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7 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

TRADE: European Commissioner Karel De Gucht in Cyprus

European Commissioner for Trade, Karel De Gucht, will be in Cyprus on September 4 to attend a trade event.

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12 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

CYPRUS: Anastasiades sends letter to newly-elected Turkish President

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has sent a letter to newly-elected Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, congratulating him on his election, and noting his expectation that the Turkish President will become personally involved in efforts to solve the Cyprus issue.

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14 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

FOOTBALL: Anastasiades congratulates Cypriot teams for successes

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has congratulated Cypriot football teams for their successes and appearances in football leagues.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Property prices down

Residential prices for both houses and flats fell by 1.0% and 1.1% respectively in the second quarter of 2014 compared to the first quarter.

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SETimes news

Video of Greek army creates controversy in region

Greece's ambassador to Macedonia said actions on the video are not consistent with the views of the Greek government or its citizens.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Troubled Bank of Cyprus posts 50 mn euros Q2 profit

Troubled Bank of Cyprus, the island's largest lender, said Wednesday it made 50 million euros net profit in the second quarter, its second successive quarterly gain after seven straight losses.

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Star-Telegram.com

Cypriots protest proposed bank loan legislation

Hundreds of Cypriots have staged a protest outside the presidential palace against proposed legislation aimed at helping the bailed-out country's beleaguered banks collect on bad loans.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Some respite

A heat wave which has gripped Cyprus since last weekend is expected to start easing as from Thursday, High temperatures - at times at 40 degrees which is 5 degrees C above average for the period - combined with humidity and lack of wind had made for a very difficult past few days.

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The Financial Mirror

CYPRUS: Limassol Wine Festival 2014 opens on Thursday

Wine lovers, and not only, will have the chance to enjoy their favorite drink at the 53rd Limassol Wine Festival which opens its gates on Thursday, 28 August, with the participation of the four main wineries on the island and 14 smaller district wineries.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

United Nations

UN hosts meeting with Greek Cypriot, Turkish Cypriot negotiators

"Greek Cypriot negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis and Turkish Cypriot Negotiator Kudret Ozersay met today in the United Nations Protected Area," said the spokesperson for the Secretary General's Good Offices Mission in Cyprus.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Fewer air delays

The Communications Ministry on Monday dismissed recent press reports on delays involving flights from Cyprus, noting efforts to reduce late flights introduced earlier this year had proved successful.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Deeds not words

President Nicos Anastasiades says Turkey's stated intention for a Cyprus solution must be manifested with deeds and not just words.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Esquires set for Cyprus expansion

Cooks Global Foods is continuing its sweeping global expansion, announcing this morning it had signed a master franchise deal in Northern Cyprus.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Airline upgrade

Ireland's budget carrier Ryanair on Friday submitted a plan to turn up-for-sale Cyprus Airways into a profitable operation by increasing passenger traffic 500 percent over three years.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Perennial Mozart favourite for Paphos festival

"We are celebrating the 16th festival this year and are pleased to welcome the Opera Futura Verona, the 's music under the stars," the mayor said: The then controversial two act opera saw its premiere at the Burgtheater in in 1790.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

EKathimerini

Ryanair says it can turn around ailing Cyprus Airways

IrelandA's budget carrier Ryanair on Friday submitted a plan to turn for-sale Cyprus Airways into a profitable operation by increasing passenger traffic by 500 percent over three years, officials said.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Two in one

This year's 2014 Cyprus Rally will make history after it was confirmed by the FIA that the island will host both the ninth round of the European Rally Championship and Middle-East Rally Championship's fifth round.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Costly delays

Nicosia was among the "most constraining" air control centres in 2013, being responsible together with Warsaw, Barcelona and the Canary Islands for 28% or air traffic delays in Europe, despite the fact that the four centres control only 6.9% of the air traffic.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

EurekAlert!

Rice chemist wins 'Nobel Prize of Cyprus'

Rice University organic chemist K.C. Nicolaou has earned three prestigious international honors, including the Nemitsas Prize, the highest honor a Cypriot scientist can receive and one of the most prestigious scientific awards in the European Union.

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The Financial Mirror

NATGAS: Cyprus keen to sell ENI-Kogas output to Egypt

The Cyprus government will enter into concrete talks with Cairo over a possible natural gas sale to Egypt after the first results of the exploration activity by ENI-KOGAS in Cypriot offshore blocks 2, 3 and 9, some time later this year, Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis said.

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