Daily Archives: September 3, 2020

US ‘wishes to damage’ Russia-Cyprus ties

Russia is shocked by US claims about its destabilising role in the region, arguing Washington seeks to harm close relations between Moscow and Nicosia, said Russian ambassador Stanislav Osadchiy.   In a comment on social media, Osadchiy said: “We were

US extradited Cyprus hacker will get ‘fair trial’

A 21-year-old accused of hacking offences and the first Cypriot to be extradited to America in July will receive a fair trial, US Ambassador Judith Garber said.   After two years of deliberations, a Nicosia district court ruled in November

Another red alert for September heatwave

Cyprus is not done with extreme heatwaves this year, as the Met Office issued another red alert for Thursday, the third this week with temperatures expected to rise on Friday to a scorching 46 degrees Celsius.   The Met Office

COVID19: Turkish Cypriots report another five cases

Authorities in the Turkish occupied north of Cyprus have reported five more COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections on both sides of the divide to 1,839 and 25 deaths.   Cases reported in the north now stand at

COVID19: Cyprus extends financial support as debt grows

Cyprus announced on Thursday that it has decided to extend until the end of October financial support schemes introduced to mitigate the effects of the lockdown and restrictive COVID measures imposed.   Talking at a press conference with Finance Minister

COVID19: Cyprus daily cases contained to a trickle

Cyprus reported just three new Covid-19 infections on Thursday, keeping daily cases in single-digit figures for a sixth day running, following a week of fluctuating rates of coronavirus.   Thursday’s results were reported after an unusually low number of 2,149