Archive for October, 2016

Kasoulides: Cyprus rejects Commission’s report on Turkey’s visa liberalization

Cyprus rejects the European Commission`s interpretation on whether Turkey has fulfilled 65 of the 72 prior actions for visa liberalization with the EU, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said in his intervention at the EU General Affairs Council, which took place …

Cyprus and Russia discuss legal assistance issues

Issues concerning legal assistance between Cyprus and Russia were examined during a meeting at the Ministry of Justice.

 

Justice and Public Order Minister Ionas Nicolaou, Cyprus` Attorney General Petros Clerides and Attorney General of the Russian Federation Chaika Yuri …

Cyprus can become an EU net recipient for the 2014-2020 period

Cyprus can become a EU net recipient member-state (it will receive more from the EU budget than its contributions) provided it absorbs the funds allocated to the country for the period of 2014-2020, Cypriot European Court of Auditors member, Lazaros …

President discusses Cyprus problem and bilateral relations during meetings in Irish parliament

The Cyprus problem and bilateral relations between Cyprus and Ireland in the fields of commerce, economy and tourism were discussed during the meetings Cyprus President Nicos Anastiasiades had on Tuesday at the Parliament of Ireland.

 

According to an official …

Cyprus and Egypt reaffirm their will to further enhance their relations

According to an official press release, House President, Demetris Syllouris, received on Tuesday the Ambassador the Arab Republic of Egypt in Cyprus, Hussein Mubarak. Syllouris reaffirmed close relations between Cyprus and Egypt at all levels, referring to the cooperation between …

Appeal for witnesses following Oxford Street hate crime assault

Police in Westminster are appealing for witnesses and information following a hate crime assault.

 

At approximately 08:15hrs on Tuesday, 4 October, the victim, a woman aged in her 40s, was walking alone on Oxford Street (Marble Arch end) when …

Cyprus President holds talks with President of Ireland

The President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades held talks with the President of Ireland Michael Higgins, in the context of a two-day official visit to Dublin.

 

A press release says that the President was officially welcomed during a ceremony …

Girl, 15, guilty of double murder

A 15-year-old girl has been found guilty of murdering a mother and daughter.

The teenager, who cannot be named, was 14 when she and her boyfriend stabbed Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and her daughter, Katie, 13, as they slept at their …

Why 3G pitches are being ripped up in Holland over health fears

The parents of boys at the Ajax academy De Toekomst in Amsterdam received letters last week to reassure them that from now on, not only would their children not be playing on any of the club’s 3G pitches with rubber …

Paul Economides to fight for World title

Just shows that hard work and determination finally pays off for UK Cypriot Paul Economides . After Saturdays impressive win Paul is finally getting recognised for the champ that he is and he couldn’t be more proud. When asked he …