Archive for April, 2014

Former Cyprus Education Minister appointed as Ambassador in Athens

The Council of Ministers decided to Wednesday to appoint former Education Minister Kyriakos Kenevezos as Ambassador of the Republic in Athens as of July 1st 2014 until the end of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades` term in office.

According to an …

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot parties discuss significance of CBMs

The significance of confidence building measures (CBMs) between the two communities of Cyprus was discussed Wednesday by Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot parties leaders and representatives, during their regular meeting at Ledra Palace, in Nicosia, under the aegis of the …

Bob Hoskins dies aged 71

Actor Bob Hoskins, who was best known for roles in The Long Good Friday and Who Framed Roger Rabbit, has died of pneumonia at the age of 71.

His agent said he died on Tuesday in hospital, surrounded by family.…

Greek producers and traders distribute free products in Athens

Greek farmers’ market vendors distribute free products as part of a protest in Athens, Wednesday, April 30, 2014, after their trading association launched an indefinite strike Monday. The market vendors are the latest professional group in Greece to protest a …

List of 11,000 names who transferred money abroad before the haircut not to be published

House Institutions Committee members on Wednesday decided not to publicise the list of 11,000 names of legal entities and individuals who transferred money abroad before the haircut on deposits between March 1 and 15, it has been announced.
During an …

Cyprus Missing issue remains a top priority

Establishing the fate of each and every missing person remains a top priority, President of the House of Representatives Yiannakis Omirou has said in a written statement on the issue of missing persons in the context of the 29th Marathon …

Cyprus Foreign Minister Kasoulides addresses NEPOMAK in London

Statements by the Turkish Cypriot side that the two sides are ready to engage in a ‘give and take’ process, in an effort to create a general euphoria in the international community about the progress of the negotiations, are far …

EU Commissioner Vasiliou: European values the basis for Cyprus’ reunification

The Republic of Cyprus belongs to Europe, where the values ​​and ideals of reconciliation, peace, solidarity and the strengthening of democratic institutions are indisputable and should form the foundation for the reunification of our homeland, Cypriot Commissioner for Education, Culture, …

Cyprus’ EU accession, the most important achievement since independence

The accession of the Republic of Cyprus to the EU, exactly ten years ago, is the most important achievement since the declaration of independence, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has told the Cyprus News Agency.

In an interview with …

Venizelos sees window of opportunity for Cyprus

Greece`s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos has said that there is a window of opportunity for the Cyprus problem that cannot be ignored.

Addressing on Wednesday the first annual meeting of “The Ambassadors Circle”, Venizelos noted however …