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    Arson attack in Limasol
    01 September 2012 19:13
    LIMASSOL - Police are investigating an arson attack on a car in Limasol in the early hours of Saturday morning. The fire occured at around 3.50 in the morning and was parked in the space next to the 33-year-old owners house.

    The fire, which was extinguished by the fire service,...
    Unemployed on the rise
    03 September 2012 10:02
    Nicosia: Cyprus recorded the third largest increase in unemployment in a year, according to figures released on Friday by Eurostat, the EU's statistics office.

    Compared with July 2011, in July 2012, the unemployment rate fell in ten member states, but increased in sixteen and...
    Police hurt
    03 September 2012 10:02
      ORMIDHIA - Two police officers were injured and taken to hospital when their car was involved in a collision with a vehicle driven by a man who was nearly twice over the alcohol limit.
    The 22-year-old was arrested for having a blood alcohol count of 40, compared to the legal limit of...
    MFF pledge
    01 September 2012 12:31
     NICOSIA - The EU Ministers pledged their commitment to find an agreement on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) of the European Union for the period 2014-202 by the end of the year.
    The position was underlined during the Informal Meeting of Ministers and State Secretaries for...
    Driver killed
    01 September 2012 12:00
     PAPHOS - A 43-year-old woman lost her life in a car accident in Paphos district in the early hours.
    Panayiota Komodromou, was driving on the Paphos-Limassol highway when she lost control of her vehicle and struck the guardrail near Yeroskipou.
    Her car overturned and she was...
    31 August 2012 12:23
    NICOSIA - There was more grief for the island’s troubled banking system yesterday as Bank of Cyprus posted a first-half net loss of €134 million hit by a Greek haircut and higher provisions for bad loans.
    The bad news came as new chairman Andreas Artemis took the helm declaring that...
    31 August 2012 12:22
     LARNACA – Two suspects being held regarding the killing of five men in Ayia Napa on June 28 have been remanded for a further five days.
    Both appeared Thursday before the District Court of Famagusta meeting in Larnaca.
    The court was told that police have yet to complete their...
    Bishops meet
    31 August 2012 12:22
     NICOSIA – Cyprus will play host next month to a meeting of the CCEE (Consilium Conferentiarum Episcoporum Europae) Commission “Caritas in veritate” for social issues.

    Some 30 delegates will participate in the conference, scheduled to take place between 3-5 September, in...
    ELDYK importance
    31 August 2012 12:21
     NICOSIA - President Demetris Christofias has said that the presence of the Greek army contingent in Cyprus (ELDYK) is of significant assistance for the people of Cyprus.

    Speaking at a meeting on Wednesday with ELDYK’s new Commander in Chief, Colonel Georgios Kouris and the...
    Small quake in Limassol area
    29 August 2012 14:01
    LIMASSOL - A small earthquake of 3.3 on the Richter scale was felt in the Limassol area at 6.50am, the Geological Survey reported. The epicentre was under the village of Apsiou at a depth of 10km.  ...
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