Archive for November, 2016

United sweep past West Ham, Arsenal ousted by Southampton

Anthony Martial and Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice each to help Manchester United ease into the League Cup semi-finals with a 4-1 home victory over West Ham United on Wednesday as Arsenal suffered a 2-0 home defeat by Southampton.

Martial netted …

President:Erdogan’s statements on Cyprus are unacceptable and undermine the climate of confidence

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has described as unacceptable statements made by Turkish President Tayip Erdogan on Cyprus, adding that they undermine the climate of confidence that is needed.

 

Speaking to the press following a meeting with the …

No deviation from UK’s standard line as regards guarantees in Cyprus, Britain says

UK Foreign Secretary Borris Johnson said on Wednesday that there is no deviation from his country`s standard line as regards the issue of guarantees in Cyprus.

 

Johnson who was responding to a question after talks he had in Nicosia …

Erdogan’s statements on Cyprus are unacceptable and unhelpful, says Nicosia

Cyprus government has described statements made on Tuesday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as unacceptable, pointing out that they are not helpful at a time when efforts are underway to help continue the negotiations aiming to solve the Cyprus …

Celik and the European Commission vow to implement EU – Turkey agreement


First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioners Avramopoulos and King received today Ömer Çelik, Minister of EU Affairs of Turkey, a Commission Spokesperson informed CNA.

 

They held an open, frank and constructive meeting and discussed a range of topics related to …

Cyprus spent only 80 m.euro for Research and Development in 2015, lowest GDP share in the EU

Cyprus increased its research and development expenditure form 55 million euro in 2005 to 80 million in 2015, or from 0.37% to 0.46% of GDP, according to Eurostat, but still belongs to those (seven in 2015) who recorded a R&D …

Fire at Cyprus biggest power plant brought under control


fire that broke out on Wednesday afternoon at the largest power plant of Cyprus in Vasilikos Area on the south coast of the island has been brought under control, according to the Fire Service director Marcos Tragkolas.

The fire broke

Peace and the reunification of Cyprus cannot be prevented!

The inglorious end of the meetings in Mont Peleran didn’t fulfill our expectations for recording progress that would pave the way for the next phase of the negotiations on the Cyprus problem. The lack of an agreement on the territorial …

Barnet gets tough on flytipping over winter

Barnet Council is toughening its stance on litter louts by imposing £400 fines for anyone caught flytipping.

In July the council launched its #KeepBarnetClean campaign, a six-month trial programme across the borough to crack down on environmental-crimes such as littering

UK Cypriot snooker star and Ronnie O Sullivan scare

O’Sullivan dropped his first frame of the tournament when UK Cypriot Michael Georgiou whose parents are from Gerani in Cyprus.made a 52 break in the opener before the five-times world champion reeled off six frames in a row to earn …