alcaraz claims first French Open title in five-set thriller

Carlos Alcaraz, the prodigy of world tennis, has claimed his first French Open title in a thrilling five-set match against Alexander Zverev at Roland Garros. Alcaraz emerged victorious with a score of 3-2 (6-3, 2-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2), marking a significant milestone in his burgeoning career....

European Parliament elections see rightward shift

European Parliament elections see rightward shift

Voters across Europe cast their ballots on Sunday in the European Parliament elections, likely shifting the assembly to the right and increasing the number of euroskeptic nationalists. ...

Charalambos Prountzos elected as Nicosia mayor by wide margin

Charalambos Prountzos elected as Nicosia mayor by wide margin

Charalambos Prountzos has been elected as the new Mayor of Nicosia by a significant margin....

YouTube star shakes up Cyprus politics

YouTube star shakes up Cyprus politics

The case of the popular content creator, Fidias Panayiotou, known for his presence on TikTok and YouTube, has stirred significant interest since the onset of this year's dual elections. ...

Disappointing voter turnout in Nicosia

Disappointing voter turnout in Nicosia

In today's election results, Nicosia saw the lowest voter turnout among all districts, marking a concerning trend in civic participation....

Cyprus tourism hit by May slump

Cyprus tourism hit by May slump

Banks caution against high expectations for new tourism records in Cyprus, citing a lackluster performance in May, according to a report by Panayiotis Rougalas on this Sunday's Kathimerini (9 June 2024)....

Cyprus faces obstacles in efforts to repatriate Syrian refugees

Cyprus faces obstacles in efforts to repatriate Syrian refugees

According to a report by Pavlos Xanthoulis in Kathimerini's Sunday printed edition, Nicosia's efforts to designate certain areas of Syria as "safe" for the purpose of facilitating the return of Syrian refugees have encountered significant political, legal, and humanitarian obstacles....

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