Archive for February, 2014

EU Commission concerned over violations of freedom of expression in Turkey

The European Commission closely monitors developments in Turkey under the political criteria, of which the freedom of expression and thus freedom of the press are essential components, says Commissioner Stefan Fule in an answer sent to Cypriot MEP Antigoni Papadopoulou.…

Cause of death to be written on death certificates of missing persons

Death certificates of missing persons, whose remains have been identified via DNA analysis, will now include the cause of death and a brief report on the events that led to their death. Up until now, the death certificate which was …

Missing 14 year old Enfield boy found

We previously appealed for assistance in finding Jahrel Martin, 14.

Jahrel was found yesterday afternoon in Enfield.…

Crimean government HQ seized, Russian flag raised

Armed men seized the regional government headquarters and parliament on Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula on Thursday and raised the Russian flag in a challenge to the country’s new rulers.

It was not immediately known who was occupying the buildings in …

Signed copies of Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ up for auction

Copies of Adolf Hitler’s manifesto “Mein Kampf” signed by the German Nazi leader will go under the hammer on Thursday in Los Angeles, auction house Nate D. Sanders said.

The autographed copies of the two-volume work steeped in anti-Semitism are …

Cyprus tragedy: Coalville family want answers on how best man Daniel Brewster died

The grieving relatives of a 23-year-old man who died in Cyprus are desperate to piece together the circumstances surrounding his death.

Daniel Brewster, who lived in Coalville, was found unconscious in June following a pre-wedding celebration night out with friends …

Cyprus junior governing partner DEKO confirms to quit government

A junior partner in Cyprus’s ruling center-right coalition said on Thursday it would be pulling out of the government in disagreement at a resumption of peace talks between estranged Greek and Turkish Cypriots on the ethnically split island.

The Democratic …

Prime Minister eyes Greece’s energy potential

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras declared on Wednesday that Greece could bring in 150 billion euros in much-needed state revenue over the next 30 years through the exploitation of its undersea energy deposits.

Samaras, who has consistently underlined Greece’s untapped potential …

New Salamis do us proud in Cyprus

Last year’s KOPA League Champions New Salamis did us proud in Cyprus last week. They played two games last week one on the Wednesday versus in form first division New Salamis (Cyprus) and the following day versus second division team …

Real thrash Schalke, Galatasaray hold Chelsea

Real Madrid laid down a marker in this season’s Champions League by inflicting a 6-1 thrashing on Schalke 04 in a one-sided last-16 first leg while Galatasaray and Chelsea drew 1-1 on Wednesday.

Real’s galactico-laced frontline of Karim Benzema, Gareth …