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Cyprus’ role in the region is very much appreciated internationally, says Chairman of the European Union Military Committee 

Cyprus is a valuable supporter of regional security and its role is very much appreciated in the international environment, Chairman of the European Union Military Committee Claudio Graziano has stressed. Graziano is paying a visit to Cyprus and on Friday …

UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus meeting with Akinci has been good

The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus Elizabeth Spehar has described a meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci as good, noting that they talked about issues to be discussed during her visit to the United States.
 
Spehar, who …

FYROM parliament agrees to change country’s name

The parliament of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) passed an amendment to the constitution on Friday to rename the country “Republic of North Macedonia,” in line with an agreement with Greece to put an end to a 27-year-old …

Spehar agrees that UNFICYP is a stability factor for Cyprus

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said, on Friday, that his impression during the meeting he had with UN special representative and head of UNFICYP Elizabeth Spehar is that she also adopts the position that the presence of the peacekeeping force in …

Man dies in flat fire – Walthamstow

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a fire at a flat on Wood Street in Walthamstow this morning.

Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus brought a man out of a second floor flat. Sadly he was pronounced …

House fire – Haringey

Four fire engines and 25 firefighters were called to a fire at a house on Greyhound Road in Tottenham.

A large part of the loft of the two floored house was damaged by fire.

The Brigade was called at 1942 …

A man has been sentenced to an indefinite hospital order for a stabbing at a London casino

A man who stabbed a member of staff at a central London casino has been sentenced.

Kien Ngyun, 35 (13.08.83), of Coventry Road, Tower Hamlets, pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon at …

Man who raped and robbed woman sentenced to nine years in jail

A man who kidnapped and raped a woman and then robbed her after she got into his vehicle in the mistaken belief that he was an Uber driver has been jailed.

Mohammed Awais, 28 (02.01.91) of Wellstead Road, East Ham, …

Gang sentenced for central London luxury watch violent robberies

A group of eight men who stole luxury watches from members of the public in violent street robberies have been sentenced to a total of 54 years in jail.

The spree of 14 robberies took place between May and November …

A reply to Turkish Foreign Minister’s statements on Cyprus problem

AKEL reply to Turkish Foreign Minister’s statements
Those claiming that they want a solution to the Cyprus problem should focus on the effort to resume negotiations instead of making inflammatory statements

As the efforts by the United Nations for a …