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Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia -USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the city of Ternate on Sunday, in the Moluccas in the eastern area of...

UK police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos -Sunday Times

The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States, has been...

Trump declines to set U.S. uranium production quotas

President Donald Trump declined to issue quotas for domestic uranium production late on Friday and instead ordered a 90-day governmental review, a decision praised by U.S....

Heavy rain and floods in India’s Assam kill at least 10 and displace more than 1 million

Heavy monsoon rains in India's northeast Assam state displaced more than a million people from their homes and flash floods killed at least 10...

France to create space command within air force – Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had approved the creation of a space command within the French air force to improve the...

Hong Kong protesters, police clash as demonstrations target Chinese traders

Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of...

Russia delivers more air defence equipment to Turkey

Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defence equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, continuing to implement a deal...

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane

Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as...

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions

A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they...

U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues – source

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's...

More bodies found in Tunisia migrant ship sinking feared to have killed more than 80

More bodies were found from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week, bringing the official death toll to...

German SPD lists von der Leyen failures in damning paper to EU peers

Germany's Social Democrats have circulated a damning paper to their European political group in which they call Ursula von der Leyen an "inadequate and...

Russia delivers missile system to Turkey in challenge to NATO

Russia began delivery of an advanced missile defence system to Turkey on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally...

Turkish defence ministry says first parts of S-400 delivered on Friday

The first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defence system were delivered to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Turkish defence ministry said, a...

Johnson vows to stand up for UK diplomats after Washington envoy’s resignation

Boris Johnson vowed to stand up for Britain's diplomats around the world and take a robust approach towards U.S. President Donald Trump if he...

Trump drops census citizenship question, vows to get data from government

U.S. President Donald Trump retreated on Thursday from adding a contentious question on citizenship to the 2020 census, but insisted he was not giving...

Italian prosecutors probe allegations of League oil deal – sources

Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible international corruption following media reports that the ruling League party sought millions of euros via a...

Northern Ireland could lose 40,000 jobs in no-deal Brexit

Northern Ireland's civil service has warned that a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement would have a deep and long-lasting impact...

UK far-right activist Tommy Robinson convicted in contempt-of-court case

Judges on Friday found British far-right activist Tommy Robinson to be in contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and posted the...

Man held after climbing gates of London’s Buckingham Palace

British police said they had detained a man who scaled the front gates of Queen Elizabeth's Buckingham Palace, almost 37 years to the day...

Trump’s labour chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him ‘a sexual predator’

U.S. Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a controversial non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years...

Top Stories

One new Covid-19 case from repatriations

There was one new Covid-19 case in Cyprus, the Health Ministry said on Friday, from a total of 2363 tests, bringing the total number...

Limassol: Dead body found in warehouse

  A body has been found in the light shaft of a warehouse on Nicos Georgiou street in Limassol, philenews reports. It said the body was...

Holy Synod to allow weddings during pre-Christmas fasting period

As a result of Covid-prompted wedding postponements, the Holy Synod has decided to allow wedding ceremonies during the pre-Christmas fasting period this year until...

President to discuss phase 3 with scientific advisors on Tuesday

  The team of scientists advising the government on the coronavirus outbreak are due to hold a new meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday...

Cyprus deposits down, loans rise in April

  Deposits were down while loans were up in April 2020 according to data the Central Bank of Cyprus published on Friday. In particular, according to...

Taste

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...

Spiced lamb with beetroot salad and scented yoghurt

Lay the lamb on a tray, skin side down. Rub with crushed garlic, sprinkle with spices and ground pistachios, wrap in plastic wrap and...

Easy seafood pasta with white wine sauce

Ingredients: 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped 2-3 tablespoons of whipped cream 1/3 cup white wine 300g spaghetti, roughly broken 300-400g of...

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...