Cyprus Mirror - RSS - KIBRIS POSTASI http://www.cyprusmirror.com/ CYPRUS MIRROR Daily News | LEADING NEWS SOURCE FOR CYPRUS KIBRIS POSTASI (c) 2000 - 2020 Cyprus Mirror en Fri, 24 Jan 2020 06:48:51 +0200 2020-01-24T06:48:51+02:00 en (c) 2001 - 2020 Cyprus Mirror http://www.cyprusmirror.com/images/logo-en.gif 29985 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/ Cyprus Mirror - RSS - KIBRIS POSTASI Cyprus Mirror News Heat from Vesuvius eruption turned ancient victim's brain to glass http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7598-heat-from-vesuvius-eruption-turned-ancient-victims-brain-to Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:14:00 +0200 16:14 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:14:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7598-heat-from-vesuvius-eruption-turned-ancient-victims-brain-to The eruption of Mount Vesuvius turned an incinerated victim's brain material into glass, the first time scientists have verified the phenomenon from a volcanic blast, officials at the Herculaneum archaeology site said Thursday. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS China's virus-hit Wuhan closes transport links, population of 11 million cut off http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7591-chinas-virus-hit-wuhan-closes-transport-links-population-of Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:34:00 +0200 11:34 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:34:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7591-chinas-virus-hit-wuhan-closes-transport-links-population-of China said it was halting flights and trains from Thursday out of Wuhan, the city of 11 million people at the center of a deadly SARS-like virus outbreak, as the UN extended emergency talks on the disease. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS UN chief warns of 'four horsemen' global threats http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7590-un-chief-warns-of-four-horsemen-global-threats-23012020 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:26:00 +0200 11:26 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:26:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7590-un-chief-warns-of-four-horsemen-global-threats-23012020 United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres painted an apocalyptic picture of global relations on Jan. 22 and warned of modern-day versions of the “four horsemen” in a wide-ranging speech to diplomats. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Saudi crown accused of hacking Jeff Bezos' phone http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7584-saudi-crown-accused-of-hacking-jeff-bezos-phone-22012020 Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:48:00 +0200 16:48 Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:48:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7584-saudi-crown-accused-of-hacking-jeff-bezos-phone-22012020 The Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Muhammad bin Salman found himself mired in a new scandal, for allegedly hacking the phone of American billionaire Jeff Bezos, less than 16 months after the brutal murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul by a Saudi hit squad.   http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Trump threatens EU with extra tariffs http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7583-trump-threatens-eu-with-extra-tariffs-22012020 Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:41:00 +0200 16:41 Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:41:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7583-trump-threatens-eu-with-extra-tariffs-22012020 U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Davos Summit said big tariffs would be imposed on car imports from the EU, if no trade deal favoring his country comes out. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Libya truce must be cease-fire: UN Chief http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7571-libya-truce-must-be-cease-fire-un-chief--22012020 Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:33:00 +0200 09:33 Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:33:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7571-libya-truce-must-be-cease-fire-un-chief--22012020 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday lauded a “major step” forward in ending Libya’s civil war but urged the warring forces to turn the current truce into a permanent cease-fire. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS World's second-largest rough diamond showcased in Paris http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7570-worlds-second-largest-rough-diamond-showcased-in-paris-21012 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:17:00 +0200 17:17 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:17:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7570-worlds-second-largest-rough-diamond-showcased-in-paris-21012 Sewelo, the second-largest rough diamond ever discovered, was unveiled at a Louis Vuitton store in Paris on Tuesday. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Iran lawmaker offers $3m to kill Trump and avenge Soleimani http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7569-iran-lawmaker-offers-$3m-to-kill-trump-and-avenge-soleimani Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:09:00 +0200 17:09 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:09:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7569-iran-lawmaker-offers-$3m-to-kill-trump-and-avenge-soleimani An Iranian lawmaker offered on Tuesday $3 million (€2.2 million) reward to "anyone who kills" US President Donald Trump, just as the US president kicked off the Davos World Economic forum in Switzerland. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Russian airstrikes kill 12 civilians in Idlib http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7566-russian-airstrikes-kill-12-civilians-in-idlib-21012020 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 16:44:00 +0200 16:44 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 16:44:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7566-russian-airstrikes-kill-12-civilians-in-idlib-21012020 Russian warplanes have carried out fresh airstrikes in the de-escalation zone in northwestern Syria, killing at least 12 civilians, a Syrian civil defense group said on Tuesday. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Trump rejects climate 'prophets of doom' as Thunberg warns Davos http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7564-trump-rejects-climate-prophets-of-doom-as-thunberg-warns-dav Tue, 21 Jan 2020 16:05:00 +0200 16:05 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 16:05:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7564-trump-rejects-climate-prophets-of-doom-as-thunberg-warns-dav U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday assailed environmental "prophets of doom", delivering an uncompromising message in Davos after Swedish teenage campaigner Greta Thunberg slammed government inaction on the climate crisis.     http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Legitimate government will not sit with Haftar again, Libya PM says http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7561-legitimate-government-will-not-sit-with-haftar-again-libya-p Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:24:00 +0200 14:24 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:24:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7561-legitimate-government-will-not-sit-with-haftar-again-libya-p Libya's Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj said he will not sit with General Khalifa Haftar again, hoping that his supporters would review their decisions. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Greta Thunberg calls on world leaders to listen to young activists http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7559-greta-thunberg-calls-on-world-leaders-to-listen-to-young-act Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:26:00 +0200 12:26 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:26:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7559-greta-thunberg-calls-on-world-leaders-to-listen-to-young-act Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a new generation of activists to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos this year, urged world leaders to listen to young people on Tuesday. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS WHO calls emergency meet as China reports 1 more death http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7558-who-calls-emergency-meet-as-china-reports-1-more-death-21012 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:18:00 +0200 12:18 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:18:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7558-who-calls-emergency-meet-as-china-reports-1-more-death-21012 The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for an emergency meeting to be held on Wednesday on the outbreak of coronavirus in China.  http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Trump heads to Davos as Senate impeachment trial begins http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7557-trump-heads-to-davos-as-senate-impeachment-trial-begins-2101 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:01:00 +0200 11:01 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:01:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7557-trump-heads-to-davos-as-senate-impeachment-trial-begins-2101 U.S. President Donald Trump departed Washington for Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday, when the Senate begins a historic impeachment trial. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Azerbaijan's Black January pain fresh after 3 decades http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7553-azerbaijans-black-january-pain-fresh-after-3-decades-2001202 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:13:00 +0200 17:13 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:13:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7553-azerbaijans-black-january-pain-fresh-after-3-decades-2001202 People in Azerbaijan commemorated the victims, including women and children, massacred by the Soviet army in Baku and other provinces on Jan. 20, 1990. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Richest 2000 billionaires wealthier than 4.6B people http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7552-richest-2000-billionaires-wealthier-than-46b-people-20012020 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:51:00 +0200 16:51 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:51:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7552-richest-2000-billionaires-wealthier-than-46b-people-20012020 The world's richest 2,153 people controlled more money than the poorest 4.6 billion combined in 2019, while unpaid or underpaid work by women and girls adds three times more to the global economy each year than the technology industry, Oxfam said on Monday. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Impeachment inquiry surges Trump's approval ratings http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7551-impeachment-inquiry-surges-trumps-approval-ratings-20012020 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:43:00 +0200 16:43 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:43:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7551-impeachment-inquiry-surges-trumps-approval-ratings-20012020 U.S. President Donald Trump's job approval ratings have surged to nearly an all-time high ahead of pending Senate impeachment trial. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS SpaceX successfully tests emergency escape system http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7546-spacex-successfully-tests-emergency-escape-system-20012020 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:53:00 +0200 15:53 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:53:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7546-spacex-successfully-tests-emergency-escape-system-20012020 U.S. company SpaceX successfully tested the emergency escape system on its new passenger spacecraft Sunday, paving the way for flying astronauts into orbit. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS China reports third death from mystery virus http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7540-china-reports-third-death-from-mystery-virus--20012020 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:57:00 +0200 10:57 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:57:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7540-china-reports-third-death-from-mystery-virus--20012020 China on Monday reported a third death from a newly discovered virus while confirming 136 new cases, according to local media. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Leaders agree to uphold UN arms embargo, end military support in Libya http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7537-leaders-agree-to-uphold-un-arms-embargo-end-military-support Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:14:00 +0200 10:14 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:14:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7537-leaders-agree-to-uphold-un-arms-embargo-end-military-support Participants of the Berlin conference on the crisis in Libya have agreed to uphold a U.N. arms embargo and end military support for warring factions. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS 'You have not seen anything yet,' climate activist Greta says ahead of Davos http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7536-you-have-not-seen-anything-yet-climate-activist-greta-says-a Sat, 18 Jan 2020 15:52:00 +0200 15:52 Sat, 18 Jan 2020 15:52:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7536-you-have-not-seen-anything-yet-climate-activist-greta-says-a Swedish activist Greta Thunberg marched with 10,000 protesters in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Jan. 17 and said “you have not seen anything yet” before some head to Davos next week to challenge the global financial elite to fight climate change. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Challenges ahead of Berlin Conference on Libya http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7533-challenges-ahead-of-berlin-conference-on-libya-18012020 Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:05:00 +0200 12:05 Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:05:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7533-challenges-ahead-of-berlin-conference-on-libya-18012020 As all eyes are on the Sunday’s Berlin Conference, where regional and international actors are set to discuss Libya conflict that has been going on since the ouster of the country’s leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.  http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Millennials see catastrophic war as a real likelihood in their lifetime http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7528-millennials-see-catastrophic-war-as-a-real-likelihood-in-the Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:52:00 +0200 16:52 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:52:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7528-millennials-see-catastrophic-war-as-a-real-likelihood-in-the The majority of millennials see catastrophic war as a real possibility, a survey by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) showed. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS UN report reveals Syrian war's brutality toward children http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7526-un-report-reveals-syrian-wars-brutality-toward-children-1701 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:44:00 +0200 16:44 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:44:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7526-un-report-reveals-syrian-wars-brutality-toward-children-1701 The brutal war in Syria has robbed children of their childhood as they are forced to participate in and endure numerous violations of their rights, according to a U.N. report released Thursday. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS Haftar seeks support in Greece ahead of Berlin conference http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7525-haftar-seeks-support-in-greece-ahead-of-berlin-conference-17 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:37:00 +0200 16:37 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:37:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS/n7525-haftar-seeks-support-in-greece-ahead-of-berlin-conference-17 General Khalifa Haftar, commander of Libya's eastern-based forces, on Friday visited Greece to seek support just two days before the Berlin conference on the Libya conflict, which he and the head of Tripoli's U.N.-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj are expected to attend. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c37-WORLD_NEWS