Archive for July, 2017

No information at present about return of Famagusta to UN, Government Spokesman says 

There is no information at this stage about the return of the fenced off area of Famagusta – known as Varosha – to the UN, Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides said here today, calling on everybody to be “extra careful with …

No progress can be achieved towards a solution, given Turkey’s demands, Cyprus President stresses 

The President of the Republic, Nikos Anastasiadis, has expressed his readiness to return to the negotiating table, if the conditions set out are met, stressing that no progress can be achieved if Turkey, as an occupation force, does not withdraw …

United States flew two B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force 

The United States flew two B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force after recent North Korean missile tests, the U.S. Air Force said in a statement on Sunday.

 

North Korea said it conducted another successful …

Appeal for information after GBH assault – Canonbury station, Islington in London

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We are appealing for information after a man was assaulted at Canonbury station in London.

 

The incident happened on Saturday 8 July at around 10.05pm.

 

The victim, a 58-year-old man, was travelling with his wife …

Australia thwarts ‘Islamic-inspired’ plane attack plot

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Security has been tightened at Australian airports after police foiled “Islamic-inspired” plans for a bomb attack on an aircraft during counter-terrorism raids in which four men were arrested, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said on Sunday.

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British soldier killed in hit-and-run in Cyprus

A British soldier from Dhekelia, 33, was killed on Saturday night in a hit-and-run.

According to police, the incident happened around 8.30pm on the Famagusta-Larnaca road, 100 metres from a petrol station in Dhekelia.

The unidentified driver was heading towards …

Smart new Ford Transits to run easyBus’ Manchester routes

easyBus, the leading value for money airport shuttle bus operator owned by Stelios Haji ioannou, has upgraded its fleet to service new routes connecting Telford, Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Wrexham, and Chester, and Manchester Airport. The new buses seat around a …

The UN have not been informed of plans to open Famagusta under their control

The UN have so far no information about plans to open the fenced off area of Famagusta, known as Varosha, under UN control.

 

“The UN have not been informed of any such plans,” an official from the UN spokesperson`s …

Turkish Cypriots plan to open Famagusta under UN control

8oThe Turkish Cypriot side is working on a plan to open the fenced-off city of Varosha under UN control to its legal owners, a senior Turkish Cypriot source said.

 

Media reports on the issue earlier this week had stated …

Statement regarding Hackney disorder

Last night, police dealt with an outbreak of disorder that followed a planned lawful protest in Hackney.

 

At approximately 15:40hrs on Friday, 28 July, a number of items were placed on the highway of the A10 Kingsland Road, close …