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  1. Turkish Cypriot leader ahead after first round of voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Incumbent Dervis Eroglu will face off against independent Mustafa Akinci in a second round of voting for the Turkish Cypriot leadership after a close first round, official figures showed on Sunday . Turkish Cypriot President and candidate for the presidential elections in the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Dervis Eroglu casts his ballot at a polling station in the eastern port city of Famagusta.

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  2. Northern Cypriots vote for new leader who can succeed in peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Reuters

    A Turkish Cypriot man casts his vote, with a poster of Turkey's first President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in the background, at a polling station in Famagusta, nothern Cyprus, April 19, 2015. - Turkish Cypriot voters went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, hoping he or she will succeed in forging a peace deal with Greek Cypriots on the ethnically-split island.

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  3. Why Cyprus will boom after a solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Last Friday the president, Nicos Anastasiades, said in an interview with Politis newspaper that you would have to be "mentally deficient" not to recognise the economic boom that would follow a settlement of the Cyprus problem. I fell of my chair when I read that because I am pretty sure it is the first time that any Greek Cypriot leader has made such a strong case for the economic benefits of a solution.

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  4. UK Cypriot eyes the House of CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Suzy Stride, a 33-year old Labour candidate in next month's UK General Election has high hopes of becoming the first British MP with Greek Cypriot roots. Her maternal grandparents moved to East London in the 1950s from Eptakomi in today's Turkish occupied part of Cyprus.

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  5. Isolated north Cyprus counts on Turkey for its economic survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The China Post

    Recognized only by Ankara, the tiny Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus heads to the polls on Sunday with its economy suffering from international isolation and surviving mainly thanks to Turkey's largesse. The campaign for the presidential vote, which will see incumbent Dervis Eroglu face three main challengers, has focused on stalled efforts to resolve the 40-year-old conflict that has left the TRNC a breakaway enclave on the Mediterranean island's northern third.

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  6. Isolated north Cyprus counts on Turkey for economic survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Yahoo!

    Recognised only by Ankara, the tiny Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus heads to the polls on Sunday with its economy suffering from international isolation and surviving mainly thanks to Turkey's largesse. The campaign for the presidential vote, which will see incumbent Dervis Eroglu face three main challengers, has focused on stalled efforts to resolve the 40-year-old conflict that has left the TRNC a breakaway enclave on the Mediterranean island's northern third. 26 comments

  7. Turkish Cypriots seek hope in presidential voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    School children pass by the leadership candidate posters, in the old city of Nicosia at the Turkish Cypriot north part of the island of Cyprus, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. AP Photo The citizens of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will vote in a presidential election on April 19, with an atmosphere of returning to the bargaining table developing on both the Turkish and Greek sides of the divided island.

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  8. Pope's Statement On Armenian Genocide, 'Politically Explosive', Armenians In Cyprus SayRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Groong

    POPE'S STATEMENT ON ARMENIAN GENOCIDE, 'POLITICALLY EXPLOSIVE', ARMENIANS IN CYPRUS SAY CYPRUS - FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE* Tuesday, 14 April, 2015 The National Armenian Committee of Cyprus has described a recent statement by Pope Francis on the Armenian Genocide as "politically explosive", which will create havoc in Turkey. In a written statement issued on Monday, the Committee says that with his statement the Pontiff pays tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, and it refers particularly to the Pope`s observation that "it is his duty to pay tribute to the memory of innocent men, women, children, clergymen and Bishops who were murdered by the Ottoman Turks".

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  9. Cyprus and disinvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Cyprus Weekly

    A few weeks ago the Statistical Service Cystat produced the latest national accounts data for 2014, showing gross domestic product both by sector and by expenditure. The sectoral accounts show manufacturing, construction etc, while what is called the expenditure approach lists consumption by households and the government, then 'fixed capital formation' , then exports and imports and a couple of other items.

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  10. Faithful gather at St. George Exorinos, FamagustaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Thousands of church-goers attend the Epitafios at St George Exorinos in the old town of Famagusta on Friday afternoon. The pilgrims began their trip to the north early in the day, mainly on buses, to participate in the decoration of the Epitafios, an elaborately carved canopy which the faithful cover with flowers.

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  11. Cyprus And Armenia Stamps On SaleRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Groong

    FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE* Wednesday, 08 April, 2015 A STAMP issued jointly by Cyprus and Armenia Post to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide is now on sale. A photographs of Melkonian Educational Institute - a landmark of local Armenian community - is featured on the stamps.

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  12. Armenia Condemns The Illegal, Barbaric And Provocative Actions Of Turkey In Cyprus' EEZRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | Groong

    ARMENIA CONDEMNS THE ILLEGAL, BARBARIC AND PROVOCATIVE ACTIONS OF TURKEY IN CYPRUS' EEZ CYPRUS - FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE* Friday, 03 April, 2015 Armenia condemns the illegal, barbaric and provocative actions of Turkey within Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone and will never accept any effort for the division of the island, Chairman of National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Galoust Sahakyan said on Thursday, addressing the Cyprus House plenary.

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  13. Denial Of Armenian Genocide Becomes Crime In CyprusRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | Groong

    DENIAL OF ARMENIAN GENOCIDE BECOMES CRIME IN CYPRUS Cyprus has made it a crime to deny that Ottoman Turks committed genocide against Armenian Turks in 1915. CYPRUS - FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE* Friday, 03 April, 2015 Cyprus has made it a crime to deny that Ottoman Turks committed genocide against Armenian Turks in 1915.

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  14. Anastasiades welcomes Barbaros departure, urges Turkey to respect Cyprus's sovereign rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | EKathimerini

    Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday welcomed the departure of Turkish seismic vessel Barbaros from the island's exclusive economic zone , adding however that it was important that Ankara did not issue a new maritime order, or Navtex. A'The fact that the Barbaros has left is a positive step.

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  15. 'Barbaros' to leave Cyprus EEZ on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Turkey's 'Barbaros' seismic vessel which illegally carried out work within Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone will be leaving the divided island through the occupied port of Famagusta on Monday. This is what self-declared Turkish Cypriot foreign minister Ozdil Nami said in the breakaway north on Monday, adding that he hoped this move would mean that UN-brokered Cyprus peace talks would resume soon.

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  16. Cypriot startup guruRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The old saying 'don't let a good crisis go to waste' is true, according to 41-year-old entrepreneurship coach and politician Stavriana Kofteros who believes the 'Cyprus dream' is finally dead. "It was actually a nightmare, that hibernation that absorbed everyone, that mentality of everyone wanting to become a civil servant or a bank employee is finally overa the startup world in Cyprus is actually growing," she adds.

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  17. Two men sought after brutal Paralimni assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Police on Wednesday continued their search for two people in connection to the brutal assault of a 48 year-old man at a Paralimni restaurant. According to the police, warrants have been issued for the suspects' arrest and their names have been added to the Stop List.

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  18. British soldier found dead near Cape GrecoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The serviceman, James Lee Sawyer aged 21, was seen unconscious in a capsized canoe around 1:30pm, about 100 metres from the shore. Efforts to revive the young soldier were not successful and he was taken to Famagusta General Hospital in Paralimni, where doctors confirmed his death.

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  19. Demonization of KoenigRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Espen Barth Eide, the special Cyprus envoy of the U.N. secretary-general, will be on Cyprus between March 16 and 18 in a bid to revive the Cyprus talks while Greek Cypriots are busy demonizing a top diplomat. Believe it or not, according to Greek Cypriots, the British are trying to undermine the United Nations resolutions and Americans are "bombarding" prospects.

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  20. MTN, PrimeTel launch LTE in Cyprus; Cyta to follow suit in summerRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Cyprus' website, the 4G network, which provides average downlink/uplink speeds of 40Mbps/14Mbps, is currently available in Nicosia, Larnaca, Limassol, Famagusta and Paphos, with potential subscribers in the aforementioned towns able to sign up to three smartphone 4G plans: /6GB data, EUR71). PC/tablet users, meanwhile, can choose from four subscription plans, with data allowances of between 1GB and 20GB .

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