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Enfield Council statement on careworker Sonja Kaygan

Cllr Alev Cazimoglu, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care said, “Everyone at Enfield Council is devastated to have heard the tragic news of Sonja Kaygan who died of COVID-19 on Friday 17 April, leaving a young child.

“She worked …

Greek Orthodox churches empty for Easter amid pandemic

In Cyprus, many Orthodox faithful stood on their balconies or front porches with lighted candles as clergymen officiating midnight Easter Service in empty churches chanted “Christ is Risen.”

Cypriots observed Easter services from their televisions at home following a government-imposed …

Cyprus confirms 6 more covid19 cases on Sunday from a total of 1,803 tests 

Cyprus Health Ministry on Sunday announced that six more patients were confirmed to have contracted covid19 from a total of 1,803 tests.

 

According to the announcement, 659 tests were concluded from the total of 20,000 run for all the …

Severe delays on North Circular road at Edmonton both directions

Traffic Incidents [Emergency Services Incident] – [A406] Angel Road (North Circular Road) (Both Directions) at the between Angel Road Flyover and Silver Street – The road is due to an emergency services incident…

AKEL in Cyprus message on the Easter holiday

AKEL message on the Easter holiday AKEL C.C. Press Office, 19th April 2020, NicosiaOn the occasion of the Easter holidays, AKEL addresses to all the Cypriot people warm wishes for health, prosperity, peace and the vindication of our homeland.
This …

Happy Easter – ‘Kalo Pascha’

We wish you all a very Happy Easter! Kali Anastasi!

 

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Limassol: 11 swimmers booked for breaking decree

Limassol police on Saturday booked a total of 48 people for breaking decrees to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Among them were  11 people who went swimming and three people who had gathered in a house.

Over the 12 hours …

Deadly olive tree disease across Europe ‘could cost billions’

Researchers say the economic costs of a deadly pathogen affecting olive trees in Europe could run to over €20 billion.

They’ve modelled the future worst impacts of the Xylella fastidiosa pathogen which has killed swathes of trees in Italy.

Spread …

Cyprus announces 11 more confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday 

Authorities in Cyprus have announced that out of a total of 3,209 laboratory tests another eleven people have tested positive with COVID-19, with the total number of confirmed cases reaching 761.

On the basis of the Epidemiological Monitoring Unit, the …

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America gives the ‘digital light’

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America offered the “digital light” to the mother of all Orthodox Churches, the Patriarchate of Constantinople.

Elpidophoros tweeted the tweet below at 11:45 p.m. Greek (and Istanbul) time to coincide with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s proclamation and Istanbul) …