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01 December, 2022
 

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Fisher backs federal model in Cyprus peace talks

Fisher backs federal model in Cyprus peace talks

I will use the full weight of my office to support Cypriot-led, UN-facilitated efforts to reunify Cyprus as a bizonal, bicommunal federation with political equality for all Cypriots candidate for the position of the US Ambassador to Cyprus, Julie Fisher, has assured...

Cyprus helps uncover VAT carousel fraud

Cyprus helps uncover VAT carousel fraud

Cypriot authorities swung into action after an investigation of fraudulent activity in Portugal was expanded through the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, with several companies on the island reportedly linked to a scheme that cost Lisbon tens of millions in tax revenue...

Lawyer Andreas Pittadjis denies all charges in 'golden passport' trial

Lawyer Andreas Pittadjis denies all charges in 'golden passport' trial

Based on the findings of the Nicolatos Committee, the four defendants in the criminal case involving Al Jazeera news network reporting and the events surrounding the naturalization of foreign investors and businessmen were brought before the Nicosia Permanent Criminal Court....

Government owed €16.2m from ineligible first time home buyers

Government owed €16.2m from ineligible first time home buyers

More than 270 people who benefited from the reduced rate of 5% VAT for first-time home buyers, have been found to be ineligible, following checks carried out throughout Cyprus by the Tax Department, and should be charged 19% VAT, totaling €16.2 million announced on Wednesday the Minister of Finance, Constantinos Petrides, after the Council of Ministers. He also announced on-site checks on other categories of taxpayers and types of taxes....

Bird flu: 'No reason to panic', says Minister

Bird flu: 'No reason to panic', says Minister

There is no reason to panic, the situation is manageable and all the protocols of the Health and Agriculture Ministries have been implemented from the first moment for the avian flu cases detected in Famagusta district, said the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela, after his meeting on Wednesday with the competent authorities on the matter....

China: Protesters are summoned to present their case

China: Protesters are summoned to present their case

Even though they were not identified during the protests, those who attended this weekend's protests in China have received phone calls from the authorities in recent days....

Fuel price cuts have begun

Fuel price cuts have begun

Following a month of price volatility, the Cypriot market should see a reduction in the cost of motor and heating fuels in the coming days....

Averof: 'Technology firms can't find qualified Cypriot workers'

Averof: 'Technology firms can't find qualified Cypriot workers'

Averof Neophytou, Presidential Candidate and President of the Democratic Rally, stated after his visit to Murex that the global and Cypriot markets are in need of programmers and technology professionals....

€76.4m profit in first 9 months of 2022 for Hellenic

€76.4m profit in first 9 months of 2022 for Hellenic

Hellenic Bank announced a profit of €76.4 million for the first 9 months of 2022. According to the Group Financial Results for the nine-month period, ...

Cyprus leads the EU with nearly 7000 repatriations

Cyprus leads the EU with nearly 7000 repatriations

The European Commission's High-Level Network on Returns will hold its second meeting in Cyprus on December 1-2....

ETIAS set to enforced by November 2023

ETIAS set to enforced by November 2023

The work on the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) has moved forward, with the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) revealing on Monday that a new body will be responsible to ensure the system functions in accordance with fundamental rights has started its work....

At least 400 migrant workers died in projects connected to the World Cup

At least 400 migrant workers died in projects connected to the World Cup

World Cup chief Hassan Al-Thawadi said that between 400 and 500 migrant workers have died as a result of work done on projects connected to the tournament – a greater figure than Qatari officials have cited previously....

Lawyers in Cyprus oppose backlog regulations

Lawyers in Cyprus oppose backlog regulations

Lawyers in the Republic Cyprus are planning a demonstration against regulations aimed at expediting backlogged court cases, amid efforts by the state to speed up one of the world’s slowest administration of justice...

Cypriot defense minister visits Serbia

Cypriot defense minister visits Serbia

Cyprus’ Defence Minister, Charalambos Petrides was on an official visit to Serbia on Tuesday during which he discussed with his Serbian counterpart, Milos Vucevic, the relations of the two countries in the field of defence and security, as well as current developments ...

Cyprus president wants corruption claims against him investigated

Cyprus president wants corruption claims against him investigated

Cyprus’ president on Tuesday called for an independent probe into allegations made by a former aide that he has run a corrupt administration under the influence of Russian oligarchs...

Another quake, 5.0-magnitude this time, shakes Athens

Another quake, 5.0-magnitude this time, shakes Athens

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has hit the island of Evia, Greece’s second largest, shaking the capital Athens, southwest of the tremor’s epicenter...

Anastasiades: 'No one can portray me as a corrupt person'

Anastasiades: 'No one can portray me as a corrupt person'

It is not possible for anyone to make allegations that the President is involved in corrupt or even criminal acts without the matter being investigated by the appropriate authorities, said the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades today....

Wasted food can feed starving people worldwide four times over

Wasted food can feed starving people worldwide four times over

Food waste is one of the most important challenges we are faced with today, Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis said on Tuesday, adding that it leads to serious economic, social and environmental repercussions on the entire planet....

World's largest crypto exchange platform to set up shop in Cyprus

World's largest crypto exchange platform to set up shop in Cyprus

The FTX bankruptcy scandal a few weeks ago rocked the entire crypto world to its core, after its founder Sam Bankman-Fried, the "wonderboy" of the crypto trading world,...

Cyprus takes no chances after cases of bird flu

Cyprus takes no chances after cases of bird flu

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus remain on alert after cases of avian flu have been detected on the island, where two private farm owners are self-monitoring and about a thousand birds are to be killed out of an abundance of caution...

Cybarco launches its podcast ''DESTINATION CYPRUS''

Cybarco launches its podcast ''DESTINATION CYPRUS''

Cybarco Development Ltd, the company behind landmark projects like The Oval, Limassol Marina and Trilogy Limassol Seafront, has launched a podcast dedicated to Cyprus. ...

€100 million for companies affected by the covid pandemic

€100 million for companies affected by the covid pandemic

The European Commission has approved a 100 million euro Cypriot scheme to support companies and self-employed persons affected by the coronavirus pandemic, under the European Union’s State aid COVID Temporary Framework....

Abused dogs found alive in Larnaca offal pit

Abused dogs found alive in Larnaca offal pit

Two dogs were found alive after emergency rescuers in rural Larnaca rushed to a farm pit that was filled with disposed animal carcasses...

'DREAM ON DREAMER' for 4 days only in Nicosia

'DREAM ON DREAMER' for 4 days only in Nicosia

After a successful show in Limassol, the exhibition DREAM ON DREAMER opens in Nicosia only for four days, from 8 until 11 December at A+ Multipurpose Event Space, 266 Ermou Street....

Economic sentiment slightly down in Cyprus

Economic sentiment slightly down in Cyprus

In November 2022, economic sentiment in Cyprus deteriorated slightly, as the Economic Sentiment Indicator decreased by 0.5 points compared with October 2022, according to the Business and Consumer Survey by the University of Cyprus...

Russians in Cyprus kept at bay in archbishop election

Russians in Cyprus kept at bay in archbishop election

Russians in Cyprus will not be part of the Orthodox plebiscite during a highly contested archbishopric election next month, following a decision by a Holy Synod quorum on Monday that ruled there was no time for foreigners to register to vote...

Exness sponsors the first ever Cyprus Tech Career Fair

Exness sponsors the first ever Cyprus Tech Career Fair

Exness was the Platinum sponsor of the Cyprus Tech Career Fair that took place from November 24 until November 26 at the Cyprus International Fair. ...

Cyprus on alert over scattered thunderstorms

Cyprus on alert over scattered thunderstorms

Severe weather alerts went into effect on Tuesday with lightning, scattered thunderstorms, and hailstorm warnings affecting many areas on the island, as an unsettled pattern is moving eastward...

Candidates continue their quest for votes as elections draw near

Candidates continue their quest for votes as elections draw near

The pre-election campaign of the candidates for February's 2023 Presidential elections continued over the weekend with meetings and contacts in cities and communities on the island and abroad....

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