CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 17/01/2019 13:57

Report on UNFICYP circulated as official document with minor changes

The report of the UN Secretary General on the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) circulated on Wednesday as an official UN document with a few minor changes from the draft given unofficially to the members of the Security Council on January 11.

Heavy rain floods rivers, strong winds uproot trees in Cyprus

Rivers flooded, trees fell and roads were closed due to heavy rainfall and strong winds across the island of Cyprus, on Tuesday and Wednesday, with police warning drivers to be careful.

Next three years, important for Cyprus, new Chairman of Cyprus Amateur Athletic Association tells CNA

The year 2018 was a successful one for Cyprus athletics, new Chairman of Cyprus Amateur Athletic Association (KOEAS), Pericles Markaris, has told the Cyprus News Agency, noting that we are entering an important three-year period, with two world athletics championships and the Olympic Games of Tokyo in 2020.

Cyprus had 92.30 Generalist medical practitioners for every 100,000 inhabitants in 2016

Cyprus had 92.30 Generalist medical practitioners (which include general practitioners) for every 100,000 inhabitants in 2016, rising from 86.71 in 2015, according to Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU.

Inflation in Cyprus drops to 1.0% in December 2018 from 1.6% in November

Inflation in Cyprus drops to 1.0% in December 2018, down from 1.6% in November, while a year earlier the same rate was -0.4%, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Production in constructions in Cyprus increases by 7.5% in Q3 2018 compared to Q2

Production in the construction sector in Cyprus increased by 7.5% during the 3rd quarter of 2018 compared to the second quarter and by 24.4% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2017, according to first estimates released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Source: Cyprus News Agency