Andreas Nicolaides

Consultations underway regarding UN envoy’s visit after Akinci’s proposal for joint gas committee

Consultations are underway at the highest level regarding the new visit of UN envoy Jane Holl Lute to Cyprus, after a proposal submitted by...

Hong Kong protesters, police clash as demonstrations target Chinese traders

Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of...

18 areas to be inspected for mines as part of confidence building measures

The implementation of a confidence building measure (CBM) on eighteen suspected hazardous areas, that may be contaminated with mines, identified on both sides of...

Discovery Channel documentary investigates rumours about deliberate sinking of Zenobia (video)

A recent Discovery Channel documentary investigated the theory that Zenobia, a ferry that sank off Larnaca in 1980, was deliberately taken down by Israeli...

Citizens save exhausted goat in Limassol (pictures)

Members of the public saved an exhausted goat in the village of Pyrgos, Limassol on Saturday. One of the two rescuers, posted on social media...

Akinci proposes joint committee to manage gas revenue

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has proposed to the internationally recognised government of the Republic of Cyprus that the two sides cooperate in the...

Russia delivers more air defence equipment to Turkey

Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defence equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, continuing to implement a deal...

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane

Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as...

Parliament passes legislation to resolve title deeds problem

The House of Representatives plenary unanimously passed legislation, on Friday, aiming to resolve a problem faced by many property owners, who having bought and...

Parents and two children drown in Karpasia sea

Four members of a family of five drowned on Friday off the coast in Karpasia peninsula, while another one was rescued and is currently...

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions

A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they...

House passes legislation setting up state aeronautical company

The plenary of the House of Representatives voted in favour of two proposed bills on Friday, paving the way for the creation of the...

Measures against Turkey before EU FAC on Monday

A draft text on measures against Turkey prepared by COREPER, the silent approval procedure for which ended without any objections by member states, is...

U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues – source

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's...

More bodies found in Tunisia migrant ship sinking feared to have killed more than 80

More bodies were found from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week, bringing the official death toll to...

128 new positions for special education teaching assistants

The Cabinet on Friday approved the opening of 128 new positions for teaching assistants for pupils with special needs. According to Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou,...

Cypriot bonds purchased by ECB through APP redemptions amount to rise to €1.8 billion

Cypriot bonds purchased by the European Central Bank (ECB) through redemptions of maturing bonds purchased during the Asset Purchase Programme (APP) amounted to €1.8...

Three companies vying for construction of gas terminal in Vassiliko

Three international companies have submitted bids to construct a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Vassiliko, Limassol, philenews reported on Friday. It said that the...

Police looking for two in connection with burglary (photos)

Police are asking for the public's help to find 39 year old Husan J.S. Abuseleisel and 43 year old Ramzi H.S. Abudahrouz from Palestine...

Committee for the reopening of occupied Varosha holds first meeting – Ozersay

A committee tasked with examining the possibility of reopening the fenced-off occupied town of Varosha held its first meeting today, "deputy prime minister" and...

Cabinet approves National Strategy for mountain communities

Cabinet on Friday approved the implementation of a National Strategy for mountain communities. The Strategy aims to breathe new life into the Troodos area, create...

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Cyprus Hotel Association launches special summer offer catalogue

The Cyprus Hotel Association on Friday launched a new catalogue with special prices for this summer for local tourists. The summer catalogue, for the period...

Cyprus among 29 countries on Greece’s list of first wave of visitors

Cyprus is one of 29 countries on a list published by the Greek Tourism Ministry that can send travellers to Greece from June 15...

New call for applications for free Wi-Fi in municipalities, communities

The Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy announces that the European Commission will open again a call for applications for municipalities and...

26 UNPOL officers awarded medals for peace service

  A total of 26 UNPOL officers from 12 contingents were awarded medals for their peace service at a Medal Presentation ceremony for United Nations...

Anastasiades: Egypt one of our closest friends and a strategic partner

  “Egypt is one of our closest friends and a strategic partner” President Nicos Anastasiades, wrote on Twitter on Friday after speakingon the phone with...