Daily Archives: September 29, 2020

Greek, Italian and French officials to hold talks with Cypriot Defence Minister during visits in Nicosia

Greek Minister of National Defence Nikos Panagiotopoulos, accompanied by the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff KonstasntinosFloros, Chief of Defence Staff in Italy EnzoVecciarelliand the French Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea Rear Admiral Laurent Isnard

COVID19: Cypriots can travel freely to 16 EU countries

Cypriots can travel freely to well over a dozen EU countries without having to quarantine on their entry or carry a negative coronavirus test after Ireland decided to keep Cyprus on its ‘safe list’.   Cyprus is just one of

COVID19: Cyprus hospital patients getting younger

Patients now being treated for coronavirus at Cyprus’ COVID-referral hospital are getting younger showing the virus does not only adversely affect the elderly, a senior scientist warned.   Following the admission of a 24-year-old footballer to Famagusta General on Monday,

Nicosia covered by dust with high concentration in the air

The government has warned of high concentration of dust in the air above Cyprus, with almost all monitoring stations showing above-normal levels and Nicosia almost triple that measure.   According to measurements from ground stations of the Air Quality Monitoring

Hollywood film shot in Cyprus gets Paramount release

Jiu Jitsu, the first-ever Hollywood film entirely shot on location in Cyprus and starring Oscar-winner Nicolas Cage has been picked up for distribution in November by Paramount Home Entertainment.   The film was made in Cyprus under the government’s audio-visual

Cyprus introduces tougher traffic fines

Cyprus motorists committing traffic offences will pay heftier fines from Thursday when new penalties are introduced for speeding, drink-driving, not wearing a crash helmet or seat belt, and using your phone at the wheel.   Amended legislation approved by MPs