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1 hr ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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The Cyprus Weekly

Cyprus support for Iraq air strikes

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides has told British TV network Sky News that Cyprus will not stand in the way if Britain decides to launch its own air strikes against IS forces in Iraq through the RAF base in Akrotiri, on the island's southern coast.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

EKathimerini

UN appoints new special adviser on Cyprus issue

The Cypriot government confirmed on Wednesday that it has consented to former Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide being appointed special adviser to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Cyprus issue.

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PR-inside.com

Market Report, "Mallouppas and Papacostas Trading Co. Ltd. - Company Capsule", published

Ltd. - Company Capsule", is now available at Fast Market Research Canadean's "Mallouppas and Papacostas Trading Co.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Lidl lamb rap

Lidl Cyprus must pay a a 20,000 fine issued by the Competition and Consumer Protection Service for misleading advertising of lamb meat on special offer during Easter.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Dissident Voice

In 2008 Israel Agreed to a Protocol for the Port of Gaza

In August, 2008, I and forty-three other participants motored into Gaza by sea in two converted fishing boats, becoming the first to openly succeed in doing so since 1967.

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Hellenic News of America

Viewpoint: The 2011 Athanasiades Cultural Foundation Scholarships

"We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future," said President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who saved America from the Great Depression.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Mega-tsunami remote

The Director of the Cyprus Geological Survey Department has confirmed that the island runs the risk of being over-whelmed by a big tsunami although such a cataclysmic event "is remote".

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