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EU drugs agency says no evidence ibuprofen worsens COVID-19

The European Union's healthcare regulator on Wednesday said there currently is no evidence which links anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen with the worsening of COVID-19. The European...

Two generic drugs being tested in U.S. in race to find coronavirus treatments

U.S. researchers, following the lead of scientists in other countries, have launched studies to see whether widely-available, low-cost generic drugs can be used to help treat the...

World’s governments draft manufacturers for virus treatment arsenal

From Washington to London, Beijing to Rome, governments are drafting automakers and aerospace manufacturers to ramp up production of ventilators and other medical equipment to bolster what most experts...

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...

Explore the beautiful village of Tochni

Tochni is a village located in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, about halfway between the cities of Larnaca and Limassol. Location Prior to 1974, Tochni had...

The Great Lent in Cyprus

In the Byzantine Rite, i.e.the Eastern Orthodox Great Lent (Greek: Μεγάλη Τεσσαρακοστή or Μεγάλη Νηστεία, meaning "Great 40 Days" and "Great Fast" respectively) is...

The glorious story of the Kykkos Monastery

Kykkos Monastery which lies 20 km west of Pedoulas, is one of the best-known monasteries in Cyprus. The Holy Monastery of the Virgin of...

Church of the Holy Cross, Nicosia

The Church of the Holy Cross is a Roman Catholic parish located in the city of Nicosia in Cyprus.  Location  The first church dedicated to...

Trampoline park to open in Nicosia

The first and only trampoline park for all ages at this calibre is opening in Cyprus on Monday, March 16 by the ARC who...

Cyprus Walking Festival 2020

Cyprus is a paradise for those who love nature and walking. The Deputy Ministry of Tourism and the Forestry Department are organising the Walking...

Discover Troodos – the oasis of tranquillity

The Troodos mountain range stretches across most of the western side of Cyprus. There are many mountain resorts, Byzantine monasteries, and churches on mountain...

Tzelefos Bridge: Venetian heritage in the mountains of Paphos

The bridge of Tzelefos is a medieval Venetian bridge located in the mountains of Paphos at the borders of Phini, Agios Nicolaos and Pera...

Irish diaspora all over the world celebrates St Patrick’s Day on March 17

Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick"), is a cultural and...

The charming village of Lefkara: rich history and stunning views

Lefkara is a village on the island of Cyprus famous for its lace, known as lefkaritika and silver handicrafts. The village takes its name...

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We regret to inform our readers that the lecture has been postponed in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus Covid-19. InCyprus...

Cyprus wines: from ancient times to nowadays

Cyprus has been a vine-growing and wine-producing country for millennia. There is archaeological evidence that wine-making on the Mediterranean island may have existed 6000...

Blooming almond trees attract bees and spectators

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East and surrounding countries. The almond is also the name of the edible...

Clean Monday in Cyprus: a well-preserved tradition

Clean Monday (Greek: Καθαρά Δευτέρα), also known as Pure Monday, Ash Monday, Monday of Lent or Green Monday, is the first day of Great...

The story of the old Armenian cemetery in Nicosia

By Kyriaki Christodoulou/CNA The Armenian cemetery in Nicosia, near the dividing line, which splits the Cyprus capital into two, stands as a vivid evidence of...

Unique concept of the Cyprus Glamping Park

Eco-hotel "Cyprus Glamping Park" was established in 2017. The founders aimed to create a stress-free zone within natural surroundings. This place exudes tranquillity, peace...

Aphrodite’s rock: place where the legend was born

A Cyprus' must-see Petra tou Romiou which means "Rock of the "Roman" - that is East Roman or Byzantine as Byzantines referred to themselves...

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Queen Elizabeth invokes WW2 spirit: we can defeat the coronavirus

Queen Elizabeth told the British people on Sunday that they would overcome the coronavirus outbreak if they stayed resolute in the face of lockdown...

Four more patients discharged from Famagusta Hospital

Another four patients who have recovered from Covid-19 were discharged from the coronavirus referral hospital in Paralimni on Sunday, the Cyprus News Agency reports. It...

Larnaca: 27 year old arrested for disturbing peace with fire crackers

A 27 year old man was arrested on suspicion of disturbing the peace by throwing fire crackers. It follows complaints by residents in Larnaca, Aradippou...

Shroud of Turin on virtual display for coronavirus prayer

The Shroud of Turin, the mysterious linen some Christians believe is Jesus' burial cloth, will go on virtual display on Saturday, an extraordinary showing...

U.S. braces for ‘hardest, saddest’ week as virus deaths surpass 9,000

The United States enters one of the most critical weeks so far in the coronavirus crisis with the death toll exploding in New York,...

Taste

Village olive pie

Mix the yeast with the lukewarm water and put it aside for about 12-15 minutes to settle.  Sift the flour with the salt into...

Skordalia (Garlic paste)

Rinse the potatoes and place, unpeeled, in a saucepan. Cover with water, add salt and allow to simmer for 20-30 minutes until soft. Drain,...

Village salad

A must-have with every meal is a village salad. You will find it in every tavern or greek restaurant you visit in Cyprus. Make...

Courgettes with eggs

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the courgettes at a medium heat until they soften. Add salt and add the eggs....