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20 August, 2019
 

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Detectives join missing woman’s case in Ikaria

Detectives join missing woman’s case in Ikaria

Greek police have found blood on the hotel bed of a British Cypriot female, who was reported as missing while on vacation by her boyfriend hours before the couple was set to fly back to Cyprus...

Cyprus considers raising corporate tax rate to 15%

Cyprus considers raising corporate tax rate to 15%

The idea of ​​raising the Cyprus corporate tax rate from 12.5% ​​to 15% has been discussed at a meeting between Finance Minister Haris Georgiades and business executives...

Turkish drillship starts operations off Karpasia peninsula

Turkish drillship starts operations off Karpasia peninsula

Turkish drillship “Yavuz” has begun operating off the coast of Cyprus, just south of the Karpasia (Kaspas) peninsula and will remain there for three weeks, Cypriot media reported Tuesday, citing an article in Turkey’s pro-government newspaper Daily Sabah. ...

Energy ministers to meet in Athens

Energy ministers to meet in Athens

The officials plan to set up a working committee of high-level officials to identify specific cooperation projects and ways to implement them....

Kastellorizo ignored by Turkey in EEZ map

Kastellorizo ignored by Turkey in EEZ map

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu presented a map Monday of Turkey’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) stretching south of the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes to a few miles west of Paphos on Cyprus’ western coast. ...

Go Trendy or Classic with garden furniture from JYSK

Go Trendy or Classic with garden furniture from JYSK

Do you want to be Trendy or Classis this August? To answer this, visit the JYSK store at Nicosia Mall. August, as the typical holiday month, is ideal for resting and relaxing with family and friends. That’s why JYSK, the famous Danish retailer chain, offers two garden furniture sets to two lucky winners to make your summer even more beautiful. A Trendy and a Classic one! ...

Trump’s yuan move makes a China deal much harder

Trump’s yuan move makes a China deal much harder

The decision to label China a currency manipulator boxes in Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. The U.S. Treasury Department made the move after Beijing allowed the yuan to slide below the key level of 7 to the dollar. It’s the first such designation for the People’s Republic since 1994. The sudden escalation will make it harder for both sides to reach a trade truce...

Perseids peak this weekend

Perseids peak this weekend

Stargazing enthusiasts can expect to see around a dozen Perseids per hour this weekend, which is the peak of the summer meteor shower...

Lute calls Anastasiades ahead of Akinci meeting

Lute calls Anastasiades ahead of Akinci meeting

UN Secretary-General’s special envoy Jane Holl Lute conveyed the wish that the leaders’ meeting on Friday will yield positive results. ...

Cypriot reports British girlfriend missing on Greek island

Cypriot reports British girlfriend missing on Greek island

Greek police are on high alert over the disappearance of a British female scientist, whose Cypriot boyfriend says she failed to answer her phone hours before their flight to Cyprus...

Cyprus formally asks EU to share burden

Cyprus formally asks EU to share burden

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides has made good on his promise to seek help in “practical ways” from his EU counterparts on the migration issue and redistribution of asylees...

Ayia Napa police reject coercion allegations

Ayia Napa police reject coercion allegations

Ayia Napa police are responding to allegations of misconduct in the ongoing gang rape case, rejecting a report that suggested officers forced a British teen to withdraw her complaint...

President Anastasiades aims at a creative meeting with Akinci, Spokesman says

President Anastasiades aims at a creative meeting with Akinci, Spokesman says

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades aims at a creative meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, on Friday, in a bid to create the necessary conditions for the resumption of settlement talks, Prodromos Prodromou said on Monday....

Message not received, over!

Message not received, over!

The upcoming Anastasiades-Akinci meeting on Friday will be extremely important for the future of the Cyprus settlement process, and this is what FinMin Christodoulides told RIK News on Thursday...

Stella Kyriakidou: Climate change and gender equality a priority for the EU

Stella Kyriakidou: Climate change and gender equality a priority for the EU

There have been many who have questioned the EU because of the economic crisis that has emerged in recent years. Today we are coming out of this crisis and we realize that the EU still has a lot to offer....

Exceeding expectations

Exceeding expectations

In the eight months of its operation, Nicosia Mall has surpassed expectations. Following the triumphant opening in November 2018 and the resounding welcome by consumers, the capital’s newest shopping mall has been steadily and assuredly pulling in crowds and converting them into devoted customers. The outstanding traffic as well as the levels of satisfaction and observed visitor loyalty, which are examined on a quarterly basis through surveys, are a testament that a thoughtfully planned retail destination and a customer centric approach can yield success. Most importantly, the data available foretells a bright future ahead...

Tangible rewards for alliance-building

Tangible rewards for alliance-building

Greece's military spending has shrunk dramatically as a result of the crisis, widening the defense gap with Turkey. Successive Greek governments have spent billions on armaments over the past few decades, yet there is very little to show for it in terms of a defense industry. After an ambitious start, state-owned firms such as the Hellenic Aerospace Industry (EAV) and others were gradually choked by mismanagement from political parties and unionism...

President meets with party leaders in Troodos

President meets with party leaders in Troodos

President Nicos Anastasiades is meeting with party leaders today at his residence in Troodos, ahead of a meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on August 9 ...

Week starts hot, low chance of rain

Week starts hot, low chance of rain

A low pressure system is affecting the area with the interior still under a hot sun in the upper 30’s, low 30’s along the coast, and low chances of mountain rain in the afternoon...

Rape accuser says cops coerced confession

Rape accuser says cops coerced confession

A new twist in the Ayia Napa gang rape case emerged on Sunday night, after The Sun ran a story about the alleged victim who says police dictated her confession and used threats to make her sign...

Cyprus ready to push on migration question

Cyprus ready to push on migration question

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides is drafting a letter for his EU counterparts, in which he is expected to formally ask for a number of individuals under protection status in the Republic of Cyprus to be relocated to other member states...

Heat advisory but some rain chances

Heat advisory but some rain chances

A heat advisory is in effect Sunday afternoon due to extreme high temperatures in the interior, while there are low chances of rain mainly in the mountains...

Six rescued from sinking boat in Limassol

Six rescued from sinking boat in Limassol

Six people were rescued off the coast of Limassol on Friday after their boat took in water and started sinking...

Wiz Guide: 12 best places in Larnaca for Food & Drink

Wiz Guide: 12 best places in Larnaca for Food & Drink

Larnaca is on the rise. The city attracts more and more visitors every year, who seek to enjoy Larnaca’s culinary experiences and wide selection of restaurants and bars. The city of Larnaca is filled with wonderful places to explore and here they are: ...

Ayia Napa rape accuser’s lawyer fires back

Ayia Napa rape accuser’s lawyer fires back

The lawyer of a British teen, who is accused of making false statements to police in a rape complaint in Ayia Napa, says his client is a victim of revenge porn and wants to know who leaked a gangbang sex video...

Greece 2021

Greece 2021

Milestones often present opportunities and the upcoming 200-year anniversary of the start of the Greek War of Independence in 1821 could serve as an opportunity for a new beginning...

Lifeline as Parliament accepts President's referral

Lifeline as Parliament accepts President's referral

The House of Representatives has heeded warnings voting to accept the President's referral of legislation that would have made it difficult for banks to recover mortgaged non-performing exposures...

Officials spot loopholes in medical cannabis law

Officials spot loopholes in medical cannabis law

A number of provisions in the medical marijuana legislation were taken out prior to a vote, prompting officials to call for amendments to block doctors from prescribing cannabis without any limits...

Akar says effort to scrap guarantees on Cyprus 'futile'

Akar says effort to scrap guarantees on Cyprus 'futile'

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has reportedly reiterated Ankara’s rejection of calls by Cyprus and Greece for a scrapping of the system of guarantees that were established when the island gained independence from Britain in 1960. ...

Trump hits China with more tariffs, sharply escalating trade dispute

Trump hits China with more tariffs, sharply escalating trade dispute

U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, sharply escalating a bruising trade war between the world’s largest economies and jolting financial markets. ...

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