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Yesterday | EKathimerini

Ryanair says it can turn around ailing Cyprus Airways

IrelandA's budget carrier Ryanair on Friday submitted a plan to turn for-sale Cyprus Airways into a profitable operation by increasing passenger traffic by 500 percent over three years, officials said.

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Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

Two in one

This year's 2014 Cyprus Rally will make history after it was confirmed by the FIA that the island will host both the ninth round of the European Rally Championship and Middle-East Rally Championship's fifth round.

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Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

Costly delays

Nicosia was among the "most constraining" air control centres in 2013, being responsible together with Warsaw, Barcelona and the Canary Islands for 28% or air traffic delays in Europe, despite the fact that the four centres control only 6.9% of the air traffic.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

EurekAlert!

Rice chemist wins 'Nobel Prize of Cyprus'

Rice University organic chemist K.C. Nicolaou has earned three prestigious international honors, including the Nemitsas Prize, the highest honor a Cypriot scientist can receive and one of the most prestigious scientific awards in the European Union.

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The Financial Mirror

NATGAS: Cyprus keen to sell ENI-Kogas output to Egypt

The Cyprus government will enter into concrete talks with Cairo over a possible natural gas sale to Egypt after the first results of the exploration activity by ENI-KOGAS in Cypriot offshore blocks 2, 3 and 9, some time later this year, Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis said.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Cyprus support for Iraq air strikes

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides has told British TV network Sky News that Cyprus will not stand in the way if Britain decides to launch its own air strikes against IS forces in Iraq through the RAF base in Akrotiri, on the island's southern coast.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

EKathimerini

UN appoints new special adviser on Cyprus issue

The Cypriot government confirmed on Wednesday that it has consented to former Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide being appointed special adviser to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Cyprus issue.

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PR-inside.com

Market Report, "Mallouppas and Papacostas Trading Co. Ltd. - Company Capsule", published

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The Cyprus Weekly

Lidl lamb rap

Lidl Cyprus must pay a a 20,000 fine issued by the Competition and Consumer Protection Service for misleading advertising of lamb meat on special offer during Easter.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Tala culture

No matter what the age or background, we all like to have something entertaining to do on an evening.

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This is Local London

Former Corelli College student receives prize from the Royal Institute of British Architects

Former Corelli College student receives prize from the Royal Institute of British Architects, for pottery workshops as peacemakers Tumem Khuram, a degree student at Oxford Brookes School of Architecture has received a prize for excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects .

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The Cyprus Weekly

Full of energy

Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis is set for talks with Egyptian counterparts in Cairo today in what he says is the first of a three-month series of visits to different countries to discuss the LNG prospects of the island.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Victor Davis Hanson: Where's outrage over occupied Cyprus?

Cyprus is a beautiful island. But it has never recovered from the Turkish invasion of 1974.

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Xinhuanet

British defense secretary announces expansion of surveillance operations over Iraq in Nicosia

British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon paid a previously unannounced visit to Cyprus on Saturday, touring a British air force base used in expanding operations in Iraq and meeting with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades.

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The Daily Star

Britain to keep up Iraq surveillance flights

A man walks at the beach as a Tornado surveillance aircraft comes in to land at the British Royal Air Force Base at Akrotiri, near the southern port city of Limassol, Cyprus, on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

USA, Cyprus presented as venues for Argentina-Israel Davis Cup tie

Israel today presented the US city of Sunrise as their preferred venue to play the upcoming Davis Cup play-off against Argentina, with Cyprus capital Nicosia another possibility for the World Group relegation tie.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

More citizen service

The government hopes one of two planned new Citizen Service Centres will breathe new life into the recession-battered Makarios Avenue thoroughfare in Nicosia.

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Washington Times

Illustration on the ongoing Turkish occupation of Cyprus by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Cyprus is a beautiful island, but it has never recovered from the Turkish invasion of 1974.

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The Financial Mirror

SANCTIONS: Cyprus tries to "minimise impact" from Russia food embargo

Russia's embrago on EU food products is expected to have both a direct and an indirect impact on the economy, Nelly Koulia, the Trade Service Director said on Tuesday, following a technical meeting in Nicosia.

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The Cyprus Weekly

New Unficyp chief

Major General Kristin Lund of Norway has officially assumed her duties as Force Commander of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus .

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