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Fire near Greece’s Samos migrant camp under control, three detained

Greek authorities have brought under control a fire that broke out near a migrant camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Samos late on...

From cafes to dentists, relief at British coronavirus insurance ruling

Murray Pulman says he is as tough as they come, but battles with his insurer have left him close to tears after a coronavirus...

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 29.52 million, death toll at 931,954

More than 29.52 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 931,954​ have died, according to a Reuters...

California wildfire threatens Mount Wilson Observatory

Firefighters waged an all-out ground and air campaign on Tuesday to save the famed Mount Wilson Observatory and an adjacent hub of communications towers...

Greece’s PM says strict protection of Evros land and sea borders will continue

Greece will continue to strictly protect its borders in Evros and at sea, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in joint statements on Tuesday with...

Germany plans to take in around 1,500 migrants from Greek islands

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer have agreed to take in around an additional 1,500 migrants from the Greek islands after...

Former French President Giscard d’Estaing admitted to hospital

Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing, 94, was admitted to hospital on late on Monday after complaining of respiratory problems, one of his aides...

Fire briefly erupts in central Beirut commercial district

A fire erupted in a landmark building in central Beirut's commercial district on Tuesday before being put out, a civil defence official and Reuters...

Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus

More than 29.27 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 926,716​ have died, according to a Reuters...

Uber fights to win back London licence in latest court battle

Taxi app Uber will battle in court on Tuesday to win back its licence to operate in London after the city's transport regulator removed...

At least three die, 56 rescued after migrant boat sinks off Crete

At least three people drowned when a boat carrying migrants sank off the island of Crete late on Monday while 56 aboard were rescued,...

Greece resettling stranded migrants to tent camp on Lesbos

Greece has resettled hundreds of migrants in a temporary new tent facility after a fire destroyed their overcrowded refugee camp on the island of...

Amazon to hire 100,000 more workers in its latest job spree this year

Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it is recruiting 100,000 more workers - the fourth hiring spree it has announced for the United States this...

Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus

More than 28.93 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 921,437​ have died, according to a Reuters...

Once an American foe, now a friend: OPEC turns 60

In 1973, Arab members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries brought the U.S. economy to its knees. Now, the cartel created 60 years...

Queen applauds photographers who captured lockdown Britain

Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Monday congratulated entrants to Hold Still, a photography project launched by the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton to capture a...

Michael Bloomberg to spend $100 million in Florida to help elect Joe Biden

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who spent $1 billion on his 2020 Democratic presidential bid before dropping out, plans to inject at least $100 million to...

Israeli top model Bar Refaeli sentenced in tax evasion case

Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli was sentenced on Sunday to nine months' community service and her mother was ordered jailed for 16 months for tax...

Turkey’s Oruc Reis survey vessel back near southern shore, ship tracker shows-UPDATE

Turkey's seismic research vessel Oruc Reis returned to waters near the southern province of Antalya on Sunday, Refinitiv data showed, a move Greece said...

‘Nomadland’ wins top prize at masked and distanced Venice film festival

"Nomadland", a U.S. movie about a community of van dwellers traversing the vast American West, won the Golden Lion award for best film at...

Fed-up Lesbos islanders, migrants stuck waiting for Europe to decide

Crisis-weary residents of the Greek island of Lesbos and the thousands of migrants stranded there after this week's refugee centre fire are united by...

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FM: Turkey’s actions not conducive to Guterres’ efforts over Cyprus

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said on Tuesday that Turkey’s illegal actions undermine peace and stability in the region and are not conducive to...

State Health Services Organization confirms hiring of nurses

The State Health Services Organization confirmed today to the nurses’ trade unions that the decision for the hiring of new nurses to man Hospitals...

200,000 rapid COVID-19 tests ordered

The Health Ministry announced that 200,000 antigen rapid COVID-19 tests have been ordered within the framework of the measures taken to manage the new...

Announcement of Appointment of Directors, Principals and Senior Manager in K. Treppides & Co Ltd

The Management of K. Treppides & Co Ltd committed to develop leadership that derives from its own people, who pursue excellence in the provision...

Two Ministers, one Deputy Minister in quarantine

Minister of Transport, Communications & Works Giannis Karousos, Defense Minister Charalambos Petrides and Deputy Minister of Shipping Vasilis Demetriades have been placed in self-isolation...

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...