Archive for June, 2014

Cyprus President and Israeli PM discuss energy cooperation

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a telephone conversation on Tuesday, discussing a possible cooperation between the two countries in the field of energy.

According to a written statement issued by Cyprus Government Spokesman Nicos …

Costa Rica look to last 16 after draw with England

Unbeaten Costa Rica proudly marched into the second round of the World Cup, topping Group D containing three former winners after a 0-0 draw with already-eliminated England on Tuesday.

The ‘Ticos’, assured of progress before kickoff after beating Italy and …

Last-gasp Samaras penalty sends Greece through

A stoppage time penalty from Giorgos Samaras gave Greece a dramatic 2-1 victory over Ivory Coast in their final Group C match on Tuesday and took them through to the knock-out stages of the World Cup for the first time.…

Hodgson happy with improved England performance

England’s young side gave their fans something to cheer before exiting Brazil with a promising performance in their World Cup 0-0 draw with Group D winners Costa Rica, according to manager Roy Hodgson.

The England boss made nine changes and …

Colombia crush Japan to win group, face Uruguay

Colombia striker Jackson Martinez scored twice as they thrashed Japan 4-1 to maintain their 100 percent record and claim top spot in Group C on Tuesday to set up a second round clash with Uruguay.

Colombia, who are in the …

Suarez ‘bite’ accusation overshadows World Cup

Uruguay overcame 10-man Italy in their winner-takes-all World Cup Group D clash on Tuesday, but the game was overshadowed by what Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini said was a bite by striker Luis Suarez that went unnoticed by officials.

The Uruguay …

62 year-old man attacked at bus stop in Winchmore Hill

A 62-year-old man has been attacked at bus stop in Winchmore Hill. The elderly man was repeatedly kicked and punched by two men outside an Esso Express, in Green Lanes, Winchmore Hill, on Friday, June 6, at approximately 12.30pm.

The …

Restoration works at Apostlos Andreas Monastery to begin in September

The necessary works to restore the Turkish-occupied Monastery of Apostle Andreas in Cyprus will begin in September, Archbishop of the Church of Cyprus Chrysostomos II has said.

Speaking after a meeting he held Tuesday with the Turkish Cypriot Mufti Talip …

The government’s policy on the Cyprus problem is gradually falling apart

The government’s policy on the Cyprus problem is gradually falling apart

By Stefanos Stefanou, member of the Political Bureau of AKEL

 “HARAVGI” daily newspaper, Sunday 22nd June 2014

One and a half years have passed since Anastasiades was elected to

Cyprus football preview

Omonia will take on either Montenegro’s Buducnost or San Marino’s Folgore in the second qualifying round of the Europa League next month following the UEFA draw yesterday in Switzerland.
The Nicosia club – which finished fifth last season – will …