Archive for August, 2015

Cypriot international football star Demetris Christofi returns to Omonia

Forward Demetris Christofi has signed a two-year deal to return to Omonia where he played for several years 2008 to 2013 after his transfer from Enosis Neon Paralimniou. He will return to wear the no 77 shirt.

Christofi is a …

Murder probe launched after man stabbed to death at house in Bounds Green

A murder probe has been launched after a man was stabbed to death at a house in north London.

The 35-year-old man was attacked during a fight at a house on Shrewsbury Road, Bounds Green in the early hours of …

Men arrested following stabbing at Notting Hill Carnival

At approximately 1300hrs today, Monday, 31 August, a man suffering stab wounds – believed to be aged in his 20s – presented himself at a London Ambulance Service treatment centre on Treverton Street at the junction with Ladbroke Grove.

He …

UNHCR foresees escalation of Mediterranean migratory crisis

The migratory crisis in the Mediterranean is by and large a refugee crisis, since most of the thousands of people who cross the sea on their way to Europe are people who have escaped war and persecution from the Middle

Cyprus negotiations resume on Tuesday with property issue high on the agenda

Negotiations for a comprehensive settlement to the Cyprus problem resume on Tuesday after the summer break, with the property issue high on the agenda.

Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides told CNA on Monday that the property issue and in particular the …

Soldier killed in protests as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebel regions

The violence came after 265 deputies voted in favour of the first reading of the bill, 39 more than that required to pass, at a boisterous session with many deputies shouting “Shame!” and rhythmically beating parliamentary benches.

Opponents of the …

Greek American CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou to Receive First Amendment Award

Greek-American former CIA analyst and case officer John Kiriakou will be honored with a 2015 PEN First Amendment Award during a ceremony in Beverly Hills, CA on November 16.

PEN Center USA stated that they “are admirers of Kiriakou’s bravery …

Bank of Cyprus makes timely progress implementing its restructuring plan, Moody’s says

The Bank of Cyprus, the island`s largest lender, is making timely progress in implementing its restructuring plan, rating agency Moody`s notes in a credit outlook bulletin.

On the occasion of BoC`s announcement that it repaid an additional €500 million of …

Winning debut for new Apoel manager Temuri Ketsbaia

Temuri Ketsbaia debut appearance as manager of Apoiel went better than expected after a  6-2 win over Pafos FC on Sunday night to remain top of the league on goal difference.

Vinicius scored the first goal for Apoel  with a …

Larnaca home of 80 year old woman robbed of 16,000 Euros

Robbers in Larnaca got away with €16,000 after breaking into the home of an 80-year-old woman on Saturday night.

The victim claims the money was stashed amongst some clothes in a draw in her bedroom. The pensioner told police that …