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29 May, 2024
 

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Cyprus pledges to plant 100,000 trees annually to combat climate change

Cyprus pledges to plant 100,000 trees annually to combat climate change

The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment has introduced a series of ambitious green initiatives......

RIF and Israel Innovation Authority launch €900,000 call for joint R&D projects

RIF and Israel Innovation Authority launch €900,000 call for joint R&D projects

The Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF), in collaboration with the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA), has unveiled a fresh joint call for proposals, boasting a substantial budget of €900,000....

Pet and Family Fun Day returns to Nicosia

Pet and Family Fun Day returns to Nicosia

The highly anticipated Pet and Family Fun Day, a beloved community event created a decade ago by the LefkosiaZO Volunteer Network and the Nicosia Municipality, is set to make a triumphant return to the Nicosia Municipal Garden and Nicosia Municipal Theatre on Sunday, May 26, 2024, from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm....

Wolt market celebrates two years of success in Cyprus

Wolt market celebrates two years of success in Cyprus

Wolt Market is marking its second birthday in style, showcasing its growth and thanking customers with exclusive discounts and giveaways....

Greece anticipates bumper olive oil harvest despite price fluctuations

Greece anticipates bumper olive oil harvest despite price fluctuations

Estimates from Greece suggest a promising outlook for olive oil production this year, with anticipation building for a potentially fruitful harvest, although definitive conclusions remain pending for about a month....

Bankers rally for increased green financing despite longer payback periods

Bankers rally for increased green financing despite longer payback periods

According to a report by Panagiotis Rougalas, big players in the financial world are urging banks to step up for a greener future....

US fund eyes investment in Greece-Cyprus-Israel sea link

US fund eyes investment in Greece-Cyprus-Israel sea link

The US sovereign wealth fund, SWF, is keen on joining the Greece-Cyprus-Israel Great Sea Interconnector project. ADMIE, the Transmission System Operator for the Hellenic Electricity Transmission System, confirmed SWF's interest, which could involve funding or loans....

Politico: Ireland, Spain, and Norway to recognize Palestine

Politico: Ireland, Spain, and Norway to recognize Palestine

Ireland, Spain, and Norway announced on Wednesday their decision to officially recognize Palestine as a sovereign state starting next week, a move that has provoked a strong reaction from Israel....

Cyprus and Greece strengthen maritime ties

Cyprus and Greece strengthen maritime ties

The Greek Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Islands, Mr. Christos Stylianides, and Shipping Deputy Minister, Mrs. Marina Hadjimanolis, met with delegations from their respective ministries in Limassol to discuss bilateral maritime issues....

Remembering Michael G. Leptos: A tribute to Cyprus land development pioneer

Remembering Michael G. Leptos: A tribute to Cyprus land development pioneer

In an emotional ceremony, the contribution of the late Michael G. Leptos, founder of Leptos Estates, was recognised and honoured with a special award for his dedication and contribution to the Cyprus Land and Building Developers Association. ...

Apple fights €1.8 billion EU fine

Apple fights €1.8 billion EU fine

Apple is appealing a €1.8 billion fine from the European Union, which accused the tech giant of blocking information about cheaper music streaming services....

Police arrest 58-year-old for growing marijuana in garden

Police arrest 58-year-old for growing marijuana in garden

A 58-year-old man was arrested by the Cyprus Anti-Narcotics Unit (YCAN) in the Larnaca district on Tuesday for allegedly cultivating cannabis in his home....

Fifteen-year-old's health on the mend after 16-meter fall

Fifteen-year-old's health on the mend after 16-meter fall

A 15-year-old boy is showing signs of improvement at Nicosia General Hospital after a terrifying fall from a four-storey apartment block in Paphos on Tuesday. ...

Former bomb suspect's bid to join Cyprus Police thwarted by past

Former bomb suspect's bid to join Cyprus Police thwarted by past

In a surprising turn of events, the ambitions of an individual seeking to join the ranks of Cyprus's police and fire departments were abruptly halted due to a shadow from the past. ...

US military port fails to distribute aid, Gaza crisis deepens

US military port fails to distribute aid, Gaza crisis deepens

Humanitarian aid intended for the desperate population of the Gaza Strip remains undistributed, despite its arrival at a temporary port constructed by the U.S. military. ...

Dusty skies and mild weather

Dusty skies and mild weather

A weak low-pressure system is affecting the area, bringing occasional dust floating in the atmosphere until Thursday evening. Concentrations of dust may temporarily increase during this period....

Cyprus Shipping Chamber marks 35 years with annual election

Cyprus Shipping Chamber marks 35 years with annual election

The Cyprus Chamber of Shipping commemorated its 35th anniversary today with its annual election meeting in Limassol. ...

Christodoulides to hold key meetings with Polish officials in Warsaw

Christodoulides to hold key meetings with Polish officials in Warsaw

The President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, travels to Poland for an official visit on Wednesday evening, where he will meet with the country's political leadership....

Cyprus owes the UK over £1.4M in London congestion charges

Cyprus owes the UK over £1.4M in London congestion charges

Transport for London (TfL), the authority managing the British capital’s transportation system, has published an updated list of foreign embassies that have refused to pay the Congestion Charge, a fee imposed since 2003 on vehicles entering the city center....

Cyprus Institute's climate efforts recognized with prestigious PAM award

Cyprus Institute's climate efforts recognized with prestigious PAM award

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) was among the winners of a Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) Award, awarded in recognition of CyI’s research and educational activities in addressing the Climate Crisis and advancing mitigation actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region....

Major weapons haul uncovered in Oroklini cemetery, two arrested

Major weapons haul uncovered in Oroklini cemetery, two arrested

Authorities in Larnaca were alerted to a weapons trafficking operation taking place in a cemetery in the Oroklini area, prompting a swift police response....

Israeli police and military help settlers block Gaza aid convoys

Israeli police and military help settlers block Gaza aid convoys

Individual members of Israel’s security forces are tipping off far-right activists and settlers to the location of aid trucks delivering vital supplies to Gaza, enabling the groups to block and vandalise the convoys, according to multiple sources....

World leaders to visit Cyprus in support of Amalthea project

World leaders to visit Cyprus in support of Amalthea project

Heads of state are planning to visit Cyprus soon to show their support for the Amalthea project, said here on Tuesday President Nikos Christodoulides....

Vasiliko LNG terminal progress confirmed by president Christodoulides

Vasiliko LNG terminal progress confirmed by president Christodoulides

The project of the LNG terminal is still ongoing said President Nikos Christodoulides, on Tuesday, noting that he cannot elaborate on the matter, since discussions are still in progress....

Passenger dies as Singapore Airlines flight encounters severe turbulence (pics)

Passenger dies as Singapore Airlines flight encounters severe turbulence (pics)

A passenger died and several others were injured today when a Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singapore encountered severe turbulence, forcing an emergency landing in Thailand....

''Cyprus has the potential to become a model of sustainability in Europe''

''Cyprus has the potential to become a model of sustainability in Europe''

In a recent interview during the first-ever Green Agenda Cyprus Summit held at the Hilton in Nicosia, environmental economist and sustainability advocate, Professor Cameron Hepburn, delved into the pressing need for Cyprus to embrace a green transition...

Cyprus inaugurates Troodos Observatory to boost space research and astrotourism

Cyprus inaugurates Troodos Observatory to boost space research and astrotourism

President Nikos Christodoulides inaugurated the Troodos Observatory in Agridia village on Sunday, marking a significant step in Cyprus' burgeoning space research and technology sector....

Half of Cypriots find starting a business easy, survey shows

Half of Cypriots find starting a business easy, survey shows

Half of Cypriots consider starting a business easy, and more than half believe they possess the necessary skills for successful entrepreneurship, according to the 'Global Entrepreneurship Monitor' (GEM) survey results presented at the University of Cyprus on Friday....

Green transition: Cyprus in the spotlight

Green transition: Cyprus in the spotlight

The first ''Green Agenda Cyprus Summit,'' organized by the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit and the newspaper ''KATHIMERINI,'' was a resounding success. The event took place at the Hilton Hotel in Nicosia....

Cyprus and Greece health ministers discuss transplant cooperation

Cyprus and Greece health ministers discuss transplant cooperation

In a bid to fortify health alliances across Europe, Greek Minister of Health, Adonis Georgiades, underscored the necessity for intensified collaboration among European states......

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