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Expert: crowds in churches and shops jeopardize effectiveness of COVID-19 measures

The images of citizens crowded in places of worship and shops during the weekend are a great source of concern and endanger both the...

Exports of weapons from Germany to Turkey are very limited German Foreign Ministry tells CNA

German Foreign Ministry has told the Cyprus News Agency that exports of weapons from Germany to Turkey are very limited. Commenting on statements by Greek...

Holy Synod says “Yes” to vaccines and Holy Communion

In a unanimous decision, the Holy Synod of the Church of Cyprus took a position in favor of the vaccinations against COVID-19 while it...

Foreign experts for the cataract patients

The police may call foreign experts in relation to the serious incident with the eight people who were operated for cataract and then had...

Metropolitan of Paphos in self-isolation

Metropolitan of Paphos Georgios is in self-isolation due to the fact that he has been in contact with a COVID-19 confirmed case. The Metropolitan...

Fewer Cypriots now going abroad to work

Fewer Cypriots now go overseas for work while the domestic market is flooded with more and more migrants seeking a job and a better...

Health Minister says General Healthcare System upgraded with new services

Cyprus' Minister of Health Constantinos Ioannou has pointed out that yet another significant step has been taken to enrich and upgrade the healthcare services,...

Famagusta area records most positive covid cases, Limassol is second-placed

Famagusta district is of concern as regards the state of play of positive coronavirus cases since its upward trend has continued, according to latest...

Attorney General to decide whether anyone should be charged over Stylianos suicide

The Attorney General on Tuesday received the report by criminal investigators into the suicide by minor Stylianos who seems to have been yet another...

Pandemic worsens Europe’s inequalities in yet another way – the fertility gap

"It's time to become a mum," was the push-notification hundreds of Portuguese women received on their cell phones last month. The text, sent by a...

Government to do whatever it takes to lift Cyprus Airways’ Russian ban

The government will do whatever is necessary to solve the issue that arose after Russian authorities decided to ban Cyprus Airways from transporting passengers...

‘Pandemic’ chosen as Word of the Year

The 2020 prize for Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year went to an obvious choice: pandemic. The term had the most online dictionary lookups of any...

Turkey orders detention of 82 military personnel over suspected Gulen links

Turkey ordered the detention of 82 military personnel in an operation targeting supporters of the Muslim preacher who Ankara says was behind a failed...

Thirty-two citizens, four premises fined over covid measures breach

Police fined 32 citizens and four establishments all across Cyprus over the past 24 hours for violation of measures aiming to curb the spread...

Young Syrians argue over rent, one stabs another

A 19-year-old Syrian man is in Paphos General Hospital with knife wounds and his 20-year-old housemate from the same country in police custody following...

UN envoy Lute meets separately divided island’s leaders

UN Secretary General`s special envoy Jane Holl Lute on Tuesday will have separate meetings with Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, and Turkish Cypriot leader, Ersin...

Additional health services – including dental care – now under Gesy

Preventive dental care, out-patients treatment for mental health, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and visits to clinical dieticians are among the new services under...

UK to rule on trans clinic giving teens puberty-blocking drugs

A British court will rule on Tuesday whether children aged 17 and under will need a judge's approval to take puberty-blocking drugs in a...

Local showers, yellow alert for thunderstorms on Tuesday

Local showers throughout the island on Tuesday with a yellow alert for isolated, strong thunderstorms in effect from 5:30 in the morning till four...

Latest on worldwide spread of the coronavirus

More than 62.84 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,464,200​ have died, according to a Reuters...

Do any mink in Poland have COVID-19? New findings raise doubts

Veterinary inspectors say they have found no evidence of COVID-19 among mink at a farm in northern Poland where other scientists reported finding eight...

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318 new cases through PCR tests announced on Tuesday

The Health Ministry announced 318 new Coronavirus cases out of 3,233 PCR tests on Tuesday 1 December and another 153 out of 7,729 rapid...

Eight confirmed COVID-19 cases at Athalassa Psychiatric Hospital

Eight confirmed COVID-19 cases have been found at the Athalassa Psychiatric Hospital, five of which are residents and three staff. This became known when a...

Citizens’ Teleservice Center on COVID-19

The Deputy Ministry of Digital Policy announced the operation of the Citizens’ Teleservice Center on issues regarding COVID-19. According to the relevant announcement, the center...

Queen awards Sistema Cyprus volunteers

Her Majesty the Queen joined a video call this week with three winners of the Commonwealth Points of Light award, to celebrate their achievements...

Cypriot elected President of the European Association of Data Protection Professionals

Cypriot lawyer Maria Raphael has been elected as President of the European Association of Data Protection Professionals (EADPP), in the framework of the EADPP genaral assembly that took place...

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...