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18 May, 2024
 

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Foundational principles of sustainable development in Natura 2000 regions

Foundational principles of sustainable development in Natura 2000 regions

Dimitris K. Melissas is a Lawyer and Professor of Public Law at the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens, specializing in Urban Planning Law, Spatial Planning Law and Environmental Law....

''Vindication for my child'', Thanasis' mother says

''Vindication for my child'', Thanasis' mother says

The heart-wrenching account of Andriana, the grieving mother of the late 26-year-old National Guardsman, Thanasis Nikolaou, unfolded in a recent......

Occupied territories condemn attack on Limassol mosque

Occupied territories condemn attack on Limassol mosque

In occupied territories, both the Foreign Ministry and the Vakoufika Department have strongly denounced an alleged attack on the Arnaut Mosque in Limassol....

CEO advocates Green Transition at inaugural Cyprus Summit

CEO advocates Green Transition at inaugural Cyprus Summit

In an interview on SPOR FM's ''News Diaspora'' program, Dimitris Lottidis, the founder of the conference and CEO of SPP Media, addressed the urgent climate crisis and the inaugural Green Agenda Cyprus Summit....

BBF launches Eden Bay in Kato Paphos

BBF launches Eden Bay in Kato Paphos

Marking BBF’s latest expansion to the charming city of Paphos, bbf: eden bay embodies a unique blend of rich cultural history, endless beaches, and high-end living....

Banking sector's pledge to environmental transition

Banking sector's pledge to environmental transition

Eliza has been the Executive Director of Finance since October 2019 and since October 2021 she has been an Executive Member of the Bank of Cyprus Board of Directors....

Humanitarian aid ship en route to Gaza, expected arrival in 18 hours

Humanitarian aid ship en route to Gaza, expected arrival in 18 hours

A joint effort between the United States and the United Kingdom is underway to deliver much-needed humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip. Departing from Larnaka port on Wednesday, the USAV JAMES LOUX, a vessel of the US Army, is en route to Gaza with a fresh shipment of aid for the population....

Slovak Prime Minister injured in apparent assassination attempt

Slovak Prime Minister injured in apparent assassination attempt

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fizzo is recovering from gunshot wounds sustained while greeting citizens and has regained consciousness following extensive surgery, as reported by Slovak media....

Peaceful weather and warmth

Peaceful weather and warmth

Today, a gentle embrace of high pressure will bestow upon the area a canvas of mostly clear skies. By early afternoon, a delicate dance of clouds will appear, mainly over......

Fire strikes abandoned cinema in Limassol's Turkish Cypriot quarter

Fire strikes abandoned cinema in Limassol's Turkish Cypriot quarter

A blaze ignited on Wednesday afternoon in an abandoned cinema located within a Turkish Cypriot neighborhood in the Limassol District, prompting a rapid response from the Fire Service and raising concerns among local residents....

Justice minister stresses ongoing evaluation for ceasefire line security

Justice minister stresses ongoing evaluation for ceasefire line security

Cyprus' Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Hartsiotis, revealed on Wednesday that heightened measures along the ceasefire line are a response to ongoing security evaluations. ...

First ever ECB supervisory council meeting in Cyprus

First ever ECB supervisory council meeting in Cyprus

The Central Bank of Cyprus is set to host the first-ever regular meeting of the Supervisory Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) on May 16-17....

Slovakian Prime Minister shot after government meeting (video)

Slovakian Prime Minister shot after government meeting (video)

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was injured in a shooting following a government meeting, according to a report by the news agency TASR on Wednesday. ...

Norway-funded projects highlighted in Nicosia walking tour

Norway-funded projects highlighted in Nicosia walking tour

The Norwegian Embassy is organising a special walking event in the heart of Nicosia, highlighting some of the flagship projects funded by the Norwegian......

Combatting money laundering: Insights from Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki

Combatting money laundering: Insights from Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki

Money laundering poses a significant threat to the EU's economy and society, with organized crime generating revenues of at least €139 billion annually, as emphasized by Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki, a professor and lawyer at the High Court of Justice....

Paphos mayor to welcome three university-backed startup ventures

Paphos mayor to welcome three university-backed startup ventures

In a move set to bolster innovation and technological advancement, three dynamic startup ventures, handpicked by the American University of Beirut (AUB) and the Zein AUB Innovation Park, are poised to make Paphos their new home. ...

Blood test detects cancer 7 years before diganosis

Blood test detects cancer 7 years before diganosis

Researchers funded by Cancer Research UK have made a groundbreaking discovery that could revolutionize cancer detection by up to seven years using a simple blood test. ...

Accountant General clarifies operations of Social Support Fund headed by First Lady

Accountant General clarifies operations of Social Support Fund headed by First Lady

Today, the Accountant General of the Republic stepped in to clear the air about how a special fund is being managed. This fund, known as the Independent Social Support Body, is overseen by Philippa Karsera, the First Lady....

King Charles' modern portrait revealed after coronation

King Charles' modern portrait revealed after coronation

King Charles' inaugural portrait, revealed on Tuesday following his coronation in May 2023, presents a striking blend of tradition and contemporary artistry....

Netanyahu: ''We are not a vassal state of the US''

Netanyahu: ''We are not a vassal state of the US''

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly reacted during a meeting with his security cabinet following President Biden's warning about a potential major attack on Rafah, Axios' Barak Ravid reports....

Monks, millionaires, and mammoths: Cyprus' epic saga of scandal and schemes

Monks, millionaires, and mammoths: Cyprus' epic saga of scandal and schemes

At an unexpected time, I had written to you that a mammoth development project in a coastal town would likely meet the fate of mammoths—meaning it would fade into history without us ever seeing or touching it....

Government to appoint criminal investigators to tackle cold case (UPDATE)

Government to appoint criminal investigators to tackle cold case (UPDATE)

The Cyprus Government will make a decisive move today in the long-standing case of Thanassis Nikolaos, President Nicos Christodoulides announced at the start of the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday....

Kition Ocean Holdings accused of delaying Larnaca port upgrade

Kition Ocean Holdings accused of delaying Larnaca port upgrade

Stagnation has been observed on the government and company front regarding the redevelopment of the port and marina in Larnaca....

Europe and the onus lying on our shoulders

Europe and the onus lying on our shoulders

On May 9th , 1950, the foundations were laid for the creation of the greatest peace project ever in human history. It was back then when the French Foreign Minister, Robert Schuman presented the "Schuman Declaration," which was actually proposing the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community initially between France and West Germany....

Convict arrested in connection with ''Dimitroui'' attempted murder

Convict arrested in connection with ''Dimitroui'' attempted murder

Authorities have arrested a tenth suspect in connection with the attempted murder of Dimitris Andronikos, known as ''Dimitroui,'' which occurred at noon on April 23 on the Palaichori - Anthoupoli road. The suspect is reportedly an inmate at the Central Prison....

Navigating the next steps in the Cyprus issue

Navigating the next steps in the Cyprus issue

The Cyprus problem is entering an intriguing phase following the UN Secretary General's Personal Envoy, Maria Angela Algin Quayar's, rounds of contacts - including three visits to Cyprus and diplomatic engagements in Greece, the UK, Turkey, Berlin, Paris, Brussels, and Moscow....

Famagusta court detains suspect in firearms-terrorism case, age 23

Famagusta court detains suspect in firearms-terrorism case, age 23

In response to ongoing investigations into the possession and transportation of firearms with intent to incite terror, law enforcement executed a judicial warrant leading to the apprehension of a 23-year-old individual. ...

Consumer protection urges photovoltaic market research

Consumer protection urges photovoltaic market research

The Consumer Protection Service of the Ministry of Energy emphasizes the importance of thorough market research for consumers considering the installation of photovoltaic systems....

Biden approves over $1 billion in arms for Israel

Biden approves over $1 billion in arms for Israel

The Biden administration has told key lawmakers it would send more than $1 billion in additional arms and ammunition to Israel......

Cypriot banks set to exceed 2023's record profits in 2024

Cypriot banks set to exceed 2023's record profits in 2024

Cypriot banks are maintaining a low profile, but it's expected that 2024 will bring in higher profits compared to the record-breaking figures of 2023. ...

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