Archive for April, 2012

Republic of Cyprus will continue negotiating to reach a solution

The Director of the Office of the President of the Republic, Christos Christofides reiterated the Government’s readiness to continue negotiating to achieve a solution to the Cyprus issue.

Christofides was speaking at the funeral of Michalis and Maria Maroniti, who …

Police appeal to find missing 14 year old Muswell Hill school girl

Police have issued an appeal for help to find a 14-year-old Fortismere School pupil who has been missing from home for more than two months.

Sasha Macfarlane is believed to be in the Muswell Hill or Bounds Green area, and …

Cypriot Cafe owner summoned to council meeting

A Finchley Cypriot cafe owner has been summoned to a meeting with Barnet Council after she created a number of political posters.

Helen Michael, owner of Cafe Buzz in the High Road, was one of a group of protesters who …

KFC must pay poisoned girl $8.3m

Fast-food giant KFC has been ordered to pay $8.3m (£5.1m) to the family of an Australian girl left severely brain damaged after being poisoned by a chicken meal.

Monika Samaan fell ill with salmonella poisoning after eating a “Twister” wrap …

President: Turkey hindering Cyprus` progress

Cyprus` shipping would be ranking even higher worldwide if Turkey did not place obstacles, which adversely affect Cyprus and the development of its shipping industry, President of the Republic Demetris Christofias said on Friday.

In an address at the 23rd …

Cyprus protests drilling in occupied areas to UN and EU


AP Photo/Petros Karadjias
Cyprus will protest to the UN and the EU illegal drilling in the Republic’s northern Turkish occupied areas.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Erato Kozakou Markoullis said on Friday she is going to send letters of protest …

Cyprus Gov plans to tackle challenges in the banking sector

The government is addressing the capital deficit of the banking system with the due attention and has prepared a comprehensive plan to effectively tackle the challenges in the banking sector, the Ministry of Finance points out in a press release …

Hostages taken at Cypriot owned office block in London

BREAKING NEWS: Thousand workers evacuated amid central London bomb threat after ‘man wearing gas canister storms offices and takes hostages’

A hostage situation has broken out on Tottenham Court Road in London.

Unconfirmed reports suggest a man has taken four

Kurds set themselves alight outside Cyprus Ministry

Three Kurdish asylum seekers set themselves alight outside the Interior Ministry in Nicosia Friday morning in protest against the government’s failure to give them political asylum.
They poured flammable liquid onto their clothes and set light to it but the …

Palestinians removed from Cyprus Park

Police moved in at 4.30am Friday to remove a Palestinian tent camp from the Ayios Giorgios Kontos Park in Larnaca.
The tents had been set up as a protest by Palestinian asylum seekers over their benefits being cut.
Earlier Larnaca …