Archive for February, 2013

28th February 2013

28th February 2013…

Japanese woman, 114, recognized as world’s oldest

A 114-year-old Japanese woman born the same year that radium was discovered was recognized as the world’s oldest woman by Guinness World Records on Wednesday.

Misao Ookawa, who was born to a clothing merchant in 1898 and now lives …

New Cyprus Cabinet announced

New Government Spokesman Christos Stylianides announced, on Wednesday the new Cabinet.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Ioannis Kasoulides
Minister of Finance: Michalis Sarris
Minister of Interior: Socrates Hasikos
Minister of Defence: Fotis Fotiou
Minister of Education and Culture: Kyriakos Kenevezos
Minister …

Ronaldo batters Barca to put Real into Cup final

Cristiano Ronaldo crushed Barcelona’s treble hopes with two goals in a 3-1 away win for Real Madrid in their King’s Cup last four, second leg on Tuesday to set up a showdown against Atletico Madrid or Sevilla in May’s final.…

Cyprus: Customs officers suspected in drugs ring

The drug squad believe they have broken up a drug-ring after two customs officials, aged 58 and 53 were arrested on Monday afternoon, police said yesterday. The arrests came after German authorities were tipped off by Dutch authorities and found …

Edgar Davids ” Important win for Barnet”

Edgar Davids had “mixed feelings” about Barnet’s performance in the Bees 2-0 victory against Southend United and stated he didn’t know if he scored the crucial second goal.

Jake Hyde had headed Barnet ahead in the first half but the …

Man found dead at East Finchley allotment

THE body of a man has been found in a burning allotment shed in East Finchley.

Firefighters were called to the allotments at the back of Chandos Road just after midnight in the early hours of this morning. There were …

Dig for missing persons in military areas in occupied area of Cyprus.

 Excavations by the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) in a fenced military area in the Turkish occupied village of Kontemenos is a positive development the Greek Cypriot member of the committee, Aristos Aristotelous, said.
In statements to CNA, Aristotelous said

Cars torched in Engomi and Strovolos

Two cars were torched in Nicosia during the night. Αccording to police reports, a car owned by a 45 year old woman was destroyed outside her home in the Engomi Municipality while two hours later a car owned by a …

Merkel and Erdogan duel over Cyprus for EU bid

Turkish daily Hurriyet Daily News reported that the German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed support yesterday for reviving Turkey΄s flagging EU talks yet butted heads with Ankara on the deadlock surrounding Cyprus.

“We need Turkey΄s progress on the implementation of the …