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  1. UNHCR: Only six of 339 survivors applied for asylumRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Financial Mirror

    Only six of the 339 Palestinian and Syrian survivors rescued off the coast of Cyprus, when smugglers abandoned the fishing boat they were sailing to Italy on, have applied for asylum, according to the UN Refugee Agency office in Nicosia, noting that the refugees who have applied for asylum have already been transferred to a more appropriate reception facility at the Kofinou village. According to UNHCR, the unaccompanied minors who have applied have been transferred to a special shelter for unaccompanied and separated children.

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  2. CYPRUS: SAP Forum looks at cloud, innovation, simplificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Financial Mirror

    SAP Cyprus and Partners is organising the SAP Forum on Wednesday, October 15, at the Hilton Cyprus in Nicosia that looks at "Innovation through Simplification" with presentation by key SAP associates from Cyprus, Europe and the region. The full-day forum, that is free for participation, will focus on the "perfect storm" of breakthrough technology innovations in social, cloud, big-data and mobile which is shattering the status quo across the vast landscape of business, and leading to an unprecedented empowerment of people.

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  3. CYPRUS: Government takes measures to deal with Turkish threats in EEZRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Financial Mirror

    The government of the Republic of Cyprus is taking all necessary measures to deal with the Turkish provocative actions in Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone following Turkey`s most recent violation of Cyprus` sovereign rights in its EEZ and its decision to carry out a seismic survey in specific blocks, assigned to international companies within the Republic of Cyprus` EEZ. Minister of Defence Christoforos Fokaides said on Sunday that Turkey`s threats in Cyprus` EEZ cannot be accepted, especially at a time when the international community seeks ways, based on international law, to address the new challenges for security, such as terrorism and the rise of fundamentalism.

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  4. Cyprus football referees HQ bombed in NicosiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | ITV

    I strongly condemn the bomb attack on Cyprus referee HQ. Again, we must stamp out any type of violence in football - http://t.co/L9MQzcSR4d In February, all first division matches were postponed after a bomb damaged the car of Leontios Trattos, a prominent referee who also officiates international matches for FIFA.

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  5. Still onRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Cyprus Weekly

    NICOSIA EXHIBITIONS Peace Hall, 62, Ledra St., Nicosia. Exhibition of texts, photos and audio by French photojournalist Barbara Laborde entitled "The Buffer Zone".

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  6. Pipe bomb attack on Cyprus referees officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    The small density explosive caused minor damage outside the office block in Nicosia around 3.30am local time .

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  7. Only a win will do for blue-and-white in AndorraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Jerusalem Post

    The blue-and-white will be confident of making it six points out of six against a team which has lost 42 consecutive qualifiers. After opening its Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with an impressive 2-1 victory in Cyprus, Israel faces a must-win match at Andorra on Monday night.

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  8. Israel start Euro campaign in styleRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2014 | Jewish Chronicle

    First-half strikes from Omer Damari and Tal Ben Haim helped Israel make a flying start to their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign against Cyprus in Nicosia. Having claimed an impressive win in their first match against Bosnia, Cypriot fans turned up in their droves, and they saw their team start well with Andreas Makris stinging the fingers of new Israel no.

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  9. Book brands Kissinger a war criminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | The Cyprus Weekly

    At 91, former US Foreign Secretary Henry Kissinger, is still to reckon with his nemesis, fellow American Eugene Rossides said, for his part in the events that ravaged the island of Cyprus, the latter's place of origin, in 1974. In a 250-page book, entitled "Kissinger and Cyprus: A study in Lawlessness", Rossides indicts Kissinger for being instrumental in both the overthrow of Cyprus' President Archbishop Makarios by the Greek Junta and the ensuing Turkish invasion and occupation of the northern part of the island. 34 comments

  10. Blue-and-white off to flying start in NicosiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Jerusalem Post

    Israel's goalscorers Omer Damari and Tal Ben-Haim celebrate on Friday night after leading the blue-and-white to a 2-1 victory over Cyprus in Nicosia.. Israel coach Eli Gutman hailed his team's performance in the 2-1 victory over Cyprus in Nicosia on Friday, but warned against complacency ahead of the blue-and-white's second Euro 2016 qualifier in Andorra on Monday.

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  11. Discover 'Important Bird Areas of Cyprus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Nature lovers around the island are eagerly awaiting the launch of BirdLife Cyprus' new publication 'Important Bird Areas of Cyprus'. The full-colour, English language book with detailed descriptions and photographs of 34 of the island's most critical bird habitats will be presented later this month in Nicosia, Akrotiri and Paphos.

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  12. No home for old dinosaursRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Cyprus Weekly

    An impressive collection of dinosaur relics and ancient crystals, owned by private collector Angelos Tsirides, have yet to find a suitable exhibition space due to ongoing delays in the creation of a state natural history museum. The worldly collector, now in his 70s, said he offered his entire collection, worth somewhere in the region of 5 million, to the government in 2009 on condition that a museum is built to house them.

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  13. Euro 2016 qualifiers: Chiellini stars in Italy win; Dutch beat KazakhsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Rediff.com

    Giorgio Chiellini of Italy scores the second goal against Azerbaijan during their Euro 2016 Group H qualifier at Stadio Renzo Barbera in Palermo on Friday. Photograph: Claudio Villa/Getty Images efender Giorgio Chiellini scored three times, including an own goal, as Italy beat Azerbaijan 2-1 in their Euro 2016 Group H qualifier in Palermo on Friday.

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  14. Italy stays perfect without Balotelli; Czechs winRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | USA Today

    Giorgio Chiellini accounted for all three goals, including an own goal, in Italy's 2-1 win over Azerbaijan in European Championship qualifying Friday. World Cup semifinalist Netherlands labored to a surprisingly hard-earned 3-1 victory over 10-man Kazakhstan.

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  15. Belgium beats Andorra 6-0 in confident Euro startRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | USA Today

    Belgium held target practice for a 6-0 victory over tiny Andorra on Friday to give the Group B favorite a confident start to its European Championship qualifying campaign. Kevin De Bruyne and Dries Mertens scored two goals each and Divock Origi and Nacer Chadli added the rest to give the victory a special World Cup flavor since most of the scorers were instrumental in getting Belgium to the quarterfinals in Brazil this summer.

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  16. Euro 2016 Qualifying: Beligum overwhelm tiny Andorra with six goalsRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Fox Sports

    Belgium held target practice for a 6-0 victory over tiny Andorra on Friday to give the Group B favorite a confident start to its European Championship qualifying campaign. Kevin De Bruyne and Dries Mertens scored two goals each and Divock Origi and Nacer Chadli added the rest to give the victory a special World Cup flavor since most of the scorers were instrumental in getting Belgium to the quarterfinals in Brazil this summer.

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  17. 'The Week Of Madness'Read the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Groong

    'THE WEEK OF MADNESS' Arshak Sarkissian gently challenges the viewer to make up their own mind about what they are seeing when looking at his highly detailed and often very colourful new artworks. The Armenian artist's fourth exhibition at Nicosia's Opus 39 Gallery, entitled 'The week of madness' is on until October 11. The show is made up of beautifully executed ink drawings, exquisitely colourful paintings and a sculpture you expect to climb down off its pedestal and walk around the gallery any second.

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  18. Young women celebrating Dia de los Muertos and those who have passed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... USER ID: 2830132 Mediterranean Mantis opening its wings against an impressive background of sunshine in Nicosia, Cyprus. Photo: Hasan Ba Lar, Hasan Baglar, National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest, Sunward Young women celebrating Dia de los Muertos ...

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  19. New National Seismographic NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Cyprus' new National Seismographic Network will play a defining role in efforts to reduce the catastrophic consequences of earthquakes, Agriculture Minister Nicos Kouyialis said on Friday. The minister was speaking during the network's official inauguration ceremony at the Meteorology Department's Athalassa Radiosonde Station in Nicosia.

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  20. CALENDRIER du 6 au 12 octobre 2014Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Mr JosA Manuel DurA o BARROSO and Ms MA ire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN deliver speeches at the high level conference on "The Future of Europe is Science" M. Michel BARNIER participe A la confA rence "L'UE aprA s les A lections de mai 2014", organisA e par l'association des anciens de l'Institut d'A tudes politiques de Paris et l'association du master affaires europA ennes de l'Institut d'A tudes politiques de Paris Mr Janez POTOA NIK receives Mr Thierry de l'ESCAILLE, Secretary General and CEO of ELO Mr Andris PIEBALGS is in Vienna: participates in the EU-United Nations Industrial Development Organization High Level Review meeting; participates in the Entwicklungspolitische Dialog Ms Androulla VASSILIOU delivers keynote speech at a conference on education organized by the Cyprus Ministry of Education Ms Kristalina GEORGIEVA delivers an address at the opening of ... (more)

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