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Israeli square bathed in Lebanese colours in rare show of support over Beirut blast

The red, white and cedar green of the Lebanese flag were lit up over a Tel Aviv square on Wednesday in a rare show...

Latest on worldwide coronavirus spread

Drugmakers will likely have tens of millions of doses of a coronavirus vaccine early next year, top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci told...

Greek PM warns over jump in COVID-19 cases

Greeks must stick to rules aimed at containing the coronavirus more closely than ever, the country's prime minister said on Wednesday, warning of new...

Countries, including Cyprus, rally round Lebanon after Beirut blast

Countries and international organisations have lined up to help Lebanon after a massive warehouse explosion sent a blast wave across Beirut, killing at least...

Beirut reels from huge blast as death toll climbs to at least 135

Lebanese rescue teams have pulled out bodies and hunted for missing people from the wreckage caused by a massive warehouse explosion that sent a...

Greek and Qatari planes supply aid to Beirut after massive explosion

The European Union, Turkey and Gulf states are among those offering assistance to Lebanon following an explosion at a warehouse in Beirut that killed...

Thousands are homeless in Beirut following the huge blast

Thousands of people among them Cypriots were left homeless following the huge blast that rocked Beirut yesterday and Cyprus stands ready to assist, the...

Initial investigations point to negligence as cause of Beirut blast, official source says

Initial investigations into the Beirut port blast indicate years of inaction and negligence over the storage of highly explosive material that caused the explosion...

Neil Young sues Donald Trump’s campaign for using his songs

Neil Young sued U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election campaign on Tuesday, accusing it of copyright infringement for playing the rocker's songs without permission. In a...

Ten migrants killed in Alexadroupolis car accident

Greek police οn Wednesday said a car transporting migrants who recently entered the country crashed into roadworks on a highway outside Alexandroupolis, killing ten...

Fine art and face masks: London’s Victoria and Albert Museum reopens

Five thousand years of art and design history will be joined by some more modern items when London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum reopens...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

EUROPE * Britons spent 40% of their waking day watching TV and online video at the height of the COVID-19 lockdown in April, regulator Ofcom...

Greece reports 121 new coronavirus cases, highest in weeks

Greece's top scientific adviser has warned against complacency over risks lurking from the novel coronavirus after the country reported its highest single-day increase in...

Trump says Beirut explosion seems to be ‘bomb of some kind’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday cast a massive explosion in Beirut as a possible attack, despite statements by Lebanese leaders that it was likely caused by...

Large blast in Beirut port area shakes Cyprus

A large explosion shook the Lebanese capital Beirut and a giant column of smoke was seen rising over the city, Reuters witnesses and local...

Star Wars inspires new smart skin

Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed an AI device with a sense of touch that can identify objects and textures. Inspired by...

Spain’s former king Juan Carlos is in Dominican Republic

Spain's former king Juan Carlos went to the Dominican Republic after leaving his home country on Sunday, La Vanguardia newspaper reported on Tuesday, without...

EasyJet expands limited schedule as summer bookings rise

British low cost airline easyJet said it planned to fly about 40% of its capacity over the rest of the summer, more than originally...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

The World Health Organization has warned that there might never be a "silver bullet" for COVID-19 in the form of a perfect vaccine. And that...

Greece makes masks compulsory on ferry decks after rise in COVID-19 cases

Greece will make mask-wearing compulsory on the decks of ferries sailing to its islands, extending the requirement beyond indoor public spaces, after a sudden...

Malta rescues 78 migrants from Mediterranean

A group of 78 migrants who were rescued by a Maltese armed forces patrol boat in the central Mediterranean landed in Valletta in the...

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Thirteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,486 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 13 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Results of island-wide random tests will show the way forward, scientific team says

The 10,000 corona virus random tests that were launched yesterday island-wide will show the way forward on how to address the pandemic, members of...

Bad loans in Cyprus down by €43 million in the first quarter of 2020

Cyprus recorded a further decrease of €43 million or 0.5% in aggregate Non Performing Loans (NPLs) at the end of March 2020 compared with...

Baby born as Beirut blast rips through hospital

As a devastating blast wave tore across Beirut after a warehouse explosion, Emmanuelle Khnaisser prepared to give birth to a baby boy as the...

Mainly fine weather with orange alert for extremely high temperatures on Friday

Mainly fine weather on Friday with an orange alert for extremely high temperatures issued – in effect from 12pm to 5pm. Temperatures are expected to...

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...