Archive for May, 2012

Series of recommendations for Cypriot economy

Cyprus` economic activity is expected to contract by 0.8% in 2012, before regaining some momentum in 2013 to reach 0.3% of GDP, according to the European Commission.

In twelve in-depth reviews for those member states, including Cyprus, that were identified …

Three Turkish clubs suspended from European competitions

UEFA has banned Turkey‘s Besiktas, Gaziantepspor and Bursaspor from European competitions for one year due to financial problems, club officials said on Wednesday.

UEFA’s decisions, yet to be confirmed by European football’s ruling body, came as a fresh blow …

London, France’s sixth biggest city

More French people live in London than in Bordeaux, Nantes or Strasbourg and it is now thought to be France’s sixth biggest city in terms of population. What is attracting a new generation of young French professionals to the city?…

Doctors to strike

Doctors will stop providing non-urgent care for a day next month in the first industrial action by the profession for nearly 40 years.

The move comes after a majority of doctors voted in favour of action in a British Medical …

Eroglu: “We carry out useless meetings”

Eroglu: “We might come to a better point of understanding with a package of confidence building measures, instead of carry out useless meetings”
Under the title: “The Greek Cypriot side and the UN looks positively with  the discussion of confidence …

New movement in occupied Cyprus

A new movement is allegedly to be established in occupied Cyprus
Turkish Cypriot daily Kibrisli (29.05.12), under the title “New formation: Cyprus’ Existence front” reports that it has been announced recently that a new movement is to be established in …

We count on the success of the Cypriot Presidency

We count on the success of the Cypriot Presidency, which should have one main priority, reinforcing the political integration of Europe, Chairman of the EPP Joseph Daul has said.

Daul, currently on a visit to Cyprus in view of the …

Balotelli: ‘Throw A Banana At Me And I’ll Kill You’

Mario Balotelli, the headline-grabbing Manchester City and Italy striker, has issued a warning to anyone who racially abuses him at Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine.

“Racism is unacceptable to me, I cannot bear it. We are in 2012, it …

Welcome Wall honour for Australian Cypriot couple

Cypriot-born Sydney couple Neofitos and Yiannoula Stavrou are two of the latest migrants to be honoured on the Australian National Maritime Museum’s Welcome Wall. Their lives, commitment to the Greek and Cypriot-Australian communities, as well as their numerous donations to …

Marcos Powers Past Chela

Marcos powered into the second round of Roland Garros on Tuesday evening in Paris as he dismissed Argentina’s Juan Ignacio Chela 6-3, 6-3, 6-1.

Marcos fired eight aces and hit more than double the amount of winners as Chela, with …