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Coronavirus keeps relics of Jesus's friend Lazarus behind closed doorsEight days before Orthodox Easter each year, a casket containing remains of Jesus's friend Lazarus is carried through the streets of the Cypriot town of Larnaca, believed by many Christians to be the..
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Cyprus announces lockdown on coronavirus until April 13Cyprus on Monday announced a lockdown on the island until April 13 to fight of the spread of coronavirus, saying the movement of people was banned until then unless absolutely necessary.
Cyprus bans flights from 28 countries from March 21Cyprus on Tuesday announced a two-week ban on flights from 28 countries, including Britain and Greece, to curb the coronavirus outbreak.
UK's Prince Charles cancels tour of Bosnia, Cyprus and Jordan over coronavirusPrince Charles and his wife Camilla have canceled their tour of Bosnia, Cyprus and Jordan after being advised to do so by the British government, a spokesman for the royal couple said on Friday.
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Cyprus announces first two coronavirus cases, including health professionalCyprus on Monday reported its first two confirmed cases of coronavirus, including a public health professional who had contact with medical patients before he reported his symptoms to authorities.
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Cyprus' plan to strip citizenship stalls in legal vacuumA legal technicality has led Cyprus to temporarily halt a process to strip citizenship from 26 individuals who benefited from a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, lawmakers said on Monday.
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