Cyprus Deputy AG Faces Impeachment

NICOSIA — Cyprus’ Supreme Court has ruled that the country’s Deputy Attorney General should be impeached for “inappropriate behavior” after wrongly accusing his boss of bribery.

The Supreme Court said in its unanimous decision Sept. 24 that Rikkos Erotokritou acted “heedlessly and irresponsibly” when he made the unfounded allegations during a news conference last April.

Erotokritou made the allegations after Attorney General Costas Clerides launched a criminal probe against him when an independent investigation concluded that Erotokritou may be implicated in a bribery case involving a powerful Cypriot law firm.

It’s the first time that Cyprus’ top court has rendered such a ruling. The Court said it’s now up to President Nicos Anastasiades to fire Erotokritou, according to the Constitution.

Erotokritou said he would appeal the ruling at the European Court of Human Rights.


NICOSIA - Protesting high prices and production problems, Cypriot farmers poured tons of milk outside the Presidential palace in the capital and set bales of hay on fire.

Top Stories

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

General News

PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ Address to the Joint Session of the U.S. Congress

WASHINGOTN - The full text of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ speech to the Joint Session of the US Congress is as follows: Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President, Honorable Members of the United States Congress, Ladies and Gentlemen, There is no greater honor for the elected leader of the people who created democracy than to address the elected representatives of the people who founded their country on the Greek model and have promoted and defended democratic values ever since.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.