Cyprus authorities announce 9 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday

Nine new COVID-19 cases were detected in Cyprus after completing 2,893 laboratory tests, authorities announced on Thursday. The total number of cases detected in Cyprus rose to 1,663, the Ministry of Health said.   Five positive cases were detected from

PRESIDENT ANASTASIADES – SPEECH – UN GA – FULL TEXT

SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY   THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS   NICOS ANASTASIADES   AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 75TH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS   Mr. President,   Excellencies,   Ladies and

President Anastasiades expresses readiness to UNSG for resumption of Cyprus talks

President of the Republic of Cyprus NicosAnastasiades has expressed his sincere readiness for and dedication to the resumption of direct negotiations on the basis of all that was agreed on in Berlin on November 25, 2019.   In the framework

Peace process not under conditions of intimidation and threats, President stresses

A fundamental prerequisite of every peace process is that for the talks to resume with realistic prospects for success, it is imperative to create an environment that will be conducive for constructive and good faith negotiations, on an equal footing

Cyprus has EU’s highest ratio of asylum seekers

For its size, Cyprus had the highest rate of registered first-time asylum applicants in the EU during the second quarter of 2020 with 989 per million population, followed by Slovenia (441) and Greece (376), according to Eurostat.   Cyprus is

Cyprus prisons feature on Netflix for good behaviour

Cyprus central prisons will come under the spotlight when they feature in a new Netflix documentary on correctional institutions around the globe and their different approach to treating inmates.   The news was delivered by the prisons’ director Anna Aristotelous