Archive for June, 2019

EC President Tusk to represent Cyprus President Anastasiades at Sunday’s Special meeting of the European Council 

European Council President Donald Tusk will represent Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades at Sunday’s special meeting of the European Council after the latter underwent surgery for a fractured hip on Saturday.

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou told reporters that after consultations made …

Anastasiades’ letter for a resumption of Cyprus talks

AKEL C.C. Spokesperson Stefanos Stefanou on Anastasiades’ letter for a resumption of talks The political forces have no information whatsoever about the letter AKEL C.C. Press Office, 28 June 2019, Nicosia

The Anastasiades government has made a habit of avoiding …

Share of youth not in employment, education or training in Cyprus

AKEL C.C. Spokesperson Stefanos Stefanou on the share of youth not in employment, education or training The marginalization of young people is not a coincidence but the result of the Anastasiades-DISY government’s neo-liberal policy AKEL C.C. Press Office, 28 June …

The transfer of international confrontations to within Cyprus can only harm our country

After the approval yesterday by the US Senate of the Menendez-Rubio bill, and indeed with the amendments that the President of the Republic characterised as unfortunate, it is now evident that the Republic of Cyprus is under heavy pressure. Contrary …

UK couple stranded in Cyprus following shock labour at 27 weeks

A family holiday to Cyprus has been turned upside down after a mum-to-be went into early labour while only 27 weeks pregnant.

Calum Campbell, 30, and Keili Parks, 32, from Menheniot near Liskeard , jetted out to attend Calum’s brother’s …

Cypriot brothers face charges involving the withdrawal of money from ATMs in Fiji

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has filed amended charges in the case of a pair of Cyprus brothers facing money laundering charges.

Cyprus nationals Loizos Petridis, 42, and Cleanthis Petridis, 46, face charges involving the withdrawal of …

Cypriot president fractures thighbone

Cyprus’ government spokesman says President Nicos Anastasiades has suffered a fracture of his femur, or thighbone, on his right leg and will undergo surgery.

Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said in a statement Saturday that there is no risk to the president’s …

Cyprus says not to stop providing docking facilities to Russian ships

Cyprus will continue providing docking facilities to warships from Russia or other countries despite a United States bill making the lifting of an arms embargo on the eastern Mediterranean island conditional on ending this practice, Defence Minister Savvas Angelides said …

Islington declares climate emergency and makes 2030 net zero carbon pledge

Islington Council has declared a climate and environment emergency and pledged to work towards making Islington net zero carbon by 2030.

It comes after the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reported in October 2018 that the world

UK Cypriot 22 year old Joanna Chimonides joins Love Island .

22 year old UK Cypriot Joanna Chimonides joins the reality show Love Island.

Joanna is born in London her parents are UK Cypriots Tony and Andrea her paternal grand parents are from Vassilia and Kalopsida.

Caroline Flack hosts the show …