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Oroklini’s seafront recreation project

Oroklini's coastal pedestrian link is said to be one of the most prominent works in Cyprus. In 2004, it was included in the Phaidon Atlas of...

Nicosia’s State Gallery

Nicosia’s State Gallery will be located opposite the Famagusta Gate, after the anticipated transformation of the SPEL building. Now, the SPEL building has undergone a...

The New Nicosia Town-Hall

The new Nicosia Town-hall is a very particular building. On the site where it is built, important antiquities were discovered during the first day...

House of Representatives: A brief history of a building

With the proclamation of the Republic of Cyprus on the 16th of August 1960, the House of Representatives was constructed over Nexrou Street, in the...

Markideio Theatre into the new era

It is  not just the building itself that got our attention; it was its strong link to urban space that impressed us most! Nowadays, Markideio theatre, once...

Limassol Municipal Arts Centre

The Municipal Arts Centre will be situated in the historic centre of Limassol, "where orchards are meeting the sea", as the architect of the...

Urban House

The transition from the rural to the urban type of dwelling began toward the end of the 19th century, almost coinciding with the end...

Traditional Rural House

The rich history of Cyprus, from the dawn of human civilization to the end of the Middle Ages, is punctuated by significant monuments. But...

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Saudi de facto ruler approved operation that led to Khashoggi’s death: U.S.

  Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler approved an operation to capture or kill murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, according to a released U.S. intelligence report as...

Clear skies today, close to mid-25, rain tomorrow

  A high pressure system is affecting Cyprus, an early spring promise of higher temperatures and warmer weather. Tomorrow however will mark the end of this...

272 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths announced on Friday

The Health Ministry announced 272 new Coronavirus cases out of 43,958 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Friday, 26 February, taking confirmed infections to...

Where to get a rapid test on Saturday, 27 February

Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the community and the workplaces, the free programmes of rapid antigen testing of the general population and employees...

Veterinary services deny they refused assistance to ship with cattle

Christodoulos Pipis, director of the Veterinary Services denied claims that the Republic of Cyprus refused assistance to “Elbeik” ship which is carrying 1,776 cows...

Taste

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...