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China warns state firms to avoid travel to U.S. – Bloomberg

China has asked some of the country's state-run companies to avoid business trips to the United States and its allies, and to take extra care...

Austria preparing bill to protect Britons’ rights in case of hard Brexit

Austria's cabinet will this week take steps to protect the rights of British citizens on its soil in the event of a hard Brexit,...

May faces defeat in parliament over Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced the prospect of defeat in a historic vote in parliament on her Brexit deal on Tuesday, leaving the...

Greek PM set to win confidence vote after centrist lawmaker breaks ranks- sources

Greece's Alexis Tsipras is set to win a confidence vote on Wednesday after winning the support of an opposition centrist lawmaker who broke ranks...

Burgers by candlelight: Trump lays out fast food for college football champs

U.S. President Donald Trump laid out a White House feast fit for a government shutdown on Monday: silver platters heaped high with McDonald's quarter pounders and...

German airport security staff begin one-day strike

Security staff at eight German airports went on strike on Tuesday in an escalating pay dispute that means up to 220,000 passengers could be...

Trump rejects Republican senator’s proposal for temporary government reopening

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he rejected a proposal from a Republican ally in the Senate that he temporarily reopen closed parts...

Poland’s liberal Mayor of Gdansk dies after stabbing

Pawel Adamowicz, the liberal mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, died on Monday of his wounds, a day after being stabbed by a...

Brexit is in peril, May warns ahead of vote on her deal

Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Monday that Britain's planned exit from the EU could be derailed, a last-ditch effort to win over Brexit-supporting...

Spain’s foreign minister says a hard Brexit would be a catastrophe

A hard Brexit, whereby Britain would leave the European Union without any agreement, would be catastrophic, Spain's Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Monday,...

Union calls for Jan. 15 strike by Munich airport security staff

German trade union Verdi has called on security staff at Munich airport to go on strike on Tuesday in tandem with a strike planned...

1,624 flights canceled as deadly snowstorm hits U.S. mid-Atlantic states

A winter snowstorm blamed for the deaths of at least seven people in road accidents across the U.S. Midwest rolled into the mid-Atlantic states on...

Military cargo plane crashes in Iran, 15 killed

A Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday west of the Iranian capital, killing 15 out of the 16 people...

Turkey urges U.S. to honour partnership after Trump warns of economic devastation

President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Monday Turkey expected the United States to honour their strategic partnership after U.S. President Donald Trump warned it would devastate Turkey economically...

May says parliament blocking Brexit is more likely than ‘no deal’

Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Monday that lawmakers blocking Brexit is now a more likely outcome than Britain leaving the European Union without a...

White House asked for options to strike Iran -source

The White House's national security team last fall asked the Pentagon to provide it with options for striking Iran after a group of militants...

Key Republican to ask FBI about report of Trump counterintelligence probe

The Republican head of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Sunday he plans to ask the FBI about a report it launched a...

Tsipras calls confidence vote after ally quits coalition

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday said he would call a confidence vote in his government after his coalition ally quit, leaving him...

Greek defence minister resigns over Macedonia name deal

Greece's right-wing defence minister resigned on Sunday in protest at a deal ending a long running dispute with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia...

Three German skiers killed in Austrian avalanche, fourth missing

Three German skiers were found dead overnight and a fourth is missing after they were swept away in an avalanche near the Austrian ski...

British PM warns of catastrophe if lawmakers don’t back Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned lawmakers that failure to back her plan to leave the European Union would be catastrophic for Britain,...

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Sweden should have done more against coronavirus but broad strategy right – chief epidemiologist

  Sweden's chief epidemiologist said on Wednesday the country should have done more to combat the coronavirus but backed the broad strategy, which avoided the...

10 person ceiling on gatherings to be lifted in three stages

    The 10 person maximum for gatherings remains in force, but will be relaxed on June 24 and again on July 7, and lifted altogether...

TUI Germany said Greece, Cyprus among its chief travel destinations

  Greece and Cyprus will be among the chief travel destinations for Germany's TUI travel group which launches its programme for 2020 on June 17. Speaking...

Coronavirus is not high threat to workers, EU says, causing outcry

  The European Commission classified the new coronavirus as a mid-level threat to workers, drawing criticism from socialist lawmakers because the move will allow less...

Cyprus’ unemployment in April rises to 8.9%

  Cyprus' unemployment in April rose to 8.9% from 6.7% the previous month and 7.5% in the same month the previous year, according to figures...

Taste

Poulles (Υoung kolokassi)

Either you thrash the coriander seeds in a mortar, without making them into dust, or you gradually crush them in a blender. Remove the edges...

Pork cooked in wine

Crush the coriander seeds in a pestle and mortar or pulse-blend in a blender, taking care not to over-grind. Put the meat in bowl (not...

Lefkaritikos tavas – O ‘protinos’

Wash and dry the meat and rice separately. In a ‘tava’ (oven proof deep clay pot) first put a layer of five-six pieces of meat...

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...