Archive for July, 2014

The Cyprus issue will be over and we’ll all wonder why it took so long

orty years after the invasion and the start of the Turkish occupation of Cyprus one of the island’s oldest and still most passionate friends in the House of Commons, Sir Alan Meale, declares his optimism that “we’ll all wake up …

Argentina request Davis Cup venue switch to Cyprus

The Argentine Tennis Association (AAT) has requested a change in venue for its Davis Cup playoff tie against Israel citing concerns over the growing conflict in Gaza.

According to reports two options have been put on the table in teh …

Turks abroad begin voting in landmark presidential election

Turks in Germany streamed into Berlin’s Olympic stadium on Thursday, seizing the chance to vote from abroad for the first time in an election Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan hopes will make him Turkey’s first directly-elected president.

Turkey itself goes to …

Cypriot Chairman for Loughborough Rugby Club

It’s all change at Loughborough Rugby Club who are on the lookout for a new head coach and have just unveiled a new chairman.

Former Cypriot international and Loughborough scrum half Dan Hatjiosif has taken over the roll ahead of …

The Cyprus Ministry of Agriculture can play an important role in economic recovery

The Ministry of Agriculture can contribute to growth and job creation, said Minster of Agriculture Natural Resources and Environment Nicos Kouyialis in an interview to CNA, pointing out that the registration of halloumi cheese as a product with Protected Designation …

Easebourne UK villager makes pilgrimage to Cyprus to finally bury his grandfather

The owner of Easebourne Stores, near Petworth, Sussex in the UK Alex Christou, has made an emotional trip back to Cyprus to bury his grandfather – 40 years after the Greek Cypriot was shot dead.

Christos Gounnou,was a victim of …

Cyprus outlines provisions of bill on foreclosures


The President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has assured Cypriots that the proposed legislation on foreclosures safeguards their primary residence and the legitimate interests and rights of borrowers as well as depositors.

The bill on foreclosures was approved earlier today …

BoC releases €927 mn twelve-month time deposits

The Bank of Cyprus announced on Wednesday that it releases the twelve-month time deposits of about €927 mn, that were blocked as per the decrees relating to the recapitalisation of the Bank in July 2013 and mature on 31 July …

Goalless draw at Liege puts Panathinaikos in driving seat

Panathinaikos got the upper hand in the battle for entry to the Champions League playoffs after snatching a goalless draw at Standard Liege on Wednesday.

If anything, the Greek cup holders missed a great chance to score an away win …

Netanyahu vows to complete Gaza tunnels destruction

(Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing international alarm over a rising civilian death toll in Gaza, said on Thursday he would not accept any ceasefire that stopped Israel completing the destruction of militants’ infiltration tunnels.

The Israeli military …