Germany is the largest producer of ice cream in EU and France the largest exporter, according to Eurostat

In 2021, the EU produced over 3.1 billion litres of ice cream, a 4% increase from the previous year according to data released by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical service. In the same year, EU Member States exported 254 million kilograms of ice cream to non-EU countries, worth a total of…

Health Minister expected to propose to Cabinet abolition of obligation for use of masks

Cyprus’ Health Minister is expected on Wednesday to propose to the Council of Ministers the abolition of the obligation for the use of masks and lifting the restrictions on the number of people businesses and other places allow in their premises at the same time, according to information from the…

Virtual walk at now defunct Nicosia Airport possible, full digitization completed

A virtual walk at the old Nicosia Airport is now possible thanks to a project titled "Recapturing the Spirit of the Old Nicosia Airport (NIC Project): Official Launch of the NIC Platform." A press release issued Tuesday by the Cyprus Institute says that during the summer 2021, a team from…

Cyprus Department of Meteorology – Forecast for the sea area of Cyprus (C)

CYPRUS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST FOR THE SEA AREA OF CYPRUS (C) FOR THE PERIOD FROM 1800 30/08/2022 UNTIL 1800 31/08/2022 Area covered is 8 kilometers seawards. Winds are in BEAUFORT scale. Times are local times. Atmospheric pressure at the time of issue: 1010hPa (hectopascal) Seasonal low pressure affects the…

Cyprus Department of Meteorology – Forecast for the sea area of Cyprus (B)

CYPRUS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST FOR THE SEA AREA OF CYPRUS (B) FOR THE PERIOD FROM 1200 30/08/2022 UNTIL 1200 31/08/2022 Area covered is 8 kilometers seawards. Winds are in BEAUFORT scale. Times are local times. Atmospheric pressure at the time of issue: 1011hPa (hectopascal) Seasonal low pressure affects the…

Foreign Ministry to make representations to UN over incident in buffer zone

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be making representations to the United Nations over an incident that took place Monday, in the buffer zone near the village of Deneia. The MFA is also in contact with the local authorities and was briefed on the event. According to a complaint made…

Commission concerned over expulsion of Greek journalist from Turkey and over freedom of expression in the country

The European Commission is concerned over the news of the expulsion of Brussels accredited Greek correspondent Evangelos Aretaios from Turkey, as well as over “Turkey’s attempts to undermine freedom of expression and the pluralism of media”, spokesperson Nabila Massrali said, responding to a question by the Cyprus News Agency during…

Kasoulides said he expects open and free discussion without decisions at Gymnich

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides has said that he expects an open but without decisions discussion during the informal EU Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting in Prague. Kasoulides made a short statement upon his arrival to the informal meeting (known as Gymnich) taking place in Prague under the auspices of the Czech…

Cyprus Department of Meteorology – Forecast for the Sea Area of Cyprus (A)

CYPRUS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST FOR THE SEA AREA OF CYPRUS (A) FOR THE PERIOD FROM 0600 30/08/2022 UNTIL 0600 31/08/2022 Area covered is 8 kilometers seawards. Winds are in BEAUFORT scale. Times are local times. Atmospheric pressure at the time of issue: 1010hPa (hectopascal) Seasonal low pressure affects the…

Cyprus Defence Minister speaks of importance of implementing aspects of Strategic Compass at EU informal meeting [VIDEO]

The “tragic” impact of the war both on Ukraine and at the international and regional levels, as well as its consequences for global energy and food security, noted Cyprus’ Defence Minister, Charalambos Petrides, on Tuesday in the context of the informal meeting of EU Ministers of Defence, held in Prague.…