Archive for November, 2014

Police raid large gambling den in Limassol

A police raid on a suspected gambling establishment in Limassol on Sunday night left 57 individuals accused of gambling and large sums of cash and gambling paraphernalia confiscated as evidence.

According to a police report, shortly after 9 pm on …

Hitch for sham marriages as Enfield Council cracks down

Since July, when new data sharing powers were given to local authorities, Enfield Council and the Home Office have exposed 12 suspected sham marriages and civil partnerships which were due to take place at the borough’s registry office.

These unions …

Two Cypriots win European Citizen’s Prize

Two Cypriots, namely journalist Sevgul Uludag and poet Michalis Christofides are among this year’s winners of European Citizen’s Prize which is awarded each year by the European Parliament.

Uludag and Christofides were proposed for the Prize by AKEL MEPs, Neoklis …

Cyprus Football: Ermis beat New Salamis to climb to third place

Ermis Aradippou scored a significant away victory over Nea Salamina on Sunday to climb to third place in the table. After Sunday’s 1-0 victory over the refugee club, the Aradippou side now have 17 points, one more than Omonia and …

Excavations at Agora of ancient Nea Pafos bring to light various artifacts

Pottery of different categories, terracotta figurines, coins and metal objects, were found in a well excavated in the framework of the Pafos Agora Project, which aimed at exploring and studying the Agora of the ancient city of Nea Pafos, the …

Biden updates Anastasiades on conversations with Turkish leaders

US Vice President Joe Biden updated President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades on his recent conversations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, and discussed developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, during a telephone conversation.…

President discusses Cyprus problem, regional and bilateral issues in Abu Dhabi

The latest developments in the Cyprus problem, bilateral relations, regional issues and investment opportunities in Cyprus were on the agenda of meetings President Nicos Anastasiades has had in Abu Dhabi, according to a written statement, issued here Sunday by the …

Hamilton takes second F1 title in style

A tearful Lewis Hamilton joined the elite ranks of double Formula One world champions on Sunday after a nerve-racking drive to victory in the floodlit season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

In a race overshadowed by the ever-present spectre of mechanical …

Stalled Greek bailout talks to resume in Paris on Tuesday

Greece’s government will resume stalled talks with EU/IMF lenders in Paris on Tuesday, as Athens pushes to conclude a crucial review by inspectors so it can make an early exit to an unpopular bailout programme.

Athens had set a Dec. …

US police kill boy, 12, carrying replica gun

A 12-year-old boy has been shot dead by police in the US city of Cleveland, after carrying what turned out to be a replica gun in a playground.

Police say an officer fired two shots at the boy after he …