Archive for October, 2011

Turkish demands in Cyprus southern seas are “groundless“

ROZAKIS – CYPRUS – EEZ

The delineations regarding Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) are impeccable and Turkish unilateral or irrational demands“ in Cyprus southern seas are “groundless“ and do not constitute a serious dispute, which could be resolved by an …

Stay-at-home Britons turn to TV and online gambling

Cash-strapped Britons are staying at home more, watching TV and gambling online, updates from consumer-facing companies showed on Thursday, as fears grow that the UK will slip back into recession.

The UK economy has barely grown over the last 12 …

Turkish Cypriots going to New York meeting with high hopes

Under the title “A wary optimism”,

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris (27.10.11) reports that Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu’s special adviser Kudret Ozersay, evaluating the upcoming meeting in New York, said that they are going to the New York meeting with …

Nicolas Sarkozy: Euro for Greece was a mistake

 

 

French President, Nicolas Sarkozy: “Greece got in with false figures”

  French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said allowing Greece into the eurozone in 2001 was a “mistake”.

He said Greece was “not ready” at the time. But, he added, it …

Cypriot to cook meal for the Queen

Queen Elizabeth will be treated with Halloumi cheese and watermelon during the Leaders’ Summit of the Member States of British Commonwealth that is going to take place on 29th of October in Perth.

The halloumi-decision was taken by a Cypriot …

Senator Xenophon paves way for genocide recognition in Australia

Independent South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon spoke in parliament last week to raise awareness of the Armenian, Greek and Assyrian genocides

Independent South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon spoke in parliament last week to raise awareness of the Armenian, Greek and

Children as young as five get into debt playing marbles in the street

!Young children have been racking up debts by playing marbles for money in Plymouth.

Police say parents have complained their children are taking to stealing money, DVDs and computer games to pay off the debts they have incurred from playing …

Turkish Cypriot Leader – “We have no map, we have criteria”

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris (26.10.11) reports that at a meeting yesterday with members of the “Fighter Commanders’ Association”, Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu argued that the issue of the map in the Cyprus reunification talks will not be on the …

Stelios Award for Business bi- communal meeting at Nicosia

The 1st meeting of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot entrepreneurs held yesterday at Nicosia in view of the ceremony of the Stelios Award for Business Co-operation in Cyprus, which will take place on the 11th of November 2011.

During …

Alexandra Palace has been forced to cancel its fireworks display

Alexandra Palace has been forced to cancel its iconic fireworks display for the second year running.

Cash-strapped Palace bosses had been appealing for funding but failed to find a sponsor for the event in November, which usually draws in crowds …