Archive for May, 2012

President Christofias says he will not seek re-election

President of the Republic Demetris Christofias said on Monday that he has decided not to seek re-election in the presidential elections of 2013.

During a state address that lasted 15 minutes, the President said that taking as a fact that …

Olympiakos win Basketball Euro League

Olympiakos managed to upset CSKA Moscow in the Euroleague final to be crowned European champion for the second time in its history with a 62-61 score on Sunday in Istanbul.

The Reds did the unthinkable, as not only were they …

Nicosia: Bomb made safe

A 500lb bomb that had menaced the village of Denia since it was dropped during the Turkish invasion of 1974 has finally been made safe.
The village was evacuated early Monday so that experts could deal with the weapon, which …

Larnaca: Policeman remanded

A special traffic policeman in Larnaca has been remanded in custody for two days on suspicion of possession of illegal drugs.
Police found 1g of cocaine and 5g of cannabis in the car of his estranged wife and believe that …

Cyprus Central Bank Governor a need for growth measures

Newly appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus Panicos Demetriades has said that austerity policy by itself is not enough to bring the finances of any country back to a healthy basis.

Addressing Saturday the conference of Cyprus`s bank …

Mexican Police found bodies in bags

 

Forty-nine mutilated bodies have been found dumped by a roadside near the city of Monterrey in northern Mexico.

Security officials said the 43 men and six women had been decapitated and had their hands cut off, making identification difficult.…

Moment of truth for Greece

Greek political leaders on Sunday ignored a final plea from the president to form a coalition government to avert a repeat election, pushing the debt-stricken nation closer to bankruptcy and a possible exit from the euro zone.

Leaders of …

KOPA League big day at Barnet FC today Sunday

The biggest day of the season for the KOPA League takes place this Sunday 2 pm at Barnet FC Underhill Stadium it’s the day of the KOPA Challenge Cup Final 2012 sponsored by Buzz Sweets in which Cetinkaya Cinar play …

Christofias: More emphasis on development

Cyprus President Demetris Christofias assured Saturday the government will exhaust all means to maintain the banking sector`s robustness for the benefit of all.

Addressing the 44th Conference of the Cyprus Union of Bank Employees, President Christofias said the government is …

Sandwich celebrates 250th anniversary of the sandwich

When John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, ordered beef served between slices of bread about 250 years ago he probably did not think his request would become a global convenience meal.

The story goes that the Earl asked for …