Archive for May, 2015

Man questioned in Cyprus after ammonium nitrate found in home

Police in Cyprus were questioning a man on Wednesday after a large quantity of ammonium nitrate, a potential explosive, was found at his home, police sources said.

Almost two tonnes of the substance was found at an apartment in the …

Droussiotis to stand down from the Presidency of the Federation after eight years

In a statement issued by his office Peter Droussiotis reflected upon his tenure as President of the National Federation of Cypriots in the United Kingdom, after having served four successive two year terms. His term of office represents the maximum

Cyprus to take in refugees, based on European Commission plan

Cyprus will be called upon to accept 69 Syrian refugees who are currently outside Europe, 0.34% of the total of 20,000 to be taken in by EU member states, according to a proposal put forward by the European Commission to

No public comment by the US State Department on Ambassador’s statements on Cyprus

Although the US Department of State is avoiding to publicly comment over recent remarks by US Ambassador John Koenig in Cyprus, the issue has been discussed between Cyprus` Ambassador in the US George Shiakallis and the Deputy Assistant Secretary Amanda

Congressional Research Service report on Cyprus maintains pessimistic outlook for a solution

Maintaining the same title since 2010, “The reunification of Cyprus is proving elusive”, Vincent L. Morelli, Section Research Manager of the Congressional Research Service outlines developments in Cyprus since 2008 and includes the editor`s views on the election of Mustafa

Remarks made on Cyprus by US Ambassador unacceptable

Cyprus government described today the comments made by the US Ambassador to Cyprus as unacceptable, noting that such comments come in contrast with historical facts.

“The Government considers the statement made by the US Ambassador as unacceptable, one which disregards …

Britons to be asked in referendum to vote ‘Yes’ to stay in EU

Britons will be asked to vote “yes” if they want to stay in the European Union when a referendum is held in the next two years, the government said on Thursday.

The question they will be asked on the ballot …

Police appeal for missing teenager in Limassol

A concerned mother has told police that her 16-year-old daughter has been missing from their Limassol home since Tuesday.

Maria Vasileva Todorova, a Bulgarian national, is described as being 1.6m tall and slim. She has olive skin and black hair.…

A man has been jailed for a knifepoint robbery on a woman in Wood Green.

At Wood Green Crown Court on Tuesday, 26 May, Glenville Fergus, 51 (14.10.63) of no fixed abode, was jailed for four years and four months for robbery. He had pleaded guilty at the same court on 5 May.

On Saturday, …

Man arrested caught watering cannabis plants on Limassol rooftop

A 33-year-old restaurant employee in Limassol has been reportedly caught red-handed whilst watering cannabis plants on the eatery’s rooftop.

According to Anti-Drugs Squad (YKAN) police, the restaurant had been under surveillance. Last night Tuesday , a man was seen climbing …