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Cyprus will reopen its airports on June 9

Cyprus will reopen its airports on June 9 as it gradually lifts restrictions imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus, Cyprus Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios announced on Wednesday. “We expect…

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Cyprus to ease lockdown from May 4

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday announced that Cyprus will be easing coronavirus lockdown restrictions by allowing some businesses to reopen from May 4. “The danger, I repeat, has not gone away. As…

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Turkish gas drilling in Cyprus’ EEZ is an “act of piracy”

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned Turkey’s announced intention to continue drilling inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ). On Sunday, the Turkish Defense Ministry on their website said its drillships –…

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39% of Greeks and Cypriots shopped online: Eurostat

With online shopping on the rise due to the pandemic lockdown measures, Greece and Cyprus are well below the EU average in online shopping compared with the rest of the member states.…

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Cyprus adopts mass testing for coronavirus hotspots

On Saturday, a town in Cyprus that has become a coronavirus hotspot carried out mass testing, amid fears the virus had been spreading unchecked for several weeks. Aradippou, a town of 25,000 residents near Cyprus’s…

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Cyprus imposes night-time curfew

On Monday, Cyprus imposed a curfew to contain the spread of coronavirus, extending a broad lockdown introduced two weeks ago after a weekend surge in recorded cases. According to the latest reports,…

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Boat carrying illegal migrants is refused entry into Cyprus

A boat carrying around 100 illegal migrants was refused entry into Cypriot territorial waters on Friday. The boat was spotted approaching the coast of Cyprus, some 10 nautical miles off Cape Greco by…

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Greece and Cyprus ranked as ‘flawed’ democracies

Greece was amongst several major western nations classified as a ‘flawed’ democracy in the latest white paper known as the Democracy Index published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). According to the…

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Pompeo cancels trip to Cyprus

The US State Department announced on New Year’s Day that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will not be travelling to Cyprus as originally scheduled due to tensions with Iraq following the attacks…