Archive for June, 2013

Women Cypriot sprinter bronze in 100m in Mediterranean Games

Cypriot track & field athlete Eleni Artimata (photo right) won bronze medal, on Thursday, in the women’s 100m, in the Mediterranean Games, in Turkey.

On Wednesday she secured the first gold medal for Cyprus in the women’s 200m.

It was …

Cyprus President meets Chancellor Merkel

Cyprus economy and youth unemployment were on the agenda of a meeting President Nicos Anastasiades had Thursday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Brussels, prior to the EU Summit that began in the afternoon.

Government Spokesman Christos Stylianides said that …

EU and IMF welcome Cyprus voluntary debt exchange

The European Commission (EC) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a joint statement issued on Thursday welcomed the announcement made by the Cypriot authorities to launch a voluntary debt exchange of Cypriot sovereign bonds.

“We welcome today’s announcement by …

Cyprus: Roll over €1 billion gov bonds of domestic investors

Cyprus announced it will roll over local government bonds of €1 billion euro, as part of the political agreement reached in the March 25 Eurozone Finance Ministers (Eurogroup) meeting over a €10 billion bailout.

“On June 27, 2013 the Republic …

Larnaca sea death

A 90-year-old man has died while swimming in the sea of Meneou.
George Mavrokordatos was seen floating at around 3pm and was brought to shore. he was taken to larnaca hospital where he was found to be dead.
Police say …

Shocking pictures of Fonthill road hoarder’s home

The scene which greeted landlords the Koch brothers as they opened the front door

Books, children’s toys, clothes, newspapers and old furniture were piled up shoulder-deep in many of the Fonthill Road town house’s 10 rooms, with only enough space …

Motorcyclist seriously injured on North Circular Palmers Green

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured after colliding with a car on the North Circular Road in Palmers Green.

The incident took place between Green Lanes (Clockhouse Junction) and the A10 junction going towards Edmonton at 5.15pm yesterday.

The North …

Spending Review: Energy and transport to get share of £100bn

Plans for a £100bn modernisation of the UK’s infrastructure, including new homes, road repairs and improved flood protection, have been announced.

The package, of which £50bn will come in 2015-16, is also aimed at boosting new sources of energy like …

Cyprus secures gold in women’s 200m in Mediterranean Games

Cyprus secured its first gold medal in the 2013 Mediterranean Games held in Turkey with Eleni Artimata in the women`s 200m.

In the women`s 200m final, Artimata finished first clocking a time of 23.18. She was followed by Italy` Libania …

Missing persons’ relatives not satisfied with CMP

The issue of missing persons is in danger of becoming a typical bureaucratic matter, said the President of the Pancyprian Organisation of Relatives of Undeclared Prisoners and Missing Persons Nicos Sergides.

Sergides, who was speaking Wednesday at the General Assembly …