Daily Archives: January 3, 2021

Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and China to meet on Monday

Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Christodoulides, will meet on Monday afternoon with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, who will be making a stopover in Cyprus en route to Africa.   According to a press release, during the meeting, the

Space competition gives hope that a manned mission to Mars is possible in our lifetime, Dr. Stamatellos tells CNA

The fact that there is a competition in space exploration gives hope that a manned mission to Mars can be achieved in our lifetime, Dr. Dimitris Stamatellos, Reader in Astrophysics at the University of Central Lancashire, UK, has told CNA.

Cyprus police hand out 99 fines for violations of measures against the spread of the coronavirus

Police in Cyprus handed out 99 fines across Cyprus in the last 24 hours for violations of measures taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.   A Police press officer told CNA that Police conducted 5,673 checks and reported

Foundation stone laying ceremony of CYCLOPS training facility takes place in Larnaca on Monday

The foundation stone laying ceremony of the Cyprus Center for Land, Open Seas and Port Security (CYCLOPS) training facility takes place, in Larnaca, on Monday, in the presence of Cyprus Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Christodoulides and US Acting Secretary of

New strain of coronavirus announced by the UK detected in Cyprus

The new strain of SARS-CoV-2, VOC 202012/01, that was announced by the UK authorities, has been detected in Cyprus as well.   A press release by the Ministry of Health says that following the instructions of the European Centre for

Cyprus records another two deaths and 529 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Sunday

Another two people have died from Covid-19 while 529 have been reported out of a total of 12,051 samples tested, Cyprus authorities announced on Sunday, noting at the same time that 182 patients are being treated in hospital, 45 in