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Archives April 14, 2013 posted by

Helios orphans fall victim to haircut


ON AUGUST 14, 2005, 33 children were orphaned overnight, their lives irrevocably changed.

These children are the living victims of the fateful Helios Airways crash that killed all 121 passengers onboard the Boeing 737 aircraft, including their parents and, in many cases, their siblings. 

On March 16, 2013, the majority of these same children became victims once again. This time, instead of being robbed of their parents, they stand to lose the compensation awarded to them following their parents’ death as part of the brutal haircut on bank deposits.

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Archives July 14, 2012 posted by

First taste of high-level European basketball for Cyprus

The Cypriot national men’s basketball team has commenced basic preparations for the qualifying round of the FIBA Eurobasket 2013, to be held next September in Slovenia.

Cyprus will take on Austria, Croatia, Hungary and Ukraine in Group C of the qualifications and the opening game will be at home against Austria on August 15, at Nicosia’s Tassos Papadopoulos Eleftheria Athletic Centre. The Cypriots will then visit Croatia three days later, while in the following week they will host Ukraine and travel to Hungary.

The qualifications will last just over a month as the final Cyprus game is scheduled for September 11 at home to Hungary.

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Archives July 25, 2011 posted by

Banned Bin Hammam wants FIFA evidence in public domain

Former Asia football chief Mohamed Bin Hammam wants the evidence presented to FIFA that led to his life ban from football to be placed in the public domain, the Qatari said in a blog post on Monday.

The 62-year-old was banned by football’s ruling body on Saturday after a two-day hearing into allegations he had tried to buy votes in the run-up last month’s FIFA presidential election, in which he had challenged Sepp Blatter.

In Monday’s statement posted on, the former president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) again denied that he had used cash to obtain votes and reiterated his intention to appeal the suspension.

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