Nicosia, Cyprus Newswire

Nicosia, Cyprus Newswire

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  1. NHS agreement is an historic momentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    "The new National Health Scheme is to cover the needs of the Cypriot public," expressed Health Minister Giorgos Pamboridis in a radio interview on Monday. "It's the start of a new era," he said.

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    8 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    A truck travelling to Limassol on the Nicosia-Limassol motorway has overturned and has blocked the road to Limassol near Governor's Beach announced Limassol police on Monday. Motorists are advised to travel at lower speeds, to keep a safe distance between cars, and to exercise patience, taking heed of road signals and police instructions President Nicos Anastasiades and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged on Sunday night to keep working towards strengthening the already 'worthy' relations between the two countries.

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  3. StumbleuponRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Cyprus News Stay in touch with all the latest news from Cyprus with regular updates on the main stories from the newsroom of The Cyprus Weekly newspaper Political party leaders who have seats in parliament are set to be evaluated before a decision is taken on whether or not they will be assigned state-provided security detail. With eight political parties now represented the House and a new House President, Demetris Syllouris, in place, a decision was taken to review the provision of police guards to MPs.

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  4. Israel and Cyprus to increase cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades met on Sunday and agreed to increase cooperation between the two countries. A statement from the Prime Minister's Office said the two leaders "held wide ranging discussions that reflected the close and very important relations both countries enjoy."

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  5. Israel and Cyprus downplay crisis in ties over Turkey reconciliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    Anastasiades flies to Israel on short notice, both sides deny problems in ties as a result of Israel's reconciliation with Turkey. Jerusalem and Nicosia both downplayed any crisis in ties as Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades flew to Israel Sunday evening for a hastily arranged meeting expected to focus on developments in Turkey and energy issues.

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  6. Flaming car prompts closure of motorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Police and fire engines were dispatched to the Nicosia-Limassol motorway just shy of the Ayios Tychonas exit on Sunday after a car became engulfed in flames. Black plumes of smoke blanketed large sections of the motorway with traffic coming to a standstill as firefighters arrived to close off the road and put out the flames.

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  7. Eight energy giants mull Cyprus gas explorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    A picture released by the offical Cypriot Press Information Office on November 21, 2011, shows the Noble's "Homer Ferrington" platform , where exploration drilling for hydrocarbons is taking place Eight major energy firms have expressed interest in drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Greek Cyprus, the government has said. Greek Cypriot Energy Minister George Lakkotrypis said July 22 that there had been "strong interest from big companies" in obtaining rights to drill off the Mediterranean island, which hopes to become a regional energy player.

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  8. Munich shooting: Greek teenager died saving his sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Cyprus Weekly

    British media claimed on Saturday that a German-Greek national - who was one of the nine victims of Friday's mass shooting in Munich - died saving his sister. According to the Daily Telegraph, 17-year-old Hussein Daitzik - whose Muslim parents had hailed from the Greek community of Arato Rodopi before they moved to Germany some 20 years ago - was shot twice in the back by the crazed gunman has he attempted to push his sister out of the way.

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  9. Greece-Cyprus to formulate joint policy on education issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The parliamentary education committees of Greece and Cyprus have decided to establish a joint committee aiming to deal with problems arising in the areas of education and culture and to jointly formulate policy. The decision was taken at a meeting the two Committees had at the Greek Parliament during a visit of the Cypriot MPs, an official press release says.

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  10. Block on UK sunscreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The European Union Rapid Alert System for non-food dangerous products has announced that the following British-made ALOHA SUNSCREEN products have been withdrawn from the European market: SPF 8 Sun Lotion, 250ml with Batch number/ Barcode: 5037378002850 - batch nA 11823, 42324, 12181, 17314, 16112, 15462, 14512 Sensitive SPF 30, 200 ml with Batch number/ Barcode: 503737005059 - batch nA 49555, 37084, 51585, 24813, 50525, 13633, 14353, 27993 Sensitive SPF 50, 200 ml with Batch number/ Barcode: 5037378005073 - batch nA 50725, 28624, 28573, 11853, 28003, 14893, 14997, 29854 SPF 30 Spray Lotion, 200 ml with Batch number/ Barcode: 5037378004045 - batch nA 63266, 58915, 49225, 51725, 23433, 11873, 50515, 51765 The products have been recalled as they contain the preservatives methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone which are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.

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  11. UN worried Turkey coup bid could hit Cyprus talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The United Nations said on July 21 that it was concerned the failed coup attempt in Turkey could dampen prospects for Cyprus' peace process aimed at reunifying the divided Mediterranean island. U.N. envoy Espen Barth Eide said however there was no evidence that Ankara had changed its supportive position on the Cyprus negotiations in the wake of the failed coup attempt.

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  12. War-split Cyprus on edge as Turkey reels in crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Star Online

    Turkey's crackdown on government opponents and the imposition of a state of emergency following the abortive military coup last week has tempered hopes of a swift settlement on divided Cyprus. Turkey provides military and financial support to the breakaway Turkish Cypriot state in northern Cyprus.

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  13. Not clear yet if dumped foetus was aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Authorities are not yet certain if a baby found buried in a suitcase in Kapedes outside Nicosia was born dead or alive. The mother of the baby, a 30-year-old woman from the Philippines, was remanded in custody this week.

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  14. Cyprus in regional alert tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Cyprus Weekly

    By Lefteris Adilinis President Nicos Anastasiades and his close aides will hold high-level meetings in Greece and Israel to discuss developments in Turkey after the failed coup that affects energy cooperation, Ankara's relations with Athens and Tel-Aviv as well as the Cyprus process. Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides and government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides kick-off the mini-tour on Friday in the Greek capital.

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  15. Green movements support acacia removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Environmental organisations expressed their support, in a press release on Thursday, for the removal of acacia trees implemented by the British Bases at Cape Pyla. BirdLife Cyprus, the Cyprus Conservation Foundation Terra Cypria, Friends of the Earth Cyprus, the Committee Against Bird Slaughter and the Foundation Pro Biodiversity are among the organisations voicing their support.

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  16. CEB to sign loan agreement for construction works at UCYRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Cyprus Weekly

    I he Republic of Cyprus and the Council of Europe Development Bank will sign a loan agreement of a 32 million for construction works at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia. The agreement will be signed on Friday at the University Campus.

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  17. Haifa hopes to turn things around in EstoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Jerusalem Post

    Maccabi Haifa midfielder Ataa Jaber celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal in last night's 3-2 win over Hapoel Haifa.. Maccabi Haifa set the standard for Israeli clubs in European competition in the first decade of the 21st century.

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  18. UCY among top 200 universities in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The University of Cyprus ranks among the top 200 universities of Europe, according to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking for 2015-2016. According to an announcement by the University of Cyprus, the ranking is an important recognition of the excellence of the university, ranking the university between 180-190 in Europe.

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  19. "Stelios Awards" receive record number of applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Applications to compete in the annual bicommunal "Stelios Awards" reached the record number of 215, according to an announcement by the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation. "The largest ever number is due to the exceptional publicity the competition received through the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation page on Facebook, since it gave greater incentive to Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots to network and develop partnerships", said the announcement.

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  20. Turkey reiterates support for peace talks in CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa AkA ncA attends the July 20 Peace and Freedom celebrations in Nicosia, which were conducted on July 20 with a reduced military presence. Turkey reiterated its support for the U.N.-led peace talks in the Mediterranean island of Cyprus on July 20, which marked the 42nd anniversary of the Turkish military intervention on the island, with a reduced military presence in the national day parades.

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