Archive for June, 2013

Anastasiades-Draghi to discuss practical difficulties of the loan agreement

Wednesday’s meeting in Frankfurt between Cyprus President and European Central Bank President amounts to a recognition that there are practical difficulties in certain issues regarding the implementation of the loan agreement Cyprus has signed with its international lenders, the government …

Cyprus clinches silver medal in Mediterranean Games

Cyprus women’s team in 4×100m clinched the silver medal in the 17th Mediterranean Games held in Mersine, Turkey, breaking the national record with 44.79.

Skevi Andreou, Ramona Papanioannou, Demetra Kyriakidou and Eleni Artymata comprised the Cypriot team which broke the …

Shots fired at Laiki Bank branches

Shots were fired at branches of the Liaki banks in Frenaros and Avgorou Saturday.
Police say damage was caused to the glass in the windows but no one was hurt.
A number of items have been taken for forensic examinations…

President Anastasiades in Monaco

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasides paid on Saturday a short visit to the Principality of Monaco, at the invitation of Prince Albert.

According to an official press release issued here, the two men exchanged views on the models of development in …

Republic of Cyprus’ attitude did not open the way for solution

Davutoglu alleged that the Republic of Cyprus’ attitude did not open the way for solution

Illegal Bayrak television (28.06.13) broadcast that the Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmed Davutoglu met the ambassadors of European Union member states in a lunch given in

Cypriots close to ‘burying the hatchet’, and not in each other

Turkish Cypriot football officials believe their landmark talks with the Greek side aimed at unifying football on the politically divided island should move a vital step forward by the end of August. That’s when both bodies hope to have secured …

Peter Andre joins million sellers club

Elton John, Peter Andre and Ed Sheeran are among a number of artists boasting singles that have passed the one million sales mark in the UK over the last month.

According to the latest Official Charts Company data, Don’t Go …

Reality bites for Stakhovsky, Murray motors on

Andy Murray sent expectations of a first Wimbledon title soaring through the Centre Court roof on Friday as he roared into the last 16 without a blemish but two giant-slayers fell to earth after bitter reality checks.

On a soggy …

ECB suspends Cyprus debt eligibility after exchange

The European Central Bank said on Friday it was temporarily suspending the eligibility of Cyprus’s debt for use in its refinancing operations.

The move, essentially a procedural measure, came after Cyprus said on Thursday it was launching a debt exchange …

South Africa’s Mandela ‘improving’ as Obama flies in

South Africa’s ailing anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela is doing much better in hospital, his ex-wife Winnie said on Friday, as U.S. President Barack Obama arrived for a visit that will pay homage to a man he calls his “personal hero”.…