Nicosia, Cyprus Newswire

Nicosia, Cyprus Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Nicosia, Cyprus.

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  1. Change but don't destroyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    There are many places like Cordoba or Istanbul where mosques have been turned into Catholic churches or other way around. There are also situations when a church or mosque gets formally desecrated and turned into museum or even tourist office or restaurant .

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  2. Cyprus protests: Storm in a teacupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    It is sometimes difficult to understand why people living in the same time frame and going through the same events remember them so differently. Cyprus is one of those cases.

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  3. Why the Greek referendum is like a badly designed game of three dimensional chessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Demonstrators shout slogans against austerity during a protest in support of Greece on Saturday in front of the European Union office in Nicosia, Cyprus. What's at stake in this Sunday's Greek referendum ? A lot it would seem .

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  4. Founder of German eurosceptic party calls for end to feudRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... slogans against austerity during a protest in support of Greece, in front of the European Union office in Nicosia, Cyprus, July 4, 2015. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou A "NO" referendum campaign poster is seen before a statue of Greek Goddess Athena ...

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  5. Debt crisis a chance for EU to address past mistakes in CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    Greek Cypriot leader and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades walks with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and U.N. envoy Espen Barth Eide in the buffer zone of Nicosia airport June 29, 2015. Greek Cypriot leader and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades walks with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and U.N. envoy Espen Barth Eide in the buffer zone of Nicosia airport June 29, 2015.

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  6. Atkins CIWEM announces 2015 Environmental Photographer of the Year winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Inhabitat

    ... , time of year, and cultivation method The global design group Atkins unveiled plans for a 29-story tower in Nicosia, Cyprus. Named the Santa Roza Tower, the building is slated for construction

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  7. CYPRUS: Limassol to get new projects worth 124.7 mlnRead the original story

    Friday | The Financial Mirror

    President Nicos Anastasiades announced a host of infrastructure projects worth 124.7 mln in his home town of Limassol, saying that after 26 months in government and having achieved a turnaround in the economy, Cyprus has returned to the markets and can now borrow at a rate of 3.5%, as opposed to 15% when the crisis first broke. This follows similar declarations in Paphos and Nicosia over the past two months worth 60 mln and 174 mln, respectively.

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  8. TECHNOLOGY: Nicosia solar car race to go internationalRead the original story

    Friday | The Financial Mirror

    The organisers of the Nicosia solar car race, held last weekend, aim to include the event in international racing calendars, either Pan-European or in the Middle East. In all, ten solar cars took part in the race, the sixth held so far by the Cyprus Institute www.cyi.ac.cy/ , with the participation in recent years of the Nicosia Municipality and the District Police office.

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  9. Cyprus stages play for peace at reopened landmarkRead the original story

    Thursday | Art Daily

    Musicians play on stage before of a performance of Shakespeare's Othello by Greek and Turkish actors on July 2, 2015 at Cyprus's Othello Tower, named after the ill-fated Shakespearean hero, in the eastern port city of Famagusta, in the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus . The year-long, EU-funded project to renovate the mediaeval tower in the port of Famagusta's 14th century castle comes as Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders are locked in talks to reach a breakthrough on the decades-old split.

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  10. For Greece, bitcoin is more talk than realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | MarketWatch

    The citizens of Greece will go to the polls on Sunday to vote in a referendum on demands by its creditors, the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Questions about how to manage their finances in the meantime must, however, be answered now.

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  11. Cyprus president says expects progress in long-running peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Daily Star

    Greek Cypriot leader and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades walks with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and U.N. envoy Espen Barth Eide in the buffer zone of Nicosia airport June 29, 2015. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou NICOSIA: Negotiations to settle Cyprus's division are starting to show some progress, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said Thursday, an unusually upbeat assessment on prospects of ending one of Europe's most enduring conflicts.

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  12. Fleet Management Ltd. awarded at CIPA International Investment Awards 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Hard News

    The award was presented to Director and General Manager, Sunil Kapoor, by Vice-Chairman of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency Christos Mavrellis. Fleet Management Ltd , located in Nicosia, has grown from having a handful of ships in 2007 to more than 35 today, making it one of the fastest growing Ship Management companies on the island.

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  13. Greek EasyJet owner hands out free meals in Athens to those who can't afford to eatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Independent

    Around 2,500 people visit Stelios Haji-loannou's Food From the Heart Foundation deports a day to receive lunch time snacks As eurozone chiefs battle over Greek bailout requests and looming referendums, one billionaire businessman is taking to the streets to play his part in easing the country's financial crisis. Stelios Haji-loannou, the Athens-born founder and owner of EasyJet, has been giving away free meals to people in the Greek capital, as banks remain closed in the country and cash withdrawals are capped at a 60 a day.

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  14. Cyprus to merge property taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Speaking at the 54th annual General Assembly of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus, in Nicosia, Anastasiades announced the abolition of municipal and community taxes on all properties and a single property tax on the basis of a sole low tax rate. At the same time the transfer tax for all real estate sales will be cut by 50% by the end of 2016.

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  15. Mari duo launch appeals at ECHRRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Former defence minister Costas Papacostas and the ex-head of disaster response team Andreas Loizides have launched appeals at the European Court of Human Rights two years after they were jailed for their role in the Mari disaster. Back in July 2013, Papacostas and Loizides were jailed for their role in the explosion that claimed the lives of 13 people.

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  16. CYPRUS: Peace - really has a chance', says EideRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Financial Mirror

    "There will be good days and bad days, but these have probably been the best days because of the creation of this unique atmosphere of trust, and will, and leadership" Peace really has a chance in Cyprus, UN Secretary General's Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide said on Tuesday, expressing his optimism that there is a genuine opportunity to solve the Cyprus problem, which the two leaders who resumed talks on Monday are actually grasping.

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  17. Turkish Foreign Ministry undergoes major reshuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    A major reshuffle of some 40 ambassadors has gone into effect, with A-ztA1 4rk YA lmaz, the former Turkish consul general to Mosul who was taken hostage last year along with 48 others by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants for 101 days, appointed as ambassador to Tajikistan's capital of Dushanbe.

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  18. Drawing In Grand MetamorphosisRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Groong

    DRAWING IN GRAND METAMORPHOSIS JUNE 30TH, 2015 RELATED POST... The Pharos Centre for Contemporary Art will showcase a drawing exhibition by Arshak Sarkissian entitled Tera-Genesis as of tomorrow at 8pm. Sarkissian's art revolves around contemporary man, the complexities and controversies that surround him as well as his metaphysical peculiarities as refracted through the artist's imagination.

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  19. A Russian Lifeline For Greece? Don't Hold Your BreathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Weekday Magazine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has led a conspicuous effort to highlight tensions between Brussels and Athens, led by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Because while Russian officials have been eager to make mischief on Europe's fringes, they don't appear to be in any position to bail EU member Greece out of its $300 billion-plus predicament. 4 comments

  20. UK hotter than CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Britain was hotter than Cyprus on Tuesday as the country basked in a glorious heatwave with temperatures hitting 35 IOEC and set to stay that way all week. Cyprus on the other hand is experiencing unusual cloudy weather for the start of the summer season, with temperatures several degrees below average.

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