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The government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem, a House committee majority... NICOSIA, Cyprus - Turkey's new prime minister strongly rejected Western media reports that many of his fellow countrymen are swelling the ranks of the Islamic State group. Ahmet Davutoglu says there are many more people from other European countries signing up with the extremist group than there are Turks.
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Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, center, and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu, second left, walk surrounded by the security after a meeting in the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north of ethnically divided Cyprus on Tuesday, Sept.16, 2014. Turkey's new prime minister strongly rejected Western media reports that many of his fellow countrymen are swelling the ranks of the Islamic State group.
A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration TC-JFP performing flight TK-970 from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan with 135 people on board, was climbing through FL330 when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL110 due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks deployed. The aircraft diverted to Antalya for a safe landing on runway 36C about 25 minutes later.
Charmed and thrilled, were the audiences of the three opera performances of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's masterpiece "Cos Fan Tutte" that the 16th Pafos Aphrodite Festival presented at the enchanting square of the Medieval Castle of Paphos on the 5th, 6th and 7th of September. Each and everyone found in the crowded Castle, left with the best impressions, not only on the night of the premiere, but on the following two performances that were a great success, exceeding all expectations.
German Minister of State for Europe in the Federal Foreign Office Michael Roth will be visiting Cyprus from September 17 to 19. During his stay, Roth will be received by President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and will hold meetings with the negotiators of the two sides for the Cyprus problem, Andreas Mavroyiannis and Kudret zersay. Furthermore, he will meet with Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Alexander Zenon, with whom he will sign a Technical Arrangement concerning cooperation during evacuation operations from crisis regions.
By Angelos Anastasiou WITH A focus on implementing its growth and value-adding strategy, CyTA has decided to enter the highly competitive mobile telephony market in Greece via its Greek subsidiary, the semi-state telecoms company has announced. At a news conference, conducted simultaneously in Athens and Nicosia via telepresence, the company presented its latest strategic venture.
Protecting the environment is important for 95% of Europeans-including Cypriots albeit to a lesser degree-- according to the results of a Eurobarometer survey. Of the 500 people interview in Cyprus for the 27,998 interview survey, 68% said they considered protecting the environment important to them.
Despite assurances by the Attorney General, Opposition Akel insist the President should look into a possible conflict of interest where Central Bank Governor Chrystalla Georghadji is concerned. Georghadji's only daughter Marianna works for the law firm of her father Andreas, the Governor's ex-husband, currently representing collapsed Laiki Bank's former strongman Andreas Vgenopoulos in a lawsuit filed against him by the lender's administrator.
President Nicos Anastasiades has declared that his government plans to draft a national strategy on tourism, probably the fifth in two decades, in an effort to pluck Cyprus out of the doldrums of arrival numbers to beyond the 2-2.5 mln tourists received in the past ten years. Communications and Works Minister Marios Demetriades, addressing the annual meeting of the Association of Cyprus Travel Agents this week on behalf of President Anastasiades, said the government had carefully examined the problems in the sector and was promoting solutions.
The global company, which helps businesses process payments and carry out electronic financial transactions, will set up a data site at the Atlantic Technology Centre with assistance from Innovation P.E.I. "This shows the success our province has had in attracting businesses with a global outlook," Allen Roach, Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning. The Charlottetown office of Carta Worldwide is expected to employ up to 17 people by summer 2016.
A high-level delegation from the European Investment Bank is expected to pay a visit to Cyprus on Friday, September 19, in order to sign new financing instruments in support of the Cypriot economy. As CNA learns, the delegation will be headed by EIB President Werner Hoyer and EIB Vice President Mihai Tanasescu and will have contacts with the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, the country`s Finance Minister Harris Georgiades and other officials.
The District Court of Famagusta sentenced Kypros Kyprianou, 55, to five years in jail on Wednesday, after he was found guilty of forgery and theft from representation. Kyprianou and his property company Famagusta Developers Ltd. have also been fined 6,000 euros.
Cyprus has denounced to the United Nations the recent illegal visit of the President of Turkey Recept Tayyip Erdogan to Cyprus Turkish occupied areas. According to an official press release, the Foreign Ministry denounced Erdogan`s illegal visit, through the Republic of Cyprus Permanent Representative at the UN in New York.
The Company's board of directors has fixed the close of business on Thursday, October 2, 2014 as the record date for the determination of the shareholders entitled to receive notice and to vote at the Annual Meeting or any adjournments or postponements thereof. Formal notice of the Annual Meeting and the Company's proxy statement are expected to be sent to shareholders on or about Monday, October 6, 2014.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:55 am
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