Archive for November, 2013

28th November 2013

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Apoel and Apollon exploits in the Europa League last night

APOEL’s chances of moving into the next round of the Europa League all but faded away on Thursday night after Giorgos Donis’ side were held to a frustrating 0-0 by Israeli visitors Maccabi Tel Aviv.
In what was a toothless …

Only an agreement based on two separate states and political equality could in Cyprus

Cicek: only an agreement based on two separate states and political equality could be lasting in Cyprus
Turkish Cypriot daily Havadis newspaper (28.11.13) reports that Cemil Cicek, Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA), has alleged that an agreement

Turkey’s stance on Cyprus leaves no room for complacency

Turkey’s 39-year long occupation of Cyprus and Ankara’s constant challenges of the Republic’s sovereign rights do not leave any room for complacency on our part, Cyprus Defence Minister Photis Photiou said on Friday.

Addressing the annual meeting of the Military …

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriots express support for “common cultural heritage”


A tender for the restoration and reconstruction of the dilapidated Monastery of St. Panteleimon in occupied Myrtou is expected to be launched in the second half of 2014.

The church and the premises of the Monastery, located in the …

Greek EU presidency and Cyprus issue the focus of Hague – Venizelos meeting

The priorities of the upcoming Greek presidency of the Council of the European Union, developments over the Cyprus issue and other bilateral and international affairs were discussed during a meeting in London between the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister …

Our aim is to limit organised crime activity, says Cyprus Justice Minister


There is no magic recipe to crack down on organised crime, Minister of Justice and Public Order Ionas Nicolaou said on Thursday, stressing that the Police aim at reducing the threat and impact of organised crime in Cyprus.

Presenting …

Cardiff Blues sign Pontypridd’s Chris Dicomidis

Pontypridd lock Chris Dicomidis has joined Cardiff Blues on a full-time basis on a long-term deal.

The 29-year-old has been a key figure for Pontypridd over the last decade and was appointed captain in 2010.

Dicomidis represented Wales at Under-19 …

Baghdatis adds more flair to Heineken Open

Former top 10 player Marcos Baghdatis has been confirmed as a wildcard for Auckland’s Heineken Open in January.

Greek Cypriot Baghdatis is currently ranked 86 in the world but is a fan favourite on the ATP tour.

Other new additions …

Theo Paphitis goes “on the run” in Weston-super-Mare

DRAGONS Den star Theo Paphitis will be pulling on his running shoes once again to pound the streets of Weston-super-Mare to raise cash for Sport Relief.

Mr Paphitis and friend Kerry Michael – owner of Weston’s Grand Pier – are …