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22 September, 2018
 

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Putin and Xi make pancakes

Putin and Xi make pancakes

Earthquake in Turkey shakes Cyprus

Earthquake in Turkey shakes Cyprus

Residents in Cyprus were shaken Wednesday morning by an earthquake some 66 kilometres off Turkey’s Antalya province...

Cyprus launches website for film industry

Cyprus launches website for film industry

The Cyprus Investment Promotion Industry (Invest Cyprus) launched on Tuesday the Scheme for the promotion of the filming industry, presenting the online platform where interested parties can apply for cash rebates and other incentives for their productions...

New Democracy to vote against Hungary in European Parliament

New Democracy to vote against Hungary in European Parliament

Greece's Conservatives will support possible disciplinary action against Hungary in the European Parliament which is debating whether the country has breached core EU values, party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in a statement on Tuesday....

EBRD investment to rise in FYROM, Greece

EBRD investment to rise in FYROM, Greece

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) expects its investment in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece to rise significantly after the two countries manage to solve the dispute regarding FYROM’s name, an EBRD official said....

Human trafficking network busted in Cyprus

Human trafficking network busted in Cyprus

Cyprus police arrested five people, including three cops, following the unraveling of a human trafficking network that was forcing Eastern European women into prostitution...

Rare kidney transplant takes place in Cyprus

Rare kidney transplant takes place in Cyprus

A milestone in the modern history of transplants in Cyprus was announced on Tuesday during a press conference in the presence of Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou...

No paddles go up for Berengaria hotel

No paddles go up for Berengaria hotel

Despite a recent spike in interest for the auction of the abandoned Berengaria hotel in Cyprus, the historic building failed to draw bidders who would be willing to meet the minimum asking price of just over €2 million...

Tsipras: Greece and Cyprus pillars of stability in a turbulent region

Tsipras: Greece and Cyprus pillars of stability in a turbulent region

Greece and Cyprus are the only European pillars of stability and security in a turbulent region, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told the European Parliament Plenary in Strasbourg...

UK parties declare support for Cyprus reunification

UK parties declare support for Cyprus reunification

The main British political parties, as well as a pro-Cypriot group of MPs, have reiterated their support for the reunification of the island in recent statements addressed to the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK...

Missing person’s funeral on hold pending legal debate

Missing person’s funeral on hold pending legal debate

A recent case involving partial remains of one of Cyprus missing persons is keeping a family from burying their loved one, as the coroner cannot positively confirm their relative’s death to issue a certificate...

Hellenic mulls over selling delinquent loans

Hellenic mulls over selling delinquent loans

Hellenic Bank posted a €35 million net profit for the first half of 2018, with the bank’s CEO Ioannis Matsis stating that the bank is ready to launch a tender for the sale of a portfolio of non-performing exposures within the next six months...

Kotzias sees Lute in Athens

Kotzias sees Lute in Athens

Jane Holl Lute, the special envoy of the UN Secretary General, is set to meet with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Tuesday afternoon as part of her ongoing Cyprus tour...

Week starts off with mixed weather

Week starts off with mixed weather

There is still a chance of rain and thunderstorms in the late afternoon Monday and Tuesday, while weather is expected to clear up by mid-week as temperatures rise slightly...

Two men attempt 'mission impossible' in Nicosia

Two men attempt 'mission impossible' in Nicosia

Two men were seen throwing a rope over a part of the inner-city wall that separates north from south in downtown Nicosia, with bystanders watching in awe as the scene unfolded just like a Hollywood movie...

SPP MEDIA signs Kaniklides for GDPR plan

SPP MEDIA signs Kaniklides for GDPR plan

SPP Media Group has signed a records management agreement with Kaniklides company in order to put together a plan that fully complies with the law on General Data Protection Regulation...

Waterspout appears out of the blue

Waterspout appears out of the blue

An unusual tornado over water appeared in the north, off the Famagusta coast in the northern part of Cyprus, sparking a lively discussion among weather enthusiasts all over the island...

Team launches world’s first ocean cleanup system

Team launches world’s first ocean cleanup system

A first trial of a massive cleanup of plastic in the ocean, an effort that has been in the works for five years, was launched in San Francisco on Saturday...

New company registrations on the climb

New company registrations on the climb

The upward trend in the registration of new companies continued in August, data released by Cyprus` Department of the Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver show...

Kasoulides bestowed Legion of Honour

Kasoulides bestowed Legion of Honour

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian praised Ioannis Kasoulides during a special ceremony in Nicosia, where France awarded the Legion of Honour to the Cypriot former foreign minister...

Obama slums Trump

Obama slums Trump

Former US President Barack Obama assailed President Donald Trump and Republicans on Friday, urging Democrats to deliver a check on the administration’s “abuses of power” and restore a sense of sanity to politics by voting in November’s elections...

Le Drian says France stands ready to help

Le Drian says France stands ready to help

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says Cyprus and France and the presidents of the two countries both wish for further cooperation, while also expressing support for restarting peace talks...

Tourism revenue up first six months of 2018

Tourism revenue up first six months of 2018

Revenue from tourism in Cyprus was up by 4% or €38.5 million on an annual basis in the first half of this year compared with the first six months of 2017, despite a drop in the per capita expenditure of tourists, while in June alone revenue was up by 3%...

Boris and wife file for divorce

Boris and wife file for divorce

Boris Johnson, Britain’s former foreign secretary, said on Friday he had separated from his wife Marina Wheeler and the couple will divorce...

Cop fires shot after smart device flags vehicle

Cop fires shot after smart device flags vehicle

Police in Limassol fired a warning shot after a driver of a vehicle, which was flagged by the new ANPR system, sped away with cops ending up arresting two other people on foot...

Illegal bird trapping season begins with an arrest

Illegal bird trapping season begins with an arrest

Officials and activists team up once again to combat illegal bird trapping in Cyprus, with a recent arrest of a male suspect sending a message against complacency...

Isolated showers on the way

Isolated showers on the way

Clouds and showers are expected during parts of Friday, despite overall clear skies throughout the day, with a chance of thunderstorms and even hail over the weekend and into next week...