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THE CYPRESS OBSERVER

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The Cypress Observer is your online news source for current events across the country of Cyprus. We strive to bring you the latest news, updates and current events from across the region with a major focus on politics and business.

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MET OFFICE ISSUES YELLOW WARNING

An oncoming thunderstorm has led to the Met Office issuing a yellow warning. The warning, which shall remain in place for around 6 hours, starts at noon and ends at around 6 pm. Met Office scientists are predicting moderate-to-heavy storms, especially concentrated inland and along the mountains. The storms will have thunder, lightning and potentially […]

MAN FELL IN THE AVAKAS GORGE

A man got injured while hiking in Avakas Gorge. The man, 69, was hiking with his friend, 57, when he lost control of his balance and fell through the rocks. After the fall, he could not move. Michalis Nicolaou, Paphos Police’s Assistant Police Director of Operations says that the police received the distress call from […]

CYPRIOT ORIGIN YOUTUBER IS NOW A POLITICIAN

Cypriot origin YouTuber Fidias has secured a seat in this year’s European Parliament elections. The elections, which had candidates receiving votes from all over the EU, had the YouTuber receiving seventy-one thousand votes (roughly nineteen percent). Fidias Panayiotou is well-renowned for his work as a YouTuber – where he has hugged celebrities, played pranks and […]

HEAT WAVE HALTS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

The government ordered the stoppage of all types of outdoor-based services, including food delivery – to protect people from the unforgiving heat wave. The island nation’s meteorological department has issued an orange alert – with the temperatures having reached 34 degrees Celsius in the hills, 43 degrees Celsius in the capital, and over 38 degrees […]

MOBILE PHONE USE IN SCHOOLS TO BE BANNED

The education minister of Cyprus has announced that the use of mobiles will henceforth be banned in schools, on grounds of them enabling distractions and general anti-social behavior. The ban will officially come into motion upon the completion of its discussion in the parliament. The island nation is the most recent of several EU countries […]

CENTER OF NICOSIA HIT BY STORMS

The center of Cyprus’ capital Nicosia has been hit by storms. The storm was short, with the skies set to clear up by next morning. Cypriot social media platform ‘Kairofiloi Kiprou’ says that the storm started in Ayios Dometios and Engomi, and then proceeded towards the rest of the city. The storm winded down towards […]

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