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Ukraine bans entry to Russian men aged 16-60

Ukraine has banned Russian adult men aged 16-60 years from entering Ukraine, the head of the border service Petro Tsygykal said in a televised meeting on...

Kites, dancing penguins and magic: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Flying through the clouds with a black parrot umbrella and holding her signature carpet bag, whimsical British nanny Mary Poppins made her "practically perfect"...

German Air Force: No suspicion of criminal cause behind unscheduled landing of Merkel’s plane

The German Air Force said on Friday that there was no suspicion of criminal activity after a malfunction forced a plane carrying Chancellor Angela...

May says focused on Dec. 11 Brexit vote, not alternatives

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she was focused on persuading lawmakers to back her Brexit deal at a vote in parliament...

Air New Zealand Christmas ad replicates Trump’s U.N. laughter moment

An Air New Zealand advertisement released for the Christmas season this week takes a dig at U.S. President Donald Trump by portraying an American boy wearing a...

Trump withdraws from Putin meeting due to Ukraine crisis

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Argentina, registering his disapproval of Russia's treatment...

Two iconic species saved from extinction by conservation action

Targeted conservation action continues to yield positive results, with two of the world’s rarest and most threatened bird species, Northern Bald Ibis and Pink...

Former Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Thursday to making false statements in connection with the federal investigation into Russia's...

Jewish professor at Columbia, NY finds swastikas spray-painted in her office

The office of Professor Elizabeth Midlarsky of Columbia's Teacher's College was vandalized with two spray-painted swastikas and an antisemitic slur on Wednesday. "I opened the outer door...

EU net migration to UK falls to lowest level in almost six years

Net migration of European Union citizens to Britain fell to its lowest level in nearly six years during the year to June, extending a decline seen...

2018 fourth hottest year on record, UN says

Global temperatures in 2018 are set to be the fourth highest on record, the UN said Thursday. In a report released ahead of the COP...

Boy interrupts Pope’s speech to play (video)

A six year old boy interrupted Pope Francis while he was addressing the crowd on Wednesday in the Vatican. As the pontiff was solemnly reading...

Deutsche searched in money laundering probe over Panama Papers

Around 170 police officers, prosecutors and tax inspectors searched six Deutsche Bank offices in and around Frankfurt on Thursday over money laundering allegations, the...

It’s the only deal possible, EU’s Barnier tells Brexit Britain

The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told Britain on Thursday the Brexit deal the bloc agreed with Prime Minister Theresa May was the...

Anthimos, Bishop of Thessaloniki denies the existence of other planets (video)

Metropolitan Bishop of Thessaloniki, Anthimos claimed during a Sunday sermon that "there are no other planets besides earth." Anthimos advised the crowd, 'to take with...

Twitter suspends account it says impersonated Russia’s Putin

Twitter Inc said on Wednesday that it suspended an account for impersonating Russian President Vladimir Putin on the social media platform. "We suspended @putinRF_eng for...

U.S., UK reach new post-Brexit deal on air services

The United States and Britain have reached a deal on a new open skies aviation agreement to govern air travel after the UK exits...

Trump says Manafort pardon ‘not off the table’ -interview

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had not ruled out granting a pardon to his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who has...

Piece of Eiffel Tower staircase sells for 169,000 euros in Paris auction

A piece of the original spiral staircase from the Eiffel Tower, Paris's most famous attraction, was sold for 169,000 euros ($190,885) on Tuesday, a...

Doomed Lion Air jet was “not airworthy” on penultimate flight, investigators say

A Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea off Indonesia last month was not in an airworthy condition on its second-to-last flight, when pilots experienced...

Renoir stolen from Vienna auction house, 3 suspects sought

Austrian police are searching for three suspects after a painting by Pierre Auguste Renoir valued at up to 160,000 euros ($180,600) was stolen from...

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Finance Minister strikes optimistic note in CNBC interview

  Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides struck an upbeat note on Wednesday, telling CNBC International he was "quite optimistic" that Cyprus would have "important tourist arrivals...

MoH in call for applications to staff thermal camera posts at airports

The procurement arm of the Ministry of Health issued an invitation on Wednesday to all nursing professionals who are interested to bid for the...

Cyprus public debt spikes to €24.5 billion due to covid-19 crisis

Cyprus General Government debt spiked to €24.56 billion according to official data in April, reflecting the large debt issuances by the Finance Ministry to...

Shops closed for Holy Spirit Monday

The Labour Ministry said today that all general shops will remain closed for the public holiday of Whit Monday (Kataklysmos) on June 8. It added...

Kindergartens, special schools open on June 9

  Public and private kindergartens reopen on June 9, the Education Ministry said on Wednesday, citing an earlier decision by the Council of Ministers. Their operation...

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...