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EMA issues advice on use of REGN-COV2 antibody combination

EMA’s Human Medicines Committee (CHMP) has completed its review on the use of the monoclonal antibodies casirivimab and imdevimab to treat patients with COVID-19. This review...

Health Minister says impossible to have a medium term strategy on pandemic

It is not possible to have a medium term planning on COVID-19 as the situation constantly changes, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Tuesday,...

Residents of Tillyria request use of checkpoints immediately

The residents of the Tillyria community want to use the checkpoints again, as soon as possible. The president of the community council of Kato Pyrgos...

Ηead of contact tracing unit says unlikely to see drop in COVID cases soon

COVID clusters in Limassol are of great concern, Head of the contact tracing unit Valentinos Sylvestros told the Cyprus News Agency, adding that is...

Both Pfizer and AstraZenca vaccines highly effective to over 70

The Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines have been "highly effective" in reducing coronavirus infections and severe illness among elderly people in Britain, with a more...

29-year-old wanted for cases of 2018

Police are looking for information that could help locate IRAKLI TATUNASHVILI, 29, from Georgia, regarding three cases under investigation for breaking into houses, offences...

16 cases of sexual abuse under investigation

According to information of Phileleftheros, yesterday four women contacted the special unit that is investigating sexual harassment cases and expressed their wish to file...

EU, UN officials to visit Cyprus in coming days ahead of informal summit

EU and UN officials are expected to Cyprus in the coming days ahead of the UN-brokered informal summit on Cyprus to take place between...

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Tango aficionados meet up in front of the Comedie Francaise

Tango aficionados meet up in front of the Comedie Francaise, Place Colette, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Paris, France.

COVID-19 restrictions during Purim in Jerusalem

An Ultra Orthodox man wears three masks over his face while celebrating Purim amid coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions in Jerusalem.

A tourist poses for a picture on the Bogdanovich glacier

A tourist poses for a picture on the Bogdanovich glacier located in the Tian Shan mountain range near Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Israel’s beaches blackened by tar after offshore oil spill

An aerial view shows a pile of plastic bags on the beach as Israeli soldiers and volunteers clean tar from the sand after an...

EXPLAINER-Where are we in the COVID-19 vaccine race?

The European Union gave approval on Dec. 21 for the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE, the latest regulatory go-ahead for...

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...

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Interior Minister: Referendum on Self-Administration together with parliamentary elections

In a statement today, Interior Minister Nikos Nouris referred to the draft bills regarding the reform of Local Administration that had been discussed for...

Tourism DepMin welcomes Royall Caribbean’s decision to include Cyprus in its routes

Cyprus Deputy Ministry for Tourism welcomed world-renowned cruise ships company, Royal Caribbean's decision to incorporate Cyprus among its destinations during June – August 2021,...

Cyprus, Germany amend Convention for Avoidance of Double Taxation

Cyprus and Germany signed on Friday a protocol amending the Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income and...

Subsidies of loans to be extended until end of 2021

Finance Minister Konstantinos Petrides said that the Finance Ministry will extend until the end of 2020 the Plans Subsidizing Interest Rates for New Housing...

Tourist arrivals to Cyprus drop annually by 95.5% in January 2021

The arrivals of tourists to Cyprus reached 3,889 in January 2021, recording a decrease of 95.5% compared to January 2020, during which 85,622 arrivals...

Government announces new housing schemes and incentives

New housing schemes and incentives with an emphasis on rural areas and young people were announced on Wednesday by the Government. The schemes, which...

Insider's Guide

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What To Do to Stay Active, Healthy during Covid-19 pandemic

Covid-19 is still here and this means that many of us are staying at home without doing our regular activities, says physical education teacher...

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...

A controlled return to sports post-quarantine for fans…

A lengthy announcement has been issued by the Ministry of Health, which includes all the instructions in view of the new season in sports....

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...

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...