Maronites hope Pope can save them

As day breaks over a tiny hamlet in northwest Cyprus, some 20 people in an ancient Church observe a morning liturgy in an even more ancient language. For centuries, this small community

Second suspect sought over missing women

Cyprus police have issued an arrest warrant for a second person connected to the disappearance of two Russian women, 33 and 43, believed to have been murdered. Authorities have detained a 32-year-old

China, Cyprus elevate relations

Cyprus and China issued a joint statement on the 50th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations as the two countries agreed to elevate bilateral ties to a Strategic Partnership. Upgrading ties could see


COVID19: Omicron could signal pandemic end

The Omicron COVID-19 variant is highly transmissible and could escape vaccine immunity, but some scientists feel the latest mutation could end the pandemic. Speaking to the Cyprus News Agency, epidemiologist Dr Michalis

COVID19: More measures to save Christmas

Emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, coupled with the island’s new spike of infections, has authorities ready to introduce PCR testing for all Cyprus arrivals. Cyprus introduced tighter measures to clamp down

Cyprus unemployment falls to 6.6%

Those out of work reached 31,355 in Q3, 2021, with Cyprus’ unemployment rate dropping to 6.6% of the labour force (males 6.1%, females 7.2%), down from 37,234 (8.2%) in the same quarter

COVID19: New cases spike beyond 500 again

Cyprus saw a fresh spike in infections on Monday with 586 new coronavirus cases, despite a small drop on Sunday, with the average daily rate above 400 throughout the past week. This

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