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20 September, 2019
 

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President heads to New York

President heads to New York

President Anastasiades departs for New York via London on Saturday, 21 November, to take part in the deliberations of the UN General Assembly and address the plenary on Thursday. ...

Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for £200 million to avert collapse

Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for £200 million to avert collapse

Britain’s Thomas Cook needs to find an extra 200 million pounds to satisfy its lenders or one of the world’s oldest holiday company risks collapse, potentially stranding thousands of holidaymakers across Europe. ...

Turkey disregards international law says Cyprus MFA

Turkey disregards international law says Cyprus MFA

In response to the Statement of the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey (19/09/2019) concerning the hydrocarbon–related activities of the Republic of Cyprus in its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) /continental shelf, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus notes: ...

Authorities dismantle trailer park in Akamas

Authorities dismantle trailer park in Akamas

About 30 camper trailers were removed from an Akamas camping site in the dead of night, following a decision by local authorities that say they want to restore law and order...

Cyprus FM highlights need for regional cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

Cyprus FM highlights need for regional cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean is the only region in the world without a regional organization and this is something that we have to work on, Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday evening. ...

North to get security cameras next year

North to get security cameras next year

A Turkish company is set to deliver hundreds of security cameras in the north next year, while a tender process for speed cameras in the south is concluding Friday with the aim of installing the first batch in late 2020...

Four New Partners at Harris Kyriakides LLC

Four New Partners at Harris Kyriakides LLC

Harris Kyriakides LLC announces four new partners in the company. As of the 1st of September 2019 the new partners are Andreas Anagnostou, Myria Loizou, Georgia Karamalli and Nicolas Kyriakides. ...

Coca-Cola Hellenic buys out Acque Minerali

Coca-Cola Hellenic buys out Acque Minerali

Local Coke bottler Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCHBC) has made its second buyout of 2019, acquiring Italy’s Acque Minerali, which is active in the domain of bottled water and refreshments. ...

Greece-Israel, beyond the elections

Greece-Israel, beyond the elections

The divided Israeli society has once again failed to reach a clear decision. The results of Tuesday’s elections have cast the country back into a cycle of negotiations. Center-left Benny Gantz and conservative incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu are weighing their options, while former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman is pursuing the role of potential kingmaker...

Panic averted at Larnaca airport

Panic averted at Larnaca airport

Security officers at Larnaca Airport said there was no mal intent behind a minor explosion in a trash can outside a terminal entrance...

Twelve refugees rescued off Larnaca

Twelve refugees rescued off Larnaca

Twelve presumptive refugees have been rescued off the coast of Larnaca, after a passing ship veered off course to pick them up on Thursday afternoon...

EU asylum agency sets up permanent office in Cyprus

EU asylum agency sets up permanent office in Cyprus

Cyprus’ interior minister says the European Union’s asylum agency is setting up a permanent office on the east Mediterranean island nation to help authorities expedite the burgeoning number of asylum claims. ...

Nicosia inmate caught with four ‘bumphones’

Nicosia inmate caught with four ‘bumphones’

A local inmate doing time at Nicosia’s Central Prisons was caught with four phones hidden in his rectum as he was being transferred back to his cell...

Man arrested in CID Nicosia arson attempt

Man arrested in CID Nicosia arson attempt

Police have caught up to a man suspected of attempting to set admissible evidence on fire at CID Nicosia last week...

Tourist critical after Ayia Napa road accident

Tourist critical after Ayia Napa road accident

A 29-year-old tourist is in the intensive care unit after he was struck by a car while trying to cross the road in Ayia Napa...

Looking for true followers

Looking for true followers

Surely it is time for Greece’s most affluent citizens to step up, not out of self-interest, but in order to help the country through this critical time. As it starts to recover from bankruptcy, the country finds itself with scant resources and huge needs in key areas. Virtually all sectors – including defense, health, education and culture – have been seriously impacted by successive waves of budget cuts, a situation that has been aggravated by the failure of Greek politicians to implement bold measures. ...

Limassol teacher denies roughing up student

Limassol teacher denies roughing up student

A Limassol teacher, who was detained for questioning after being accused of attacking a young student, has denied the allegations...

Guterres says Cyprus leaders need to agree on terms of reference

Guterres says Cyprus leaders need to agree on terms of reference

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres underlined on Wednesday the importance for the two sides in Cyprus to quickly reach an agreement on the terms of reference, in order to start settlement talks, adding that the political process needs to be restarted...

Johnson calls Anastasiades to touch base

Johnson calls Anastasiades to touch base

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with President Nicos Anastasiades over the phone on Wednesday, discussing the latest developments regarding UK’s withdrawal from the European Union...

Cyprus to fully repay IMF loan in 2020

Cyprus to fully repay IMF loan in 2020

According to figures from the 2020 budget presented by Finance Minister Haris Georgiades to the Cabinet, Cyprus will repay the IMF loan early resulting in government debt reduction to 91.1% of GDP ...

Eni, Total join for another gas search license off Cyprus

Eni, Total join for another gas search license off Cyprus

Cyprus’ energy minister says a consortium composed of energy companies Total of France and Eni of Italy has been licensed to explore for natural gas deposits in another area off Cyprus’ southern coast...

Young student says teacher roughed him up

Young student says teacher roughed him up

An elementary student in Limassol says he was roughed up by his teacher, while the boy’s legal guardian says this was not an isolated incident...

Cabinet approves surplus 2020 budget

Cabinet approves surplus 2020 budget

The Cabinet approved on Wednesday the budget for 2020, which foresees a surplus in state finances, while a significant increase in spending is planned due to the implementation of the General Healthcare System ...

Rights of Cypriot nationals secured after Brexit

Rights of Cypriot nationals secured after Brexit

The visit by the Secretary of State for Brexit Stephen Barclay to Cyprus on Wednesday is part of the UK Government’s engagement with EU member states “as the UK seeks to reach a deal with the backstop removed,” a DExEU spokesperson told the Cyprus News Agency in London...

Dad arrested on child abduction charges

Dad arrested on child abduction charges

A father has been arrested in Paphos following a kidnapping incident, after he reportedly snatched his two children from the custody of their mother...

Parents charged with child endangerment

Parents charged with child endangerment

A foreign couple in Paphos has been charged with exposing a child to harm after their two-year-old was said to have been out and about late at night near the village square...

Anastasiades: Turkey’s aim for control scuppers peace

Anastasiades: Turkey’s aim for control scuppers peace

Turkey is undercutting efforts to quickly revive peace talks aimed at solving Cyprus’ decades-long ethnic split by imposing unacceptable terms, the island nation’s president said Tuesday...

Activists chased in the dead of night

Activists chased in the dead of night

A group of activists against illegal bird trapping, who took matters into their own hands when they tried to disrupt an unlawful operation in Famagusta, uploaded a video showing they were being chased by local poachers in the dead of night...

Turkish drillship Yavuz withdraws from Karpasia peninsula

Turkish drillship Yavuz withdraws from Karpasia peninsula

The Turkish drillship Yavuz has withdrawn from the coastal waters off Cyprus, just south of the Karpasia (Kaspas) peninsula where it had aimed to prospect for hydrocarbons, it emerged on Tuesday. ...

Stolen flag handed back in the north

Stolen flag handed back in the north

A flag along and a photo stolen by a Greek Cypriot teen last week from a school in the north were handed back to the principal by the Turkish Cypriot leader himself...

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