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  1. Kyrenia monastery to get faceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Cyprus' Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage and the United Nations Development Programme Partnership for the Future have launched a tender for conservation works at Ayios Panteleimonas Monastery in Kyrenia in the north of the island. The monastery is one of four "mega-projects" considered large-scale monuments with great historical and social value by the committee.


  2. Ancient Capital Unearthed in CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Archaeology

    The Famagusta Gazette reports that the top of an ancient column has been uncovered by construction workers at Ayia Thekla church on the eastern coast of Cyprus. The capital was reburied and the antiquities department was notified. 1 comment

  3. Travel: Turkish delight in Northern CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. THERE are many ways of gaining insights into the delights and dilemmas of what is known as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.


  4. Internal strife splits EdekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Socialist Edek's central committee will hold an emergency conference on Sunday to decide whether they should elect a new president only or a fresh leadership. And whatever the decision, elections should be held within 40 days in accordance with the constitution of the shrinking party whose turmoil within is taking on alarming dimensions.


  5. Footballer stands by move northRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Former Anorthosis Famagusta and Omonia midfielder Stelios Kittos has launched a scathing attack against his critics after making the controversial switch across the divide to sign for Turkish Cypriot club Degirmenlik. Kittos, who enjoyed trophy success during his time at refugee club Anorthosis alongside Temuri Ketsbaia and also played for Omonia and Aris, signed for Degirmenlik in the Turkish-occupied town of Kythrea this week alongside fellow Greek Cypriot Michalis Michael - a former lower league player who spent most of his career at ASIL Lysis. 6 comments

  6. Gas prices show big dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Gas users in Cyprus are saving up on pennies with government figures showing that the price of gas cylinders have a made a much-welcome drop in the last year. According to figures compared to February last year, the price of gas cylinders made of a drop of between a 2.61 and a 2.68 in the Nicosia district while the price fell even more at Limassol petrol stations while Limassol shops have been this month selling them some a 3.08 cheaper.


  7. Cyprus downpours top up damsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Water board officials were smiling this week after reservoir levels for January swelled to three times the reserves recorded the same time last year. The biggest reservoir on the island, Kouri Dam, is according to Cyprus Water Board Deputy Director Andreas Manoli, at a maximum occupancy of 115 million cubic metres.


  8. Cypriot police on terror alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Police in Cyprus are on high alert following the recent terror attacks in Paris and subsequent raids in Belgium with the Cyprus Intelligence Services especially wary of the checkpoints around the island. Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou held a series of high-level meetings on Thursday with more face-to-face discussions also set to take place on Friday with other KYP and police officials.


  9. Turkey launches Eez Eu campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Turkey has launched a campaign within the EU aiming at putting the Cyprus Republic on the spot by accusing Nicosia of 'one-sided' actions within the divided island's Exclusive Economic Zone . According to a newspaper report in Phileleftheros from Brussels, the campaign aims at the recognition of "equal" rights for Turkish Cypriots "with or without a Cyprus problem solution".


  10. Questions and Answers: Smuggling of Migrants in Europe and the EU responseRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Smuggling of migrants is commonly understood as the intentional organisation or facilitation of the irregular movement of persons across state borders, which is provided in return for financial gain by the migrants to the smugglers. [1] Smuggling of migrants generally takes place with the consent of the person willing to move.


  11. Logical expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    By Annie Charalambous Defence Minister Christoforos Fokaides is a firm believer in positive change no matter how long it may take to come around. And the moment the June 1974-born university professor from the occupied Famagusta district feels he cannot change things he promises to quit politics.


  12. CYPRUS: Property sales up 20.18% y-o-y in 2014Read the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Financial Mirror

    Property sales rose by 19.79% year-on-year to 454 in December, an outcome which was expected, given last year's low base, said Alpha Bank Cyprus Treasury's Alexis Kitromelides and Stavros Hadjichristofi, in their weekly report. The rise last month compared to 379 property a year earlier and 370 in November 2014 for a 22.7% monthly gain.


  13. FamagustaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Free Dictionary

    It is the de facto capital of Gazimagusa District of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, which is only recognized by Turkey. De jure , it is the capital of Famagusta District of the Republic of Cyprus.


  14. People smugglers dangerous moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    PEOPLE smugglers have dramatically raised the stakes by using freighters to carry hundreds of migrants at a time, then jumping ship. FOUR massive objects believed to be the body of ill-fated Flight QZ8501 have been found as authorities pledged to investigate flight violations by AirAsia.


  15. Big derby test for ApollonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The race for the league title resumes this weekend following the Christmas break with Apollon facing AEL in the big Limassol derby and in-form AEK Larnaca hosting fellow European hopefuls Omonia. In other intriguing ties, sixth place Anorthosis Famagusta will be looking to stop third place Ermis Aradippou while title holders APOEL face relegation battlers Ayia Napa in Nicosia in the only game on Monday.


  16. Cyprus named world's 6th most militarized nationRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | Groong

    Cyprus named world's 6th most militarized nation The most heavily militarised countries in Europe are Armenia, Russia, Cyprus, Greece, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Ukraine, Finland, Estonia and Turkey. CYPRUS - FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE * Saturday, 03 January, 2015 CYPRUS is one of the most militarized countries in the world, according to the Global Militarisation Index issued by the Bonn International Center for Conversion. 9 comments

  17. 360 migrants leave Italy migrant 'ghost ship'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The China Post

    Italian authorities disembarked some 360 cold and hungry migrants from a "ghost ship" Saturday abandoned by its crew off the country's jagged southern coast. Women and children were among hundreds of migrants left stranded aboard the Ezadeen, which docked in the port of Corigliano Calabro around 11:00 p.m. Friday after a delicate operation by the Italian navy to take control of the ageing vessel.


  18. Q&A: Why migrant smugglers are switching to 'ghost ships'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Straits Times

    Migrants are seen at a first aid centre set up at the Gallipoli fitness centre, on Dec 31, 2014, after arriving in Italy aboard the Moldovan-flagged ship Blue Sky M in the port of Gallipoli, in southeastern of Italy. Italian coastguards have narrowly prevented two disasters this week off the country's southern coast involving so-called "ghost ships", which seem to have originated in Turkey.


  19. Italy tows in migrant 'ghost ship', recovers fire tragedy ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Straits Times

    A handout picture taken and released on Jan 2, 2015 by the Icelandic Coast Guard shows the Ezadeen, a crewless merchant ship with 450 migrants on board, some 40km off Crotone on Italy's heel. Italian sailors took control on Friday of a merchant ship that had been abandoned by its crew and left to power towards the country's jagged coast with 450 migrants aboard.-- PHOTO: AFP Migrants wait early on Dec 31, 2014 aboard the Moldovan-flagged ship Blue SKy M. in the port of Gallipoli, in southeastern of Italy.


  20. Italy tows in migrant ghost ship, recovers fire tragedy ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Italian sailors took control Friday of a merchant ship that had been abandoned by its crew and left to power towards the country's jagged coast with 450 migrants aboard. While sailors boarded the Ezadeen and set up a tow some 40 kilometres off southern Italy, another crew brought the burned-out ferry Norman Atlantic into the Italian port of Brindisi, six days after a fire killed 13 passengers and forced the rescue of 477.