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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…

Fall energy sector developments in Cyprus
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Fall energy sector developments in Cyprus

makis - Aug 29, 2017

This fall will be full of developments in Cyprus’ energy sector, with the results of the West Capella drilling in block 11 set to be announced in…

US MPs officially support Cyprus and its rights in the EEZ
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US MPs officially support Cyprus and its rights in the EEZ

makis - Aug 23, 2017

The Chairman of the House of Foreign Affairs Committee of the American Parliament, Edward Royce and the Member of the Commission, Eliot Engel expressed in a letter…

Shell eyes Leviathan and Cyprus gas for Egypt
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Shell eyes Leviathan and Cyprus gas for Egypt

makis - Aug 21, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is looking to bring natural gas from Israel and Cyprus to market, a step that could help turn the Mediterranean region into a…

Turkish Minister of European Union Affairs: Cyprus talks have ended
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Turkish Minister of European Union Affairs: Cyprus talks have ended

Panos - Aug 18, 2017

Negotiations on the Cyprus problem have ended are in no way frozen or stalled according to Turkish Minister of European Union Affairs Omer Celik. Speaking to reporters…

Cyprus remembers Helios Airways disaster
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Cyprus remembers Helios Airways disaster

makis - Aug 14, 2017

Relatives and friends of loved ones who died in the Helios Airways crash were on Monday marking 12 years since the deadliest aviation incident in Cypriot and…

Cyprus marks second Turkish invasion
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Cyprus marks second Turkish invasion

makis - Aug 14, 2017

Most of Cyprus was on Monday marking 43 years since the second invasion of the island by Turkish Armed Forces. The UN, with over 30 Resolutions of…

Cyprus, Egypt heads of state build bilateral ties
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Cyprus, Egypt heads of state build bilateral ties

makis - Aug 09, 2017

The Cyprus problem, regional developments and bilateral relations with a focus on energy matters were the topics discussed by President Nicos Anastasiades and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel…

Eide: Resurrection of Cyprus talks to come from two sides
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Eide: Resurrection of Cyprus talks to come from two sides

makis - Aug 04, 2017

The ‘resurrection’ of the Cyprus peace process will not happen from the United Nations but by the divided island’s two sides, UN Cyprus envoy Espen Barth Eide…

Italy joins France in warning Ankara about Cyprus gas drilling
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Italy joins France in warning Ankara about Cyprus gas drilling

makis - Jul 31, 2017

Italian Minister of Defence Roberta Pinotti is paying a “symbolic” visit today (31 July) to Cyprus in light of oil and gas drilling that a consortium of…

Turkey’s role in collapse of Cyprus talks ‘cannot be disputed by anyone,’ Cyprus spokesman says
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Turkey’s role in collapse of Cyprus talks ‘cannot be disputed by anyone,’ Cyprus spokesman says

makis - Jul 24, 2017

Turkey’s insistence on continuing the guarantees treaty, rights of intervention in Cyprus and a permanent Turkish military presence on the island were responsible for the deadlock at…

The collapse of Cyprus reunification talks: Imposition of sanctions against Turkey is long overdue
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The collapse of Cyprus reunification talks: Imposition of sanctions against Turkey is long overdue

makis - Jul 20, 2017

By Constantine Tzanos, Contributor Nuclear engineer, PhD* July 7, 2017, marked the failure of another effort to solve the over 40-year-old problem of the division of Cyprus.…

Cyprus invasion: 43 years since Turkish aggression
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Cyprus invasion: 43 years since Turkish aggression

makis - Jul 20, 2017

In commemoration of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus by Turkish forces on July 20 1974, the sirens wailed across the island on Thursday at 5.30am, the time…

US and France offer support to Cyprus
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US and France offer support to Cyprus

makis - Jul 17, 2017

The “West Capella” drilling rig is expected start drilling today in the seabed of Cypriot waters at block 11. Despite continuous Turkish provocations and constant aggressive rhetoric…

Cyprus announces official start of oil exploration
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Cyprus announces official start of oil exploration

makis - Jul 12, 2017

The Cypriot Ministry of Energy officially announced the start of exploration drilling of in block 11 with the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) at the “Onesifiros-West 1”…

Reuters: Turkey’s Erdogan warns oil companies over projects with Greek Cypriots
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Reuters: Turkey’s Erdogan warns oil companies over projects with Greek Cypriots

Panos - Jul 10, 2017

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said an important opportunity was wasted at last week's failed talks on Cyprus, and warned it was unacceptable that some energy companies were…

Cyprus talks crash without a deal
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Cyprus talks crash without a deal

Panos - Jul 07, 2017

High-level talks in the Swiss Alpine resort of Crans-Montana hit a brick wall in the early hours of Friday morning with no deal on a strategic agreement…