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Drink driving warning

Police on Friday issued a last minute alert against the use of illegal fireworks while also warning motorists not to risk drink driving over the Easter break.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The China Post

Historic Easter church service in Turkish-held north Cyprus 'like a miracle'

With a nighttime procession lit by the glimmer of devotional candles and the flash of smartphone cameras, a church in Turkish-held northern Cyprus hosted its first Easter Mass in nearly 60 years.

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KAUZ

Religion builds bridges in ethnically split Cyprus

All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Arrest over demolition job

The owner of a restaurant in the Turkish Cypriot quarter Piale Pasha in Larnaca is under investigation after he knocked down a dilapidated building and claimed it collapsed in order to bypass building restrictions.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Nicosia bids for casino

Nicosia should be the town to host a resort casino because the divided capital with the island's largest population has been ignored by tourism officials for too long.

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Reuters

Greek Christians mark rare Good Friday in Turkish north Cyprus

Hundreds of Greek Orthodox pilgrims, some coming home after 40 years of forced exile, commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus in a rare Good Friday service in northern Cyprus on Friday.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Peace Mass

Dozens of officials from Cyprus and abroad are expected to attend today's Good Friday mass to be held at the Church of St George Exorinos in occupied Famagusta for the first time in 58 years.

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The Cyprus Weekly

No charge

UNESCO has designated April 18 as the International Day for Monuments and Sites and, marking the occasion, entry to a number of archaeological sites and ancient monuments will be free tomorrow.

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Times of Oman

His Majesty receives ambassadors' credentials

His Majesty receiving the credentials of Dr. Envarbik Fazelyanov, extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation to the Sultanate.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Northern Lion Closing 1st Tranche of Private Placement

Vancouver, BC / ACCESSWIRE / April 17, 2014 / Northern Lion Gold Corp. announces the closing of the first tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement.

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The Financial Mirror

"West applies double-standards on Russia and Crimea"

In an interview with former Cyprus ambassador Dr. Andrestinos Papadopoulos a.h., the Russian ambassador in Nicosia, Stanislav Osadchiy, discussed what impact the recent events in Crimea could have on Cyprus.

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Elginism

Evangelos Venizelos speaks out on Parthenon Marbles issue

PASOK leader & Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos is no stranger to dealing with the Parthenon Sculptures issue .

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The Cyprus Weekly

Lower standards

The UN refugee agency on Wednesday accused Cyprus of failing to provide effective protection for displaced foreigners seeking sanctuary on the island.

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus High Commissioner presents credentials to the IMO

The High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus in the UK Euripides Evriviades held a meeting on Wednesday with the Secretary-General of the London-based International Maritime Organisation Koji Sekimizu, during which he presented his credentials as the country's new Permanent Representative to the Organisation In a private discussion Mr Evriviades ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sunday Herald

Fugitive in A 10m tax fiddle will return to fight his case after fleeing the country

A CONVICTED tax fraud fugitive who fled to Northern Cyprus to escape being sentenced will return to Scotland to fight his case, his lawyer has insisted.

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Emirates News Agency

Cypriot President Visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

WAM ABU DHABI, 16th April, 2014 -- Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus, has visited the grounds of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.

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Suria

Greek Cypriots in landmark Easter mass...

Greek Cypriots have been authorised to hold a Good Friday mass at a church in the Turkish-held town of Famagusta on divided Cyprus for the first time in decades.

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Emirates News Agency

UAE-Cyprus Business Forum explores joint investment opportunities

WAM Dubai, 16th Apr. 2014 - Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus, called upon UAE and Cyprus businesses to benefit from the extraordinary efforts of their respective governments in enhancing economic cooperation between the two sides.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Economides wins Best Film

The curtain fell on Cyprus Film Days film festival, the official international fiction feature film festival of Cyprus, on Sunday night with an award ceremony at Rialto Theatre to celebrate cinema and honour independent filmmakers.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Bringing two sides of the island together

In the third part of her report on UCLan Cyprus, Education Reporter SONJA ASTBURY talks to the staff who are helping to make it a success story for locals as well as incomers.

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