Tourism on course for record year

Robust growth in tourist arrivals and revenues this year will offset losses the economy may suffer from sanctions on Cyprus’ services sector, according to initial Finance Ministry estimates. As reported by the


High dust levels to retreat

High dust concentrations affecting the island are expected to decrease in the next few days with rain showers forecast, according to the Met Office. In comments to Alpha TV, the director of


Turkey gets another 5 years of Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will prolong his two-decade rule of the NATO country for another five years after prevailing over his rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Sunday’s runoff elections with 52.1% to

Cypriots demand more crossing points

Greek and Turkish Cypriots united their voices for the opening of new crossing points along the divided island to facilitate people-to-people contact. About 110 parties, trade unions and NGOs from both communities

Energy landmark for government policy

The energy workshop taking place in Nicosia is viewed as the first significant milestone in shaping the decisions of Cyprus’ future oil and gas strategy. Minister of Energy George Papanastasiou told CNA

Another setback for central banks

By Craig Erlam   Investors may have underestimated the pace of disinflation this year if economic data this week is anything to go by, with US figures on Friday further enforcing the view