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EU is ‘unimpressed’ by threats of no-deal Brexit – BBC

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator said in an interview to be published on Thursday that he was unimpressed by threats of no-deal Brexit but...

U.S. officials wonder: Did Turkish leader’s coup memories drive Russia arms deal?

For some U.S. officials, the Trump administration's failure to persuade Turkey not to buy a Russian air defence system may have its roots in...

Income inequality in Cyprus below EU 28 average

The income quintile share ratio -- an indicator of income inequality -- in Cyprus in 2017 stood at 4.6 -- which is below the...

Germany calls upon Turkey to avoid escalation and refrain from illegal drillings

Germany on Wednesday called upon Turkey to avoid escalation and refrain from illegal drilling off Cyprus. German Foreign Ministry's deputy spokesman Christofer Burger told the...

Cyprus should not be left alone to deal with asylum and migration issues, UNHCR official says

Cyprus, currently receiving more asylum seekers per capita among European countries, should not be left alone to deal with this situation, said UNHCR Cyprus...

Unbowed, Trump intensifies attacks on four Democratic congresswomen

President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will...

Showers and thunderstorms with possibility of hail forecast for Thursday

A unstable air mass is affecting the area bringing showers and thunderstorms. According to the met office's early morning weather bulletin, Thursday will be partly...

Police probing arson attempt at Akamas forest

Police are probing an arson attempt at Akamas forest near Lara Bay after a fire broke out there a little before midnight on Wednesday. Fire...

44 year old remanded in connection with possession of 205 grams of cannabis

Nicosia District Court remanded a 44 year old man in custody for eight days in connection with a drug possession case. A police announcement said...

Commissioner upholds complaints by two children with special needs

Child commissioner Lida Koursoumba has upheld complaints lodged by the families of children with special needs. One child is aged six and blind. The second...

Turkish news agency publishes first pictures of Yavuz drillship of Cyprus

Turkish IHA News Agency on Wednesday published pictures of Yavuz, a drillship that is illegally operating off the coast of Karpasia. Ankara rejects agreements the...

Auditor General’s report flags Presidential Palace

The Auditor General's report flags the Presidential Palace for failing to follow good governance practices. Specifically, the report found weaknesses on the way the Presidential...

Turkish diplomat is among three people shot dead in Kurdish capital – security officials

At least three people including a Turkish diplomat were killed in a shooting on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil, Kurdish security officials...

Millions stranded in India as early monsoon downpours bring flood havoc

Millions of people are stranded by flooding in northeast India with concern growing about food and water supplies even though the impact of heavy,...

Eight in ten Cypriots recycle batteries, AFIS President tells CNA

Eight in ten Cypriots recycle batteries, AFIS President Chris Christodoulou has told CNA, noting that the organization is intensifying its efforts even more aiming...

Minister: Five exploratory, five confirmation drills in next two years

Five exploratory and five confirmation drills will be carried out in licensed plots of Cyprus' EEZ in the next two years, Energy Minister Yiorgos...

Lionfish invasion in Cyprus? If you can’t beat ’em, eat ’em

"Wanted", says the poster of a lionfish on the quay side in Larnaca marina. Dead, or fried. Or even grilled, filleted or in a risotto....

Updated: 12 arrests as Ayia Napa police investigate gang rape complaint

Police are investigating a complaint filed by a 19 year old tourist that she had been gang raped at a hotel in Ayia Napa,...

Police say they have started armed patrols in old Nicosia

Armed police officers are patrolling old Nicosia on foot every day after 10 pm, police spokesman Christos Andreou told ACTIVE Radio. He explained that this...

Anti-sexual harassment code introduced in public, private sector

An anti-sexual harassment code will be included in the collective agreements between workers and employers and has already been introduced in the public sector,...

Man who drove car into police at UK parliament guilty of attempted murder

A man who drove his car into cyclists and then rammed it into barriers outside Britain's parliament narrowly missing police officers was found guilty...

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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...