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US Assistant Secretary of State in Cyprus for talks with Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defence

Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Clarke Cooper is travelling to Cyprus on a working visit on Monday and he will hold talks with the Ministers of Foreign Affairs Nicos Christodoulides and Defense Charalambos Petrides.

CNA learned that the …

Twenty COVID-19 patients getting treatment at Famagusta Reference Hospital

Twenty patients who tested positive for COVID-19 are currently getting treatment at Famagusta Reference Hospital. Εight patients were admitted to the Hospital yesterday afternoon and in the early hours today.

Two patients were discharged yesterday as their repeated COVID-19 tests …

New measures in Limassol to contain COVID-19

New measures come into force in Limassol on Sunday for a period of two weeks in an attempt to contain COVID-19, following a surge in the cases. The Health Minister said that figures show that 70% of the cases of …

Armenia and Azerbaijan truce breaks down within hours

Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each other on Sunday of violating a new humanitarian ceasefire in fighting over the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, hours after it was agreed.The truce agreed on Saturday came into force at midnight (2000 GMT) after a …

Turkey’s Black Sea gas find reaches 405 billion cubic meters

Turkey’s president has announced the discovery of an additional 85 billion cubic meters of natural gas reserves in the Black Sea.Speaking aboard the drill ship Fatih on Saturday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said explorations in the Tuna-1 well were complete …

Greece records 500th COVID-19 fatality

Greece has reported its 500th death from the coronavirus, as well as the second highest daily cases of the disease following Friday’s record.

Health authorities reported 482 new cases Saturday, as well as 10 deaths, a day after recording a …

Britain records 16,171 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

Britain has recorded 16,171 new cases of coronavirus within 24 hours, according to government data published on Saturday, compared with 15,650 the previous day.

The infection rate has risen sharply in recent weeks, prompting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and …

Police given access to details of people told to self-isolate by UK government’s system

British police forces have been granted access to details of people who have been told to self-isolate under the government’s ‘test and trace’ system, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said late on Saturday.

A spokesman for the …

Cyprus posts new high in coronavirus cases

Cyprus registered a daily record of 203 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, health authorities said, urging the public to stick to strict health protocols at a crucial point in tackling the pandemic.

The east Mediterranean island had largely kept a …

Police officers fly to Sydney to bring back ‘foukoudes’ drug raid evidence

Two of the island’s anti-drug squad members are flying to Sydney on Monday to ‘repatriate’ part of the evidence following a shocking narcotics bust in Australia last year.

The bust included 645 kilograms of ecstasy packaged in modified Cypriot type …