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Monkeys falling like apples in Mexico's heatwave crisis

Monkeys falling like apples in Mexico's heatwave crisis

High winds that led to the deaths of at least nine people at a political rally are the latest example of the extreme weather that has been ravaging Mexico....

Nicosia ranks fifth in Europe's top coffee capitals

Nicosia ranks fifth in Europe's top coffee capitals

Ubuy's latest research has unveiled the top 20 European capital cities for coffee aficionados to indulge in their favorite brews and immerse themselves in local café culture....

London teen dubbed 'God's influencer' to be Saint

London teen dubbed 'God's influencer' to be Saint

A London-born teenager - whose proficiency at spreading the teachings of the Catholic church online led to him being called "God's influencer" - is set to become a saint....

30,000-year-old mammoth bones found in Austria

30,000-year-old mammoth bones found in Austria

Hundreds of mammoth bones have been uncovered in an Austrian wine cellar, in a discovery labelled an ''archaeological sensation.''...

News Corp. teams up with OpenAI for content sharing

News Corp. teams up with OpenAI for content sharing

Joining news organizations that have chosen to collaborate rather than fight with the best-known artificial intelligence company, News Corp. has struck a multiyear deal to share news content with OpenAI for both training purposes and to answer questions from users....

Sixteen nuns depart church, criticize Pope Francis

Sixteen nuns depart church, criticize Pope Francis

Sixteen Spanish nuns have announced they are breaking from the Catholic Church and instead placing themselves under the authority of Pablo de Rojas Sánchez-Franco, a self-styled bishop who was excommunicated in 2019....

Small parties gain traction in Kathimerini poll this Sunday

Small parties gain traction in Kathimerini poll this Sunday

This Sunday, a significant survey conducted by Kathimerini and Symmetron Market Research sheds light on the upcoming European elections, offering valuable insights into voter sentiment and political dynamics....

Turkish Cypriot farmers protest lack of government dialogue

Turkish Cypriot farmers protest lack of government dialogue

Turkish Cypriot farmers are ramping up their demonstrations in the occupied territories, voicing their frustration over the absence of meaningful discussions with the authorities of the self-proclaimed state....

Resident confronts camera operator over missing sign

Resident confronts camera operator over missing sign

Increasing complaints have emerged from drivers across Cyprus regarding unmarked speed camera trucks, sparking a debate about the legality and ethics of such practices....

Man arrested in Nicosia fraud case involving €175,060

Man arrested in Nicosia fraud case involving €175,060

Police are investigating a significant fraud case involving the withdrawal of €175,060. A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the case and is currently detained under a court order....

EU warns Cyprus on 15% business tax compliance

EU warns Cyprus on 15% business tax compliance

The European Commission has warned Cyprus and several other countries to step up their game on important new tax and data rules. Cyprus, along with Spain, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Portugal, is under pressure to enforce a minimum 15% tax rate for big multinational companies, a key part of the EU’s efforts to ensure fair taxation....

EIB injects over €5 billion into Cyprus projects

EIB injects over €5 billion into Cyprus projects

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has injected over €5 billion into various projects in Cyprus, contributing significantly to the island nation's development, said Kyriakos Kakouris, Vice-President of the Bank....

Some supermarkets charging more than advertised, says CPS

Some supermarkets charging more than advertised, says CPS

The Consumer Protection Service of the Ministry of Commerce in Cyprus is urging greater transparency in supermarket pricing, requesting the disclosure of discounts offered by supermarkets and the names of those included in the Price Observatory....

Maximus stars in new Cablenet campaign

Maximus stars in new Cablenet campaign

On the air is the new campaign of Cablenet, the fastest-growing television station in Cyprus. Following the successful launch of Purple Max Internet......

Resilient CEOs embrace AI, plan for sustainable futures

Resilient CEOs embrace AI, plan for sustainable futures

Two in three CEOs optimistic about revenue and profit growth despite a challenging economic environment....

Turkish Cypriot leader's Australian diplomatic debut

Turkish Cypriot leader's Australian diplomatic debut

Ersin Tatar, the first Turkish Cypriot leader to visit Australia, made headlines as he embarked on a significant diplomatic mission. Reports from the "presidency" reveal that Tatar recently toured the country, marking a pivotal moment in Turkish Cypriot-Australian relations....

Non-Cypriot candidates vie for spots in local elections

Non-Cypriot candidates vie for spots in local elections

As Cyprus gears up for its self-elections on June 9, the focus remains firmly on candidates vying for municipal councilor, school governor, and mayoral positions, according to a report by Yiannos Ioannou of Kathimerini....

BBF introduces 'ask bbf:' for comprehensive real Estate services

BBF introduces 'ask bbf:' for comprehensive real Estate services

BBF, a leading residential and commercial developer in Cyprus, constantly invests in innovative solutions that put customers at the center of all operations....

Where can we get fuel at lower prices?

Where can we get fuel at lower prices?

As the economic landscape continues to evolve, one sector offers a glimmer of relief: fuel prices. In a conversation with petrol station owner Kyriakos Louka, ...

AstroBank: Investment opportunities in Larnaca, Paphos and Famagusta

AstroBank: Investment opportunities in Larnaca, Paphos and Famagusta

AstroBank has listed for sale residential and agricultural plots in Paphos, Larnaca and Famagusta, that are ideal for investment, as well as an apartment in Larnaca for own use....

Over 4,000 fewer unemployed in Cyprus

Over 4,000 fewer unemployed in Cyprus

Cyprus is rejoicing as the latest figures from the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat) reveal a significant boost in its labor market, with the unemployment rate plummeting to a joyful 6% in the first quarter of 2024....

Biden rejects ICC's authority over Netanyahu

Biden rejects ICC's authority over Netanyahu

President Joe Biden declared on Thursday that the United States does not recognize the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC)....

Fun in the sun (with a sprinkle of rain)

Fun in the sun (with a sprinkle of rain)

Today, expect a mix of sun and clouds with intermittent bursts of excitement! Southern and eastern areas might see isolated showers or thunderstorms in the afternoon, while the west could also get a touch of rain. ...

UN envoy's visit prompts Cyprus talks push by trade unions

UN envoy's visit prompts Cyprus talks push by trade unions

Greek Cypriot trade union PEO and Turkish Cypriot trade union DEV-IS called on the two leaders, President Nikos Christodoulides and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar......

Nurses' unions protest in Cyprus public hospitals

Nurses' unions protest in Cyprus public hospitals

The health sector in Cyprus is facing renewed turmoil, with public hospital staffing and the absence of collective agreements at the centre of contention....

World Bank Tribunal backs Cyprus' 2013 bank measures

World Bank Tribunal backs Cyprus' 2013 bank measures

Cyprus’ Attorney-General, George Savvides said on Thursday that a decision by the International Arbitral Tribunal of the World Bank on the case Theodoros......

Greek song event at Brighton church draws church’s rebuke

Greek song event at Brighton church draws church’s rebuke

Musicians took their seats and began playing Greek songs inside the Holy Trinity Church in Brighton, marking an event that later sparked controversy....

Porsche to unveil Hybrid 911 after extensive trials

Porsche to unveil Hybrid 911 after extensive trials

Stuttgart. The first Porsche 911 sports car for the road with a hybrid drive is in the starting blocks. Following an extensive development and testing programme, the new 911 with a performance-focused hybrid drive is ready for series production....

High-energy biscuits arrive in Gaza amidst criticism of slow delivery

High-energy biscuits arrive in Gaza amidst criticism of slow delivery

The U.N. World Food Program (WFP) announced on Wednesday that it has recently distributed a limited number of high-energy biscuits in Gaza. These supplies marked the first aid deliveries from a new humanitarian sea route facilitated by a U.S.-built pier. This initiative aims to provide essential relief to Palestinians in desperate need....

Averof: 'She never dreamed of becoming Cyprus's second highest official'

Averof: 'She never dreamed of becoming Cyprus's second highest official'

Averof Neofytou, a prominent member of the Democratic Rally party (DISY), recently provided insights into the political journey of Annita Demetriou during an interview on the show ...

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