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Nicosia building break-in suspect wanted (PHOTO)

Nicosia building break-in suspect wanted (PHOTO)   Police are looking for 20-year-old Stelios Demetriou of Nicosia in connection with the break-in of a building in the capital and the cause of malicious damage on August 2. Anyone with useful information is asked to contact Nicosia CID on 22-802222 or their nearest police station or the …

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Scheduled municipal elections in Cyprus this year very likely to be postponed

Scheduled municipal elections in Cyprus this year very likely to be postponed   It is highly unlikely that scheduled municipal elections in Cyprus this year will be carried out in the end, Philenews reported on Wednesday. And this because of the imminent submission before parliament of three amended local administration reform bills which also provide …

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Athenians told to stay inside as wildfires cloud city skies

Athenians told to stay inside as wildfires cloud city skies   Greek authorities told people in Athens to stay indoors on Wednesday as a wildfire raging uncontrolled north of the city covered the sky in a thick cloud of smoke. More than 500 firefighters battled the blaze on the lower slopes of Mount Parnitha, on …

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Cyprus joins herculean efforts in Greece to contain large forest fire near Athens

Cyprus joins herculean efforts in Greece to contain large forest fire near Athens   Cyprus on Wednesday morning joined herculean efforts in Greece by more than 500 firefighters who struggled through the night to contain a large forest blaze on the outskirts of Athens. Twenty professional firefighters as well as a 20-member Civil Defense team …

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Aspirin, other over-the-counter essential drugs still not provided free by Gesy

Aspirin, other over-the-counter essential drugs still not provided free by Gesy   An aspirin a day seems to be beneficial to cardiovascular and other patients yet the island’s General Health System (Gesy) still excludes it from over-the-counter drugs provided free to beneficiaries. This is what organised patients told Philenews before calling on the state Health …

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Crowds outside ‘Walk In’ coronavirus vaccination centre

Crowds outside ‘Walk In’ coronavirus vaccination centre   It was quite crowded on Tuesday outside the ‘Walk In’ vaccination centre in Latsia, Nicosia, with people of all ages queueing up to get a Covid-19 jab. At the same time, the number of those who walked away after realising they would have to wait for a …

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Athens suburbs brace for night inferno as blaze burns homes

Athens suburbs brace for night inferno as blaze burns homes   A wildfire raged uncontrolled north of Athens late on Tuesday, burning homes and forcing authorities to order more evacuations as they grappled with 81 forest fires during Greece‘s worst heatwave in over 30 years. As night fell, more than 500 firefighters battled the blaze on …

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English study finds 50-60% reduced risk of Covid for double-vaccinated

English study finds 50-60% reduced risk of Covid for double-vaccinated   Fully-vaccinated people have an around 50 to 60% reduced risk of infection from the Delta coronavirus variant, including those who are asymptomatic, a large English coronavirus prevalence study found on Wednesday. Imperial College London researchers said people who reported receiving two vaccine doses were …

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Limassol port workers continue strike for a third day

Limassol port workers continue strike for a third day   Workers at Limassol port on Wednesday continued their strike for a third day after all-night mediation talks failed to yield positive results. The DP World Limassol workers went on an indefinite strike over issues related to their collective agreement. DP World Limassol manages the port’s …

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