CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 25/04/2018 11:51

Cyprus protests to the UN violations of its national airspace and territorial waters by Turkey

Cyprus Permanent Representative to the UN, Kornelios Korneliou, protested in a letter sent to the UN Secretary General the continuing infringements of international air traffic regulations and the violations of the national airspace and territorial waters of the Republic of Cyprus by Turkey and appealed for their immediate cessation.

Foreign Minister to discuss Cyprus problem, bilateral relations, regional issues with Lavrov in Moscow

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides will hold talks on Friday in Moscow with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, during which, CNA has learned, the two ministers will discuss bilateral relations, the Cyprus problem, regional issues and EU – Russia ties.

CMP archaeologists appeal to the public for information on missing persons, as time is running out

In December 2015, the leaders of the two communities Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci visited the Committee on Missing Persons anthropological laboratory in Nicosia and appealed to the public to come forward and share any information they have on missing persons in Cyprus. These appeals have been repeated.

Looted mosaic from the Turkish occupied church of Panagia Kanakaria returns home

A rare and priceless mosaic of Apostolos Andreas on a medal, which had been looted from the Turkish occupied Panagia Kanakaria church in the village of Lythragomi, has finally returned home.

Government to further support local business community, President assures

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has said that the government is determined to continue its support to the local business community, by cooperating with all political forces to the further modernization of the state, to new reforms and incentives to improve the competitiveness of Cypriot businesses. President Anastasiades also presented the annual Manolis Christophides award, which for 2017 was won by the group of Cypriots NestFold, at an event organised by the Organisation of Young Scientists of the Democratic Rally (DISY).

Memory of Armenian Genocide victims honoured in Nicosia

A commemorative event to honour and remember the victims of the Armenian Genocide was held in Nicosia on Tuesday, in the presence of the President of Parliament, state officials, the Representative of the Armenian Religious Group in the House of Representatives, heads and representatives of the parliamentary parties and many Armenians.

The Fiscal Council describes as sufficiently conservative the Ministry of Finances projections for 2019-2021

The Fiscal Council describes as sufficiently conservative the projections of the Ministry of Finance for the Strategic Framework for Fiscal Policy 2019-2021 but notes that the macroeconomic projections face downside risks.

Commission technocrat calls for consensus in promoting structural reforms

Manfred Bergmann, Director in the EU Directorate � General for Economic and Financial Affairs, has called on the government and political parties to reach consensus with regard to structural reforms that would make the Cypriot economy more resilient in a possible future financial crisis.

Hellenic Bank projects 4.2% growth in 2018

Hellenic Bank estimates that the Cypriot economy will grow at a rate of 4.2% in 2018. The Bank expected growth to be supported by private consumption and investment and by an improving and robust labour market.

Cypriot Olympic sailing medallist Kontides second after two first races in Hyeres

Cypriot Olympic sailing medallist Pavlos Kontides has kicked off to a good start at the 2017-2018 season of the World Sailing Cup, taking place in Hyeres, France.

Source: Cyprus News Agency