Archive for May, 2015

EU involvement in Cyprus talks would bring added value

It is important that all recognize the added value of a more active EU involvement in the Cyprus talks, Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said today.

Asked about the possibility for the appointment of an EU Envoy for the Cyprus talks, …

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot parties discuss role of the political forces and the society towards the new effort for the solution

Political forces and the society as a whole have a crucial role towards the new effort aiming at reaching a solution to the Cyprus problem, leaders and representatives of G/c and T/c parties stressed during a meeting they held today

Boy, eight, dies playing in cemetery

An eight-year-old boy has died and two 10-year-olds have been injured in an incident at a cemetery.

Emergency services were called to a large Cemetery in the Cardonald area of the city at about 19:25 on Tuesday.

The dead boy …

Boy stabbed in Whittington Park, Holloway

A boy was stabbed in Upper Holloway on Sunday by a gang who stole his bike.

A witnesses said that the 17-year-old was attacked while cycling through Whittington Park by a group of about eight teenagers, one of which stabbed …

US Ambassador: I do not regard the Cyprus issue as essentially a problem of invasion and occupation

I personally do not regard the Cyprus issue as essentially a problem of invasion and occupation, U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus John M. Koenig has said,  noting that it`s up to the Cypriots to reclaim the Cyprus Dream.

Koenig was speaking …

Panayioutou passport takes centre stage

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Port Elizabeth – Legal jousting was the order of the day in the Port Elizabeth Magistrates Court as both the state and defence interrogated each other’s submissions in the gripping bail application of Christopher Panayiotou.

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Father and Daughter injured in Limassol crash

A father and his young daughter were injured last night Tuesday  in Limassol after they were involved in a road accident.

The 45-year-old driver along with his nine year old daughter was driving along  the Kyvidon-Ayios Amvrosios main at around …

Forbes’ list of the world’s “100 most powerful women”.

Taylor Swift has become the youngest person ever to be included on Forbes’ list of the world’s “100 most powerful women”.

The 25-year-old singer, whose latest album is still in the UK top five 30 weeks after its release, ranks

Turkish Foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu: A solution to the Cyprus problem within 2015 deems possible

A solution to the Cyprus problem within 2015 deems possible Turkish Foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, provided both sides demonstrate the same determination.

In a press conference after meeting Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci in the north, Cavusoglu went on to …

Greece and creditors play down fears of imminent default

Greece and its Europeans creditors on Tuesday sought to play down fears that Athens would default on a payment to the International Monetary Fund next week.

Running short of cash to pay public sector salaries, pensions and debt obligations, senior …