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Measures against Covid-19 must become the Modus Vivendi, Professor Kostrikis says

The additional measures decided and applied ten days ago by the government and the epidemiological team, in the framework of the actions taken to...

Registration of motor vehicles declines by 8.9% in July 2020

The total registrations of motor vehicles in July 2020 numbered 4,227, recording a decrease of 8.9% compared to July 2019, the Statistical Service of...

Cyprus is sending 20 tons of dry food to Lebanon, collection continues

Twenty tons of dry food have been collected so far in Cyprus for the thousands of people of Lebanon, who suffer due to the...

Greek PM Mitsotakis chairs emergency KYSEA meeting

Government's Foreign and Defence Council (KYSEA) emergency meeting at 12 pm chaired by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday at the Maximos Mansion to...

Cyprus-Russia officials start negotiations in Moscow on double tax agreement

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides is in Moscow for a meeting with high-ranking Russian government officials, as the Cypriot side aims to reach an agreement...

UK Foreign Office reiterates positions on Cyprus and Turkey

A Foreign Office letter addressed to the President of The Federation of Cypriot Refugees in the UK Leonidas Leonidou has summarised the British government’s...

Cyprus FM discusses EastMed developments with Greek – Egyptian counterparts

The Foreign Minister of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides discussed the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean with his counterparts from Greece and Egypt. A message posted...

Greek Armed Forces on alert

A Defence General Staff Chiefs meeting is currently underway in Greece to evaluate the condition in the Eastern Mediterranean, according to sources. At the same...

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A couple rides on a scooter in front of officers in Minsk

A couple rides on a scooter in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street after poll closed at presidential election in Minsk, Belarus...

Israelis watch dance show from their cars

People sit inside their cars and watch an open-air performance of "Birth of the Phoenix" by Vertigo Dance Company at the parking lot of...

Aftermath of Tuesday’s blast in Beirut’s port area

A general view shows the damage at the site of Tuesday's blast in Beirut's port area, Lebanon August 5, 2020.

Municipality building is lit in the colours of the Lebanese flag in Tel Aviv

A man sits at Rabin square as the municipality building is lit in the colours of the Lebanese flag, in a rare show of...

Oxford vaccine can train immune system

AstraZeneca's experimental COVID-19 vaccine was safe and produced an immune response in early-stage clinical trials in healthy volunteers, data showed on Monday. The vaccine, called...

What we know about the origins of the coronavirus pandemic

Scientists are turning a spotlight on China's version of the origins of the coronavirus pandemic as they scrutinise everything from the virus's genetic code...

Is the new Coronavirus ‘seasonal’?

The arrival of warmer weather in the Northern Hemisphere raises the question of whether summer could slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Here...

What are antibody therapies and who is developing them for COVID-19?

While some potential vaccines have emerged in the global race to find a way to stop the spread of COVID-19, many scientists and researchers...

Higher risk of serious Covid-19 infection for A+ blood type, new study finds

People with A+ blood type are at increased risk compared to other blood types for respiratory failure and death due to a severe Covid-19...

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Imports of goods and exports of domestically produced products decline in May

Total imports of goods from EU Member States and third countries to Cyprus amounted to €466.2 million in May 2020 as compared to €726.8...

Bad loans in Cyprus down by €43 million in the first quarter of 2020

Cyprus recorded a further decrease of €43 million or 0.5% in aggregate Non Performing Loans (NPLs) at the end of March 2020 compared with...

Bank of Cyprus again set to reduce staff-related costs

Bank of Cyprus is set to reduce staff-related costs with changes in salaries and early retirement and part time employment options again on the...

Industrial producer prices up by 0.7% in Euro area and 0.4% in Cyprus in June 2020

In June 2020, the fourth month during which Covid-19 containment measures are being applied in most Member States, industrial producer prices rose, compared with...

Ministry announces conclusion of international tender for Larnaca port and marina development

The Cyprus Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announced on Monday the successful conclusion of the international tender for the development of the port...

Nicosia reservedly optimistic for a deal with Russia on double taxation agreement

Nicosia expresses reserved optimism for a deal on the issue of the treaty between Cyprus and Russia for the avoidance of double taxation. Replying to...

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People flock to Petra tou Romiou for selfies with Aphrodite

The initiative of the Society for Tourism Development and Promotion of Paphos (STDPP), of the application of "Enriched Reality" created to highlight the myth...

Two women arrested in Paphos on suspicion of theft

A case of conspiracy to commit a crime, burglary, theft and malicious damage is now being investigated by the Paphos Police Department for which...

Paphos brawl over various things not moved in time

A 68-year-old man was arrested in Paphos and then charged formally to be summoned to court in connection with an on-going investigation including grievous...

Almyra Hotel: A place made in heaven

Almyra, one of the finest hotels in the Mediterranean and a member of the Thanos family of hotels that brought us Anassa and Annabelle,...

History of tourism in Cyprus (video)

The history of tourism in Cyprus video production was developed by the Press and Information Office, in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry...

Kato Drys: the village depicted on the Cyprus £1 note

Kato Drys is a small village in Cyprus, southwest of Larnaca. It is near the villages of Pano Lefkara (4 km), Kato Lefkara (4...

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...