Archive for May, 2011

Almost ten homes a night get burgled in Cyprus

EVERY night almost ten homes in Cyprus are burgled. That’s around 70 houses every week or between 250-350 each month in the first four months of this year so far.

And as each year passes, thieves are becoming more organised: …

Riot at end of school year party in Nicosia – Police called out

POLICE WERE called to bring order to a school in the Nicosia district yesterday after pupils ran riot during celebrations to mark the end of the school year.

Things got a little out of hand during the end of year …

Turkey must fill its obligations to Cyprus or it will never join EU

If Turkey does not change its stance and does not fulfill its obligations, by recognising the Republic of Cyprus and withdrawing its troops from the island, it will never join the EU, President of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Christofias …

Cyprus must safeguard its banking system

Cypriot Minister of Finance Charilaos Stavrakis has said that Cyprus must safeguard its banking system and improve public finances to address the dangers and challenges for the economy.

Speaking during a press conference in Limassol, in the framework of the …

UN Cyprus issue

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nicos Emiliou and UN Under-Secretary-General Lynn Pascoe discussed the course of negotiations on the Cyprus problem, in view of the meeting to take place in Geneva between UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, …

Cyprus Economy

 Safeguarding the financial sector and improving public finances are two sectors on which Cyprus must concentrate with a view to achieve fiscal consolidation, Central Bank Governor Athanasios Orphanides told the annual meeting of Finance Ministers and Governors of the group …

Cyprus progress not fundamental

President of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Christofias said he was reserved as regards prospects for an immediate settlement of the Cyprus problem, noting that it is possible to have developments under certain preconditions and that he is already considering …

Cyprus Cultural Heritage Destruction

President of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Christofias has said that the destruction of Cyprus’ cultural heritage constitutes a crime committed as a result of another crime, the Turkish invasion and occupation of Cyprus.

Speaking during a lunch hosted in …

U16 & U18 players req for Cyprus Rep team – open day today

KOPA in conjuction with KOA the Cypriot Sports Organisation in Cyprus are forming UK Cypriot Representative Team’s for Under 18’s and Under 16’s to  represent the  UK Cypriot Community in friendly matches  in the UK and Cyprus in high profile

Cypriot praised in the USA

Titled “Greek Music Journey”, this year’s concert was dedicated to rebetika, pop and traditional songs, in support of an organization that promotes tradition, history and national issues of Hellenism.  The organization promotes Hellenism through cultural events, radio and TV programs. …