Daily Archives: July 23, 2020

Macron decries Turkey threats to Cyprus, Greece

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday denounced Turkey’s violation and threats against the sovereignty of Greece and Cyprus, as tensions mount in the East Med region.   Macron expressed his country’s solidarity with Cyprus and Greece saying it was not

Cyprus cools off ahead of another scorching weekend

Cyprus got a small break from extreme summer conditions on Thursday as it recorded a maximum temperature of 39 degrees Celsius inland, but is expected to rise again on Friday exceeding 40֯ C with the weather remaining hot over the

Cyprus to discuss Turkish aggression with Macron

Turkey issuing an illegal new NAVTEX for a seismic survey in the Eastern Mediterranean between Cyprus and Greece will be discussed when President Nicos Anastasiades meets French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday.   Top of the talks’ agenda

Transport minister orders probe into ‘moving bus’ incidents

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has ordered a probe into three incidents in as many weeks investigating possible safety faults on buses employed by the Cyprus Public Transport company, which took over the Nicosia and Larnaca urban public networks on July

COVID19: Alert over mystery cases in Limassol

Cyprus health authorities are concerned over a number of untraceable ‘orphan’ COVID-19 cases which were detected among the community, especially in Limassol, in recent weeks.   The majority of cases were found in a single district, Limassol, with epidemiologists also

COVID19: Cyprus cases spike, three local infections

In a worrying trend, Cyprus reported a jump in new daily cases of coronavirus with five incidents reported on Thursday, after zero infections 24 hours earlier.   Thursday’s positive cases involved, an arrival from Israel, a Canadian living in Cyprus