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Turkey issues new Navtex near Cyprus’ EEZ

Turkey on Thursday issued a Navigational Telex (Navtex) reserving a maritime area north of Cyprus for drilling activities.

Rowan Norway research vessel is set to stay in the Alexandretta Gulf area, within Turkish territorial waters, for the period from May …

New Justice and Public Order Minister appointed in Cyprus

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has appointed lawyer George Savvides as the new Justice and Public Order Minister. Savvides will be sworn in on Friday during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace.

Savvides is succeeding Ionas Nicolaou, who resigned at the …

Cyprus and Israeli ‘IASON -2019’ and ‘NIKOKLIS-DAVID-2019’ exercises completed

The military exercises “IASON -2019” and “NIKOKLIS-DAVID-2019” were held from 20-29 May with the participation of military Special Operation Units from Cyprus and Israel, as well as ground and air assets.

The exercises took place within the framework of the …

Red alert issued for wildfires as Cyprus suffers from heatwave and dust

The Forestry Department warned today that the danger of wildfires is on “red alert” as Cyprus suffers temperatures as high as 41 degrees Celsius and high dust levels.

In a press release announcing the “red alert” level the Forestry Department …

EU Commission report “perhaps the most critical” on Turkey since 2005

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said an annual European Commission report on enlargement is the possibly the most critical against Turkey since the beginning of accession negotiations in 2005 and has also stressed Ankara’s crucial role in reaching a …

London Policing Ethics Panel final report on the Met’s trial of Live Facial Recognition Technology

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) welcomes the report published today, Wednesday 29 March, by the London Policing Ethics Panel regarding the force’s trial of Live Facial Recognition Technology (LFR).

Since 2016, the MPS carried out 10 trials of LFR technology …

Man who created makeshift drugs and weapons lab in his North London home jailed

A man who created a makeshift laboratory and workshop in his home to create drugs and weapons has been jailed.

Glenn Brigham, 35 (15.6.1983) of Ewen House, Caledonian Road, N1 was charged with the following:

6 x possession of a …

Man charged following stabbing in Enfield

Police investigating a stabbing in Aldermans Hill, Enfield, on Saturday, 25 May have charged a man.

Besjan Kanaj, 27 (25.03.92), of Park Avenue, Enfield, was charged on Monday, 27 May with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon in …

Man was rescued from a house fire in Hornsey

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a fire in Beresford Road, Hornsey. One man was rescued via a ground floor window and was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service. Part of the ground floor was …

The narrative of the supporters of partition is refuted by the joint action of Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots

Statement by AKEL C.C. Spokesperson Stefanos Stefanou on the attack by the so-called “deputy President” of the pseudo-parliament Zorlu Tore against AKEL

The narrative of the supporters of partition is refuted by the joint action of Greek Cypriots and Turkish …