Archive for May, 2013

Laiki Administrator obtains interim orders for freezing of assets

Special Administrator of Laiki Bank, Andri Antoniades, has obtained, under her general mandate, interim orders against Andreas Vgenopoulos, Efthimios Bouloutas, Kyriakos Magiras and Marfin Investment Group Holdings SA, a Central Bank of Cyprus press release issued here on Friday says.…

Panathinaikos win appeal for Super League licence

Panathinaikos were among three clubs who have successfully appealed a decision to exclude them from the Super League next season, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) said on Friday.

All 16 top flight clubs had their licences reviewed by the EPO’s …

Cyprus U21’s beat Northern Ireland

Cyprus’ under-21 side returned to winning ways in 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 9 on Thursday after a comfortable 3-0 victory over Northern Ireland in Nicosia.
Savvas Paraskevas’ side had lost their opening group game 2-0 away to …

Leaders committed to the peace process, says UN envoy

President of the Republic Nicos Anstasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu are committed to the peace process, UN Secretary General’s Special Advisor on the Cyprus issue Alexander Downer has said.

In a brief statement after a dinner hosted by …

Mysterious ‘jolts’ felt in Famagusta and Larnaca regions

Mystery still surrounds the cause of earth jolts felt in the past 48 hours in many areas of the Famagusta region.

Quake-like tremors, which some said was accompanied by a loud noise were first felt in the Famagusta-Larnaca regions two

Wrong perceptions about the Cypriot economy should stop

German Professor/researcher, Heinz Richter, said on Thursday that it time to put an end to some wrong perceptions that exist in Germany regarding the banking sector in Cyprus and the way the economic situation is being managed.

According to an …

Turkey holds information on missing, say relatives in Cyprus

Relatives of missing persons in Cyprus have called on Turkey to make available information it is withholding on missing persons, to help establish their fate.

“Turkey must cooperate in issues concerning information about missing persons in Cyprus, because a lot …

Government secures a €100 million loan from EIB

A total of €100 million will be injected in the Cypriot market after the loan agreement signed here today between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Republic of Cyprus.

In addition to the €100 million resulting from the loan …

Olympiakos Chairman entered referees room at half time

The referee at the center of Greece’s controversial soccer cup final between Olympiakos and Asteras Tripolis has informed authorities that, in breach of regulations, Reds chairman Vangelis Marinakis entered his locker room at halftime and complained about his decisions.

The …

Artemis Angeli gold winner for Cyprus

School pupil Artemis Pantelis was the bigger winner for Cyprus at the 2013 Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE) on Wednesday after striking gold in the Air Rifle event.
The 15-year-old Artemis, who took the gold on her …