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Mostly cloudy on Wednesday, with yellow alert for thunderstorms

Mostly cloudy on Wednesday with isolated showers and possible thunderstorms as well as light snowfall on Troodos mountains, according to the island's Met Service. At...

UK government re-confirms its position on Cyprus’ reunification process

The UK government has re-confirmed its position that a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation remains the only basis for an overall settlement of the Cyprus problem. In...

Where to get a rapid test on Wednesday

Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the community and the workplaces, the free programmes of rapid antigen testing of the general population and employees...

288 new cases of COVID-19, one death announced on Tuesday

The Health Ministry announced the death of one person due to COVID-19. This raises the death toll from the virus in Cyprus to 232,...

Health Minister and experts ‘concerned’ about increase in coronavirus cases in Cyprus

Cyprus` Minister of Health Constantinos Ioannou and the members of an advisory scientific team of experts on COVID-19 are "concerned" about a recent spike...

Health Ministry says students must have negative COVID tests

The Health Ministry issued a decree today regarding the operation of schools. According to the decree, every week the students of gymnasiums and lyceums must...

Police arrest man who stole watch worth 120,000 from a businessman

The Limassol CID arrested a 23-year-old regarding a case of stealing a watch. Specifically a businessman told the police that on 1 March he visited...

The man behind the reaction against El Diablo song

Demetris Pantopolis is the man who on 25 February started a campaign on his social media account against the song El Diablo which will...

Over 300 extra hospital beds included in plan for possible 3rd pandemic wave

A plan to manage a possible 3rd pandemic wave in Cyprus includes, among other things, the use of 300 additional hospital beds in wards, as...

President expresses to UN SG readiness to engage in Geneva informal meeting

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has expressed to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres his readiness and determination to engage with true political will in...

EMA issues advice on use of REGN-COV2 antibody combination

EMA’s Human Medicines Committee (CHMP) has completed its review on the use of the monoclonal antibodies casirivimab and imdevimab to treat patients with COVID-19. This review...

Health Minister says impossible to have a medium term strategy on pandemic

It is not possible to have a medium term planning on COVID-19 as the situation constantly changes, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Tuesday,...

Residents of Tillyria request use of checkpoints immediately

The residents of the Tillyria community want to use the checkpoints again, as soon as possible. The president of the community council of Kato Pyrgos...

Ηead of contact tracing unit says unlikely to see drop in COVID cases soon

COVID clusters in Limassol are of great concern, Head of the contact tracing unit Valentinos Sylvestros told the Cyprus News Agency, adding that is...

Both Pfizer and AstraZenca vaccines highly effective to over 70

The Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines have been "highly effective" in reducing coronavirus infections and severe illness among elderly people in Britain, with a more...

29-year-old wanted for cases of 2018

Police are looking for information that could help locate IRAKLI TATUNASHVILI, 29, from Georgia, regarding three cases under investigation for breaking into houses, offences...

16 cases of sexual abuse under investigation

According to information of Phileleftheros, yesterday four women contacted the special unit that is investigating sexual harassment cases and expressed their wish to file...

EU, UN officials to visit Cyprus in coming days ahead of informal summit

EU and UN officials are expected to Cyprus in the coming days ahead of the UN-brokered informal summit on Cyprus to take place between...

‘Education’ in Cyprus second best paid economic activity in 2018

The 'Information and communication' industry was the highest paying sector in 2018 in twelve of the 27 EU Member States – including Cyprus, according to...

Health Minister calls emergency meetings as new covid cases spike

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Tuesday called for an emergency meeting first with hospital authorities and then with epidemiology experts after an apparent spike...

Police fine 156 in 24 hours for covid measures breach, Limassol gets most of them

Police in Cyprus issued 156 fines over the past 24 hours for violation of measures aiming to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Most of...

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Nicosia reportedly not updated on EastMed pipeline project’s possible new scenarios

Nicosia was not updated on new scenarios discussed between Greece and Egypt on the ambitious EastMed natural gas pipeline, including one allegedly proposing the...

Police issue 203 fines in 24 hours for breach of coronavirus measures

Police in Cyprus fined 203 individuals over the past 24 hours for violating measures aiming to curb the spread of the coronavirus, according to...

Even CNN reports on Cyprus Church’s denouncement of ‘devilish’ Eurovision entry

Even CNN international news network could not resist the temptation to report the denouncement by the Cyprus Church of the country's entry to Eurovision, Philenews reported on...

Legislators to decide on Cabinet’s local administration reform referendum proposal

Legislators will soon have to decide whether to accept a Cabinet proposal for an island-wide referendum on local government reform to be held on...

A Thai navy officer swims with a rescued cat on his back

A Thai navy officer swims with a rescued cat on his back in the Andaman Sea

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...