Archive for May, 2015

IMF head says Greek exit a possibility

The head of the International Monetary Fund told a German newspaper that a Greek exit from the euro zone was possible but probably would not signal the end of the euro currency.

A comprehensive solution to Greece’s debt problems was …

Turkish Cypriot leader Akinci with Ban Ki Moon in New York next week

According to reports,Turkish Cypriot leaderAkinci will be meeting with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon on the 4th of June.

Akinci will be leaving for New York on the 2nd of June and is expected to return on the …

Copper and gold discovered in the Turkish occupied part of Cyprus

Significant amount of copper and gold were discovered in mine researchers in an army controlled area in occupied Lefka

Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen newspaper (28.05.15) reports that the “Manning operator ltd” completed the research-drilling works in two spots at …

Hand grenade attack on Nicosia home

Police arrested a 54-year-old man from Paphos in connection with an attempt on destroying a property  with explosives.

The police reported, that the explosion took place at 11:30pm outside a Nicosia home owned by a 60-year-old man. The explosion caused …

David Cameron and Angela Merkel in EU reform talks

David Cameron will try to persuade German Chancellor Angela Merkel to back him over EU reforms as the two leaders hold face-to-face talks later.

The PM is on a whistle-stop tour of Europe trying to gather support for changes he …

UN Secretary’s Spokespersons statement on the leaders meeting in Cyprus

Τhe Spokesperson for  United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Stéphane Dujarric commented Thursday the meeting of President Anastasiades with the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, by only referring to the statements of Secretary-General’s Special Adviser for  Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide.

Dujarric …

Air transport in Cyprus declines dramatically in Q1 2015

A dramatic decline of 95,6% air transport recorded in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the corresponding quarter of 2014, according to data released Thursday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus.

Specifically, from €26,2 million in the period January …

Missing teenage girl in Limassol found

A teenage girl missing from her Limassol home since Tuesday was on Thursday reunited with her parents.

According to the police, the teen said she was well and had been staying at a friend’s home.

No criminal activity is suspected, …

Our goal is to achieve a Cyprus solution as soon as possible

Our goal is to achieve a solution of the Cyprus issue the soonest possible, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said today, after a meeting he held with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci.

In statements at the Presidential Palace on …

Cypriot Leaders announce opening of Lefca – Aplici and Deryneia crossing points

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci have announced a series of Confidence Building Measures including the opening of the Lefca – Aplici and Deryneia crossing points.

As UN SG`s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide …