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Last Call for Owners to Claim Cars Left in 1974 Cyprus War

ABC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
British base official Ian Brayshaw walks past an abandoned rusted U.S made car at the British military base in Episkopi near the southern coastal city of Limassol in the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The cars were ...
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Biden urges Cyprus leaders to resume talks

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎7 hours ago‎
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı to resume peace negotiations during separate phone calls on May 25, after the Greek Cypriot administration said they would not ...

CEOs: Cyprus not on path to economic recovery yet

In-Cyprus (press release) (subscription) (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
It appears that 2016 will not be the year for significant economic recovery according to a group of CEOs who were panellists at the 6th Nicosia Economic Congress on Thursday.
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"Significant" Interest in Cyprus 3rd Round

Natural Gas Europe - ‎10 hours ago‎
Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, the Republic of Cyprus Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism, told an event hosted by Natural Gas Europe in Brussels on May 25 that he sees strong interest from international oil companies (IOCs) in the country's ...

CIFA organising first International Funds Summit in Cyprus

In-Cyprus (press release) (subscription) (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA), within the framework of its efforts to promote Cyprus as an attractive destination for the registration and management of funds, is organising the International Funds Summit on “Bridging the gap between ...

Abandoned amid Cyprus war, cars await owners' loving touch

The Seattle Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
EPISKOPI, Cyprus (AP) - It's last call for the owner to reclaim a late 1950s Dodge Coronet, shades of its sky-blue paint still visible on its tailfins, which has been rusting on a British military base for over four decades.

Cyprus leader calls off peace meeting after snub

EurActiv - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday (24 May) cancelled scheduled peace talks with the Turkish Cypriot leader over what he sees as attempts to recognise the Turkish-held north of the divided island.
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Greek judges reject Cyprus request to extradite Bobolas

Kathimerini - ‎May 25, 2016‎
A council of appeals court judges decided on Wednesday to turn down a request from Cyprus for businessman Leonidas Bobolas to be extradited in connection with a corruption case.

17 cases of parental abduction in Cyprus

In-Cyprus (press release) (subscription) (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
According to the most recent Foreign Ministry figures available on the issue - which cover 2014, Cyprus' missing children hotline (116000) received eight calls reporting parental abduction, 11 calls requesting information, 43 dropped calls and 22 ...
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Serbia beats Cyprus 2-1 in friendly

USA TODAY - ‎May 25, 2016‎
UZICE, Serbia (AP) - Serbia beat Cyprus 2-1 in a friendly on Wednesday between two teams that failed to qualify for the European Championship.

Cyprus vote a 'worrying footnote' for reunification talks

POLITICO.eu - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Nicos Anastasiades, the president of Cyprus, acknowledged abstention by nearly a third of the electorate in a statement welcoming the new MPs.
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Cyprus bathing waters the best in Europe

In-Cyprus (press release) (subscription) (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The European Union's annual bathing water report on Wednesday listed Cyprus as having the most 'excellent' beaches for swimming amongst all the member states.

'Midway through transforming Cyprus', reforms official says

Cyprus Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
Petrides who is also in charge of public sector reform said: “We are midway through transforming Cyprus”. Addressing the 6th Alpha Bank Economic Congress, in Nicosia, Petrides said the crisis of March 2013 exposed the structural weaknesses of the ...
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Low turnout in Cyprus parliamentary elections

Deutsche Welle - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Initial results after counting 75 percent of the votes indicated Cyprus' 56-member parliament could have eight parties this time, up from five after the 2011 elections.
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Lesson from Cyprus: Spending Restraint Is the Pro-Growth Way to Solve a Fiscal Crisis

Cato Institute (blog) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Today, let's look at Cyprus. That Mediterranean nation got in trouble because of an unsustainable long-run increase in the burden of government spending.

UN decries church worship limit in Cyprus' breakaway north

The Daily Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci at Dolmabahce Palace during a dinner for participants of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, May 23, 2016.

International law congress taking place in Cyprus

Cyprus Mail - ‎18 hours ago‎
“The congress is considered a notable event for Cyprus and it gives the opportunity to renowned and internationally reputable lawyers to meet on the island, who would then act as ambassadors for Cyprus in their own countries, in promoting and ...

Cyprus needs a more business-friendly environment, IMF official says

Cyprus Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Vincenzo Guzzo, the IMF's Resident Representative in Cyprus on Thursday called for greater efforts to prevent the slowly-growing economy from eventually stalling.

Cyprus poll holds key to possible reunification

The Guardian - ‎May 20, 2016‎
“If DISY does well, Anastasiades can say: 'I've proved myself on the economy, now let me prove myself on Cyprus,'” Ker-Lindsay said.

Why you can only go to church in Northern Cyprus once a year

ChristianToday - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The decision by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) to restrict church services there to once a year has thrown into sharp relief the divisions on the island.
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