CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 24/06/2019 15:02

Defence Minister briefs British counterpart on Turkish activities in Cyprus’ EEZ

Minister of Defence, Savvas Angelides, met on Monday with his British counterpart, Penny Mordaunt, and expressed the Cyprus government’s satisfaction over the unanimous decision of the European Council to include in its conclusions references to the illegal Turkish activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone.

CoE Committee of Ministers satisfied with Cyprus’ compliance with ECHR decision

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, with a resolution dated 24 April 2019, expresses satisfaction regarding the measures taken by the Republic of Cyprus to comply with the Decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on the treatment and violation of human rights of a detainee at the Central Prisons.

General Government surplus up by Euros 111 million in Q1 2019

The General Government surplus increased by Euros 111 million in the period January-March 2019, based on the preliminary data of the General Government accounts for January-March 2019, which are compiled in accordance to EU concepts and definitions (ESA 2010).

Temperatures soar to 40C, Meteorology Department issues yellow warning

The Department of Meteorology issued a yellow warning on Monday, with temperatures expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius. Due to the heatwave, the vulnerable groups of the population, such as the elderly and young children, should take all necessary precautions to protect themselves.

Turnover value of wholesale and retail trade down 6.3% in Q1

The Turnover Value Index of Wholesale and Retail Trade and Repair of Motor Vehicles for the period January-March 2019 decreased by 6.3%, according to data released Monday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus.

Source: Cyprus News Agency