Archive for July, 2017

Cypriot New Zealander and his memories of Cyprus

Stavros Michael. Photo/Stephen Parker
By: Jill Nicholas
New Zealand Herald

Greek Cypriot Stavros Michael’s earliest memory is of his father racing inside and grabbing a sten gun hidden in the family’s linen cupboard.

He watched as the agricultural contractor joined …

One of our own UK Cypriot Harry Demosthenous wins British Championship title

Fourteen year old Harry Demosthenous won the gold medal in boys Qingda under 50kg and is the official British champion for that grade winning the title on July the 16th 2017 held at the Hertfordshire Sports Village in …

UN envoy: Cyprus peace talks unlikely to resume anytime soon

A United Nations envoy said Monday that he sees little chance that talks to reunify ethnically split Cyprus would restart anytime soon after their collapse in Switzerland earlier this month.

United Nations Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide said …

Fish and Chip shop has live DJ to keep customers happy

A fish and chip shop has built clientele through having a in house DJ building up clientele and keeping them happy.

The Fish and chip chop in Edinburgh called Cafe Piccante has had nationwide publicity as a result and given …

The minutes regarding Eide’s statements will be made public, Cyprus President says

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday evening that both the minutes that were kept by the Greek Cypriot delegation and the UN during the Cyprus talks in Crans-Montana, as regards particular references made by UN SG’s Special Adviser Espen

Foreign Ministry suggests Eide favored Turkey in failed Cyprus peace talks

Greece’s Foreign Ministry hit out Monday at the United Nations special envoy for the Cyprus issue, Espen Barth Eide, after taking umbrage at comments by the Norwegian which suggested that Nicosia and Athens had not accepted a proposal by Turkey …

Chainsaw attacker wounds five in Swiss town

A man armed with a chainsaw wounded at least five people, two of them seriously, on Monday in a small Swiss town that was then put into lockdown as police hunted for the suspect.

 

Police said the attack was …

One killed, five injured in Cyprus boat accident 

A 32-year-old Chinese woman was killed and five other individuals were injured, one serious, on Monday evening after the speedboat they were in crashed into rocks in the Blue Lagoon area in the Akamas, reports said.

 

She had been …

The minutes regarding Eide’s statements will be made public, Cyprus President says 

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday evening that both the minutes that were kept by the Greek Cypriot delegation and the UN during the Cyprus talks in Crans-Montana, as regards particular references made by UN SG’s Special Adviser Espen …

The Cyprus situation is complicated, Eide says 

UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide has said that the situation as it stands after the Conference on Cyprus, in Crans-Montana, Switzerland which ended without a positive conclusion “is a complicated situation”, adding that he does …