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Cyprus & Israel conduct “Onisilos Gedeon 2019” exercise
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Cyprus & Israel conduct “Onisilos Gedeon 2019” exercise

Panos - Nov 20, 2019

The armed forces of the Republic of Cyprus and the State of Israel conduct the “Onisilos Gedeon 2019” exercise, from November 18 to 20, in the framework…

Cyprus: 57,2% of citizens wants a Single State solution according to survey
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Cyprus: 57,2% of citizens wants a Single State solution according to survey

Panos - Nov 15, 2019

The results of the European Social Survey (ESS) 2017 – 2019 were presented on Monday, November 11, with Cyprus again participating after almost six years absence. The…

Cyprus “golden passports” to be revoked if wrongdoing found
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Cyprus “golden passports” to be revoked if wrongdoing found

Panos - Nov 06, 2019

Cyprus’ president pledged on Monday to revoke any of his island republic’s passports found to have been “mistakenly” granted to wealthy overseas investors under a controversial cash-for-citizenship…

Cyprus: Row erupts over school prayers after teacher’s reported refusal
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Cyprus: Row erupts over school prayers after teacher’s reported refusal

Panos - Oct 16, 2019

A row about the saying of prayers at a public school has reignited the discussion on religious activities in the education system. It was reported on Tuesday…

Cyprus signs contracts with Eni and Total on five EEZ blocks
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Cyprus signs contracts with Eni and Total on five EEZ blocks

Panos - Sep 19, 2019

Cyprus on Wednesday signed agreements with France’s Total and Italy’s Eni for exploration in block 7 of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ). The contracts were signed at…

Cyprus does not sit idle: Plot 7 goes to ENI-TOTAL
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Cyprus does not sit idle: Plot 7 goes to ENI-TOTAL

makis - Jul 30, 2019

Cyprus has made another step towards the realization of its energy program, despite Turkey’s moves and provocations in the EEZ. As it became known late last night,…

Cyprus Energy Minister: Five exploratory drills over the next two years
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Cyprus Energy Minister: Five exploratory drills over the next two years

Panos - Jul 18, 2019

Ankara’s goal is to cause instability in the Eastern Mediterranean and discourage energy giants, the Ministry says. Five exploratory and five confirmatory drillings in the licensed plots…

Cyprus signs military agreement with France in response to Turkish aggression
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Cyprus signs military agreement with France in response to Turkish aggression

makis - May 16, 2019

Cyprus has signed a military agreement with France, responding to growing provocations by Turkey in its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and escalating tensions in the wider Eastern…

It’s time to lift the arms embargo on Cyprus
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It’s time to lift the arms embargo on Cyprus

Panos - May 09, 2019

The United States has a prime opportunity to thwart the designs of Russia, China, and Turkey in the Middle East. At the same time, it can strengthen…

Analysis: NATO Membership for Cyprus. Yes, Cyprus
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Analysis: NATO Membership for Cyprus. Yes, Cyprus

Panos - Apr 02, 2019

Fifteen years ago, NATO welcomed seven new members into the Alliance, expanding its borders eastward from the Baltic to Black Seas. As NATO reaches its seventieth birthday,…

Cyprus April 1st: 64 years since the beginning of the Struggle for Independent
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Cyprus April 1st: 64 years since the beginning of the Struggle for Independent

makis - Apr 01, 2019

The struggle of the Greek-Cypriots to repel the British yoke in Cyprus has been painted with blood and many sacrifices and heroism in the fight for “the…

ExxonMobil for Cyprus: Large natural gas deposit of 5-8 tril. cubic feet in plot 10
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ExxonMobil for Cyprus: Large natural gas deposit of 5-8 tril. cubic feet in plot 10

makis - Feb 28, 2019

From 5 to 8 trillion cubic feet is the natural gas deposit in plot 10 of the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), according to what the American…

A huge gas deposit was discovered in Cyprus
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A huge gas deposit was discovered in Cyprus

makis - Feb 14, 2019

A large gas deposit was found in Plot 10 of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Cyprus and is expected to be announced next week by American…

Cyprus plan to attract “Brexit-ed” shipping companies bears fruit
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Cyprus plan to attract “Brexit-ed” shipping companies bears fruit

Panos - Jan 24, 2019

P&O Ferries, one of the UK’s biggest shipping companies, in light of the upcoming Brexit, has taken the decision to re-flag its entire fleet of ships connecting…

Cyprus expects UNFICYP mandate to be renewed
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Cyprus expects UNFICYP mandate to be renewed

makis - Jan 07, 2019

The government expects the UN peace-keeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) mandate will be renewed later this month by the UN Security Council, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said…

French and Italian Firms Apply To Explore Cyprus’ Block 7
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French and Italian Firms Apply To Explore Cyprus’ Block 7

Panos - Nov 28, 2018

The Cypriot Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry announced an application from joint venture Total E&P Cyprus B.V. and Eni Cyprus Limited for a license to carry…

Turkish politician threatens Cyprus with new invasion!
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Turkish politician threatens Cyprus with new invasion!

Panos - Nov 22, 2018

Speaking to the Turkish National Assembly, Erdogan’s former presidential and political candidate, Meral Aksener, spoke of imperialists who are playing games in Cyprus through the oil and…

Cyprus deal to turn Egypt into major gas exporter to Europe
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Cyprus deal to turn Egypt into major gas exporter to Europe

Panos - Oct 09, 2018

Oil and gas experts have expressed optimism about an agreement that was signed Sept. 19 between Egypt and Cyprus to establish a direct subsea gas pipeline that…

Cyprus: World’s oldest scuba diver breaks his own record at 95-years-old!
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Cyprus: World’s oldest scuba diver breaks his own record at 95-years-old!

makis - Sep 04, 2018

Ray Woolley, a 95-year-old British veteran of World War 2, broke his own record on Saturday, to once again become the world’s oldest scuba diver. Woolley, who…

Cyprus: Revenue from “Aphrodite” deposit could start flowing as early as 2022
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Cyprus: Revenue from “Aphrodite” deposit could start flowing as early as 2022

Panos - Aug 23, 2018

The Cabinet has appointed a negotiating team, which will enter into negotiations with the consortium for the Aphrodite deposit, Energy Minister, Yiorgos Lakkotropis, said on Tuesday. In…