Daily Archives: August 9, 2020

Cyprus rescue teams return home, operations for survivors in Beirut stop

Lebanese authorities announced that the rescue operations for survivors following the devastating blast in Beirut last Tuesday have stopped and the Cyprus rescue teams will most probably return home on Monday, Fire Department Spokesperson Andreas Kettis told CNA.   Cyprus

FinMin travels to Moscow Sunday for negotiations on Cyprus-Russia Double Tax Treaty

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides travels to Moscow on Sunday for negotiations regarding the agreement between Cyprus and Russia for the avoidance of double taxation.   A FinMin press release says that the negotiations will take place 10-11 August and will

Borrell: Maritime boundaries must be defined through dialogue not unilateral actions and naval forces

EU High Representative on Foreign and Security Policy Josep Borrel warns that the latest naval mobilisations in Eastern Mediterranean are extremely worrying and calls for dialogue and negotiations in order to define maritime boundaries, instead of unilateral actions and mobilisation

Volunteer Doctors Cyprus depart for Beirut

A three-member team of Volunteer Doctors Cyprus departed Sunday for Beirut to assist in providing healthcare to the hundreds of injured following the disastrous blast in the port last Tuesday.   The team comprises Child Surgeon Dr Eleni Theocharous and

Thirty people and 23 premises’ owners charged by Police for violations of COVID-19 measures

A total of 30 persons and 23 premises` owners were charged by the Police during the last 24 hours for violations of COVID-19 restrictive measures.   The Police probed 1.158 premises islandwide and charged 30 people for not wearing face

Cyprus Ministry of Health announces nine new COVID-19 cases

Νine new Covid-19 cases were detected in Cyprus and announced by the Ministry of Health on Sunday afternoon, from a total of 2,919 lab tests, bringing the total number of cases since the outbreak of the pandemic in Cyprus to