UN denies bias allegations

The United Nations has defended its head of mission in Cyprus, calling Turkish Cypriot reports suggesting bias were completely unfounded. UN spokesperson Aleem Siddique told CNA that everything included in the Turkish

Cyprus paralysed by general strike

Cyprus’ economy came to a standstill on Thursday during a three-hour general strike affecting the wider public sector in a dispute over the reinstatement of the inflation-linked Cost of Living Allowance as

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Wrike move for US tech firm

Authorities have welcomed the decision of US-based work management company Wrike to establish a local presence which recognises Cyprus’ growing reputation as a “tech island” in Europe. Wrike, the California-based provider of

Presidential campaign goes north

Presidential candidate Achilleas Demetriades met Wednesday with the former leader of the Turkish Cypriot community Mustafa Akinci to build a communication bridge. After the meeting, Demetriades referred to the bond of friendship

Influenza A outbreak concern

The government is concerned about the outbreak of Influenza A, but there is no cause for alarm, said Heath Minister Michael Hadjipantela. He urged people – especially the elderly – to get

Earnings dampening the mood

By Craig Erlam   Equity markets are back in the red on Wednesday, as investors appear to prepare themselves for a disappointing earnings season for Big Tech. The last few weeks may turn

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DP World Limassol, TEPAK sign MoU

DP World Limassol and the Cyprus University of Technology (TEPAK) signed a cooperation agreement to conduct joint research projects, exchange personnel, and implement small-scale ventures. Limassol port’s operator also pledged to continue