Cyprus signs deal for Airbus attack helicopters

Cyprus has signed a deal with Airbus Helicopters to purchase six light attack helicopters with an option for another six as it seeks to shed Soviet-era armaments and procure military equipment compatible with other European Union member states ByThe Associated Press June 24, 2022, 9:24 AM NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus signed a deal with Airbus […]

Cyprus says tourism year ‘won’t be brilliant, but good’.

Paragliders fly over Cape Greco Peninsula near Ayia Napa, Cyprus March 27, 2022. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NICOSIA, June 15 (Reuters) – Cyprus’s tourism sector is starting to recover its losses from the pandemic, with arrivals approaching 2019’s record levels despite fewer visitors from Russia, Deputy Minister of […]

Politically Divided Cyprus Works Together To Battle Wildfire (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

A firefighter standing on a ladder directs high-pressure water from a hose on encroaching flames as crews battled a huge wildfire in the foothills of the Pentadaktylos mountain range in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus on Thursday, June 23, 2022. Israel on Thursday dispatched two water-dropping aircraft to help in fighting the wildfire […]

46 migrants were found dead inside a semitruck in San Antonio, with 16 more hospitalized, authorities say

The victims were migrants, City Councilwoman Adriana Rocha Garcia said Monday after a briefing by the San Antonio police chief. Their discovery comes as US federal authorities have launched an “unprecedented” operation to disrupt human smuggling networks amid an influx of migrants at the US-Mexico border. “An alleged human smuggling event” was alerted by San […]

We’ve got it covered says band | Cyprus Mail

For a local cover band it’s all about the music discovers PAUL LAMBIS A cover band might conjure up images of a mundane act that performs at wedding after wedding with little fanfare. But, as with any impersonation act, some embrace the role more than others. These well-trained performers serve as a reminder of true […]

Biden set to arrive at NATO summit that could help determine the next phase of war in Ukraine

The announcements expected over the course of the two-day summit would harden the collective’s defenses as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine enters its fifth month. Not since the Cold War has NATO made such significant enhancements to its posture. Biden and his fellow leaders are eager to change the momentum on the ground in Ukraine, where […]

Indian police arrest Muslim journalist accused of insulting Hindus

Mohammed Zubair, co-founder of fact-checking website Alt News, which debunks misinformation in the Indian media, was arrested Monday and remanded overnight in police custody, said KPS Malhotra, a deputy commissioner in Delhi’s Cyber Crime Unit. Malhotra said Zubair was arrested under two sections of the Indian Penal Code related to maintaining religious harmony. Zubair often […]