Greece and Israel have decided to continue their intergovernmental meetings in January 2016, probably in Jerusalem, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday after a meeting with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, also adding that "we move forward with the realisation of a [...]
A series of events were organised in Nicosia, on Wednesday with a common goal: to raise awareness and combat violence against women.
Under age victims of domestic violence have a 27% probability to fall victim of violence in their adult lives and a 17% probability to also be violent toward their [...]
Eight new inscriptions have been included in the Cypriot UNESCO national list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity, the Cyprus National UNESCO Committee and the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture announced on Wednesday.
The new inscriptions include laces called [...]
Cyprus Turnover Volume Index of Retail Trade for September 2015 increased by 4.6% compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and reached 88.8 units, provisional estimates issued by Cyprus Statistical Service show.
For the period January-September 2015, the index is estimated to [...]
Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis is travelling to Brussels on Wednesday to take part in the meetings of the Energy Council and the Foreign Affairs Council.
The Energy Council is expected to adopt conclusions on energy union governance and will also discuss the [...]
The European Parliament voted in favour of a report by Cypriot MEP Lefteris Christoforou for the Mobilization of the EU Solidarity Fund to provide for payment of advances in the EU 2016 budget.
In his report that was approved with 651 votes in favour, 41 against and five abstentions, [...]
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci said on Wednesday, after completing an intensified round of talks during which they held six meetings in November, that they now feel more hopeful and confident that the outstanding issues could be resolved in the near [...]
The President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said on Wednesday that he is not giving up hope that the ongoing Cyprus peace talks will succeed, but stressed the need for the same good will from both sides.
Speaking to the press after the last meeting -for the month of November - he held with [...]
Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) in Cyprus declined by 1.3 units in November due to a deteriorating sentiment in the services sector.
According to the University of Cyprus Economic Research Centre, the ESI declined to 106.3 units from 107.3 in October.
“The reduction is due to the [...]
The European Parliament adopted the EU budget for 2016 on Wednesday, setting commitment appropriations at €155 billion and payment appropriations at €143.9 billion as agreed between the Parliament and the Council on 14 November.
It secured the maximum amount of funding possible for migration and [...]
The President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades travels on Thursday to Valetta, Malta, to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) which will take place between 27 and 28 November, an official press release said on Wednesday.
The President is expected to make [...]
The Hellenic Bank returned to profitability in the third quarter of 2015, having adequate capital. As announced by the Bank, in spite of the volatile economic conditions, the Bank recorded positive return, posting a profit of €6,2 million, compared to a second-quarter loss of €11,8 [...]
Six foreign nationals, who arrived on Sunday afternoon at Larnaca international airport and raised suspicions that they may be somehow linked to Islamist movements, according to Interpol, were sent back to the country of origin on Tuesday evening, namely the Swiss city of Basel.
They are French [...]
Cyprus House Speaker Yiannakis Omirou has strongly condemned the shooting down of a Russian fighter by the Turkish Air Force.
In a written statement issued on Wednesday, Omirou says that the downing of the Russian plane "within the national airspace of Syria, demonstrates that Turkey, contrary [...]
US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Cyprus and Greece on December 3 and 4 respectively, the State Department has announced.
Kerry will depart from Washington on November 30, heading for Paris, where he will join US President Barack Obama for the opening of COP-21 in Paris.
The Republic of Cyprus expresses its deepest concern on the situation created following "the unacceptable shooting down of a Russian fighter aircraft by the Turkish Air Force".
An announcement issued on Wednesday by the Cyprus Presidency points out that "while efforts for coordinated action [...]
The leaders of the two communities in Cyprus are holding on Wednesday the last in a series of six meetings, that were conducted in November, in the framework of intensified talks for a Cyprus settlement.
The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci are [...]
The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today`s stock exchange meeting as follows:
MEETING DATE: 24/11/2015
INDICES BASE VALUES: FTSEMed=5000, OTH
TRADED VALUE 396.890,73
INDEX VALUE % DIFF. VALUE [...]
Cyprus, assuming its global responsibility, in spite of its size and its difficult financial situation, is ready to contribute to the Green Climate Fund the sum of 350.000 euros, Minister for Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Nicos Kouyialis announced on Tuesday.
The Minister was [...]