Turkish Cypriots march against poverty

Thousands of Turkish Cypriots have taken to the streets, spurred by soaring inflation that has left many struggling to make ends meet, with demonstrators linking the financial demise to the north’s political

Inflation hits record high 7.1% in March

Increases in petrol prices, electricity and other utility bills, fruit and vegetables have driven inflation up in March to a record 7.1%, according to the Cyprus Statistical Service. Inflation continued its upward

COVID19: Pandemic could be over in March

The pandemic could soon be over after the highly infectious Omicron completes its cycle, with scientists forecasting the COVID-19 variant has reached its peak. Dr Leondios Kostrikis, head of the University of

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ExxonMobil test drill results in March

Results of confirmatory drilling in the Glafcos gas field to be conducted by the ExxonMobil-Qatar Petroleum joint venture will not be known before March, Energy Minister Natasa Pilides said. ExxonMobil is scheduled

Cyprus jobless rises by 25% in March

Registered unemployed in Cyprus rose by 25% annually in March to 29,676 as the labour market suffered from lockdowns and the coronavirus pandemic’s prolonged effects. According to the Cyprus Statistical Service, unemployment

UN envoy to return in March

UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute is expected back on the island next month to meet Cypriot leaders preparing for a Cyprus summit involving the guarantor powers Greece, Turkey, and the UK.