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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…

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…