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Friday Jul 11 | The Financial Mirror

Startup Europe promote opportunities for Cyprus

Cypriot Enterprise Link and Startup Europe co-organized the event "Entrepreneurship in Europe: Opportunities for Cyprus" that took place on July 7th at the CYTA Amphitheatre in Nicosia.

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Friday Jul 11 | The Financial Mirror

Cyprus issues travel advice for Israel

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, due to the current security situation in Israel, advises Cypriot citizens, who are planning to visit or reside in the country, to avoid travelling to certain areas within 40km from Gaza Strip.

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Friday Jul 11 | Jerusalem Post

Plane en route to Israel lands in Cyprus overnight after rocket fires from Lebanon

A plane en route to Israel was instructed to stay in the air as it approached Ben Gurion Airport after a rocket was fired from Lebanon Friday morning.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

JD Supra

Bank Customer - Not the Bank - Liable for Fraudulent Wire Transfer

Recent security breaches have focused attention on the allocation of risk associated with fraudulent payments.

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus commits 5m to Paphos 2017 Culture Capital

The Council of Ministers has reaffirmed its support to actions that will ensure that Pafos 2017 is a successful European Capital of Culture, with the total amount of 5,000,000.

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The Financial Mirror

Building permits in Cyprus slow down in April

The Statistical Service Cystat announces that the number of building permits authorised by the municipal authorities and the district administration offices in April totalled 384, down from 448 recorded in March, 409 in April and 396 in January.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Talks on possible transfer of Leviathan gas to Cyprus on track

Discussions between the Cyprus National Hydrocarbons Company and the Leviathan partners Noble and Energy and Avner have reached a very good point, CNHC said on Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Financial Mirror

International awards for Zambartas Wineries

Zambartas Wineries is proud to see their wines gaining international recognition, as the highly esteemed Decanter World Wine Awards has just judged four of its wines to be among the top of the international competition, with two silver and two bronze medals awarded to the Cypriot boutique winery.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Chronicle Live

Anger as group of Jet 2 passengers kicked off because of 'technical fault'

An angry group of 40 passengers was forced to leave a Newcastle -bound plane because of technical problems - then had to watch as it set off home without them.

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EKathimerini

Cyprus leader plays down row between Venizelos, Cypriot MEP

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Monday sought to play down a recent row between Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos and Cypriot MEP Eleni Theocharous amid reports that he plans to visit Athens for talks with the Greek premier in late July.

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus can be energy hub, bridge for EU-US in region

The United States support Cyprus' sovereign rights to extract and exploit its natural wealth in its Exclusive Economic Zone, Minister of Energy Giorgos Lakkotrypis has said.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Reuters

Hurt by division, Cyprus's Othello Tower gets new lease of life

The Cypriot castle where Shakespeare set his drama "Othello" is getting a badly needed makeover after years of neglect stemming from the Mediterranean island's long-time division.

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EKathimerini

Bailed-in Bank of Cyprus depositors prepare for share-sale blow

Less than a year after the conversion of almost half their deposits over 100,000 euros into equity, Bank of Cyprus Pcl shareholders face another potential blow as the lender weighs a stock sale.

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The Financial Mirror

'Hands-On-Famagusta' project gets underway

A group of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot architects, planners and urban designers, called `Imaginary Famagusta`, and a bi-communal group of volunteers walked the streets of Famagusta last week to gather information on the region's buildings and structures.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

OpenCongress

H.R.4347a "Turkey Christian Churches Accountabil...131 views this week Introduced Mar 28, 2014

To require the Secretary of State to provide an annual report to Congress regarding United States Government efforts to survey and secure the return, protection, and restoration of stolen, confiscated, or otherwise unreturned Christian properties in the Republic of Turkey and in those areas currently occupied by the Turkish military in northern ... (more)

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus ranks first among EU member states in waste production

'Rethink' campaign on waste managment kicks off The Rethink campaign aiming to raise awareness on reducing, reusing and recycling waste was launched on Thursday during an event in Nicosia, in the presence of the project`s prartners, state officials and stakeholders.

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The Financial Mirror

Migrant workers clueless of Cyprus health rights

Foreign workers in Cyprus are mostly unaware of their rights to medical services and those who have access have difficulty communicating with medical professionals due to a language or cultural barrier, according to an EU co-funded survey.

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus eyes more natgas drilling, funds to boost SMEs

Cyprus Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis has said the government aims at starting new drilling offshore in the second half of the year by ENI/KOGAS and early next year by French Total, while Noble Energy is expected to proceed with additional exploration to enhance its finds in Block 12, adjacent to Israeli waters.

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus' programme on track, according to fourth review

Cyprus Economic Adjustment Programme remains on track and fiscal targets for the first quarter of 2014 were met with a considerable margin, reflecting better than projected revenue performance and prudent budget execution, the country`s fourth review indicates.

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus a diving paradise, Zenobia wreck one of the most popular worldwide

The sea has always been attractive to most people, for various reasons inspiring, charming, fascinating, beautiful, serene are but a few adjectives one can associate with the waters that cover most of our planet.

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