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‘North Cyprus’ coalition pseudo-government collapses after Varosha coast decision
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‘North Cyprus’ coalition pseudo-government collapses after Varosha coast decision

Panos - Oct 07, 2020

The ruling coalition in the occupied territories of the North Cyprus pseudo-state has collapsed, after the decision of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the candidate leader of the…

Russia surprises Cyprus with move to scrap tax deal
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Russia surprises Cyprus with move to scrap tax deal

Panos - Aug 04, 2020

Russia’s finance ministry said on Monday it would scrap an agreement with Cyprus aimed at avoiding double taxation after talks to modify the deal failed, a decision…

Cyprus: French Defence Minister expresses solidarity to Cyprus
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Cyprus: French Defence Minister expresses solidarity to Cyprus

Panos - Feb 19, 2020

France’s solidarity to Cyprus expressed today French Defence Minister Florence Parly, who was received this morning by the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, at…

US sees Cyprus as key player in Eastern Mediterranean energy
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US sees Cyprus as key player in Eastern Mediterranean energy

Panos - Feb 07, 2020

Washington sees Cyprus as a key player in eastern Mediterranean energy supplies, a visiting senior US official said Wednesday, while warning against further instability in the region…

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Report says EU to impose surprisingly soft sanctions on just two Turkish officials over Cyprus drillings!

Panos - Feb 06, 2020

A report from the US website Bloomberg on Tuesday suggests that the EU has agreed to impose sanctions on two Turkish nationals in regard to the country’s…

US Rapid Response Team to settle in Cyprus
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US Rapid Response Team to settle in Cyprus

Panos - Jan 10, 2020

As part of its firm policy to respond affirmatively to requests for exclusively humanitarian operations, the Republic of Cyprus accepted a request made by the US Authorities…

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…

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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…