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Scope completes periodic review for Cyprus, issues no rating action

International Rating Agency, Scope, announced it completed the periodic review for Cyprus, noting that the review has resulted in no rating action. Scope announced May 10 as one of the dates for potential credit rating for Cyprus this year. In…

Continued Turkish occupation of Cyprus a European issue, House President says

The fact that Cyprus remains under Turkish occupation for over half a century is a European issue, said House of Representatives President, Annita Demetriou, on Friday morning. She was speaking during a tour of the ceasefire line in Nicosia with representatives of European…

US vessel “Sagamore” departs for Gaza, Deputy Government Spokesperson tells CNA

Loaded with humanitarian aid from the United States (US), Britain and Cyprus, the US merchant vessel “Sagamore” departed for Gaza before noon today, Deputy Government Spokesperson Yiannis Antoniou told CNA. “Loaded with humanitarian aid, the American merchant ship Sagamore departed…

Annual decrease of 17.2% in registered unemployed in April

The number of registered unemployed persons decreased by 10,880 individuals in April 2024, marking a 17.2% decline on an annual basis. This represents the lowest number of registered unemployed since June 2021, when automatic renewal of registrations was discontinued. According…

President will hear about Holguin’s contacts and next steps, Spokesperson told CNA

President Nikos Christodoulides will hear what the personal envoy of the UN Secretary-General, María Angela Holguín Cuéllar, has to say about her contacts in the EU and elsewhere, the previous days and her thoughts on the next steps, Spokesperson Konstantinos…

Von der Leyen announces €1 bln financial support package for Lebanon

European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday announced a one billion EUR financial support package for Lebanon, for the security and stability of the country, noting that the EU counts on Beirut’s cooperation to prevent illegal migration and…

Support to Lebanon on the agenda of Christodoulides’ and Von der Leyen’s visit, says Spokesman

The provision of political and financial support to Lebanon by the European Union (EU) and the effective management of the migration issue are among the main objectives of the visit that Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides and the President of the European…

Von der Leyen to announce any details on Lebanon aid on Thursday, spokesperson says

President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, will visit Lebanon on Thursday, May 2nd, along with Cypriot President Nicos Christodoulides, Commission head spokesperson Eric Mamer confirmed responding to questions during the Commission’s midday briefing in Brussels. Mamer avoided…

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Cyprome to bring personalised treatments for Cypriots, Dr Papagregoriou tells CNA

The Center of Excellence in Biobanking and Biomedical Research of the University of Cyprus, biobank.cy, has an ambitious and clear goal, which is to record the genome of Cypriots in a multidimensional database with free access, the Cyprome, Dr Gregory Papagregoriou, Geneticist and Senior Scientist at…

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot parties encourage efforts to resume Cyprus talks

The present opportunity for resuming negotiations to address the Cyprus problem should be effectively utilized through the active participation of civil society and political will on the part of political parties and the leaders of the two communities, said the…

Cyprus to host 1st regional Pan-Arab thalassemia summit

The International Thalassemia Federation and the Pan-Arab Thalassemia Associations Forum are organizing the 1st Regional Pan-Arab Summit on Thalassemia and other hemoglobin diseases, on Monday, April 29, in Nicosia. A press release says that the summit is under the auspices of…

Immigration discussed by EU Southern states upon initiative of Cyprus House President

The immigration issue was discussed at the first joint meeting of the Presidents/Vice Presidents of the Parliaments of the EU member states of the South (Cyprus, Greece, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Malta) with the participation of the European Parliament following…