Andreas Nicolaides

Cyprus President to hold bilateral meetings with PMs of Greece and Israel on Thursday in Athens

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, will hold bilateral meetings with the Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu,...

Break-in, robbery in Yeroskipou: Cash and jewellery stolen

Paphos CID is investigating a case of break-in and robbery where cash and jewellery were stolen, philenews reports. According to the police, the complainant, a...

Greece says eight abducted as tanker stormed off Cameroon

Eight people were abducted and one person injured during an armed raid overnight on a Greek-registered tanker anchored off Cameroon, Greek authorities said on Tuesday. Greece's...

Ecologists Movement: Trees illegally cut down in Nicosia

The Ecologists Movement has reported the illegal cutting of 8 trees in Strovolos, Nicosia, philenews reports. As per the movement's announcement "another environmental crime took...

Vasilopita recipe (New Year’s Day cake)

Vasilopita ('Basil-pie' or 'king pie') is a New Year's Day bread or cake in Greece and many other areas in eastern Europe and the Balkans which...

Government Spokesman’s statement on Briton’s case

The Republic of Cyprus, as a constitutional state, has constitutionally regulated institutions and a separation of powers, Government Spokesman Kyriacos Koushos said in a written...

State Department: US committed to engaging with partners in Eastern Mediterranean to uphold stability

Τhe Republic of Cyprus is a force for stability, democracy, and prosperity, and a valued U.S. partner in the important Eastern Mediterranean region, a...

Cyprus FM discusses developments in Libya with counterparts of Egypt and Saudi Arabia

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides discussed on Monday the developments in Libya during telephone conversations he had with his counterparts of Egypt and Saudi...

Christodoulides: Pompeo’s visit to Cyprus is important and meaningful

Nicosia has described the forthcoming visit of the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Cyprus as important and meaningful. Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides...

Three people feared dead in Australian bushfires

Three people caught in bushfires in Australia's southeast are feared dead, authorities said on Tuesday, as huge fire fronts cause widespread devastation and forced thousands...

33-year-old confesses to stealing ashes

A 33 year old man arrested in relation to the theft of a wooden box with a Swedish teen's ashes inside has confessed to...

UPDATE – Man wanted for blackmail and threats arrested

A 25 year old man that was wanted in relation to a case of blackmail and demand of property using threats has been found,...

Foreign Office ‘seriously concerned’ about fairness of Briton’s trial

Britain's Foreign and Commonweath Office said it was "seriously concerned" about the fairness of the trial of a 19 year old Briton found guilty on Monday of lying...

Cloud, rain and snow on New Year’s Eve

This morning will be partly cloudy inland as well as on the south and east coast. Isolated showers are expected on the west and...

Turkish opposition says it opposes Libya troop deployment bill

Turkey's main opposition party said on Monday it opposes a bill to allow a troop deployment to Libya, arguing such a move would exacerbate...

Μonthly earnings of employees up annually by 3% in Q32019

Monthly earnings of employees in the third quarter of this year on an annual basis are estimated to have increased by 3%, provisional data...

Cyprus current account deficit down in Q3 2019

Cyprus current account`s deficit fell in the third quarter of 2019 on an annual basis, provisional data the Central Bank of Cyprus has released...

Industrial production up in October and first ten months of 2019

Industrial production in Cyprus was up in October and in the first ten months of this year, data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service,...

Pompeo to reaffirm support for reunification efforts during visit to Cyprus on January 7, State Department says

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is set to reaffirm the United States` support of UN-facilitated Cypriot-led efforts to reunify Cyprus as a bizonal,...

Paphos: Syrian man wanted for assault and robbery

A 27-year-old woman has filed a report with the police after a man assaulted and robbed her outside her Paphos flat on Sunday, philenews...

Paphos: Man wanted for illegal drug possession (photo)

Police are looking for 38-year-old Milan Liska, a Paphos resident, in connection to illegal drug possession, philenews reports. Liska has been accused of illegal possession...

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Guidelines for operation of libraries

  Guidelines have been issued for libraries which are reopening following closure under measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The guidelines are based on the...

EU sets up financial crime unit as pandemic poses new risks

    The European Union on Friday set up a unit of investigators to tackle an expected surge in finanial crime in the economic downturn triggered...

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...

BirdLife Cyprus invites pubic to join swallow monitoring programme

  BirdLife Cyprus is inviting the public to help their programme to record the island's swallow population. In a post on Facebook, the NGO asked members...

Article that found risks in hydroxychloroquine against COVID-19 retracted

  An influential medical journal article that found hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death in COVID-19 patients was retracted on Thursday, adding to controversy around...