Cyprus tweaked its COVID-19 safe travel list, demoting two countries and upgrading another three, with the green category still hosting just six countries, with no EU entry. Cyprus has demoted Denmark to
The European Commission officially declared the island’s traditional cheese as a protected designation of origin (PDO), meaning halloumi can only be produced in Cyprus under strict product specification. But implementation of the
Thirteen EU countries, including Cyprus and Greece, are turning up the heat on the European Commission to ratify the introduction of Green passports for vaccinated tourists to reboot travel within the bloc.
Cyprus has the thankless task of trying to persuade Europe that Turkey is a regional bullyboy which cannot be trusted no matter how important the country strategically. Nicosia often sounds like the
In the fourth quarter of 2020, house prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 5.4% in the eurozone, 5.7% across the EU and 2.4% in Cyprus, compared with the
Turkish Cypriot cheesemakers say they are in the dark over a historic move for Cyprus’ iconic cheese halloumi to be legally shielded under the European Union’s Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product.
European Union Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides praised Cyprus for vaccinating over 16% of its population, and the number of COVID-19 tests conducted weekly making it a leader in Europe. On Tuesday, the
In a landmark move, halloumi has earned its Cypriotness after the EU registered the island’s famous traditional cheese as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product after a long political battle. The
Even if developed in time for the summer, the EU’s digital travel certificate could be hindered by the slow pace of vaccination programmes across Europe, harming tourism-dependent economies like Cyprus and Malta,
Ankara’s failure to recognise the Republic of Cyprus blocks its path to normalising ties with the European Union, warned the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in his report on Turkey. He