Famagusta, Cyprus Newswire (Page 4)

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    Apr 24, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    A Famagusta resident Yilmaz Sahin - who has been an amateur beekeeper for 24 years - initially shared videos of his bees on social media accompanied with messages of support them and the need to better protect them. His videos were later picked up by the media and his popularity has since surged in the north of Cyprus.

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  2. 'Bee man' video causes buzz in northRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    An amateur beekeeper has become an unlikely source of online entertainment within the Turkish Cypriot community after posting videos of himself donning a hat covered in bees. A Famagusta resident Yilmaz Sahin - who has been an amateur beekeeper for 24 years - initially shared videos of his bees on social media accompanied with messages of support them and the need to better protect them.

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    Apr 22, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    By Michalis S. Michael I frequently joke with my fellow Cypriots that having married a mainland Greek at least I personally achieved 'enosis'! When I came to Cyprus in 1969 from London, I was overwhelmed by the whole 'Enosis' sub-culture. Scribbled on paint-washed walls of churches, bridges and other public edifices, slogans such as 'ELLAS-KYPROS-ENOSIS' would occasionally slither through the cracks of Cyprus' burgeoning tourist-induced prosperity - almost as a premonition of the trouble that lay ahead.

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  4. Cyprus keeping a close eye on Barbaros developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides on Saturday said the Republic of Cyprus was following closely developments involving Turkish provocations within Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone and has already set in motion the Greek Cypriot side's reaction. Christodoulides was responding to a journalist's query on the matter after the funeral of Maria Zoupaniotis, Director of the Press and Advisory Office at the Permanent Representation of Cyprus to the United Nations.

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  5. Alzheimer's walk in Famagusta districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The Alzheimer's Association - Famagusta District Branch is holding its sixth 'A Walk Down Memory Lane' sponsored walk to raise funds for the charity on Sunday 10am. The annual walk is held in memory of volunteer Ken Robbins who passed away in 2012.

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    Apr 21, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The murders were acts of domestic violence with two wives being stabbed to death by their jealous husbands. Following the murder of Burcu Okumus, 25, which took place on Tuesday, many NGOs, women and human rights organisations, and activists took to the streets.

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  7. Turkish Cypriots protest wife murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    A wave of reaction has swept the Turkish Cypriot community after the brutal murders of two women in the space of just two days. The murders were acts of domestic violence with two wives being stabbed to death by their jealous husbands.

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  8. Cyprus differences still remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday began a new phase of Cyprus peace talks with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci following a bumpy few months with regards to relations between the two sides. The UN-brokered talks at the old Nicosia airport began at 7:40pm, an hour late from schedule because of an accident to Akinci's wife who has dislocated her shoulder.

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  9. Cyprus has a lot to learn from German-Franco reconciliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    By Esra Aygin When French President Charles de Gaulle and German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer decided 54 years ago to change the course of history and turn their countries' centuries-old rivalry into partnership, among the first issues they addressed were education, culture and youth. Because these two leaders knew very rightly that France and Germany could not have a different future without changing the way they brought up their youth.

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  10. Property sales improve in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Daily Millbury

    THE NUMBER of property sales in Cyprus during March rose 16 per cent compared to March 2016 according to official statistics published by the Department of Lands and Surveys.During March a total of 626 contracts for the sale of residential and commercial properties and land were deposited at Land Registry offices across Cyprus, compared with the 539 deposited in March 2016.Of those 626 contracts, 440 were deposited by Cypriot purchasers and 186 were deposited by overseas purchasers.Although the number of sales contracts in Larnaca and Nicosia fell by 7% and 4% respectively, they rose in the remaining three districts.Paphos lead the way with sales up 53% compared to March 2016, while sales in Famagusta and Limassol were up 21% and 18% respectively.Total Property Sale Contracts - 2016/2017 79 82 ... (more)

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  11. Akinci believes Easter service ban in north was wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci believes the prohibition of an Easter mass in Turkish-held Famagusta by the 'foreign ministry' in breakaway north Cyprus was wrong, his spokesman said on Thursday. In a written statement, Baris Burcu also said that Akinci had told the 'governing' coalition parties that this unnecessary action would "put us in a difficult position".

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  12. CYPRUS: Paphos tops sales to overseas property buyersRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Financial Mirror

    Property sales continued to grow for the third consecutive month in 2017, both from the domestic and especially from overseas markets, according to data compiled by Leptos Estates. Paphos continues to have the lead in purchase contracts by foreign buyers by 43%, in comparison to Limassol which follows with 30%.

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  13. Cyprus Property: What are the returns on real estate?Read the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Financial Mirror

    By Antonis F.R.I.C.S. Antonis Loizou & Associates Ltd Real Estate Valuers & Estate Agents The returns on real estate in Cyprus has always been at the lower end. Return is the income of a property let in the open market as a proportion of the prevailing market value.

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    Apr 13, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Cypriot champions APOEL could put one hand on the league title trophy with a victory over fellow challengers Apollon Limassol later on Thursday. Thomas Christiansen's side travel to Limassol for the 4pm kick-off knowing that victory over their hosts would see them stretch their lead at the top to nine points above second place AEK Larnaca - who laboured to a 1-0 victory over Anorthosis Famagusta on Wednesday.

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  15. Cyprus President slams Easter mass prohibition in northRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday slammed the administration in breakaway north Cyprus for not allowing Good Friday mass at the Ayios Georgios Exorinos church in the walled city of Famagusta. "It is not enough to talk about confidence-building measures and at the same time taking measures that provoke the feelings of Greek Cypriots," he said.

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  16. Parliament in Cyprus calls on international community to acknowledge Armenian genocideRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2017 | Groong

    The Parliament in Cyprus has condemned the Armenian Genocide, calling on the international community to acknowledge the genocide,  Famagusta Gazette  reports. Addressing the House of Representatives at the start of the plenary session, Speaker Demetris Syllouris said that even if more than a century have gone by since the Armenian Genocide of 24th April 1915 when Turkey applied an ethnic cleansing plan against Armenians, Turkey refuses to acknowledge the murder of one and a half million Armenians.

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    Apr 10, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    APOEL moved one step closer to clinch a record-equalling fifth consecutive league title on Sunday after beating hated rivals Omonia to move seven points clear in the end-of-season playoffs. January arrival Lorenzo Ebecilio scored the only goal of the game in the fourth minute but the win was marred by crowd trouble outside the GSP Stadium as APOEL and Omonia fans clashed.

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  18. Saddlers draw with U'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Sky Sports

    Record signing Andreas Makris scored his first Walsall goal but the Saddlers were pegged back by Oxford in an entertaining 1-1 draw. Cyprus international Makris had not scored in 30 games since a summer move from Famagusta but lashed home from 20 yards, only for Chris Maguire's deflected strike to earn United a draw.

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  19. Title race heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    APOEL's upcoming two games against derby rivals Omonia and closest title challengers Apollon - which take place on Sunday and Thursday respectively - could very well determine this season's champion. Thomas Christiansen's side are currently four points ahead of second-place Apollon, but face a crucial couple of games which pundits say will be a make-or-break week for the current title holders.

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  20. Cyprus property: A velvet revolution for Famagusta planning zones?Read the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Financial Mirror

    The Famagusta district, especially the beach areas seem to have been left behind in terms of planning zones and building coefficients. The area which attracts the most tourists does not have demanding municipalities which can promote the region's interest, whereas the technocrats in the government must think, "they are villagers, what do they know"! The prevailing building density adopted for beach housing is now 20% and for hotels from the originally 70% reduced to 40%.

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