Archive for November, 2013

Pat Rice: Cancer diagnosis for Arsenal and Northern Ireland great

Former Northern Ireland and Arsenal defender Pat Rice has been admitted to hospital after being diagnosed with cancer.

Rice, 64, made 528 appearances for the Gunners and was assistant manager to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger for 16 years before retiring …

Cyprus has 2nd highest rate of students in U.S.

Cyprus has the second highest rate among EU countries of university students in the U.S., despite a marginal drop from 438 students in 2011-2012 to 425 in the past academic year, according to U.S. embassy figures.

The most popular universities …

Cyprus Tourism Organisation and Gulf Air partner to host Roadshow in India

Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) has recently partnered with Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, to host a roadshow held in the Indian cities of Delhi and Mumbai.

During the two, one-day events, Gulf Air and Cypriot …

No blame game with the Turkish Cypriot side, government says

The President of Cyprus and the Greek Cypriot side will not be lured into a blame game, Deputy Government Spokesman Victoras Papadopoulos said on Wednesday.

The President of the Republic has repeatedly proclaimed that he aims at relaunching a substantial …

Champions League Round Up

Real Madrid, Manchester United and Paris St Germain reached the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday on a night when the goals flowed all over Europe with United the highest scorers in a 5-0 win at Bayer Leverkusen.…

Olympiakos lose in Paris but qualification is in their grasp

Olympiakos came within a few minutes from sealing qualification to the next round of the Champions League on Wednesday, but eventually succumbed to ten-man Paris St Germain 2-1 in France and will need to beat Anderlecht in Piraeus in the …

Six arrests in English football match-fixing investigation

Six men have been arrested by officers from the National Crime Agency investigating alleged match fixing in English football.

At least three footballers are reported to be among those held across the country, but the BBC understands that none is …

Armed robbery in Limassol

Armed robbers Thursday morning targeted the Spyros Kyprianou Ave. Branch of Limassol Co-op Bank.
According to the police, two masked men holding guns entered the bank at around 8.40am and, after threatening the bank employees, made off with an as

Cyprus faces immigration problem

Cyprus is facing a problem of illegal immigrants and asylum seekers, mainly due to its proximity to countries of emigration but also because of the continuing Turkish occupation, said Interior Minister Socrates Hasikos, addressing a conference on ” The demographic …

Barroso assures Cyprus about Commission’s support

The Commission stands behind you, President of the EU Commission Jose Manuel Barroso assured Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades the Cypriot Government and the Cypriot people, after the meetings him and the College of Commissioners had on Wednesday with President Anastasiades …