Economy

Pope: Priestly abuse scandals driving Catholic faithful away

Sep 26, 2018

Pope Francis has acknowledged that priestly sex abuse scandals are outraging the Catholic faithful and driving them away, and says the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations

EU looks to Egypt, Africa for help with migrant challenge

Sep 20, 2018

EU leaders agree to enter talks with Egypt to help stem the flow of migrants entering Europe from Africa and have offered to step up economic cooperation and the prospect of a high-profile summit in Cairo as incentives

EU President Tusk says British proposals on Irish border, economy "need to be reworked."

Sep 19, 2018

EU President Tusk says British proposals on Irish border, economy "need to be reworked."

Cyprus expects budget surplus for 2019

Sep 13, 2018

Cyprus' 2019 budget to post 500 million euro ($579 million) surplus, or 3 percent of gross domestic product

Eurozone industrial activity falls at start of third quarter

Sep 12, 2018

Official figures show that industrial production across the 19-country eurozone fell sharply during July, the latest signal that economic growth across the bloc faltered at the start of the third quarter

US, EU aim to ease some trade barriers by November

Sep 10, 2018

U.S. trade officials say they hope to reach agreement with the EU on lifting some technical barriers to trade between the two powers by November

On front line of trade, EU ports fear overnight Brexit chaos

Sep 10, 2018

The risk of a sudden return of tariffs and border controls in trade with Britain is starting to unnerve companies and authorities in continental Europe, particularly in places like ports.

Turkish Cypriots protest price hikes from Turkish lira woes

Sep 6, 2018

Hundreds of Turkish Cypriots have taken to the streets of ethnically divided Nicosia to protest huge hikes in the prices of electricity, fuel and other goods sparked by the sharp devaluation of the Turkish lira

Cyprus, India look to bolster economic, investment ties

Sep 3, 2018

India's president is inviting Cyprus to invest in his country to take advantage of growing investment opportunities.

EU, US explore goods tariffs pact amid trade tensions

Aug 30, 2018

The EU's top trade official says the bloc is in exploratory talks with the US to see whether it would be possible to reach a limited trans-Atlantic agreement on goods tariffs

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