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42 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Religion builds bridges in ethnically split Cyprus

In this photo taken on Monday, April 14, 2014, Cyprus' Grand Mufti Talip Atalay, the religious affairs leader of Turkish Cypriots in the breakaway north of the ethnically split country, is seen during an interview at his office in northern part of the divided capital Nicosia.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Nicosia bids for casino

Nicosia should be the town to host a resort casino because the divided capital with the island's largest population has been ignored by tourism officials for too long.

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The Cyprus Weekly

No charge

UNESCO has designated April 18 as the International Day for Monuments and Sites and, marking the occasion, entry to a number of archaeological sites and ancient monuments will be free tomorrow.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Financial Mirror

"West applies double-standards on Russia and Crimea"

In an interview with former Cyprus ambassador Dr. Andrestinos Papadopoulos a.h., the Russian ambassador in Nicosia, Stanislav Osadchiy, discussed what impact the recent events in Crimea could have on Cyprus.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Varosha Good Friday mass

NICOSIA, For the first time in more than half a century, a church in northern Cyprus will host Good Friday mass in a sign of a thaw in relations between Greek and Turkish Cypriots.

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Sunday Herald

Wanted tax fugitive hires new lawyer from behind bars

Michael Voudouri had pleaded guilty at the High Court in Glasgow in relation to money laundering linked to VAT fraud but failed to appear for sentencing last March.

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The Economist

Structural reform in southern Europe: Patchy progress

CYPRUS is suffering a vicious recession as it struggles to adjust after a huge banking crisis.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Bringing two sides of the island together

In the third part of her report on UCLan Cyprus, Education Reporter SONJA ASTBURY talks to the staff who are helping to make it a success story for locals as well as incomers.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Gas in the tank

Nicosia said yesterday that it was on track for exploiting its natural resources and building an LNG plant following reports Israel is getting cold feet.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

UAE interest

Acting government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides on Tuesday said that the decision by the United Arab Emirates to open a Diplomatic Mission in Nicosia is an important step in strengthening further relations between Cyprus and UAE.

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Groong

'Holy Fire' Coming To Cyprus On Saturday

'HOLY FIRE' COMING TO CYPRUS ON SATURDAY April 14, 2014- By Alexia Evripidou The Holy Light, an Orthodox Easter tradition is to be collected from Jerusalem this week by Cyprus Church's, Archimandrite Jerome, and made available to all the faithful during mass for Easter celebration on Saturday night.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Going well

The two negotiators in the UN-brokered Cyprus peace talks met again yesterday to continue the screening on issues connected to different chapters with signs of progress.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Mail

Cyprus: Eerie scenes of long-abandoned airport, empty buildings and...

Pictured: Eerie scenes of long-abandoned airport, empty buildings and streets criss-crossed with barbed wire in Cypriot no-man's land where nobody has been since 1970s Intimidating barbed wire curls across the landscape, as a watchtower commands the surroundings from high ground.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Taxi strike on hold

Taxi drivers are not planning any new strike or protest action pending the outcome of a hoped-for joint Communications and Finance Ministry meeting.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Crimestoppers, Cyprus police launch second "most wanted" Op Zygos

A hunt for some of the UK's most-wanted fugitives believed to be hiding in Cyprus was launched in Nicosia on Friday, led by the UK crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers and the National Crime Agency .

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The Financial Mirror

Cyprus can benefit from involvement in the European Space Agency

Cyprus has a lot to gain through active involvement in the European Space Agency in the fields of security, search and rescue, monitoring the environment, satellite navigation, education and telemedicine, stated Communications and Works Minister Marios Demetriades.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Green fury

The municipality says it had no choice, as the roots of the trees were creating enormous problems especially to drainage networks and/ or other utilities.

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Reuters

Lost in time - the Cyprus buffer zone

If you look at a map of Cyprus, there is a line that cuts across the island like a scar.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Status quo

League leaders AEL remained top of the Cyprus first division on the weekend despite being held to a 1-1 draw against derby rivals Apollon while second place APOEL couldn't capitalise after they too were held in the Nicosia derby against fifth place Omonia.

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The Cyprus Weekly

Brussels calling

European Commissioner on Enlargement Stefan Fule on Monday night said in Nicosia that he had 'a very comprehensive and a very good discussion' with President Anastasiades.

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