Archive for November, 2013

Violation of the buffer zone in occupied Zodia area

Statement by the regime on the violation of the buffer zone by the Turkish army and Turkish Cypriot farmers in occupied Zodia area
Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen newspaper (29.11.13) reports that Ramazan Biryilmaz, director of the so-called housing and

Cypriot police officer breaks Ivorian’s leg during identity check

Dozens of bystanders in Nicosia witnessed a police officer using excessive force against Sylvain Somé, from the Ivory Coast. They took photos, videos and complained to the local anti-racism NGO ‘Kisa’ as an officer broke his leg. From his hospital

Cypriot team unfurls Greece flag in Trabzon

Photographs of the Cypriot football team Apollon Limassol touring the Sumela Monastry in Turkey’s Trabzon province have been released. The team, which was in Trabzon for a match with Turkey’s Trabzonspor on November 27, is well-known for its ties with …

Eroglu: We want a new state and not a continuation of the Republic of Cyprus

 Turkish Cypriot daily Star Kibris (29.11.13) reports that Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu said that Turkish Cypriots want a new state and not a continuation of the Republic of Cyprus. He claimed that they haven’t yet seen any compromise from

Memories from Famagusta Relived After 40 Years

The Family Theodorou was surprised after receiving family photos and personal things from their hometown, Famagusta, located in the Turkish occupied area of Cyprus.

After a long time, their personal things that had a special sentimental value, such as a …

UN Resolutions state clearly the basis of the federal solution in Cyprus

Nami: The UN Resolutions state clearly the basis of the federal solution in Cyprus
Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris Postasi (online, 29.11.13) reports that Ozdil Nami, self-styled minister of foreign affairs of the breakaway regime in the occupied area of the

A right to carry out explorations for natural gas in the sea of Cyprus

The breakaway regime alleges that it is their right to carry out explorations for natural gas in the sea of Cyprus
According to a statement issued yesterday (28.11.13) by the self-styled ministry of foreign affairs of the breakaway regime in

Black Friday Just Got Real As Fights Kick Off In Asda

Black Friday – yeah, that went well!

Shoppers ended up with a bit more than they bargained for after an apparent punch up over cheaper television prices.

A shopper was restrained after an argument at Asda in Cribbs Causeway, Bristol. …

Bank of Cyprus management ashamed over past practices

Bank of Cyprus new management said it feels ashamed over the bank`s past lending practices that brought Cyprus` largest lender at the brink of collapse.As part of the €10 bailout financial assistance programme for Cyprus, 47.5% of deposits over €100,000 …

Cypriot SMEs in dire straits, says Commission

Cypriot SME’s are facing an extremely challenging situation, according to the European Commission.

This is the situation as depicted in the 2013 annual report of the European Commission’s Directorate General on Industry and Entrepreneurship in the framework of the Small …