Archive for April, 2012

President Christofias: Reunification is a one way street

The reunification of Cyprus is a one way street which will safeguard the future of the country, President Demetris Christofias stressed here Sunday, warning that any attempt to unilaterally change the current process of negotiations would be tantamount to an …

Cyprus to protest attempts to upgrade status of illegal regime

Cyprus is set to protest against attempts to upgrade the status of the self-styled Turkish Cypriot regime, in occupied Cyprus, in the ranks of the Organisation of Islamic Conference.

Foreign Minister Erato Kozakou Markoulli has told the Athens News Agency …

KOPA League Round Up- One game only took place

In the only game of the day in the KOPA league Cetinkaya Cinar defeated Brotherhood 4-1 at Wadham Lodge this win means Cinar are on 23 points and are now safe from relegation . Brotherhood on 19 points need three …

Hackers target Home office site

The hacking group Anonymous says it will launch online attacks every weekend in the wake of allegations it disrupted access to the Home Office website.

Anonymous Twitter messages warned of the attack on 4 April, and said: “EXPECT a DDOS …

Nicosia: Tensions high after police raid

TENSIONS WERE high on a strip of the buffer zone dissecting the capital yesterday after a police raid the night before resulted in 28 arrests, including 11 minors, numerous claims of police brutality and human rights violations.

A strong police …

Cyprus’ largest dam overflows

The island’s largest dam, Kouris, has overflown for the second time in its history.

The dam, on the north west of the southern coastal town of Limassol, has a storage capacity of 115 million cubic metres.

The Cyprus Water Development …

Paphos Tala: residents urged to lock up

POLICE have stepped up patrols in the Paphos village of Tala which has seen a cluster of break-ins over the past couple of weeks, and are warning residents to be more safety conscious.

Paphos police spokesman, Nicos Tsappis said: “We …

Dhekelia: Man killed while pushing broken-down car

 A 37-YEAR-OLD Romanian man was killed in the early hours of yesterday while pushing his broken-down car down the Larnaca-Ayia Napa road, when a Cypriot driver slammed into the back of the vehicle.

According to the British base at Dhekelia …

Avalanche traps over 100 Pakistani soldiers – army

An avalanche buried over 100 Pakistani soldiers near the Siachen glacier on the border with India on Saturday, the army said, adding that casualties were expected.

Several Pakistani television channels reported earlier that about 150 soldiers were trapped.

“At …

Turkish side create tension in Pyla village

Efforts by the Turkish side to create tension in Pyla village; Kucuk found an excuse to make threats  

Turkish Cypriot daily Havadis newspaper (06.04.12) reports that a Turkish Cypriot named Kerim Ali Yahi from mixed Pyla village was arrested yesterday …