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Cypriot government gives in to some teacher demands

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.

Agreements signed as India visit focuses on special ties

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…

Phedonos: Paphos Aphrodite festival better than ever

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.

Theresa May says Cyprus settlement within reach

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.