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10 newborns out of 1,000 in Cyprus are diagnosed with congenital heart disease

It is estimated that ten babies out of 1,000 born in Cyprus are diagnosed with a form of congenital heart disease, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Tuesday.

Ioannou, who was speaking during a press conference to mark Congenital Heart …

Successful launch of Hellas Sat 4, opens new chapter in space history of Cyprus and Greece, Minister says

The launch of Hellas Sat 4 communication satellite opens a new chapter in the space history  for Cyprus and Greece, Minister of Communications Vassiliki Anastasiadou has said from the Kourou Space Centre in French Guiana, where Hellas Sat 4 successfully

Cyprus among the main topics of Tsipras-Erdoğan meeting in Ankara

The Cyprus issue was among the main topics the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras discussed on Tuesday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in the framework of an official visit in Ankara.

In statements after the meeting, Tsipras said that …

Cyprus President and Turkish Cypriot leader to meet second half of February

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci arranged on Wednesday to meet in the second half of February.

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou says in a written announcement that President Anastasiades spoke on Wednesday on the …

Cyprus goes big with Tamta for Eurovision song contest

After Eleni Foureira’s second place last year, Cyprus seems to have thrown all in to win it this time. Is it too soon as many countries fail to do well two years in a row? 

Cyprus made their debut in …

US policy toward Greece and Cyprus: The need for an institutional mind-set

When it takes effect on February 15, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell’s resignation will create a significant vacancy at the US Department of State. He is responsible for America’s relations with 50 countries in …

Hero boy saves mum with 999 call

A seven-year-old boy who rang 999 after his mum collapsed at home has been paid a special visit from the officers who responded to his call.

Noah Gofur, from Petts Wood in Bromley, called 999 when his mum became unwell …

Larnaca Municipality in Cyprus advises the public on how to recycle properly

Although recycling is part of our everyday lives for more than 9 years, separation of recyclable material in the source is not done properly in many parts of the city, says the Municipality of Larnaca. As a result, this material

Haringey Council: Operation Christmas Cracker pulls in £16,000 of fines  

Unlicensed street trading, fly-tipping and an illegal sale of a knife to an underage buyer are just a few of the crimes that have resulted in over £16,000 of fines being issued by Haringey Council this winter.

Our two-month Operation …

Patriarch to attend dinner for Tsipras at Turkey’s Presidential Palace

Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios, the spiritual leader of the world’s Greek Orthodox Christians, will be attending an official dinner hosted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Tuesday for Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Vartholomaios will attend on Erdogan’s