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Thalassaemia Award

A NEW prestigious award worth US $1m has been established for individuals who make a significant contribution to the field of thalassaemia – the Sheikh Sultan International Thalassaemia Award.

According to the Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF), the son of the …

Andrew Symeou trial has started

THE trial of a student from Enfield, accused of the manslaughter of a fellow tourist while on holiday in Greece four years ago, has finally started after being postponed four times.

Andrew Symeou, 22, is accused of killing Welshman Joanthan …

Cyprus Health Cooperation

TRIO PRESIDENCY – HEALTH – COOPERATION   Cyprus’ proposal to make regional health cooperation an EU trio presidency priority has been accepted by both Poland and Denmark, said here today Minister of Health Christos Patsalides, after a meeting he had with…

New York Greek director makes impressive film debut

New York Greek director makes impressive film debut
Interview by George Savvides

A  New York Greek , Angela Ismailos interviews ten terrific filmmakers around the globe in her ambitious first feature documentary “Great Directors”: Bernardo Bertolucci, Stephen Frears, Catherine Breillat, …

Cypriot New York Celebration

Cypriots celebrate in Astoria, New York

Minister of Health Christos Patsalides and Archbishop Demetrios of America, joined the Cyprus Federation of America and the International Coordinating Committee Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA), in Astoria, New York the 55th anniversary of the …

France – Cyprus Friendship

A delegation from the France- Cyprus inter-parliamentary friendship group of the French Senate arrives Sunday in Cyprus for a visit at the invitation of Cyprus House of Representatives.

The delegation comprises President of the Inter inter-parliamentary friendship group Marc Massion …

Appeal by murderer of Cypriot in London

 The Court of Appeal in London dismissed the appeal this week of  Thanos Papalexis 38 years who was given life imprisonment when convicted of murdering Cypriot Charalambos Christodoulides in year 2,000.
 After the murder Papalexis fled to Miami but was …

Cypriot shot dead in South Africa.

In Pretoria South Africa, two robbers entered a house and shot dead the owner. It happened at 4am and the body has since been identified as Cypriot George Savvides, who lived in Pretoria. According to foreign news agencies, it was …

Turkish Cypriot leader comments on citizenship and property issues

According to illegal Bayrak television (online, 26.03.11), Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu, speaking during a public gathering in the occupied town of Famagusta, stressed that “citizens of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will not be turned into a bargaining …

CYPRUS FEDERATION OF AMERICA – CONVENTION

The Cyprus problem was at the focus of the Cyprus Federation of America (CFA) annual national convention held here on Saturday.

Cypriot and Greek officals addressed the event, which was also attended by the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church …