Androulakis: Turkey’s F-16 acquisition ‘a deeply negative development’

The sale of US F-16 fighter jets to Turkey will allow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to continue pursuing "destabilizing practices," Socialists PASOK leader Nikos Androulakis said on Wednesday.
"The latest development with the approval of the new F-16 program from the US side to Turkey is a deeply negative development," he added.

From ‘problem’ to ‘solution’: Cyprus as a strategic partner

Evangelos Savva, the Ambassador of Cyprus to the United States, joins Thanos Davelis to discuss how Cyprus has moved from being viewed solely as a problem to becoming part of the solution to key regional challenges, and look at whether the country's growing regional relevance can help solve the Cyprus problem.

Cyprus takes center stage at Kathimerini’s Forum for Southeast Europe & East Med 

Cyprus and its emergence as a strategic partner and diplomatic link in the Mediterranean, as well as the issue the Turkish-occupied northern part of the island, was the main issue discussed in Washington, DC on Monday, in the context of the 5th Forum for Southeast Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, at the American Enterprise Institute think tank.

CyStat reports 6% drop in issued building permits

The number of building permits issued in Cyprus in the first 11 months of 2023 dropped by almost 6% year-on-year, the Statistical Service of Cyprus (CyStat) reported on Friday, with the area and value registering annual gains, driven by the increased prices in construction materials, as well as increased interest in apartment blocks.

Cyprus sees 35.6% surge in motor vehicle registrations in January

The Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat) revealed on Thursday a significant uptick in motor vehicle registrations in Cyprus.

Total registrations of motor vehicles in Cyprus numbered 4,243 in January, compared to 3,128 in January 2023, recording an increase of 35.6%, according to data published by the CyStat.