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Turkish navy surrounds Cyprus causing tensions to mount in the east Mediterranean

The Turkish Navy practically encircled Cyprus on Tuesday with almost 20 vessels, including frigates and submarines, in the area.

The appearance of the vessels coincided with the launch of operations by the Yavuz drillship within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) …

We are here to help for lasting peace, says Sir Stelios ahead of Bi-communal award ceremony in Cyprus

We are here not to solve the Cyprus problem but to help for lasting peace, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou whose philanthropic foundation awards 50 Bi-Communal teams with cash prizes of €10.000 each every year.

In a press conference held in Nicosia …

Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery kick off offensive

AKCAKALE, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, with warplanes and artillery striking militia positions in several towns in the border …

Coffee with a Cop relaunched in Potters Bar

Residents and shoppers can have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at Costa in Tesco on Mutton Lane.

The Potters Bar Safer Neighbourhood Team have relaunched the neighbourhood surgeries so the public can drop in and discuss local crime or anti-social behaviour-related …

AKEL General Secretary Andreas Kyprianou and talks on the Cyprus problem in Brussels

Today we have had the opportunity to meet with delegations from the Workers’ Party of Belgium PTB/PVDA and Sinn Fein party from Ireland, headed by the Vice-Presidents of their parties. I also had the opportunity to attend and speak in …

Instead of pursuing a foreign policy the Cypriot government is engaged in communication games

For years the government ruling forces have been engaging in communication games instead pursuing foreign policy. In the face of the collapse of the illusions which they have cultivated all these years, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides is now trying to …

Cyprus problem event at the European Parliament

We are here in the European Parliament to take part in an event that has been planned for some time on the Cyprus problem, the current state of play on our island, on Turkey’s provocative actions and aggression with the …

Islington green fingers win Gold at London in Bloom awards

Hard-working, green-fingered residents have helped Islington win Gold awards at the prestigious London in Bloom competition, which recognises hard work to protect vital green spaces, create habitat and protect wildlife.

London in Bloom named Islington as joint category winner in

Islington residents help fight food waste and encourage sustainable eating

Islington is hosting free workshops next week (from Monday 14 October) to help residents learn how to waste less food, cook more vegetables and eat more healthily and sustainably.

Islington is one of twelve London boroughs taking part in the

Woodford station stabbing

Investigators are today appealing for more information following a report of a stabbing at Woodford underground station, London, last night (07/10).

The incident happened at approximately 5.30pm.

The victim, a teenage boy, suffered an injury to his shoulder and was …