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Health minister offers help as two die in hospital fire in north Nicosia
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:32:23 +0000 -

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Friday offered to help the north in any way following a fire at the general hospital in occupied Nicosia that led to the death of two patients. The fire reportedly erupted at around 6.45am in the hospital’s cardiovascular surgery department, located at the second floor....

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World Rugby to review transgender policy
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:17:28 +0000 -

World Rugby has said it will review its policies for transgender participation in women’s rugby, following a meeting of independent experts in London this week. World Rugby currently follows the International Olympic Committee guidelines that say transgender athletes can compete in women’s events if their testosterone levels are below 10...

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Woman isolated in Limassol hospital waiting test for Covid-19
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:06:45 +0000 -

A woman has been quarantined on the fifth floor of Limassol general hospital pending the results of tests for Covid-19 while another couple has been discharged after they showed no symptoms of the disease, it was reported on Friday. All three had visited the hospital on Thursday evening after a...

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Restaurant review: Posto Cuisine N Bar, Larnaca
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:02:51 +0000 -

With Larnaca not being very large, once you have done the rounds and been to almost all restaurants sampling their various cuisines you have a choice: do the rounds again, or head out of town looking for a new experience? Deciding to venture a little out of town, we ended...

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News podcast: Artificial intelligence, something to celebrate or fear?
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 08:01:38 +0000 -

The Cyprus News Digest, in collaboration with the Cyprus Mail, brings you an in-depth analysis of some of the latest developments in local and international – in audio form. Presented by Rosie Charalambous, this week: Is Artificial Intelligence something to celebrate – or fear? Theoretical physicist Prof Marc Mezard discusses...

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Cyprus records lower rates of overcrowding than other EU states
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:59:47 +0000 -

Cyprus has the second lowest rate of nationals living in overcrowded households among EU member states after Ireland and the lowest rate of non-EU citizens living in overcrowded conditions, newly published Eurostat figures show. In the European Union, 35 per cent of non-EU citizens were living in overcrowded households in...

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Bank of Cyprus wins European award
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:50:19 +0000 -

The Bank of Cyprus received the Special Recognition Award ‘Banking Governance Europe 2020’ in the European financial services sector by the magazine and website Ethical Boardroom which recognised outstanding leadership abilities of European corporate boards that ensure strong corporate governance plays an important role in protecting and maximising long-term value...

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When Germany and Ghana meet on a Cypriot stage
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:30:38 +0000 -

Apothikes THOC has an exciting month ahead with a guest performance from Germany and a workshop for teenagers, both of which are in English. As part of its yearly programme Draseis 2019-2020 Young on a Desert Island, the performance that is coming to Nicosia on March 10 is the result...

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Drug arrests in Paphos
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:30:31 +0000 -

Three people were arrested on Thursday evening in Paphos in connection with drug related crimes. A 34-year-old driver tested positive for drugs in Geroskipou. He was stopped by police at 8pm. In his possession officers found 0.1 gramme of methamphetamine which he allegedly admitted was for his own use. He...

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Russia sends warships to Syria, blames Ankara for killing of Turkish troops
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:29:12 +0000 -

Russia on Friday said it was sending two warships armed with cruise missiles to waters off the Syrian coast and blamed Ankara for the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in Syria’s Idlib region the previous day. The killing of the Turkish soldiers on Thursday and the wounding of 32 others,...

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World faces coronavirus pandemic; markets brace for global recession
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:20:38 +0000 -

The world prepared for a coronavirus pandemic on Friday as hopes the disease could be contained to China vanished and investors dumped equities in expectation of a global recession. Share prices were on track for the worst week since the global financial crisis in 2008 as virus-related disruptions to international travel and...

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Turkish media says several hundred migrants walking towards Greek and Bulgarian border (Update)
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:13:54 +0000 -

Hundreds of migrants walked through northwest Turkey toward its borders with Greece and Bulgaria on Friday, Turkish media reported, after a senior official said Ankara will no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe. On Thursday, Turkey said 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike by Syrian government...

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Trees in Ayios Andreas condemned to be cut, petition launched
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 02:27:27 +0000 -

So far two majestic pine trees have been damaged and condemned to be cut as part of roadworks in Ayios Andreas, but that is not the end of it, local resident Niovi Santama told the Cyprus Mail on Thursday. Santama, who has started a petition against the tree cutting signed...

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Our View: Minister might be over-optimistic about having traffic cams next year
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 02:25:19 +0000 -

The introduction of traffic cameras will be put off until next year, even though it had been scheduled for the last quarter of 2020. Then again, the state has been unsuccessfully trying for the last 10 years to introduce these cameras so a few more months’ delay should not be...

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Turkey, with more dead troops, won’t stop Syrian refugees reaching Europe -official
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 21:16:18 +0000 -

Turkey, faced with a new wave of Syrian migrants and 29 more dead soldiers in Idlib, will no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe, a senior Turkish official said late on Thursday as President Tayyip Erdogan chaired an emergency meeting. An air strike by Syrian government forces in Syria’s...

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Suspect arrested in connection with Timi explosion
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 20:45:22 +0000 -

Police on Thursday evening arrested a second man in connection with an explosion occurring a week ago in the village of Timi, Paphos district. The man was described only as being 25 years old. He is suspected of involvement in an explosion that took place outside the home of a...

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Police seeking man in connection with kidnap
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 20:43:14 +0000 -

Police are seeking an Iraqi man in connection with a kidnapping that took place on February 14 in Limassol, following the arrest of another suspect a few days ago. The individual wanted is Mohammed Shafeeq Mohammed Mohammed, 29. He is described as being of normal build, short black hair, approximately...

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Three more being tested for coronavirus in Limassol
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 20:26:00 +0000 -

Late on Thursday three other persons visited Limassol general hospital and were being tested for the coronavirus Covid-19. The three had recently returned to Cyprus from northern Italy. Two are a couple; the third person exhibited flu-like symptoms, health officials said. Three others were earlier quarantined at Limassol hospital and...

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Apoel knocked out of Europa League, Olympiakos embarrass Arsenal
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 20:16:55 +0000 -

Apoel have been knocked out of the Europa League by Basel. A 38th-minute Fabian Frei penalty gave the Swiss side a 1-0 victory on Thursday night at St Jakob-Park, and a 4-0 triumph on aggregate over the Cyprus champions in the round of 32. Elsewhere in the tournament Arsenal suffered...

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Canada to stop providing security for Harry and Meghan
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 19:33:19 +0000 -

Canada will no longer provide security for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Canadian government said on Thursday, once the couple are no longer working members of the British royal family in the coming weeks. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have been assisting London’s Metropolitan Police with security for the Duke and...

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