Cyprus

EU looks for ways to ease anti-Russian oil sanctions

EU looks for ways to ease anti-Russian oil sanctions

The countries of the European Union (EU) have excluded the ban on Russian oil from the sixth package of anti-Russian sanctions, DPA writes with a reference to diplomatic sources. Further coordination at the international level is needed …

Cyprus to ease COVID measures

Cyprus to ease COVID measures

Cyprus is moving to ease COVID-19 restrictions as the key summer tourist season approaches, abolishing the outdoor facemask mandate and the obligation to show a recovery or inoculation certificate for work and shopping. Health Minister …

Cyprus to lift restrictions on vaccinated travelers in March

Cyprus to lift restrictions on vaccinated travelers in March

Cyprus will lift all entry requirements on March 1 for inbound travelers who have a valid vaccination certificate showing they received a booster shot, the country's tourism minister said. Cyprus currently requires individuals to …

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes Cyprus region

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes Cyprus region

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Cyprus region on Tuesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said. The quake was at a depth of 2 km, Reuters reported. It was centred 30 miles west-northwest of the …

Can Egypt become a global LNG power?

Can Egypt become a global LNG power?

Egypt’s long-suffering LNG industry is finally experiencing some success as it takes advantage of European gas market constraints and exploits regional geopolitical developments. Cairo’s dream of becoming a global LNG player was derailed by a combination of the Arab Spring, conflict with Turkey, and then COVID demand destruction

EU prolongs sanctions on Turkey over unauthorized drilling

EU prolongs sanctions on Turkey over unauthorized drilling

The Council of the European Union has prolonged the sanctions on Turkey over its activities in the Eastern Mediterranean for a year. With a decision shared with the public on November 11, the Council of the EU has announced that the …

Russia blanks out Cyprus in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying duel

Russia blanks out Cyprus in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying duel

The Russian national team defeated their rivals from Cyprus 6-0 in their home match on Thursday as part of a group stage encounter of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The match was played in Russia’s second-largest city of St. Petersburg …

Chinese convinced that Erdogan takes calcium pills

Chinese convinced that Erdogan takes calcium pills

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent call to expel ambassadors from the United States, Germany, France, Canada, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland, in retaliation to their improper interference in Turkey's domestic affairs by calling for the release of Osman Kavala, who has been detained on charges of financing protests and involvement in an attempted coup, made a lot of noise

Turkish Cypriot PM steps down

Turkish Cypriot PM steps down

Prime minister of the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Ersan Saner submitted his resignation to President Ersin Tatar. Speaking to reporters following his meeting with Tatar, Saner said: “As I observed …

Northern Cyprus to eliminate military zone in a ghost town

Northern Cyprus to eliminate military zone in a ghost town

A controversial plan to partially reopen an abandoned resort area in Cyprus’ buffer zone under the administration of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus threatens to further raise tensions within Cypriot communities

Cyprus talks must be held between two states alone: Erdoğan

Cyprus talks must be held between two states alone: Erdoğan

The time has come for the Cyprus talks to be conducted between two states, not two communities, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Wednesday, underlining that the Turkish side is adamant third parties do not intervene in the process, Daily Sabah …

Israel sends two planes to help Cyprus battle forest fires

Israel sends two planes to help Cyprus battle forest fires

A joint Israeli Air Force and Fire and Rescue Services delegation has been sent to fight the huge forest fire in Cyprus, the IDF confirmed on Sunday. The delegation will include a number of Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircrafts, as well as …