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NICOSIA - While Greece is only setting travel restrictions, Cyprus has for now banned most arrivals from eight African countries over fears of a new COVID-19 variant, dubbed both Botswana and Omicron, as the island is still struggling with the pandemic.

NICOSIA — Police in Cyprus have arrested an Israeli man wanted by Italy for having helped spirit the 6-year-old lone survivor of a cable car accident out of Italy and to Israel, authorities said on Friday.

NICOSIA — Police in Cyprus have arrested an Israeli man wanted by Italy for having helped spirit the 6-year-old lone survivor of a cable car accident out of Italy and to Israel, authorities said on Friday.

NICOSIA — Pope Francis is arranging to transfer a number of migrants to Italy from the east Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, where he is opening a three-day visit next week, a Cypriot government official said on Thursday.

NICOSIA — Pope Francis is arranging to transfer a number of migrants to Italy from the east Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, where he is opening a three-day visit next week, a Cypriot government official said on Thursday.

NICOSIA - Children and students as young as six will be required to wear masks and be tested for COVID-19 on Cyprus in a further attempt to beat back the pandemic that’s lingering as only some 48.

NICOSIA - Children and students as young as six will be required to wear masks and be tested for COVID-19 on Cyprus in a further attempt to beat back the pandemic that’s lingering as only some 48.

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Booster to Be Required in Cyprus for Some Indoor Access

NICOSIA — Authorities in Cyprus will deny access to indoor areas such as shopping malls, restaurants and supermarkets to anyone who hasn’t received a third booster shot seven months after being vaccinated against COVID-19, a government official said Wednesday.

NICOSIA — Authorities in Cyprus will deny access to indoor areas such as shopping malls, restaurants and supermarkets to anyone who hasn’t received a third booster shot seven months after being vaccinated against COVID-19, a government official said Wednesday.

Cyprus Plans More Restrictions On Anti-Vaxxers Spreading COVID

NICOSIA - As Greece has, Cyprus now is looking at more restrictive measures for the unvaccinated who are spreading infections of COVID-19 and slowing a retreat from the pandemic.

NICOSIA - As Greece has, Cyprus now is looking at more restrictive measures for the unvaccinated who are spreading infections of COVID-19 and slowing a retreat from the pandemic.

EU Border Agency: ‘Illegal Border Crossings’ On the Rise

BRUSSELS — The number of people trying to enter Europe without authorization has risen significantly this year to surpass migrant border crossing figures from 2019, before restrictions imposed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic severely limited travel, the European Union’s border and coast guard said Tuesday.

BRUSSELS — The number of people trying to enter Europe without authorization has risen significantly this year to surpass migrant border crossing figures from 2019, before restrictions imposed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic severely limited travel, the European Union’s border and coast guard said Tuesday.

Turkish Pop Singer’s Video in Varosha Upsets Greek-Cypriots

A frolicking video shot by a noted Turkish-Cypriot singer in the abandoned resort of Varosha on the occupied side which has been partially reopened has stirred anger among Greek-Cypriots, many of whose properties were seized during an unlawful invasion in 1974 that split the island.

A frolicking video shot by a noted Turkish-Cypriot singer in the abandoned resort of Varosha on the occupied side which has been partially reopened has stirred anger among Greek-Cypriots, many of whose properties were seized during an unlawful invasion in 1974 that split the island.

Health Officials on Cyprus Divided Over COVID-19 Measures

With COVID-19 stubbornly lingering on Cyprus despite a high vaccination rate, health officials are reportedly set to consider other measures to deal with the pandemic, including self-tests but some believe enough has been done.

With COVID-19 stubbornly lingering on Cyprus despite a high vaccination rate, health officials are reportedly set to consider other measures to deal with the pandemic, including self-tests but some believe enough has been done.

Cyprus to Offer Booster Shots to All Adults 18 and Over

NICOSIA — Cyprus said on Monday it will offer COVID-19 vaccination booster shots to all adults 18 and over.

NICOSIA — Cyprus said on Monday it will offer COVID-19 vaccination booster shots to all adults 18 and over.

Cyprus Police to Probe How Docked Migrant Boat Slipped Away

NICOSIA — Cyprus police have suspended one officer and 11 constables after launching an investigation into how a boat loaded with migrants gave them the slip and continued its journey to Italy after docking at a local harbor.

NICOSIA — Cyprus police have suspended one officer and 11 constables after launching an investigation into how a boat loaded with migrants gave them the slip and continued its journey to Italy after docking at a local harbor.

Faced With Migrant Wave, Cyprus Will Suspend Asylum Applications

NICOSIA - Cyprus will for now bar asylum hopes of migrants as the island is facing an incursion of more of them seeking sanctuary on the Greek-Cypriot side that is a member of the European Union.

NICOSIA - Cyprus will for now bar asylum hopes of migrants as the island is facing an incursion of more of them seeking sanctuary on the Greek-Cypriot side that is a member of the European Union.

Cyprus Wants EU Support for Migrant Crackdown as Flows Rise

NICOSIA — Cyprus said Wednesday it will seek European Union approval to stop processing asylum claims from migrants illegally entering the east Mediterranean island nation.

NICOSIA — Cyprus said Wednesday it will seek European Union approval to stop processing asylum claims from migrants illegally entering the east Mediterranean island nation.

Cyprus to Try Azeri “Hitman” Allegedly Targeting Israelis

NICOSIA — Cypriot police have formally charged an Azeri man on suspicion that he planned to carry out the contract killings of Israelis living in Cyprus, a law enforcement official said on Tuesday.

NICOSIA — Cypriot police have formally charged an Azeri man on suspicion that he planned to carry out the contract killings of Israelis living in Cyprus, a law enforcement official said on Tuesday.

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