Archive for June, 2014

Greece captain Karagounis bows out after 139 caps

Giorgos Karagounis pictured above with Parikiaki’s Michael Yiakoumi

Greece captain Giorgos Karagounis announced his retirement from an international football career spanning 139 caps over 15 years following his team’s World Cup round of 16 exit to Costa Rica on penalties …

British tourist is in intensive care in Paphos Hospital after suffering heat stroke.

A 65 year old British tourist is in intensive care in Paphos Hospital after suffering heat stroke.
The Briton was admitted to hospital on Sunday. Doctors said on Monday that his condition had stabilised.
The man was staying with friends …

Car blaze after armed robbers flee with supermarket cash in Limassol

ARMED ROBBERS rammed a car carrying cash, beat up two security guards and stole €178,000 in Limassol in broad daylight on Monday.

The men then doused their vehicle with flammable liquid and torched it before fleeing the scene on a …

Foreign buyers in the occupied area of the Republic of Cyprus may lose their homes

Under the title “Foreign buyers may lose homes”, Turkish Cypriot weekly newspaper in English Cyprus Today (28.06.14) reported the following:

“Foreign buyers face losing their homes after a court ruled that the Lapta site which they were built should be

Ozersay in Ankara for consultations on the Cyprus talks

According to illegal Bayrak television (online, 28.06.14), Turkish Cypriot negotiator Kudret Ozersay, accompanied by members from the Turkish Cypriot negotiating team, Director and representative of the negotiating team Gulfen Veziroglu Sevgili and Advisory and Political Affairs Manager for the “presidency”

The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy expresses concern on the Cyprus issue

Minister of Education and Culture Costas Kades has stressed the close relations between Cyprus and Russia and the Orthodox Churches of the two countries, speaking during the 21st Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy.


According to an official announcement, during …

Telegraph: George Andreou, a Cypriot restaurateur with three decades of experience

THE Greeks are world-renowned for their hospitality, with their custom of showering guests with hugs, kisses and plates of homemade food.

It seems their neighbours in Cyprus are no different.

When you walk into Atlantis Bar and Dining in North …

Thank you!

Parikiaki wishes to thank all the sponsors, supporters and exhibitors of the Cyprus Wine Festival & Business Exhibition, all volunteers who worked tirelessly over the two-day event and of course the thousands of visitors who descended onto Alexandra Palace. Here’s …

Greek politicians praise national team after World Cup exit, promise new training center

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has congratulated Greece’s national soccer team after its second round exit at the World Cup in Brazil and his government has pledged to build a new training center for the team.

“All Greeks are proud of …

Protest outside Cyprus hotel over abused dog

Some 200 animal lovers from all over Cyprus marched in Protaras yesterday in protest at the abuse of a stray dog at a hotel in the area last week.
The demonstration started at Pernera, ending up outside the hotel where …