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Airbnb secures new $1 bln loan on top of $1 bln bond deal

Airbnb, whose home rental business is suffering as the coronavirus pandemic freezes global travel, has secured a new $1 billion loan just days after...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Latest update: 15/04/2020 08:17 More than 1.97 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 128,445 have died, according...

Trump cuts WHO funding over coronavirus, global death toll mounts

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday halted funding to the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, drawing condemnation from infectious...

Scientists enthralled by biggest star explosion ever observed

Scientists have observed the biggest supernova - stellar explosion - ever detected, the violent death of a huge star up to 100 times more...

Wizz Air plans to fly planes two-thirds full once travel restarts

Low-cost airline Wizz Air plans to fly its planes two-thirds full once air travel restarts after the coronavirus pandemic, its CEO said on Tuesday,...

Cuomo says if Trump ordered New York to reopen, he ‘wouldn’t do it’

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday he would not abide by any order that U.S. President Donald Trump might give to reopen...

UK coronavirus deaths could be 15% higher than previously shown

Britain's death toll from the coronavirus could run some 15% higher than official figures have indicated so far, according to broader data published on...

UK’s Heathrow Airport sees passenger numbers down 90% in April

Heathrow Airport, traditionally the busiest in Europe, forecast that passenger numbers would plunge by more than 90% in April, as coronavirus restrictions stop most...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Latest update: 14/04/2020 08:16 More than 1.88 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 119,168 have died, according...

Trump defends response to coronavirus, says he’s not firing Fauci

President Donald Trump defended his response to the coronavirus outbreak on Monday and said he did not intend to fire Anthony Fauci after the...

‘Worst is over,’ New York’s Cuomo says

The coronavirus outbreak could reach its peak in the United States this week, a top U.S. health official said on Monday as New York...

U.S. sailor from coronavirus-hit aircraft carrier dies

A U.S. Navy sailor died on Monday after contracting the coronavirus, marking the first death of a sailor assigned to the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier...

UK finance minister warns economy could shrink by 30% – report

Britain's finance minister has told colleagues the economy could shrink by up to 30% this quarter because of the coronavirus lockdown, a newspaper reported,...

Trump retweets #FireFauci after coronavirus scientist comments

  U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted a call to fire Dr. Anthony Fauci after the nation's top expert on infectious diseases said lives could have...

Moscow blames hackers for coronavirus permit problems as cases rise

Authorities in Moscow on Monday blamed hackers for bringing down a new website meant to issue travel permits to the city's residents to use...

Spain loosens coronavirus lockdown but death toll races past 17,000

Spain, one of the countries worst hit by the global coronavirus epidemic, on Monday started to ease tough lockdown restrictions that have kept people...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Latest update: 13/04/2020 07:31 More than 1.8 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 113,849 have died, according...

Erdogan rejects Turkish minister’s resignation after coronavirus lockdown criticism

President Tayyip Erdogan rejected the resignation on Sunday of Turkey's interior minister, who said he was stepping down in the wake of a short-notice...

Johnson says medics saved his life (video)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson left hospital on Sunday and thanked the National Health Service for saving his life, saying "things could have gone...

Johnson discharged from hospital

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from a London hospital and will continue his recovery from COVID-19 at his country residence of...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Latest update: 12/04/2020 14:09 More than 1.7 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 108,252 have died, according...

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Repatriates make 7 out of 8 new coronavirus cases reported today

Repatriates made 7 out of eight new coronavirus cases reported today by the health ministry out of a total of 1953 tests, raising the number...

It’s merciless-Major blaze near the Panayia Evangelistria chapel in Xylofagou

  It's been a very difficult day for the fire and forestry departments as more than a dozen fires broke out all over Cyprus. A major...

Second fire at Diorios-Kapouti area in north-6th front today

  A second fire has broken out in the Diorios-Kapouti area in the Turkish-occupied north, a week after a massive blaze caused major destruction in...

Malta-Greece top low risk, Switzerland-Czech Republic higher risk for visitors to Cyprus

The Health Ministry announced the results of an epidemiological risk assessment, in an attempt to classify low and higher risk countries, when international airports...

Major Achna fire under control after burning farms, animals and tractors (update)

  A dramatic effort by a strong ground fire fighting force, a Russian Gamov helicopter and dozens of locals, brought a major blaze in the...

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Fish meatballs

In a bowl, mix the finely chopped onion and parsley. Boil the fish, cut into small pieces and add to the bowl. Add salt...

“Frappe” Greek iced coffee

Frappé coffee (also Greek frappé or café frappé Greek: φραπές, frapés) is a Greek foam-covered iced coffee drink made from instant coffee (generally, spray-dried...

A guide of Summer fruits from Cyprus

Cyprus summer love! Cyprus summer fruits! So, what are the summer fruits which can be bought in Cyprus? Watermelon A Cypriot summer is not complete without...

Stuffed vine leaves with artichokes (Lenten)

Blanch the vine leaves in hot water. For the stuffing, finely chop the artichokes and the onions and sauté in olive oil until translucent....