CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 02/04/2018 13:06

Dinner with Akinci without agenda, says President Anastasiades

The dinner with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to be hosted by the UN on 16th April, is a social dinner without agenda, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has said.

President’s meeting with Akinci to signal possibility for talks’ resumption, Spokesman tells CNA

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Saturday that a meeting between Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, on April 16, will provide an indication as to whether negotiations may resume on the island. He added that more meetings between the two men could follow, depending on the outcome of the informal dinner.

House President calls on political forces to unite behind a common Cyprus position

House President Demetris Syllouris called on political forces to unite behind a common position, when it comes to managing the Cyprus problem.

Thirty-six per cent of employed young Cypriots work at weekends in 2016, 29% in the EU

Twenty-nine per cent of employed persons in the EU, aged 20 to 34 years (young employed), and 36% in Cyprus usually worked at the weekends in 2016, according to Eurostat.

Nearly 80% of Cypriots and 67.5% of Europeans perceive their health as very good or good in 2016

More than two-thirds (67.5%) of people aged 16 or over living in the European Union (EU) and 78.7% in Cyprus, perceived their health status as very good or good in 2016, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU.

Only 5% of Cypriots train to improve their hobbies, compared to 41% of Danes, says Eurostat

In 2016, among the Member States of the European Union, Denmark recorded by far the highest share of people who had participated in training courses related to their hobbies (41%), according to Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU.

APOEL achieves great victory and reaches Apollon in the standings of Football League

APOEL of Nicosia has achieved a great victory over AEL and reached Apollon of Limassol in the first place of the standings. The team from Limassol was beaten on Saturday by AEK in Larnaca. Results of Match Day 4 of the second phase of the League are as follows: Group A: APOEL-AEL 3-1, AEK-Apollon 3-0, Omonia-Anorthosis 1-2. Group B’: Nea Salamina- Ermis 2-0, Doxa-Alki 4-3, Olympiakos – Paphos 3-0. Standings: Group A’: Apollon 70, APOEL 70, Anorthosis 63, AEK 61, AEL 51, Omonia 44. Group B’: Doxa 40, Ermis 36, Nea Salamina 33, Alki 32, Paphos 29, Olympiakos 23.

Source: Cyprus News Agency