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36 min ago | The Financial Mirror

NATGAS: Cyprus and Eni/KOGAS sign MoU for LNG valorisation

The Cyprus government and representatives of the Eni/KOGAS joint venture signed a memorandum of understanding in Nicosia on Wednesday aimed at investigating areas of cooperation related to Cyprus potential gas resources valorisation, with priority given to the onshore LNG option.

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6 hrs ago | Midhurst and Petworth

Easebourne villager makes pilgrimage to Cyprus to finally bury his grandfather

The little room in Cyprus where the remains of Alex' grandfather were laid out for the family to visit before the funeral SUS-140718-124328001 The owner of Easebourne Stores, Alex Christou, has made an emotional trip back to Cyprus to bury his grandfather - 40 years after the Greek Cypriot was shot dead.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Bank of Cyprus aims for bond sale after raising 1 bln euros in new capital

Bank of Cyprus, which has just raised 1 billion euros from investors, plans to sell up to 1 billion euros in bonds in September, chief executive John Hourican said, a move that would mark a rehabilitation of the euro zone's first bank to recapitalise using depositors' cash.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Ten years on - " Is Cyprus still a retirement haven?

Rummaging through the Financial Mirror archives, attention was brought to ten years ago today.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

SETimes news

Survey finds support for EU-based solution for Cyprus

Holding the white and red Turkish-Cypriot flag, people attend an army parade marking the 40th anniversary of the Turkish military invasion of Cyprus, on July 20th in Nicosia in the northern Turkish-controlled area of the of the east Mediterranean island.

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The Financial Mirror

SPORTS: Cytavision, APOEL Cyprus in 9 mln TV rights deal

Cyprus football champions APOEL FC signed a 5-year television rights deal with state-owned cable provider Cytavision worth 8.9 mln, seen by fans as far better than the club's previous agreement with LTV.

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International Monetary Fund

Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the Fifth Review Mission to Cyprus

Staff teams from the European Commission , European Central Bank , and the International Monetary Fund visited Nicosia during July14-25, 2014 for the fifth review of Cyprus's economic program, which is supported by financial assistance from the European Stability Mechanism and the IMF.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Eurofast Cyprus promotes business in Erbil, northern Iraq

Eurofast, the Cyprus-based multinational advisory company with offices in south east Europe, is opening an office in Erbil, northern Iraq, and has invited the firm's regional director to elaborate on investment opportunities and procedures next week.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

EKathimerini

Anastasiades due to visit Athens on Monday for talks

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is due in Athens on Monday to discuss the ongoing reunification talks on the island with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos.

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EKathimerini

Nicosia seeks buyers for bank in US probe

Cyprus was looking for buyers to take over branches on the island of Tanzania-based bank FBME, which faces a US money-laundering probe, after placing the operation under administration.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Protesters denounce Israel at embassy in Cyprus

Protestors burn a hand-painted Israeli flag next to a graffiti of the Star of David symbol, seen on the ground, during an anti Israel demonstration outside of the Israeli embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Cypriots mark 40th anniversary of invasion

With a celebratory parade on one side and memorial services on the other, the two sides of divided Cyprus marked the 40th anniversary of Turkey's invasion that cleaved the island along ethnic lines.

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The Bennington Banner

Cypriots mark 40th anniversary of invasion

With a celebratory parade on one side and memorial services on the other, the two sides of divided Cyprus marked the 40th anniversary of Turkey's invasion that cleaved the island along ethnic lines.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Reuters

Diary offers glimpse of 1974 Cyprus war through teenage eyes

On a balmy July morning in 1974, Victoria Harwood Butler-Sloss was awoken by the sound of gunfire outside her childhood home in Cyprus's capital Nicosia.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Startup Europe promote opportunities for Cyprus

Cypriot Enterprise Link and Startup Europe co-organized the event "Entrepreneurship in Europe: Opportunities for Cyprus" that took place on July 7th at the CYTA Amphitheatre in Nicosia.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Talks on possible transfer of Leviathan gas to Cyprus on track

Discussions between the Cyprus National Hydrocarbons Company and the Leviathan partners Noble and Energy and Avner have reached a very good point, CNHC said on Tuesday.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

EKathimerini

Bailed-in Bank of Cyprus depositors prepare for share-sale blow

Less than a year after the conversion of almost half their deposits over 100,000 euros into equity, Bank of Cyprus Pcl shareholders face another potential blow as the lender weighs a stock sale.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Migrant workers clueless of Cyprus health rights

Foreign workers in Cyprus are mostly unaware of their rights to medical services and those who have access have difficulty communicating with medical professionals due to a language or cultural barrier, according to an EU co-funded survey.

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus ranks first among EU member states in waste production

'Rethink' campaign on waste managment kicks off The Rethink campaign aiming to raise awareness on reducing, reusing and recycling waste was launched on Thursday during an event in Nicosia, in the presence of the project`s prartners, state officials and stakeholders.

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus' programme on track, according to fourth review

Cyprus Economic Adjustment Programme remains on track and fiscal targets for the first quarter of 2014 were met with a considerable margin, reflecting better than projected revenue performance and prudent budget execution, the country`s fourth review indicates.

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