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Eurostat: Cyprus has lowest infant mortality rate in EU (table)

The infant mortality rate in Cyprus in 2017 was the lowest in the EU 28, according to figures published by Eurostat on Friday. It said...

Trump disavows ‘send her back’ rally chant, many Republicans alarmed

President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S....

Suspected arsonist planned Japan’s worst mass killing in 18 years – media

A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarised and appeared to have planned the attack,...

The Cyprus Institute to document churches in occupied Cyprus

The Cyprus Institute, in collaboration with the Byzantine Museum of Nicosia, was officially endorsed by the Department of Antiquities to document the churches of...

Interior Minister calls for a comprehensive solution as regards migration flows

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides stressed on Thursday the need for a comprehensive and substantive solution with a view to achieve an effective management of...

Mainly fine today, temperatures set to rise over the weekend

Seasonal low pressure is affecting the area. Friday will be mainly fine but clouds that develop after midday are expected to lead to scattered showers...

Police await DNA results as 12 young Israelis held over alleged rape of tourist

The results of DNA tests are expected to help police inquiries into an alleged gang rape of a 19 year old British woman by...

Unattended goats on Nicosia-Limassol highway police warn

Police have issued an announcement, the second today, urging drivers to be careful because of unattended animals on the Nicosia-Limassol highway, this time near Kalavasos...

Israel’s Foreign Ministry DG holds talks in Nicosia

The Director General of Israel's Foreign Ministry Yuval Rotem held bilateral talks in Nicosia on Thursday with Cyprus Foreign Ministry's Permanent Secretary, Tasos Tzionis,...

UK lawmakers back bid to hamper a no-deal Brexit

British lawmakers on Thursday backed proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament,...

President ready to meet Turkish Cypriot leader, Government Spokesman says

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Thursday that President Nicos Anastasiades is ready to meet Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, welcoming the latter’s proposal...

Waste management constitutes a priority, Minister says

Waste management, especially municipal waste, which by its nature and quantity has a significant proportion of total production, constitutes a necessity and a priority...

Coral Bay hit and run driver jailed for causing death of Briton

Paphos Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced  a 35 year old man to jail for two and half years for causing the death of Briton...

Labour peers could hold no-confidence vote in leader Corbyn – source

Opposition Labour Party members in Britain's upper house of parliament will consider holding a symbolic vote of no confidence in leader Jeremy Corbyn, a...

12 Israeli youths remanded in custody as police probe gang rape allegation

Twelve young Israeli men were on Thursday remanded in custody for eight days as police investigate a complaint by a 19 year British tourist...

Irish PM says he may compromise on Brexit border issue

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday he was willing to listen to alternative proposals from the next British prime minister on keeping...

Report: Cyprus link to international sham marriage ring

Police have been contacted as part of a European investigation into a ring  involving women from Poland entering into sham marriages with third country...

Arson suspected as fire engulfs Japanese studio; at least 23 feared dead

Fire swept through an animation studio in Japan on Thursday and 23 people were feared killed and scores injured, with the cause suspected to...

Police warn of unattended animals on Nicosia-Limassol highway

Police are warning that unattended animals have found their way onto the Nicosia-Limassol highway near Skarinou and are calling on all drivers to be...

Limassol: Documentary sheds light on ill-fated Sellers’ movie, filmed in Kyrenia in 1973 (trailer)

A documentary recounting the tale of the ill-fated Hollywood movie Ghost in the Noonday Sun that was shot in Kyrenia  in 1973  but never...

More than 10 feared dead in suspected Japan animation studio arson

More than 10 people are feared dead and dozens injured or missing in a suspected case of arson at an animation studio in the...

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Fourteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,387 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 14 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Steps taken for the reduction of nuisance in cities

Measures are being taken by police to alleviate the phenomenon of public nuisance caused during the night hours in the cities. In addition to daily...

Remdesivir quantities in Cyprus – fight against Covid-19 intensified

Health Minister Konstantinos Ioannou said that Cyprus has received quantities of the medicine Remdesivir, strengthening its arsenal in the fight against the corona virus. In...

Three people wanted for shoplifting in Paphos

A store owner in Paphos made a formal complaint to police on Thursday claiming that three people - two men and a woman who...

Archaeologists find 1800-year-old entrance to historic Zerzevan castle in eastern Turkey

The 1800-year-old entrance to historic Zerzevan Castle, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List has been unearthed by archaeologists in eastern Turkey. Excavations...

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...