A ccording to the country’s Cat Protection & Welfare Society (Catpaws), there are 1.5m domestic cats in Cyprus, an island with only 1.2m human residents. During a visit last month, 14 pussies converged on us at a cat feeding station near the ancient ruins of Amathus; they thought my wife was one of the dedicated cat ladies who feed them.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2020
Fri, 01 Apr, 2016
Seven people, including three passengers, are being held hostage aboard the EgyptAir plane after it diverted to Larnaca airport on the Mediterranean island during a domestic flight from Alexandria to Cairo.
Tue, 29 Mar, 2016
Egypt’s president paid tribute to the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak, saying that protesters killed during the 18-day revolt had sought to revive “noble principles” and found a “new Egypt”.
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016
Egyptians turned out in low numbers yesterday to vote in the first phase of an election hailed by president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as a milestone on the road to democracy but shunned by critics who say the new chamber will rubber -stamp his decisions.
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
Madeline Perry is Ireland’s most successful squash player. Still ranked 18 in the world, she retires from the world tour after today’s Irish Open 2015 final against Nicolette Fernandes at Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club at 3pm.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2015