With just days left to the start of the new school year, the government on Tuesday recoiled from a confrontation with state teachers, conceding a number of their demands relating to mandatory teaching hours.
Two memoranda for cooperation in the fields of financial intelligence and the environment were signed on Monday morning between President Nicos Anastasiades and Indian President Ram Nath Kovind at the Presidential Palace as part of the…
The consultations carried out by Jane Holl Lute, the UN Secretary-General’s envoy on Cyprus, will determine whether all interested parties desire a settlement to the Cyprus problem, Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides has said.
The natural gas dispute is an example of the Greek Cypriot side’s shortsighted policy, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said, accusing the Republic of ignoring Turkish Cypriot rights to the island’s natural resources.
Minister of Defence Savvas Angelides sets preconditions for the participation of third countries in PESCO programs (permanent structured defence cooperation in the EU), during an informal meeting of the EU Defense Ministers in Vienna.
The government generated a fiscal surplus of €514.7m on a cash basis in the first seven months of the year, compared with €217.2m a year before, the statistical service said.
The annual Aphrodite festival in Paphos has now gained a permanent place on the cultural map of Europe, the town’s mayor Phedonas Phedonos said this week, adding that 640 more tickets had been sold for this year’s festival than last year.
Turkey is planning to establish a sovereign naval base in the north of the island, it was reported on Tuesday. According to Turkish daily Yeni Safak, Turkey’s navy has submitted a proposal to the ‘foreign ministry’ in the north for the…
A just and lasting settlement of the Cyprus problem is within reach, and the British government continues to work towards that goal, Prime Minister Theresa May has said in a letter addressed to MP Theresa Villiers and other MPs.
The present state of affairs cannot be the solution of the Cyprus issue and it poses risks for both Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots, Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides has said.