Monthly Archives: August 2019

Ninety-six-year-old WW2 veteran dives at Zenobia wreck

A ninety-six-year-old WW2 veteran, who holds the World Guinness record for being the oldest diver in the world, dove at the Zenobia wreck breaking his previous record.

Ray Woolley, who celebrates his 96th birthday, dove at a depth of 42.5 …

Pavlos Kontides secures gold in Enoshima, Japan

Cypriot sailor Pavlos Kontides clinched the gold medal in laser class, in Enoshima, Japan securing his third world title in his career.

The 29-year old London 2012 silver medalist secured top honours ahead of tomorrow’s medal race, as after Saturday’s …

Progress can be achieved, Turkey’s stance is a key factor, source tells CNA ahead of UN official’s visit to Cyprus

The way forward as regards the efforts to reach a Cyprus solution depends on what the UN Secretary General’s special envoy Jane Holl Lute has heard or will hear from Turkey, a government source has told CNA ahead of Lute’s

Department of Meteorology issues yellow warning for Friday

Cyprus Department of Meteorology has issued a yellow warning for Friday. The forecast says that the maximum temperature inland is expected to reach around 40 degrees Celsius.

The warning is valid from 1100 local time until 1600. Citizens are advised …

Cyprus supports coordinated response to hybrid threats within the EU

Cyprus supports a coordinated response to hybrid threats based on EU solidarity, Foreign and Defense Ministers Nikos Christodoulides and Savvas Angelides have said.

The Ministers visited Thursday the Hybrid Centre of Excellence in Helsinki. In the Finnish capital the Ministers …

Foreign Minister briefs EU counterparts on hybrid threats in the Eastern Mediterranean

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides briefed his counterparts about hybrid threats in the Eastern Mediterranean region, during an informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers (Gymnich) which concluded on Friday, in Helsinki.

On the margins of the informal meeting, Christodoulides also had …