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Europe becomes second region to cross 1/4 million deaths as second COVID wave hits

  Europe became the second region after Latin America to surpass 250,000 deaths, according to a Reuters tally, with record numbers of daily COVID-19 infections...

Asia becomes second region to exceed 10m coronavirus cases

  Asia surpassed 10 million infections of the new coronavirus, the second-heaviest regional toll in the world, according to a Reuters tally, as cases continue...

Europe braces for lengthy battle with Covid, as winter looms

  Europe faces a lengthy battle against the coronavirus at least until mid-2021, France warned, as anxious governments introduced even more restrictions to curb the...

Germany warns against travel to ski regions in Austria, Switzerland, Italy

Germany has issued travel warnings for popular ski regions in Austria, Italy and Switzerland, scrambling to contain the spread of the coronavirus as new...

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 41.5 million

More than 41.5 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,133,635​ have died, according to a Reuters...

The women who brought down Greece’s Golden Dawn

British daily The Guardian has praised the bold role female lawyers took in confronting far-right Golden Dawn's violent tactics. Here is the full report...

Britain signs first major post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

Britain and Japan formally signed a trade agreement on Friday, marking the UK's first big post-Brexit deal on trade, as it continues to struggle to...

In final Trump-Biden showdown, less chaos but plenty of clashes

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting views on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic at Thursday's final presidential debate, seeking...

Golden Dawn leadership to be taken to jail

All of the leadership team of Golden Dawn, which has been ruled a criminal organisation, will go straight to jail as their sentences will...

Turkish lira barely moving, inflation spiking

Turkey's lira was barely moving on Thursday ahead of an expected interest rate increase by the central bank, according to Reuters. The Turkish central bank...

Over half of Europe’s small firms fear for survival, survey finds

Over half the small and medium-sized companies which together provide jobs for two-thirds of European workers fear for their survival in the coming 12...

Ireland will be eurozone’s biggest loser from a no-deal Brexit

Irish central bank Governor Gabriel Makhlouf warned that Ireland will be the eurozone's biggest loser from a no-deal Brexit, which could cause an economic...

Turkey extends exploration in disputed Mediterranean waters to Oct. 27

Turkey said late on Wednesday it extended the stay of its Oruc Reis survey vessel and two other ships in a disputed area of...

Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus

More than 41.03 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,126,935​ have died, according to a Reuters...

Britain says London mayor ‘bankrupted’ the capital

Britain is looking to force the body responsible for running London to sell off land and cut running costs as part of a fractious...

After keeping low profile on campaign trail, Obama makes debut for Biden

Former U.S. President Barack Obama will make his first appearance on the campaign trail on Wednesday for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who is locked...

UK borrowing exceeds forecasts, debt highest since 1960

Britain's government borrowing exceeded forecasts in September and over the first half of the financial year was more than six times higher than a...

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Shaoxing city in China's Zhejiang province will offer experimental coronavirus vaccines to its residents,...

Younger people lead new wave of COVID-19 infections in Greece

Greece recorded a new daily record of coronavirus cases on Tuesday, topping the 600 mark for the first time, with younger people accounting for a...

Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire under severe strain after new fighting

A ceasefire in the mountain territory of Nagorno-Karabakh was under severe strain on Tuesday after new clashes between Azeri and ethnic Armenian forces in...

Greece calls for suspension of EU-Turkey customs union

Greece has asked the European Commission to consider suspending a customs union agreement between Turkey and the European Union due to Ankara’s “continued provocations”...

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181 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday

The Health Ministry announced 181 new COVID-19 cases on 27 October, out of 3,589 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 3,817. The break-down of new...

President Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader to hold first informal meeting next Tuesday

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar will hold their first informal meeting on the 3rd of...

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...

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...