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Cyprus Presidential Commissioner points out Turkey’s responsibilities over the fate of missing persons

Presidential Commissioner, Photis Photiou said the fate of the missing persons is the most tragic aspect of the drama experienced by the people of Cyprus since the coup and the Turkish invasion of 1974 and said Turkey has great responsibility …

We hope UN will press for a meeting between Cyprus President and Tatar,

Government Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos expressed on Tuesday the hope that following a letter Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades sent to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, some pressure will be applied to the Turkish Cypriot side in order for a meeting between …

Von der Leyen calls on Turkey to reverse actions taken in Varosha since October 2020

European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, has called on Turkey “to reverse the actions undertaken in Varosha since October 2020” and said that Turkish President Erdogan’s and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar’s statements on Varosha were “an unacceptable unilateral …

Cyprus bids farewell to Mikis Theodorakis and will be represented at the farewell ceremony

The Republic of Cyprus will be represented at the farewell ceremony for Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, Prodromos Prodromou, according to a Presidency’s press release. The ceremony will take place at the …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Panayiota Kassiras has passed away

Panayiota Kassiras

Her DOB is 19/01/1944

Patriki Cyprus & London UK

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Panayiota Kassiras on Sunday 29th August 2021 aged 77.

She will be deeply missed …

AKEL delegation visited the University of Cyprus today on the occasion of the start of the new academic year

An AKEL delegation, headed by the Party’s Parliamentary Representative Giorgos Loukaides, visited the University of Cyprus today on the occasion of the start of the new academic year. The delegation included AKEL MP’s Christos Christofides and Andros Kavkalias, as well …

There is only one independence of the Republic of Cyprus and it is celebrated on 1st October

A joint initiative was undertaken today by the MEP’s of AKEL with a letter they sent to the Board of the European School in Brussels. A list drawn up by the School notes as national holidays for Cyprus the 1st …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Xenia (Stella) Georgiou has passed away

† DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT

Xenia (Stella) Georgiou

(from Kapouti Morphou)

It is with a heavy heart and deep sadness that we announce
the passing of Xenia (Stella) Georgiou on Monday,
30th August 2021 at the age of 88.

She leaves behind …

AKEL delegation to attend the ceremony to bid farewell to Mikis Theodorakis

A delegation of AKEL, headed by the General Secretary of the Central Committee of AKEL, Stefanos Stefanou, will travel to Athens tomorrow to attend the ceremony to bid farewell to the great music composer Mikis Theodorakis.
The farewell ceremony will …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Eleni Doumasiou has passed away

† DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT
Eleni Doumasiou
(from Akanthou)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Eleni Doumasiou on 29 August 2021 aged 79. She was much loved and will be deeply missed.

Eleni leaves behind her daughter …