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UK Minister expresses support for Cyprus’ settlement and Varosha resolution

The UK Foreign Minister for the European Neighbourhood Wendy Morton has assurance of the UK's ongoing support for a just and lasting settlement to...

Greece supports Cyprus in seeking sanctions against Turkey

Greece supports Cyprus in seeking targeted sanctions against Turkey, Greek Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Alexandros Gennimatas said on Friday. Gennimatas was replying to a question to...

Hardalias – ‘We are far from another lockdown’

"We are far from a lockdown against the pandemic, and there are a lot more measures than can be implemented, if necessary, before such...

Police ask for help to find missing 84-year-old man (photo)

Panicos Kapsosideris, 84, is missing from his home in Limassol since Friday morning, according to police. The 84-year-old is described as approximately 1.65m tall and...

UPDATED – Two injured in Paris stabbing attack (live video & photos)

Two people were stabbed on Friday near the former offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris, a police source said. One of the...

COVID provides challenge for Customs officers

SBA Customs and Immigration officials have revealed measures relating to COVID-19 test certificates at the crossing points in Pergamos and Strovilia have led to...

Disagreements over simultaneous transmission of lessons for e-learning

All three educational organisations – the Pancyprian Greek Teachers Organisation (POED), the Secondary school teachers association (OELMEK) and the Association of Teachers of Technical...

Greece, Cyprus had highest number of dentists among EU states in 2018

Among the EU Member States, Greece and Cyprus had the highest numbers of licenced to practice dentists per 100,000 inhabitants in 2018, according to...

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Mask or noodle soup?

Japanese designer Takahiro Shibata wears a protective mask that looks like a steaming bowl of ramen noodle soup in Yokohama, Japan September 23, 2020.

Bubble tents outside Cafe Du Soliel

A woman sits outside Cafe Du Soliel under bubble tents following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Manhattan borough of New...

Hotspots of the Bobcat Fire northeast of Los Angeles

A satellite image shows hotspots of the Bobcat Fire northeast of Los Angeles, California, U.S. September 21, 2020. Picture taken September 21, 2020.

Stranded pilot whales in Tasmania

Rescue efforts to save whales stranded on a sandbar take place at Macquarie Harbour, near Strahan, Tasmania, Australia, September 22, 2020.

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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Retail trade in Cyprus shows signs of recovery

Retail trade in Cyprus excluding motor vehicles showed signs of recovery reflecting the increase of economic recovery following the lifting of restrictions to combat...

Deposits rise, loans continue downward path in Cyprus

Total deposits rose in the Cyprus banking sector in August with the outstanding amount reaching €47.9 billion, according to data released by the Central...

Turnover value of wholesale trade in Cyprus down in second quarter this year

Turnover value of wholesale trade except of motor vehicles in Cyprus fell by 20.9% during the second quarter of 2020, according to data released...

Residents of Cyprus returning from a trip abroad down 74.7% in August

A total number of 43,792 residents of Cyprus returned from a trip abroad in August 2020, compared to 173,081 in the corresponding month last...

Cyprus tourist Arrivals down 81.2% in August

The arrivals of tourists in Cyprus reached 104,261 in August 2020 compared to 553,845 in August 2019, recording a decrease of 81.2%, according to...

-€2.6 billion trade deficit for Cyprus for the first 7 months of 2020

Data released today by Eurostat show that the total volume of Cyprus' exports was €1.7billion for the first 7 months of 2020, -11% down...

Insider's Guide

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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...

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...