Cyprus Mirror - RSS - http://www.cyprusmirror.com/ CYPRUS MIRROR Daily News | LEADING NEWS SOURCE FOR CYPRUS (c) 2000 - 2020 Cyprus Mirror en Fri, 24 Jan 2020 07:05:03 +0200 2020-01-24T07:05:03+02:00 en (c) 2001 - 2020 Cyprus Mirror http://www.cyprusmirror.com/images/logo-en.gif 29985 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/ Cyprus Mirror - RSS - Cyprus Mirror News UK: Boris Johnson's deal 'crosses the Brexit finish line' http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7601-uk-boris-johnsons-deal-crosses-the-brexit-finish-line-230120 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:32:00 +0200 16:32 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:32:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7601-uk-boris-johnsons-deal-crosses-the-brexit-finish-line-230120 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said "we have done it" after his Brexit bill was ratified by UK lawmakers. Five amendments were rejected, including provisions to reunite child refugees with families already in the UK. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Raids in 6 states as Germany bans 'Combat 18' neo-Nazi group http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7600-raids-in-6-states-as-germany-bans-combat-18-neo-nazi-group-2 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:26:00 +0200 16:26 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:26:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7600-raids-in-6-states-as-germany-bans-combat-18-neo-nazi-group-2 German authorities banned a neo-Nazi group that saw itself as "Adolf Hitler's task force" and had links to the murder of a German politician. Police also conducted raids against the group in six states. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Merkel to visit Turkey Friday to discuss migration crisis with Erdoğan http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7597-merkel-to-visit-turkey-friday-to-discuss-migration-crisis-wi Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:08:00 +0200 16:08 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:08:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7597-merkel-to-visit-turkey-friday-to-discuss-migration-crisis-wi German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to visit Turkey Friday to discuss the migration crisis with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Seven dead from winter storms in Spain http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7595-seven-dead-from-winter-storms-in-spain-23012020 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:03:00 +0200 15:03 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:03:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7595-seven-dead-from-winter-storms-in-spain-23012020 The death toll from a storm that has lashed Spain with strong winds and heavy snow has risen to seven, while four people were missing, officials said. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU EC Head says EU needs defense union http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7587-ec-head-says-eu-needs-defense-union-23012020 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:07:00 +0200 11:07 Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:07:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7587-ec-head-says-eu-needs-defense-union-23012020 The European Union has set up the building blocks of a defense union but needs credible military prowess to respond to crises, the European Commission president said Wednesday. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Greek islanders strike against migrant camps http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7586-greek-islanders-strike-against-migrant-camps-22012020 Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:14:00 +0200 17:14 Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:14:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7586-greek-islanders-strike-against-migrant-camps-22012020 Residents of the Greek islands of Lesbos, Samos and Chios went on strike on Wednesday, angry at the overflowing migrant camps. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Sakellaropoulou elected Greece's first female president http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7576-sakellaropoulou-elected-greeces-first-female-president-22012 Wed, 22 Jan 2020 12:06:00 +0200 12:06 Wed, 22 Jan 2020 12:06:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7576-sakellaropoulou-elected-greeces-first-female-president-22012 Greece's Parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country's history, a senior judge with expertise in environmental and constitutional law. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Germany: WWII bomb found in Cologne http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7568-germany-wwii-bomb-found-in-cologne-21012020 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:04:00 +0200 17:04 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:04:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7568-germany-wwii-bomb-found-in-cologne-21012020 Thousands of workers in the western German city of Cologne were ordered to evacuate on Tuesday after a 500-kilogram WWII bomb was discovered on the bank of the Rhein river that flows through the city. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Kosovo, Serbia to resume commercial flights after two decades http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7560-kosovo-serbia-to-resume-commercial-flights-after-two-decades Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:33:00 +0200 12:33 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:33:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7560-kosovo-serbia-to-resume-commercial-flights-after-two-decades Kosovo and Serbia agreed on Monday to launch direct commercial flights after a two-decade interval in a deal mediated by the United States in an attempt to push the two former foes closer to normalizing relations. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU UK Parliament presses Johnson to release Russia report http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7555-uk-parliament-presses-johnson-to-release-russia-report-21012 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:19:00 +0200 10:19 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:19:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7555-uk-parliament-presses-johnson-to-release-russia-report-21012 A prominent member of Britain’s parliament has demanded that Prime Minister Boris Johnson release a report on Russian interference in British politics after delays, local media reported Monday. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Calls grow for EU to consider Palestine statehood http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7550-calls-grow-for-eu-to-consider-palestine-statehood-20012020 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:38:00 +0200 16:38 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:38:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7550-calls-grow-for-eu-to-consider-palestine-statehood-20012020 The European Union should recognize a Palestinian state, Luxembourg Foreign Minister said, reiterating his call for the two-state solution to end the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Italian FM doubts EastMed pipeline project feasible http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7534-italian-fm-doubts-eastmed-pipeline-project-feasible-18012020 Sat, 18 Jan 2020 15:14:00 +0200 15:14 Sat, 18 Jan 2020 15:14:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7534-italian-fm-doubts-eastmed-pipeline-project-feasible-18012020 The EastMed pipeline project will fail to be a feasible plan in terms of its cost and construction process, according to Italy’s foreign minister.  http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU French President Macron chased out of Paris theater by protesters http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7531-french-president-macron-chased-out-of-paris-theater-by-prote Sat, 18 Jan 2020 11:28:00 +0200 11:28 Sat, 18 Jan 2020 11:28:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7531-french-president-macron-chased-out-of-paris-theater-by-prote A Group of anti-government protesters tried to enter a northern Paris theater late Friday while French President Emmanuel Macron was inside. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Siding with warlord Haftar diplomatic fiasco: Former Greek Minister Varoufakis http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7530-siding-with-warlord-haftar-diplomatic-fiasco-former-greek-mi Sat, 18 Jan 2020 10:38:00 +0200 10:38 Sat, 18 Jan 2020 10:38:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7530-siding-with-warlord-haftar-diplomatic-fiasco-former-greek-mi Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who is also the leader of the Greek MeRa25 party, criticized his country on Friday for its involvement in the Libyan crisis. He argued that Greece is on the wrong side, which is a diplomatic fiasco. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU France to deploy aircraft carrier to Middle East http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7527-france-to-deploy-aircraft-carrier-to-middle-east-17012020 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:47:00 +0200 16:47 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:47:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7527-france-to-deploy-aircraft-carrier-to-middle-east-17012020 France will deploy the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier and its battle group from January to April to support French military operations in the Middle East, President Emmanuel Macron said on Jan. 16. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Merkel urges weapon embargo on Libya http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7518-merkel-urges-weapon-embargo-on-libya-17012020 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:47:00 +0200 10:47 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:47:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7518-merkel-urges-weapon-embargo-on-libya-17012020 German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday called for a weapons embargo on Libya to facilitate a political solution to the conflict. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Greek premier nominates top judge for presidential post http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7514-greek-premier-nominates-top-judge-for-presidential-post-1601 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:40:00 +0200 16:40 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:40:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7514-greek-premier-nominates-top-judge-for-presidential-post-1601 Greece's Prime Minister announced on Jan. 15 his nomination of one of the country's top judges, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, as its next president. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU What to expect from Spain's progressive coalition http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7512-what-to-expect-from-spains-progressive-coalition-16012020 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:28:00 +0200 16:28 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:28:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7512-what-to-expect-from-spains-progressive-coalition-16012020 After years of political turmoil, Spaniards now swing between apprehension, antagonism and, in some cases, hope. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU EU prepares for migration wave amid Libya crisis http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7510-eu-prepares-for-migration-wave-amid-libya-crisis-16012020 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:13:00 +0200 16:13 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:13:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7510-eu-prepares-for-migration-wave-amid-libya-crisis-16012020 The European Union will be prepared in case of any migration wave from Libya amid crisis in the region, a European Union official said on Jan. 15. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Spotify launches playlists for dogs left home alone http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7506-spotify-launches-playlists-for-dogs-left-home-alone-16012020 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:40:00 +0200 12:40 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:40:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7506-spotify-launches-playlists-for-dogs-left-home-alone-16012020 Spotify has made playlists and a podcast for dogs to listen to in their owners’ absence, after finding that nearly 74% of UK pet-owners play music for their animals. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Hard border in Ireland will never come back: EC Chief http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7501-hard-border-in-ireland-will-never-come-back-ec-chief-1601202 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:42:00 +0200 10:42 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:42:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7501-hard-border-in-ireland-will-never-come-back-ec-chief-1601202 A hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland will “never, ever” come back because of Brexit, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU EU lays out 1 trillion-euro plan to support Green Deal http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7491-eu-lays-out-1-trillion-euro-plan-to-support-green-deal-15012 Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:37:00 +0200 12:37 Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:37:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7491-eu-lays-out-1-trillion-euro-plan-to-support-green-deal-15012 The European Union plans to dedicate a quarter of its budget to tackling climate change and to help shift 1 trillion euros ($1.1 trillion) in investment towards making the economy more environmentally friendly over the next 10 years. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU 1 dead, at least 9 injured after Spain chemical plant explosion http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7487-1-dead-at-least-9-injured-after-spain-chemical-plant-explosi Wed, 15 Jan 2020 09:53:00 +0200 09:53 Wed, 15 Jan 2020 09:53:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7487-1-dead-at-least-9-injured-after-spain-chemical-plant-explosi A massive explosion at a petrochemical plant in northeastern Spain on Tuesday killed one person and injured at least nine others, three seriously, regional authorities said. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU Germany to host Libya peace conference on Sunday http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7486-germany-to-host-libya-peace-conference-on-sunday-14012020 Tue, 14 Jan 2020 16:50:00 +0200 16:50 Tue, 14 Jan 2020 16:50:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7486-germany-to-host-libya-peace-conference-on-sunday-14012020 The announcement came following Russia-hosted talks late Monday for Libyan peace. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU UK government rejects new Scottish independence vote http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7478-uk-government-rejects-new-scottish-independence-vote-1401202 Tue, 14 Jan 2020 14:29:00 +0200 14:29 Tue, 14 Jan 2020 14:29:00 +0200 http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU/n7478-uk-government-rejects-new-scottish-independence-vote-1401202 Britain’s government on Tuesday officially refused the local Scottish government’s request for a power transfer to hold a second independence referendum. http://www.cyprusmirror.com/c124-EU