Monthly Archives: October 2020

Planetary scientists to test in Troodos space equipment for Mars, Danos tells CNA

An international team of planetary scientists and geologists is expected to arrive in Cyprus on Monday as part of a research project for sending space equipment to Mars to measure the exact age of the rocks on the red planet

Cyprus Police report 42 citizens and 4 premises’ owners for violations of COVID-19 measures

Cyprus Police reported 42 citizens and 4 premises` owners in checks for violations of COVID-19 measures.   A press officer from the Police Press Office told CNA that a total of 1,662 checks were conducted the last 24 hours island-wide.

Britons rushing back home as UK imposes mandatory quarantine for passengers from Cyprus

Britons vacating in Cyprus or visiting relatives are rushing back home as UK introduces tomorrow a mandatory quarantive of 14 days for passengers from the island.   Cyprus News Agency learned that a lot of Britons are trying to board

One more death and 149 new coronavirus cases in Cyprus on Saturday

The Cyprus Ministry of Health announced on Saturday the death of a 91 year old woman who died of COVID19.   It also announced 149 new cases of coronavirus out of 4,783 laboratory tests.   The total number of deaths

Cyprus Police report 3 premises’ owners and 45 citizens for violations of COVID-19 measures

Cyprus police reported 3 premises` owners and 45 citizens in a total of 1,517 checks the last 24 hours, for violations of COVID-19 measures.   A police spokesman from the Police Press Office told the CNA that in Nicosia the

Over 200,000 tonnes of plastic leaking into the Mediterranean each year, an IUCN report indicates

A new IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) report finds that an estimated 229,000 tonnes of plastic is leaking into the Mediterranean Sea every year, equivalent to over 500 shipping containers each day. Unless significant measures are taken to