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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...

Russian rescuers search for survivors, treat injured in Beirut

Russian Emergencies Ministry rescue workers have begun searching the rubble of a damaged grain silo in blast-stricken Beirut for survivors, as shown in footage...

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...

PM Mitsotakis: Greece-Egypt’s agreement on maritime zones a national success

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday that the agreement between Greece and Egypt for the delimitation of their maritime zones, reached on Thursday,...

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...

Spain’s ex-king Juan Carlos is in Abu Dhabi, says ABC newspaper

Spain's former king, Juan Carlos, has been staying at Abu Dhabi's exclusive Emirates Palace Hotel since leaving Spain aboard a private jet on Monday,...

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...

UK won’t hesitate to add more countries to quarantine list

Britain will not hesitate to add more countries to its quarantine list, finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday when asked about whether France...

ECB purchases push Greek 10-year bond yields to record low

Greek 10-year government bond yields fell to record lows on Thursday as a sharp rally spurred on by the fast-paced purchase of the country's...

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...

Top Stories

11 new Covid cases in Cyprus, number steadily down, tests rising

  11 new cases of Covid-19 were announced today in Cyprus, out of a total of 3,314 diagnostic tests, taking the total number to 1233. New...

Police fire tear gas at Beirut protesters furious after explosion

  Lebanese riot police fired tear gas at demonstrators trying to break through a barrier to get to the parliament building in Beirut during a...

82 year old killed in Paphos while trying to move his car off the pavement-victim named

  An 82 year old man was killed this morning in Paphos, as he was trying to move his car away from a pavement near...

Paphos fire has scorched 5 square kilometres, still raging, destruction ‘biblical’ (update)

  A fire that broke out early this morning near the Paphos community of Archimandrita and spread on a 20 kilometre front near the villages...

Brazil COVID-19 deaths reach 100,000 and barrel onward

  Brazil’s death toll from COVID-19 is expected to hit 100,000 today and continue to climb as most Brazilian cities reopen shops and dining even...

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...