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25 May, 2018
 

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Turkey blames Greece for Aegean tension

Turkey blames Greece for Aegean tension

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has once more attempted to raise questions about Greek sovereignty over parts of the Aegean Sea, saying that tension would be avoided if Athens stopped considering it as an entirely Greek sea...

Cyprus forecasts high GDP growth of 3% plus until 2021

Cyprus forecasts high GDP growth of 3% plus until 2021

High growth rates exceeding 3% of the GDP and high primary surpluses are projected until the year 2021 in the Strategic Fiscal Policy Framework (SFPF) 2019-2021, which was approved by the cabinet...

Rainy weather ahead but still hot

Rainy weather ahead but still hot

It will be cloudy in the next few days with high temperatures in the upper 30’s, while there will be dust in the atmosphere and a chance of rain for the next few days...

Sir Stelios launches 10th Bi-Communal Awards

Sir Stelios launches 10th Bi-Communal Awards

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of easyJet and easy family of brands (www.easy.com), announces the launch of the Stelios Bi-Communal Awards 2018, to be held for the 10th consecutive year in Cyprus...

Three anarchist groups claim responsibility for court paint attack

Three anarchist groups claim responsibility for court paint attack

Three anarchist groups claimed responsibility on Monday night for the paint attack against the Council of State earlier in the evening, saying it was a protest against the court's decision to rubber-stamp the so-called Katrougalos law which allowed pension cuts....

Bill to scrap tourism bureaucracy heading for a vote

Bill to scrap tourism bureaucracy heading for a vote

The government is trying to make good on an old promise to create an undersecretary position for tourism, essentially scrapping or severely limiting the aged structure of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation...

Toxic patriotism

Toxic patriotism

The lynch mob attack on Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris – the only way the incident can be described – during a gathering to commemorate the so-called Pontic Genocide, the killing of ethnic Greeks by the Turks during World War I, and while the national anthem was playing in the background, should give us pause...

Environmental study holding up casino resort

Environmental study holding up casino resort

A potentially huge glitch has appeared just days ahead of the scheduled stone laying ceremony for the Cypriot casino resort, with an environmental impact assessment not yet in the clear and the company blaming the delay on British military interests...

Tsipras says Greece will meet fiscal targets with no fiscal gap in 2018-9

Tsipras says Greece will meet fiscal targets with no fiscal gap in 2018-9

Greece and its foreign creditors agreed that the country will meet its fiscal targets in the coming years and there will be no fiscal gap in 2018 and 2019, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told his cabinet ...

Total wants to expand Cyprus oil and gas search

Total wants to expand Cyprus oil and gas search

French energy giant Total wants to expand its search for oil and gas off the east Mediterranean coast of Cyprus, a senior company official said on Monday...

Paphos mayor accuses police of corruption and incompetence

Paphos mayor accuses police of corruption and incompetence

Paphos Mayor Phedonas Phedonos says Cyprus police do not take effective action to combat organised crime and that some cops even give false testimony or turn a blind eye on corruption...

Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem after US lead

Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem after US lead

Paraguay opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the second country to follow the United States in making the politically sensitive move from Tel Aviv...

Venezuela's re-elected Maduro faces overseas censure

Venezuela's re-elected Maduro faces overseas censure

Venezuela’s socialist leader Nicolas Maduro faced fresh international censure on Monday after re-election in a vote foes denounced as a farce cementing autocracy in the crisis-stricken OPEC nation...

UK financial sector wants global talent on tap after Brexit

UK financial sector wants global talent on tap after Brexit

Costs for hiring bankers, accountants and lawyers from outside Britain will soar after Brexit and threaten London’s standing as a global financial centre unless the immigration system is urgently reformed, a report said...

US says Cyprus energy riches must be shared as part of a solution

US says Cyprus energy riches must be shared as part of a solution

Cyprus’ oil and gas resources should be equitably shared between both communities on the island, in the context of an overall settlement said Jonathan Cohen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs...

Greek village ‘lost for words’ over news of Texan shooter

Greek village ‘lost for words’ over news of Texan shooter

The family of the Texan teen gunman were “quiet, peaceable people” who never raised eyebrows in the Greek village where his father spent his youth...

Teachers take on minister in row over boy's death

Teachers take on minister in row over boy's death

Organised teachers are up in arms over the education minister’s comments during a probe in the aftermath of a school boy’s death, when he asked union educators to stay away from the investigation...

Russian 'dirty money' flowing through London damages UK

Russian 'dirty money' flowing through London damages UK

Russian money hidden in British assets and laundered through City of London financial institutions damages the government’s efforts to take a tough stance against Moscow’s aggressive foreign policy, a committee of lawmakers said...

The first modern Islamist fundamentalist conquest of the West?

The first modern Islamist fundamentalist conquest of the West?

New revelations expose Turkey stealthily positioning itself to attempt to permanently possess the northern third of Cyprus which is rich in hydrocarbons...

Harry and Meghan seal it with a kiss

Harry and Meghan seal it with a kiss

Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle were pronounced husband and wife on Saturday by the Archbishop of Canterbury in a glittering union that brought a measure of modern Hollywood glamour into the 1,000-year-old monarchy...

Cyprus wants to be a film industry contender

Cyprus wants to be a film industry contender

The Cyprus government wants to cut red tape that keeps film producers at bay, with a new bill in parliament aimed at attracting foreign companies that could choose the island for the next blockbuster...

Opposition parties walk out of Novartis debate

Opposition parties walk out of Novartis debate

Lawmakers of the opposition walked out of a parliamentary debate on Friday ahead of a vote on whether to request the prosecution of 10 prominent politicians named in a bribery scandal involving Swiss drugs manufacturer Novartis....

Eight to ten dead in Texas high school shooting

Eight to ten dead in Texas high school shooting

At least eight people were killed on Friday in a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, and officers had taken into custody a student who was suspected of carrying out the attack...

Drugs behind the cosa nostra of Cyprus

Drugs behind the cosa nostra of Cyprus

Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou left the possibility wide open that well known individuals and admired businessmen could be taking part in the illegal drug trade in Cyprus, suggesting that competing criminal gangs may be cooperating with each other at a higher level...

Cyprus, Malta, Greece want red tape cut to boost shipping

Cyprus, Malta, Greece want red tape cut to boost shipping

The shipping ministers of Cyprus, Malta and Greece say they want the European Union to cut red tape holding back growth in the sector, which they say provides 2.1 million jobs and 142 billion euros to Europe's economy...

There could be no flights after Brexit

There could be no flights after Brexit

There is a possibility that flights will not be able to take place the day after Britain’s planned departure from the EU next year...

Two Brits get into a fist fight over a dog

Two Brits get into a fist fight over a dog

A British man was sent to the hospital with a head injury after getting involved in an ugly fight with another man over an argument because of a dog that was barking...

Unmarried fathers can now get paid paternity leave

Unmarried fathers can now get paid paternity leave

Members of the House passed a new law extending paternity leave to unmarried fathers, essentially amending legislation from last year that gave paid leave to married dads...

Cyprus can play a role in monitoring climate change

Cyprus can play a role in monitoring climate change

Cyprus has a role to play in issues concerning climate change by building up a new station to monitor the effects, General Secretary of the World Meteorological Organisation, Petteri Taalas told CNA...

Prince Charles to walk Meghan down the aisle

Prince Charles to walk Meghan down the aisle

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle at her glittering wedding to his son Prince Harry after her own father had to pull out because of ill health...