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7 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

Labour Minister suffers 'mild' heart attack

Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou is said to be in satisfactory condition after undergoiing a coronary angiography at a private clinic in Nicosia following a heart attack, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Monday..

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

EKathimerini

Athens condemns Erdogan comments about Cyprus

Athens reacted angrily on Monday to calls by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a A'two-stateA' solution to the Cyprus problem and claims that Greece is not A'doing its dutyA' as a guarantor power, saying the comments were A'disappointingA' and A'simply confirm AnkaraA's persistence in its aggressive policyA' on Cyprus.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Crisis antidote

As the financial crisis and its social repercussions continue to cast a dark shadow over Cyprus, creative exploits have become harder than ever to bring to fruition.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Truth Now

Non-governmental organization TRUTH NOW has challenged the government to take on the initiative of leading with actions on the humanitarian issue of missing persons in Cyprus.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Financial Mirror

TRADE: European Commissioner Karel De Gucht in Cyprus

European Commissioner for Trade, Karel De Gucht, will be in Cyprus on September 4 to attend a trade event.

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CNN

Can Erdogan revitalize Turkey's economic fortunes?

Turkish President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife, Emnine, cheer their supporters after the results of elections at the headquarters of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party in Ankara on Sunday, August 10. Erdogan will become the country's first directly elected president by a wide margin of votes, according the semi-official ... (more)

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The Cyprus Weekly

Trying to move forward

President Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu will meet face-to-face on Tuesday to try to move forward sluggish UN-brokered Cyprus peace talks.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Property prices down

Residential prices for both houses and flats fell by 1.0% and 1.1% respectively in the second quarter of 2014 compared to the first quarter.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Bank of Cyprus shareholders approve 1 billion euro capital issue

Shareholders of Bank of Cyprus , which recapitalised by seizing clients' deposits in 2013, on Thursday approved plans for a 1 billion euro capital issue ahead of EU-wide stress tests later this year.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Cypriots protest proposed bank loan legislation

Hundreds of Cypriots have staged a protest outside the presidential palace against proposed legislation aimed at helping the bailed-out country's beleaguered banks collect on bad loans.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

United Nations

UN hosts meeting with Greek Cypriot, Turkish Cypriot negotiators

"Greek Cypriot negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis and Turkish Cypriot Negotiator Kudret Ozersay met today in the United Nations Protected Area," said the spokesperson for the Secretary General's Good Offices Mission in Cyprus.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Fewer air delays

The Communications Ministry on Monday dismissed recent press reports on delays involving flights from Cyprus, noting efforts to reduce late flights introduced earlier this year had proved successful.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Deeds not words

President Nicos Anastasiades says Turkey's stated intention for a Cyprus solution must be manifested with deeds and not just words.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Esquires set for Cyprus expansion

Cooks Global Foods is continuing its sweeping global expansion, announcing this morning it had signed a master franchise deal in Northern Cyprus.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Airline upgrade

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

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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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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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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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