Archive for December, 2013

President’s New Year Message: 2014 to signal regeneration of Cyprus

The New Year “will mark the beginning of the regeneration of our country,” President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday, in a televised message to the people of Cyprus for the New Year, noting that Cyprus can soon …

Money coming in for Cypriot origin Florida governor candidate

Charlie Crist announced that he was running for Governor in the 2014 election.

Crist in December received $200,000 in two checks from Miami investor Bruce Berkowitz; $100,000 in two checks from Houston personal injury lawyer Steve Mostyn; and $25,000 …

Russian nuclear cruiser in Cyprus before exercises

The rocket-nuclear-powered cruiser ‘Peter the Great’, one of the most powerful Russian naval ships is in Cyprus for refueling at the port of Limassol and is preparing to sail the Aegean with other ships to join a joint exercise with …

Cypriot Community in London mourns the death of George Euripides

George Euripides passed away on Monday 30 December 2013 at the age of 78.

He was an active member of AKEL in Britain Catford branch, and was a member of the party’s committee for many years. He was also a …

31st December 2013

31st December 2013…

Former Australian MP Andrew Theophanous set to sue Commonwealth government

Former federal MP Andrew Theophanous is suing the Commonwealth government in an attempt to get a retrial into his corruption and bribery convictions that are more than ten years old.

The lawsuit has come about after Mr Theophanous has asked …

Pilots anger at Cyprus Airways trying to sell slot at London’s Heathrow Airport

Pilots of cash-starved Cyprus Airways yesterday called on the management and government not to sell its lucrative London Heathrow Airport slots which are very popular.
And they warned that – if ignored – they will not just stand idly by.…

Men rescued from roof of blazing house in Muswell Hill

TWO men were rescued from the roof of a house in Muswell Hill following a fire in the early hours of today.
Firefighters were called to Greenham Road shortly before 1.30am, where they used ladders to rescue the two men …

Hopes for Cyprus U19’s in 2014

Cyprus under-19 boss Yiannos Stavrinos has raised the bar for local football by targeting a historic place for his side at the upcoming European Championships as well as for the 2015 Under-20 World Cup.
Cyprus will travel to Switzerland in

Cypriot Maro Papachristoforou rising up the ranks in South Africa

When news hit South Africa that HIV positive serial rapist Sifiso Makhubo had committed suicide in jail before his trial started, the families of 122 girls were relieved their children would not be forced to relive excruciating details of their …