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7 hrs ago | The Hill

Response to Turkish Cypriot's opinion piece

The opinion piece, "Hope for a peace settlement on Cyprus" by Ahmet Erdengiz is fundamentally flawed and littered with historical inaccuracies.

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14 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

Kanika sells Alexander, KIBC to Russian investors in Cyprus

The Kanika Group has sold The Alexander the Great Beach Hotel in Paphos and the Kanika International Business Center in Limassol in two separate multimillion-euro deals involving Russian investors.

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15 hrs ago | Agricultural Market

Russian exporters seek possibilities for Crimean grain exports

Despite the denial of report on Crimean grain exports to Cyprus, that was made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country on July 21, 2014, Russian exporters continue to plan further grain shipments from the Crimea to Cyprus.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

EKathimerini

Anastasiades due to visit Athens on Monday for talks

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is due in Athens on Monday to discuss the ongoing reunification talks on the island with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos.

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EKathimerini

Ryanair to table bid for Cyprus Airways

Ryanair will probably submit an expression of interest in troubled Cyprus Airways, which is up for sale, Chief Executive Michael OA'Leary said on Tuesday.

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus denies allegations over Crimea barley imports

The Cyprus Foreign Ministry has dismissed press reports of allegations of an import of 4,603 tonnes of barley originating in Crimea on June 23. The Ministry said that investigations conducted by the authorities "revealed that there was no import of cereals originating in Crimea into the Republic of Cyprus".

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus says FBME bank resolution shows commitment to protect depositors

The decision to place the Cyprus branch of FBME Bank under resolution shows the commitment of the Cypriot independent institutions to safeguard financial stability, Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides stressed on Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Protesters denounce Israel at embassy in Cyprus

Protestors burn a hand-painted Israeli flag next to a graffiti of the Star of David symbol, seen on the ground, during an anti Israel demonstration outside of the Israeli embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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National Review Online

Forty Years after the Invasion of Cyprus

Yesterday marked the gloomy 40th anniversary of the day that Turkish troops overpowered the tiny, almost undefended island of Cyprus in a brutal exercise of military might whose immorality only intensifies with the passing decades.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Tony Phyrillas

AHEPA Marks Somber 40th Anniversary of Invasion, Occupation of Cyprus

AHEPA Calls for Removal of Turkish Troops from Cyprus; Movement on Confidence-Building Measures WASHINGTON, DC - Supreme President Anthony Kouzounis issued the following statement on the 40th anniversary of the illegal invasion and subsequent occupation of the Republic of Cyprus by Turkey that occurred July 20, 1974: "Today we ask, 'How long?' as ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Cypriots mark 40th anniversary of invasion

A Turkish military officer gives instructions to military guards of honor as they wait for Turkey's President Abdullah Gul to arrive for ceremony following a meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu in the Turkish Cypriot breakaway part of the divided capital Nicosia in northern Cyprus, Saturday, July 19, 2014.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Central bank takes over FBME Cyprus, bank says it's "shocked"

The Central Bank of Cyprus announced that it has taken over the management of the operations of the branch of the Federal Bank of the Middle East , following allegations money laundering by a financial crime unit of the U.S. government.

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Daily Mail

Family of four could fork out 145% MORE on trips abroad if they go...

Families going abroad during the summer holidays are paying up to 145 per cent more for their trip compared to going during the school term, costing them thousands of pounds more.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Times

War for Cyprus still going in school books 40 years on

FORTY years after the division of Cyprus, Greek and Turkish Cypriot schoolchildren are still being taught separate narratives of their shared legacy of pain.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Reuters

Diary offers glimpse of 1974 Cyprus war through teenage eyes

On a balmy July morning in 1974, Victoria Harwood Butler-Sloss was awoken by the sound of gunfire outside her childhood home in Cyprus's capital Nicosia.

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The Financial Mirror

Joint Cyprus - " USA search and rescue exercise wrapsup

A Multinational Search and Rescue daylight exercise, titled "CYPUSA - 01/14" was conducted on Wednesday, from 11:00 until 14:30, near the coast of Cyprus, with the participation of SAR Units and Personnel from the Republic of Cyprus and the United States of America.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Financial Mirror

For sale: Cyprus Airways seeks buyers

The government has decided to go ahead with the immediate privatisation of national carrier Cyprus Airways by inviting expressions of interest from strategic investors for its controlling stake in the troubled airline.

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus Editorial: Larnaca undecided if it wants growth

Larnacans face a dilemma do they want real growth that will transform the town from a backwater airport host to a bustling business centre, or are they content with the slow pace of events where a mass wedding of tourists seemed like the cultural highlight of the year? It makes one wonder why the locals would beat the war drums and rally public ... (more)

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus minister in U.K. appeals to Ankara to re-open Famagusta

The Minister said that it is generally agreed that it is up to Turkey to reverse the negative political climate and referred to the importance of the return of Famagusta, as part of the confidence building measures proposed by President Nicos Anastasiades.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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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