Daily Archives: July 11, 2020

Cyprus commemorates the victims of the Mari deadly blast

Cyprus commemorated on Saturday the victims of a deadly munitions blast in the naval base “EvangelosFlorakis” in July 11 2011 that killed 13 people and crippled Cyprus’ main electricity generation station in nearby Vasiliko.   Addressing a commemoration ceremony Cyprus

Cyprus authorities announce one new coronavirus case on Saturday

Cyprus authorities announced on Saturday one new confirmed SARS-CoV-2 case out of 1.748 laboratory tests that were carried out. This brings the total number of positive cases to 1,014.   The individual who tested positive constitutes a close contact of

The absence of a solution in Cyprus is “increasingly unsustainable,” UN chief says

The absence of a solution to the Cyprus problem is “increasingly unsustainable,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said, stressing that since the collapse of the UN-brokered talks in the Swiss resort of Crans Montana in July 2017, tensions on the

Rent reduction for businesses that deserve it

One of the measures the government is taking to reduce the impact of coronavirus on the economy is rent reductions.   There is no law as such to impose rent reductions, but the government is encouraging landlord/tenants to voluntarily reduce

EC official calls on Erdogan to revisit the spirit of his 2010 speech after the decision for Hagia Sophia

European Commission Vice President, MargaritisSchinas, has called on the President of Turkey, RecepTayyipErdogan, to revisit the spirit of his 2010 speech when Istanbul was the Cultural Capital of Europe, referring to the decision on Hagia Sophia. VP Schinas was addressing

Cyprus issues hot weather warning

A warning for extreme heat has been issued by the Cyprus Department of Meteorology as maximum temperatures are expected to reach 41 degrees Celsius on Saturday.   The yellow alert was issued for between 1100 till 1700 on Saturday when