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Memorial services in Cyprus to mark 44th anniversary of Turkish invasion
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Memorial services in Cyprus to mark 44th anniversary of Turkish invasion

makis - Jul 19, 2018

Cyprus will mark on Friday the 44th anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion with air raid sirens at 5.30am and memorial services islandwide. Air raid sirens will…

Israeli navy stops Cyprus-bound Palestinian boat
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Israeli navy stops Cyprus-bound Palestinian boat

makis - Jul 11, 2018

The Israeli navy has intercepted a boat carrying eight Palestinian activists who were sailing from Gaza to Cyprus in an attempt to break the Israeli blockade, it…

Cyprus government: Israel’s request to build harbour in Cyprus being examined
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Cyprus government: Israel’s request to build harbour in Cyprus being examined

makis - Jun 28, 2018

Alternate government spokeswoman Klelia Vasiliou on Tuesday denied a newspaper article about an alleged Nicosia-Tel Aviv agreement for the construction of a small harbour in Cyprus in…

Cyprus government: Israel’s request to build harbour in Cyprus being examined
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Cyprus government: Israel’s request to build harbour in Cyprus being examined

Panos - Jun 27, 2018

Alternate government spokeswoman Klelia Vasiliou on Tuesday denied a newspaper article about an alleged Nicosia-Tel Aviv agreement for the construction of a small harbour in Cyprus in…

Cyprus to cap its “golden visa” program
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Cyprus to cap its “golden visa” program

Panos - May 23, 2018

Stung by criticism it has been selling European Union passports for cash, Cyprus has tightened vetting procedures in a scheme that grants Cypriot citizenship to investors, the…

The Declaration of the 4th Cyprus-Greece-Israel Trilateral Summi
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The Declaration of the 4th Cyprus-Greece-Israel Trilateral Summi

makis - May 08, 2018

The Declaration of Cyprus, Greece & Israel after the 4th Trilateral Summit: We, Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus, Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of the…

Cyprus-Greece-Israel summit to take place on Tuesday in Nicosia
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Cyprus-Greece-Israel summit to take place on Tuesday in Nicosia

makis - May 07, 2018

A trilateral Cyprus-Greece-Israel Summit will be taking place in Nicosia on Tuesday morning, with the participation of President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, Greek Prime…

Cyprus’ & Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Ministers strengthen cooperation with signing of bilateral agreements in Riyadh
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Cyprus’ & Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Ministers strengthen cooperation with signing of bilateral agreements in Riyadh

Panos - May 02, 2018

On Sunday, April 29, Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides met with his Saudi Arabian counterpart, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, in Riyadh, where Christodoulides made a working visit at…

Cyprus Army conducts night exercise: Watch the amazing footage! (VIDEO)
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Cyprus Army conducts night exercise: Watch the amazing footage! (VIDEO)

makis - Mar 30, 2018

A night exercise took place in Cyprus within the framework of the Operational Preparedness of the Cypriot National Guard (CNG) units. The CNG HQ released footage of…

Cyprus rules out peace talks after Turkey blockade
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Cyprus rules out peace talks after Turkey blockade

makis - Mar 01, 2018

Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades has said Turkey’s “illegal” actions were impeding reunification talks for the island. Anastasiades said fresh negotiations were unlikely any time soon because Turkey…

US says Cyprus has every right to explore resources in its Exclusive Economic Zone
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US says Cyprus has every right to explore resources in its Exclusive Economic Zone

makis - Feb 21, 2018

The US Ambassador to Cyprus, Kathleen Doherty said the US was closely following the developments in Cyprus regarding the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and its energy…

UN concerned over failure to clear Cyprus’ minefields
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UN concerned over failure to clear Cyprus’ minefields

makis - Feb 07, 2018

The UN has said it remains ready to help the two sides in Cyprus develop a roadmap to creating a mine-free island, should there be the political…

First offshore patrol ship arrives in Cyprus
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First offshore patrol ship arrives in Cyprus

Panos - Jan 05, 2018

Cyprus has just acquired its first offshore patrol vessel (OPV) which arrived in Larnaca on Tuesday. The ship was built in Haifa, Israel following an agreement between…

Cyprus to upgrade its air & naval military bases
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Cyprus to upgrade its air & naval military bases

Panos - Nov 23, 2017

The upgrading of “Andreas Papandreou” airbase and naval base at Zigi was announced by the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades in order to strengthen the island’s defence…

Northern Cyprus propaganda tourist bus passes through Greece
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Northern Cyprus propaganda tourist bus passes through Greece

makis - Oct 25, 2017

The provocative bus commissioned by the pseudo-state of Northern Cyprus to propagandise it as a tourist destination passed into to Turkey via the Promachona & Kipoi border…

Cyprus and Russia to Sign Seven Bilateral Agreements
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Cyprus and Russia to Sign Seven Bilateral Agreements

Panos - Oct 24, 2017

Seven agreements have been finalized and will be signed on Tuesday between Russia and Cyprus, during the President of the Republic of Cyprus; Nicos Anastasiades’, working visit…

Uproar in Cyprus over woman arrested for having an abortion
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Uproar in Cyprus over woman arrested for having an abortion

makis - Oct 13, 2017

Following public outcry, Cypriot police on Thursday released a woman who had been placed in custody after she had had an abortion. The doctor who carried out…

Turkey: Annexation of occupied Northern Cyprus up for discussion
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Turkey: Annexation of occupied Northern Cyprus up for discussion

makis - Oct 11, 2017

Turkey’s request to annex the Northern part of Cyprus was ascertained on Monday by deputy Prime Minister in charge of Cyprus Affairs, Recep Akdag, who said that…

New Cyprus law to allow Big Brother to listen in
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New Cyprus law to allow Big Brother to listen in

Panos - Sep 21, 2017

Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou has submitted legislation opening the way for law enforcement agencies to listen in on phone calls in Cyprus. The proposed law will see…

Cyprus’ UN Permanent Representative addressed Security Council’s open debate on peacekeeping operations
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Cyprus’ UN Permanent Representative addressed Security Council’s open debate on peacekeeping operations

Panos - Sep 01, 2017

The Permanent Representative of the Republic to the United Nations, Ambassador Kornelios Korneliou, speaking, on 29 August, within the framework of the Security Council’s open debate, under…