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10 hrs ago | The China Post

Historic Easter church service in Turkish-held north Cyprus 'like a miracle'

With a nighttime procession lit by the glimmer of devotional candles and the flash of smartphone cameras, a church in Turkish-held northern Cyprus hosted its first Easter Mass in nearly 60 years.

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18 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Religion builds bridges in ethnically split Cyprus

All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Reuters

Greek Christians mark rare Good Friday in Turkish north Cyprus

Hundreds of Greek Orthodox pilgrims, some coming home after 40 years of forced exile, commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus in a rare Good Friday service in northern Cyprus on Friday.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Peace Mass

Dozens of officials from Cyprus and abroad are expected to attend today's Good Friday mass to be held at the Church of St George Exorinos in occupied Famagusta for the first time in 58 years.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Reuters

Ground-breaking Good Friday mass signals thaw in Cyprus

For the first time in more than half a century, a church in northern Cyprus will host Good Friday mass in a sign of a thaw in relations between Greek and Turkish Cypriots.

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PanArmenian Network

Cyprus House Speaker addresses int'l community over Kessab

PanARMENIAN.Net - The President of the House of Representatives of Cyprus, Yiannakis Omirou sent a message to the Presidents of European Parliament, Inter-Parliamentary Union, Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean, Euro Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly and to the President and Secretary General of the Interparliamentary Assembly on ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sunday Herald

Extradition order is likely for VAT scam

THE man who laundered more than 10 million in a Glasgow-based VAT fraud is due in court tomorrow after being arrested in Cyprus.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Albanian suspect held

An Albanian wanted in Greece on suspicion of manslaughter, attempted manslaughter, theft and possession of a firearm was arrested on Tuesday at a farmhouse on the Frenaros-Vryssoules area in the free Famagusta area.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Financial Mirror

EIB President optimistic about Cyprus economy's future

Cautious optimism about the future of the Cyprus economy was expressed by the head of the European Investment Bank Werner Hoyer and EIB Vice-President Mihai Tanasescu, who held Thursday an open discussion with students from the University of Cyprus in the presence of the University Rector, Constantinos Christofides.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

New Defense Minister

Christoforos Fokaides - the former leader of Disy's youth branch Nedisy - is the new Defense Minister, replacing late Tasos Mitsopoulos who passed away suddenly two weeks ago.

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Groong

Exhibition Of Armenian Art To Take Place At Levention Municipal Museum

EXHIBITION OF ARMENIAN ART TO TAKE PLACE AT LEVENTION MUNICIPAL MUSEUM The exhibition presents aspects of Armenian art dating from 16th to the 19th century with artefacts of special historical and cultural significance that belong to the family.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Wooing Russia

Ayia Napa Mayor and chairman of Famagusta Tourism Development and Promotion Board chairman Yiannis Karousos onWednesday said he was optimistic Russian tourists would favour the district this summer.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Financial Mirror

It takes hard work to reach a Cyprus solution, says Spokesman

It takes hard negotiation, building of alliances and determination on principles to reach a solution to the Cyprus problem, Government Spokesman Christos Stylianides has said.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Just what does Obama mean by 'consequences'?

There are fewer things more pathetic than watching someone take a running dive off a high board only to end in a spectacular belly flop and still think that they're scoring a perfect 10. That's President Barack Obama right now on the issue of sanctions against Russia.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

EU assures

The European Commission does not consider a proposed regulation for direct trade with the occupied part of Cyprus, government spokesman Christos Stylinaides yesterday said in a statement from the Belgian capital.

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