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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Memorial services in Cyprus to mark 44th anniversary of Turkish invasion

makis - Jul 19, 2018

Cyprus will mark on Friday the 44th anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion with air raid sirens at 5.30am and memorial services islandwide. Air raid sirens will…

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Israeli navy stops Cyprus-bound Palestinian boat

makis - Jul 11, 2018

The Israeli navy has intercepted a boat carrying eight Palestinian activists who were sailing from Gaza to Cyprus in an attempt to break the Israeli blockade, it…

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Cyprus government: Israel’s request to build harbour in Cyprus being examined

makis - Jun 28, 2018

Alternate government spokeswoman Klelia Vasiliou on Tuesday denied a newspaper article about an alleged Nicosia-Tel Aviv agreement for the construction of a small harbour in Cyprus in…

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Cyprus government: Israel’s request to build harbour in Cyprus being examined

Panos - Jun 27, 2018

Alternate government spokeswoman Klelia Vasiliou on Tuesday denied a newspaper article about an alleged Nicosia-Tel Aviv agreement for the construction of a small harbour in Cyprus in…

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Cyprus to cap its “golden visa” program

Panos - May 23, 2018

Stung by criticism it has been selling European Union passports for cash, Cyprus has tightened vetting procedures in a scheme that grants Cypriot citizenship to investors, the…

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The Declaration of the 4th Cyprus-Greece-Israel Trilateral Summi

makis - May 08, 2018

The Declaration of Cyprus, Greece & Israel after the 4th Trilateral Summit: We, Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus, Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of the…

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Cyprus-Greece-Israel summit to take place on Tuesday in Nicosia

makis - May 07, 2018

A trilateral Cyprus-Greece-Israel Summit will be taking place in Nicosia on Tuesday morning, with the participation of President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, Greek Prime…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…