Daily Archives: August 6, 2020

BEIRUT: Cyprus sends humanitarian aid, evacuate Cypriots

Cyprus will send humanitarian aid to Lebanon on a flight to Beirut on Thursday night which will also carry back Cypriots wishing to be repatriated after the massive blast that ripped through Lebanon’s capital.   The first batch of humanitarian

Cyprus heatwave goes up another level

Cyprus’ Department of Meteorology has issued another ‘extreme high-temperature warning’ with maximum temperatures expected to soar to a scorching 42 degrees Celsius, Friday will be even hotter at 43֯ C.   The yellow alert is 56th warning issued by the

Runaway bus crashes into vehicles on busy Nicosia street

A runaway bus crashed into several vehicles in central Nicosia’s busy Diagorou Street on Thursday as it rolled forward then nearly crashed into a building after the driver had stopped and got out.   No one was injured but the

COVID19: Most new Cyprus cases are local infections

A big jump in recent new infections is down to COVID-19 being transmitted locally rather than cases with a travel history sparking the rise, Health Ministry data shows.   After weeks of low numbers and zero daily cases, authorities reporting

Cyprus, France defence alliance enters new era

A Defence Cooperation Agreement between Cyprus and France entered into force this month cementing closer cooperation in the fields of energy and maritime security.   The agreement, signed on April 4, 2017, was activated on August 1, 2020, following the

BEIRUT: Cyprus collects food for Lebanon

Cyprus volunteer groups, businesses and the general public are rallying together to collect much-needed food and essentials for the victims of the Beirut blast and 300,000 left homeless.   There has been a groundswell of support for nearby Lebanon with