Archive for June, 2012

Rep of Cyprus has invited Turkey to EU Energy Ministers’ meeting

The Republic of Cyprus has invited Turkey to the EU Energy Ministers’ meeting
Under the title: “The Greek Cypriot Administration invited Turkey to the EU Energy Ministers’ Summit”, Turkish website Haberler.com (23.06.12) reports that the “Greek Cypriot Administration”, as the …

Turkish Cypriots: prisoners of the status quo

Turkish columnist assesses statements by Osman Ertug in a presentation in Brussels; On the Turkish settlers issue the columnists admits that Turkish Cypriots became a minority
In a commentary entitle: “Turkish Cypriots: prisoners of the status quo”, in Turkish daily …

Zumba no longer just exercise, it’s big business

Alberto Perez started out as a street performer and then an aerobics teacher in Colombia, making extra cash on the side teaching the wives of businessmen how to dance in nightclubs in his hometown, Cali.

Today, he stands at the …

Cyprus Military exercise

The annual military exercise “Demetra 2012” that took place throughout the free areas of Cyprus, with the participation of all National Guard branches, was concluded on Sunday with success.

According to an official announcement, the military exercise, that resumed last …

I Feel Mostly Greek,” says Artist Cat Stevens of Cypriot descent

Cat Stevens a.k.a. Yusuf Islam revealed less known aspects of his life and his relationship with Greece in an interview he gave to Australian newspaper Neos Kosmos. He also talked about his decision to change his name to an Islamic …

PLAGUE of rats has been terrorising residents in Southgate

A PLAGUE of rats has been terrorising residents in Southgate, invading gardens and houses, after a litter-strewn lane became a breeding ground for the vermin.

The residents of Pickard Close have been battling to have the lane behind Chase Road …

Cyprus EU Presidency to play crucial role Europe’s future

The Cyprus Presidency of the EU Council due to begin on July 1 is to play a crucial role in the ‘big picture’ on discussions over the future of Europe, EU Commission Vice President, and Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights …

Eurozone braces for crisis talks on Greece, Spain, Italy and Cyprus

Eurozone finance ministers, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Central Bank (ECB) were set to hold crunch talks on Thursday on the single currency’s debt crisis, which is spreading from Greece to Spain, Cyprus and Italy.

The discussions …

German daily sent to all 41 million households

Germany‘s best-selling newspaper was given away free to almost all of the country’s 41 million households on Saturday in a controversial celebration of the daily’s 60th anniversary that set a world record for largest circulation.

Bild newspaper – a …

Cypriot economic trouble rooted in Greek woes

 Cyprus President Demetris Christofias on Sunday blamed the island’s economic troubles on neighbouring Greece’s woes and insisted that reforms by his government would check a growing public deficit.

“The economy of Cyprus continues to have healthy foundations despite the problems, …