Category Archives: General

Parliament delegation heads to Iran for APA meeting

A delegation of the Parliament will travel to Isfahan, Iran, on Monday, to participate in the meeting of the Standing Committee on Political Affairs, of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly from 25 until 28 June.The agenda of the meeting includes issues

Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings to Rekindle Movement

KHARTOUM - As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement's latest updates.Grappling with a power outage, blocked internet access and heightened sec...

CYPRUS: CSE disappointed after ministry rejects bid to operate electricity market

The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) is deeply dissatisfied and disappointed with the approach taken by the Energy Ministry which rejected its bid to act as the country's electricity market operator.The CSE, in cooperation with the Hellenic Stock Exchange a...

EUROPE: Public debt held by non-residents is highest in Cyprus

The share of public debt held by non-residents in the EU last year was highest in Cyprus (76%), followed by Latvia (74%) and Lithuania (73%), according to Eurostat.In contrast, the largest proportion of debt held by the (resident) financial corporation...

ENERGY: Cyprus salutes unprecedented EU support to thwart Turkish drilling

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades welcomed the EU adopting his recommendation for targeted measures against Turkey for violating Cyprus' EEZ.The European Council discussed Thursday the issue of illegal Turkish activities in the Exclusive Economic Zo...

CYPRUS: German tourist arrivals to see a 20% drop in 2019

Cyprus expects to suffer a 20% reduction in the tourist flow from the key German market in 2019, following recent contacts in Berlin and Vienna, the Deputy Ministry of Tourism said.Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios held contacts with senior offici...