Archive for November, 2020

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Maria Mariou Georgiades has passed away

MARIA MARIOU GEORGIADES- Famagusta
25.02.1940-16.10.2020
It is with great sadness and huge regret we announce the death of our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, MARIA MARIOU GEORGIADES who died on the 16th October 2020 after a short illness. Mum …

EU Foreign Ministers to discuss Erdogan’s actions in Varosha, Cyprus during a teleconference on Thursday

The 27 EU Foreign Ministers will review developments in the Eastern Mediterranean on Thursday, and in particular Erdogan`s actions and statements over last weekend in Varosha, the fenced part of Turkish-occupied Famagusta, according to an EU official who informed the …

The dangers Cyprus is facing are the result of 3 whole years of regressions and contradictions that facilitated Turkish plans

The UN Secretary-General, via his representative, reiterated yesterday that the International Organization’s position on Varosha remains unchanged and is guided by the relevant Resolutions of the UN Security Council, while calling for unilateral actions to be avoided.
Of course, we …

Suspect in Murder of Cypriot Protester Proudly Poses Next to Erdogan

The man accused in the killing a Cypriot protester in August of 1996 was seen standing proudly next to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his visit to the occupied territories last weekend.

Kenan Akin, who was Minister of Agriculture …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Androulla Savva has passed away

Androulla Savva
It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we announce the passing of Androulla Savva (7th November 2020) at the age of 79
She was a loving mother to Amelia, Marina, Simon and Koulla. Androulla was …

46-year-old missing from Nicosia since 14 November

Police are looking for 46-year old JANETH BANALi, from the Philippines, who has been reported missing from her place of residence in Nicosia since 14 November.

Janethi is 1.55 metres tall, of thin build with short brown hair.

Anyone with …

Clashes flare in locked-down Greece on 1973 student revolt anniversary

ATHENS (Reuters) – Demonstrators commemorating a bloody 1973 student uprising against the military junta then ruling Greece clashed on Tuesday with police trying to enforce a ban on public gatherings imposed to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

Police fired …

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus down 76.9% in October

The arrivals of tourists reached 100,791 in October 2020 compared to 436,509 in October 2019, recording a decrease of 76.9%.
According to data released Tuesday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus, for the period of January – October 2020, arrivals …

Cypriot mother appeals for help to bring back from Egypt her abducted child

A 24-year-old Cypriot mother is asking for help to raise enough money to bring back from Egypt her little boy abducted by his father over a year ago.

This is what Philenews reported on Tuesday, adding that Vasiliki Andreou from …

AKEL honours the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic popular uprising

 AKEL honours the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic popular uprising

AKEL C.C. Press Office, 16th November 2020, Nicosia

AKEL honours the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic popular uprising against the American-engineered junta of the Colonels which oppressed Greece for 7 …