Archive for August, 2020

Turkey must end provocations in East Med, says German FM spokesperson

Turkey must fulfil the condition of ending further provocations in the Eastern Mediterranean, German Foreign Affairs Ministry’s spokesperson Christopher Burger has said.

Burger was replying to a journalist’s question on the continued tension in the Eastern Mediterranean.

“A diplomatic solution …

Cyprus police report 32 citizens and 13 premises for violating Covid-19 protective measures

Cyprus Police reported 32 citizens and 13 premises the last 24 hours for violating protective measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 disease.

On Monday it was announced that the force carried out 851 checks in the government-controlled areas to …

The Cyprus government have turned RIK into a government mouthpiece

Statement by AKEL C.C. Spokesperson Stefanos Stefanou
The government have turned RIK into a government mouthpiece
AKEL C.C. Press Office, 31st August 2020, Nicosia
Yesterday AKEL put a number of questions to the Board of Directors of the state-owned Cyprus …

The Anastasiades-DISY government in Cyprus pretends it doesn’t understand

The Anastasiades-DISY government pretends it doesn’t understand
Article by Stefanos Stefanou, AKEL C.C. Spokesperson
Sunday 30th August 2020, HARAVGI newspaper
The matter is simple. Had the Anastasiades-DISY government not turned the investment for citizenship program into a business granting “golden …

Turkey Wants Greece to Demilitarize Island at Heart of Rift

(Bloomberg) — Turkey warned Greece its soldiers on a tiny island violate a 1947 peace treaty, stoking tension between the two NATO members over energy resources in the Mediterranean.

With Turkish media featuring images of Greek soldiers arriving on the …

Vast majority of Brits have no idea how much water they use each day

  • Research reveals 46% of people believe their household uses under 20 litres a day
  • A further 17% believe they consume between 20 and 39 litres a day while 15% think they use 40 to 59 litres
  • The average person in

14 year old Cypriot is back home after going missing

A 14 year old who went missing on late Friday afternoon a week ago returned home yesterday Sunday and is in good health.

Police had filed a missing person report yesterday on Anjel Ioannou who left her home in Nicosia.…

Cyprus football round up

Division One

Friday 28 August 2020

Paphos 0 Anorthosis 1

AEL 2 Nea Salamina 1

Saturday 29 August 2020

Doxa 2 Ethnikos 1

Paralimni 1 Olympiakos 2

Sunday 30 August 2020

Omonia 1 Karmiotissa 0

Ermis 0 Apollon 6

AEK …

Cyprus authorities announce four new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Four new cases of people with COVID-19 were detected after conducting 2,845 laboratory tests, Cyprus authorities announced on Sunday. The total number of people detected to be COVID-19 positive in Cyprus rose to 1,487.
 
Of the four cases announced, three …

Defence Minister expresses hope that Turkey will show good will for resumption of UN-led talks in Cyprus

Cyprus’ Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides expressed hope on Sunday that Turkey will display the necessary good, allowing the resumption of UN-led talks for a settlement of the Cyprus problem.
 
“A solution to the Cyprus problem in line with the EU …