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Nicosia to host international seminar on countering youth radicalisation

By   /  24/01/2017  /  CY Politics, CY Social, Cyprus, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Nicosia to host international seminar on countering youth radicalisation

An international seminar on countering violent extremism and youth radicalisation will take place in Nicosia next week in the framework of Cyprus` Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, which lasts until May 2017. The seminar, entitled “Countering violent extremism and youth radicalisation: using the European Youth Card to promote peaceful […]

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Cyprus condemns the terrorist attack in Jerusalem

By   /  09/01/2017  /  CY Politics, CY Social, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Cyprus condemns the terrorist attack in Jerusalem

The Republic of Cyprus condemns yesterday’s terrorist attack in Jerusalem that claimed the lives of four young persons and injured many others. We wish to express our sincere condolences and sympathy to the victims’ families, the Government and the people of Israel. Cyprus reaffirms its firm condemnation of terrorism, in all its forms, and calls […]

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Framework agreement between Government and unions paves the way for salary increments in wider public sector

By   /  04/01/2017  /  CY Social, Cyprus, Social  /  Comments Off on Framework agreement between Government and unions paves the way for salary increments in wider public sector

A framework agreement signed on Wednesday between the Finance Minister and the two largest trade unions SEK and PEO paves the way for salary increments in the wider public sector, frozen since 2011, to be restored. Agreed initially in August 2015, the agreement will serve as a framework for the renewal of collective agreements in […]

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CNA launches campaign to collect signatures for the return of the Parthenon Marbles

By   /  02/01/2017  /  Culture, CY Culture, CY Social, Cyprus, GR Culture, GR Social, Greece  /  Comments Off on CNA launches campaign to collect signatures for the return of the Parthenon Marbles

This year marks the bicentenary since the theft of the Parthenon Marbles by Lord Elgin, who smuggled them to the United Kingdom. The marbles have since then been in the British Museum. Many efforts have been made and several international campaigns have been launched for the return of the marbles to their natural environment, the […]

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Developments to solve Cyprus Issue ongoing

By   /  29/12/2016  /  CY Politics, CY Social, Cyprus, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Developments to solve Cyprus Issue ongoing

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will visit Athens on Friday and Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will travel to New York shortly after to meet with the UN Secretary General on 6th January both developments believed to be crucial in finding a resolution for the Cyprus issue. Cyprus Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides, in statements he made […]

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UK Cypriots bid George Michael goodbye

By   /  28/12/2016  /  CY Social, Cyprus, Social  /  Comments Off on UK Cypriots bid George Michael goodbye

UK Cypriots have been mourning the death of George Michael who passed away on Christmas day at his Oxfordshire home after suffering a suspected heart failure. The 53-year old pop star was born in north London’s East Finchley, an area with a large Cypriot community even today, as Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou. His father Kyriacos Panayiotou […]

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Unemployment in Cyprus at 13% in Q3

By   /  23/12/2016  /  CY Social, Cyprus, Social  /  Comments Off on Unemployment in Cyprus at 13% in Q3

The employment rate increased slightly in the third quarter of the year, while unemployment stood at 13%, recording an increase compared to the second quarter of the year and a decrease compared to the third quarter of 2015. According to the results of the Labour Force Survey (LFS), released Friday by the Statistical Service, the […]

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Value of net wealth in Cyprus households decreases by 40% in 2014

By   /  23/12/2016  /  CY Social, Cyprus, Social  /  Comments Off on Value of net wealth in Cyprus households decreases by 40% in 2014

The value of net wealth decreased by 40% in Cyprus in 2014, recording the largest decrease in the median value of wealth throughout Europe, according to the Household Finance and Consumption Survey (HFCS), published Friday by the European Central Bank (ECB). According to a relevant article by the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC), the fall in […]

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Travel Advice by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus for the Democratic Republic of Congo

By   /  19/12/2016  /  CY Social, Cyprus, Social  /  Comments Off on Travel Advice by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus for the Democratic Republic of Congo

Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Travel Advice: Avoid travel completely Details: Travel Advice for the citizens of the Republic of Cyprus that are resident in the Democratic Republic of Congo, working there or intend to visit the country. The situation is already turbulent and is expected to further escalate if the current president does […]

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Cyprus – Greece – Israel cooperation of Strategic Importance

By   /  09/12/2016  /  Business, CY Business, CY Energy, CY Finance, CY Politics, CY Social, Cyprus, Energy, Finance, GR Business, GR Energy, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Cyprus – Greece – Israel cooperation of Strategic Importance

Cooperation between Greece, Cyprus and Israel, is promising to go smoothly since during the joint declarations of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Cypriot President spilled a glass of water on the declarations table. This mishap gained an array of positive comments and all immediately […]

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