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Health Ministry protocol for churches

  With attendance of religious services permitted from Saturday, May 23, the Health Ministry has set out health protocols for churches of the Orthodox church of...

Cabinet to decide on airports, hotels today

The Council of Ministers meets on Friday morning to decide on the opening of the airports and of hotels. The meeting is scheduled to start...

29% of Cyprus land is Natura 2000 protected territory

In 2019, nearly 764,000 km2 of EU’s 27 Member States’ land area was designated for the preservation of biodiversity as Natura 2000 sites, proposed...

New dust warning, fifth in as many days

  The Labour Inspection Department has issued yet another alert, warning of high concentrations of dust -- the fifth in as many days. It said the...

UNFICYP welcomes leaders’ decision to ease restrictions at crossing points

  The United Nations peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has welcomed the decision taken by President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to...

Man found dead in Moutallos area

  A 36 year old man was found dead in the Moutallos neighbouhood in Paphos, CNA reports. Police said they were notified around 10 pm on...

Fine and less warm than previous days, cooler weekend ahead

  It will be mainly fine and warm today, although some 8 C  cooler than the extreme heat of previous days, while the dust will...

Inspectors fine supermarket, close 3 construction sites

Labour inspectors on Thursday issued a fine to a supermarket manager because staff members were not wearing masks. In addition, they closed down three construction...

Just one Covid-19 case as Cyprus enters phase two of lockdown exit

Only one person tested positive to Covid-19 after 2647 diagnostic tests on Thursday – first day of phase two of the easing of the...

90,619 Covid-19 tests conducted in Cyprus until May 19 – weekly report

According to the Thursday report of the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Health Ministry, as of May 19 a total of 90,619 Coronavirus tests...

Cyprus Navy vessels sail into Ayia Napa Marina to test facilities

  Ayia Napa Marina hosts on Thursday five Cyprus Navy vessels, in a trial visit to test the technical specifications and operational capabilities of the...

Special allowance paid today to 36,500 eligible beneficiaries

  Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou said on Thursday that payment was made today to 36,500 eligible beneficiaries of three of the government's support schemes. In a...

Prospective students mired in uncertainty due to A Levels

The cancellation of A Levels due to the pandemic is causing problems for Cypriot pupils who were preparing throughout their final school year to...

Partial lifting of restrictions at checkpoints on June 8

There will be a partial opening of some checkpoints to allow crossings for some groups of people as from June 8, Government spokesman Kyriakos...

Clarifications on use of a/c at home, common areas

People should not be afraid to use the a/c at their homes, one of the doctors on the team advising the government told CNA...

Anastasiades, Akinci discuss checkpoints

President Nicos Anastasiades spoke on Thursday on the phone with the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, and discussed the issue of crossing points. As CNA...

Cyprus’ firefighting capabilities boosted with 2 aircraft, 2 helicopters

FILE PHOTO Cyprus' firefighting capabilities have been boosted with two firefighting aircraft and two helicopters, the Forestry Department announced on Thursday. The Department said that the...

Heat takes toll on newly hatched gulls on Geronisos

The heat wave appears to have taken a heavy toll on newly hatched gulls on Geronisos island in the Paphos district. According to a post...

Experts reviewing list of 20 countries ahead of flight resumption decision

Experts are evaluating a list of 20 countries compiled by the deputy tourism ministry as potential markets this summer in view of a cabinet...

EU Commission calls on Cyprus to strengthen health system

The European Commission recommends that Cyprus take action in 2020 and 2021 to strengthen the resilience and capacity of the health system, secure adequate...

Health Minister issues new decree for phase two of lockdown exit plan

Health Minister issued on Wednesday a new decree under the Quarantine Law, allowing hairdressers and beauty salons to resume their operation from May 21...

Top Stories

Repatriates make 7 out of 8 new coronavirus cases reported today

Repatriates made 7 out of eight new coronavirus cases reported today by the health ministry out of a total of 1953 tests, raising the number...

It’s merciless-Major blaze near the Panayia Evangelistria chapel in Xylofagou

  It's been a very difficult day for the fire and forestry departments as more than a dozen fires broke out all over Cyprus. A major...

Second fire at Diorios-Kapouti area in north-6th front today

  A second fire has broken out in the Diorios-Kapouti area in the Turkish-occupied north, a week after a massive blaze caused major destruction in...

Malta-Greece top low risk, Switzerland-Czech Republic higher risk for visitors to Cyprus

The Health Ministry announced the results of an epidemiological risk assessment, in an attempt to classify low and higher risk countries, when international airports...

Major Achna fire under control after burning farms, animals and tractors (update)

  A dramatic effort by a strong ground fire fighting force, a Russian Gamov helicopter and dozens of locals, brought a major blaze in the...

Taste

Fish meatballs

In a bowl, mix the finely chopped onion and parsley. Boil the fish, cut into small pieces and add to the bowl. Add salt...

“Frappe” Greek iced coffee

Frappé coffee (also Greek frappé or café frappé Greek: φραπές, frapés) is a Greek foam-covered iced coffee drink made from instant coffee (generally, spray-dried...

A guide of Summer fruits from Cyprus

Cyprus summer love! Cyprus summer fruits! So, what are the summer fruits which can be bought in Cyprus? Watermelon A Cypriot summer is not complete without...

Stuffed vine leaves with artichokes (Lenten)

Blanch the vine leaves in hot water. For the stuffing, finely chop the artichokes and the onions and sauté in olive oil until translucent....