Archive for July, 2015

Lambert leaves Liverpool to join West Brom

Rickie Lambert has left Liverpool after a solitary season at Anfield to join West Bromwich Albion on a two-year deal, the clubs said on Friday.

Lambert, who has 11 caps for England, leaves Merseyside for an undisclosed fee, estimated to …

Putin ordered spy’s London murder, UK inquiry told

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a “tin pot despot” who personally ordered the 2006 poisoning murder of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London, the lawyer for his widow said on Friday.

Kremlin critic Litvinenko, 43, died three weeks after drinking …

Cameron draws up plan to help tackle Calais migrant crisis

Prime Minister David Cameron drew up plans to help France tackle a spike in attempts by migrants to enter Britain illegally via the Channel Tunnel, but warned there was no quick fix.

Cameron is under pressure to deter the migrants, …

Early poll prospects grow as Turkish air strikes muddy coalition talks

Turkey looks increasingly likely to face an early election as its air strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Islamic State in Syria stir nationalist sentiment and coalition talks make little apparent progress.

The NATO member launched near-simultaneous bombing campaigns …

Unemployment rate in Cyprus deteriorates slightly in June

The unemployment rate in Cyprus in June 2015 was 16,2%, compared to 16,0% in May 2015, but steady compared to June 2014.

The euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.1% in June 2015, stable compared with May 2015, and down …

President briefed Cypriot Ambassadors serving abroad

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades briefed here today Cypriot Ambassadors serving abroad as well as heads of Foreign Ministry Divisions on the ongoing negotiating process for a Cyprus solution.

The Republic`s Ambassadors were hosted at the Presidential Palace in …

Ozgurgun says on Cyprus: Removing the guarantees altogether is out of the question

According to illegal BRT television (online, 30.07.15), the leader of the National Unity Party Huseyin Ozgurgun has said that they want to be informed about developments in the Cyprus negotiations process on a daily basis.

Speaking on “BRT’s morning show”,

Koniarakis secures Cyprus’ second medal at European Youth Olympic Festival

Cypriot discus thrower George Koniarakis won on Thursday the silver medal at the 13th European Youth Olympic Festival, taking place in Tbilisi, Georgia.

This is the second medal for Cyprus at the games after 15-year old Vasiliki Kourri won the …

Russian Ambassador: Cyprus should be a modern state without specific guarantees

Cyprus should become a modern state without specific guarantees, Russian Ambassador to Cyprus Stanislav Osatsi said, speaking after a meeting with the President of the Citizens` Alliance Yiorgos Lillikas.

Asked by a journalist about the issue of guarantees in Cyprus, …

UNSG Special Envoy says this opportunity may be the best one we have, as Cyprus and as UN

Now there is a moment of opportunity, a window of opportunity that has to be used not only to get to any deal but get to a good deal and this opportunity may be the best one we have, as