CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 04/04/2018 12:18

Europe, US and neighbouring countries concerned over behaviours as the one adopted by Turkey, President says

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that there is a broader concern in Europe, countries of our region and the US about behaviours such as the one adopted by Turkey.

Government to deposit 2.5 billion euro at CCB in the form of a bond

The Government officially announced on Tuesday it was depositing 2.5 billion euro at the Cyprus Cooperative Bank (CCB), in the form of a bond, to support it amid a tender for the privatisation of the nationalised cooperative sector.

Members of the Greek community of Alexandria to return after decades for a special ceremony

Members of the once thriving Greek community of Alexandria, of Greek and Greek Cypriot descent, will return once more to the city they grew up to attend a ceremony on May 1st in the Library of Alexandria, in the presence of the Presidents of Cyprus, Greece and Egypt.

MEPs to be given a sense of humanitarian urgency on missing persons’ question, CMP third member tells CNA

A visit to Cyprus by the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament (LIBE) (3-5 April) and a meeting on Wednesday with the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) is extremely important, CMP’s third member Paul-Henri Arni has told the Cyprus News Agency.

Cyprus and France conduct joint Search and Rescue Exercise off coast

Cyprus and France conducted on Tuesday a joint Search and Rescue (SAR) Exercise near the coast of Cyprus, with the participation of SAR Units and Personnel of the Republic of Cyprus and France.

European Court condemns Cyprus for ex prisoner’s degrading treatment, the situation has improved says the government

The European Court of Human Rights upheld on Tuesday a complaint by Polish applicant Robert Tadeusz Danilczuk regarding his conditions of detention at Nicosia Central Prisons.

Cyprus among countries in which labour exploitation emerged as the predominant form of trafficking, GRETA report says

Cyprus is among European countries in which labour exploitation has emerged as the predominant form of trafficking, according to the latest annual report from the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA), published on Tuesday.

Environment Commissioner satisfied with report on waste packaging management

Commissioner for the Environment Ioanna Panayiotou has expressed her satisfaction with the publishing of the special report on the management of waste packaging in Cyprus, which was published by the Audit Office of the Republic of Cyprus on March 28, 2018.

Cypriot champion Anna Ioannou breaks world record in indoor rowing

Cypriot rowing champion and Limassol Nautical Club coach Anna Ioannou has broken the world record in indoor rowing, this time in the 500m with 1:37.2, in the lightweight women’s 19-29 age group.

Source: Cyprus News Agency