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  1. Seven in ten Cypriots have never had HIV test

    03.23 / 20:15 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    SEVEN in ten Cypriots have not been tested for the HIV virus because they believe they are not at risk, while three in four said they would not have a relationship with an HIV-positive person, an online poll released on Thursday found. According to the Aids Support Movement’s Christos Krasides, who presented the findings of […] The post Seven in ten Cypriots have never had HIV test appeared first on Cyprus M…
  2. Juncker and Eide have a short meeting on Cyprus

    03.23 / 20:03 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday had a short meeting with UN Special Envoy Espen Barth Eide, in Brussels. No press event or statements were made after the meeting. Commission Chief Spokesman Margaritis Schinas told the press the meeting concerned global issues and the state of play in Cyprus. According to diplomatic sources, Juncker […] The post Juncker and Eide have a short meeting on Cyprus appeared first on Cyprus…
  3. Old Nicosia theatre to be renovated inside of a year

    03.23 / 19:10 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Restoration of the derelict municipal theatre, which started last month, is scheduled to be concluded in February 2019, contractors Cyfield announced on Thursday. In a statement, the contractors said that, according to the reconstruction study, the iconic façade of the building will be retained, while the main stage, which was heavily damaged after the theatre’s […] The post Old Nicosia theatre to be renovated inside of a year appeared first on Cyprus Ma…
  4. Organising kicks off for annual Christodoula march  

    03.23 / 18:40 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    The Anticancer Society on Thursday launched its 42nd annual fundraiser campaign in support of its two palliative centres for cancer patients in Nicosia and Limassol that will culminate in the ‘Christodoula’ march, headed by President Nicos Anastasiades. The group – and the Bank of Cyprus (BoC), the main sponsor of the campaign – hope to […] The post Organising kicks off for annual Christodoula march   appeared first on Cyprus Mail…
  5. IMF mission to visit Cyprus for its first post-programme monitoring

    03.23 / 17:52 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    An IMF delegation will visit Cyprus next week for its first post-programme monitoring, Senior Press Office of the Fund Andreas Adriano has told CNA. “This is a closer following of a country after the programme has expired, and while the country still has a substantial credit outstanding with the Fund,” said Adriano. According to IMF, […] The post IMF mission to visit Cyprus for its first post-programme monitoring appeared first on Cyprus Mai…
  6. Paphos prepares for biggest cycling event ever

    03.23 / 17:22 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    PAPHOS is preparing for ‘the biggest bike event in Cyprus’, this weekend, and authorities are warning motorists to give priority to cyclists who will be competing from all over the world. The major international cycling event, the ‘Cyprus Gran Fondo’, is the new name for the Volkswagen Cyprus Cycling Tour, which has been active for […] The post Paphos prepares for biggest cycling event ever appeared first on Cyprus Mail…
  7. Hasikios: auditor-general is obsessed with me

    03.23 / 16:54 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
      The auditor-general has targeted him in an obsessive manner, Interior Minister Socratis Hasikos said on Thursday, arguing that audits are welcome and essential but cannot be used as an excuse to target or slander a minister through the media. Hasikos was lashing out at a statement issued by Auditor-general Odysseas Michaelides on Wednesday regarding […] The post Hasikios: auditor-general is obsessed with me appeared first on Cyprus…
  8. Anastasiades heading for Rome after end of US visit

    03.23 / 16:50 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    President Nicos Anastasiades will leave New York on Thursday night  for Rome, where he will stay from March 24 to 26 in order to participate in the Informal Summit Meeting of the member states of the European Union on the occasion of the completion of 60 years since the signing of the Treaty of Rome. […] The post Anastasiades heading for Rome after end of US visit appeared first on Cyprus …
  9. People could sign up as organ donors when getting driver’s licence

    03.23 / 15:44 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Parties are discussing a proposal to ask people to say whether they want to be organ donors when they apply for their driver’s licence, MPs said on Thursday. MPs said it was part of the effort to develop a culture of posthumous organ donations, which was at a very low level at present. The proposal […] The post People could sign up as organ donors when getting driver’s licence appeared first on Cyprus Mai…
  10. Criminal and administrative probes after run-in between trans woman and hospital admin

    03.23 / 14:40 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Criminal and administrative probes are underway following the report by a trans woman that she was verbally and physically assaulted by a state hospital employee who had exhibited transphobic behaviour, it was reported in Thursday. According to a report from the ombudsman’s office, the complainant, said that while in the waiting room at the Nicosia […] The post Criminal and administrative probes after run-in between trans woman and hospital admin appeared first on Cyprus M…
  11. One of London victims of Turkish Cypriot origin

    03.23 / 14:20 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    One of the victims of Wednesday’s London terror attack was a 43-year-old woman of Turkish Cypriot origin, it was reported in Thursday. According to media reports in the UK, the woman, Aysha Frade, a married mother of two, was named by the Spanish newspaper La Voz de Galicia. The Telegraph reported that she had left work […] The post One of London victims of Turkish Cypriot origin appeared first on Cyprus Ma…
  12. Introduction of auto-LPG caught in bureaucracy

    03.23 / 12:08 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    A year after the legalisation of the use of liquid petroleum gas (LPG) by cars, the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism appears to lack a policy of actively encouraging both supply and demand. After private sector companies invested money in training mechanics to carry out conversions on cars to allow the dual use […] The post Introduction of auto-LPG caught in bureaucracy appeared first on Cyprus…
  13. Leaders could meet next week for dinner

    03.23 / 10:47 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    A dinner could be on the cards next week between the leaders of the island’s divided communities, their first meeting since talks stalled in February over a controversial parliamentary decision to commemorate the 1950 Enosis referendum (union with Greece) in public schools, the Cyprus Mail has learned. President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa […] The post Leaders could meet next week for dinner appeared first on Cyprus M…
  14. Escaped convict still at large

    03.23 / 08:49 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Authorities on Thursday launched a manhunt for the capture of a 27-year-old convict who managed to escape from Nicosia’s Central Prison on Wednesday afternoon. A second man who tried to escape was arrested after prison guards fired warning shots. Both men are from Georgia and were doing time for burglary and theft. Irakli Guruli managed […] The post Escaped convict still at large appeared first on Cyprus M…
  15. Electronic check-in desks installed at Larnaca aiport

    03.23 / 07:30 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Seven electronic check-in desks have been installed at Larnaca airport with a view to speeding up processing time for passengers. Hermes Airports has introduced the service now with the intention of easing travel during the summer, when it expects a record number of people to use the airport. The desks allow passengers to print boarding […] The post Electronic check-in desks installed at Larnaca aiport appeared first on Cyprus…
  16. Cyprus economy regains foreign investor confidence: Anastasiades

    03.23 / 07:21 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    We are on our way towards re-establishing full confidence in Cyprus by the international investor community, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Wednesday night, speaking at the Invest in Cyprus Forum, in New York attended by dozens of business people and investors from Cyprus, Greece, the US and other countries. Anastasiades emphasised the government’s strong commitment […] The post Cyprus economy regains foreign investor confidence: Anastasiades appeared first on Cyprus…
  17. Platini fan from Mosphiloti aims for Guinness world record

    03.23 / 07:06 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    This Sunday will see yet another attempt by a Cypriot to make it into the Guinness Book of World Records, but this time the goal is not just one, but two records. One is for the largest collection of football memorabilia, the other for the largest collection of sports memorabilia in the world. The collection […] The post Platini fan from Mosphiloti aims for Guinness world record appeared first on Cyprus…
  18. Auditor-general says civil aviation was wrong to rent minister-linked premises

    03.23 / 03:59 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
      The government should not rent the building chosen by the Civil Aviation Department as its premises, the Audit Service said on Wednesday. Instead, the service said in a statement, a new public competition should be opened, in order to find a building with a better value for money quotient. The building in question belongs […] The post Auditor-general says civil aviation was wrong to rent minister-linked premises appeared first on Cyprus…
  19. Job creation on the rise in the private sector

    03.23 / 03:55 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Almost half of businesses in Cyprus have created new jobs over the last six months, while firms that have shed jobs fell from 23 to 20 per cent, a survey conducted jointly by the CyproNetwork Group and the Cyprus International Institute of Management found. This is a significant increase from the last measurement which showed […] The post Job creation on the rise in the private sector appeared first on Cyprus…
  20. Two escape from prison, one caught

    03.22 / 19:49 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Two inmates escaped from the Central Prison in Nicosia on Wednesday afternoon, one of whom was captured after a short pursuit. Shortly after 6pm, two Georgian inmates, who had been sentenced to imprisonment for burglary, escaped from the prison. Prison guards immediately unleashed a man-hunt, in which warning shots were fired, and were able to […] The post Two escape from prison, one caught appeared first on Cyprus…