Daily Archives: May 16, 2018

President departs for Bulgaria, for EU – Western Balkans Summit

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will attend the EU-Western Balkans summit that will take place in Sofia on May 17.A press release issued by the Presidency said that Anastasiades leaves Cyprus on Wednesday morning for Bulgaria. In the afternoon he w...

Fabius to attend international conference in Cyprus, meet with President Anastasiades

President of the Constitutional Council, former Prime Minister and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of France Laurent Fabius will visit Cyprus on May 18 and 19 to attend an international conference on "Climate change in the Mediterran...

Cyprus registers in April the lowest annual inflation in the EU

Cyprus registered the lowest annual inflation in the European Union for April 2018, with -0.3%, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In March the inflation was -0,4% and a year earlier in April 2017 +2.1%. Ireland

In 2017, 255 asylum applications from unaccompanied minors were filed in Cyprus

In 2017, 225 unaccompanied minors applied for asylum in Cyprus (215 in 2016) or 32.4% of all asylum applications received. A 4% of them were 14 years old or less and 64% of the total were males. According to Eurostat,

The W.Balkan partners who fulfill the conditions, could receive candidacy status says President Anastasiades from Sofia

"The European Peoples Party (EPP) summit focused primarily on a declaration that certainly concerns the Western Balkans, and in particular the prospect that those who (at least) fulfill the conditions, join the candidate countries and start a dialogue...