Nicosia

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...

Delivering Cyprus Peace Dividend: conference by PRIO

The Cyprus Peace Dividend Revisited of May 2014 was the first attempt to quantify the peace dividend using a sector-by-sector forecast and a forecast...

The Evocative Remnants of the Venetians in Cyprus

Immerse yourself on a historical journey that uncovers the strong ties, cultural influence and special relationship of Cyprus and Venice… one that is ongoing...

Christmas Bazaar 2019 in Nicosia

"World without borders" (Cosmos xoris synora) invites everybody to their Christmas Bazaar on December 14 at the downtown Nicosia and promises warm and charming...

Acting together against marine pollution: documentary screening event

Sea turtles are one of the most affected species by marine waste. Beach cleaning is a must but it is not enough to stop...

Tamasos Archaeological Site

Located on the left bank of the river Pediaios, in the area where the villages of Politiko, Pera and Episkopio are found today, the...

Ancient Idalion Archaeological Site

The archaeological site of Idalion, in the Dali Village area, is one of the most important sites in Cyprus, with many of its rich...

Kasteliotissa Medieval Hall

Situated within the walled city of Nicosia, this hall was part of the Lusignan palace and dates back to the 13th-14th century. Kasteliotissa, with...

The Archaeological Site Of Alambra

To the south-east of the village of Alambra, a series of archeological excavations have brought to light a settlement as well as a burial...

Top Stories

Fourteen new covid-19 cases detected on Saturday

The Ministry of Health on Saturday said 14 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total of 3,813 laboratory diagnostic...

Abide by measures to contain coronavirus, Cyprus President tells youth

President Nicos Anastasiades has urged the Mediterranean island's young people to abide by measures taken to contain the coronavirus pandemic. “What needs to be understood...

Husband punches shark to save wife in Australian shark attack

A man jumped onto a great white shark and punched it to save his wife when it attacked her on Saturday at a beach...

New yellow alert for high temperatures on Sunday

Temperatures in Cyprus will be high enough on Sunday and the Meteorological Service has issued a new yellow alert - in effect from noon...

Debenhams appoints advisers to draw up plans for possible liquidation

Struggling British department store chain has appointed Hilco Capital to draw up contingency plans for a possible liquidation of the chain in the unlikely...

Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...