Archive for February, 2014

Sochi shows off modern Russia, and so much more

For the last seven years critics have lined up to paint the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics as a wasteful extravagance. A $50 billion pet project designed purely to allow President Vladimir Putin to show off modern Russia’s might.

Certainly the …

Lord Adonis speaks out in favour of Ed Miliband’s Labour reforms

Labour can build a mass movement of up to half a million supporters and members – giving it an activist base five times bigger than the Conservatives’ – if delegates back Ed Miliband‘s party reforms next weekend, a leading …

Actress Bette Midler responds to insult hurled at USA Cypriot Charlie Crist in Fort Lauderdale

Actress Bette Midler responded on Friday to the demonstrator who hurled insults at Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist at the Fort Lauderdale stop on his book signing.

Charlie Crist is a former Governor of Florida and is of Cypriot descent.…

Riot in Cyprus

There were scuffles outside Parliament on Monday during a protest against the privatisation of semi-government organisations (SGOs).
Demonstrators pushed down police barriers and pelted riot officers with firecrackers, stones, bottles of water and fruit.
Speaking to the media, Head of …

Electricity workers strike in Cyprus

Electricity Authority personnel are out on strike in force on Monday, as parliament examines the Attorney General’s opinion on the government’s privatisation bill.
The country has been spared power outages because production personnel, including repair crews, are not taking part …

Greece resumes protracted bailout talks with lenders

Greece resumes bailout talks with its international lenders on Monday, hoping to end six months of wrangling over the release of new rescue loans it needs to avoid default.

At stake is the disbursement of funds to repay 9.3 billion …

New Ukraine leaders say Yanukovich wanted for mass murder

Fugitive Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, ousted after bloody street protests in which demonstrators were shot by police snipers, is wanted by for mass murder, authorities announced on Monday.

As rival neighbours east and west of the former Soviet republic said …

20th February 2014

20th February 2014…

Olympiakos loses Saviola too, ahead of Man Utd

Olympiakos triumphed 4-0 at OFI Crete on Saturday but has lost another of its most experienced players, striker Javier Saviola, ahead of the Champions League clash with Manchester United on Tuesday, as well as the derby of eternal rivals against …

KOPA Football League Results

KOPA Football League Results

Sunday February the 23rd 2014

First Division

Omonia 0 Tripimeni 1

Apoel 7 Livadia 3

Olympia 0 Aradippou 0

Second Division

Achna 2 Asha 0

Pantel 0 KLN 1

Maronites 4 Pendayia 1…