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Christodoulides – Nuland discuss Cyprus issue during telephone conversation

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides held on Friday a telephone conversation with US  Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland. According to diplomatic sources, the discussion was held in a constructive climate and they exchanged views on the ongoing …

Cyprus Environment Ministry presents humble donkey thistle to mark World Environment Day

Cyprus Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment has chosen to present the humble donkey thistle to mark World Environment Day, on Saturday, in a bid to showcase the intrinsic value and important role of all plants in maintaining a …

COVID vaccination portal open for ages 28-32, while the Ministry reschedules appointments due to Nurses’ strike

The Vaccination Portal remains open until 17:30 in the afternoon for citizens aged 28-32, who can book a vaccination appointment against COVID-19 across Cyprus.

According to the schedule announced by the Ministry of Health, the Portal will also be open …

Republic of Cyprus delivers 5 thousand doses of AstraZeneca to Turkish Cypriot side

The Republic of Cyprus delivered to the Turkish Cypriot side 5 thousand doses of AstraZeneca vaccine for Covid-19.
 
The process took place under the aegis of the bi-communal Technical Committee on Health. An UNFICYP official was also present at the …

Crossing points reopen after 15 months due to pandemic measures

Crossing points from and to the government controlled areas of the Republic of Cyprus reopened on Friday after almost 15 months of inactivity due to measures in place to contain the Covid pandemic.
 
According to the police, movement from the …

Limassol Mayor and Chinese Ambassador discuss ways to strengthen Cyprus relations

Limassol Mayor Nicos Nikolaides and the new Chinese Ambassador to Cyprus Liu Yantao, agreed on Friday to promote joint actions to strengthen relations between Limassol and China, during a meeting they had in Limassol Municipal Hall.
 
Nicolaides stated that many …

Cyprus reports one death, 52 people in hospitals, 83 new infections

The Ministry of Health announced on Friday the death of one patient to COVID 19, bringing the total number of deaths since the outbreak of the pandemic to 363, 241 men (66%) and 122 women (34%).

Meanwhile, 52 people are …

Cyprus could block EU adoption of minimum corporate tax plan

Cyprus could veto the EU’s adoption of Joe Biden’s proposal of a global minimum corporate tax rate, the country’s finance minister has suggested.

A White House proposal of a 15% tax rate for multinationals applied to profits in all jurisdictions …

G7 nations near historic deal on taxing multinationals

Group of Seven rich nations will seek to overcome long-standing differences on Saturday and strike a landmark deal to close the net on large companies that they say do not pay enough tax.

The proposed accord, which could form the …

UK to speed up vaccinations in bid to end COVID restrictions

The UK will offer first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to people over age 25 from next week, as the government looks to beat virus variants, the Telegraph reported on Friday.

The COVID vaccine rollout in the UK will be …