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Cyprus’ Ministry of Health announces one new coronavirus case out of 1,754 tests

Cyprus authorities announced on Tuesday one new confirmed coronavirus case, out of 1,754 laboratory tests that have been carried out.

A press release issued by the Ministry of Health’s Epidemiological Surveillance Unit said that the new confirmed case was diagnosed …

Anastasiades – Mitsotakis agree on Turkish provocations, Hagia Sophia, EU Recovery Fund

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who had a meeting, on Tuesday, in Athens, expressed agreement on Turkey`s provocations in the Eastern Mediterranean, the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque and the EU Recovery Fund.

Cyprus to increase COVID-19 random tests for passengers arriving in the country


Cyprus’ Ministry of Health is increasing the number of random tests for COVID-19 at the airports of the Republic.

According to a Ministry’s press release, 600 passengers will be tested upon their arrival in Cyprus, instead of 300 that …

Department of Meteorology issues new yellow warning for extreme high temperature in Cyprus today

The Cyprus Department of Meteorology issued a new yellow warning for extreme high temperature for today.

The warning is valid from 1100 am until 17:00 local on Wednesday.

The maximum temperature is expected to rise to around 40 degrees Celsius …

UK ban China’s Huawei from its 5G network

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered Huawei equipment to be purged completely from Britain’s 5G network by 2027, risking the ire of China by signalling that the world’s biggest telecoms equipment maker is no longer welcome in the …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Sotira Komodromou Savva has passed away


Sotira Komodromou Savva 

(From Αkanthou/Mazeri)

02.12.1939 – 01.07.2020

Sotira Komodromou Savva passed away peacefully on 01.07.2020. Sotira came to the UK from Cyprus with her mother Christalla in 1950. Despite all the hardships of life she was …

Four heroes and Martyrs from 1974 in Cyprus memorial service

Speech at the memorial service of the 4 anti-fascist Heroes and Martyrs of the working class neighbourhood of Ayi Yianni

Speech by Nikos Ioannou, Member of the AKEL Political Bureau

AKEL C.C. Press Office, 12th July 2020, Nicosia

46 years …

UK Cypriot community of Margate mourn the loss of Andreas Paphitis


Αndreas Paphitis

17.09.1937 – 11.07.2020

(from Kaimakli, Nicosia)

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Andreas Paphitis who died on 11/07/2020 at the age of 82.

Andreas …

Barnet Libraries launch new ‘Select and Collect’ service

In line with government guidance Barnet’s libraries are working hard to gradually re-introduce library services over the coming weeks and months.

Barnet Libraries Logo

During the initial phase, residents are now able to pick up and return books and other

Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America Elpidophoros Interview with BBC about Hagia Sophia

This weekend, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros was interviewed by the BBC’s Julian Marshall concerning the conversation of Hagia Sophia into a mosque. Below is a transcript of the interview. The full audio