The Supreme Court has decided today to approve the Legal Service’s request for waiver of immunity of the EDEK MP, Phidias Sarika in connection to case of Sewerage Board of Paphos (SBP). The decision for lifting of parliamentary immunity is not limited only for purposes of interrogation of Mr Sarika from police investigators, as requested […]
Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides in a question by the press today stated that there is no agreement for Russian naval or air bases in Cypriot territories and that neither Russia has made a request for such an agreement. He also explained that what the President, Mr Anastasiades said in an interview on Friday regarding this subject was […]
Fedonas Fedonos backed by DISY won the Paphos elections for new mayor, today, with a percentage of 48.3%. Today’s election had the lowest recorded attendance, with just over 53% of the registered voters actually voting.
After yesterday’s flooding in Nicosia, and today’s sunny weather, one would think the worse is behind us but it turns out worse weather conditions are expected on Friday. Even though the Fire Department was yesterday on high alert it was not enough to help people whose houses, basements flooded and the ones whose cars got stranded […]
Maybe its time the drainage issue is taken seriously? View photos from Nicosia’s flood today here (continually updated). The video above shows how a main avenue in Strovolos, Nicosia looked today after 20 minutes of heavy rainfall. Yes that’s right from dry to flood in 20 minutes. Everytime it rains politicians come on TV and say that […]
According to the local news site SigmaLive, the government has announced yesterday that has purchased the ownership of the Cyprus Airways iconic logo. The article states that this move comes in light of the very likely negative response by the European Commission concerning state aid that was given to the problematic airline during the past […]
In a surprise move, the Minister of Interior, Socrates Hasikos, ended the issues between the Civil Registry and Migration Department and the organizations dealing with immigrants by transferring Anni Shiakalli, the hard-line Director to another department of the Ministry. Anni Shiakalli who has been with the Migration Department since 2002, had a long history of […]