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UK Cypriot council leader signs declaration to reduce sugar consumption

In December, Merton Council took its fight to creating a healthier borough a step further by signing a Local Authority Declaration, committing to reduce sugar consumption in the borough and promote healthier eating.

On average children in England, now consume …

Joan Ryan MP meets Met Police Commissioner over rising youth violence in Enfield

In a meeting with Joan Ryan MP, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner said tackling rising youth violence in Enfield is a top priority and have committed to maintaining the deployment of extra police officers to the Borough to …

Mayor’s action on air quality will benefit poorest Londoners the most

New research published last Friday shows how the Mayor’s bold measures to tackle London’s filthy air, including launching the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone in April, will benefit all Londoners, but particularly those living in the capital’s deprived areas.…

Kyprianou appeals to foreign diplomats to influence Turkey to resolve the Cyprus issue

AKEL leader Andros Kyprianou yesterday called on foreign diplomats to exert influence on Turkey to cooperate in good faith to resolve the Cyprus issue for the benefit of all Cypriots and the wider region.
Kyprianou was addressing the diplomatic corps …

The appointments were made to serve party and petty-political interests of the government ruling forces in Cyprus

Statement by AKEL C.C. Spokesperson Stefanos Stefanou on the appointments to the Boards of Semi-governmental Organizations

The appointments were made to serve party and petty-political interests of the government ruling forces

AKEL C.C. Press Office, 18 January 2019, Nicosia

Whenever …

Cyprus Ambassadors and diplomatic corps accredited to the Republic of Cyprus 

On behalf of the Central Committee of AKEL I would like to welcome you all to our meeting today, which has already become a custom. I wish you all the very best for the New Year with health and family …

Turkish Cypriots seek end to natural gas dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Turkish Cypriots want to resolve a dispute over natural gas drilling with Greek Cypriots to avoid the possibility of its leading to wide instability, the breakaway state’s deputy prime minister said after visits with Trump administration officials …

US to lift Cyprus arms embargo in security boost

NICOSIA, Cyprus — The U.S. will soon start lifting a decades-old arms embargo on Cyprus because Washington acknowledges the Mediterranean island nation’s contribution to bolstering regional stability and security, the Cypriot foreign minister said Friday.

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said …

Cyprus President says he will not hesitate to take decisions for peace and stability 

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Friday that he will not hesitate to take decisions that will bring about peace and stability in Cyprus and which will “preserve Cypriot Hellenism and will allow us to continue our course within …

Council of Europe anti-corruption body GRECO to visit Cyprus 

 A delegation of the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) will visit Cyprus on 7 and 8 February 2019, in the context of GRECO’s 4th round compliance procedure and in connection with allegations concerning the administration of …