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Cyprus’ Agriculture Minister expects joint meeting with EU Commissioners to discuss halloumi registration

Cyprus’ Minister of Agriculture Costas Kadis said on Friday that he expects a joint meeting to be arranged with competent European Commissioners, in order...

Forty-year-old man wanted in relation to dog theft case (photo)

Police are seeking information that could help locate Kufi Tulga, 41, against whom an arrest warrant is pending in connection with an investigated case...

Two men wanted in relation to theft and arson cases (photo)

Police are looking for two persons, other details unknown, in relation to car theft and arson cases under investigation, offenses committed between the dates...

Cyprus’ President calls on Cypriots to donate food for Lebanon

Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades has called on Cypriot citizens, companies and businesses to contribute by donating generously to the campaign for collecting specific kinds...

Cyprus rescue teams begin operations in Beirut

Cyprus rescue teams which are in Lebanon began their operations since 7 am on Friday, in cooperation with a team from Qatar in Beirut`s...

Toddler almost drowned in Paralimni

A 14-month-old girl almost drowned on Friday morning at Paralimni. According to police, it was around 8:30 am when the baby girl who resides in...

Municipalities in partial suspension of payments

The chairman of the Union of Municipalities Andreas Vyras, revealed the dire financial situation in which the municipalities find themselves due to reduced revenues...

Sexual abuse lawsuits against Greek Orthodox church schools in US

A New York-based law firm has filed five lawsuits against the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, St. Demetrios Church of Jamaica and a former Vice Principal...

First gay couple married in prison to be separated by way of deportation

A decree by the Department of Population and Immigration marks the separation of the first gay couple in Cyprus who signed a cohabitation agreement...

INSIDER’S GUIDE CYPRUS: Travel n’ Gastronomy back on the stands again

INSIDER’S GUIDE CYPRUS: Travel n’ Gastronomy which provides all necessary information and data to discover this Mediterranean island will be on the stands again on...

Almost all establishments checked overnight comply with covid-19 decrees

Police on Friday said all but six out of a total of 987 establishments in Cyprus were in compliance with measures to control the...

Hoteliers relieved over UK Jet2’s resumption of flights to Cyprus

Cyprus hoteliers have welcomed UK Jet2 airline’s decision to resume flights to the Mediterranean island after August 17, Philenews reported on Friday. The airline’s intention...

Police still looking for Kammouyiaros (PHOTO)

Police are still looking for 40-year-old Soteris Georgiou, alias Kammouyiaros, in connection with a spate of robberies in Limassol between March 3 and July...

Saudi Arabia expresses solidarity to Cyprus

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud has expressed his country’s support to the sovereignty of Cyprus. Al Saud, who met with his...

Some 70 Cypriot nationals repatriated from devastated Beirut

A charter flight from Cyprus to devastated Beirut returned to Larnaca late on Thursday  with more than 70 repatriated Cypriot citizens. The charter flight had...

Cyprus police call in for questioning Russian shipowner linked with Beirut port blast

Russian businessman Igor Grechushkin, the owner of the  impounded Rhosus ship with the deadly ammonium nitrate cargo in Beirut which exploded on Tuesday, was...

Thirteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,486 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 13 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Results of island-wide random tests will show the way forward, scientific team says

The 10,000 corona virus random tests that were launched yesterday island-wide will show the way forward on how to address the pandemic, members of...

Orange alert for extremely high temperatures, up to 43 C inland

Mainly fine weather on Friday with an orange alert for extremely high temperatures issued – in effect from 12pm to 5pm. Temperatures are expected to...

Forty-two-year-old man sentenced to 3.5 years imprisonment on charges of child sexual abuse

The Assize in Nicosia sentenced a 42-year-old male defendant who pleaded guilty to two counts of solicitation of children for sexual purposes and two...

Cypriot citizens to return home from Lebanon on a charter flight on Thursday evening

A charter flight that will repatriate Cypriots who wish to return to Cyprus from Lebanon and will transport humanitarian aid to the neighbouring country...

Top Stories

43 meter deep crater caused by Beirut explosion

  The massive blast at Beirut port on Tuesday created a 43 meter deep crater. A Lebanese security source said that French bomb experts offered the...

Nicosia cafeteria fined 8 thousand for Covid-19 violations

  A cafeteria in the capital was fined 8 thousand euro for serving a much higher number of people than the one stipulated in the...

Helios crash memorials, almost 15 years to the day

  Memorials for 16 Paralimni residents, killed in the Helios Airways crash on August 14th 2005, were held today in the town's main church of...

Belarus holds election as street protests rattle strongman president

  Belarus began voting in an election today, pitting President Alexander Lukashenko against a former teacher who emerged from obscurity to lead the biggest challenge...

Five Covid patients at referral hospital

  Five Covid-19 patients remain at the Famagusta General Hospital, the referral institution for the novel coronavirus. According to doctors, they are in stable condition. Fifteen people...

Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...