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Finance Minister welcomes approval of 2020 budget

Cyprus' new Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides welcomed the parliamentary approval of the 2020 state budget, stating that the budget allows the government to continue on the path of economic stability, growth and the shielding...
Behaviour of Turkey in Cypriot EEZ unacceptable, von der Leyen says

Behaviour of Turkey in Cypriot EEZ unacceptable, von der Leyen says

The EU cannot accept the behaviour of Turkey and will stand strongly by the side of Cyprus, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday, while Andrej Plenkovic, Prime Minister of Croatia,...
Cyprus President outlines eleven reform proposals

Cyprus President outlines eleven reform proposals

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades outlined on Monday the government’s eleven reform proposals calling on the political parties to support their implementation which “would yield new prospects and new momentum to the business activity.” Addressing the...
The extraordinary Council of Ministers of Justice and Home Affairs, unanimously approved Wednesday the six-point plan in support of Greece, responding to migratory pressure on land and sea borders with Turkey, and at the same time expressed its full solidarity with Cyprus and Bulgaria, "which may be similarly affected", as noted in a Council statement. The Republic of Cyprus was represented by the Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris.

EU Interior Ministers side with Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria

The extraordinary Council of Ministers of Justice and Home Affairs, unanimously approved Wednesday the six-point plan in support of Greece, responding to migratory pressure on land and sea borders with Turkey, and at the...
Working together and not in competition would enhance the effectiveness of collective action, so that the UN Charter will further consolidate its central role

Cooperation to consolidate UN Charter’s role, Cyprus’ Permanent Representative points out

Working together and not in competition would enhance the effectiveness of collective action, so that the UN Charter will further consolidate its central role as, in essence, the Constitution of the international community and...
In the EU in 2018, around 14 600 children died before reaching one year of age. This is equivalent to an infant mortality rate of 3.4 deaths per 1 000 live births, according to data published today by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU. In Cyprus infant mortality rate was 2.4% in 2018, down from 3.5% in 2008 and 7.0% in 1998. In Greece the same rate was 3.5% in 2018, up from 2.7% in 2008 and down from 6.7% in 1998.

Infant mortality rate in Cyprus lower than a decade ago

In the EU in 2018, around 14,600 children died before reaching one year of age. This is equivalent to an infant mortality rate of 3.4 deaths per 1 000 live births, according to data...
Chinese woman with coronavirus symptoms being tested by Cyprus health authorities

Chinese woman with coronavirus symptoms being tested by Cyprus health authorities [updated]

Results negative for suspected Coronavirus case in Cyprus The results of tests carried out on samples from a suspected Coronavirus case in Cyprus have come back negative, according to an update received by the Ministry...
Euro area annual inflation expected to be 1.3% in December 2019

Euro area annual inflation expected to be 1.3% in December 2019

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.3% in December 2019, up from 1.0% in November according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Looking at the main...
Party leaders to discuss measures against Coronavirus

Party leaders to discuss measures against Coronavirus

The President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, will preside over, on Thursday morning, a meeting of the political party leaders Council to discuss measures against coronavirus. Government Spokesman Kyriacos Koushos said on Wednesday in a written...
Nicosia makes representations to UNFICYP over harassment of Nicosia Municipality crew

Nicosia makes representations to UNFICYP over harassment of Nicosia Municipality crew

Nicosia has made representations to the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) following the harassment of Nicosia municipality crews working to clean and shore up a dilapidated building, which housed the Spitfire coffeeshop, at...
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