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BREAKING NEWS! Oil Rig Explosion Kills Four, Injures Many

An explosion on an oil rig in Cyprus today left four dead and injured over 30 others. 4 people have died in a rig site right here in Cyprus. This...

Large-scale fire drill in Larnaca, two more planned

The first of three large-scale exercises planned by the fire service in the framework of fire safety week, took place in Larnaca on Wednesday mor...

Nearly three quarters of hotels had no valid operating licence in 2016

Some 73 per cent of hotels and 36 per cent of leisure centres operated without a licence in 2016, the audit office said in a special report on th...

Turkey’s Erdogan declares early elections on June 24

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary elections will be brought forward to June 24, more than a ye...

May dealt embarrassing Brexit defeat by peers

Britain’s upper house of parliament inflicted an embarrassing defeat on Theresa May’s government on Wednesday, challenging her refusal to rem...

British envoy urges peace process to start quickly

Whatever is going to happen with the resumption of Cyprus talks, should happen quickly, outgoing British High Commissioner in Nicosia, Mathew Kid...

EU urges Albania to deepen reforms for entry talks

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged Albania on Wednesday to deepen a reform drive so that it can persuade member states it deserves ...