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  1. UN working on steering Cyprus peace talks back on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    A tourist couple pass across the UN controlled buffer zone in Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. A spokesman for the government of Cyprus says a scheduled meeting between the ethnically split island's rival leaders that aimed to nudge peace talks forward has been called off.

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    6 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    The autopsy report on 31-year-old Andreas Yiangou from Limassol, whose body was sighted by a fisherman at around 4 pm from the Argaka pier in the Limni area of Polis Chrysochous in Paphos, concluded that he drowned. Yiangou had been reported missing on Saturday afternoon after failing to return home from a spearfishing trip to Pomos, in the Tylliria region of Nicosia.

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  3. IAEA mission finds Cyprus radiation safety regulatory body competent, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Nicosia, Cyprus, Feb 23 : An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts said that Cyprus has a competent and dedicated radiation safety regulatory body that works for the continuous improvement of safety, but noted that a legal framework review and other steps would further enhance safety. The Integrated Regulatory Review Service team on Thursday concluded an 11-day mission to assess the regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in the Republic of Cyprus.

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  4. Sister of soldier killed in bomb blast can - die happy' after receiving honour in his memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... now." Ptes Beattie and Ben Doherty, survived the initial blast and were rushed to the Military Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus. They later died of their injuries. Private Neely was killed instantly. A total of 371 British servicemen lost their lives in ...

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  5. Seventh Charity Vienna Ball in CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    The Professional Artistic Dance Company 'Fly-In-Dance' with the support of the Municipality of Vienna and the Austrian Embassy in Cyprus are organising the 7th Charity Vienna Ball in Cyprus at the Hilton Cyprus, Nicosia on March 4. This year's Ball will be inspired by the festive theme 'Celebrating 150 Years of Waltz', giving tribute to the Waltz King Johann Strauss and his magnificent creation of the Blue Danube. The event will take place with the participation of the Cyprus International Chamber Orchestra and several international musicians, singers and dancers from Russia and Austria.

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  6. US businesses push EU single market in face of populist headwindsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission, at the World Economic Forum. Davos, 19 January.

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  7. Cyprus peace talks called off amid mounting war of wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    A planned meeting between rival Cypriot leaders scheduled for Thursday has been called off as a war of words over a nationalist commemoration in Greek Cypriot schools threatens reunification talks. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is flanked by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades during a press conference in Geneva, on Jan 12, 2017.

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  8. Cyprus peace process falters after latest talks called offRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Feb. 20, 2017. The leader of... (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias). A man walks outside of an abandoned building in Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. A spokesman for the government of Cyprus says a scheduled meeting between the ethnically split ...

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  9. Cyprus reunification stalled in row over 1950 voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    A woman walks at Paphos gate of the divided city of Nicosia, Cyprus on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Photo - Reuters A woman walks at Paphos gate of the divided city of Nicosia, Cyprus on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

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    Yesterday | World Oil

    ... and aging fields. The fourth Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC) is being held at Hilton Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus, March 14-15. The event venue is conveniently located, allowing easy access to some of the capital city's main attractions, ...

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  11. Turkish Cypriot leader refuses to attend talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Ak nc has refused to attend a scheduled leaders' meeting on Feb. 23 on the grounds that Greek Cyprus has done nothing to repeal a recent law to permit schools to mark a vote to unify the island with Greece. Turkish Cypriot presidential spokesperson Bar s Burcu said on Feb. 22 that Ak nc would not attend the meeting with Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades under the auspices of U.N. special envoy Espen Barth Eide after Greek Cyprus failed to take the necessary measures to rescind the law to allow the celebration of a 1950 referendum in which Greek Cypriots voted to unite the island with Greece, which is known as "Enosis" in Greek, at schools.

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  12. .com | Cyprus peace talks called offRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    A planned meeting between rival Cypriot leaders scheduled for Thursday has been called off as a war of words over a nationalist commemoration in Greek Cypriot schools threatens reunification talks. There was no immediate statement from the United Nations, which has been hosting the talks, but the Cyprus government said that Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades had been informed on Wednesday that the meeting would not go ahead.

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    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    The Animal Party Cyprus received a complaint from a resident in Limassol's Ayios Ambrosios village, saying that a family dog was initially lost and later discovered dead by its owner on Monaday. Photos released to the media show that the dog might have been skinned alive, as it was missing its entire flesh in the upper back area.

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  14. Turkish FM: Turkey's military rights still needed in CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaks to the media during a press conference with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci in Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.

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  15. Cavusoglu: GCs need to pull themselves together and return to talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says "Greek Cypriots need to come to their senses and return to the table like men" while "Anastasiades should man up" and "stop lying". Cavusoglu, who was speaking at a press conference after the meeting with Turkish Cypriot Leader Akinci, was referring to the decision for the observance of Enosis day.

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  16. Resuming peace talks up to Greek Cypriots: Turkish Cypriot leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Turkish Daily News

    Resuming interrupted peace talks on the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus is up to the Greek Cypriots, said the Turkish Cypriot leader, two days before a planned leaders' meeting. "It was wrong that the door was slammed ... It is in their [the Greek Cypriots'] hands to return [to the negotiation table] by fixing the situation," said Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Ak nc in a joint press conference alongside Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Feb. 21 in Nicosia.

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  17. Turkish Cypriot head puts condition on return to UN talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Daily Star

    FILE PHOTO: Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and Greek Cypriot leader, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, hold hands during a bicommunal event organized by the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce in Nicosia, Cyprus July 8, 2015.

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  18. Akinci: Two preconditions before returning to Cyprus talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has put two preconditions to President Nicos Anastasiades before returning to the negotiating table, Turkish press reports said on Monday. "The first is that President Anastasiades should state that he does not approve the decision taken by the House of Representatives regarding inclusion of the 1950 plebiscite on Cyprus' unification with Greece in the list of the days which are celebrated at the secondary education schools in the government-controlled area of the Republic," according to Anatolia News Agency.

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  19. Embargo on Turkish Cyprus was breached through educationRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | Turkish Daily News

    I was recently in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus for one of the "Explore" tours that daily HA1 4rriyet carried out with the Association of Turkish Travel Agents . It was my first visit to the island as a "tourist," though I have visited it many times over the years for work.

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  20. Turkish FM to visit Turkish Cyprus amid crisis in peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will visit Turkish Cyprus on Feb. 20-21, as peace talks on the divided island hit a snag following the Greek Cypriot Parliament's decision to celebrate a 1950 referendum aimed at unification with Greece. "Cavusoglu ... will pay a working visit on Feb. 20-21, 2017 to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus [TRNC] to exchange views on the current state of the negotiation process aiming towards a comprehensive settlement on the Island," read a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry on Feb. 19. Cavusoglu will hold talks with Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Ak nc , Prime Minister Huseyin Ozgurgun and his counterpart, Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertugruloglu.

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