Archive for September, 2013

Cyprus pioneering surgery gives teenager an ear

Doctors have performed pioneering surgery for the first time in Cyprus on a teenager without an ear, according to a press release issued yesterday.

The surgery on a 14-year-old girl born without an outer left ear was carried out at …

Limassol and Larnaca suffer floods

Limassol and Larnaca districts suffered serious problems due to flash floods and hailstones yesterday.

The Larnaca district saw torrential rains beat down on the area for more than two hours at midday, resulting in the river Pentaschinos in the Ayios …

Cyprus fascism claims

Authorities will investigate claims by Akel that fascist groups in Cyprus are operating military-style training camps on the island, Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou said yesterday.
Nicolaou said a file containing photographs of alleged camps linked to Greece’s far-right organisation Golden …

CYTA boss arrested

The boss of Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (CyTA) Stathis Kittis was yesterday arrested and taken in for questioning as the investigation into the Dromolaxia land deal fraud deepened.
A district court judge also issued another three arrest warrants against CyTA Senior …

Cypriot President meets Russian FM

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades discussed on Tuesday his proposal for a resumption of the Cyprus talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

The two, who met on the sidelines of the 68th session of the UN …

Shadow Minister reiterates Labour support for Cyprus’ struggles

A well attended fringe reception held by the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK, in association with the Labour Cypriot Society, the Greek Cypriot Brotherhood, AKEL in Britain and EDEK UK, at the Labour Party’s annual conference in Brighton …

Senior Cops Quit During Golden Dawn Probe

Two senior officers of the Hellenic Police (ELAS) submitted their resignations on Sept. 23 amidst an investigation into whether there was any dereliction of duty over why the force did not arrest members of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party found …

President Anastasiades holds conversation with US President

US President Barack Obama has thanked Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Cyprus for the country’s contribution and role for maintaining peace and stability in the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean region.

He also expressed his satisfaction with President Anastasiades’ …

Remains found in Turkish occupied village, probably of Greek Cypriot missing

Exhumations have begun in the Neo Chorio village in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus, where it is believed that six Greek Cypriots are buried, who have been missing since the Turkish invasion in 1974.

In statements to CNA, the …

Cyprus’ President and UN Secretary General discuss preparations for resumption of talks

A spokesperson of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Monday, in a written statement, that the Secretary General had a meeting with “Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus and Leader of the Greek Cypriot community” where they “discussed preparations for …