Daily Archives: October 1, 2020

Happy Birthday Cyprus! Shame we missed the party

Independence Day, especially the landmark 60th anniversary, is nothing to celebrate this year.   And it’s not just the coronavirus measures that have downplayed what should have been a significant milestone.       It’s a miracle that this fragile

UK, Greece give support in Independence Day messages

Greece and the UK sent their full support to Cyprus in messages to mark the Republic’s 60th Independence Day anniversary on Thursday.   Greek Prime Minister Kyriacos Mitsotakis said the anniversary is celebrated in the midst of continuous illegal Turkish

More Cypriots recruited to British Bases police

British Bases police welcomed 17 new Cypriot recruits to the force this week after they took the official oath of service during a ceremony in Dhekelia.   The recruits – 15 Greek Cypriots and two Turkish Cypriots – will now

Turkish Cypriot vote split over Ankara’s influence

Upcoming elections in the Turkish occupied north to elect the next Turkish Cypriot leader is turning into a referendum not only over the future of the Cyprus peace process but also relations with Ankara.   During a televised debate on

COVID19: 17 new cases in Cyprus as Larnaca football clusters grows

Cyprus reported 17 new coronavirus cases on Thursday as infections continue to be transmitted among high school students in Larnaca and football players in the same district.   The health ministry said that the total Covid-19 cases in the Republic

Nine citizens and seven premises’ owners reported for violations of COVID-19 measures

The Cyprus Police have reported 9 citizens and 7 premises` owners for violations of COVID-19 measures in 741 checks the last 24 hours.   A police press officer told CNA that 91 checks were made in Nicosia and the Police