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04 February, 2023
 

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Greek president to attend funerals of two F-4 pilots

Greek president to attend funerals of two F-4 pilots

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou will attend both funerals of the Hellenic Air Force officers aboard the F-4 'Phantom' fighter jet that crashed in the Ionian Sea on Monday...

EU pushing to create a Common European Degree Label

EU pushing to create a Common European Degree Label

Mariya Gabriel, the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education, and Youth, has launched ten Erasmus+ projects to foster new forms of cooperation among higher education institutions across the EU....

Biden's second Delaware home searched by FBI

Biden's second Delaware home searched by FBI

The FBI searched President Joe Biden's Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, home Wednesday as part of its investigation into the potential mishandling of classified documents, the president's personal lawyer said....

Children's A&E department operating on trial basis since Monday

Children's A&E department operating on trial basis since Monday

Since Monday, January 30, 2023, the first Accident and Emergency Department for Children has been running on a trial basis....

Bicycle helmets now mandatory

Bicycle helmets now mandatory

The regulation that establishes the requirement for the use of protective helmets in accordance with the Law states that as of today, February 1, cyclists and cyclist passengers must wear protective helmets at all times....

Half a billion euro investment in digital transformation

Half a billion euro investment in digital transformation

Over the next five years, a little more than half a billion euros (€512 million) will be set aside for digital transformation. ...

The 8,000 euro electric car is coming to Europe

The 8,000 euro electric car is coming to Europe

BYD is preparing to launch the new Seagull electric city car, which will offer a range of 300 km and a plethora of features in addition to an affordable price of around 8,000 euros, depending on the exchange rate....

After halloumi, now the potato patent

After halloumi, now the potato patent

Another product is being registered by the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment. This is the red potato, the country's second most important agricultural product, ...

Tourism revenues are on the mend

Tourism revenues are on the mend

Savvas Perdios, the deputy tourism minister, spoke with K shortly after his trip to New York and Washington, D.C., about the ministry's investment in this market and the need to gradually lay the groundwork for increased American visitor numbers in Cyprus....

Wronged worker slams Cyprus over migration crisis

Wronged worker slams Cyprus over migration crisis

Thousands of asylum seekers in Cyprus were sent back to their countries last year but one foreign worker, who feels he has no good options following a dispute with his employer, says many people who come to work on the island are forced to seek asylum because the system is not in their favor...

Campaigning outside polling stations a criminal offense

Campaigning outside polling stations a criminal offense

Campaigning or the display of any signs outside the polling stations which are directly or indirectly related to the elections are prohibited on the day and the eve of the elections February 5th, the Chief Returning Officer said on Wednesday in a press release....

Eurostat: Cyprus had the highest stock of NPL's in 2021

Eurostat: Cyprus had the highest stock of NPL's in 2021

In 2021, Cyprus remained the country with the highest stock of non-performing loans (assets) of the general government, at 20.2% of GDP, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

The new president and finance minister will face new challenges

The new president and finance minister will face new challenges

We are only a few days away from voting for the new President of the Republic. ...

Netanyahu ready for Russia-Ukraine mediator role

Netanyahu ready for Russia-Ukraine mediator role

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has emerged as a potential mediator for peace talks between Russia and Ukraine, following rumors that Kiev might favor Israel over Turkey, but the newly reelected premier says he won’t do it unless everyone gets on board...

Averof Neofytou speaks to Oriana Papantoniou on 'Diaspora News'

Averof Neofytou speaks to Oriana Papantoniou on 'Diaspora News'

The candidate for the Presidency of the Republic and President of DISY, Averof Neofytou, gave an interview with "SPOR FM 95.0" and the show "DIASPORA NEWS" with journalist Oriana Papantoniou at noon on Tuesday (31/01)....

Elections: The political 'crash test' in Brussels

Elections: The political 'crash test' in Brussels

In the interim between the two rounds of presidential elections, EU leaders will convene in Brussels for an extraordinary European Council on migration management and ensuring Europe's economic competitiveness. ...

Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd: Mr. Miltos Michaelas as new CEO

Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd: Mr. Miltos Michaelas as new CEO

The Board of Directors of Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd, decided on the appointment of Mr. Miltos Michaelas to the position of CEO of Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd....

New yellow warning issued for showers, thunderstorms, and snow

New yellow warning issued for showers, thunderstorms, and snow

The Department of Meteorology has issued a new yellow warning. The warning is in effect from 07:00 Wednesday morning (01/02) until 19:00 in the afternoon of the same day, according to the announcement. ...

Turkey: The stance of the '6' on Cyprus

Turkey: The stance of the '6' on Cyprus

The publication of the foreign policy positions of the coalition of six opposition parties (led by the Kemalist CHP) contesting Erdogan's power is of particular interest,...

Award-winning director Nick Broomfield talks of his carefree life in Nicosia

Award-winning director Nick Broomfield talks of his carefree life in Nicosia

Nick Broomfield, now 74, is revered among documentary professionals in the United Kingdom and beyond. ...

Cyprus plays leading role in natural disaster research in the South Med

Cyprus plays leading role in natural disaster research in the South Med

Today, a strategic project of particular significance for Cyprus was officially launched at the CERIDES Centre of Excellence of the European University Cyprus in the presence of Environment Commissioner Clelia Vassiliou. ...

This man has an 86% accuracy rate in predicting the future

This man has an 86% accuracy rate in predicting the future

Ray Kurzweil, an inventor and futurist, releases his first book. "The Age of Intelligent Machines" discusses artificial intelligence and foresees the rise of the Internet in popularity. Impressive considering there were only 2.6 million internet users worldwide at the time....

CBC: Household debt at 77% of GDP

CBC: Household debt at 77% of GDP

The household debt ratio stood at 77% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at the end of September 2022, marking a slight decrease compared to the previous quarter, due to the increase in GDP, according to data published by the Central Bank of Cyprus on its website on Tuesday, in the "Quarterly Financial Accounts" edition, for the reporting quarter ending September 2022. ...

Nouris: 'The cause of Cyprus' immigration problem is Turkey'

Nouris: 'The cause of Cyprus' immigration problem is Turkey'

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said on Monday that Turkey is the eliciting factor of the migration issue in Cyprus, speaking at a press conference where he presented the work of his Ministry during his term....

A large number of foreclosure notices to be sent tomorrow

A large number of foreclosure notices to be sent tomorrow

Today, Tuesday, January 31, 2023, marks the end of the most recent three-month suspension of divestments imposed by a resolution of the House of Representatives. ...

Is Anastasiadis an asset or a liability to the pre-election campaign?

Is Anastasiadis an asset or a liability to the pre-election campaign?

Many people cheered when Nicos Anastasiades begged his supporters to back DISY President Averof Neofytou in the upcoming elections a few days ago....

Guarantor wants off the hook over old bad loan

Guarantor wants off the hook over old bad loan

Cyprus’ financial commissioner came to the rescue of a loan guarantor who says he should not have to pay anything because a former credit union had failed to send him default notices 'without delay' concerning non-payment by the primary beneficiary...

Nightclub stabbing less clear after police find knife

Nightclub stabbing less clear after police find knife

A suspect in an attempted murder investigation at a nightclub in Nicosia says he had nothing to do with a fight where another customer and a bouncer sustained knife injuries, with reports saying police were dusting a military combat knife for fingerprints in connection with the case...

Co-pilot missing after Greek Phantom goes down

Co-pilot missing after Greek Phantom goes down

The body of a Phantom fighter jet pilot has been found and a second co-pilot was still missing after a crash in the Ionian Sea on Monday during a training exercise...

Kremlin brands Johnson a 'liar' after claim Putin wanted to kill him with missile

Kremlin brands Johnson a 'liar' after claim Putin wanted to kill him with missile

The Kremlin has called Boris Johnson a liar and denied claims made by the ex-PM that Vladimir Putin threatened to kill him with a missile in a call ahead of Russia's invasion of Ukraine....

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