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Cyprus says cannot consent to expediting Turkey’s EU talks
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Cyprus says cannot consent to expediting Turkey’s EU talks

makis - Mar 17, 2016

Cyprus said on Thursday it would not consent to expediting Turkey's European Union accession talks, as its leaders gathered in Brussels to discuss how Ankara could help…

Cyprus says cannot consent to expediting Turkey’s EU talks
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Cyprus says cannot consent to expediting Turkey’s EU talks

Panos - Mar 17, 2016

Cyprus said on Thursday it would not consent to expediting Turkey's European Union accession talks, as its leaders gathered in Brussels to discuss how Ankara could help…

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Cyprus’ economy grows 2.7% in fourth quarter of 2015

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

Τhe GDP growth rate of Cyprus economy rose to its highest level in recent years in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to figures released Thursday by…

Cyprus: Turkey must take back economic migrants
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Cyprus: Turkey must take back economic migrants

makis - Mar 07, 2016

Cyprus' foreign minister says Turkey must take back economic migrants who aren't entitled to international protection. Ioannis Kasoulides says "it is obvious" that "more than 50 percent"…

Eni finds «large hydrocarbon column in Zohr»
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Eni finds «large hydrocarbon column in Zohr»

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

Eni has successfully completed a drilling in the Zohr 2X well, the company announced on Friday in a press release. They said that this is the first…

Cyprus to shorten compulsory army service
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Cyprus to shorten compulsory army service

makis - Feb 25, 2016

The Cypriot cabinet agreed Thursday to reduce national service for conscripts from 24 months to 14, in the biggest reform of the military in decades on the…

Police seize thousands in fraudulent bills in Nicosia home
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Police seize thousands in fraudulent bills in Nicosia home

Panos - Feb 24, 2016

Police have seized a large amount of fraudulent bills at a home in the Dali area of Nicosia, they told Sigma TV on Wednesday. Specifically, authorities seized…

Greek reform quality a concern, Cyprus has done well, says Dijsselbloem
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Greek reform quality a concern, Cyprus has done well, says Dijsselbloem

makis - Feb 18, 2016

International lenders are concerned with the quality of reforms in Greece, in exchange for which Athens is getting loans, the chairman of eurozone finance ministers Jeroen Dijsselbloem…

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EP on Turkey: A Cyprus solution will change region

Panos - Feb 17, 2016

A Cyprus solution will dramatically change the stability outlook of the region, the EP (European Parliament) rapporteur on Turkey’s accession progress Kati Piri (Dutch, PES) said on…

Gov’t: Cyprus, Greece, Lebanon seek trilateral partnership
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Gov’t: Cyprus, Greece, Lebanon seek trilateral partnership

chris1 - Feb 14, 2016

Government spokesman Nikos Christodoulides told CNA that this will be the first meeting between the three countries, at a Ministers’ level, to explore potential areas of cooperation…

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Ιnterest rates fall in Cyprus but still among EU highest

Panos - Feb 04, 2016

The interest rates on loans for house purchase decreased to 3.28 per cent in December 2015, whereas the previous month it was 3.37 per cent, data from…

Biden, Anastasiades discuss Cyprus on the phone
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Biden, Anastasiades discuss Cyprus on the phone

Sokratis - Jan 30, 2016

US Vice President Joe Biden phoned Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades on Friday to discuss developments in the ongoing efforts to reach a settlement on the divided island,…

Discussions on “Aphrodite” development restart
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Discussions on “Aphrodite” development restart

Panos - Jan 28, 2016

The Ministry of Energy and partners in Block 12 of Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), are set to restart their discussions on the development and production plan…

Georgiades: Cyprus economy returns back to growth
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Georgiades: Cyprus economy returns back to growth

Panos - Jan 26, 2016

Cyprus entered its financial adjustment programme while in recession and is about to exit, with its economy back to growth, Finance Minister Harris Georgiades told the CAN…

Cyprus hopes played down
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Cyprus hopes played down

Sokratis - Jan 23, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades held talks on Friday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. According to sources,…

Diaspora leaders head to Cyprus, Israel, Greece
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Diaspora leaders head to Cyprus, Israel, Greece

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2016

A press release by the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) said that the trip begins on 10 January, in Jerusalem, Israel, continues in Nicosia, Cyprus, on 13 and…

Cyprus sees record rise in airport traffic in 2015
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Cyprus sees record rise in airport traffic in 2015

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

Despite the negative beginning to the year, 2015 ended with a remarkable return, delivering the best results to date, it said. According to Hermes’ data, throughout 2015,…

UN envoy for Cyprus reports ‘constructive’ meeting with FM Kotzias
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UN envoy for Cyprus reports ‘constructive’ meeting with FM Kotzias

makis - Jan 06, 2016

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Tuesday met with UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide at the foreign ministry to discuss the latest developments…

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Experts help divided Cyprus figure out economics of peace

Sokratis - Jan 02, 2016

A peace accord cobbling Cyprus back together again after over four decades of ethnic division is possible in 2016 and will bring opportunity and economic growth, officials…