Archive for June, 2018

Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios finally asked Archbishop Demetrios of America to submit his resignation.

In the history-filled chambers of the Holy Synod of the Phanar a week ago, Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios finally asked Archbishop Demetrios of America to submit his resignation.

Demetrios refused. “I still have a lot of work to do,” he responded.

Loizidou says she aims at the restitution of her property in Turkish-occupied Kyrenia 

Greek Cypriot applicant Titina Loizidou says she always aimed at the restitution of her property in Kyrenia, in the Turkish-occupied part of Cyprus.

The issue was discussed recently at the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, in the …

94 year old the oldest UK Cypriot to receive Queens honour

Actor Stephen Fry says “My hero Fylaktis Philippou, barber in his beloved St James’s since he was a boy. Was a  friendly,  humble and kind man.

The 94 year old UK Cypriot Fylaktis Philippou received an OBE for services to …

Cyprus Missing persons decision has pros and cons, 

The decision on missing persons in Cyprus, adopted recently by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, contains positive elements but is also missing some important points, says Nestoras Nestoros, the Representative of the Greek Cypriot side to …

Three of our own UK Cypriots honoured in the Queens birthday honours list.

Three UK Cypriots honoured in the Queens birthday honours list.à

UK Cypriot Bernadette Michaelides who was awarded an MBE for services to community nursing in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Her origins are from Nicosia in Cyprus.

Another UK Cypriot Kerry Kyriacos …

STRANGER APPROACHED CHILDREN ALERT! 10 years and 12 years old in Oakhill Park Barnet vicinity 

STRANGER APPROACHED CHILDREN ALERT ­
At approximately 1420 to 1435 hours on Saturday 09th
June 2018 a stranger approached two young children aged 11 and 12 years old in the vicinity of OAKHILL PARK EN4 junction with LITTLEGROVE EN4 and …

Summer Gala Concert with Greek and Ukrainian Music, Poetry and Art

An exciting, rich and varied programme of classical Greek and Ukrainian music, poetry and visual art will be presented at this year’s Summer Gala Concert at The Ukrainian Cathedral Concert Hall on Saturday 7th July 2018 at 7.30pm.

This event …

Happy birthday to our Andrea Georgiou

Happy birthday to our Parikiaki English section editor Andrea Georgiou who celebrates her birthday today June the 9th 2018.…

Menendez tries to include Cyprus arms embargo issue in bill for National Defense Authorization Act

US Senator, Robert Menendez, will try to include the issue of ending the Cyprus arms embargo implemented by the US in the bill for the National Defense Authorization Act,  Endy Zemenides, Executive Director of the Hellenic American Leadership Council has …

Nicosia, Cyprus in ‘standby mode’ following Turkey’s reaction at a Strasbourg meeting

Nicosia will wait to see the actual impact of Ankara’s reaction in Strasbourg, after the Turkish delegation left a meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, on Thursday, protesting against the non adoption by the Committee …