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Blow to Cypriot bid to protect Halloumi cheese objecting a Bulgarian cheese name BBQLOUMI application

EU court deals blow to Cypriot bid to protect Halloumi cheese

A bid to defend Halloumi cheese against competition from a Bulgarian look-alike received a blow after a top European Union court disagreed with a Cypriot group protecting the savoury …

UK remains a top destination of choice for Cypriot students

The UK remains a top destination of choice for Cypriot students, with approximately 1% of the population studying in the UK at any one time, and around 40,000 alumni of UK institutions in total.

Despite its small size, Cyprus ranks …

Statement by the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community Mustafa Akinci

Statements by the General Secretary of the C.C. of AKEL A.Kyprianou on Mustafa Akinci’s statements

The statements by the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community Mustafa Akinci are a reply to a large section of Greek Cypriots as well who …

The EU measures are small compared to the size of the crime committed by Turkey

The assessment that the measures approved against Turkey won’t be effective was expressed by the General Secretary of AKEL A.Kyprianou.

Speaking to the morning programme of “Astra”, Andros Kyprianou pointed out that the EU’s measures are small compared to the …

Anastasiades-DISY government in Cyprus has become synonymous with corruption and interwoven interests

Cypriot society may not have felt it yet, but in distant Cambodia they are apparently enjoying the benefits of the “success story” of Mr. Anastasiades and his government.

According to a press report published yesterday by the international agency “Reuters”, …

Greek jets fly over Larnaca in joint military drill

Two Greek F-16 jets flew over Larnaca’s Kalo Chorio firing range on Thursday morning, while a training exercise of the Cypriot National Guard was in progress.

According to Cyprus News Agency, this is the final phase of a training exercise …

Potential Extinction Rebellion action on the London Underground

Earlier this week, protest organisers at Extinction Rebellion made it clear that they intend to target the London Underground network.

Since these plans were announced, senior British Transport Police officers have engaged with members of Extinction Rebellion, in order to …

Read extraordinary letter Trump sent Erdogan

US President Donald Trump warned that he could destroy Turkey’s economy if the situation in Syria is not contained in an unusual letter circulating the internet that is so unconventional that the press had to check it was actually real.…

Cypriot MP demands answers for passports to Cambodian elite

A Cyprus opposition lawmaker on Thursday called on the government to explain itself after Reuters disclosed relatives and allies of Cambodia’s leader acquired Cypriot passports under a controversial investment for citizenship scheme.

Irene Charalambides, who is also a special representative …

More Cypriot residents travelled abroad in September

Tourist arrivals hit a new record high in September 2019 according to the results of the Passengers Survey by the Statistical Service of Cyprus.

Αrrivals of tourists reached 524,707 in September 2019 compared to 520,138 in September 2018, recording an …