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WOMAN SUSTAINS BURNS IN MASSIVE HOUSE FIRE

  A massive house fire that broke out in Konia has led to its occupant – a woman, being hospitalized with severe burns. According to a report by The Cyprus News Agency, the fire, which broke out at approximately 11.30 am in the morning, originated in the kitchen...

CYPRUS OFFICIALLY EXECUTES PHONE TAPPING LAW

  In what is touted as one of Cyprus’ most groundbreaking laws, the island nation is finally bringing the law of phone tapping into force. The development, which happened after a three-member committee was appointed, will serve to submit requests for removing...

SYRIAN REFUGEE GROUP PICKED UP IN ATHIENOU

  The migrant crisis has left several countries in Europe in a scurry to manage the situation, and Cyprus is no exception. In the latest incident involving migrants, 14 of them who had arrived from Syria were picked up in the buffer-zone village of Athienou in...

MAN ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF ASSAULTING HIS OWN MOTHER

  In the latest incident, a 34-year-old in Limassol was arrested on suspicion of physically assaulting his own mother. The man, who was sitting in the passenger seat in a car that was being driven by his mother, allegedly made her stop, got out of his seat,...

CYPRUS HAS A SHORTAGE OF SURGICAL MASKS, SAYS REPORTS

  News outlet Philenews has reported that pharmacies all over Cyprus have a severe shortage of surgical masks after they were all sold out due to coronavirus fears. While the island nation has not seen any cases of the rapidly spreading coronavirus so far, the...

4th CYRPUS SATELLITE CASINO OPENED BY MELCO RESORTS

  In under a week after the progress of the €550m City of Dreams Mediterranean project, popular entertainment company Melco Resorts and Entertainment has launched its 4th satellite casino in the island nation. The casino, named Cyprus Casinos Paphos has already...

A MOTORCYCLIST WAS INJURED IN THE SOVEREIGN BASE AREA

  A head-on collision between a car and a motorcyclist has left the latter in serious condition and hospitalized. The accident, which happened in Dasaki Achnas in the British base area of Dhekelia, led to the closure of the main Achnas road for investigation...

CYPRUS CHECKPOINTS SHUT DOWN AMIDST CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

  The spread of coronavirus disease has caused panic all over the world, and Cyprus is no exception. The island nation has closed four of its checkpoints for a weeklong period for the first time. Closed for the first time since 2003, the decision for the closure...

CYPRUS JOINS ‘THE MARS SOCIETY’

  Cyprus joins the international organization “The Mars Society”. The Cyprus Space Exploration Organization (CSEO) will become a member of The Mars Society after the Cyprus chapter of the latter organization will be established. This will serve to help promote...

TWO MEN WANTED FOR ROBBING A BAKERY

  The Police are on the hunt for two men for reportedly conducting a robbery at a bakery in Larnaca. Two men with their faces covered in masks entered the bakery at around 0.45am and demanded money from one of the employees at knifepoint. The men managed to steal...

GREENS PARTY REPORTS ILLEGAL STRUCTURE ON SODAP BEACH

  The Cyprus Greens party heavily criticized the Paphos Municipality for building an illegal building in Sodap beach. According to the Green Party’s announcement, the municipal authorities of Paphos removed the rocks to have a canteen built illegally, violating...

ROAD ACCIDENT CLAIMS LIFE OF 24-YEAR-OLD WOMAN

  In the latest incident – the fourth one this year, a 24-year-old woman died in a car accident that happened on the Avgorou-Liopetri. The woman, Rafaella Pattichi, resided in Avgorou but was originally from Achna. She was on her way from Avgorou to Liopetri...

TURKEY HAS BANNED GREEK CYPRUS FROM FORUM ON DISARMAMENT

  Turkey has vetoed Greek Cyprus’ request to participate in the capacity of an observer at Conference on Disarmament in Geneva later this year. According to a source who refused to be named, this happened during the General Assembly meeting of the conference,...

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